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    I get these types of emails quite regularly. Some are more creative than others. Here is his email to me:


    Hello Sir/Madam,

    My name is Waldo Smith. I want to make reservation for 4 people from 17th to 25th November 2012


    I will also like to know if you can provide the services listed below .

    1. Taxidermy
    2. Accommodation
    3. Meals
    4. Rifle Rent e.t.c

    Kindly get back to me with your quotation.


    You should also confirm if you have credit card facilities for advance payment.


    Regards.


    Waldo Smith

    Wigginton. Banbury. Oxfordshire. OX15 5HL
    England.
    waldo_smith680@hotmail.com





    And now my response:

    Waldo,

    Sounds great. I have you booked for four people on those dates. Mostly snipe hunting with some three toed gazork mixed in. We can use a credit card or wire transfer from a wealthy west african king, either is fine with me. I will set you up with a couple H&R single shot .410's that should be great on the gazorks and snipe. As for taxidermy, you can't go wrong with a full bodied snipe attacking the gazork. Such beautfiul animals deserve a mount like that in my opinion. The fee for such taxidermy work should be around $16,000 USD. Please wire funds as soon as possible. Tom
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    I'm from the UK. Just had a look at the post code (ZIP code if you're american). It's a golf club here in the UK.

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    Thankyou for confirming. I just knew it had to be bogus.
    Tom

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    Gee, that's an expensive snipe hunt (LOL)!

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    Quote Originally Posted by enysse View Post
    Gee, that's an expensive snipe hunt (LOL)!
    It's mostly due to the fact that he wants dates in the prime Gazork rut. He is lucky as I did find one outfitter with an opening who drags out SCI/B&C trophy gazork every year. You gotta pay to hunt the big ones!
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    What size gazork do you guarantee?


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    Hey Tom....Got any "free range" Sasquatch hunts available?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buff-Buster View Post
    Hey Tom....Got any "free range" Sasquatch hunts available?
    I do, but you must remember that the high fence Sasquatch tend to have better hair and your success rate will be higher....and a prettier trophy. BUT, there is something to be said for wild, free range Sasquatch with battle scars on his body and a "rougher" appearance.
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    I got the same email - I wonder how this idiot got a hold of this distribution list.

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    I havent seen this one but got one today ostensibly from the FBI stating they had a couple million bucks waiting to send me as soon as we set up some accounts for my convenience!! All signed by Robert Mueller, director of the FBI! WOW!! I'm rich!! Wrote back and told them I was going to forward their email to the real FBI! What a bunch of losers!

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    If the FBI is going to give you a couple million BUCKS, you are goin to have to invest into some property here in Missouri to let them grow into their full potential. Did the FBI say what antler range? If they are above 150 I could house a few here in the back, I won't shoot them,,,,, I promise....
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    We had same one but allso same style from a Gerald Blake allso from the UK.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TOM View Post
    I get these types of emails quite regularly. Some are more creative than others. Here is his email to me:


    Hello Sir/Madam,

    My name is Waldo Smith. I want to make reservation for 4 people from 17th to 25th November 2012


    I will also like to know if you can provide the services listed below .

    1. Taxidermy
    2. Accommodation
    3. Meals
    4. Rifle Rent e.t.c

    Kindly get back to me with your quotation.


    You should also confirm if you have credit card facilities for advance payment.


    Regards.


    Waldo Smith

    Wigginton. Banbury. Oxfordshire. OX15 5HL
    England.
    waldo_smith680@hotmail.com





    And now my response:

    Waldo,

    Sounds great. I have you booked for four people on those dates. Mostly snipe hunting with some three toed gazork mixed in. We can use a credit card or wire transfer from a wealthy west african king, either is fine with me. I will set you up with a couple H&R single shot .410's that should be great on the gazorks and snipe. As for taxidermy, you can't go wrong with a full bodied snipe attacking the gazork. Such beautfiul animals deserve a mount like that in my opinion. The fee for such taxidermy work should be around $16,000 USD. Please wire funds as soon as possible. Tom
    Good Answer to there Request Tom. LOL I got the same email last week I'll have to remember that answer. hahaha
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    Quote Originally Posted by sestoppelman View Post
    I havent seen this one but got one today ostensibly from the FBI stating they had a couple million bucks waiting to send me as soon as we set up some accounts for my convenience!! All signed by Robert Mueller, director of the FBI! WOW!! I'm rich!! Wrote back and told them I was going to forward their email to the real FBI! What a bunch of losers!
    I beleive that email was from the Fraternity of Bloody Idiots.
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    I do, but you must remember that the high fence Sasquatch tend to have better hair and your success rate will be higher....and a prettier trophy. BUT, there is something to be said for wild, free range Sasquatch with battle scars on his body and a "rougher" appearance.

    Tom

    I think I'll stick with the free range Sasquatch. I like my Sasquatch kida like me..."with a few battle scars and a rougher appearance" :-)

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