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Odd comment

  1. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    I have just had the most odd comment left on one of my hubs:

    "I need help in locating a mirror that belonged to my grandfather, Joe Harnois/Beauharnais. The person who has the mirror does not know that there are important papers inside the frame of the mirror and LOCATING THESE PAPERS IS AN EMERGENCY!!!

    If you have any bulletin boards, please post this message.

    I live in Oaklawn, Illinois."

    By Jackie Harnois (no link left)

    So, if anyone has her grandfather's mirror, please own up big_smile

    1. quotations profile image95
      quotationsposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Sounds like a mutation of the Nigerian bank account scam. Next thing he will tell you he knows where the mirror and the "important papers" are and he will ask you to help him get them, all for a nice percentage.

    2. richdwebdesigns profile image61
      richdwebdesignsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I'm a web developer and here is the info she (not he) left on my "Request A Free Mockup" form...
      I did call her as I did not know what this person was talking about and she was confused at best and was unable to explain to me what she was talking about in the request form.. I politely said have a nice day and hung up... If anyone has her mirror, please contact her... contact info below

      Name      :      Jackie Harnois
      City      :      Oaklawn
      Phone Number       :      708-636-5840
      Email Address      :      manassehsquaw@yahoo.com

      Email For      :      Customer Service
      Comment      :      Please assist me in advertising on bulletin boards, windows, etc.: \'\'BEAUHARNAIS MIRROR HAS IMPORTANT PAPERS INSIDE THE FRAME OF THE MIRROR.\'\' THANK YOU. U R G E N T

    3. Cagsil profile image83
      Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Hey Mark, I thought you were an atheist? Don't atheists not believe in superstitions?

      I don't know, hence my questions. lol big_smile

  2. Zsuzsy Bee profile image86
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 8 years ago

    Mirror Mirror not on her wall ...whos got Jackies mirror...very odd indeed Mark

  3. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    Well it seems to be an EMERGENCY, but she left no link or return address so......

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    jooles01posted 8 years ago

    Important papers hidden in the frame of a mirror - it's just has to be a treasure map!

  5. Bonnie Ramsey profile image88
    Bonnie Ramseyposted 8 years ago

    Come on, Mark! Give the guy his mirror back! LOL tongue

  6. tmom profile image61
    tmomposted 8 years ago

    Odd - Very odd!!!

  7. stephhicks68 profile image86
    stephhicks68posted 8 years ago

    That is hilarious Mark!   Mirrors are VERY important! And I hope this is not hijacking this thread, but check out the comment I got on my TLC's What Not To Wear Hub a couple of days ago (someone must think I am the host of the show.. LOL!!!):

    Just was wondering if you could help me with a 50th Anniversary for my folks, and I'm one of 20 children.. And was wondering if you could get me a small make over, and an outfit for the party. Party is August 16th 2008. There are 6 girls and 14 boys maybe you would help us girls out... Just thought you might be able to do something, and my daughters and I love your show..Keep up the good work your great

  8. Bob Ewing profile image63
    Bob Ewingposted 8 years ago

    There is an interesting story sleeping within this comment regardless of the sender's intent.

    1. Misha profile image75
      Mishaposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      "Twelve chairs" by Ilf and Petrov big_smile

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    SirDentposted 8 years ago
  10. gamergirl profile image60
    gamergirlposted 8 years ago

    Makes me both worry and the evil part of me giggle.. this is a comment this person left on some I dream of Jeannie website:

    THERE IS A CONSPIRACY TO MURDER ME! Please contact Trish who was married to Chuck Fager, Vice President of Chicago Sun Times. Trish was a friend of Sue Kelly (Mary Susan Kelly) who married my dad, Jack Harnois. I need Trish to locate Sue. After my dad's death, she remarried John Hood (Hood Construction Co.), Prescott, Arizona. Ask Sue Hood who has Joe Harnois' mirror. She does not realize that papers are stored inside the frame. These papers are regarding treasures stored by my ancestors, The DuHamels. One of these treasures is an ancient Holybook (pages of gold with jewels on the cover). I believe that it is the original Old Testament. There are writings in this book that are not in other Bibles. The Bible has been altered. My name is Jackie Harnois and I live at [an address] Chicago., IL My e-mail is [anemailaddress] However, since yestereday, I cannot get on the screen in the Chicago Public Library. THIS IS URGENT Will try to send another e-mail

  11. kpfingaz profile image72
    kpfingazposted 8 years ago


    Is this part of hubpages new contest? Or is somebody gone cuckoo in the head?

  12. gamergirl profile image60
    gamergirlposted 8 years ago

    Somebody is coookoooooo!

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    SirDentposted 8 years ago

    Here is my latest big news.

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    Awesome isn't it!!!!


  14. elisabeth reid profile image79
    elisabeth reidposted 8 years ago

    Don'tcha just love it when your middle-schooler could do better with both spelling and grammar?

    Cracks me up.

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    SirDentposted 8 years ago

    I think my son would have done a better job in third grade!!!  LOL

  16. sun goddess profile image60
    sun goddessposted 8 years ago

    kinda creepy... in a chain letter kinda way.... but um, it does sound kinda urgent... big_smile

  17. Stacie Naczelnik profile image88
    Stacie Naczelnikposted 8 years ago

    Crap!  Jackie is getting close to finding me.  Time to relocate the mirror.  Again.

    1. RooBee profile image85
      RooBeeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      lol lol The jig is up!

  18. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    Well I didn't realize she was so prolific but the really odd thing was that there was no contact link or address, so even though she was quite correct. I do know where her mirror is - I have no way of getting it to her. smile

    But to get the documents, I have to break the mirror - so I am wondering if they are worth the seven years bad luck that is sure to follow. big_smile

    1. tantrum profile image60
      tantrumposted 6 years ago in reply to this


  19. StefanMDP profile image65
    StefanMDPposted 8 years ago
  20. DJ Funktual profile image86
    DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago

    You guys, this is the weirded HUB I have ever read. Riveting though.

  21. Shirley Anderson profile image85
    Shirley Andersonposted 8 years ago

    Congrats, Sir Dent!  I won that same lottery yesterday for about the 5th time.

    Why don't I feel rich?

    1. earnestshub profile image87
      earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I don't get why it is always the same amount, or at least 800,00 pounds.

  22. Lisa HW profile image83
    Lisa HWposted 7 years ago

    I don't have any mirrors with frames that could hide papers in them, so I guess it's not me.

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    Ghost32posted 7 years ago

    Hm.  Poor mirror-seeker's been looking for 16 months now.  Too bad I don't dare 'fess up to breaking it when I looked in it.  Didn't realize the papers were important; used 'em to line the birdcage.

    Don't tell anybody,  okay?

  24. packerpack profile image60
    packerpackposted 7 years ago

    For me there was no comment but someone mailed me from Hubpages asking me how to hack someone's email password

    "i found your posts too much useful and result oriented and i sure u msut help me out in the manner of friendship and humanity too

    well have to say that i want to know how we can get password, contacts and other info of any yahoo or hotmail accnt even the users nealy created accnt too that he din told me

    i`m curiously w8ing for your kind reply


    Sorry to say I did not answer his pray!

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    Crazdwriterposted 6 years ago

    lol wow Mark...that is definitely a weird comment. And nope sorry I don't have the mirror so I can't give it to her lol

  26. Zsuzsy Bee profile image86
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 6 years ago

    Guys that posting is from more then two years ago...

    1. tantrum profile image60
      tantrumposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Yes! And there's something called 'sarcasm'

  27. RedElf profile image86
    RedElfposted 6 years ago

    Well, while you're finding her mirror, could you please help out the family that wants to move from the States, and left a message on my Peace River hub asking for a listing of job opportunities available to them in Calgary.

    ...and could you please help those nice girls in the Ethiopian refugee camps who are looking for sponsors to send money to them and their families?

    Thanks, Mark!