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Post by HEPZIBAH »

[face=Comic Sans MS]When chatting with friends using this service please be careful.

Over the last few days I've been in conversation with a friend in Egypt and periodicly a message link has appeared in the written message section appearing to be from them. This has not been the case so we have avoided opening them.

Knowing that my friend has no access to the net today (I understand Egypt has been cut out of the network due to a cable problem in Italy!) I was very surprised just now when they appeared to log in. When I checked it was another link that appeared to be from them and yet they were not showing online at that point. Something is not right about this! [/face]


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As you have been talking to Wiz today, do you think that it was just a glitch due to the cable problem?
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Horus wrote:As you have been talking to Wiz today, do you think that it was just a glitch due to the cable problem?
[face=Comic Sans MS]No, this has been going on for days. I only use Yahoo for chatting with Wiz, so different systems too.

It has been suggested (on the blue side) that my friend has downloaded some free smilies or similar and I'm now paying the price by having the interruptions. [/face]
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Yes I have seen that post from Keefy :) it makes a lot of sense.
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Horus wrote:Yes I have seen that post from Keefy :) it makes a lot of sense.
[face=Comic Sans MS]I agree, I always decline these 'free' extra smilies etc but I suppose I'm stuck with the consequences if someone I communicate with has accepted them. It just pays to be aware and alert. :) [/face]
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