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Friendorama / Friendorama is a scam!

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I don't complain much about scams, but I'm getting just sick and tired of this. "Friendorama.com" first gets you in by claiming to be a social network. I'm interested in these things, so signed up... only to discover that it is actually an online "dating" site. Well, I wasn't looking for that, but what the heck. Then, I start getting email after email from Friendorama telling me that I'm getting "flirted" with by girl after girl -- not only girls, but really good looking ones. There are these one-liner messages "I love your smile", and "are you busy this weekend" and others. I, of course, follow the links and lo-and-behold, I have to pay to respond. Not too big a deal really. But then I realize that all these beautiful women are "flirting" with me, but I have not really completed the profile, and have no pictures uploaded. Can I really be so lucky? I thought maybe, until I got email-after-email-after email with the same little on-liners. "I love your smile". Bul**rap!

Friendorama is a total scam.



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N  15th of Feb, 2008 by 
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I must say that i have to disagree with u Todd. I am also a member of Friendorama and i also had no pic with my profile and i got flirts too. Like u i was skeptical about it, but i jus thought that they liked my Tag line. Anyhoo, my point is i flirted back with some and i now have two premium members who answered me back and we are now friends who communicate via our regular email providers.
So even though , they do ask for money eventually, as so many of these sites do...and u do have the choice to pay or not...believe it or not even if u think some of the flirts were fake, maybe some of them were for real too.
A  27th of May, 2008 by 
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In my experience friendorama is FULL of girls paid by web cam sites. They get chatting to you, and find some excuse why you have to join them on another site but pay money there to use web cam.

For the girls who don't do that, but respond, they send emails full of spelling mistakes and grammatical errors and instantly tell about how they want their one true love and to devote themselves to that person... and the letters are all almost identical in content. Leaves me thinking they're all"english as a second language"employees of some company sitting in a big call centre with standard lines and letters.
A  27th of Sep, 2008 by 
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I totally agree. I am very skeptical of all these sites so it took me a long time to cough up the cash for a gold membership. I did have a pic and the girls sounded and looked like regular average girls not super models or anything. Anyway I started getting all of these lets meet requests so I thought hey lets see if this is legit so I said sure to all of them and as yet have not met any of them. In fact these girls have disappeared all together and don't even respond to emails anymore but they initiated the contact

SCAM SCAM SCAM SCAM - The legal authorities should be taking action against sites like this
Oh did I mention SCAM SCAM SCAM
D  20th of Jan, 2009 by 
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ive seen the same complaint about this website all over the place. i wonder if "todd" is even a real person...?anywayi disagree with his statement. i think friendorama IS a legit site...yea you have to pay for it, but what other dating sites are free? Myspace? thats not even a DATING site! maybe you should take Shari's advice...even I met a couple of pretty chill ppl on friendorama. cant say the same for any other site, the people just ignore you if theyve never met you in person before.. . and maybe some of you would receive a reply from the girls you message if you actually had something interesting to say :P
A  23rd of Feb, 2009 by 
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well, agree, there's a good chance it actually is a scam. I'm one of the naive guys who actually paid to join the site for a month. After a few days I had 5+ invitations from nice-looking young girls, which on itself is somewhat strange. Then afterwards, as soon as I logged in I got several actual scam chat requests, all of them with almost identical conversation model, even with identical phrases as "do you want to see me on my cam before I go to my work?" So I immediately took the following steps:
- searched for the nicknames of the spammers in the database of the site
- the nicknames did NOT exist
- contacted live support to report the phenomenon
- got the following answer from live support (names changed):
(start quote)
[support person]: Hello, how may I help you today?
[me]:: hi natasha, I have one question
[me]:: how is it possible that someone sends me IM with an ID that obviously does not exist in your DB
[support person]: Do you have the username of this person?
[me]:: I can send you the transcript of the chat
[support person]: Sure
[me]:: tried to lure me to some site, probably a "fisherman"
[me]:: [here I copied the transcript of the scammer's chat]
[me]:: somewhat suspicious isn't it
[support person]: Alright, it appears that "Airborne19" is a scammer. To be more exact, the account Airborne19 was hijacked from a scammer, which means that someone must have given the scammer their account information in order for them to take over their account.
[support person]: This issue has been dealt with, which is why you may not be able to locate Airborne19 in our database.
[me]:: hm
[support person]: We apologize for the inconvenience, and if you ever encounter any more scammers on our site, please let us know.
[me]:: ok, thank you
[support person]: Have I answered all of your questions today?
[me]:: yes, that's ok for now, thanks
(end quote)

I think it's very probable that, at least part of, the friendorama application is, if not a scam properly, then at least a scam-friendly environment.

Have a close look at the sentence "Airborne19 was hijacked from a scammer, which means that someone *must* have given the scammer their account information in order for them to take over their account."

What kind of explanation is this? So someone MUST have given the scammer his account information in order for THEM to take over his account? Funny logic ain't it?

Big G from the top of the world
A  30th of Apr, 2009 by 
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yes, i agree that friendorama is a scam!!! thats all, thank you.
A  11th of Jul, 2009 by 
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I have received a mail on my friendster account & yes he's a cute guy. He said he doesn't have much info on his friendster account so if I'm interested I can visit his other account & this is the friendoroma. Then he gave me his link. And he also said that he hopes that someday we can chat. I'm not a member of friendorama but because I'm curious then I signed up. But I have not put any information about me though. I have a sister & we're using only one computer at home so that time she said "I'll check my mails" then surprisingly wow she receive also a mail came from a foreigner too what a coincident it is also a mail alert that she had receive a mail on her friendster account. Then she check the mail from her friendster & it's almost the same it's like copy & paste he just changed his nickname & photo & he also given the same site for her to see his other info. So I'm sure now it's a SCAM!
N  18th of Jul, 2009 by 
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Hi Friendorama.com sounds like it's a dating site to me.

Want a social network with dating...online and offline.
You get both a fun environment and a dating environment
Is for everyone

Single, Partnered and even Married.

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N  22nd of Jan, 2010 by 
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i agree for every thing
N  22nd of Jan, 2010 by 
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i agree

A  22nd of Jan, 2010 by 
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i like to agree
N  2nd of Feb, 2012 by 
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If you do happen to think you are talking to a real person that you are actually interested in communicating with but do not want to upgrade, I suggest using brackets for @ and . ex : (dot) com then you can email them your regular email

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