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    I'm rich!

    I've received an email from the United Nations no less - it's got a picture of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon no less, so it must be true.

    I'm getting US$500,000!

    I must find time to send off for that form!

    (seriously, does anyone actually fall for a scam like this!)
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails I'm rich!-un-invite.pdf  

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    oh please, when you get the money can i have some? I'm a REELLY deserving cause - lots of children, dogs, piggies and rabbits to support, old relations as well, whilst living in a small paper bag and working 56 hours a day.....


    er..'scammed and war victims'???????

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    Despite the fact it was sent to Elsiegee, I've replied on her behalf and think we should split the money three ways. I've also advised the sender of the correct use of 'there' and 'their'.

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    I'm loathe to mention this at school... they might want me to pay for the new printer we need... * wonders * "shall I bother going in at all tomorrow?"

    @chrbb; I'll agree to a 3 way split. There's plenty for all of us and totally approve of your pedantry!

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    We're got ofsted tomorrow and wednesday, so I'd welcome my share of the money to plant a forest somewhere to replace all the paper that the teachers have printed in the past few days.

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    Hmm.. I'm stepping in to break this lady chat! I want a cut please... otherwise I will ERM.... Do something :|


    *goes and has a think....

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    Quote Originally Posted by EduTech View Post
    Hmm.. I'm stepping in to break this lady chat! I want a cut please... otherwise I will ERM.... Do something :|


    *goes and has a think....
    ..eat Thai food?

    It isn't 'lady chat' - its femalegeeking , and this is the tripletgeek speaking

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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    ...and this is the tripletgeek speaking
    a tripletgeek surely!

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post
    a tripletgeek surely!
    Unless the other triplets aren't geeks and therefore Witch is the sole tripletgeek. Otherwise known as THE Tripletgeek.
    Last edited by Hightower; 5th October 2010 at 10:06 AM. Reason: Spelling =(

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post
    ...seriously, does anyone actually fall for a scam like this!
    It MUST be REAL, as it uses CAPITAL letters to EMPHASISE words that it seems to think are IMPORTANT

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hightower View Post
    Unless the other triplets aren't geeks and therefore Witch is the sole tripletgeek. Otherwise known as THE Tipletgeek.
    Chrbb, witch and I are actually one and the same - clones in different parts of the country!
    Nobody is safe... anywhere! Mwah hah hah hah!!!!

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    So are there 2 elsiegee40s or 2 witchs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post
    (seriously, does anyone actually fall for a scam like this!)
    Yes, and frighteningly often.

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    Joking aside, unfortunately a lot of people do fall for this kind of scam. Usually the elderley or people who are having financial difficulties.

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post
    Chrbb, witch and I are actually one and the same - clones in different parts of the country!
    Nobody is safe... anywhere! Mwah hah hah hah!!!!
    Who cares? 2 lovely Geekette's...

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