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I don't know why people have to go and ruin a good thing. I have been using classified ads from yesterdaystractors.com and recently I get all kinds of spam? I put out an ad for a JD 111 hood and I get an email the next day with the title of my ad word for word inserted into an email. Here is what the e-mail said: Good day, My name is John Todd,I have a client that is interested in purchasing your Hood for a John Deere 111 ,for the amount of $25 each.He will like to see the pictures of the Hood from different directions or a full description of the Hood ,Also he will like to know if the Hood works fine.Kindly reply to show your interest in selling the Hood to my client.The payment for the Hood will be remitted through my client's credit card.I will be awaiting your quick response. Regards, J.Todd. -- But I can't figure out what do these people gain from sending these emails. I have also been getting "no subject" emails, with no writing at all. Almost seems like its automated.

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I agree. I'd lay money on it being a scam. Just ignore 'em. Might help to put something in your posted email like chris727@.msn.com (the extra period makes it harder for software to harvest usable email addresses.) Some spam will still come through though.

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