Wednesday, December 08, 2004

New 7 wonders ...

There's this mail floating around for quite some time.

The Seven Wonders are being selected again. Vote to make The Taj Mahal appear in the new 7 wonders of the world list. Spare a minute and make our monument get counted. The Taj is right now in the seventh position. We need to take it to the top. You can vote as many times you like.

Vote at

You would need to send an SMS to get your vote counted. Spread this message to all your friends. Lets give The Taj its due.

Which makes me wonder and ask the question :

1. Who is conducting this ? Why ?
2. Why am I supposed to send an SMS ?!
3. Is this authorized by the UN World Heritage or an equivalent ?
4. When will this process be done again ?
5. How frequently will this keep happening ?

Answer to all of these questions :
Hint: rip-off

Looks like a big, clever marketing sham to make a lot of money.

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