Tagged: scam

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Scams: Dr. Ubakassi of West Africa

I can’t believe stuff like this is making it through Gmail’s spam filter, but it seems somewhat appropriate for Halloween… Are you disappointed in your life?? Have you failed in all worlds of life? Am called Dr. Ubakassi, A Love...

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nouveau water: it can fix anything!

I realize that the Washington Post Express is a free daily paper, so it really must rely on ads for upkeep, but seeing a full-page ad like this makes me hope that someone there at least felt a little bad...

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facebook: the biggest pecker*

Now what did I JUST say about getting like-jacked, folks?! This weekend, a few more of my contacts got suckered in on a most embarrassingly titled link. Though I have to admit, if I’d been drinking at the time, this...

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facebook: you got jacked!

I haven’t weighed in on the Facebook privacy kerfuffle because I figure most of my friends are smart enough to control their settings, remove their information, delete their accounts outright… or just didn’t care because Facebook is so cool!

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media: recycling IS bad!

It’s not very difficult for me to feel vindicated, but I often set my sights fairly low, so it’s more of a laidback vindication. It mostly involves discovering a copy of a TV show or ad that only I–or 2...

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spam: ARE YOU STILL ALIVE ???

A delightful bit of spam* seen while making the afternoon e-mail check: Attention Beneficiary: We write to confirm if there will be any response from any of your relations concerning what we just heard from a man named Mr. Paul...

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moving: Spam, Spam, Baked Beans…

I really thought I was done with the series of moving-related spam posts this week* but clearly not. But it’s Friday, so let’s lighten the mood first off: Salsus told me that I’d mentioned spam far too often not to...

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be afraid: binaural beats

Just reading a cyberscare, “won’t someone think of the children” article about binaural beats, called “idozers/idosers”: We all know that music can alter your mood. Sad songs can make you cry. Upbeat songs may give you an energy boost. But...