Hide your grapefruit spoons

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Real Estate Agent with Jameson Sotheby's International Realty

Tomorrow Facebook will change its privacy settings to allow Mark Zuckerberg to come into your house while you sleep and eat your brains with a grapefruit spoon.

To stop this from happening, go to Account> Home Invasion Settings> Cannibalism> Brains> Grapefruit, and uncheck the "Tasty" box. Please copy and paste.

Or, if you'd prefer, put a single dollar bill in a plain #10 envelope, and address it to me, care of Active Rain, and I'll be happy to adjust your settings for you.

btw... You don't have to check with snopes.com ... I've already done that. Snopes says it's 100% true.

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 ALAN MAY, Realtor®   
Specializing in Evanston Real Estate and North Shore Real Estate

Jameson Sotheby's International Realty, 2934 Central Street, Evanston, IL 60201
Office: 847.869.7300      Cell: 847.924.3313      Email: Almay@aol.com

Evanston Real Estate & North Shore Real Estate
Licensed in Illinois

   

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Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
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Since when do single dollars and grapefruit spoons meet in a factual & true message. Everyone knows that cash is sent in #6 envelopes not #10's. Scammer!

Jan 26, 2019 12:02 PM #15
Rainmaker
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Kat Palmiotti
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I hope he takes the spoon with him when he leaves. It would be terrible if someone used a brain-slimed spoon.

It would be hysterical to know whether anyone who reads this actually looks on their phone for Home Invasion Settings. Hahaha

Jan 26, 2019 01:08 PM #16
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Trent Dalrymple (248) 854-0625
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One of the many reasons why I no longer keep grapefruit spoons.  And I can't remember the last time I bought grapefruit.  Although this does remind me of a similar request by Soupy Sales that got him a couple dollars and nationwide notariety!  Either way, you could be on your way!

Jan 26, 2019 03:06 PM #17
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Diana Dahlberg
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I love grapefruit ... and have lots of grapefruit spoons.

Hmmmmmmmmm ... the visual just caused some interesting brain waves.

Facebook - Snopes - Fake News - Zuckerberg -- Not going There!

 

Jan 26, 2019 03:46 PM #18
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Scott Godzyk
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Too funny Alan May and i would like to add that i can not believe how many people blindly post this stuff on FB daily.

Jan 26, 2019 04:14 PM #19
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
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Lucky for me I hate grapefruit BUT I do believe in insurance so believe me the check is in the mail.

Jan 26, 2019 04:30 PM #20
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Rose Mary Justice
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Some believe anything.

Jan 26, 2019 06:59 PM #21
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Alan May Too late I don't have any brains left.

Jan 26, 2019 07:38 PM #22
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Hi Alan,  If I send two dollars  to you, will it get done twice as fast?  I don't want to take any chances...thanks for the laugh.

Jan 26, 2019 08:46 PM #23
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There's a much easier way to eat a grapefruit and you don't need those spoons.

Jan 26, 2019 09:28 PM #24
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I do indeed like the way your mind (humor) works Alan May 

Jan 26, 2019 10:55 PM #25
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Pass it on to all your friends or a bag of rice will burst in China!

Jan 27, 2019 05:28 AM #26
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Carol Williams
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It'll take him a while to find MY brains so the rest of you are safe for a while longer. 

Jan 27, 2019 06:27 AM #27
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Just as Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA wrote. Snopes is another politically-biased entity

Jan 28, 2019 08:21 AM #28
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Myrl Jeffcoat
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I am sitting here looking at the picture and wondering how I got this far through life without ever seeing a grapefruit spoon. . .I want one!

Jan 28, 2019 12:21 PM #29
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Is there any such thing as privacy in this digital world anymore?  I don't think so.

Jan 28, 2019 05:47 PM #30
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I would only be half surprised if this actually happened. So tired of hearing the news via FB, Twitter, and Instagram.  Remember when news reporters actually did the legwork?

Feb 05, 2019 07:32 PM #31
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Alan- I cannot believe I missed this earlier but my excuse was that I was packing. I haven't had a grapefruit in years but not because I don't like them but Larry read that he shouldn't eat them because of one of his medications. But now that I'm thinking about it, perhaps I should check this out on Snopes as well. 

Feb 14, 2019 07:19 PM #32
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Debra Leisek
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I think just for creativity we should all send you a dollar!

Feb 24, 2019 10:34 PM #33
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I'm just now getting around to reading this post from January.  I'm intrigued by Margaret's #24 comment.  I want to know a simpler way to eat a grapefruit.

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