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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian30 Dec 2011 3:58 p.m. PST

Arggh… Facebook spam…

I was just going through some profile page, but when I came across your lovely page it sparkle my interest, so I will like to know more about you…. What are you up to? Are you married or single? If single, have you been committed in a strong relationship before? Do you have kids? Are you ready for a long term relationship? I will want you to answer all my question accordingly cos there is something I will like to tell you about myself. You can get back to me via my e-mail address and its, Hope to hear from you soon.

Farstar Inactive Member30 Dec 2011 5:21 p.m. PST

"Who falls for this kind of stuff?"

It only take a few per city.

Space Monkey30 Dec 2011 6:26 p.m. PST

Lonely old men… people who just now got on the internet… my father.

SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER Inactive Member30 Dec 2011 7:28 p.m. PST

Not me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP31 Dec 2011 3:36 a.m. PST

My wife (once, and she vowed never again !)

It's a reason I don't use social networks, other
than fora such as this one.,

Company D Miniatures Supporting Member of TMP31 Dec 2011 4:07 a.m. PST

I am a bit dissapointed as I have just sent her $25 USDk to help starving relatives,unlock 10 mil in unwanted bereavement money in gold bars and help her flee persecution in Bongolesia.

WeeSparky31 Dec 2011 5:08 a.m. PST

That is how I met my fiance. She should be able to visit the states this year (so we can meet) if her government's visa office stops losing the money I keep sending them.

Who asked this joker31 Dec 2011 6:54 a.m. PST

You can tell it's fake when it starts out "I am buxom tall Russian blond named Peggy."

Mikhail Lerementov Inactive Member31 Dec 2011 10:41 a.m. PST

The FBI published a paper on this sort of thing and claimed that $7,000,000 USD a day went out of the country to support these scams. Considering how many of these things are still around, someone must be sending money.

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP31 Dec 2011 5:43 p.m. PST

Grief, someone's friendly to you and you are like oh my god this must be a scam. maybe she is genuinely rusian and buxom and thinks you are really nice with a sparkle in the website.

Could happen.

SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER Inactive Member01 Jan 2012 3:43 p.m. PST

20th are you related to Pollyanna?

pphalen Inactive Member02 Jan 2012 6:51 a.m. PST

Its not just social networks.

The problem with Facebook, Smartphones, iThings, etc. is that you very suddently have a mass of people that can easily connect to eht interwebs and don't know that clicking on any random link is bad…

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP02 Jan 2012 9:51 a.m. PST

SMC1 other than there being a dozen books detailing my many adventures, and my life story having been filmed on several occassions I'd have to say "no".

Some of us just have naturally sparkly websites you know.

ChicChocMtdRifles Inactive Member12 Apr 2012 1:59 p.m. PST

I used to get that trash all the time, and started exchanging email addresses among the people-for example, this nigerian politician would get a forward from the Russian chick. I'd fill up all the spots, so each would get like 3 messages at a time, and then do it again till I was tired.

If the emails had US phone #s, I called them and left messages till they left me alone. Didn't know what else worked.

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