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May 15 2013
By: kingmind First Son 2 posts
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I had gotten a message that said 

we are still feel very sory about PSN being down, because of this we are not only giving away 2 free games, but we are giving $50 funds to your user if you send this to all your friends. From playstation:  IT WORKED ! Our protest. Here is your reward. First send this to all your friends.once you have sent this message to all your friends you will get $50on your PSN.  then it gives me a code.

 

 

what is this about and why am i getting this and not an email.  

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Hekseville Citizen
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May 15, 2013
its fake, a scam
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May 15, 2013

sounds like a scam... why would they give you 50 dollars to send a chain message to other people? Nobody wants to give you anything for free do you realize this or are you one of those people that reply to these messages with your user id and password because there are people out there that fall for these.


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May 15, 2013
just ignore it. some weirdo's out there :smileysurprised:

nice registration date :smileyhappy:

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May 15, 2013

kingmind wrote:

I had gotten a message that said 

we are still feel very sory about PSN being down, because of this we are not only giving away 2 free games, but we are giving $50 funds to your user if you send this to all your friends. From playstation:  IT WORKED ! Our protest. Here is your reward. First send this to all your friends.once you have sent this message to all your friends you will get $50on your PSN.  then it gives me a code.

 

 

what is this about and why am i getting this and not an email.  


That is a fake/spam/chain message. Ignore that message and DO NOT send it to your friends.

 

PSN Terms of Service says:

 

You must not take any action that Sony considers to be disruptive to PSN, including, but not limited to, junk mails, :smileymad:spam:smileymad:, excessive messages or 

:smileymad:chain letters:smileymad:. Breach of these Conditions may result in suspension or termination of your account and/or access to Sony Online Network.

 

Sony will never ask you to violate the PSN Terms of Service. Sony will never pay you to violate the PSN Terms of Service. Sony might BAN you if you violate the PSN Terms of Service, but Sony will never pay you for that.

 

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May 15, 2013

kingmind wrote:

I had gotten a message that said 

we are still feel very sory about PSN being down, because of this we are not only giving away 2 free games, but we are giving $50 funds to your user if you send this to all your friends. From playstation:  IT WORKED ! Our protest. Here is your reward. First send this to all your friends.once you have sent this message to all your friends you will get $50on your PSN.  then it gives me a code.

 

 

what is this about and why am i getting this and not an email.  


You're getting this because one of your friends on your list sent it to you thinking they'll receive a $50 code by sending it to their friends.

 

These types of messages are fake. The best thing to do is to just ignore it. 

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May 16, 2013
"1st send this to all your friends" = what you're reading is a lie... welcome to the internet...
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May 16, 2013

renatabls wrote:
"1st send this to all your friends" = what you're reading is a lie... welcome to the internet..

Doesn't happen in just the internet. I had enough of these chain letters when text message came into the world.

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May 16, 2013

renatabls wrote:
"1st send this to all your friends" = what you're reading is a lie... welcome to the internet...

It hasn't happened to me in at least a year. These messages are most obviously fake when the messenger types something that's hard to believe. I remember someone once told me to "send this to all your friends and Halo will be ported to PS3."

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kingbro1 wrote:

renatabls wrote:
"1st send this to all your friends" = what you're reading is a lie... welcome to the internet...

It hasn't happened to me in at least a year. These messages are most obviously fake when the messenger types something that's hard to believe. I remember someone once told me to "send this to all your friends and Halo will be ported to PS3."


....what?

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