Long ago, there was an Xbox Live Support Forum for suspended accounts, and incredibly, employees would reply and explain the bans. It was so good, I would read it every day — mostly for the schadenfreude of idiot kids playing dumb and getting called out.
Well I just found a long-lost folder of screenshots I took from this forum, so here are a handful of example posts.
[Content warning: racism, bad language, homophobia, you name it. People are bad.]
"I am very attached to the name 'Scrotal Recall'. An explanation is in order" pic.twitter.com/5L9tjHp1ct
I almost just got scammed hard: a cautionary tale. So, I got a call from the 1-800 number on the back of my ATM Card: Wells Fargo. I answered, and a Fraud Department agent said my ATM card had just been used at a Target in Minnesota, was I on vacation? Ugh.
So the card-replacement dance began. “Is the card in your possession?” It was. The agent asked for the CVV code to verify i had it. After verifying, he offered to expedite a replacement. First he had to read some disclosures. Then he asked me to key in a new PIN.
I picked a random PIN and entered it. Verified it again. Then he asked me to key in my current PIN.
“Don’t you… know my PIN?”
“It’s just to confirm the change. I can’t see what you enter.”
“But… you’re the bank. You have my PIN, and you CAN see what I enter…”