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#1 aionaddict

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 03:09

Too bad I already made the switch, he was a bit late in sending this.

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Edited by John S., 14 December 2012 - 03:58. Reason: retitled for accuracy



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Posted 14 December 2012 - 03:10

Yea I got the exact same email a few days ago, Steve must be bored

#3 Eddie7

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 03:14

Ballmer, not Balmer.

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 03:19

Ballmer ballmer ballmer ballmer ballmer ballmer ballmer ballmer ballmer ballmer ballmer ballmer
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#5 soldier1st

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 03:23

That sounds like a wannabee Balmer.

#6 Matthew_Thepc

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 03:23

OK, if this is a joke, I'm sorry for ruining it :\

but if you think it's legit, let me just point out that this is in the OPs junk folder (as is evident by the "Looking for an email? If you don't find it here check your blocked senders list" message, the bit of an orange bar visible at the top of the message, and the fact that it's right next to a message with "real men please apply" in the subject line), so either someone (or yourself) is trying to trick you, or else the guys on the outlook team decided to mark all emails from Microsoft's CEO as junk for the LOLz.

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 03:26

Not his email addy...I doubt he'd misspell his own name. His credentials are publicly available...

Microsoft
Steve Ballmer, CEO
(425) 706-8448
steveb@microsoft.com

#8 Mohitster

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 03:37

This is a spam email if your really got it....what do you call it? Spoofing? And obviously, even if you didn't notice the spelling mistake in his name, its content is ridiculous!

#9 siah1214

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 03:52

I got the same e-mail. I wonder who really sent it? That is bizarre.

#10 Mohitster

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 04:11

I got the same e-mail. I wonder who really sent it? That is bizarre.


This is Spoofing + Spam

#11 siah1214

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 04:15

This is Spoofing + Spam

I got that, but I'd like to know who's sending it out and to whom? A quick search shows several different forum threads about it on various sites. Kind of odd.

#12 zhangm

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 04:15

Haven't ruled out the possibility that this is Steve Ballmer pretending to be someone pretending to be Steve Ballmer.

#13 Raa

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 04:18

Actually I got that one today too in my spam folder. O_o

#14 Growled

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 03:58

You guys have been had.

#15 McKay

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 04:31

If that was really from Steve, why would he keep referring to Microsoft as "they" and not "we"?



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