The "what's On Your Mind?" Thread -2021

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Try the official music video for Love Bites by Def Leppard. I post one music video every morning. Maybe they think that is too much?
No my account didn't get hacked, it was an official warning from Facebook.
Yep, that one I got the warning. But the other Def Leppard songs posted fine and that too was from their Official YouTube cannel
 

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Try the official music video for Love Bites by Def Leppard. I post one music video every morning. Maybe they think that is too much?
No my account didn't get hacked, it was an official warning from Facebook.
When I tried to share it from the arrow on youtube opposed to copying the URL this is the message I got

Your message couldn't be sent because it includes content that other people on Facebook have reported as abusive.

Honestly I don't know what's abusive about it. I've heard worse. And same messages were in songs back in the 30s and 40s but no one has an issue with those. This is one reason why AIs are useless. If places like Facebook would get rid of their AI and employ a real person or a team of people, instead of running through the computer to search for keywords, the real abusive content would be removed. I've seen people talking about violence to another on facebook and nothing is done, no matter how may reports are filed.

As far as hack, if someone hacks your account and posts a lot, Facebook will consider it spam. Sometimes people run emulators that can log into your account and post stuff (you can't see it btw) and that marks as spam. Although not the case with this. You don't have anything like Nielson or Honeygain on your computer do you? A VPN? A proxy extension? If so people use your IP, go through the dark web and then back onto Facebook. It's one reason why I will not use a VPN or "rent" my facebook account.
 
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You don't have anything like Nielson or Honeygain on your computer do you? A VPN? A proxy extension?
No, I don't have any of that. I have a good antivirus and firewall, so I doubt I would get hacked.
Thanks for checking the video, I guess it's just that video then. I figured I posted too many and they considered it spam.
 

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No, I don't have any of that. I have a good antivirus and firewall, so I doubt I would get hacked.
Thanks for checking the video, I guess it's just that video then. I figured I posted too many and they considered it spam.
If I were you, and this is just a suggestion: I would use some form of Credit Monitoring that Experian uses. I have a firewall too and yet somehow my computer was hacked and lot of my information went through the dark web. BTW: emails, phone numbers and Social Networks like Facebook and Twitter can also compromise your personal information. I'm looking at the report right now and just in the past 10 days I've been compromised and my personal information was run through the Dark Web. It's something to look into and you really can't be too careful on the internet. Never was really safe imo though as when we first signed up for internet we gave away our privacy.

Just the Dark Web scanning they do:


Dark Web Internet Surveillance
What is Dark Web Internet Surveillance?
Dark Web Internet Surveillance monitors the depths of the web to identify activity associated with your identity. Once you provide the personal information you'd like to monitor, Dark Web Surveillance searches through thousands of websites and millions of data points using a variety of data gathering techniques — including chat room monitoring, spidering/crawling/scraping, and forum extraction. We'll notify you immediately if any exposure of your monitored personal data is found.
Where do we look for your information?
We monitor a variety of areas including:
  • Web pages, blogs, bulletin boards, peer-to-peer sharing networks, forums and chat rooms on the publicly accessible Internet and the dark web, the part of the Internet that is only accessible by means of special software, allowing users and website operators to remain anonymous or untraceable.
  • Malware samples
  • Social media feeds
  • Web services, servers and file transmissions
How far do we look back?
Today

2006
What information do we monitor?
Ensure that you add the following data to your monitored information so we can protect you.
  • Credit/Debit Card
  • Bank Account/Routing Number
  • Email Address
  • Medical ID
  • Driver's License
  • Phone Number
  • Passport Number
  • Retail Card
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How often do we scan the Dark Web
We'll scan the internet and dark web for your data daily
 

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However, and not to scare anyone but we have also had a rash of people stealing stray/feral cats as they use them as bait in training dogs for dog fights. I doubt that's what he was going to do but still it is worrisome.
When I was getting my ferals s/n a group of people came in all the way from Delaware with 50 cats. They said that rednecks in Delaware would trap feral cats and use them for fishing bate. I have some traps I want to donate but I have to careful who I give them to.
 

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When I was getting my ferals s/n a group of people came in all the way from Delaware with 50 cats. They said that rednecks in Delaware would trap feral cats and use them for fishing bate. I have some traps I want to donate but I have to careful who I give them to.
This is one of the things that irks me. People turn their backs and don't get involved when all the breeding is occurring. There is no excuse (in the case with my ferals) for someone to let 8 cats breed to over a hundred cats that led to abuse, being kicked out, and part of a hoarding situation with someone else. No one gets involved or calls animal control or proper authorities to have it stopped until there are a hundred running around dumpster diving for food, using people's planters or yards as litter boxes. Then they just want to shoot them or like you mentioned above. I don't care what anyone says, there is no way 100 cats can run in and out of a small home that has homes all around with 20 foot distance between each one and not be seen. People notice 3 cats here and the property is 1/4 of an acre. Humans disgust me sometimes. As much as I love Treasure and Sopdet and all the other ferals that come here, it also breaks my heart that they were brought into such a situation that they face getting hit by cars, poisoned by mean people, fighting off coyotes or other predators and so on. I see Treasure hobbling back many times from fighting a cat, getting his paw into something that needs to be removed and so on. There needs to be stricter laws to avoid these kinds of situations. I don't know what can be done, neighborhood watch that includes safety of pets and animals? Sorry: off my soap box now.
 
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This is one of the things that irks me. People turn their backs and don't get involved when all the breeding is occurring. There is no excuse (in the case with my ferals) for someone to let 8 cats breed to over a hundred cats that led to abuse, being kicked out, and part of a hoarding situation with someone else. No one gets involved or calls animal control or proper authorities to have it stopped until there are a hundred running around dumpster diving for food, using people's planters or yards as litter boxes. Then they just want to shoot them or like you mentioned above. I don't care what anyone says, there is no way 100 cats can run in and out of a small home that has homes all around with 20 foot distance between each one and not be seen. People notice 3 cats here and the property is 1/4 of an acre. Humans disgust me sometimes. As much as I love Treasure and Sopdet and all the other ferals that come here, it also breaks my heart that they were brought into such a situation that they face getting hit by cars, poisoned by mean people, fighting off coyotes or other predators and so on. I see Treasure hobbling back many times from fighting a cat, getting his paw into something that needs to be removed and so on. There needs to be stricter laws to avoid these kinds of situations. I don't know what can be done, neighborhood watch that includes safety of pets and animals? Sorry: off my soap box now.
I agree with you 100%. If only more people would TNR.
 

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I need a new location for a squirrel feeder. I first had one on a pole by my gardens but they didn't use it till I moved it to the tree that got hit by lightning last summer. That tree is gone now (along with th feeder) so I've been putting some squirrel food out on a small clay saucer I had and setting it on the patio by the bird feeders. With all the yard work we've had going on; a lot of bricks and large rocks were sitting on the top of the surface so my kids piled them up on the patio.

Yesterday when I moved the feeders back I put the clay saucer up against the little brick pile thinking they'd like that. And this morning one of the squirrels was sitting there eating and then I saw him run off up the big tree that's left. A few hours later I looked out and the saucer was gone! :flail: Its a good 30' away at the base of the tree! :flail:

So I guess I need a proper feeder again if i don't want them running off with my pots and things. :lol: I'm not sure where to hang it though because there is already a bluebird house on the big tree in the best spot for us to watch. The squirrels do like to sit on top of the house already; but I dont know if putting a feeder too close will keep the bluebirds from nesting here. It's a multi-trunked tree so maybe I can just put it on another trunk. But I won't be able to watch them quite as well.
 

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I agree with you 100%. If only more people would TNR.
When I was buying cat food the other day the clerk mentioned she didn't like cats and that there was a cat hanging in her yard. I asked her if the cat had a tipped ear and her response was I don't know I don't like cats. I then said the best thing to do is get the feral society to loan her a trap and have the cat fixed. She shuddered and yelled "I hate cats" I then calmly said "But if you get the cat fixed you won't have any more in your yard." I never did get through to her. It's people like that who are part of the problem. No matter what you can't convince them to TNR the cat. I really don't understand. You would think if she doesn't like cats she'd be sure that no more are born? The Feral Society helps with cost (even low cost) if someone is short on cash. Yes here in St Louis we pay for the TNR.
 
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It's ashamed more people don't take advantage of that. I had to pay for getting my 22 ferals fixed but it was low cost and didn't cost too much.
Right and most feral societies will loan a trap and even show you how to set it up, or at least they do here. My own mother who really does not like cats has taken a liking to Tourmaline. She just can't bring her inside due to allergies and at 97 she's scared to attempt proven methods to counter that
 
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