Projectile! Espresso! (was re: Message from Yahoo! about
R. A. Hettinga
Mon, 8 Apr 2002 17:05:46 -0400
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Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2002 09:15:33 +0100
To: "R. A. Hettinga" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Projectile! Espresso! (was re: Message from Yahoo! about
At 11:18 pm -0400 7/4/02, R. A. Hettinga wrote:
>I had to bust out laughing, and now my nose really hurts...
>After the last iteration of the "Marketing Preferences" page contained *16*
>places to click "no" before Yahoo! would leave you Alone! :-), they added
>two new check boxes on this iteration of How Yahoo! Really! Cares! About
>Your! Privacy!. The new checkboxes are for your address, the other is for
>your phone number.
Well this is the time to set your phone number to that premium rate
phone line in Moldavia - you know the sort $5 a minute or more....
Failing that the US & UK have a suitable range of numbers available
that would do at a lower rate, but still enough to sting since they
have a mininum charge.
In fact this could be an income opportunity - get a premium phone
number for people to call you on, you get paid everytime they cold
call. hmmm Thanks Yahoo!
>Now, where'd I put that wet-nap? My keyboard's covered with a recently
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