Friday, November 12, 2010

Oh do I have a giggle for Ya'll!!!

Now as you all know I do the occasional PR for companies who are willing to send me a free product to try out for them.
This means that I occasionally get a wack job with a bogus request!
Just like the email I woke up to this morning!


Click on it to make it big enough to read. Go ahead...I'll wait.
~Drinks Tea~
Now as you can see, Caroline Smith OBVIOUSLY thinks I am a retard easily taken in by a few kind words!
For the next few moments I am going to go over this email and point out Caroline Smith's BIGGEST mistakes!





Hi (This is where you should insert my name..Which is all over my blog.)
I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed visiting Lunaticwhimsy.blogspot.com. (Oh please! If you know ANYTHING you would have used my blog name. Not my web address.) You've certainly put together a great blog with some really useful articles. (Useful....What  kinda crack do you smoke?) It's taken me at least an hour to drag myself away from the site (By the site you mean MY BLOG??)  and write this email! I particularly enjoyed reading the post "Big Sigh":
http://lunaticwhimsy.blogspot.com/2010/11/big-sigh.html (Let me get this straight...The post you loved the most...after an HOUR of reading is from a week ago where I talk about being alone all week with a sick kid and my grandfather is dying....You are one twisted chick!)
I am a professional writer and frugal living aficionado. (Professional writer...I'm not seeing it!)  I'm very thrifty by nature and love finding creative ways of how I can save money. I guess it's a belief that was installed upon me at an early age by my grandmother, whose favorite saying was "a penny saved is a penny earned"! (Wow talk about using THE most clich├ęd phrase in the English language.)
I was wondering if you would be interested in publishing one of my articles about money saving tips. (Not even close....Probly not even for cash at this point.) I have had my articles published on many websites relating to money saving and frugal living. Please see the link below for an example of my work:
http://www.ahappyhippymom.com/2010/09/how-to-give-your-home-an-eco-friendly-makeover-on-a-budget.html (Ok seriously...DO NOT send anyone to this link...It's an article on re-decorating and there is ONE comment posted....Oh and let's not forget that it takes people back to your "Slip cover website" not money saving...As you claim.)
In return for the free post, all I ask is that there are a couple of links back to one of my sites somewhere within the article. (Whoah Whoah Whoah! Hold the phone! You want me to post one of your articles FOR NOTHING and then I get to have some of your links back to your crappy website too!!! It's Christmas happening early!! Not.)
If you are interested in getting free content for your site, (I'm not...See above.)  just let me know and I will get to work brainstorming some ideas for article topics. (Ya I can see showcasing your ugly slip covers takes some brain cells.)
I look forward to hearing from you.
(Consider this hearing from me.)
Kind regards
Caroline Smith


Ya...I wish I could say this was the first time I have received an email like this. It's not.
This one just rubbed me the wrong way today. The sad thing is some people have actually let her guest post!!
Just Google "Caroline Smith".
Anywho...It's Friday...And this made me feel SO much better!!!
Hope you all have a great weekend!



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