Yin and Yang
Yin and Yang answered

Unfortunately as a child you are limited to what is seen behind the scenes of your parents relationship. You don't really know what goes on. Do you have a trusted adult you can talk to? You need a "safe haven" to go to so you can express your feelings and not bottle them up. And … Read more

Walter The Grump
Walter The Grump answered Sudo the Dragon's question

Our numbers are obtained in several ways. Cell phone companies, businesses, landline companies, etc will often sell phone numbers. Also, I'm sure these foreign scammers are also hackers so they hack to find information, or pay someone to find it for them. The "do not call" registry doesn't mean squat to scammers and criminals. Obviously. … Read more

Danae Hitch
Danae Hitch answered Anonymous' question

I suggest that you try and contact your local Office on Aging in addition to calling 211 for community information and referral services.

http://www.helplinecenter.org/2-1-1-community-resources/what-is-211/

Please be advised that unless your sister cooperates, your attempts at helping her is limited to what she will agree to. It's hard to watch someone decline but there is … Read more

Ancient One
Ancient One answered Sudo the Dragon's question

They obtain your number in various ways. Sometimes your number and address is sold for advertising purposes. Said lists are copied and resold to criminals. There is also a computer program that will generate telephone numbers automatically and call them. If there is an answer or voice mail recording the number is marked as active … Read more

Yin and Yang
Yin and Yang answered Sudo the Dragon's question

Be prepared for the one that tells you on your computer that the FBI is monitoring you because they know you have been looking at p*rn and now you have to pay 500 dollars for them to stop watching you! Lol!

Bottom line...... There are blue collar criminals as well as white collar criminals. When … Read more

Corey The Goofyhawk
Corey The Goofyhawk answered Sudo the Dragon's question

I had that happen. A guy called me and told me that the government was awarding me $9,000 for always paying my bills on time and being faithful with my taxes. I led him on for a few moments and hung up. The next day, the exact same guy called me with the same exact … Read more

Danae Hitch
Danae Hitch answered

If you both signed the lease, then you should inform your landlord on what's going on. You said "flat" instead of apartment, so I'm guessing you're not in the US. Here we could take someone to small claims court, but you need to start with your landlord. See if you can get out of the … Read more

Gator Blu
Gator Blu answered Anonymous' question

it would be a stupid and potentially hazardous thing for them to do. To get to my door you need to enter a small screened in porch. IF  I open my door they will be face to face with two large dogs that will literally jump up to be face to face. Who knows where … Read more