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    From the You Couldn't Make It Up Department

    Megaupload, the huge "file-sharing" site recently shut down by the US Government, had many users in the DOJ and the US Senate.

    Oh crap!
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    Justice for the Dept of Justice.... and a little bit of preferential treatment thrown in just to make them look worse.

    In a similar 'you couldn't make it up' vein - Chinese spies used fake Facebook profile to friend NATO officials

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    From the same department...

    The Alexa page for this site says:
    Based on internet averages, experienced-people.net is visited more frequently by males who have no college education and browse this site from home.
    Bloody illiterate lot, you!
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    pretty accurate
    went to school and univeristy - never went to a college
    work from home - so read it from there as well

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    That's nice, Clinton. I like to be different.

    Bah! Alexa. I've had more arguments about that idiocy than I care to remember. Anyway, apart from the fact that it's biased towards users with the Alexa toolbar, it's also got quite a strong US bias - same as Quantcast et al. If your sites aren't aimed at an American audience or a webmastery-type, then the stats are not just misleading, they're downright annoying and damaging because they can put potential advertisers off your site.


    Edit: PS - AlexaSucks.com is available.
    The wasp then chews off about half of the cockroach’s antennae, after which it returns to its burrow, leading the roach by pulling one of its antennae like a lead. Once there, it lays a single egg on the cockroach’s abdomen. The newly-hatched wasp larva will feed on the cockroach, keeping it alive for as long as possible, and emerge after about three weeks.

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    I'm actually a middle aged women who left school at 15 and I post to this forum from my iphone in the bus station when I'm on my way to work at Tesco.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JJMcClure View Post
    I'm actually a middle aged women
    A blatant and obvious lie. No woman ever refers to herself as "middle-aged" until she gets a pension book - middle aged women are always ten years older than she is!

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    I'll get done for libel if I suggest what some of the govt accounts were storing...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clinton View Post
    If it were the actual one and not a website I would have gone higher than the $20 it sold for.

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