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What is the weirdest online experience you have had?

  1. candice5 profile image60
    candice5posted 7 years ago

    Mine was a little while ago, I received a letter from a Lawyer, you know the kind that wants to give you $10000000000 for being the b.s. to someones Estate. They use a silly name like Mr Taylor Esquire. That is so it looks important. Well thats all well and good because Mr Taylor esquire has many strings to his bow, He is now selling Cialis, and claims that it has made him... Well ya don't want to know, what it has done for him, but you get my drift.

  2. relache profile image86
    relacheposted 7 years ago

    I'm sorry a common spam letter has managed to qualify as your weirdest online experience.

    1. candice5 profile image60
      candice5posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You have had weirder smile It was the fact that the same idiot was doing it under the same name that made it weird Not the Spam aspect singulatively. lol.

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    Leta Sposted 7 years ago

    Meeting online boyfriend #2 for the first time after months of talking to him on the phone and online.....in a hotel, wink.

    What has gotten into me tonight!

    1. candice5 profile image60
      candice5posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Was he what you expected, I guess you had seen photos?

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        Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        mmmmmmmm.  Yep.  I've usually got an excellent sense of these things.  Going on 5 years now.  smile

        1. candice5 profile image60
          candice5posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          My friend wasn't as lucky she got a Russian prince and he was a Multi millionaire, he left an envelope on the cafe Table, and it was his discharge from a Physc Unit.  We still laugh about it. Far as I know Russia doesn't have Princes. must check that, I should know.

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            Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Na!  He's just a regular old architect, but that's OK!  Mostly. lol  smile

            You have to scope them out well...  My little sister has the same problems.  No, there are no longer princes in Russia...

            1. candice5 profile image60
              candice5posted 7 years ago in reply to this

              I am supposed to be studying to be a regular old architect, but have decided to opt for Landscape Architecture.
              I thought the Czar that was killed's family  was the final Russian Royal Family, and the Anastasia thing. But thanks, I really wasn't sure.

        2. Eaglekiwi profile image73
          Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Good for you Lita!! lifes too short to piss around, might as well -live it I say smile

          Is how my relationship began ,except really was more along the lines of boy next door kinda thing , or in our case halfway across the world! lol, but hey 9 yrs later and we celebrate our first wedding annversary this saturday!! ( lastest hub ,hint hint)

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          L. Andrew Marrposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Aww
          Congrats.

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      pgrundyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I met Bill online too. Going on six years now. smile

  4. Lisa HW profile image81
    Lisa HWposted 7 years ago

    This may not be "impressively weird", but I once got a writing assignment for article through an online site.  It was about discount brokers, so it was a straightforward article as far as information goes.  I know how to write a professionally written article, so I did and sent it to the guy for approval or revisions.  He first said it was fine.  Then he asked if I'd add a bunch of new stuff to it as a "revision".  I added the new stuff, and he said it was fine.  Then he thought up yet more new stuff he wanted, and the people on the site that matched the assignment apparently drew the line.  In the meantime, he wasn't "officially accepting" the article, so I was waiting to hear more from him.

    I decided to look on his site just to see if the article was there, and it was - but he had hacked the heck out of the first paragraphs in it.  He destroyed all my proper grammar and replaced it with horrendous broken English.  He didn't even really change anything as far as information went.  It was as if he hated my good grammar and just decided to undo that!!  So, there was my previously well written article - a big, humiliating, horror show!!  I have no explanation other than he was some kind of nut!  Fortunately, I have a copy of the original article; but I can't offer the link to his site if I want to show a sample.  The "killer" is that this idiot has a financial site, and he posted that mess on his front page!   roll

    1. candice5 profile image60
      candice5posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I know exactly what you mean, I did up some flyers for a Client, and he was Indian, and he butchered all the Real estate details by putting" Very lovely" in front of everything. Then to add insult to injury, he writes at the Bottom "Enjoy Please"

      1. Lisa HW profile image81
        Lisa HWposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        lol   lol   lol    lol     I think I'll start putting, "Please Enjoy" at the top of all my Hubs.   That's an interesting approach.  smile

        1. candice5 profile image60
          candice5posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          NOOOO this Client is truly awful he had an architecturally designed contemp Home, built and he painted it Lime green, he loves to say enjoy, He wanted to be a Bollywood Actor, insteed he owns Dairies pure Sleaze and when he pays you, he kisses his Wallet.
          Ewww

  5. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    Meeting Candice5 I guess tongue

    1. candice5 profile image60
      candice5posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Oh thanks, and you have made my Night. In a Lifetime spent trying to be totally weird Looks like Misha I am truly there smile Well actually I don't need to try, I am just totally zany and peculiar.
      tksensei understands me tho I think.

      1. Misha profile image75
        Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        he-he I'm glad I could help a bit. smile

  6. darkside profile image79
    darksideposted 7 years ago

    The weirdest experience I think is right here at the HubPages forum.

    Sockpuppet shows without end... banned members who just can't stay away... so much hate and venom in the religious forum...

    They should change the name The Hubber's Hangout to The Hubber's Asylum.

  7. fierycj profile image87
    fierycjposted 7 years ago

    When I discovered someone had an alterego. Someone who's been playing my friend all along, but was attacking me with a different id. Just a reminder - never trust anyone, especially not in a pc forum.

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago

    how many times do i need to apologise for that.... it was meant as a joke i would never attack you.... i can't believe that upset you so much..... what more can i do but say sorry i wish you could forgive and forget... i am truly sorry...

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago

    my worst experience so far, has been to find out that someone who i thought was tough, you know would carry a gun around etc... could not take a small joke, that this person was in fact ultra sensitive..... you live and learn.... i hope this person can find it in his heart to stop mentioning it it was a mistake i am soooooo sorry.   Or maybe you are winding me up now, but i don't be cruel to friends like never ever...

    1. fierycj profile image87
      fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I dont carry a gun around. It was a gift from my Pops. For protection. I hide it in my house. Thanks a lot, Brenda. You're a real pal. No kidding.

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        \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        i don't know what it is about you.... no reason to be your friend really...... but i remember crying when Mark was horrible to you i actually cried when i read your comment on here, i never ever ever cry..... now what is the power you have over me i wonder.....

  10. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    Get a room? wink

    1. fierycj profile image87
      fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Why do you always gotta be so weird about everything, man. Gawd!

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        \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          our friendship is platonic isn't it Fiery

        1. fierycj profile image87
          fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Needest thou mention?

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago

    Hi Misha i have just realised that i have never spoke to you or looked at your hubs or anything...... why? is it because you were so active in religious forums and we differ a lot in our beliefs..... i am being prejudice.... i am going to check out some of your hubs..... i have noticed how popular you are....

    1. Misha profile image75
      Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      LOL Don't remember ever confronting you Brenda, but thanks anyway smile

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        \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        you did not confront me ever....... i just read a lot before i started writing on here..... i really took a dislike to you... and your photo was scary.... it is better now.... isn't that so insular of me.... and i have grown on here thank goodness

  12. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    I have a woman stalker. Of some 7 or 8 years standing now. Is that good enough to be classed as weird?

    And stalk really is the right word. The only thing she hasn't done is physically harm me. Mentally disturbed me a time or two, granted. But no frog extermination attempts. Though she has threatened to do so on occasion.

    Her last contact with me was recent and semi-malevolent. Usually she's one way or the other but maybe she's trying the nice/nasty/nice approach now.

    Weirdo's. You just can't find the same quality as back in the day ...

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      \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      oh no...... tha is awful.... i would hate that

  13. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    Trust me, I am not THAT scary lol

    And I can totally relate on growing here, I did grow quite a bit during my stay, this is a great place to learn - if you are into that kind of things smile

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago

    YES this is a great learning experience..... i think the acceptance of people does not stand in the way of growing..... I love hub pages, i actually think it is the one of the best things i have ever done..... i know you are not that scary.... i had a very sheltered up bringing..... and most people don't like the religion i was brought up in..... i stay away from religious forums now..... and just relate to people on other levels were feelings don't run so high.... nice to meet ya..x

  15. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    LOL I know there is such a thing as cross-posting. I guess we should coin a new term - cross-fanning lol

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago

    saw you had fanned me, and felt ashamed so i did the same... made me smile..... experiencing every emotion on here today.... it must be a real good day for growth.... maybe it will help my writing also well that is what it is all about isn't it......?

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    dennisemattposted 7 years ago

    My wierdest online experience BEFORE reading this thread was, some guy I dont know emailed me a pic of a man peeling off his face. It was disturbing and gross and I have NO clue why someone sent me that. Hi Brenda, hows your new job and home and all? I like your new avitar. Hi FieryCj, I didnt know anyone was ever mean to you? that is wierd.  wink  Hi Misha, how is your traveling? Hi Frogdropping, dont worry about Gulliver, I am sure hes jsut stopped off to peek thru some bushes. And I think your stalker thing takes the cake. That is beyond wierd. He everyone else I forogt to say hi to. have a good day!!

  18. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    dennise - *hmmmmmm* at the bear.

    And my stalker? You know what she did recently? She actually tracked down my daughter via the net, added her in some guise or other (a teen one) and got chatting to her.

    It only came to light when my daughter popped this out " mum lol I have this girl, all she wants to do is talk about you! How weird is that?!"

    Obviously the bells rung, I confirmed it was 'her' and I put a stop to it. And that resulted in the usual email response from my stalker. And a lecture for my daughter. And added worry about how accessible and vulnerable our children are via the internet.

    Seriously, it's all very odd smile

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      dennisemattposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Worse then odd, that is scary!!!!can you get the police involved?

    2. Eaglekiwi profile image73
      Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yikes , Ive read about crazy crap like that happening frogs, does she get hold of your IP or something like that ...ewwwww
      I thought guy with blowup dolls were nutty ,but nope there is something sinister about stalkers...shiver just ran up my spine...hey isnt that criminal btw?

  19. finsofts profile image57
    finsoftsposted 7 years ago

    There are so many spam messages comes each our to my indox, i think so many of us receiving this kind of mails and recently in my city there was a big scam caught by cyber-police and that was originated from keynya. some people from keneya who runs this kind of scam is spreading all the world now..

  20. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    Oh I've done 'stuff' to combat it and she's not so bad these days. I went and looked actually, regarding how long she's been around, being weird, and its from 2002.

    At least she's consistent. If a little disturbed.

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      dennisemattposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      do you know her outside of the internet? You must be one attractive frog!!  smile

  21. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    The story, dennise: Way back when msn had chatrooms, I frequented one. I was always getting kicked out because my inner idiot self is slightly out of control at times. Anyway. she was the 'owner' of it.

    She was friendly enough and through talking and time (and some henpecking from another friend that felt sorry for her) I said she could come down and visit us.

    She did. She was supposed to stay the weekend. Three weeks later I packed her up and forced her onto a train.

    And when I say force ... I'm not kidding. I was thoroughly horrified. And from that day to this, she's always found out when I've moved, new email adresses etc.

    Oddly enough she's rather wealthy and, in my opinion, real life evidence that money does not buy you happiness.

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      dennisemattposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Oh man. that is so odd. soo sooo sooooo wierd, and now I am beggining to feel kinda bad about my idiot total self and prolly should monnitor thigns a bit more closely here? Oh wow. I always knew money does nto buy happiness. so she IS jealous? how sad and wierd and horrid!!!

      1. frogdropping profile image85
        frogdroppingposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        No idea. I just don't respond to her. To be really honest I actually feel for her.

        Many things in life can mess us up and maybe that's what's wrong with her.

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          dennisemattposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          oh wow. I know what you mean, but I still would feel scared.
          (on a side note, I just this second learned something. SCARED....typed buy a person with ninja typing skills like me can come out as ...sacred...weird...)

    2. candice5 profile image60
      candice5posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Had heard similiar stories from the MSN Chatrooms How did they work. I never bothered mucgh with the Net back then?

  22. Eaglekiwi profile image73
    Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago

    CJ , is open with his affections ,thats nice , no flirty emails or sleezy come on's just up front and cool as smile

    Hey can I email ya lol

  23. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    LOL Hi Dennise, I am enjoying it, thanks smile

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      dennisemattposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      thats good. I am getting a new FREE hard drive in the next few days!! I have "connections" it turns out...

  24. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    Cool. I hope you manage to get it going, that would be awesome smile

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      dennisemattposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      yeah, I know. If it comes thru today. like it might, I will have solved my what to do without kids problem!!!!!!

  25. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    LOL Means I am taking some advantage of your free time, too wink

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      dennisemattposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      NOPE. My choice.  smile

  26. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    Sure thing smile

  27. waynet profile image45
    waynetposted 7 years ago

    When someone emailed me and said "thanks for last night, although I wasn't sure about the chocolate sauce, it made a mess!"

    1. Eaglekiwi profile image73
      Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Quite a night then lol

  28. ClaudetteK profile image60
    ClaudetteKposted 7 years ago

    Met my ex on internet Date Site. great he was sposed to be wealthy, didn't mention he didn't like taking his pocketbook out of hi strides though.
    But the weird bit, he lived only 5 doors from my place and didn't even realise for around 4 months.

 
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