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scorcho
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(09-30-2012, 11:52 AM)
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Suppose you're coming close, or at least know you're coming close to the end of your life. You've gone down your bucket list and accomplished most of what you set out to do. You've had your loves, said your goodbyes. Maybe you still have a couple of letters to write and some stuff on eBay to pawn off.

How do you go about your online profiles and accounts? Would you close your facebook and social networking profiles? Erase all your data off of Google, iTunes, iCloud and the like?

I imagine some family members and friends would want you to keep some things up as a way to reminisce, but it seems like some data dumps like browser syncing and search history (hello there!) should be obvious candidates to be wiped.

Damn, imagine having to go through a bunch of old-school memory cards that may or may not include home made pornographic arts of you and several women and/or men.
Last edited by scorcho; 09-30-2012 at 06:09 PM.
Devolution
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(09-30-2012, 11:54 AM)
I'm not wasting time clearing out my shit. I'm going places and doing stuff.
strafer
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(09-30-2012, 11:54 AM)
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I have set my computer for an automated re-install for when i die.
Messypandas
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(09-30-2012, 11:56 AM)
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I delete my porn
NBtoaster
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(09-30-2012, 11:57 AM)
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No deletion or closure, I want a digital legacy.
FOOTE
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(09-30-2012, 11:58 AM)
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I wouldn't care about any online accounts.
SJRB
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(09-30-2012, 12:00 PM)
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I keep everything hidden on an external HD, and my will reads that, upon my demise, said harddisk should get thrown into the Mariana Trench.
Uchip
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(09-30-2012, 12:02 PM)
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im always close to death, being severely depressed and all
already removed facebook and stopped interacting with people months ago
Volimar
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(09-30-2012, 12:02 PM)
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I thought this thread was about bish's impending forumite massacre.
Canis lupus
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(09-30-2012, 12:03 PM)
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Ive been thinking about that, what if I would pass away, no one on the forums I post, the online friends I play with will know since my family doesn't know which places I visit online.
Septimius
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(09-30-2012, 12:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by scorcho

Suppose you're coming close, or at least know you're coming close to the end of your life. How do you go about your online profiles and accounts? Would you close your facebook and social networking profiles? Erase all your data off of Google, iTunes, iCloud and the like?

I imagine some family members and friends would want you to keep some things up as a way to reminisce, but it seems like some data dumps like browser syncing and search history (hello there!) should be obvious candidates to be wiped.

Damn, imagine having to go through a bunch of old-school memory cards that may or may not include home made pornographic arts of you and several women and/or men.

1) Don't snoop, even in dead people's things.
2) Don't keep stupid shit.

You won't ever have to care about shit like this if you just go by those two things.
Timedog
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(09-30-2012, 12:07 PM)
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You're going to be dead and you're still afraid that people will see parts of the real you. Think about that for a second...
scorcho
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(09-30-2012, 12:09 PM)
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removing the death angle, it's fascinating to see the amount of digital garbage you can build for yourself online or off.

i have spindles of downloaded movies from a decade ago that i've carried dutifully from place to place. i can't even recall the last time i looked through any of them. that and those aforementioned memory cards should be burned. burned now, actually.

i stopped downloading and saving porn on my computer years ago and my browsing history is pure, noble and true.

but looking through my saved passwords in Firefox i have accounts in a lot of sites that i really should just take the time to close if possible. long-forgotten photo hosting sites, blogging testbeds, etc.


Originally Posted by Timedog

You're going to be dead and you're still afraid that people will see parts of the real you. Think about that for a second...

If I can prevent my brother from discovering that I downloaded Karate Kid Part 2 then it must be done.
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jaxword
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(09-30-2012, 12:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by scorcho

Damn, imagine having to go through a bunch of old-school memory cards that may or may not include home made pornographic arts of you and several women and/or men.

You might get so embarrassed that God kicks you out of heaven!
rCIZZLE
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(09-30-2012, 12:14 PM)
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Depends how close I was to the end. Repaying personal debts and spending time with loved ones would be more important than dealing with facebook lol. If I had time I suppose traveling would come next.

Why would you even waste your time making sure memory cards and shit are clean? Just quickly destroy that stuff if it'd ruin your last little time alive.
boutdown
(09-30-2012, 12:17 PM)
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I doubt anyone I know would be interested in anything like that related to me.
Ronok
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(09-30-2012, 12:21 PM)
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Hopefully, that close to my death I'll have far more important things on my mind then my facebook account and search history....

Regarding the homemade pornographic images, I feel as though anyone close enough to find them would just see them as evidence of a life well lived. It would be comforting if anything. :P
Eusis
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(09-30-2012, 12:24 PM)
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When it comes to online accounts? Stuff like Steam and iTunes I'd hand off to family, while I'd go about either nuking or at least making some long, absurd password to keep people out as best as I could for stuff like Facebook. Actually, it WOULD be really nice if Steam/iTunes could have "wills" where all your purchases get transferred to accounts of your designation.

I probably wouldn't sweat that stuff TOO much though, just make sure the communities I'm most engaged with know I'll be passing on I guess and sort anything necessary out.
Tigel
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(09-30-2012, 01:18 PM)
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Pretty sure I won't care about my online stuff.
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replicashooter
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(09-30-2012, 01:27 PM)
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You're going to die and all you're busy thinking about is virtual 1 and 0s? Sad reflection of a wasted life.

Go and touch something real.
Impeccable
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(09-30-2012, 01:29 PM)
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I'd set a macro up that random posts messages up on my behalf on all of these services so that people believe I'm communicating from beyond the grave.
bluehat9
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(09-30-2012, 01:29 PM)
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Burn everything, then cruise the country.
maquiladora
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(09-30-2012, 01:29 PM)
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Um, 'online profiles and accounts' would be the last thing on my mind.
Baconsaurus Rex
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(09-30-2012, 01:35 PM)
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Yeah I don't think they should go through my browser history and all my files on my computer. I would never do such a thing to a family member or a friend. Dick move.

But I don't care if they see my ginormous hentai collection. I'm dead anyway
GrizzNKev
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(09-30-2012, 01:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by Baconsaurus

Yeah I don't think they should go through my browser history and all my files on my computer. I would never do such a thing to a family member or a friend. Dick move.

But I don't care if they see my ginormous hentai collection. I'm dead anyway

I'd actually be proud if I knew my favorite hentai would be uncovered. I think I have pretty good taste. Plus, Mega Milk is classic fun for the whole family.
Lakitu
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(09-30-2012, 01:41 PM)
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I'll leave my legacy. A porn collection that will passed over time and time again.
Sixfortyfive
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(09-30-2012, 01:49 PM)
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Expected a thread about near-death experiences.

On-topic, I don't think I'd really care about that stuff.
nateeasy
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(09-30-2012, 01:53 PM)
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Bury me with my porn
revolverjgw
(09-30-2012, 02:21 PM)
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It wouldnt be foremost on my mind but I'd probably be able to find an hour to do that.
EVOL 100%
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(09-30-2012, 02:24 PM)
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Well there'd be porn but nothing to the level that I'd actually be ashamed of tbh.

That'd honestly be on the last of my mind.
Baconsaurus Rex
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(09-30-2012, 02:25 PM)
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Originally Posted by GrizzNKev

Plus, Mega Milk is classic fun for the whole family.

I like you
fritolay
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(09-30-2012, 02:27 PM)
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I would travel to the places that hate US citizens the most, and talk to them with a translator. Hopefully I could change the world for the better with communication and understanding. If they kill me so be it I am on my way out anyway.
Mecha_Infantry
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(09-30-2012, 02:28 PM)
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My Facebook and twitter are open to fsmily, so that's fine

Just my email accounts,malaprop, iPad and iPhone will get trashed. Don't want my family finding my trans porn stash!
tarius1210
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(09-30-2012, 02:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by replicashooter

You're going to die and all you're busy thinking about is virtual 1 and 0s? Sad reflection of a wasted life.

Go and touch something real.

Based on that sticky.

replicashooter
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Today, 08:27 AM, Post #20
Sgt.Pepper
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(09-30-2012, 02:29 PM)
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I'd would spent all my money travelling and doing shit. Gift my Steam account to the closes gamer relative.
SpacLock
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(09-30-2012, 02:30 PM)
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Can already Google my user name and find out everything I've said and done since I've stuck to the same user name for everything my whole life. Nothing I can do about that. I'd be out traveling and getting my jimmy sucked by super models.
jaxword
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(09-30-2012, 02:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by SpacLock

Can already Google my user name and find out everything I've said and done since I've stuck to the same user name for everything my whole life. Nothing i can do.

Me too, don't really care. Are my parents REALLY going to stop grieving over my dead corpse because I posted a bunch of garbage about weed and girls' butts?

Hell, my dad would probably laugh.
EVOL 100%
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(09-30-2012, 02:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by jaxword

Me too, don't really care. Are my parents REALLY going to stop grieving over my dead corpse because I posted a bunch of garbage about weed and girls' butts?

Seriously.

If you don't have some unquestionable fetish that's really fucked up I don't see why someone should be worried.

Everybody knows everybody watches porn.
ResidentDante
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(09-30-2012, 02:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by Uchip

im always close to death, being severely depressed and all
already removed facebook and stopped interacting with people months ago

I know there are times when you are down you just don't want to interact with people, but man that is not a way to go. Get yourself back into any type of social life and do a bit of effort into interacting. It pays off by itself after a while and people are actually interested in knowing how you are even though you may not think so yourself.
i-Lo
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(09-30-2012, 02:38 PM)
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First order of business is to remove porn from PC and related peripherals.
bjork
(09-30-2012, 02:41 PM)
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Got a list of all my usernames and passwords, people to email or text, and a post or two to put in places when I go. I won't personally care because I can't see any of it, but the few people who matter might like to be informed of what happened.
Lord Snow
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(09-30-2012, 02:43 PM)
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Originally Posted by Devolution

I'm not wasting time clearing out my shit. I'm going places and doing stuff.

Pretty much this.
ffdgh
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(09-30-2012, 02:46 PM)
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Let them be forever lost in digital time.
JBuccCP
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(09-30-2012, 02:48 PM)
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I would probably reformat my computer so my parents could use it. Otherwise I'd just get rid of my shoebox and go to someplace I've never been.
Blair
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(09-30-2012, 02:51 PM)
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Delete all history apart from a recent visit to church of fudge.
Twenty7KVN
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(09-30-2012, 02:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by Devolution

I'm not wasting time clearing out my shit. I'm going places and doing stuff.

First post nails it.
Pizarro
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(09-30-2012, 02:57 PM)
On my deathbed I'm going to browse through as many fucked up websites as I can for post mortem lulz.
replicashooter
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(09-30-2012, 03:02 PM)
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Originally Posted by tarius1210

Based on that sticky.

replicashooter
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Yeah, what's up with that sticky? I've never been in this situation before so I PM'd Bish about it as I had a whole load of cool stuff to add that I just found out. Did you know martial arts actually originated in Africa 5,000 years ago?
tarius1210
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(09-30-2012, 03:03 PM)
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Originally Posted by replicashooter

Yeah, what's up with that sticky? I've never been in this situation before so I PM'd Bish about it as I had a whole load of cool stuff to add that I just found out. Did you know martial arts actually originated in Africa 5,000 years ago?

I think the ban hammer is gonna come down hard in both of those threads.
replicashooter
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(09-30-2012, 03:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by tarius1210

I think the ban hammer is gonna come down hard in both of those threads.

Word? I've just discovered the "Strict" thread that mentions the thread so I think I'll head over there.

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