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Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Jul 2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By evilquoll
And for those who want an in-depth explanation of...

And for those who want an in-depth explanation of the incident:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSV6fTstaD4
Forum: FastMail Forum 23 Jul 2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By evilquoll
Just to remind everyone, the only reason I...

Just to remind everyone, the only reason I brought up FM in this thread was as a reference point, to compare-and-contrast them with Photobucket's (to my mind unreasonable) bait-and-switch tactic....
Forum: FastMail Forum 22 Jul 2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By evilquoll
Exclamation So you think that Fastmail's cancelling of "free" accounts is excessive?

At least the Basic account is only $30 (about £20) a year, which is quite reasonable; I spend over twice that a week on groceries alone.

A sharp contrast to Photobucket, which (to my mind) owes its...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 21 Jul 2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By evilquoll
I have now received the paints, and they glow...

I have now received the paints, and they glow just fine under both of the LED UV torches with which I tried them, so goodness knows what Neon Nights are on about...
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Jul 2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By evilquoll
According to another of this user's videos, the...

According to another of this user's videos, the exact same number is also the "support line" for Hotmail! :eek: Oh, what a surprise... :rolleyes:

Sent a more detailed report to YouTube, including...
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Jul 2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 982
Posted By evilquoll
Thumbs down I just tried spoofing again, this time using a...

I just tried spoofing again, this time using a wildcard identity as suggested, and it still didn't work. I suspect this facility has been removed from (or never implemented on) the new server.
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 20 Jul 2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By evilquoll
Question Invisible fluorescent paint -- bizarre instructions

I have ordered a bunch of invisible fluorescent paints in various colours from Neon Nights. (They use a similar kind of dye as are used in security marker pens; one which is transparent, and hence...
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Jul 2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 982
Posted By evilquoll
Presumably "it" refers to email spoofing. I think...

Presumably "it" refers to email spoofing. I think the clue in the above is that you're using the deprecated mail.messagingengine.com server. My Basic account no longer has the ability to do this, and...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 20 Jul 2017, 01:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By evilquoll
They won't give you more space because you're...

They won't give you more space because you're using too much space? :rolleyes: That doesn't make sense... no wonder you want to move on.

You don't say if you're looking for a free or paid service....
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Jul 2017, 01:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 982
Posted By evilquoll
Exclamation A pair of problems

Firstly, the ability to send "spoof" emails (using fake addresses, such as the obviously bogus snape@hogwarts.sch.uk) has disappeared. (This is a problem with the backend, not the new interface, as I...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 15 Jul 2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,819
Posted By evilquoll
I have PayPal, but have found the hard way that...

I have PayPal, but have found the hard way that there is a limit (just under £2000) on how much money one can receive in a year, which they don't tell you about until you exceed it (in my case it was...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 15 Jul 2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By evilquoll
My pet hate is web sites (usually e-commerce...

My pet hate is web sites (usually e-commerce sites) which use a "don't allow paste" command on their password input field (or other fields, for that matter). To my mind, this is detrimental to...
Forum: FastMail Forum 15 Jul 2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By evilquoll
Exclamation Strange glitch in Edit Rules scheme?

I have just (for only the second time) used the Edit Rules screen in the Modern interface; I have been converting the filtering rules of my Guest account (which closes in about two weeks) so that any...
Forum: FastMail Forum 29 Jun 2017, 04:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By evilquoll
Fastmail "support line" scam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uj7orwzt5kk :mad: (comment by "Stella Smith")

Two of us have reported this to Google as a scam, but they haven't taken down the comment. Perhaps it requires Fastmail...
Forum: FastMail Forum 28 Jun 2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By evilquoll
This is potentially a problem because, in my...

This is potentially a problem because, in my experience at least, "high priority" is a 99.9% certain "this is spam" flag. Of the messages I have received down the years that were marked as "urgent",...
Forum: About this site... 25 Jun 2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 532
Sticky: EMD Photo Page
Views: 167,435
Posted By evilquoll
And since Allders of Croydon (and the arcade that...

And since Allders of Croydon (and the arcade that ran through it) are now long gone (I think they went bust in 2012, or not long after), that really shows the age of that pic! :eek:;)

I have...
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Jun 2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By evilquoll
Exclamation Trial account should be renamed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_zsPJ4FBKI :rolleyes:

The above video is called "World Best 12 Free Email Service Provider", and Fastmail is on the list. I think that, at the very least, the word...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 13 Jun 2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By evilquoll
Exclamation Blatant fraud on Amazon UK

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00E4NOGJU/ :eek::rolleyes:

The above listing embodies a type of fraud which (so I've heard) is often practised on eBay -- charge an apparently reasonable price...
Forum: FastMail Forum 12 Jun 2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,388
Posted By evilquoll
Thumbs up All your Fastmail are belong to us?

We all know that, some time ago, Fastmail achieved its long-term aim of acquiring the fastmail.com domain (indeed, that is now its main domain).

I have been reading the blog, and they have now also...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 31 May 2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By evilquoll
I think that one problem with 3D Builder, as...

I think that one problem with 3D Builder, as revealed by its so-called "wireframe" view, is that it's geared more towards .STL format, in which all faces must be triangles, hence regards...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 30 May 2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By evilquoll
Question Can anyone recommend good (light use) CAD / 3D modelling software?

I have tried to model various polyhedra (in Wavefront Object format, usually using Microsoft Excel to do the calculations and Notepad++ to write the file), and am having problems.

Although my...
Forum: About this site... 30 May 2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,097
Posted By evilquoll
IIRC, the unacceptable images were posted by a...

IIRC, the unacceptable images were posted by a long-term user. :rolleyes:
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 20 May 2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By evilquoll
2): Although anyone who thinks about it knows...

2): Although anyone who thinks about it knows that "nothing is impossible" is a contradiction in terms (and there are several cast-iron proven impossibilities, such as dividing an arbitrary angle...
Forum: About this site... 19 May 2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,385
Posted By evilquoll
Authentication != encryption....

Authentication != encryption. (https://forums.theregister.co.uk/forum/1/2017/05/19/phishing_scams_adopting_https_to_beat_browser_warnings/) Another point raised in that discussion is that an SSL...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 14 May 2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By evilquoll
You "highly recommend" an article on the Daily...

You "highly recommend" an article on the Daily Fail? :rolleyes: What does it say this time; that the attack was caused by obesity, or by immigrants, or by the unemployed, or by all three?
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