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Emails from strangers

Sat May 05, 2012 9:50 am

You know every now and then you get an email from a poor woman in Africa who's father has suffered some ill-fate, but not before he stored millions and millions of dollars in a safety deposit box that only your bank account can save?

Well, I got another strange one the other day which bypassed my spam folder straight to my inbox. Thinking this is just a copy and paste email I decided to reply:

Here is the email
Hi dear
Could you please read this!
My name is Mariya.) I'd like to find a man to build a family.
If it is interesting for u then u could hit me back.
Ur new girlfriend Mariya!


My reply
wow really?!


Now I have a three or four page email of their life story, where they are from in Russia, their job, and all sorts.

Whats the deal? They haven't asked for money yet. Some people have way too much time on their hands.
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Re: Emails from strangers

Sat May 05, 2012 11:13 am

dieselboy wrote:Some people have way too much time on their hands.


Yea, sounds like Mariya does too.

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Re: Emails from strangers

Sun May 06, 2012 7:04 am

wow dieselboy

you got a new girlfriend :lol:

GL in your new relationship
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Re: Emails from strangers

Sun May 06, 2012 12:14 pm

Mariya wrote:If it is interesting for u then u could hit me back.
Ur new girlfriend Mariya!


I keep alternating on making a "spouse abuse isn't funny" joke, or a S&M joke.

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Re: Emails from strangers

Sun May 06, 2012 12:54 pm

Whoa. Sad part of reality is that it could be real. Horrible to think there are people out there willing to do such a thing to get out of their country. Realistically it would all come down to money though!
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Re: Emails from strangers

Sun May 06, 2012 1:11 pm

Request pics

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Re: Emails from strangers

Sun May 06, 2012 2:24 pm

Isn't this just that old scam where they chat to you for a while, send pics, then pretend they don't have the money to leave their country and need your help?
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Sun May 06, 2012 3:08 pm

Dan- wrote:Request pics


he never delivers.
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Re: Emails from strangers

Sun May 06, 2012 8:23 pm

Dan- wrote:Request pics


No need, she keeps sending them. And they're a little bit NSFW, some are borderline..
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Re: Emails from strangers

Sun May 06, 2012 8:24 pm

Steve, whats the deal on posting NSFW photos?
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Re: Emails from strangers

Sun May 06, 2012 9:42 pm

did she include proof pics? or just random pics..

You're so eligible..

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Re: Emails from strangers

Sun May 06, 2012 9:59 pm

scottsee wrote:did she include proof pics? or just random pics..

You're so eligible..


Just random pics. Theyre probably just random pics of some other girl on the internet that he or she included in the email.

Still keepin' them.
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Mon May 07, 2012 7:48 am

dang it
why don't I ever get random (hot?) women wanting to be my GF :-(
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Wed May 09, 2012 3:14 pm

This has to be either, A) A scam, B)from a mail order bride company.

Not sure which is more likely.

I know the whole mail order bride thing was largely broken up a little while ago by the international community so it's all done different these days, they're perusing it from different angles. I know this, because I had a co-worker with a mail order bride.

I'm a bit curious to see how this pans out.

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Re: Emails from strangers

Wed May 09, 2012 7:58 pm

Agent Zed wrote:Try this http://419eater.com/html/bigman.htm


That is absolutely amazing, that art work!
And very saddening regarding the photos :(
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