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MLM Bot Watch 22 - Powered by Yazoo: Tragicomic cultic wampum flogging scamalangadingdongs like Forever Living, Ariix, Herbalife, Younique, Juiceplus, LifeTreeWorld

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LeafTreeRaker Thu 12-May-16 21:26:42

Still going strong here at bot watch HQ on MN!

Previous thread here

Botwatch on Wordpress and on Facebook

Timeless Vie on Wordpress and on Facebook

*Eyespeying*'s Blog aka #manhun, even if he's been banned by MNHQ

Hommetepreneur on Facebook

We have our own regularly returning bots. <waves>


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.

LeafTreeRaker Thu 12-May-16 21:29:15

<hands out the copious amount of Yazoo>

Twunk Thu 12-May-16 21:33:39

Checking in! Thanks for the shiny new thread <plumps cushions, pours drink>

cozietoesie Thu 12-May-16 21:33:54


Twunk Thu 12-May-16 21:34:17

Thanks for the Yazoo, I've still got mine in the fridge....

LeafTreeRaker Thu 12-May-16 21:35:05

I also baked a semolina cake, if there are any takers...? <desperate>

LMGTFY Thu 12-May-16 21:35:50

Evening all, marking my place!

cozietoesie Thu 12-May-16 21:36:31

It's not going to drink itself, Twunk.

Courage, mon brave. grin

bumpingalong9386 Thu 12-May-16 21:37:22

Shameless placemarking

Cracks open a Yazoo to settle in

LeafTreeRaker Thu 12-May-16 21:37:55

Yazoo could become the next <glug> for throwingpebbles whenever the word tragicomic is mentioned...

I miss eyes sad

darceybussell Thu 12-May-16 21:42:28

Evening all - I've brought a bottle of Sauvignon!

LeafTreeRaker Thu 12-May-16 21:45:51

Forgot to add this linky link

stopfaffing Thu 12-May-16 21:58:44

Thanks for new thread Leaf smile. Reclines with a chilled Yahoo, large slice of semolina cake and some sort of thingy with chickpeas wink. Twunk, get that bottle opened before it runs away on its own grin.

Twunk Thu 12-May-16 22:05:49

I'm scared of the milky banana drink

stopfaffing Thu 12-May-16 22:09:28


cozietoesie Thu 12-May-16 22:11:20

That's a fair point, stopfaffing. Who knows what might happen if Twunk doesn't drink it and it goes past its 'date'? grin

cozietoesie Thu 12-May-16 22:12:28


Have you no sort of 'fall guy' that you could use as a taster on this one?

Twunk Thu 12-May-16 22:23:17

Yeah. DH. He's game for anything, including Yazoo poisoning

TwatbadgingCuntfuckery Thu 12-May-16 22:40:23

Yazoo is too sweet. Icky fake nana taste. Urlgh

DoTheMLMHustle Thu 12-May-16 22:53:24

Thank for the new Fred grin

It's been exciting over on Botwatch tonight!

Twunk Thu 12-May-16 23:11:22

Proper brainwashed bot-tastic!

DoTheMLMHustle Thu 12-May-16 23:16:10

I love this video

She looks no different

At. All

penguins33 Thu 12-May-16 23:18:09

I've just found this on a microfinance site I use. It's just wrong on so many levels.

penguins33 Thu 12-May-16 23:19:12

Doesn't look like the photo worked.

DoTheMLMHustle Thu 12-May-16 23:19:34

What penguins?

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