k.cepuranbreak the news, but looks like all of those warnings were real!
The use of MSN and e-mail will cost money from Summer 2009 onwards. If you
Send this message to 18 different people from your list, your little MSN
Icon will turn blue and that will make it free for you. If you don't believe
Me, go on to (www.msn.com) and see it yourself. Don't forward this message,
But copy and paste it so that people will actually read it.
It is Andy and John - the directors of MSN - sorry for the interruption, but
MSN is really closing down. This is because too many inconsiderate people
Are taking up all the names (e.g.. Making up lots of different accounts for
Just one person), and we are only left with 578 names.
?If you would like to close your account, DO NOT SEND THIS MESSAGE ON. But,
If you would like to keep your account, then SEND THIS MESSAGE TO EVERYONE
ON YOUR CONTACT LIST. This is no joke, as we Will be shutting down the
Servers. Send it on, thanks.
WHOEVER DOES NOT SEND THIS MESSEAGE, YOUR ACCOUNT WILL BE CLOSED AND IT WILL
COST YOU 100.00 (pending) A MONTH TO USE. SEND THIS TO EVERYONE ON YOUR
CONTACT LIST. NOW YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO. PLEASE DO NOT FORWARD THIS OR REPLAY.
COPY THE WHOLE E-MAIL. RETURN TO YOUR INBOX AND CLICK ON NEW. THEN PASTE
'THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION'.
Hey everyone, I don't normally send this sort of stuff out, but I had a Look?on the Internet and its actually true that by the 30th November, we Will?have to pay for the use of our MSN and e-mail account(s), unless we Send this message to at least 18 contacts on our contact list. It's no joke, but
if you don't believe me, then you can see for yourself -Go to the site
(http://news.BBC.co.UK/1/hi/business/1189119.stm) - and See For yourself.
Anyway, once you've sent this message to at least 18 contacts, your MSN icon?Will turn blue. Please copy and paste, but don't forward it, as people won't
Take notice of it (LL)
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No, this is not true. That BBC article is exceedingly out of date, MSN would never make such a maneuver as it would deal a great blow to their stocks, there is a near infinite number of possible user-names out there so that is just silly, MSN could not track sent e-mails and their contents to know if the message had been sent without incurring the wrath of various civil rights groups for invading privacy, and typically if someone with such bad spelling and grammar abilities makes such claims it is unlikely.
It is your basic non-sense chain e-letter. Delete it and forget it.
Please use the general help thread.
That message is fake. Anything that ask you to send, copy & paste, or forward the message is considered as "Chain Mails", so please do not believe it.
Happy New Year 2010