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The site that will eventually be the death of LiveJournal and MySpace.

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I have as well now. My favourite so far:

"hey you're fairly hot...too bad your too dumb and we could never mate, you would bastardized my genes."

I find spamassassin does this for me already. The vast majority of my email is from high-volume technical mailing lists, which are, by and large, inhabited by RFC1855 kind of people. I'm also on a couple of extremely non-technical yahoogroups lists (or 'sites' as they're typically referred to by the regulars) and regularly find that some of the worst txtr spk, capslock or Outlook-style formatting offenses get thrown in the spam bucket. I'm not sure whether this is a bug or a feature.

Also, I find that the "Display Mail User Agent"[1] Thunderbird extension surprisingly effective as a heuristic for both technical literacy and general level of Clue, though this has to be taken in context of the list/group that you're reading at the time - for example, an OE header in a linux firewall group usually means 'newbie', in a linux dev group it means "posting from work", in a non-technical yahoogroup it means email-using (and therefore, by and large, more Clueful than those who use the Web interface) person, and in a Windows-dominated tech group it doesn't really mean anything.

Hi, I'm Kim, and I'm an elitist snob.

[1] For those who haven't met this, it shows a graphical logo in the header bar based on the content of the current message's User-Agent header.

Hurrah. I now have random pretty pictures on my emails. Of course, this is almost entirely pointless considering that I get email from actual real people approximately never, but that's beside the point. Now all my LJ comment emails have pretty camels on them!

Ah, if you're into pretty pictures, install the confusingly named Mnenhy extension. As well as all sorts of headery codecy goodness, it understands the X-Face header, displaying people's X-Face images in all their 48x48x1 goodness alongside DMUA's icons.

Of course hardly anyone's heard of X-Face these days, so the images tend to appear fairly rarely, and when they do they almost always feature unix beards, but hey, it's worth it for the customised header view and ROT-13 support.

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