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Old Oct 2nd 2012, 5:51 am
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My old dear and her feller have put some money into a web banner advertising company thing.

He's made a bit of it back already...it seems you buy space for X and then each click is worth 0.0000000X, or something.

I don't really understand it but she is harping on about sticking 1500 quid in and I've told her not to until I do some research for her.

Can anyone advise who knows about this sort of shit?

MODS; Sorry this isn't meant to be spam, but I need to include the link to this particular firm to find out about it. I'll hide it with a spoiler:

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Old Oct 2nd 2012, 6:02 am
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look here and see if you check it out
http://www.wickedfire.com/

online advertising is huge but ive never heard of third party investing. if your selling something or hosting a site then yes there is revenue but i dont see the angle or even point in just being an investor
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Old Oct 2nd 2012, 6:08 am
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in fact after a quick google

http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/....php?t=4085471
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Old Oct 2nd 2012, 6:16 am
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Appears to be a pyramid selling type thing behind the hype. Just a matter of time until it collapses then.
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Old Oct 2nd 2012, 6:17 am
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Appears to be a pyramid selling type thing behind the hype. Just a matter of time until it collapses then.
same shit different cover
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Old Oct 2nd 2012, 6:26 am
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Thanks folks.

Told her to steer clear until I'd asked around / looked.

You came up with same sort of sites and response as I had.

Appreciate the help.

Mother Scamp will not lose her pennies.
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if shes already put cash in she may already have lost. or if she got in early enough and can get out before it collapses without putting anymore in she may just make a profit.
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Old Oct 2nd 2012, 6:42 am
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Originally Posted by shiva View Post
if shes already put cash in she may already have lost. or if she got in early enough and can get out before it collapses without putting anymore in she may just make a profit.
She hasn't, but her feller has...sorry I didn't mean to say they both had in my original.

He has stuck in 1,500 quid and has returned 5 or 600 so far (not sure how long).

Mother Scamp was looking to do the same but hopefully won't now.
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Sent to our investment and compliance manager - his reply was limited to a few four letter words and a big no.

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Sent to our investment and compliance manager - his reply was limited to a few four letter words and a big no.

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Originally Posted by Norm_uk View Post
Sent to our investment and compliance manager - his reply was limited to a few four letter words and a big no.

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Good Idea Norm, NO?
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Originally Posted by Scamp View Post
Because you can't polish a turd.
It has been proven on here that you can. Check mythbusters....
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