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Old 03-29-2012, 02:47 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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Default new in town and some psycho keeps calling me....

I just changed my number to a Vegas number and some psycho keeps prank calling me AND texting me…. The text I got today said attempts to block his/her number have failed and that he got my number from city data forum so I thought I would look this thing up….Thank God for Google because I had no idea what city data was….

I guess someone on here named Grofica had my number before???? Does anyone know who this is???? Or who could be calling me???? I just got the phone and not sure what to do… and what is Grofica anyway???? That’s a weird name….

 
Old 03-29-2012, 03:02 PM
 
Location: 213, 310, 562, 909, 951, 952, 315, ???
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Google your phone number and see if there is a listing for your number on City Data.
 
Old 03-29-2012, 03:05 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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i dont see one.... i googled it like you suggested.... maybe he/she saved it????? i have no idea.....
 
Old 03-29-2012, 03:21 PM
 
Location: Beautiful Upstate NY!
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Grofica's last post was in the beginning of Feb, 2012. In this recent thread, he mentioned looking for a roommate on Craigslist and getting nothing but "crazies". I hope one of them didn't get him, as he used to post here very regularly.

Suggestion, click on his name in one of these posts and send him a direct message...

Anyone know where to find a good roommate?
 
Old 03-29-2012, 03:26 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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all i know is the text i recieved mentioned city data forum....
 
Old 03-29-2012, 03:31 PM
 
Location: Lancaster, CA / Henderson, NV
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Get a new number from your provider and never give that number to anyone. Sign up for google voice and give that number to people. Google voice makes it very easy to screen and or block callers.
 
Old 03-29-2012, 03:32 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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It just sucks to have just got it and given it to all my friends and fam and then have to go and change it again :-(
 
Old 03-29-2012, 04:47 PM
 
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Check with your cell carrier. I have a whole laundry list of people that I text - block [phone number] to 9999, no more texts. Send calls automatically to VM. Dont listen, just delete.

You can also file a report as harassment is against the law and yes that applies to text messages.

I'm assuming you're female? If so just have some guy you know call him. It works surprisingly well.
 
Old 03-29-2012, 04:59 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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The phone calls come from some voip number that's not associated with any real number do it can't be called back and the texts come from one of those text relay systems so I can't even text back and say hey I don't know who your talking about... I've gotten a call last week too from some prank line... what's the worst is when they call and its just silence... Its really creepy....
 
Old 03-29-2012, 05:02 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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Last text: Hello from city data, blocking my number has not worked my dear LOL!
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