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Auto-Scanning the Names People Choose For Their Wireless APs

timothy posted more than 4 years ago | from the just-name-them-all-hidden dept.

Wireless Networking 422

MichaelSmith writes "I code on the tram, going to and from work, and I noticed that there are a lot of WiFi access points along the way. So one week I made it my job to write an automatic scanner which runs from a cron job every minute during commuting times. My backup script pushes the new AP names to my web server and you can read it online. It is a mixture of the straightforward, naive and funny, with a few pop culture references along the way. The first column in the file is the number of access points with that name. The second column is the AP name, in brackets to pick up white space." Why can't "Dress Me Slowly" and "Domestic Bliss" just share an AP?

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422 comments

Interesting Mix (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553612)

The closest thing to 'goatse' I could find was 'GOATNET'.

What you are doing is ILLEGAL, IMMORAL, and IIMATU (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553648)

RE.

Just so you know.

Re:What you are doing is ILLEGAL, IMMORAL, and IIM (5, Informative)

leromarinvit (1462031) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553720)

Huh? There's nothing illegal about logging the names of Wifi networks. Or at least there shouldn't be, as that would be completely crazy.

It's aking to noting the names people display publicly next to their doorbells, just easier to do. He didn't connect to any of the networks, just log their names. Nothing wrong with that.

Re:What you are doing is ILLEGAL, IMMORAL, and IIM (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553832)

Idiot. Excuse me, I meant Fucking Moron.

Re:What you are doing is ILLEGAL, IMMORAL, and IIM (4, Interesting)

micksam7 (1026240) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553916)

Not only is it legal, but it's been going on for a long while now [wigle.net] .

Re:What you are doing is ILLEGAL, IMMORAL, and IIM (5, Insightful)

adolf (21054) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553978)

Indeed. It's public information, broadcast on some of the most public of the public airwaves -- the 2.4GHz ISM band. Nothing needs decrypted (therefore, various satellite and terrestrial broadcast rules don't apply, nor the DMCA), and nothing needs accessed (therefore, various computer access rules don't apply). Further, an SSID is too short for a meaningful copyright, and trademark law doesn't apply since it's not used in trade. And, of course, recording and publishing these things is simply recording and publishing a list of facts; a practice which has long been protected by various laws and rulings.

Re:What you are doing is ILLEGAL, IMMORAL, and IIM (1)

mark-t (151149) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553880)

It's certainly not illegal anyplace that I've ever heard of.

Re:What you are doing is ILLEGAL, IMMORAL, and IIM (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553894)

It's certainly not illegal anyplace that I've ever heard of.

What about Soviet Russia?

Re:What you are doing is ILLEGAL, IMMORAL, and IIM (1)

SCPRedMage (838040) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553914)

Why yes, it is illegal to read data that is being broadcasted unencrypted over the air. So remember, every time Windows tells you what networks are available, you're an immoral, "iimatu", criminal.

I'm sorry, but what the hell are you smoking that makes you think it's illegal, let alone IMMORAL, to record freely broadcasted data that isn't even COPYRIGHTED?

Re:What you are doing is ILLEGAL, IMMORAL, and IIM (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31554034)

Hmm actually, you might be onto something here. Since in recent years, everything you write is given copyright status by default, I suppose those AP names *are* copyrighted. Then copying them without permission would be illegal!

Oh wait, except the person running the AP is probably the one who came up with the name, and so I guess s/he authorized it to be publicly distributed.

Re:What you are doing is ILLEGAL, IMMORAL, and IIM (3, Insightful)

deniable (76198) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554052)

Better tell SETI. Wouldn't want to piss of the aliens.

Re:What you are doing is ILLEGAL, IMMORAL, and IIM (3, Funny)

Xarun (1524715) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554110)

Why would slashdotting your own website be illegal?

Only 29 Named 'Linksys'? (1, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553650)

Only 29 locations named linksys? I think there are that many in my neighborhood alone.

Re:Only 29 Named 'Linksys'? (4, Funny)

fuzzyfuzzyfungus (1223518) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554218)

They are the nation's largest provider of free wifi, with their fierce competitor "dlink" close behind...

epitome (1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553654)

This article is truly the epitome of a slow news day. Happy spring everyone!

Best SSID (5, Funny)

thewils (463314) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553658)

The SSID I use is "Honeypot"

Re:Best SSID (5, Informative)

JWSmythe (446288) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553718)

    I used to leave mine unencrypted, and change the name occasionally, calling it "BankOfAmerica", "FirstBankOf[mycity]", "FBI", "NSA", "CovertOps4", etc. I was very disappointed that I didn't have people trying to do nefarious things.

    Now I just call it "unreachable", and encrypted, which seems to have the same result. Ok, that's a lie, but I'm not going to post my real SSID here. :)

    I really appreciate all the folks with the Verizon DSL/FiOS routers with the 5 character SSID's, since those are easily crackable. They're nicer than the unencrypted ones, since I'm not competing with other users for the line. :)

    My last drive got over 2,000 in about 20 miles. Most were totally boring, and like 25% were unencrypted.

Re:Best SSID (1)

Ethanol-fueled (1125189) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553766)

I really appreciate all the folks with the Verizon DSL/FiOS routers with the 5 character SSID's, since those are easily crackable

My bro just got FiOS and from what I saw on the router, not only was there are a 5-digit SSID, but the default encryption was WEP.

Re:Best SSID (5, Informative)

quantumplacet (1195335) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553846)

My FIOS wireless router came w/ 64 bit WEP enabled and a little brochure that claimed that cracking wireless networks was "just in theory" and that 64 bit WEP was in "as secure as a wired network".

Re:Best SSID (2, Informative)

Cyberax (705495) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554180)

"as secure as a wired network"

Considering that you can tap wired network just by cutting a cable and connecting it through a hub - your brochure was quite correct.

Re:Best SSID (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31554222)

What? Yeah, I hate it when I have to break into people's homes to tap into their wireless. Nice try Verizon.

Re:Best SSID (1)

tagno25 (1518033) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554226)

but that requires physical access to the wire (which is usually in the wall) and access to a 10/100 hub (not a switching hub)

Re:Best SSID (1)

Achromatic1978 (916097) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554274)

Random fun fact: despite what it might claim about being a 'switch', if your consumer 10/100/1000 device has only 1 collision light, it is probably barely smarter than a hub, if that...

Re:Best SSID (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31554250)

Perhaps they were just making the observation that WEP stands for "Wired Equivalent Privacy".

Re:Best SSID (2)

norletsk (1567121) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554204)

For those of us who don't know, what is wrong with a short SSID(i.e. 5 digits) if a strong encryption(WPA) is used?

should had it set to Linksys, netgear or other def (2, Insightful)

Joe The Dragon (967727) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553768)

should had it set to Linksys, netgear or other defaults. They you may of seen more hacks.

Re:should had it set to Linksys, netgear or other (1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553958)

They you may of seen more hacks.

I have seen.
You have seen.
You may have seen.

There's no such thing as "may of".

Re:should had it set to Linksys, netgear or other (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31554130)

They you may of seen more hacks.

I have seen. You have seen. You may have seen.

There's no such thing as "may of".

there is may 've though

Re:Best SSID (1, Interesting)

jawtheshark (198669) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553870)

Ok, that's a lie, but I'm not going to post my real SSID here.

Why not? Mine is "sharks.wireless", my parents one is "jungle.wireless". The one I'm not going to give is the one my brother has, because it's our surname.wireless. I wasn't very imaginative that day it seems. (Our surname is findable online: I just don't routinely post it on forums) The other names just reflect the naming schemes of the network: I use shark species and my parents network uses characters from Kiplings Jungle Book.

They're all encrypted and if for some odd reason, some slashdotter might be close to where I live, he/she will still have to crack that encryption.

Re:Best SSID (1)

the_Bionic_lemming (446569) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553738)

Mine's Stovokor .

Join if you wish :)

Re:Best SSID (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553784)

I use "Achievement Unlocked!"

Re:Best SSID (1, Funny)

Again (1351325) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553786)

I use CIASecretSatellite.

Re:Best SSID (3, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553854)

I named mine "GOATSE", no password, no encryption, but unauthorized connections get redirected automatically... They can't say they weren't warned.

Re:Best SSID (4, Funny)

bertoelcon (1557907) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554046)

I use "GetOffMyLawn". It is very fitting for having a large enough yard that you can't see it without being on the lawn or in the house.

Re:Best SSID (1)

tagno25 (1518033) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554150)

Mine is "Private2.4", "Private5.8", and the FON is "FON_FREE_INTERNET"

Re:Best SSID (1)

Catchwa (1017396) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554196)

I use "WPA2-PSK so don't even bother"
Interestingly, the Netgear at my parent's place allows the ' in the SSID but my Billion doesn't.

Gone. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553664)

Four comments, and the linked server has already exploded.

MY_NETWORK (2, Funny)

dangitman (862676) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553670)

My backup script pushes the new AP names to my web server and you can read it on line.

You're not hosting your page via one of those access points, are you? I think it just melted.

Re:MY_NETWORK (1, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553734)

The IP address of the server belongs to Spin Internet Services, an Australian ISP, and the reverse lookup has a ".dyn." name component, suggesting a dynamic assignment. Professional web hosting, even shared hosting, should not go down that fast. He's probably hosting his web page at home.

Re:MY_NETWORK (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31554014)

A professional cock sucker goes down that fast. Hell, cmdrtaco goes down on black dick faster than that and despite all his experience, he doesn't charge. In fact, he often pays for it.

already (4, Insightful)

adairw (1338775) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553672)

slashdotted

Re:already (1)

Dayofswords (1548243) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553706)

yep, i cant get to the "automatic scanner" link

Re:already (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31554098)

Self-slashdotted

On a lazy Saturday evening (3, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553674)

MichaelSmith /.s his own server.

Re:On a lazy Saturday evening (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553698)

Lazy Saturday, posted in the late afternoon.
Tweet Timothy just to see how he's doin'.
Hello?
What up, Tim?
Yo Smith, what's crackin'?
You thinking what I'm thinkin?
SLASHDOTING.
Man, it's happenin'.

Having RTFA for once... (5, Funny)

AccUser (191555) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553676)

My favourite is the tie fighter: ]-o-[

Re:Having RTFA for once... (1)

nacturation (646836) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553962)

My favourite is the tie fighter: ]-o-[

You sure that's not goatse?

Re:Having RTFA for once... (1)

drachenstern (160456) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554036)

Thanks for spoiling that one, I was thinking the PP made a compelling point, now you've gone and ruined it...

Guess I could still recommend it to my brother and laugh everytime I visit huh?

hi neighbor! (2, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553692)

I live in a pretty nice little suburb. Full of old people, business owners, and people who generally don't know how shit works., So, all the APs are default except for two. One is "grandma's house", and the other is "midget sex".

I really want to find out who named theirs midget sex.

Re:hi neighbor! (4, Funny)

adolf (21054) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553730)

I ran across one recently that called itself "BURN. FACIAL. SUCK IT."

I've been thinking about putting together a cron job on a spare WRT router that periodically switches between various funny or disparaging SSIDs, myself. I might even leave it unencrypted, with DHCP on, with a random goatse appearing instead of net access.

Re:hi neighbor! (5, Funny)

OverlordQ (264228) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553956)

Upside-Down-Ternet [ex-parrot.com] .

Re:hi neighbor! (1)

adolf (21054) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554104)

Clever. I like my goatse idea better, though, since it denies them the opportunity to do anything useful, and I'm not currently interested in providing even free Wifi for whoever wanders by, even if it is upside-down. But maybe if it rotated between upside-down, goatse, and tubgirl -- then, maybe, it'd be sufficiently both fun and useless enough to satisfy my sadism. Especially if the rotation interval were short (a minute or two).

Re:hi neighbor! (2, Funny)

$RANDOMLUSER (804576) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554280)

I wish I had some mod points left. Unfortunately, there's no +1 PureGenius, and the scores only go up to five, while you clearly deserve an eleven.

Re:hi neighbor! (4, Funny)

Rorschach1 (174480) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553974)

I came across one in Hong Kong called "DON'T STEAL MY FUCKING WIFI". And of course, it was unsecured.

Re:hi neighbor! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553806)

I was visiting at my sister in law's house and while I was there I configured their wireless router. In the process I discovered over 20 networks withing range. The best name was "JimmyHasADD". They are pretty sure they know which neighbor has that one.

On a related note... (1)

FooAtWFU (699187) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553864)

I work at a company where we sell some software which monitors access points. We have to be careful when taking things home to make sure that there aren't any offensive SSIDs that end up on the demo box. Occasionally something Interesting happens and it has to be carefully scrubbed...

Re:hi neighbor! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553902)

Probably nobody - I used to like connecting to unsecured access points and changing the SSID to things like "NO NIGGERS ALLOWED." I think of it as a public service.

Our formar SSID: (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553702)

Bionicman. You can probably guess the password.

Re:Our formar SSID: (1)

HouseOfMisterE (659953) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553872)

Bionicman. You can probably guess the password.

Was it "da da da da da da da da"?

Re:Our formar SSID: (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553874)

How do you spell that "ch-ch-ch-ch" sound that he makes when he jumps?

at my uni... (1)

cronco (1435465) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553714)

In the middle of one of the university buildings (not in a dorm) there's a network with the SSID "IHaveNetYouSuckerDont".

Re:at my uni... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553808)

"I have net, you sucker don't." is a valid SSID.

(1-32 octets. Space, punctuation, etc. are not excluded.)

Didn't see mine... (2, Funny)

RayMarron (657336) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553724)

Sa-Matra

Why. (4, Insightful)

Frosty Piss (770223) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553754)

There are a lot of "cute" AP names around, but mine is what the thing came with. The extent of my interest in that equipment is knowing I've properly secured it, and occasionally looking at the access logs. Beyond that I don't care. I've already thought about it way too much today.

Re:Why. (5, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553922)

Besides the fact that assuming someone such as yourself uses WPA/WPA2 PSK, the SSID is seeded with the hash and by using the default one, you leave yourself open to the likes of rainbow table attacks - http://www.renderlab.net/projects/WPA-tables/

Re:Why. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31554168)

Pretty much a load.

That the parent doesn't with to waste time changing his/her AP name to some dorky roll-playing game related nonsense (or whatever) does not imply anything about his level of security awareness. It implies he/she has better things to do than find a cute publicly available name for his AP. Nothing more.

Re:Why. (1)

goosesensor (1431303) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554042)

way to be a boring old man

Re:Why. (1)

linzeal (197905) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554108)

You must be a lot of fun at work.

Neighbors can be pains! (2, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553758)

I made my neighbors mad when I started naming my SSIDs with things like STFU, ByteMe and the ever popular F*Off. Somehow they always knew it was me though.

For a long time I then stopped broadcasting my SSIDs but now I have them broadcasting but changing every few months.

Re:Neighbors can be pains! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553950)

A friend of mine's SSID is educational to dog owners: "Pick up the shit after your dog!".

It seems to work.

This isn't really your site, is it? (3, Insightful)

Rix (54095) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553760)

What'd he ever do to you?

Mine were (1)

rockclimber (660746) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553856)

linksys sucks
enter_and_your_hacked
ADSL sucks
WOTAM
somehow, the last one seems most appropriate...

Re:Mine were (1)

MuuTuwon (877761) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553970)

An SSID named "enter_and_your_hacked" is far too tempting to hack and fix the grammatical error.

Re:Mine were (1)

tagno25 (1518033) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554246)

An SSID named "enter_and_your_hacked" is far too tempting to hack and fix the grammatical error.

So change it to "Enter and you will be cracked"?

answer. (5, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553866)

"dress me slowly" is a retro clothing store on Nicholson St in Fitzroy. The tram route is therefore route 96 in Melbourne Australia..

What? This wasn't one me those tram spotters quizzes?

Doesnt' netstumbler already do this? (3, Interesting)

scum-o (3946) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553888)

Doesnt' netstumbler already do this?

Reno (1)

Edward Teach (11577) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553920)

When I lived in Reno, there was an access point near my apartment named FBIOPS. Either someone was in trouble or someone has a great sense of humor. Really, who is gonna try to hack that one?

Site's dead. Anybody got a mirror? (1, Redundant)

mark-t (151149) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553926)

Slashdotted.

and how did this make slashdot? (1)

daveb1 (1678608) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553942)

and how did this make slashdot? SERIOUSLY wigle.net + KISMET .... oh common.

If you know enough to change the name... (1)

NotQuiteReal (608241) | more than 4 years ago | (#31553960)

Why don't you also check the box to not broadcast the SSID?

I know it doesn't really buy much security, but still. I have never broadcasted my SSID. If you need to know it, I'll tell you, and add you to the list of allowed MAC addresses (again, I know, not totally secure, but still... another hoop to jump thru.)

Re:If you know enough to change the name... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31554054)

It doesn't buy much security and makes troubleshooting much harder, so why?

Re:If you know enough to change the name... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31554086)

Troubleshooting? What troubleshooting... you know the (non-broadcast) SSID, your MAC is on the approved list, you have the key... your in!

Works every time.

Re:If you know enough to change the name... (0)

NotQuiteReal (608241) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554118)

AC should have said "your're" instead of "your", but as the poster, I agree - I have never had an issue with not broadcasting the SSID.

Re:If you know enough to change the name... (1)

compgenius3 (726265) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554074)

Not only are these steps not adding any additional security, they force *you* to jump through more hoops in order to protect this fake security. The added convenience of wifi has been removed, you may as well just use a wire, which will be infinitely more secure. See http://blogs.zdnet.com/Ou/?p=454 [zdnet.com]

Re:If you know enough to change the name... (5, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31554136)

Hiding the SSID decreases your security. When the access point broadcasts the SSID, the clients passively listen for it when they're not in range. When the SSID is hidden, clients broadcast the SSID in search of the wireless LAN wherever they are. This tells attackers about your laptop. There's even a ready-made attack tool for this: the "JaSager" (an implementation of "Karma") will listen for the probe requests and pretend to be your access point. If your WLAN is encrypted, you won't fall into that trap, but anyone who uses MAC address filters and hidden SSID as the only access control mechanisms is instantly MITMd. Even if you can avoid fake access points, your laptop still leaks your SSID and any information that may give (your name? your address? an obscenity?). Don't turn off SSID broadcasts.

Once in Washington DC... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31553980)

I saw a SSID of "Republicans cheat on their wives"

I died laughing.

Coding on the tram? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31554000)

Really? Maybe some cron script or similar, but I doubt you can really do profitable work on the tram.

Perhaps somebody can enlighten me.

Re:Coding on the tram? (1)

ctrl-alt-canc (977108) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554102)

Well, this book [lulu.com] has been written by the author typing on a Nokia phone while daily commuting. So why couldnt't somebody develop code on a cellphone ?!?

I do this with bluetooth (1)

ctrl-alt-canc (977108) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554016)

Whenever I have to wait in a public place, I often audit the bluetooth name space with my cellphone. It is quite interesting to look at the nicknames that sometimes people assign to their cellphones, especially if you can identify the owner. One of the most appropriate nicks I found was "stinky"...

Throbbing Engorged Gay Penis (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31554022)

That's my AP. Deal with it.

Why use cron? (2, Interesting)

Culture20 (968837) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554064)

You're missing out on a lot of SSIDs if you're only scanning once a minute. A simple "while true; do iwlist $options >> script1.txt; done" in a few scripts started a second or two apart will help catch more. Maybe set up a cron job to cat and sort -u them together occasionally.

Re:Why use cron? (2, Informative)

vrmlguy (120854) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554170)

You're missing out on a lot of SSIDs if you're only scanning once a minute. A simple "while true; do iwlist $options >> script1.txt; done" in a few scripts started a second or two apart will help catch more. Maybe set up a cron job to cat and sort -u them together occasionally.

This is the tram! It doesn't take a different route every day. Just repeat the scan for a few weeks, you'll slowly fill in the gaps.

best (1)

goosesensor (1431303) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554124)

"we can hear you having sex"

Oh, the humanity! (1)

vrmlguy (120854) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554154)

Why do people post their own stuff here, knowing that their site will crash and burn within seconds? Both of the links are dead. Both!

Re:Oh, the humanity! (2, Informative)

Midnight Thunder (17205) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554232)

Why do people post their own stuff here, knowing that their site will crash and burn within seconds? Both of the links are dead. Both!

Free load testing. Seriously you would pay someone to do that ;)

Why hide the SSID? - its easily discovered... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31554166)

I use AiryFairy. You know when you put a signal out there someone is sure to pick it up :) Hiding it does nothing for someone with the tools to crack your WEP or WPA (I hear someone demonstrated a less computationally intense way to crack WPA recently). Even MAC address filtering barely helps... WPA with RADIUS authentication, now that has to be harder...

Where does he work (1)

number17 (952777) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554198)

By searching for some of those SSID names it might not be difficult to plot a map of where he works and the route taken. If starting in suburbia it might be more difficult to find out where he lives.

One name is "Bourke Street". Assuming he is taking the tram then it must be route 86, 95 or 96. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bourke_Street,_Melbourne#Transportation [wikipedia.org]

Re:Where does he work (1)

sabre86 (730704) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554294)

This guy [slashdot.org] agrees with you.

--sabre86

War-driving? War-training? (1)

erroneus (253617) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554230)

Anyway, where are the GPS coordinates?

Flashy Girl (1)

Saint Stephen (19450) | more than 4 years ago | (#31554296)

A neighbor of mine uses Flashy Girl as her SSID. It's actually a variation of that, I don't want to give out the whole thing, that would be creepy :-)

I used to keep my WEP/WPA off until one day I saw Big Pimpin' as a registered device on my network. After that I got a little less neighborly.

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