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User currently offlineMatt D From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 9502 posts, RR: 44
Posted (14 years 4 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 748 times:

This is two topics in one.

First, is the real "Spam". I'm sure most of you have at least seen it. It comes in a blue and yellow can. I'm not really sure what it's made out of, other than some unmentionable meat by-products and left overs. I've tried it and it tasted disgusting. Have any of you ever tried it?

What about "spam" as in unwanted "junk" e-mail?

Who was the "genius" that first coined that phrase and what was the thinking behind it? Or was it just one of those "cutsie" names given to computer and related items that has no real describing meaning (such as "Adobe Photo" [adobe, BTW is sun dried mud turned into fragile bricks]) or "mouse" (you'd have to be on acid to see any resemblence between a "mouse" and a mouse rodent).

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User currently offlineIkarus From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 3524 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (14 years 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 718 times:

Spam. Yummy. I practically lived on canned spam mixed with canned beans and bread for a few months last year.

My eyes still twitch at the thought.... Big grin



PS: The only reason I stopped eating it (main ingredients: 99% were found in a pig sty, judging by the taste, between the toes of the hoofs of the pig, 1% were found in the farm's sewage) is that my flatmates hated the smell and threatened violence should I ever eat it again......

User currently offlineTrickijedi From United States of America, joined May 2001, 3266 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (14 years 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 711 times:

A friend of mine is thoroughly convinced that 99% of the beef we eat contains some percentage of Spam. Which is why he doesn't the big deal about Spam being so nasty. By the way, he is also a vegeterian.

Anyway, I think Spam (unwanted email, etc) came from the fact that no one really wanted to eat Spam and was not the choice of food in many common American households. Therefore our unwanted stuff is "Spam." Just a guess.

Its better to be on the ground wishing you were in the air than be in the air wishing you were on the ground. Fly safe!
User currently offlineIflycoach From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 1015 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (14 years 4 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 705 times:

To all those spammers out there, I hope that you are drug out to a road in Arizona during the summer, beaten upside the head with a can of spam, and left the for a bunch of compact cars to run you over!

User currently offlineJetService From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 4798 posts, RR: 11
Reply 4, posted (14 years 4 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 700 times:

SPAM is 'Squirrel-Possum-And-Mouse'

NOOOOO!!! Really SPAM means 'spiced ham'

That's what it is, not some mystery meat.

"Shaddap you!"
User currently offlineAirlinelover From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 5580 posts, RR: 21
Reply 5, posted (14 years 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 686 times:

Either way, who wants it????????

Lets do some sexy math. We add you, subtract your clothes, divide your legs and multiply
User currently offlineRyRy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (14 years 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 663 times:

I've never tried it, and dont plan on it anytime soon. Obviously people like, other wise the company woudln't be in business. I have just heard its nasty...so why would i even want to try it? I can hardly eat meat as it is, so i dont think the Spam route is the way for me.

User currently offlineNicolaki From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (14 years 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 660 times:

Did Matt D got deleted because he spammed the Civil Av forums?

User currently offlinePIT_flyer007 From United States of America, joined May 2000, 80 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (14 years 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 650 times:

its yummy! (fried)

User currently offlineTeXstud323 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (14 years 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 647 times:

I like my spam with acid in it.. I have the most wonderful conversations with the computer mouse!  Big thumbs up

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