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Is this a scam?

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I want to do this:

www.paidsurveysonline.com

but as the old maxim goes anything too good to be true probably is.


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I just don't want to get ripped off.
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to be honest rebel, i wouldnt do it, all these internet thingies are a hoax in my opinion... i certainly wouldnt do it. but you could try and call them, see what theyre about. it DOES sound good, but thats the first warning light...
"The ability to speak does not make you intelligent."
Qui-Gon Jinn (R.I.P.)
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I agree with the old saying "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!"
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yeah exactly...
"The ability to speak does not make you intelligent."
Qui-Gon Jinn (R.I.P.)
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yeah. Its a tough call. I agree it is likely a scam, but at the same time I know that companies do do these survey focus group things, so it stands to reason that they come from somewhere. I found the site a few months back and its still up, so part of me thinks its legit, but I'm torn.

I suppose if all I lost was the inital sign up fee then that would be fine, caveat emptor and all, I just wouldn't want them to hack into my credit card or something like that (not that there is a lot of money left on it anyways )

I'm pretty good at sussing out scams, but If this is one I don't know how exactly it would work. There's nothing about it that screams "scam" except that like i said, it seems to good to be true.
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Buahahahaaha! A perfect job for an Internet addict... even if it's true, there will be no vacant places!

Rebel, if it turns out to be true, drop me a note, ok? Maybe they need somebody from Central U-Rope
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or from scandinavia... drop me a line as well, RRS got dibs though, he called it first.
"The ability to speak does not make you intelligent."
Qui-Gon Jinn (R.I.P.)
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Was it a scam?
I saw the original theatrical release of the Old Trilogy on the big screen and I'm proud of it...
How did I accomplish that (considering my age) is my secret...
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LOL!!!
"The ability to speak does not make you intelligent."
Qui-Gon Jinn (R.I.P.)
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Ask Luke or Rebel. Notices similar in style show up on my campus all the time, but nothing quite as amusing as this one, especially since the scan is bad enough that I couldn't tell whether it said 'honorarium' or 'bonorarium.'

Princess Leia: I happen to like nice men.
Han Solo: I'm a nice man.

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well here's the update:

I didn't end up signing up for that one, instead I did a google search of all paid online surveys. This showed me there are many of these and they seem to be, at least on the surface not a scam. I found a free site that rated the different paid survey companies, the one I initally looked at was rated #5 in the top ten. so naturally I went to the #1 and after some consideration, signed up. It was $37 american witha 90 day money back guarantee. It gave me access to a whole lot of survey webapges, and you pick and choose which ones you want to sign up for (no charge) and then fill out demographic info. Whenever they need your demographic they email you to take part in the survey. I've done one so far, but I signed up for a lot so hopefully more will come in the next week.

I think its a legit deally, its not going to make me rich, but then it says right up front "you will not get rich from this". If I can make a bit of extra doe from this, awesome, if all I do it make back my intial investment, then it was a gamble and I broke even.

If anyone is interested the site I went to is www.paid-online-surveys.com (and no this isn't a pyramid scam and I'm trying to rope you in )
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And I'm a monkey, in a long line of kings.
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i hope this works out for you rebel.
"The ability to speak does not make you intelligent."
Qui-Gon Jinn (R.I.P.)
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Most of these sorts of sites work via pyramid scheme like you stated earlier. Some just get their payouts by now having the ability to send you advertiser (third party) e-mails that are loaded with crap you don't want. So long as they have a certain number of e-mails going out, this satisfies their sponsor requirements. Whether you actually buy something from these e-mails or not. Be careful as they may send out your personal information to other companies as well.
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well I only sign up for the ones where I don't have to buy anything, and they don't send me any junk and my info remains confidential, any that sound odd I won't do.
And I dance. And I sing.
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good to know you have your head working properly rebel.
"The ability to speak does not make you intelligent."
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Why waste time in court? Just send the Mangler Bros. after their ass.
"You fell victim to one of the classic blunders, the most famous of which is 'Never get involved in a land war in Asia'."
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Bossk, I never thought you can be so cruel...
I saw the original theatrical release of the Old Trilogy on the big screen and I'm proud of it...
How did I accomplish that (considering my age) is my secret...
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sean wookie, you must like to pull peoples' arms out of their sockets, don't you?
I saw the original theatrical release of the Old Trilogy on the big screen and I'm proud of it...
How did I accomplish that (considering my age) is my secret...
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rebel... the Mangler Brothers Inc. will be proud to maim in the CAUSE OF REBEL!!!
"The ability to speak does not make you intelligent."
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Originally posted by: RRS-1980
Bossk, I never thought you can be so cruel...

Nah... not cruel. Just a firm believer in justice. Mangler style.
"You fell victim to one of the classic blunders, the most famous of which is 'Never get involved in a land war in Asia'."
--Vizzini (Wallace Shawn), The Princess Bride
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