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Posted almost 5 years ago

 

 Unfortunately I am finding it very hard to get on the site as it keeps asking me to update my information by providing a zip code.  As I do not live in the states but in the UK, this is rather annoying to say the least.  This has only just started to happen in the last week for the previous year I have never had this problem, any advice on how to correct the matter.


 

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Rate This | Posted almost 5 years ago

 

Try using 99705, it is the Zip Code for North Pole (Alaska).  If Santa Claus can't get you in then nobody can!.....Best of Luck!


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Retleo says ...



Try using 99705, it is the Zip Code for North Pole (Alaska).  If Santa Claus can't get you in then nobody can!.....Best of Luck!



WOW ..thanks Ret, now I can write Santa a letter and hopefully I will get that new set of wheels!!! lol


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Yes, same problem....I used 98201  a friend of mine in Seattle's.  I've invited 2 of my Canadian LEO friends to the site and they've gotten a bit miffed.. I told them to put down a Vegas zip code..they spend most of their off time and cash there anyway.


I can't see why a State or Federal guideline would need a zip code to access a site......any thoughts???

Interesting--I had to turn off the adblock rule I was using in order to look at that again. I hadn't noticed they were claiming some law was making them gather the information. I have no idea--sounds like BS to me. I assumed (and still do) that it is for their marketing efforts when they (Monster, Inc.) starts gearing their job listings and other marketing materials to the specific member's age and location.


The wording of the "explanation" seems a bit manipulative to me. Monster, Inc. needs to back up this claim of legal compliance. Otherwise it's just a "questionable tactic" designed to increase the accuracy of the data entered by the member.


It seems reasonable for members to want to keep this data private. What may seem like harmless data (birthdate and zip code) can, in theory--if the data is compromised--make a person more vulnerable to identity theft.


 




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Rate This | Posted almost 5 years ago

 

I tried Santa's Zip but no luck Ret, they said it was invalid.  I guess PL will turn me over to the feds for a bogus zipcode.

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Poor Santa is probably stuck in WalMart trying to beat the rush.....  Wish there was some way to enter a CDN  post Code,  don't want the folks to think this old Mounty is stuck in the Seattle area ..... mind you Pike's Market is a pretty damn good place to spend a few hours..



I've heard and seen stuff about Pike's. You gotta watch out for people playing catch with the fish.




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Rate This | Posted almost 5 years ago

 

Now I'm getting a pop up from Monster wanting and E-mail address.  I have to put something in before I can get in Police Link.  One more stupid pop up and I'm going to flush this turd.

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Rate This | Posted almost 5 years ago

 

 Thanks everyone I now seem to have sorted the problem and its stopped asking the same question suspect it has more to do with marketing than any legal requirement

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I used 90210 and everyone thinks I'm in Beverly Hills. I get emails asking if I've seen any movie stars.


Not here on the East coast!.............lol


 


 

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I too tried to use my own, real, Canadian zip code. It wasn't accepted so I use 90210 also. Pretty ironic that a website dedicated to Law Enforcement would force a serving, sworn Police Officer to LIE!!!!