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Subject: UKNM: free stuff
From: Chris Heathcote
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2000 18:07:07 +0100

Here's a mail from another company offering one of these "free stuff"
offers (that went wrong) - anyone with any clue about the Internet
can tell this is a load of bollocks.


> >From: DONALD CLINE <castlehillbooksatcompuserve [dot] com>
> >To: xxxxx
> >Subject: Re: Free Penguin Classic Offer
> >Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2000 05:45:11 -0400
> >
> >
> >Dear David
> >
> >Many thanks for your correspondence concerning the Penguin
> Classic offer.
> >
> >This offer had in fact closed by 10 am on Thursday 17th
> February, but due
> >to an email
> >prankster playing an early April fools trick on us, we had
> sowewhere in the
> >region of 20,000
> >requests in five hours!
> >
> >As far as we can work out , the prankster managed somehow to
> access some
> >address files and
> >forwarded our letter, thanking people for ordering a book from us and
> >confirming that the book was on it's way.

[Sam says: msg chopped...]

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