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PostPosted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 12:57 pm 
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Playstation which I've never had anything to do with sent me this in Spanish, any ideas as to what is going on?…


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 1:11 pm 
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Looks like Bruno Dalacqua in Sao Paulo, Brazil bought a Playstation 4, and Bruno mistakenly thinks his email address is bdaqua.

I would do nothing except maybe confirm my security questions aren't easily guessable, so when the idiot contacts Google to reset the password he won't be able to do it.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 1:27 pm 
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Great advice MB. :)


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 3:15 pm 
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If there's a link to opt out of future communication I would follow that, because otherwise you'll keep getting emails from Sony.

If you're as bad as I am at reading Portuguese, you could copy & paste it into Google Translate. It's not good but it usually gives you the gist of what its saying.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 6:28 pm 
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Oh yeah, Portuguese, I knew that… I hope Avon & Bruno forgive me!


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2016 12:49 pm 
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Ha! Just saw this. Been so busy these last few months. Yes. It's Portuguese but I have family in Brazil if you need help with language stuff and my wife's Brazilian cousin lives next door :D

The first bullet point says 'verify the email address doesn't belong to another person'

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VILA: They missed us! Avon's gadget works!
BLAKE: [to Avon] Is something wrong?
AVON: It just occurred to me, that as the description of a highly sophisticated technological achievement, 'Avon's gadget works' seems to lack a certain style.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2016 1:21 pm 
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So, no way to verify the emal address DOES belong to someone else!?


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2016 1:49 pm 
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Oh, I just remembered a peculiarity of gmail. Any periods in the name are ignored, and if you add a + at the end ignores all text after the + (so this+address@gmail.com will deliver mail to this@gmail.com, as will t.h.i.s@gmail.com).

You could look at the address they emailed and see if it includes any odd punctuation like this, but Bruno likely has something2423@gmail.com and he entered something@gmail.com.


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