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Old May 27th, 2005, 06:36 AM
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Last month, when we went ashore to the Margarita Complex in Ocho Rios, Jamaica,
we were given a spiel to fill out a ticket to win a ''Welcome back to the Caribbean 7-day vacation.``

The phone call came in this week, ''Did you fill out a ticket in Magaritaville?'', my reply was an immediate ''YES''

''You have been selected for a 8-day, 7 night free vacation in Antigue or Grand Cayman plus that's not all. You also will receive a 7-night 6-day vacation in Florida for only $518.00 US'' . I'm a Canadian so they allways indicate US funds.

My reply, ''If I won these wonderfull 5-star vacations, why do I have to pay?``

The deal still sounded good, so I said, ''Send me the vouchers and I'll send you a cheque''.. Their reply: ``We can only accept MasterCard, Visa or America Express'', my reply was: ''This conversation is over and have nice day'' and hung up.

Has anybody else received any $518.00 free ``Come back to Caribbean'' vacation??

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Old May 27th, 2005, 07:39 AM
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Default Re: Congratulations, you have won...

Bill the latest thing is the word "Free" isn't free anymore. It's more like buy this and then you get something free!!! What a bunch of !@#@$
And yes I have gotten those calls telling me I won a "Free" trip or cruise. I never fall for it and I never fill out forms to win something.

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Old May 27th, 2005, 07:47 AM
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sounds like a good scam to me!


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Old May 27th, 2005, 08:35 AM
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Years ago we had neighbors that must have been on every sucker list, they won a "boat", turned out to be a little pontoon blowup. A few years later they won a motorcycle, turned out to be a little childs plastic motorcycle. Can't remember the costs, but it was around the $500. mark. As the saying goes there is a sucker born every minute. I always say, if it sounds to good to be true its not true.
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Old May 27th, 2005, 08:49 AM
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I can't tell you how many times I've received an offer for a "free" trip to Orlando. And they even mail it to me here at my residence in (of course) Orlando. Oh well! <G>


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Old May 27th, 2005, 09:12 AM
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i hope you did't fall for it they were talking about scams like this one on the news this
week were they what money from you and aks for your visa card
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