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I'm not a big fan of Heineken too, I'm more into Belgian beers like Leffe, and nearby where I live there's a local brewery named "Praght Brouwerij" that makes excellent beers. Bit too expensive though to drink everyday ... Brouwerij Praght | biernet.nl[^]
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Nope... I'm saying the number of registered users doesn't necessarily reflect the number of CURRENT users. It is the polling booths responsibility to adjust the record of eligible voters, merely to ensure the voting process is a level playing field for all.
So I had 2 texts and an email from "Google" telling me that someone had tried to access my account but didn't have the correct password and were attempting to change it. Was that me?
Well, one, I didn't recall using that email address with Google and two, no I hadn't requested a password change. All a bit odd.
Then I recalled that I had once used that email address for something at Google but some years ago and haven't used it since.
Still, better to be safe. I logged in directly from the Google home page and went through the motions to change the password and they suspended the account for a few days whilst they reviewed it. Fine by me.
Thing is, not sure if it was a scam in that the emails I received appear to be real or just someone trying their luck at accessing the account. As it happens I have a secure password strategy so not worried that they'll guess it. Still, very odd.
One of the text messages came from area code 614 (Ohio) and a quick search had the number as a scam line.
Anyone else had this?
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I had something similar a month or two back. Somehow I got texts in my gmail basically saying the same thing and providing a link. I ignored it. Why would gmail bother texting my email account and send an obscure link - makes no sense. Also I learned that day you can apparently text someone's email. The more you know!