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Postby Dr.Flay » Wed Feb 10, 2016 4:10 am

Google are running a short security promotion, and offering you 2GB for checking your current security settings of your account.
http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2016/02/ ... -for-free/
Some people have managed to get more be repeating the process :tu:
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Re: 2GB extrra free storage

Postby MrLoathsome » Wed Feb 10, 2016 1:10 pm

I don't trust google. I will check my own security settings. 8)

Also, beer is delicious. :tu:
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Re: 2GB extrra free storage

Postby UnrealGGecko » Wed Feb 10, 2016 8:19 pm

:rock: Perfect timing! More UT files will fit on G Drive now for me. Thanks for the info.
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Re: 2GB extrra free storage

Postby FXANBSS » Wed Feb 10, 2016 8:21 pm

I don't use G Drive, is there a reason i should use this?
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Re: 2GB extrra free storage

Postby rjmno1 » Thu Feb 11, 2016 12:56 am

I already have 10 gb from microsoft upload space cload storage .
I dont need a 2 gb extra.

btw thnx for the info.
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Re: 2GB extrra free storage

Postby KingJosh » Thu Feb 11, 2016 1:05 am

Dr.Flay wrote:Google are running a short security promotion, and offering you 2GB for checking your current security settings of your account.
http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2016/02/ ... -for-free/
Some people have managed to get more be repeating the process :tu:


cool maybe it almost has enough space to store one of my maps :lol2: :loool:
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Re: 2GB extrra free storage

Postby papercoffee » Thu Feb 11, 2016 2:23 am

Dr.Flay wrote:Google are running a short security promotion, and offering you 2GB for checking your current security settings of your account.
http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2016/02/ ... -for-free/
Some people have managed to get more be repeating the process :tu:

How much do you have then all included?
Is it more than 50GB?
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Re: 2GB extrra free storage

Postby JackGriffin » Thu Feb 11, 2016 3:13 am

There's so much extra it gets an extra R
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Re: 2GB extrra free storage

Postby Carbon » Thu Feb 11, 2016 11:57 am

KingJosh wrote:
Dr.Flay wrote:Google are running a short security promotion, and offering you 2GB for checking your current security settings of your account.
http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2016/02/ ... -for-free/
Some people have managed to get more be repeating the process :tu:


cool maybe it almost has enough space to store one of my maps :lol2: :loool:


Or your sig. :shock:

Thanks for the heads up Flay!
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Re: 2GB extrra free storage

Postby JackGriffin » Thu Feb 11, 2016 3:07 pm

Turn off "Display Signatures" in your user settings. It irritates me too that there are several regular posters who think it's a good idea to slap a banner after every post they make. MySpace is over, sigs need to contain text only.
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Re: 2GB extrra free storage

Postby papercoffee » Thu Feb 11, 2016 5:03 pm

JackGriffin wrote:MySpace is over, sigs need to contain text only.

NEVER!!!

Jokes apart, Do you really think so ...and are other members also annoyed by my double banners in my signature?
Then I will change it to only one banner. Maybe a smaller one as well.
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Re: 2GB extrra free storage

Postby Dr.Flay » Thu Feb 11, 2016 6:07 pm

There are restrictions here on the size of sig and avatar pics, and I have no problem with the size of Papercoffee's (oo-er !)
The problem tends to come with people that do not have much to say, as their sig will always dwarf their posts.
King Josh is cutting it fine, but does generally post enough to post content for it not to be a problem.
Beyond Unreal is a place where you can see a blinking mess of oversized "Look at me ! Look at me ! I am important". Here we ask offenders to calm it down.
Over there I simply use Opera's own content blocking, and block the root source of the eye-spam so even if they change it I won't see it.

MrLoathsome wrote:I don't trust google. I will check my own security settings. 8)


That is exactly what it makes you do :noidea
As part of "Safer internet week" Google want all users to review their settings and app connections
Check each section of your google account, once you click the last "Done" you get 2 more GBs
I am glad I did, because my recovery phone number was a phone I lost.
If you are simply in a lazy mood, just click "Done" on everything without looking... but only an idiot would do that.

Ohh, I too have a hotmail account and Ondrive storage there.
:noidea So-what, i claimed extra storage in that twice already, and will do again any time they offer more for nothing.
This offer is obviously only available to people with a Google ID. If you don't use gmail or some other Google service, please walk-on by.
Nothing to see here for you.
If you use an Android phone then you have a Google ID. With that ID you have a Youtube account and GDrive storage even if you never asked for it.

Like it or hate it, I have to have a google ID and other accounts I would rather not (Facebook, Linkedin).
I now have 7GB free in my Google account and will be able to upload 8 more radio shows or lots of Unreal stuff.
My preference is to send people to fetch downloads from an ad-free site. Both GDrive and Onedrive offer that, and only a fool would chose between them when they can both be used.
No over-zealous ISP is going to block my files, unlike some of the Mapraider mirrors.

2 Scenarios
"Hey do you have a Google related account such as Youtube or Gmail ?"
"No"
"OK, Bye"

"Hey do you have a Google related account ?"
"Yes"
"Do you want another 2GB of storage for free ?"
"Yes, but do I have to suck.."
"No ! all you need to do is something you should be doing regularly"
"Check my balls for..."
"No ! just check all your account security settings, and what apps and sites you have connected"
"And then what ?"
"And then nothing. Check your storage and you will have 2 more GB"
"Where is the catch ?"
"The catch is that people are their own worst enemies with security, and so you must learn to look after your accounts better"
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Re: 2GB extrra free storage

Postby Barbie » Thu Feb 11, 2016 6:41 pm

papercoffee wrote:and are other members also annoyed by my double banners in my signature?
Wait... What banner? :omfg:
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Re: 2GB extrra free storage

Postby Dr.Flay » Thu Feb 11, 2016 6:49 pm

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Re: 2GB extrra free storage

Postby papercoffee » Thu Feb 11, 2016 8:01 pm

Barbie wrote:
papercoffee wrote:and are other members also annoyed by my double banners in my signature?
Wait... What banner? :omfg:
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You already have a blocker on?
I have those two banners in my signature...
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