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    Scammers

    So yesterday arvo I was having a nanna nap (was slightly hung over ) , the phone rings & the littlest answered it gives it to me & some Punjabi or Mexican lady though for some reason all I could think off was maybe its kim jong,s mates after $ for some bombs , anyway she,s telling me when I start the computer up it comes through showing some virus in the software & they need to remove it as they where Microsoft Tech,s she was asking what key was beside the control key giving me these long elaborate numbers that only technicians have, the whole 9 yards all the while I wasn't having a bar of it & told her that as my anger was building & hung up also turned off the computer ...20 seconds latter she rings back asking why I hung up !!! then hands me over to another punjabbey bloke naturally I told him where to go & hung up they didn't ring back but when the misses got home I told her about it & she said about a month ago someone rung telling her he was in wellington & she had won some $ asking for a bank account to put it in ...anyway just thought id mention that as to some they could seem convincing & we don't want lil kimmy getting anymore bombs do we

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    Yip the microsoft scams been going a while now
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    Id never heard of it or ever had someone ring like that , guess the more people no about it the better , seemly its unwise to mess with them to much & just hang up I made the mistake a few years ago engaging with someone via e mail in my spam box was very entertaining but before he buggered of he must have somehow messed with my computer it was really really slow for a week or two after haha

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    My father on law got a call saying there was an issue with his computer and he needed to do all these things to fix it.
    Problem was he doesn't have a computer and even if he did, he wouldn't know how to turn it on.

    Yesterday I got a call about the same thing and just hung up. Time before that they said that there was issues with my Windows program, I ruined their day by saying I had a Mac. After they stumbled for a bit, I just hung up laughing at them
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    Probably the biggest "greatest" Scam of all - is the international Media - trying (and succeeding with 90% of populace) that Kim Young F~~ckhead has the capability of launching N Weapons
    Always remember the old cliché “cui bono”

    That "fix your Putor" scam being going for 3-4 years for memory.
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    Well you lot have it easy. When they call me I have to try and establish which, of the many computers I have, has the problem. And they don't like it when I tell them the unique 'key' from my computer is the same for all versions of windows.

    I do like to have fun with them still, and see how long I can keep them talking. Only right since they're paying for the call.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boaraxa View Post
    So yesterday arvo I was having a nanna nap (was slightly hung over ) , the phone rings & the littlest answered it gives it to me & some Punjabi or Mexican lady though for some reason all I could think off was maybe its kim jong,s mates after $ for some bombs , anyway she,s telling me when I start the computer up it comes through showing some virus in the software & they need to remove it as they where Microsoft Tech,s she was asking what key was beside the control key giving me these long elaborate numbers that only technicians have, the whole 9 yards all the while I wasn't having a bar of it & told her that as my anger was building & hung up also turned off the computer ...20 seconds latter she rings back asking why I hung up !!! then hands me over to another punjabbey bloke naturally I told him where to go & hung up they didn't ring back but when the misses got home I told her about it & she said about a month ago someone rung telling her he was in wellington & she had won some $ asking for a bank account to put it in ...anyway just thought id mention that as to some they could seem convincing & we don't want lil kimmy getting anymore bombs do we
    yep sick of this shit seems to happen to often so now i blast the fuck out of them with a whistle
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    I'd be fucking useless on a call like that. I can't for the life of me understand Indians when they are talking to me standing eyeball to eyeball let alone on the bloody phone.
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    ok years back when i was working for a company in chch and we got phoned by one of those business "gurus" who claim to make your staff more productive etc. he just rang back constantly and in the end we got his details inc his fax number.
    enter my nasty devious mind: i got 4 sheets of A4 paper and wrote "stop wasting our fucking time" on it, and faxed it to him, as the end of the paper came out of the fax i taped it back to the beginning forming a loop. that machine transmitted for ages and he rang back up totally pissd off, we never heard a word from the idiot after that
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rushy View Post
    I'd be fucking useless on a call like that. I can't for the life of me understand Indians when they are talking to me standing eyeball to eyeball let alone on the bloody phone.
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    Got that call a month or so back. Asked how they got my number and they hung up on me?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarvo View Post
    Probably the biggest "greatest" Scam of all - is the international Media - trying (and succeeding with 90% of populace) that Kim Young F~~ckhead has the capability of launching N Weapons
    Always remember the old cliché “cui bono”

    That "fix your Putor" scam being going for 3-4 years for memory.
    Biggest scam is Fakebook!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikee View Post
    Biggest scam is Fakebook!!
    Never used it (presuming you mean Facebook)

    Mind you - FaceBook is not compulsary watching/listening like "the News" that stuff us full of BS and propaganda
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    I get it if I look at to many porn sights its bloody annoying
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    Quote Originally Posted by gadgetman View Post
    Well you lot have it easy. When they call me I have to try and establish which, of the many computers I have, has the problem. And they don't like it when I tell them the unique 'key' from my computer is the same for all versions of windows.

    I do like to have fun with them still, and see how long I can keep them talking. Only right since they're paying for the call.
    I try and drag them out if I have the time. Iv got the strong impression from a couple that they genuinely didn't know it was a scam which is possible if they were desperate for work and fed the right BS. Haven't had a call since we went off grid and dropped the landline as well.
    I did get a text the other day saying they had a business I would be interested in and they got my number from the yellow pages.Had a link to go to. Im not in any page of any colour so im guessing it was a scam
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