Multi-level marketing (MLM) is a direct sales strategy some companies use to encourage existing distributors to recruit new ones, offering them a percentage of their recruits' sales. It's a legitimate pyramid scheme. What separates it from the illegal ones is that distributors can make money not only through getting people to enroll into the program but by selling products as well.

However, regardless of legal status, a lot of people have lost money after they got into MLM—even for those companies who are considered legit, the bulk of the profits come from recruiting new members. This was covered well in this segment of HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.

Many huns (people who shill products/services for an MLM; the sellers have a tendency to frequently use the word 'hun' when initiating a sales pitch) are often trying to take their operations online, bombarding their contacts with obnoxious "get rich fast" proposals. So in an attempt to counter them and "stop MLM schemes from draining our friends dry", the subreddit r/antiMLM is trying to highlight just how ridiculous they can be. Continue scrolling and check out some of the most popular posts from the sub.

#1 A “Hey Girl” Vortex

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#2 Fresh From Messenger

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#3 Grow Up

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#4 I Need To Lose Weight It Seems

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#5 This Got The Big Laugh

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#6 No Power, No Water, House Inside Is 35*f, Poor Cell Signal Here In Houston, Texas, But At Least I’m Not In A Pyramid Scheme/Mlm

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#7 Bette Midler Is Not A Hun

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#8 Thank God Lmao

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#9 Very True

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#10 Mom Of The Year Over Here

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#11 Damnit Linda

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#12 Hun I Went To High School With Pedals Some Bulls**t Toothpaste. She Deleted My Comment Immediately

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#13 Literacy Is Your Weapon Against BS

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#14 It Took Her 7 Minutes To Realize Her Mistake

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#15 It Really Feels Like She’s Trying Connect With Me On A Personal Level

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#16 One Of My Facebook Friends Has Been A Professional Sound Engineer For Probably 20 Years...

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#17 Based On A True Story/Invitation I Just Received

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#18 Women Using Her 6 Year Old Student That Passed As Plug For Doterra

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#19 I Love When They Get Called Out. Checked Her Page And She Posts This Constantly

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#20 Not Wrong

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#21 Carreer Day

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#22 I Don't Know Her

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#23 Husband Has Had The Last Mlm Straw With His Hunbot Spouse

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#24 Sorry Hun!

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#25 The Beginning Of Mlms

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#26 Glad It Wasnt A Hairy Situation

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#27 Mlm Hun Tries To Give Career Advice To My Friend Who Is In Medical School

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#28 More Mlm

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#29 You Just Have To Hope You Don’t Ever Run Into Them In Person

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#30 I Took Great Pleasure In This! (Haven't Seen This Person Since High School, And Even Then I Don't Think We Ever Talked To Each Other)

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#31 How To Spot An “Entrepreneur”

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#32 It Be Like That

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#33 Mormons & Mlms Go Hand In Hand

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#34 *cackle*

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#35 How Awful Can They Get?

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#36 Was My Response Too Much Hehe

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#37 True

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#38 You May Have Seen This, I First Heard It As Selling Candles On Her Facebook, But... Tomato, Tomato

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#39 This Is The Best I've Seen So Far, Clearly The Oils Don't Make You Happier

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#40 Thought Of You Guys

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#41 Literally The Definition Of Pyramid Scheme

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#42 Found At A Coffee Shop In India

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#43 Me Seeing That A Girl That Bullied Me In Middle School Is Now “Employed” By A Pyramid Scheme Company

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#44 “Is It A Pyramid Scheme?” “Pyramid Schemes Are Illegal, So No...”

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#45 I Am Appalled. I Lost My Son To Depression And My Stepdaughter Posts This. Very Disrespectful And Hurtful

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#46 Even At Her Wedding?!

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#47 In Every Group I’ve Ever Been In

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#48 Found On Fb. If You Say So Karen

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#49 Yeah, Lauren

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#50 Bossbabe

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#51 Even Drag Queens Aren’t Immune

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#52 Found This In One Of My Facebook Groups. How Do These Huns Lack Empathy To This Degree?

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#53 Jameela Jamil Is The Hero We All Need

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#54 You Love To See It

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#55 Killing It

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#56 I Created This Meme Specifically For This Subreddit

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#57 Found In A Facebook Group For Bullet Journaling

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#58 Roasted

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#59 “You Don’t Need To Call 911”

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#60 I Got Blocked Immediately, Darn

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#61 I Second This

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#62 This Should Be Illegal. These Vultures Are Messing With Peoples' Lives! Just Put Some Hope On Your Ears If You're Suicidal. That'll Work!

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#63 Pharmacist Student Speaks Out

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#64 My Sister Is Done

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#65 Inviting People On Dates To Pitch A Pyramid Scheme. Plenty Of "Me Toos" In The Comments

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#66 Oh No She Didn’t

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#67 My Sister Texted Me This Morning

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#68 The #purplecard Hashtag On IG Has Much Cringe

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#69 This Woman Use To Sell Lularoe A Few Years Back. Today She Posted Pictures Of A Yard Sale At Her House And This Was One Photo. Yikes

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#70 So Accurate

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#71 I Think Believing In Santa Is Better Than Believing In An Mlm

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#72 Saw This On Twitter Today

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#73 Till The Day I Die

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#74 Do You Wanna Be A Boss Babe?

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#75 I Run An Instagram For My Male Dog

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#76 I Thought This Fit Exceptionally Well

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