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Does this look like a spammer to you?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by SurfInferno, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. Jul 8, 2010 at 12:40 AM
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    SurfInferno

    SurfInferno [OP] Dont be stupid, its not smart.

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    Im trying to sell a road bike ya know (still for sale hint hint) and i just got this email about it tonight.......
    "My name is Lucas Borwn and am interested in purchasing your (item)
    with no delay,but first? Is the price firm?Or how much are you taking?Will
    you be accepting a US certified Check or money order? Contact me with the
    present condition of the item and your contact information to mail out the
    payment to you as soon as possible. Name you want on check: Home
    Address:City: State:zip code: Country: Phone Number/Office Number so plz if
    you are interested in selling your item to me reply to my ! E! mail
    (lucasbrownn010@yahoo.com)"

    SPAM!
     
  2. Jul 8, 2010 at 1:14 AM
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    deadbolt

    deadbolt do w3rk!

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    spam. i got a lot of these fake messages when i listed an ad in craigslist.
     
  3. Jul 8, 2010 at 3:55 AM
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    Brunes

    Brunes abides.

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    More then SPAM...SCAM.
     
  4. Jul 8, 2010 at 4:01 AM
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    tegdog

    tegdog Taco Lover

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    The certified check is the dead giveaway, oh I mean certified rubber check.
     
  5. Jul 8, 2010 at 4:06 AM
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    brutalguyracing

    brutalguyracing BIG DADDY

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    broken mods
  6. Jul 8, 2010 at 4:42 AM
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    larryde09

    larryde09 Well-Known Member

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    spam for sure...the certified check, calling it the "item", and the fact he's telling you what to do
     
  7. Jul 8, 2010 at 4:46 AM
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    tim920

    tim920 Never seen Forest Gump

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    Who spells "E! mail" for email and who gives you there first and last name? I've never tried to sell anything on CL but I've always tried to buy things. My point is I've NEVER wrote a whole paragraph like that and tell the person I'm ready to buy right away. I think CL prices are almost always open to negotiating.

    It's a scam.
     
  8. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:52 AM
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    toy02ota

    toy02ota Local TW dissenter

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    I think you should play around with him and get him to send the check and u send some crappy bike u found in the dumpster.
     
  9. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:58 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    I can never sell anythign on Clist without having to wade through all the bullshit spam I get. not even worth it to me..
     
  10. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:59 AM
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    davidpick

    davidpick NWXPDTN

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    definitely a scam. as others have said, dead giveaway is "...interested in purchasing your (item)".
     
  11. Jul 8, 2010 at 5:12 PM
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    spp

    spp OC, Kalifornia

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    what bike do you have for sale?
     
  12. Jul 8, 2010 at 10:01 PM
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    SurfInferno

    SurfInferno [OP] Dont be stupid, its not smart.

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  13. Jul 8, 2010 at 10:05 PM
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    Blue

    Blue You're my boy blue

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    scammy wammy
     
  14. Jul 8, 2010 at 10:10 PM
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    Series1000

    Series1000 Gots a Taco!

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    Scam man!
     
  15. Jul 12, 2010 at 3:55 PM
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    Toph

    Toph Addicted to V8s

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    I'd write him back and ask him to learn how to properly use the canned scam bait e-mail before trying to rip people off.
     
  16. Jul 14, 2010 at 12:42 PM
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    nd

    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    i wont sell to anyone who wants to see my product sight unseen, or "without delay" or my favorite, "please remove your post because i definitely want to buy your item"
     
  17. Jul 14, 2010 at 6:54 PM
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    Toph

    Toph Addicted to V8s

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    theres a new one now...they want to "make sure it's the item in the video" and link you to some fake youtubeish website that requires you to download some spyware
     
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