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I Hate Scams

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    I hate any type of scam

    that tricks people into paying the ones pulling it money. I know because I would've been caught by one if it wasn't for remembering hearing about those types of scams. The other day, I had downloaded what I thought was a flash player from Adobe from my cell phone. It had the...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M Aug 27, 2014

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    A Scammer Named Gepetto Jackson.

    Gepetto Jackson has ruined my life and dreams here is how it all happened. He met my mom in florida he lives in orlando. his real name is Andre Vann he will scam people who want to model, act and sing. he claims he is related to Michael jackson he says Jermaine Jackson is his dad...
    ashleyjo1 ashleyjo1 18-21, F 12 Responses Mar 19, 2013

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    Home Depot Scam

    home depot scam A"heads up" for those men (and some women) who may be regular Home Depot customers. Over the last month I became a victim of a clever scam while out shopping. Simply going out to get supplies has turned out to be quite traumatic. Don't be naive enough to think...
    slugbugged slugbugged 26-30, M 9 Responses May 5, 2011

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    I feel so stupid now.

    I got this phone call claiming to be from the IRS. They asked whether I still lived at my previous address. I said I had moved. They said that I had committed a crime by not informing the IRS of the new address. They said that they had mailed me stuff about numerous mistakes in...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 12

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    Diets

      I really get pissed at diet scams. You go to a "legit" site, thinkin you're going to get REAL information..then ...all of a sudden, at the bottom of the screen you've got to send in money to get the "secret info" on the weight loss miracle. Puh-leeze...
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F Mar 14, 2009

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    The Lucrative Bloating Of The American Prison Population Through Excessive Sentences For Minor Offenses

    In an international chat site, I entered a discussion of why the American prison system has so many people locked up per 10,000 population. It turns out that the USA has five times the lock up rate of Communist China. I and the others who were a part of that discussion learned...
    m108rfd m108rfd 51-55, M Sep 16, 2013

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    Luck 64 is a scam. He wants you to think he's

    rich. Come on a rich guy on here. I want put all what wrong so they don't change it they will go to a new name but know it's a scam. They want your phone number. How stupid to give anyone your number. Have you ever heard of stranger danger. How stupid do they think we are.
    jeankachew jeankachew 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    Tripple Ggrr!

    And those who prey on the elderly are the worst!!!! Just try and act human for once and leave ppl alone. Lottery scams, contests, whatever, just get a real job like the rest of us or find yourself a high bridge... don't forget to blow me a kiss on the way down!
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Sep 9, 2008

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    My Email Box

        i hate scams . especially ones that come into my email box . i am thinking of doing a private email  address box thingy .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 4, 2009

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    There's nothing worse

    than a person who exploits another human for their own benefit. Horrible.
    MrSmite MrSmite 26-30, M Feb 8, 2014

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    opg360 opg360 18-21, M May 12, 2014

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    perer as someone with this username ask anybody

    else for money does anybody else know if its a scam
    RealSouthernGentleman RealSouthernGentleman 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just want to give a warning

    as a scam and fake profiles who use pictures and claim it is theirs...and try to rip other people wallet through their fake pictures. I did researched and found this link that shows most of the pictures and profiles and sites that these scams use to fool people through. http...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M Feb 8, 2014

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    Why am I even going to see the snobby ***** tomorrow? He doesn't listen or take me seriously. I can't tell him about wanting a ct scan done or about my other health issues because...
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    By myself mostly more than anyone could hate me for being me
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    I am surprised at the gullibility of everyone posting on this forum. People who love living in Australia, and people who hate living in Australia. Regarding the Australians in...
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    hahaha I got a post removed from here cause I had to many course words so thi is what I said I hate people that have to make fun of people that misspell a word when they know...
    ashes1229 ashes1229 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    UGGGHH! I hate it things we talk about there.... :'(
    savannaD14 savannaD14 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I have naturally occurring "vampire" teeth, meaning my fangs are very long, very pointy, and way too sharp. They just grew in like that, and I always have people asking where I got...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 2 hrs ago

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    Venting: "Would it be okay if I call you? We could hang out some time." Another reason to hate phones! I know I should just say no, but the question always comes across so casual...
    Thisbe Thisbe 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I took up quilting about a year and a half ago and since then, I hate doing anything else at home. I have to force myself to do the dishes and laundry every day, bribe myself by...
    GailC240 GailC240 46-50 1 hr ago

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    I hate how I love you... I hate it how much I trusted you I hate all that is you I hate how easily I came back to you.... I hate you for what you did I hate how much you hurt me...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I hate you I hate you I hate you! I hate what you do to me and all your lies! And I hate your cheating and your sneaking around! I hate how you make me hate myself more than I ever...
    TiredOfBeingHurt TiredOfBeingHurt 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Many people say hate is a strong word, but when I say I hate school, I mean it. I hate it from the bottom of my heart. I hate it to the core. Today was my first day back to school...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I just found out JESUS predestined my friend for HEAVEN and me for hell. What really cuts me is that she thinks JUST LIKE ME I know cause if i put myself in the same life as her...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    I think my mum who doesn't sound like my real mum really hate me ... It is a long story but since I existed I feel rejected by her and the way she talks to me and treat me shows...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F a week ago

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    I think my mum who doesn't sound like my real mum really hate me ... It is a long story but since I existed I feel rejected by her and the way she talks to me and treat me shows...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I think my mum who doesn't sound like my real mum really hate me ... It is a long story but since I existed I feel rejected by her and the way she talks to me and treat me shows...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It's never good to "hate" anything. Especially people. Putting the word "ghetto" before "black people" doesn't justify it as being ok. Hate is hate, and to hate any person that you...
    WrongPage WrongPage 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    I know what that's like. I have a monster for a Mil. She is firstly a catholic fanatic that hates everybody that doesn't fit her ideal Irish Catholic "must think" like she does...
    anonymous1536 anonymous1536 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    In fact I know it is. I have seen love triumph over hate time and time again. The only time we see hate victorious is when those who are present are afraid to operate in love. We...
    stupendusdude stupendusdude 46-50 4 Responses Apr 18

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    I really hate my mom. I hated her and still do hate her for all I remember. I hate how she talks, what she does and so on. I HATE EVERY SINGLE THING ABOUT HER!!! She's so annoying...
    kozeni kozeni 13-15 6 days ago

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    I'll be honest. Death seems appetizing. I just can't cope with the self-hatred anymore. I hate the way I look, I hate the way I am, I hate that everyone hates me, I hate that...
    OtakuAndEmo OtakuAndEmo 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hate my scars, I hate my face, I hate how I drive everyone away, I hate how I'm impossible to love, I hate how I'm going no where, I ******* hate myself and the fact that I can't...
    Mylo248 Mylo248 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    If they watch your every move, they are a fan! its impossible for a hater to hate just another person from the crowd, they always hate on the stand outs. The fearless ones, that...
    RestlessFlame RestlessFlame 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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    He has always hated me and I have talked about that. He has said it to my face in so many words too. Well, he always portends he doesn't hear me if I speak. Yet if my mother says...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I hate my voice. If a toilet could talk, it would be me. I do cuss sometimes, because I was bullied into cussing in second grade. By Junior High School, I cussed more than the kids...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I don't hate being black but I hate what being