Biggest internet screw up?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by brianBTB, Feb 16, 2011.

  1. brianBTB
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    I am feeling kinda awful because I accidentally posted copyrighted cIOSX's on my brand new website, and then implicated a GBA temp user as well.
    So I thought I would ask:
    What is the WORST thing you have ever done on the Internet?

    Brian
     
  2. _Chaz_

    _Chaz_ GBAtemp's Official Mook™

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    Back when I was like 12-13, I used IE for several months without anti-virus. A mistake I will never make again.
    That and using LimeWire to download furry porn. There was a history log. I deleted the history before anyone could see, but it still was very close.

    Also, using LimeWire.
     
  3. gameboy13

    gameboy13 Orange and fluffy since 1995.

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    GBAtemp. Not much. I got caught by my parents for downloading a Daft Punk CD. I didn't get punished though, just a warning about me infecting my laptop. Yeah, right.
     
  4. Ikki

    Ikki GBATemp's grumpy panda.

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    4chan.
     
  5. Raika

    Raika uguu

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    Joining GBAtemp...

    Derp.

    Just kidding. I searched for "undesirable" stuff (undesirable for parents anyway) while on my mother's computer a few years ago, and back then I didn't know how to delete the Internet history... I panicked, but somehow I managed to figure out how to delete the history before my mother came home. :3 The hidden potential of mankind in a desperate situation, lol.
     
  6. Recorderdude

    Recorderdude Musician, Animator, Buffoon.

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    going to a SEWING website around hallloween with unprotected IE. It had an awful rogue antivirus that stuck in my PC for months until I finally deleted it by removing all of its privelleges.
     
  7. Fellow

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    Register to any forum.
     
  8. brianBTB
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    And all these years I thought I was the only person who had fucked up on the internet...
     
  9. The Pi

    The Pi Lurker

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    Making a facebook. I'm a stalker now [​IMG]
     
  10. BowlOfSpiders

    BowlOfSpiders hi

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    To bad you can't stalk some random guy!
    Ontopic: My biggest screw up was making a Facebook
     
  11. brianBTB
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    THAT is your biggest mistake ever on the web????
     
  12. BowlOfSpiders

    BowlOfSpiders hi

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    Yes. I'm a little angel "halo"
     
  13. brianBTB
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    LOL
    Anyway if we keep quoting eachother there is gonna be one heluva quote box by the end...
     
  14. godreborn

    godreborn GBAtemp Guru

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    deliberately starting a flame war. of course, I've done that numerous times. I wouldn't really say it's a screw up though as I found it funny. personally, I think if u can't accept other people's opinions u shouldn't be on the internet.
     
  15. Paka

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    Going on a site at work that had hit a home computer with malware already... they said the ads causing it were removed; should have known better! [​IMG] Also, early on in my internet experience, being a little too trusting of some "friends." I keep my guard up more these days.
     
  16. DJ91990

    DJ91990 Dark-Type Trainer

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    My biggest internet screw up was making a Twitter, now people don't stop following me...ever. It is a bother to have EVERY FOLLOWER know what you are doing at every exact second!
     
  17. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Marina is best waifu

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    Limewire, the end
     
  18. TheViolentOne

    TheViolentOne GBAtemp Regular

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    ahahah exactly!

    umm the worst thing I've ever done on internet was....saying "fuck" on some romsite that I really shouldn't name because it could earn me a warn I guess... [​IMG]

    edit: I just checked 4chan and woah! it's banned in my country! ....(I mean not country ...sony colony)
     
  19. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Marina is best waifu

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    I forgot one >.< Making a yahoo account. Worst mistake ever!
     
  20. Canonbeat234

    Canonbeat234 Redeemed Temper

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    Let's see...*turning my flipchart with a list of fails*

    1. Chatting with a cool person who delibrately sent viruses to the computer when I was 11.
    2. Rping aka Roleplaying This has cause me to get into trouble WAY too many times.
    3. Fanfiction
    4. Limewire
    5. Porn/Hentai *Facepalm*
    6. Epic fail on trolling.
     
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