Accessing NOM at church?

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Accessing NOM at church?

Post by Mormorrisey » Sun Oct 27, 2019 5:53 pm

Maybe it was just today, but this was the first week I couldn't access NOM on the church's wifi. Have the SCMC finally shut us down?

Good thing I have a good data plan, or church would've sucked extra hard today.

Anybody else have this problem?
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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by lostinmiddlemormonism » Mon Oct 28, 2019 5:26 am

I'll check next time I'm there. I decided to go scuba diving instead of church today.

-lost

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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by Corsair » Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:04 am

This is particularly interesting to me since I control the website and domain name. I will do some checking and will set up some additional ways to access NOM if needed. This is a cat and mouse game that they will not enjoy playing.

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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by Red Ryder » Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:49 am

Corsair wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:04 am
This is particularly interesting to me since I control the website and domain name. I will do some checking and will set up some additional ways to access NOM if needed. This is a cat and mouse game that they will not enjoy playing.
Why did I just read this in temple Satan’s voice? Now is the day of my internet power.... bwah ha ha ha...!!
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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by wtfluff » Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:05 am

Red Ryder wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:49 am
Corsair wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:04 am
This is particularly interesting to me since I control the website and domain name. I will do some checking and will set up some additional ways to access NOM if needed. This is a cat and mouse game that they will not enjoy playing.
Why did I just read this in temple Satan’s voice? Now is the day of my internet power.... bwah ha ha ha...!!
Old-School Operatic Satan, or one of the new, nowhere near as cool Stan's?
Faith does not give you the answers, it just stops you asking the questions. -Frater Ravus

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Brilliant.

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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by Red Ryder » Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:11 am

Flamboyant Satan, you know the guy that whispers temptations in your ear and gets you to do impure, unnatural, and unholy things like taking off your religious sanctioned underoos and walk around town naked!
Those who do not move do not notice their chains. —Rosa Luxemburg

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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by Corsair » Mon Oct 28, 2019 12:41 pm

Red Ryder wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:49 am
Corsair wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:04 am
This is particularly interesting to me since I control the website and domain name. I will do some checking and will set up some additional ways to access NOM if needed. This is a cat and mouse game that they will not enjoy playing.
Why did I just read this in temple Satan’s voice? Now is the day of my internet power.... bwah ha ha ha...!!
I reign from the domain name to the ends of the database! There is none to apply a DNS block or ip restriction.

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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by Stig » Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:30 pm

Corsair wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 12:41 pm
Red Ryder wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:49 am
Corsair wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:04 am
This is particularly interesting to me since I control the website and domain name. I will do some checking and will set up some additional ways to access NOM if needed. This is a cat and mouse game that they will not enjoy playing.
Why did I just read this in temple Satan’s voice? Now is the day of my internet power.... bwah ha ha ha...!!
I reign from the domain name to the ends of the database! There is none to apply a DNS block or ip restriction.
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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by Arcturus » Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:48 pm

On the topic of accessing NOM at church...

During my final months of actively attending the COJCOLDS, I was an organist and would sit right behind the bishopric for sacrament. During a fast & testimony meeting there were one too many testimonies on Joseph Smith, so I checked out of the meeting and read some NOM for the remainder of the meeting until the final hymn.

I came across some thread where Red Ryder said something pretty hilarious and I literally started to LOL and had to cover it up with some fake coughing, to such an extent that I think 2 of the bishopric members looked back at me to see what was going. At that moment, I was sure I was going to be found out as a non-TBM for my irreverence. But, they didn't seem to care after I covered it up as a cold.

I made sure not to access NOM while sitting on the stand from that point forward so as not to repeat that mishap.
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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by Random » Mon Oct 28, 2019 5:26 pm

Corsair wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:04 am
This is particularly interesting to me since I control the website and domain name. I will do some checking and will set up some additional ways to access NOM if needed. This is a cat and mouse game that they will not enjoy playing.
Awesome!

(I don't have to worry about that anymore, but it's nice for those who are still compelled to attend.)
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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by moksha » Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:54 am

Corsair wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:04 am
This is particularly interesting to me since I control the website and domain name. I will do some checking and will set up some additional ways to access NOM if needed. This is a cat and mouse game that they will not enjoy playing.
Think of NOM connectivity as new light entering a dreary world. You are doing the Lord's work. :D
Good faith does not require evidence, but it also does not turn a blind eye to that evidence. Otherwise, it becomes misplaced faith.
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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by Mormorrisey » Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:13 am

Corsair wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:04 am
This is particularly interesting to me since I control the website and domain name. I will do some checking and will set up some additional ways to access NOM if needed. This is a cat and mouse game that they will not enjoy playing.
For those of us stuck every Sunday, your efforts are much appreciated!
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"And when you try to break my spirit, it won't work, because there's nothing left to break."

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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by græy » Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:35 am

NOM access used to be my lifeline during bishopric meeting. I don't have time to open NOM during the church block anymore, at least not without risking death glares from DW during sacrament meeting. I'll try to give it a shot one of these days though.
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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by Mormorrisey » Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:25 am

græy wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:35 am
NOM access used to be my lifeline during bishopric meeting. I don't have time to open NOM during the church block anymore, at least not without risking death glares from DW during sacrament meeting. I'll try to give it a shot one of these days though.
I'm constantly on my phone during HC meetings, browsing NOM in trying to find a better answer to the stupid things I hear. One of these days, when A) I have the stones, B) something truly interesting is happening and C) before I get released (which I'm thinking is coming in the near future), I'm going livestream my experience sitting there. That should be interesting. Hopefully within the next six months! :D
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"And when you try to break my spirit, it won't work, because there's nothing left to break."

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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by græy » Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:58 am

Mormorrisey wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:25 am
græy wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:35 am
NOM access used to be my lifeline during bishopric meeting. I don't have time to open NOM during the church block anymore, at least not without risking death glares from DW during sacrament meeting. I'll try to give it a shot one of these days though.
I'm constantly on my phone during HC meetings, browsing NOM in trying to find a better answer to the stupid things I hear. One of these days, when A) I have the stones, B) something truly interesting is happening and C) before I get released (which I'm thinking is coming in the near future), I'm going livestream my experience sitting there. That should be interesting. Hopefully within the next six months! :D
I'd tune in! It feels similar to hanging out with a friend during a boring school field-trip. The content sucks, but you get to cause trouble with your friend so its way better than regular class.
I'm better than dirt... well most dirt. Not that fancy store bought stuff, I can't compete with that... full of nutrients and everything. -Moe Sizlack

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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by DPRoberts » Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:17 am

Posting from sacrament meeting through LDSAccess. Darn! I was looking forward to trying out Salty's counter measures.
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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by Mormorrisey » Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:31 pm

So this is the message I got today when I tried to get NOM through LDS Access.

Could it be that I'm looking at it too much, and they caught on?
NOM.jpg
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"And when you try to break my spirit, it won't work, because there's nothing left to break."

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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by Advocate » Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:51 am

I tried accessing it yesterday and it worked fine. I didn't have time to browse extensively.

Maybe they are updating their server settings and my building hasn't received the update yet?

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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by Red Ryder » Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:15 am

Probably a local stake IT specialist putting restrictions on the building router.

Somehow I don’t see the mother ship controlling a closed loop network for the whole church but who knows.

I tend to use my own data.

I’m skeptical of using the LDS Tools apps. If they were smart the app would log internet browsing and send data back. Maybe it does, in the name of creating a record to record Stans best tool, genealogy websites.
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Re: Accessing NOM at church?

Post by lostinmiddlemormonism » Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:03 pm

Mormorrisey wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:31 pm
So this is the message I got today when I tried to get NOM through LDS Access.

Could it be that I'm looking at it too much, and they caught on?

NOM.jpg

Report the inaccuracy with the statement that the only reason I still come here and pay titthing is because NOM is available to get me through the two hours. If I can't do that then I might as well leave and donate to worthy causes.

-lost

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