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Re: Looking for a new programming project...

Postby Get Real! » Sat May 06, 2017 10:21 pm

Lordo wrote:write an app that explains all the lies the cypriot education system has pumped into the cypriot population. tell the truth of what each sides did to the other. i dare you.

start from 1570 if you like but why not start from the greek bloody invasion and tell the whole history.

now theres a mission.

I've got a name for it... Propagandapedia. :lol:
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Re: Looking for a new programming project...

Postby GreekIslandGirl » Sat May 13, 2017 7:53 pm

Would you please write me a program whereby you can send unwanted emails back to the sender, please!

My SPAM filter's not too bad at directing most of the unwanted mail into there. BUT I don't like seeing it piling up and so I dutifully visit once a day to 'delete all mail'. I'm so fed up (even insulted) at seeing some of the sources of this junk that I would very much just like to redirect the mail back to them so that they end up with so much of their own junk sent back to them that they stop sending this stuff out!

Ta :P :)
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Re: Looking for a new programming project...

Postby supporttheunderdog » Sat May 13, 2017 8:07 pm

GreekIslandGirl wrote:Would you please write me a program whereby you can send unwanted emails back to the sender, please!

My SPAM filter's not too bad at directing most of the unwanted mail into there. BUT I don't like seeing it piling up and so I dutifully visit once a day to 'delete all mail'. I'm so fed up (even insulted) at seeing some of the sources of this junk that I would very much just like to redirect the mail back to them so that they end up with so much of their own junk sent back to them that they stop sending this stuff out!

Ta :P :)


Spot on... sadly the spammers usually use a send-only address and regrettably you are most likely going get you inbox filled with non-delivered message warnings....
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Re: Looking for a new programming project...

Postby GreekIslandGirl » Sat May 13, 2017 8:11 pm

A 'send-only' address is one where you can't reply back once you open it. I don't want to open them! I just want to be able to send them back to the sender without clicking onto them. A bit like you can write on a letter-envelope 'return to sender' if it has arrived at your door and is unwanted/unneeded and pop it back in a mailbox to be whisked away. You are quite quickly taken off a mailing list when you do that! :P
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Re: Looking for a new programming project...

Postby Get Real! » Sat May 13, 2017 9:18 pm

GreekIslandGirl wrote:Would you please write me a program whereby you can send unwanted emails back to the sender, please!

What STUD said, but I’ve got something better for you if you’re using Ms Outlook:

Do the following…


1. Right-click on every sender you hate > Create Rule > Move to email folder > Select folder > Deleted items

2. Tools > Options > Other > Empty the deleted items folder upon exiting



NB: Be flexible with the exact sequence of the steps above because there are many versions of Ms Outlook and they *do* tend to change things a bit.

Good luck.
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Re: Looking for a new programming project...

Postby Lordo » Sat May 13, 2017 10:32 pm

GreekIslandGirl wrote:Would you please write me a program whereby you can send unwanted emails back to the sender, please!

My SPAM filter's not too bad at directing most of the unwanted mail into there. BUT I don't like seeing it piling up and so I dutifully visit once a day to 'delete all mail'. I'm so fed up (even insulted) at seeing some of the sources of this junk that I would very much just like to redirect the mail back to them so that they end up with so much of their own junk sent back to them that they stop sending this stuff out!

Ta :P :)

try this

Sub AutoForwardAllSentItems(Item As Outlook.MailItem)
Dim strMsg As String
Dim autoFwd As Outlook.MailItem
Set autoFwd = Item.Forward
autoFwd.Recipients.Add "my_email@domain.com"
autoFwd.Send
Set autoFwd = Nothing
End Sub
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Re: Looking for a new programming project...

Postby GreekIslandGirl » Sun May 14, 2017 12:59 am

No!! That's too much to do for every spam mail.

- I just want to click on a "SEND BACK" button.
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Re: Looking for a new programming project...

Postby Get Real! » Sun May 14, 2017 1:19 am

GreekIslandGirl wrote:No!! That's too much to do for every spam mail.

It’s not for every spam mail… it’s a one-off for each SENDER. All subsequent spam from this sender will get automatically canned.

- I just want to click on a "SEND BACK" button.

Well get on their website then, navigate your way to their "contact us" emails, and send it to them.

You can create a recipients GROUP in Outlook with many spammer's emails added to it and then forward everything they send back to them en masse.

Good luck... it sounds like a full time job.
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Re: Looking for a new programming project...

Postby Sotos » Sun May 14, 2017 1:39 am

GreekIslandGirl wrote:No!! That's too much to do for every spam mail.

- I just want to click on a "SEND BACK" button.


Replying is the worst thing you can do. At best those emails will go nowhere, at worst it would be a confirmation to the spammers that your email address is actively used and you will receive even more spam. Get a Gmail account, they have a very good spam filter and very few spam will get to your inbox. Also, you should generally have more than 1 email address. You give your "good" email address to those that you trust, and then you have another email address which you give when you sign up to questionable services or give to retailers etc. If your current email address receives too much spam then you can make that your "spam" email address, and get a new "good" email address that you only share with trusted people.
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