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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 6th Jun 17, 1:57 PM
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    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

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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 7th Jun 17, 11:46 AM
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    Good morning Mouseketeers and all

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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 7th Jun 17, 2:09 PM
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    And the NTN Giant Wooden Spoon award of the week goes to.......
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    What, what? Am I being accused of stirring

    Good morning Mouseketeers and all
    Originally posted by Upsidedown Bear
    Hi Bear

    Hi everyone, hope you are all well, and the feet feel better now Nargle
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

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    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 7th Jun 17, 8:22 PM
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    Good evening, Mouseketeers - so glad it is Polling Day tomorrow, whoever gets in, then we can crack on and get back to normal. All the parties have their good points and their not so good points, but one thing is certain - whoever you vote for, it is always the Government that gets in.......and Joe and Josephine Public gets shafted sooner or later. Cynical, moi?
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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 7th Jun 17, 8:25 PM
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    What, what? Am I being accused of stirring
    Originally posted by Growurown
    Yes

    Hi Bear

    Hi everyone, hope you are all well, and the feet feel better now Nargle
    Originally posted by Growurown
    Hello

    All good here thank you. Hope you are too

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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 7th Jun 17, 8:27 PM
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    Good evening, Mouseketeers - so glad it is Polling Day tomorrow, whoever gets in, then we can crack on and get back to normal. All the parties have their good points and their not so good points, but one thing is certain - whoever you vote for, it is always the Government that gets in.......and Joe and Josephine Public gets shafted sooner or later. Cynical, moi?
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Good evening Cynical Mouseketeer

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    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 8th Jun 17, 9:00 AM
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    Good morning Mouseketeers one and all, Polling Day today, get out there and vote for whoever you believe is the best candidate. Don't let a bit of rain stop you, you have until ten o clock tonight.

    Sorry to go on, but it really annoys me when I hear of people not bothering to vote, when people have died for us to have that right.
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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 8th Jun 17, 10:13 AM
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    Good morning lovely people

    As Nargle says - please go and vote

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    • sourcrates
    • By sourcrates 8th Jun 17, 11:56 AM
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    Morning all, don't forget to vote ..............
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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 8th Jun 17, 1:25 PM
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    Afternoony all. I have already voted although I do sometimes feel my vote is wasted as Monmouthshire is a safe Tory seat, and I won't be voting for them any time soon. I am what they call me and my ilk in DT a 'hand wringing Lefty'.

    However my Mother always told me never to discuss politics or religion as it leads to arguments, so I shall shut up now
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

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    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 8th Jun 17, 3:50 PM
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    Left, right, middle - who cares? There is no such thing as a political party manifesto that ticks all the boxes, you just have to go for the candidate that represents your beliefs overall. What will be will be, and the world will keep on turning.

    Wish this blooming rain would stop. I suppose, seeing as I am at work for the next three days, the Law of Sod will come into play.....barbecue time!
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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 9th Jun 17, 7:09 AM
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    Morning all, plenty of rain here too Nargle

    Oh dear, things aren't looking too good for Mrs. May. Wonder if she will resign.
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 9th Jun 17, 8:07 AM
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    Ooooh looks like she is staying.

    Enough of this election nonsense - let's get back to the serious stuff - cake!

    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 9th Jun 17, 9:13 AM
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    Morning all, plenty of rain here too Nargle

    Oh dear, things aren't looking too good for Mrs. May. Wonder if she will resign.
    Originally posted by Growurown
    Good morning

    Resign or be challenged - either way gone I would think

    Ooooh looks like she is staying.

    Enough of this election nonsense - let's get back to the serious stuff - cake!

    Originally posted by Growurown


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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 9th Jun 17, 9:14 AM
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    Good morning Mouseketeers and all

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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 9th Jun 17, 6:06 PM
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    There's on the Alphabetty thread.

    Please bash
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/member.php?u=2611111



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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 9th Jun 17, 8:14 PM
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    Evening Mouseketeers!

    I went to bash the spam Bear, too late, it has gone. Hope everyone has had a good day
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 9th Jun 17, 10:32 PM
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    Evening Mouseketeers!

    I went to bash the spam Bear, too late, it has gone. Hope everyone has had a good day
    Originally posted by Growurown
    Good evening

    I've had a better day than the PM Hope you have too

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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 10th Jun 17, 11:24 AM
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    Good morning Mouseketeers and all




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    • sourcrates
    • By sourcrates 10th Jun 17, 1:04 PM
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    Greetings all and sundry !!

    Feeling deflated after yesterdays election results, twas neither nowt nor sumat !!

    Dont particularly like May, election campaign was a shambles from start to Finnish, like corncob even less, full of lies that man, and questionable friends.

    I can see a rinse and repeat, under a new leader, before very long !!
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