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Old 05-20-2009, 02:17 PM
Location: Georgia, on the Florida line, right above Tallahassee
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Originally Posted by StoneOne View Post
Anyone who puts gold in the mail is an idiot who deserves to be scammed.

Honestly, how stupid are people?
I just sort of put some gold and a diamond in the mail.
(Happy Birthday, sweety!)

Diamonds, Engagement Rings and Fine Jewelry at Blue Nile

All kidding aside, I agree with what you've just said. "Hey, send me some gold and I'll give you what I think it is worth and it's gonna be worth a lot 'cuz it's gold and gold is expensive and you can make a lot of money from gold."

"I will send you gold."

"Good, when you send me gold you'll make lots of money on your gold and we won't rip u off or nuttin 'cuz we give good prices on gold."

"I got a rubber chicken and some glue from you guys. Wasn't I supposed to get a fat check?"

"You sent us gold and the gold wuz not 2 gud, but it wuz wurth a chiken and some glue."

"I want my money or my gold."

"We wil snd u back yur gold but we charge a $140 dollar chicken restocking and use policy and only take returns on Fridays on the last week of month. Please send more gold to cover costs of chiping and handling, thanks, send more gold , thanks"


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Old 05-21-2009, 09:38 AM
Location: Sarasota, Florida
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I think these commercials are designed to prey on the older,poorer and "vulnerable" people in our country. In this economy many people are desperate for cash....and too embarassed/afraid to go to a pawn shop.
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