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Tinder Date (Sales Scam?)

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Re: Tinder Date (Sales Scam?)

Postby headhonchoII » 25 Oct 2015, 00:35

Direct sales through Tinder. I believe this 100%, people will try any angle to sell shit to ya here.

But in the end they'll always go through the same lines...seduction, instant riches and if that fails...the old guilt trip routine. The lowest of the low.
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Re: Tinder Date (Sales Scam?)

Postby Andrew0409 » 25 Oct 2015, 13:09

How and why did the conversation come to facewash lol
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Re: Tinder Date (Sales Scam?)

Postby jimipresley » 25 Oct 2015, 13:33

Andrew0409 wrote:How and why did the conversation come to facewash lol

What's a "facewash lol"? :ponder:
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Re: Tinder Date (Sales Scam?)

Postby finley » 25 Oct 2015, 14:44

What's a "facewash lol"? :ponder:

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Re: Tinder Date (Sales Scam?)

Postby Dr. Milker » 25 Oct 2015, 15:21

Just tell her that you have an all-natural organic face mask that works much better than her product, and that you'll be happy to apply it for her personally if she pays for a short-time room at the nearest love motel. :)
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Re: Tinder Date (Sales Scam?)

Postby triceratopses » 25 Oct 2015, 19:20

Was she cute?
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Re: Tinder Date (Sales Scam?)

Postby Tempo Gain » 25 Oct 2015, 19:23

My guess is this wouldn't be the scam of choice for a non-cute person.
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Re: Tinder Date (Sales Scam?)

Postby finley » 25 Oct 2015, 19:54

triceratopses wrote:Was she cute?

I imagine she had good skin.
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Re: Tinder Date (Sales Scam?)

Postby RickRooney » 27 Oct 2015, 12:36

Thats brilliant.

What happened next?
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Re: Tinder Date (Sales Scam?)

Postby diakka » 12 Nov 2015, 23:02

Sorry for the late update on this. Some Taiwanese friends confirmed that this was a common sales tactic. The girl in person was kinda cute, but not hot, and like most girls I met from online dating apps, much better in her pics.
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