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@  Kalidor : (19 July 2017 - 08:46 PM)

https://www.allspark...rive-questions/

@  wonko the sane? : (19 July 2017 - 07:53 PM)

So good it'll whack you in the lobanza.

@  Bass X0 : (19 July 2017 - 06:12 PM)

mafiace cream?

@  Bass X0 : (19 July 2017 - 04:49 PM)

adios mafia.

@  Patchouli Kn... : (19 July 2017 - 03:26 PM)

for ice cream

@  MEDdMI : (19 July 2017 - 02:52 PM)

But he must scream.

@  Benbot : (19 July 2017 - 02:49 PM)

he doesn't have a mouth

@  Benbot : (19 July 2017 - 02:48 PM)

Hoist?

@  Glenn : (19 July 2017 - 11:53 AM)

oops tfsource not bbts

@  Glenn : (19 July 2017 - 11:52 AM)

Does anyone else find Hoist's smile on that MP ad for BBTS slightly disturbing?

@  Bass X0 : (19 July 2017 - 11:39 AM)

In to the darkness, snuffing out the light, fighting for the things you know aren't right

@  Noideaforaname : (19 July 2017 - 09:19 AM)

Snuff out the light, claim your right, to a world of darkness!

@  Bass X0 : (19 July 2017 - 08:33 AM)

Then we must block it out, just like Mr. Burns had foretold.

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 July 2017 - 07:23 AM)

Sunlight is overrated.

@  MEDdMI : (19 July 2017 - 05:42 AM)

Your eyes will remain intact behind the sunglasses on top of a pile of ash.

@  Dekafox : (18 July 2017 - 10:27 PM)

What about Ray-Banz sunglasses?

@  MEDdMI : (18 July 2017 - 07:45 PM)

"This sunscreen will protect even vampires from the sun! ....That'll be your soul, please."

@  MEDdMI : (18 July 2017 - 07:44 PM)

Wouldn't a blessing by Satan pretty much be a curse anyway?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 July 2017 - 06:01 PM)

isn't "Blessed by Satan" an oxymoron?

@  Dracula : (18 July 2017 - 05:11 PM)

basically the sunscreen has to be blessed by satan.

@  MEDdMI : (18 July 2017 - 05:07 PM)

@Dracula what SPF do you nees to not get turned into dust in the sun?

@  Dracula : (18 July 2017 - 04:42 PM)

That's typical summers for where I live. bleh

@  MEDdMI : (18 July 2017 - 04:02 PM)

Isn't it fun when it's so humid, it feels like your eyeballs are sweating?

@  Kalidor : (18 July 2017 - 03:34 PM)

If only we were as progressive in Bea Arthur's day as we are now.

@  Rycochet : (18 July 2017 - 02:27 PM)

I like River Song.

@  D.M : (18 July 2017 - 09:55 AM)

'Cept tougher and, as I've mentioned, more fun. :)

@  D.M : (18 July 2017 - 09:55 AM)

Like, it would basically be the female version of the 1st doctor. :)

@  D.M : (18 July 2017 - 09:54 AM)

I wasn't starting a flame war. That's a real scientific term for natural occuriring sex change. ;) As for Anne Ramsey like actress - would make the show lot more fun. :p

@  Dracula : (18 July 2017 - 09:42 AM)

Let's please not continue this line of discussion. We obviously aren't mature enough to do so.

@  2017 : (18 July 2017 - 09:41 AM)

Thanks mods.

@  Broadside : (18 July 2017 - 08:48 AM)

Oh, for god's sake.

@  D.M : (18 July 2017 - 08:28 AM)

Shit's hitting the fan!

@  2017 : (18 July 2017 - 08:22 AM)

What are you trying to say, Bass?

@  Bass X0 : (18 July 2017 - 08:21 AM)

That is a very 2017 attitude to have.

@  2017 : (18 July 2017 - 08:14 AM)

Um...no. Just call them by the gender they present as, please.

@  D.M : (18 July 2017 - 07:35 AM)

Let's please not try to stir up a flame war in the shoutbox, especially not over sensitive issues like gender.

@  Rycochet : (18 July 2017 - 07:16 AM)

I think the only thing that upsets me about the change of Doctors is no more Michelle Gomez, she was magnificent in the role.

@  Rycochet : (18 July 2017 - 07:15 AM)

Where was this outrage when (the fantastic) Michelle Gomez took over the role of the Master?

@  Pennpenn : (18 July 2017 - 04:29 AM)

Why did that double post?

@  Pennpenn : (18 July 2017 - 04:29 AM)

From what I understand (which could be wrong, or right based on some things but not others) is that Gallifreyans are agender and just appear as/present as particular genders because reasons. Kinda like Transformers.

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 July 2017 - 01:55 AM)

Do people on the internet really need a reason to be mad?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 July 2017 - 10:13 PM)

They need to make a season of the Doctor having two heads, one female and one Male -just- to anger people!

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 July 2017 - 09:22 PM)

Would the Doctor count as "transgender" once #13 debuts? Cause the Doctor has literally gone from man to woman. But on the other hand, I haven't heard of real life trans people flipping back and forth. Or for that matter, regenerating like a Gallifreyan.

@  MEDdMI : (17 July 2017 - 04:49 PM)

@Nevermore I'll have to check on that. I never bothered to delete my account, but I also didn't give it my full real name/info

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 July 2017 - 04:41 PM)

Facebook is watching you pee.

@  Nevermore : (17 July 2017 - 04:38 PM)

Facebook still keeps up to date with you. Because of those privacy issues.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 July 2017 - 04:38 PM)

Surprisingly I don't get many Facebook game requests anymore.

@  MEDdMI : (17 July 2017 - 04:38 PM)

Says the guy who's socializing on a live chat box.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 July 2017 - 04:35 PM)

Social media sites like that are for people who like socializing. I'll stay in my cave.

@  MEDdMI : (17 July 2017 - 04:24 PM)

I used to Facebook years ago. Mostly I got annoyed by all the privacy issues and stupid updates of "Help water my farm!" or whatever.


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#1 Galenraff

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 11:30 AM

There's been a thread in General (as well as some threads on other sites) about a potential credit card security problem that may have arisen from TCC's online transactions:
http://www.allspark....showtopic=84493

The Club released a statement in an email and over their social networks (though I can't seem to find a direct link):
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We posted statements through various Social networks but I wanted to make sure, due to all the comments, that a statement was posted here as well...

Just to let everyone know, we upgraded our online security systems as we understand that credit card theft is a growing problem in the U.S. Online security is a serious business and Fun Publications takes it seriously. We have implemented an ongoing review process of these security systems so that as internet thieves become more sophisticated, so will our defense systems. If you have any concerns, please let us know. When you order from anyone on any kind of device, make sure that https starts the url. This means it is under a secure socket layer and is encrypted during transmission. Additionally all information in our database is encrypted under a 256K algorithm.

We have been following the talk regarding the fraud problems but we haven't confirmed how many, if any, were on our end. This upgrade was a precautionary measure. Fraud can come from many sources and it is difficult to determine with 100% certainty what happened in those cases. We are dedicated to solving any problems and will do whatever is necessary to make shopping with the Club a secure experience.

If you have any concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us 1-800-772-6673

We wanted to make sure people here were aware that there MAY be an issue with credit cards used at the Club's online store or for Botcon registration, and that it would be a good idea to keep an eye on your credit card statements for suspicious activity. If you find some, and you've bought anything from the Club in the past year or so, please report the issue to the Club to help them figure out if it's related to their services. They won't be able to help anyone if people don't report the issues to them directly.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 11:36 AM

who let Sony run the club?

... why does it seem like technology is making this harder?
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Posted 09 February 2012 - 11:38 AM

I should mention the theft that happened in the first week of January. I ordered G2 Ramjet and a club membership last year. Come new years, someone tried using my credit card in Madrid.

My wife and I had no idea where it could have been from. We use the card, but internet-wise most payments were through paypal or with a few trusted companies like BBTS and Robot Kingdom.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 12:03 PM

Anyone think there is a risk if the last/only time I shopped with the club was pre-Botcon 2010?
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#5 Chip

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 12:13 PM

And like TFSource, they didn't bother to email me about this. So, like TFSource, these creeps can go to hell.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 12:18 PM

They sent an email to club members about this too, I recall getting it.

You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


#7 Chip

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 12:19 PM

QUOTE(Detour @ Feb 9 2012, 12:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They sent an email to club members about this too, I recall getting it.

Eh? When? I hope I didn't just delete it. I should note that I'm no longer a member, so I'm not getting new communications.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 12:21 PM

QUOTE(Solarstorm @ Feb 9 2012, 10:38 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I should mention the theft that happened in the first week of January. I ordered G2 Ramjet and a club membership last year. Come new years, someone tried using my credit card in Madrid.

My wife and I had no idea where it could have been from. We use the card, but internet-wise most payments were through paypal or with a few trusted companies like BBTS and Robot Kingdom.

You should still contact the Club to let them know about it so they can look into it. (Sorry, I can't recall if you said in the other thread whether you had or not.)

QUOTE(gargunkle @ Feb 9 2012, 11:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Anyone think there is a risk if the last/only time I shopped with the club was pre-Botcon 2010?

If you've not had any suspicious activity on your credit card statements, probably not? If it was that long ago, your credit card company is probably going to give you a new card soon anyway (if they haven't already). They're only good for a couple of years.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 12:22 PM

QUOTE(Detour @ Feb 9 2012, 05:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They sent an email to club members about this too, I recall getting it.


I know I didn't get one.

Anyway my card is ok so far, gonna hafta check it every day now though. icon-wildride.gif

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 12:37 PM

QUOTE(Detour @ Feb 9 2012, 10:18 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They sent an email to club members about this too, I recall getting it.

I do not, and I've been a member the whole time this has been unfolding. Still got it somewhere? Can you copy/paste to this thread?

Fortunately, the card I used for BotCon/member reg last year expired and has been replaced with a new date/security code, so I think I dodged the bullet.

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#11 Galenraff

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 12:53 PM

I got the email. I'm pretty sure the text was the same as the statement from Pete that I pasted into the first post above.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 01:10 PM

I saw it on their FB page but never received the e-mail either.
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Posted 09 February 2012 - 01:13 PM

I got the email too and it was the same as the Facebook post. I deleted it right afterwards though, sorry.
 
 
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Posted 09 February 2012 - 01:18 PM

I know Jeremy got hit with an attempted iPhone purchase in some Asian country.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 01:19 PM

QUOTE(Solarstorm @ Feb 9 2012, 10:38 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I should mention the theft that happened in the first week of January. I ordered G2 Ramjet and a club membership last year. Come new years, someone tried using my credit card in Madrid.
That's exactly where and when my card, which I have used with the club, was compromised. A charge from EL CORTE INGLES MADRID ES posted to my account 03 January 2012.

(Got a replacement, but I think I need to go have a talk with my bank, now, too...)


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Posted 09 February 2012 - 01:34 PM

QUOTE(Detour @ Feb 9 2012, 12:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They sent an email to club members about this too, I recall getting it.


I have not recieved such an e-mail, either.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 01:53 PM

QUOTE(C16 @ Feb 9 2012, 01:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I know Jeremy got hit with an attempted iPhone purchase in some Asian country.

I bet it was a knockoff, there fore we should move this to bottalk.

#18 Sean Whitmore

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 04:14 PM

No email here either. And no sings of fraud on any of my cards.

Still, kinda makes me wish I could renew my membership via check.
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Posted 09 February 2012 - 04:19 PM

Can we go back to faxing them?

Otherwise, yeah. Renewing isn't worth dealing with any of this.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 07:11 PM

TFCC now has a post on their front page and a link to a pdf regarding this incident.