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    • IF
    • By IF 3rd Nov 15, 12:59 PM
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    Notice to Newcomers (re Trolls) ~ Part 15
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    • 3rd Nov 15, 12:59 PM
    Notice to Newcomers (re Trolls) ~ Part 15 3rd Nov 15 at 12:59 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
    Last edited by IF; 06-11-2015 at 8:31 AM.
    "If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride"
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    • IF
    • By IF 7th Nov 15, 11:10 PM
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    IF
    Notice to Newcomers (re Trolls) ~ Part 15
    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
    "If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride"
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 8th Nov 15, 7:46 AM
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    Nargleblast
    Good morning trollbusters!
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash



    March NSDs. 13 of 15
    • IF
    • By IF 8th Nov 15, 9:58 AM
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    IF
    When you go home, tell them of us and say,
    For your tomorrows these gave their today.
    John Maxwell Edmonds
    "If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride"
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 8th Nov 15, 10:13 AM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Morning
    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".

    Next stop: 300 Miles Up
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 8th Nov 15, 12:28 PM
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    Growurown
    Afternoon everyone.



    Lest we forget.
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 8th Nov 15, 1:09 PM
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    Nargleblast
    Fabulous Remembrance pictures. We can only guess what it was like in wartime, and be thankful for the lives we have today.
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash



    March NSDs. 13 of 15
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 8th Nov 15, 6:00 PM
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    Growurown
    Evening peeps. Totally agree Nargle, although things aren't perfect we do have much to be grateful for
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 8th Nov 15, 9:35 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Night 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".

    Next stop: 300 Miles Up
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 9th Nov 15, 7:57 AM
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    Nargleblast
    Good morning trollbusters, very windy this morning in the Land of Nargle. Going to get some last minute shopping today before I go in for my operation tomorrow. Can't wait to get it all done and dusted, will be in a couple of days or so.
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash



    March NSDs. 13 of 15
    • IF
    • By IF 9th Nov 15, 10:02 AM
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    IF
    Hiya all

    Good morning trollbusters, very windy this morning in the Land of Nargle. Going to get some last minute shopping today before I go in for my operation tomorrow. Can't wait to get it all done and dusted, will be in a couple of days or so.
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Nargle, I'll be thinking of you tomorrow
    "If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride"
    • IF
    • By IF 9th Nov 15, 1:56 PM
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    IF
    "If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride"
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 9th Nov 15, 3:31 PM
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    Afternoon all. Ooh it's horrible here today, windy with rain and dark already. All the best for tomorrow Nargle, we'll be thinking of you.
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 9th Nov 15, 4:45 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Good morning trollbusters, very windy this morning in the Land of Nargle. Going to get some last minute shopping today before I go in for my operation tomorrow. Can't wait to get it all done and dusted, will be in a couple of days or so.
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Thinking of you - hope all goes well
    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".

    Next stop: 300 Miles Up
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 9th Nov 15, 4:46 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Hello 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".

    Next stop: 300 Miles Up
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 10th Nov 15, 6:06 AM
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    Growurown
    Morning everyone. Another blustery day by the looks of it. Another busy day ahead, see you all later
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 10th Nov 15, 9:46 AM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Good morning G IF Nargle 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".

    Next stop: 300 Miles Up
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • IF
    • By IF 10th Nov 15, 10:09 AM
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    IF
    Hiya all from me too
    "If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride"
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 10th Nov 15, 10:13 AM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Cake

    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".

    Next stop: 300 Miles Up
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • IF
    • By IF 10th Nov 15, 12:51 PM
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    IF
    Cake

    Originally posted by Upsidedown Bear

    Oooh smashing
    "If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride"
    • IF
    • By IF 10th Nov 15, 12:53 PM
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    IF
    .........this will go with the cakey

    "If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride"
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