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Blog entry by Todd A. Clippinger posted 02-13-2009 03:10 AM 1729 reads 0 times favorited 64 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got a great offer today by LJ private message. Here is a cut and paste copy of it.

spam email removed

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com



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MedicKen

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#1 posted 02-13-2009 03:19 AM

Sounds fishy to me, I would be extremely careful, especially since they have asked for your account info

-- My job is to give my kids things to discuss with their therapist....medic20447@gmail.com

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Greg Wurst

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#2 posted 02-13-2009 03:30 AM

Wow, how can you not go for this!

If you want to see scams post a Craigslist ad. Last one I posted had a scam to real response ration of 5 to 1.

-- You're a unique and special person, just like everyone else.

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Brad_Nailor

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#3 posted 02-13-2009 03:30 AM

I got the same email. Exactly….

I’ll split the money with you Todd…

-- http://www.facebook.com/pages/DSO-Designs/297237806954248

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 02-13-2009 03:34 AM

I hate to disappoint you all but I got one too and she really sent you one of these letters by mistake since I am going to respond first. By the way I decided to go ahead and put a new Sawstop on order. I figure that my “cut” should be enough to pay for one.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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tenontim

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#5 posted 02-13-2009 03:37 AM

I got one too. I’m sure it’ll make the rounds until Martin stops it. Greg, you got that right. Every time I list something on Craigslist, the retards come out.

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Greg3G

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#6 posted 02-13-2009 03:39 AM

I got one too….I wish someone would teach these people that almost never works. Its just annoying.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#7 posted 02-13-2009 03:42 AM

How can you guys be so insensitive? – SHE LOST HER HUSBAND TO THE REBELS!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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GMman

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#8 posted 02-13-2009 03:44 AM

This one is for Martin

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Brad_Nailor

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#9 posted 02-13-2009 03:52 AM

Hell, I’m going to move to Sierra-Leone with my cut and start a coco processing plant..

-- http://www.facebook.com/pages/DSO-Designs/297237806954248

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Woodshopfreak

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#10 posted 02-13-2009 04:05 AM

Got the same one here too.

-- Tyler, Illinois

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Doug S.

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#11 posted 02-13-2009 04:06 AM

Dang! I specifically told my wife NOT to try that stuff through this forum cuz nobody had any money left after buyin tools anyway. When is she gonna learn?!!%$#

-- Use the fence Luke

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Davesfunwoodworking

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#12 posted 02-13-2009 04:16 AM

This is a good way to help my woodworking fund. Please send all your money to me and I will put it into a wood fund. After that You can send me another 20% so that I can buy a new saw. Please let me know as soon as you can my only Son Stanley and I are waiting for my new tools. So please send the money as fast as you can. You may also call me at 555-wood. Thank you for helping me, Wanting my new saw in Northern Cal.
Now thats just funny!!!!!!!!!

-- Davesfunwoodworking

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#13 posted 02-13-2009 04:33 AM

I have received messages like this before on my yahoo account, but I think this one must be legitimate.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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GMman

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#14 posted 02-13-2009 04:39 AM

Sure give it a try lol lol

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Grumpy

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#15 posted 02-13-2009 04:50 AM

Todd, you can buy a lot of tools with that loot. LOL

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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