I think most in this internet age associates spam with evil email that fills up your mailbox. The concept has expanded to include all communication devices apparently. Not many (especially non-english speaking people) associate the term with spam the food (turn your volume down), and I guess even fewer will remember the Monty Python sketch:
For the savvy internet user spam (the electronic kind) is mostly harmless. It takes a real geek though to find entertainment value in spam.
Consider the following, sent from email@example.com:
Hello! I am bored tonight. I am nice girl that would like to chat with you. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org only, because I am using my friend's email to write this. Hope you wanna see my pics.
This is a particularly sneaky one if you’re a single male geek until you get to the “Hope you wanna see my pics” even if you ignore the dodgy do-not-reply-to-this-address-I-just-happened-to-use-it-now-cause-I-am-bored implication.
How did you (whom I don’t know) get my email address?
How do you know I am single/male/interested?
Does a-andyep know you’re using his (I am guestimating here - years of username generation experience) computer?
Why can’t you set the Reply-To header?
Did you know you have grammatical mistakes?
Are grammatical mistakes supposed to make the email look more authentic?
Who the hell still uses Outlook Express to sent emails? <pre> X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 5.50.4133.2400</pre>
And last, but by no means least: Who administrates the acadianengineers.com mailer? Dudes, you’ve got p0wned users.