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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 23rd Sep 17, 11:26 PM
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    Growurown
    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
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 24th Sep 17, 6:22 PM
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    Afternoon everyone.
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 26th Sep 17, 12:07 PM
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    Afternoon folks!

    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • StopIt
    • By StopIt 26th Sep 17, 12:31 PM
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    Afternoon folks!

    Originally posted by Growurown

    Tell me about it.


    Alone on my desk this week, with only BBC 6 Music for company. Going to have to plough through this week I think!


    I hope everyone else is doing a bit better
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 26th Sep 17, 3:46 PM
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    Tell me about it.


    Alone on my desk this week, with only BBC 6 Music for company. Going to have to plough through this week I think!


    I hope everyone else is doing a bit better
    Originally posted by StopIt
    Well sort of. Under going major changes in my workplace, so sitting around a lot with not much to do until management sort everything out, which is taking ages!
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 26th Sep 17, 3:52 PM
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    Oh I am so bored, bored, bored. So far I have cleaned out the fridge, cleaned the sink and even taken the overflow pipe out and cleaned out all the black gunk collected there that was making the sink smelly. I must be desperate for something to do......
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 27th Sep 17, 4:38 PM
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    Afternoon peeps. Still bored
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

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    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 27th Sep 17, 8:27 PM
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    Good evening Mouseketeers! No time to be bored here, shopping, changing bed linen, preparing for the next two days at work which promise to be very busy. How about chasing Der Management, Growurown, and getting them to pull their fingers out?
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 28th Sep 17, 12:25 PM
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    Afternoon peeps!

    Good evening Mouseketeers! No time to be bored here, shopping, changing bed linen, preparing for the next two days at work which promise to be very busy. How about chasing Der Management, Growurown, and getting them to pull their fingers out?
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    I am chasing Nargle but not really getting any answers. In fact I have an appointment with HR to discuss my options as we go into yet another round of redundancies. I am so tempted sometimes to just take the money and run. All the uncertainty and stress and boredom is 'doing my head in' as they say around here.
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 28th Sep 17, 2:40 PM
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    Afternoon lovely people

    GUO - Have a look at BoredPanda. It's better than cleaning out the overflow pipe



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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 28th Sep 17, 5:06 PM
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    Afternoon lovely people

    GUO - Have a look at BoredPanda. It's better than cleaning out the overflow pipe


    Originally posted by Upsidedown Bear
    Good shout Bear, I have just entertained myself reading about the 15 common cat behaviours, very funny and a toddler stealing Harry's popcorn
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 29th Sep 17, 1:39 PM
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    Afternoon all!

    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • StopIt
    • By StopIt 29th Sep 17, 1:47 PM
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    Afternoon all!

    Originally posted by Growurown

    Good afternoon!


    Nearly the weekend, and an early start for me to get up to watch the Malaysian GP.


    Thankfully my partner has Sunday off work also, so a little less stressful weekend in prospect.


    I hope everyone has a good weekend.
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 1st Oct 17, 8:41 PM
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    Evening everyone! Been a busy weekend, now relaxing with a glass of vino and watching a sci if film called red planet.
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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 2nd Oct 17, 10:32 AM
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    Morning folks. Is it really October already? When are we allowed to mention the 'C' word? And no that's not a rude word! It pertains to a certain festival where presents are exchanged

    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 3rd Oct 17, 3:26 PM
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    Afternoon peeps

    Where is everyone? I bet you've all gone on holiday without me!

    Went out to a local shop to get myself some lunch and in the veg section was a sign for 'celery storks'. That made me smile
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 3rd Oct 17, 4:55 PM
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    Afternoon peeps

    Where is everyone? I bet you've all gone on holiday without me!

    Went out to a local shop to get myself some lunch and in the veg section was a sign for 'celery storks'. That made me smile
    Originally posted by Growurown
    Hello

    Not on holiday - just erm busy and stuff

    Celery storks I wonder if they make deliveries like this



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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 4th Oct 17, 2:59 PM
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    Afternoony all!


    Hello

    Not on holiday - just erm busy and stuff

    Celery storks I wonder if they make deliveries like this


    Originally posted by Upsidedown Bear
    Aaah that's a cute pic.
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 5th Oct 17, 10:55 AM
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    Good morning lovely people

    Member: Wimps Anonymous
    Live simply so that others may simply live.
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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 5th Oct 17, 12:17 PM
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    Good morning lovely people
    Originally posted by Upsidedown Bear
    Good afternoon (now) Bear, hope all is well with you.

    Afternoon peeps, how are we all doing?
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

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