Craigslist spammers are driving me insane!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by KansasKid, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. KansasKid

    KansasKid Songster

    Feb 7, 2010
    South East Kansas
    It doesn't matter if its in the motorcycle section or the musical instrument section they always send me tons and tons of emails all saying there urgent and to watch a video, which i would have to download a toolbar for, and that isn't going to happen because i know the minute i download one i will have viruses coming out of my usb ports!

    Anyone else having this problem?

  2. birdsNbeesNseeds

    birdsNbeesNseeds Chirping

    Apr 24, 2010

    Even had a listing in Farm and Garden. Got a similar spam reply- "interested in buying" which led to same video. Didn't download anything either.
  3. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Songster

    Dec 30, 2008
    hollister, florida
    ya the posts i make on there they try and get me to click this link but i never do
  4. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Songster

    Nov 14, 2009
    Boyers, Pa
    I always get the email that says "I'm interested in your ad, but It might be the same as the one I just bought. Watch this video and let me know if its the same!"
    I normally fire off a reply about how I don't need to watch the video because mine is one of a kind and has the dna to prove it! lol They never reply back [​IMG]

  5. I just click the block that blocks reply by email, no more spam.

  6. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    I just ignore the spam. Its all the same an easy to tell from real people.
  7. KansasKid

    KansasKid Songster

    Feb 7, 2010
    South East Kansas
    I just wish there was a way to just not receive it in the first place, I mean when your looking through emails to see if anyone is interested in purchasing your item it is annoying to see all the junk ones and aggravating to have to delete all of it.
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2010

  8. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Try putting you phone number on there. I got a company trying to get me to sell my truck for me......
  9. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    Quote:So did I! Last year, and 2 companies called wanting to sell it for me!

    As far as the email? I just delete them, never click on any links in them. Though some are good for a giggle......

  10. chickensioux

    chickensioux Songster

    Feb 12, 2009
    Western North Carolina
    I stopped using Craigslist altogether because of it.

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