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How to keep an idiot happy

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Post by Askit Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:31 pm

We had a little holiday in the sun (only fair as or MH is having a little holiday at Willersley rolleyes) and I thought I would get onto the local wifi to check my emails. The wifi provider required me to register and, when I tried, it appears that I had already registered with them some time in the past and was instructed to log on instead. Unfortunately there was no way I would remember the password used so I entered my email address and clicked the "forgot your password" button. I got the message back that they had sent me an email explaining how to reset my password.

If only I could get onto wifi to check my emails..........confused0

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Post by Gromit Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:44 pm

Not unlike having to tear open a box, only to find inside it the instructions for opening it without damaging it.

And yes, I have actually had one such experience, so this is not a humorous urban myth!  happyyes
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Post by Askit Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:23 am

Gromit wrote:Not unlike having to tear open a box, only to find inside it the instructions for opening it without damaging it.

And yes, I have actually had one such experience, so this is not a humorous urban myth!  happyyes
 Yes, had one of those as well   look here

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Post by PLOUGHLIN Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:35 am

I had a intermittant broadband access problem last night. Contacted the BT helpline, who diagnosed a line fault preventing access. They confirmed the fault by email?

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Post by Askit Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:59 am

When I was gainfully employed, our fairly large office had an "intranet" for electronic communications. Every time the system went down our head of admin would send us an email to let us know    think_smiley_46

 Always gave us something to look forward to when it was up and running again  snigger

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Post by HairyFool Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:46 pm

Or the old one of needing scissors to get scissors out of its packaging. I have seen both the welded clear plastic case and them tyrapped to a backing card.
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Post by Askit Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:53 am

HTKAIH.......the saga goes on  Whistle1

It appears that (quite rightly), sites are asking for you to check in on line prior to arrival. I've now done this at several without a problem. Today I get one, sent to my email address, the one I sent them, asking me to enter my email address or the booking reference they sent me in a log in box. Both were rejected and they say they've sent me a code (they haven't  scratch head

Looks like I'll need to resort to old technology  shrugg

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Post by groundhog Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:49 pm

And I told you before don't call me Happy
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Post by Askit Mon Jun 14, 2021 9:45 am

groundhog wrote:And I told you before don't call me Happy

Funnily enough, I did try a password of Snow White and the 7 dwarfs as they said it needed to be 8 characters long (yes I know it's an old one shrugg)

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Post by HairyFool Mon Jun 14, 2021 11:51 am

My domain/mail host asks for an email address NOT hosted by them for recovery purposes, sensible enough as broadband providers include an email log in.

Unfortunately BT have decided to close email accounts that are not used regularly enough sensored1
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Post by IanH Fri Jul 09, 2021 9:23 pm

I have a t shirt, pressie from wife...

It says:-

"there is genius and there is stupidity"
"only genius is limited"!!! hugegrins hugegrins
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