Since I turned off word verification for comments, the spam has steadily been ramping up. Sometimes in Chinese or Cyrillic characters, links to malware sites, people hawking swap meet Louis, various pill-rollers, casinos, and lame-ass SEO spam. Three hundred a day and more having to get scraped out of the spam traps.
This morning I turned on the Android tablet in bed and deleted seventy-some-odd spam comments at about 0730 local, came in here and typed some, and an hour and a half later I had twenty-five fresh ones to delete. And they're not even fun ones anymore, where some Markov generator whispers streams of blank verse into the hissing void of the digital ether, but rather simple, crass "generic xanax fake michael kors click here private invitation for you best payout online casino visit my website: boston realestate.com"