Lately I have been getting messages that look like this:
Dear owner of http://slatestarcodex.com,
I am the owner of [some other site]
I came across your website, http://slatestarcodex.com, and absolutely
loved it! The things are, I write on topics very similar to those
in your blog, and I already have a few ideas for a guest posts in mind
that I'm sure will be interesting for your readers.
I was wondering, do you accept guest posts? If you do so, are there
any guidelines for me to check out?
I'll be happy to discuss any guest blogging opportunities with you!
Looking forward to hearing from you soon,
which would be annoying if they were asking about my actual blog and
is ten times as annoying when they are asking about someone else's
blog that I have nothing to do with.
How can I fuck with these people most effectively? Should I invite
them to submit articles for publication, and then ask for revision
after revision until they give up? What are these folks actually
trying to accomplish?