Guido Schonkeren wrote:
>> Taking 5 minutes to read what follows can change your life :
>> I saw an article in an internet newsgroup telling me I could
> make $50,000 within a month for an investment of only $5.
>> I thought it was a huge joke. I spoke to my wife, attorney
> and friends about it, and they all agreed it was some kind
> of scam. I can't stand scams, because usually someone gets
> burned, and I didn't want it to be me. Of course, I rejected
> the idea at first. after a short period of about two weeks
> ,I thought : "I have already heard of such things. But on
> the Internet ?!?!? ". I decided that even if I had to throw
> 5$ into the fire, I wouldn't mind it that much, and gave it
> a try .After all I needed a LOT more than five dollars.
>> Two weeks later, I began receiving money in the mail! I
> could not believe it! Soon, hundreds, and then thousands of
> dollars began to roll in. Within 4 weeks, I had received a
> total of $32,445! It came from everywhere in the world. My
> bank account has changed its "-" into a big "+" (++++)!!!,I
> bought myself a car and things I wanted for a long long time
> for my wife and kids!
>> If you follow the three steps below, there is no reason why
> the same shouldn't happen to you! This is a legitimate
> investment opportunity. You invest $5, and you receive a
> return on your investment. So does the next investor. NOT
> ILLEGAL, NOT A CHAIN LETTER- PERFECTLY LEGITIMATE.
>> If you are not interested, then don't participate, but
> please print this article and pass it on to someone who may
> be interested, so they can take advantage.
>> The procedure is simple: 1) Write your name and address on 5
> sheets of paper. Below that, write the words, "Please add
> me to your mailing list." Fold $1 note or bank draft or
> money order in each piece of paper and mail them to the
> following 5 addresses.:
>> 1. Bill Brown
> 148 South Downlen #796
> Beaumont, Tx. 77707 USA
>> 2. Olivier Arcadipane
> 237 rue Francois Andre
> 7390 Quaregnon BELGIUM
>> 3. Josef Malzer,
> Brandhof 1
> 4701 Bad Schallerbach
> EUROPE - AUSTRIA
>> 4. Josh Jones
> 8012 Edgewood Dr.
> Ham Lake, MN USA
>> 5. Guido Schonkeren
> van de Hoopstraat 21
> 9716 JL Groningen
> the Netherlands EUROPE
>> 2) Now remove the top name from the list, and move the other
> four names up. In other words, #5 becomes #4 and so on. Put
> your name as the fifth one on the list. Use a simple text
> editor such as Notepad, in your "accessories" window (If
> you have MS-Windows),or DOS editor. In fact, any editor
> will do.
>> 3) Post the article to at least 200 newsgroups. There are
> 17,000, so it shouldn't be hard to find that many. Try
> posting to as many newsgroups as you can, and the bigger
> the newsgroup is, the more people are to see your message!
>> You are now in the mail order investment business, and
> should start seeing returns within a week or two. Of course,
> the more newsgroups you post to, the greater your return is.
> If you wish to remain anonymous, you may use a psuedonym,
> call yourself "The Manager", "The Boss", whatever but make
> sure your address is correct.
>> Now, here is why the system works:
>> -Of every 200 posts I made, I received 5 responses. Yes,
> only 5. You make $5 for every 200 posts with your name at #5.
>> -Each person who sent you $1 now also makes 200 additional
> postings with your name at #4. ie. 1000 postings. On average
> therefore, 50 people will send you $1 with your name at #4.
>> -Your 50 new agents make 200 postings each with your name at
> #3 or 10,000 postings. Average return 500 people = $500.
> They make 200 postings each with your name at #2=100,000
> postings=5000 return at $1 each=$5000.
>> -Finally, 5,000 people make 200 postings with your name at
> #1 and you get a return of $50,000 before your name drops
> off the list. AND THATS IF EVERYONE DOWN THE LINE MAKES 200
> POSTINGS! Total income in one cycle=$55,000.
>> From time to time, when you see your name no longer on the
> list, you take the latest posting that appears in the
> newsgroups, and send out another $5, and put your name at
> #5, and start posting again. Remember, 200 postings is only
> a guideline. the more you post, the greater the return.
>> Lets review why you should do this. THE ONLY COST IS $5, AND
> 5 STAMPS, AND 5 ENVELOPES. Anyone can afford $5 for such an
> effortless investment with such SPECTACULAR RETURNS.
>> Some people have said to me, "what happens if the scheme is
> played out and no one sends me any money? "Big Deal, so you
> lose $5-but what are the chances of that happening ?? Do you
> Realize that NOBODY cares for the LEGAL chance of winning
> such a BIG money as 50,000.00 $$$$ ???? and all for a
> microscopic investment of five separate dollars? just think
> of all of the new Internet users that join the net every
>> There are millions of internet users, and millions of new
> net surfers every month !!! This is the great plus of the
> Internet, people all over the world can hear you and listen
> carefully if you talk reasonably. Everyone will take that
> chance ! I agree, If it wasn't the Internet, and was a
> small circle of people, the chance wouldn't have been so
> small. the amount of money had to be 200 times bigger, and
> the chances were zero. It wouldn't succeed.
>> But here, on the Internet, it is a giant village, where new
> thousands of members join in every day ! you CAN'T lose !!!!
>> Remember- read the instructions carefully, and play fairly.
> That's the only way this will work. Get a printout so you
> can refer back to this article easily.
>> Try to keep a list of everyone that sends you money and
> always keep an eye on the postings to make sure everyone is
> playing fairly. You know where your name should be.
>> REMEMBER-HONESTY IS THE BEST POLICY. YOU DO NOT NEED TO
> CHEAT THIS IDEA TO MAKE MONEY!! BESIDES,NOT PLAYING THE
> GAME FAIRLY IS ILLEGAL.SO LET'S BE REASONABLE AND PLAY
> FAIRLY,SO WE CAN ALL ENJOY THE INTERNET GOLD MINE.
>> GOOD LUCK FOR YOU ALL, And remember, play fair and you'll
> win, I don't want to mention what might happen to those who
> won't. AND AGAIN,SEE YOU NEXT TIME WITH SOMETHING YOU
> WANTED FOR A LONG TIME !!!
>> IF you don't make money work, who will? ;-) (cfr. shareware).
> Just do it!
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