[hackerspaces] Can My Christmas Wish Come To Pass? - HackSpace

Friday Demola demolaboy at gmail.com
Sat Jan 4 04:41:56 CET 2014

Happy new year, I quickly want to say this, non of you guys actually
helped, why did u care of the country and continent i am from? no
wonder some of you guys always have terrible nightmare, yall are

On 12/24/13, Friday Demola <demolaboy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for bringing my mind to that, yes, I could only if there is
> someone to show me how to hack.. But based on time difference, like
> someone who was teaching me before was living in Poland and we
> couldn't connect well.. My traveling to the United States Of America
> is not about learning how to hack. I've got a lot of good programmes I
> want to study before going back to Nigeria. Anyways, I really
> appreciate all the responses, both the negative ones, the insulting
> ones and even the encouraging ones..
> Thank you all.
> Merry Christmas and happy new year in advance.
> Hack on
> Friday Demola
> On 12/24/13, David Venancio de Campos <metabaron at massmulti.org> wrote:
>> Hi, check below the answer (not off topic imho) showing another point of
>> view.
>> On Fri, 2013-12-20 at 11:52 -0800, Friday Demola wrote:
>>> Dear HackerSpace,
>>>                    My name is Friday Demola, I am a certified blogger
>>> and
>>> online
>>> promoter who is from Lagos, Nigeria. Before I finished my high school
>>> in 2007, I prophesied that I want to study in the United States Of
>>> America and any time my mates
>>> were applying for Jamb, I never felt like registering because I was
>>> working hard trying to get the money for my Visa and stuffs; but at
>>> the end they were all abortive. After many years of trying, nothing
>>> worked out, so I had to stop disturbing myself about traveling abroad.
>>> Two years ago  I thought to myself that if I am studying here in
>>> Nigeria, I would have graduated by now, but God reminded me that I
>>> prophesied something, I didn’t remember what it was, until my Pastor
>>> (He has been transferred now) asked me last year about what I am doing
>>> concerning my international school, I told him I have stopped it, so
>>> he encouraged me not to stop, so I registered for the America
>>> DV-lottery the same year and this year 2103 the result came out and I
>>> was randomly selected amongst the 150,000 people. I was so excited and
>>> after sending my documents to the US consular office in Kentucky, now
>>> I am among the 50,000 people that were finally picked.
>>> My Visa interview is January 8th, and I need to get all the
>>> requirements they requested for.
>>> 1. International Passport
>>> 2. Attestation Of Birth
>>> 3. School certificate
>>> 4. Police Records
>>> 5. Affidavit
>>> 6. Medical check-up report
>>> 7. Visa Fee
>>> Calculating everything it’s  N111,000  and I have N51,000 now but
>>> still looking for the remaining N60,000 so that I can use it to get
>>> other requirements.
>>> The N60,000 is equivalent to $375
>>> The spending of the N51,000 begins tomorrow. My Christmas wish is to
>>> get the remaining balance so that I can have a successful Visa
>>> interview. I tried reaching my friends to support but they are all
>>> prophesying lies upon their heads which is so bad.
>>> NB: My aim is to travel to United States Of America, study more about
>>> ICT, work and
>>> come back to Nigeria and nothing is going to change it.
>>> I would be so glad if my wish can come to pass.
>>> Thanks so much HS members for taking your time to read my message.
>>> Remember there is no way to Peace, Peace is the way
>>> Hack On
>>> Friday D.
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>> I, as a portuguese and french programmer, have quite a lot of remarks:
>> - why move to united states while you can learn everything on the net ?
>> (btw europe is quite cool too, or asia...)
>> - you like hacking mind ? build a hackerspace in your country and study
>> from there while sharing your technics with others, that would be good
>> for nigeria's autonomy (and yours).
>> - money is time, be patient and take it so you're free to do whatever
>> you want.
>> - I once won some cool stuff by being lucky, like being the 100 000 nth
>> client of a ice rink, so maybe your story is true, but we have so many
>> scams coming from africa (and not only) that we can't trust this kind of
>> message.
>> - Of course Peace is the way ! (which direction please?)
>> - No need of diplomas to make good and robust stuff.
>> (no need to answer, this is just my point of view and nothing will
>> change it)
>> Friendly,
>> --
>> David Venancio De Campos /// meta-B
>> PGP Public Key (so you can encrypt a file for me) :
>> http://david.venancio.free.fr/files/metabaron_pub.txt

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