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Strangest response to a CL ad I have ever received

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by hdracer, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. hdracer

    hdracer Supporting Member

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    So, I have a couple of basses listed on CL. I have bought and sold a lot of things on CL over the years and have received a lot of off the wall responses and thought I had read every scam out there.

    I do not know what to think of the one I received this morning.

    Here is the e mail

    Okay, nothing to weird there.
    But then I noticed that there was two photos attached so I opened them.

    What am I missing here? I don't see a scam unless she want to trade favors for the bass.

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  2. Kmonk

    Kmonk

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    Not uncommon at all. I have received several responses such as this and have friends who have received them as well. Its a scam to get your information. Sometimes they use the info to try to steal your identity. Some use it to start communicating with you over the internet and when they feel that they have earned your trust, they ask you to start sending them money. Other scammers use this method to get you to go to a porn site.
  3. Leo Smith

    Leo Smith Supporting Member

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    A trade might be ok, but make sure there is some cash going to you as well.
  4. two fingers

    two fingers Loud Mouth Know It All Blowhard Gold Supporting Member

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    Tell her you need more detailed pics before you can be sure you're getting a good deal.
  5. dukeisdog

    dukeisdog Supporting Member

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    End of thread lol
  6. hdracer

    hdracer Supporting Member

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    Anybody notice the similarity of the girl and Chuck Norriss's girlfriend?????
  7. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME! Supporting Member

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    Where did you see Chuck Norriss's girlfriend?
    I get responses like this from time to time... always the same pictures but different names & email addys.
  8. hdracer

    hdracer Supporting Member

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    She's in his avatar and he has used her to sell basses.
  9. paparoof

    paparoof Supporting Member

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    LOL!

    Rule #1 - if they say it's not a scam, it is.

    But thanks for posting the pictures anyway!
  10. goldenglory18

    goldenglory18 Supporting Member

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    MOAR!!!!!
  11. hrodbert696

    hrodbert696 Supporting Member

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    :ninja: Maybe this thread is a scam...
  12. wcnewby

    wcnewby Supporting Member

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    Nobody ever offers to buy my gear with "favors" *** Maybe I should get a tatoo.

    On a side note, she looks really young to have such lumpy legs. I do really like her shirt though. I would let her scam me a little.
  13. StayinTime

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    I get the same things from the same girl or scammer or whatever it is.
  14. hdracer

    hdracer Supporting Member

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    But what is the scam?
  15. joebar

    joebar Supporting Member

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    if those are lumpy legs then i give up.:help:
  16. mattbass6945

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    danm, why can't i get this response? i always get the generic "do you still have the item for sale?" (scam) what item?!?!? if you can't tell me, you don't want it that bad!!!
  17. BawanaRik

    BawanaRik Supporting Member

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    You know I just might have an extra bass laying around.
  18. hdracer

    hdracer Supporting Member

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    The funny thing is she replied to my MTD CRB5 that I have listed fairly cheap.

    If it was a scam I would think they would try for the Spector I have listed.

    Must be a 5 string girl.
  19. musicman666

    musicman666 Supporting Member

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    THAT'S MY DAUGHTER!! SHE'S ONLY 16!!
  20. eyeballkid

    eyeballkid Supporting Member

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    I got the same response from a listing for a 1940s 2N tractor and brushhog.. except "she" said she was "very intriqued" by me and wanted to get coffee. guess she has a thing for guys with tractors.

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