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Old 12-29-2006, 09:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Would you send the reply “STOP” or is that just a trap?
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I've been told by Tmobile reps (who know everything, right?) that it does work in some cases.
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It's a trap!

Actually, I honestly don't know. I've also been told by T-Mobile reps to reply with 'STOP' but doing that would also let the spammer know you're receiving his messages. And if you don't have an unlimited message plan, it would also force you to waste another message or get charged a little more. If you do have an unlimited message plan, I would just ignore them
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It's a trap!

Actually, I honestly don't know. I've also been told by T-Mobile reps to reply with 'STOP' but doing that would also let the spammer know you're receiving his messages. And if you don't have an unlimited message plan, it would also force you to waste another message or get charged a little more. If you do have an unlimited message plan, I would just ignore them
thats what i think they just want to know if the # even works
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Send "stop", it sends the message to an automated system which recieves your request, matches your # into the database, then removes it from their spam lists, and if you're that concerned about the $0.20 (they usually respond with a confirmation text to tell you spamming is stopped) you're gonna be charged, I'd be more worried about the $5.99 and $9.99 charges that some of those companies will hit you with.
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