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Old Oct 13 2017, 11:25 PM   #4401
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Ditto here, if it is not on my list of emails to accept, Delete. Also the people on my list know not to send anything about games, they know I don't play computer games.
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Old Oct 14 2017, 12:24 AM   #4402
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I like the phone calls from someone with a middle eastern accent so thick you could cut it with a knife, claiming to be from "windows", saying my computer has reported to them that it's infested with a virus or spyware, or something else evil, and they want to help me fix the problem. They've called me by name at the first of the call, so you know they have to be legit, right?

I tell them that I know they're trying to scam me, since Windows and Internet Explorer report problems anonymously, and that I know they want me to allow them access to my computer. Then I tell them that I don't even use Windows, that I'm on a Linux system, and if they want me to open my computer to them, that's fine.......Most of these scammers know that Linux can take over any Windows-based computer system, server and all, if given access, and nuke it back to the stone tablet stage. I don't have to explain that part to them, because they've usually hung up quickly after the word Linux.
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Old Oct 14 2017, 08:19 AM   #4403
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Generally, I hang up on them. Being told that there's a problem with my account at a bank I've never used in my life is usually a dead giveaway!
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Old Oct 14 2017, 07:07 PM   #4404
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Vyon's right, the only correct response to those type of calls is just to hang up in their ear.
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Old Oct 18 2017, 06:18 PM   #4405
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In a month's time, on Anne's death day, I'll be posting my latest fanfic.
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Old Oct 19 2017, 12:23 AM   #4406
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Can't wait to read it
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Old Oct 20 2017, 04:35 PM   #4407
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Old Oct 22 2017, 02:50 PM   #4408
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Does anybody know whether Kugai is still in the land of the living?
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Old Oct 26 2017, 11:24 AM   #4409
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Hey, everyone, I've been awol for a while - I got a fall/winter job at a Missouri state park, and it's going well, but my internet time is limited to when I can get to the library or the few times I go home! (It's a little over an hour away from home.) Always glad to see this is still here. Now I gotta go see if the new AMCF is still there!
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Old Oct 27 2017, 08:30 AM   #4410
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Welcome back Brenda and good to hear you do the work wou want to do!
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Old Oct 27 2017, 08:38 AM   #4411
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Does anybody know whether Kugai is still in the land of the living?
Last actibity here Oct 15
On his fb page he shared a topic a day later.
I don't know why he shouldn't be.

Did you try a PM on his fb page?
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Old Oct 27 2017, 11:35 AM   #4412
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We have snow! We'll probably get a White Halloween, makes a change from all the black Christmases we've been having in recent years. And might have this year as well.

Oh well, at least there's a bit more light outdoors.
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Old Oct 27 2017, 04:12 PM   #4413
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Somebody on "the other site" ( ) says he's having further eye treatment.
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Old Oct 27 2017, 08:45 PM   #4414
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Strange, I logged in today and everything except my posts, was in German. Easily corrected with the Lang. selector at the bottom left of the page. Perhaps I clicked on something in my grogginess logging off last night.
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Old Oct 28 2017, 12:50 PM   #4415
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I have an ongoing problem that all symbols, such as apostrophes, and foreign letters, such as the final e of cafe, all display as a diamond with a question mark in it.
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Old Oct 31 2017, 04:21 PM   #4416
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I have an ongoing problem that all symbols, such as apostrophes, and foreign letters, such as the final e of cafe, all display as a diamond with a question mark in it.
You are probably using the wrong font or your browser doesn't recognise the font used. Set to unicode?
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Old Nov 1 2017, 07:38 PM   #4417
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They finally figured out that I have a cyst in my right sinus. Not sure what they are going to do about it. I have an appt. on Nov. 21with an ENT.
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They finally figured out that I have a cyst in my right sinus. Not sure what they are going to do about it. I have an appt. on Nov. 21with an ENT.
Well, good luck with that, Michelle. Hope they do somethiong constructive about it.
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Old Nov 10 2017, 03:22 AM   #4419
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I'm just happy I found a Dr. who would LISTEN to me.
I Dr. who don't listen.
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Old Nov 10 2017, 10:35 AM   #4420
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I have been getting calls on my cell phone from Germany. Whoever it is usually doesn't let it ring long enough for me to answer. But one itme I did get to answer it and they were speaking German, not English. I have no idea who it might be. I've had to block the number, and now my call log shows they tried twice already this morning, around 7AM my time. It goes straight to voicemail, which I don't have set up.

Anyone in Europe want to call them and find out what's going on for me?
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Old Nov 10 2017, 08:04 PM   #4421
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There is an app out there that will show any number you want it to display on phones caller Id, you think it is a local number calling you when it is really could be from just about anywhere. Not what you are experiencing, but, just reminded me of it.
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Old Nov 11 2017, 02:02 AM   #4422
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mu cell always displays the number calling and source unless it's someone in my contacts, then it displays the name. That's how I know it's Germany.
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