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    Who wants to have some fun?

    I never delete these. I have have checks made out to numerous different people. The latest, "Harry Ballz Itch".

    Let's see who came come up with the wittiest reply.

    Good day. am Robert .from Elpaso taxes i like to Find out if you Carry ( Fly reels ) in stock

    Clearwater Large Arbor Cassette Reel / Spool

    ( 2/4 WF3 50yds x 20lb )

    ( 5/6 WF6 100yrds x 20lb )

    7/8 Spool only ) Also want you to advise me the types you carry .if yes do email me back with the price on each quote for That menu delivery. Are you the owner.the Freight company will come to your location there to pick them once i done the full payment. leave your name office number I am waiting for your response

    Best wishes Robert Curd


    Let's have some fun with this idiot.


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    Re: Who wants to have some fun?

    Please send payment to G. Beetle, 1313 Mocking bird Lane.

    To look good is to fish good

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    Re: Who wants to have some fun?

    We only carry the half size cassette spools at the moment.

    "Angling is extremely time consuming. That's sort of the whole point." - Thomas McGuane

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    Re: Who wants to have some fun?

    Dear Mr Curd,

    Thank you for you inquiry for the assortment of large arbor cassette spools and reels. Our shipping facility is fully stocked in the Orvis Clearwater spools and reels that you have noted. Our company also carries a wide arrange of quality manufactured products that can attach to the reel seat of any fly rod. Our company’s mission statement is, if you can conceive attaching a reel foot to it, we can make it happen. Just to us as an example; we had one client who requested if we can produce a way attach an air conditioner to the real seat of his 3 weight. He explained in his request that he would be fishing for Chinooks in the Death Valley area. He needed a way to stay cool while fishing without carrying an excessive amount of gear. We sent the request to our engineering department. They calculated the average heat index in the area and suggested a 4000 BTU unit would be suffice. We partnered with an air conditioner manufacture whose name we can not divulge due to HIPPA laws. They suggested a unit that they produce that would do the job. The unit comes with a 20 hour ion lithium battery pack comparable to the batteries used in the electric car industry. It added a few extra pounds to the 3 weight but that is cost of staying cool in the desert and from what I understood he great trip.

    We selected you to be our first retail partner in this ground braking innovation in fly fishing. We need to get our product line out to the public. Mr Curd we feel that with your eloquently written request. You are the man to do it. We can attach anything from cow bells to missile launchers to the real seat of any fly rod.

    I see that you live in the state of taxes. Our company also presides in the state of taxes ( but don't we all ,no pun intended ) so shipping should not be an issue.

    Sincerely yours.
    The Marketing department of NEFF

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    Re: Who wants to have some fun?

    Hi Dick,

    We carry the Dark Water series in the sizes you are looking for , they are of course half price.I am not the owner but I fish with him 2x a year in April.

    2/4 - $200 div by 2 = $100 (your price) since you want 2 it'll be only $200 that's $100 x 2.

    I'll even throw in the shipping cost if you can help me with the IRS.

    Thanks for the order.

    West Branch Willy


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    Re: Who wants to have some fun?

    This letter is very similar to the type of correspondence in a very funny book called Letters From a Nut, written by Ted L. Nancy (who is really comic Barry Marder).

    Things like randomly just asking "are you the owner" and "I am waiting for your response" are trademarks of the writing style in the letters from that book. The letters are written to purposely be strange, and there are a lot of back and forth exchanges that get increasingly bizarre.

    Perhaps this Robert Curd is a Ted L. Nancy wannabe (and how sad would that be).

    "The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. When you can fake that, you've got it made."

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    Re: Who wants to have some fun?

    But last time you wanted sandwiches.......

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    Re: Who wants to have some fun?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barleywine View Post
    ........Perhaps this Robert Curd is a Ted L. Nancy wannabe (and how sad would that be).
    Actually, a quick Google search reveals that, Robert Kurd is a (failed?) teacher who became a politician in Amherst County VA.

    Applies for vacated seat:
    http://www.countyofamherst.com/egov/...941_754150.pdf

    Has it now:
    Staff Directory / Details / Amherst County, VA

    Back-story:
    Potential Amherst County supervisor candidates step forward - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va


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    Re: Who wants to have some fun?

    I have had this happen twice at the drive thru......one of the managers actually though about trying to fill the order.....I laughed at her for days....
    The scammers were from Africa, and it went exactly the same except they wanted 250 Big Mac's for pick-up by a delivery company, they would send us money, and we were to pay the delivery company with a credit card. There are some really stooopid people out there if this has worked...

    Mac, how many reels did you sell them?????

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    Re: Who wants to have some fun?

    How is this a scam?

    The guy wants a large arbor reel.

    Who doesn't?


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    Re: Who wants to have some fun?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barleywine View Post
    This letter is very similar to the type of correspondence in a very funny book called Letters From a Nut, written by Ted L. Nancy (who is really comic Barry Marder).

    Things like randomly just asking "are you the owner" and "I am waiting for your response" are trademarks of the writing style in the letters from that book. The letters are written to purposely be strange, and there are a lot of back and forth exchanges that get increasingly bizarre.

    Perhaps this Robert Curd is a Ted L. Nancy wannabe (and how sad would that be).
    I actually own that book and it inspired me to send out a few of my own letters but from a real nut!

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