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Old May 23, 07, 5:20 pm   #1
 
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email re E miles - scam?

Anyone else get a request to join E miles - One pass miles for answering surveys?
Hesitate to enroll as it might be a phishing scam?
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Old May 23, 07, 5:32 pm   #2
 
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Anyone else get a request to join E miles - One pass miles for answering surveys?
Yes, but it was a long time ago - like January. Did you receive that email today ?


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Hesitate to enroll as it might be a phishing scam?
If you don't trust direct link from the email, you can just use the link from CO.COM - OnePass News and Offers -> OTHER

By the way, why did you open the new thread while there is another new thread about e-miles opened today ?
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Old May 23, 07, 7:10 pm   #3
 
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Anyone else get a request to join E miles
E-Miles Program: I wasn't using my privacy anyway.
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Old May 23, 07, 8:35 pm   #4
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I signed up for it ~6 months ago with USAir. I've earned like 700 miles so far for just clicking through their 20 second surveys. I think ~400 miles posted so far, they only post once a quarter if I remember correctly.
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Old Feb 8, 11, 1:41 pm   #5
 
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YOU NEED 500 MILES FROM EMILES TO POST THEM INTO YOUR ONEPASS ACCOUNT.

They only give you 200, so you basically need to listen to a bunch of garbage to get 500.

unless you REALLY have a lot of free time this is not a good deal.
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Old Feb 8, 11, 1:42 pm   #6
 
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yeah it's a waste of time.
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Old Feb 8, 11, 1:51 pm   #7
 
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additionally, they didn't even give me enough offers to get 500 miles.
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Old Feb 8, 11, 7:12 pm   #8
 
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Ditto on the waste of time. Started this at DL. Quit real quick.
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Old Feb 9, 11, 9:02 am   #9
 
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That there's neither testimonial nor documentation about e-miles' privacy leeching makes me refuse the deal.
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Old Feb 11, 11, 2:16 am   #10
 
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The risk-reward ratio seems to be unfavorable as they build a very detailed personal profile on you for a few dollars worth of miles.
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Old Mar 31, 11, 9:12 pm   #11
 
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It's helped me keep my FF account active. But it's been taking longer and longer to reach the goal since I've been getting only 3 or so e-mail questions/week.
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Old Apr 1, 13, 1:46 pm   #12
 
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Thumbs down Scam

e-miles plays tricks on its subscribers. They emailed me and in the BIG print tole me my profile matched a survey that would earn me 205 miles. Of course in the fine print it said I may not qualify. People don't have the time to sift through your scams. It's the responsible thing to be more straightforward. I made the time for you and only got partial points! Very discouraging.
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