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    Free Winged Guardian??

    So I've gotten this email twice. It's obviously fake because the english is broken in parts. I just wanted to give everyone a heads up.


    Greetings!

    When you take to the skies astride a blazing, eagle-winged lion, your comrades will know you mean business. Serious business. So saddle up, because this flying mount will travel as fast as your riding skill will take you, and it can even travel at 310% speed if you have at least one other 310% speed mount.
    Once activated, this World of Warcraft in-game pet key applies to all present and future characters on a single World of Warcraft license.
    we will be complimentary seat to the 5,000 players. You can log Web site application, we will be lucky players randomly.
    Please click this link to apply


    If your account passes the check successfully, we will send a code for the Winged Guardian flying mount to you in the form of e-mail.

    The World of Warcraft Support Team
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    Last edited by Tehjoker; 2011-06-26 at 08:02 PM.

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    Remove the link...

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    Hover over (BUT DO NOT CLICK) the link. It goes to a phishing website. You should remove the link ASAP so that unsuspecting forum readers do not read and mistakenly click it.

    I'm not willing to go to the website to see what kind of scam they're using, but it's likely either some sort of "enter your password" (then they steal your information) or "oh hey, we just installed a trojan".

    If it sounds too good to be true, it IS too good to be true. It's a scam.

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    Done and done

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    why dont people learn already,blizzard wont give you anything for free,they'll even make you pay to play with your friends...

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    and yet they give free copies of wow so you can play with your friends--- ironic isnt it ?
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    1) A link to click

    2) This broken English: "we will be complimentary seat to the 5,000 players. You can log Web site application, we will be lucky players randomly."

    and

    3) a free mount out of the blue

    ...should have given away that it's not legit.

    Good to get this out there, though, to make others aware of this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bog View Post
    why dont people learn already,blizzard wont give you anything for free,they'll even make you pay to play with your friends...
    http://www.mmo-champion.com/content/...e-WoW-Accounts

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    When you take to the skies astride a blazing, eagle-winged lion, your comrades will know you mean business. Serious business. So saddle up, because this flying mount will travel as fast as your riding skill will take you, and it can even travel at 310% speed if you have at least one other 310% speed mount.
    Once activated, this World of Warcraft in-game pet key applies to all present and future characters on a single World of Warcraft license.
    we will be complimentary seat to the 5,000 players. You can log Web site application, we will be lucky players randomly.
    Please click this link to apply


    If your account passes the check successfully, we will send a code for the Winged Guardian flying mount to you in the form of e-mail.

    The difference between bold and italic parts rocks. ;D
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    im sure ive seen the first part (the bit someone put in bold above) as an advertisement for the winged guardian elsewhere. looks like the scammers gettin even more lazy

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    @Caine

    That's what I loved too.

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    You hear that? We will be lucky players randomly!
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    Quote Originally Posted by eternalwhitemoon View Post
    1) A link to click

    2) This broken English: "we will be complimentary seat to the 5,000 players. You can log Web site application, we will be lucky players randomly."

    and

    3) a free mount out of the blue

    ...should have given away that it's not legit.

    Good to get this out there, though, to make others aware of this.
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    16. Posting about "Blizzard" Emails will earn you an Infraction!
    We know they are 99.99% scams, you don't need to warn people, you don't need to ask if it is a scam. Stop posting about them. Read this and don't ask questions answered by following the steps.

    http://eu.blizzard.com/support/artic...rticleId=38550
    http://eu.battle.net/en/security/checklist
    I'm just sayin'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agallochh View Post
    Posting in different fonts makes you a unique snowflake.
    Not gonna lie, was about to post this.

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