Here’s The Amazingness That Happens When You Respond To Scam, Junk Emails

You know those idiotic emails that fill your spam folder informing you of an inheritance or a business opportunity from a Nigerian Prince or a Russian Diplomat? Does anyone actually respond to those? Who would possibly be dumb enough to think this was a legitimate business opportunity? I decided that dumb person would be me.

A few weeks ago I received this email:

Here's The Amazingness That Happens When You Respond To Scam, Junk Emails

It’s fairly standard junk mail dialogue. I never really took the time to really think about what these emails are saying, but it looks like the author found a thesaurus and decided to use it on every word in the email. Also, why would an email be morally offensive to me? I responded that evening:

Here's The Amazingness That Happens When You Respond To Scam, Junk Emails

I had no idea what would happen next or if I would ever hear from my pal Lizy Abdul again. A few days went by and I discovered this in my junk mail. She responded, and it was everything I had hoped for and more:

Here's The Amazingness That Happens When You Respond To Scam, Junk Emails

She included a photo of herself:

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And, of course, a photo of her dead dad:

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Are we engaged now? I’m not one to mix business with pleasure, but if Lizy wants to take it down this road, then who am I to argue? Here was my response:

Here's The Amazingness That Happens When You Respond To Scam, Junk Emails

It’s all out there for both Lizy and myself. We’re basically planning our wedding at this point. I thought it was going to move forward when I received this crushing blow:

Here's The Amazingness That Happens When You Respond To Scam, Junk Emails

It appears Lizy does not love me the way she had led me to believe. It also appears she may be the person she described to me. If you can’t trust a stranger randomly emailing you for a billion dollar investment opportunity, then who can you trust? I responded with this heartfelt goodbye:

Here's The Amazingness That Happens When You Respond To Scam, Junk Emails

Thanks a lot Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. I suppose You’ve Got Mail wasn’t meant for me after all. TC Mark

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