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Normally, you will get our e-mail without any problem at all. But just in case, please note...
If you do not get the automated e-mail response within 30 minutes, and if there was no typo in your e-mail address, your ISP/mail service is filtering out my e-mail, by mistake.
More critically, it also means that they will filter out future e-mail from me to you. So I will not be able to reply to you, even when you e-mail me to say that you are upset that you have not received my e-mail.
Check your "Junk" (or "Bulk") folder for the automated reply -- your ISP/mail service may have filtered it there. If not, they deleted it without telling you.
Please do not be upset with your ISP/mail service. Please do not be upset with me either, because this is not my fault – I did send the e-mail to the address you entered. Be angry with spammers, because this is their fault.
Spam is such an enormous problem that all ISPs/mail services filter e-mail nowadays. "False-positives" (filters that drop e-mail by mistake) happen, due to the complexity and the sheer amount of spam they receive.
All customer-focused ISPs and mail services recognize the problem of false-positives. So they provide you with ways to allow the e-mail that you specifically want to pass through the filter.
It's kind of like a "manual over-ride of the system," and your ISP/mail service has most likely provided a simple tool for you to do it yourself. After all, I sent the mail. You want it. Your ISP's job is to deliver it.
To make sure that our mail is not deleted or filtered into a "junk" or "bulk" folder, please add the @mybackyardicerink.com domain to your list of trusted senders/your address book/contact list (in your e-mail software) and to your ISP/mail service's whitelist...
This way the filters will know that you want to receive this mail, even though their algorithms consider it to be junk...
Sorry that I have to bother you like this, but it’s really the spammers who are to blame.
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