[imc-scotland-discussion] free stuff on freecycleedinburgh pos hoax
planet-mail at pop3.poptel.org.uk
Fri May 13 10:37:21 PDT 2005
fyi from the FreecycleEdinburgh list
looks like it was a spam thing to harvest email addresses
will advise if anything comes of it
<http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FreecycleEdinburgh/post?postID=NZLGQWL-iXBOM0bRhOGf1BEKOx2W6Z5CxmuiQsSzYhuRz3mGHANgPKkPI3i6WplNca7RnqiL7kKDUUNqLGLDIeMCFR5I1rRRz5qsew>FreecycleEdinburgh at yahoogroups.com
Sent: Wednesday, May 11, 2005 6:05 PM
Subject: Re: [FreecycleEdinburgh] Re: offer: Misc items
Yes, it looks like a spam scam to me too. Just to check, I did what was
using an even less used email account than this one, and lo and behold no
response after an hour or so, so not that automatic a responder.
Would advise others to leave alone.
>Hmm, I wouldn't respond to this. It looks like it may be an email
>harvesting scam by spammers. See:
>Where the same email address is used to try and get responses in a
>Apologies to the poster if this is not the case.
<http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FreecycleEdinburgh/post?postID=NZLGQWL-iXBOM0bRhOGf1BEKOx2W6Z5CxmuiQsSzYhuRz3mGHANgPKkPI3i6WplNca7RnqiL7kKDUUNqLGLDIeMCFR5I1rRRz5qsew>FreecycleEdinburgh at yahoogroups.com,
><viviannebo at y...> wrote:
>>a local company i know is winding up, and after doing they thing, i
>>managed to convince them to let me give out they various goods on
>>freecycle, cos they had nothing else to do with them
At 15:21 13/05/2005, hoola hoop wrote:
> From: william Allan <w_t_allan at yahoo.com>
> > Date: 11 May 2005 11:02:38 BST
> > To: imc-scotland-discussion at lists.indymedia.org
> > Subject: [imc-scotland-discussion] Opportunity for
>free computers and
> > other items for Indymedia, the Forest, etc.
> > Note: forwarded message attached.
> > Yahoo! Mail Mobile
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> > From: "viviannebo" <viviannebo at yahoo.com>
> > Date: 11 May 2005 03:21:02 BST
> > To: FreecycleEdinburgh at yahoogroups.com
> > Subject: [FreecycleEdinburgh] offer: Misc items
> > a local company i know is winding up, and after
>doing they thing, i
> > managed to convince them to let me give out they
>various goods on
> > freecycle, cos they had nothing else to do with
>them. The list of
> > goods being giving away is large and pasting it
>here would have
> > taken far to much space. Plus the trouble i will
>have of giving out
> > to the first person to ask. So i decided to use an
> > thing. To view the list of items up for grabs,
>about 100, ranging
> > from computers and office equipments, to kitchen
>ware (seems they
> > had a free lunch program), some flower pots, fish
> > furniture, trust ,me the list is endless and u
>shall be shcoked what
> > u'll find in there . So to get a list of things on
>offer, send a
> > blank email to aro_mate99 at yahoo.com with subject
>line "send me free
> > info pack", and u'll get a response with the said
>items. Once you
> > have made ur selection, there are further
>instructions on how to ask
> > for your item of choice. Please note that it is a
>1st come 1st serve
> > basis, and the 1st orders sent in automatically get
> > provided of course the person does come collect
>item on time. All
> > other info like where the goods are situated etc,
>is provided in the
> > auto generated response. So, good luck.
> > Vivian
>--- liz curry <keykiet at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > been thinking bout this idea of a media space in
> > edinburgh & what it would be for.
> > realistically do we have the resources to find,
> > maybe rent & equip a space & have we enough
> > volunteers to run it? & what for?
> > the action will be at the actions. can't we have
> > people with donated mobiles at each event directly
> > talking to the press as it all happens, if people
> > are willing to do that?
> > another option is to only give info to independent &
> > local media so that the mainstream press has to go
> > to them for info. only danger being that they may
> > not bother, tho when they need info badly enough
> > they get it from indymedia & other websites. but it
> > does make the point that independent media is the
> > media we use & are building. we can help promote
> > indymedia , as well as get our other points across.
> > wot do yus reckon?
> > haven't seen any new G8 articles tho election's
> > over. is there a lull? & what's atmosphere like in
> > scotland? any chance of iBlair's impeachment? :)
> > liz
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