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Old 12-28-2012, 02:37 PM   #4021
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There are people who build on the flood plain on the Island of Montreal. It wasn't flood plain 30 years ago. I'm all in favour of helping out the people who built there before it was flood plain. The folks who built on land they knew was going to flood, not so much.
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Old 12-28-2012, 04:12 PM   #4022
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Someone tried to use my credit card account again! This is the second time in a few months that this has happened. Now I have to get a new card again.
Thank goodness there is fraud protection, but this makes me so mad that people are so dishonest and awful.
That would be so annoying Chops!

I agree though, thankfully they have the fraud protection...gee there are some low life out there
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:25 PM   #4023
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This morning, my phone rang at 4:00 a.m. As most of us know, phone calls at that hour are only bad news. I could not hear a thing--it was all garbled (sounded as if the person was talking under water), except I thought I heard a male and a female voice saying my name. I kept saying hello, I can't hear you...finally, after 7 or 8 times, I hung up. I did *69 to get the #, it wasn't my folks, it was someone's cell # that I know. I tried calling back, and the subscriber was not available. I've tried several times today. No luck. Why would s/one call at 4:00 a.m. and not try again if the connection was bad? Not to mention, my heart was racing and I couldn't get back to sleep. It will be an early night tonight.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:01 PM   #4024
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This morning, my phone rang at 4:00 a.m. As most of us know, phone calls at that hour are only bad news. I could not hear a thing--it was all garbled (sounded as if the person was talking under water), except I thought I heard a male and a female voice saying my name. I kept saying hello, I can't hear you...finally, after 7 or 8 times, I hung up. I did *69 to get the #, it wasn't my folks, it was someone's cell # that I know. I tried calling back, and the subscriber was not available. I've tried several times today. No luck. Why would s/one call at 4:00 a.m. and not try again if the connection was bad? Not to mention, my heart was racing and I couldn't get back to sleep. It will be an early night tonight.
It might be that they didn't actually mean to call you. I call those pocket calls. I have gotten quite a few of them from different people with cell phones. I have also pocket called a few people by mistake (not at 4 am however).
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:45 PM   #4025
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This morning, my phone rang at 4:00 a.m. As most of us know, phone calls at that hour are only bad news. I could not hear a thing--it was all garbled (sounded as if the person was talking under water), except I thought I heard a male and a female voice saying my name. I kept saying hello, I can't hear you...finally, after 7 or 8 times, I hung up. I did *69 to get the #, it wasn't my folks, it was someone's cell # that I know. I tried calling back, and the subscriber was not available. I've tried several times today. No luck. Why would s/one call at 4:00 a.m. and not try again if the connection was bad? Not to mention, my heart was racing and I couldn't get back to sleep. It will be an early night tonight.
Bum dialing.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:45 PM   #4026
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This morning, my phone rang at 4:00 a.m. As most of us know, phone calls at that hour are only bad news. I could not hear a thing--it was all garbled (sounded as if the person was talking under water), except I thought I heard a male and a female voice saying my name. I kept saying hello, I can't hear you...finally, after 7 or 8 times, I hung up. I did *69 to get the #, it wasn't my folks, it was someone's cell # that I know. I tried calling back, and the subscriber was not available. I've tried several times today. No luck. Why would s/one call at 4:00 a.m. and not try again if the connection was bad? Not to mention, my heart was racing and I couldn't get back to sleep. It will be an early night tonight.
I had a cell phone number for a while that was apparently really easy for drunks to dial.

It would often ring after 2am in the morning and it was always the same thing .. I need a ride .. I need bail money .. I can't find my car come get me. Then for a while there was a crazy woman who would dial my number and demand that I put her boyfriend on the line because she knew I had him !! LOL

At first I would answer and talk to them ... then I just stopped answering it if I didn't recognize the number.

I loved that number .. it was easy to remember ..but after a few months I gave it up and got one that was not so easy but did get a few laughs with some of those calls.
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Old 12-28-2012, 11:40 PM   #4027
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I have a blocked, private number and privacy feature. I don't usually get random calls. I'm also on the do-not-call list. The eerie part was that I thought I could hear my name and nothing else (well, garbled, underwater talk). I will call the landline # tomorrow and ask for their cell #. They have a Saint adopted from our rescue group, so that is my concern, s/thing happened to the big guy...but at that hour in the morning? He's tacked, so bloat with torsion is not a worry.
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Old 12-29-2012, 10:01 AM   #4028
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A few months ago I called a friend by bum dialing. She could hear voices of a conversation. The call went on for about 10 minutes. When she told me, I had a look at my recent calls list and sure 'nough, there was a call to her on my list. Colour me embarrassed. Yes, that friend is on my "favourites" list. I had just finished calling Stirling.
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Old 12-29-2012, 02:05 PM   #4030
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A few months ago I called a friend by bum dialing. She could hear voices of a conversation. The call went on for about 10 minutes. When she told me, I had a look at my recent calls list and sure 'nough, there was a call to her on my list. Colour me embarrassed. Yes, that friend is on my "favourites" list. I had just finished calling Stirling.
It took three tries to disconnect the call. I left a message on the land line about this weird call. My concern is that s/thing is horribly wrong and the call was asking me to go pick up the adopted Saint Bernard they have.
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