Register Blogs Advertise with usHelp Desk Today's Posts Search

Showing results 1 to 56 of 8611
Search took 2.66 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Paul Myers
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th February 2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,132
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Newsflash: Conspiracy theorists gullible

Sal,You mean, like the links you posted which Lee showed had nothing to offer in the way of real support for the point you claimed to make?

You will never hear me claim that any issue doesn't have...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th February 2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,132
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Newsflash: Conspiracy theorists gullible

Al,Conspiracy theorists are more likely to promote things which are actively and objectively harmful. Not usually their intentions, but that's the result.

Joshua,Except for the difference noted...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th February 2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,132
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Newsflash: Conspiracy theorists gullible

Oh?

The premise outlined in that article precisely matches my observations of how people behave on Facebook. And here.Wait. Isn't that part of the psychology you dismissed so cavalierly just a few...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th February 2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,132
Posted By Paul Myers
Newsflash: Conspiracy theorists gullible

Facebook conspiracy theorists fooled by even the most obvious anti-science trolling: study...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th February 2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: BlackBerry and AT&T are already making moves that could exploit new ‘utility’ regulations.

Steve (seasoned),Nope. That was Steve Johnson.

Steve (Johnson),Sure they are. Not all in terms of speed, but they're alternatives. And some could become rivals in terms of the speed most people...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th February 2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: BlackBerry and AT&T are already making moves that could exploit new ‘utility’ regulations.

This I absolutely agree with.

By the way, Steve... The phone companies were not deregulated. The biggest was broken up. The telephone industry is more tightly regulated now than ever before.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th February 2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: BlackBerry and AT&T are already making moves that could exploit new ‘utility’ regulations.

I can't get to the article, so it wouldn't be reasonable to comment on it. I can answer your question to TL, though.

None of the industries that are currently covered under Title II started out...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd February 2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Yet Another Way Your Movements Can Be Tracked

The ability to physically remove/change batteries is one reason I insisted on avoiding iPhones as an option for regular use. You can't be sure the phone is off if the battery is in it.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st February 2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,684
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: The Science of Anti-Vaccination

I didn't say anything about vaccinating in that post, Sal. I pointed out a technique you use.

Here's another one: Change the subject (like you just did) to reframe the challenge into something it...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st February 2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,684
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: The Science of Anti-Vaccination

"Special ed" indeed.

Want to get a look at real propaganda, folks? Re-read Sal's post. A sloppy, but classic, implementation of a common technique: When someone disagrees with you, question their...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st February 2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,024
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Casanova is Home!

You are officially my héros du mois!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th February 2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,152
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: NSA Has Ability To Hide Spying Software Deep Within Hard Drives

Nate,That was actually pretty clear. And relevant.

One of the problems with this kind of pervasive eavesdropping is the potential for misinterpretation of data. And it's not always accidental....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th February 2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,152
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: NSA Has Ability To Hide Spying Software Deep Within Hard Drives

No idea, Joe. I have never heard of malware detectors that checked for changes in the firmware that way.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th February 2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,152
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: NSA Has Ability To Hide Spying Software Deep Within Hard Drives

David,Nope. Some of us understand the problems that come up when things like this are allowed to go unchecked. And they have nothing to do with trying to hide wrong-doing, as you know.

Richard is...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th February 2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,206
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Screen capture program recommendation please

You can turn off the external speakers, as suggested, or just plug in headphones and turn the volume down on those. It will still capture the audio.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th February 2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,915
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: I am getting desperate - Advice needed from techy members re spam sending email trojan

Karen,

With this situation, it has nothing to do with her email address. Someone else ended up using the same IP she had used, and their machine was infected.

Cutwail is a huge botnet that was...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th February 2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By Paul Myers
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th February 2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,437
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: it's spam...but...then again....

I don't think you're going to see the kinds of proactive moderation some people are asking for. Not in the near future, at any rate. It doesn't seem consistent with any of the decisions that have...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th February 2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 5,504
Posted By Paul Myers
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th February 2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 5,504
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Should US Citizens have the right to opt-out of MMR vaccinations?

Barb,That's not really the issue for most of the folks who "oppose" vaccinations. There is a significant chunk of the populace which, when presented with the words must, should, or can't, will fight...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th February 2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 5,504
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Should US Citizens have the right to opt-out of MMR vaccinations?

Lee,

Nice to see you back among the posting, sir!The woman I was thinking of lives in a town in New York where a college has reported a measles case (confirmed) as a result of the Disney...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th February 2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 5,504
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Should US Citizens have the right to opt-out of MMR vaccinations?

Suzanne,Not if you present them for the benefit of the folks who haven't yet made up their minds. Trying to "convince" Sal, though, is as useful as me arguing with my hat about the rain.


Paul
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th February 2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 5,504
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Should US Citizens have the right to opt-out of MMR vaccinations?

Suzanne,Sal. Does. Not. Care.

If anyone were to suggest dogs get this kind of cavalierly neglectful treatment, she'd be the first in line to want to euthanize the one promoting it. And I respect...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th February 2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 5,504
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Should US Citizens have the right to opt-out of MMR vaccinations?

Sal,

Wow. So, that page says elemental mercury can't be broken down. Wuddyaknow? Elemental anything can't be. That's the definition of "elemental," innit?

I didn't say the form of mercury that...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th February 2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 5,504
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Should US Citizens have the right to opt-out of MMR vaccinations?

Sal,

Assuming it actually says what you claim on some warning labels, there's an explanation that makes a lot more sense than the notion that vaccines can rewire the brain: Fending off lawsuits...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th February 2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 5,504
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Should US Citizens have the right to opt-out of MMR vaccinations?

There's no point arguing vaccination with people who want to believe in fairy tales about "harmful" mercury and autism.

The autism claims are BS and have been proven so. The form of mercury that...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th January 2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,217
Posted By Paul Myers
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th January 2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,217
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Candles, Freelancer and the Off-Topic Forum

Terra,

According to my cerebration, tears and abrasions are not prospects for conflation.


Paul

PS: Sorry, Daniel. Are these more appropriate forms of humor? ;)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th January 2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,217
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Candles, Freelancer and the Off-Topic Forum

Claude,Zero minutes, actually. And no seconds. So... Phhhhfffthhhthtt!

Mr. Wombat,I'm having Flip-backs...

"The Devil made me do it!"



Paul
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th January 2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,217
Posted By Paul Myers
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th January 2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,217
Posted By Paul Myers
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th January 2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,217
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Candles, Freelancer and the Off-Topic Forum

What Kurt said!

I believe it was Jon Postel who coined the recommendation "Be conservative in what you generate and liberal in what you accept." He was talking about email handling policies, but...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th January 2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,217
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Candles, Freelancer and the Off-Topic Forum

I am never telling another joke again.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th January 2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,998
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: I am having increasingly weird dreams :(

Sal,

I'd have thought "the nature lady" would have offered sufficient clue...


Paul
Forum: Suggestion Forum 24th January 2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,415
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: New Bump Rules for Other Website Products & Services Section

Daniel

90% of which is below the fold, and surrounded currently by 25 first page offers by a single competitor. I see his point...


Paul
Forum: Suggestion Forum 20th January 2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,993
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Now that income claims are pretty much gone how about this purposed change?

Doesn't have to be at all. If sellers were taught to use the "Edit tags" function, that would go a long way to improving search results.

Lower right, just above the Quick Reply field.


Paul
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th January 2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,679
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Natural selection in action

"Hey, y'all. Hold my beer and watch this!"
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th January 2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,471
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Terra says HI

> How many Terras does it take to screw in a light bulb?

That's "Mr Bill" to you.

> Knock knock. Who's there? Terra. Terra who?

Terra downa you house arowna you ears.

> Why did Terra...
Forum: Suggestion Forum 16th January 2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,866
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Unwanted Warrior Forum eMail

The review request thing is an automatic function of Warrior Payments, I believe. As far as I know, the only way to stop that is to leave a review with their system. You only get one of those per...
Forum: Warrior Forum News 12th January 2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 37,695
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: New Warrior Special Offer (WSO) Rules

Anthony,

It seems, based on what they've been approving, that the matter of how they mean to interpret "income promises" has been cleared up. Given that, it doesn't look likely that they'll...
Forum: Warrior Forum News 12th January 2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 37,695
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: New Warrior Special Offer (WSO) Rules

Mike,A good guess, if history is any indicator.

General commentary, to no-one in particular...

No decision they make or policy they implement will avoid loud and often condemnatory comments...
Forum: Warrior Forum News 11th January 2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 37,695
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: New Warrior Special Offer (WSO) Rules

Suzanne,

You're right - if they want to keep the sellers they have now. The scenario I posited assumes they don't.

They almost certainly want to keep as many of them as can fit the new rules...
Forum: Warrior Forum News 10th January 2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 37,695
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: New Warrior Special Offer (WSO) Rules

James,

Fair enough. I don't mean to suggest you're lying. Just pointing out that there are many examples that don't at all fit what you described.

And I have never seen a real case of a serious...
Forum: Warrior Forum News 10th January 2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 37,695
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: New Warrior Special Offer (WSO) Rules

James,

Some of what you describe is true. Some of it is stories made up by people who had an axe to grind.

There were two big changes that increased traffic here. The first was in late 2008 or...
Forum: Warrior Forum News 10th January 2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 37,695
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: New Warrior Special Offer (WSO) Rules

A few thoughts...

First, I suspect the less than optimal choice of wording will be corrected. It seems the intent is to eliminate promises of specific levels of results, not to keep people from...
Forum: Warrior Forum News 9th January 2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 37,695
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: New Warrior Special Offer (WSO) Rules

Cali,And across the land was heard the cry, "Damn you, autocorrect!"
Forum: Warrior Forum News 9th January 2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 37,695
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: New Warrior Special Offer (WSO) Rules

That's the part I'm not sure about. If Google crawls the forum and drops links that don't match the database, then yes. You probably would. If they call links from the database individually, it would...
Forum: Warrior Forum News 9th January 2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 37,695
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: New Warrior Special Offer (WSO) Rules

Don,

It wouldn't, though. If you move it, the "directory" part of the string changes. From wso to classifieds, for example.


Paul
Forum: Warrior Forum News 9th January 2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 37,695
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: New Warrior Special Offer (WSO) Rules

Yep. I believe it's 20 thanks in a 24 hour period. Might be different now, but I know that was the limit for a long time.


Paul
Forum: Warrior Forum News 9th January 2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 37,695
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: New Warrior Special Offer (WSO) Rules

Don,Ask someone who knows SEO. That ain't me. ;)

When they changed the name of one of the sections a while back, an absolute ton of links dropped out of the SERPs. If moving them has the same...
Forum: Warrior Forum News 9th January 2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 37,695
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: New Warrior Special Offer (WSO) Rules

Don,The forum finds posts differently than SEs do.

The forum software looks for the thread number, which is why you can move things around and change titles without the links breaking internally....
Forum: Warrior Forum News 9th January 2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 37,695
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: New Warrior Special Offer (WSO) Rules

Mike,

I don't think anyone is suggesting your defense of the new management is out of place.

You're an intelligent man. I would bet you can express exactly the same ideas without questioning...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th January 2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Do you need to be member to post in joint venture forum?

Depends on the type of offer. PM me and I'll see if I can make some recommendations. As long as it's not an MLM thing...


Paul
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th January 2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Do you need to be member to post in joint venture forum?

Frank,

As the rules are now, you need 50 posts and you must be a War Room member to list an offer there.

Won't do you much good at the moment, though, as it appears no-one is moderating that...
Forum: Warrior Forum News 8th January 2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 37,695
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: New Warrior Special Offer (WSO) Rules

As I understand it, you're understanding it correctly.

The reason they're considering allowing WP stats is they can verify those. Whether you consider that to be fair or not is a personal...
Forum: Suggestion Forum 8th January 2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,845
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Give product sellers the option to disable comments on their WSO threads

Mike,

Those are valid concerns. I also think the customers' concerns need to be watched out for, and having a real name is important in some cases.

As long as the forum admin has a real human...
Showing results 1 to 56 of 8611

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:05 AM.