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Topic: NO JOKE, important to read ladies...

Forum: Humor and Games — Breast cancer is no laughing matter, but sometimes a good joke or a game is the best medicine.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2006 05:47AM

Anonymous wrote:

Better safe than sorry, Ladies !!!
>
> >This is something that happened to us on the way back from vacation
> >last spring. I didn't think much of it until now. The reason we were a
> >little suspicious is we had been riding in a jeep all day with 100
> >degrees temps and we stopped at a truck stop for something to drink.
> >
> >When I was leaving, a young girl followed me out and asked what kind of
>
> >cologne I was wearing. Well, after 7 hours in the car sweating, I don't
>
> >think you could tell I was or was not wearing any cologne. We just got
> >in the jeep and said no thanks.
> >
> >Then it was about 3 weeks ago, I was at a service station in Birmingham
>
> >getting gas. It was about 9:30 pm. I was approached by 2 men and 2
> women
> >in a car. The man that was driving asked me 'What kind of perfume do
> you
> >wear?' I was a bit confused and I asked him 'Why?' He said, 'We are
> >selling some name brand perfumes, at cheap prices.' I said I had no
> >money.
> >
> >He then reached out of the car and handed me paper that was laminated;
> >it had many perfumes on it. I looked quickly at it and gave it back. I
> >said, I have no money. He said it is OK, we take check, cash,or credit
> >cards. Then the people in the car began to laugh.
> >
> >I just got in my car and said no thanks.
> >Then I received this e-mail yesterday and it sent chills up my spine.
> >Please read this. It is no joke. Here is the e-mail I was sent-
> >
> >Dear Friends:
> >I know not all of you are women that I am sending this to, but am
> >hoping you will share this with your wives, daughters, mothers,
> sisters,
> >etc. Our world seems to be getting crazier by the day. Pipe bombs in
> >mailbox es and sickos in parking lots with perfume. Be careful. I was
> >approached yesterday afternoon around 5:30 PM in the Walmart parking
> lot
> >by two males asking what kind of perfume I was wearing.
> >Then they asked if I'd like to sample some fabulous scent they were
> >willing to sell me at a very reasonable rate. I probably would have
> >agreed had I not received an e-mail warning of a "Wanna smell this neat
>
> >perfume?" scam.
> >
> >The men continued to stand between parked cars, I guess to wait for
> >someone else to hit on. I stopped a lady going towards them, pointing
> at
> >them and told her about how I was sent an e-mail at work about someone
> >walking up to you at the malls or in parking lots and asking you to
> >SNIFF PERFUME that they are selling at a cheap price.
> >
> >THIS IS NOT PERFUME...IT IS ETHER!
> >
> >When you sniff it, you'll pass out.They'll take your wallet, your
> >valuables and heaven knows what else.
> >
> >
> >If it were not for this e-mail, I probably would have sniffed the
> >'perfume' but thanks to the generosity of an e-mailing friend, I was
> >spared whatever might have happened to me. I wanted to do the same for
> >you.
> >
> >PLEASE PASS THIS ALONG TO ALL YOUR WOMEN FRIENDS AND PLEASE BE ALERT
> >AND BE AWARE. IF YOU AREA MAN AND RECEIVE THIS, PASS IT ON TO YOUR
> WOMEN
> >FRIENDS.
> >
> >Ladies, this happened to me yesterday and I didn't smell the perfume
> >either, thanks to this email. This is true. Believe me, I know. I was
> >over by Big Lots in the parking lot at lunch time when I was
> approached.
> >So either day or night, it does not matter. There were 3 guys together
> >when I was approached. I called the police when I got back to my desk.
> >Like the email says above, LET EVERYONE KNOW ABOUT THIS - YOUR FRIENDS,
>
> >FAMILY, CO-WORKERS, whomever. It helped me. The first thing that popped
>
> >into my head was this e-mail warning. Log in to post a reply

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Apr 5, 2006 06:42AM teresa817 wrote:

Thanks for trying to protect us Ter but this e-mail is a hoax. Did this really happen to you?

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Apr 5, 2006 11:03PM Sphynx wrote:

It's a hoax....

http://www.snopes.com/crime/warnings/perfume.asp

Whenever in doubt, check snopes.com for all the urban legends.
Dx 2/28/2003, Stage II, Grade 3, 1/3 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2-
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Apr 10, 2006 11:40AM rhymeee wrote:

some people have a sick sense of humor sending false emails.

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Apr 12, 2006 03:11AM Roxwooood wrote:

Sphynx, thanks so much for this link. It sickens me how people will try to pull such crap! I love having this reference to cut thru the bullsh*t!

Rachel

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