Saturday, 10 March 2012

Liposuction ? No!

Twitter is good fun but sometimes I do wonder what drives people on there. I suppose it's all too obviously the profit motive but sometimes it can have a dark side. Yesterday I was feeling a bit stiff and my hips hurt. It happens sometimes. It's nothing I worry about but in a tweet I made a flip remark about it. Later I was startled to be tweeted by a young man who suggested that I should look into a way of reducing the fat on my hips. Now I am plump but I am not fat and I put no weight on during my cruise. I clicked on the link to find it was an advert for liposuction! Having surplus fat surgically removed would be the last thing I would even contemplate if I was overweight. Exercise maybe. Surgery. Never! But this morning I asked the young man if he had any qualifications for recommending liposuction. It struck me as being a very dodgy idea for anyone , leave alone an old woman well past her sell by date! So now I am receiving more ads for cosmetic surgery! I have even got a new liposuction follower! I must have inadvertently pressed the wrong button! I know I can block the original young man but the speed with which the idea is generated that some one might be interested is worrying. Spam on this occasion could be dangerous! - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

3 comments:

  1. I'm a great believer in keeping my account private. It eliminates spam and allows me to vet possible followers, such as your potential liposuction sales person.

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  2. Liposuction can remove between 50 to 90% of the fat in a treated area.

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    1. That's fine if your fat. I'm not! So I do object to being told about liposuction as a cure for aching hips!

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