"Apartments For Rent in Ulaanbaatar," a message (with photos) that just landed in my mailbox overnight.
a Piece of Spam That's Likely To Get Few Results
I got that one, too! Oddly enough (actually not, for spam), it's addressed to some shlub at U. Kentucky.
Amusing that the spammer added the extra a's in the subject line, presumably to defeat spam filters. But would any spam filter have rejected "Ulan Batar"?
I'm also curious about why a spam filter would catch Ulan Bator. Why would anyone at IT have entered it as a suspect term?
Lastly, can someone more knowledgeable about these things than I tell me why spammers do this? They aren't taking you someplace that will allow them to work their mischief; it doesn't appear to be a phishing expedition; they aren't selling something; etc. So what's the point? Are they somehow able to confirm what are and are not good email addresses with junk email like this?
ys--"Ulan Bator is actually the name of a French post-rock band. "
When did rock END? And why wasn't I notified? Did this happen ONLY in France?
Ulan Bator is actually the name of a French post-rock band. We can be assured that, even if spam, this mailing is at least more authentically Mongolian, rather than some French trash, so you can go ahead and inquire about the apartment availability. It worked for me in Krakow.