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Posted: 07 September 2005 06:48 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]
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I never get 419 emails… it’s sad.  I want to play with them.

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Posted: 07 September 2005 06:49 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]
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Citizen Premier - 07 September 2005 10:48 PM

I never get 419 emails… it’s sad.  I want to play with them.

Ooo nevermind I just got the same one.  The museum got mined!

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Posted: 07 September 2005 06:52 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 14 ]
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Winona - 07 September 2005 10:28 PM

Steph, wouldn’t do much, these guys change email addys like most people change their underwear. Sending him email will just get you on his gang’s list as a responder, which will get you *tons* more email from these guys. They don’t even usually read the first response, just behave as if you asked questions out of interest in the faux money.

Some times I set up a one-time email alias via my ISP and send a reply. Usually I tell them I couldn’t read their email as I don’t have a computer, so could they print it out and mail it to me? Then I pass on the address of some random police force.

I wonder how many times that’s worked? *

* I know it sounds too stupid for words, but you’d be surprised. I once told a cold-caller who wanted me to change phone companies that I didn’t own a phone; he apologised for bothering me and hung up?!

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Posted: 07 September 2005 07:48 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 15 ]
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Yep, even a newbie like me got it…

But, I must say—-I’m surprised at you guys. I mean, here’s a kind, sharing, giving individual offering to share his good fortune with you. What does he get in return? Disbelief and accusations…

I’ve already contacted him…supplied my SSN, Checking account number, date of birth, library card, blood type, and Blockbuster movie card…he asked for my telephone number but I drew the line there. I mean, some things you just gotta be careful about sharing…ya know?

He’s quite nice. He said a sizable reward for my help is already on it’s way as I type. In anticipation, I’ve already gone out and purchased the speedboat and BMW I’ve always wanted. According to his note—-I’ll have plenty to pay for it with.

Yippee!! I can hardly wait!!! I’ll let you guys know how much I get!! It may not be too late for you to “apply” !!

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Posted: 07 September 2005 08:11 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 16 ]
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Larry,
If we miss out on this one, I’m sure we’ll get another email just like it soon.  There seems to be lots and lots of rich relatives of dead people out there in the Eastern hemisphere these days.

Ooops, gotta go, Visa is telling me my account needs to be updated….

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Posted: 07 September 2005 09:27 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 17 ]
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I’ve disabled the ability of members to send email through the site, so it won’t happen again. Members can send private messages to each other, so there’s no real need for the email feature, and hardly anyone had ever used it, except for Edward, who really went to town with it.

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Posted: 07 September 2005 09:31 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 18 ]
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Thank goodness!  I was a tad worried that this would become a common occurence!

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Posted: 08 September 2005 08:32 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 19 ]
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I didn’t get the email (work filters)...

But about not sending email through the site anymore…HMPH.  mad  I used it plenty.

(Kidding, I prefer the PMs now! tongue wink )

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Posted: 08 September 2005 02:35 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 20 ]
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I got this email in my YAHOO! account. I forwarded it to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), and got a nice letter back from them stating that they shut down the account. I know they will just open another somewhere, but if someone has their account shut down every time, then they have to keep doing it over and over.

I was surprised that this wasn’t caught by spam filters, too. The sender probably sent out many tests to get it to where the filters wouldn’t pick it up.

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Posted: 08 September 2005 04:54 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 21 ]
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i never got it, i feel left out :(

of course it could have gone to my bulk mail folder which I empty periodically but never check the contents or maybe it was blocked by my filters.

I did get this one however…

ATTENTION: NILES

I am Bill Wiler,in London, my Late client Jonathan Niles was Killed in
an
unknown circumstances and before his death, deposited consignment
containing
$4,1m Dollars(Four Million one hundred thousand Dollars) with a vault
Company in Europe. I decided to search for any of my lateclient’s
relative
which has been very difficult to me before those consignments get
confiscated or declared unserviceable by the vault company because they
have
given me a mandate to present any family heir to my late client.

As the decease is from your country and also bearing the same surname
with
you this is why I am writing to you so that I will assist you claim
this
consignment. I will prepare every operation that will assist your
claim, the
consignment will be released to you within 10 working days after you
have
filed in for claims. I will like you to acknowledge the receipt of this
e-mail as soon as possible so that we can fudge ahead. I look forward
to
your quick response,indicate your private phone number in your reply
for
more talk

Sincerely,
Bill Wiler.

BILLWILER&ASSOCIATE.
(BARRISTER&SOLICITOR)
PHONE +447040104812
244 Cannon Hill Lane
Raynes Park
London
SW20 9BY


even the thought of 4 million waiting for me has not induced me to call him….one line in the e-mail that made me laugh was
“I will like you to acknowledge the receipt of this e-mail as soon as possible so that we can fudge ahead”

fudge ahead??? wtf does that mean LOL

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Posted: 11 September 2005 08:22 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 22 ]
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It means he wants to have sex with you?

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