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Powerless over vanity…

Powerless over vanity...
No insect hangs its nest on threads as frail as those which will sustain the weight of human vanity. Edith Wharton My favorite quote from Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth notwithstanding, vanity in all its forms, is often a great equalizer. Even the humblest of us has it for something – looks, talent, success, ...

Thank you, Google-Free-Listing Scammers… 2

Thank you, Google-Free-Listing Scammers...
This is what you hear: “Our records show that you have not updated your free Google listing….” This is what they are really saying: “Even though I’m not affiliated with Google at all, I will continue to call this number over and over and over again until someone falls for my scam, I drive you ...

This is the Windows Technical Support calling… 1

This is the Windows Technical Support calling...
As a general rule, there is something immensely enjoyable about scamming a scammer.  Or at least playing along. And, much like a soft drink before the sugar substitutes took over the world, the act of scolding said scammer is delightful and refreshing, especially when you get to spend those precious moments with the Windows Technical ...