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Old 03-23-2004, 12:36 AM   #16
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The same thing happened to me a long time ago, only it was a poem, not a photograph. I didn't send them a frickin' dime.
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Old 03-23-2004, 11:42 AM   #17
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The same thing happened to me a long time ago, only it was a poem, not a photograph. I didn't send them a frickin' dime.
Yep here too, when I was in high school. I didn't send a dime...thank God.
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Old 03-23-2004, 12:09 PM   #18
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That's terrible. I wouldn't believe it either although it would have been cool to have you up my way ABEL

I promise I didn't send it LOL j/k

It is a nice picture though
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Old 03-23-2004, 10:43 PM   #19
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Please don't send them a dime. In 1997 I sent a photo to picture.com a few months later I got a letter saying I was a first place winner and my pic would be showcased in some book but I had to send them 80.00 in order for them to do it. I think I got another 4 letters after that asking when was I going to send the money. They also told me the name of the book which I looked for but was never published. It just screamed scam. Way better off safe than sorry. Your pic is beautiful.
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Old 03-23-2004, 10:59 PM   #20
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thanks, glad y'all like the pic.

what sucks even more is they send you a letter and copyright info for you to fill out (which i don't think i ever got around to doing anyway) which made it seem more legitimate. that's why when i got the announcement about the award thing i was surprised and a little suspicious that it was just by email and not some fancy letter via snail mail.
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Old 03-23-2004, 11:02 PM   #21
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I'm sorry this is turned out to be a scam ABEL...I know you were really happy about it

On the bright side, it is a really great picture
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