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karlrschneider Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 07:28 PM
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Just got a strange phone call. Caller ID said U.S. Government
number 570 830 3200. Lady asks for somebody named Williams, I say sorry you have wrong number. She says is this 918-46x-xxxx (our number) I said yes it is, she says okay and hangs up. Googled the number, no result but 570 is Scranton, PA area...we don't have any connection with that part of the world. I dialled the number back and no answer. dunno wtf this is.
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TallahasseeGrannie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 07:29 PM
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1. There is a big
Army depot in Tobyhanna, which has that area code. Maybe a wrong number from there?
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Steve A Play Donating Member (638 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 07:30 PM
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2. So just who did you Google last week?
:) :toast:
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FreedomAngel82 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 07:31 PM
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3. Interesting
Maybe they were looking for someone who used to live there? Or they got one number wrong? We've had that happen before here.
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karlrschneider Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 07:33 PM
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8. I'm not worried, it just seemed odd she rattled off our number correctly,
we've had it for 12 years. Oh well...
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karlrschneider Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 07:32 PM
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7. Haha...like I could remember!
:-)
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beyurslf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 07:59 PM
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13. I think Google protects our privacy. Who did you Yahoo last week?
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Steve A Play Donating Member (638 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 08:10 PM
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16. A gentleman never Yahoos and tells.
:) We may on occasion videotape. :toast:
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 07:31 PM
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4. I think there are some phone number hyjack scams going on; similar to
email scams. Let me see what I can find.
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Speck Tater Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 07:31 PM
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5. Don't worry about it.
They're just testing the tap they put on your phone. ;-)
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Catherine Vincent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 07:31 PM
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6. Bush is looking for you....
:scared:

:)
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karlrschneider Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 07:34 PM
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9. Well, he'd looking the hard way, I've sent about 100 letters to the monkey
nutball with my return address. :D
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rooboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 07:39 PM
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10. They're just making sure you're home...
before they send the stormtroopers through your front door. ;)
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meisje Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 07:52 PM
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11. They just downloaded a code patch to your brain
As soon as the setup.exe is complete, you'll be a freeper
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Straight Shooter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 07:57 PM
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12. Ha ha ha ha ha!
Really? :scared:
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glitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 08:17 PM
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18. Lol!
:rofl:
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democrank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 07:59 PM
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14. What`s the big beef?
"They" are doing this for your own good. Are you with Bush or with the terrorists? Why do you hate freedom?
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Beaverhausen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 08:00 PM
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15. You might want to get a free credit report
just to be sure.

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woodsprite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 08:10 PM
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17. Hubby got a strange phone call at work a few weeks back.
The person said they wanted to talk to me and said they were my doctor - wouldn't tell him why. The only thing was, it was a doctor from downstate at an OB/GYN practice that I have never ever gone to, not affiliated at all with the hospital I (or my docs) go to. I called my doc and asked if they had anything to do with that doc/practice and they said "no". Really wierd since they asked for me by name. We both work the same place, so I was only in the cubby next door.

And no, def. not an HIV type notification thing since I've been with one and only one guy my whole life. ;)
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cboy4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 08:21 PM
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19. Hmmm. I wonder if we can put the government
on the no call list? ;)
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-19-06 08:26 PM
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20. They were just putting a wiretap in your house
now they can hear you talking on and off the phone
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