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by Kellemora
Yesterday, 12:39
Forum: Chats
Topic: Good Vibrations
Replies: 60
Views: 403

Re: Good Vibrations

The insurance company I was dealing with stores their policies under the owners name. Apparently they have no other way of looking them up, or at least that is what they kept telling me. About fifteen years ago, when I moved south, I filled out all five forms necessary to update each policy to my ne...
by Kellemora
Yesterday, 11:54
Forum: Chats
Topic: Fight Back the Phishers
Replies: 10
Views: 44

Re: Fight Back the Phishers

As I said, way to complicated for me. I use a service where I can download pictures and documents from the service or from its members. On most of them, you cannot right click and save, although it looks like it is saving, it's in an unknown format with a .png extension, but is not .png at all. Howe...
by Kellemora
08 Dec 2018, 11:33
Forum: Chats
Topic: Good Vibrations
Replies: 60
Views: 403

Re: Good Vibrations

I had four different retirement plans, and had to cash them all in to pay for my late wife's medical bills. Apparently I had forgotten about one of them from my early working years. I was just fortunate they didn't overlook me, and when I turned 65 they started sending me a check for $42.01 each mon...
by Kellemora
08 Dec 2018, 11:25
Forum: Chats
Topic: Fight Back the Phishers
Replies: 10
Views: 44

Re: Fight Back the Phishers

Don't laugh, I still carry a PDA, a PalmOne Tungsten E2. My favorite feature about it is I can WRITE on it with the Stylus, or my fingernail if need be. I used to also carry a MicroCassette, but it finally broke. I'm sure the belts inside dry-rotted, hi hi. I know some Schmartz-Fonz can do both of t...
by Kellemora
07 Dec 2018, 12:11
Forum: Chats
Topic: Fight Back the Phishers
Replies: 10
Views: 44

Re: Fight Back the Phishers

I'm going to hold off as long as possible without getting a Schmartz-Fone. I don't even like the current generation of Flip-Fones, because they've added so much to them. I'm olde skewl. Snail mail letters, and e-mail messages, are for text. Voice communications devices. Like a telephone, portable ph...
by Kellemora
07 Dec 2018, 11:44
Forum: Chats
Topic: Good Vibrations
Replies: 60
Views: 403

Re: Good Vibrations

I think all the current projections have to do with 'after the fact' the government took all the money from SS, so it is no longer being invested or earning interest. The government took over the roll of paying retirees their social security benefits, instead of paying back the money they took from ...
by Kellemora
06 Dec 2018, 10:15
Forum: Chats
Topic: Good Vibrations
Replies: 60
Views: 403

Re: Good Vibrations

Back when I did my thesis, when 1999 would eventually roll around, and considering the average life expectancy at double the then current projections, there was no way SS would ever become insolvent. In fact, it would continue to have increasing excess funds if they didn't up the amount being paid o...
by Kellemora
06 Dec 2018, 10:03
Forum: Chats
Topic: Fight Back the Phishers
Replies: 10
Views: 44

Re: Fight Back the Phishers

The frau has a Schmartz-Fone she can talk to to search the web, but if it has a call screening feature, she doesn't know about it.

I guess some day I'll have to move up from my flip-fone to a Schmartz-Fone, but they are going to have to be able to block all incoming text messages first.
by Kellemora
05 Dec 2018, 13:40
Forum: Chats
Topic: Fight Back the Phishers
Replies: 10
Views: 44

Re: Fight Back the Phishers

I've actually taken the time to deal with some of the robocallers on my cell phone. I would listed to their spiel long enough to get contact information. Most of the time this required working my way through their prompts to get to a live person. This didn't always work, but sometimes it did, and I ...
by Kellemora
05 Dec 2018, 13:35
Forum: Chats
Topic: Good Vibrations
Replies: 60
Views: 403

Re: Good Vibrations

My college thesis was about the Social Security System. Technically, it is the most marvelous system ever developed, even if it did begin more like a Ponzi Scheme, it was necessary to start that way. I don't remember the exact dates anymore, but there was a short lag time after SS started until it b...
by Kellemora
04 Dec 2018, 10:51
Forum: Computers
Topic: Microsoft Is Amazing
Replies: 43
Views: 513

Re: Microsoft Is Amazing

I messed myself up when I set up the Google+ account, which uses the Bookmark Bar in my Google Browser. At the time I joined Google+ it was for my publisher, so I used my author account to set it up. On the bright side, I can access my Bookmark Bar on all of my devices by signing into my author acco...
by Kellemora
04 Dec 2018, 10:43
Forum: Chats
Topic: Good Vibrations
Replies: 60
Views: 403

Re: Good Vibrations

I don't disagree with anything you said above. Gonna change the topic here although it is relevant to the above, as far as income vs cost of living goes. I had to spend a fortune in attorney's fees to get the small amount of social security, because at first they claimed I have no benefits at all co...
by Kellemora
03 Dec 2018, 11:38
Forum: Computers
Topic: Microsoft Is Amazing
Replies: 43
Views: 513

Re: Microsoft Is Amazing

I tried the fake account by using a gmail address and password. Still wouldn't let me use the link my brother sent to my real e-mail account. So he sent a link to my new fake account, and it wouldn't work because I have to install an exe program to access the online OneDrive system. I've invited sev...
by Kellemora
03 Dec 2018, 11:31
Forum: Chats
Topic: Good Vibrations
Replies: 60
Views: 403

Re: Good Vibrations

The soda water companies all claim to try and address the diet and diabetic market in a positive way. Unfortunately, in their quest, they often play dirty pool. They came out with Coca-Cola LIFE, and Pepsi TRUE, made with Stevia, however they also contained sugar. They were reduced calorie, but stil...
by Kellemora
02 Dec 2018, 13:21
Forum: Computers
Topic: Microsoft Is Amazing
Replies: 43
Views: 513

Re: Microsoft Is Amazing

Glad they got you up and running again. Shame you had to lose all you built up to in the game though. As far a Zynga goes. I tried several of their games, and every one had the same problem, probably to do with a lousy engine they developed. As they tried to fix the problems, they only went from bad...
by Kellemora
02 Dec 2018, 13:04
Forum: Chats
Topic: Good Vibrations
Replies: 60
Views: 403

Re: Good Vibrations

50% of Americans drink soda. 9.4% of Americans are Diabetics. If only half of them drank soda that would be a 4.7% market share, which is nothing to turn your nose up at. Most major national companies consider having 1/2 of 1% of a market share as 100% saturation of the market for their product. As ...
by Kellemora
29 Nov 2018, 11:34
Forum: Chats
Topic: Good Vibrations
Replies: 60
Views: 403

Re: Good Vibrations

Being raised in St. Louis County, I learned to hate Unions before I started my working career. This was not unfounded as I entered the trades they controlled. Their sole purpose was to keep you from advancing your career! But I managed to despite their blocks. I love the Free Enterprise system too! ...
by Kellemora
28 Nov 2018, 13:36
Forum: Chats
Topic: Good Vibrations
Replies: 60
Views: 403

Re: Good Vibrations

I owned a Cadillac for a short time, here too, because they sold me something other than what I had ordered. However, it sure had a lot of amenities in it. Heated seats and steering wheel. A switch on the cup holders allowed you to open or close a vent to direct either the AC or Heat into it. After ...
by Kellemora
27 Nov 2018, 13:21
Forum: Chats
Topic: Good Vibrations
Replies: 60
Views: 403

Re: Good Vibrations

Well, I tried something else. I wadded up a ball of aluminum foil, but folding it first so both the shiny side of one edge, and the dull side of another edge were right next to each other. Flattened the ball with my hand first, then used the eraser end of a pencil to make a dent centered between the...
by Kellemora
26 Nov 2018, 11:35
Forum: Chats
Topic: Good Vibrations
Replies: 60
Views: 403

Re: Good Vibrations

Forgot to mention, we tried four drops of mercury on a freshly drilled divot in a block of aluminum from a storm door. Absolutely nothing happened. Tried cleaning the hole with vinegar which is acetic acid, still nothing. Even tried using a smaller drill bit passing it through the mercury into the c...