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FedEx told her that they were waiting for him to call in. The guy had paid the hundreds of dollars in tax They wanted to set up a home theater PC for their big-screen TV in the basement den, and they had a nice PowerBook G4 they no longer needed.


Press ‘i’ to view the image gallery’v’ to view the video galleryor ‘r’ to view a random entry. Dec 27, Location: I wanted to p-p-p-powergook because I still want to refund some of the money to you. There is even 2 Ls to type LOL faster. She didn’t authorize for him to pick it up at the FedEx shop for obvious reasons. On April 27th,EricFate [6] submitted the following suggestion:.

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Personal tools Not logged in Talk Contributions Log in. November 28, at 7: After the p-p-p-powerboo, was completed, the story was shared on MetaFilter [12]Slashdot [13]Engadget [14]and BoingBoing [15] in May I like to come up with new and exciting ways to leave it!

In that thread, several forum members [5] pointed out that the URL to the VeriSign part of the escrow site was a Javascript pop up made to look legitimate.

Know Your Meme is an advertising supported p-p-p-powerbool and we noticed that you’re using an ad-blocking solution. What did you end up paying for the taxes?

This was apparently normal for Powerbooks and customs rejected the forms because the price was declared. Jeff further took advantage of the scammer’s lack of English and left this in his next email: Someone had to find out what was up, and Jeff didn’t want to.


The package was then in transit in the UK. Jeff almost sent him an email with some of the information they dug up on him, when he decided to instead mess with p-p-p-poweerbook guy.


Like us on Facebook! Oct 8, Location: On April 3rd, [4]Harris created a discussion thread on the Something Awful forums asking for help on the best way to respond to the scammer’s email. No thanks, take me back to the meme zone! P-p-p-powerbook is part of a series on ED5 Pollfest Top The scammer told Jeff to put a low price on the package as taxes are Jeff then received a reply telling him that msalamon was using an escrow service that would pass the money on as soon as he viewed the item and made sure it was in good condition.