Gosh, forbid, signing up here is hellish

Discussion in 'Fred's House of Pancakes' started by cyberpriusII-FAMILY, Sep 5, 2018.

  1. cyberpriusII-FAMILY

    cyberpriusII-FAMILY New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2018
    0
    2
    0
    Location:
    with kris
    Vehicle:
    2008 Prius
    Model:
    N/A
    I am Kris' husband. Some of you may know her as Cyberprius.

    We had a question, but she is very ill and asked me to check in to see if her Prius is still a viable beast, but refused to let me use her sign-in.

    At any rate, how many screens did each of YOU have to go through picking the various road signs and mountains!

    Honestly, I forgot the question she insisted I ask....I don't want to wake her, so that will have to wait until Thursday. It had to do with a battery code, but she did not think it was valid, but she is feverish...so...and she does not trust my work with TechStream.
     
    Prodigyplace and Salamander_King like this.
  2. RRxing

    RRxing Senior Member

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2009
    2,075
    1,342
    0
    Location:
    Long Island, NY
    Vehicle:
    2017 Prius
    Model:
    Three Touring
    I'm sure I speak for everyone in wishing her a speedy recovery...
     
    dubit, KennyGS, hyo silver and 6 others like this.
  3. Salamander_King

    Salamander_King Senior Member

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2015
    5,172
    3,900
    0
    Location:
    New England
    Vehicle:
    2017 Prius Prime
    Model:
    Prime Premium
    DITTO
     
    HPrimeAdvanced likes this.
  4. bisco

    bisco cookie crumbler

    Joined:
    May 11, 2005
    85,470
    37,679
    0
    Location:
    boston
    Vehicle:
    2012 Prius Plug-in
    Model:
    Plug-in Base
    it was easy back in the day, maybe they've changed it? give her our best!(y)
     
    HPrimeAdvanced likes this.
  5. Trollbait

    Trollbait It's a D&D thing

    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2006
    14,633
    6,469
    0
    Location:
    eastern Pennsylvania
    Vehicle:
    Other Non-Hybrid
    What you describe is a common third party screening ap to stop bots. I've come across it, but spam bots weren't the problem they are today when I signed up here.
     
  6. Prodigyplace

    Prodigyplace Senior Member

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2016
    10,686
    10,181
    0
    Location:
    Central Virginia
    Vehicle:
    2017 Prius
    Model:
    Two
    I joined abut a year ago and do not recall any issues but we had some pretty bad SPAM attacks since then.
    WE definitely with Kris, you and your new family well. Things will definitely change, for the better ;)
    Praying for Kris in her recovery.
     
    jerrymildred likes this.
  7. jerrymildred

    jerrymildred Senior Member

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2016
    6,968
    8,575
    0
    Location:
    Tampa, FL
    Vehicle:
    2017 Prius Prime
    Model:
    Prime Premium
    I hope Kris feels better soon and that you don't get the bug.

    I don't think it was that tough when I signed up, but as @Prodigyplace said, there have been a BUNCH of spammers here. I know what you mean, though. I hate those captcha things where you have to go through a bunch of iterations of the same thing.
     
    HPrimeAdvanced likes this.
  8. wjtracy

    wjtracy Senior Member

    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2006
    10,788
    3,253
    1
    Location:
    Northern VA (NoVA)
    Vehicle:
    2006 Prius
    One fixbale thing happens in Gen2 is the inverter water pump dies...mine just did...throws the dreaded Red Triangle of death
     
    Prodigyplace likes this.
  9. Prodigyplace

    Prodigyplace Senior Member

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2016
    10,686
    10,181
    0
    Location:
    Central Virginia
    Vehicle:
    2017 Prius
    Model:
    Two
    I hope he comes back with an update...
     
  10. bwilson4web

    bwilson4web i3 and Prime

    Joined:
    Nov 25, 2005
    23,003
    12,875
    0
    Location:
    Huntsville AL with 2014 BMW i3-REx
    Vehicle:
    2017 Prius Prime
    Model:
    Prime Plus


    No one addressed:
    Most of the TechStreams out there are 'pirated' and a few have been virus infected. Probably a good idea to sic an anti-virus on them. I found this a wise thing to do especially with new media.

    A second potential problem is Toyota put in a 'phone home' hook. It tries to confirm the excessively expensive, Toyota license key and if not found, it bricks itself. I found that out by trying to remote access from a warm house from an internet connected computer.

    Can you share some screen shots showing what you found?

    Bob Wilson
     
  11. hyo silver

    hyo silver Awaaaaay

    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2005
    15,231
    1,551
    0
    Location:
    off into the sunset
    Vehicle:
    2004 Prius
    Model:
    N/A
    Welcome, husband of Kris. Give your wife our best wishes, and take good care of her while she's sick. :)

    Take good care of her when she's better, too. ;)
     
    jerrymildred and Prodigyplace like this.
  12. KennyGS

    KennyGS Senior Member

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2014
    1,174
    905
    1
    Location:
    Keystone State
    Vehicle:
    2014 Prius
    Model:
    Five
    It's been a few years, but I'm gonna guess 42.

    Potential answers until then... blue, 6, and Tuesday.
     
  13. tochatihu

    tochatihu Senior Member

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2004
    7,252
    2,566
    0
    Location:
    Kunming Yunnan China
    Vehicle:
    2001 Prius
    Get well soon Kris.
     
    Prodigyplace likes this.
  14. ETC(SS)

    ETC(SS) The other One Percenter.....

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2010
    5,788
    4,550
    0
    Location:
    Redneck Riviera (Gulf South)
    Vehicle:
    2010 Prius
    Model:
    II
    Mr. Kris,

    Greetings and welcome aboard!

    Hate to tell you but you're still not done with the hellish sign-up.
    You still have an avatar pic to pick out for your account....although I dig the location.

    Speedy recovery to your CFO!
     
    jerrymildred and Prodigyplace like this.
  15. cyberpriusII

    cyberpriusII Prodigyplace says I'm Super Kris

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2009
    983
    1,142
    0
    Location:
    VERY rural Oregon
    Vehicle:
    2008 Prius
    Model:
    N/A
    To all that saw this post and hoped I might have biked off to the great Pearly Gates, I managed to survive, although throughout most of it, I wished I had not.

    Still feeling somewhat horrible. Some strange virus that a co-worker brought back from Central America. Hallmark feature is red spots up and down the lower legs. Other features are high fever, hallucinations, and wishing you were dead. It was a bit like seasickness, without the vomit. Co-worker went to the doctors several times. Was treated several times. Did not seem to do any better than I did.

    Car issue was a misunderstanding on the part of my husband and my "visions." That's O.K. He did no damage and replaced the burnt out passenger side marker light on the Prius as a bonus.

    He also did manage to fix (R/R blower motor resistor) in our Camry while I was OUT. He will be a apprentice mechanic yet.
    Thanks for the good wishes. I think another four or five years and I may feel fine.

    kris
     
  16. bisco

    bisco cookie crumbler

    Joined:
    May 11, 2005
    85,470
    37,679
    0
    Location:
    boston
    Vehicle:
    2012 Prius Plug-in
    Model:
    Plug-in Base
    glad you're a bit better. i had a virus 10 years ago that knocked me out for the count. over a year of recovery, i thought it was lyme disease, but tested negative.

    never did fully recover, as you can tell from my posts.
     
  17. tochatihu

    tochatihu Senior Member

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2004
    7,252
    2,566
    0
    Location:
    Kunming Yunnan China
    Vehicle:
    2001 Prius
    Sounds really weird Kris. Can't even guess what got you. Co-worker who doctored must have had at least one blood draw. Did that lead to a list of possible causes?
     
  18. Prodigyplace

    Prodigyplace Senior Member

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2016
    10,686
    10,181
    0
    Location:
    Central Virginia
    Vehicle:
    2017 Prius
    Model:
    Two
    Welcome back.

    Once the kid starts in school that is just the start of a whole new situation. Definitely different , perhaps better.
     
  19. cyberpriusII

    cyberpriusII Prodigyplace says I'm Super Kris

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2009
    983
    1,142
    0
    Location:
    VERY rural Oregon
    Vehicle:
    2008 Prius
    Model:
    N/A
    I am hanging out here for a couple of more minutes, reading all the posts about how to check a 12v before I sign out....but....doctors never gave Lori (opps, I outed her) any sort of idea of what she had -- other than some sort of infection. They did prescribe antibiotics, but that did not seem to work, compared to my recovery cycle.

    Well, of course, not going to work on a virus, which I assume it is....Maybe a Shaman mixture from Central America would have been the key.
    kris
     
  20. bisco

    bisco cookie crumbler

    Joined:
    May 11, 2005
    85,470
    37,679
    0
    Location:
    boston
    Vehicle:
    2012 Prius Plug-in
    Model:
    Plug-in Base
    more beer
     
Loading...