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Old 12-13-2011, 07:23 AM
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I have received this a couple of times on this board and started to open it and then realized it was probably a scam and would generate lots of junk mail. I opened one a couple of years ago and it is hard to get rid of all the junk mail they generate. Thanks PatriceJ for the heads up.
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Old 12-13-2011, 09:28 AM
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Thank you for telling us.
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Old 12-13-2011, 10:48 AM
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It is also a part of the Boards ads today! I hate these ads but do know that the Board needs the advertisements to cover the cost of running it. Just yesterday I had Babylon change my front page with theirs. I spent all day tryingto get rid of it. Yes, verytrue these ads can cause a lot of problems for PC users.
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Old 12-13-2011, 11:51 AM
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I received one like this.
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Old 12-13-2011, 03:14 PM
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Thanks Patrice for in info. I have come across these too from time to time.
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Old 12-14-2011, 10:12 AM
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I see that I am today's winner. Thanks for letting us know about this!
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Old 12-14-2011, 02:25 PM
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Thanks,it poped up yesterday when I logged in to QB.I just ignored it.
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Old 12-15-2011, 09:10 AM
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Since I refuse to shop at WalMart, it's not a problem for me ... but then, I expect most ads online to be scammy anyway, and don't open ANYTHING unless I know for sure who sent it. I got 'gifted' once with a virus and that was enough.
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Old 12-17-2011, 05:47 AM
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Thanks for heads up. I have seen these in my private email at times, I always mark them as spam and do not open.
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Old 12-17-2011, 07:15 PM
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I saw that ad too...I didnt open it...but what came to my mind first was that it had to be a scam because WHY???? WOULD it say I Won in MY AREA? What area do they think I live in???? Area of Stupidity?
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