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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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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 9th Mar 17, 9:25 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    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
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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 9th Mar 17, 9:26 PM
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    Good luck for the move, Bear, lots of virtual cake being sent your way.
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Thank you

    I'll won't be here for a bit as we need to sort out the interwebs when we get there
    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 10th Mar 17, 11:40 AM
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    Morning Mouseketeers. I'm stuck in waiting for a delivery, but done lots of tidying.

    Good luck with your move today Bear, hope nothing gets lost or broken
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 10th Mar 17, 5:38 PM
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    Evening peeps!
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 10th Mar 17, 10:07 PM
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    Nargleblast
    Good evening and good night from a knackered Nargle who has just done the first of three long shifts in a row.
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash





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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 11th Mar 17, 12:12 PM
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    Good evening and good night from a knackered Nargle who has just done the first of three long shifts in a row.
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Oh Nargle I do sympathise, I hope you don't get too exhausted. Here's some cake to keep you going and a smiley cup of coffee





    Hope the move went OK Bear!
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • sourcrates
    • By sourcrates 11th Mar 17, 6:04 PM
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    Good evening all !!

    Just watched England's drubbing of Scotland in the Rugby 😉

    A better game I have yet to see, superb match, bit of everything !!!
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    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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    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 11th Mar 17, 9:57 PM
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    So I hear, sourcrates, my OH said the Jockinese got totally slaughtered. Ooh I do like a nice gentle game of rugby!
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    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 11th Mar 17, 9:58 PM
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    Oh Nargle I do sympathise, I hope you don't get too exhausted. Here's some cake to keep you going and a smiley cup of coffee





    Hope the move went OK Bear!
    Originally posted by Growurown
    Right, you lot, own up! Which rotten swine ate the middle out of my cake?
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 12th Mar 17, 9:56 AM
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    Morning all

    Good evening all !!

    Just watched England's drubbing of Scotland in the Rugby ��

    A better game I have yet to see, superb match, bit of everything !!!
    Originally posted by sourcrates
    So I hear, sourcrates, my OH said the Jockinese got totally slaughtered. Ooh I do like a nice gentle game of rugby!
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    I missed the rugby I shall just have to take your word for it

    Right, you lot, own up! Which rotten swine ate the middle out of my cake?
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Not me Nargle! I'm blaming Bear as she isn't here to defend herself
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 12th Mar 17, 10:11 PM
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    Yup, it was Bear what did it!
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    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 13th Mar 17, 8:17 PM
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    A cheeky little bumpette back to page one.
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash





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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 13th Mar 17, 10:32 PM
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    Evening Mouseketeers. Have you had a good Monday? It's been a lovely spring day today, the daffs and primroses are blooming and I have got a ton of tidying up to do in the garden
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 14th Mar 17, 4:35 PM
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    Tipsntreats
    Hello you lovely lot.
    How are you all?
    I am hoping to bring a newbie here for some support.
    I see there is still cake on the go.
    Tips x
    • sourcrates
    • By sourcrates 14th Mar 17, 6:48 PM
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    sourcrates
    Hello you lovely lot.
    How are you all?
    I am hoping to bring a newbie here for some support.
    I see there is still cake on the go.
    Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Always time for cake eh bear !!!!
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    Bankruptcy And Living With It, boards. I'm a volunteer to help the boards run smoothly, and I can move and merge posts there.
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    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 14th Mar 17, 7:26 PM
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    Always time for cake eh bear !!!!
    Originally posted by sourcrates


    Sorry it's not GBP. But it is a cake!
    Tips x
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 14th Mar 17, 9:17 PM
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    Evening Mouseketeers!




    Sorry it's not GBP. But it is a cake!
    Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Wow that is a cake and a half!!!!
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 14th Mar 17, 9:24 PM
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    Good evening, Mouseketeers! Our comrade Upsidedown Bear should be just about moved into her new house now, so I think we should all crack on with planning the housewarming party. I will bring the Blue Nun and the cheesy pineapples on sticks.
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    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 14th Mar 17, 9:26 PM
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    Evening Mouseketeers!




    Wow that is a cake and a half!!!!
    Originally posted by Growurown
    All the more to share.
    The newbie is so shy.
    Do you know, it is quiet on most boards, but, everyone is being so nice to each other.
    Tips x
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 16th Mar 17, 5:50 PM
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    Good evening, Mouseketeers! Our comrade Upsidedown Bear should be just about moved into her new house now, so I think we should all crack on with planning the housewarming party. I will bring the Blue Nun and the cheesy pineapples on sticks.
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Oh I love a party.

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

    Who's inviting the Chippendales?

    All the more to share.
    The newbie is so shy.
    Do you know, it is quiet on most boards, but, everyone is being so nice to each other.
    Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    That makes a nice change Tips, but I hasten to add we are always nice on here.
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
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