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Old 12-25-2012, 01:26 PM   #81
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Old 12-25-2012, 01:40 PM   #82
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" and the borrower is the slave of the lender."

Proverbs 22:7
I am not so sure that is always true these days. People walked away from credit card debts, mortgages and countries like Greece walk away from their sovereign debts. The lenders, far from being masters, are often left holding the bags.
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Old 12-25-2012, 01:44 PM   #83
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Old 12-25-2012, 01:47 PM   #84
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Old 12-25-2012, 03:57 PM   #85
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My suggestion, go on Shark Tank and see if Mark Cuban will bite.
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Old 12-26-2012, 04:56 PM   #86
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My suggestion, go on Shark Tank and see if Mark Cuban will bite.
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Funny stuff indeed. The internet never fails to amaze.
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My suggestion, go on Shark Tank and see if Mark Cuban will bite.
Think what that system could do for Mark! He could be a rich man!
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Old 12-26-2012, 07:45 PM   #89
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Think what that system could do for Mark! He could be a rich man!
Maybe then he could afford one of those Dale Carnegie courses...
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Old 12-27-2012, 12:20 PM   #90
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I got an email about a post in this thread that seems to have disappeared asking us to let hubby email his trades in real time for 6 months so we can learn how great he is. Reminds me of a typical Internet based investing scam. Get 100 subscribers - tell 1/2 of them you are betting on one side and half that you are betting on the other side of some trade. Drop the 500 who were on the losing side and send a similar set of "trades" to the positive 500. Then drop the 250 losers and send another set of trades to the 250 winners. Rinse and repeat until you are down to 16 or so who have seen nothing but 5 perfectly placed bets/trades. Ask them to send you $10000 and you will make them a small fortune in a jiffy. Head to the bank with your sucker money.
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Old 12-27-2012, 12:28 PM   #91
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I got an email about a post in this thread that seems to have disappeared asking us to let hubby email his trades in real time for 6 months so we can learn how great he is.
I hope everyone else who got a PM/email from the dear departed member has the good sense to send it to their spam folder like you did.
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Old 12-27-2012, 12:30 PM   #92
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I got the same notice.
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Old 12-27-2012, 04:13 PM   #93
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I can help the OP in due time. I just got an email from someone in Nigeria who will share his $12,000,000 inheritance with me, if I just keep the money for him. He just picked me! I have to send him a few bucks to help him with some details...perhaps if the OP will help me, Ill share my windfall with her.

Tho, the way the OP is "speaking", I dont think its a woman.
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Tho, the way the OP is "speaking", I dont think its a woman.
Potentially interesting point. What do you base this opinion on? Could you give some details?

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I got the same email message from "Lily"

Here's the content of the message:

We are a big family with no money and we're sitting on making an average of 5% profit per month. We need funding. I need to be believed. If you have an android phone, my husband can text you his daily trades as he makes them--- real time---for the next 6 months for free.

Send me no real information---no credit card info, no real name, no real phone number. All I need is for you to have an android phone so he can text you the trades real time and you can paper trade them and see for yourself.

You don't have to give out your real android number. Sign up with a service like TextFree to get a number for texts. Sign up with gmail or yahoo or hotmail for a correspondence email account and don't give out your day-to-day account. In other words, don't give out any of your real information. You can private message me if you like.


It looks like I should have not given "Lily" the benefit of the doubt on Christmas in my previous post.
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Nah, this is a ham thread, not bacon.
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Potentially interesting point. What do you base this opinion on? Could you give some details?

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Just a feeling? The first post is like Suzy Homemaker with 8 young un's hanging on to her apron, trying to get hubby a break. Further along, Im getting the feeling Im sitting across the table from Mr. Scammer. Hoping I dont sound sexist when I say some little wife "frugally" taking care of 8 kids likely wouldnt have the savvy to post like this. Scratch scratch sniff sniff....doesnt pass to me.

I mean seriously, if this Forex thingy were true? And you could make 5% a month? If it were me, Id take in 2 more kids for daycare, make $500 a month, and in less than 2 years Id have my $10K and Id live happily ever after.

Assuming her(?) story is true. Which Im assuming it isnt.
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Nah, this is a ham thread, not bacon.


It is now flying ham, so there should be no more spam PM's from this member.
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I don't think it was a spam PM. The email I got was just a standard alert to a new reply in the thread. I assume Lily deleted it soon after posting but not quickly enough to beat the forum notification bot. I just enjoyed the deleted post enough that i responded despite Lilly's pull back.
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