It's interesting that both the original poster and this helpful shill are
posting from the same IP address.
I had a feeling that the original message was just a set-up, but I did
expect the shill to come back sooner to answer his own question with his
I have no idea of what his product is or does, but as a general rule,
products advertised by this method are snake oil. Legitimate products are
not advertised by this deceitful method. Therefore, since this method of
advertising was chosen for this product, then it must be snake oil.
Nice detective work, Warren. I wondered about the use of the word
"amendment" with no further details in both the original post and the
site referenced. Neither gave any specifics as to what soil property
needs to be amended.
However, I did not add 2 and 2 and check IP addresses as you did.
High probablility of useless stuff being foisted onto the
Thye're posting from gardenbanter, a UK website for lamebrains which
acts as a portal to usenet groups. All members posts to usenet, carry
the website's from-address.
gardenbanter posters don't have a clue they're posting to a
newsgroup, and don't understand threads or reply editing. They can very
seldom find the same thread to read the answers to their own questions,
let alone make a second post to the same thread. Conversations with them
do tend to be very short and one- sided :-)
"Try <my crappy product>. It worked for me and my neighbord. Here is the
link for more info ...."
So either this guy is a little too enthusiastic to be heeded or this
amazing <crappy product> is so great you can qualify to shill for it
within 24 hours. A third possibility is that he may have spelled
neighborg wrong, in which case he's the same person, but also isn't.
Damned cyberorganic androids moving in all over the place.
OK. In that case, just send the full messages and headers to the
gardenbanter report-abuse address which is in the headers too. If you
block the gardenbanter from-address you won't ever see anything from
their spammy idiots.
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