I do some instant messaging, though not a ton — and I rarely get IM spam.
But that happened to me recently, and I found it kind of funny. Maybe you will
them: hi danny
them: how are u
me: who are you?
them: l’m a gentleman from Nigeria
me: hi gentleman from nigeria. what do you want.
them: wanna be ur friend
me: got enough friends. bye
*** them has been ignored.