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The most unromantic marriage proposal

  1. Princessa profile image82
    Princessaposted 8 years ago

    I have received some weird emails and fan mail but a marriage proposal?  this is my first!!

    Did anyone else receive this  proposal via HubPages:

    "hi wilu marry me i l pay u 5000 doller on contrct bas i want to relocat i l sand u tikit if come reply me this si my id raj_xxxx@yahoo.como 009198xxxxxx sand me ur id and number i l call u."

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      Pani Midnyte Odinposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      big_smile Never received an EMAIL like that, but I can explain their reasoning. They are most likely not a U.S. citizen, but they have a lot of cash. They think they can bribe YOU into becoming their wife so they can have citizenship.

      I used to work at a casino and there was an older Chinese man who always paid a lot of attention to me. One day, he approached my window and said, "I will give you 7,000 dollars to marry me." Of course, I had no idea what to say. Since my job prohibit that I be rude to the customers, I simply laughed and said, "Aww, how sweet. But I'd have to get to know you a lot better before I accepted a marriage proposal." My supervisor said I handled the situation perfectly and I thought that was the end of it.

      The NEXT day, he returned and said, "My name is Henry. I am 46 years old. I am from China. I have 2 children. I have good job. I want to marry you and I will give you 9,000 dollars to be my wife." This took me aback a bit, as I had not expected him to continue pursuing me. Again, I gave him the most polite answer I could muster. I told him he was very sweet, but I just wasn't ready to get married.

      For 3 weeks, Henry continued coming to my window. Each night his money offer got a bit bigger. I think, at the end, he was offering me $20,000, which he actually was holding in his hands when he asked me to marry him. Thankfully, our security personnel had been watching him at the tables and realized he was counting cards. They banned him from our casino and I only saw him one more time after that, he was getting in his car to drive away as I left work to go home.

      Crazy, I know, but some foreigners will do just about anything to get citizenship in the U.S. or any other country they feel they may be able to improve their life's quality in. Funny thing is, I sometimes wonder exactly how much cash I could have gotten out of him lol

      1. Cagsil profile image60
        Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Hey Pani,

        You were looking for a topic to write about....there you go? wink

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          Pani Midnyte Odinposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          lol Maybe. Sometimes I think all my writing talents are designated specifically for forums. big_smile

          1. Cagsil profile image60
            Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Any somewhat long posts are great for hubs. Because, when you write the hub, you elaborate on the topic at hand. So, it makes for a good size hub. smile

            Just a thought. smile

  2. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago
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    Madame Xposted 8 years ago

    Is he Nigerian?

    1. Princessa profile image82
      Princessaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      No idea, not that it would matter anyway...

  4. profile image0
    Denno66posted 8 years ago

    Um, oh boy.

  5. smspang profile image44
    smspangposted 8 years ago

    No I haven't. That takes either pure stupidity to send something like that out or ... never mind just pure stupidity.

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    A Texanposted 8 years ago

    Better than a redneck proposal!

    "Get in the truck, bitch!"

    1. Anath profile image76
      Anathposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I'll rather stay single tongue

  7. Ohma profile image74
    Ohmaposted 8 years ago

    it amazes me that people actually think that crap works.

  8. rebekahELLE profile image87
    rebekahELLEposted 8 years ago

    was this HP mail?? hmm

    some really bizarre people in the world!

    1. Princessa profile image82
      Princessaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I was wondering how many other hubbers got targetted with the same email...

  9. myownworld profile image78
    myownworldposted 8 years ago

    Haven't received one like that, but several equally ridiculous ones....!  roll

    1. Cagsil profile image60
      Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol lol lol

  10. skyfire profile image74
    skyfireposted 8 years ago

    I didn't knew that indians are competing for Nigeria sponsored best SPAM awards.

    Hmm, It's all Maya of Backlinks big_smile

  11. Maria Yong profile image59
    Maria Yongposted 8 years ago

    You would think he would brush up on his english if he proposes to make a marriage proposal like that.

    What an IDIOT.

    At least there is something to laugh about.

  12. skyfire profile image74
    skyfireposted 8 years ago

    Hilarious, can't even spell "send" and proposing Hub-elite big_smile

    1. profile image0
      Denno66posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Maybe he wants her to sand him? big_smile

      1. skyfire profile image74
        skyfireposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        lol

      2. Cagsil profile image60
        Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this
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          Denno66posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I'd get that smiley face checked, chum. big_smile

      3. Princessa profile image82
        Princessaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        http://i34.tinypic.com/28wh1yu.jpg

 
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