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Postby IOP » Mon, 15 Aug 2011 11:29 pm

poodlek wrote:Hey! My friend is going to Turkey on Monday. Any suspicious parcels you'd like to send with her? She's really sweet and innocent looking. \:D/


Guys, DON'T DO IT! Do not pass any parcels if you don't want your friend to be prisoned or even executed. Seriously! Check the local history...

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Postby poodlek » Mon, 15 Aug 2011 11:48 pm

IOP wrote:
poodlek wrote:Hey! My friend is going to Turkey on Monday. Any suspicious parcels you'd like to send with her? She's really sweet and innocent looking. \:D/


Guys, DON'T DO IT! Do not pass any parcels if you don't want your friend to be prisoned or even executed. Seriously! Check the local history...


Come on. I was toying with him, to see if he'd PM me with details. No dice. :roll:
My friend really did go to Turkey today though.

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Postby nakatago » Mon, 15 Aug 2011 11:59 pm

It's like those airport security announcements, one of which, tells you never to agree to carry someone else's bags for them. And I think when I hear that, "Now, who would be naive enough to..."

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Postby x9200 » Tue, 16 Aug 2011 7:03 am

Later it may come to the next stage where something seems so obvious that people will actually think it must be legit.

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Postby Tigerslayer » Tue, 16 Aug 2011 11:56 pm

There are still enough people who fall for those 4-1-9 email scams where their distant aunts cousin from nigeria passed away etc...

It would be less surprising to find that there are still people willing to take anything on board a plane with the right suggestion :roll:

To be fair a lot of these 'obvious' announcements exist purely because common sense really doesn't seem to breed well...

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 17 Aug 2011 5:07 pm

Obviously it was some kind of scam as a) it didn't stack up and b) despite the apparent urgency the OP made no effort to clarify the apparent lack of logic in the proposition. A sucker was being sought for a proposition that sucked. I hope the meninblack here take a closer look at who this person is.

It rather reminds me of a popular scam in the 80's when I was sojourning in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, and that was for locals/residents to approach visitors on the street and ask them to post letters on their arriving back home to their friends abroad. That was because Bolivian post was alleged to be unreliable of course, and in no way connected to the Harry Potter thickness of paper letters being impregnated with cocaine of course :roll:


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