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    Default Big Brother is always listening..

    So we ventured out yesterday to the local supermarket .. While driving in the truck I had the XM radio on and a commercial for some land sales down in Tennessee has a commercial.. It got my wife's attention as they mentioned RV's.. So okay this morning I go on the computer and low and behold there are advertisements for the same land sales.. I asked my wife if she went on their site or looked them up and she told me she had forgotten about it... But somehow it showed up on my Facebook page.. This isn't the first time this has happened.. I do think these phones we all carry have listening devices in them.. It was so much easier to travel 30 or 40 years ago..

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    Default Re: Big Brother is always listening..

    Some have mental illnesses involving some paranoia and such who think people are watching or listening to them....but nobody believes them.
    Can we imagine what this does to them?
    Or...maybe they finally feel normal. Because it's happening to everybody now.

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    Default Re: Big Brother is always listening..

    Or just maybe the company is having a big advertising push ?
    I just saw an ad on social media for Jasper Highlands in Tennessee. I haven't looked at homes, land or otherwise.
    But if you think others are listening ...

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    Default Re: Big Brother is always listening..

    Quote Originally Posted by crazy View Post
    So we ventured out yesterday to the local supermarket .. While driving in the truck I had the XM radio on and a commercial for some land sales down in Tennessee has a commercial.. It got my wife's attention as they mentioned RV's.. So okay this morning I go on the computer and low and behold there are advertisements for the same land sales.. I asked my wife if she went on their site or looked them up and she told me she had forgotten about it... But somehow it showed up on my Facebook page.. This isn't the first time this has happened.. I do think these phones we all carry have listening devices in them.. It was so much easier to travel 30 or 40 years ago..
    Me, my daughter and several of my friends have had very strange experiences always involving our cell phones or FB. I do believe we are being listened to.

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    Default Re: Big Brother is always listening..

    Quote Originally Posted by ABFwife View Post
    Me, my daughter and several of my friends have had very strange experiences always involving our cell phones or FB. I do believe we are being listened to.
    Facebook messenger is always listening.. I rarely use it but when I do it does seem I get ad's on Facebook that relates back to some words I may have been used.. The other one is google.. I turn off my location now [only use it when traveling] Got tired of them sending me messages on how was my visit to where ever I have been..Plus the wife and I have identical phones and if when traveling both put the same address in the navigation we generally get different directions.. Seems to want to send us by their advertisers..

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    Default Re: Big Brother is always listening..

    I have never been a conspiracy type person but my phone and FB have proven to me that they know way too much about me.

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    Default Re: Big Brother is always listening..

    For You
    Personalized stories based on your interests
    That's the header when I go to yahoo home page.
    They know because they track every site I visit.
    Of course our on-line activities are being tracked and monitered and data sold and searched.
    From our cell phones to our laptops and thru those horrid creatures Alexa and Siri.

    All those "smart" devices : cable boxes , TV's , thermostats , Sirius radio , etc. ...all those devices
    monitor and collect data. To what end , who knows? Could someday a government decide to
    "save the planet" by remotely setting everyones thermostat? Or monitor it and send the green
    police if you didn't comply with their order to shut off your A/C? How about getting an e-mail citation
    for speeding because the GPS in your car ratted on you?

    Big Brother is watching. All this electronic wizardry can , will , and is being used to control
    the populace. George Orwell had it right, but unlike the masses in his novel , we
    invited Big Brother in and embraced him.

    I fear my progeny will never know the freedoms we are willingly giving up.

    And yes , I've got duct tape over the camera lens in my laptop.

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    Default Re: Big Brother is always listening..

    Well now this reminds me of a person who used to be on the site and all of his theories. I can’t remember what his name was but he was referenced to having a tin foil hat. I’m sure one of you guys or lady can help my old brain out with his name. Maybe the guy was onto something.

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    Default Re: Big Brother is always listening..

    Quote Originally Posted by tiredseat View Post
    Well now this reminds me of a person who used to be on the site and all of his theories. I can’t remember what his name was but he was referenced to having a tin foil hat. I’m sure one of you guys or lady can help my old brain out with his name. Maybe the guy was onto something.
    That would be Busghetti Spaghetti. I think he is living in a bomb shelter in Nuno's backyard 12'underground lined with 5' thick lead walls. Nuno and Spaghetti are the only 2 I've ever spoken too offline. And Jimmy.
    I know Nuno speaks to spaghetti a few times per day. Right? Lol.
    He was really intense on the stuff.....and he wasn't wrong but had a hard time following direction from the administrators. He was a good guy though. Really into technology but my brain is too tired for that stuff.

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    Default Re: Big Brother is always listening..

    Quote Originally Posted by tiredseat View Post
    Well now this reminds me of a person who used to be on the site and all of his theories. I can’t remember what his name was but he was referenced to having a tin foil hat. I’m sure one of you guys or lady can help my old brain out with his name. Maybe the guy was onto something.
    Did he have the nickname of Noodles??

 

 
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