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I have an account with yahoo.. The account was as follows. alansmart223@yahoo.com. Ive have had this account for several years. Recently I was requested to verify my account details before I could go into my Email. When I entered my details I was informed that it did not tally with their records. I was given 3 options to choose from..1.forgot my password. 2. My Cel number and 3. My account has been tampered with. .. I tried each option several time and was given the choice to enter my secret answers.. but clicking on that, I got the reply that that option was not available. I was also told that a password would be sent to my celphone later. Each time I was told that I could only try again in 12 hours time as I had been givern 3 opportunities to reactivate my account. (Email) I eventualy gave up hope of getting into my Email which when I got messages from my friends on face book I was directly connected to the particular status and could place my comment on that particular status or posting. I subsequently decided to open another Email account on yahoo and this time I used the address as :alancsmart@yahoo.com.. with my new password the same but added one more letter than my previous password. I succeeded in getting my account with exactly all the data since I first logged into facebook.. and all my connections were there. Now, however, It would seem asif all my friends statusses and postings still go to my original account (alansmart223 etc and I dont receive them on my now current email alancsmart123 etc. I had also changed my profile cover from a photo of the summit of Kilomanjaro.. to a fantacy pic of a woman looking at the ruines of a greek setup. My problem is that I would still want to be able to post comments on my friends status but their Emails are all going to the a.....223 yahoo acount and for some reason or other all my history and connections are now on....123 yahoo account. I have also tried many times to get into my alan...223 account by no such account can be found by yahoo..At one time about 2 months before this my 'puter was unstable after a thunder storm had knocked out the power.. but there were no problems after that, until now. My password for the 223 account was CalLous. My secret Answers were.. favourite scientist = Einstein and favourite writer: Terry Pratchet. Please, if any further info is required my cel nr. is 072 307 2455. Kindly inform me of what the problem is on alancsmart123@yahoo.com. Regards. Alan Smart.

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