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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 17th Apr 17, 8:25 AM
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    Growurown
    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!
    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 17th Apr 17, 8:49 AM
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    Morning Mouseketeers.
    Thanks for the treat Jo, were you burning the midnight oil last night, or just up very early?
    Originally posted by Growurown
    I think it was a bit of both. Went to bed late(ish) and woke up about 3 hours later . It meant I could eat loads of icecream have a good read of the MSE boards
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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 17th Apr 17, 11:26 AM
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    Good evening, Mouseketeers, hope your Easter is going well. This is the first year I have not bought Easter chocolate, I have been cutting back on the sweet stuff and trying to eat more healthily. We have still had stuff like chocolate cake and I did get some chocs for my birthday last Monday, but it doesn't have the same appeal as it used to. Now fresh berry fruits, or good quality ice cream on the other hand.......
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Good morning Nargle and a late Happy Birthday





    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 17th Apr 17, 11:26 AM
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    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

    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 17th Apr 17, 1:51 PM
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    Good afternoon everyone.
    Jo I am partial to chocolate ice cream. But sometimes it hurts my teeth. However, fruits oh yes I like them.
    Belated birthday wishes from me Nargle.
    I am off to mess about on the river.
    Have a lovely day everyone.
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 17th Apr 17, 2:43 PM
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    Good afternoon, Mouseketeers, getting a bit chilly in the Land of Nargle this afternoon. Got some cold nights forecast, so not time for the barbie equipment yet. Mind you, I fully expect all the big shops to have their barbie stuff on sale next time the sun comes out, and we have two bank hols next month so be prepared!
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash





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    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 17th Apr 17, 3:08 PM
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    Good afternoon everyone.
    Jo I am partial to chocolate ice cream. But sometimes it hurts my teeth. However, fruits oh yes I like them..................................
    Have a lovely day everyone.
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Made a special fruit salad for later Tipsntreats - Hope you enjoy the river today

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    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 17th Apr 17, 3:12 PM
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    Good afternoon, Mouseketeers, getting a bit chilly in the Land of Nargle this afternoon. Got some cold nights forecast, so not time for the barbie equipment yet. Mind you, I fully expect all the big shops to have their barbie stuff on sale next time the sun comes out, and we have two bank hols next month so be prepared!
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    When you said a bit chilly I wasn't expecting.......................



    Looks like you'll need the barbie to keep warm at this rate Nargleblast
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    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 17th Apr 17, 4:02 PM
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    Oh thank-you Jo - what a star you are.

    I have at last found someone that needs my help. Something I can really help with, as I have been through it many times. I like helping people, but it does need to be something I have had experience with.
    Money, money, money
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    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 18th Apr 17, 2:23 AM
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    Good morning everyone

    Wishing you all a super day




    Last edited by Jo Blogs; 18-04-2017 at 5:10 AM.
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    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 18th Apr 17, 9:39 AM
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    Good Morning everyone.
    Thank-you for the hot choc JO.

    It is all blue skies, bluebells and wall to wall sunshine here today.
    Have a lovely day all.
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • sourcrates
    • By sourcrates 18th Apr 17, 11:06 AM
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    Morning all !!!

    Two weeks of world championship snooker to look forward to !!

    Last edited by sourcrates; 18-04-2017 at 11:11 AM.
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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 18th Apr 17, 11:10 AM
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    Growurown
    Morning all!

    Well ice cream, fresh fruit and hot chocolate, we are being spoiled

    Have a lovely day everyone and if you are back in work - boo to work, hope it's not too horrendous.
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 18th Apr 17, 5:52 PM
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    Tipsntreats
    Good afternoon.
    sourcrates enjoy your snooker.

    Growurown I was starting to worry about you. I thought I was going to have to rescue you from the brambles Actually I wanted to ask you about growing strawberries.

    Have a lovely evening all.
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 19th Apr 17, 1:06 AM
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    Good morning everyone

    Thought I would bring something nourishing to eat for us just for a change



    Don't worry too much, I'll pop in with something sweet later

    Wishing you all a super day and enjoy the treats
    Last edited by Jo Blogs; 19-04-2017 at 1:09 AM.
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    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 19th Apr 17, 12:13 PM
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    Good Morning
    What a lovely surprise Jo - you are very kind.
    Have a lovely day all.
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 19th Apr 17, 12:48 PM
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    Good Morning
    What a lovely surprise Jo - you are very kind.
    Have a lovely day all.
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    You're very welcome Tips

    Have a great day too!
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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 20th Apr 17, 9:28 AM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    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

    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 20th Apr 17, 11:05 AM
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    A very Quick Good Morning
    I am off to see SIL for her special Birthday.
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • StopIt
    • By StopIt 20th Apr 17, 12:17 PM
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    Good morning


    Originally posted by Upsidedown Bear

    First post in this thread, just to say that I officially hate you now.


    *wishes it was Friday already!*
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