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02-08-2008, 01:16 AM
I checked my Thunderbird junk mail folder to see if anything legit had been sent there by accident and a header leaped out at me:

BUY oxycodone, hydrocodone, diazepam, temazepam, alprazolam, and doxylamine CHEAP! CAN@DIAN PH&RM W/US D0CTOR$!!

Something awfully familiar about that list. Where had I seen it before?

And then, I remembered . . . (http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/02/06/heath-ledgers-death-is-ruled-an-accident/)

02-08-2008, 05:51 PM
Lord help me, but I think it's actually funny. Not that I'm making light of... well, I won't spoil it, but it cracks me up that someone's spamming you with those drugs in the same order.

Maryn, who enjoys the ghastly

02-08-2008, 06:00 PM
another disturbing commercial attempt to exploit tragedy.
I've always wondered how many people actually open those spam emails to begin with, there must be some success with them or they wouldn't be so common.

02-08-2008, 06:02 PM
Happens every time drugs and celebrities are in the news, as if to take advantage of what's fresh in society's memory.

02-08-2008, 07:31 PM
Whither goest thou, phentermine?