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38 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 25 October 2007 11:47PM

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Comment author: wedrifid 21 October 2011 05:51:04PM 2 points [-]

This sounds like a spambot. But I can't work out why there are no links embedded.

Comment author: NancyLebovitz 21 October 2011 06:09:00PM 1 point [-]

I've seen spam without links in other places. I have no idea why it exists.

Comment author: dlthomas 21 October 2011 07:24:32PM 4 points [-]

Attempting to mis-train spam filters so that other things get through, is the theory.

Comment author: NancyLebovitz 21 October 2011 09:39:01PM 2 points [-]

Seems surprisingly public-spirited, but maybe some spammers are big enough that it makes sense.

Comment author: dlthomas 21 October 2011 09:51:49PM 1 point [-]

To some degree - although training to your generator seems to make sense.

Comment author: gwern 21 October 2011 06:16:45PM 9 points [-]

I don't think it's a spam-bot. Google the name - it looks like 'rudru47' is an Indian (explaining the malformed syntax) with an interest in the occult, New age, and related matters (explaining the malformed semantics).

Comment author: Bugmaster 21 October 2011 06:17:38PM 5 points [-]

+1 for "malformed semantics". I am totally stealing that phrase.

Comment author: gwern 23 October 2011 01:43:49AM 2 points [-]

Well, once I wrote 'malformed syntax', I had to continue the parallelism and what is the dual to 'syntax'...? It was obvious, really.

Comment author: lessdazed 23 October 2011 09:46:02AM *  2 points [-]

what is the dual to 'syntax'...?

Obvious to me.