On a daily basis, I get the lamest excuses from spammers and telemarketers. Here's a few gems.
- "The government provided us this list of (e-mail addresses|phone numbers) because we are a new company and needed assistance with getting off the ground."
- "But, we aren't calling to sell you anything! We just want your opinion, which we value highly! You should be happy we want to hear what you have to say!"
- "Spam no illegal, we no care!" - China's big state run ISP, Chinanet