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Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 746
Posted By CliffordK

NO company has the right to demand login access...

NO company has the right to demand login access to my bank without a full explanation of who, what, why, etc. And, if it is the government, it better come with a legitimate search warrant.

Yes,...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 746
Posted By CliffordK

The more I research it... yes, Yodlee may...

The more I research it... yes, Yodlee may provide the account balance verification that PayPal is seeking... but there seems to be very little protection from them data mining my entire bank...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 746
Posted By CliffordK

Fees are less, I think for everyone, if one does...

Fees are less, I think for everyone, if one does direct from the bank account.

They will do a person to person transaction for zero fees if you do a direct withdrawal.
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 746
Posted By CliffordK

Ok, so potentially a single check digit, unless...

Ok, so potentially a single check digit, unless the CC companies give out batches of numbers, then fewer are available to any institution.

Still, without the 3 digit codes, dates, names, etc, one...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 746
Posted By CliffordK

Interesting. I have to wonder how many virtual...

Interesting. I have to wonder how many virtual numbers are available.
Let's see... A cc# is 16 digits - plus 3 - plus exp - plus zip or address.
9,000,000,000,000,000... so almost a billion...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 746
Posted By CliffordK

Thanks, I may look into that. When my credit...

Thanks,

I may look into that. When my credit card was hacked a few years ago, I suggested to the bank randomizing the 3 digit security code for specific transactions, but my bank declined to do...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 746
Posted By CliffordK

20 years ago it was the best game in town to...

20 years ago it was the best game in town to facilitate E-Bay payments. That may finally be loosening up some, but it still does the lions share of E-Bay payments.

It is rare, but occasionally...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 746
Posted By CliffordK

I went through all the PayPal settings, and there...

I went through all the PayPal settings, and there wasn't any obvious way to opt out of using Yodlee for verification.

On the screen above, there is an option "Pay another way"... which simply...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 01:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 746
Posted By CliffordK

If they can log in, how long does it take the...

If they can log in, how long does it take the company to do a data dump of my checking balance, my credit card balance and limits, my home mortgage balance, home mortgage payments, the last 10 years...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 01:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 746
Posted By CliffordK

It is absolutely REAL. Search for:Yodlee ...

It is absolutely REAL.

Search for:Yodlee
PayPal Yodlee
Yodlee Lawsuit
Yodlee FTC
.
First PayPal screen (personal info removed).
...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 12:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 746
Posted By CliffordK

I guess the other thing that happens is that...

I guess the other thing that happens is that there are a number of "Credit Agencies" that have been collecting information on Americans for decades.

They have social security numbers, birthdays,...
Forum: Foo
09-25-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 746
Posted By CliffordK

We did the two small deposit thing at least a...

We did the two small deposit thing at least a decade ago. Everything had been approved at that time, and I've regularly done E-Bay purchases, and occasional PayPal only transactions.

This...
Forum: Foo
09-25-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 746
Posted By CliffordK

There is an element of a monopoly so that E-Bay,...

There is an element of a monopoly so that E-Bay, PayPal, Visa, and other companies can do, or charge pretty much whatever they wish. And it is all about growth and profit.

E-Bay is working with...
Forum: Foo
09-25-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 746
Posted By CliffordK

PayPal now requiring sending full bank account login credentials to a 3rd party

I was using PayPal today, and got hit by an "Account Verification Demand". They demanded that I send my full bank account login credentials to a company that I had never heard of called Yodlee....
09-25-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By CliffordK

Well... unless it is marked "Huffy", or...

Well... unless it is marked "Huffy", or "Dutchess", or "Murray", or ... (with a few exceptions).

But, I agree, once one sees the signs of the quality of bike one wants, jump on it quickly. I've...
09-24-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 534
Posted By CliffordK

It really depends on the temperature cycles. ...

It really depends on the temperature cycles.

In many places, it cools off significantly at night, so opening windows or tuning on a fan may be as effective as AC.

When I was in Missouri, there...
09-24-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 534
Posted By CliffordK

Do you have data on that? I always thought...

Do you have data on that?

I always thought the shock from going into and out of the cold was hard on the body. And, if one is outside a lot, it was best to keep the home/office somewhat close to...
09-18-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By CliffordK

Hmmm, I would imagine several of the main...

Hmmm,

I would imagine several of the main east/west highways will be reopened within a month. I can't imagine anybody being happy with a longterm HWY 126 closure.

I wrote to the state HWY...
09-17-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By CliffordK

Less stringent guidelines for K-3. I think...

Less stringent guidelines for K-3.

I think Springfield is planning on opening K-1 shortly, and if that goes well, then add more grades.

Of course, the youngest kiddos are so good at spreading...
09-16-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By CliffordK

It will be interesting to see some of the damage...

It will be interesting to see some of the damage first hand. There is a lot of recovery from forest fires in the first few years in this area. Of course, some trees will survive, but bear the scars...
09-15-20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By CliffordK

Hypothetical 2019/2020 CycleOregon

I thought I'd overlay the 2019 CycleOregon map onto the September 8/9 2020 Oregon fire map.
...
09-14-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,599
Posted By CliffordK

Am I the only one that will use a bicycle...

Am I the only one that will use a bicycle whenever I have to pick up or drop off a car for one reason or another?

"Window Shopping"?

There must be more to those signs than meet the eye. So...
09-14-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By CliffordK

Hmmm, looking at the data, it does seem as if...

Hmmm, looking at the data, it does seem as if there was an increase in cases in Japan during the summer, starting with < 100 cases a day in late June, then increasing throughout July, peaking at...
09-11-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By CliffordK

The smoke rolled in about noon Monday, a few...

The smoke rolled in about noon Monday, a few hours before the fires were supposed to gave been started.

Stagnant air is good for fighting fires.

It is good to have my mask handy.
09-10-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By CliffordK

Have you been out riding this last week? ...

Have you been out riding this last week?

I've found that my COVID mask has come in very handy with the sky full of smoke... and even ash coming down.

Although, like others, I don't...
09-10-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,069
Posted By CliffordK

Ok, for years I've gotten the flu once in a...

Ok, for years I've gotten the flu once in a while, and it would always go away. Then a couple of years ago, I got what I think was the Swine flu coming back around the 2nd or 3rd time, long after a...
09-10-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,069
Posted By CliffordK

If someone piddles on your leg, it will dry off...

If someone piddles on your leg, it will dry off quickly.
If someone piddles on your jeans, it could be wet for an hour.
If someone piddles on their own jeans... then any place they sit down could...
09-07-20, 12:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,594
Posted By CliffordK

Keep in mind that the OP is in the UK (I think). ...

Keep in mind that the OP is in the UK (I think).
So, everything is backwards.

A right hand turn would be crossing 2 lanes of traffic... and a turn signal is appropriate.

Around here, there is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,112
Posted By CliffordK

Most people will say to just ride your bike. Fix...

Most people will say to just ride your bike. Fix stuff that breaks.

Weight will make some difference on hills... but are there any hills in South Florida?

If you really want to do a custom...
09-06-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By CliffordK

I would think a short femur would do better with...

I would think a short femur would do better with a short crank than a short tibia.

But, as mentioned, the thicker pedals, some lift in the shoes, etc, could also potentially help.

I think...
09-06-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By CliffordK

Our governor has made mighty stringent guidelines...

Our governor has made mighty stringent guidelines to reopen schools.

And, it includes < 10 cases COVID per 100,000 per week. In my county that equates to about 38 cases a week.

We...
09-06-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By CliffordK

I think they could do it with active and involved...

I think they could do it with active and involved parents. But, for many kids, one can't simply park them in their room and tell them to learn something...

I'd hope most parents could pass grade...
09-05-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 593
Posted By CliffordK

Did you do your ride yet? I was down in the...

Did you do your ride yet?

I was down in the Roseburg area, and I think the route from Roseburg to Coquille would be good.

Years ago we rode from Eugene to Roseburg. Somewhere along Cottage...
Forum: Introductions
09-05-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By CliffordK

Where are you on the coast? fietsbob is an...

Where are you on the coast? fietsbob is an active member in the north. Astoria?

Enjoy the road.
09-05-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By CliffordK

First, use the tube and valve stem to measure the...

First, use the tube and valve stem to measure the distance along rim (each way), to determine probably fault area along the rim for closer inspection. Any signs of stretching or something on the...
09-05-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,128
Posted By CliffordK

I do most of my shopping with metric sizes. ...

I do most of my shopping with metric sizes.

So, nipples or spokes would be 1.8mm, 2.0mm, 2.3mm, etc.

Same thing with shoes. I look for size 46, which can have all different inch sizes...
08-31-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By CliffordK

What is asymmetrical on the screw on cogs?

What is asymmetrical on the screw on cogs?
08-29-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,068
Posted By CliffordK

Perhaps the top tier professional racers making...

Perhaps the top tier professional racers making the big bucks...

But, the grocery getter riding a $50 bike won't be paying $1000 for a helmet.

As a society, we'll be better off maximizing the...
08-29-20, 02:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By CliffordK

Oddly foreshadowing today's news:Oregonís 447th...

Oddly foreshadowing today's news:Oregonís 447th COVID-19 death is a 29-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on Aug. 22 and died on Aug. 22 at OHSU Hospital. He did not have underlying...
08-28-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,088
Posted By CliffordK

Angry I can imagine the disruption for international...

I can imagine the disruption for international families. I have an acquaintance that went to Costa Rica just before the lockdown (both ways), and now can't get back.

But, even domestically.
...
08-28-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By CliffordK

Thanks for the link. I presume there are a...

Thanks for the link.

I presume there are a couple of "long-haulers".

Those that are getting better, but very slowly.
Those that are stable but sick.
Those that continue to deteriorate, or...
08-27-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By CliffordK

The approach to the pandemic has shifted...

The approach to the pandemic has shifted significantly over time around here.

Pretty little documented local impact till mid-March. Then BAM... Schools closed. Restaurants closed, etc. "Essential"...
Forum: Foo
08-27-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By CliffordK

It has been hunted to the end of the Earth. ...

It has been hunted to the end of the Earth.

There are two good vaccines, although different. IPV takes multiple doses. OPV is effective with a single dose, I think, but has risk of mutating.
...
08-27-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By CliffordK

Some companies will sell spoke blanks. So,...

Some companies will sell spoke blanks. So, assuming one is making 26" to 700c wheels, then simply choose the proper blank, cut, roll, and build the wheel.

The issues with single butted vs double...
Forum: Foo
08-27-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By CliffordK

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/20/Iro...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/20/Iron_lungs.JPG

If only we had more Iron Lungs available, they might be helpful with treating COVID...

But, alas, there are only a handful left in...
Forum: Foo
08-27-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By CliffordK

Polio Eradication, Wikipedia...

Polio Eradication, Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polio_eradication)

Even before COVID, we've taken about 3 steps backwards over the last few years.

There is a fair amount of...
08-27-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By CliffordK

Cut to length. Threads rolled. They can...

Cut to length.
Threads rolled.

They can cut to mm lengths if desired.
08-27-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By CliffordK

I bought some Sapim spokes from that seller. Cut...

I bought some Sapim spokes from that seller. Cut to mm lengths. Good work!!!
08-26-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 726
Posted By CliffordK

Keep an eye open for single crank arms on E-Bay,...

Keep an eye open for single crank arms on E-Bay, although it can be harder to find current generation stuff than previous generation stuff.

Cranksets without the spider?
08-26-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By CliffordK

Time from Diagnosis to Death

I hadn't paid a lot of attention to the lag times... but, hidden in today's daily report:
.Oregon’s 432nd COVID-19 death is a 55-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive on May 5 and died...
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