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The reason you're a sheepdog is that you're not a thief. Sure, it's their own fault if they still fall for this bullshit, but honestly, it's risky as shit as well.
xalys128874dPeople are quite stupid by nature
SukMikeHok908674ddude damn, this is a good idea, ill try to pull it off too i need some stacks anyway
Fast-Nop1075974dIf something is too good to be true, it probably isn't true. That's how easy life is.
kamen293974dThere are flat earth believers and yet you're surprised at this?
gintko292374dI sometimes think that world actually always have been like this, it’s just that in the era of internet we people became aware of that more than ever.
You know I just would like to live normal mortal life, work, get a family, grow children, have family dinners with neighbours at our house... And don’t give a shit about that stupid world. But for some reason I do care, I would like not to, but I do and I have no idea why. Once I see some stupid motherfucker doing some stupid shit it just makes my blood boil, I just want do something about it, I want people to be smarter... but do I even have power to change that? And then there’s some other stupid motherfucker who claims he is my leader, president of damn country I didn’t even vote for, who’s about to start a war, well because he has the power to...
World sucks, if you look back at history, it had always sucked, but what choice do we have? Like u said, we are just sheepdogs...
The average IQ is around 100.
So 50% have a lower IQ.
Quod Erat Demonstrandum
potata98774dYou know what is worst? These scams get people that are way smarter than this...
I have a developer friend, which follows the Elon Musk. He saw the twitter ad, double checked verification, name, photos, posts but.... Never checked the actual TAG itself....
So, long story short - he's down 2 bitcoins and tried to convince me that I should send my bitcoins as it is a real deal and everything did check out....
I was the one that showed him that the account was fake and gave all the proof... Still, he didn't believe me ;(
ps. He's a very good developer, quite successful in life but this... this was the unseen monster out there...
@potata that's the investment effect for you right there: the more time and money you have invested into a thing, the less likely you are to give it up.
We see this in all areas of life, from waiting for a delayed bus(I could walk, but now I've been waiting for 15 minutes already) to politics(we could legalize marijuana, but we've fought for prohibition for 100 years already now).... And scammers have always been experts in applied psychology.
@PonySlaystation IQ isn't really worth anything without the proper amount of knowledge, the skills to do your work and a healthy amount of reason and discipline. And the kind of people that have these things instead of an IQ near 200 are probably way less likely to fall for a scam than the full patch mensa member who had zero experience in real life.
@ilPinguino IQ is just a measurement of how quick you may be able to learn something.
It has nothing to do with knowlege.
That's a pretty harsh one on Mensa members...
A lot of them work professionally in IT or engineering and research. Others are creatives or even have normal jobs.
I have to disagree on your opinion about mensans who would be more likely to fall for such schemes, since their higher IQ highly relates to analytical thinking, which coincidentally is extremely important to not fall for fraud. 😉
A high IQ does NOT make anyone a "better" human. I know real assholes which are Mensan, others are lovely and generous. They are absolutely just normal people who can analyze things quicker...
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