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Initial post: Mar 5, 2013 3:05:45 PM PST
Peter Faden says:
You get these messages from your less intelligent friends?

It is PS3's 4th Birthday and for all Sony and PSN users to celebrate, we are offering $50 on PS Store to everyone who spreads the news to all of their friends (including the one who sent this msg). Once you do this, an alert will pop up on screen with a unique code to enter at Accts Management/Redeem Codes, but you have to send this msg to all your friends first."

Most recent spam I've seen, so I thought I'd post it here just in case some of you are a little less than gifted above the shoulders and are sending these out, lol.

Posted on Mar 5, 2013 3:08:55 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Mar 5, 2013 3:09:21 PM PST
Zak Iarih says:
Yea I got one awhile ago, dumb people

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 5, 2013 4:08:35 PM PST
J. Pardee says:
I've never had spam on my PSN actually.

Posted on Mar 5, 2013 4:14:55 PM PST
saskamazon says:
I received it as well ... did not pass it on. sounded odd to me.

Posted on Mar 5, 2013 4:17:29 PM PST
Joel H. says:
I just wanted to say.. happy 4th... err 4th? Happy 4th birthday PS3!

Posted on Mar 5, 2013 4:20:26 PM PST
Zeus Carver says:
4 years and Sony wants to bring out PS4? What happened to Kaz Hirai saying "PS3's Lifespan is 10 Years"?

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 5, 2013 4:23:36 PM PST
Peter Faden says:
It's actually been more than 6 years now. 10 years with competition seems optimistic. It will be 7 years when the PS4 is released. That aint a bad run, especially considering the PS3 will likely still be supported for another 5 to 10 years.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 5, 2013 5:02:23 PM PST
Yeah, I get at least one a week. My favorites were the ones supposedly from Kevin Butler.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 5, 2013 5:06:09 PM PST
FOGE says:
I used to get these a lot, mostly from you get people who don't know any better. I delete every person who sends me one. Now I almost never get them.

Posted on Mar 5, 2013 5:09:26 PM PST
So this is just the next step in the evolution on chain letters then? It's like those e-mails I used to get on AOL that would promise animations of the Taco Bell dog or whatever?

Posted on Mar 5, 2013 7:00:02 PM PST
Technosapien says:
I've gotten a few spam messages. I immediately delete and block whoever sent it.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 5, 2013 7:12:03 PM PST
[Deleted by Amazon on Aug 22, 2013 5:36:01 PM PDT]

Posted on Mar 5, 2013 7:25:04 PM PST
Peter Faden says:
Lol, the consensus is I should delete the offender. I see no reason not to take that advice, so I shall do so.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 5, 2013 7:25:50 PM PST
Peter Faden says:
Kevin Butler ay? Those would be good ones, lol.

Posted on Mar 5, 2013 8:41:16 PM PST
yabrokehomie says:
I get lots of spam usually young kids or they don't know its a scam but I give everyone a warning before I delete and block them they never do it again when I do so it works out. It was worse on 360 lots of fake spam which led to my profile geting stolen. Be wary my friends.

Posted on Mar 6, 2013 12:51:41 AM PST
Will pop out an unique code? Bah, I got the unique code that came with the message without needing to forward messages. Never tried. Who knows trying that might get your PS3 compromise.

Posted on Mar 6, 2013 2:12:51 AM PST
MoultonHawk says:
Ohh Foge, good idea. THX.

Posted on Mar 6, 2013 2:47:48 AM PST
Cats Go Nyan says:
Nobody messages me on PSN..

Forever alone.
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