A Mysterious Email I Received Today

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  1. Skullman

    Skullman Dr. Wily's 32nd Robot

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    I received this email today from someone I'v never seen, or heard of. Pretty odd? (Hope this is the right place to post this?)

    "Hello, my name is Rishav Ahmadinajared, I'm from Cambodia. I live here with my family, and we are unfortunately suffering from poverty and destitution. We suffer from a disease known as “Butanianitus”, which causes chronic diarrhea. We have no clean water, live in a straw hut, and I have over 10 kids, with hungry, herpes infested mouths to feed. We have lived through so much pain and agony, as we have watched loved ones die, and seen newborns killed at birth. We are all currently trying to take care of the elderly and the children as much as possible. We are trying to contact Americans for one need we have more than any other, and that is propane gas. We need at least 2-4 gallons per household, equaling up to 720 gallons needed total. We will use the propane for heating our homes, cooking, and bathing in dirty water. While on that note, we would also appreciate clean water, with some crystal light packages (lemon preferably). Since I’m still begging for things, some cheesy garlic bread would be highly appreciated. And if you're at the store, please pick up some diapers, and footy pajamas, size 7-10. Thank you, and may the force be with you. "
     
  2. Joe Moore

    Joe Moore Is Not Jim... Administrator

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    It's spam. Delete and move on.
     
  3. Skullman

    Skullman Dr. Wily's 32nd Robot

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    I realize its spam, but I was curious to know if anyone else had seen such, or what their personal thoughts of it were in general.
     
  4. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    Looks like fake spam to me.
     
  5. Wheeljack_Prime

    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    This exhortation makes the whole thing suspect. I'd disregard it.
     
  6. Aernaroth

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    Sounds like someone is messing with you.
     
  7. smkspy

    smkspy is one nice fucking kitty

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    Well, what are you waiting for? Send them some money. Better yet, send me some money.
     
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    Tell him to give Hank Hill a call, if he wants propane so badly. :lol 
     
  9. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    am i in?
     
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    Crystal light?

    What a girl.
     
  11. Riltht

    Riltht Full-Time Doomsayer

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    Definitaly fake. I'd ignore it, it's someone trying to make money off of other's misfortune.
     
  12. Eric

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    Spam mail. Ignore it, delete it, done.
     
  13. deltaprime

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    Come on man, how can you deny someone footy pajamas and cheesy garlic bread?! Oh, and yes, it makes perfect sense that he has internet (let alone a computer) and lives in a hut. :p 
     
  14. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    o_O  ill give them points for creativity but thats it
     
  15. Tyrannosaur

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    Jesus Christ! Has George Lucas raped these fans' childhoods so bad they're forced to live in such conditions?!

    Nevermind, tasteless joke.


    Spam, delete it. Instead sending them toiletrees, send them a box filled with fucking bricks :ev:  That'll teach them not to screw with you anymore! :thumb 

    :lolol 
     
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    Fake.

    It's spam, moving on.
     
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    The fist half maybe. But second half and last sentence made me laugh. Tell him "If you have internet, shop ebay for some pajamas."
     
  18. Bumblethumper

    Bumblethumper old misery guts

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    Yeah, that's a pretty strange one alright. Obviously its spam, but bizarre spam just the same.

    Its like they realise how very few people actually read spam, but just the same you'd expect the cover story to at least make sense for the >1% of chumps that actually get taken in by these scams.

    Maybe they figure that if you're dumb enough to fall for this sort of thing, you must be just incredibly, impossibly dumb.
     
  19. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    He has "over 10" kids? He's estimating? Wow, better send cash fast. Go ahead and send it to me so I can take up a collection and forward it.


    The last two lines are comedy gold though.
     
  20. Valkysas

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    doubt it's spam, due to how the message turns towards the end.

    someone you know likely sent it to you as a joke.
     
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