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Posted on 01-24-18 04:14:53 AM (last edited by Xkeeper at 01-24-18 04:16:36 AM) Link | Quote
Also known as, wardriving. I have WiGLE on my phone (and tablet) and use it sometimes when driving around to collect fun SSIDs from all the WiFi points around town.

I've been thinking about making a master list of them just so I have them handy and don't have to keep copying the database from my device, but ... effort.

Anyway, any funny wifi network names around? One of the funnier ones from this trip was "Connecting..." ... but also the endless horde of "FBI Surveillence Van #38" and clones. This one had about 5 different variations of that...

Another one from tonight was "For a good time call...", and I assume the password to that AP was "8675309"


Edit: I also enjoy variations like "Malware", "virus.exe", and "Virus Distribution Center"
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Posted on 01-24-18 05:26:42 AM Link | Quote
I never really look at SSIDs since I use a ethernet cable and wireless is not really working here. But I looked anyway and...

One of the SSID's I'm near is named:
Man's not hot



sorry, not much else here
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Posted on 01-24-18 08:12:59 AM Link | Quote
not that much funny SSIDs arround.

One neighbor had uoykcuf, but changed it to was_guckst_du, which means: What you looking at?

That's about it.
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Posted on 01-24-18 08:43:51 AM Link | Quote
A little ways down the road both "FBI Field Access" and "Virus Server" show up. Other than that the only funny SSIDs are the unsecured HP printers everywhere.
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Posted on 01-24-18 08:59:04 AM Link | Quote
Someone at work sarcastically named a test device "linkskee" after how customers mispronounce Linksys, and another is "DEVON!Box" after uhhhhh {insert joke about regional naming of luncheon meats}.
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Posted on 01-24-18 09:50:26 AM Link | Quote
There's not any funny ones nearby where I live right now. Just one somewhat rudely named one owned by a newer neighbour.

We used to have a few FBI Surveillance ones. Pretty boring and common.

Someone used to have one which they cycled random snippets of Queen songs for the name. Changed almost weekly. Was probably a pirate radio since it was also never secured.
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Posted on 01-24-18 10:17:45 AM Link | Quote
This building is super-boring in terms of SSIDs... With maybe 3 exceptions, it's all just router defaults, many of them apparently cable boxes from the same provider - same as mine, but I changed the SSID.
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Posted on 01-24-18 11:53:05 AM Link | Quote
Some other ones I saw around here were "*Hyun-Ae" (which is a character in some story), "I'm a PC" and "I'm a PC Too", "Bill Wi the Science Fi", and probably the weirdest one I can immediately recall, "Uncle Touchy's Puzzle Basement", which appears to be some joke from some comedian.

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Posted on 01-24-18 01:15:00 PM Link | Quote
current SSID is BAD INTERNET because the router we were using wouldn't load it's own router homepage... what a wonderful time it was setting that trash up.
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Posted on 01-24-18 02:14:06 PM Link | Quote
CatSwag πŸ”’πŸ“Ά
DawgHaus πŸ”’πŸ“Ά
hownowbrowncow πŸ”’πŸ“Ά

that’s all i see right now. i guess my funnier neighbors have left.
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Posted on 01-24-18 03:06:57 PM (last edited by rakiru at 01-24-18 03:08:02 PM) Link | Quote
My fiancΓ©e's one has been the aubergine emoji πŸ† for years, which, eh, doesn't work too well on some older devices. We kept talking about going wardriving, but never got around to it for some reason. Looking at WiGLE, there's only default ISP router SSIDs around anyway. :(
I had a friend whose one was "I'll steal your credit cards" or something too.

Edit: Gah, automatic smiley->emoticon conversion.
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Posted on 01-24-18 03:08:22 PM Link | Quote
Just turn on WiGLE and go driving, that's what I do. It's a nice excuse to explore!

Another one from last night: "Nice ( . )( . )"
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Posted on 01-24-18 04:22:41 PM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Xkeeper
Just turn on WiGLE and go driving, that's what I do. It's a nice excuse to explore!


I really annoyed a friend once by turning on the loudspeaker mode in that. And that was the first and last time I went wardriving, I guess.
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Posted on 01-24-18 04:29:07 PM Link | Quote
oh no

Turn off all the sounds except the "new network in DB" click (and even that's a little loud), leaving voice on is just
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Posted on 01-24-18 04:54:16 PM Link | Quote
I knew someone near where I lived that had "Virus.exe" (or was it "Malware.exe"?). It was the same person that ended up breaking one of his HDDs because he didn't believe that people's hands had static eletricity.
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Posted on 01-24-18 05:06:38 PM Link | Quote
Oh yeah, because apparently we can't add emoji to our SSID's, my husband has set up a rocket ship:

(_)_):::::::::::D~~
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Posted on 01-24-18 05:15:13 PM (last edited by Lunaria at 01-24-18 05:15:45 PM) Link | Quote
Since I live in a student apartment building...

>Glitterbajsandeverythingnice
(bajs being poop)
>3 liter smirnof
(sic)
>Lan_Bananen_2.4ghz
>V-boi_adventure_in_dunktown!
>The Name of the Wifi
>MyNameIsWiFi

Idk, it's less fun than I expected. No boring FBI jokes tho'.
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Posted on 01-24-18 05:20:19 PM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Xkeeper
Another one from last night: "Nice ( . )( . )"
there are some things which just can't be described with words

this is one of them, right on my current list
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Posted on 01-24-18 05:22:20 PM Link | Quote
moved to the other side of the apartment

Pukey Lukey πŸ”’πŸ“Ά
Mom's Museum πŸ”’πŸ“Ά
The Family That Says "Ni" πŸ”’πŸ“Ά
Winternet is coming πŸ”’πŸ“Ά
Nice Oak πŸ”’πŸ“Ά
regularcatlady πŸ”’πŸ“Ά
Whystherumgone πŸ”’πŸ“Ά
Writersblock-5 πŸ”’πŸ“Ά
wirless πŸ”’πŸ“Ά
Coffee wifi-scanning πŸ”“πŸ“Ά
Seaviking-guest πŸ”“πŸ“Ά
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Posted on 01-24-18 07:18:35 PM Link | Quote
Originally posted by sofi
The Family That Says "Ni" πŸ”’πŸ“Ά
regularcatlady πŸ”’πŸ“Ά

Okay, these two are pretty good. "Winternet is coming" is one I've seen more than once here...
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