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  1. bigred77

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    And you didn't make the wedding why?
     
  2. Tony Ray Bans

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    Um because essential oils are a scam bro? I would NEVER fall for that. Besides im way too busy #BuildingMyEmpire with Amway. What would an extra $1000 a month do for you btw?
     
  3. Arkadin

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    For those of you who like this stuff, checkout the podcast The Dream
     
  4. wes tegg

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    I had a woman try to claim Doterra essential oils among her damages in a personal injury case.
     
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  5. Arkadin

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    The behind the bastards episodes on the founder of essential oils is hilarious
     
  6. wes tegg

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    I got after the woman pretty hard about it in her deposition. When we deposed her doctor about it, I asked if he’d ever prescribe essential oils. He said “I don’t even know what that means and it doesn’t make any sense on its face, so no. Never.”
     
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  7. BudKilmer

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    Yeah that guy was a crazy fucker
     
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  8. Arkadin

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    It's amazing all the shit you could get away with before the internet
     
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  9. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    So apparently they shut advocare down. All the guys I know that sell it are devastated. :loldog:
     
  10. Doc Louis

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    It would help me to grow my Amway franchise. What would it do for you?
     
  11. Doc Louis

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    BurnLounge, the scam that college coaches got in on
     
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  13. Detlef Schrempf

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    Enjoy the smells of essential oils (orange and breathe together is a delight, as is lemongrass), I buy mine on amazon because I’m a normal human being.
     
  14. wes tegg

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    You mean you like the smells of certain incense. There’s nothing “essential” about it.
     
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  15. Detlef Schrempf

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    Oh yeah, not implying that they do anything other than smell good. Other than cure cancer, but I feel like that goes without saying.
     
  16. The Milkman

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  17. 941Gator

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    You weren’t lying. It’s like a who’s who of scam artist attempting to recruit disgruntled Advocare people.

    1. [​IMG] Rick J says:
      May 23, 2019 at 3:46 am
      Sorry to hear I’m #2 over at Valentus if anyone needs a new home. We have weight loss coffee weight loss cocoa, minerals, detox, energy, weight loss drinks, skincare etc Loved AdvoCare back when Ragus was there.

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      1. [​IMG] Rick says:
        May 23, 2019 at 3:47 am
        Rick Jerrells, Houston TX, Royal Diamond

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    2. [​IMG] Ann-Charlotte Christopherson says:
      May 23, 2019 at 4:36 am
      Zurvita hired and welcomed a new CEO from Advocare! I’d love to aid you to connect.
      I will help you find the superfoods, protein, probiotics, & cbd oil to best compliment you’re health. It’s improved my life more than green drinks.

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  18. 941Gator

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    1. [​IMG] Mercedes Carbajalsays:
      May 23, 2019 at 9:29 pm
      I’m saddened for everyone in Advocare who spent years building thier business. I am a distributor of Zurvita and we just hired Richard Wright to be our new CO-CEO. Please know that you are welcomed at Zurvita and we look forward to meeting and working with those of you who will be joining us. I know that you will love our products and if you have any questions please feel free to reach out to me. Blessings!

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    2. [​IMG] Wilfred Obisays:
      May 23, 2019 at 11:22 pm
      CBD oil industry is growing by the day and as much as I sympathize with every distributor within Advocare, I welcome every resolute entrepreneur who would want to join my team to expand the market.

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    3. [​IMG] Shelley Atkinsonsays:
      May 24, 2019 at 12:37 am
      So you have hit a road block. What will you do with it? Give up and go back to a 9 to 5 job? No! Businesses have ups and downs. You have customers, the drive and the know how. You just need another business avenue. If you want to keep those finances in check, contact me. I am on facebook.

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    4. [​IMG] Lacey Wilsonsays:
      May 24, 2019 at 5:50 am
      My heart breaks for all the Advocare distributors who lost their downlines. I know the blood, sweat and tears that goes into that. Message me if you are looking for a new opportunity. God will always open a new door when one closes. I am fortunate enough to be helping pioneer the new CBD industry. Please reach out. We won’t let your dreams die! We got you!

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    Is there really "blood, sweat, and tears", in shit like this?
     
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  20. Arkadin

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    Not sure about the blood and the sweat but there's a shit load of tears
     
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  22. I<3privatedances

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    #bossbabe
     
  23. Tony Ray Bans

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    Jesus the number of comments that are like "hey did you just lose your ass to this scam that was shut down by the government? Well Ive got a NEW scam for you!" Then again, I guess it takes a lot of the hard work out of it. You already know these people are dumb enough to buy into this kind of thing. Its like nigerian email scammers intentionally spelling words wrong
     
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  24. The Milkman

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    The old TMB would have had a ton of fun trolling the commenters who left their numbers/emails below this article.
     
  25. Detlef Schrempf

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    Lots of boxes.
     
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  26. JeremyLambsFace

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    I’ll get you in on the ground floor of an exciting opportunity to become your own boss by selling the most decadent pasta on the planet
     
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  27. HOOSINSC

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    it "ticks" me off when the people who prey on everyone are complaining about folks preying on them in the comments.

    [​IMG] Winn Boikanyo says:
    May 27, 2019 at 8:35 pm


    It “ticks” me off when I see people abandon common human decency in favor of what I call “vulturism” …The dust hasn’t settled yet, and people are already circling like vultures around a dying corpse.
    Can’t we just show empathy and stop pitching our “Opportunities” to Advocare reps. …Imagine somebody proposing marriage to someone who’s just lost a loved one …Not Cool, Guys.
    Let’s put back some professionalizm back into our industry.
    To the Advocare reps who’ve just lost their sources of income: “Keep Your Head Up! “

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  28. TC

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    Not Cool, Guys
     
  29. HOOSINSC

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    i nearly jumped out of my seat when i saw Winn cussing like that online.
     
  30. CloudBerry

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    what was that Advocare bowl game?
     
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  31. HOOSINSC

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  32. dblplay1212

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  33. Frank Martin

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  34. Frank Martin

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    So that’s where the vaccines business went wrong.

    Essential vaccines has a much better ring to it.
     
  35. Emma

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    Non stop talk about shakes, join this, do that, progress pics, paying off debt, 80 Day Obsession, buy this book, or be your own boss!

    Not a scam.
     
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  36. Gin Buckets

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    Noticed they ALWAYS use caps to emphasize EVERYTHING.
     
  37. JeremyLambsFace

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    Back in my day, exclamation points used to be enough for emphasis!

    Fucking millennials killed exclamation points!

    Sick!
     
  38. TC

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    The pic makes me uncomfortable. I feel like she was groomed by a predator
     
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  39. Tony Ray Bans

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    You know, I always start EVERY email to a customer with "hey just so you know my company is totally a company and not a scam. Unrelated note: PLEASE do not google us"
     
  40. TC

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    This is kind of like when lechnerd preemptively tells people on Next Door "they're not on LinkedIn"
     
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  41. TC

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    Consistency. Grace. Learning from mistakes. Trying new things. Researching. Experimenting. Pushing. Smiling. Crying. Laughing. Getting mad. Being proud.

    This last year has taught me so much. What an incredible journey. On the left I was 220 pounds at the first @the_bsc beach tourney of the summer at Myrtle, just barely over a year ago. I was so uncomfortable, my level of playing on the field represented my physical condition NOT GOOD. I was sluggish on the field, slower than ever around the bases, and weak at the plate...on the right, taken this morning, I weigh 174 pounds. I’m more confident on the field than ever (still slow around the bases )...can’t wait to play this weekend! I’m comfortable in my own skin for the first time in my life. In the last 11 months, I’ve gone from doing cardio/HIIT training only, to lifting (heavy) and mixing in cardio and HIIT here and there. I’ve gotten closer to getting an independent pull up, mastered burpees (and love them), and have learned that progress is not only measured on a scale...but in measurements, in self-esteem, in confidence, in pride, in perseverance, and in consistency. Every workout is not great, some days I choose not to go (which I usually regret). Sometimes I pick the cupcake over the healthier option (I aim for 80% of my nutrients to come from good Whole Foods...20% from the indulgent stuff we all love). I’ve found the closest thing to balance I’ve ever had in fitness and food...and it feels good!

    Thankful for the foundation Advocare laid for me, thankful for seeing that I needed to make a change, grateful for my tribe and the support they give me, and proud of what I’ve been able to build on that foundation.

    #nonscalevictories #nsv #transformationpost #fitfam #fitchick#workoutmotivation #consistencymatters #balance #hardworkpaysoff#youcan #dowork #wouldyalookatthis #selfcare #advocare #spark#rehydrate #advocareworksifyoudo



    #embarrassing
     
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  42. THF

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    nm, he deleted it.
     
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  43. ~ taylor ~

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    It's like going to sex addiction group therapy to get laid.
     
  44. TC

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  45. 941Gator

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    but it appears you wrote the message?

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  46. 941Gator

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  49. TC

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    "Oh my goodness -- i am so...

    ....completely devoid of shame that I'm about to send the same thing to 100 other people"
     
  50. 941Gator

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