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Old 08-23-09, 05:50 PM   #1
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I have great news regarding chain emails...

This may come as a complete shock to many, but, contrary to popular belief, chain emails almost never contain reliable information! I know---shocking! For example, there is a chain email going around claiming that within a few years Europe and possibly even North America will be mostly populated by Muslims, due to their astounding birth rate of 8.1! Well, not quite...

http://www.snopes.com/politics/relig...mographics.asp

Another example: An email circulating showing photographic evidence that a Smart Car isn't so "smart" after all! OMG LOL!

http://www.snopes.com/photos/acciden...s/smallcar.jpg

Lo and Behold, it's not a Smart Car at all, but an SUV! Who would have thought an email would make a false claim?

http://www.snopes.com/photos/accident/smallcar.asp

And of course, I must mention this beautiful piece of work, where a young Christian Einstein humiliates his arrogant atheist professor. Amazingly, this picture perfect story is not true, believe it or not!

http://www.snopes.com/religion/einstein.asp

And so on and so forth. What I'm getting at is, if you receive a chain email like these, please do yourself a favor and investigate it yourself.
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Old 08-23-09, 06:15 PM   #2
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I'm a chain breaker. Any and all chain mails go straight to the trash.
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Old 08-23-09, 06:19 PM   #3
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I'd be skeptical before opening .ASP pages...
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...Now forward this thread to ten people, or your dog will die.
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My mom sends me emails about Obama being a secret Muslim who was born in Kenya. Do you have any proof to debunk that?
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My mom sends me emails about Obama being a secret Muslim who was born in Kenya. Do you have any proof to debunk that?
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...Now forward this thread to ten people, or your dog will die.
My dog is ten.

How many years does she have left?

Is that dog years or human years?
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Old 08-23-09, 11:47 PM   #8
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My dog is ten.

How many years does she have left?

Is that dog years or human years?
Orly mine too. Dog years don't exsist. Hopefully mine has 6 years to go.
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This may come as a complete shock to many, but, contrary to popular belief, chain emails almost never contain reliable information! I know---shocking! For example, there is a chain email going around claiming that within a few years Europe and possibly even North America will be mostly populated by Muslims, due to their astounding birth rate of 8.1! Well, not quite...

http://www.snopes.com/politics/relig...mographics.asp

Another example: An email circulating showing photographic evidence that a Smart Car isn't so "smart" after all! OMG LOL!

http://www.snopes.com/photos/acciden...s/smallcar.jpg

Lo and Behold, it's not a Smart Car at all, but an SUV! Who would have thought an email would make a false claim?

http://www.snopes.com/photos/accident/smallcar.asp

And of course, I must mention this beautiful piece of work, where a young Christian Einstein humiliates his arrogant atheist professor. Amazingly, this picture perfect story is not true, believe it or not!

http://www.snopes.com/religion/einstein.asp

And so on and so forth. What I'm getting at is, if you receive a chain email like these, please do yourself a favor and investigate it yourself.
Oh, crap...I meant to hit FWD, not Reply.
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I save all my chain emails and some day, I am going to make a full suit of chain email armor out of it. Then I shall truly be invincible, but unable to move forward.
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hehe - that's not how I under stand that thing.
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Spam is supposed to go good with eggs..........
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chain emails?
Is that like the internet version of chainmail?

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MV, please report to post 12 in this thread for redundancy training class
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MV, please report to post 12 in this thread for redundancy training class
like I bother to read all your posts.
And its monday...if you want me to read or understand your post, pictures are helpful.
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like I bother to read all your posts.
And its monday...if you want me to read or understand your post, pictures are helpful.
ban the blasphemer.
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Is that a European ban or an African ban?
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how do you know so much about bans?
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I didn't vote for him.
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