Bavarian-Board.co.uk - BMW Owners Discussion Forum Homepage
Forum Home Forum Home > General Forums > General BMW & Bavarian-Board Chat
  New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - Yahoo mail.  Size matters! Thatís outrageous!!!
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Register Register  Login Login

Forum LockedYahoo mail. Size matters! Thatís outrageous!!!

 Post Reply Post Reply
Author
Message
Jack735 View Drop Down
Bavarian-Board Contributor
Bavarian-Board Contributor
Avatar

Joined: 14-September-2005
Location: Edinburgh
Status: Offline
Points: 1055
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Jack735 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Yahoo mail. Size matters! Thatís outrageous!!!
    Posted: 05-October-2009 at 14:15

Logged in to my yahoo mail account this morning and got this message.

 

Yahoo! is changing the way you can recover your account in case you forget your password. We recommend that you provide an email address, but you must select two secret questions and answers in order to continue.  

 

So I was OK with the first secret question and answer, then Ö

 

What was the make of your first car?

 

It was a MG  was my first car so I put that in and got the following Ö

 

The answers to your questions must be 4 to 32 characters in length, and may only contain letters and numbers.

 

But my first car only had 2 letters!! (yes it was quite small) My current car only has 3 letters and is considerably longer!!!  Alas not long enough.

 

My sons first car, currently being paid for from his paper round!!!! Is a Kia, thatís him goosed as well if he had a yahoo account.

 

I predict millions of frustrated car connoisseur yahoo account holders all over the world (son and other Kia owners apart, who are obviously not automotive connoisseurs, who will consider this something else that just doesnít work as it should)!

 

 

 

 

 

I also applied to join a swingers club on line.  It asked for a password and I thought use pen!s, you know kinda related, regrettably it said what I had entered wasnít long enough!  Back to being an Iocusologist then.


 

 

 

 

Oooh, The machine of a dream, such a clean machine With the pistons a pumpin', and the alloys all gleam, When I'm holding your wheel, All I hear is your gear, With my hand on your grease gun, Mmm it's like a disease son, I'm in love with my car, gotta feel for my automobile, Get a grip on my .......
Back to Top
Sponsored Links


Back to Top
Dergside View Drop Down
Really Senior Member II
Really Senior Member II


Joined: 16-May-2004
Location: Mid West, Ireland
Status: Offline
Points: 4000
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dergside Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05-October-2009 at 16:06

Originally posted by Jack735 Jack735 wrote:

I predict millions of frustrated car connoisseur yahoo account holders all over the world (son and other Kia owners apart, who are obviously not automotive connoisseurs, who will consider this something else that just doesnít work as it should)!

Non connoisseur's and techies will probably change their two and three letter brand cars for something with a longer alphanumeric name.  Could be a whole new marketing angle for those in the trade, while the values of the brands with shorter names plummet.



Edited by Dergside
Now: BMW 523i SE '00, 318i SE - e91 '07, 325i Coupe '93.

Prev:
e46 328i SE Touring, 330Ci, 318Ci.
e39 523i SE.
e36 325i Coupe *2, 323i SE, 316iSE.
e30 325iSE 2dr, 320i Conv, 320i 2dr, 316i.
Back to Top
 Post Reply Post Reply
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down



This page was generated in 0.109 seconds.