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Old    Brett Yates (polarbill)      Join Date: Jun 2003       04-27-2009, 8:59 AM Reply   
Anybody else get an email from this company? I don't think they have any history with me so I am guessing they just went through the wakeworld and grabbed emails to SPAM people?

http://www.maddogproducts.com/
Old    Ian Brown (wakereviews)      Join Date: Sep 2006       04-27-2009, 9:01 AM Reply   
yeah, i just did too.
Old    Eder Garavito Garavito (spicychalupa69)      Join Date: May 2005       04-27-2009, 9:04 AM Reply   
me 2, lame
Old    Is it summer yet? (trentj6930)      Join Date: Oct 2007       04-27-2009, 9:06 AM Reply   
I did as well
Old    Paul (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       04-27-2009, 9:07 AM Reply   
me too.
Old    Johnny Neves (johnny_jr)      Join Date: Mar 2006       04-27-2009, 9:10 AM Reply   
Just got one this morning. Let flood his inbox with WW spam.
Old    David Williams (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       04-27-2009, 9:10 AM Reply   
I'll contact the company and let them know that this is not only a bad way to do business, but also illegal!
Old    Brett Yates (polarbill)      Join Date: Jun 2003       04-27-2009, 9:13 AM Reply   
Thanks Dave.
Old    Sander (tripsw)      Join Date: May 2006       04-27-2009, 9:14 AM Reply   
Yep, same here.
Old    Trace (trace)      Join Date: Feb 2002       04-27-2009, 9:22 AM Reply   
Don't display your actual email address on your profile!
Old    Abe (reconabe)      Join Date: Jun 2007       04-27-2009, 9:34 AM Reply   
got one too!
Old    Paul (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       04-27-2009, 9:40 AM Reply   
You have too display your actual email address.
Old    pistol141            04-27-2009, 9:41 AM Reply   
I got hit up too.
Old    wakemann (wakemann)      Join Date: Apr 2006       04-27-2009, 9:45 AM Reply   
Yea this guys a scum bag
Old    David (colombiansurfer)      Join Date: Sep 2008       04-27-2009, 9:48 AM Reply   
They hit me up twice!
Old    Andrew Taft (taft)      Join Date: Jul 2006       04-27-2009, 9:53 AM Reply   
This thing is spreading faster than the Mexican flu. My inbox got infected with this spam too.
Old    David Williams (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       04-27-2009, 9:57 AM Reply   
You DO NOT have to display your email address in your profile. If you want to avoid this type of stuff, go into your profile and click on the checkbox that says, "Do not display my real e-mail address with my profile." People will still be able to contact you via Private Messages, but they won't see your email address.
Old    Jay (jay_g)      Join Date: Apr 2006       04-27-2009, 10:01 AM Reply   
I got it
Old    Steve™ (kingskrew)      Join Date: May 2004       04-27-2009, 10:10 AM Reply   
Same here.

-Steve
Old    Greg (silvermustang35)      Join Date: Jul 2008       04-27-2009, 10:17 AM Reply   
Yup, saw it come through too, was wondering who it was or how they got the info...ill go ahead now and check that box for not displaying email lol...Thanks David
Old    Mohondro (raddad)      Join Date: Mar 2006       04-27-2009, 10:29 AM Reply   
i also got one
Old    Patrick (jetskiprosx)      Join Date: Aug 2004       04-27-2009, 10:34 AM Reply   
I got it too.
Old    jaubrey (jaubrey)      Join Date: Feb 2003       04-27-2009, 10:48 AM Reply   
Yep I got one too!
Old    Bill K (bill_airjunky)      Join Date: Apr 2002       04-27-2009, 11:04 AM Reply   
Funny. Wonder how this is paying off for them.
Old    Jason (loonytik)      Join Date: Apr 2008       04-27-2009, 11:20 AM Reply   
^^^ Paying off? From the looks of the posts...not good.
Old    J B (bjeremi)      Join Date: Mar 2006       04-27-2009, 11:26 AM Reply   
It's a shame to because I ordered his heavy duty capped guide pole covers and they are sweet. Was about to post some pictures of them and then I saw this thread.
Old    K.B.C.            04-27-2009, 11:33 AM Reply   
another one here
Old    Isaac Gredinberg (extremeisaac)      Join Date: Aug 2005       04-27-2009, 11:38 AM Reply   
ya, i got one too
Old    chad hall (chall8143)      Join Date: Sep 2008       04-27-2009, 11:41 AM Reply   
Got it this morning too.
Old    CQ (quick)      Join Date: Jul 2008       04-27-2009, 11:55 AM Reply   
got one too
Old    Ben Gordon (wickedwakedude)      Join Date: May 2008       04-27-2009, 11:55 AM Reply   
I've bought from these guys before and the prices were good and so was the service. I will buy from them again! I don't mind getting a boating related email from time to time.
Old    Steve™ (kingskrew)      Join Date: May 2004       04-27-2009, 11:58 AM Reply   

quote:

I don't mind getting a boating related email from time to time.




I don't mind getting emails that I request. I absolutely can't stand unsolicited spam. F-off maddog.

-Steve
Old    Mike Parker (roughrivermike)      Join Date: Apr 2006       04-27-2009, 12:09 PM Reply   
got one too
Old    Eric Nelson (nelson)      Join Date: Jan 2009       04-27-2009, 12:49 PM Reply   
Got one too.
Old    Paul (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       04-27-2009, 1:13 PM Reply   
got another from Dri port marine!
Old    Matt (pierce_bronkite)      Join Date: Jul 2003       04-27-2009, 1:16 PM Reply   

quote:

Don't display your actual email address on your profile!




Bingo. I can't believe people actually publicly post their email. You open yourself open to all kinds of spam when you do.

Seems that everyone that received this spam has there email in their profile too.

(Message edited by Pierce_Bronkite on April 27, 2009)
Old    Paul (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       04-27-2009, 1:57 PM Reply   
Yeah, I wish I would have seen that option earlier.
Old    Clint (ttuclint)      Join Date: Sep 2003       04-27-2009, 8:02 PM Reply   
I got one from wakemakers.com, I don't really mind it but can see how many would not.
Old    John Gardner (roverjohn)      Join Date: Dec 2007       04-28-2009, 9:53 AM Reply   
What's up MadDog? I'm not good enough for you? Kinda hard to b--ch when if don't send me an unsolicited email.

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