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    When I looked at Ms. B's movie on an affiliate overwriting a direct Collections Etc. cookie, the redirected link and cookie said affiliate and the redirect was easy to see.

    Since I know I have Zango somewhere on my computer along with some other beast even though I can't find any of it yet, I would like to know how to read a cookie to know who or what it belongs to. I just did a quick check with a friend by clicking on each other's CJ links but we can't make sense of the information we're seeing in the cookies.

    How do you know if a cookie is yours or if someone/something else overwrote it?

    What kind of information does a cookie give you?

    Ms B? Anyone else?

    Thanks a lot!

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    Cookiecentral all that you need to know and then some.

    Are you sure that program isn't in the registry, Do a reg edit,and see if you see anything that jumps out @ You.
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    Great link, thanks!

    It has an underscore in the URL that has to be removed, though.

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    Normally you just crack it open and read the message inside.

    Oh. Wrong cookie. Sorry.

    I'll try to fix the link
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    Hey , this is where I need to be. I was just trying to put two and two together to look into some matters in this subject.

    Before I go sifting through the above site, let me ask a simple question based on where I view cookies (explorer properties). It maybe I am looking at it all wrong and it will be obvious, I guess, by the following question.

    When I open cookies in notepad, it seems to encrypt everything. Will part of that encryption be consistent as far my id is concerned from CJ with all its cookies?? If that is a valid question let me ask a follow -up (hell reporters at Washington do it all the time ). What part of that encryption would represent my ID??

    Thanks!

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    That's a good link for basic information but a lot of it is greatly outdated - it talks about tests done in 1995 and IE 3.0 and most of it is about doubleclick. I looked at all the pages on cookies but I didn't read every single word. It didn't tell me what I want to know, and I'm sure I'm not the only one who doesn't know and would like to know.

    So I'll make the question more specific:

    How do you read a CJ cookie?

    What do all the numbers represent and what do they tell you?

    How do you know whose cookie it is?

    If you were to buy from a site you just visited, where do you see who would get credit for the sale in the cookie? Where is YOUR information in the CJ cookie?

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Dynamoo:
    Normally you just crack it open and read the message inside.

    Oh. Wrong cookie. Sorry.

    I'll try to fix the link <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>


    Would be a lot easier if ALL cookies were that simple to read and understand!

    Catwoman

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    Favorite fortune cookie message:

    "You will hurt your foot."
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    I'd like to learn how to read a cookie, too.

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>&lt;snip&gt;Originally posted by Catwoman:
    That's a good link for basic information but a lot of it is greatly outdated - it talks about tests done in 1995 and IE 3.0 and most of it is about doubleclick. &lt;/snip&gt;Catwoman <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    A cookie is a cookie,its works the same in 1989 as it does in 2004. No different.

    It stores and retrieves information, on a user computer. It works on Windows 3.0 or XP.

    developer.com explains how to write a cookie

    Howstuffworks.com breaks down the cookie for you.

    Look at your cookies every so often. we do weekly and delete the ones we don't want.

    Safari displays the cookies in a real nice fashion.
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>How do you read a CJ cookie?

    What do all the numbers represent and what do they tell you?

    How do you know whose cookie it is? <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    Check this thread http://abw.infopop.cc/eve/ubb.x?a=tp...7203#852107203

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    You read it allowed to your friends and then add the words "in bed".

    For instance, "Money will come your way," + "in bed".
    Comments are opinion unless otherwise noted. Remember, pillage first. Then burn. Half of all people in the world have IQs under 100. You best learn to trust ol' SSanf!

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by happypoon:
    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>How do you read a CJ cookie?

    What do all the numbers represent and what do they tell you?

    How do you know whose cookie it is? <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    Check this thread http://abw.infopop.cc/eve/ubb.x?a=tp...7203#852107203 <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    Good link, but the bottom line is the coder when he codes the information, you need you know what his code means. Different coder for different sites will give you different results, not good if you are looking for specifics and patterns.
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