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Creeps on Fotki

mariag002mariag002 Posts: 3,557Registered Users
Oookkay.. so today I log into Fotki and I get this weird email from a stalker

Hello,

How are you,hope you are doing well,am mark a
lovely Man,and i drop at your profile at(search.fotki.com) and i love what
i saw there,i beleive we can get aquainted,so if it
interests you,pls reach me back here okay for further
communications.i stop here awaiting your respond.
Regards,
Mark
mark16145@XXXX.com

please Contact me in my mail box so that i will send my picture to you and for further communication


I was like what the hell? LOL :laughing7:
Has this happened to anybody else? I would hate to put my Fotki on private, but I will if I have to.
- Maria

Big Chop: 9/23/07
Relaxer free for almost 5 years!

Comments

  • krazykkrazyk Posts: 243Registered Users
    it seems like all social network sites are under attack by creepers. To avoid other messages and strange things like that I would suggest putting yours on private. I have to do that for my myspace and facebook so i don't get spammed to death and sent ridiculous faux letters like that lol
    :icescream:Confusion in the front/4a in the back and around the sides
    Transitioning Natural since March 2005
    Complete natural (Last of permed hair trimmed out) May 2008 (1 1/2 inches left)

    Regimen:
    Co-Wash: (Anything on hand atm)
    Leave ins: Aussie Moist
    Shampoo: Aussie Moist (only if I end up using gel or something out of the ordinary)
    Keeping it krazy simple:toothy7:

    My hair history:/home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fphotobucket.com%2Fkris_journeyofhair" class="Popup
    Pw: krazyk
  • subbrocksubbrock Posts: 8,212Registered Users
    i think that same dude added me as a friend!
  • wild~hairwild~hair Posts: 9,890Registered Users
    Couldn't you set a password and have it in your sig here? That seems like it would cut down on the random creepiness.
  • GlammourGirlGlammourGirl Posts: 131Registered Users
    I put a password on mine after seeing LHCF being discussed on a gossip blog. In some of the comments, people were also mentioning how the women on sites like LHCF, nappturality, and this one are so militant, which I'm sure drove some of the readers to the site to take a look. Anybody can come here and see our fotki and password in the signatures, so I just removed my fotki from my signature altogether. Maybe I was being a bit paranoid, but I didn't want to log onto that site or any other and see a picture of myself. It just reminded me that my pictures are out there for the world to see. My pictures aren't in high demand and I rarely update anyway.
  • wild~hairwild~hair Posts: 9,890Registered Users
    Right, GlammourGirl. There are varying levels of security, the tightest being no pics at all, of course. Then there's having a fotki with a password which people here must PM you to get. Then the password in your sig, and so on.

    Everyone needs to decide for themselves what they feel comfortable doing, I guess. I change mine up a lot, depending on what I'm doing with my hair and if I want to share that, and also the tone of the board, which changes all the time.

    For example, I recently removed my pw from my sig, because of all the trolls around here lately.
  • Curly_DivaCurly_Diva Posts: 151Registered Users
    mariag002 wrote: »
    Oookkay.. so today I log into Fotki and I get this weird email from a stalker

    Hello,

    How are you,hope you are doing well,am mark a
    lovely Man,and i drop at your profile at(search.fotki.com) and i love what
    i saw there,i beleive we can get aquainted,so if it
    interests you,pls reach me back here okay for further
    communications.i stop here awaiting your respond.
    Regards,
    Mark
    mark16145@XXXX.com

    please Contact me in my mail box so that i will send my picture to you and for further communication


    I was like what the hell? LOL :laughing7:
    Has this happened to anybody else? I would hate to put my Fotki on private, but I will if I have to.

    Yes...we have beautiful women on here but this is not a dating site. This person is sick!:evil:

    Ok...when I initially read this I thought he got in your fotki through our site. I still feel comfortable with putting a link from our site.
    BC Feb 2008
    3c, 4a. HE, castor and jojoba oil, acv rinse
  • curlsrgreatcurlsrgreat Posts: 70Registered Users
    I got the same thing but from WOMAN!!! at least i think it was....anways....the email i got was a bit different but nonetheless disturbing!.... i deleted it and kept it moving. It was OVERLY weird......and im thinking my albums r on private they couldn't of like what they saw. IDIOTS!
  • SuburbanbushbabeSuburbanbushbabe Posts: 15,402Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    English is definitely his second -- or third language
    My blog - /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fsuburbanbushbabe.wordpress.com%2F" class="Popup
    My FOTKI - /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fwhatsnew.fotki.com%2Fsuburbanbushbabe%2F" class="Popup
    comic-p.jpg

    Playing with my hair is a hobby. Fluffy, fine natural 4a. Goal= Healthy, beautiful hair that retains its length.
    Hear that crash? It's me falling off the CG wagon.
  • missmoniemissmonie Posts: 920Registered Users
    I got the same message! it freaked me out and made me want to completely shut down my Fotki. I think I will add my password again....
    4a: Combo of tight coils and waves; Last relaxer - 11/05 (LC - 4/07) - /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fpublic.fotki.com%2Fmissmonie%2F" class="Popup - updates as of Mar '09

    Products: Trader Joe's condish * Giovanni Direct Leave in * Fantasia Gel or KCCC for curl definition * Karen's Body Beautiful Hair Cream as moisturizer

    comic-p.jpg
  • natashamcknatashamck Posts: 434Registered Users
    I've seen a message from "Mark" in another curly girl's fotki.... I just passed it off as spam... But hey - do what you gotta do to protect your privacy!
    mostly coarse texture, normal porosity... I think?
    HG: Generic Matrix Biolage, KCCC, KCKT, CBSS WSHP

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