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It looks like the joke is on me!

Clive Maxfield
12/22/2011 09:10 PM EST

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David Ashton
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re: It looks like the joke is on me!
David Ashton   12/22/2011 9:53:28 PM
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Seems like someone's trying to Cell you a Phony website.....

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Max The Magnificent   12/22/2011 9:54:55 PM
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Arrgggghhhhhh...

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sharps_eng   12/22/2011 11:29:17 PM
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I don't think that we have begun to grasp the unintended consequences of the permanence of the internet. Information will not go away, and when it may pop up again we have no idea, no control over what other information it may be associalted. In time, ths information will span generations, telescoping history into a mashup, and our ideas of old versus new, fashionable versus uncool, will become uncontrolled and anarchic. Ad we won't notice it happening...

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Max The Magnificent   12/23/2011 6:38:48 PM
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I'm just waiting for my bell-bottom trousers to come back into style :-)

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phoenixdave   12/23/2011 7:54:22 PM
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Max...As some have pointed out to me in the past, everything you do on the internet is forever...you seem to be proving them true..

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Max The Magnificent   12/23/2011 7:57:06 PM
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At least I've never posted (or tweeted) anything I would have been ashamed of -- such as naked pictures like that American Politician did (what WAS he thinking? :-)

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phoenixdave   12/23/2011 8:01:45 PM
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Another thought...maybe a hacker has implanting code into your using your original website code to steal cell phone numbers??? Not sure what use it would be, but...

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Max The Magnificent   12/23/2011 8:18:05 PM
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Nah ... I did consider this when I did the first post deep in the mists of time -- but if you visit the site you'll see that it's legit -- they boast about this prank and how many folks they have visiting -- plus the rest of the site is devoted to cell-phone relayed adverts. Also, like I say above, you don't have to give a real cellphone number...

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ReneCardenas   12/26/2011 2:48:45 AM
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Is this another form of spammers to collect phone and emails? I hope that eventually there would be a mechanism to disable those that abuse the net and generate grie for us all.

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David Ashton   12/28/2011 8:00:27 AM
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Doubtful, Rene, it might infringe on their "rights"....

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