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Old 10-26-02, 09:00 PM
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Is this spam from board members?

Not trying to step on anyone's toes so if this is legit I'm sorry. I just received this e-mail and note the To: field isn't even my address so I don't know how I got it.

Columbia House - DVDTalk Referal
Sat, 26 Oct 2002 20:53:31 -0400
"DVD Maniac" <[email protected]>
<[email protected]>

Hello, i see that you just signed up for columbia house, would you mind
doing a deal with me. If you send me your address and name I can say I
refered you and in return I will send you my name and address and then we
can submit them to columbia house and each get 2 free dvds plus S+H for
refering someone. It works I have done it a few times before, you just do
the following:

send an email to: [email protected]

with my name and addres and say you refered me and would like 2 dvds for
free for the "Refer a Friend deal". And list the dvd's you want in the
email, I have gotten 12 free dvds so far, Lemme know.


I don't know how they got my e-mail address because I get ZERO spam. This is the first solicited e-mail I've ever gotten so do you guys think this is legit?

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Old 10-26-02, 11:18 PM
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please forward the email to me with full headders. I'll track down who sent it if they're a member they'll be banned
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Old 10-26-02, 11:21 PM
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got it...e-mail a coming
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Old 10-27-02, 07:30 PM
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please read:

I CC'ed it to Geoff
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Got the same [email protected]
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