This was in my inbox yesterday morning:
I am really impressed for your interest, I have visited your site and I must say that your blog is very beautiful and the postings also very much relevant. I am very much interested to post my writing over your blog.I would be highly appreciate if my article be able to make you smile, then I will providing you this type of articles regularly so that they took place in your beautiful blog. Please find from attachment the specimen of my writing
Thanks and regards
It was sent to me at 3:26 a.m.; likely from a foreign country.
Needless to say, the attached proposed guest post didn’t make me smile and was even worse than the e-mailed request.
Now you know why I don’t allow guest posts on this blog.