Category: OFF-TOPIC & FUN & Useless stuff

Sometimes I get funny messages from website visitors!

The FUNNIEST questions from people

Funny questions received via chat widget This page shows the funniest and weirdest messages sent by website visitors. They are usually messages and questions that you should NOT ask to a customer support service. Also please DO NOT contact me and talk funny, intending “to contribute” to website. The purpose of website NOT to make funny …

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The most ANNOYING chats

The most ANNOYING thing that can happen for a customer sales representative via chat: In 2013, a group of children from Nan Hua Primary School (Singapore), probably around 12 years old, started using my customer support chat in an ANNOYING way, totally misunderstanding the professional purpose of this website. These children were not going to …

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Architecture good and bad deals

I started designing buildings in 2008 for artistic hobby of 3D modeling. Starting from 2012, a lot of people contacted me for architecture services. However, I never enjoyed working for people as much I enjoyed designing building models for hobby according my own rules. 9 of 10 people contacting me were not willing to pay, …

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Cryptocurrency trading journal

Multiple people have asked me if I heard of Bitcoin, if I am so IT person why I am not investing into cryptocurrency, or asked how much I earned once I told them that am I already investing, or asked if I do trading after they noticed in Checkout page that I accept crypto payments. …

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How to NOT make money online: the Paid-To-Click (BUX) sites

Paid-To-Click sites, also known as BUX, are one of easiest (but stupidest) way of making money using internet. With just few minutes per day you can earn… FEW CENTS! This was popular along teenagers looking to make money online. www.bux.to was one of most popular sites, started in 2007 and still running although not paying members after 2008. Lots of …

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SCAM emails: I won $500.000

Every day I am the lucky winner at an online lottery, I am eligible for a donation from a recent winner of EuroMillions, I am eligible for an inheritance, or asked to help transferring several million dollars, who belongs to a recently deceased businessman, being compensated with 30-50% of the total sum of money. I …

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SCAM alert for real estate agents

I received an email, slightly off my business field. By starting with “Hello Mr. Steven Mak”, I though that he may have sent emails to another person previously then he copy-paste forgetting to change name. Scammers never address by names. Scammers send mass mails with empty TO: field, his email had at TO: my Yahoo email address. So I replied. His 3rd email looked …

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SCAM alertfor web designers

I rarely get emails regarding webdesign. The customer gave me link to a website http://www.agroamerica.com but he put some dots after it to make link not clickable. I would have not been aware that this is a SCAM if I would not have accidentally copied his link including the dots in browser, thus went into Google …

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SCAM alert for website owners

I received an email that may sound scary, but I kept my calm down because I knew that is a SCAM: (Please forward this to your CEO or President, formal reply us the following issue within 7 workdays. Because this is urgent. Thanks) Dear President & CEO, This email is from China Intellectual Property Office, …

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Hackers on my website

On 5 October 2014 I noticed that my website is loading slower than usual, I logged into Control Panel and saw a high server load over last 10 hours, and in visitor logs I saw that some IP is accessing wp-login.php page hundred times per minute, causing high server load (as seen in the following screenshot) and “508 Resource …

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