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Old 11-08-2011, 11:24 AM
 
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I'll apologize in advance as we all have enough spam to deal with, but the beginning of this one gave me a good laugh

"This mail should not come as a surprise if you have been following current events in the international media with reference to the recent revolution in Libya. I am Mr. Al-Saadi al-Gaddafi, a businessman and the 3rd Son of slain Ex-Libyan president Muammar Gaddafi who was fatally murdered 20th, October 2011"

fatally murdered, isn't murder usually fatal?
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Old 11-08-2011, 01:23 PM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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I'll apologize in advance as we all have enough spam to deal with, but the beginning of this one gave me a good laugh

"This mail should not come as a surprise if you have been following current events in the international media with reference to the recent revolution in Libya. I am Mr. Al-Saadi al-Gaddafi, a businessman and the 3rd Son of slain Ex-Libyan president Muammar Gaddafi who was fatally murdered 20th, October 2011"

fatally murdered, isn't murder usually fatal?
Wow, I need to read my spam a little closer. Or not.

LOL
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Old 11-08-2011, 01:28 PM
 
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Wow, I need to read my spam a little closer. Or not.

LOL
I go through mine when I'm bored, there's some funny stuff in there
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Old 11-08-2011, 01:39 PM
 
Location: God's Gift to Mankind for flying anything
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From a person, originally, from that area, I would not be surprised.
But on the local *news*, when you hear the announcer say, that this person was killed and died on the spot ...
Then I wonder ...

If you like to read *bad grammar*, you do not have to go that far, but just read some of the posts written on this forum !
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Old 11-08-2011, 02:06 PM
 
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I have seen alot of scams in the last few days wanting me to help them transfer money,etc......

1 of them i replied to and said "IM NOT AS STUPID AS SOME PEOPLE THINK I AM BUT I COMMEND YOU FOR THE ATTEMPT!" -- Hehe they didnt reply back......
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Old 11-08-2011, 02:15 PM
 
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I have seen alot of scams in the last few days wanting me to help them transfer money,etc......

1 of them i replied to and said "IM NOT AS STUPID AS SOME PEOPLE THINK I AM BUT I COMMEND YOU FOR THE ATTEMPT!" -- Hehe they didnt reply back......
Well, that's arguable, never ever reply to spam, you just confirmed a valid email address.
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Old 11-08-2011, 06:21 PM
 
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Nope i didnt!! (I used a trash-mail.com address as the from address )

www.trash-mail.com
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Old 11-09-2011, 12:11 PM
 
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When they ask for my information I use a junk email address and send the info for the desk sergeant at our local police station...

A senator or congressman would appreciate (and deserve) this also...
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Old 11-09-2011, 04:45 PM
 
Location: Alexandria, VA
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When I get spam I read it very occasionally. I guess he was stressing that it was a FATAL murder as opposed to a non-fatal murder? LOL
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Old 11-09-2011, 05:17 PM
 
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I go through mine when I'm bored, there's some funny stuff in there
If I'm that bored I just fall asleep.
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