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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1335 on: May 17, 2011, 12:33:22 AM »
The default browser you now use is a matter of your own preference.
As long as what you use is always up to date, it really doesn't matter
much any more. They are all pretty much equal in speed and security.
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1336 on: May 17, 2011, 12:47:01 AM »
Hi bob3160,

Interesting site to test the strength of your current password: https://www.microsoft.com/security/pc-security/password-checker.aspx?WT.mc_id=Site_Link (do not check existing passwords, why - well see reply posting below by DavidR)

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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1337 on: May 17, 2011, 12:51:54 AM »
I'm never happy with these type of sites, you would/should never check existing passwords, I'm a trusting sod NOT and there are some that I trust even less ;D
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1338 on: May 17, 2011, 01:04:16 AM »
Hi DavidR,

Good reaction.
Then if this is so, and thinking it through, I have to agree with you, then it is a good thing we started the subject.
That is why I added the exclusion on existing passwords if you should test any...
For the same reason as you gave, I will never have my browser etc. remember accounts and/or passwords, nor have them stored,
and again will give them in every new session,

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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1339 on: May 17, 2011, 02:13:38 AM »
Well if those saved passwords are a) encrypted, b) controlled by a master password and c) you have to actually logon to your OS account it limits the potential for those to be harvested.
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1340 on: May 17, 2011, 02:52:33 AM »
Hello Damien,
I happen to like LastPass. It's great to help keep track of all those
passwords to all the forums and other things where I travel.
I happen to like my head to remember those passwords to places that I consider
important. Like banks and PayPal and shopping sites.
As a backup for those important passwords, I rely on something secure like
my refrigerator. Cyber crooks can get into my computer but they will never
get into my refrigerator.  :)
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1341 on: May 18, 2011, 01:46:21 PM »
Hello Damien,
I happen to like LastPass. It's great to help keep track of all those
passwords to all the forums and other things where I travel.
I happen to like my head to remember those passwords to places that I consider
important. Like banks and PayPal and shopping sites.
As a backup for those important passwords, I rely on something secure like
my refrigerator. Cyber crooks can get into my computer but they will never
get into my refrigerator.  :)

Good thinking Bob. Another good reason to remember you important passwords is what happens when the program is gone? I have seen users who rely on password managers get very upset when their hard Drive fails and they do not remember any of their own passwords  :o
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1342 on: May 19, 2011, 12:40:46 AM »
THIS IS THE ONLY TIME WE WILL SEE AND LIVE THIS EVENT
Calendar for July 2011
Money bags

This year, July has 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays. This happens
once every 823 years. This is called money bags. So, forward this to
your friends and money will arrive within 4 days. Based on Chinese
Feng Shui. The one who does not forward.....will be without money.


This year we're going to experience four unusual dates.

1/1/11 , 1/11/11 , 11/1/11 , 11/11/11 and that's not all...

Take the last two digits of the year in which you were born - now add
the age you will be this year,

The results will be 111 for everyone in whole world. This is the year of
the Money!!!

The proverb goes that if you pass this along to eight good friends money will
appear in next four days as it is explained in Chinese FENGSHUI.

( If money starts showing up at my house in the next few days, I'll let you know so you can all claim your share. :) )
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1343 on: May 19, 2011, 01:00:10 AM »
Take the last two digits of the year in which you were born - now add
the age you will be this year,

The results will be 111 for everyone in whole world. This is the year of
the Money!!!
Not everyone, only those born before 2000 will get the result of 111. The youngsters will only get 11.  ;D
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1344 on: May 19, 2011, 01:08:12 AM »

Take the last two digits of the year in which you were born - now add
the age you will be this year,

The results will be 111 for everyone in whole world. This is the year of
the Money!!!


That is basically giving the number of years since 1900 really...and next year it will give you 112... ;)
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1345 on: May 22, 2011, 02:38:01 AM »


My prediction was correct!
(It didn't happen)  ;D
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1346 on: May 22, 2011, 08:36:16 AM »
My prediction was correct!
(It didn't happen)  ;D

That was the second time, that this guy was wrong. (also in 1994)
He should find another job. ;D
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1347 on: May 22, 2011, 08:40:29 AM »
My prediction was correct!
(It didn't happen)  ;D

That was the second time, that this guy was wrong. (also in 1994)
He should find another job. ;D


Wait until we reach the 21-12-2012 if this is going to happen.
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1348 on: May 22, 2011, 08:45:23 AM »
My prediction was correct!
(It didn't happen)  ;D

That was the second time, that this guy was wrong. (also in 1994)
He should find another job. ;D

As a Christian myself it always amazes me how these guys can claim to be getting this stuff from the Bible when it clearly says in there that no man will know the day or time when the Apocalypse will begin. Anyone who claims they know the date is by definition, a false prophet.  There is no date given in the Bible.
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1349 on: May 28, 2011, 01:46:31 AM »
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eBay’s PayPal unit sued the search giant and two key executives."
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