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Post by sophie » Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:53 am

In something totally unrelated and non-political....

Mass email from university IT today. It warned of an increase in phishing attacks - which you'd have to be living under a rock not to know about. But, this was the best part:

"Please click here for additional information on how to protect yourself and your team from falling for phishing attacks."

with the words "click here" as a hyperlink.

I just about fell off my chair laughing.
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Re: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us

Post by Smith1776 » Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:59 am

sophie wrote:
Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:53 am
In something totally unrelated and non-political....

Mass email from university IT today. It warned of an increase in phishing attacks - which you'd have to be living under a rock not to know about. But, this was the best part:

"Please click here for additional information on how to protect yourself and your team from falling for phishing attacks."

with the words "click here" as a hyperlink.

I just about fell off my chair laughing.
LMAO.
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Re: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us

Post by dualstow » Wed Dec 23, 2020 11:50 am

sophie wrote:
Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:53 am
...
the best part:
"Please click here for additional information on how to protect yourself and your team from falling for phishing attacks."
...
😂 gold!
https://www.city-journal.org/journalism-advocacy-over-reporting
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Re: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us

Post by Mountaineer » Thu Dec 24, 2020 8:52 am

My leftist thought for the day:

I'm all for political correctness .... but I don't think anyone in politics qualifies.


My righteous thought for the day:

Merry Christmas everyone, may the blessings of Jesus give you peace, comfort, and joy!


Another leftist thought for the day:

Do you know Christmas is derived from the Latin for Christ's body? I wonder how long it will take to get the word Christmas banned from general use?

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Re: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us

Post by doodle » Thu Dec 24, 2020 9:20 am

My leftist thought for today..

What does a fat bearded man in a red suit driving a reindeer powered sleigh carrying presents built by slave elves locked away in the north poll that then get delivered by committing felony break in through the chimney have to do with the birth of Jesus?
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Re: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us

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doodle wrote:
Thu Dec 24, 2020 9:20 am
My leftist thought for today..

What does a fat bearded man in a red suit driving a reindeer powered sleigh carrying presents built by slave elves locked away in the north poll that then get delivered by committing felony break in through the chimney have to do with the birth of Jesus?
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Post by doodle » Thu Dec 24, 2020 9:59 am

In Europe it's a bit different..it's the Christ child that delivers presents on Christmas eve...santa is saint nicholas...different day. He's followed around by Krampus that beat the shit out of you with sticks. Quite scary when you're a kid...even as adult it's creepy.
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Post by l82start » Thu Dec 24, 2020 10:05 am

doodle wrote:
Thu Dec 24, 2020 9:59 am
In Europe it's a bit different..it's the Christ child that delivers presents on Christmas eve...santa is saint nicholas...different day. He's followed around by Krampus that beat the shit out of you with sticks. Quite scary when you're a kid...even as adult it's creepy.

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Re: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us

Post by sophie » Thu Dec 24, 2020 11:08 am

l82start wrote:
Thu Dec 24, 2020 9:26 am
doodle wrote:
Thu Dec 24, 2020 9:20 am
My leftist thought for today..

What does a fat bearded man in a red suit driving a reindeer powered sleigh carrying presents built by slave elves locked away in the north poll that then get delivered by committing felony break in through the chimney have to do with the birth of Jesus?
https://medium.com/@mustaphahitani/sant ... 5b05e76f
Oh Lordy...so now Santa is racist???

TV watching now is getting really tiresome, with all the political correctness being imposed on otherwise good storylines. Definitely best to stick to old reruns. On the other hand, if you're a black person aspiring to be an actor, most definitely Hollywood is begging to hire you.
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Post by Dieter » Thu Dec 24, 2020 3:34 pm

sophie wrote:
Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:53 am
In something totally unrelated and non-political....

Mass email from university IT today. It warned of an increase in phishing attacks - which you'd have to be living under a rock not to know about. But, this was the best part:

"Please click here for additional information on how to protect yourself and your team from falling for phishing attacks."

with the words "click here" as a hyperlink.

I just about fell off my chair laughing.
Yeah, I've gotten a few like that as well. Doh!
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Post by Dieter » Thu Dec 24, 2020 3:41 pm

Twas the Puritans who banned Christmas celebrations due to Pagan associations (and the excessive merry making).

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Post by Dieter » Thu Dec 24, 2020 5:49 pm

sophie wrote:
Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:53 am
In something totally unrelated and non-political....

Mass email from university IT today. It warned of an increase in phishing attacks - which you'd have to be living under a rock not to know about. But, this was the best part:

"Please click here for additional information on how to protect yourself and your team from falling for phishing attacks."

with the words "click here" as a hyperlink.

I just about fell off my chair laughing.
GoDaddy did a phishing test recently - https://thehill.com/policy/technology/5 ... l-phishing
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Post by Tortoise » Sat Dec 26, 2020 1:58 pm

That cartoon kind of reminds me when people complain that the stock market must currently be overvalued since it's at an all-time high.

If you look at a historical chart of the stock market over many decades, it's hitting an all-time high a significant portion of the time. Because it trends upward over time.
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Post by Smith1776 » Sat Dec 26, 2020 2:50 pm

I’m working Boxing Day today...

Praaaaay for meeee!!! :o
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Post by Mark Leavy » Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:13 am

Testing, testing...

This is a test to see if I can post twice in succession.
Last night I ate at the oldest steak house in Houston.

I will wait one minute and then try another post. If you don't see it, something is broken.
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Post by Mark Leavy » Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:14 am

I had a delicious piece of prime rib at Brennans in Katy (West Houston)

Edit: Looks like it worked.
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Post by Mountaineer » Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:55 am

Mark Leavy wrote:
Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:14 am
I had a delicious piece of prime rib at Brennans in Katy (West Houston)

Edit: Looks like it worked.
Is Sonny Looks still open? Used to be a great steak place. How about the Red Lion?

I left Houston in late 1974, perhaps just a little has changed since then. ;)

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Re: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us

Post by Mark Leavy » Sun Dec 27, 2020 12:13 pm

Mountaineer wrote:
Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:55 am
Is Sonny Looks still open? Used to be a great steak place. How about the Red Lion?

I left Houston in late 1974, perhaps just a little has changed since then. ;)
I don't know my way around Houston that well - and I'm only here for another day. I'll definitely look for it though.
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Post by Mountaineer » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:18 pm

Aren’t short, sweet to the point posts awesome? 8)
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Mountaineer wrote:
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Aren’t short, sweet to the point posts awesome? 8)
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Post by dualstow » Mon Dec 28, 2020 7:19 am

Smith1776 wrote:
Sat Dec 26, 2020 2:50 pm
I’m working Boxing Day today...

Praaaaay for meeee!!! :o
i’m watching Forensic Files here and there and thinking please stay away from that head-butting girl forever, Mr Smith*. I have a strong feeling that she’s going to end up in jail, for violence.

(This would make a great song title).
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Post by Smith1776 » Mon Dec 28, 2020 12:47 pm

dualstow wrote:
Mon Dec 28, 2020 7:19 am

i’m watching Forensic Files here and there and thinking please stay away from that head-butting girl forever, Mr Smith*. I have a strong feeling that she’s going to end up in jail, for violence.

(This would make a great song title).
Headbutting girl and I are officially no longer friends on social media nor are we texting. 8)
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