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Re: Open Bar: Curbside Pickup Only
« Reply #780 on: September 05, 2021, 06:52:20 am »
Today I created a Facebook account; I had a question to ask of the university's fruit tree program, and this seemed like the easiest way.  (I had an account a while back, but I never used it, and was getting annoyed by the spam, so I deleted it.)

Anyway, I set up the new account, and posted my question.  I came back a little later to check for a response, but my browser autocompleted to https://www.facebook.com/HolyNonsense/, since I guess I'd followed that link a while ago.  And since Facebook doesn't let you see much of anything unless you have an account, I decided to browse a bit.

I scrolled down the Holy Nonsense page, and then YOUR ACCOUNT HAS BEEN DISABLED.
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There was no reason given for this, but I guess that's normal.  I clicked through to request a review.  It asked for my picture to confirm my identity, but since I'd never sent Facebook my picture to begin with, I sent a random picture of a cat sitting under a zucchini plant; they can make of it what they will.

It will stay disabled.  If your account has been around a while, it will compare your pic to pics you have loaded.

If you don't have pics, it will compare your pic to pics of people who have been banned.

If it doesn't find a match, it allows the account.

The problem with their model is that they are making it really difficult and annoying for anyone new to join up.  That won't bite them for a while, but it will in fact bite them.
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Re: Open Bar: Curbside Pickup Only
« Reply #781 on: September 05, 2021, 05:47:47 pm »
It will stay disabled.  If your account has been around a while, it will compare your pic to pics you have loaded.

If you don't have pics, it will compare your pic to pics of people who have been banned.

If it doesn't find a match, it allows the account.

The problem with their model is that they are making it really difficult and annoying for anyone new to join up.  That won't bite them for a while, but it will in fact bite them.

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This was a one-hour-old account, and my sole activity on it was to ask a question about a fruit tree sale.

I since sorted it out via phone, so come next weekend, I'm gonna plant myself a few dwarf sour cherry trees.
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Re: Open Bar: Curbside Pickup Only
« Reply #782 on: September 05, 2021, 06:16:26 pm »
don't sweat it, nobody on facebook is real anyway, it's basically 99.999% bots, including me

You may be asking - how was a bot posting on this forum 15+ years ago?


the answer is:

it's easy to simulate stupid people

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Re: Open Bar: Curbside Pickup Only
« Reply #783 on: September 05, 2021, 06:36:27 pm »
Get down with the kids and join Tiktok instead. Their ghost stories are better than FBs too.

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Re: Open Bar: Curbside Pickup Only
« Reply #784 on: September 06, 2021, 05:08:19 pm »
I can't handle tiktok...

like, I could easily watch a full hour of 6-second vines and feel like no time has passed. TikTok does that, but is better at it. Consuming 20 minutes of TikTok feels like eating a whole bag of doritos in one sitting. Tastes good but makes me feel bad.

Oh, and that fad where people lipsync to some audio clip while making OVER THE TOP FACIAL EXPRESSIONS, it's like nails on chalkboard to me.

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Re: Open Bar: Curbside Pickup Only
« Reply #785 on: September 06, 2021, 07:02:38 pm »
Which is still better than Facebook.

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Re: Open Bar: Curbside Pickup Only
« Reply #786 on: September 06, 2021, 08:51:05 pm »
tiktok makes me feel like despite being active online since the early 2000's nothing prepared me for what the internet would turn into
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Re: Open Bar: Curbside Pickup Only
« Reply #787 on: September 06, 2021, 09:31:48 pm »
tiktok makes me feel like despite being active online since the early 2000's nothing prepared me for what the internet would turn into

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Re: Open Bar: Curbside Pickup Only
« Reply #788 on: September 07, 2021, 11:36:54 am »
tiktok makes me feel like despite being active online since the early 2000's nothing prepared me for what the internet would turn into

Having thus far sucessfully avoided tiktok, my curiosity is piqued.  Do I check it out or remain blissfully ignorant?
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Re: Open Bar: Curbside Pickup Only
« Reply #789 on: September 07, 2021, 03:24:16 pm »
remember ytmnd.com/ with the six second clips, if you liked that but instead of funny stuff you have a bunch of boring assholes doing it then yes tiktok is for you
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