If you do not send this message to fifteen Hotmail users within of recieving this message, your account will be PERMANETLY SHUT-DOWN.When and if you send this, we herebygrant that you will no longer recieve such messages as this one. Kreantz MSN Accounts Coordinator In February 2002, the Hotmail hoax was reworked into a Yahoo! Compare the text given below with that quoted above as the ‘Example’ entry at the head of the article — very little changed other than “Hotmail” became “Yahoo.” Dear YAHOO User, Because of the sudden rush of people signing up to YAHOO, it has come to our attention that we are vastly running out of resources.
A graphical version of the “you must forward this message to Dear Hotmail User, We understand that you have previously recieved many messages that have state the colising of accounts not being used within our servers. Within this message is encoded a small program that will located and debug your account when sent to fifteen other Hotmail users.Send this within left, if you would like to close your account, then do not send this message out, if you would like to keep your account, then send this message to everyone on your list.This is no joke, we are really shutting down the servers.Company officials say that contrary to the hoax’s claim, it’s not bogging down and is in fact in great health.According to the auto-response Hotmail has set up to answer queries about the supposed cancellation: “The message you’ve received is a hoax chain letter.” On the subject of dormant accounts and when they will be deleted, Hotmail has this to say in its FAQ: (including this hoax note) through Hotmail, you aren’t at risk, because the system already knows your account is active.
Send it, thanks, Tim Buiski WHO EVER DOES NOT SEND THIS MESSAGE, YOUR ACCOUNT WILL BE CLOSED AND WILL COST $10.00 A MONTH TO USE, SEND THIS T0 EVERYONE ON YOUR LIST Hey it is Andy and John the directors of MSN, sorry for the interruption but msn is closing down.