This is what happens when you reply to spam email | James Veitch

  • Опубликовано: 1 фев 2016
  • Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes, and standard procedure is to delete on sight. But what happens when you reply? Follow along as writer and comedian James Veitch narrates a hilarious, months-long exchange with a spammer who offered to cut him in on a hot deal.
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Комментарии • 22 270

  • Francesco Russino
    Francesco Russino День назад

    I’m died😂🤣

  • SOVJM8 ' S
    SOVJM8 ' S День назад

    is this really happen tho?

  • Maurice Griffe
    Maurice Griffe День назад

    It's fake, he is comedy writer and wrote all emails by himself.

  • Benjamin Abbey
    Benjamin Abbey День назад

    Get Sam Hyde back on

  • Plautus egal
    Plautus egal 2 дня назад

    what a waste of time. What was the purpose of this speech?

  • sam
    sam 2 дня назад

    Spam E-mails ن ت ا و ي >>>inس:i7.l1l

  • ks anam
    ks anam 4 дня назад

    Nigerian and Indians always ready to scam.

  • toxicly red
    toxicly red 4 дня назад +2

    6:06 I want that email wrote on my birthday cake

  • Ben7seven7
    Ben7seven7 4 дня назад +2

    FYI to TED: The user named Maikel Akkermans put this video on their own channel. Assuming you didn’t authorize that you may want to have it taken down.

  • Meesa Pineapple
    Meesa Pineapple 4 дня назад +1


  • My Road to Thailand
    My Road to Thailand 4 дня назад

    Greetings from Thailand. When I am bored I chat with "ladies" on Twitter to pass the time. I answer every question honestly so I don't have to remember what I said. I tell them I have a girlfriend that doesn't matter to most of them. I chat with them until they start asking for money or gift cards. Some time a week to get there others get to the point the same day. I am working on a Twitter scam documentary for my RU-clip channel. Coming this summer. Be well. 👍😎

  • Crazyoutube 101
    Crazyoutube 101 5 дней назад

    This video was cool

  • mercapri302
    mercapri302 5 дней назад

    James Veitch is the man

  • PAPA Texas
    PAPA Texas 6 дней назад +1


  • Tommy Bo
    Tommy Bo 7 дней назад +1

    This is the most viewed video on Ted and it’s about Peanut Butter and Giant Gummy Lizards....

  • Daniella Rudzani Masindi
    Daniella Rudzani Masindi 7 дней назад

    Well.... was expecting a real TED talk but this guy is a pretty good exception

  • Rick Astley
    Rick Astley 7 дней назад

    I spammed moto moto link pictures to all of my friends' emails

  • Vjhv Cjhcv
    Vjhv Cjhcv 7 дней назад +3

    My girlfriend got an email from a a Mr Petermark promising the moon on a stick. She trolled him hard.

  • Technical Pond
    Technical Pond 7 дней назад

    Love your presentation Solomon :-)

  • Ray Blackburn
    Ray Blackburn 8 дней назад +1

    I use to con African Togo money order scammers into sending all of their info to FBI offices around the country
    You see they thought my name was Jeffrey Dahmer and I told them to write in big red letters on the envelope, ATTN: JEFFREY DAHMER! so the almost blind mail clerk would be able to see it
    Then gave them the address of an FBI office to mail the money orders to telling them to include their name address and phone number so I would be able to get that cash back to them fast LOL
    I'm not sure if they got the cash back or not but I did hear from one of them later who said, you bad mojo you make people disappear I no talk to you after I had already done that about five times LOL

  • f3niks
    f3niks 9 дней назад

    This is great :D

  • ThiccGrandad79
    ThiccGrandad79 9 дней назад +14

    I love how James Veitch gets to be a professional smartass

  • Kiwi Potato
    Kiwi Potato 9 дней назад

    Did he get the hummus???

  • Simar Toor
    Simar Toor 10 дней назад +1

    We watched this in class and when the penis inlargement pill part came the class went nuts

    • Jules G
      Jules G 6 дней назад

      What class was that? It wasn't the one where you learn to spell 'enlargement', that's for sure.

  • Mr Eggs
    Mr Eggs 10 дней назад +3

    One day he just needs to respond saying “Sorry this is Microsoft tech support I think you have the wrong email”

  • Lukas Stratmann
    Lukas Stratmann 10 дней назад

    At 7:55 you can really tell that the audience is paying attention

  • Darith Bluitt
    Darith Bluitt 10 дней назад +1

    So true!!! Keep them scammers away...

  • spitfireyellow spitfireyellow
    spitfireyellow spitfireyellow 11 дней назад


  • Debbie Henri
    Debbie Henri 11 дней назад +5

    James, just introduced my son to hummus. He's impressed. We'll invest in 3 tonnes.

  • Jacob Bækgaard
    Jacob Bækgaard 12 дней назад


  • Catty Kika
    Catty Kika 12 дней назад +4

    Give this man a toaster

  • Fling Gonza
    Fling Gonza 12 дней назад +2

    Today my right hand was cut by a pointy pen; It hurt a lot, but this video healed my wounds.

  • cameron alexander
    cameron alexander 12 дней назад

    mad libs with spammers.

  • Ornithocowian King
    Ornithocowian King 13 дней назад

    Why did people dislike? I am genuinely confused.

  • Jefrejtor
    Jefrejtor 13 дней назад

    Hey this is a pretty good standup

  • Peregrine C
    Peregrine C 13 дней назад

    This man is a mad genius!

  • dylan dewalt
    dylan dewalt 13 дней назад +1

    Any tips for getting spam mail

  • MaverickHunter07 Reploid
    MaverickHunter07 Reploid 14 дней назад

    too funny

  • juliette coget
    juliette coget 14 дней назад

    I’ve watched this like 10times

  • Animalik
    Animalik 14 дней назад

    Number one video:)

  • Einshine Goku
    Einshine Goku 14 дней назад +1

    James Veitch ,
    Seeker of toasters,
    Protector of Hummus,
    Keeper of bathroom ducks,
    And the nemesis of spammers,
    And also the person to place orders of bouncy castles at Safemart.

  • India McMillan-Dickman
    India McMillan-Dickman 14 дней назад +2

    My husband always has fun with the telephone calls about our apparently problem computer

  • Mr. Mister
    Mr. Mister 15 дней назад +15

    I started replying to scammers because of this dude and I’m having a blast. My current favorite interaction was with a scammer pretending to be a recruiter for the Illuminati. I took the persona of an alien conspiracy theorist camped outside Area 51 in his RV. Believe me when I tell you that there was no limit to how far I could push my crazy responses.

    • Purvi Trivedi
      Purvi Trivedi 12 дней назад +1

      omgggg i should start replying too XD

  • helen M
    helen M 15 дней назад

    Did anyone else click on this vid because they thought the thumbnail looked like Jarvis Cocker? ;)

  • M Munroe
    M Munroe 15 дней назад


    YAH LOVE 15 дней назад

    Very clever😉 now I Kno I'm not alone..ha ha 😂thanks for the laughs.....

  • Blazedonakayak
    Blazedonakayak 15 дней назад

    When will ted himself show to the talk

  • Mirabelle Karz
    Mirabelle Karz 15 дней назад
    survey about climate change

    XPYDDER 16 дней назад +2

    7:59 they all turn their head at the same time

  • Marcello Mercuri
    Marcello Mercuri 16 дней назад

    This is more standup than a ted talk.

  • Angie
    Angie 16 дней назад +1

    Bonsoir, my golden nugget, Bonsoir.

  • inventionBoy10 Jacob Quiz
    inventionBoy10 Jacob Quiz 16 дней назад

    My comments broke and accidentally clicked this so hi

  • Derrick Zero
    Derrick Zero 16 дней назад

    SO funny!!!hahaha,What a funny!

  • byusaranicole
    byusaranicole 16 дней назад

    This kills me every time I watch it! LOLOLOLOL!

  • Racer X
    Racer X 16 дней назад

    I mess with scammers too

  • Amber Rogers
    Amber Rogers 16 дней назад +2

    The funny thing is my email features Kitkat and every spam and scam email calls me kitkat by default

  • Maya Badali
    Maya Badali 16 дней назад +2

    my favorite ted talk yet

  • tracy weaver
    tracy weaver 17 дней назад

    If you ever run into trouble with bank overdraft or credit card debt by scammer or by yourself, contact chargesback@ outlook . com because they can help you without issue

  • Rohit Mishra
    Rohit Mishra 17 дней назад


  • Avoir Dupois
    Avoir Dupois 17 дней назад +1

    Ok Imma go to my Spam Email folders

  • jordon garcia
    jordon garcia 17 дней назад +1

    I do that all the time now! Its amazing!

  • Gaming 6000
    Gaming 6000 17 дней назад +1

    Uses secret code incase someone peeks in on their email
    Shows it to others via Email

  • Goldbug 456
    Goldbug 456 17 дней назад +2

    *please call me KitKat in all further correspondence*

  • The Notorious Potato Peeler
    The Notorious Potato Peeler 18 дней назад +2

    He looks like WALL-E

  • Home Base
    Home Base 18 дней назад

    funy video

  • King Doggo
    King Doggo 18 дней назад

    Giant gummy lizard

  • Lilian
    Lilian 18 дней назад

    So I've been meaning to start doing this a little, where do you think I can put my fake email to quickly get spammers ?

  • Velvet_Gacha
    Velvet_Gacha 18 дней назад


  • Velvet_Gacha
    Velvet_Gacha 18 дней назад


  • This is Cutie Ringo Joy
    This is Cutie Ringo Joy 18 дней назад

    I wonder how did he get into ted talk because this is about spam email not third world problematic

  • Ady Texas
    Ady Texas 18 дней назад

    This video has gone viral in Nigeria....

  • J doe
    J doe 19 дней назад

    This guy is awesome

  • Hiddenus1
    Hiddenus1 19 дней назад

    Okay... I bet it was funny, but I don't understand the *TED* part, because I CAN'T FUCKIN GET RID OF IT TO ACTUALLY UNDERSTAND THE REPLY

  • Stacey Ramirez
    Stacey Ramirez 19 дней назад

    I don’t know how I found this video but I’m so glad I did !

  • Friend
    Friend 19 дней назад +1

    From now on, let's just all send messages to a scammer for fun.

  • Fatih Çelik
    Fatih Çelik 19 дней назад

    hiç türk yokmu bu video hakkında konuşalım

  • Lord Brain
    Lord Brain 19 дней назад +1

    “What would happen if I just spent as much time as I could replying to as many scam emails as I could? And that’s what I’ve been doing for three years.”😂😂😂

  • dudamara
    dudamara 19 дней назад

    This guy is a marketing genius, I went out to buy creme eggs, gummy bears, kitkats, fizzy cola bottles (sour kind), M&Ms, jelly beans but i just could not find a giant gummy lizard, drove around for hours and needed a fill up.

  • Goldbug 456
    Goldbug 456 19 дней назад


  • Rachel Lor
    Rachel Lor 19 дней назад


  • yes'd the time bean
    yes'd the time bean 20 дней назад

    James is a legend

  • ericboi.2009
    ericboi.2009 20 дней назад

    Why does youtube keep recommending this to be how many times do I need to watch this

    • ericboi.2009
      ericboi.2009 20 дней назад

      It's so good though .. .

  • Johnathon Gouker
    Johnathon Gouker 20 дней назад

    6:43 jason Statham

  • Brandon Lewis
    Brandon Lewis 20 дней назад +238

    James Veitch is the most powerful Chaotic Neutral I've ever seen

  • Bogdan Lubura
    Bogdan Lubura 20 дней назад


    Good one....

  • aserquin
    aserquin 20 дней назад +5

    “I Shot the sheriff,
    (But I didn’t shoot the deputy!)”

    gets me every time

  • Squidly
    Squidly 20 дней назад

    I love this video but I’ve seen it like 6 times trying to get it out of my recommended

  • 괴상한귀여운
    괴상한귀여운 20 дней назад

    Damn, I’m just now seeing this.

  • VisualizationStation
    VisualizationStation 20 дней назад

    For everyone who has commented "This is comedy, not a TED talk", our experiment about "What happens when you post stand-up comedy as a TED talk?" is nearly complete. Results will be tabulated and posted soon.

  • BoardWhareHowse
    BoardWhareHowse 20 дней назад

    Okay... OKAY, OKAY FINE! FINEEEEEE!!!! I'll finally watch this RU-clip, just stop recommending it to me. Like I'm gonna reply to a spam e-mail anyway... Also, what the heck is a TED Talk? Aside from a meme where people always say "And that's my TED Talk", I've no idea what it's supposed to be.

  • Sam Charles
    Sam Charles 20 дней назад

    1:42 this laugh killed me

  • Peter W
    Peter W 20 дней назад

    Parts of that like the code are surely made up. But this skit combined with his timing are is really good

  • erik Herrera
    erik Herrera 20 дней назад

    Chaotic good

  • Ella Blue
    Ella Blue 20 дней назад


  • WaitingToFade
    WaitingToFade 20 дней назад

    I replied to several scam emails, but never once did I get a response! This video must be a scam!

  • wierdo 10000
    wierdo 10000 20 дней назад

    Bruh why is Harry Potter Doing a Ted talk

  • BTS 101
    BTS 101 21 день назад +11

    *looks for spam emails*

  • make music
    make music 21 день назад +1

    F spam

  • SnuFearGel
    SnuFearGel 21 день назад +3

    I need more, please.
    I even got some hummus. For real.

  • Ronald Campos
    Ronald Campos 21 день назад