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Bill Lambeer 09-03-02 06:17 PM

6.00 to 6,000 in weeks!!!

If you fell for the DON LAPRE/CARLTON SHEETS SCHEMES. You're not the only one!Although these programs do have some valuable info, they don't tell you anything that you can't find at your local library. Just look up "mail order" or "Money Making Opportunities"! Yeah Don Lapre is rich but his wealth comes from selling us his program for $39.99.


A little while back, while browsing through newsgroups, I came across an article similar to this that said you could make thousands of dollars WITHIN WEEKS with only an initial investment of $6.00! I thought "Yeah right, this must be a scam", but like most of us, I was curious, anyway, it said that you send $1.00 to each of the 6 names and address stated in the article, then place your own name and address in the bottom of the list at #6, and post the article in at least 200 newsgroups.
No catch, that was it. So after thinking it over, I thought about trying it. I figured: "what have I got to lose except 6 stamps and $6.00, right?" Then I invested the measly $6.00. Well GUESS WHAT!?... within 7 days, I started getting money in the mail! I was shocked! I figured it would end soon, but the money just kept coming in. In my first week, I made about $25.00. By the end of the second week I had made a total of over $1,100.00! In the third week I had over $8,750.00 and it's still growing.
This is now my fourth week and I have made a total of just over $17,000.00 and it's still coming in rapidly. Let me tell you how it works, also, make sure you print a copy of this article NOW, so you can get the information off of it as you need it.

Suggestion: (print it out or download it.) Follow the simple directions and watch the money come in!
It's legal. and, your investment is only $6.00 (Plus postage on only 6 time repeat mailing)
IMPORTANT: This is not a rip-off; it is not indecent; No Misleading promises
or claims; it is not illegal; and it is 99% no risk - it really works!
If all of the following instructions are adhered to, you will receive extraordinary dividends.

JUST KEEP READING!!! PLEASE NOTE: Please follow these directions EXACTLY, and $50,000
or more can be yours in 20 to 60 days. This program remains successful because of the honesty and integrity of the participants. Please continue its success by carefully adhering to the instructions.
You will now become part of the Mail Order business. In this business your product is not solid and tangible, it's a service. You are in the business of developing Mailing Lists. Many large corporations are happy to pay big bucks for quality lists. However, the money made from the mailing lists is secondary to the income which is made from people like you and me asking to be included in that list.
Here are the 4 easy steps to success:
STEP 1: Get 6 separate pieces of paper and write the following on each piece of paper "PLEASE PUT ME ON YOUR MAILING LIST." Now get 6 US $1.00 bills and place ONE inside EACH of the 6 pieces of paper so the bill will not be seen through the envelope (to prevent thievery). Next, place one paper in each of the 6 envelopes and seal them. You should now have 6 sealed envelopes, each with a piece of paper stating the above phrase, your name and address, and a $1.00 bill. What you are doing is creating a service. THIS IS ABSOLUTELY LEGAL! You are requesting a legitimate service and you are paying for it! Like most of us I was a little skeptical and a little worried about the legal aspects of it all.
So I checked it out with the U.S. Post Office (1-800-725-2161) and they confirmed that it is indeed legal.
Mail the 6 envelopes to the following addresses:

#1) Daniel Patrick
1865 Pine Creek CT.
Pickering, Ontario L1V 3R4
#2) Stacy Cowan
567 Soco Road
Maggie Valley, NC 28751
#3) Heather Doll
4328 - 75 St. N.W.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
#4) John Eyler
1276 Topeka Dr.
Saginaw, Tx. 76131
P.O.Box 800745
Aventura, FL.33280
#6)L. Polanco
Villa Humacao
St13 e-9
Humacao, PR, 00791

STEP 2: Now take the #1 name off the list that you see above, move the other names up (6 becomes 5, an
5 becomes 4, etc...) and add YOUR Name as number 6 on the list.
STEP 3: Change anything you need to, but try to keep this article as close to original as possible.
Now, post your amended article to at least 200 newsgroups. (I think there are close to 24,000 groups) All you need is 200, but remember, the more you post, the more money you make! You won't get very much unless you post like crazy. :)
This is perfectly legal! If you have any doubts, refer to Title 18 Sec. 1302 & 1341 of the Postal lottery laws.
Remember, you can use it again, and again.
PLEASE REMEMBER that this program remains successful because of the honesty and integrity of the participants and by their carefully adhering to the directions. Look at it this way. If you are of integrity, the program will continue and the money that so many others have received will come your way.
NOTE: You may want to retain every name and address sent to you, either on a computer or hard copy and keep the notes people send you. This VERIFIES that you are truly providing a service. (Also, it might be a good idea to wrap the $1 bill in dark paper to reduce the risk of mail theft.) So, as each post is downloaded and the directions carefully followed, six members will be reimbursed for their participation as a List Developer with one dollar each. Your name will move up the list geometrically so that when your name reaches the #1 position you will be receiving thousands of dollars in CASH!!!
What an opportunity for only $6.00 ($1.00 for each of the first six people listed above) Send it now,
add your own name to the list and you're in business!
Step 1) You do not need to re-type this entire letter to do your own posting. Simply put your cursor at the beginning of this letter and drag your cursor to the bottom of this document, and select 'copy' from the edit menu. This will copy the entire letter into the computer's memory.
Step 2) Open a blank 'notepad' file and place your cursor at the top of the blank page. From the 'edit' menu select 'paste'. This will paste a copy of the letter into notepad so that you can add your name to the list.

Step 3) Save your new notepad file as a .txt file. If you want to do your postings in different settings, you'll always have this file to go back to.
Step 4) Use Netscape or Internet explorer and try searching for various newsgroups (on-line forums, message boards, chat sites, discussions.)
Step 5) Visit these message boards and post this article as a new message by highlighting the text of this letter and selecting paste from the edit menu. Fill in the Subject, this will be
the header that everyone sees as they scroll through the list of postings in a particular group, click the post message button. You're done with your first one! Congratulations...THAT'S IT! All you have to do is jump to different newsgroups and post away, after you get the hang of it, it will take about 30 seconds for each newsgroup! **REMEMBER, THE MORE NEWSGROUPS YOU POST IN, THE MORE MONEY YOU WILL MAKE! BUT YOU HAVE TO POST A MINIMUM OF 200** That's it! You will begin receiving money from around the world within days! You may eventually want to rent a P.O.Box due to the large amount of mail you will receive. If you wish to stay anonymous, you can invent a name to use, as long as the postman will deliver it. **JUST MAKE SURE ALL THE ADDRESSES ARE CORRECT.**
HERE'S HOW $6.00 DOLLARS TURNS INTO THOUSANDS!! Out of 200 postings, say I receive only 5 replies (a very low example). So then I made $5.00 with my name at #6 on the
letter. Now, each of the 5 persons who just sent me $1.00 make the MINIMUM 200 postings, each with my name at #5 and only 5 persons respond to each of the original 5, that is another $25.00 for me, now those 25 each make 200 MINIMUM posts with my name at #4 and only 5 replies each, I will bring in an additional $125.00!Now, those 125 persons turn around and post the MINIMUM 200 with my name at #3 and only receive 5 replies each, I will make an additional $625.00! OK, now here is the fun part, each of those 625 persons post a MINIMUM 200 letters with my name at #2 and they each only receive 5 replies, that just made me $3,125.00!!! Those 3,125 persons will all deliver this message to 200 newsgroups with my name at #1 and if still 5 persons per 200 newsgroups react I will receive $15,625,00! With an original investment of only $6.00! AMAZING! When your name is no longer on the list, you just take the latest posting in the newsgroups, and send out another $6.00 to names on the list, putting your name at number 6 again. And start posting again. The thing to remember is: do you realize that thousands of people all over the world are joining the internet and reading these articles everyday?, JUST LIKE YOU are now!! So, can you afford $6.00 and see if it really works?? I think so... People have said, "what if the plan is played out and no one sends you the money? So what! What are the chances of that happening when there are tons of new honest users and new honest people who are joining the internet and newsgroups everyday and are willing to give it a try? Estimates are at 20,000 to 50,000 new users, every day, with thousands of those joining the actual internet. Remember, play FAIRLY and HONESTLY and this will really work.

Joe Gardner 09-03-02 06:22 PM

Banned, keeping this post for future reference :) (

Joe Gardner 09-03-02 06:27 PM

A chain letter is a "get rich quick" scheme that promises that your mail box will soon be stuffed full of cash if you decide to participate. You're told you can make thousands of dollars every month if you follow the detailed instructions in the letter.

A typical chain letter includes names and addresses of several individuals whom you may or may not know. You are instructed to send a certain amount of money--usually $5--to the person at the top of the list, and then eliminate that name and add yours to the bottom. You are then instructed to mail copies of the letter to a few more individuals who will hopefully repeat the entire process. The letter promises that if they follow the same procedure, your name will gradually move to the top of the list and you'll receive money -- lots of it.

There's at least one problem with chain letters. They're illegal if they request money or other items of value and promise a substantial return to the participants. Chain letters are a form of gambling, and sending them through the mail (or delivering them in person or by computer, but mailing money to participate) violates Title 18, United States Code, Section 1302, the Postal Lottery Statute. (Chain letters that ask for items of minor value, like picture postcards or recipes, may be mailed, since such items are not things of value within the meaning of the law.)

Recently, high-tech chain letters have begun surfacing. They may be disseminated over the Internet, or may require the copying and mailing of computer disks rather than paper. Regardless of what technology is used to advance the scheme, if the mail is used at any step along the way, it is still illegal.

The main thing to remember is that a chain letter is simply a bad investment. You certainly won't get rich. You will receive little or no money. The few dollars you may get will probably not be as much as you spend making and mailing copies of the chain letter.

Chain letters don't work because the promise that all participants in a chain letter will be winners is mathematically impossible. Also, many people participate, but do not send money to the person at the top of the list. Some others create a chain letter that lists their name numerous times--in various forms with different addressee. So, in reality, all the money in a chain is going to one person.

Do not be fooled if the chain letter is used to sell inexpensive reports on credit, mail order sales, mailing lists, or other topics. The primary purpose is to take your money, not to sell information. "Selling" a product does not ensure legality. Be doubly suspicious if there's a claim that the U.S. Postal Service or U.S. Postal Inspection Service has declared the letter legal. This is said only to mislead you. Neither the Postal Service nor Postal Inspectors give prior approval to any chain letter.

Participating in a chain letter is a losing proposition. Turn over any chain letter you receive that asks for money or other items of value to your local postmaster or nearest Postal Inspector. Write on the mailing envelope of the letter or in a separate transmittal letter, "I received this in the mail and believe it may be illegal."

John E 09-03-02 07:02 PM

I make my money the old-fashioned way ... I earn it.

Pete Clark 09-03-02 07:10 PM


Originally posted by Bill Lambeer

I'm ready to get down to business. Bottom line: I'm tired of working 9 to 5, never getting rich. So---


Send me a check, NOW! I'm ready! Don't wait for me to sign up, just START THOSE CHECKS COMING!!! Give me some of that FREE MONEY before I PEE MY PANTS!


Joe Gardner 09-03-02 07:12 PM

So his IP and address (#6 above) place him in Puerto Rico, will the USPS go after this guy if i print the thread and turn it in? I really want to find out, i'll let you guys know tomarro :)

Pete Clark 09-03-02 07:13 PM


Originally posted by Bill Lambeer
Now get 6 US $1.00 bills and place ONE inside EACH of the 6 pieces of paper so the bill will not be seen through the envelope (to prevent thievery).

(You don't think there may be THIEVES, do you?)

I trust my fellow man!

threadend 09-03-02 07:30 PM

What's an economic RESOLUTION, is it anything like a New Years Resolution? If that's the case count me out, never have had much faith in resolutions. :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

catfish 09-03-02 07:53 PM

this is a very old scam now set to the internet to find new players sad part is they allways find people to jump in blindly joe let us know what you find out

Pete Clark 09-03-02 08:05 PM

I say Bill Lambeer is patriotic! He's trying to stimulate our economy and make everyone rich!

Why not? Why shouldn't everyone be rich???


Cadd 09-03-02 08:36 PM

Hello! We're living in the new millennium. I think this trick would have worked if we were still living in the 20's or 30's where communication / public awareness didn't play a big role as it does today (i'm just assuming).

But I think 99/100 people would not fall for this scam.

Louis 09-03-02 09:14 PM


Originally posted by Pete Clark


I'm ready to get down to business. Bottom line: I'm tired of working 9 to 5, never getting rich. So---


Send me a check, NOW! I'm ready! Don't wait for me to sign up, just START THOSE CHECKS COMING!!! Give me some of that FREE MONEY before I PEE MY PANTS!



L41 09-03-02 09:23 PM

What a total loser. The guy can't even write a proper chain letter.

Where are the dire threats of freak deaths and sudden misfortunes that befall the people that "break the chain"?:D

goodcatjack 09-03-02 10:12 PM

I feel dirty looking at that thing.

think I'll go put on some nice music and, I dunno, clean my bike a little or something ...


UncaStuart 09-03-02 10:31 PM


Originally posted by L41
What a total loser. The guy can't even write a proper chain letter.

Where are the dire threats of freak deaths and sudden misfortunes that befall the people that "break the chain"?:D
My thoughts exactly. How can I get in the right frame of mind to make boatloads of money if I don't have the spectre of death hovering over my shoulder?

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