Problems with MSN site
honza at RUCE.CZ
Wed Aug 10 20:30:22 UTC 2005
if you have MSN account, it is no problem to sign in EU SW group.
I already have password and have no problems signing in. (I created
Yes, MSN is quite complicate for not english speaking users (but I guess
that it is also difficult for english speaking users...)
so good luck signing in
Valerie Sutton wrote:
> SignWriting List
> August 10, 2005
> Me too...Terrible problems. For example, for me to establish a
> password they required a great deal of personal information, that I
> really didn't want to give, but I did it anyway. Then, I made a
> mistake when entering my birthday and did not enter the year of the
> birthday...I didn't realize this until they told me that I was under-
> age and not allowed to join MSN because I was under age 18. Turns out
> I had not entered a year of my birth so it defaulted to being born in
> 2005. So it thought I was rather young! So to correct this, they
> required that I prove I am an adult by giving them a credit card
> number to check me out and they promised to erase the credit card
> information as soon as it was verified, which it was and then I was
> allowed to have a password...I know they have security problems, but
> that was not a pleasant experience!
> However, other people do not have these problems, or at least they
> were able to sign up - I am glad!
> That is why you and I worked so hard to move away from
> Yahoo...remember Bill?...for our SW list Archives so we could have a
> better experience...
> There are other places where Lists can be established...not just on
> MSN, although they are big I know... Val ;-)
> On Aug 10, 2005, at 10:31 AM, Bill Reese wrote:
>> MSN is a very difficult site for me to use. While I'm not trying to
>> get on the European list (I'm American and didn't attend the
>> European Symposium), I did recently have an experience trying to
>> access pictures on MSN.
>> Recently, an online deaf support group called the Say What Club had
>> their annual convention very close to me. I met several of them and
>> was invited later to view event pictures posted on MSN. Although
>> MSN did not specifically restrict access to the pictures, I had to
>> repeatedly click on weblinks 2, 3 or 4 times (sometimes more) before
>> it worked, each time getting sent to an error page. If I had not
>> been asked to identify some people in the pictures, I would have
>> given up. I don't know how prevalent this problem is but I've had
>> problems with MSN in one way or another for years and so prefer not
>> to have anything to do with them.
>> I'm not saying that you should avoid MSN, but, just my opinion and
>> from my experience, I would suggest finding a different host.
>> Ingvild Roald wrote:
>>> I think you are on the list, Lucy ... but I see that many others
>>> are not.
>>> There is also some fault saying it is for *adults* only, so you
>>> have to
>>> agree to that each time, even if the content is pure as snow - - I
>>> tried to fix it with MSN, but so far no luck.
>>> But just try again to go to the web site
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