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This is a discussion on LinkedIn within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Hey guys, Been getting a lot of LinkedIn requests. If it's any of you guys, please say so, otherwise I'm going to think you're just ...

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    Hey guys,

    Been getting a lot of LinkedIn requests. If it's any of you guys, please say so, otherwise I'm going to think you're just another random weirdo and you have a good chance of me not linking you, especially if you have absolutely nothing at all whatsoever to do with anything in my job field. Somebody on there seemed to know both my husband and I, and I have NO IDEA who the guy was, so I replied, "Hey, and nice to see you too.... have a great upcoming holiday." I have a bad memory for matching real names with handles.

    Hey wait... Most of you ARE random weirdos. You're like an extended family with LOTS of crazy uncles.
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    Betty those things drive me crazy. If somebody on your email list signs up then LinkedIn will send out invited to everyone on their list. I have even tried the "unsubscribe" and it won't do any good. Just delete the emails and they will eventually go away.
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    I fit that description good but that was'nt me this time But i get them all the time on my business email addy .
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    I never heard of "LinkedIn", but it seems to need avoiding if I ever come across it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by patri0t View Post
    I never heard of "LinkedIn", but it seems to need avoiding if I ever come across it.
    LinkedIn is for work networking. Great to find online work and network for your job field, but just like any other social media, you get lots of random requests from total strangers who have absolutely nothing to do with you personally in real life.

    If somebody on your email list signs up then LinkedIn will send out invited to everyone on their list.
    I'm not about to give them my email password to link in to that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Betty View Post
    Hey wait... Most of you ARE random weirdos. You're like an extended family with LOTS of crazy uncles.
    I wouldn't say "random" exactly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OldVet View Post
    I wouldn't say "random" exactly.
    (insert redheaded joke here)
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    I am not a random weirdo. It was totally planned from inception.
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    Random means that we all have an equal chance of being weirdos. Sounds about right...

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    I am on LinkedIn. I have 254 connections. I don't know if any of them are you fine folk (weirdos), but if you want to link with me, PM me.

    I am not too proud to link with weirdos or redheads.
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    Betty, what is your career field, anyways? If you're who I'm thinking you are, I believe it's graphic design and I once contacted you about your services. If so, please mail because I have a project/venture coming up that I may need your services for.
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    PM sent.
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    Linked in seems to be generating a higher than normal volume of spam, especially a high volume of endorsements from people that are linked only peripherally to my network. And quite a few e mails of late directly from linked in with the invitation to a free trial of the upgraded services available to paid members.

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    Maybe I'm dense, but I never saw the advantage to LinkedIn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stoveman View Post
    Maybe I'm dense, but I never saw the advantage to LinkedIn.
    I'll join you on the denseness. Am clueless other than it's some kind of group. Don't know what a hash tag is (in the 70's hash was something you smoked and tag was a outside game). No way will I get on FB. Only tweet I know is a bird or a Michael Jackson song. Jackson 5 - "Rockin? Robin" | Listen on Youtube and get on Itunes
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