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2/15/17 2:37 AM
I wasn't sure where to post something like this or who to contact:

I've gotten 2 or 3 of these emails in the past few days, saying I have a new private message in my inbox, from noreply@dharmaoverground.org ... but there is no new message in my inbox. Clicking on the link does take me to the page then I have to log in. I haven't been active on the board lately so it's unlikely anyone is writing me anyways...

Screenshot attached. Thanks!

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2/15/17 2:40 AM as a reply to Danielle Loesch.
I got the same

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2/15/17 4:08 AM as a reply to Squirrel Master.
Me too, today
Buddha is trying to get in touch with us but he doesnt really know how to use the mail yet

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2/15/17 4:12 AM as a reply to Danielle Loesch.
Me too, from John Cummings,hello ,is there anybody there, does anyone know him?

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2/15/17 4:20 AM as a reply to Danielle Loesch.
Yep, same here.

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2/15/17 4:26 AM as a reply to Danielle Loesch.
I'm back after having not visited for a while for the exact same reason. 

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2/15/17 6:17 AM as a reply to Danielle Loesch.
Who is the elusive John Cummings? 

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2/15/17 6:23 AM as a reply to Danielle Loesch.
After the previous message, I learned not to open it. Just delete the email. 

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2/15/17 6:23 AM as a reply to Danielle Loesch.
just got one of these this morning.

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2/15/17 6:26 AM as a reply to Ariadne Haske.
..yes, I too have been receiving these mysterious messages from the gods.

actually some of the content is pretty cool, I'm guessing its from DW but that's a guess as its unattributed:

EG:
will not affect the insights gained, so there isn’t much to say about
further attainments for a while. Attainments are pretty much done as far
as how reality is presenting itself..

So now we get into
awareness practices that are of an undoing nature. Why undoing? Because
"doing stuff" drops you out of awareness speed and into the slower
speeds of attention and regular mind. This is the specific "thing" that
isn't a thing to notice. Lots of people call this deepening but cant
tell you whats deepening or how it is deeper or much of anything
anymore, then get all indignant that people want to put words to it. So
I'm gonna try to metaphor it with some humour to try to keep it light.

Deepening is like butter,

melting into the nooks and crannies


Or maybe a waffle. (I can't decide, I keep going back and forth)

Anyway,
that’s what is happening on its own and there isn’t much to do about
it, but since I hate non-doing in general ---- lets force the undoing to
do the job without doing, but faster.
Huh?
Lets turn awareness up to 11!


So there are two qualities to awareness-
  1. The spacious unbounded whole = Vastness
  2. The increased sample rate speed of awareness = Clarity
So
while experiences are happening and doing themselves, you rest into the
vastness, then you rest into the clarity which will bring you back to
the vastness....let these play out with each other until they balance
and are turned up to their maximum, whatever that may be. (go for 11!)
Is that it? Yep, but dont stop, dont let the vastness and clarity get off of 11. Keep it turned up at every moment of the day.

You
will notice that there are things that drop you out of this level of
11, Notice what that is and work on those things specifically, challenge
yourself....Read a book and don't let it drop from 11, watch a boring
documentary on TV, watch an exciting movie, take it to the bedroom
activities.

You think your enlightened? Spend a week with your
family. In fact volunteer to organize a family reunion! Then tell
everyone they should act in certain ways to maximize enjoyment for all
and point out each persons faults and tell them to please avoid these
pitfalls for the benifit of all beings......This should start a shit
storm for your practice with the added benefit of not actually having a
reunion.

Want to take it to the next level? Shinzen Young gives some advice--

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Xbznm2NLais
Time 1:05:45
6 months of professional torture.....wow, thats a bit to hardcore for me Shinzen, but you go ahead.

So
you perfect this in an ongoing baises with using life and its various
challenges to really dial in what takes you out of awareness. Make a
list and start to dig into it. Emotions and the thoughts around them are
the biggest culprit. So then you have to work on that stuff.

I'll stop here but at some time may be again motivated to toss out more thoughts on working with stuff.
--
Dharma Overground Forums - http://www.dharmaoverground.org/web/guest/discussion

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2/15/17 6:36 AM as a reply to Danielle Loesch.
Got the same thing. No content. Richard Louis Corbeil and John Cummings. 

Can anyone tell if this is potentially malicious email. It's pretty spammy/ virusy feeing. 

Maybe its it's just a clever trick from Dan to get us all to sigh back into our accounts, or to see who still has a pulse. ;)

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2/15/17 7:25 AM as a reply to Danielle Loesch.
Just got one from John Cummings. Empty inbox when I got here. Actually it's a welcome invitation (as far as I'm concerned) to come back for a visit and actually look around. I signed up a while back but never really did much exploring. Hopefully that's about to change. emoticon

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2/15/17 8:21 AM as a reply to John West.
John West:
Just got one from John Cummings. Empty inbox when I got here. Actually it's a welcome invitation (as far as I'm concerned) to come back for a visit and actually look around. I signed up a while back but never really did much exploring. Hopefully that's about to change. emoticon


same

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2/15/17 9:49 AM as a reply to David Gonz.
I got the same emails from the above 2 named individuals, who I believe are actually listed as forum members. I think the organization's server has been hacked. The admin person should look into this.

Shu-Yan

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2/15/17 9:53 AM as a reply to Danielle Loesch.
I got one too from John Cummings.

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2/15/17 10:12 AM as a reply to Danielle Loesch.
It is an error, sent by an older user who got confused and sent a blank message to the entire DhO user list of more than 5000 people.
Sorting this out has been, well, time consuming but has had it social elements as well, sort of like talking to your 300 best friends and family members at your wedding.

Ignore the message.

Thanks,

Daniel
Administrator of the DhO

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2/15/17 10:52 AM as a reply to Daniel M. Ingram.
Thanks for taking the time to figure out the mysterious email. I , too, was wondering if I have just given a stranger the keys to the kingdom.