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by Bob Servant,Neil Forsyth

  • Author: Bob Servant,Neil Forsyth
  • ISBN: 1841589195
  • ISBN13: 978-1841589190
  • ePub: 1362 kb | FB2: 1419 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Networking & Cloud Computing
  • Publisher: Birlinn Ltd (October 1, 2010)
  • Pages: 210
  • Rating: 4.4/5
  • Votes: 316
  • Format: txt mobi txt doc
Delete This At Your Peril: The Bob Servant Emails ePub download

Bob Servant is a sixty-two-year-old, semi-retired resident of Dundee. Bob Servant has a lot of time on his hands. What he does with that time is to engage internet spammers in dialog

Bob Servant is a sixty-two-year-old, semi-retired resident of Dundee. He has previously worked as a merchant sailor and window cleaner, among other occupations, but now describes himself as 'an unemployed gigolo'. What he does with that time is to engage internet spammers in dialog. They want his financial information (bank routing numbers or to wire money to them) and Bob wants. well, he wants some authentic African recipes for his new restaurant, talking lions, gardening pots, and his Russian bride to get a job at the local pub.

Bob Servant ise the I read Delete This at Your Peril after it being . The Bob Servant character is the constant through the whole book so his backstory never changes.

Bob Servant ise the I read Delete This at Your Peril after it being recommended by someone who has appreciated my own recommendations and in the past had recommended some very funny books. So I was looking forward to the laughfest I was promised. What Bob Servant (or Neil Forsyth) does-and this has been done before, see, for example, Black Hat: Misfits, Criminals, and Spammers in the Internet Age (2004) by John Biggs-is play along with the spammers as though he is some unsophisticated rube who is falling for the con.

Into this wave of corruption steps the brave figure of Bob Servant – a former window cleaner and cheeseburger magnate with a love of wine, women and song as well as a keen sense of fair play. This wickedly funny and original book features the anarchic exchanges between Bob and the hapless spam merchants.

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Also by Neil Forsyth. Bob Servant – Hero of Dundee. So that, for me, was Bob Servant

Also by Neil Forsyth. Other People’s Money – The Rise and Fall of Britain’s Most Audacious Fraudster (with Elliot Castro). So that, for me, was Bob Servant. I moved away from Dundee, and a highlight of any return would be a chance meeting with Bob, for whom nothing ever really changed except the steady flow of ideas. He thought for a long time about opening a café, only to give up in fury when someone else did the same.

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Forsyth has written four books featuring the fictional comic character Bob Servant: Delete This At your Peril (2007), Hero of Dundee (2010), Why Me? (2011), and Ask Bob (2015).

Neil Forsyth (born 1978 Dundee, Scotland) is a Scottish author, television writer and journalist. 3 TV. 4 Political life. Forsyth has written four books featuring the fictional comic character Bob Servant: Delete This At your Peril (2007), Hero of Dundee (2010), Why Me? (2011), and Ask Bob (2015). In 2009 Irvine Welsh selected the then out of print Delete This at Your Peril as his choice in an Esquire Magazine poll for the Funniest Books Ever. Upon the book’s reissue, Barry Fantoni, wrote 'I have worked with a lot of funny men - Peter Cook, Spike Milligan, Harry Enfield.

Bob Servant, Neil Forsyth. Into this wave of corruption steps the brave figure of Bob Servant - a former window cleaner and cheeseburger magnate with a love of wine, women and song as well as a keen sense of fair play.

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This is an hilarious collection of email exchanges starring the anti-hero of spam, Bob Servant, now republished with previously unreleased material. Spam is the plague of the electronic age, comprising 90% of all emails sent and conning over GBP150m a year from British victims. Into this wave of corruption steps the brave figure of Bob Servant - a former window cleaner and cheeseburger magnate with a love of wine, women and song as well as a keen sense of fair play. This wickedly funny and original book features the anarchic exchanges between Bob and the hapless spam merchants. As they offer Bob lost African millions, Russian brides and get-rich-quick scams he responds by generously offering some outlandish schemes of his own. The spammers may have breached his firewall, but they have met their match as Bob Servant rises heroically to the challenge, and sows confusion in his wake.
Deorro
While I have a really good anti-spam appliance, this e-mail was received today (other than removing some details and the headers, this is exactly as it was sent):

My Dear

I am Antony. I am contacting you to be my project partner and stand as my

late Father foreign manager for transfer of US$12 million with 50kg gold. This fund is in a bank in Indonesia.

into your account for investment I intend to do in your country.

Please reply urgent to my private email <removed>@hotmail.com.

Please call me on Tel +277986<removed>

Sincerely

Antony

After reading Delete This at Your Peril: One Man's Hilarious Exchanges with Internet Spammers, by Bob Servant, it took a lot of control for me not to engage "Antony" in a dialog. I don't think that I would be able to reply in a manner befitting Bob Servant, but it could be fun.

Contents:
Introduction: Meet Bob Servant
Editor's Note: An Overview of Spam
Chapter 1: Lions, Gold and Confusion
Chapter 2: Bob and the Postie
Chapter 3: Alexandra, Bob and Champion
Chapter 4: Uncle Bob's African Adventure
Chapter 5: The Could Not Take Him, No Woman Could Tame Him
Chapter 6: From Lanzhou to Willy's Chinese Palace
Chapter 7: Bobby and Benjamin are New Friends
Chapter 8: Peter's Pots
Acknowledgements

This is a short (176 pages), extremely funny book that I wished was longer. My family thought that I was mad, as I was literally laughing out loud while reading this book.

Bob Servant has a lot of time on his hands. What he does with that time is to engage internet spammers in dialog. They want his financial information (bank routing numbers or to wire money to them) and Bob wants . . . well, he wants some authentic African recipes for his new restaurant, talking lions, gardening pots, and his Russian bride to get a job at the local pub. Each keep asking him for his money, and Bob not only ignores them, but writes some of the funniest e-mails you will ever read. The spammers, driven by money, keep the e-mails coming, until they usually sign off with an expletive after a really over-the-top e-mail from Bob. Or, unbelievably, they confess that they are trying to scam Bob out of his money. But the exchanges are, quite simply, some of the best comedy I have read in a while. Bob, from Broughty Ferry, Scotland, spins his friends, footballers, and local sights into his e-mails, which adds color to the manic adventures. For example, one person asked for Bob's personal information, only to receive an e-mail detailing Bob's problems with his postman. Bob has taken to playing pranks on Trevor, the postman, going so far as to build a hide in his garden. From this vantage point, Bob either shoots Trevor with an air rifle or "[chucks] a firework at his head." The pranks escalate to point where Bob asks the spammer for legal assistance. Smelling more cash, the spammer provides Bob with free legal advice and then tries to collect.

Each chapter is a new exchange with a different spammer. After reading Chapter 1 (a typical 419 spam), I didn't think that the stories could get any better. I was wrong. I was only disappointed when I finished this book. I realize that 176 pages is short, but this is a book that I wanted to last longer. It was that good. Adding to the e-mail exchanges, Bob includes some pictures that he has passed off as of himself. How the spammers use those pictures in subsequent e-mails is hilarious. Thanks to anti-spam software and appliances, many of these types of e-mails never get to your Inbox. However, if you ever wanted to "get even" with spammers, live vicariously through Bob Servant. The ride is wild and extremely funny.
Silver Globol
This is a very clever funny book where the author turns the tables on the online scammers who use greed and sex to con people out of their money.

It's a quick read, kind of like eating peanuts: a few bites here, a few bites later. Great fun and a good gift. The book arrived on time and brand new.
Nidor
A hilarious book that cracks me up every time I read it, I highly recommend the audio book version too!
Giamah
This is a weird, funny, charming book about an eccentric from Scotland who takes revenge on Internet scammers. It's memorably hilarious.
Androwyn
I only read a few chapters, but it's very funny. I bought several copies of this book and gave them out as gifts. I have one copy left and I'm thinking about keeping it for myself.
Fordg
Great read... Sooooo funny- nothing like scamming the scammers.
Daiktilar
A lot of fun. Well worth a visit to Scotland. Please reply quickly to this review so that I can send you your free ticket before they are all gone. To be sure it is you, please provide your mother's maiden name and the city where you were born. Details will follow.
So funny I fully recommend this book. My husband thought I was crazy it made laugh out loud so much I almost peed my pants.
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