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The many questions-not-worth-their-own-thread question thread XVII

Discussion in 'Picture Threads Archive' started by Cutlass, Sep 2, 2011.

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  1. Mango Elephant

    Mango Elephant Deity

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    lol that sounds so sketchy, but I might have to try it. Hopefully my cell will already be dead.

    And I might steal my brother's phone and send myself 180 texts. My phone doesn't hold 4000, lol. I'm an idiot, I know!

    Or maybe I'll just tell my mom not to bother getting and I'll get my grandma to get it for me next week. That's probably what I'll do. Thanks, y'all!
     
  2. madviking

    madviking north american scum

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    Or you can just make a passcode or something to protect your phone...
     
  3. Zelig

    Zelig Beep Boop

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    Why the hell would you have a phone that doesn't require a PIN to unlock?

    Or if you're using any respectable smartphone platform, just lock your phone remotely from your computer.
     
  4. Gamemaster77

    Gamemaster77 PC > Mac

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    Unless you have a smart phone with all sorts of sensative data most people I know just really care about having a password.
     
  5. AL_DA_GREAT

    AL_DA_GREAT amour absinthe révolution

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    Was the phone on when it was confiscated, if so it is dead. If it was off probably live and kicking.
     
  6. Quackers

    Quackers The Frog

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    I think any mobile phone will run out of batteries after 2 weeks whether being used or not.
     
  7. shadowplay

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    Are there any major towns or cities in the UK that's on the border of Wales and England and technically in both? My grandfather (long dead) is supposedly from such a town and I'm trying to identify it.
     
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    Chukchi Husky Lone Wolf

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    Flying Pig Utrinque Paratus Retired Moderator

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    Most phones don't. I know mine doesn't.
     
  10. Arakhor

    Arakhor Dremora Courtier Super Moderator

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    Chester and Shrewsbury are both on the Welsh border. There are still some villages in north-east Wales with Chester postcodes.
     
  11. SeekTruthFromFacts

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    And Chester City's old ground spilled over the border. I think the changing rooms were in Wales and the rest in England or something like that.

    But the OP is probably referring to the whole of Monmouthshire/Gwent, which was in England for some purposes (e.g. court cases), but Wales for other purposes. The 1974 local government reform tried to tidy up all these loose ends, and so Monmouthshire become the purely Welsh county of Gwent.
     
  12. SeekTruthFromFacts

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    The BBC uses the phrase "Asia-Pacific" to cover these two regions.
     
  13. Arakhor

    Arakhor Dremora Courtier Super Moderator

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    In Caerleon, Gwent, some people pay taxes to South Gloucestershire Council (in England), yet they're in the land of sheep, wellies and lilting accents. :)
     
  14. Mango Elephant

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    Obviously because my phone can't be password protected, it's one of those that come free with a plan.
     
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    cardgame Obsessively Opposed to the Typical

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    I haven't seen a phone that requires a password or PIN to unlock.

    Obviously I live under a rock.
     
  16. GoodGame

    GoodGame Red, White, & Blue, baby!

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    No one has started a thread dedicated to the Penn State pedophile and information suppression problems, but I just googled this article:

    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news...ky-Has-Been-Missing-Since-2005-133615093.html

    What do you think about the fact that a DA who would have charged Sandusky earlier, mysteriously disappeared?


    EDIT:

    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news...ky-Has-Been-Missing-Since-2005-133615093.html

    http://www.nesn.com/2011/11/ray-gri...trail-went-missing-in-2005-declared-dead.html
     
  17. chegel

    chegel Warlord

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    Sounds like a nice plot for Law & Order: SVU.
     
  18. Zelig

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    Most people are stupid.

    Don't be most people.

    There should be a setting for it, the vast majority of dumbphones, and any smartphone, has the option for it.

    You have to enable the setting.
     
  19. Gamemaster77

    Gamemaster77 PC > Mac

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    I don't put a password on my phone. What would be the point of it if you have nothing worth stealing? If someone steals your phone its gone and a password isn't getting it back. It is a lot easier that way for instances when people ask to borrow your phone.
     
  20. Skwink

    Skwink FRIIIIIIIIIITZ

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    I have a password, but not because I have sensitive info, but because I don't want people snooping through my personal messages.
     
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