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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 10th Oct 16, 9:54 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".

    In Solidarity: Andy Woodward - Jeremy Corbyn
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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 10th Oct 16, 9:55 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Good evening Mouseketeers and all

    I'm home and worn out so I'll catch up tomorrow I have missed you all
    Hope you are all well


    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".

    In Solidarity: Andy Woodward - Jeremy Corbyn
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 10th Oct 16, 11:25 PM
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    Growurown
    Detective Tips reporting

    There is a thread at the Arms where someone is getting some rather bad posts.
    Three years ago the person put up a thread admitting he hit his girlfriend. The current thread at the Arms is about him being lonely. Of course someone brought up the other one.
    I have posted suggesting he starts a thread in Marriage, relationships ......
    I also said that the Arms was not for anything other than fun. It is difficult trying to help, but everyone deserves a second chance.
    Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Agree Tips, the Arms is for fun. I get enough of other people's problems at work!

    Now don't you start looking at me and casting nasturtiums.......
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Nasturtiums! Moi?

    Good evening Mouseketeers and all

    I'm home and worn out so I'll catch up tomorrow I have missed you all
    Hope you are all well


    Originally posted by Upsidedown Bear
    We've missed you too Bear, hope you had a good time away
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 11th Oct 16, 10:37 AM
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    Tipsntreats
    It seems you all need cheering up so I baked you all a cake.
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 11th Oct 16, 10:51 AM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    We've missed you too Bear, hope you had a good time away
    Originally posted by Growurown
    GUO.

    We liked it so much we might move there

    Good morning Mouseketeers and all

    Thanks for the cake Tips

    Have some more cake

    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".

    In Solidarity: Andy Woodward - Jeremy Corbyn
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 11th Oct 16, 8:13 PM
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    Growurown
    Evening Mouseketeers.

    Oooh cake and more cake, luvverly

    MSE Towers is busy tonight, I found Fred on page 2 again. Naughty Fred
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 11th Oct 16, 9:40 PM
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    Tipsntreats
    Just popped back to say goodnight.

    I don't know if I would eat this, or run away.
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 11th Oct 16, 10:23 PM
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    Nargleblast
    Good evening Mouseketeers, cake time again I see!
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash



    December NSDs. 00 of 15
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 12th Oct 16, 10:04 AM
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    Good morning Mouseketeers and all
    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".

    In Solidarity: Andy Woodward - Jeremy Corbyn
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • EssexHebridean
    • By EssexHebridean 12th Oct 16, 2:13 PM
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    Did someone say CAKE...?!
    MORTGAGE FREE 30/09/2016
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 12th Oct 16, 6:22 PM
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    Tipsntreats


    I thought I might have a clean up, whilst you are all out.
    Tips x
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 12th Oct 16, 8:11 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Did someone say CAKE...?!
    Originally posted by EssexHebridean
    We often do Help yourself.
    Hello




    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".

    In Solidarity: Andy Woodward - Jeremy Corbyn
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 12th Oct 16, 8:13 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear


    I thought I might have a clean up, whilst you are all out.
    Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Thank you - it needed doing


    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".

    In Solidarity: Andy Woodward - Jeremy Corbyn
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 12th Oct 16, 8:14 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Good evening Mouseketeers and all
    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".

    In Solidarity: Andy Woodward - Jeremy Corbyn
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 12th Oct 16, 8:23 PM
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    Nargleblast
    Mouseketeers ahoy!

    I was going to report a spammer who posted on the NSD challenge thread flogging something, but he/she/it had already been PPRd.
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash



    December NSDs. 00 of 15
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 12th Oct 16, 8:56 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Nargle hasn't spotted the cakes
    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".

    In Solidarity: Andy Woodward - Jeremy Corbyn
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 12th Oct 16, 9:26 PM
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    Nargleblast
    Cakes? Who said cakes? Have you lot been having a cake party without me?

    waaahhhh! snot fair!
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash



    December NSDs. 00 of 15
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 12th Oct 16, 9:38 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Cakes? Who said cakes? Have you lot been having a cake party without me?

    waaahhhh! snot fair!
    Originally posted by Nargleblast



    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".

    In Solidarity: Andy Woodward - Jeremy Corbyn
    Cheap Coffee Lover

    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 12th Oct 16, 10:39 PM
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    Tipsntreats
    I am puzzled, as to how someone on this thread sees the world
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 12th Oct 16, 10:50 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    I am puzzled, as to how someone on this thread sees the world
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Yep - mostly like 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".

    In Solidarity: Andy Woodward - Jeremy Corbyn
    Cheap Coffee Lover

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