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Ieuan ab Arthur
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Hi All:

The glurge that my Mother's friend sends to her is usually just bad. However, this one's got to be the worst by far. MySpace strikes! Be afraid. Be very afraid [Big Grin]

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Read Alone.....
Especially the Poem

I believe whatever is in store for us will be for us.

The poem is very true, unfortunately.

Make sure you read the poem!

CASE 1: Kelly Sedey had one wish, for her boyfriend of three years, David Marsden, to propose to her. Then one day when she was out to lunch David proposed! She accepted, but then had to leave because she had a meeting in 20 min. When she got to her office,she noticed on her computer she had some e-mail's. She checked it, the usual stuff from her friends, but then she saw one that she had never gotten before.

It was this poem. She simply deleted it without even reading all of it.

BIG MISTAKE! Later that evening, she received a phone call from the police. It was about DAVID! He had been in an accident with an 18 wheeler. He didn't survive!

CASE 2: Take Katie Robinson She received this poem and being the believer that she was she sent it to a few of her friends but didn't have enough e-mail addresses to send out the full 5 that you must. Three days later, Katie went to a masquerade ball. Later that night when she left to get to her car, she was killed in that spot by a hit-and-run drunk driver.

CASE 3: Richard S. Willis sent this poem out within 45 minutes of reading it. Not even 4 hours later walking along the street to his new job interview with a really big company,when he ran into Cynthia Bell, his secret love for 5 years. Cynthia came up to him and told him of her passionate crush on him that she had had for 2 years. Three days later, he proposed to her and they got married. Cynthia and Richard are still married with three children, happy as ever!

This is the poem:

Around the corner I have a friend,
In this great city that has no end,
Yet the days go by and weeks rush on,
And before I know it, a year is gone.
And I never see my old friends face,
For life is a swift and terrible race,
He knows I like him just as well,
As in the days when I rang his bell.
And he rang mine but we were younger then,
And now we are busy, tired men.
Tired of playing a foolish game,
Tired of trying to make a name.

"Tomorrow" I say! "I will call on Jim
Just to show that I'm thinking of him"
But tomorrow comes and tomorrow goes,
And distance between us grows and grows.
Around the corner, yet miles away,
Here's a telegram sir," "Jim died today."

And that's what we get and deserve in the end.
Around the corner, a vanished friend.

If you love someone, tell them.
Don't be afraid to express yourself.
Reach out and tell someone what they mean to you.
Because when you decide that it is the right time it might be too late.
Seize the day. Never have regrets.

And most importantly, stay close to your friends and family, for they have helped.

You must send this on in 3 hours after reading the letter to 10 other people.

If you do this, you will receive unbelievably good luck in love.

The person that you are most attracted to will soon return to you.

If you do not, bad luck will rear its ugly head at you.

THIS IS NOT A JOKE!

You have read the warnings, seen the cases,and the consequences.

You MUST send this on or face dreadfully bad luck.

NOTE*
the more people that you send this to, the better luck youwill have.

SMILE, even through your tears!!!!!

Easy, stomach

Do I need to say, "argh," or is that just a given?

Ta ra 'wan,

Ieuan "Oh, the humanity" ab Arthur

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NZUL
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I believe whatever is in store for us will be for us.

As opposed to whatever is in store for us is for someone else?

BIG MISTAKE! Later that evening, she received a phone call from the police. It was about DAVID! He had been in an accident with an 18 wheeler. He didn't survive!

Aw, if only Kelly hadn't deleted that email unread, the obnoxious omnipotent being (OOB) that punishes the non-forwarders would have made the trucker have a sudden explosive reaction to the pie at that truck stop, making him late enough to miss David and wipe out some other shmuck.

didn't have enough e-mail addresses to send out the full 5 that you must

Note that.

Three days later, Katie went to a masquerade ball. Later that night when she left to get to her car, she was killed in that spot by a hit-and-run drunk driver.

If Katie hadn't even checked her email for a few more days, would the OOB have let her live?

CASE 3: Richard S. Willis sent this poem out within 45 minutes of reading it. Not even 4 hours later walking along the street to his new job interview with a really big company,when he ran into Cynthia Bell, his secret love for 5 years. Cynthia came up to him and told him of her passionate crush on him that she had had for 2 years. Three days later, he proposed to her and they got married. Cynthia and Richard are still married with three children, happy as ever!

But did he get the job and become a big Dick??!

I love how the author of this version checks in with Dick and Cynth every now and then to ensure they're still together. Perhaps the OOB does this and modifies the email in-transit if they break up?

If you love someone, tell them.

Good advice. Pity about the delivery method.

You must send this on in 3 hours after reading the letter to 10 other people.

What? I've gotta read it out to 10 people, then email it on to some others? How many? Must be five, because as noted above, it's got to be sent to 5 people, not 10.

If you do this, you will receive unbelievably good luck in love.

Always love with this crap. Why can't I send it on and have an unbelievably fulfilling career whilst having a string of meaningless, yet fun at the time, sex-based relationships?

The person that you are most attracted to will soon return to you.

Because if you're the kind of loser that buys this kind of message, people leave you. There's no way the one you're most attracted to could stay with you. What is it with "return" anyway? When I was a love-struck teen, I never had the guys I wanted in the first place. No chance of them "returning" to me, as I'd never been dated by them.

If you do not, bad luck will rear its ugly head at you.

"What's that mummy?"
"That's bad luck's ugly head Jimmy. Move along, before it bites you."

THIS IS NOT A JOKE!

Well, I'm not laughing, so it's about the most true thing said so far.

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Em
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Reglurgitation.

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