Those that don’t send, your name will be deleted August 17,2003, thanks, Yahoo Board Leader, Tom Buslowski” DO NOT DELETE!!!!
This is Yahoo President Jay Russell, I am sorry to announce that Yahoo has reached its maximum number of accounts two million.
If you would like to close your account, DO NOT SEND THIS MESSAGE ON.
Since that first Hotmail version, there have been numerous others, each skewering various free online services and companies.
September 2001 saw the same violin used to play a slightly different song: Attention Hotmail Users: Due to a recent increase in the number of Hotmail users, we have found that our free web-based email service has become too popular for our resources.
Company officials say that contrary to the hoax’s claim, it’s not bogging down and is in fact in great health.
According to the auto-response Hotmail has set up to answer queries about the supposed cancellation: “The message you’ve received is a hoax chain letter.” On the subject of dormant accounts and when they will be deleted, Hotmail has this to say in its FAQ: (including this hoax note) through Hotmail, you aren’t at risk, because the system already knows your account is active.
Because free web-based email service has become too popular for our resources.
Because of this, we are going to begin charging a fee to the users who are not sufficiently taking advantage of the technology we are providing them.
Send it, thanks, Tim Buiski WHO EVER DOES NOT SEND THIS MESSAGE, YOUR ACCOUNT WILL BE CLOSED AND WILL COST .00 A MONTH TO USE, SEND THIS T0 EVERYONE ON YOUR LIST Hey it is Andy and John the directors of MSN, sorry for the interruption but msn is closing down.
this is because too many inconsiderate people are taking up all the name (eg making up lots of different accounts for just one person), we only have left.
If you dont do this your acount will be disconected.
If you think this is fake please call customer support on this number: 316-XXX-XXXX Thank you for choosing Facebook as your social media app. Chat Conversation End This form of leg pull began its life on the Internet in December 1999 with a jape that targeted users of the free Hotmail e-mail service. If Hotmail (or any other service) wanted to know whether subscribers were using their accounts, why would it gather that information by having those folks forward a message to other users of the same service?
WARNING WARNING We want to find out which users are actually using their YAHOO accounts. Yahoo Alert: Yahoo is shutting down on August 17,2003 because they are running outta space and all the names are getting took up, so pass this around if you don’t want your name to be deleted from Yahoo.