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# 210284 20-Mar-2017 21:00
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Anyone heard of this http://xxx/shrewdliving.com/finance-daily-streaming.php

 

Is it a legit option?

 

[Mod edit (MF): removed hyperlink, changed URL to make sure no Google juice to scams]


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  # 1744836 20-Mar-2017 21:06
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no. 


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  # 1744851 20-Mar-2017 21:22
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I'd have to agree with @tdgeek.

 

I was considering not responding, but luckily you have a long history with GZ with many posts. I'll respond even though some of your posts have headings as dodgy as this one. Here is my reasoning

 

     

  1. Searching on Google returns the top 10 results all pointing directly back to the site. Even your 1hr old question is amongst the Google results.
  2. According to scamvoid.com the site seems to be OK, but it was offline for the last quarter of 2016 as per the Alexa stats at the bottom of the page.
  3. All of their subject headings have that click-bait ring.
  4. I can't find a path to your linked article. Only your link seems to find that page. Nothing else on that site.
  5. "that one site" that is the cause of people cancelling their Netflix and signing up for free has a link that references geekzone.co.nz

 

Those are enough warning flags.

 

No, that site is not legit. Do not follow the link. Do not subscribe. Stay away.

 

 





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  # 1744882 20-Mar-2017 21:34
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Thanks Guys.

 

My wife had forwarded me the link and my quick search of Google drew the same responses.

 

Your feedback is appreciated,


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  # 1744884 20-Mar-2017 21:42
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Millions Of People Are Cancelling Their Netflix Account Because Of This One Site

 

This subscriptions site is still unknown to most People     Unsure why people is capitalised. 

 

**UPDATE March 20, 2017 ** We have been notified that the last day they are allowing users to sign up for free is March 20, 2017.

 

 

 

Today its March 20th, lucky! Check tomorrow I bet $1 its March 21st

 

 

 

Now, recently here, a week or more ago a similar post. From what I recall it was the same or similar sales pitch

 

 

 

We used to get viruses

 

Then we get Love Letter emails that entice a quick look

 

Spam. Hey mate John here (everyone knows a John), Im on holiday (some Johns will be on holiday)  need cash for a problem

 

Now we have grown to full blown websites

 

 

 

The old saying is, if it sounds too good too be true, it isn't.


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  # 1744900 20-Mar-2017 21:54
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The old saying is, if it sounds too good too be true, it isn't.

 

 

Don't you mean to say "If it sounds too good too be true, it is"?





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  # 1744907 20-Mar-2017 21:59
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ShrewdLiving.com:

 

All trademarks on this web site whether registered or not, are the property of their respective owners. The authors of this web site are not sponsored by or affiliated with any of the third-party trade mark or third-party registered trade mark owners, and make no representations about them, their owners, their products or services.

 

The statements made on this website have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. The FDA only evaluates foods and drugs, not supplements like these products. These products are not intended to diagnose, prevent, treat, or cure any disease. It is important to note that this site and the comments/answers depicted above is to be used as an illustrative example of what some individuals have achieved with this/these products. This website, and any page on the website, is based loosely off a true story, but has been modified in multiple ways including, but not limited to: the story, the photos, and the comments. Thus, this page, and any page on this website, are not to be taken literally or as a non-fiction story. This page, and the results mentioned on this page, although achievable for some, are not to be construed as the results that you may achieve on the same routine. I UNDERSTAND THIS WEBSITE IS ONLY ILLUSTRATIVE OF WHAT MIGHT BE ACHIEVABLE FROM USING THIS/THESE PRODUCTS, AND THAT THE STORY/COMMENTS DEPICTED ABOVE IS NOT TO BE TAKEN LITERALLY. This page receives compensation for clicks on or purchase of products featured on this site.

 

THIS IS AN ADVERTISEMENT AND NOT AN ACTUAL NEWS ARTICLE, BLOG, OR CONSUMER PROTECTION UPDATE

 

 

 

 

At the bottom of their page...





Try Vultr using this link and get us both some credit:

 

http://www.vultr.com/?ref=7033587-3B


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  # 1744908 20-Mar-2017 21:59
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Technofreak:

 

 

The old saying is, if it sounds too good too be true, it isn't.

 

 

Don't you mean to say "If it sounds too good too be true, it is"?

 

 

LOL, yes. Its been a long day!  


 
 
 
 


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  # 1744937 20-Mar-2017 23:01
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tdgeek:

 

Technofreak:

 

 

The old saying is, if it sounds too good too be true, it isn't.

 

 

Don't you mean to say "If it sounds too good too be true, it is"?

 

 

LOL, yes. Its been a long day!  

 

 

Actually I think you meant "If it sounds too good to be true, it is"  /pedant :p


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  # 1744952 21-Mar-2017 04:24
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I see our friends at the Herald have a "promoted stories" spam link to this Shrewd Living site. As long as it makes them some $$$, they don't give a poop what they link to.


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