EvenBob
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October 1st, 2013 at 12:51:37 PM permalink
Quote: rdw4potus

Wow! I'm surprised they have your name & all that.



Yup, they even send stuff to the house, they have
my address. And they verify your email too, they
send you a code you have to enter to activate the
card. It's pretty spooky. But Sam's Club and the rest
have been doing that for years, they know everything
you buy.
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EvenBob
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October 1st, 2013 at 12:55:19 PM permalink
Quote: Beethoven9th

Yeah, I'm curious about that myself. SSN's are usually more difficult to get compared to all the other info.



Something I always thought was odd was, when you die
your SS becomes public knowledge. For years crooks
have been finding people born when they were born,
same race and area, and using the dead guy's SS. You
can often see an SS just looking at Ancestry.com
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October 1st, 2013 at 12:55:35 PM permalink
Quote: AcesAndEights

Face, if you don't mind me asking, where did you find this person's SSN? If you can't say exactly, what kind of site was it on? I understand if you can't say at all, just curious. That's the only one that really frightens me, to be honest. I only give out my social to banks and other financial institutions, and I can't imagine how it would get out of their website into somewhere that would be searchable on the general web.



Missed this when it was asked...

It was the player database. If you give your SSN to Promotions, hundreds of casino employees potentially have access to it. If you apply for a job here, many more do. It really boils down to what Nareed said, the only reason secrets remain secret is because nobody cares.

Quote: EvenBob

Face reminded me about this thread. Now my local supermarket
has us swipe a 'rewards' card before we can get any sale item.
This keeps track of every item you buy in their chain of stores,
and they share the info, it says so in the fine print. Every carton
of smokes, every bottle of booze is now in some database with
the buyers name and address and email. Big Brother isn't just
watching, he moved in next door.



It's crazy. I don't do rewards type programs or sign up for anything, really. Besides my Field and Stream subscription and buying USAHockey insurance, there's very little I reach out for. That doesn't stop me from getting e-mails for penis pills and Loius Vuiton luggage and a hundred other things totally unrelated to what I do or what i search online. I even get the weirdest snail mail, non stop. It never ends.
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Jeepster
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October 1st, 2013 at 1:06:32 PM permalink
Quote: rdw4potus

Wow! I'm surprised they have your name & all that. My supermarket has the [rewards] cards, and they track what I buy, but they don't have any of my personal info - they just handed me a card one day.



If you have ever used a credit or debit card along with your supermarket reward card then they know everything about you.
Those so called loyalty or reward cards aren't for the customers benefit as my wife seems to think.
Hence the mountain of junk mail that comes through the door.
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Beethoven9th
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October 1st, 2013 at 1:15:09 PM permalink
Quote: Face

That doesn't stop me from getting e-mails for penis pills and Loius Vuiton luggage and a hundred other things totally unrelated to what I do or what i search online.


Me too.

The one website I hate is that bullsh*t http://www.mylife.com. It's scary how much info that site has about people.
Fighting BS one post at a time!
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October 1st, 2013 at 1:39:34 PM permalink
Quote: Face

That doesn't stop me from getting e-mails for penis pills and Loius Vuiton luggage and a hundred other things totally unrelated to what I do or what i search online.



It's worth spending a few dollars / pounds a year and buying your own domain for your email.
You can create any number of addresses to sign up for stuff when needed and then delete the address, no need to worry about it being sold and ending up on a marketing list and flooding your inbox.
Apart from that your own domain always looks that little bit better than having a hotmail, gmail or yahoo address, plus those big name email .coms are always susceptible to attack.
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EvenBob
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October 1st, 2013 at 1:43:55 PM permalink
Quote: Face

That doesn't stop me from getting e-mails for penis pills. ds.



Face, how did they get your penis size, what kind of forms
have you been filling out. Is that a question women at online
dating sites want to know now?
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October 1st, 2013 at 1:54:32 PM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

Face, how did they get your penis size, what kind of forms
have you been filling out. Is that a question women at online
dating sites want to know now?



I like big guns and loud exhausts. I reckon I'm being profiled XD
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EvenBob
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October 1st, 2013 at 2:09:05 PM permalink
Quote: Face

I like big guns and loud exhausts. I reckon I'm being profiled XD



Lol, that must be it. You guys are always over compensating by getting really
big guns and playing too much hockey. The hockey insurance was the tip
off, I think.
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October 1st, 2013 at 2:10:26 PM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

The hockey insurance was the tipoff...



Hockey Insurance requires you to take the tip off? Ouch.
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