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Old 01-23-2007, 01:36 PM   #16
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Old 01-23-2007, 01:41 PM   #17
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MySpace to distribute Amber alerts

LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- The social-networking Web site MySpace.com will now distribute online alerts to members notifying them of missing children in their communities.

MySpace, a News Corp. unit, is teaming with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to distribute so-called Amber alerts, which are triggered by law-enforcement officials.

The online alerts, which will begin Tuesday, will be sent to all users in the ZIP codes where it was issued.

They will appear in a small text box at the top of a user's portfolio. The user can click on the box for more information, including a photo of the missing child and a description of the suspect.

The alerts were named for Amber Hagerman, a 9-year-old girl killed in Texas in 1996.

MySpace also announced two safety features designed to protect members' privacy.

The site will now require people signing up for an account to provide a working e-mail address and verify their identity by responding to an e-mail sent to the listed address.

This is a practice common with other online services, but MySpace has been hesitant thus far because of fears the confirmation messages might end up mistakenly in spam filters.

The site, open only to those 14 and over, will also offer a tool to prevent any member under age 18 from being contacted by adults, and vice versa. The tool, however, is optional and relies on self-reported ages.

MySpace recently said it was developing software that will allow parents to learn of their child's use of MySpace and be notified of usernames, ages and locations they use in their personal profile pages.
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Old 01-23-2007, 07:17 PM   #18
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Or am I????
you send your ex's in pieces to other state capitals, dont you????!

...they say adelaide is the serial killer capital of australia. goes well with the city of churches label.

...or does it????

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Old 01-23-2007, 07:34 PM   #19
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...they say adelaide is the serial killer capital of australia. goes well with the city of churches label.



My favorite Australian city is Melbourne.
Adelaide was not that interesting in my eyes. Still, I would giv everything for living there as long as it's Australia
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Old 01-23-2007, 09:32 PM   #20
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you send your ex's in pieces to other state capitals, dont you????!

...they say adelaide is the serial killer capital of australia. goes well with the city of churches label.

...or does it????

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Old 01-26-2007, 07:07 AM   #21
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A sad state of affairs.

Another reason why the world would be a better place if the internet was never invented.

That said, what was wrong with the pre-2000 act of simply meeting someone decent at a club or a bar or a party or through a friend of a friend or whatever?

What is the point in meeting up with someone over the internet, when you can NEVER honestly prove that they are who they claim to be?

Pointless, I tells ya!

Keep it real, things can very rarely be what they seem in "cyberspace"
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Old 01-26-2007, 09:41 AM   #22
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Old 01-26-2007, 08:05 PM   #23
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Old 01-27-2007, 04:20 PM   #24
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Adelaide was not that interesting in my eyes. Still, I would giv everything for living there as long as it's Australia
Two cool things about Adelaide:

(1) You can grow weed legally there.

(2) The Hilltop Hoods

I can't think of anything else, sorry.
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Old 01-27-2007, 04:50 PM   #25
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Two cool things about Adelaide:

(1) You can grow weed legally there.

(2) The Hilltop Hoods

I can't think of anything else, sorry.
What's a Hilltop Hood?

Depending on the answer, Adelaide could be the greatest place on earth, or just really close.
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Old 01-27-2007, 04:55 PM   #26
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilltop_Hoods

Hm, I could grow weed in Germany, legally, as well. There are just some restrictions.
Or I just go to Switzerland or Amsterdam
But I don't smoke, so I still prefer Melbourne.
I don't like Hip Hop as well, so I would stay with Melbourne

I like Kangaroo Island and Hahndorf, that pretends to be so German, but rather is influenced by the Bavarian picture people have outside Germany.
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i think i've talked to more crazy people in person than i have online. online is great because you have that distance, the away message, and the esc button. doesn't quite work in person. for a whole year i kept slamming the walls, and furniture, searching desperately for a mute or esc button for my roommate...or even n ALT and F4. but to no avail. and she was a nut.
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Old 01-28-2007, 07:25 AM   #28
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Adelaide's got WOMAD and some churches...must not forget them.

...and they did have the Superjesus.

Either way, I'd rather be in Adelaide than Sydney.
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