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Cookies?

Discussion in 'General chit chat' started by hughie, Sep 29, 2008.

  1. hughie

    hughie Posting Addict

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    Could someone tell me what a cookie is ? Every time i log out it says all cookies cleared. I've heard the phrase before and never known what it meant.
     
  2. andyhawkx3

    andyhawkx3 Major Poster

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    It mean Kat, off big brother has eaten all the cookies:D
     
  3. a1gunner

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    you know last time i put in an answer like that it got deleted:rolleyes:
     
  4. Buzz

    Buzz Banned

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    Now you know what it's like to be a soooooper mod !!

    But, Hughie, if you're serious about this have a look at:


    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie
     
  5. Buzz

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    Not really....I prefer my method...see post before yours...then it doesn't take room up here and it doesn't force it down the throats of those who don't want to know.
     
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    handbags lol:D

    old school buzz

    if the postman takes a **** on ya doorstep tell him to feck off
    ,just the same with a cookie, **** you don't need :rolleyes:

    i thick most are sent via( pm.email)
    hope this helps if not tuff:eek:
     
  7. hughie

    hughie Posting Addict

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    Andy your jokes just get better and better dont they:D
     
  8. hughie

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    Also thanks for the links Buzz and a1
     
  9. hughie

    hughie Posting Addict

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    How come they can damage your computer/ Sometimes my norton pops up saying that a cookie has been detected and needs fixing . It says that the have a moderate risk
     
  10. andyhawkx3

    andyhawkx3 Major Poster

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    That would be the crumbs:rolleyes:
     
  11. MOO

    MOO Keyboard Hero

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    I like chocolate chip ones :moo:

    I cleared all my cookies off of my computer at work, didn't seem to make any difference to it :confused:
     
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    I lied, i've lost all my passwords and login details for internet banking etc, boo wish I hadn't done it :(
     
  13. Buzz

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    Yes MOO, not all cookies are bad. In fact the vast majority work in your favour in the long run, just one or two that can be a bit intrusive.
     
  14. Andy

    Andy Administrative Staff Member Founder

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    You should not be getting login cookies for internet banking. :confused:
    Someone will be into your account in no time if you keep them on your pc. :eek:
     
  15. steve410

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    Ha ha I told you so :D
     
  16. MOO

    MOO Keyboard Hero

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    U Y B :D:D:D
     
  17. steve410

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    Moo removed all temp internet files too.She does like a clean up ;)
     

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