Online accounts you want to get rid of (but can't!)

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  1. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    Moopy notwithstanding.

    I DESPISE PayPal. their customer service is shit and utterly impossible to access, they constantly try and make it impossible for you to LOG IN, they have often frozen my money when moving it between accounts, and did I mention that their customer service is TOILET QUALITY? :evil:

    In 2021 I will shut my accounts.
     
  2. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    I also want to remove my Facebook account but I was keeping it for the EVENTS. unfortunately it really is the best/only way to keep track of all events happening like festivals, food markets, parties and so on :(
     
  3. ZenGiraffe

    ZenGiraffe Let me wash your back for you.

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    On Facebook, I have got rid of my main account, but it annoys me that I still have to have the messaging side open to talk to everyone. And they own WhatsApp so there isn't even an alternative that I'd actually be able to convince other people to move to anyway. I really begrudge them for their chat domination.
     
  4. octophone

    octophone The Electrocutioner

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    I only keep Facebook because my sister insists on communicating with me through it, otherwise it would be straight down the digital pan.
    Plus, I used to have fun trolling the Coil group. That time time I announced that a special edition of their latest archive release was coming packaged inside a live swan was a triumph.
     
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  5. octophone

    octophone The Electrocutioner

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    What *are* the alternatives to Paypal? I kinda hate them but feel very tied into them on ebay, Bandcamp etc
     
  6. Kate

    Kate she's for the streets BITCH

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    My tech-savvy friends all use Monzo and/or another one whose name escapes me just now
     
  7. Kate

    Kate she's for the streets BITCH

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    Revolut, that's it.
     
  8. Ag

    Ag BRING BACK TAGS

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  9. Beverley

    Beverley I Don't Wanna Change A THI-ING

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    I hate PayPal ever since they suspended my account for dealing with an Iranian travel company.

    Fuck them sanctions, innit
     
  10. SDF

    SDF We're all Angles in Chainz

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    It’s not an online account but I’ve been trying to cance (and get a refund for) my tv licence for months

    the fuckers don’t make it easy, and who has a TV when they live round the bins?
     
  11. SDF

    SDF We're all Angles in Chainz

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    I don’t mind PayPal though, it saves me having to put my details in everywhere
     
  12. octophone

    octophone The Electrocutioner

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    I'm about to cancel mine - I;m just going to block the Direct Debit and wait for them to react.
     
  13. ZenGiraffe

    ZenGiraffe Let me wash your back for you.

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    That's what I did. I have had one email so far but no letters or anyone at the door.
     
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  14. Diddy

    Diddy Rice Queen

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    The only one I want to get rid of but can’t is @Iguana
     
  15. Zu-Klara

    Zu-Klara User

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    I chose to have no TV for some years so didn’t need a licence and they refused to believe that anyone sane wouldn’t have a TV :side-eye:

    Oh the CONSTANT PHONE CALLS. In fact they might even have turned up at one point
     
  16. Iguana

    Iguana To take your word, I had to steal it

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  17. Diddy

    Diddy Rice Queen

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    :emoji_couple_mm:
     
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  18. funky

    funky OH SHE’LL HAVE TO CALL YOU BACK

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    100% Facebook. I absolutely loathe it. People don’t talk anymore they just share shit images and videos from shit viral social pages. I mean it’s 2020, why is “like and share if” still a thing? You all need to have a word with your parents (I have and it hasn’t made a bit of difference)

    the growing influence of conspiracies and anti-everything behaviour is just depressing.

    but I keep it to stay in touch with family.

    at this point I post about twice a month if that, usually just the odd rant about the Tories and Brexit that nobody cares about anyway

    I’m as bad as everyone else!

    they should rename it soapbox.
     
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  19. Zu-Klara

    Zu-Klara User

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    People do seem to forget you exist when you delete Facebook unless that’s just me and they never liked me to begin with :)
     
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  20. SDF

    SDF We're all Angles in Chainz

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    I had paid the year in advance :(
     
  21. octophone

    octophone The Electrocutioner

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    That's a bugger but, yeah, they do that for your first one.
     
  22. Ellie

    Ellie Super talented triple threat

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    I lost just one friend who was once quite close. When she had a couple of gatherings and couldn't be bothered to invite anyone who wasn't on Facebook I knew we'd drifted apart
     
  23. vespertine

    vespertine God damn it Claude

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    Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Tiktok - horrific what it's done to the world.
     
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  24. SDF

    SDF We're all Angles in Chainz

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    Don’t trust anyone with Snapchat in their thirties

    dirty pigs :eyes:
     
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  25. Zu-Klara

    Zu-Klara User

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    And if they’re on Fab Guys at any age, run. But then @SDF and I know this already
     
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  26. SDF

    SDF We're all Angles in Chainz

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    Oh god I still can’t at rating someone you’ve hooked up with :D

    I’d rather you didn’t tell me love :eyes:
     
  27. Zu-Klara

    Zu-Klara User

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    Oh what, the WORDY REVIEWS? :D
     
  28. SDF

    SDF We're all Angles in Chainz

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    “Could have ironed the sheets” :(
     
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  29. Zu-Klara

    Zu-Klara User

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    “Can’t wait for another taste of the goods xxx” :(
     
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  30. SDF

    SDF We're all Angles in Chainz

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    Taste of the goods :D:D:D
     
  31. Zu-Klara

    Zu-Klara User

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    “Lovely thick cock gave me a good pumeling can recomend xxx” :(
     
  32. SDF

    SDF We're all Angles in Chainz

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    “Phwoar. Nice flat mate”
     
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  33. SDF

    SDF We're all Angles in Chainz

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    “Met me at the door in his jock. Got straight down to business. Highly recommended xxx” :(
     
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  34. straightorbroken

    straightorbroken rebel heart

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    Google and iTunes. My old email was hacked by someone in Vietnam and I can't get it back, so my google and iTunes accounts are completely tied and I can't change it. I'd hate to lose my youtube channel because of this - my 1500 subscribers still waiting on my first publically posted upload in 5 years depend on it.
     
  35. Cloud

    Cloud Yiff Representative

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    I don't actually mind Facebook. I use it for certain groups like one related to my car, and friends/family seem to like to know when you're celebrating people's birthdays and stuff. I also need it for Oculus VR. Not arsed what they know about me, everyone knows I'm a raging brony/furry and general weirdo already and whilst I'm not 100% "out" my sexuality is probably A BIT OBVIOUS at this point and these matters are not of much note these days anyway.

    Still seemingly have a Gaia Online account from ages ago with a bunch of cringe that I wish was gone, but oh well.
     
  36. RJN

    RJN User

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    When I was maybe 13 I asked my grandfather to sign up for some music website (maybe Pandora?) that was $10 a month. I then completely forgot about it. When I was 17, he asked me if I still used it, and I lied and said yes but he could cancel it... I still feel a little guilty about it
     
  37. PercyPig

    PercyPig The Last of Us

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    Facebook I keep trying to wean off but I like my community group for where I live which really turned up the heat a few weeks a go when someone didn’t like someone else’s parking :o

    There’s a few other groups I’m in too which is actually all it is for me now. I think the best way would just be to create a new profile, follow what I want to follow group wise and leave it at that.
     
  38. Cloud

    Cloud Yiff Representative

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    That's a thought... yeah we literally have a local "you park/drive like shit" Facebook group. But there was also a local group created during Lockdown 1.0 which was pretty wholesome, all about helping with shopping, medical supplies and generally looking out for vulnerable neighbours. Obviously something like this would've managed without Facebook or indeed the Internet just as it has done since the year dot, or the local rag could've set something up (but I'm not sure that'd be any better, as they're more corrupt than FB and have actual malware on their site) but it was streamlined and obviously a lot easier to get more people involved. You could have some alternative to FB and somehow manage to make it popular but I think all that'd happen is commercial interests would smell money, find a way to slide in on it and you'd have another FB.
     
  39. Dark Carnival

    Dark Carnival User

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    If it wasn’t for events, Facebook itself would be long gone.
     
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  40. Iguana

    Iguana To take your word, I had to steal it

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    We didn't get Pandora in the UK but it's a bit like Spotify, isn't it? Anyway yes you are a terrible person, your poor granddad :(
     

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