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MLM Bot Watch 24 - Powered by Twunk's Yazoo: Tragicomic cultic wampum flogging scamalangadingdongs like Forever Living, Ariix, Herbalife, Younique, Juiceplus, LifeTreeWorld.

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stopfaffing Fri 17-Jun-16 06:12:39

New thread, links to follow...

stopfaffing Fri 17-Jun-16 06:13:38

Previous link here.

stopfaffing Fri 17-Jun-16 06:15:41

Thread 22 here.

stopfaffing Fri 17-Jun-16 06:18:18

Botwatch link here.

Botwatch on Facebook link here.

Timeless View link (MLM pardoy website) here.

Timeless Vie Facebook page here.

stopfaffing Fri 17-Jun-16 06:19:26

Sorry, bit of a spelling problem grin, should say

"Timeless Vie link(MLM parody website)" above.

stopfaffing Fri 17-Jun-16 06:24:33

Blog ink{http://mlmtheamericandreammadenightmare.blogspot.co.uk/\mlmtheamericandreammadenightmare.blogspot.co.uk]]/} A very detailed expose of all things MLM.

Hommetrepreneur's Facebook page here.

Link to the Daily Mail article of 20 May 2016 regarding an ex-bot's treatment at the hands of her 'spline' at Forever Living UK here.

Link to NastashaBarnbotShingles' refutation of the above. here

stopfaffing Fri 17-Jun-16 06:26:39

Sorry Eye, cocked up first link in above post blush.

Eyespying's Blog here.

stopfaffing Fri 17-Jun-16 06:28:33

We have our own regularly returning bots to tell us how bullying and hateful we are. <waves>

Glossary:

Bots: our affectionate name for victims of the MLM racket

MLM: Multi-level Marketing schemes - essentially pyramid schemes that are just legal because you sell a product. Reliant upon constant recruitment despite there not being enough people in the world to go beyond about 12 levels if everyone recruited 6.

Downline/Upline: the people you recruited and those who recruited you (going up and down the pyramid inverted funnel)

Timeless Vie: Parody of MLM schemes (though you might spot one in particular) that also carries out fearless investigative work

Hommetrepreneur: also excellent parody site focussing on the menz

BotWatch: Rather more serious, keeps an eye on what the Bots are claiming next, particularly in reference to health and income claims. Also fearless.

Inverted Funnel: Timeless Vie is NOT a pyramid - it's an inverted Funnel, OK?

Eyes: Our former member Eyespying who knows LOTS about MLM schemes. He's still our very own #manhun.

Twunk (AKA ForeverYazoonique) has a bottle of Banana Yazoo in her fridge. She's still too afraid to drink it. Yahoo is important as seems to be the primary retail product for Life Tree World.

+++UPDATE+++ Twunk/Forever has now drunk the Banana Yazoo and still lives though a shadow of her former self wink.

stopfaffing Fri 17-Jun-16 06:31:08

Here's another Facebook page campaigning against MLM, in this case Advocare here.

stopfaffing Fri 17-Jun-16 06:33:59

Interesting article about Barclays Bank allowing MLM companies set up stands in their banks here.

Eye also has written an article on his blog about this here.

cozietoesie Fri 17-Jun-16 06:38:00

smile

Whatsaldigottodowithit Fri 17-Jun-16 07:08:46

Oh I knew about the suitcases, never seen an umbrella. Wonder what they have to do to get that

cozietoesie Fri 17-Jun-16 07:16:07

Smiling a lot and making money for/bringing seeming prestige to an organisation is usually the way to 'get ahead'. smile

ForeverYazoonique Fri 17-Jun-16 07:35:53

Reporting for duty.

cozietoesie Fri 17-Jun-16 07:42:13

I just don't know, Forever. Since Milkshake Friday, you've seemed sort of..........different? grin

NorbertDentressangle Fri 17-Jun-16 08:15:34

Remember the FL gel advert with what looked like a huge cock on it? Well that seems to be going viral on fb at the moment - a friend had "liked" it from one of those LAD bible-type fb pages.

I think the yellow umbrellas are great as at least they stand out in a crowd so at least you get plenty of warning to cross the road and avoid the bot. wink

ForeverYazoonique Fri 17-Jun-16 08:30:17

I am Terribly Busy and Important Cozie - that's all wink

But yes, changed forever. ForeverYazoo-nique in fact.

romoca Fri 17-Jun-16 08:52:13

Following brew

cozietoesie Fri 17-Jun-16 09:15:11

Ah. That must be it. smile

Booksandcrocheting Fri 17-Jun-16 09:18:28

Yellow umbrellas sound far more beneficial than any of the other wampum they flog.

EauDeParslaii Fri 17-Jun-16 10:03:32

Good morning all! New thread and it's Friday what a day this is turning out to be grin

cozietoesie Fri 17-Jun-16 11:30:51

Timeless Vie Needs You

A new Timeless Vie piece - with a template letter to send out to relevant persons.

smile

cozietoesie Fri 17-Jun-16 11:33:53

And here's the other Timeless Vie site. The new piece is the second one in. smile

cozietoesie Fri 17-Jun-16 11:37:18

Gosh - that's cross posting and a half! (Or my device is being extra specially temperamental today.) Loads of new stuff. smile

cozietoesie Fri 17-Jun-16 11:41:35

What a very brave person that is to come forward like that - in addition to leaving that MLM.

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