If I Told You Once, I Told You A Thousand Times!
Stop Being Stupid!

If you are stupid you need to read this.  Oh, I'm sorry, if you are truly stupid, you won't know that you are the person that needs to read this.  I know I'll try it this way!

Bill Gates Is Giving Away His Money To You!

Now if you think the above is true, or could be true, you are stupid, and you need to read this!

It is hard to believe, but last week I got an E-Mail about how Bill Gates and AOL, were going to give away money to anyone sending out copies of this E-Mail.  Now this is total BS.  This hoax has been around forever.  It has never been true, and never will be.  But yet, thanks to stupid folks, it just will not die.

The person that sent this to me is part of a large trade organization.  He mailed it to everyone he know.  Mostly business contacts.  Yep, he basically told the world, "I'm stupid".  Not the thing you want to tell the folks you do business with.

So, for all you helpless folks out there, here it is again. After all it was true years ago when we first told you to get smart and it's still true today!

"How To Make Yourself Look Like An Idiot"
 In Three Easy Steps

1. Receive Virus Warning E-Mail From Some One (Friend, Family, Or Anyone)

2. Don’t Think About It.  Don’t Check It Out.  Just Totally Believe It.

3. Send The Warning To Every Person You Know.  Not Only Family And Friends, but People You Do Business With.  Especially Clients, Supervisors, Boss. Etc.... You Know Really Important People That Don’t Know You’re An Idiot................

So, is the above really over the top?  Not really, after all if you received an E-Mail warning and it looked good to you, so you forward the warning on to everyone you know.  Then you find out it was all a Hoax!  Lets be honest about it.  It makes you feel like an idiot.

The reality of it is that the majority of the Virus warnings going around are totally bogus.  Unfortunately it seems like when it comes to the Internet people start to lose their common sense.  Believe me, if I sent out an E-Mail that said “According to CBS News, Bill Gates, is going to give out $100.00 cash to the first ten million people who E-Mail him....”  Poor Mr. Gates would be flooded with E-Mail.  Remember, just because it is on the “Net” does not make it true!

So how do you tell the real stuff from the fakes?  Try checking out these web sites for information on bogus warnings.  After all, by the time the Hoax comes to you, there is probably a listing of it as a hoax.



O.K., so what’s the harm?  You tell me.  You waste everyone’s time and look like an idiot!  No harm, I don’t think so!


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