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"You can't lose pal. For a small fee, you make huge commissions every time you sell those babies."
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"Why does every idea I have, have to be a scheme?"
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"I was just trying to kick-start the economy. Guess I kicked too hard."
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Squirrel Pyramid Scheme
'It turns out it wasn't an Internet scam after all. It was just a really bad investment idea.'
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"Think it over very carefully. After all, it's the biggest single investment you'll ever make."
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'Looks like a Ponzi scheme, but you got in early so you should be fine - provided you keep your mouth shut.'
Ponzi Schemes: Don't worry - the Securities and Exchange Commission is watching us closely.
"All of it just another front for offshore banking."
'Regarding those figures about your portfolio doubling in size in two months, I can get back to you in three to five years.'
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'Wasn't too smart to fall for a deal like that.'
"So then I said to the Missus, 'of course it isn't a scam. This could be the investment opportunity of a lifetime'!"
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First Pyramid Scheme - Dear Sir: You may have already WON a pyramid...send 100..'
'I should've known it sounded too good to be true!'
'I'd rather hear about the more relevant pyramiding schemes.'
"My broker swears they're a great investment but I fear it's just another pyramid scheme."
"I thought that running a giant pyramid scheme out of my office was okay as long as I did it on my own time."
"To show our compassion we have made a "sorry we will lost your money" card for you!"