$6 to $6000

From: Roamer (robfou...)


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> I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while
> back, I was browsing through newsgroups, just like you are now, and
> came across an article similar to this that said you could make
> thousands of dollars WITHIN WEEKS with only an initial investment of
> $6.00! So I thought, "Yeah right, this must be a scam", but like most
> of us, I was curious, so I kept reading. Anyway, it said that you send
> $1.00 to each of the 6 names and address stated in the article. You
> then place your own name and address in the bottom of the list at #6,
> and post the article in at least 200 newsgroups. (There are thousands)
> No catch, that was it. So after thinking it over, and talking to a few
> people first, I thought about trying it. I figured: "what have I got to
> lose except 6 stamps and $6.00, right?" Then I invested the measly
> $6.00. Well GUESS WHAT!?... within 7 days, I started getting money in
> the mail! I was shocked! I figured it would end soon, but the money
> just kept coming in. In my first week, I made about $25.00. By the end
> of the second week I had made a total of over $1,100.00! In the third
> week I had over $8,750.00 and it's still growing. This is now my fourth
> week and I have made a total of just over $17,000.00 and it's still
> coming in rapidly. It's certainly worth $6.00, and 6 stamps, I have
> spent more than that on the lottery!! Let me tell you how this works
> and most importantly, WHY it works... Also, make sure you print a copy
> of this article NOW, so you can get the information off of it as you
> need it. I promise you that if you follow the directions exactly, that
> you will start making more money than you thought possible by doing
> something so easy! KEEP READING TO FIND OUT HOW THIS WORKS!!!
> Suggestion: Read this entire message carefully! (print it out or
> download it.) Follow the simple directions and watch the money come in!
> It's easy. It's legal. And, your investment is only $6.00 (Plus postage
> on only 6 envelopes...one time only...no repeat mailing) IMPORTANT:
> This is not a rip-off; it is not indecent;No Misleading promises or
> claims; it is not illegal; and it is 99% no risk - it really works! If
> all of the following instructions are adhered to, you will receive
> extraordinary dividends. JUST KEEP READING!!! PLEASE NOTE: Please
> follow these directions EXACTLY, and $50,000 or more can be yours in 20
> to 60 days. This program remains successful because of the honesty and
> integrity of the participants. Please continue its success by carefully
> adhering to the instructions. You will now become part of the Mail
> Order business. In this business your product is not solid and
> tangible, it's a service. You are in the business of developing Mailing
> Lists. Many large corporations are happy to pay big bucks for quality
> lists. However, the money made from the mailing lists is secondary to
> the income which is made from people like you and me asking to be
> included in that list. Here are the 4 easy steps to success: STEP 1:
> Get 6 separate pieces of paper and write the following on each piece of
> paper "PLEASE PUT ME ON YOUR MAILING LIST." Now get 6 US $1.00 bills
> and place ONE inside EACH of the 6 pieces of paper so the bill will not
> be seen through the envelope (to prevent thievery). Next, place one
> paper in each of the 6 envelopes and seal them. You should now have 6
> sealed envelopes, each with a piece of paper stating the above phrase,
> your name and address, and a $1.00 bill. What you are doing is creating
> a service. THIS IS ABSOLUTELY LEGAL! You are requesting a legitimate
> service and you are paying for it! Like most of us I was a little
> skeptical and a little worried about the legal aspects of it all. So I
> checked it out with the U.S. Post Office (1-800-725-2161) and they
> confirmed that it is indeed legal. Mail the 6 envelopes to the
> following addresses: #1) Jordan Drucker 8 Brook Ln. Brookville, NY
> 11545 #2) D. Rose 2765 Matthews Ave. Apt #1C Bronx, NY 10467 #3) M.
> Hooper 26670 Loganberry Dr. #A209 Richmond Hts, OH 44143 #4)C. Davis
> 4590D Vlly Pkwy Smyrna, GA 30082 #5) Dan Fallak 33C Northview Rd
> Nepean, ON, Canada, K2E 6A6. #6) Rob Foubert 25 Doverdale Mews S.E.
> Calgary Alberta Canada T2B 1V8 STEP 2: Now take the #1 name off the list
> that
> you see above, move the other names up (6 becomes 5, 5 becomes 4,
> etc...) and add YOUR Name as number 6 on the list. STEP 3: Change
> anything you need to, but try to keep this article as close to original
> as possible. Now, post your amended article to at least 200 newsgroups.
> (I think there are close to 24,000 groups) All you need is 200, but
> remember, the more you post, the more money you make! You won't get
> very much unless you post like crazy. This is perfectly legal! If you
> have any doubts, refer to Title 18 Sec. 1302 & 1341 of the Postal
> lottery laws. Keep a copy of these steps for yourself and, whenever you
> need money, you can use it again, and again. PLEASE REMEMBER that this
> program remains successful because of the honesty and integrity of the
> participants and by their carefully adhering to the directions. Look at
> it this way. If you are of integrity, the program will continue and the
> money that so many others have received will come your way. NOTE: You
> may want to retain every name and address sent to you, either on a
> computer or hard copy and keep the notes people send you. This VERIFIES
> that you are truly providing a service. (Also, it might be a good idea
> to wrap the $1 bill in dark paper to reduce the risk of mail theft.)
> So, as each post is downloaded and the directions carefully followed,
> six members will be reimbursed for their participation as a List
> Developer with one dollar each. Your name will move up the list
> geometrically so that when your name reaches the #1 position you will
> be receiving thousands of dollars in CASH!!! What an opportunity for
> only $6.00 ($1.00 for each of the first six people listed above) Send
> it now, add your own name to the list and you're in
> business!---DIRECTIONS ----- FOR HOW TO POST TO NEWSGROUPS------------
> Step 1) You do not need to re-type this entire letter to do your own
> posting. Simply put your cursor at the beginning of this letter and
> drag your cursor to the bottom of this document, and select 'copy' from
> the edit menu. This will copy the entire letter into the computer's
> memory. Step 2) Open a blank 'notepad' file and place your cursor at
> the top of the blank page. From the 'edit' menu select 'paste'. This
> will paste a copy of the letter into notepad so that you can add your
> name to the list. Step 3) Save your new notepad file as a .txt file. If
> you want to do your postings in different settings, you'll always have
> this file to go back to. Step 4) Use Netscape or Internet explorer and
> try searching for various newsgroups (on-line forums, message boards,
> chat sites, discussions.) Step 5) Visit these message boards and post
> this article as a new message by highlighting the text of this letter
> and selecting paste from the edit menu. Fill in the Subject, this will
> be the header that everyone sees as they scroll through the list of
> postings in a particular group, click the post message button. You're
> done with your first one! Congratulations...THAT'S IT! All you have to
> do is jump to different newsgroups and post away, after you get the
> hang of it, it will take about 30 seconds for each newsgroup!
> **REMEMBER, THE MORE NEWSGROUPS YOU POST IN, THE MORE MONEY YOU WILL
> MAKE! BUT YOU HAVE TO POST A MINIMUM OF 200** That's it! You will begin
> receiving money from around the world within days! You may eventually
> want to rent a P.O.Box due to the large amount of mail you will
> receive. If you wish to stay anonymous, you can invent a name to use,
> as long as the postman will deliver it. **JUST MAKE SURE ALL THE
> ADDRESSES ARE CORRECT.** HERE'S HOW $6.00 DOLLARS TURNS INTO
> THOUSANDS!! Out of 200 postings, say I receive only 5 replies (a very
> low example). So then I made $5.00 with my name at #6 on the letter.
> Now, each of the 5 persons who just sent me $1.00 make the MINIMUM 200
> postings, each with my name at #5 and only 5 persons respond to each of
> the original 5, that is another $25.00 for me, now those 25 each make
> 200 MINIMUM posts with my name at #4 and only 5 replies each, I will
> bring in an additional $125.00! Now, those 125 persons turn around and
> post the MINIMUM 200 with my name at #3 and only receive 5 replies
> each, I will make an additional $625.00! OK, now here is the fun part,
> each of those 625 persons post a MINIMUM 200 letters with my name at #2
> and they each only receive 5 replies, that just made me $3,125.00!!!
> Those 3,125 persons will all deliver this message to 200 newsgroups
> with my name at #1 and if still 5 persons per 200 newsgroups react I
> will receive $15,625,00! With an original investment of only $6.00!
> AMAZING! When your name is no longer on the list, you just take the
> latest posting in the newsgroups, and send out another $6.00 to names
> on the list, putting your name at number 6 again. And start posting
> again. The thing to remember is: do you realize that thousands of
> people all over the world are joining the internet and reading these
> articles everyday?, JUST LIKE YOU are now!! So, can you afford $6.00
> and see if it really works?? I think so... People have said, "what if
> the plan is played out and no one sends you the money? So what! What
> are the chances of that happening when there are tons of new honest
> users and new honest people who are joining the internet and newsgroups
> everyday and are willing to give it a try? Estimates are at 20,000 to
> 50,000 new users, every day, with thousands of those joining the actual
> internet. Remember, play FAIRLY and HONESTLY and this will really work.
> GOOD LUCK!!!
>

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