CHOBA 65+ years on reunion anyone?!

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CHOBA 65+ years on reunion anyone?!

Post by jtaylor » Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:47 pm

Just been invited with the email below:
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Maybe a GDPR subject-access request is in order to see what information is help about me, and whether it's accurate!!

Not sure I want to click on the link - it's going to a sendgrid.net address, so can't confirm if this is phishing or not...
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Post by Katharine » Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:15 pm

There's an apology on the CHOBA site - must have been a bit of a shock to the youngest OBs! My brother and Freaky would qualify if it was timed from the year of starting at CH.
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Post by jtaylor » Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:20 pm

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Post by Katharine » Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:24 pm

For some reason, I still clicked on your link, Julian/. I was amused to see that on the RHS the first person I needed to know was our own Great Plum - but going under his own name and with his own picture, not that Plum!
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Post by J.R. » Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:01 pm

I spotted the 'deliberate mistake' straight away. Double checked it on my abacus, then opened up the link.

So - it's an automated contact by CH through their computer Unfortunately, the automated contact failed their basic math 'O 'level and wasn't allowed to re-sit and go on to 'A's'.

Still - Anything to divert attention away...............................

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Post by sejintenej » Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:25 pm

Can't see anything relevant on the CHOBA site. Since I haven't heard anything it has to be the date of leaving so that restricts it to 92 year olds and even older geriatrics. I wonder how many wheelchair pushers they are finding. Cynically I wonder if they are trying to get Last Will and Testaments amended.

I would be well within the 75 year period if it were date of going to CH.
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Post by Mid A 15 » Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:59 pm

Me too!

Interestingly the email was (is) in my junk which is not usually the case with CHOBA emails.
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Post by J.R. » Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:04 am

I blame the Russians.

According to Trumpton, Putin is responsible for every bit of cyber meddling these days !
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Post by sejintenej » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:28 am

Mid A 15 wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:59 pm
Me too!

Interestingly the email was (is) in my junk which is not usually the case with CHOBA emails.
Always worth checking - all sorts of stuff ends up there including important things. However nothing in my case - I'm simply not sufficiently old
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Post by sejintenej » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:30 am

J.R. wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:04 am
I blame the Russians.

According to Trumpton, Putin is responsible for every bit of cyber meddling these days !
Of course anything denoted by initials like CHOBA has to be one of the US Secret Service divisions (or so he thinks) and as for any reference to Christ!!!! Prime targets
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Post by 3078260061 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:09 pm

Although I qualify to attend this reunion, having left in July 1953, I've not yet received anything from CHOBA.

Incidentally I'm 83, quite a long way off 9o yet.
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Post by J.R. » Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:38 pm

Well, it IS jolly hols time. Weeks and weeks off for everyone. No human staff in sIght.

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