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Results: What do you think of the new Mums and Dads Boards

I would like to keep the new sub-boards just for Mums and Dads

0.61% • 1 votes

I would prefer to loose the Mums and Dads boards and keep sexism out of moneysaving

99.39% • 163 votes

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164 votes in total.

  • FIRST POST
    • jap200
    • By jap200 6th Dec 12, 8:47 AM
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    jap200
    Poll: Keep or lose moneysaving mums and dads sub-boards?
    • #1
    • 6th Dec 12, 8:47 AM
    Poll: Keep or lose moneysaving mums and dads sub-boards? 6th Dec 12 at 8:47 AM
    What do you think of the new moneysaving mums and dads sub-boards that have appeard recently on the Family board on MSE? I have found some of my threads in the main family board moved to one of these boards, but would have preferred to keep sexism out of moneysaving.

    Sorry about typo in poll question - it should of course be lose not loose!

    What do you think (about the poll - not my poor typing/spelling)?
    Last edited by jap200; 06-12-2012 at 6:33 PM. Reason: Spelling! And to add more details now that this has been moved!
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    • travelgran
    • By travelgran 6th Dec 12, 6:06 PM
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    travelgran
    Just over an hour!
    • msb5262
    • By msb5262 6th Dec 12, 6:23 PM
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    msb5262
    I voted to go back to the previous "Families" thing and get rid of the separate Mums and Dads sections. Don't think splitting these up is helpful...and what about grandparents who have parental responsibility? There are plenty of those but they apparently don't belong anywhere now.
    Good thread, thank you for setting it up.
    MsB
    • jap200
    • By jap200 6th Dec 12, 6:39 PM
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    Crazy! But thanks for your support.
  • Ruby woo
    Is there any reason MSE that things can't go back to how they were? Maybe we are missing something? It seems daft now seeing as though so many members aren't happy
    • Takeaway_Addict
    • By Takeaway_Addict 6th Dec 12, 6:57 PM
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    Takeaway_Addict
    I have just clicked the wrong one.......

    sorry
  • Sambucus Nigra
    I have just clicked the wrong one.......

    sorry
    Originally posted by Takeaway_Addict
    There's always one!
    If you haven't got it - please don't flaunt it. TIA.
  • floss2
    Thing is, how many poeple will find it here? This is the first time I've ever ventured onto this board....
    • Tigsteroonie
    • By Tigsteroonie 6th Dec 12, 9:18 PM
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    Tigsteroonie
    How do you define a 'Mum' & 'Dad' in terms of MSE? Obviously not by gender, as that would be discriminatory ... And what about same-sex couples with two Mums or two Dads? What about our arrangement where we have a working Mum and a stay-at-home Dad (more and more common these days)?

    I note MSE have been very quiet since settling on this design. Suspiciously quiet. They haven't even posted to say "Tough, we're not going to change it again"
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  • Ruby woo
    There must be a reason behind it IMO
    • jap200
    • By jap200 6th Dec 12, 10:07 PM
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    Thing is, how many poeple will find it here? This is the first time I've ever ventured onto this board....
    Originally posted by floss2
    I posted the poll in the Families board earlier today and it got moved here!
    • marleyboy
    • By marleyboy 6th Dec 12, 11:25 PM
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    marleyboy
    That it has been moved here tells me that it has been noticed........yet ignored. Maybe its a touchy subject within the team, or they are to hold a discussion of their own about it.

    I suspect the decision is made and final (as is the norm nowadays), so they feel no need to discuss it further.
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  • Sambucus Nigra
    Does anyone at MSE Towers understand the meaning of the word 'FARCICAL'?
    a. Resembling a farce; ludicrous.
    b. Ridiculously clumsy; absurd.
    If you haven't got it - please don't flaunt it. TIA.
    • Helen2k8
    • By Helen2k8 7th Dec 12, 3:40 PM
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    The "signpost" thread in families board has now been locked....
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  • meher
    Keep if the majority are against it becasue the majority are always wrong

    it wasn't me who said that, the great GBS said that
    • Helen2k8
    • By Helen2k8 11th Dec 12, 6:44 PM
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    Helen2k8
    Anyone in MSE Towers reading any of this...?
    General geekery on food - growing it, rearing it, eating it. With other oddities thrown in the mix
    C.R.A.P R.O.L.L.Z #6 Bunny boiler and string hoarder
  • Sambucus Nigra
    Anyone in MSE towers give a hoot?
    If you haven't got it - please don't flaunt it. TIA.
  • jamesbishop911
    Done voted and choose to Lose it .. .
    • jap200
    • By jap200 16th Dec 12, 5:05 PM
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    So far overwhelming response is to put things back to how they were. The only person who voted to keep the new style did so by accident!

    Yoo Hoo - Is anyone out there taking any notice?
    • Helen2k8
    • By Helen2k8 22nd Dec 12, 2:15 AM
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    Helen2k8
    A post-apocalyptic nudge for this thread to get an answer...
    General geekery on food - growing it, rearing it, eating it. With other oddities thrown in the mix
    C.R.A.P R.O.L.L.Z #6 Bunny boiler and string hoarder
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