My last word. Curry's gaslight and personal attack tells me all I need to know about which team Curry is cheering for. I am defending my words - I said nothing wrong or inaccurate. I was trying to calm down the temperature and Curry's response just made it worse.
Enough of this freaking cheese crap. -- Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA - mixstream.org On Thu, Jan 28, 2021 at 10:07 AM Stephen Barncard <step...@barncard.com> wrote: > Curry, > > Putting down the FBI won’t help anything and makes me think you might be > partial to the dark forces and fake news. We get enough of the hate through > other sources and it is unwelcome here. > > > On Thu, Jan 28, 2021 at 09:36 Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode < > firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > >> >> Matthias: >> >> > So in my case it was not scam but just a rude person. >> >> Plenty of those around. Including what comes around. >> >> Manipulative people usually follow 2 tactics. >> Either buttering up for a favor, or being rude to apply pressure. >> Sometimes both; they will abruptly switch if one fails. >> >> In which case I tend to grab either popcorn or a flamethrower. >> Not a huge fan of manipulation. >> >> Doc hawk: >> >> > asking about playing games like “hide the salami” >> >> Careful - from a sandwich point of view, >> that could potentially imply the "c" word! >> >> Heather: >> >> > Did somebody say cheese?? >> >> Probably those damn portrait photographers again! >> Truly evil people - no souls behind the fake smiles. >> >> (A little humor now and then is the best medicine.) >> >> Paul: >> >> > you should not be surprised some people assume SCAM first >> >> My "unfavorites" were the "Windows tech support" and "Google listings" >> phone call scams. >> >> Right now during 2020-2021 my breathing isn't good enough for phone >> conversations anymore, and all calls go to voice mail. >> >> But in previous years those guys would call all the time. They weren't >> following any rules/laws anyway, so you couldn't get off their list by >> traditional methods. >> >> So I tried some unorthodox methods - pranking and wasting their time. >> >> I had one of the "Windows tech support" guys passionately defending >> himself when I asked what his family back in India would think about him >> becoming a criminal. Another couple of times, I played along with their >> spiel, got transferred from the little crook to the big crook, and >> wasted his time too for a while before scolding them and hanging up at >> the crucial moment. They eventually gave up on me just as I was planning >> some bigger pranks. >> >> (Our "FBI" is way too busy being a partisan political tool to handle any >> real crime; no telling how many scams they've allowed to flourish that >> it is their duty and job description to shut down and prevent.) >> >> But the "Google listings" people were unstoppable. They were operating >> in more of a legal/moral gray area, and they must have been raking in >> the $$$. Most persistent I've ever seen/heard. I suppose they are still >> at it; I just haven't been able to answer the phone for ages. >> >> My "unfavorite" email scam is the one where your email account will be >> closed unless you log in to verify it or approve the new security >> measures, etc. A couple of variations on this theme looked very real. >> >> Best wishes, >> >> Curry Kenworthy >> >> Custom Software Development >> "Better Methods, Better Results" >> LiveCode Training and Consulting >> http://livecodeconsulting.com/ >> >> _______________________________________________ >> use-livecode mailing list >> email@example.com >> Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your >> subscription preferences: >> http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode >> > -- > -- > Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA - > mixstream.org > _______________________________________________ use-livecode mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode