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Horoscope Review: Free One-Way Chat with NumerologySecret.com's Eric McCallum
I was testing numerologysecret.com on my PC when an audio recording with a British-accented male voice said "Welcome" and that I'd get my free reading shortly. "Are you ready," it continued, "for insights that can bring you to a positive and decisive change in your life" and "find the romantic partner who is perfect for you?" Well, sure!
This audio spent nine minutes building up the reading. Then by clicking on an email, I got my free mini-reading in the form of a fake online chat, the first like it I'd ever seen. Entirely automated, it pretended not to be: "Eric is typing" it said between paragraphs. (See screenshot, below.) This "Master Numerologist Eric McCallum" with "25 years of experience," who didn't exist anywhere on the Net before August 2012, said my number combination excited him because it was "really unlikely" and if I ordered his full set of numerology reports he guaranteed I'd be "ABSOLUTELY ECSTATIC." This "chat" worked only one way, of course; I couldn't ask questions or reply.
A One-Way Chat with the Master
So what did my free reading say? That I had "an unprecedented opportunity for good fortune" that would begin in 11 days and last for 88 days with an additional four months of what's called 'End Trail Energy'." This, according to the reading, is called a "Temporal Pinnacle" and it said most people never get one but I happen to be super-lucky. And that I should believe all this because "Eric" is a mathematician who quit his job to do numerology, which he says works the same way math does for scientists and engineers.
Hope you're laughing! Online numerologist "Aiden Powers" is copycat of "Eric," and he's fake too.
Using Steve Jobs to Sell Numerology
To my surprise, Numerologysecret.com uses celebrities, certainly without their permission, to entice customers: actresses Jessica Alba and Julianne Moore, and the late Steve Jobs, founder of Apple Computer. The text said, "Could you have HIDDEN and PROFOUND capabilities just waiting to be unleashed, as with Steve Jobs, Jessica Alba and Julianne Moore?" It never said they used numerology, but claims that they all became famous during their periods of Temporal Pinnacle or Temporal Convergence, and that numerology can inspire you as Steve Jobs was inspired by his trip to India in 1975. (Jobs actually found that trip disappointing and disliked India ever after.) I doubt that Jobs' heirs agreed to allow his photo on this site that lies about his life and sells junk fortunetelling done by computer.
The free reading will say your one and only lifetime Temporal Convergence or Pinnacle is coming up and you have to pay to find out "when to act." Sorry, but there is no such thing as a Temporal Convergence or Temporal Pinnacle in either numerology or astrology.
I've never seen such manipulation as on Numerologysecret.com's payment page. it claims it sells you $550 worth of readings and bonuses for only $67. Cash-strapped customers can arrange to pay three payments of $29. That equals $87, and the $67 is the better deal that the business hopes you'll peel off your credit card. On my mobile, I backed out of the payment page and a popup offered a "secret Hidden Discount" -- all the reports instantly for $1! Wow! I clicked it and learned that the real deal was that I could pay $1 right now and the other $66 later. How impressively sleazy!
The readings are delivered instantly, proving they are totally computerized. When human beings do numerology, it is an art. When a computer does it, it's a game. You can do your own computer numerology on free numerology sites.
Sylvia Sky, experienced astrologer, monitors and reviews online psychic and horoscope sites for quality and accuracy. Copyright 2013 by Sylvia Sky. Sylvia does not select or endorse the ads appearing on her pages.