Monday, September 18, 2006

We're going to party like it's 1999

Today, waiting for me in my Gmail account was some awesome news.

WINNING EMAIL NOTIFICATION [FOR CATEGORY "A" WINNER ONLY].

Dear Lucky Winner,

Congratulations to you as we bring to your notice, the results of the Free Email Computer Ballot Jackpot 'A' draw 1st Category of LOTTO.NL. We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Lottery Winners International programs drawn today, 18/09/2006. Your E-mail address drew the lucky numbers, which consequently won in the 1st category; you have therefore been approved for a lump sum payout of TWO MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND EUROS. CONGRATULATIONS!!!


So I want to know, did you win too? Why can I not bring myself to hit the delete button on this e-mail? Is it because Gmail didn't send this gem directly into my spam box? Is it because I would like $3,543,554.99 Canadian Dollars? Maybe it is because the bottom of the e-mail reads:

********THIS IS NOT SPAM********

Hooray! It's obvious that I am "Lucky Winner." I'm changing my name immediately.

If that's the case, I'm going to throw a party and you are all invited! Do you think I should start arranging the all star band line up and book your flights?

7 Singing the blues:

Mrs. Chicky said...

It's probably a hoax but it's lovely to dream, isn't it? If it's real I'll be waiting for my invite and my plane ticket for the party. ;)

mamatulip said...

LOL -- did they offer you a lifetime supply of Viagra too?

chelle said...

hehe that would be such a lovely reality if it were true!

anne said...

oooohhhh babysitters included????

Sunshine Scribe said...

Looks like we are splitting that jackpot sister. I won it too. Can we throw a party together. I can organize it if you do the music? What do ya say??

Her Bad Mother said...

Y'all are sharing, right? RIGHT?

Heather said...

I'm sorry, you and Ms. Sunshine Scribe didn't claim your prize early enough - I sent them all my personal information including visa card numbers, social insurance and bank card info so they could verify it was me and I'm getting all the money!

Oh wait, you mean it's a scam?