Last year I received a strange spam email inquiring about any “llama chutes” I might have for sale. I responded that I am the world’s finest purveyor of llama chutes, especially models that let them slide from up to 100-feet high, and that he could send me a certified check. We had some fun in the comments and then I promptly forgot about it.
Tonight I just received the following email:
You say that you have the finest chutes, well,I went to your site and found nothing…So guess what I went else where, to a site when you go on to there site you find chutes for sale…I typed in chutes and got nothing…What kind of site have you got????I expect that when I do a Google search on Llama chutes I will open a site and find chutes for sale….Well there was nothing on your site so I moved on…Just to let you know that if you want to sell chutes you better have then on your site when you open it up.
Here was my response:
You’re kidding, right? You can’t be serious. Are you really as obtuse as this email seemed or is your humor just more sublime than I gave you credit for.
Just in case, here’s a tip: Just because something is listed in a Google search doesn’t mean it necessarily has anything to do with what you’re looking for.
Let me be plain: I was making a joke. I don’t sell llama chutes. I hope you’re very happy with the chutes you found.
The funny thing is, if you do a Google search for “llama chutes,” my original tongue-in-cheek blog entry is the sixth entry. Too funny.