For a while there, we were getting an offensively large amount of piano bench spam. Piano benches? Yes, piano benches. We finally uploaded a captcha thing and it has been great.
But yeah, it's wierd how there is a fine line between promoting and spamming. I think the insurance writer in question would have been much better off if he had simply mentioned his employer along with his name and not asked for the link. But even then, I dunno. Now he gets nothing! Haha!
I write this as I also include my banner below. Spamming or promoting? hm......