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what happened tp the Phil thread?

rasburyrasbury Sanford, FLPosts: 4,418Member ✭✭✭✭
Where did it go?


  • Handymans342Handymans342 Posts: 6,935Member ✭✭✭✭✭
    Ray closed it
  • rasburyrasbury Sanford, FLPosts: 4,418Member ✭✭✭✭
    Dang, ray is a party pooper, just sayin......
  • shawnmjrshawnmjr Detroit MIPosts: 1,138Member ✭✭✭✭
    Well we can talk about Phil on this thread and stay on topic. The guy logged in one time and he is a legend lol
  • rasburyrasbury Sanford, FLPosts: 4,418Member ✭✭✭✭
    Just not the had its own life...remember that episode on mash like that?
  • WillhoundWillhound Lake Simcoe, Ontario, CanadaPosts: 1,432Member ✭✭✭✭
    As funny as it was, I'm concerned that there have been a few "phantom" members over the last while that only post once, or post gibberish. I'm not as tech savvy as I used to be, maybe some of you younger tech guys can chime in, but to me that's a sign of a probe by a malicious individual/group or a bot designed to gather data like usernames and passwords. How many of us are guilty of using the same passwords for things like this forum, but also for things that should be more secure?
    Just what safeguards does the Vanilla forum software have to prevent malicious code from being planted in posts?
    "Knot Quite Shore" - 2000 FV270
  • trip_ntrip_n Posts: 405Member ✭✭✭
    edited April 14
    you say n philll was a spy
    double 0 ray....searay
  • raybo3raybo3 Revere MAPosts: 3,802Moderator mod
    It was spamming the site.......... Just say'n
    2002 342 Fiesta Vee PC Point Of Pines YC Revere MA.
  • craigswardmtbcraigswardmtb Mystic, CTPosts: 991Member ✭✭✭
    I think you all scared him away...  I felt bad for the guy. 
    Phil was way more normal than all of us. Visiting a forum once or twice a week is probably way healthier than visiting 10 times a day...  just saying....
  • LaReaLaRea Alexandria VirginiaPosts: 2,922Member ✭✭✭✭✭
    The guy was into spam and guns.  BTW do a web search on "bayan2" and see what you get.
  • trip_ntrip_n Posts: 405Member ✭✭✭
     :worried:  :open_mouth:  :#
  • LaReaLaRea Alexandria VirginiaPosts: 2,922Member ✭✭✭✭✭
    Willhound said:
    ...How many of us are guilty of using the same passwords ...

    Right -- using a "life password" on multiple sites is risky.  It's also unnecessary.  Consider using a password manager such as LastPass.  Free, secure, easy to use, works on your home computer, laptop and phone.  

  • Dude_HimselfDude_Himself Charleston, SCPosts: 360Member ✭✭✭
    I use LastPass - every site is the max characters allowed and different. My master password is over 60 characters - including upper/lower/symbols/and some ascii. Good luck!
  • rasburyrasbury Sanford, FLPosts: 4,418Member ✭✭✭✭
    I just use my ss number..and so o don't forget I put it on a sticky on my screen.....
  • trip_ntrip_n Posts: 405Member ✭✭✭
    thats so odd =me too
  • randy56randy56 Newburgh INPosts: 2,283Member ✭✭✭✭
    Warning! you guy's should stop useing you SS #. The internet is not a safe place. Scams and guy's like Phil. It may not be necessary for 60 characters on this forum, since there is not much personal info. But else where, there is a greater need for security.  Beware.
    As LaRay put a notice, on the last Phil thread he was all over the place.
    Boat Name : Knot My Prolem

    2003 - 270
  • andydandyd Dana Point, California, USAPosts: 563Member ✭✭✭
    Back to Phil. Was his home port Punxsutawney, PA?

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