Off topic: Spam (couldn't resist sharing): "Start your own business career for money making!"
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Rahi Moosavi  Identity Verified
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Apr 21, 2009

All of us get these emails every once in a while, but I couldn't resist sharing this one, enjoy!

Dear potential partner,
Do you need famous brand of electronic products with original quality and international warranty? Do you want to start your own business career for money making ?
What ever you are a small personal business or largest wholesale entity we also can provide your support to be our stable customers or agent.
We are largest wholesale business on consumming electronic products between America&China, laptops, Digital camera Videos,GPS,cellphone,mp4,game console and many other electronic products.which market is mainly in Europe,America,south Asia,Australia and Southen America. There is much profit for you if you are our stable customer or agent.

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2009-04-21 13:50 GMT]


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Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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ah, ah Apr 21, 2009

wouldn't touch them with the classic barge pole!

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[Edited at 2009-04-21 10:31 GMT]


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Parrot  Identity Verified
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I may have Apr 22, 2009

Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL wrote:

wouldn't touch them with the classic barge pole!


... I do so many manuals...


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Kathryn Sanderson  Identity Verified
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Making the case for bad translations ;) Apr 22, 2009

One way of distinguishing scams like this is the (lack of) quality of the translation. What would we do if all translations were uniformly good?

Kathryn


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