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Postby kk_lass » Wed, 19 Oct 2005 10:43 am

Thank you, Strong Eagle.

I know you have a strong sense of responsibility to ensure people are not cheated or scam by those Illegitimate organizations.. and mostly those scams are MLM.. not like organizations that you r involved in..

However, you should also really really read for the meaning, Strong Eagle.

Thanx for saying those remarks. This is my understanding from you:

So if the MLM does not require an upfront fee, it is legal.
So if you have the right to refund your products, it is legal.
So if there is emphasis on product quality and health needs, and not some get-rich-quick-scheme, it is legal.
So if there is movement of products and not 'commission' by recruitment, it is legal.

Hey thanx for teaching me such! :D :wink:
I personally agree with the last statement. If you need to pay a huge sum of money to join and you get nothing in return [Commission by recruitment, and not movement of products], this is considered pyramid and it is not legal.

So let us be all aware, and be a smart consumer. :wink: :cool:
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Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 19 Oct 2005 10:53 am

kk_lass wrote:Thank you, Strong Eagle.

I know you have a strong sense of responsibility to ensure people are not cheated or scam by those Illegitimate organizations.. and mostly those scams are MLM.. not like organizations that you r involved in..

However, you should also really really read for the meaning, Strong Eagle.

Thanx for saying those remarks. This is my understanding from you:

So if the MLM does not require an upfront fee, it is legal.
So you have the right to refund your products, it is legal.
So if there is emphasis on product quality and health needs, and not some get-rich-quick-scheme, it is legal.
So if there is movement of products and not 'commission' by recruitment, it is legal.

Hey thanx for teaching me such! :D :wink:
I personally agree with the last statement. If you need to pay a huge sum of money to join and you get nothing in return [Commission by recruitment, and not movement of products], this is considered pyramid and it is not legal.

So let us be all aware, and be a smart consumer. :wink: :cool:


Yes, you are absolutely correct as you have written above. Now, all you have to do is find an MLM that meets all those criteria... there are very, very few. Even Amway pressures its "distributors" into buying product through high pressure sales tactics, and I've known more than a few Amway distributors with a cloest full of stuff.

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Postby sedna888 » Thu, 20 Oct 2005 11:43 pm

Strong Eagle,

You finally agreed that at least some MLM are legal, so please don't assume that all MLM is pyramid.

As what I have written in my previous post, MLM is a system, a very good business tools, what make people having fears in MLM is because the people use it in-correctly, MLM is just like a knife, make good use of it and it will be very useful, if you use it incorrectly it will be harmful.

So, be careful of the people, not MLM!

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Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 21 Oct 2005 12:14 am

sedna888 wrote:Strong Eagle,

You finally agreed that at least some MLM are legal, so please don't assume that all MLM is pyramid.

As what I have written in my previous post, MLM is a system, a very good business tools, what make people having fears in MLM is because the people use it in-correctly, MLM is just like a knife, make good use of it and it will be very useful, if you use it incorrectly it will be harmful.

So, be careful of the people, not MLM!


Let's be accurate. 99.95 percent of MLM's are scams and the rest are questionable. MLM is just like a knife without a handle. No matter how you try to pick it up, you end up cutting yourself.

So, give me an example of a "good" MLM where people make real money. How about just one published study? You know, average earnings for say, the 4th tier participants in the MLM? I'll bet you $100 straight up you can't find one.

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Postby mrs ho » Sun, 23 Oct 2005 1:59 am

How abt amway ? Is there any ?
i think so leh.. Dnt know i read a book abt such successful character from MLM leh.. But of coz its in Msia.. Sg yet to see one.. haa..
maybe someday ? 8)

Strong Eagle wrote:
sedna888 wrote:Strong Eagle,

You finally agreed that at least some MLM are legal, so please don't assume that all MLM is pyramid.

As what I have written in my previous post, MLM is a system, a very good business tools, what make people having fears in MLM is because the people use it in-correctly, MLM is just like a knife, make good use of it and it will be very useful, if you use it incorrectly it will be harmful.

So, be careful of the people, not MLM!


Let's be accurate. 99.95 percent of MLM's are scams and the rest are questionable. MLM is just like a knife without a handle. No matter how you try to pick it up, you end up cutting yourself.

So, give me an example of a "good" MLM where people make real money. How about just one published study? You know, average earnings for say, the 4th tier participants in the MLM? I'll bet you $100 straight up you can't find one.


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