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    Watt on Earth? Jemadah's Avatar
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    Feb 2001
    Whistler, Canada.

    Ripped off by fake site?

    Hi guys,

    I think I've beeen ripped off by a fake site,


    I bought some web space from them, 29.99 for a years worth of 250 mb IIS space.

    I can't login and have had no response from them.

    Do you think I have been ripped off?

    And if so what can I do about it?

    I feel like a right mug, looking back, it did seem a bit too cheap.

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    Domo Arigato! Ultima Designs's Avatar
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    Nov 2003
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    You can dispute the charge.
    I really enjoy forgetting. When I first come to a place, I notice all the little details. I notice the way the sky looks. The color of white paper. The way people walk. Doorknobs. Everything. Then I get used to the place and I don't notice those things anymore. So only by forgetting can I see the place again as it really is.

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    FK's Geezer Mod Ask The Geezer's Avatar
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    Jul 2002
    Out In The Pasture
    If I saw this on a hosting site, I'd Google some more:

    "We are able to get you the trafic your site deserves, within weeks your site will be getting thousands of hits a day through thousands of search engines from all over the world..."

    What or Who is Abbif?

    "Abbif or rather Hiram Abbif the chief Architect of Solomons Temple, was killed by assassins while they tried to extract a secret knowledge from him. He did not tell the secret that dated back to ancient times and died for it.

    Some say that in reality Hiram Abbif was fictional and a Jewish symbolic version of the true character from history on whom he was based. Namely Seqenenre Tao, the Egyptian Priest-King and last custodian of the greatest of all spiritual secrets..."

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    Huygens to Titan PCRIDE's Avatar
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    May 2002
    how long has it been since you bought the package? sometimes you can't log in for like 24 hrs , give it time for the dbase to update and atleast 5 business days for contact

    the site/company looks reptuible
    All out of Honey Buffers, so i grabed a few Goose Heads

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    Old Member gecko2's Avatar
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    Aug 2000
    New Yorkshire, UK
    If you paid by credit card and it wasn't too long ago you can contact your credit card company for something called a chargeback. The credit card company will then pay you back and chase the Abbif company for payment.

    If not then I can't help.
    Keep it rural.

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