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Comment: Re:Exploited procedural loophole (Score 1) 419

by tomlouie (#47558075) Attached to: A 24-Year-Old Scammed Apple 42 Times In 16 Different States

> 1: The clerk is the one that should be calling for an approval code, and the call is made not to the cardholder's bank but rather to the bank that processes the cards for the retail store. It doesn't matter what the customer's bank says (or in this case the fake bank) since the approval/authorization code must come from the retailer's bankcard processor.

Read again, the clerk should be calling the store's bank, not the customer's bank.

Comment: Re:No, thank you. (Score 1) 865

by tomlouie (#46927865) Attached to: Did the Ignition Key Just Die?

> I want to start my car, leave it running, lock it and run into a building for a couple of minutes. I can take my RF key out of the car, but with the car running it won't let me lock the door.

Try this, it should work:
1. with engine running, step out of car with keys in hand.
2. close door, and lock it from outside with physical key.

Comment: Re:Fill your head with crap (Score 5, Insightful) 163

by tomlouie (#46748879) Attached to: The Best Parking Apps You've Never Heard Of and Why You Haven't

> I think the more important issue is the general inefficiency in the marketplace for apps (as well as ideas and intellectual property in general).

Bennett, you just summarized your 2,000+ word textwall into a single 24 word sentence. Was that so hard? Seriously, a single summary sentence at the start of your submissions would be greatly appreciated.

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