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Discussion in 'Wackbag Tech Support' started by GrammatonCleric, Aug 13, 2012.

  1. GrammatonCleric

    GrammatonCleric Registered User

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  2. LiddyRules

    LiddyRules I'm Gonna Be The Bestest Pilot In The Whole Galaxy

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  3. weeniewawa

    weeniewawa it's a man, baby!!!

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    It was completely wrong and showed 2 movies I never have even heard of

    threw out some other IP address too that wasn't mine
     
  4. Ballbuster1

    Ballbuster1 In The Danger Zone...
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    Take that!
     
  5. ReverendRob

    ReverendRob Free Ice!

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    When I 1st went to the link, It was OK (I was clean), but when I clicked the "Demo" button, I got an IP I never saw before and movies I wouldn't DL with a gun to my head.
     
  6. Psychopath

    Psychopath Plata O Plomo

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    This is scarware. It's bullshit.
     
  7. Ballbuster1

    Ballbuster1 In The Danger Zone...
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    Of course it is. Just like those bogus viruses that sell you the cure.

    It's a scam to make money from dummies that don't know better.
     
  8. GrammatonCleric

    GrammatonCleric Registered User

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    I'd like to think that lifehacker is on top of their shit.
     
  9. Jon the Cop

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    I'D like to tell you they are nowhere close.
     
  10. Don the Radio Guy

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    Gawker websites are all shit. They're basically content farms at this point.
     
  11. Awful Me

    Awful Me I do it.

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    None on me.
     
  12. stellarcomics

    stellarcomics Registered User

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    They got me for a couple of files, nothing "major". ;)
     
  13. Norm Stansfield

    Norm Stansfield 私は亀が好きだ。

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    When torrenting, your information is publicly available, sure, but it's not searchable in any way. They would have to be logging all torrents at all times, and keeping a massive, searchable database for that horseshit of a site to actually be real.

    And, since the address didn't start with www.google...., I'm gonna assume they don't have the resources lying around to do that. Fake, so fake.
     
  14. ruckstande

    ruckstande Posts mostly from the shitter.

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    It found one movie I downloaded that is so obscure it's got some legitimacy.
     
  15. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    Same, hit the button, got a bullshit IP, and it said I downloaded an episode of How I Met Your Mother back in February. I havent downloaded an episode of that shitty show since November. Bullshit.
     
  16. GrammatonCleric

    GrammatonCleric Registered User

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    You're not supposed to hit the button.
     
  17. stellarcomics

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    [Steve] IT'S REAL!![/Steve] No, it definitely pegged two files I downloaded that are not that common. I believe it.

    Now I'm trying it from my office, and it's pulling up shit I definitely didn't dl (like Photoshop CS6 Key Generators ad shit). I call shenanigans.

    Edit: Oh wait; that's a demo. I am confuse.
     

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