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D_Master Donating Member (48 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-01-06 09:10 AM
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Anyone know anything about Quixtar/Amway?
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I have a friend of mine who is 23 ( I am 24) and he is getting involved with a "business team" who does e-commerce marketing for a website called Quixtar. Basically he gave my number to his "upline" who gave me a call (several times actually) and I met with the guy who invited me to a meeting where they spelled out the plan on how to make 50k a year with only working 10-15 hrs. a week. To me the plan the guy drew looked a lot like a pyramid scheme with those under you giving you a percentage of the business they buy and they brin in. At it's most innocent it's multi-level marketing, at its worst I found some articles on the internet saying it's a rip-off. I'm trying to convince my buddy that this is a scam but he's already getting cd's and books and going to a national conference (which he spent $150 to go to) as well as pay $5 a week to go to "seminars" where they "train" you. I just wonder if anyone has had a run in with this organization and what you can tell me about their claims of money and work time?
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  -Anyone know anything about Quixtar/Amway? D_Master  Apr-01-06 09:10 AM   #0 
  - It is a pyramid structure, but because a product actually gets sold  HereSince1628   Apr-01-06 09:13 AM   #1 
  - I'd stay out of it. It's a pyramid scheme. n/t  IanDB1   Apr-01-06 09:14 AM   #2 
  - Stay the heck away  kedrys   Apr-01-06 09:21 AM   #3 
  - Loads of God thrown in. At every convention, big meeting, or do of  1monster   Apr-01-06 10:45 AM   #14 
  - I have a relative involved.........  PaDem   Apr-01-06 09:47 AM   #4 
  - Whenever I hear AMWAY, I run like hell!!!  MADem   Apr-01-06 10:00 AM   #5 
  - Google info for the Devries (sp?) family that founded this - RW  BR_Parkway   Apr-01-06 10:01 AM   #6 
  - From someone who has been to one, it's just like on tv  sproutster   Apr-01-06 10:04 AM   #8 
  - DeVos and Van Andel  gollygee   Apr-01-06 10:12 AM   #10 
  - Oh dear god, I got dragged to one of their seminars in the 90's  sproutster   Apr-01-06 10:02 AM   #7 
  - Confirmed what I read  D_Master   Apr-01-06 10:10 AM   #9 
  - "If you work real hard, you too can be a millionaire".  Lars39   Apr-01-06 10:30 AM   #11 
  - Conklin products are so much better!  Viva_La_Revolution   Apr-01-06 01:52 PM   #19 
  - Born every day!  oneold1-4u   Apr-01-06 10:30 AM   #12 
  - I looked into it about a decade back  Jose Diablo   Apr-01-06 10:44 AM   #13 
  - My ex-husband fell for it hook, line, and sinker.  tanyev   Apr-01-06 11:09 AM   #15 
  - If he converts to Amway you two will not be friends within a few weeks.  DURHAM D   Apr-01-06 12:36 PM   #16 
  - When I was little, I thought that Amway was a drug  Nikia   Apr-01-06 01:23 PM   #17 
  - WOW. Send info...How do I get in on this!!  burythehatchet   Apr-01-06 01:36 PM   #18 
  - Best friend I ever had got involved and.........  BeachBuckeye   Apr-01-06 02:19 PM   #20 
  - Sad  D_Master   Apr-01-06 02:46 PM   #21 
  - Useful link  Batgirl   Apr-01-06 03:13 PM   #22 

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