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Post by waterdragon7 on Sat Jun 21, 2008 4:55 pm

One from a 'Bootscoot@siriusK9.com,' and the other from a 'RedCam@siriusK9.com'. Only understood a very tiny bit of the language in which both are written. And two guys apparently share the 'RedCam' account.

As far as I can tell, the three of them are apparently requesting my help. My help in finding a new mate for a human they collectively own as their pet. Since at least two of them believe a new mate would have a calming effect upon him. Shocked
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Post by melodiccolor on Sat Jun 21, 2008 5:11 pm

Ummm....this whole thing seems dark and kinky. How did they get your email? You might have been spammed by them, and there might be something nasty embedded in the email sent.

I would check your computer out for spyware, ect, even if you do use an old apple.

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Post by Nucky on Sat Jun 21, 2008 5:50 pm

There's this stupid "human pet" craze going on all over the internet right now. It's some kind of chain mail game where the more people you have as "pets" the more you are worth. And if someone "buys" you, you have to give them your password so that they can mess with your profile and email and stuff.

It's really stupid, and dangerous. I don't get the appeal of it at all.


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Post by melodiccolor on Sat Jun 21, 2008 5:54 pm

And, it is really degrading. Thanks for letting us know Nucky.

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Post by reb on Sat Jun 21, 2008 6:13 pm

sounds like the movie 'dumb and dumber' come to life...jesus...what next? be careful WD....
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Post by waterdragon7 on Sat Jun 21, 2008 6:27 pm

nuckinfutz wrote:There's this stupid "human pet" craze going on all over the internet right now. It's some kind of chain mail game where the more people you have as "pets" the more you are worth. And if someone "buys" you, you have to give them your password so that they can mess with your profile and email and stuff.

It's really stupid, and dangerous. I don't get the appeal of it at all.
Interesting, in that I've never heard of this game, Nucky. A cat and/or dog 'owning' their owners is an old joke, which as far as I know, is from before I was born, which is a long while ago.

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Post by SimplyNan on Sat Jun 21, 2008 7:41 pm

You're kidding -- they are actually doing that kind of stuff -- "owning" other people? Weird. Whenever I get emails or rather spam, and I don't recognize the sender, it gets deleted. There are too many nasty things that can be encrypted within them and I like to keep our computer healthy, thank you kindly.
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Post by Nucky on Sat Jun 21, 2008 8:09 pm

It's supposed to be a trust thing, it shows that you trust your friends enough to let them have access to your email and myspace and facebook profiles and stuff. But NOBODY uses their best judgement 100% of the time, no matter how much you think you trust someone. What if someone decided to go on a drunken rampage?

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Post by waterdragon7 on Sun Jun 22, 2008 1:25 am

Ah. That's why I've never heard of this before. I've never given a rat's rumpus about any of the 'social networking sites.' Signed up for MySpace close to when it first started, because my cousin told me about it. But that account has been 'locked down' by me for at least a year now, and maybe far longer.

As to pets 'owning' their owner, it's something I used to joke around with my mother and father about our family dog when I was a teenager - because it was true! Joked around about it with other friends in their teens as well who had dogs and/or cats, etc. But it didn't occur to me that this was long before the term 'owned' had its meaning changed so drastically by the internet.
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Post by reb on Sun Jun 22, 2008 1:09 pm

my space-facebook-clones....lol! i could be really nastily sarcastic, instead, being more gently sarcastic, i will say what i said elsewhere...if someone wants acknowledgment of their existence, get a mirror...Smile

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i said i wasn't going to be nastily sarcastic...i lied, huh? Smile
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Post by StrawberryLife on Sat Jun 28, 2008 7:04 pm

reb wrote:it is rebulet, and he shines like the sun!

lol, Reb Extra Happy

rebulet, lol - still chuckling!!!! Extra Happy

Hmm, ever thought of doing Romeo & Juliet? king queen farao

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As for 'owned' - I saw it on Facebook, there's an application or something, I thought it was just a silly game though... Never tried it though... thought it silly... (Me! to think something 'too silly' lol!! Smile) Never had the idea people could actually give e-mail passwords & such... OoO.... Suspect Shocked affraid May be depending on who you play it with & how... (or how silly you are/how much you let yourself be persuaded...?) Maybe some versions require silk net stockings & brassiers? Suspect
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Post by reb on Sun Jun 29, 2008 10:26 am

SB,

did a part in 'Shakespeare Slightly Askew' once. i would love to do something goofy like 'Midsummer Night's Dream', but i don't want to have to deal with actors/actresses again...bunch of whackos, imo. lol! i fit right in with 'em, and odn't want that kind of influence around me Smile
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Post by melodiccolor on Sun Jun 29, 2008 12:51 pm

i fit right in with 'em, and odn't want that kind of influence around me
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Reminds me of my college days, when I did "A Midsummer's Night's Dream"....in American Sign Language! It was fun. mrgreen

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Post by reb on Sun Jun 29, 2008 2:53 pm

i bet it was...how do they do the language in 'middle english'? more finger bending or wiggling??? lol!
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Post by melodiccolor on Sun Jun 29, 2008 3:36 pm

American Sign Language is as different in syntax and grammar from any form of English as Cantonese is. We just needed to stay true to the meaning and emotion/feeling of the words.

Lots of body english going on even so.

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Post by reb on Sun Jun 29, 2008 7:39 pm

do ya mean 'lots of body middle english'? lol! i bet that was cool; memorizing shakespeare in the best of times is hard enough, much less sign language, and then to go on stage...Smile
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Post by citrine on Mon Jun 30, 2008 11:23 am

We have a friend who is deaf due to illness as a toddler. Her parents sent her to a school to learn to read lips and to speak . Even in emails, as in her spoken words, sometimes her grammar is less than perfect, but who cares? She understands and is understood. We love her dearly.

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Post by reb on Mon Jun 30, 2008 11:55 am

the ability for deaf people and blind people to communicate is a wonder. a debt is owed by humanity to allow these people to interface with the rest of us, as many of them add much to 'our world'.

citrine, i dunno if you have been around long enough to have seen me post about 'the reason we all chatter so much, is that here we are, on a rock, going in circles in gosh knows what, and, being kinda scared of the whole affair, we chatter toone another to help keep ourselves calm during the ride'. this is just my opinion, but humans do chatter like monkeys ina tree with a leopard walking underneath....i see no reason that those who are 'hampered' by something not working should not get to chatter with the rest of us...Smile
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Post by citrine on Mon Jun 30, 2008 12:22 pm

Very well said, reb.

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