Ahavah Ehyeh (ahavah) wrote,
Ahavah Ehyeh

Watch Out for That Meme!

I'd just like to put a bit of a warning on this meme here. Yes, believe it or not, there can be some dangers to filling out memes & online surveys.

Some of them are started by phishers (one of which hit me last night on YIM, so if you get a message from 'me' telling you to check out some site - DON'T!)

Your red flags should go up if they ask you to fill in personal information such as full names, birthdates, street name/address, mother's maiden name (HUGE red flag there! Credit card scammers!), first pet's names/high schools/childhood heroes (or similar questions asked by email providers when changing/retrieving passwords).

While you are distracted with sharing your favorite color, what super power you'd like to have, and whether or not anyone on your f-list has a crush on you, spammers/hackers/phishers are jotting down all the necessary info needed to begin identity theft & fraud (and yes, with a full name and street addy, they can get your social security number).

NEVER give out personal or identifying information online!

That said, I'm going to do this meme anyway - changing everything I'm not comfortable sharing.

The Name Game:
1. YOUR SPY NAME: (middle name and current street name Favorite author's last name) I don't use my real name online, so I don't mind sharing my middle name :P
Louise Card.

2. YOUR MOVIE STAR NAME: (grandfather/grandmother on your dad's side, your favorite candy)
Tina Milkyway

3. YOUR RAP NAME: (first initial of first name, first three or four letters of your last name First three or four letters of your favorite song)
A. Best

4. YOUR GAMER TAG: (a favorite color, a favorite animal)
Silver Gorilla

5. YOUR SOAP OPERA NAME: (middle name, where state you were born)
Louise Iowa

6. YOUR STAR WARS NAME: (first 3 letters of your last name favorite soup, last 3 letters of mother's maiden name your favorite vegetable, first 3 letters of your pet's name)
Bla Lli Ach

7. JEDI NAME: (middle name spelled backwards, your mom's maiden name model of car spelled backwards)
Esiuol Suruat

8. PORN STAR NAME: (first pet's name, the street you grew up on favorite flower)
Achaiah Rose

9. SUPERHERO NAME: ("The", your favorite color, the automobile your mom drives)
The Silver Yellowthing

10. YOUR ACTION HERO NAME: (first name of a main character in the last movie you watched, last food you ate)
Blue Applesauce

Tags: lj, memes
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