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  • Swag January 25, 2013 - 4:27 pm #64352 Reply

    My life sucks. Give me some money.

    Caat Grrrl January 25, 2013 - 8:53 pm #64365 Reply

    WOW!  Shark or Grizzly bear.  Place your bets.  Actually, place your bets at www.http://gofundme.com/loseyourmoneybecauseyouarestupid

     

    johnny b January 26, 2013 - 12:41 am #64366 Reply

    From the gofundme.com help pages:
    Donating Money
    “Donors should only contribute payments to GoFundMe users they personally know and trust. We’re often asked how a donor can tell the authenticity of a personal cause found on GoFundMe. Unfortunately there is no way to 100% guarantee that a user’s GoFundMe donation page contains accurate or truthful information. As such, donors should not make payments to any pages or people unless they fully understand and trust the cause presented.”

    Authentic Identities
    “Users are required to display their authentic identities when using GoFundMe. This helps ensure that donors understand who is collecting the money. GoFundMe helps communicate account authenticity while protecting users’ personal contact information by leveraging Facebook. Each GoFundMe user may connect a single Facebook account to their online donation page. In doing so, the user’s name, photo and number of friends is displayed. However, the link to a user’s Facebook profile remains private.

    GoFundMe accounts that fail to meet the above requirement, or attempt to use Facebook accounts that don’t appear authentic (no photo or low friend count) will not be approved for inclusion within the GoFundMe Search Directory.

    Additionally, GoFundMe donation pages that have not met the Facebook requirement will display a notification message to donors stating that the account has not been Facebook Verified.”

    Since ‘Merci Rivers’ is NOT facebook verified it is highly recommended by ‘gofundme’ website to NOT donate.

    She’s been on the site for 8 days and has zero donations….you’d think she might try the facebook thing.

    Human Leather January 26, 2013 - 8:08 pm #64384 Reply

    Merci ,  link the page to your Kimberly Bates Face Book account.  The fact that you’re using a false name is really suspicious.

    Merci Rivers/Taylor January 26, 2013 - 11:33 pm #64386 Reply

    Its not a false name but because of confidentiality of My Mother and even some of my Family Members its not in my Best Interest to do such you can contact me @ TMerci2007@gmail.com if you wish to speak with me further…due to your Investigating skills I’ve requested that this be removed off the ARLnow page. I’m not ashamed @ all but my Family has a lot of pride. Which is their right; I can’t disturb that.

    Human Leather January 27, 2013 - 10:29 am #64387 Reply

    So basically you are keeping your solicitation efforts secret from your friends and family by  using a false identity. Good luck with that. Confidentiality is not your friend in a situation where you are asking for help, and especially not when you are asking for money.  Anything less than complete honesty and transparency when you are asking for money will be interpreted as fraud. Which is what I believe happened here on this forum. You may be telling the truth, but you are doing it using the same exact technique that is used by the Nigerian email scams that land in peoples inboxes everyday. If you want help, be completely honest, and do not hide your efforts from your friends and family. Put pride to the wayside and be genuine. Don’t go sneaking around on the interwebs creating false names and trying to pull on peoples heart strings. That’s just shady.

     

     

    Merci Rivers/Taylor January 27, 2013 - 2:30 pm #64388 Reply

    No I’m not some of my friends are aware but yes for the Pride of my Family Yes…I understand where you are coming from but all in all; this world has no room for cry babies or anything close to that. I am going to have to struggle a minute or two but I will be okay. It was suggested to me by a friend to create a gofundme page but because of the confidentiality of it as you said it really will not be useful to me. My efforts were applied as much as I could apply and really I’m a firm believer that in times like this; it is strangers that are more keen to wanting to aide. Sometimes, FAMILY just ain’t FAMILY. I appreciate the  feedback and if you are a praying person just keep my children and I in prayer. Respectfully, KLB

    Fenix January 27, 2013 - 8:56 pm #64399 Reply

    You guys are idiots, I took the time out of my day and cracked this;
    Rearrange the letters of “My Mother” and it spells “This is a scam”

    Challis0 jess January 29, 2013 - 2:38 am #64491 Reply

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    Major Pup McPuppo January 29, 2013 - 1:09 pm #64547 Reply

    great thread guys, lovin it

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