Make Money wrote:
>> TAKE FIVE MINUTES TO READ THIS, YOU WILL NOT REGRET IT!
>> I am a retired Attorney, and about two years ago a man came to me with a
> letter. The letter brought to me is basically the letter in your hands.
> He asked me to verify the fact that this letter was legal.
>> I told him that I would review it and get back to him. When I first read
> the letter my new client brought me, I thought it was some off-the-wall
> idea to make money. However, a week and-a-half later we met in my office
> to discuss the issue. I told him the letter he originally brought to me
> was not 100% legal. I suggested a few changes with which the letter would
> be 100% legal.
>> I was curious about this letter, and my client told me how this plan works
> and suggested that I give it a try. I thought it was a long shot and would
> be a waste of time, so I decided against participating.
>> However, before my client left, I asked him to keep me updated of his
> results. About two months later he called me to tell me he had received
> over $800,000 in cash!!
>> I didn't believe him, so he suggested that I try this idea and find out for
> myself. I thought about it for a couple of days and decided that I didn't
> really have anything to lose, so I asked my client for a copy of the letter.
> I followed the instructions exactly, sent out 200 copies, and sure enough,
> the money started arriving! It came slowly at first, but after 3 weeks, I
> was getting more mail than I could open in a day! The money stopped coming
> after about three months. I kept a precise record of my earnings, and they
> totaled $968,498.00!! I was earning a good living as a lawyer, but anyone
> in the legal profession, or even anyone who owns their own business will
> tell you, there is a lot of stress that comes with the job. I told myself
> that if things worked out, I would retire from my job and travel. I
> decided to try the letter again, but this time I sent out 500 letters.
> Well, three months later, my earnings totaled $2,344,178.00!!! I just
> could not believe it. I met with my former client (and now my friend) for
> lunch to find out how it worked. He told me there are quite a few similar
> letters going around.
>> What made THIS ONE DIFFERENT WAS THE FACT THAT 6 ADDRESSES
> APPEAR ON THE LIST, AND NOT 5 LIKE MOST OF THE OTHERS.
> This fact alone results in your name being on far more returns.
> Of course I was thankful that he had shown
> this plan to me, but he was just as thankful that I had suggested the
> changes to ensure that this plan was legal since most people don't want to
> risk doing something illegal.
>> I'll bet that by now you are curious to know the little change I suggested
> in my friend's original letter. Well, if you sent a letter like this out,
> to be legal you must actually sell a product or service if you expect to
> receive a dollar. I told my friend that anyone sending a dollar back to
> him must receive something in return. You have received this letter due to
> the participation of each of the 6 persons given below. This letter and
> the plan given within this letter are a "product" that you have received.
> Thus, you will be sending $1.00 USD to each of the 6 persons given below in
> exchange for receiving this letter and for asking them to provide the
> "service" of adding you on their mailing list. THIS IS A SERVICE AND IS A100% LEGAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY WHICH IS COVERED IN TITLE 18, SECTION
> AND 1342 OF THE POSTAL AND LOTTERY LAWS.
>> NOW, PLEASE FOLLOW THESE TRIED AND TRUE STEPS TO OBTAIN THE AMOUNT YOU DESIRE: Immediately send a $1 US dollar bill to each of the 6 people on
> the list below. Wrap this dollar in a note with the words: "Please put me
> on your mailing list." (Remember, in this way, you're not just sending a
> dollar to someone; you're paying for a legitimate service.) Include your
> address. You do not need to include your name. This is the key to the
>> Also, let each person know what number they are in your letter so he/she
> knows which cycle he is receiving the $1.00 from. Make sure that you
> retain EVERY name and/or address sent to you, either on computer or hard
> copy, but do not discard the names and notes that people send to you. This
> is PROOF that you are truly providing a service, and should the IRS or
> some other government agency question you, you can provide them with this
> proof! Therefore, you will start a list of all the people who send you a
> dollar requesting to be added on a mailing list. Actually, you will want
> to safeguard this list because it can generate even better responses and
> much more money later!
>> See step #4 below.
>> Remove the #1 name on the list, and move the rest of the names up one
> position. Then place your name in the #6 spot. Thus, #6 becomes #5, #4
> becomes #3, etc., and YOU will be #6 on the list. DO NOT EDIT THIS LETTER
> ANYMORE BEYOND THIS POINT. When you are mailing this letter, you may edit
> the reference to the Internet.
>> Post this letter in at least 250 newsgroups, I do 5 groups per post. You
> can simply copy the contents of this letter and post it to the newsgroups
> of your choice. (If you're not sure how, see my directions at the bottom.)
>> IMPORTANT NOTE: Please pay attention to the newsgroups in which you post.
> If there is an abundance of similar letters, you may want to seek another
> newsgroup. Thus, pay respect to the harmony of the newsgroup and use
> common sense. There are plenty of newsgroups on the Internet. (There is
> well over 20,000 of them.)
>> ALSO, PLEASE POST IN APPROPRIATE GROUPS AND SPREAD YOUR POSTINGS OVER MANY DIFFERENT LOCAL & INTERNATIONAL AREAS (SPREAD THE WORD)!
>> For added success, you can also mail this letter as well, in addition to
> posting in newsgroups. Order 200 (or more) names from a mailing list
> company. Two that have been most effective for these names are:
>> S.E. Mailing List Advon Distributors
> P. O. Box 15061 P. O. Box B-11
> Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33318 Shelly, ID 83274
> (954) 742-9519 (800) 992-3866
>> Keep a copy of this letter so you can use it a second time. Also keep EACH
> AND EVERY NAME AND ADDRESS SENT TO YOU as instructed in #1. Then, send out
> more copies in about 6 months, but mail it to the addresses you received
> (your new mailing list) with each dollar! It will work again, only much
> better! Here are the addresses that you must send a dollar to with your
> slip of paper requesting placement on their mailing list, as instructed
>> 1. K. Haynes, P.O. Box 19761, Denver CO 80219
> 2. J. Whitlock, 1011 San Saba College Station, TX 77845
> 3. M. Slater,'The Summer House', Hatton hill, Windlesham
> Surrey, GU20 6AB, ENGLAND
> 4. G. Haugen, P.O. Box 1541,Comox, BC, V9N 8A2, Canada
> 5. M. Buch, 4830 Haynes AV, Indianapolis, IN 46250
> 6. F. Newberry, 1017 West Fourth Street, Lock Haven, PA 17745
>> ***THIS PLAN WILL NOT WORK UNLESS YOU SEND $1.00 TO EACH OF THE
> ABOVE PERSONS AS DIRECTED. HONESTY AND INTEGRITY IN FOLLOWING THIS PLAN IS ESSENTIAL FOR EVERYONE'S SUCCESS!!
> * D I R E C T I O N S
> * How to Re-Post
>> OK. This is how I did it (Windows95/PC). Do not re-type this
> email (as this post previously instructed). First, open up an
> empty Notepad file. (In Windows it should be under the Accessories
> menu.) Then, put your cursor at the beginning of this document,
> hold the left mouse button down, drag it to the bottom and release
> Now hold the Control key down and press 'C' (CTRL-C). This will
> copy the highlighted text to the clipboard. Now get back to your
> notepad file (in Windows95 it's down in your taskbar), put the
> cursor at the top of the notepad file, then hold the control key
> down and press 'V' (CTRL-V). This will copy the contents of the
> clipboard into your notepad file. Now you can edit the file.
> Don't forget to remove name #1, put your name in at #6 and
> re-number accordingly. Save this file (as a .txt file.) If you
> want to break up your sessions of posting you'll always have this
> file to go back to.
>> FOR NETSCAPE USERS:
>> 1) Click on any newsgroup. From a newsgroup, click on the 'TO NEWS'
> button, which should be in the top left corner of the newsgroups
> page. This will bring up a message box
>> . 2) Fill in the Subject.
>> 3) Highlight the entire contents of your .txt file, do a CTRL-C to
> copy the document into the clipboard, get back to the e-mail you
> are posting to the newsgroup and press CTRL-V to copy your file
> into the body of the e-mail.
>> 4) Hit the 'SEND' button in the upper left corner. You're done with
> your first one!
>> 5) Go to another newsgroup, press 'TO NEWS' button, type in the
> Subject line, press CTRL-V, press 'SEND'. That's two! Repeat as
>> INTERNET EXPLORER USERS:
> (Directions are pretty much the same, except for the names of the buttons.)
>> 1) Go to newsgroups and press 'POST AN ARTICLE'.
>> 2) Fill in the Subject.
>> 3) Same as #3 above.
>> 4) Hit the 'POST' button.
>> ************************************************************************** E N D O F D I R E C T I O N S
>> Some valuable, suggestions:
>> 1) DO NOT TRY AND CHEAT THIS PROCESS. IF YOU DO, YOU WILL NOT
> ACHIEVE THE DESIRED RESULTS.
>> 2) The Internet is a very effective medium for exposing this vehicle.
> However, pay attention to newsgroups, and avoid posting this letter
> in the newsgroups where there are a lot of upset people complaining
> about "spamming." In other words, we are asking that you use
> common sense, and have courtesy to others on the Internet. This
> may be opposite of what many other similar postings may be saying.
>> Keep in mind that there are plenty of people out there who believe
> and want this as much as you do.
>> 3) Keep a positive frame of mind while engaging in this process, and
> you will receive the amount of money you desire.
>> 4) In order to achieve maximum results DO NOT CHANGE THE CONTENTS
> OF THIS LETTER. However, you may edit applicable portions relating
> to Internet when sending this letter via regular mail.
>> 5) When the money begins to arrive, it is a good gesture to give 10%
> or more to your church or favorite charity with a joyful spirit.
>> 6) Stop and think about it.... Send off $6 and see what happens.
> There are enough of us to keep this going on & on. Look for this
> same doc every 6 mos. and send off another $6. It is definately working!!
> Go get 6 stamps GO FOR IT!!!
>> The Internet has proved to be a very quick and effective means to reach
> millions of people with your message. This message exemplifies a
> UNIVERSAL LAW OF ABUNDANCE that there is plenty to go around for
> everyone. You will not be hurting anyone and will be creating the opportunity for
> those who read your message to benefit -- just as you will -- from the
> abundance that exists in this universe.
>> STATISTICS INDICATE THAT THE INTERNET POPULATION HAS BEEN DOUBLING APPROXIMATELY EVERY 4 MONTHS.
>> Peace and goodwill !!!
>>>> (I have sent your message to http://www.junkemail.org.If yoyr not brave
enough to reveal your real name, keep your trash off our web.