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Itrr yes I have tried that and forwarded the emails to the fcc.
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Glad, can you report it as spam?

I had this type of thing with a water filter company. I stopped even looking at the emails and I still get them but, not as frequently. Reported as spam but it is a different email everytime.
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I just saw something tonight that reminded me of advice I had received before. These scammers when they get you on the phone may be trying to get us to say the word "yes" that they record. For example they will ask "can you hear me" hoping you will answer yes. They will repeat the question several times.

The scammers can then use you recorded "yes" for all sorts of illegal purposes.

The last couple of months I have been receiving an email from, supposedly, a collection agency for an unpaid debt. Each time I mark it as junk, only to receive another offer/threat from a different email address but the same person. It is driving me nuts!I

You can't be careful enough!
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The other thing that doesn’t work is placing our phone number on the ‘Do Not Call’ list.
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I read an article that says answering your phone with anything but hello will stop the number being marked as active.

I have found it works, I answer with whatchamacallit and I very rarely get scam calls, my husband on the other hand gets many, he has to answer appropriately because of business.
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FF,

That’s true too, sometimes unsubscribing from emails doesn’t do any good. It’s just like trying to block phone numbers that are from robo callers.

It’s frustrating because I will get calls early in the morning or late at night. At least emails aren’t as bothersome as the phone calls.

Since Covid, we haven’t had any JW’s knocking on our door though. Years ago they use to ring my doorbell just as I would put my daughter down for a nap. I started placing a sign on my front door saying, ‘Do not ring bell, child napping.’
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Regarding spam emails. I get around 100 a day that show up in my spam folder, but I need to scroll down the list as sometimes a legit email gets tangled up in there. I use AOL and it is pretty good at tossing junk emails into the spam folder, rarely do I get a spam in my regular mail folder.

I've had my email address for over 20 years, and I use to go into those advertisements and "unsubscribe". It use to work. But now a days unsubscribing is a big mistake, as it just made it all worse.

I find it interesting that I get email from myself :)
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I don’t answer phone numbers that I don’t know. I don’t open emails that I don’t know. I automatically delete them.

I unsubscribe from emails from the cooking blogs that I like to read. I am not on AgingCare email list either. I opted out.

If we didn’t unsubscribe, we would be getting a million emails a day!
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Send, I have several different email accounts, not even the Microsoft account needed to run my PC has my family and trusted friends address. My main throw away email is a hotmail account, although it glitches every once and a while and lets through a days worth of junk it is usually pretty good at filtering most of it out.
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Yeah it's all random dialing, their computer programs are smart enough to know if they find an active number so they keep trying. And every call has come from a different spoofed number so there's no point trying to block them.
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It doesn’t help to block numbers either. They are robo calling.

I never sign up for door prizes anymore at expo shows. They always ask for phone numbers and emails. Then they send out nonstop solicitation.
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CWillie,
An increase in unidentified phone calls came as soon as I logged into the wedding site to shop gifts for the bride and groom; overnight accommodations; and to R.S.V.P.

This was last year.

And, my e-mail has very few spam now. But places like Amazon, Walmart, and other places I have never shopped say things like:
Your order needs to be redelivered.
Your purchase did not go through.
etc.

Irritating, yes!

People must know not to open those emails.
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cw,

I get so tired of the random solicitations. I get the phone calls and the text messages. They are annoying. Same thing with emails.

My elderly uncle called and told me that he got an email from his good friend asking for money. Sure enough, his email had been hacked. I told him not to give any money because it was a scam.

My friend’s dad knew that he was being scammed when a random caller, claiming to be a grandchild in jail, saying that he was in need of bail money, and called him ‘grandpa.’ His grandchildren call him papa.

Scammers never give up! That’s how they make their living.
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My number is stuck in a scammer's auto dial queue, I've gotten a dozen calls in the last couple of hours. The first one went to voice mail (seems I have unverified purchases on my imaginary amazon account🙄), I've picked up and hung up on a couple, the last two I picked up and left off the hook until they disconnected just to waste a few seconds of their time. Oh, here's another one....
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🥰 (just so you know, i am a PROFOUNDLY unwise person)
but anyway, here are some more words of wisdom from bundle of joy…

“Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions … Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it.”

“Self-care is non-negotiable."

“Self-care equals success. You’re going to be more successful if you take care of yourself and you’re healthy.”

❤️🙂
bundle of joy
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🥰 words of non-wisdom…

“A foolish man tells a woman to stop talking, but a wise man tells her that her mouth is extremely beautiful when her lips are closed.”
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🥰 words of wisdom…

“You’re creating problems in your head again. Stop that.”
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I was doing a little DIY fix with gorilla glue and got some on my fingers - a quick trip to their web site told me to "try washing with a gritty soap and warm water". Brilliant, it's now spread to a thin coating over every surface of both hands.
Pumice stone and an emery board to the rescue (sort of).... I guess I'll be wearing a little of it until it wears off. Good thing I'm not fussy about my hands.
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Llama,

I loved her posts on the ‘What’s for dinner’ site too.

Earlybird was a wonderful daughter to her mom.
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Need: Yes, her sweet mom died about six to ten months ago. We had a common bond as she lives close to my mom's old home. She came back to post I think in the fall.
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Llama,

I think about her too. She was very sweet.
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Has anybody heard from Earlybird? I wonder how she's doing since she lost her mother.
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Well hubs took my sweet ride to the body shop today to make sure it's safe, and get on the books for a repair. I have to say I am very glad to hear they can repair the small dent, and they have a guy who can repair the wheel damage ( seems it's all cosemetic) So no worry about driving an unsafe car. I do need new tires so he is ordering them. They can't fix her until March , but my SUV has been in the shop for 20 days so far so I expected this. Hopefully getting the SUV back next week.. I've almost forgotten how to drive it, and they better reset all the safety features! The SUV is warrenty work so that is a blessing
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❤️🙂

“A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could.”
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Need: Prayers for your cousin.

golden: How wonderful!

Gershun: Glad your kitty is good.
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cw: Feel better soon. A friend's DH had to quarantine for Christmas - not for Covid, but for a nasty cold.
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Sorry you're still under the weather Willie.

Golden, Frequent flyer, thx for the best wishes for my kitty. He's
good.

Other than that, nothing new to report. Still waiting on my foot to get better.
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Golden,

Your SIL sounds sweet!
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Golden.

He’s been struggling with issues. I hope he gets better soon. Thanks for your prayers. I appreciate it.
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so sorry, cw. It sounds mineable. Have you tried Cold FX> I find it really does knock anything like that down quickly. You are in Canada so should be able to get it.

need - the lady that did my house evaluation for the bank dropped things when she was here and generally didn't look well. She had covid some months before and I think prob had long covid. Your cousin sounds sick! Prayers!
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