Any Truth to This One?

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  1. Oddball
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    READ AND HEED


    PLEASE INFORM EVERYONE

    Emails with pictures of Osama Bin-Laden hanged are being sent and the moment that you open these emails your computer will crash and you will not be able to fix it!

    If you get an email along the lines of 'Osama Bin Laden Captured' or 'Osama Hanged', don't open the attachment.

    This e-mail is being distributed through countries around the globe, but mainly in the US and Israel

    Be considerate &send this warning to who ever you know.

    PLEASE FORWARD THIS WARNING AMONG FRIENDS, FAMILY AN D CONTACTS:


    You should be alert during the next few days:
    Do not open any message with an attached file called 'Invitation' regardless of who sent it.

    It is a virus that opens an Olympic Torch which 'burns' the whole hard disc C of your computer.



    This virus will be received from someone who has your e-mail address in his/her contact list, that is why you should send this e-mail to all your contacts.


    It is better to receive this message 25 times than to receive the virus and open it
    If you receive a mail called 'invitation' , though sent by a friend, do not open it and shut down your computer immediately.



    This is the worst virus announced by CNN, it has been classified by Microsoft as the most destructive virus ever.


    This virus was discovered by McAfee yesterday, and there is no repair yet for this kind of virus.

    This virus simply destroys the Zero Sector of the Hard Disc, where the vital information is kept.

    SEND THIS E-MAIL TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW
     
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    Holy crap . . . thanks for the warning.
     
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    I just got it. Lemme open it and find out what the fuss is all ab
     
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    a years old hoax.
     
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    I don't know what the big deal is.

    I opened it, and...yeah, it destroyed my computer...but just bought another one.
     
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    According to Snopes, this one makes it around periodically and yes, the attachments are malicious.
     
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    It's new to me.
     
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    L.K.Eder unbannable non-troll

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    Shit, you're right.
     
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    educate yourself about the meaning of "outdated" and "hoax", then come back and whine some more.
     

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