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    Microsoft & AOL suck LOL

    >>> >Dear Friends,
    >>> >
    >>> >Microsoft and AOL are now the largest Internet company
    >>> >and in an effort to make sure that Internet Explorer remains
    >>> >the most widely used program, Microsoft and AOL are running an
    >>> >e-mail beta test. When you forward this e-mail to friends,
    >>>Microsoft
    >>> >can and will track it (if you are a Microsoft Windows user) for
    >>>a two
    >>> >week time period. For every person that you forward this e-mail
    >>>to,
    >>> >Microsoft will pay you $245.00, for every person that you sent
    >>>it to that
    >>> >forwards it on, Microsoft will pay you $243.00 and for every
    >>>third person
    >>> >that receives it, you will be paid $241.00. Within two weeks,
    >>>Microsoft
    >>> >will contact you for your address and then send you a cheque.
    >>> >Regards,
    >>> >
    >>> >Shonna
    >>> >
    >>> >
    >>> >I thought this was a scam myself, but two weeks after receiving
    >>> >this e-mail and forwarding it on, Microsoft contacted me for my
    >>> >address and within days, I received a cheque for $US.24800.00.
    >>> >You need to respond before the beta testing is over. If anyone
    >>>can
    >>> >afford this Bill Gates is the man. It's all marketing expense to
    >>>him.
    >>> >Do Well Everything is worth a shot, lets give it a go.
    >>> >Trusting the world is treating you with its fullest blessings,
    >>>Love,
    >>> >light 'n laughter.
    >>> >
    >>> >Mandi
    >>> >
    >>> >
    >>> >Give it a go, why not
    >>> >
    >>> >Chris
    >>> >
    >>> >
    >>> >
    >>> >Davis R. Williams
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    Yugo full of anvils bronze trophy hillsy's Avatar
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    I don't believe it - this one's still doing the rounds?

    I got it in 1997
    that's me!
    Now A Pom. And a Plone Nut
    Broccoli Martinez Airpark

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    Originally posted by hillsy
    I don't believe it - this one's still doing the rounds?

    I got it in 1997
    Did you get the money
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    Originally posted by hillsy
    I don't believe it - this one's still doing the rounds?
    I thought it was a scam too, until I received my check for $10,240 from Microsoft. When MS contacted you for your address, you probably didn't reply.

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    Yugo full of anvils bronze trophy hillsy's Avatar
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    Damn...
    that's me!
    Now A Pom. And a Plone Nut
    Broccoli Martinez Airpark


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