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    Wooo-hooo!!! Hit the jackpot baby.

    Got this in my email today. Well, my dog's email.

    Greetings!!!
    You have a bank draft of $780,000.00 USD, which await the outstanding payment of
    $275USD.Contact the TNT courier company for claims with your information.
    Contact person Mr. West Oduduwa,Email: tntcours827@nl.rogers.com Tel;
    +234-706-243-1369
    I gotta get ahold of my bank and get them that $275.

    Best investment I've seen this year.....


    Last edited by DaddyMac; 04-02-2009 at 11:31 AM.

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    Re: Wooo-hooo!!! Hit the jackpot baby.

    How are you going to spend it all??



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    Re: Wooo-hooo!!! Hit the jackpot baby.

    Well, I hear u of i is looking for donations to their basketball facilities...

    Otherwise, suite at the Jack, and a couple courtsides in Hilton - so it should last about a year....


    Last edited by DaddyMac; 04-02-2009 at 11:32 AM.

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    Re: Wooo-hooo!!! Hit the jackpot baby.

    Sounds like a Dr. Seuss character..

    That Oduduwa, that Oduduwa, I do not like that Oduduwa.



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    Re: Wooo-hooo!!! Hit the jackpot baby.

    Reminds me of that episode of Married With Children where Buck (the dog) got a credit card in the mail and they bought a bunch of stuff.



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    Re: Wooo-hooo!!! Hit the jackpot baby.

    Quote Originally Posted by pulse View Post
    Sounds like a Dr. Seuss character..

    That Oduduwa, that Oduduwa, I do not like that Oduduwa.
    I think I know his brother, East Outahera.



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    Re: Wooo-hooo!!! Hit the jackpot baby.

    Sad thing is, people STILL actually fall for this stuff...

    My fiance works at a bank in Omaha and just had someone come in last week telling the following story:

    "Yeah, I got this email that said I had won $7500 in the Canadian lottery...which is weird because I didn't even enter it. But they said I just need to cash this check for $2400, send them half of it and they'll send me the $7500 back. It sounds like a really awesome deal."

    Even sadder, I do not exaggerate. My fiance got an award for saving the bank from losing $1200.


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    Re: Wooo-hooo!!! Hit the jackpot baby.

    Quote Originally Posted by throwittoblythe View Post
    Sad thing is, people STILL actually fall for this stuff...

    My fiance works at a bank in Omaha and just had someone come in last week telling the following story:

    "Yeah, I got this email that said I had won $7500 in the Canadian lottery...which is weird because I didn't even enter it. But they said I just need to cash this check for $2400, send them half of it and they'll send me the $7500 back. It sounds like a really awesome deal."

    Even sadder, I do not exaggerate. My fiance got an award for saving the bank from losing $1200.
    That's for crushing my dreams.

    (any ideas on how I can get my 275 back?)



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    Re: Wooo-hooo!!! Hit the jackpot baby.

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    That's for crushing my dreams.

    (any ideas on how I can get my 275 back?)
    I can get it back for you.

    Send me a check for $275, and I will get it from the other guy for you.


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    Re: Wooo-hooo!!! Hit the jackpot baby.

    My question is:
    Why does your dog have an email address?



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    Re: Wooo-hooo!!! Hit the jackpot baby.

    Hello,
    I am Mr.Wang HongZhang,Chief Disciplinary Officer,People's Bank of China
    (PBC).I have a profitable business proposal of $24.5 million USD for
    you.Please reply if interested.
    Kind Regards,
    Wang HongZhang
    Looks like today I hit my jackpot. Time to go tell my manager to kiss my ***.


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    Re: Wooo-hooo!!! Hit the jackpot baby.

    Quote Originally Posted by cloneu View Post
    Looks like today I hit my jackpot. Time to go tell my manager to kiss my ***.
    Whenever I get spam that has the word "Wang" in it, it's usually not about money.


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    Re: Wooo-hooo!!! Hit the jackpot baby.

    The first and best victory is to conquer self; to be conquered by self is of all things most shameful and vile. - Plato

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    Re: Wooo-hooo!!! Hit the jackpot baby.

    Quote Originally Posted by superdorf View Post
    My question is:
    Why does your dog have an email address?
    She's very intelligent and social.

    Nah, for crap like this. I have like 5 or 10 free emails with my mediacom account and I made up a few for websites or other sign-ups that I don't want to risk my main address getting overrun with spam.

    So if I sign up for apps, downloads, newsletters, whatever that I'm not 100% sure about, I'll use an address like this. Then if it ends up to be something I want to keep and/or legit - I'll move it over to my normal account.

    Works pretty well. You should see my first hotmail account. That thing is unusable it has so much crap headed towards it.



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    Re: Wooo-hooo!!! Hit the jackpot baby.

    I get these all the time when I post ad's on craigslist for my businesses. It is kind of annoying but I guess that is what you get for using free advertising. For every 5 scams that reply I might actually get one legit person looking



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