Category Archive: Critiques

Aug 25

Qnet pyramid scheme is a scam! « Dinoraptor101’s Blog

Another QNet critique — with a pretty active commentary from a few of the Bio Disc victims. (ie, the magic glass disc that restructures water when you pour water over it….) I felt sorry for the dude how the heck could he be convinced into this himself. trying to save him is totally useless he’s …

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Aug 25

Something About Good Things: Biodisc – fraud of the century

A look at the fraudulent claims of QNet/Questnet mlm in regards to the Amezcua Bio Disc product. One of the leading magazine from Gujarat, India (Chitralekha), has published cover story about Biodisc. According to them Water that come into contact with biodisc become structured and organised, which appear crystalised!!!! Wow now you can change the …

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If you offer them free stuff, they will come. | Sceptic School

Some of the more interesting points:

  • Two placebos are stronger than one
  • Capsules are stronger than pills
  • Expensive placebos work better than cheap ones
  • People in different countries react different to placebos
  • Actual medicine also has a placebo affect
  • You can get addicted to placebos and suffer withdrawal when being taken off them

 

 

May 15

Forum Discussions – MOH: Museum of Hoaxes and Discovery

There are two (extremely long) threads on Museum of Hoaxes that I have read through.  While full of opinions and criticisms, it may be a bit light on links to actual facts.  Plenty of links to the marketing spin produced by LifeWave, CieAura, etc — but few links to evidence that exposes their scam.   However, …

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May 15

MOH Forum | CieAura: Is this the latest SCAM following in the LifeWave footsteps?

A forum response from museum of hoaxes in regards to CieAura’s Alternative Medicine supplement publication that CieAura likes to point to as proof of its effectiveness.  My opinion is that is ‘supplement’ is very different than being published in the magazine itself as its a end to end pulbication only about CieAura and only distributed …

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Mar 27

Lifewave Due Diligence Worksheet

This site has a great run down of the holes in LifeWave’s claims.  Its presented as a Due Diligence worksheet for a conference Lifewave hosted to debunk them publicly, but its full of the same type of information for any of these scams Reading through company promotional materials, corporate documents, and affiliate testimonials does not …

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Mar 27

Are Balance Bracelets like I Renew and Power Balance Scams? | Tyler TX Directory

Another blog which came to similar conclusions about the power bracelets and similar products I had heard of the IRenew Bracelet, the Power Balance Bracelet, and the Pure Energy Band but this was now a new one I hadn’t yet heard of before. I chalked them all up to being the same scam. via Are …

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