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Old 03-23-2011, 04:22 PM   #1
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I got something interesting in the mail today.

THE NATIONAL SOCIETY OF HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARS

March 22, 2011

"Dear <My Name>

Congratulations. Based on your outstanding academic achievement at <My High School>, you have been nominated for membership in The National Society of High School Scholars. Your hard work has placed you among a select group of students and has earned you this invitation to join other outstanding high school scholars in recognition of dedication to excellence.

My family established the world-renowned Nobel Prizes that reward individuals and organizations for world betterment. I welcome you and your family to this tradition of excellence and invite you to mark this legacy with an inaugoration (They spelt it wrong) to our academic Society, an honor that will last a life time. In forging this honor society, we gathered a powerful advisory board compromised of Nobal Laureates and Luminaries.

Membership in the Society provides a special oportunity (Lol.) for you to distinguish yourself based on outstanding scholastic achievement and academic excellence. Your personalized membership certificate, bearing the Society crest and signature, should be proudly displayed as testament to your achievement. The Society also provides members with a variety of opportunities and resources, including access to memberships, leadership development programs, service activities, and exclusive discount. Each year the Society awards over $100,000 in scholarships, including Abercrombie & Fitch scholarships. You will also have the opportunity to participate in one of our newest programs and be an NSHSS Ambassador. The NSHSS scholarship Ambassadors are eligible to compete for $1,000 Ambassador Scholar Awards in addition to all other Soceity scholarships.

As you prepare your university applications, you may list your selection and membership in the Society as one of your significant accomplishments. According to NSHSS scholarship recipient Rob Wheeler, "I would never have had the opportunity to study aeronautics and physics at a school like MIT, had it not been for NSHSS."

Membership in the Society is by invitation only. To accept your invitation, please complete the enclosed member confirmation form and return it to your international headquarters with the one-time membership fee of $60.00, or join online via our secure website using your personal confirmation code <Code>. Your membership deadline is <Date here>. You will also receive a free graduation honor cord which is valued at $15.00.

If your family suffers a financial hardship, please be aware the the Society offers fee waivers. Although we use each student's membership fee for the support of the Society, including all costs associated with nomination, benefits, scholarships, technology support, etc., we would not want to exclude any qualified student on a solely financial basis.

I look forward to welcoming you as a new member of the Society. On behalf of the entire advisory board and myself, I offer congratulations to you and your family.

Sincerely,

Clayton Wesner

P.S. We have several upcoming events and around the country including one at Harvard University and in the US Senate. I hope to meet you at an upcoming member event"

Haha at the fail spellings.


Funny, I'm not in High School anymore and I got horrible grades in High School. A scam perhaps?
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Old 03-23-2011, 04:24 PM   #2
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Haha. Do you know who sent it?
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Old 03-23-2011, 04:24 PM   #3
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i got mail 3 weeks ago with "Thank you for your application to liverpool institute of performing arts" o.0
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Old 03-23-2011, 04:27 PM   #4
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A scam targeting people so stupid they think they're smart? Very amusing!

Perhaps you should let your local police know about it.
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Old 03-23-2011, 04:27 PM   #5
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I seem to remember getting something similar when I was in high school and throwing it away as soon as I read the 'pay us money to join' part.
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Old 03-23-2011, 04:29 PM   #6
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I think my Grandmother sent this to me. It looks like her handwriting.


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I seem to remember getting something similar when I was in high school and throwing it away as soon as I read the 'pay us money to join' part.
Haha, same here. I even asked my brother if this was a scam and he said, ", this is a scam. Now get the out of my face."
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Old 03-23-2011, 04:30 PM   #7
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Well my friend gets Viagra advertisiments in his email and he hasn't tell anyone size of his
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Old 03-23-2011, 04:31 PM   #8
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I think my Grandmother sent this to me. It looks like her handwriting.
Your Grandmother is trying to scam you out of money?
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Old 03-23-2011, 04:33 PM   #9
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Your Grandmother is trying to scam you out of money?
Lol, I don't know. It just looks like her handwriting. But yeah, she wants my money. <_< >_>
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Old 03-23-2011, 04:33 PM   #10
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Funny, I'm not in High School anymore and I got horrible grades in High School. A scam perhaps?
Id say so. I got a similar letter in the mail when I was in high school, it ended up turning out totally bogus.
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Old 03-23-2011, 04:35 PM   #11
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Bah. Good ole Clayton. Such the jokester. That's classic Clayton right there.
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Old 03-23-2011, 04:36 PM   #12
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Bah. Good ole Clayton. Such the jokester. That's classic Clayton right there.
I used a random name. I was thinking of Dave Chappelle and my friend's last name.
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Old 03-23-2011, 04:37 PM   #13
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Congradulations!
You are winner!
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Old 03-23-2011, 04:37 PM   #14
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Congradulations!
You are winner!
Lol. +rep

EDIT: What the? I can't give rep...

I haven't given rep in like 2 weeks.
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Old 03-23-2011, 04:40 PM   #15
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Just send in the 60 dollar fee and join us scholars! We have cookouts on Sunday nights, and a spinning class meets every second Wednesday of the month.

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