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sms0922

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Re: In The News Today...just interesting articles found in the news
« Reply #30 on: April 05, 2008, 09:29:12 am »
did anyone here about the manta ray that jumped into somebody's boat and killed the lady?
Yes I did!  That was so crazy!

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Re: In The News Today...just interesting articles found in the news
« Reply #31 on: April 06, 2008, 06:10:40 pm »
wierd first the hunter no the inocent ppl!!! when will it end,

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« Reply #32 on: April 07, 2008, 05:05:05 am »
I read that it was a major coincidence that the boat was in the right(or wrong) place just as the ray jumped out of the water.  I didn't know they jumped out of the water!  It said at that time they didn't know if it had stung her or if she died from the impact.  That was a couple weeks ago and I haven't heard anything since.  Wasn't it  like 50 lbs or something close to that?  I can't remember....

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Re: In The News Today...just interesting articles found in the news
« Reply #33 on: April 07, 2008, 12:33:12 pm »
I believe so but still DAAAAANNNNNGGGGGAAAA!

Did you guys hear about the giant squid they found a couple of years ago, or about the giant star fish they found near the alaskan coast I think? the star fish was 2ft tall from point to point

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Re: In The News Today...just interesting articles found in the news
« Reply #34 on: April 07, 2008, 09:37:54 pm »
Bethany Wrote:
Are ya freaking kidding me right now?  Thats funny *bleep*.


----- Original Message ----
From: Clinton Shaw III <clintonshawiii@>

Sent: Friday, February 29, 2008 7:31:30 PM
Subject: ROFLMF@O This *bleep* is still going around the Internet. You gotta love their persistance in trying to rip someone's bank account off.



UBA Group <allengodwill@yahoo com hk> wrote:
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 2:38:59 -0000
From: "UBA Group" <allengodwill@yahoo com hk>
Subject: ORDER NUMBER 250-153

There is an issue with the Money Gram Transfer in the amount of $500,000.00
directed at the owner of this email address. THE EX GOVERNOR OF KANO STATE
IN NIGERIA, contacted us for your transaction a couple of hours ago. He said
that he choose to send it to an email address instead of a name. We are
unable to complete a transfer directed at an email address, so we require
some more information in order to complete this transfer. You are required
to provide confirmation of the following:

-The name in which you wish to receive this transfer:
-Telephone / Fax Number:
-Occupation :
-Age
-:Sex.
-Full Address Contact:
-State/ City:
-Zip Code:
-Country:

In order to resolve this problem, please call our offices at
+234-703-443-4414 or at this Email : allengodwill110@yahoo.com.hk As soon as
this information is received, your payment will be made to you Via
Electronic Bank Wire Transfer to your nominated bank accountdirectly from
The UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA [U.B.A] as soon as you comply with the
requirements . When calling or emailing , please use reference number
250-153 for our mutual convenience.
THE MANAGEMENT OF UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA [U.B.A]
OFFICE NIGERIA BRANCH.
MONEY GRAM TRANSFER DEPARTMENT.
Mr. Allen Godwill




I always thought this one was funny.
I'd always reply promptly.
With as many spammy Email websites I could think of. Would sign Mister Allen Godwill up for everything from, The Transvestite Singles, to Free Ringtones in your Email, and the always fun Free Ciallis!
I mean, it's my civic duty to help him out, in his time of need.
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Re: In The News Today...just interesting articles found in the news
« Reply #35 on: April 07, 2008, 11:21:06 pm »
You gotta love their persistance in trying to rip someone's bank account off.

what?

a buncha dipsh*ts attempting to rip people off and you "love" their persistance?

i'll tell you what i'd love... never having to delete another one of their emails.

i'd LOVE it.


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Re: In The News Today...just interesting articles found in the news
« Reply #36 on: April 07, 2008, 11:34:09 pm »
Heh. I have sort of a morbid sense of humor.

Gotta admit though, that scam has been around for over a decade.

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« Reply #37 on: April 07, 2008, 11:53:23 pm »
Heh. I have sort of a morbid sense of humor.

Gotta admit though, that scam has been around for over a decade.

and some STILL fall for it.

i saw a case on judge judy not long ago where some woman fell for something like this.

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Re: In The News Today...just interesting articles found in the news
« Reply #38 on: April 08, 2008, 12:06:56 am »
Welcome to the Internet.

It happens.
I got ripped myself last year. TVBoxSet .com scam. If I'da checked www (dot) ripoffreport (dot) com sooner. I'd have known better. But sadly I didn't think to do my research, and it cost me $90 bucks. Thankfully my bank seems to have an almost fanatical zeal on prosecuting internet fraud, and I got my money back.


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Re: In The News Today...just interesting articles found in the news
« Reply #39 on: April 08, 2008, 02:28:48 am »
i found this, i cant believe someone thought this was funny selling a baby on craigslist

 

The ad shows a baby covered in food or mud being held by an adult.

Text with the ad reads, "We are out of tweak and we will sell this baby for a thousand dollars." Tweak is another word for methamphetamine, Local 6 reported.

Lt. Dave Okada said detectives are trying to track down whoever posted the message.

"Whether it's a joke or truly serious, it is not funny," Okada said.

Nicholas Dunbar and his friends said they spotted the advertisement on Craigslist under the Salem-area "rants and raves" section and immediately called police.


now i did find one that was funny, it said looking to trade, my 17 yr old, he has a bad mouth talks back and doesn't listen, he has trashed my home, car, and furniture so any of those trades considered. any new home must have financial means to support a pot smoking teen who eats all your food and steals your money if interested please respond via craigslist. now that was funny

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« Reply #40 on: April 08, 2008, 02:39:56 am »
now i did find one that was funny, it said looking to trade, my 17 yr old, he has a bad mouth talks back and doesn't listen, he has trashed my home, car, and furniture so any of those trades considered. any new home must have financial means to support a pot smoking teen who eats all your food and steals your money if interested please respond via craigslist. now that was funny

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Re: In The News Today...just interesting articles found in the news
« Reply #41 on: April 10, 2008, 01:08:49 pm »
Man Finds $140,000, Turns It In To Cops

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 10, 2008
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(CBS/AP) It was a tempting sight for struggling landscaper Eli Estrada: a bag filled with $140,000 on a Cerritos street.

There was his credit card debt, upcoming wedding and making ends meet with his artificial grass and landscaping business.

But turning it over to Long Beach police last month was the right thing to do, he said.

The 40-year-old Estrada admits that some days "I think I was nuts," but he adds, "I know in my gut that to keep that money would be wrong."

The Bank of America money bag was lost March 11 by Brinks Armored truck drivers. The unmarked $20 bills were bundled into wads of $20,000 and bound for ATMs.

Long Beach police Sgt. Dina Zapalski said Estrada handed over the money bag to an officer who took a report at one of the landscaper's job sites.

Zapalski said she had never heard of someone turning in so much cash.

"I've had people come to me with purses and wallets with cash in it and they'll turn it in," Zapalski told the Los Angeles Times. "But not like this."

Brinks later gave him a $2,000 reward.

"They should have given him 10 percent," Estrada's mother told the Times.


*...the Lord must know im crooked as hell, and thats why i never find such things..cuz i wouldnt have turned in shyt*...
"Remember some people are alive simply because it is illegal to shoot them"

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Re: In The News Today...just interesting articles found in the news
« Reply #42 on: April 10, 2008, 03:58:58 pm »
Man Finds $140,000, Turns It In To Cops

weeeeeeelllllllllllllllll.........

depending on his location and if it was traced back to him in some way..... he could have been tied up for years in court.... using that money PLUS more to hold on to it.

but, lets not focus on that.

he did the right thing. (and could have saved MANY a headache in the process)

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« Reply #43 on: April 10, 2008, 04:04:16 pm »
Man Finds $140,000, Turns It In To Cops

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 10, 2008
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(CBS/AP) It was a tempting sight for struggling landscaper Eli Estrada: a bag filled with $140,000 on a Cerritos street.

There was his credit card debt, upcoming wedding and making ends meet with his artificial grass and landscaping business.

But turning it over to Long Beach police last month was the right thing to do, he said.

The 40-year-old Estrada admits that some days "I think I was nuts," but he adds, "I know in my gut that to keep that money would be wrong."

The Bank of America money bag was lost March 11 by Brinks Armored truck drivers. The unmarked $20 bills were bundled into wads of $20,000 and bound for ATMs.

Long Beach police Sgt. Dina Zapalski said Estrada handed over the money bag to an officer who took a report at one of the landscaper's job sites.

Zapalski said she had never heard of someone turning in so much cash.

"I've had people come to me with purses and wallets with cash in it and they'll turn it in," Zapalski told the Los Angeles Times. "But not like this."

Brinks later gave him a $2,000 reward.

"They should have given him 10 percent," Estrada's mother told the Times.


*...the Lord must know im crooked as hell, and thats why i never find such things..cuz i wouldnt have turned in shyt*...


I can't believe they only gave him 2000!!!  I agree with the mother!  10% would have been a real award.

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Re: In The News Today...just interesting articles found in the news
« Reply #44 on: April 11, 2008, 06:42:26 am »
yall just remember.....

the common sense laws in the minds of children .... specificially....

"finders, keepers... losers, weepers"

doesnt hold up too well in adult courts.

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