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[Part - 39] Large college ebooks/eTextbooks thread for cheap rates [$4 to $25]

  1. "HTML5 and CSS3by Illustrated Complete" by Sasha Vodnik
  2. Gun Digest Book of Modern Gun Values by Phillip Peterson; Andrew Johnson
  3. A Guide Book of United States Coins 2020 by R.S. Yeoman
  4. Cherrypickers' Guide to Rare Die Varieties of United States Coins by Bill Fivaz
  5. Cherrypickers' Guide to Rare Die Varieties of United States Coins by Bill Fivaz
  6. Antique Trader Bottles by Michael Polak
  7. Collecting Case Knives by Steve Pfeiffer
  8. Antique Trader Tools Price Guide by Clarence Blanchard
  9. The Complete Guide to Gunsmithing by Charles Edward Chapel
  10. "How To Deal In Antiques by 5th Edition" by Fiona Shoop
  11. "Shooter's Bible Guide to Firearms Assembly by Disassembly by and Cleaning" by Robert A. Sadowski
  12. ART/WORK by Heather Darcy Bhandari; Jonathan Melber
  13. "The Routledge Companion to Automobile Heritage by Culture by and Preservation" by Barry L. Stiefel
  14. Strike It Rich with Pocket Change by Ken Potter; Brian Allen
  15. Picker's Pocket Guide to Bottles by Michael Polak
  16. Gunsmithing Modern Firearms by Bryce M. Towsley
  17. Furniture in the Tudor Gothic Period - The Age of the Carpenter by Anon
  18. Watch Repairing as a Hobby by D. W. Fletcher
  19. Furniture Style from Baroque to Rococo - The 18th Century in European Furniture Design by Peter Philp
  20. Gems & Jewelry Appraising (3rd Edition) by "Anna M. Miller by G.G. by RMV"
  21. Gunsmithing Modern Firearms by Bryce M. Towsley
  22. Strike It Rich with Pocket Change by Ken Potter; Brian Allen
  23. Gunsmithing Pistols & Revolvers by Patrick Sweeney
  24. "A Guide Book of Mercury Dimes by Standing Liberty Quarters by and Liberty Walking Half Dollars" by Q. David Bowers
  25. "Old Knives by Xx by and More" by Tom McCandless
  26. 101 Wines to try before you die by Margaret Rand
  27. 100 Years of Who's Who in Baseball by Douglas B. Lyons; Who's Who In Baseball
  28. Survey of Historic Costume by Phyllis G. Tortora; Sara B. Marcketti
  29. Conservation of Plastics by Yvonne Shashoua
  30. Luckey's Collecting Antique Bird Decoys by Carl Luckey
  31. A Beginner's Guide to the Mechanics of Wrist and Pocket Watches - Including the History of Their Development and Some Famous Watch Makers by Anon
  32. "Sears by Roebuck Home Builder's Catalog" by "Sears by Roebuck and Co."
  33. A Dictionary of Costume and Fashion by Mary Brooks Picken
  34. Keep Your Wrist Watch Clean and Ticking - A Guide to Wrist Watch Cleaning and Care by Anon
  35. Furniture Style from Baroque to Rococo - The 18th Century in European Furniture Design by Peter Philp
  36. Watch Repairing as a Hobby by D. W. Fletcher
  37. Doctor Wore Petticoats by Chris Enss
  38. Vintage Christmas Ceramic Collectibles by Walter Dworkin
  39. "The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures by 1977-1985" by Mark Bellomo
  40. Furniture in the Tudor Gothic Period - The Age of the Carpenter by Anon
  41. "The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures by 1977-1985" by Mark Bellomo
  42. The Old Outboard Book by "Hunn by Peter"
  43. Book Row by Marvin Mondlin; Roy Meador
  44. The RVer's Bible (Revised and Updated) by Kim Baker; Sunny Baker
  45. Instinctive Shooting by Buz Fawcett
  46. Sea Glass Crafts by Rebecca Ruger-Wightman
  47. Gig Posters Volume 2 by Clay Hayes
  48. Presidential Campaign Posters by The Library Of Congress
  49. Modern Shotgunning by Dave Henderson
  50. Shooting Times Guide to Accuracy by Editors of Shooting Times
  51. Winchester Shotguns by Dennis Adler
  52. Do Not Sell At Any Price by Amanda Petrusich
  53. "Shooter's Bible by 111th Edition" by Jay Cassell
  54. The Whitetail Hunter's Almanac by John Weiss
  55. Shooter's Bible Guide to Handloading by Wayne van Zwoll
  56. A Prepper's Guide to Rifles by Robert K. Campbell
  57. Art Collecting Today by Doug Woodham
  58. Ultimate LEGO Star Wars by Andrew Becraft; Chris Malloy
  59. The Wine Snob's Dictionary by David Kamp; David Lynch
  60. Spiffy Kitchen Collectibles by Brian Alexander
  61. Warman's Arts & Crafts Furniture Price Guide by Mark Moran; Mark Moran
  62. Best of Barbie by Sharon Korbeck
  63. Encyclopedia of Pepsi-Cola Collectibles by Stoddard
  64. From the Oven to the Table by Diana Henry
  65. Jaguar by Zef Enault; Nicolas Heidet
  66. "Let's Go Camping! From cabins to caravans by crochet your own camping Scenes" by Kate Bruning
  67. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine 2020 by Hugh Johnson
  68. Napoleon's Mercenaries by Guy Dempsey
  69. The Billionaire's Vinegar by Benjamin Wallace
  70. Postcards by Jason Rodriguez
  71. Books by Larry McMurtry
  72. Toast & Marmalade by Emma Bridgewater
  73. The Truth About Firearms and Concealed Carry by Daniel R. Engel DE
  74. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2019 by Hugh Johnson
  75. The 34-Ton Bat by Steve Rushin
  76. Andrea Immer's Wine Buying Guide for Everyone by Andrea Immer
  77. Christmas Days by Derek McCormack
  78. Goodman's British Planemakers by Jane Rees
  79. Gunsmithing - Rifles by Patrick Sweeney
  80. Tactical Gun Digest by Corey Graff
  81. Mauser Military Rifles of the World by Robert W. D. Ball
  82. Gun Digest Book of Exploded Gun Drawings by Dan Shideler
  83. Antique Trader Salt And Pepper Shaker Price Guide by Mark F. Moran
  84. Antique Trader Collectible Cookbooks Price Guide by Patricia Eddie Edwards; Peter Peckham
  85. The Cartiers by Francesca Cartier Brickell
  86. Warman's U.S. Coin Collecting by Alan Herbert
  87. Antique Trader Book Collector's Price Guide by Richard Russell
  88. Coin of the Year by Donald Scarinci
  89. Warman's World War II Collectibles by Michael E. Haskew
  90. Warman's Bottles Field Guide by Michael Polak
  91. The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe 1982-1994 by Mark Bellomo
  92. Standard Catalog of Chevelle 1964-1987 by John Gunnell
  93. Art Glass Identification & Price Guide by "John Shuman by III"
  94. American & British 410 Shotguns by Ronald Gabriel
  95. Action Movie Freak by Katrina Hill
  96. Watches by Dean Judy
  97. Winchester Pocket Guide by Ned Schwing
  98. Confederate States Paper Money by George S. Cuhaj
  99. Summer at Tiffany by Marjorie Hart
  100. "Adventure (July by 1916)" by J. Allan Dunn
  101. Great Hunting Rifles by Terry Wieland
  102. Warman's U.S. Stamps Field Guide by Maurice D. Wozniak
  103. Picker's Pocket Guide - Comic Books by David Tosh
  104. Encyclopedia of Antique American Clocks by C.H. Wendel
  105. Warman's U.S. Coins & Currency Field Guide by Arlyn Sieber
  106. Miller's Arts & Crafts by Judith Miller
  107. Standard Catalog of U.S. Military Vehicles - 2nd Edition by David Doyle
  108. Gun Digest Browning Semi-Auto 22 Assembly/Disassembly Instructions by Kevin Muramatsu
  109. Old Fishing Lures & Tackle by Carl F. Luckey
  110. Gun Digest Book of Modern Gun Values by Richard Allen Mann; Jerry Lee
  111. Hot Wheels Variations by Michael Zarnock
  112. 50 Famous Firearms You've Got to Own by Rick Hacker
  113. Antique Trader Bottles Identification and Price Guide by Michael Polak
  114. Just 30s by Angelo Van Boggart
  115. Fantastic Finds by Eric Bradley
  116. The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe 1982-1994 by Mark Bellomo
  117. Warman's Tools Field Guide by Clarence Blanchard
  118. "Collecting Rocks by Gems and Minerals" by Patti Polk
  119. Hunting Rutting Bucks by John Trout
  120. Canadian Coin Digest by George S. Cuhaj
  121. Warman's Modernism Furniture and Acessories by Noah Fleisher
  122. Warman's Lalique by Mark Moran
  123. Duesenberg by Dennis Adler
  124. Vintage Wristwatches by Reyne Haines
  125. Warman's Jewelry by Kathy Flood
  126. Snus! by Mats Jonson
  127. Shuffle and Deal by Tara Gallagher
  128. The Pocket Guide to Bowhunting Whitetail Deer by Monte Burch
  129. The Pocket Guide to Spring and Fall Turkey Hunting by Monte Burch
  130. Out-of-Style by Betty Kreisel Shubert
  131. All the Best Rubbish by Ivor Noel Hume
  132. Failproof Tactics for Whitetail Bowhunting by Bob McNally
  133. Gun Trader's Guide to Collectible Knives by Mike Robuck
  134. Hunt Club Management Guide by J. Wayne Fears
  135. Moose Hunting by Dave Kelso
  136. Forgotten Tales and Vanished Trails by Theodore Roosevelt
  137. Sons of Guns by Will Hayden
  138. Auto Biography by Earl Swift
  139. The Illustrated History of Guns by Chuck Wills
  140. 50 Guns That Changed the World by Robert A. Sadowski
  141. Female and Armed by Lynne Finch
  142. Brick Shakespeare by John McCann; Monica Sweeney; Becky Thomas
  143. T-34: The Red Army's Legendary Medium Tank by Anthony Tucker-Jones
  144. The Orvis Guide to Beginning Wingshooting by Tom Deck
  145. Shooter's Bible Guide to Home Defense by Roger Eckstine
  146. Brick Shakespeare by John McCann; Monica Sweeney; Becky Thomas
  147. A Million Little Bricks by Sarah Herman
  148. "The Pocket Guide to Field Dressing by Butchering by and Cooking Deer" by Monte Burch; Joan Burch
  149. The Ultimate Guide to Home Butchering by Monte Burch
  150. 250 Amazing Hunting Tips by Lamar Underwood; Nate Matthews
  151. The Ultimate Guide to Knife Throwing by Bobby Branton
  152. Collecting and Care of Fine Art by Carl David
  153. Percussion Revolvers by Mike Cumpston; Johnny Bates
  154. Tank Battles of World War I by Bryan Cooper
  155. Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles 2012 Price Guide by Eric Bradley
  156. Afield by Robert DeMott
  157. "Gun Trader's Guide by Thirty-Seventh Edition" by Robert A. Sadowski
  158. The Practical Guide to Man-Powered Weapons and Ammunition by Richard Middleton
  159. The Crack Shot by Edward C. Barber
  160. The Identification of Firearms by Jack Disbrow Gunther; Charles O. Gunther
  161. Good Hunting by Theodore Roosevelt
  162. Emily Gets Her Gun by Emily Miller
  163. The Ultimate Guide to Waterfowl Hunting by Tom Airhart; Eddie Kent; Kent Raymer
  164. The Law (in Plain English) for Collectors by Leonard D. DuBoff; Sarah J. Tugman
  165. Game of Thrones: In Memoriam by N/A
  166. "The Insider's Guide to U.S. Coin Values by 20th Edition" by Scott A. Travers
  167. "A Catalogue of Books by Manuscripts by Specimens of Clocks by Watches and Watchwork by Paintings by Prints in the Library and Museum of Worshipful Company of Clockmakers" by Anon
  168. Encyclopedia of the Exquisite by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins
  169. Shoot to Win by Chris Cheng
  170. Infantry Small Arms of the 21st Century by Leigh Neville
  171. American Rifle by Alexander Rose
  172. Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs
  173. Faberge's Eggs by Toby Faber
  174. Varmint Rifles and Cartridges by Charles T. Richards
  175. 100 American Flags by Kit Hinrichs
  176. The Hunter's Haunch by Paula Young Lee
  177. Shoot to Win by Chris Cheng
  178. Brick Greek Myths by Amanda Brack; Monica Sweeney; Becky Thomas
  179. Tell Me Who I Am: The Story Behind the Netflix Documentary by Alex And Marcus Lewis; Joanna Hodgkin
  180. "Shooter's Bible by 104th Edition" by Jay Cassell
  181. Whitetail Savvy by Leonard Lee Rue
  182. Bowhunting Tactics That Deliver Trophies by Steve Bartylla
  183. Smithsonian Civil War by Smithsonian Institution
  184. Shooter's Bible Guide to Tactical Firearms by Robert A. Sadowski
  185. "1911: The First 100 Years by 2nd Edition" by Patrick Sweeney
  186. Secrets of the Sommeliers by Rajat Parr; Jordan Mackay
  187. The Watchmakers's and jeweler's Hand-Book by C. Hopkins
  188. "The Official eBay Guide to Buying by Selling by and Collecting Just About Anything" by Laura Fisher Kaiser; Michael Kaiser
  189. Booze & Vinyl by André Darlington; Tenaya Darlington
  190. Classic Car by N/A
  191. "The Ultimate Guide to Deer Hunting Skills by Tactics by and Techniques" by Jay Cassell
  192. Anatomy Book: Body Parts Edition by Speedy Publishing
  193. Dolls of the Tusayan Indians by J. Walter Fewkes
  194. The Brick Bible Presents Brick Exodus by Brendan Powell Smith
  195. Scouts in Bondage by Michael Bell
  196. An Introduction to Firearms by James Morgan Ayres
  197. Brick Flicks by Sarah Herman
  198. Near Misses by Dominic Bulone Jr.
  199. Rx for Deer Hunting Success by Peter J. Fiduccia
  200. Bowhunting Tactics That Deliver Trophies by Steve Bartylla
  201. Moby-Duck by Donovan Hohn
  202. Shooter's Bible Guide to Cartridges by Todd Woodard
  203. “Our Stars … Day by Day in Their Ways” by Thomas Fritz
  204. Challenger 1 by Robert Griffin
  205. Wildfowl Magazine's Duck Hunting by Skip Knowles
  206. The Metal Detecting Bible by Brandon Neice
  207. Tell Me Who I Am: The Story Behind the Netflix Documentary by Alex And Marcus Lewis; Joanna Hodgkin
  208. Doll Couture by Marsha Greenberg
  209. Ava Gardner by Kendra Bean; Anthony Uzarowski
  210. Telling Tales by Melissa Katsoulis
  211. The Gunsmith's Manual by J. P. Stelle; William B. Harrison
  212. The Man Who Loved Books Too Much by Allison Hoover Bartlett
  213. Game Worn by Stephen Wong; Dave Grob
  214. The Whitetail Hunter's Almanac by John Weiss
  215. Smithsonian Civil War by Smithsonian Institution
  216. A Kid's Guide to Collecting Coins by Arlyn G. Sieber
  217. Antique Trader Answers to Questions About Antiques & Collectibles by Kyle Husfloen
  218. Antiques 101 by "Frank Farmer Loomis by IV"
  219. Shooter's Bible Guide to Tactical Firearms by Robert A. Sadowski
  220. "1911: The First 100 Years by 2nd Edition" by Patrick Sweeney
  221. Shooter's Bible Guide to Whitetail Strategies by Peter J. Fiduccia
  222. Caring for Your Cherished Possessions by Mary K. Levenstein; Cordelia Frances Biddle
  223. "The Official Blackbook Price Guide to United States Coins 2013 by 51st Edition" by "Thomas E. Hudgeons by Jr."
  224. At the Tomb of the Inflatable Pig by John Gimlette
  225. Complete Guide to 3-Gun Competition by Chad Adams
  226. Shooter's Bible Guide to Planting Food Plots by Peter J. Fiduccia
  227. The Indian Righteousness by Amulya K. Mohanty
  228. Goldmine's Essential Guide to Record Collecting by Dave Thompson
  229. Gun Trader's Guide Thirty-Sixth Edition by Robert A. Sadowski
  230. The Pointer and His Predecessors by William Arkwright
  231. Advanced Gunsmithing by W. F. Vickery
  232. The Peacemaker and Its Rivals by John E. Parsons
  233. The Brick Bible Presents Brick Genesis by Brendan Powell Smith
  234. KNIVES 2020 by Joe Kertzman
  235. Sporting Firearms of Today in Use by Paul A. Curtis
  236. The Brick Bible: The New Testament by Brendan Powell Smith
  237. Wildfowl Magazine's Duck Hunting by Skip Knowles
  238. The Centurion Tank by Brian Delf
  239. Upland Autumn by William G. Tapply
  240. Doll Couture by Marsha Greenberg
  241. The Book of Mini by Kate Esme Unver
  242. Guns & Ammo Guide to Sniping by N/A
  243. Rifle Marksmanship by "Army by Department of the"
  244. RifleShooter Magazine's Guide to Big-Game Hunting by Editors of RifleShooter
  245. A Practical Guide to Costume Mounting by Lara Flecker
  246. Complete Bordeaux by Stephen Brook
  247. The Art of Roy Cross by Roy Cross
  248. I Had a Dog and a Cat - Pictures Drawn by Josef and Karel Capek by Karel Capek
  249. 1918: The German Offensives by John Sheen
  250. A Complete Guide to the History and Manufacture of Grandfather Clocks by Anon
  251. Golden Age of Chinese Art by Hugh Scott
  252. The Ironclads of Cambrai by Bryan Cooper
  253. Samurai Swordsman by Stephen Turnbull
  254. Check Points on How to Buy Oriental Rugs by Charles Jacobsen
  255. Malaysian Batik by Noor Azlina Yunus
  256. Textiles of Southeast Asia by Robyn Maxwell
  257. Photography in Japan 1853-1912 by Terry Bennett
  258. Collecting Autographs by Susan Brewer
  259. Things Korean by O-Young Lee
  260. Trades and Crafts of Old Japan by Eric A. Kaemmerer
  261. Whitman Encyclopedia of Obsolete Paper Money by Q. David Bowers
  262. A Guide Book of United States Paper Money by Arthur L. Friedberg
  263. A Guide Book of United States Type Coins by Q. David Bowers
  264. "The Official Red Book: A Guide Book of United States Coins by Professional Edition" by R.S. Yeoman
  265. Clockmaking - Past And Present by G. F. C. Gordon
  266. The Expert's Guide to Collecting & Investing in Rare Coins by Q. David Bowers
  267. 100 Greatest US Modern Coins by Scott Schechter
  268. 100 Greatest U.S. Coins by Jeff Garrett
  269. "The Federal Style in American Antique Furniture - A Pictorial Guide to the Federal Style of Hepplewhite by Shearer and the Early Work of Sheraton" by Edward Stratton Holloway
  270. The Tools and Materials of the Watchmaker - A Guide to the Amateur Watchmaker's Toolkit - Including How to make your own Tools by Anon
  271. American Silver Eagles by John M. Mercanti
  272. A Guide Book of U.S. Currency by Kenneth Bressett
  273. "The Official Red Book: A Guide Book of United States Coins by Professional Edition" by R.S. Yeoman
  274. United States Gold Counterfeit Detection Guide by Bill Favaz
  275. United States Currency by Kenneth Bressett
  276. A Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars by Q. David Bowers
  277. A Guide Book of Peace Dollars by Roger W. Burdette
  278. A Guide Book of United States Coins 2013 by R. S. Yeoman
  279. A Guide Book of Washington and State Quarter Dollars by Q. David Bowers
  280. Minecraft: Minecraft Pocket Edition In a Nutshell Guide by Jason Scotts
  281. Ray Eye's Turkey Hunting Bible by Ray Eye
  282. Brick Dracula and Frankenstein by Amanda Brack; Monica Sweeney; Becky Thomas
  283. Historical Costumes of England - From the Eleventh to the Twentieth Century by N. Bradfield
  284. Fashions and Costumes from Godey's Lady's Book by Stella Blum
  285. The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director by Thomas Chippendale
  286. American Victorian Costume in Early Photographs by Priscilla Harris Dalrymple
  287. The Long Island Rail Road in Early Photographs by Ron Ziel
  288. Tudor Costume and Fashion by Herbert Norris
  289. The Tools that Built America by Alex W. Bealer
  290. "Shoes by Hats and Fashion Accessories" by Carol Belanger Grafton
  291. Accessories of Dress by Katherine Lester
  292. French Fashion Illustrations of the Twenties by Carol Belanger Grafton
  293. A Pictorial Encyclopedia of Decorative Ironwork by Otto Hoever
  294. Historic English Costumes and How to Make Them by Talbot Hughes
  295. Everyday Fashions of the Thirties As Pictured in Sears Catalogs by Stella Blum
  296. Windsor Chairs by Wallace Nutting
  297. Carson City Morgan Dollars by Adam Crum
  298. Art Deco Ornamental Ironwork by Henri Martinie
  299. Masterpieces of Eighteenth-Century French Ironwork by F. Contet
  300. Everyday Fashions of the Forties As Pictured in Sears Catalogs by JoAnne Olian 1.
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[Part - 39] Large college ebooks/eTextbooks thread for cheap rates [$4 to $25]

  1. "HTML5 and CSS3by Illustrated Complete" by Sasha Vodnik
  2. Gun Digest Book of Modern Gun Values by Phillip Peterson; Andrew Johnson
  3. A Guide Book of United States Coins 2020 by R.S. Yeoman
  4. Cherrypickers' Guide to Rare Die Varieties of United States Coins by Bill Fivaz
  5. Cherrypickers' Guide to Rare Die Varieties of United States Coins by Bill Fivaz
  6. Antique Trader Bottles by Michael Polak
  7. Collecting Case Knives by Steve Pfeiffer
  8. Antique Trader Tools Price Guide by Clarence Blanchard
  9. The Complete Guide to Gunsmithing by Charles Edward Chapel
  10. "How To Deal In Antiques by 5th Edition" by Fiona Shoop
  11. "Shooter's Bible Guide to Firearms Assembly by Disassembly by and Cleaning" by Robert A. Sadowski
  12. ART/WORK by Heather Darcy Bhandari; Jonathan Melber
  13. "The Routledge Companion to Automobile Heritage by Culture by and Preservation" by Barry L. Stiefel
  14. Strike It Rich with Pocket Change by Ken Potter; Brian Allen
  15. Picker's Pocket Guide to Bottles by Michael Polak
  16. Gunsmithing Modern Firearms by Bryce M. Towsley
  17. Furniture in the Tudor Gothic Period - The Age of the Carpenter by Anon
  18. Watch Repairing as a Hobby by D. W. Fletcher
  19. Furniture Style from Baroque to Rococo - The 18th Century in European Furniture Design by Peter Philp
  20. Gems & Jewelry Appraising (3rd Edition) by "Anna M. Miller by G.G. by RMV"
  21. Gunsmithing Modern Firearms by Bryce M. Towsley
  22. Strike It Rich with Pocket Change by Ken Potter; Brian Allen
  23. Gunsmithing Pistols & Revolvers by Patrick Sweeney
  24. "A Guide Book of Mercury Dimes by Standing Liberty Quarters by and Liberty Walking Half Dollars" by Q. David Bowers
  25. "Old Knives by Xx by and More" by Tom McCandless
  26. 101 Wines to try before you die by Margaret Rand
  27. 100 Years of Who's Who in Baseball by Douglas B. Lyons; Who's Who In Baseball
  28. Survey of Historic Costume by Phyllis G. Tortora; Sara B. Marcketti
  29. Conservation of Plastics by Yvonne Shashoua
  30. Luckey's Collecting Antique Bird Decoys by Carl Luckey
  31. A Beginner's Guide to the Mechanics of Wrist and Pocket Watches - Including the History of Their Development and Some Famous Watch Makers by Anon
  32. "Sears by Roebuck Home Builder's Catalog" by "Sears by Roebuck and Co."
  33. A Dictionary of Costume and Fashion by Mary Brooks Picken
  34. Keep Your Wrist Watch Clean and Ticking - A Guide to Wrist Watch Cleaning and Care by Anon
  35. Furniture Style from Baroque to Rococo - The 18th Century in European Furniture Design by Peter Philp
  36. Watch Repairing as a Hobby by D. W. Fletcher
  37. Doctor Wore Petticoats by Chris Enss
  38. Vintage Christmas Ceramic Collectibles by Walter Dworkin
  39. "The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures by 1977-1985" by Mark Bellomo
  40. Furniture in the Tudor Gothic Period - The Age of the Carpenter by Anon
  41. "The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures by 1977-1985" by Mark Bellomo
  42. The Old Outboard Book by "Hunn by Peter"
  43. Book Row by Marvin Mondlin; Roy Meador
  44. The RVer's Bible (Revised and Updated) by Kim Baker; Sunny Baker
  45. Instinctive Shooting by Buz Fawcett
  46. Sea Glass Crafts by Rebecca Ruger-Wightman
  47. Gig Posters Volume 2 by Clay Hayes
  48. Presidential Campaign Posters by The Library Of Congress
  49. Modern Shotgunning by Dave Henderson
  50. Shooting Times Guide to Accuracy by Editors of Shooting Times
  51. Winchester Shotguns by Dennis Adler
  52. Do Not Sell At Any Price by Amanda Petrusich
  53. "Shooter's Bible by 111th Edition" by Jay Cassell
  54. The Whitetail Hunter's Almanac by John Weiss
  55. Shooter's Bible Guide to Handloading by Wayne van Zwoll
  56. A Prepper's Guide to Rifles by Robert K. Campbell
  57. Art Collecting Today by Doug Woodham
  58. Ultimate LEGO Star Wars by Andrew Becraft; Chris Malloy
  59. The Wine Snob's Dictionary by David Kamp; David Lynch
  60. Spiffy Kitchen Collectibles by Brian Alexander
  61. Warman's Arts & Crafts Furniture Price Guide by Mark Moran; Mark Moran
  62. Best of Barbie by Sharon Korbeck
  63. Encyclopedia of Pepsi-Cola Collectibles by Stoddard
  64. From the Oven to the Table by Diana Henry
  65. Jaguar by Zef Enault; Nicolas Heidet
  66. "Let's Go Camping! From cabins to caravans by crochet your own camping Scenes" by Kate Bruning
  67. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine 2020 by Hugh Johnson
  68. Napoleon's Mercenaries by Guy Dempsey
  69. The Billionaire's Vinegar by Benjamin Wallace
  70. Postcards by Jason Rodriguez
  71. Books by Larry McMurtry
  72. Toast & Marmalade by Emma Bridgewater
  73. The Truth About Firearms and Concealed Carry by Daniel R. Engel DE
  74. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2019 by Hugh Johnson
  75. The 34-Ton Bat by Steve Rushin
  76. Andrea Immer's Wine Buying Guide for Everyone by Andrea Immer
  77. Christmas Days by Derek McCormack
  78. Goodman's British Planemakers by Jane Rees
  79. Gunsmithing - Rifles by Patrick Sweeney
  80. Tactical Gun Digest by Corey Graff
  81. Mauser Military Rifles of the World by Robert W. D. Ball
  82. Gun Digest Book of Exploded Gun Drawings by Dan Shideler
  83. Antique Trader Salt And Pepper Shaker Price Guide by Mark F. Moran
  84. Antique Trader Collectible Cookbooks Price Guide by Patricia Eddie Edwards; Peter Peckham
  85. The Cartiers by Francesca Cartier Brickell
  86. Warman's U.S. Coin Collecting by Alan Herbert
  87. Antique Trader Book Collector's Price Guide by Richard Russell
  88. Coin of the Year by Donald Scarinci
  89. Warman's World War II Collectibles by Michael E. Haskew
  90. Warman's Bottles Field Guide by Michael Polak
  91. The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe 1982-1994 by Mark Bellomo
  92. Standard Catalog of Chevelle 1964-1987 by John Gunnell
  93. Art Glass Identification & Price Guide by "John Shuman by III"
  94. American & British 410 Shotguns by Ronald Gabriel
  95. Action Movie Freak by Katrina Hill
  96. Watches by Dean Judy
  97. Winchester Pocket Guide by Ned Schwing
  98. Confederate States Paper Money by George S. Cuhaj
  99. Summer at Tiffany by Marjorie Hart
  100. "Adventure (July by 1916)" by J. Allan Dunn
  101. Great Hunting Rifles by Terry Wieland
  102. Warman's U.S. Stamps Field Guide by Maurice D. Wozniak
  103. Picker's Pocket Guide - Comic Books by David Tosh
  104. Encyclopedia of Antique American Clocks by C.H. Wendel
  105. Warman's U.S. Coins & Currency Field Guide by Arlyn Sieber
  106. Miller's Arts & Crafts by Judith Miller
  107. Standard Catalog of U.S. Military Vehicles - 2nd Edition by David Doyle
  108. Gun Digest Browning Semi-Auto 22 Assembly/Disassembly Instructions by Kevin Muramatsu
  109. Old Fishing Lures & Tackle by Carl F. Luckey
  110. Gun Digest Book of Modern Gun Values by Richard Allen Mann; Jerry Lee
  111. Hot Wheels Variations by Michael Zarnock
  112. 50 Famous Firearms You've Got to Own by Rick Hacker
  113. Antique Trader Bottles Identification and Price Guide by Michael Polak
  114. Just 30s by Angelo Van Boggart
  115. Fantastic Finds by Eric Bradley
  116. The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe 1982-1994 by Mark Bellomo
  117. Warman's Tools Field Guide by Clarence Blanchard
  118. "Collecting Rocks by Gems and Minerals" by Patti Polk
  119. Hunting Rutting Bucks by John Trout
  120. Canadian Coin Digest by George S. Cuhaj
  121. Warman's Modernism Furniture and Acessories by Noah Fleisher
  122. Warman's Lalique by Mark Moran
  123. Duesenberg by Dennis Adler
  124. Vintage Wristwatches by Reyne Haines
  125. Warman's Jewelry by Kathy Flood
  126. Snus! by Mats Jonson
  127. Shuffle and Deal by Tara Gallagher
  128. The Pocket Guide to Bowhunting Whitetail Deer by Monte Burch
  129. The Pocket Guide to Spring and Fall Turkey Hunting by Monte Burch
  130. Out-of-Style by Betty Kreisel Shubert
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Lessons learned - Crypto and Divorce - In January I was a millionaire thanks to BTC, then my wife divorces me and now I have $30,000 AMA

Crossreferencing u/nanoissuperior He wrote earlier today: https://www.reddit.com/CryptoCurrency/comments/a3n6uw/in_january_i_was_a_millionaire_thanks_to_nano_now/
Title: In January I was a millionaire thanks to Nano, now I have $25,000 AMA

I was replying to his post, but my reply ended up being a bit too large as a reply and steered off-topic, albeit an interesting one. So I decided to make it its own post, because there may be a good lessons to be learned and hoping some will come forward with good information to be shared.
I hope it can help anyone on this sub avoid the costly mistakes that I made. Here it goes: FLAIR: LEGAL (not in the list)
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u/nanoissuperior are you who I think you are? I won't give out any further identifying clues, but I happen to know someone in the exact same position that could have written that exact same headline. If you read the first paragraph, you'll know if you know me.
The person I know bought Nano really early, based on a tip from a friend. I got in much later. By the time he told me it had already spiked to the $5 range, when I ended up buying. I then sold in the $20's so it was a good buy nonetheless. We were former colleagues at a large, large software company somewhere in the PNW, I left the company to venture out on my own and try to launch some projects I had in mind and relocated overseas for a few years. We lost contact with each other during my time away, but we connected again during the market runup and started exchanging coin information on a daily basis during the big bull run of late 2017. That was a crazy time.... the market trend was a few degrees short of vertical for pretty much all coins!

Hey, guess what? Now that I think about it, I could have written that same headline myself! In January 2018 I was a Millionaire too! Not with Nano, but thanks to purchasing a good chunk of Bitcoin in 2011 at $1.20 each. I ended up a single digit millionaire with what I had left in Bitcoin around January of 2018.
And, just like you, today, from all that wealth, I have about $30.000 left, with little to show for. Can we call that even? Although my disaster was not caused entirely by market fluctuation; Mine is a more complex story and I am going to mention it, because hopefully, it could serve as a lesson to be learned for any crypto holder out there, so they don't make the make mistake I made: Don't trust anyone. Always be skeptical and watch out for your own interests. Anyhow, here it goes:
After 5 years overseas, I had enough and wanted to come back to the States. My wife stated her preference to stay abroad, but eventually, she conceded albeit reluctantly. We chose a small town in CO to settle, and landed in November of 2017. We had plans to settle down and considered purchasing a home with my/our new fortune, based on the market price during that period. At the same time, I was also hesitant about the inherent tax payments due caused by such large liquidation. I was trying to have to pay taxes as far away as possible. So, I decided to wait till New Year's Eve and started liquidating my crypto on January 1st, 2018 right after midnight. This way, I would have 16 months (till April, 2019) to pay any capital gains taxes, and I was confident at the time that the market would give me that for free, especially at the pace that it was going. I have been an early adopter and have since then acquired the high levels of verification and trading limits per week, with many exchanges, but for a large sum like this, I needed several separate transactions, over the course of several weeks, especially wanting to do it with a US-based exchange that was linked to a US bank accounts, to avoid overseas wire transfers, meaning more fees. (Yes, I did look at all OTC options, but for reasons not relevant to the story, I couldn't make it happen, so I had to use the traditional Exchange channels for asset liquidation).
My wife and I, initially had some fundamental disagreements on the gross amount to be spent and the type of property we should be purchasing. I wanted a smaller place, with a denser, younger community, where there'd be kids our son's age for him to play. She insisted that we should go big; we had been traveling for so many years, and we had not been able to call any of our past residences our home. It was time to settle and nest; She convinced me that we should own a property of our own that we would be proud of living in for years. One that we could own outright and would not easily outgrow. We ended up splurging and purchased in cash two luxury cars for ourselves and set our sights on a large dream house in the city's Golf & Country Club, free and clear, for us and our two kids. I don't even play golf, nor do I even like it, but, if it makes her happy and it is within the safe margins of making it happen, I figured, why not? My concerns were largely financial and the numbers were adding up. It was a bit tight against my personal safe margins, but, at the same time, I was imagining to never have to make, or even have to think about, a car or home mortgage payment ever again! Bitcoin is on a roll and there is no sign of it stopping. Fine. Let's do it, before I change my mind.
Now, I admit I was extremely lucky with choosing the time of when to sell the assets. I had no clue the market would take a dive in February, and so it seemed to many that I had timed the market perfectly, selling most of my coins in the first two weeks of January of 2018. Many called me a genius for selling at the very top, as if I had some sort of wisdom to know when it would drop; the truth is much less flattering; it was nothing but dumb luck, based on me wanting to pay taxes in 2018 and defer to 2019. Awesome, well done! Yeah? well, slow down, son, not so fast.
So, I gather the 7-digit lumpsum in January 2018 and we write a check for the full amount at closing in February on the property of her dreams. A property that could easily be showcased on a luxury Real Estate magazine cover. Also, remember we had just moved back to the United States with just a few suitcases each from overseas. We had no furniture, kitchenware, curtains, TV's, bed sheets, winter clothing and so many other essential things that one usually purchases over time, but which we now had to purchase all at once. Not a problem, Bitcoin had dropped slightly but still well above $15k, I believe, at the time. And, earlier, in January, I had diligently taken this expense into account and effortlessly set aside a small fortune for equipping such a large house with everything we would ever need, brand new. It seemed we were protagonists of one of the Home Makeover Shows.
Finally, after working day and night, prepping the house non-stop for days and when every piece of furniture had finally arrived, been unpacked and carried to its corresponding room, it seemed most of the essentials were in place and the hard work was done. I longed for pouring myself a Scotch and to finally sit down and enjoy the fruits of my labor. I head downstairs to the dedicated walk-in, cigar-humidor / wine / Scotch cellar in the basement and grab the better bottle of Whisky of the few bottles of Scotch that I had bought earlier in the week. On my way up, I remember feeling a sense of calm, combined with a glow of excitement and this undescribable profound inner peace, all at once. This was such a rare, natural, non-drug induced high that I had never experienced. It felt so good! This sense of accomplishment of achieving that one thing I had been chasing and longing for my entire life. I had expected I would be chasing this goal for the next 15-20 years, and yet, here it was. No, where I was, was even better than expected! A place where not even my parents, who still have to make their monthly mortgage payments. I had done it! With a smile from ear to ear, I take a deep breath of relief and while looking around the property, I think to myself: "It's perfect, everything is in place and I can finally call this our home. We are so lucky and we are going to live a great life. A life that few can only dream of. So many concerns will be lifted and become redundant. Everything will be better. I'll start a fire in one of our two fireplaces and I am going to begin enjoying my semi-retired life with the first sip of my drink. That will be the official start of our new life".
I head over to the kitchen to get a glass and some ice cubes, while I struggle to find which one is the freezer among the many drawers in the kitchen. It was then when I notice a handwritten note placed front and center on the kitchen counter. It is from my wife and read: "There is no easy way to say this, so I am just going to say it..... I want to legally divorce [ ...]". It continued saying that she had taken our son, and had unequivocally decided to leave me. She had already filed the paperwork for divorce and that I should expect to be served in the morning.
My bliss had lasted less than 5 minutes and in less than two seconds, it turned dark, somber and I saw it all crumbling down in front of me. Like a long-awaited rocket launch, years in preparation, which then unexpectedly explodes on the launch pad during the countdown. My stomach, heart and everything in my body just sank and melted into one ball of poison in my core. I felt like throwing up. I was completely blindsided; she had played the game all along, not giving me the slightest hint of what was being concocted in the background. She had already engaged with her lawyers weeks beforehand. Her mother was already in town from another state to help out with I don't know what. I had been gaslighted and was threatened by her that I needed to see a psychiatrist due to a change in my temper that I had supposedly developed - my temper was awesome: with BTC at that price? Everything was perfect! But I obeyed and went anyhow (this would later fit her story that she had to leave with the child because she feared for her safety due to my supposed temper for which I was under treatment, therefore, I must have this temper problem, see?). Also, the purchase of the overpriced home also seemed clearly premeditated: Price was the main driver of the decision making; not location, demographics, taxes, etc. It was the wrong neighborhood for us (people much older than us, retired, golfers and no kids the same age as our son to play with). Our house happened to also be the most expensive in the neighborhood. I can see it all so clearly now.
See, your crypto coins on the blockchain, are not within the US court's jurisdiction (or, at least, it's quite debatable - a gray area - ask me for the seed and I can tell you that I may have the seed, or that I may not have the seed, I may have the wrong seed, I may have forgotten it, I may have lost it - you can't prove I did not forget, or lost it, etc). However, once it is in FIAT in a bank, or invested in a property, the courts can rule on the asset(s), freeze, disburse or order a sale of the property, etc. It's done all the time.
Also, the coins were technically mine, and by definition private property (not to be divided during the divorce) as they were acquired before the marriage. I could not prove its origins (I bought many of them via direct messaging members on Bitcointalk.org and mining rather than exchanges, so no records, receipts or nothing to prove otherwise: the big exchanges like BitStamp and Coinbase didn't start operations till 2013, if I m not mistaken. Instead, I would talk to one of the forum members offering coins we'd agree on a price, I'd send a check to wherever the individual seller instructed me to (Russia, Bulgaria, Japan, UK. etc) and the coins would be deposited to whatever address I provided. Yes, it was quite crude at the time.
However, once I converted my coins to cash and used that cash to buy a property for the benefit of the family, it became common property and thus she then had rights to a portion of it when divided between the two parties should a divorce occur - which ended up being almost 3/4 of all assets.
I was robbed in broad daylight. By the one person, I trusted with my life. The one you should trust with your life. Your life partner. And while I was in complete denial, trying to bargain, I waited too long to obtain good legal representation. When I finally ended up getting a lawyer, I was quite distraught and I clearly did not do the proper research and this resulted in a less than stellar performance and detrimental to me at many key steps in the process. I had to switch legal representation right before mediation and I can't blame my new lawyer either, as (s)he did not have the required time to catch up on all the details, (s)he did his/her best, but I was ultimately strongarmed into conceding my soon-to-be-ex-wife to let her return to the house, in exchange to obtain 50% of my son's custody, with serious and strict clauses I had to abide by. So, I had to move out, find a hole in the wall in a student apartment, pay my rent and pay our kids pre-school, while she lives grandiose, without monthly payments in the country club, till the house sells, which will likely be in the spring of next year. Nice!
Due to my delay, legal mishandling and somehow every other element in her favor, she inexplicably ended up with around 3/4 of the worth of all assets, free and clear, no taxes due. Mind you, she has never financially contributed, nor made a single $ during our entire marriage. She has never worked and had $0 in her pocket when we married. She didn't even have a checking account, well in her thirties. She is no dummy; she is street smart, knows how to manipulate people, get her way with flirting and charm, while I am more intellectual and book smart. and She beat me hands-down. She is walking away with a sum of, not quite 7 figures, but close.
With what I am left with from the sale of the house, I am responsible to pay for all the capital gains taxes from the liquidation to the IRS, which are due in April 2019. I don't expect there to be more left over than the estimated $30k mentioned above.
Hate the market all you want, I made peace with the market and am keeping busy at hating my ex for a while for putting me in the same situation. She tripped me 1 yard before the finish line and pushed me in the prickly bushes, to cross it by herself. Go figure. When I am done hating her, I'll get back to rebuilding my life again from scratch. I am not worried, I have done it before. Just pissed, I was so close and that I was so naive to not see it coming.
Sorry, I am not meaning to hijack the thread, just wanted you to know that others may have lost more than just "free" money; money we didn't really have to work for. We were the lucky ones. It is what I keep telling myself to stop me from jumping off a bridge.
PS - Woah: Sorry for the wall of text; I was just going to write the first paragraph and ended up venting about my current situation. I know, I should take this issue to /depressed, /exes or /whereisthenearestbridgeIcanjumpfrom.
Hopefully, this can be a lesson to those holding crypto and some can learn what NOT to do. I learned the hard way and was left with nothing. Don't be a nice guy. Don't trust anyone with your crypto. Anyhow, I am sure either our vigilant subreddit bot, or one of the mods will remove my post for not adhering to rule, and if not, I am sure that you fine people will downvote me to hell. Go ahead. Take away from me the little Karma I left too! Thanks!

I learned many lessons, but here are some key ones [IANAL - any crypto-educated AL opinion appreciated here, thanks] :
- Understand the concept of private property - property you acquire before getting married. INAL - this depends on the state legislation, but it is hard to prove with crypto, especially if you obtained your crypto through foreign exchanges, outside of legal jurisdictions, the petitioner might not understand or willing to invest in obtaining subpoenas and requests to businesses operating overseas, as this may result costly.
- Get a lawyer who understands, or is willing to understand crypto, its benefits of being somewhat unreachable and how that can work for you. Don't let them shortchange you with: "well, let's just convert the rest to cash, because that I understand" type of reasoning.
- If you do go to mediation, the above applies as well. This arbitrator or mediator needs to be one that understands the intrinsic details of crypto - for example, during the ATH, I bought 6 digits worth in $USD of Stellar. I used the very first version of the software, supporting Stellar on my hardware device, and put it all in a cold storage wallet somewhere around January. I routinely checked on my coins on the blockchain and they are there. A few months later, I try to access my account and the device returns a different public address, which contains 0 funds. I am still trying to debug this issue with the manufacturer, but the fact is that I was accused of hiding these coins or negligence and was demanded that I paid half of what was lost. or not lost, out of my pocket for money that I didn't have access either. I tried to explain it in the simplest terms, there are risks involved with using first come software. There is no 1800 number, mo tech support. no CEO, no, you can't call the BBB and complain, etc and no one seemed to be able to understand, nor willing to either. It became a huge roadblock for which I had to concede, not cash, but a concession, I was not wanting to concede. The petitioner leaned on the fact that I was either wilfully cheating or stupid enough to lose the coins and managed to create enough doubt in my character and integrity and there was nothing rational I could explain that she, or anyone else in the room would understand. Perhaps mutually contracting a seasoned crypto expert that can offer a neutral view and give his/her opinion might be worth considering. Andreas, where were you when I needed you? :)
- Other examples were some coins I had bought in 2012 and gifted to some of her family's kids. I was holding these, till they would turn 16 for them to pay themselves their college, or so I told them. These coins were demanded back by the petitioner. Ok, I suggested that I would send them, but with a CHECKLOCKTIMEVERIFY value with a block height of let's say,10 years from now, out of fear that she would spend the coins and the kids would never know (they are toddlers). No one understood what I was talking about, I was made out the crazy one, I gave up, sent her the coins, unlocked and, just as I expected, within 20 minutes of receiving them, she spent $1200 worth of it (for a flight, I think). If you are the only one speaking your language, no one is willing to listen or make an effort to understand you.
- It appears my coins were private property, which means, that I acquired them before the marriage and in case of divorce, if I have not moved them or used them for the common good of the marriage, then they remain mine. However, I liquidated them and cash ended up in my checking account to be used to buy groceries, cars and eventually a house, and it is then that they became common property. Only once they landed in my checking account on which she is named on. It appears that had I taken proper legal precautions with documentation, or a company/trust, where that money would have gone, instead of my checking accounts, elsewhere, I would have still been able to be the legal proprietor of the resulting cash. I can't quite remember the details, but it as something that was explained to me afterward, and I honestly think I just tuned it out, because it made me sick to know I could have held on to my wealth. Perhaps a lawyer can chime in? Again, much of the lack of information and every misstep taken was because of dealing with people that are accustomed to traditional assets and will not deviate from it. Crypto is different and is treated differently. It is so important to know the strengths and weaknesses when going into litigation about something that people don't understand.
- Some more I can think of, but this post is getting way out of hand in size. Feel free to comment/suggest your own and I'll add more to the comments.

Credits to: u/nanoissuperior Thanks for your post, it inspired me to write this one. Anyone, any karma you feels needs to go his way, for providing the source of inspiration, please give to O-OP.

TL;DR: Wife, having contributed $0 during entire marriage, waited until I cashed out all my crypto at the top of the bull market in January 2018, for a nice seven-figure amount, and then immediately divorced me for the money.

Edit: added TL;DR
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/r/Scams Common Scam Master Post

fHello visitors and subscribers of scams! Here you will find a master list of common (and uncommon) scams that you may find online or in real life. A big thanks to the many contributors who helped create this thread.

If you know of a scam that is not covered here, write a comment and I'll add it.

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Some of these articles are from small, local publications and refer to the scam happening in a specific area. Do not think that this means that the scam won't happen in your area.
The fake check scam (Credit to nimble2 for this part)
The fake check scam arises from many different situations (for instance, you applied for a job, or you are selling something on a place like Craigslist, or someone wants to purchase goods or services from your business, or you were offered a job as a mystery shopper, you were asked to wrap your car with an advertisement, or you received a check in the mail for no reason), but the bottom line is always something like this:
General fraudulent funds scams If somebody is asking you to accept and send out money as a favour or as part of a job, it is a fraudulent funds scam. It does not matter how they pay you, any payment on any service can be fraudulent and will be reversed when it is discovered to be fraudulent.
Phone verification code scams Someone will ask you to receive a verification text and then tell you to give them the code. Usually the code will come from Google Voice, or from Craigslist. In the Google version of the scam, your phone number will be used to verify a Google Voice account that the scammer will use to scam people with. In the Craigslist version of the scam, your phone number will be used to verify a Craigslist posting that the scammer will use to scam people. There is also an account takeover version of this scam that will involve the scammer sending a password reset token to your phone number and asking you for it.
Bitcoin job scams
Bitcoin job scams involve some sort of fraudulent funds transfer, usually a fake check although a fraudulent bank transfer can be used as well. The scammer will send you the fraudulent money and ask you to purchase bitcoins. This is a scam, and you will have zero recourse after you send the scammer bitcoins.
Email flooding
If you suddenly receive hundreds or thousands of spam emails, usually subscription confirmations, it's very likely that one of your online accounts has been taken over and is being used fraudulently. You should check any of your accounts that has a credit card linked to it, preferably from a computer other than the one you normally use. You should change all of your passwords to unique passwords and you should start using two factor authentication everywhere.
Boss/CEO scam A scammer will impersonate your boss or someone who works at your company and will ask you to run an errand for them, which will usually be purchasing gift cards and sending them the code. Once the scammer has the code, you have no recourse.
Employment certification scams
You will receive a job offer that is dependent on you completing a course or receiving a certification from a company the scammer tells you about. The scammer operates both websites and the job does not exist.
Craigslist fake payment scams
Scammers will ask you about your item that you have listed for sale on a site like Craigslist, and will ask to pay you via Paypal. They are scamming you, and the payment in most cases does not actually exist, the email you received was sent by the scammers. In cases where you have received a payment, the scammer can dispute the payment or the payment may be entirely fraudulent. The scammer will then either try to get you to send money to them using the fake funds that they did not send to you, or will ask you to ship the item, usually to a re-shipping facility or a parcel mule.
General fraudulent funds scams The fake check scam is not the only scam that involves accepting fraudulent/fake funds and purchasing items for scammers. If your job or opportunity involves accepting money and then using that money, it is almost certainly a frauduent funds scam. Even if the payment is through a bank transfer, Paypal, Venmo, Zelle, Interac e-Transfer, etc, it does not matter.
Credit card debt scam
Fraudsters will offer to pay off your bills, and will do so with fraudulent funds. Sometimes it will be your credit card bill, but it can be any bill that can be paid online. Once they pay it off, they will ask you to send them money or purchase items for them. The fraudulent transaction will be reversed in the future and you will never be able to keep the money. This scam happens on sites like Craigslist, Twitter, Instagram, and also some dating sites, including SeekingArrangement.
The parcel mule scam
A scammer will contact you with a job opportunity that involves accepting and reshipping packages. The packages are either stolen or fraudulently obtained items, and you will not be paid by the scammer. Here is a news article about a scam victim who fell for this scam and reshipped over 20 packages containing fraudulently acquired goods.
The Skype sex scam
You're on Facebook and you get a friend request from a cute girl you've never met. She wants to start sexting and trading nudes. She'll ask you to send pictures or videos or get on webcam where she can see you naked with your face in the picture. The scam: There's no girl. You've sent nudes to a guy pretending to be a girl. As soon as he has the pictures he'll demand money and threaten to send the pictures to your friends and family. Sometimes the scammer will upload the video to a porn site or Youtube to show that they are serious.
What to do if you are a victim of this scam: You cannot buy silence, you can only rent it. Paying the blackmailer will show them that the information they have is valuable and they will come after you for more money. Let your friends and family know that you were scammed and tell them to ignore friend requests or messages from people they don't know. Also, make sure your privacy settings are locked down and consider deactivating your account.
The underage girl scam
You're on a dating site or app and you get contacted by a cute girl. She wants to start sexting and trading nudes. Eventually she stops communicating and you get a call from a pissed off guy claiming to be the girl's father, or a police officer, or a private investigator, or something else along those lines. Turns out the girl you were sexting is underage, and her parents want some money for various reasons, such as to pay for a new phone, to pay for therapy, etc. There is, of course, no girl. You were communicating with a scammer.
What to do if you are a victim of this scam: Stop picking up the phone when the scammers call. Do not pay them, or they will be after you for more money.
Phishing
Phishing is when a scammer tries to trick you into giving information to them, such as your password or private financial information. Phishing messages will usually look very similar to official messages, and sometimes they are identical. If you are ever required to login to a different account in order to use a service, you should be incredibly cautious.
The blackmail email scam The exact wording of the emails varies, but there are generally four main parts. They claim to have placed software/malware on a porn/adult video site, they claim to have a video of you masturbating or watching porn, they threaten to release the video to your friends/family/loved ones/boss/dog, and they demand that you pay them in order for them to delete the video. Rest assured that this is a very common spam campaign and there is no truth behind the email or the threats. Here are some news articles about this scam.
The blackmail mail scam
This is very similar to the blackmail email scam, but you will receive a letter in the mail.
Rental scams Usually on local sites like Craigslist, scammers will steal photos from legitimate real estate listings and will list them for rent at or below market rate. They will generally be hesitant to tell you the address of the property for "safety reasons" and you will not be able to see the unit. They will then ask you to pay them a deposit and they claim they will ship you the keys. In reality, your money is gone and you will have no recourse.
Craigslist vehicle scams A scammer will list a vehicle on Craigslist and will offer to ship you the car. In many cases they will also falsely claim to sell you the car through eBay or Amazon. If you are looking for a car on Craigslist and the seller says anything about shipping the car, having an agent, gives you a long story about why they are selling the car, or the listing price is far too low, you are talking to a scammer and you should ignore and move on.
Advance-fee scam, also known as the 419 scam, or the Nigerian prince scam. You will receive a communication from someone who claims that you are entitled to a large sum of money, or you can help them obtain a large sum of money. However, they will need money from you before you receive the large sum.
Man in the middle scams
Man in the middle scams are very common and very hard to detect. The scammer will impersonate a company or person you are legitimately doing business with, and they will ask you to send the money to one of their own bank accounts or one controlled by a money mule. They have gained access to the legitimate persons email address, so there will be nothing suspicious about the email. To prevent this, make contact in a different way that lets you verify that the person you are talking to is the person you think you are talking to.
Cam girl voting/viewer scam
You will encounter a "cam girl" on a dating/messaging/social media/whatever site/app, and the scammer will ask you to go to their site and sign up with your credit card. They may offer a free show, or ask you to vote for them, or any number of other fake stories.
Amateur porn recruitment scam
You will encounter a "pornstar" on a dating/messaging/social media/whatever site/app, and the scammer will ask you to create an adult film with hehim, but first you need to do something. The story here is usually something to do with verifying your age, or you needing to take an STD test that involves sending money to a site operated by the scammer.
Hot girl SMS spam
You receive a text from a random number with a message along the lines of "Hey babe I'm here in town again if you wanted to meet up this time, are you around?" accompanied by a NSFW picture of a hot girl. It's spam, and they'll direct you to their scam website that requires a credit card.
Identity verification scam
You will encounter someone on a dating/messaging/social media/whatever site/app, and the scammer will ask that you verify your identity as they are worried about catfishing. The scammer operates the site, and you are not talking to whoever you think you are talking to.
This type of scam teases you with something, then tries to make you sign up for something else that costs money. The company involved is often innocent, but they turn a blind eye to the practice as it helps their bottom line, even if they have to occasionally issue refunds. A common variation takes place on dating sites/dating apps, where you will match with someone who claims to be a camgirl who wants you to sign up for a site and vote for her. Another variation takes place on local sites like Craigslist, where the scammers setup fake rental scams and demand that you go through a specific service for a credit check. Once you go through with it, the scammer will stop talking to you. Another variation also takes place on local sites like Craigslist, where scammers will contact you while you are selling a car and will ask you to purchase a Carfax-like report from a specific website.
Multi Level Marketing or Affiliate Marketing
You apply for a vague job listing for 'sales' on craigslist. Or maybe an old friend from high school adds you on Facebook and says they have an amazing business opportunity for you. Or maybe the well dressed guy who's always interviewing people in the Starbucks that you work at asks if you really want to be slinging coffee the rest of your life. The scam: MLMs are little more than pyramid schemes. They involve buying some sort of product (usually snake oil health products like body wraps or supplements) and shilling them to your friends and family. They claim that the really money is recruiting people underneath you who give you a slice of whatever they sell. And if those people underneath you recruit more people, you get a piece of their sales. Ideally if you big enough pyramid underneath you the money will roll in without any work on your part. Failure to see any profit will be your fault for not "wanting it enough." The companies will claim that you need to buy their extra training modules or webinars to really start selling. But in reality, the vast majority of people who buy into a MLM won't see a cent. At the end of the day all you'll be doing is annoying your friends and family with your constant recruitment efforts. What to look out for: Recruiters love to be vague. They won't tell you the name of the company or what exactly the job will entail. They'll pump you up with promises of "self-generating income", "being your own boss", and "owning your own company." They might ask you to read books about success and entrepreneurs. They're hoping you buy into the dream first. If you get approached via social media, check their timelines. MLMs will often instruct their victims to pretend that they've already made it. They'll constantly post about how they're hustling and making the big bucks and linking to youtube videos about success. Again, all very vague about what their job actually entails. If you think you're being recruited: Ask them what exactly the job is. If they can't answer its probably a MLM. Just walk away.

Phone scams

Tax Call
You get a call from somebody claiming to be from your countries tax agency. They say you have unpaid taxes that need to be paid immediately, and you may be arrested or have other legal action taken against you if it is not paid. This scam has caused the American IRS, Canadian CRA, British HMRC, and Australian Tax Office to issue warnings. This scam happens in a wide variety of countries all over the world.
Warrant Call
Very similar to the tax call. You'll get a phone call from an "agent", "officer", "sheriff", or other law enforcement officer claiming that there is a warrant out for your arrest and you will be arrested very soon. They will then offer to settle everything for a fee, usually paid in giftcards.
[Legal Documents/Process Server Calls]
Very similar to the warrant call. You'll get a phone call from a scammer claiming that they are going to serve you legal documents, and they will threaten you with legal consequences if you refuse to comply. They may call themselves "investigators", and will sometimes give you a fake case number.
Student Loan Forgiveness Scam
Scammers will call you and tell you about a student loan forgiveness program, but they are interested in obtaining private information about you or demanding money in order to join the fake program.
Tech Support Call You receive a call from someone with a heavy accent claiming to be a technician Microsoft or your ISP. They inform you that your PC has a virus and your online banking and other accounts may be compromised if the virus is not removed. They'll have you type in commands and view diagnostics on your PC which shows proof of the virus. Then they'll have you install remote support software so the technician can work on your PC, remove the virus, and install security software. The cost of the labor and software can be hundreds of dollars. The scam: There's no virus. The technician isn't a technician and does not work for Microsoft or your ISP. Scammers (primarily out of India) use autodialers to cold-call everyone in the US. Any file they point out to you or command they have you run is completely benign. The software they sell you is either freeware or ineffective. What to do you if you're involved with this scam: If the scammers are remotely on your computer as you read this, turn off your PC or laptop via the power button immediately, and then if possible unplug your internet connection. Some of the more vindictive tech scammers have been known to create boot passwords on your computer if they think you've become wise to them and aren't going to pay up. Hang up on the scammers, block the number, and ignore any threats about payment. Performing a system restore on your PC is usually all that is required to remove the scammer's common remote access software. Reports of identity theft from fake tech calls are uncommon, but it would still be a good idea to change your passwords for online banking and monitor your accounts for any possible fraud. How to avoid: Ignore any calls claiming that your PC has a virus. Microsoft will never contact you. If you're unsure if a call claiming to be from your ISP is legit, hang up, and then dial the customer support number listed on a recent bill. If you have elderly relatives or family that isn't tech savvy, take the time to fill them in on this scam.
Chinese government scam
This scam is aimed at Chinese people living in Europe and North America, and involves a voicemail from someone claiming to be associated with the Chinese government, usually through the Chinese consulate/embassy, who is threatening legal action or making general threats.
Chinese shipping scam
This scam is similar to the Chinese government scam, but involves a seized/suspicious package, and the scammers will connect the victim to other scammers posing as Chinese government investigators.
Social security suspension scam
You will receive a call from someone claiming to work for the government regarding suspicious activity, fraud, or serious crimes connected to your social security number. You'll be asked to speak to an operator and the operator will explain the steps you need to follow in order to fix the problems. It's all a scam, and will lead to you losing money and could lead to identity theft if you give them private financial information.
Utilities cutoff
You get a call from someone who claims that they are from your utility company, and they claim that your utilities will be shut off unless you immediately pay. The scammer will usually ask for payment via gift cards, although they may ask for payment in other ways, such as Western Union or bitcoin.
Relative in custody Scammer claims to be the police, and they have your son/daughtenephew/estranged twin in custody. You need to post bail (for some reason in iTunes gift cards or MoneyGram) immediately or the consequences will never be the same.
Mexican family scam
This scam comes in many different flavours, but always involves someone in your family and Mexico. Sometimes the scammer will claim that your family member has been detained, sometimes the scammer will claim that your family member has been kidnapped, and sometimes the scammer will claim that your family member is injured and needs help.
General family scams
Scammers will gather a large amount of information about you and target your family members using different stories with the goal of gettimg them to send money.
One ring scam
Scammers may call you from an international number with the goal of getting you to return their call, incurring expensive calling fees.

Online shopping scams

THE GOLDEN RULE OF ONLINE SHOPPING: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Dropshipping
An ad on reddit or social media sites like Facebook and Instagram offers items at huge discounts or even free (sometimes requiring you to reblog or like their page). They just ask you to pay shipping. The scam: The item will turn out to be very low quality and will take weeks or even months to arrive. Sometimes the item never arrives, and the store disappears or stops responding. The seller drop-ships the item from China. The item may only cost a few dollars, and the Chinese government actually pays for the shipping. You end up paying $10-$15 dollars for a $4 item, with the scammer keeping the profit. If you find one of these scams but really have your heart set on the item, you can find it on AliExpress or another Chinese retailer.
Triangulation fraud
Triangulation fraud occurs when you make a purchase on a site like Amazon or eBay for an item at a lower than market price, and receive an item that was clearly purchased new at full price. The scammer uses a stolen credit card to order your item, while the money from the listing is almost all profit for the scammer.
Instagram influencer scams
Someone will message you on Instagram asking you to promote their products, and offering you a discount code. The items are Chinese junk, and the offer is made to many people at a time.
Cheap Items
Many websites pop up and offer expensive products, including electronics, clothes, watches, sunglasses, and shoes at very low prices. The scam: Some sites are selling cheap knock-offs. Some will just take your money and run. What to do if you think you're involved with this scam: Contact your bank or credit card and dispute the charge. How to avoid: The sites often have every brand-name shoe or fashion item (Air Jordan, Yeezy, Gucci, etc) in stock and often at a discounted price. The site will claim to be an outlet for a major brand or even a specific line or item. The site will have images at the bottom claiming to be Secured by Norton or various official payment processors but not actual links. The site will have poor grammar and a mish-mash of categories. Recently, established websites will get hacked or their domain name jacked and turned into scam stores, meaning the domain name of the store will be completely unrelated to the items they're selling. If the deal sounds too good to be true it probably is. Nobody is offering brand new iPhones or Beats or Nintendo Switches for 75% off.
Cheap Amazon 3rd Party Items
You're on Amazon or maybe just Googling for an item and you see it for an unbelievable price from a third-party seller. You know Amazon has your back so you order it. The scam: One of three things usually happen: 1) The seller marks the items as shipped and sends a fake tracking number. Amazon releases the funds to the seller, and the seller disappears. Amazon ultimately refunds your money. 2) The seller immediately cancels the order and instructs you to re-order the item directly from their website, usually with the guarantee that the order is still protected by Amazon. The seller takes your money and runs. Amazon informs you that they do not offer protection on items sold outside of Amazon and cannot help you. 2) The seller immediately cancels the order and instructs you to instead send payment via an unused Amazon gift card by sending the code on the back via email. Once the seller uses the code, the money on the card is gone and cannot be refunded. How to avoid: These scammers can be identified by looking at their Amazon storefronts. They'll be brand new sellers offering a wide range of items at unbelievable prices. Usually their Amazon names will be gibberish, or a variation on FIRSTNAME.LASTNAME. Occasionally however, established storefronts will be hacked. If the deal is too good to be true its most likely a scam.
Scams on eBay
There are scams on eBay targeting both buyers and sellers. As a seller, you should look out for people who privately message you regarding the order, especially if they ask you to ship to a different address or ask to negotiate via text/email/a messaging service. As a buyer you should look out for new accounts selling in-demand items, established accounts selling in-demand items that they have no previous connection to (you can check their feedback history for a general idea of what they bought/sold in the past), and lookout for people who ask you to go off eBay and use another service to complete the transaction. In many cases you will receive a fake tracking number and your money will be help up for up to a month.
Scams on Amazon
There are scams on Amazon targeting both buyers and sellers. As a seller, you should look out for people who message you about a listing. As a buyer you should look out for listings that have an email address for you to contact the person to complete the transaction, and you should look out for cheap listings of in-demand items.
Scams on Reddit
Reddit accounts are frequently purchased and sold by fraudsters who wish to use the high karma count + the age of the account to scam people on buy/sell subreddits. You need to take precautions and be safe whenever you are making a transaction online.
Computer scams
Virus scam
A popup or other ad will say that you have a virus and you need to follow their advice in order to remove it. They are lying, and either want you to install malware or pay for their software.

Assorted scams

Chinese Brushing / direct shipping
If you have ever received an unsolicited small package from China, your address was used to brush. Vendors place fake orders for their own products and send out the orders so that they can increase their ratings.
Money flipping
Scammer claims to be a banking insider who can double/triple/bazoople any amount of money you send them, with no consequences of any kind. Obviously, the money disappears into their wallet the moment you send it.

Door to door scams

As a general rule, you should not engage with door to door salesmen. If you are interested in the product they are selling, check online first.
Selling Magazines
Someone or a group will come to your door and offer to sell a magazine subscription. Often the subscriptions are not for the duration or price you were told, and the magazines will often have tough or impossible cancellation policies.
Energy sales
Somebody will come to your door claiming to be from an energy company. They will ask to see your current energy bill so that they can see how much you pay. They will then offer you a discount if you sign up with them, and promise to handle everything with your old provider. Some of these scammers will "slam" you, by using your account number that they saw on your bill to switch you to their service without authorization, and some will scam you by charging higher prices than the ones you agreed on.
They ask you to donate $1
After you decline to buy a subscription, they ask you to donate a small sum of money. Your mind goes "I guess it's only $1" or "if that's what it takes for them to go away".
Security system scams
Scammers will come to your door and ask about your security system, and offer to sell you a new one. These scammers are either selling you overpriced low quality products, or are casing your home for a future burglary.
They ask to enter your home
While trying to sell you whatever, they suddenly need to use your bathroom, or they've been writing against the wall and ask to use your table instead. Or maybe they just moved into the neighborhood and want to see how you decorate for ideas.
They're scoping out you and your place. They want to see what valuables you have, how gullible you are, if you have a security system or dogs, etc.

Street scams

Begging With a Purpose
"I just need a few more dollars for the bus," at the bus station, or "I just need $5 to get some gas," at a gas station. There's also a variation where you will be presented with a reward: "I just need money for a cab to get uptown, but I'll give you sports tickets/money/a date/a priceless vase."
Three Card Monte, Also Known As The Shell Game
Unbeatable. The people you see winning are in on the scam.
Drop and Break
You bump into someone and they drop their phone/glasses/fancy bottle of wine/priceless vase and demand you pay them back. In reality, it's a $2 pair of reading glasses/bottle of three-buck-chuck/tasteful but affordable vase.
CD Sales
You're handed a free CD so you can check out the artist's music. They then ask for your name and immediately write it on the CD. Once they've signed your name, they ask you for money, saying they can't give it to someone else now. Often they use dry erase markers, or cheap CD sleeves. Never use any type of storage device given to you by a random person, as the device can contain malware.
White Van Speaker Scam
You're approached and offered speakers/leather jackets/other luxury goods at a decent discount. The scammer will claim they ordered too many, their store closed, they need to avoid customs fees, or they need money quick. After you buy them, you'll discover that they are worthless.
iPhone Street Sale
You're approached and shown an iPhone for sale, coming in the box, but it's open and you can see the phone. If you buy the phone, you'll get an iPhone box with no iPhone, just some stones or cheap metal in it to weigh it down.
Buddhist Monk Pendant
A monk in traditional garb approaches you, hands you a gold trinket, and asks for a donation. He holds either a notebook with names and amounts of donation (usually everyone else has donated $5+), or a leaflet with generic info. This is fairly common in NYC, and these guys get aggressive quickly.
Sports Team Donations
You're approached by teens with a clipboard with a letter from their high school about how they need to gather donations for their upcoming seasons to buy new uniforms/equipment/priceless vases. No high school is sending their students into the subway to get pocket change.
Friendship Bracelet Scam More common in western Europe, you're approached by someone selling bracelets. They quickly wrap a loop of fabric around your finger and pull it tight, starting to quickly weave a bracelet. The only way to (easily) get it off your hand is to pay. Leftover sales
This scam involves many different items, but the idea is usually the same: you are approached by someone who claims to have a large amount of excess inventory and offers to sell it to you at a great price. The scammer actually has low quality items and will lie to you about the price/origin of the items.
Dent repair scams
Scammers will approach you in public about a dent in your car and offer to fix it for a low price. Often they will claim that they are mechanics. They will not fix the dent in your car, but they will apply large amounts of wax or other substances to hide the dent while they claim that the substance requires time to harden.
Gold ring/jewelry/valuable item scam
A scammer will "find" a gold ring or other valuable item and offers to sell it to you. The item is fake and you will never see the scammer again.
Distraction theft
One person will approach you and distract you, while their accomplice picks your pockets. The distraction can take many forms, but if you are a tourist and are approached in public, watch closely for people getting close to you.

General resources

Site to report scams in the United Kingdom: http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/
Site to report scams in the United States: https://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx
Site to report scams in Canada: www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/reportincident-signalerincident/index-eng.htm
Site to report scams in Europe: https://www.europol.europa.eu/report-a-crime/report-cybercrime-online
FTC scam alerts: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/scam-alerts
Microsoft's anti-scam guide: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/safety/online-privacy/avoid-phone-scams.aspx
https://www.usa.gov/common-scams-frauds
https://www.usa.gov/scams-and-frauds
https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/scam-alerts
https://www.fbi.gov/scams-and-safety/common-fraud-schemes
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TIL In 1965, a Ukrainian farmer dug up the lower jawbone of a mammoth. Further excavations revealed the presence of 4 huts, made up of a total of 149 mammoth bones. These dwellings, dating back some 15,000 years, were determined to have been some of the oldest shelters ever built
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TIL: Smuckers Uncrustables sends all of their discarded crusts to be made into animal feed.
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TIL Milk Duds were intended to be candy spheres but the machines produced less-than-round candies which the workers called "duds". The "milk" part of the name refers to the large amount of milk in the candy.
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So many books, so little time

Is there a single book that altered the course of your life?
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Just finished A Man Called Ove
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What are your thoughts on used books as a gift?
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OldSchoolCool: History's cool kids, looking fantastic

Nan Wood Graham and Dr. Byron McKeeby. Models of the painting "American Gothic" 1930s
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Claude Monet, French Impressionist painter, ca. 1923
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A young Sir Ian McKellen (1966).
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aviation

Thanks to storm Ciara, BA flight BA112 travelled from New York to London overnight in just 4hrs 56mins
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1/32 A-10 Warthog - Album in comments
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Unexpected landing gear view takeoff....
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Reddit Pics

Ehhh... What’s up Don?
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Bill introduced himself as Dr. Peter Venkman & talked to my kids every other hole at the ATT Pro Am.
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Interesting graffiti in Yekaterinburg
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.gifs - funny, animated gifs for your viewing pleasure

You can pinpoint the exact moment he decided to go for that exposed butt...
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Perfect coaster toss
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Stunning view of El Capitan in the Morning Light!!
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A subreddit for cute and cuddly pictures

The snack that smiles back!
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A beautiful cat, you say? Taa ~ daa!!
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Merlin the European Eagle Owl walking back to his Avairy after his flying session.
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100 Reasons to Buy Bitcoin

  1. Bitcoin is the most censorship resistant money in the world.
  2. You don't have to buy a “whole” bitcoin so don't freak out if you look at the price. You can buy a piece of one no problem.
  3. The Dallas Mavericks accept Bitcoin on their website. You don't trust Mark Cuban. He's the best shark.
  4. Bitcoin is the best performing asset of the last decade (better than S&P500).
  5. Diversify your current portfolio.
  6. It's not illegal in the USA.
  7. You holding just one satoshi slightly limits the supply and can rise the price for everyone else.
  8. [In late 2019] hash rate is the highest it has ever been
  9. Suicide insurance; if Bitcoin rises in price there is no worse feeling than regret.
  10. Some of the smartest people in computer science and cryptography are working on it. Trust nerds.
  11. Look at the all time historical chart. No technical analysis just tell me what you think when you look at it.
  12. Money is a belief system... and I want to believe.
  13. Transparent ledger, no funny business going on it's easy to audit.
  14. Elon Musk appears to be a fan. How's that for an appeal to authority
  15. There is a fixed limit in the number of bitcoins that will exist. 21 million bitcoin, 7 billion people on earth. Do the math.
  16. There are so many examples of governments inflating their currency to the point where it becomes unusable. Read the wikipedia page for Venezuela or Zimbabwe.
  17. Altcoins make sacrifices in either security or centralization. There are altcoins out there that claim to be innovating but just check the scoreboard nothing has flipped Bitcoin in market value or even gotten close.
  18. With technology developing at a rate faster than law, governments and for-profit businesses have the ability to monitor our purchases, location, our habits, and all of this has happened without consent. People made jokes and conspiracy theory, but sometimes conspiracy is real. Most people are good, but there is absolutely evil out there. There are absolutely evil people in positions of power. There are absolutely evil people that work together in positions of power. Does anyone actually believe that Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide. Go read about Leslie Wexner. Go read the cypherpunk manifesto.
  19. The upcoming halvening in 2020 will reduce the number of Bitcoin created in each block, making them more scarce, and if history repeats more valuable.
  20. Bitcoin has lower fees than traditional banking.
  21. Gold has the advantage of being a physical thing. But unlike gold you know Bitcoin is not forged, or mixed with another metal, and you can easily break it into tiny pieces and send it over the internet to someone.
  22. Bitcoin could spark new interests maybe you start to read more into economics, computer science, or Brock Pierce.
  23. Bitcoin has survived with no leader, marketing team, public relations, or legal team.
  24. Because Wired magazine said Bitcoin was dead at $2, Forbes said it was dead at $15, NY Times at $208, and CNN at $333.
  25. Just do a cost benefit analysis. What happens if Bitcoin fails and it goes to zero vs. what happens if it succeeds, and becomes world money.
  26. Bitcoin encourages long term thinking, planning, saving. Due to inflation we are punished by holding on to cash. Look up the statistics on the average savings account while we are bombarded with consumerist bullshit like Funko pop heads, Loot crate subscription services, and new syrup flavors for coffee. Currently we are encouraged to spend now, seek immediate gratification, and ignore what we are becoming as Amazon picks out our clothes and toothpaste ships it to the house and we sit and watch streaming services where content is pushed to us and I'm supposed to buy that this garbage is actually “trending”. Our lives have become so comfortable that idiots spend $60 to escape a room and have someone take your picture when you get out. What would our ancestors think.
  27. Maybe you're a day trader looking to use a trading bot in an unregulated market.
  28. Bitcoin has 7 letters in it. Lucky number 7.....
  29. Bitcoin promises to bank the unbanked, and provide services to those not otherwise “qualified” to open a bank account.
  30. It's just cool, don't you want to seem smart to all your friends.
  31. The origin story is so nuts there's going to be a movie or several movies about the early days of Bitcoin. Satoshi Nakamoto remains anonymous to this day. Imagine if the inventor of the cell phone was anonymous.
  32. If you have money to burn, don't buy soda, weed, or some girls private snapchat it's a dead end put it towards Bitcoin and give it to your child in the future.
  33. To avoid getting ripped off by foreign exchange fees just because you were born one place and your friends were born in another place.
  34. Can't live off the grid in your log cabin and still use Mastercard. Bitcoin is one piece of opting out.
  35. If one country adopts BTC as the national currency, it doesn't take much thought to realise that others will follow.
  36. Join a welcoming and unique community. Everyone is super nice because they want your money.
  37. You can stick it to the baby boomers.
  38. You can stick it to the vegans.
  39. You can stick it Roger Ver.
  40. Maybe your IQ is 70 and you'll do whatever CNBC Fast Money recommends.
  41. Maybe a hacker infects your computer, records you doing that thing, and threatens to release the tape if you do not pay them 1.5 Bitcoin.
  42. You're a risk taker looking for some risky investment.
  43. Aliens attack like Independence Day, blow up major cities in major countries, your money is still safe with Bitcoin. As long as there is a some guy, some person, living on an island with a copy of the ledger out there on your'e good. We're all good.
  44. Many proposals to scale the number of transactions, may the best plan win.
  45. One day you might have to use BTC to pay taxes, buy food, and charge your Tesla.
  46. You want to support a political group and remain private.
  47. You can trust math more than you can trust people to set an emission rate.
  48. Government don't know how much you have.
  49. The first response to Bitcoin being published by Hal Finney stated that Bitcoin was positioned to reach million dollar valuation. Hal was the first bull and passed away in 2014, missing a lot #doitforHal.
  50. Baddies can't freeze your money if they mad at you.
  51. The Big Bang Theory mentioned it, maybe you want to be like Sheldon the bazinga guy.
  52. Mid-life crisis.
  53. Be contrarian. In a world where everyone zigs it's sometimes good to zag.
  54. Don't have any hobbies, and you just need a reason to get up in the morning.
  55. Enjoy learning? Bitcoin is a topic where there is so much to learn, and so much development, that it really becomes a never ending journey. For someone who likes learning, it's more productive than speedrunning a video game.
  56. Yolo. You only live once. This isn't a dress rehearsal, if there's something your kind of interested in pursue it. That's true for anything not just Bitcoin. But if you're reading this I'm assuming you're interested.
  57. Bitcoin is not a ponzi scheme. The difference is Bitcoin does not need new people buying in to work, blocks being added will continue even if the community stopped growing.
  58. With religion on the decline maybe you want to join a cult. Crypto twitter is a great echo chamber to meet like minded people.
  59. Satoshi Nakamoto found a way to distribute a global currency in a fair way with the ability to adjust the mining difficulty as we go, it's really incredible. You still need computers and electricity to mine new bitcoin today but it's an extremely fair way for people to earn. There was no premine of Bitcoin. Everyone who has Bitcoin either bought it at what the market said, or they earned it.
  60. No CEO in charge of Bitcoin to make bad decisions or a board of directors that can make changes. The users, an ever growing number, are in charge.
  61. Bitcoin has no days off, it has no workers in charge who can get sick or take a holiday.
  62. Bitcoin has survived 10 years (and more). While there will always be dangers, I'd argue that those first few years it was most vulnerable to fail.
  63. Have some trust in the cypherpunks. Anyone who held and didn't sell bitcoin as it went from pennies to five figures is not looking to get rich. They want to change the world.
  64. Potential president Tulsi Gabbard disclosed owning some.
  65. Digital money is the future, anyone who has tried Venmo can see that. Well Bitcoin is a digitally native asset.
  66. Refugees can use Bitcoin to store their wealth as they flee a failing country.
  67. Bitcoin is an open source project. Anthony Pompliano likes to call it a virus but I like how the author of the Bitcoin Standard describes it. Bitcoin is like a song. As long as one person remembers it you can't destroy a song.
  68. Triple entry accounting. When humans first started recording who owes who what we had single-entry accounting. The king's little brother would keep everything written down, but we had to really trust this guy because he could simply erase a line and that money would be gone. When double-entry accounting started to spread 500 years ago it brought with it massive innovation. Businesses could now form relationships across the ocean as they each kept a record. We did not have innovation again until Satoshi's Bitcoin, where blockchain can be used as the neutral third party to keep record. It might not sound important but blockchain allows us to agree upon an objective reality.
  69. Bitcoin is non-political.
  70. Bitcoin is easy to accept. I mean kind of. It's certainly easier than setting up a bank account.
  71. A sandwich used to cost 10 cents in America, I walk into Subway and they don't even have $5 foot longs anymore. Inflation man..
  72. It's a peaceful protest.
  73. Critics say that mining wastes electricity, but if Bitcoin adoption continues the world will actually be incentivized to produce more renewable energy. There are so many waterfalls and sources of energy in the middle of nowhere right now. People might not see a reason to build a power plant over there now, but in the future it can make business sense. Take that waterfall mine bitcoin, and sell them to the people who can't mine. It allows for a business to sell their energy anywhere.
  74. Get into debates around Bitcoin, build those critical thinking skills.
  75. “Predicting rain doesn't count, building arks does”
  76. “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the second best time is now.”
  77. "I never considered for one second having anything to do with it. I detested it the moment it was raised. It’s just disgusting. Bitcoin is noxious poison.”
  78. The immaculate conception. No cryptocurrency can have a start the grassroots way Bitcoin did, it's just impossible given how the space has changed.
  79. There are more than 1000x more U.S. dollars today than there were a hundred years ago.
  80. Bitcoin is the largest transfer of wealth this decade from the least curious to the curious.
  81. The concept of the Star Wars Cantina, Galt's Gulch, or young Beat Generation kids sitting in a basement smoking cigarettes and questioning the world can only exist if money remains fungible.
  82. You can send money to your Dad even if he lives in a country run by bad boys.
  83. Memorize your key, and walk around the world carrying your money in your head.
  84. Free speech.
  85. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9JGmA5_unYGmA5_unY
  86. The Federal Reserve is objectively way too powerful.
  87. John Mcafe promised that if bitcoins were not valued at 1 million dollars by the end of 2020 he would eat his own penis on national television. It will be a sad day if we don't hit that 1 million.
  88. The Apple credit card.
  89. If we ever get artificial intelligence it'll be able to interact with Bitcoin.
  90. Katy Perry is aware of crypto so if by some chance you run into her, you get one chance to strike up conversation, so here's your chance to shine. You don't ask for a picture, you don't say she's pretty, or name your favorite song. Take your shot and ask about what type of cold storage she uses for her bitcoin.
  91. Many people are afraid of a world currency because it's associated with a centralized world power taking control. Bitcoin allows for neutral world money.
  92. Stick it to Mark Zuckerberg.
  93. Developers developers developers developers developer developers.
  94. About 85% of the supply has already been mined.
  95. Bitcoin can always improve. As long as the proposal is really good the code can be upgraded, and if the baddies invent ways to hurt the chain we can just fork off it's just code.
  96. Memes
  97. Name recognition and momentum above all other cryptocurrencies.
  98. 3% discount with Bitcoin at Crescent Tide Cremation Services. Nice cant wait to die.
  99. Like having a swiss bank account in your pocket.
  100. Blow up the banks (in minecraft).
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World Carnivore Month is January 2019! Info dump inside!

Hey all!
Our subreddit has grown CONSIDERABLY in the last year - 2018 was a huge year for the zerocarb carnivore movement, and it started through the success of World Carnivore Month at the beginning of 2018! Tens of thousands of people joined Facebook groups, and 50,000 people subscribed to this subreddit! Hundreds are talking about the carnivore diet on Twitter - you can see if someone is a carnivore by checking if they have ©️ in their name, like mine! hyper©️arnivore
Surprisingly, this is a very old diet that has centuries of history.
http://highsteaks.com/carnivores-creed/owsley-the-bear-stanley/
We have multiple doctors not only suggesting that people try a carnivorous zerocarb diet, but are even doing it themselves and realizing they too have been conned by the health and nutrition establishment.

Doctors such as:

Supporting evidence that the following doctors recommend Carnivore Diet or close to it. https://www.reddit.com/usedem0n0cracy/comments/addz0l/doctors_discuss_the_carnivore_diet/
https://www.reddit.com/usedem0n0cracy/comments/ade16i/more_doctors_pharmacists_researchers_phds/
Dr. Shawn Baker - u/shawnbaker1967 https://twitter.com/SBakerMD
Dr. Ken D Berry https://twitter.com/KenDBerryMD
Dr. Jay Wrigley https://twitter.com/KetoDocCLT
Dr. Anthony Jay https://twitter.com/anthonygjay
Dr. Kevin Stock https://twitter.com/kevinstock12
Dr. Christian Assad https://twitter.com/ChristianAssad
Dr. Paul Saladino https://twitter.com/MDSaladino
Dr. Robert Pastore https://twitter.com/RP5hydroxy
Dr. David Unwin https://twitter.com/lowcarbGP
Dr. Michael Eades M.D. https://twitter.com/DrEades
Dr. Tro Kalayjian - u/DoctorTro https://twitter.com/DoctorTro
Dr. Paul Mason https://twitter.com/DrPaulMason
Dr. Csaba Toth https://twitter.com/paleoketogenic
Dr. Anthony Chaffee https://twitter.com/anthony_chaffee
Dr. Georgia Ede diagnosisdiet.com https://twitter.com/GeorgiaEdeMD
Dr. Ted Naiman https://twitter.com/tednaiman
Dr. Gary Fettke https://twitter.com/FructoseNo
Dr. Ben Bikman https://twitter.com/BenBikmanPhD
Dr. Peter Ballerstedt https://twitter.com/GrassBased
Dr. Nevada Gray https://twitter.com/GrayNevada
Dr. Gabrielle Lyon https://twitter.com/drgabriellelyon
Dr. Bret Scher https://twitter.com/bschermd
Dr. Paul Mabry
Dr. Darren Schmidt - D.C. https://twitter.com/realfoodcures
Dr. Steven Horwitz - D.C. https://twitter.com/DrHorwitz
Dr. Cameron Sepah https://Twitter.com/DrSepah
Dr. David Baldes M.D. https://twitter.com/ketoshrink/status/1081763193536634881?s=21
Nutritionist Amy Berger https://twitter.com/TuitNutrition
Professor Timothy Noakes https://twitter.com/ProfTimNoakes
Professor Stuart Phillips https://twitter.com/mackinprof
Journalist Nina Teicholz https://twitter.com/bigfatsurprise
Ph.D candidate Miki Ben-Dor https://twitter.com/bendormiki

Facebook Groups have grown substantially!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/worldcarnivoretribe/ - World Carnivore Tribe started by Dr. Shawn Baker
https://www.facebook.com/groups/zioh2/ - Zeroing In On Health started by Charles Washington 8 years ago
https://www.facebook.com/groups/PrincipiaCarnivora/ - Principia Carnivora started by Michael Frieze 3 years ago
https://www.facebook.com/groups/160488851347176/ - 100% Carnivore...and Beyond! started by Phil Escott this year
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1685052231589351/ - Carnivore Paleolithic Ketogenic Diet Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/482045862179951/ - Carnivore/Keto Diet
https://www.facebook.com/groups/509414366151670/?ref=group_header - Autistic Carnivores
https://www.facebook.com/groups/animalfatrx/ - Animal Fat RX
https://www.facebook.com/groups/191667651770756/ - RAW-some Zero Carb Carnivore Sanctuary
https://www.facebook.com/groups/womencarnivoretribe/ - Women Carnivore Tribe
https://www.facebook.com/groups/meathealth/ - Carnivore Corner
https://www.facebook.com/groups/KetoCarnivoreIF/ - Keto Carnivore IF
https://www.facebook.com/groups/zerocarbdoc/ - Zero Carb Doc started by Dr. Paul Mabry
https://www.facebook.com/groups/661617567520427/ - Zero Carb: Living the Good Life

Images

The Carnivore Diet for Mankind - HD - Star - Emoji Advice of what to eat / drink, Polls, Podcasts, Books - Zoom in to see the small text in this HD photo https://i.redd.it/qftzcf3if4k11.png
Homo Carnivorus - Part 1 : https://i.redd.it/xnmqrewisd221.png
Homo Carnivorus - Part 2 : https://i.redd.it/z7vjpfcksd221.png
StarChart - https://i.redd.it/789n61b45e221.png
CarnivoreDietAdvice - https://i.redd.it/31ud3dj65e221.png
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Polls - https://i.redd.it/yqeribea5e221.png

Websites

http://highsteaks.com/carnivores-creed/owsley-the-bear-stanley/ - Read about The Bear - who coined the 'zerocarb' nomenclature and did the diet for 53 years until his untimely death in a car accident.
https://justmeat.co - Michael Goldstein @bitstein
https://meat.health/ - Dr. Kevin Stock
https:///meatheals.com - N=1 Anecdotes (@bitstein and @sbakermd run it)
https://zerocarbzen.com/testimonials/
https://ketogenicendurance.com/category/carnivore-diet-success-stories/
http://www.empiri.ca/p/eat-meat-not-too-little-mostly-fat.html - L Amber O'Hearn
http://www.diagnosisdiet.com/ - Dr Georgia Ede
http://highsteaks.com/f/index.php/board,5.0/sort,views/desc.html - Tons of old forum posts about various topics!
http://mikhailapeterson.com/ - Don't Eat That! Blog
A history of Nutrition Science
Part 1 (1785-1885): http://jn.nutrition.org/content/133/3/638.abstractPart 2 (1885-1912): http://jn.nutrition.org/content/133/4/975.fullPart 3 (1912-1944): http://jn.nutrition.org/content/133/10/3023.fullPart 4 (1945-1985): http://jn.nutrition.org/content/133/11/3331.full" I like to go back and re-read these articles on occasion to refresh my understanding of the Keto lifestyle. Many people aren't aware there there is a long unbroken string of professionals that have been using low carbohydrate interventions to combat obesity dating all the way back to the 1860s. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but rather shows a "lineage of thinking" that got us to where we are today. Some of these publications are hard to find now, so I leave them here for you to enjoy:

Books

Giant Booklist! https://www.reddit.com/ketoscience/wiki/index
New Books!

YouTube Channels

Frank Tufano https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIEiE-hnAUXUZNNeMJsZBYA/videos
Shawn Baker https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5apkKkeZQXRSDbqSalG8CQ/videos
HVMN https://hvmn.com/podcast/
Low Carb Down Under https://www.youtube.com/uselowcarbdownundevideos
Primal Edge Health https://www.youtube.com/usePrimalEdgeHealth/videos
Dr. Eric Berg DC https://www.youtube.com/usedrericberg123/videos
Ancestry Foundation https://www.youtube.com/useAncestryFoundation/videos
The Raw Primal Family https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZx7e6GWv49UiSBkpzpqoUA/videos
Daphne Reloaded https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOkEtmLmlugiPN9hH8u9Zyg/videos
Thomas DeLauer https://www.youtube.com/useTheTdelauevideos
The Weston A Price Foundation https://www.youtube.com/useTheWestonAPrice/videos
Dr. Darren Schmidt https://www.youtube.com/useNutritionalHealingA2/videos
PrimalBro https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2e2i4dJgsl0cB5PFjTDBZw/videos
Phil Escott https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcHEYrfmQH-5RxiFL5RD08g/videos
Ketogeek https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClBAXCB3f0vUzj9wwKJeoOQ/videos
Ken D Berry MD https://www.youtube.com/useKenDBerry/videos
Physicians for Ancestral Health https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCijY61FN3AtDWSbrRj9nYqA/videos
Public Health Collaboration https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZO0WD6hn02_6b0_MNTKPgQ
Fat Fueled Family - Danny Vega https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBWrXQozj8I
Crohn's Colitis Vitality https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfnYhj9llnBS78vM8jwtNCA
Vegetable Police https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFuLNktnqqBEF_9ZcmjC_bw
What I've Learned https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqYPhGiB9tkShZorfgcL2lA
sv3rige https://www.youtube.com/usesv3rige
KasumiKriss https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp4_eaWIdkiW37Fg4Moi9Ag
SHREDucated https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTQ5VXO6E9iVdMT5WJwuqHA
Tuit Nutrition - Amy Berger https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmDz-SYYhoerycynsCm7L8g
Keto Connect https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzRYivTpUQ0r2qPPjfLoQiA
Carneval https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCngtlLz7xTfiEAsDU-HrnBg
Full Range Strength - Don Matesz https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZHoeDSpHN1bBWXsqSgaeuw
Dr. Nick Zyrowski https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3o_WpYz0gso
Dr. Paul Saladino https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pg1P0buUrv4
Autism and the Carnivore Diet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5ME6nGWxcQ&t=1s
Rob Stuart https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qk5R_invOWQ

Podcasts

CarnivoreCast http://www.carnivorecast.com/Human Performance Outliers (Dr. Shawn Baker and Zach Bitter) http://humanperformanceoutliers.libsyn.com/Peak Human https://www.peak-human.com/BioHackers Lab https://www.biohackerslab.com/
Fitness Confidential https://vinnietortorich.com/tag/fitness-confidential/
Low Carb Cardiologist with Dr. Bret Scher https://lowcarbcardiologist.com/
Diet Doctor Podcast (has video) https://www.dietdoctor.com/the-diet-doctor-podcast-is-now-on-itunes-apple-podcasts
Dr. Peter Attia - The Drive https://peterattiamd.com/podcast/
2 Keto Dudes http://2ketodudes.com/
The Keto Savage http://ketosavage.com/podcasts/
Low Carb MD http://www.lowcarbmd.com/
Zero Carb Journal https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/zero-carb-journal/id1328453741
InnerFirePodcast https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/innerfirepodcast/id1249685753
STEM-Talk https://www.ihmc.us/stemtalks/

Crowd Funded Science

Get a $169 TeloMere kit and do the Carnivore Diet strictly for 3 months and then send in results(or don't)! https://www.ajconsultingcompany.com/carnivoredietstudy.html
nequalsmany.com Free tracking app designed for Carnivore Diet

In the News!

ABC News Good Morning America : What to know about the trendy, meat-only 'carnivory' diet By ABC NEWS Jul 27, 2018, 8:51 AM ETSFChronicle - Tech workers seeking an edge on peers turn to all-meat ‘carnivore diet’
INC: Steak Is the New Salad: Why These Techies Are Embracing an All-Meat Diet Your Coinbase account should be accompanied by steak and bacon, according to these cryptocurrency luminaries. Sept 22, 2017
Vice : Inside the World of the 'Bitcoin Carnivores' Why a small community of Bitcoin users is eating meat exclusively. Sept 29th, 2017
Global News Canada : Danielle Smith: If you want to improve your health, eat more meat January 12, 2018
INC: I Ate Nothing but Meat for 2 Weeks. Here's What It Was Like @sonyaellenmann
The Guardian: They mock vegans and eat 4lb of steak a day: meet 'carnivore dieters' An extreme, all animal-based diet is gaining followers in search of heightened productivity, mental clarity, and a boosted libido. But experts express doubts @oliviasolon Fri 11 May 2018 04.00 EDT
National Post: Meat, meat, and more meat: Extreme, animal-only 'carnivore diet' gaining followers Enthusiasts of the all-meat diet include a group of self-proclaimed 'bitcoin carnivores' May 15, 2018
Healthline : This Woman Says Meat-Only Diet Eased Her Autoimmune Disease Symptoms Mikhaila Peterson took the keto diet one extra step by eliminating veggies and eating only meat. She says it cured several illnesses. Experts aren’t convinced. Written by Gigen Mammoser on June 3, 2018
PureWow : What Is the Carnivore Diet (and Should You Try It)? By ALEXIA DELLNER | JUN. 27, 2018
'Vegans Are Sacks Of Sh*t But They Are Winning' Carnivore Ex-Doc Blasts Jul 18, 2018
NYPost : New diet claims you can lose weight eating only steak and burgers July 24, 2018
Eggs and bacon for breakfast, burgers for lunch, steak for dinner: Man says ‘carnivore diet’ has helped him lose weightPOSTED 8:50 PM, JULY 29, 2018, BY FOX NEWS WIRE SERVICE,
BuzzFeed News : Jordan Peterson Says Meat Cured His Depression. Now His Daughter Will Tell You How It Healed Her Too — For A Fee. Posted on July 31, 2018
PopSci : Please do not try to survive on an all-meat diet By Sara Chodosh August 2, 2018
The Daily Meal: The Carnivore Diet Is the Wildest Weight Loss Craze of All Time August 3, 2018 By Holly Van Hare
Repost to News.Com.Au : New diet claims you can lose weight eating only steaks and burgers AUGUST 5, 2018
PETA Takes Life Insurance Policy Out On A Carnivore Dieter, Hopes To Turn Him Vegan
I'm a Registered Dietitian and I Really Don't Want You to Eat a Carnivore Diet August 7th, 2018
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/r/Scams Common Scam Master Post

Hello visitors and subscribers of scams! Here you will find a master list of common (and uncommon) scams that you may find online or in real life. A big thanks to the many contributors who helped create this thread. If you know of a scam that is not covered here, write a comment and I'll add it.
Here is the previous version of this thread from 2018, here is the previous version of this thread from 2017, and here is the previous version of this thread from 2016.
Some of these articles are from small, local publications and refer to the scam happening in a specific area. Do not think that this means that the scam won't happen in your area.
The fake check scam (Credit to nimble2 for this part)
The fake check scam arises from many different situations (for instance, you applied for a job, or you are selling something on a place like Craigslist, or someone wants to purchase goods or services from your business, or you were offered a job as a mystery shopper, or you received a check in the mail for no reason), but the bottom line is always something like this:
General fraudulent funds scams If somebody is asking you to accept and send out money as a favour or as part of a job, it is a fraudulent funds scam. It does not matter how they pay you, any payment on any service can be fraudulent and will be reversed when it is discovered to be fraudulent.
Phone verification code scams Someone will ask you to receive a verification text and then tell you to give them the code. Usually the code will come from Google Voice, or from Craigslist. In the Google version of the scam, your phone number will be used to verify a Google Voice account that the scammer will use to scam people with. In the Craigslist version of the scam, your phone number will be used to verify a Craigslist posting that the scammer will use to scam people.
Bitcoin job scams
Bitcoin job scams involve some sort of fraudulent funds transfer, usually a fake check although a fraudulent bank transfer can be used as well. The scammer will send you the fraudulent money and ask you to purchase bitcoins. This is a scam, and you will have zero recourse after you send the scammer bitcoins.
Email flooding If you suddenly receive hundreds or thousands of spam emails, usually subscription confirmations, it's very likely that one of your online accounts has been taken over and is being used fraudulently. You should check any of your accounts that has a credit card linked to it, preferably from a computer other than the one you normally use. You should change all of your passwords to unique passwords and you should start using two factor authentication everywhere.
Boss/CEO scam A scammer will impersonate your boss or someone who works at your company and will ask you to run an errand for them, which will usually be purchasing gift cards and sending them the code. Once the scammer has the code, you have no recourse.
Craigslist fake payment scams
Scammers will ask you about your item that you have listed for sale on a site like Craigslist, and will ask to pay you via Paypal. They are scamming you, and the payment in most cases does not actually exist, the email you received was sent by the scammers. In cases where you have received a payment, the scammer can dispute the payment or the payment may be entirely fraudulent. The scammer will then either try to get you to send money to them using the fake funds that they did not send to you, or will ask you to ship the item, usually to a re-shipping facility or a parcel mule.
General fraudulent funds scams The fake check scam is not the only scam that involves accepting fraudulent/fake funds and purchasing items for scammers. If your job or opportunity involves accepting money and then using that money, it is almost certainly a frauduent funds scam. Even if the payment is through a bank transfer, Paypal, Venmo, Zelle, Interac e-Transfer, etc, it does not matter.
Credit card debt scam
Fraudsters will offer to pay off your bills, and will do so with fraudulent funds. Sometimes it will be your credit card bill, but it can be any bill that can be paid online. Once they pay it off, they will ask you to send them money or purchase items for them. The fraudulent transaction will be reversed in the future and you will never be able to keep the money. This scam happens on sites like Craigslist, Twitter, Instagram, and also some dating sites, including SeekingArrangement.
The parcel mule scam
A scammer will contact you with a job opportunity that involves accepting and reshipping packages. The packages are either stolen or fraudulently obtained items, and you will not be paid by the scammer. Here is a news article about a scam victim who fell for this scam and reshipped over 20 packages containing fraudulently acquired goods.
The Skype sex scam
You're on Facebook and you get a friend request from a cute girl you've never met. She wants to start sexting and trading nudes. She'll ask you to send pictures or videos or get on webcam where she can see you naked with your face in the picture. The scam: There's no girl. You've sent nudes to a guy pretending to be a girl. As soon as he has the pictures he'll demand money and threaten to send the pictures to your friends and family. Sometimes the scammer will upload the video to a porn site or Youtube to show that they are serious.
What to do if you are a victim of this scam: You cannot buy silence, you can only rent it. Paying the blackmailer will show them that the information they have is valuable and they will come after you for more money. Let your friends and family know that you were scammed and tell them to ignore friend requests or messages from people they don't know. Also, make sure your privacy settings are locked down and consider deactivating your account.
The underage girl scam
You're on a dating site or app and you get contacted by a cute girl. She wants to start sexting and trading nudes. Eventually she stops communicating and you get a call from a pissed off guy claiming to be the girl's father, or a police officer, or a private investigator, or something else along those lines. Turns out the girl you were sexting is underage, and her parents want some money for various reasons, such as to pay for a new phone, to pay for therapy, etc. There is, of course, no girl. You were communicating with a scammer.
What to do if you are a victim of this scam: Stop picking up the phone when the scammers call. Do not pay them, or they will be after you for more money.
The blackmail email scam The exact wording of the emails varies, but there are generally four main parts. They claim to have placed software/malware on a porn/adult video site, they claim to have a video of you masturbating or watching porn, they threaten to release the video to your friends/family/loved ones/boss/dog, and they demand that you pay them in order for them to delete the video. Rest assured that this is a very common spam campaign and there is no truth behind the email or the threats. Here are some news articles about this scam.
The blackmail mail scam
This is very similar to the blackmail email scam, but you will receive a letter in the mail.
Rental scams Usually on local sites like Craigslist, scammers will steal photos from legitimate real estate listings and will list them for rent at or below market rate. They will generally be hesitant to tell you the address of the property for "safety reasons" and you will not be able to see the unit. They will then ask you to pay them a deposit and they claim they will ship you the keys. In reality, your money is gone and you will have no recourse.
Craigslist vehicle scams A scammer will list a vehicle on Craigslist and will offer to ship you the car. In many cases they will also falsely claim to sell you the car through eBay or Amazon. If you are looking for a car on Craigslist and the seller says anything about shipping the car, having an agent, gives you a long story about why they are selling the car, or the listing price is far too low, you are talking to a scammer and you should ignore and move on.
Advance-fee scam, also known as the 419 scam, or the Nigerian prince scam. You will receive a communication from someone who claims that you are entitled to a large sum of money, or you can help them obtain a large sum of money. However, they will need money from you before you receive the large sum.
Man in the middle scams
Man in the middle scams are very common and very hard to detect. The scammer will impersonate a company or person you are legitimately doing business with, and they will ask you to send the money to one of their own bank accounts or one controlled by a money mule. They have gained access to the legitimate persons email address, so there will be nothing suspicious about the email. To prevent this, make contact in a different way that lets you verify that the person you are talking to is the person you think you are talking to.
False Representation
This type of scam teases you with something, then tries to make you sign up for something else that costs money. The company involved is often innocent, but they turn a blind eye to the practice as it helps their bottom line, even if they have to occasionally issue refunds. A common variation takes place on dating sites/dating apps, where you will match with someone who claims to be a camgirl who wants you to sign up for a site and vote for her. Another variation takes place on local sites like Craigslist, where the scammers setup fake rental scams and demand that you go through a specific service for a credit check. Once you go through with it, the scammer will stop talking to you. Another variation also takes place on local sites like Craigslist, where scammers will contact you while you are selling a car and will ask you to purchase a Carfax-like report from a specific website.
Multi Level Marketing or Affiliate Marketing
You apply for a vague job listing for 'sales' on craigslist. Or maybe an old friend from high school adds you on Facebook and says they have an amazing business opportunity for you. Or maybe the well dressed guy who's always interviewing people in the Starbucks that you work at asks if you really want to be slinging coffee the rest of your life. The scam: MLMs are little more than pyramid schemes. They involve buying some sort of product (usually snake oil health products like body wraps or supplements) and shilling them to your friends and family. They claim that the really money is recruiting people underneath you who give you a slice of whatever they sell. And if those people underneath you recruit more people, you get a piece of their sales. Ideally if you big enough pyramid underneath you the money will roll in without any work on your part. Failure to see any profit will be your fault for not "wanting it enough." The companies will claim that you need to buy their extra training modules or webinars to really start selling. But in reality, the vast majority of people who buy into a MLM won't see a cent. At the end of the day all you'll be doing is annoying your friends and family with your constant recruitment efforts. What to look out for: Recruiters love to be vague. They won't tell you the name of the company or what exactly the job will entail. They'll pump you up with promises of "self-generating income", "being your own boss", and "owning your own company." They might ask you to read books about success and entrepreneurs. They're hoping you buy into the dream first. If you get approached via social media, check their timelines. MLMs will often instruct their victims to pretend that they've already made it. They'll constantly post about how they're hustling and making the big bucks and linking to youtube videos about success. Again, all very vague about what their job actually entails. If you think you're being recruited: Ask them what exactly the job is. If they can't answer its probably a MLM. Just walk away.

Street scams

Begging With a Purpose
"I just need a few more dollars for the bus," at the bus station, or "I just need $5 to get some gas," at a gas station. There's also a variation where you will be presented with a reward: "I just need money for a cab to get uptown, but I'll give you sports tickets/money/a date/a priceless vase."
Three Card Monte, Also Known As The Shell Game
Unbeatable. The people you see winning are in on the scam.
Drop and Break
You bump into someone and they drop their glasses/fancy bottle of wine/priceless vase and demand you pay them back. In reality, it's a $2 pair of reading glasses/bottle of three-buck-chuck/tasteful but affordable vase.
CD Sales
You're handed a free CD so you can check out the artist's music. They then ask for your name and immediately write it on the CD. Once they've signed your name, they ask you for money, saying they can't give it to someone else now. Often they use dry erase markers, or cheap CD sleeves. Never use any type of storage device given to you by a random person, as the device can contain malware.
White Van Speaker Scam
You're approached and offered speakers/leather jackets/other luxury goods at a decent discount. The scammer will claim they ordered too many, their store closed, they need to avoid customs fees, or they need money quick. After you buy them, you'll discover that they are worthless.
iPhone Street Sale
You're approached and shown an iPhone for sale, coming in the box, but it's open and you can see the phone. If you buy the phone, you'll get an iPhone box with no iPhone, just some stones or cheap metal in it to weigh it down.
Buddhist Monk Pendant
A monk in traditional garb approaches you, hands you a gold trinket, and asks for a donation. He holds either a notebook with names and amounts of donation (usually everyone else has donated $5+), or a leaflet with generic info. This is fairly common in NYC, and these guys get aggressive quickly.
Sports Team Donations
You're approached by teens with a clipboard with a letter from their high school about how they need to gather donations for their upcoming seasons to buy new uniforms/equipment/priceless vases. No high school is sending their students into the subway to get pocket change.
Friendship Bracelet Scam More common in western Europe, you're approached by someone selling bracelets. They quickly wrap a loop of fabric around your finger and pull it tight, starting to quickly weave a bracelet. The only way to (easily) get it off your hand is to pay. Leftover sales
This scam involves many different items, but the idea is usually the same: you are approached by someone who claims to have a large amount of excess inventory and offers to sell it to you at a great price. The scammer actually has low quality items and will lie to you about the price/origin of the items.
Dent repair scams
Scammers will approach you in public about a dent in your car and offer to fix it for a low price. Often they will claim that they are mechanics. They will not fix the dent in your car, but they will apply large amounts of wax or other substances to hide the dent while they claim that the substance requires time to harden.

Phone scams

Tax Call
You get a call from somebody claiming to be from your countries tax agency. They say you have unpaid taxes that need to be paid immediately, and you may be arrested or have other legal action taken against you if it is not paid. This scam has caused the American IRS, Canadian CRA, British HMRC, and Australian Tax Office to issue warnings. This scam happens in a wide variety of countries all over the world.
Warrant Call
Very similar to the tax call. You'll get a phone call from an "agent", "officer", "sheriff", or other law enforcement officer claiming that there is a warrant out for your arrest and you will be arrested very soon. They will then offer to settle everything for a fee, usually paid in giftcards.
Student Loan Forgiveness Scam
Scammers will call you and tell you about a student loan forgiveness program, but they are interested in obtaining private information about you or demanding money in order to join the fake program.
Tech Support Call You receive a call from someone with a heavy accent claiming to be a technician Microsoft or your ISP. They inform you that your PC has a virus and your online banking and other accounts may be compromised if the virus is not removed. They'll have you type in commands and view diagnostics on your PC which shows proof of the virus. Then they'll have you install remote support software so the technician can work on your PC, remove the virus, and install security software. The cost of the labor and software can be hundreds of dollars. The scam: There's no virus. The technician isn't a technician and does not work for Microsoft or your ISP. Scammers (primarily out of India) use autodialers to cold-call everyone in the US. Any file they point out to you or command they have you run is completely benign. The software they sell you is either freeware or ineffective. What to do you if you're involved with this scam: If the scammers are remotely on your computer as you read this, turn off your PC or laptop via the power button immediately, and then if possible unplug your internet connection. Some of the more vindictive tech scammers have been known to create boot passwords on your computer if they think you've become wise to them and aren't going to pay up. Hang up on the scammers, block the number, and ignore any threats about payment. Performing a system restore on your PC is usually all that is required to remove the scammer's common remote access software. Reports of identity theft from fake tech calls are uncommon, but it would still be a good idea to change your passwords for online banking and monitor your accounts for any possible fraud. How to avoid: Ignore any calls claiming that your PC has a virus. Microsoft will never contact you. If you're unsure if a call claiming to be from your ISP is legit, hang up, and then dial the customer support number listed on a recent bill. If you have elderly relatives or family that isn't tech savvy, take the time to fill them in on this scam.
Chinese government scam
This scam is aimed at Chinese people living in Europe and North America, and involves a voicemail from someone claiming to be associated with the Chinese government, usually through the Chinese consulate/embassy, who is threatening legal action or making general threats.
Utilities cutoff
You get a call from someone who claims that they are from your utility company, and they claim that your utilities will be shut off unless you immediately pay. The scammer will usually ask for payment via gift cards, although they may ask for payment in other ways, such as Western Union or bitcoin.
Relative in custody Scammer claims to be the police, and they have your son/daughtenephew/estranged twin in custody. You need to post bail (for some reason in iTunes gift cards or MoneyGram) immediately or the consequences will never be the same.
Mexican family scam
This scam comes in many different flavours, but always involves someone in your family and Mexico. Sometimes the scammer will claim that your family member has been detained, sometimes the scammer will claim that your family member has been kidnapped, and sometimes the scammer will claim that your family member is injured and needs help.

Online shopping scams

THE GOLDEN RULE OF ONLINE SHOPPING: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Dropshipping
An ad on reddit or social media sites like Facebook and Instagram offers items at huge discounts or even free (sometimes requiring you to reblog or like their page). They just ask you to pay shipping. The scam: The item will turn out to be very low quality and will take weeks or even months to arrive. Sometimes the item never arrives, and the store disappears or stops responding. The seller drop-ships the item from China. The item may only cost a few dollars, and the Chinese government actually pays for the shipping. You end up paying $10-$15 dollars for a $4 item, with the scammer keeping the profit. If you find one of these scams but really have your heart set on the item, you can find it on AliExpress or another Chinese retailer.
Triangulation fraud
Triangulation fraud occurs when you make a purchase on a site like Amazon or eBay for an item at a lower than market price, and receive an item that was clearly purchased new at full price. The scammer uses a stolen credit card to order your item, while the money from the listing is almost all profit for the scammer.
Cheap Items
Many websites pop up and offer expensive products, including electronics, clothes, watches, sunglasses, and shoes at very low prices. The scam: Some sites are selling cheap knock-offs. Some will just take your money and run. What to do if you think you're involved with this scam: Contact your bank or credit card and dispute the charge. How to avoid: The sites often have every brand-name shoe or fashion item (Air Jordan, Yeezy, Gucci, etc) in stock and often at a discounted price. The site will claim to be an outlet for a major brand or even a specific line or item. The site will have images at the bottom claiming to be Secured by Norton or various official payment processors but not actual links. The site will have poor grammar and a mish-mash of categories. Recently, established websites will get hacked or their domain name jacked and turned into scam stores, meaning the domain name of the store will be completely unrelated to the items they're selling. If the deal sounds too good to be true it probably is. Nobody is offering brand new iPhones or Beats or Nintendo Switches for 75% off.
Cheap Amazon 3rd Party Items
You're on Amazon or maybe just Googling for an item and you see it for an unbelievable price from a third-party seller. You know Amazon has your back so you order it. The scam: One of three things usually happen: 1) The seller marks the items as shipped and sends a fake tracking number. Amazon releases the funds to the seller, and the seller disappears. Amazon ultimately refunds your money. 2) The seller immediately cancels the order and instructs you to re-order the item directly from their website, usually with the guarantee that the order is still protected by Amazon. The seller takes your money and runs. Amazon informs you that they do not offer protection on items sold outside of Amazon and cannot help you. 2) The seller immediately cancels the order and instructs you to instead send payment via an unused Amazon gift card by sending the code on the back via email. Once the seller uses the code, the money on the card is gone and cannot be refunded. How to avoid: These scammers can be identified by looking at their Amazon storefronts. They'll be brand new sellers offering a wide range of items at unbelievable prices. Usually their Amazon names will be gibberish, or a variation on FIRSTNAME.LASTNAME. Occasionally however, established storefronts will be hacked. If the deal is too good to be true its most likely a scam.
Scams on eBay
There are scams on eBay targeting both buyers and sellers. As a seller, you should look out for people who privately message you regarding the order, especially if they ask you to ship to a different address or ask to negotiate via text/email/a messaging service. As a buyer you should look out for new accounts selling in-demand items, established accounts selling in-demand items that they have no previous connection to (you can check their feedback history for a general idea of what they bought/sold in the past), and lookout for people who ask you to go off eBay and use another service to complete the transaction. In many cases you will receive a fake tracking number and your money will be help up for up to a month.
Scams on Amazon
There are scams on Amazon targeting both buyers and sellers. As a seller, you should look out for people who message you about a listing. As a buyer you should look out for listings that have an email address for you to contact the person to complete the transaction, and you should look out for cheap listings of in-demand items.
Scams on Reddit
Reddit accounts are frequently purchased and sold by fraudsters who wish to use the high karma count + the age of the account to scam people on buy/sell subreddits. You need to take precautions and be safe whenever you are making a transaction online.
Computer scams
Virus scam
A popup or other ad will say that you have a virus and you need to follow their advice in order to remove it. They are lying, and either want you to install malware or pay for their software.

Assorted scams

Chinese Brushing
If you have ever received an unsolicited small package from China, your address was used to brush. Vendors place fake orders for their own products and send out the orders so that they can increase their ratings.
Money Flipping
Scammer claims to be a banking insider who can double/triple/bazoople any amount of money you send them, with no consequences of any kind. Obviously, the money disappears into their wallet the moment you send it.

Door to door scams

Selling Magazines
One or two teenagers or young adults knock on your door offering magazine subscriptions. They claim its related to a college scholarship or to win a trip. The subscriptions are overpriced and may not even arrive. The kids selling them are runaways who have been roped into the scam.
Energy sales Somebody will come to your door claiming to be from an energy company. They will ask to see your current energy bill so that they can see how much you pay. They will then offer you a discount if you sign up with them, and promise to handle everything with your old provider. Some of these scammers will "slam" you, by using your account number that they saw on your bill to switch you to their service without authorization, and some will scam you by charging higher prices than the ones you agreed on.
They ask you to donate $1
After you decline to buy a subscription, they ask you to donate a small sum of money. Your mind goes "I guess it's only $1" or "if that's what it takes for them to go away".
They ask to enter your home
While trying to sell you whatever, they suddenly need to use your bathroom, or they've been writing against the wall and ask to use your table instead. Or maybe they just moved into the neighborhood and want to see how you decorate for ideas.
They're scoping out you and your place. They want to see what valuables you have, how gullible you are, if you have a security system or dogs, etc.
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