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Been receiving emails from a hubber asking for a date?

  1. CMHypno profile image89
    CMHypnoposted 5 years ago

    Has anyone else been receiving emails from a female hubber telling you that you are cute and how they want a relationship with you?

    Said hubber has strangely enough not written any hubs!

    Also how can you tell from my avatar what I look like and does she (if in fact it is a she?) realise that I am also female?

    Strange way to either solicit for a sexual relationship or spam. Some strange folks in the world and the profile and email is so flagged!

    1. sofs profile image86
      sofsposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      No , not I smile
      Some admiration you have earned for yourself  smile LOL 
      Strange are the ways of online relationships smile lol

    2. Uninvited Writer profile image83
      Uninvited Writerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I've also gotten a few in the past, definitely spam smile

      1. CMHypno profile image89
        CMHypnoposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Maybe I haven't got a good enough imagination, but what on earth do they think they are going to achieve spamming HP this way?

    3. nightwork4 profile image62
      nightwork4posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      it's either spam or someone out to get money. i'd just report them to hubpages and then forget about them.

    4. thaivalentine profile image59
      thaivalentineposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      The new online scam is sending people money as cyber criminals attempt to "wash" money.  Once it hits your account they ask for it back with any number of excuses.

    5. Patty Inglish, MS profile image89
      Patty Inglish, MSposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I've received 3-4 of these per week from men and women for over 10 years (before HubPages and today) and it's an ID Theft and a money-seeking scam .

      1. Greg Sage profile image59
        Greg Sageposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I've had someone take half my money and years of my life in a more traditional romantic setting.

        Are these guys really any worse?

        smile

    6. Sally's Trove profile image100
      Sally's Troveposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Look at my avatar...an old trunk in an attic, and yes, your "admirer" is also mine. ! LOLOL

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      klarawieckposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Use this picture as your profile image and you won't get asked on a date by another hubber EVER again...

      http://s4.hubimg.com/u/5256987_f248.jpg

      1. CMHypno profile image89
        CMHypnoposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I don't know - could be quite cuddly?

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          klarawieckposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          uuuuhh... no, it wouldn't! hmm

          1. CMHypno profile image89
            CMHypnoposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            There's someone for everyone out there, so I am sure that roly-Batman will find someone who finds him irresistible! smile

      2. Eaglekiwi profile image74
        Eaglekiwiposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Oh we should match make lol


        http://s3.hubimg.com/u/4859650_f248.jpg

        Skip the emails ,lol

        1. CMHypno profile image89
          CMHypnoposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Could produce interesting offspring?

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            klarawieckposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            I didn't know I had paparazzi following me while I shopped at Walmart

        2. Mr-Yo LV profile image59
          Mr-Yo LVposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Ouch!  Why lord why??!

          1. Eaglekiwi profile image74
            Eaglekiwiposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Heat wave wink

            1. wilderness profile image97
              wildernessposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              150 degrees outside doesn't justify that! lol

              1. Eaglekiwi profile image74
                Eaglekiwiposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Sooo true lol

  2. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 5 years ago

    I'm thinking something to do with an online dating service or an adult site.

    1. CMHypno profile image89
      CMHypnoposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Or maybe they want to get an email relationship going and then start asking for money. A variation of the 'I need to get my late father's $27 million out of the Ivory Coast' type of thing.

      1. cindi h profile image60
        cindi hposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Well actually , from your avatar, I think you are quite beautiful and warm as well!!  Hehehe That's very strange, are they actually registered here on hubpages?

  3. Greg Sage profile image59
    Greg Sageposted 5 years ago

    I've been told I have strong features and classic all-American good looks, but the occasional marriage proposal aside, I haven't had many issues.

    1. Cardisa profile image90
      Cardisaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Greg, will you marry me, I like your strong microphonic features......lol lol

      1. Greg Sage profile image59
        Greg Sageposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I prefer to think of them as "chiseled" good looks.

        1. Cardisa profile image90
          Cardisaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          lol lol lol

        2. Eaglekiwi profile image74
          Eaglekiwiposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Knows yer definately not a female then ,because that would be trranslated as wrinkled and past her due date lol

          Chissled hehe tongue

  4. wilderness profile image97
    wildernessposted 5 years ago

    Well, it wasn't me - my mommy says I'm too young to date yet.

    They are either wanting a valid email address or running a scam of some kind.  Report it to HP and forget it unless they start sending diamond rings.

  5. Cardisa profile image90
    Cardisaposted 5 years ago

    I find it weird that people sign up for an account and have not written anything in months. This is a writers site, A SITE FOR WRITERS.

    I think some of these people are lonely and need attention.

  6. recommend1 profile image70
    recommend1posted 5 years ago

    I would avoid replying to any unsolicited mails - they are just after your email address.  I was dim enough to reply to an unsolicited mail from an HP member and now get around 8 spam emails a day from the same source.  I will get around to tracking it down at some point.

  7. CASE1WORKER profile image85
    CASE1WORKERposted 5 years ago

    I had one ages ago.
    On my facebook account I have had several requests for friendship from men who appear to be from Africa and all quite young!
    However I do feel my husband would get a little upset about them so I deny them!!!

  8. Stacie L profile image88
    Stacie Lposted 5 years ago

    I've been receiving emails from someone telling me I'm cute and want to date me..is this the same person..LOL
    wink

  9. mega1 profile image79
    mega1posted 5 years ago

    could be someone who wants to move to your country and is looking for someone to marry - or maybe they're just lonely and looking for love in all the wrong places!

  10. Lisa HW profile image81
    Lisa HWposted 5 years ago

    "Alas" roll, nobody has ever sent me any date offers through here. All the e.mail scammers I get seem to be overtly out to get my "masses" of money with which to help their prime ministers, foreign diplomats, and severely injured uncles.  Oh - or that poor girl who's trapped in China and needs to get to the US urgently.

  11. Mark Ewbie profile image84
    Mark Ewbieposted 5 years ago

    Are you saying this is a scam?  I have just mailed fifty five pounds to Dr. Susan Nboku who needed the train fare to get to my place.  Apparently she found my profile very sexy and is, I quote "in need of make babies".

    1. Lisa HW profile image81
      Lisa HWposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Whoa.  "In need of make babies" takes dating AND money-scamming to a-whole-nother level, doesn't it....    (Although...   maybe the person hopes to make some cute little, stick-figure, cartoon-babies who don't eat, don't cry, and won't be needing college tuition in 18 years.)  You never know.  It's kind of sad that so many people are so quick to paint everyone else with such a broad brush, isn't it....    roll  (and just in case anyone takes what I just said seriously:   lol )

      1. Rosie2010 profile image83
        Rosie2010posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        LOL

        1. celebritie profile image74
          celebritieposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Mark I guess your admirer wants stick children. LOL

  12. R.S. Hutchinson profile image85
    R.S. Hutchinsonposted 5 years ago

    It's a scam??!! Crap, I just thought I was doing good.

    1. Barbara Kay profile image86
      Barbara Kayposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I haven't gotten any. Must be my daylily isn't beautiful enough. I have gotten them on Xomba though.

  13. Jonathan Janco profile image81
    Jonathan Jancoposted 5 years ago

    If you report it the admins should be able to determine if its spam. Used to get those on myspace all the time which is why my profile just sits there in myperspace and collects dust. Wasnt even worth the trouble to delete it.

  14. CMHypno profile image89
    CMHypnoposted 5 years ago

    Geez, so it wasn't even an exclusive! LOL!  Seems like it was a fairly hubber-wide scam!

    I have already sent my last £10.21 to Sister Rose of Benin to pay for her father's false leg and to get their hamster back from the vet! So attention all spammers - no funds here! smile

  15. LuisEGonzalez profile image79
    LuisEGonzalezposted 5 years ago

    What I have noticed is that I have been receiving at least 5 emails per day asking for a reply. The messages go on to say that my profile is very interesting and they find my photo very attractive. I don't reply since when I track the emails, they are usually from overseas, with the exception of one from right around the corner. cool

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      klarawieckposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Right from around the corner? Would that be me, Luis? lol

      I've only exchanged emails with a couple of hubbers and I've befriended a few of them via facebook, whether its been my initiative or theirs. But then again... since my real name is not Klara, and that facebook account is only for hubpages, I don't feel harassed in any way. And I think I speak on behalf of the small HP community that communicates via facebook when I say that we interact little, always friendly/respectful chat, reading each other's hubs, and I've never meant any harm to anyone when I've requested to add them to my friends.

      If anything, I've always made it a point to let the person know that I've requested their friendship and that there is no pressure. If they want to keep their privacy, that's fine. I never get upset at something like that. I understand.

      A few times I've exchanged emails with hubbers, only whenever I feel that whatever I have to tell them doesn't need to be made public, but always in relation to whatever subject they've written about in forums.  But as in the case of Luis or CMHypno, I've never sent or received emails telling people how hot they are and how much I want to be with them. smile In cyber-HP-language, that would take me at least 13 months. And I've only been here for 12. wink Next month... well... THAT will be a different story!!! wink

      1. LuisEGonzalez profile image79
        LuisEGonzalezposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        No Klara it wasn't you...I wish...It's from somewhere in Key Largo. wink

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          klarawieckposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          That's not right around the corner... but if you want I'll pester you via email big_smile

          1. LuisEGonzalez profile image79
            LuisEGonzalezposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Sure go ahead....keep me busy.....cool

            1. Rosie2010 profile image83
              Rosie2010posted 5 years ago in reply to this

              who can blame them?  your profile pic sure look very attractive indeed.  i'm very tempted to send you an email myself.  i'm from overseas and need a green card... and a loan to buy my son medicine... he calls it weeds.  big_smile

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                klarawieckposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Rosie, wrong state. Luis is a fellow Miamian. You need an LA man for that kind of medical access.

                1. LuisEGonzalez profile image79
                  LuisEGonzalezposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  lol lol lol

                2. Rosie2010 profile image83
                  Rosie2010posted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  HAHAHAHAHA!!!

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    klarawieckposted 5 years ago

    A match made in heaven! big_smile

    1. Eaglekiwi profile image74
      Eaglekiwiposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Aww...yea wink

  17. Richieb799 profile image65
    Richieb799posted 5 years ago

    Perhaps Hubpages should have a sister site 'The HubberXchange' or 'HubLoveFinder.com'

    1. Eaglekiwi profile image74
      Eaglekiwiposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Oh mercy me,come to think of it there may be one kinda like that.

      I accidently typed in Hub? something ,and ended up on this different site roll

  18. Randy Godwin profile image93
    Randy Godwinposted 5 years ago

    Yep, sounds like the same email I received a few days ago.  Didn't reply and reported the hubber.  Something about the way she described how cute I was made me suspicious of her message. I could be mistaken, though!  smile

  19. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 5 years ago

    ...thanks for the chuckles all....awwwwww spam...it's getting better and better all the time...some of the spam i get at work can really look convincing, like i know the person -  biz related messages...they're good! lol

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    My neck is redposted 5 years ago

    thankfully, I'm too ugly to be spammed in that way.
    I don't even have a photo up to begin with, and I won't put one up of myself anyways.

    but good luck with that.

  21. Rosie2010 profile image83
    Rosie2010posted 5 years ago

    no, I've not received any date offers here in Hubpages... still waiting though.  Miracles do happen after all... big_smile

    1. carol3san profile image59
      carol3sanposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I haven't received any date offers either....but I'm fairly new.

      1. CMHypno profile image89
        CMHypnoposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Don't worry the spammers will get around to you soon enough! The offers will soon come rolling in! smile

        1. Rosie2010 profile image83
          Rosie2010posted 5 years ago in reply to this

          promise? big_smile

          1. CMHypno profile image89
            CMHypnoposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Alert all spammers - Rosie is open to offers! smile

            1. Rosie2010 profile image83
              Rosie2010posted 5 years ago in reply to this

              lol

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    klarawieckposted 5 years ago

    Spammers fear me!!! yikes

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    klarawieckposted 5 years ago

    What's the matter with these people?! Are they so gruesome that they can't find dates by going up to a person and asking them out?!
    I asked many man out back when I was single, and ended up marrying the one I met online. lol

  24. RedElf profile image84
    RedElfposted 5 years ago

    Yes, flagged hubber in question and  notified HubPages Staff about spammer email. Seems to happen a few times a year - oh well sad

 
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