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  # 1006176 15-Mar-2014 13:43
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Hey! Go away, that's my money. I won it fair and square a couple of weeks ago ;-)



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  # 1006179 15-Mar-2014 13:46
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I'd rather have the Facebook authentication SMS delivered instead and leave the money to you, sir.

To be fair it seems it's a Windows Phone problem, as JohnR confirmed the SMS is sent to the handset...




 
 
 
 


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  # 1006182 15-Mar-2014 13:49
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Think I would rather the spam than Facebook

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  # 1006190 15-Mar-2014 14:11
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kiwitrc: Think I would rather the spam than Facebook


The problem is for somethings you now need a Facebook account, eg to register for websites, products, competitions. And these companies then use a relatively poor mode of verification, via your phone, where sometimes the txt never comes through, and there is nothing you can them do.

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  # 1006191 15-Mar-2014 14:12
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mattwnz:
kiwitrc: Think I would rather the spam than Facebook


The problem is for somethings you now need a Facebook account, eg to register for websites, products, competitions. And these companies then use a relatively poor mode of verification, via your phone, where sometimes the txt never comes through, and there is nothing you can them do.


The problem is for somethings you now need a Facebook account

Now i have a problem with that, All the sites want you, D.O.B, Address, Phone number, Email and friends list. I never use FB to sign in.

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  # 1006194 15-Mar-2014 14:19
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mattwnz:
kiwitrc: Think I would rather the spam than Facebook


The problem is for somethings you now need a Facebook account, eg to register for websites, products, competitions. And these companies then use a relatively poor mode of verification, via your phone, where sometimes the txt never comes through, and there is nothing you can them do.


The problem is for somethings you now need a Facebook account

Now i have a problem with that, All the sites want you, D.O.B, Address, Phone number, Email and friends list. I never use FB to sign in.


What you do is set the account under another name, and don't use it for anything else apart from those things. But I guess eventually Facebook will require something like an ID for all accounts, so you are using your real name. Personally I dislike facebook and their policies, so only use it when there is no other option.



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  # 1006527 16-Mar-2014 07:39
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Got my wish and also won a few million via text last night.

Curious, what things do you need a Facebook account for? I don't have one and neither do virtually any of my mate's, on the other hand the women folk I know do seem to all have one.

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freitasm: I'd rather have the Facebook authentication SMS delivered instead and leave the money to you, sir.

To be fair it seems it's a Windows Phone problem, as JohnR confirmed the SMS is sent to the handset...


I have a GS4 and received the exact same text. So might not be specific to Windows...



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  # 1006567 16-Mar-2014 09:53
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kiwitrc: Got my wish and also won a few million via text last night.

Curious, what things do you need a Facebook account for? I don't have one and neither do virtually any of my mate's, on the other hand the women folk I know do seem to all have one.


Use it to manage a couple of company FB pages and my own contact list with friends. Personally use Twitter more than FB.




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