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and is up. Mirrors availible: I’m selling a Apple G4 PowerBook for my friend on ebay. Here’s the main. The seller ended up enclosing a pieced together “P-P-P-Powerbook” which consisted of a 3-ring binder with old keyboard keys glued to it. On the sides and back. 15 May P-P-P-Powerbook Metafilter posts a link documenting possibly the best eBay scammer scam ever pulled off involving a fake escrow site.

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I hope shipping didn’t bang it up. Please let me know when you are done checking everything and making sure it works. Please let me know I am very interested.

I think feedback is so cool! Uploaded by amanda b. Mon, 17 May Oct p-p-p-powerbpok, Location: I do so wish that there was a way to disable the damnable finger trace thingy that opens, closes, and moves my copy around the screen at random. After the prank was completed, the story was shared on MetaFilter [12]Slashdot [13]P-p-p-powerook [14]and BoingBoing [15] in May I think there is a link to FedEx tracking page somewhere on the thread. FedEx told her that they were waiting for him to call in.

Send a three ring binder with a hand drawn keyboard taped to the inside of the bottom flap, and a hand drawn screen taped to the inside of the p-p-p-powerbopk flap. If I were to give that to you, would you be able to get it to them so they can send the payment?


Salt Lake City, UT. P-p-p-powfrbook that thread, several forum members [5] pointed out that the URL to the VeriSign part of the escrow site was a Javascript pop up made to look legitimate. You must log in or sign up to post here.


Jeff sent an angry reply to the eBay rep before getting an email from the escrow service telling him to mail the merchandise to the buyer. What did you end up paying for the taxes? Will payment still be sent even though they are having connection problems? Gizmo Gun called FedEx and told them that she and her husband were worried about the package. Don’t have an account? I wanted to know because I still want to refund some of the money to you.

By using this site, you are agreeing by the site’s terms of use and privacy policy and DMCA policy. Seeing that this had failed, the scammer then launched a Denial of Service attack against Jeff’s website where he had posted the story so far, which was a failure since this guy couldn’t even spell properly, let alone launch an attack against another computer.

Visit the Trolls Portal for complete coverage. I didn’t really need them now that I got rid of the powerbook. It’s also on Uncyclopedia.


It sure took a long time, but it got there! Discussion in ‘ Community Discussion ‘ started by srobertMay 14, While waiting for the status to update, the board erupts p-pp-p-powerbook a flame war.


On April 3rd, [4]Harris created a discussion thread on the Something Awful forums asking for help on the best way to respond to the scammer’s email. His mother would never recognize the handless carcass.

November 30, at 8: Beagle viruswhich was p-p-p-powerbpok piss-poor excuse for anyone to try to fuck up anyone’s computer. P-P-P-Powerbook refers to a replica of an Apple Powerbook laptop handcrafted by Something Awful member Jeff Harris to prank an eBay buyer who tried to scam him using a bogus escrow service.

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Not only did Jeff’s virus checker immediately pick it up, in fact a three-year-old with brain damage could pick it up. I am in London UK right now. That is one dang nice computer. Jul 16, Location: I’ve been trying to find out though if we know what happened when this package was delivered I would also want to know the condition of the unit.

Beagle virus [11]a worm that mass-emails itself to people in the affected’s address book.