Now, anything mass-forwarded, or anything that contains 500 exclamation marks in the title, is always junk - however the word Microsoft caught my eye . . .
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2005 5:03 AM
Subject: FW: PLEASE READ ASAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
9:00 o'clock news the other night so I'm assuming it works
THIS TOOK TWO PAGES OF THE TUESDAY USA TODAY - IT IS FOR REAL
Subject: PLEEEEEEASE READ!!!! it was on the news!
This thing is for real. Rest assured AOL and Intel will follow through
with their promises for fear of facing a multimillion-dollar class action
suit similar to the one filed by PepsiCo against General Electric not too long ago.
Dear Friends; Please do not take this for a junk letter. Bill Gates
sharing his fortune. If you ignore this, You will repent later.
Microsoft and AOL are now the largest Internet companies and in an effort to make sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely used program, Microsoft and AOL are running an e-mail beta test.
When you forward this e-mail to friends, Microsoft can and will track
it (If you are a Microsoft Windows user) for a two weeks time period.
For every person that you forward this e-mail to, Microsoft will pay
you $245.00 For every person that you sent it to that forwards it on, Microsoft will pay you $243.00 and for every third person that receives it, You will be paid $241.00. Within two weeks, Microsoft will contact you for your address and then send you a check.
Regards. Charles S Bailey General Manager Field Operations
1-800-842-2332 Ext. 1085 or 904-1085 or RNX
I thought this was a scam myself, But two weeks after receiving this
e-mail and forwarding it on. Microsoft contacted me for my address and within days, I receive a check for $24,800.00. You need to respond before the beta testing is over. If anyone can afford this, Bill gates is the man.
It's all marketing expense to him. Please forward this to as many
people as possible. You are bound to get at least $10,000.00. We're not going to help them out with their e-mail beta test without getting a little something for our time. My brother's girlfriend got in on this a few months ago. When I went to visit him for the Baylor/UT game. She showed me her check. It was for the sum of $4,324.44 and was stamped "Paid in full"
Like I said before, I know the law, and this is for real.
Intel and AOL are now discussing a merger which would make them the largest Internet company and in an effort make sure that AOL remains the most widely used program, Intel and AOL are running an e-mail beta test.
When you forward this e-mail to friends, Intel can and will track it
(if you are a Microsoft Windows user) for a two week time period.
Try it; What have you got to lose
Edited for readability, and to higlight the stupid parts
MS, IE and chain letters
With all the [email protected] that comes through the email system, do I really have to see this stuff posted on the forum as well?
TPH - why is it here?
MS, IE and chain letters
I just thought it would be interesting to see. It's trying to get people to use IE, and then repeats it's contents, swithing IE and MS to Intel :roll:
You don't like it, I'll gladly remove it