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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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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 16th Mar 17, 5:51 PM
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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
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 16th Mar 17, 8:58 PM
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    Oh I love a party.

    I will bring the quiche and cocktail sausages on sticks plus some Mateus Rose.

    Who's inviting the Chippendales?



    That makes a nice change Tips, but I hasten to add we are always nice on here.
    Originally posted by Growurown
    I know you are all lovely on here. I also know you all love cake
    Tips x
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 16th Mar 17, 9:18 PM
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    Did somebody say "cake" or is that wishful thinking on my part?
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash





    July NSDs. 13 of 15
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 17th Mar 17, 5:38 PM
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    Did somebody say "cake" or is that wishful thinking on my part?
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Always happy to bake for all of you.
    When is this party?
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 17th Mar 17, 6:48 PM
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    Evening Mouseketeers! Happy St. Patrick's Day!

    A good excuse for cake methinks

    Party time when Bear returns and to celebrate her new home

    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 17th Mar 17, 8:11 PM
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    Evening Mouseketeers! Happy St. Patrick's Day!

    A good excuse for cake methinks

    Party time when Bear returns and to celebrate her new home

    Originally posted by Growurown

    Lovely cake
    I find moving one of the most stressful things.
    But that is just me I suppose.
    Have a lovely evening all.
    Tips x
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 19th Mar 17, 10:03 AM
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    Morning Mouseketeers!

    Bear you can come back now, Nargle has forgotten that you ate the middle of her cake

    Lovely cake
    I find moving one of the most stressful things.
    But that is just me I suppose.
    Have a lovely evening all.
    Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    I think you are right Tips, moving is very stressful. Not only is it hard work - all that packing and unpacking - but emotionally too. Sometimes it is hard to leave a place where you have been happy, but on the other side of the equation it can be a huge relief to get away from somewhere that has made your life miserable.

    Let's have some breakfast!

    Here's the healthy one.....



    and the not so healthy one

    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 19th Mar 17, 5:02 PM
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    Sorry I was late for breakfast.
    But I would have chosen the healthy option, because I prefer that to a fry up.

    I will try and cook something up for later.

    Tips x
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 19th Mar 17, 6:01 PM
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    Evening Tips, Nargle I hope they aren't working you too hard, Bear hope the move went well and you are settling into your new home and Sourcrates hope you are still secure on your cliff
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 19th Mar 17, 8:38 PM
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    I have a few days off, Growurown, to get the kitchen sorted. New units and work tops in, new sink in, oven in, just need hob and cooker hood installing and some titivating stuff and we're done. Still have stuff all over the house to be fitted into the kitchen, though.

    Both breakfasts are fine by me, apart from black pudding and tomatoes, you can keep them.
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash





    July NSDs. 13 of 15
    • sourcrates
    • By sourcrates 19th Mar 17, 10:28 PM
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    and Sourcrates hope you are still secure on your cliff
    Originally posted by Growurown
    Teetering on the edge as always !!

    No black pudding for me either, the rest I can manage though lol
    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.

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    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 20th Mar 17, 2:42 PM
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    Afternoon lovely people.
    Do you know I forgot to say that I became debt free, at the end of last year.
    I do understand that money worries can cause MH problems.
    I was trying to catch up on Eastenders, seeing one of the characters break down in tears. It reminded me of my hubby a few years ago.

    Sorry too much doom and gloom - It is the start of Spring!

    Tips x
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 20th Mar 17, 9:09 PM
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    Well done on becoming debt free, Tipsntreats, make sure you go to the Debt Free Roll of Honour thread and post your news on there!
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash





    July NSDs. 13 of 15
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 20th Mar 17, 9:46 PM
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    Evening Mouseketeers.

    Well done on getting debt free Tips. I've been debt free for over a year now. No more credit for me!
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 21st Mar 17, 3:55 PM
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    Nargleblast I don't want to boast my friend, but now I can support others, and I can empathize.

    This is such a lovely thread, and will now come whenever I can. Just point me in the right direction if someone needs support, as I am mostly at the Arms.

    Beautiful sunny day here in Bournemouth.
    Tips x
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 21st Mar 17, 10:47 PM
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    Evening Mouseketeers

    Well we had a lovely sunny start, then it rained, then sleeted and finished off with snow and more rain

    I just love Welsh weather
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 22nd Mar 17, 7:39 PM
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    Where have you all gone?
    Just pooped in to say hi.
    Tips x
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 22nd Mar 17, 8:39 PM
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    Good evening, Mouseketeers!
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash





    July NSDs. 13 of 15
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 22nd Mar 17, 10:57 PM
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    Good evening from me too
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • sourcrates
    • By sourcrates 22nd Mar 17, 11:19 PM
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    Good evening !!

    Shocking events in London today, stay safe everyone !!
    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.
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