February 14th, 2010

red panda eating bamboo

Warning: Your targeted email marketing application was written by geeks in a silly mood

I received a "Happy Valentines Day" e-mail message from a well-regarded remodeling firm located in the SF Bay Area.

When I viewed the message using an HTML-equipped email client, I saw a Valentine's greeting and various photos of the staff.

However, I process my email first using an ASCII-only client. This is the first thing I saw:
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Article headline

Recent psychological studies and brain scans have shown that
tigers have naturally violent tendencies toward chimpanzees.
"There's sort of a banana-envy thing going on, which makes the
average tiger very self-conscious around chimpanzees" says Dr.
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