What made you come to these forums?

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  1. subratam

    subratam Registered Member

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    hmmm what made me come to these forums...
    the other day i was searching for a anti trojan when i read good reviews about TDS and downloaded it... i liked it very much. as a normal computer should be today in the web world i was also plagued by some exploits and i saw the Diamond forum and came to wilders, and thats how my lovestory started... i can say a person if he asks me why i love wilders that love dont need reasons .. thats another matter that if i go on saying why i love wilders it world be hard to stop...
    seriously saying... wilders... you have made me and i bet all those who have joined as members or guests... WE ARE NOT ALONE... you all guys at wilders are doing a great job.. today security is a real problem ... specially in the web... where you dont know what will happen next second.. oops second is too long though... :mad:
    the response, the way to handle and proceed to solution for a problem... its simply too good...
    i hav joined wilders only few days back mayhbe 4 days or 5... since then i hav stayed almost round the clock in here... i just love to be here.. whether i have problems or i have not... wilders is the place where i feel i am me... thanks wilders not for giving me/us what you are giving but making us feel that we are also part of you :)
    i am sure my words reflected all those present in wilders... we are with you wilders...
    good luck
     
  2. jcouture

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    Originally, I found JavaCool's site doing some sort of security app search on Google. JavaCool's site lead me to these forums. I've been using some of JavaCool's tools for quite a while and I've always checked the forums as a guest. I found myself coming here quite often and decided I might just as well register. Lots of great information here. Thanks! :)
     
  3. Detox

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    glad to have ya both :D
     
  4. Pretender

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    Detox knows just what to say all of the time ;)
     
  5. zzmel

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    Hi:

    Found this forum by the link using Port Explorer. It is nice to know that there really is a way to monitor your ports to see what is happening in real time. :D I have joined many different forums and I must say most are really good. Where else can you get help because someone wants to help you.

    zzmel :cool:
     
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  7. Pretender

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    Welcome aboard!

     
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  8. Tazmin

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    Because I was an idiot as far as security was concerened and seriously needed educated.

    thanks to all you guys and gals here :D it's all appreciated

    Tazmin
     
  9. Pretender

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    Great group of people here ;)
     
  10. sig

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    I too remember seeing Paul post in the GRC newsgroups and other places. I used the Wilders web site myself and have often directed others to it for handy reference. I recall the previous Wilders forum, but this one has really taken off and grown.

    The real value of forums such as these is to provide a place for people who aren't knowledgeable about various security related matters to read others' threads, post their own questions and get assistance without fear of being stomped on because one is a newbie. :)
     
  11. Aramet

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    I had questions about a certain program I was using because I had read something in another forum. My brother who works for Homeland Security told me to come here and trust the answers, said the moderators,etc. in this forum knew their stuff, could be trusted to tell it straight. So I did, and he was right. What he didn't tell me was how this forum was so friendly& informative with such a wide range of topics. I truly enjoy being part of such a wonderful group and hope as my experience grows I will be able to help someone else one day as you have helped me. Thank you. :-*
     
  12. FukenFooser 007.5

    FukenFooser 007.5 Registered Member

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    :cool:

    The reason you people got stuck with me popping in and out..?

    Thats easy, I got bugged as I saw it and when norton said it couldn't handle it I had to look else where.
    A link a PC mech. got me here.

    And I'm sure I've shown "My ineptness" at keeping finger off of the buttons, (I'm sure they control the blinking lights somehow),
    And this "TEAM" has been great at putting up with my short fuse.
    I never actually took a shot at anybody here other than Paul the first time I tried to get back into here and didn't remember the space between my name and the "Bond/rap" numbers I put behind it for some unknown\rememberable reason. I shot a Email to Paul (very unkind) about a new time record for being "banned", (never actually been,{o yea on a foos table once}, banned before), but I'd never been to a forum either.
    Paul Emailed me back explaining the "get your name and password right" to me in the nicest way. So I knew I had found something "special"! :'(
    Thanks again.
    ff
     
  13. Pretender

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    There's quite a lot of tolerance here, but only up to a point and Paul makes sure that this remains the type of forums that people respect and come back to.
     
  14. FukenFooser 007.5

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    Thats why I'm trying to say I'm sorry again to Paul, And ALL TEAM members! I am a puter crashing fool. And get enough help here to get back to here. I am always going thru it in my head, after the fact, of course. An seem to get an idea of how my sense of hummor is lost on the internet or IM as I've been told. So please bear with me and I always do and try to show respect to all here at "Wilders" :mad:



    ff


    "Peiter" is the greatest !
     
  15. LowWaterMark

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    Yes, and so is Pieter! :D

    - FF, that's just part of "my sense of humor". You are of course very welcome here, and we'll all do our best to understand the way you add humor to your posts, as I hope you'll try to understand us. ;)
     
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  16. Prince_Serendip

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    :) It's been over a year and a half since I joined this board. Seen a lot come and go. I've made a lot of friends and met people I truly respect. :cool:

    I came here because I Googled for Security. Listing after listing showed Wilders, so I came and checked it out. This is where I chose this handle. Serendip, is short for serendipity, which is awesomely incredible good luck! I certainly have it by finding this board with so many dedicated and wonderful people!

    Thank you for being here. :)


    Larry ;)
     
  17. Pretender

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    Ahhhhhhh :oops: , cut it out Larry.........
     
  18. tepi

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    What made me come here? I suppose it was the mysteries of TDS. What made me stay? Go figure.... :)
     
  19. Wufman2

    Wufman2 Registered Member

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    I found this place thru Experts Exchange. I was advised to download some protection software and hrer ya'll were. I'm new to all this stuff and if it were not for a "bug" that was downloaded, I'd still be in the dark ages. My problem is where to post my questions, but I guess that will come in time. Thanks for helping this "dummy". I'm passing along your site to all my other "dummy" friends. LOL ;)
     
  20. Pretender

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    Read all of the locked sticky topics at tops of the forums (or at least the ones that you think may pertain) and you'll get a real good idea. Welcome to the board... :cool:
     
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  21. IManovice

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    I downloaded Spyware Blaster months ago at the suggestion I found on Spybot Search and Destroy. They are both great!!! :D

    Tonight I was talking with someone while playing a game on the internet and the subject of spyware came up and I told him about these 2 programs and he said he wanted to know more.

    Came to this site and couldn't find a Banner to put on my website and found this forum to ask about it. I want to put a banner on my website so I can get word out to as many people as I can.

    Is there a banner available or should I type the link?

    BTW. I noticed in the agreement that "backdoors" are spoken of in a negative way. :eek: I've been using backdoors to yahoo pinochle. Oh no. :eek: There are so many ways that my computer can get attacked. :mad: I can't keep up with it. I hope Spyware Blaster is. o_O

    BTW 2--I like this forum. It is much easier than the ones at microsoft..less confusing...for me anyway. I have a lot to learn and now I have a place to come to. Thanks :)
     
  22. Paul Wilders

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    Welcome IManovice,

    Feel free to copy the banner on the left top corner, and hyperlink it to this board.

    regards.

    paul
     
  23. Ghostman1953

    Ghostman1953 Registered Member

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    I got the link in Spyware Blaster. Great little program. :)
     
  24. Pretender

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    You'll find that this is a very fine board also. Welcome!
     
  25. IManovice

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    Thanks Paul, much appreciated :)
     
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