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I'm Amazed People Really Fall For This Stuff!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by paymymortgage4me, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. paymymortgage4me

    paymymortgage4me Junior Member

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    I've never really done any marketing with craigslist, but I see so many of you talking about it so I've spent the past couple of hours randomly replying to ads in the jobs and W4M sections to get an idea of what you guys are doing.

    I've got to tell you, some of the emails I've been getting had me laughing out loud! Some were really, really bad. The person receiving the email would have to be a complete idiot to not smell scam!

    I'm not bashing or anything so don't get me wrong, I know a lot of you guys are making some serious cash, I just thought it was funny. Either people are much stupider than I ever thought they were, or there are some really really bad blackhats, trying to make bank with craigslist.

    But for every bad email I saw, I must've read 3-4 really good ones that I could easily see how they could fool someone who doesn't know about IM.
     
  2. onlinepromoter

    onlinepromoter Junior Member

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    sorry if I sound rude, but whats the point of this post ?

    I feel like you owe me a minute of my life back.
     
  3. Moto801

    Moto801 Senior Member

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    I think one of the problems is that people tend to think that everybody thinks like them... we forget that there are others out there that have a completely different mindset then ourselves.

    Everyone was raised and educated at a different level.
     
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    Alex Brooks BANNED BANNED

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    This was posted in the lounge, there is no need for points here.
     
  5. paymymortgage4me

    paymymortgage4me Junior Member

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    onlinepromoter-sorry if you feel that way. Maybe you should read what The Lounge is for. Here let me help you out...

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    BlackHat Lounge What's been on your mind lately? Maybe you've come across a website that made you laugh. Almost anything goes here!
    So if you don't want to read pointless posts, I suggest going to a different part of the forum. :)

    Moto801-I completely agree. I go through everyday thinking about how I could make money from everything I see. It's just the way I think, so I assume most other people think the same way, even though they don't. Most guys replying to the W4M ads are really thinking about what they can do to get laid, that's it. It's very easy to get blinded by the sometimes very obvious signs of a scam when there's a pu$$y involved!
     
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  7. The Scarlet Pimp

    The Scarlet Pimp Senior Member

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    "Nobody's ever gone broke underestimating the intelligence of the general public." - H.L. Mencken

    "As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it."
    - Dick Cavett
     
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    The Scarlet Pimp Senior Member

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    "There's a sucker born every minute" -- PT Barnum.:cool2:
     
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    Well, I just have to say - if after this many years, the Nigerian scam people are still running pretty much the same scam despite the fact that by now, it would seem like EVERYONE on this planet has already received some version of that email at least 20 times... and yet they continue to send it... somehow they must be making something off that piece of junkmail still....

    I would guess the really bad ones are just working on quantity, if you mail 1 million horney guys, at least 1 will hit. + now you have a huge, verified email list that you can sell ;)
     
  10. excaflowne

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    yeah.. don't laugh at them.. they're our valuable market.. ;)

    but you know what.. when someone sell something to you, they successfully "fool" you at some point into thinking that you're the lucky one.. in fact you're being "ripped off" . coz nobody will sell at zero margins.

    so if you don't wanna be a fool, then sell !! or get a "ripped off" and turn it ten folds.. :D
     
  11. MikeHustle

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    Horny = loss of rational thinking
     
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    You should know how I make my money .

    People are STUPID
     
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    Most people are sheep, Guide them. Convert them.
     
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    lol
     
  15. Lawlerskates

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    A lot of people just really suck at this Blackhat thing. And what's fucking ridiculous is people fall for it. It could be possible that the Blackhatters are too lazy to go through the proper channels. Anyways, an example:

    I get invited to a Facebook group with 29,000 members called "Join and get a free Dell Laptop!". The runner of this group looks like a 19 year old girl, and the instructions are riddled with spelling errors. If you go to the link, it takes you to some Russian blog that has a few basic boxes that simply say "Address" "Why do you deserve this laptop" "State" "Country". The submit box is in Russian.

    I haven't even gotten to the fatal errors yet. It uses CPA Lead and the instructions are "You have to complete one of these to confirm that you are not a robot.
    (Robots attempt to enter the same competion many times so they have an unfair chance of winning).". Competion, hm? The only survey he has for choice is the "Take the IQ Challenge". On this survey is says multiple times "Once you've entered your PIN you will be charged a monthly $10 fee".


    If I had 5 hours of free time with absolutely nothing else to do, I could easily steal this idea and make it 50x better. Too bad I'm too lazy. :(
     
  16. Stonez

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    I agree with you fully that some of the people ewhoring are extremely lazy. But look at it as a opportunity. Take some of their ideas and make it better to monetize off of it like Lawlerskates mentioned.
     
  17. keverone

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    One could look at it this was as well;

    The more people that are using idiot marketing, or lazy or bad spelling what have you, the more people get use to seeing that right? so that is what the general preconceived mindset of the public will become, in regards to "what they think it should look like"
    The along comes a spider.. us.. and running a great BH method, doesn't look fake like the rest, even though it defies common sense, the want , or the motive behind the reason some one looked at the offer in the first place seems to take over when it doesn't look as bad as what the bad black hatters ads that are more commonly encountered.. and then ChA CHING!!!!
     
  18. robertodelgato

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    You are being too kind. People are way beyond stupid.

    I can prove it in 5 words...

    Nigerian

    Money

    Scams

    STILL

    WORK! :eek:

    Stupid, gullible, naive, inexperienced, uneducated, uncaring, unloved, unwashed, entitled, enraged, and illiterate would JUST ABOUT start to cover it.

     
  19. onlinepromoter

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    Well i appologize for my comment in the beginning, but a damn good conversation started over it.

    Thanks for the ideas :)
     
  20. Moto801

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