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  # 1896628 7-Nov-2017 09:53
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Something small that really annoyed me yesterday was Google locking my account and going completely ballistic because I checked my email from a friend's IP address. I had about 200 hysterical warnings that someone had stolen my login and I had to keep issuing reassurances that yes, it was really me. Surely an outfit with Google's technical capabilities could come up with something a little less ham-fisted?

 

 





I don't think there is ever a bad time to talk about how absurd war is, how old men make decisions and young people die. - George Clooney
 


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  # 1896636 7-Nov-2017 10:03
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I get one 2FA request from Google when I use a new IP for the first time and have to confirm with my phone. Are you using a POP/IMAP client that's repeatedly polling your gmail account?

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  # 1896654 7-Nov-2017 10:25
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I do use popmail but polling is off. It only checks when I click on it. I actually clicked on it by accident when checking something else, then I got all the over-the-top crap from Google. I don't have a phone so don't use 2FA. 

 

 

 

 





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  # 1896754 7-Nov-2017 12:57
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Courier tracking is up to its usual tricks; apparently I had a package delivered tonight at 10:56 PM.


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  # 1896936 7-Nov-2017 16:07
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Behodar:

 

Courier tracking is up to its usual tricks; apparently I had a package delivered tonight at 10:56 PM.

 

 

Complain *now* to the Courier company that it wasn't delivered. That should screw up their incident tracking system foot-in-mouth . You might even get a free TV!

 

 


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  # 1896937 7-Nov-2017 16:08
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Labour/Green/NZF's combined majority.

 

 


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  # 1896938 7-Nov-2017 16:08
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frankv: You might even get a free TV!

 

Last time I tried to order a TV I ended up with a phone case.


 
 
 
 


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  # 1896959 7-Nov-2017 16:42
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Cost of motels in New Zealand


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  # 1897106 7-Nov-2017 19:31
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Why mercedes seem to need 2 emblems on the front.





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  # 1897461 8-Nov-2017 11:34
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Mouse sneaking into my $1000 subwoofer, destroying it then mummifying.

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Not totally sure if it was the mouse that wrecked it coz the problem seems to be the amp module which seems fairly well sealed but I guess it could have short circuited the speaker wires causing something to fail.


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  # 1897464 8-Nov-2017 11:42
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Behodar:

 

frankv: You might even get a free TV!

 

Last time I tried to order a TV I ended up with a phone case.

 

 

For real?  I ordered a phone case from Samsung this weekend but got a call from the courier yesterday enquiring about a TV he had to deliver to me.

 

https://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=48&topicid=224200

 

Are you my namesake? :)


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  # 1897476 8-Nov-2017 12:00
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Lizard1977:

 

Behodar:

 

frankv: You might even get a free TV!

 

Last time I tried to order a TV I ended up with a phone case.

 

 

For real?  I ordered a phone case from Samsung this weekend but got a call from the courier yesterday enquiring about a TV he had to deliver to me.

 

https://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=48&topicid=224200

 

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Laughed out loud at that one! I'm pretty sure he's taking the p*ss


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  # 1897477 8-Nov-2017 12:02
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After the last few days I've had, my BS detector is shot to hell.  Definitely needs recalibration...


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  # 1897482 8-Nov-2017 12:17
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surfisup1000: Mouse sneaking into my $1000 subwoofer, destroying it then mummifying.


Reported to PETA - human using banned Cuban infrasonic weapon to torture mouse to death, then complaining when mouse fought back.

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  # 1897483 8-Nov-2017 12:18
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clevedon: Laughed out loud at that one! I'm pretty sure he's taking the p*ss

 

 

Quite so! tongue-out


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