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Was this a webcomic, or just a one-off?

A few years ago I saw an online comic spoofing the overly-serious analysis of anime by westerners. I'm not sure if it was from a web comic or something made as a one-off joke, but I'd like to see it again. [more inside]
posted by Dr-Baa on Mar 19, 2015 - 5 answers

Spam from my account

So, friends are receiving emails that appear to be from me. They are not from me. As far as I can tell, my accounts or machine have not been compromised. What now? [more inside]
posted by dirtdirt on Aug 14, 2014 - 7 answers

I need a link that articulates email spoofing

I have a aunt-in-law who has been forwarding me junk emails she has received from a random email address with my name as the title. I've tried to explain to her that this is likely a junk from her computer's infection, not mine. Can someone send me a link that explains how that works in a simple way for someone of her limited understanding?
posted by miss tea on Dec 3, 2013 - 10 answers

In 2013, how does Facebook spoof friend requests?

Is Facebook still spoofing friend requests? [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Jan 15, 2013 - 9 answers

______ Apparel

I need a clever play on words to spoof American Apparel, and I need it today. Help! [more inside]
posted by hamandcheese on Oct 26, 2012 - 33 answers

I've never met you, this is crazy. What's your number? Don't call me, maybe?

What's up with 774-8283? This appears to be a spoofed phone number calling to harass people at random. How are they doing this, and what can be done about it? Question about American phone calls, probably won't apply internationally. [more inside]
posted by The Winsome Parker Lewis on Jun 7, 2012 - 5 answers

Spoof "how-to" videos

What is the website full of fake home improvement / how to videos that seem reasonable at first but are actually all spoofs / parodies with bad advice? [more inside]
posted by ac on May 17, 2012 - 5 answers

How to view geo specific web content from anywhere in the country?

How to view geo specific web content from anywhere in the country? [more inside]
posted by queue_strategy on Mar 17, 2012 - 2 answers

Zero zero zero, zero zero zero zero! (Jenny)

Within the past few weeks, I've been receiving phone calls on my cell phone every day at 9am and 5pm like clockwork from the number (000) 000-0000. How do I make these bastards go away and leave me alone? [more inside]
posted by Geckwoistmeinauto on Dec 28, 2011 - 25 answers

What's on the the 91 minutes of spoofs on the new Star Wars Blu-rays?

What are the spoofs on the Star Wars Blu-rays? [more inside]
posted by Flying Saucer on Oct 11, 2011 - 2 answers

Any SMTP email providers which allow for a low volume of legitimate 'spoofed' email?

Are there any low-volume SMTP email relay services which allow the sending of 'spoofed' emails for valid site purposes (like a 'forward to a friend' feature)? [more inside]
posted by cowbellemoo on Mar 11, 2011 - 6 answers

Who are these two dancers?

Who are the two dancers preceding Cyd Charisse in the title sequence of The Silencers (1966)? (mildly NSFW) [more inside]
posted by Joe Beese on Nov 5, 2010 - 1 answer

I'm sorry some jerk is sending you emails from me

Some spammer is spoofing my gmail account out into the world. What consequences should I be concerned about?
posted by Guy Smiley on Oct 19, 2010 - 7 answers

Weird spoofed phone call

Just got a crazy phone call from a spoofed phone number, not sure what to do... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 13, 2010 - 9 answers

I'm looking for an old internet-video spoof that featured an alien hand-puppet with a baby-bottle nipple on it's head acting very silly

I'm looking for an old internet-video spoof of the Jeff Peckman/Stan Romenek "alien" video, which featured an alien hand-puppet with a baby-bottle nipple on its head acting very silly. [more inside]
posted by cosmic.osmo on Jan 15, 2010 - 2 answers

Chase.com is turning me over to Russian gangsters?

I understand how phishing works via emails, but how am I being taken from a known trusted site to phishing page, after having entered my account signon on the first page? [more inside]
posted by stupidsexyFlanders on Jan 13, 2010 - 18 answers

Can I make Chrome appear Firefoxy?

I like to watch a lot of streaming video especially for sports games. I usually use the Google Chrome browser. But some sites' media players say they only work with Firefox or IE and won't even give me the chance of trying it out in Chrome. Is there a way to trick the sites into thinking Chrome is really one of the approved browsers? Or is there really some fundamental difference that makes the players break in Chrome? [more inside]
posted by bluefly on Jul 5, 2009 - 2 answers

Spam No More! How do I convince gmail of this?

How Do I Get Hosts to Stop Labeling My Email As Spam? [more inside]
posted by darth_tedious on May 1, 2009 - 14 answers

A hip hop spoofish song that played on alternative stations...

It's killing me... there was a hip-hop SPOOF song ( or at leat I considered it a spoof ) that would play on DC101 that I can't seem to remember anything about. I'm pretty sure it's about three years old. [more inside]
posted by petethered on May 1, 2009 - 3 answers

Fraudulent Telemarketers on my Cell Phone!

Telemarketers calling my cell phone. With spoofed Caller ID. For fraud. How do I send them to PMITA prison? [more inside]
posted by fogster on Aug 7, 2008 - 20 answers

Facebook a privacy problem? Never would have guessed.

Someone has accessed a friend's Facebook account more than once, despite the fact that my friend changes passwords on a regular basis. How? [more inside]
posted by Slam I Am on Jul 10, 2008 - 18 answers

Do you know any fake James Bond title songs?

Do you know any fake James Bond title songs? [more inside]
posted by lord_yo on Apr 26, 2008 - 40 answers

This question brought to you by the letters AA-BB-CC-DD-EE-FF

My son lives four hours away. I'm trying to do phone support for him on his PC (XP pro), which won't connect to the internet. In asking him to try various things and report what (if anything) happened we discovered that ipconfig /all is reporting his MAC address as 00-11-22-33-44-55. Nuh-huh! Fuller violently shakes head until pea brain rattles. [more inside]
posted by jfuller on Mar 8, 2008 - 13 answers

Gibberish blog using our company name

What is this gibberish blog using our company name? [more inside]
posted by Joleta on Jul 20, 2007 - 11 answers

Driving Miss Daisy spoof?

Does anyone remember a spoof of Driving Miss Daisy? [more inside]
posted by bolognius maximus on Jan 20, 2007 - 11 answers

No, I don't want to send a copy to Arnie, I just want to read it again

Help me find this ANCIENT, early-internet Conan The Barbarian fanfic/spoof story! My google fu has failed me! [more inside]
posted by antifuse on Oct 23, 2006 - 5 answers

Someone's stolen my email address!

Someone's signing up for internet accounts using my Yahoo email address. Help! [more inside]
posted by serialcomma on Oct 16, 2006 - 23 answers

running firefox with outlook web access

is there a way to make firefox work with outlook web access, in "premium" mode? [more inside]
posted by yonation on Feb 6, 2006 - 12 answers

Love Rhapsody. Hate territorial restrictions.

Rhapsody has launched for free on the web, and it's compatible with Macs. Great - except I'm based in the UK, and they're using IP blocking to prevent non-US residents from using the service. So what's the most efficient, most reliable, least painful way for my UK-based Mac to spoof Rhapsody into thinking I'm in the States? I don't mind paying a little.
posted by skylar on Dec 5, 2005 - 17 answers

OSX version hack?

OSXfilter: I want to fool applications on my Powerbook into thinking that I'm running a different version of the Mac OS than I really am. Can I? How? [more inside]
posted by sergeant sandwich on Oct 17, 2005 - 6 answers

How do you get a stolen yahoo account back?

How embarrassing - I actually got password spoofed and my account stolen. How can I get my Yahoo account back? [more inside]
posted by -harlequin- on Aug 12, 2005 - 15 answers

Email Spoofers

Someone is spoofing email -- making it look like it's coming from me -- and offering to sell people computer equipment. It looks like this is a scam to collect ebay ids. I know about this because one of the guy's emails was returned to me (it couldn't get through to the person he was sending it to). I have his email address. Can I do anything? [more inside.] [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on May 19, 2004 - 5 answers

Mmmm, tastes like phish!

I believe this is one of those PayPal lookalike steal all your personal info pages. What are the steps one goes through to report something like this? And to whom? [more inside]
posted by banished on Apr 1, 2004 - 11 answers

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