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    • IF
    • By IF 3rd Nov 15, 1:59 PM
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    Notice to Newcomers (re Trolls) ~ Part 15
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    • 3rd Nov 15, 1:59 PM
    Notice to Newcomers (re Trolls) ~ Part 15 3rd Nov 15 at 1:59 PM
    A long time ago Pania wrote a message to warn new posters and others about occasional 'troll attacks'.
    6 years on and those occasional troll attacks do still happen (with the massive success and size of the forum that is probably inevitable).

    Anyway the advice below is based on the original message from Pania on how to deal with this type of post.
    Originally posted by Tixy
    Hi and welcome to the DFW (Debt-Free Wannabe) Board

    Every now and then we have had a number of offensive and insensitive comments made on the DFW board.

    What do we mean by this?
    A person that posts deliberately provocative, nasty or hurtful comments on threads is know as a Troll. They may be a person with no previous connection to the board, someone that has created a pseudonym to get their point made or a poster who has been a member here for a long time.
    If you should get such a comment made on any thread you post, please realise this comment is not directed at you personally so please ignore these nasty comments and continue to post here as normal because the majority of us really are a lovely bunch – ooops, modesty! That said there are different writing styles; some brief and some harsh but helpful. If you happen to read them when you are not going through such an emotional time, you may find you are not as offended. So if they have upset you please try not to respond angrily. Most people are simply trying to help.

    What should I do if I get a comment made on my thread?
    Firstly do not respond to the comment as this is invariably what the troll wants.
    To get rid of the offending post, click on the “Report” icon at the bottom of their post, as shown below:

    or

    Fill in the form which will alert the MSE team, who will then review its content and deal with it as appropriate; sometimes even deleting the Poster by making their status PPR’d (Posting Privileges Removed). Remember, this site is an asset to so many people, especially those that feels like their world is falling in around them. There is a wealth of knowledgeable people here all willing to help, whatever you do, do not let the comments of one silly individual deter you from availing yourself of the knowledge base that is on offer here.

    PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE THE FORUM

    It is testament to the work that Martin has done and continues to do that so many people give their time, knowledge and experience freely to others; without judgement, to lift people out of the depths of their debt crisis


    PLEASE DO NOT LET THE ACTIONS OF THE MINORITY RUIN THAT
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    "If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride"
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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 15th Feb 17, 10:23 AM
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    Hi and welcome to the DFW (Debt-Free Wannabe) Board
    For more information and links please see page one.


    Every now and then we have had a number of offensive and insensitive comments made on the DFW board.

    What do we mean by this?
    A person that posts deliberately provocative, nasty or hurtful comments on threads is know as a Troll. They may be a person with no previous connection to the board, someone that has created a pseudonym to get their point made or a poster who has been a member here for a long time.
    If you should get such a comment made on any thread you post, please realise this comment is not directed at you personally so please ignore these nasty comments and continue to post here as normal because the majority of us really are a lovely bunch – ooops, modesty! That said there are different writing styles; some brief and some harsh but helpful. If you happen to read them when you are not going through such an emotional time, you may find you are not as offended. So if they have upset you please try not to respond angrily. Most people are simply trying to help.

    What should I do if I get a comment made on my thread?
    Firstly do not respond to the comment as this is invariably what the troll wants.
    To get rid of the offending post, click on the “Report” icon at the bottom of their post, as shown below:

    or

    Fill in the form which will alert the MSE team, who will then review its content and deal with it as appropriate; sometimes even deleting the Poster by making their status PPR’d (Posting Privileges Removed). Remember, this site is an asset to so many people, especially those that feels like their world is falling in around them. There is a wealth of knowledgeable people here all willing to help, whatever you do, do not let the comments of one silly individual deter you from availing yourself of the knowledge base that is on offer here.

    PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE THE FORUM

    It is testament to the work that Martin has done and continues to do that so many people give their time, knowledge and experience freely to others; without judgement, to lift people out of the depths of their debt crisis.


    PLEASE DO NOT LET THE ACTIONS OF THE MINORITY RUIN THAT
    The Devil whispered in my ear "You are not strong enough to withstand the storm".
    Today I whispered in the Devil's ear "I am the storm".
    Das ist der beste tag meines lebens
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 15th Feb 17, 6:48 PM
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    Evening all.

    Did you get any roses Bear?

    I got some daffs, but I am in Wales - it's kinda obligatory
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 15th Feb 17, 6:52 PM
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    Evening all.

    Did you get any roses Bear?

    I got some daffs, but I am in Wales - it's kinda obligatory
    Originally posted by Growurown
    Good evening

    No roses
    We did see some half price but they didn't look very well

    Glad you got some daffs I love them
    The Devil whispered in my ear "You are not strong enough to withstand the storm".
    Today I whispered in the Devil's ear "I am the storm".
    Das ist der beste tag meines lebens
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 15th Feb 17, 10:39 PM
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    Aw Bear, no roses...... have some of these



    and not forgetting of course



    but you have to share it with us
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 16th Feb 17, 10:08 AM
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    Aw Bear, no roses...... have some of these



    and not forgetting of course



    but you have to share it with us
    Originally posted by Growurown
    Thank you very much





    Get some cake everyone before I eat it
    The Devil whispered in my ear "You are not strong enough to withstand the storm".
    Today I whispered in the Devil's ear "I am the storm".
    Das ist der beste tag meines lebens
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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 16th Feb 17, 10:09 AM
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    Good morning Mouseketeers and all
    The Devil whispered in my ear "You are not strong enough to withstand the storm".
    Today I whispered in the Devil's ear "I am the storm".
    Das ist der beste tag meines lebens
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 16th Feb 17, 10:18 PM
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    Good evening

    Hope you've all had a good day
    The Devil whispered in my ear "You are not strong enough to withstand the storm".
    Today I whispered in the Devil's ear "I am the storm".
    Das ist der beste tag meines lebens
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 16th Feb 17, 11:28 PM
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    evening Bear, evening everyone.

    Had a good day thanks Bear, hope you did too.

    How's the kitchen coming along Nargle? Did you find any long lost treasures when you cleared everything out?
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 17th Feb 17, 10:43 AM
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    Good morning and happy Friday folks



    The Devil whispered in my ear "You are not strong enough to withstand the storm".
    Today I whispered in the Devil's ear "I am the storm".
    Das ist der beste tag meines lebens
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 18th Feb 17, 11:02 AM
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    Good morning Mouseketeers and all



    The Devil whispered in my ear "You are not strong enough to withstand the storm".
    Today I whispered in the Devil's ear "I am the storm".
    Das ist der beste tag meines lebens
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 18th Feb 17, 3:58 PM
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    evening Bear, evening everyone.

    Had a good day thanks Bear, hope you did too.

    How's the kitchen coming along Nargle? Did you find any long lost treasures when you cleared everything out?
    Originally posted by Growurown
    The kitchen and hall floor are complete and looking gorgeous. I have told the dog she is not allowed to walk on it but she takes no notice. The chap fitting our new kitchen comes round tomorrow to finalise some measurements, the cabinets are on order and we are on schedule to be in the midst of utter chaos in two weeks time. I am sure a few days disruption will be worth the end result. I can't wait ! (I am sad like that, doesn't take much to get me excited)

    Oh, and regarding long lost treasures being discovered in the renovations......if my OH keeps dumping his gloves and stuff in our clean, bright and spacious hallway, it will be his decaying body they discover when they rip out the current kitchen.
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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 18th Feb 17, 7:31 PM
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    Evening everyone.

    Good morning Mouseketeers and all

    Originally posted by Upsidedown Bear
    Happy Saturday to you too Bear!

    The kitchen and hall floor are complete and looking gorgeous. I have told the dog she is not allowed to walk on it but she takes no notice. The chap fitting our new kitchen comes round tomorrow to finalise some measurements, the cabinets are on order and we are on schedule to be in the midst of utter chaos in two weeks time. I am sure a few days disruption will be worth the end result. I can't wait ! (I am sad like that, doesn't take much to get me excited)

    Oh, and regarding long lost treasures being discovered in the renovations......if my OH keeps dumping his gloves and stuff in our clean, bright and spacious hallway, it will be his decaying body they discover when they rip out the current kitchen.
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Well it's all sounding lovely, but OH better watch out. Nargle is in a murderous mood
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 18th Feb 17, 7:38 PM
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    Oh we went out for lunch today with the relatives to that big city know as the diff, otherwise Cardiff. We went to a restaurant where they just keep on bringing big chunks of meat on long skewers and carving off chunks for you at the table. My goodness I still feel stuffed even now! A carnivores delight methinks
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 18th Feb 17, 8:16 PM
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    Evening everyone.
    Happy Saturday to you too Bear!

    Well it's all sounding lovely, but OH better watch out. Nargle is in a murderous mood
    Originally posted by Growurown
    Yikes

    Oh we went out for lunch today with the relatives to that big city know as the diff, otherwise Cardiff. We went to a restaurant where they just keep on bringing big chunks of meat on long skewers and carving off chunks for you at the table. My goodness I still feel stuffed even now! A carnivores delight methinks
    Originally posted by Growurown
    And double yikes
    Better avoid that if I visit Cardiff!




    Good evening
    The Devil whispered in my ear "You are not strong enough to withstand the storm".
    Today I whispered in the Devil's ear "I am the storm".
    Das ist der beste tag meines lebens
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 18th Feb 17, 8:17 PM
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    Good evening Nargle sourcrates fermi everyone
    The Devil whispered in my ear "You are not strong enough to withstand the storm".
    Today I whispered in the Devil's ear "I am the storm".
    Das ist der beste tag meines lebens
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • sourcrates
    • By sourcrates 18th Feb 17, 9:03 PM
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    Good evening Nargle sourcrates fermi everyone
    Originally posted by Upsidedown Bear
    Good evening !!!

    Had an old school chum over this last few days, so have been checking out the local hostelries wares.


    Ugh the man can drink like a fish lol

    Good to catch up though !!!!
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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 18th Feb 17, 11:03 PM
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    Good evening !!!

    Had an old school chum over this last few days, so have been checking out the local hostelries wares.


    Ugh the man can drink like a fish lol

    Good to catch up though !!!!
    Originally posted by sourcrates
    Good evening


    The Devil whispered in my ear "You are not strong enough to withstand the storm".
    Today I whispered in the Devil's ear "I am the storm".
    Das ist der beste tag meines lebens
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 19th Feb 17, 9:54 AM
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    Good morning Mouseketeers and all
    The Devil whispered in my ear "You are not strong enough to withstand the storm".
    Today I whispered in the Devil's ear "I am the storm".
    Das ist der beste tag meines lebens
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 19th Feb 17, 3:27 PM
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    Good afternoon, Housekeepers! Kitchen plans delayed to mid March, booger! Especially since my shifts work nicely with original planned dates. Can't be helped so just get on with it. The upside is that I am at work the day the old kitchen will be ripped out so OH will have to deal with it - heeheehee!
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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 19th Feb 17, 6:05 PM
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    Good afternoon, Housekeepers! Kitchen plans delayed to mid March, booger! Especially since my shifts work nicely with original planned dates. Can't be helped so just get on with it. The upside is that I am at work the day the old kitchen will be ripped out so OH will have to deal with it - heeheehee!
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    I'm sure Mr Nargle will cope

    Good evening Nargle
    The Devil whispered in my ear "You are not strong enough to withstand the storm".
    Today I whispered in the Devil's ear "I am the storm".
    Das ist der beste tag meines lebens
    Cheap Coffee Lover

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