2.E-Mails or posts on message boards that were either pointlessly made by an annoying person, or made to annoy that were made by an annoying person. Or a link to a computer virus.
2- a 'meat' product
3- Usless off-topic or annoying posts at message boards,usually using the smilie ' :smoke:'
4- what one does in the unmoderated section of kraptastica
2- im off to the shops to buy some spam for i am poor.
3- LOLZ SEPHIR0TH ROX LOLZ :smoke::smoke::smoke:
4- i am spamming in Unmod
Jim: Hey Joy, what's up?
Joy: I'm just hanging out, what are you up to?
Jim: I'm doing the same, this party is boring.
Joy: It's really lame. I'd really love to have some SPAM right now *wink* *wink*.
Jim: Well, let's leave so I can give you what you need!
Other explanations of the origin of the term include the acronym "Specially Processed American Meat", "Spiced Pork And haM", "Specially Processed Army Meat", and "SPAre hAM"; there are also some less-than-serious explanations, such as "Synthetically Produced Artificial Meat", "Some Parts Are Meat", "Someone's Pigs Are Missing", or "Stuff Posing As Meat". The current official explanation is the SP and AM were taken from "SPiced hAM" to win a $100 prize!
The humorous radio show Ask Dr. Science claimed it is an acronym for "Scientifically Produced Animal Matter", a product of the food synthesis experiments of the 1950s, whose "closest living relative was the Velveeta, a kind of synthetic jellyfish."
v. sending unsolicited commercial email to people you don't know
2. n. a canned precooked "meat product" from Hormel Foods. "Classic Spam" consists of "pork shoulder meat with ham meat added," salt, water, sugar and sodium nitrite. The product has become part of many jokes and urban legends about mystery meat, which has made it part of pop culture and folklore.
Use of the term "spam" for unwanted email was adopted as a result of the Monty Python skit in which a group of Vikings sang a chorus of "spam, spam, spam . . . " in an increasing crescendo, drowning out other conversation. Hence, the analogy applied because such bulk mail can drown out normal discourse on the Internet.