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United States
Current Residence: Why you askin'? Wanna come visit?
Favourite genre of music: Instrumentals, some Goth-metal and classic-rock. Also, Celtic melody is good for relaxing.
Favourite style of art: Anything, really. But for myself, I prefer doing colorations of others' lineart.
Operating System: Windows. I know nothing about Macs, and the Linux penguin frightens me for unknown reasons.
MP3 player of choice: Either WinAmp or my MP3/CD player.
Shell of choice: Artillery.
Wallpaper of choice: The Dark Portal
Skin of choice: Naked female.
Favourite cartoon character: The girls of X-Men:Evolution, and the lovely ladies of Disney.
Personal Quote: "There are nights when the Wolves are silent, and only the Moon howls..." - George Carlin
THIS IS NOT MINE, IT IS COPIED VERBATIM FROM :iconyapi: - I am just spreading the word.

Once in a while I browse around my watchers' accounts and today I came across a certain meme. At first it seemed like fun and I was considering doing it, but then bells began ringing. Halfway through doing the meme I realized that it indirectly asks you questions like "What is your first pet's name" and "What street did you grow up in" as well as the middle names of your parents, which are questions that are commonly used in password recovery.

So yeah, I felt that someone can easily hack my accounts by simply reading my answers to that meme. Just a couple weeks ago I was talking to Blizzard's customer service regarding my WoW account, and as verification they asked me the name of my first pet. Be careful of what memes you answer! Just a friendly word of warning :3

For those who are curious, this is the meme I was referring to:

1.YOUR PORN STAR NAME: (first pet & street you grew up on)
2.YOUR GANGSTA NAME: (fave ice cream flavor, favorite cookie)
3.YOUR "FLY Guy/Girl" NAME: (first initial of first name, first three letters of your last name)
4.YOUR SPY NAME: (favorite color, favorite animal)
5.YOUR SOAP OPERA NAME: (middle name, city where you were born)
6.YOUR STAR WARS NAME: (the first 3 letters of your last name, first 2 letters of your first)
7.SUPERHEROVILLAIN NAME: ("The" + 2nd favorite color, favorite drink)
8.NASCAR NAME: (the first names of your grandfathers)
9.STRIPPER NAME: (the name of your favorite perfume/cologne/scent, favorite candy)
10.WITNESS PROTECTION NAME: (father's & mother's middle names)
11.TV WEATHER ANCHOR NAME: (Your 7th grade teacher's last name, a major city that starts with the same letter)
12.DETECTIVE NAME: (your favorite season/holiday, flower)
13.CARTOON NAME: (favorite fruit, article of clothing you're wearing right now + "ie" or "y")
14.HIPPIE NAME: (What you ate for breakfast, your favorite tree)
15.YOUR ROCKSTAR TOUR NAME: ("The" + Your fave hobby/craft, fave weather element + "Tour")

You might think "but my password has nothing to do with any of that stuff, so it's secure." WRONG. The meme doesn't help them guess your password; it lets them go into the password recovery section and answer the secret questions so they can reset your password without having to know it at all in the first place.

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Helmsberg Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014
Thanks 4 adding to collection.
Splicerion Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014
happy birthday!
MarinaIbiza Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Have those 12 pics (Last one 15 of December) as a gift for faving :)  -->
Please take a look at my group? Automatic join as contributor and unlimited submit!!! :aww: :iconwelcome-your-art:
MatesLaurentiu Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for faving my underground dwarf city illustration, much appreciated. :)
jokerfake Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the +fav
SameerPrehistorica Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist
Thx for the Favs
carol-colors Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014
:thanks: Thank You for the :+fav: (coloring)
LiberLibelula Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much for the Watch! :D
Behelmerlet Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you for the favorites. They are much appreciated. Sorry I've taken so long. I'm new and idiotic.
FutaHayleyCummings Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013
thanks for the watch!
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