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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 14th Nov 17, 5:01 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
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 14th Nov 17, 5:11 PM
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    I'm sorry guys! Been so hectic these last few weeks and keep forgetting to sign in here.


    I'm now officially a spam busting helper I think? At least, that's what I'm trying to do!


    I hope everyone here is doing well and I promise to check in more if I can!
    Originally posted by StopIt
    Evening folks. Yay another poster!
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • fermi
    • By fermi 14th Nov 17, 5:28 PM
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    Hungry.............

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    • fermi
    • By fermi 14th Nov 17, 5:29 PM
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    Evening folks. Yay another poster!
    Originally posted by Growurown
    And a new BG!
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    • StopIt
    • By StopIt 15th Nov 17, 9:38 AM
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    Good morning all


    Mega house tidy today. Pre Christmas preparation to get clutter out of the way as best as we can before putting Christmas clutter in their place!
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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 17th Nov 17, 1:19 PM
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    Growurown
    Afternoon everyone.

    And a new BG!
    Originally posted by fermi
    I had to think then what a BG was

    Good morning all


    Mega house tidy today. Pre Christmas preparation to get clutter out of the way as best as we can before putting Christmas clutter in their place!
    Originally posted by StopIt
    Oh don't, you are so organised! I've got a houseful this year and haven't even started. I think it's time I made a list.

    Christmas preparation list

    Do everything.
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • StopIt
    • By StopIt 17th Nov 17, 1:30 PM
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    Afternoon everyone.



    I had to think then what a BG was



    Oh don't, you are so organised! I've got a houseful this year and haven't even started. I think it's time I made a list.

    Christmas preparation list

    Do everything.
    Originally posted by Growurown

    Organised? I forgot what that means!


    In other news, my works intruder alarm went off, to much hilarity as nobody quite knows how to fix it.


    Flying to The Netherlands next week for a meeting on Tuesday, first time in a year so looking forward to flying again.


    I hope everyone has a great weekend.
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    • sourcrates
    • By sourcrates 17th Nov 17, 1:34 PM
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    Hungry.............

    Originally posted by fermi
    ..........and the wanderer returns bringing cake as well !!
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    • sourcrates
    • By sourcrates 17th Nov 17, 1:37 PM
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    Flying to The Netherlands next week for a meeting on Tuesday, first time in a year so looking forward to flying again.
    .
    Originally posted by StopIt
    Would you believe i have never flown in a commercial aircraft

    I have piloted a 1950`s RAF trainer, a "chipmunk" for all of 30 mins, but that's as far as i have gotten, to date.
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    • StopIt
    • By StopIt 17th Nov 17, 2:53 PM
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    Would you believe i have never flown in a commercial aircraft

    I have piloted a 1950`s RAF trainer, a "chipmunk" for all of 30 mins, but that's as far as i have gotten, to date.
    Originally posted by sourcrates

    That sounds like lots of fun.


    A friend of mine has been lots of light aircraft, in the UK as well as NZ, but I'm far too chicken for that sort of thing.


    Only Ryanair, but hey. I always enjoy the take offs. As mundane as the actual flying is to me now, I still love the feeling of leaving the ground.
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    • fermi
    • By fermi 17th Nov 17, 3:28 PM
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    Would you believe i have never flown in a commercial aircraft

    I have piloted a 1950`s RAF trainer, a "chipmunk" for all of 30 mins, but that's as far as i have gotten, to date.
    Originally posted by sourcrates
    I've been in a light aircraft once flown by a friend of a friend. That was great fun.

    Only Ryanair, but hey. I always enjoy the take offs. As mundane as the actual flying is to me now, I still love the feeling of leaving the ground.
    Originally posted by StopIt
    Take off and landings are great fun!

    I even quite enjoy turbulence.

    (Not sure if it's the slight roller-coaster rough ride thing, or I find the faces other passengers pull amusing. )

    No good evil grin smiley on here.
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    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 19th Nov 17, 6:40 PM
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    Good evening, gang! Got a stinking cold so have rubbed eucalyptus oil on the soles of my feet -that will stop the dog licking them!
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash
    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 20th Nov 17, 11:08 AM
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    Morning all. Sorry to hear about the cold Nargle, hope you are feeling better soon. Have a dodgy hug

    Hope you had a good flight Stopit
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • fermi
    • By fermi 21st Nov 17, 11:31 AM
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    Morning

    Nearly time for a nice healthy lunch!



    Honest........
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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 21st Nov 17, 3:12 PM
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    Afternoon all.


    Morning

    Nearly time for a nice healthy lunch!



    Honest........
    Originally posted by fermi
    Hmm looks suspiciously like cake to me
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • fermi
    • By fermi 21st Nov 17, 8:22 PM
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    Hmm looks suspiciously like cake to me
    Originally posted by Growurown
    Really? An innocent mistake, I assure you.
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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 22nd Nov 17, 4:16 PM
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    Afternoon everyone.

    Oooh gosh it's terrible weather out there this afternoon.

    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • lambangdh
    • By lambangdh 22nd Nov 17, 4:47 PM
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    have a good nice day
    Good night
    have a good nice day
    • fermi
    • By fermi 24th Nov 17, 8:27 AM
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    Ummmmmmmmmmm.

    Have a 'good nice' day to you as well.
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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 29th Nov 17, 10:50 AM
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    Good morning all you spam busters out there!

    Been extremely busy and I see everyone else has too!

    I think we need more cake on this thread to bring back all the missing posters.

    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

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