Dwain, you made a MAJOR MISTAKE in posting that email address on ANY public forum.
The facts of life are that there are folks who will pay good money for valid email addresses, and folks who make good money sending out mass spam (think ten million emails per day), and somewhere out there, someone is busy logging into every web forum you can think of, scanning for "@" signs and collecting email addresses to sell.
Bottom line? It doesn't matter how trustworthy the web forum is, if it is open to the public, any email address posted or available on it, WILL BE SPAMMED. Any forum that "requires" an email address, i.e. signs all of your posts with it? MUST be used with a throw-away address, that you can and will change once it gets on the spam lists.
Change your email account, that address will be buried with spam forever now. They just never stop.