Video of the Week: When you reply to spam email

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you replied to a spam email?

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you replied to a spam email? In this light-hearted TED talk, British writer-comedian James Veitch beats a potential scammer at his own game by stringing him along with a series of ridiculous emails. We hope you enjoy this funny exchange.





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    biddi
    1st Aug 2016
    11:32am
    Hysterical!!!!! Yes, we know about A Giant Gummy Lizard.
    billy boy
    1st Aug 2016
    1:11pm
    one word, fantabulous ;)
    MICK
    1st Aug 2016
    5:51pm
    Great for retirees who have the time to play.
    AnnW
    1st Aug 2016
    5:59pm
    Love it. My partner strings these scammers on the phone when they call, they get very upset with him and end up hanging up, it's hilarious.

    1st Aug 2016
    6:26pm
    Why are we using 'his'. it should be gender neutral as there are female scammers.
    Not Senile Yet!
    2nd Aug 2016
    12:55am
    Who cares....him/her...best medicine...even for Telemarketers.....just keep them on the phone talking for as long as you can.....when you can!
    They choose to waste ur valuable time......cold calling at Teatime....so waste theirs right back!
    By the time they wake up..you have wasted 10/20 phone calls to someone else.
    If ur on a Mobile.....they rang....and the charge meter is ticking...lol
    JJ
    2nd Aug 2016
    1:19pm
    Beautiful! I have strung a few along until they have got really upset and it feels really satisfying. I've not heard from then again!
    SuziJ
    2nd Aug 2016
    11:38pm
    Classic! I have to watch this one again :)
    PIXAPD
    3rd Aug 2016
    12:01pm
    The only SPAM that is good comes in a tin...yummy


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