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Monte Pittman

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376 days ago

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I just received an email from a new member starting with “Dear Love” asking me to reply to their personal email – jenniferzinger@ymail.com – member -jenniferzinger.

A quick Google search shows it to be a major scam.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability


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chrisstef

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#1 posted 376 days ago

I dunno Monte, she looks pretty hot.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 376 days ago

That was my first clue it was a scam. Nobody that looks like that contacts me. :-)

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#3 posted 376 days ago

Yep me too they try this stuff every now and then. I think it would be cool to e mail back and say you require $200 to be friends :))

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whitebeast88

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#4 posted 376 days ago

+1 what jim said.lol.

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kdc68

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#5 posted 376 days ago

Monte...you da man !...she didn’t send me any messages ;-(

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#6 posted 376 days ago

We must all be diligent. Especially the Medicare group? LOL!

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theoldfart

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#7 posted 376 days ago

She showed up in the saw thread. check out Brit’s response:
http://lumberjocks.com/topics/27984

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#8 posted 376 days ago

I would be more than friendly for one hundred.LOL Alistair

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 376 days ago

According to the scam report, she is believed to be a he.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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kdc68

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#10 posted 376 days ago

According to the scam report, she is believed to be a he

Monte... lol…I take back my previous post … I am no longer jealous…..he/she is all yours

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#11 posted 375 days ago

Think i,ll pass to….its all yours monte…..

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MonteCristo

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#12 posted 375 days ago

It has a curious buddy icon, only showing the head from just below the eyes down. Maybe it needs help to get a decent photo taken. Never going catch a lot of fish with a net with a hole in it . . .

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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distrbd

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#13 posted 375 days ago

For 3 months or so I was getting this email from a female named Malissa saying: “I think you are cute” and then invite me to call and chat.she wouldn’t even know what I look like or she could have been blind!
I never replied and it finally stopped,I now get “Married woman looking for sex” .

-- Ken from Ontario

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IrreverentJack

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#14 posted 375 days ago

I don’t know how they choose who to try to scam, but sometimes they can reel in a some intelligent fish. A physics professor from UNC thought a famous bikini model he met online wanted to start a relationship with him. Hard to believe a guy that understands particle accelerators could be so gullible. -Jack

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woodbutcherbynight

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#15 posted 375 days ago

Sorry Monte, you can have it, she, he whatever. My old XO fell for this and sent $300 and never saw it again… (Laughing) Having met and married a Ukrainian woman I can attest that not all are scams, but nobody sends you an email out of the blue claiming to be in love and is a real. You want a Russian/ Ukrainian wife you have to go to the source and find one.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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