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.
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!!!
"Alas" , 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.
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".
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.... (and just in case anyone takes what I just said seriously: )
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.
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.
Right from around the corner? Would that be me, Luis?
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. In cyber-HP-language, that would take me at least 13 months. And I've only been here for 12. Next month... well... THAT will be a different story!!!
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.
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!
...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!
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.
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