|Date: ||Wed, 9 Jun 1999 09:08:03 -0700|
|Reply-To: ||Sloan <faith@FRSA.COM>|
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|From: ||Sloan <faith@FRSA.COM>|
|Subject: ||Re: read about this !|
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At 09:52 AM 6/9/99 -0400, Girish Patel wrote:
>Another Big Scam ???!!!!
NOPE! Not a scam but just ain't my cup of tea! Besides, it'll take you til
the year 3000 to make any money. A penny here - a penny there...
advertisements on my desktop...
>John Ao <john.ao@PRUDENTIAL.COM> on 06/09/99 08:46:18 AM
>Please respond to John Ao <john.ao@PRUDENTIAL.COM>
>cc: (bcc: Girish S Patel/TEB/CEC)
>Subject: read about this !
>Check out this interesting e-mail my friend sent me. I believe all of us can
>use some extra money. In my opinion,
>the best part of this model is that it is totally hassle-free. If it makes
>sense to you and you would like to try it out,
>just refer my member id#CKR-810.
>---------------------- Forwarded by John Ao/IIG/Prudential on 06/09/99
>Yingbo Jiang <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Friday June 4, 1999 01:33 PM
>To: See Below
>cc: (bcc: John Ao/IIG/Prudential)
>Subject: read about this !
>THIS IS A VERY SMART IDEA!!!
> I received this today from a frined of mine, and have checked out the
>web site and discussed the offer with others. I know that we don't
>lot of extra time to be reading long emails and surfing the web, but I
>think it will hurt to try this out. It costs nothing and there are no
>obligations, so there isn't anything to lose. I myself have signed up
>and will be watching to see what happens. Please take a minute or two to
>through the mail, and see what you think about it.
> ____________ *** ____________
>This e-mail is about a new company that has a completely mind-blowing
>business model. A friend of mine met with them a few weeks ago and
>signed a non-disclosure agreement after reading the company's business
>They are now launching their service tonight about a week ago. Without
>sounding corny or sleazy, I want to encourage everyone to read this
>e-mail as soon as possible, because you can make a lot of money and the
>you sign up, the more you can make. This is not a joke or a trick, it's
>not play money or worthless stock. It's cash. The e-mail is a little
>long, because the concept needs explaining, but once you read it, you'll
>be stunned at how simple this is.
>We've all witnessed how the Internet is changing the rules of the game.
>Well a bunch of Stanford Computer Science PhDs are changing the way
>advertisers pay to reach consumers. Throughout time, advertisers have
>paid anyone who can aggregate a large quantity of people. TV Networks,
>Stations, Magazine and Newspaper publishers, whoever can do it. The
>consumers, who advertisers are paying to reach, never get a dime of that
>money. These guys are changing that. They're essentially going to
>"unionize"consumers, so that consumers get paid by the advertisers, not
>the companies who aggregate those consumers. This idea is so simple
>it's crazy. But it will work and anyone can sign up for free and make
>money. The Associated Press and many major newspapers around the
>have recently written articles praising this company and their idea.
>This company is called AllAdvantage. Just go to
>Here's how it works. It's completely free to participate. You don't
>have to buy anything, you don't have to sell anything, you don't have to
>change your web usage. If you go to their site and sign up, you'll have
>enter you name, address, and the member number of who referred you
>You'll get your own Member ID number, and you'll soon be sent a little
>Fileto download, which appears as a long thin window that'll be open
>below Your web browser. In this window will be a standard online
>advertisement, a rectangular banner like the one's you see on most web
>sites. You can
>open it or close the window whenever you'd like, but for every hour you
>have that window open, you'll get $0.50. Up to 40 hours a month, so you
>could make $20 a month. Nice so far, but that's just the beginning.
>They are doing a pyramid payment plan to create a model where everyone
>getting everyone else to sign up. Remember, it's completely free to
>participate, and you can always choose whether or not you want the
>open. They'll pay you 10 cents for every hour that a person you refer
>has this window open. For anyone those people refer, you get a nickel
>every hour. For everyone they refer, you get a nickel also, and so on
>levels. This will generate big money for people who get in early and
>even a modest amount for those who don't.
>Let's say everyone has 10 people who joined entering their Member ID
>number. And let's also say everyone has this window open for 10 hours a
>month. You could easily make over $50,000 a month! Here's how.
>--You're on the web with this window open for 10 hours a month. 50
>an hour is $5.00.
>--The ten people who were referred by you have it open for 10 hours a
>month, that's 100 user-hours. 10 cents per hour is $10.00.
>--Each of those 10 refer 10, that's 100 people, each on for 10 hours a
>month, that's 1000 user hours. 5 cents per hour is $50.00
>--Each of those 100 refer 10, that's 1000 people, each on for 10 hours a
>month, that's 10,000 user hours. 5 cents per hour is $500.00
>--Each of those 1000 refer 10, that's 10,000 people, each on for 10
>a month, that's 100,000 user hours. 5 cents per hour is $5,000.00
>--Each of those 10,000 refer 10, that's 100,000 people, each on for 10
>hours a month, that's 1,000,000 user hours. 5 cents per hour is
>That's it. $55,565.00 per month. Just for getting 10 people to sign up
>And put your number in as who referred them. And if you get more
>you make more money. There's no limit. They're counting on the fact
>that you'll get tons of people. There are over 50 million internet
>many have multiple PCs. People who get in early, could literally
>WHY ARE THEY DOING THIS?
>You're probably thinking that they'll have to pay out hundreds of
>millions of dollars to people, and your right, they will have to pay out
>of millions of dollars to consumers. But don't look at it from the
>level. Look at it from the micro level. It's so simple. AllAdvantage
>paying 80 cents for every hour a user has this window open. (50 cents
>the user, 10 cent to whoever referred them, 5 cents to the person who
>referred them, 5 cents to the person who referred them, 5 cents to the
>person who referred them, and 5 cents to the person who referred them).
>Every 20 seconds, a different ad rotates into the window, so 3 ads ever
>minute, 180 ads every hour. If they can sell the 180 ads for more than
>80 cents they're instantly profitable, and they'll be able to sell the
>for more. That's it. That's the whole thing. If they sell $10 million
>advertising, they'll distribute $9 million or so to the users, and keep
>the rest. Everyone wins. Companies who rely on advertising spend a lot
>money to attract an audience, and build and staff a product.
>just going to pay you as a valuable consumer and reward You for
>audience. A TV Network might put 90% of their ad Revenue into
>programming and operations, and keep 10% as profits. This company will
>give 90% of
>their ad revenue to people who use them, and keep 10% for themselves.
>THE SOONER THE BETTER
>No matter when you sign up for this, you'll make some extra money. But
>The people who sign up earliest, will make loads of money. People are
>Probably going to get very creative about how to tell as many people as
>possible. Some people may rent out e-mail lists and send it out to
>thousands of people at a time, or mention it in chat rooms or user
>groups. Others are spreading the word on college campuses and
>Who knows? The more you sign up the more you make, and the more they
>IS THIS A PYRAMID SCEME?
>It's not. It's kind of built on a similar premise, but it's Totally
>free. There's no scheme! You don't pay anything or sell anything or
>time any differently. In a pyramid scheme the last people in, lose. With
>this, the last person in still gets cash every month. Just not as much
>the people who get in early. Just sign up, tell friends, and keep the
>window open if you want to. Advertisers will pay money to be in that
>window, and you'll get a very nice share of that money.
>OK, you can join by doing the following: Please go to:
>http://alladvantage.com and sign up using my member ID number CHO-298
>You'll be issued your own user number. Then cut and paste this email,
>changing the member ID number to your user number, and e-mail it to as
>many people as you can think of. Or mention this when you're talking to
>friends, or in a chat room, or where ever! The more people who sign up,
>the more advertising revenue AllAdvantage generates, and the more we all
>Don't ignore this because it's "too simple" or "too good to be true".
>you have any questions, please just go to the site and check it out.
>self-explanatory. Good luck!
>Please be sure to put my ID CIR-675 as your refeer, because you lose
>and I may earn more money. Of course, I will buy dinner for your guys.
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