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Author Topic: P-P-P-Powerbook!  (Read 2666 times)

Edvard

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P-P-P-Powerbook!
« on: February 07, 2006, 01:22:07 PM »
A wonderful story of how the innocent ebay sale of a Mac Powerbook turned into a tense tale of sticking it to a scammer...
http://www.zug.com/pranks/powerbook/

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Re: P-P-P-Powerbook!
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2006, 01:43:32 PM »
it's an oldie but goodie - definitely a wonderful read and a great example of community action.
be sure you have a couple of hours if you expect to read it all.

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Re: P-P-P-Powerbook!
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2006, 02:39:52 PM »
What makes it good is the suspense. The nail-biting, sweat-producing, wutsgonahapennext SUSPENSE! I found myself wanting to breathe into a paper bag along with mynameisjeff when Customs delayed the package...  eep! :tellme:
« Last Edit: February 07, 2006, 06:13:57 PM by Edvard »

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Re: P-P-P-Powerbook!
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2006, 02:56:11 PM »
yes its true.. the suspense is great.

does anyone know the link to that recent huge forum thread in a car forum where they all team up to catch a scammer?

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Re: P-P-P-Powerbook!
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2006, 06:41:38 PM »
I had never read it, thanks for posting!
That guy was owned.. Good to know that sometimes, scammers get scamed :)