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Old 04-29-2014, 11:03 AM   #21
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I love my stuff and it means a lot to me, but realistically I doubt anybody else would want it. There's a reason why those burglars who ransacked my house in January took nothing. Insulting, but understandable!
So sorry..... Did I miss a post about this event ?!

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Old 04-29-2014, 11:07 AM   #22
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I was in the IT security business managing a DOD network for 10 years. We always had an offsite backup in two geographically separate locations.

For my personal information I bought two 500 GB portable hard drives with one of them always being in a safe deposit box. Once a month I stop by and swap them out after updating one of them. I DO NOT trust online backups. I'm more concerned about natural disasters and my data. It's not how your information will be hacked, but when it will be hacked.

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Old 04-29-2014, 12:35 PM   #23
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Sounds interesting, but I'm doing the thumb drive in the safety deposit box method.
I fully understand, and that's an excellent option. I'm not trying to sell anyone on the on-line option, but I did promise to provide feedback on my experience with it.
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Old 04-29-2014, 01:00 PM   #24
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So sorry..... Did I miss a post about this event ?!
I posted about it briefly. Basically they broke the kitchen window over my
sink, entered, and completely ransacked my house, while I was at the gym, leaving all the doors wide open when they left. They took nothing but $35 cash.
Police said it was a smash and grab and only took a minute but it was unnerving.
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Old 04-30-2014, 09:30 AM   #25
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I fully understand, and that's an excellent option. I'm not trying to sell anyone on the on-line option, but I did promise to provide feedback on my experience with it.
I understand - thanks for posting your experience. I'll probably go the online route someday when I shed my security fears

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