ummm .. ok?

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ummm .. ok?

I had a friend request on FB and I didnt' recognize the person nor did we have any mutual friends... so, I sent a message, "Hi. Do I know you?" seemed like no big deal it was a female with her profile pic of her husband and two kids (I'm guessing). So this was her response:

my husband and I own Shooting Gallery Backgrounds which was formerly Les Brandt Backgrounds. So I saw your name on another one of our photographers pages.

My reply:
I am not sure how my name would be on there. Is there a page where I can see what you mean - the photographers page? I just don't believe I've ever signed up with Shooting Gallery Backgrounds or the Les Brandt Backgrounds.. so I'm a bit intrigued. Thanks.

I'm a little weirded out... She hasn't replied yet. I just find it strange... Anyone hear of this shooting gallery thing or know how this could happen?

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huh? I am totally confused...

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uh weird. I've had strange FB requests too, but nothing like that! Interesting......

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Sounds like a way to try and get you to buy stuff. They are probably just fibbing about the other photographer!

Let us know what you find out

Cazz

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Very odd, keep us posted!

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I did a quick search on them and they appear to sell backgrounds. Could it be that you bought one once? Maybe they aquired your name as a list of customers?

Seems strange and would have freaked me out, but at the very least, they appear to be a legit company as far as I can tell.

Take care,
GiGi

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Yeah, I did find them through google... but no I never bought anything from them. It's weird lol, but I'll wait and see if she responds...

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Weird! I suspect that Cazz is right, though. I bet they are lying and just trying to sell you stuff.

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"stampasaurus" wrote:

Weird! I suspect that Cazz is right, though. I bet they are lying and just trying to sell you stuff.

ya, maybe they got your name from a business that you have bought something from in the past?

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Glad you have the smarts to check them out and not just "friend" them without thinking. That is rather strange!

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yeah definitely strange... I hadn't heard back yet, figures. so I declined the request! HA they probably didn't expect me to ask.