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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 17th Oct 16, 9:07 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".

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    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 17th Oct 16, 9:13 PM
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    Good evening, Bear! Said hairy hound is mithering me at the moment, wanting to play....whose brilliant idea was it to get a Border Collie? (Ah...it was me who said yes we'll give her a home)...she's now giving a bit of GBH to a squeaky rubber ball, bless her.
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    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 17th Oct 16, 9:14 PM
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    Nargleblast
    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
    Originally posted by Upsidedown Bear

    I think you meant to post this here, Bear
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    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 17th Oct 16, 9:15 PM
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    Nargleblast
    Or maybe not.
    Last edited by Nargleblast; 17-10-2016 at 9:16 PM. Reason: Thought the NTN post was at the bottom of the previous page.
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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 18th Oct 16, 10:33 AM
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    Good morning Mouseketeers and all

    It's Chocolate Cupcake Day




    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".

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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 18th Oct 16, 7:17 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    or highly unethical?

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5542756

    I've hit the spam button and will let MSE Towers decide
    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 18th Oct 16, 8:36 PM
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    Nargleblast
    Already gone, Bear! Good evening, Mouseketeers!
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    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash



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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 18th Oct 16, 8:53 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Already gone, Bear!
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Good

    Good evening, Mouseketeers!
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Good evening Nargle GUO everyone
    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 18th Oct 16, 9:18 PM
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    Growurown
    Good morning Mouseketeers and all

    It's Chocolate Cupcake Day


    Originally posted by Upsidedown Bear
    Evening Bear. Oooh chocolate cupcake day - I like it!

    Already gone, Bear! Good evening, Mouseketeers!
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Evening Nargle
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 19th Oct 16, 10:03 AM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Good morning Moseketeers 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 19th Oct 16, 3:40 PM
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    Nargleblast
    Hello Mouseketeers! Can anyone explain to me the intricate workings of the male mind? My OH went out for some deodorant spray, which he came back with....along with doughnuts, pork chops and a cheese grater.
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 19th Oct 16, 6:27 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Hello Mouseketeers! Can anyone explain to me the intricate workings of the male mind? My OH went out for some deodorant spray, which he came back with....along with doughnuts, pork chops and a cheese grater.
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    No idea - it's a mystery to me

    Hello, good evening Nargle
    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".

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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 19th Oct 16, 6:28 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Good evening GUO everyone
    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 19th Oct 16, 8:35 PM
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    Nargleblast
    Good evening Mouseketeers, I have been a busy Nargle today, picking crab apples and starting batches of crab apple brandy and crab apple spiced rum for the festival that shall not be named yet. They will fester away in their Kilner jars for six weeks then be sieved through fine cloth into sterilised bottles. I will try and keep some to mature for a year before drinking.
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    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash



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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 20th Oct 16, 7:51 AM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Good morning Mosuseketeers 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".

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    • fermi
    • By fermi 20th Oct 16, 8:07 AM
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    fermi
    Morning all.
    I'm a Board Guide on the Debt-Free Wannabe, Bankruptcy, Credit Cards and Loans boards. I'm a volunteer to help the boards run smoothly, and I can move and merge threads there. Any views are mine and not the official line of moneysavingexpert.com. Board guides are not moderators. If you spot an inappropriate or illegal post then please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com

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    • Growurown
    • By Growurown 20th Oct 16, 5:19 PM
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    Growurown
    Afternoon all.

    Hello Mouseketeers! Can anyone explain to me the intricate workings of the male mind? My OH went out for some deodorant spray, which he came back with....along with doughnuts, pork chops and a cheese grater.
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Hmmm, I'm racking my brains, nope....

    Good evening GUO everyone
    Originally posted by Upsidedown Bear
    Helloooo there Bear

    Morning all.
    Originally posted by fermi
    Helloooo there fermi
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No. 421

    Debt free date 25/11/2015 - Made It!
    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 20th Oct 16, 6:03 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Morning all.
    Originally posted by fermi
    Good evening

    Helloooo there Bear
    Originally posted by Growurown
    Hellloooo to you too
    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 20th Oct 16, 6:04 PM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Good evening Nargle

    Good evening everyone
    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 21st Oct 16, 11:57 AM
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    Upsidedown Bear
    Good morning and happy Friday everyone


    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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