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Old March 10th, 2008, 01:14 AM   #1
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Default Matt, What's Going On?

Matt, are you having relationship issues? I mean, it doesn't seem so, based on your avatar, but what is this?



Are those advertisements? Just curious. A quick google search shows that you're storing 10 of these links on the CoG site:

http://www.google.com/search?&q=site...org%2Farticles

They all seem to lead to this site:

http://www.exgirlfriendguru.com/

Please, MeThoD-X, explain. Or if someone else could, that would be great.

EDIT: I noticed that exgirlfriend's sign-up newsletter

http://www.exgirlfriendguru.com/signup_a1.html

is similar to our own.

Also, Matt: why does the main page's source contain a script by Google? Are you using them to track visitors to the site? Is that what

http://www.google-analytics.com/urchin.js

is for?

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Old March 10th, 2008, 01:16 AM   #2
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Default Re: Matt, What's Going On?

Oh wow. Good eye.
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Old March 10th, 2008, 02:30 AM   #3
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Holy google thats weird.... good spotting.
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Old March 10th, 2008, 02:39 AM   #4
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EDIT: READ THIS!!! THREAD SUMMARY!!!!

1) Basically, this website is used by Matt (holder of this domain name) to promote the sale of his BULLSHIT book. Matt explains this in
http://www.thechurchofgoogle.org/for...ead.php?t=1998

"I basically created an information product for guys who have just been dumped by their girlfriends. It's been pulling in massive amounts of cash. By this time next year I'll have made over $150,000. And that's a conservative estimate - no BS." - post 7

In case you're wondering, 150,000$ is more than enough to pay for the maintenance of this site for decades. This wouldn't be so bad except...

2) His book is a pile of crap. He describes his book, from his own words, according to http://www.exgirlfriendguru.com/ as

"Discover Dirty Psychological Tricks To Quickly & Easily Win A Girlfriend Back After A Breakup... 83.6% Success Rate!"
"How to easily get your ex girlfriend to pathetically crawl back to you and not the other way around."
"How to have the best makeup sex ever. The #1 most effective technique to use in bed is finally revealed. After becoming a GOD in bed, she'll be the one begging YOU for sex!"
etc etc...

The claims are worth reading for a laugh.

3) Matt defends his book (8th page of this thread, Matt's username is Method-X).

"Ummm, excuse me? Bullshit book? Have you read it? For one, this has absolutley nothing to do with the Church of Google and considering I pay for this website, I can do whatever the hell I want in terms of where/what I link to."
"You can't criticize a set of books you have never even read. Having a non-promotional link at the bottom of the website is HARDLY "selling out". Also, the product is without question NOT "snake oil". If I were selling a pill that magically got a girlfriend back... yeah then that’s snake oil. A book.... not at all. Especially if you ACTUALLY READ IT."

Hurry! "Take Action Now Or She'll Find A New Man To Have Sex With" LOL LOL

If you still want to buy this crap. It's available for only 47 dollars!!!


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Old March 10th, 2008, 08:01 AM   #5
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Okay, I think I figured this out.

Supposedly Matt Huston, self proclaimed expert on relationships, founded exgirlfriendguru.com and wrote this book about it. His website is to promote how awesome his book is and sell it. Matt Huston's picture is below (found from ezinearticles.com when I prayed to Google)



Supposedly Matt MacPherson, founded this website. His picture from his avatar profile is below

http://www.thechurchofgoogle.org/forum/member.php?u=1

Matt of girlfriend guru lives in Waterloo, Canada, according to exgirlfriendsguru.com
Matt of the church lives in Waterloo, Canada, according to his profile here.
They are both from the same city. Their pictures look similar...

BTW, the girlfriend system he advocates in his book works "83.6% of the time"!

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Old March 10th, 2008, 11:33 AM   #6
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Hmm, maybe they are friends. That woud make sense. Plus the cowboy hats.

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada has a population of 97,475. It's possible. Very possible.

Could they have both been attending one of these festivals?
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Old March 11th, 2008, 05:42 PM   #7
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I'm surprised you only noticed those links now. They have been there at least since I joined back in Oct. 2007. And didn't Matt say somewhere here in church that he had some sort of education in psychology? I could be mistaken and probably am as I frequently are!
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Old March 11th, 2008, 09:22 PM   #8
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Sister Faith, I think it's obvious that those links have been here for awhile. Not many of us bothered to click on them though.

Recently Scik took the extra step and made the connection that Matt has been using this site to promote a dodgy book to make money off vulnerable people. The irony should be evident. This concerned me so much that I flipped through my Dianetics book for some moral guidance.
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Old March 11th, 2008, 10:26 PM   #9
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The exgirlfriend site is another of Matt's websites.

He explained about it (and the differences in the names) in this thread: http://www.thechurchofgoogle.org/for...ead.php?t=1998

I have no idea why I remembered that.....
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Old March 11th, 2008, 10:31 PM   #10
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Internet Archive says the ads date to July 1, 2007.

EDIT: Ah, thank you, guess that clears that up. Perhpas Matt's legal trouble is about that site?
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