Krugerrand gold coins

Krugerrand gold coins

Post by Bryan Leve » Fri, 18 May 2001 08:29:22



46 million ounces have been sold since the inception of this
coin in 1970 which is more than the combined weight of all
other coins in the world.

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Post by Bill Krumme » Fri, 18 May 2001 08:43:44



Quote:
> 46 million ounces have been sold since the inception of this
> coin in 1970 which is more than the combined weight of all
> other coins in the world.

Other "gold" coins in the world?

 
 
 

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Post by Sanfo » Fri, 18 May 2001 12:10:53


Beware! this appears to be a pyramid scheme. To join you pay $115 for
a 1/10 oz  Kruggerand plus other misc. stuff. Could this be F.O.E.
risiing up again?
Sanford

On Thu, 17 May 2001 01:29:22 +0200, "Bryan Lever"

Quote:

>46 million ounces have been sold since the inception of this
>coin in 1970 which is more than the combined weight of all
>other coins in the world.

>http://www.explaingoldbiz.com/id/bryanleverpromotions.htm
>Join the Gold Rush with the Gold Charity Fund and watch your
>reserves climb.

 
 
 

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Post by Sl » Fri, 18 May 2001 13:28:21


How does that make a pyramid scheme?


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Quote:
>To join you pay $115 for
>a 1/10 oz  Kruggerand plus other misc. stuff.

 
 
 

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Post by David Rya » Fri, 18 May 2001 21:07:51


Quote:

> 46 million ounces have been sold since the inception of this
> coin in 1970 which is more than the combined weight of all
> other coins in the world.

Liar

Quote:
> http://***********
> Join the Gold Rush with the Gold Charity Fund and watch your
> reserves climb.

Bullsh*t
 
 
 

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Post by Phi » Fri, 18 May 2001 23:28:59


Quote:

>>> How does that make a pyramid scheme? <<<

Because after you join by paying $115 for a 1/10 ounce Krugerand and some other
***you must get two other people to join. They, in turn, must each get two
other people to join, etc., etc.....pyramid.

++++++++++
Phil DeMayo
When Bidding Online
Always Sit On Your Helmet

 
 
 

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Post by Sl » Sat, 19 May 2001 08:08:00


"Must" you?  Or are you simply encouraged to?  If the latter is true, then
it is no different that any other referral bonus that many jobs offer.  Try
not to fall prey to the paranoid, anti-"pyramid scheme" attitude that
prevails.  And no, I am not a member of any such organization.  Just
sympathetic to alternative business models.



Quote:

>>>> How does that make a pyramid scheme? <<<

>Because after you join by paying $115 for a 1/10 ounce Krugerand and
>some other ***you must get two other people to join. They, in turn,
>must each get two other people to join, etc., etc.....pyramid.

>++++++++++
>Phil DeMayo
>When Bidding Online
>Always Sit On Your Helmet

 
 
 

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Post by Fred A. Murph » Mon, 21 May 2001 16:42:10



Quote:
> "Must" you?  Or are you simply encouraged to?  If the latter is true, then

> it is no different that any other referral bonus that many jobs offer.
> Try
> not to fall prey to the paranoid, anti-"pyramid scheme" attitude that
> prevails.  And no, I am not a member of any such organization.  Just
> sympathetic to alternative business models.

A business model that sells you a $30 coin for $115 and allows you to find
other suckers in turn is not an "alternative", it's a "ripoff".

Quote:



> >>>> How does that make a pyramid scheme? <<<

> >Because after you join by paying $115 for a 1/10 ounce Krugerand and
> >some other ***you must get two other people to join. They, in turn,
> >must each get two other people to join, etc., etc.....pyramid.

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Post by The other Phi » Tue, 22 May 2001 00:18:05


Very well said.

Phil (The other)


Quote:

> A business model that sells you a $30 coin for $115 and allows you to find
> other suckers in turn is not an "alternative", it's a "ripoff".

 
 
 

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Post by Sl » Wed, 23 May 2001 11:55:49




Quote:


>> "Must" you?  Or are you simply encouraged to?  If the latter is true,
>> then

>> it is no different that any other referral bonus that many jobs offer.
>> Try
>> not to fall prey to the paranoid, anti-"pyramid scheme" attitude that
>> prevails.  And no, I am not a member of any such organization.  Just
>> sympathetic to alternative business models.

>A business model that sells you a $30 coin for $115 and allows you to
>find other suckers in turn is not an "alternative", it's a "ripoff".




>> >>>> How does that make a pyramid scheme? <<<

>> >Because after you join by paying $115 for a 1/10 ounce Krugerand and
>> >some other ***you must get two other people to join. They, in turn,
>> >must each get two other people to join, etc., etc.....pyramid.

I'm not defending this particular company.  Their plan may, in fact, be a
rip off.  I'm just attempting to encourage good semantic usage:  multi-
level business models may or may not be ripoffs, but should be judged on an
individual basis.  Whether or not a product is overpriced has nothing to do
with the overall marketing strategy.  In short, "pyramid" and "rip-off"
can, but don't have to be, synonymous.
 
 
 

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Post by Fred A. Murph » Thu, 24 May 2001 01:21:17



Quote:
>  In short, "pyramid" and "rip-off"
> can, but don't have to be, synonymous.

The point being made was that since there would be no reason to pay the
outrageous prices for the product, the only reason to get involved in the
scam was the pyramid scheme part of it.  That made this particular offer a
rip-off.

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Post by Sl » Thu, 24 May 2001 05:01:16




Quote:


>>  In short, "pyramid" and "rip-off"
>> can, but don't have to be, synonymous.

>The point being made was that since there would be no reason to pay the
>outrageous prices for the product, the only reason to get involved in the
>scam was the pyramid scheme part of it.  That made this particular offer a
>rip-off.

On the other hand, if the "pyramid" works for those involved, then does it
really matter what's being sold and at what price?  For those involved,
it's not about the product, but the process.
 
 
 

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Post by Fred A. Murph » Thu, 24 May 2001 06:18:18



Quote:
> On the other hand, if the "pyramid" works for those involved, then does it
> really matter what's being sold and at what price?  For those involved,
> it's not about the product, but the process.

It cannot possibly work for ALL those involved, meaning some are enriched,
while others provide that enrichment.

See also NICMAC

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Post by David Rya » Thu, 24 May 2001 10:09:11


Quote:




> >>  In short, "pyramid" and "rip-off"
> >> can, but don't have to be, synonymous.

> >The point being made was that since there would be no reason to pay the
> >outrageous prices for the product, the only reason to get involved in the
> >scam was the pyramid scheme part of it.  That made this particular offer a
> >rip-off.

> On the other hand, if the "pyramid" works for those involved, then does it
> really matter what's being sold and at what price?  For those involved,
> it's not about the product, but the process.

For the moment I'll assume you are not a troll or stupid.

The "base" of the pyramid consists of a large number of idiots who are
not able to find anymore interested suckers to pay the inflated prices
that cover their own entry.  The whole purpose of the pyramid is to
swindle those people with a quick money scheme, not selling a product.

My foregoing assumption ends after this post.

 
 
 

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Post by Jorg Luek » Thu, 24 May 2001 15:06:38


Sounds truly capitalistic.



Quote:


> > On the other hand, if the "pyramid" works for those involved, then does it
> > really matter what's being sold and at what price?  For those involved,
> > it's not about the product, but the process.

> It cannot possibly work for ALL those involved, meaning some are enriched,
> while others provide that enrichment.

> See also NICMAC

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