I contacted NixiePixel through the form on her web site, just to verify a hunch... Here's the response I got.
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Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 19:02:53 -0700
From: Nixie <email@example.com
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Subject: Re: Akismet: Spam - Message - Verifying You Are You
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No, I have never visited this message board and have no idea who that
Besides, do you really think I would write in such poor grammar?
Sorry for the trouble (and the delay responding, I'm not at home).
On 04/10/2011 08:06 AM, Chris Rico wrote:
> To: Webmaster
> Chris Rico
> I come from the Bitcoin message boards. (https://www.bitcoin.org/smf
> There is a poster there that goes by NixiePixel, and I want to confirm
> it is actually you, as their behavior is somewhat suspicious to me.
> The community is small, and misplaced trust can be very undermining.
> Please let me know if this NixiePixel
) is the
> real one or not... I will share your response with the forum unless
> you request otherwise.
> Akismet Spam Check: probably spam
> Sent from (ip address): 184.108.40.206 (m432836d0.tmodns.net)
> Date/Time: April 10, 2011 3:06 pm
> Coming from (referer): http://www.nixiepixel.com/contact/
> Using (user agent): Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US)
> AppleWebKit/532.5 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/220.127.116.115 Safari/532.5