I got an e-mail from SW telling me I could subscribe to the SW community at
a place called Connect Press.
I was plotting a 7-sheet drawing, so figured-what gthe heck. I went there
and filled out their form,including my password.
Then I got a confirmation e-mail with my password included for my
I clicked on the activate button and then tried to enter the site. My
password didn't work. Oh well-screw them, I figured. Closed IE and noticed
that I another e-mail from those yokels welcoming me again. This one also
listed a password that was different from the one I had chosen. I went back
to the site and was able to enter with the new and improved password.
However, before I could look at anything they wanted me to fill out another
form. I looked at it and this was all of the same stuff I had filled out 10
Luckily there was also a checkbox to terminate my account, so I just checked
that and submitted it.
Why did I choose a password only to have it changed at random? I got 2
confirmation e-mails with different passwords. Then they want new members to
fill everything out twice.
If you have time to waste-then go ahead and check them out. Otherwise,
consider this a warning.
16 years ago