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(Dailyrevolution.com)   How Miss Cleo's operation works, as told by a former employee.   (dailyrevolution.com) divider line 61
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2002-02-14 09:34:43 PM  
I predicted this link days ago...
 
2002-02-14 09:34:59 PM  
i saw this coming
 
2002-02-14 09:35:10 PM  
hahaha, good thing she doesn't know about The Filter
 
2002-02-14 09:35:21 PM  
no NDAs?
 
2002-02-14 09:36:33 PM  
Miss Cleo is Oprah's black sheep sister.
But they both brainwash the female population.
 
2002-02-14 09:37:54 PM  
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
And obvious
 
2002-02-14 09:40:26 PM  
Reminds me of a friend who used to work at one of those other psychic lines - the place had her switch between psychic and phone sex depending on the call load.
 
2002-02-14 09:46:12 PM  
Biggest scam ever
 
2002-02-14 09:48:55 PM  
For being out of work and only considering other jobs such as the fast food industry, this person sure can write well. Makes you wonder why they just didn't become a writer in the first place. Yeah, I know it was edited by someone else, but from the sound of it they really "edited= rewrote the enite article" it.
 
2002-02-14 09:49:04 PM  
several 18 year-olds are tellin' their friends right now... "And in 12 months, I become trainer!"
 
2002-02-14 09:49:58 PM  
Dude...this is weird. I've been to all the places referenced in the article...I spend a good amount of time at the Rivergate Mall... weird.
 
2002-02-14 09:51:38 PM  
Call me now for your free REAMIN'!!!!!
These cards predict that you will be required to do taxes within the next year and that sometime in the next century you will die! Have a farkalicious day!
 
2002-02-14 09:56:51 PM  
Yeah, I tried to read the whole article, but I have a friggin life to lead. ***I predict...in Fark's future...Bullet pointed articles...Fark links...so boring...so long and boring...***
 
2002-02-14 09:56:59 PM  
I want my money back!
 
2002-02-14 09:57:41 PM  
wow!

okay, so we all knew Ms. Cleo was a con, but hell, that's a nicely written piece, there, isn't it?
 
2002-02-14 09:57:44 PM  

Proof again that a sucker is born every minute.
 
2002-02-14 10:00:42 PM  
LOL LordVger
 
2002-02-14 10:02:28 PM  
okay...WTF is "The Filter"?
 
2002-02-14 10:06:45 PM  
If I ever spend $80.00 on the phone talking to someone who not only do I not even know, but it wasn't even the person I don' t know who I was expecting to talk to, I need someone to disconnect me. Immediately.
 
2002-02-14 10:11:58 PM  
GatorO - The life of a writer is often without work.

Great article, but it's quite . Telemarketing jobs suck! Worst farking job I've ever had. Collections for Blockbuster. bah.
 
2002-02-14 10:15:51 PM  
"Wekare Coporation"? I know I've been watching too much TV, but that sounds like the name of some massive company you would expect to have bioweapons devisions.
 
2002-02-14 10:16:17 PM  
I have a prediction.........Anybody who actually calls Ms. Cleo in the first place is a FARKING IDIOT who will live a poor, penniless, worthless life on the street, and they deserve it.
 
2002-02-14 10:23:05 PM  
The Filter is Knighty21's website. Everytime he posts, he has to put in a link to The Filter.
Of course you are supposed to click it and check out anything new he may have put up since the last time. Usually it is stuff already seen here on Fark.com - but don't let that stop you! If enough people keep visiting... He just might get some advertising offers and make enough bucks to pay for broadband.

So please... Go check out the Filter. Because when you do - your bolstering the American Economy!

[Insert shameless plug for www.MadOgre.com here]
 
2002-02-14 10:30:07 PM  
I'll stick with my Magic 8-ball, thank you. Of course, I could also play with my friend's magic Chinese Fortune Sticks. Those are fun, too.
 
2002-02-14 10:36:32 PM  
Blueknightryder7 Said it best.

I consider it my civic duty to verbally abuse any telemarketer that calls me. Maybe, jsut maybe, if they take enough shiat from peope like me, they'll find it within themselves to go to college and/or get a real job.
 
2002-02-14 10:41:06 PM  
Don't you think if miss cleo (refuse to capitalize) was really a psychic she wound have known she was a farkin fraud. Who knew? Oh, that's right she knew.....
 
2002-02-14 10:45:17 PM  
How does Miss Cleo's organization make money?

By getting gullible, brainless, unquestioning fools to talk to other people on the phone for $12 an hour while collecting $288 an hour, net.

You tell me who's getting screwed.
 
2002-02-14 10:47:13 PM  
Get over it, Miss Cleo is an actress. An employee. You have to be especially dim not to understand that all the things you hate about TV psychics is just business as usual in some office. Nice way to blame the little guy while the executives rake in the cash.

Oh she's fake too? Next, there will be a news flash tag that wrestling may not be completely real.
 
2002-02-14 10:52:44 PM  
I love this. The Wekare Corperation. You have no idea how glad this makes me, to see our capitalist and legal system being used to so efficiently bilk the common denominator of their cash. Saving these pathetic, brainless losers from taking their money to McDonald's for breakfast/lunch/dinner and increasing the overall bovine factor of America. I only wish that logging over 20 minutes with a friggin' telephone psychic was grounds to be shot. We'd all evolve so much faster that way.
Anyone who calls these mindless sheep victims of a scam is waaaay to liberal. They deserve it.
 
2002-02-14 10:57:34 PM  
Skwidd: You remind me of Bun-bun, but only a little. You have more compassion.

http://pics.sluggy.com/comics/971130b6.jpg
 
2002-02-14 11:03:22 PM  
Anyone else reminded of the "WeSaySo Corp." from that TV show "Dinosaurs"?
 
2002-02-14 11:09:42 PM  
Cahll me now for yar free raedin...
 
2002-02-14 11:10:09 PM  
Trowshep: Actually, I don't care if they go to school or get a better job. I just like abusing them, knowing they have to take it and not say anything back. If they do, I ask to speak to their supervisor.
 
2002-02-14 11:10:59 PM  
Aracnix.

>Anyone who calls these mindless sheep victims of a scam is waaaay to liberal.

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHAHAHHAAHAHAHAHHAHAHAAH!!!

The conservative political machine wrote the book on conning people into doing your bidding. How else could billionaires get millionaires to pay campaign contributions to hand-picked lobbyists running for congress but by letting them think they're getting a slice of the scam that convinces Joe Sixpack that he is a Republican who will benefit from less regulation and more plutocracy just like Ken Lay?

Miss Cleo is a crusty nutsack next to that.
 
2002-02-14 11:14:51 PM  
Blair: Nice try. Political thread is a few more topics down- something about destroying the environment or some such crap. Enjoy!
 
SGF
2002-02-14 11:16:31 PM  
Whoa! That's bleak.... Kinda like being the designated driver with your drunken buddies at a peeler bar.

**leaves the computer to bathe**
 
2002-02-14 11:23:21 PM  
 
2002-02-14 11:25:19 PM  
Is it just me, or is that site made for people who use 640x480? I'm in 1280x1024 and only 7 words can fit in that column at a time...
 
2002-02-14 11:27:03 PM  
Very well written editorial.
 
2002-02-14 11:32:43 PM  
Kukuman: Same here.. it looks like this to me:
She is large, she is loud, she is
imperious. She has the power to divine
 
2002-02-14 11:42:06 PM  
I was pleasantly suprised at how well done that was.
 
SGF
2002-02-14 11:43:58 PM  

Strong, is the Force with this one....
 
2002-02-14 11:57:37 PM  
That was

an

incredibly

narrow

arctle.
 
nix
2002-02-15 12:14:00 AM  
I've had so much fun with a Ouija board, I'd never call a psychic. My Ouija board was home-made too: I drew on the back of a Monopoly board and used an aerosol can cap as a planchette. It was a riotous good time; especially when we asked what my friend was in a past life... the answer was "APE". Absolutely hilarious!!
 
2002-02-15 12:43:00 AM  
I read this article months ago.
 
2002-02-15 12:43:33 AM  
I'm going to be at rivergate mall tommorow...maybe i'll see miss cleo!
 
2002-02-15 12:48:48 AM  
I
hate
webpages
that
end
up
in
one
long
farking
column
that
you
have
to
keep
scrolling
down
 
2002-02-15 12:50:35 AM  
12 bucks an hour? Sitting on my ass in my house and talking BS on the phone? Sign me up! I'm not kidding. Send that biatch to my local mall and I am there!
 
2002-02-15 12:50:35 AM  
12 bucks an hour? Sitting on my ass in my house and talking BS on the phone? Sign me up! I'm not kidding. Send that biatch to my local mall and I am there!
 
2002-02-15 12:51:51 AM  
wtf? oh yeah I predicted I would make a double post. CALL NOW!
 
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