Why do people make ransom notes with random varied fonts for each letter?

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#1 Posted by chocobo7000 (737 posts) -

http://photos.tobinhosting.com/d/98801-2/aaf.jpg

I don't get it, it's typed why do they need a bunch of different fonts, its not like they need to disguise their handwriting

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#2 Posted by smc91352 (7786 posts) -
parts of it were taken from different magazines. The multiple magazines make it harder to tell who made the note.
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#3 Posted by yentlequible (2620 posts) -
Well sometimes they aren't typed and the letters could be cut out of magazines or something. If it was that way, it could be to keep their handwriting confidential. Now, if it was typed on a computer, I have no idea why they would change the font. Maybe just to make it pretty?
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#4 Posted by carrot-cake (6880 posts) -

parts of it were taken from different magazines. The multiple magazines make it harder to tell who made the note.smc91352

Well its impossible to tell from the letters themselves, unless you can notice a pattern and narrow down who would have magazines with such fonts and where the person might've cut them out from. However, then you would have to figure out which issue of what magazine it would be from, although there could be similarities in fonts used by the same magazines for multiple issues. I suppose one could go about the fingerprint route, but you arent the police.

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#5 Posted by theone86 (21503 posts) -

BECAUSE ZEY BELIEVES IN NOTHZING!

And they don't like funny shtuff.

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#6 Posted by weezyfb (14703 posts) -
difficulty tracing
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#8 Posted by rockguy92 (21559 posts) -
Pretty cliche. :lol:
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#9 Posted by my_mortal_coil (2839 posts) -

To seem manical; like dey don't gives a !@#$. That's why.

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#10 Posted by theone86 (21503 posts) -

To make it more of an E. Nigma *wink wink*

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#11 Posted by cluclap (888 posts) -
I doubt they do that in real life
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#12 Posted by ASRCSR (2793 posts) -

Because its harder to find the person

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#13 Posted by ZHandshoe (25 posts) -
because they are poor idiots and cant get a real job... thats why they need ransom money lol
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#14 Posted by WestSideAzn (2218 posts) -
There are special units in police forces that can track people using their handwriting. It's pretty clear why people would want to disguise ANY trace of their identity. If they have to go as far as their handwriting, they have to do it.
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#15 Posted by shinian (6871 posts) -

http://photos.tobinhosting.com/d/98801-2/aaf.jpg

I don't get it, it's typed why do they need a bunch of different fonts, its not like they need to disguise their handwriting

chocobo7000

People have unique handwriting, printers and copy machines have also unique ink splash patterns.

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#16 Posted by Murj (4557 posts) -

People on drugs do crazy things.

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#17 Posted by Gaming-Planet (19202 posts) -

To make them look cool.