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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
    Last edited by IF; 06-11-2015 at 9:31 AM.
    "If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride"
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    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 16th May 17, 10:26 PM
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    Nargleblast
    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
    Originally posted by Upsidedown Bear
    And once more for a new page.
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash





    August NSDs. 06 of 15
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 17th May 17, 9:17 AM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    And once more for a new page.
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Opps - I thought it was a new page

    Good 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".
    Das ist der beste tag meines lebens
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 17th May 17, 9:17 AM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    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

    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 17th May 17, 11:30 AM
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    Growurown
    Morning all from a very wet South Wales!

    Opps - I thought it was a new page

    Good morning
    Originally posted by Upsidedown Bear
    I think someone may have deleted a post Bear and sent us all back one!

    I went to see Alien: Covenant last night. I enjoyed the film but it was a bit predictable
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 17th May 17, 11:33 AM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Morning all from a very wet South Wales!
    Originally posted by Growurown
    Good morning

    I think someone may have deleted a post Bear and sent us all back one!
    Originally posted by Growurown
    It's not me then Probably
    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

    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 17th May 17, 11:50 AM
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    Good afternoon happy people.
    What awful weather!
    The only thing for comfort on a wet day is cake.
    Going shopping shortly, so I will bring back some treats for everyone.
    Have a good day all.
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 18th May 17, 9:27 AM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Good morning lovely people
    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

    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 18th May 17, 1:28 PM
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    Tipsntreats
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 19th May 17, 4:11 PM
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    Growurown
    Afternoon all, sun this morning and thunderstorms this afternoon!

    Tips were you lost for words? I know what happened, you saw the most delicious cake ever and were dumbstruck
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 19th May 17, 6:46 PM
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    Tipsntreats
    Afternoon all, sun this morning and thunderstorms this afternoon!

    Tips were you lost for words? I know what happened, you saw the most delicious cake ever and were dumbstruck
    Originally posted by Growurown
    Me lost for words - Have seen the Arms?
    Have a lovely evening everyone.
    Oh go on then......
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 19th May 17, 8:03 PM
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    Spammer called rosabarreto flogging fake documents - get yer spam hammers out!
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash





    August NSDs. 06 of 15
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 19th May 17, 10:34 PM
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    Spammer called rosabarreto flogging fake documents - get yer spam hammers out!
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    I see that was dealt with.
    • sourcrates
    • By sourcrates 19th May 17, 11:00 PM
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    sourcrates
    I see that was dealt with.
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Kerching !! 😘
    I'm a Board Guide on the Debt-Free Wannabe, Credit File And Ratings, and
    Bankruptcy And Living With It, boards. I'm a volunteer to help the boards run smoothly, and I can move and merge posts there.
    Board guides are not moderators and don't read every post. If you spot an abusive or illegal post then please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com. Any views are mine and not the official line of MoneySavingExpert.com.

    For free debt advice, contact either : Stepchange, National Debtline, or, CAB.
    For Legal advice see : http://legalbeagles.info/
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 20th May 17, 9:09 AM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Good morning. happy weekend 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

    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 20th May 17, 12:46 PM
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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 21st May 17, 8:19 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Evening everyone
    Hope you've all had a good weekend
    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 21st May 17, 8:45 PM
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    Growurown
    Evening everyone
    Hope you've all had a good weekend
    Originally posted by Upsidedown Bear
    Evening Bear, and yes it has been a good weekend.

    Evening peeps, following Bear's comment, I hope everyone has enjoyed themselves too. Roll on next weekend, it's a Bank Holiday and I'm off to a beer festival
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • sourcrates
    • By sourcrates 21st May 17, 9:30 PM
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    sourcrates
    Evening Bear, and yes it has been a good weekend.

    Evening peeps, following Bear's comment, I hope everyone has enjoyed themselves too. Roll on next weekend, it's a Bank Holiday and I'm off to a beer festival
    Originally posted by Growurown
    Me and my mate did a beer festival on the Wensleydale railway the other year, blooming fantastic it was too, beer, cider, hot sunny weather, and a band was playing !!!

    Good times !!
    I'm a Board Guide on the Debt-Free Wannabe, Credit File And Ratings, and
    Bankruptcy And Living With It, boards. I'm a volunteer to help the boards run smoothly, and I can move and merge posts there.
    Board guides are not moderators and don't read every post. If you spot an abusive or illegal post then please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com. Any views are mine and not the official line of MoneySavingExpert.com.

    For free debt advice, contact either : Stepchange, National Debtline, or, CAB.
    For Legal advice see : http://legalbeagles.info/
    • StopIt
    • By StopIt 22nd May 17, 9:19 AM
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    StopIt
    Evening Bear, and yes it has been a good weekend.

    Evening peeps, following Bear's comment, I hope everyone has enjoyed themselves too. Roll on next weekend, it's a Bank Holiday and I'm off to a beer festival
    Originally posted by Growurown
    Me and my mate did a beer festival on the Wensleydale railway the other year, blooming fantastic it was too, beer, cider, hot sunny weather, and a band was playing !!!

    Good times !!
    Originally posted by sourcrates

    It's been a few years since I've been to a beer festival.


    It was in Broom in Bedfordshire and was literally a village hall full of craft beers. Ended up mildly drunk with a nice pint glass as a memento,


    Hope you all had a good weekend!
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 22nd May 17, 12:06 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Hello lovely people
    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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