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# 251457 26-Jun-2019 09:14
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In an ideal world, many things could be better than they are. This thread invites you to wish for small things that would improve life for everyone. Not the big stuff, like an end to hunger or peace on earth, just those little things that might make a modest improvement to our quality of life.

 

To start, I wish that our authorities would make as much effort to combat phone scams as they devote to child pornography. The latest are robot calls informing that one's Internet is about to be cancelled unless you press 1. This will probably cause some old people a lot of distress. For the rest of us it is just tiresome. Surely something could be done about this kind of thing, either nationally or internationally, if there was a will to commit sufficient resources to it?

 

 





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  # 2264887 26-Jun-2019 10:41
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I want *way* more resources spent on preventing Child Porn than phone scams.

 

 


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  # 2264897 26-Jun-2019 10:50
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A little appreciation?

 

A kiss from the missus, a hug from a close friend, a "thank you" from a co-worker.

 

 

 

Its amazing how much influence these small things have.


 
 
 
 




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  # 2264940 26-Jun-2019 12:05
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networkn:

 

I want *way* more resources spent on preventing Child Porn than phone scams.

 

 

 

 

Maybe I should have used a different example but how do you know that the scammers aren't also dabbling in other areas of illegality? The point is that much more could certainly be done, but it isn't so nan and gramps keep getting hit and the rest of us keep getting annoyed.

 

 

 

 





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  # 2264958 26-Jun-2019 12:48
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Dairyxox:

A little appreciation?




I was thinking along these lines. Something like a little more courtesy from and by everyone.

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  # 2264960 26-Jun-2019 12:52
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Rikkitic:

 

networkn:

 

I want *way* more resources spent on preventing Child Porn than phone scams.

 

 

 

 

Maybe I should have used a different example but how do you know that the scammers aren't also dabbling in other areas of illegality? The point is that much more could certainly be done, but it isn't so nan and gramps keep getting hit and the rest of us keep getting annoyed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not disputing the risks, simply stating that Child Pornography is a much bigger issue in my mind.

 

Protecting the elderly is quite a fine line. Lots of elderly want independence and don't appreciate having people meddle in their lives, but the impact and risks are real.


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  # 2264963 26-Jun-2019 12:56
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Generally, more tolerance. Perhaps not for the most extreme of views, but a lot of the worlds issues could be resolved by people being more accepting that other peoples Religions, Gods, views etc are valid and don't need changing. 

 

 


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  # 2264967 26-Jun-2019 13:06
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nzkc:
Dairyxox:

 

A little appreciation?

 




I was thinking along these lines. Something like a little more courtesy from and by everyone.

 

 

 

Nah - get stuffed!

 

 

 

(😀 Sorry - couldn't resist it.)


 
 
 
 


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  # 2265102 26-Jun-2019 15:26
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A less insane mother?








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  # 2265111 26-Jun-2019 15:56
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Yours or mine?

 

 





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  # 2265114 26-Jun-2019 16:08
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The developer in me wants to be able to change libraries without breaking all the apps that use them. It would take a genie to accomplish that one :(


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  # 2265117 26-Jun-2019 16:11
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Using empathy takes no energy and can gain so much. Try it.

 

 


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  # 2265121 26-Jun-2019 16:13
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That we would stop telling others how to live their lives. Let people find their own happiness and be content in our own.

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  # 2265167 26-Jun-2019 16:41
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For people to use their indicators correctly. 🤤


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  # 2265411 26-Jun-2019 22:41
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Rikkitic:

 

Yours or mine?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mine, sadly. 






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  # 2265492 27-Jun-2019 08:14
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For police to stop focusing on speed and more on harmful behavior like running red lights and cellphone use.


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