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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th April 2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,071
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: GetResponse Down - Investigating DDoS Attack...

Their is nothing "white hat" about hammering a commercial service and costing tens of thousands of people money. And there is nothing "hacker-like" about a DDoS.

They're digital thugs. Nothing...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th March 2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,537
Posted By KimW
Re: Two Sentence Horror Stories

The sentence is death.
There is no second sentence.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th March 2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,537
Posted By Dan Riffle
Re: Two Sentence Horror Stories

"Do you take this woman to be your wife?"

"I do."
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,390
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Recent DDOS attacks make me wonder who wins...

GlobalTrader,Absolutely.

While I've got reason to believe at least some of the current/recent ones are/were extortion attempts, there have been and will continue to be other reasons, including the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,390
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Recent DDOS attacks make me wonder who wins...

Jim,

If you're talking about the spearphishing directed at ESPs a few years ago, that was slick. Disturbing, but a really smooth mix of hacking and social engineering.

Whole different crowd...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,390
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Recent DDOS attacks make me wonder who wins...

Aside from revenge and "cause" based PR, there's the obvious: extortion. It's a common enough thing. "Pay us, or we DoS you."

Not complicated.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th February 2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 664
Posted By Dan Riffle
Re: What Object Would You Be, If You Had To Choose?

Funny you mention that. "The Clapper" was actually Claude's nickname in the 70's, but for an entirely different reason.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th February 2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,159
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Question for those that grew up with snow...

In all fairness and I'll probably get all my fellow countrymen and women to hate me for this but I have read somewhere that your version of English words are actually what we also used to use during...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th February 2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By sbucciarel
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th February 2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By yukon
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th February 2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,159
Posted By HeySal
Re: Question for those that grew up with snow...

I had bad asthma as a kid. The LAST thing I would have done is run in cold weather. That kind of thing would get me interred at a local hospital for a couple of days. I was able to ice skate,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th February 2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,159
Posted By MissTerraK
Re: Question for those that grew up with snow...

Wow! You guys were bold, fearless even. I never did that. The closest I came was tying the toboggan to the hitch of a car and being pulled around the dirt roads and through corn fields. It was quite...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th February 2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,159
Posted By Dan Riffle
Re: Question for those that grew up with snow...

Grew up with more than enough snow, but never heard of this game. Sounds like it would have been fun.

We mostly played a little game called "Hit You As Hard As I Can in the Face with a 'Snow'ball"
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th February 2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 694
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Scotland Votes In 7 Months To Leave The UK Or Not:

It's pretty much impossible to totally block someone online whose life is so empty they can't resist going where they're not wanted and have been told to stay out of.

He's already had one...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th February 2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 694
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Scotland Votes In 7 Months To Leave The UK Or Not:

Jim,You can count on him for a devil of a time....


Paul
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th February 2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 694
Posted By Frank Donovan
Re: Scotland Votes In 7 Months To Leave The UK Or Not:

Jim,

You might have been more accurate than you thought. Here's an excerpt from “The English Huswife” by Gervase Markham, dating from 1615:

Section:Skill in Oate meale
...oat-meale mixed with...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th February 2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By LynnM
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th February 2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By thunderbird
Re: American footballer Michael Sam set to become NFL's first openly gay player

This is as brilliant commentary and delivery on this or any other topic as I've ever witnessed:
Dale Hansen Unplugged: Celebrating our differences - YouTube
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th February 2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By Dan Riffle
Re: American footballer Michael Sam set to become NFL's first openly gay player

A tad flummoxing, but mainly I just want this preserved.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th February 2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By Kurt
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th February 2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: American footballer Michael Sam set to become NFL's first openly gay player

Go into any gay bar, and use "went gay" or "turned gay" in a sentence. Any sentence. :rolleyes:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th February 2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: American footballer Michael Sam set to become NFL's first openly gay player

Your husband is a professional soap box derby racer?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th February 2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By BigFrank
Re: American footballer Michael Sam set to become NFL's first openly gay player

Don't worry. He knows. It happened at birth.
Beautiful. A new word to add to my GED level vocabulary.
It tastes a helluva lot better if you call it pasta. What? Are you from Minnesota???
I lived...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th February 2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By BigFrank
Re: American footballer Michael Sam set to become NFL's first openly gay player

I'm sorry, Terra, but based upon that litany of masculine behavior, it's obvious that you're as butch as they come but just don't know it.

Additionally, I'd bet that spaghetti is your absolute,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th February 2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By MissTerraK
Re: American footballer Michael Sam set to become NFL's first openly gay player

With all due respect, TL, I hardly think a survey involving merely 2 individuals makes for an accurate conclusion.

I was a tomboy to the extreme! I played with the boys, climbed trees and fences,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th February 2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By Dennis Gaskill
Re: American footballer Michael Sam set to become NFL's first openly gay player

I didn't bother opening this thread when it was started because the topic doesn't interest me much, but all those views and comments finally drew me in.



I don't know if that's correct or...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th February 2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: American footballer Michael Sam set to become NFL's first openly gay player

Joe,

Allen set the rule about religion and politics. He did so for very good reasons, the biggest of which was that it was almost impossible to allow discussion of those topics without people...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th February 2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By seasoned
I was told this would get you crying!

Well, it is a nice story and supposedly TRUE. You have to kind of watch it till the end though.

My Beautiful Woman:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th February 2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: American footballer Michael Sam set to become NFL's first openly gay player

Good save. Take that, Riffle!




Joe; I want to apologize. I could have been more courteous. "Spew out" was a poor choice of words.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th February 2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 948
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Biggest apocalypse Earth ever experienced - 96% of sea-life and 70% of life on land got wiped o

I knew it! Those ten gallon hats protect you from radiation, heat, mutant birds, and can be used to store water and food.

It all becomes clear.:rolleyes:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th February 2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 948
Posted By MikeTucker
Re: Biggest apocalypse Earth ever experienced - 96% of sea-life and 70% of life on land got wiped o

Bwahahahahaaa!

Luckily I live in Texas, and we are behind the rest of the world
by about 10 years. So, when the great extinction comes, we
will still have another ten! :p
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th February 2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,006
Posted By MissTerraK
Re: Seek the high ground to survive? Ask Custer.

Sorry, but I couldn't concentrate on your post because I could only think of chocolate covered custard eclairs. Yum!



...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th February 2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By hardraysnight
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th February 2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By Kurt
Re: American footballer Michael Sam set to become NFL's first openly gay player

There's no double standard, Elway (and John Fox) gave Tebow a chance to play, unlike any other team in the NFL.

Rex Ryan wouldn't play Tebow, even when the Jets were struggling. The Patriots cut...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th February 2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: American footballer Michael Sam set to become NFL's first openly gay player

Who you find attractive isn't a choice. And there isn't a gay person alive that says that they just decided to be gay.

When did you decide to be attracted to women?

When did Riffle decide to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th February 2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By BigFrank
Re: American footballer Michael Sam set to become NFL's first openly gay player

As a combat veteran I like to think that one of the reasons I served was for the principle that all Americans should be able to be able to live their lives with the freedom to be who they are, openly...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th February 2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By thunderbird
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th February 2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By GarrieWilson
Re: American footballer Michael Sam set to become NFL's first openly gay player

I can see how announcement like this might help those struggling with their sexuality. The more people make "it" mainstream the easier it will be on others down the road.

-g
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th February 2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By MikeTucker
Re: American footballer Michael Sam set to become NFL's first openly gay player

While I agree with the sentiment, here in Texas a 12-year old
was beaten half to death last week because he is gay. A quick
Google search of the news will show you that it still happens
all-too...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th February 2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,001
Posted By Kay King
Re: American footballer Michael Sam set to become NFL's first openly gay player

There does seem to be a parade of famous people in the past year announcing their sexual orientation. Does anyone think he's the only gay football player?:rolleyes:

I'm all for people living as...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th February 2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 666
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: World's 100 Smartest People, Who Do You Nominate?

Accepted!

Here are the rules. You type out a word you want me to spell...and then I'll spell it. If I spell it correctly, I win. If I spell it incorrectly, because you spelled it incorrectly...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th February 2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By lived
Re: RIP Shirley Temple

Now transported to that good ship in the sky, where she'll still wow 'em.

RIP.

Shirley Temple - On The Good Ship Lollipop - Bright Eyes (1934) - YouTube
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th February 2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By David Braybrooke
Re: RIP Shirley Temple

Cute as a button. RIP

http://bilder.poster.net/LRG/37/3707/U4AAF00Z.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th February 2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 711
Posted By HeySal
Re: Relationship Question - HELP!

And what do we see was the first thing that came to Kay's mind? :D

Yelp? WTF is Yelp? Um get off the freaking computer......doooooooooooood (that does just look appropriate, thanks, Jim, I stole...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th February 2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 711
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Relationship Question - HELP!

I like the "Filing Taxes" idea.

Say "Let's do Marriage Practice. You tell me about your day, while I watch TV"

Try caving. That's where I met Riffle, and his ring..he kept calling "his...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th February 2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 264
Posted By Joe Mobley
What Little Girls Wish Daddies Knew

Well worth a look.

What Little Girls Wish Daddies Knew - Tara Hedman (http://huff.to/LPRCjV)

Joe Mobley
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th February 2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By MissTerraK
Re: Pictures that made you really "LOL"

I like this one too. :D


http://d2ws0xxnnorfdo.cloudfront.net/meme/156120


Terra
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th February 2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By Hail Eris
Re: Are social media useless

Is this really a new trend, though? It seems more like the problems are just getting easier to see. People have always gone for shallow, sensational entertainment. Social media just lets other people...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th February 2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By jaintechnosoft
Re: Are social media useless

Some studies revealed that "roughly 80% of posts to social media sites like Twitter and Facebook consist simply of announcements about one's own immediate experience."
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd February 2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,651
Posted By bizgrower
Re: Any dodge Caliber owners/experts here?

Thanks for the update.
Glad it was something simple.

Dan
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd February 2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By whateverpedia
Murdoch tabloid plumbs new depths

To report on the death of Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Murdoch's Daily Telegraph (Sydney), plummeted to new depths. Quite an achievement when you consider they were at the bottom of the barrel in the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd February 2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,651
Posted By Dan Riffle
Re: Any dodge Caliber owners/experts here?

Sounds like it could be an intake issue causing low compression. Could be a clogged filter screwing with the oxygen sensors to set off the light. Since we're talking about a Dodge, my bet is it will...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd February 2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 525
Posted By Kay King
Re: Groundhog day question...

Now you've done it! P-Phil may see that as an insult - and winter will never end!!!! We'll be lost in the damned matrix.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd February 2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,651
Posted By SteveJohnson
Re: Any dodge Caliber owners/experts here?

Any major auto parts store should be able to read the computer, most in the states here will do it for free.

The computer in the car will show the check engine light for literally hundreds of...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 1st February 2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,651
Posted By bizgrower
Re: Any dodge Caliber owners/experts here?

You're welcome, Jim.

All I know is that after the late 90s or 2000's, when those
check engine lights blink and then stay on , it's not good.

One time, I had come across someone with a Subaru...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 1st February 2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,651
Posted By bizgrower
Re: Any dodge Caliber owners/experts here?

It could be serious. I would not drive it.

Check out the Caliber forums.
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