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A MYSTERY SHOPPER-HAVE I FOUND MY CALLING

Updated on November 5, 2010

INTRODUCTION

Fellow hubbers and other readers you know I have to have meaning in my life. Since I was struck down at a tender age by the scourge of shingles I have been at loose ends trying to find new meaning for this old life and I may have found my calling in an email I just received in my AOL inbox!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

MY APPLICATION AS A MYSTERY SHOPPER

 

Job Offer - Secret Shopper Needed.

Norwoods McGraw to you (bcc) - 45 min agoMore Details

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Date:

Sun, Oct 31, 2010 7:32 am

Examples of comments you would forward to us after examining the offices:

#How long it took you to get serviced. #Smartness of the attendant

#Customer service professionalism #Sometimes you might be required to upset the

attendant to see how they react

#Poor services

THIS IS A WORK FROM/PART-TIME 4-6 FLEXIBLE HOURS WEEKLY AND PAYS UP TO 1000$ IN

A MONTH.

FILL REQUIREMENTS TO QUALIFY: Ready, willing and able

FULL NAME.....Thomas Oakley Whitworth

ADDRESS......State of Confusion

CITY......Moundsville,

STATE......West (by God) Virginia

ZIP CODE...... Zipper Usually Up

COUNTRY.....United States of America and damned proud of it!!!!!!!

PHONE NUMBERS.....No Way you’ll tell telemarketers!!!!!!!!!

GENDER.....Mixed up by question!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

OCCUPATION....Playing computer games and one time Electrical Engineer or Wizzard according to my friend Al.

YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS.....Idiot you sent this to my email address!!!!!!!!

AGE.......None of your effin’ business are you writing a book or looking for a mystery shopper!!!!!!!

A Chase Bank Account Is Required Because Payment Will Be Sent To You Via Chase…….. No way Chase are a bunch of crooks and you send me cash on the barrelhead!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Bank Without Needed Your Account Information Which Is The Safest Means Of Modern Business Transactions.

(you need to have an Instant Messenger either Yahoo or AIM to chat with us)

COMPLETE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS TO QUALIFY FOR THE POSITION,A PROPER NOTIFICATION

WOULD BE SENT TO YOU IN 24HRS, AFTER ABOVE DETAILS ARE RECEIVED.

Norwoods McGraw

MYSTERY SHOPPING AGENCY.

 

Norwoods do you think I’m insane to answer your SPAM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

FELLOW HUBBERS IT’S UP TO YOU HAVE I FOUND MY CALLING? I AM IN NEED OF YOUR ADVICE.

 

Can being a mystery shopper fulfill my waning years and bring fulfillment to my aging heart?

 

Please give me the advice I need I’m so confused but one thing I’m sure of (I think) I’m voting straight Republican next Tuesday to take our nation back from these Socialists now in power!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

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    • Tom Whitworth profile imageAUTHOR

      Tom Whitworth 

      7 years ago from Moundsville, WV

      Wayne,

      The stupidity of people never ceases to amaze me. Since I have no other source of funds I would be up the creek without a paddle if Mr. McGraw raided my bank account!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Wayne Brown profile image

      Wayne Brown 

      7 years ago from Texas

      Tom, if you send Mr. McGraw that bank account info, you will need a job to replace the money he plans on drafting from it within the first 24 hours. Isn't it amazing how stupid they think you are and isn't it amazing how many times such a stupid thing actually works on someone? Go figger! WB

    • Tom Whitworth profile imageAUTHOR

      Tom Whitworth 

      7 years ago from Moundsville, WV

      Pamela,

      That's a good deal for you but sadly all my mystery banking is in Nigeria!!!!!!!!!!!!

      Thank you for your visit and comment.

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Tom, I am a mystery banker once a month and get $15 for a simple transaction. It's not much but I go there anyway. Now I have over $200 in an account for doing almost nothing.

      Not all letters are frauds but that one you got isn't likely to be believed by anyone.

    • Tom Whitworth profile imageAUTHOR

      Tom Whitworth 

      7 years ago from Moundsville, WV

      rachellrobinson,

      I too have recieved many letters proporting to be from the FBI. Theses letters all offered money in one way or the other and the total of all my winnings I have left to my beautiful young daughters.

      Then I told them not to spend it all in one place!!!!!!!!!!!!

      Thank you for your visit and comment.

    • rachellrobinson profile image

      Rachel Woodruff 

      7 years ago from Southwest Missouri

      I got an e-mail a while back from Robert Mueller, you would think the Director of the FBI would hire a secretary that knew how to spell Bureau. But ya know, any way Director Mueller wanted me to know that the Federal Berua (That's how it was spelled) of Investigation was done looking into my lottery winnings from Africa and now all he needed was my bank account number and I could have my millions, or was it trillons.... Great Hub.

    • Tom Whitworth profile imageAUTHOR

      Tom Whitworth 

      7 years ago from Moundsville, WV

      drbj,

      It's not a mystery to me. My Dad always said you can't cheat an honest person so fraudulent emails are a natural occurance!!!!!!!!!!!

      Thank you for your visit and comment.

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      drbj and sherry 

      7 years ago from south Florida

      The only real mystery, Tom, is why some pathetic folks still respond to fraudulent emails from strangers like this one.

    • Tom Whitworth profile imageAUTHOR

      Tom Whitworth 

      7 years ago from Moundsville, WV

      sheila,

      I laugh when I think about it and I cry because it's usually true!!!!!!!

      Thank you for your comment.

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      sheila b. 

      7 years ago

      I laughed when I read your answer: zipper usually up.

    • Tom Whitworth profile imageAUTHOR

      Tom Whitworth 

      7 years ago from Moundsville, WV

      eovery,

      Your plan has some merit so I'll give it consideration but Maybe I can register Democrat and then get paid as a full time voter in Chicago!!!!!!!!!!

      Thank you for your comment.

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      eovery 

      7 years ago from MIddle of the Boondocks of Iowa

      Good luck. Let me know how it goes.

      I agree with Pop, go vote instead.

      I think you should contract part time. 75-100 a hours. Why would you want to do anything else for 7-10 bucks an hour.

      Keep on hubbing!

    • Tom Whitworth profile imageAUTHOR

      Tom Whitworth 

      7 years ago from Moundsville, WV

      Pop,

      Sounds like a plan I can live with but then maybe I can combine both. Breakfast at IHop, vote once then lunch at TGIF and vote again, and then the capper, dinner at Some swanky place and then cast the last and deciding ballot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      Thank you for your insightful comment.

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      breakfastpop 

      7 years ago

      Tom,

      Mystery shopping can be fun. You get to eat at a place like Fridays' and get lunch for free. Then you have to fill out 1, 254 pages of inane questions. Instead go to the polls on Tuesday and vote often!

    • Tom Whitworth profile imageAUTHOR

      Tom Whitworth 

      7 years ago from Moundsville, WV

      Jolly Rogeo,

      I'm here to serve as much as I'm capable of and that's limited but I try the best I can!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      Thank you for your supportive comment.

    • Tom Whitworth profile imageAUTHOR

      Tom Whitworth 

      7 years ago from Moundsville, WV

      SusanP,

      I believe you've solved the real mystery of this shadow world of spammers and telemarketers and it's downright un-American!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      Thank you for your cogent comment.

    • Jolly Rogero profile image

      Jolly Rogero 

      7 years ago

      Thanks for once again reminding us that identity thieves are everywhere and thieves, in general, are even in our government. I wonder what would happen if you answered that letter using fictitious info except for a valid phone number, then got to the next step to see where they would try to take you from there? Hmm, interesting. I vote you UP for this one.

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      SusanP 

      7 years ago

      Not much mystery about that email; they are scam artists, intent on getting info from at least one of the thousands of emails they mailed.

      When they aren't answering phones for AOL, they are mailing out this stuff.

    • Tom Whitworth profile imageAUTHOR

      Tom Whitworth 

      7 years ago from Moundsville, WV

      dahoglund,

      I think that some establishments still employ mystery shoppers and it's honorable work but the only mystery about my emailer is who, what and where is he coming from!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      Thank you for your comment.

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      Don A. Hoglund 

      7 years ago from Wisconsin Rapids

      Oddly before teh term mystery shopper was around or the internet I interviewed for a job along those lines. I think it was advertised as investigative work. It actually seemed interesting but would have had to go on the road. Basically it did amount ot shopping and making reports on the store and personnel.

    • Tom Whitworth profile imageAUTHOR

      Tom Whitworth 

      7 years ago from Moundsville, WV

      Nicomp,

      You, my friend , are not alone. I've spent most of my life(some in intensive psychotherapy) trying to crack the mystery that is Tom Whitworth and alas I'm still clueless.

      I do have an old friend who's from Ghana and returned as a Tribal Chief and he can convert Nigerian currency into greenbacks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      Thank you for your comment.

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      nicomp really 

      7 years ago from Ohio, USA

      You've always been a mystery to me. You'll make a wonderful shopper. ;)

      By the way, expect to get paid in 'naira', the official currency of Nigeria. Good luck spending it at Wal Mart.

    • Tom Whitworth profile imageAUTHOR

      Tom Whitworth 

      7 years ago from Moundsville, WV

      Dusty,

      You should see my foreign bank accounts and winnings from lotteries I've never entered. I told my lovely daughters that my virtual empire is all their's when I'm long gone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      Thank you for being my first visitor and commenter.

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      50 Caliber 

      7 years ago from Arizona

      Aye! Tom tooo funny, 50

    • Tom Whitworth profile imageAUTHOR

      Tom Whitworth 

      7 years ago from Moundsville, WV

      SORRY ABOUT THE ADS I FORGOT TO EXCLUDE THEM AND NOW IT'S TOO LATE.

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