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Michael J Zehr

Feb 8, 1996, 3:00:00 AM2/8/96


My name is Michael Zehr. Last year I used to bum around Harvard Square
watching the big boys play backgammon and bumming cider off Albert
because I couldn't afford my own. One day I was feeling particularly
depressed. I was watching Evan Diamond in his nice suit making lots of
money at BG and wishing I could do the same thing. I was worrying about
the bills that were coming due, and wondering how I could pay them.


Then I heard a noise from behind me. I turned around and saw a middle
aged gentleman in a british suit and italian shoes. He introduced
himself as Dave Rhodes and told me that a couple years ago he was in the
same position I was, but now he's quite wealthy. I listened to him for
a couple of hours and did everything he said.


Today I own my own car, a house in Cambridge, and I just came back from
a vacation in Aruba. (This is all true -- I can show you my passport.)

But I started feeling guilty about my wealth. Why should I have it all
to myself? If I can follow Dave's instructions and become fabulously
wealthy, anyone can.


So today I'm going to reveal the secret Dave taught me. Remember,
follow these instructions exactly and you too will be fabulously

A backgammon board, some dice, and a bit of time

Go to a place where people play backgammon. Set up your board and place
the pieces as follows. Black gets two checkers on each of the 1,2, and 3
points, and three checkers on each of the 4, 5, and 6 points. White
gets two checkers on the ace point.

Very important -- you should be sitting on the white side of the board.
I don't understand why, but you must do this for this to work!

Wait til someone passes by and looks at your board. Glance up at the
person and ask if they play backgammon. If they say they do, very
casually say, "This is kind of interesting. white on roll here, owning
the cube, I think it's a drop... prop?"

When the person argues with you, offer to play it for any amount the
person wants.

Turn the "doubling cube" (the one with 2,4,8, etc on it) so the "2" is
face up and put it on your opponents side of the table. Roll a pair of
dice, pick up your two checkers, and write "2" on a sheet of paper.
Return the checkers to the starting position and repeat this, writing
"4" on the sheet of paper. Continue until you reach "100" on the sheet
of paper. (This will take about 30 minutes or so.)

Tell the person you're tired -- they'll give you 100 times the amount
you agreed to play for and walk away.

IRS rules

Very important: Write down the date, amount, and the person's name.
This is for the IRS. Remember, you're teaching the person backgammon
and they are paying you for it -- this is perfectly legal! In fact, you
can also sell this list of names to companies and make even more money.
(Many companies will pay lots of money for lists of people like this!)


Every time you do this, you make money. It's so easy, takes only a few
hours a day to make as much as you want, and it's perfectly legal.

Don't delay, start today -- what do you have to lose?

Marina Smith

Feb 8, 1996, 3:00:00 AM2/8/96
to (Michael J Zehr) wrote:

>My name is Michael Zehr. Last year I used to bum around Harvard Square


Brilliant! Applause!

mas on fibs


Feb 11, 1996, 3:00:00 AM2/11/96
to (Michael J Zehr) wrote:



A mind (and education) is a terrible thing to waste.

chrisw on FIBS
Guam, USA
"Where America's day begins"

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