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    • Ms Chocaholic
    • By Ms Chocaholic 5th Dec 17, 11:07 PM
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    Who Made The Rules?
    • #1
    • 5th Dec 17, 11:07 PM
    Who Made The Rules? 5th Dec 17 at 11:07 PM
    I've been a member of MSE for donkeys and used the comps board for many years, firstly under a different name but I started a new account as it was too recognisable.

    I was just wondering, how did the heading rules come about, you know the E:, it's a great way to keep the board in order but I wondered if anyone could remember.

    I do remember the thanks and x button coming into force, I wonder how I ever managed without them.

    Ms C x
    Thrifty Till 50 Then Spend Till The End

    You can please some of the people some of the time, all of the people some of the time, some of the people all of the time but you can never please all of the people all of the time
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    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 5th Dec 17, 11:13 PM
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    • #2
    • 5th Dec 17, 11:13 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 11:13 PM
    A few posts about it from #2 onward


    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=24817
    • Ms Chocaholic
    • By Ms Chocaholic 5th Dec 17, 11:17 PM
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    • #3
    • 5th Dec 17, 11:17 PM
    • #3
    • 5th Dec 17, 11:17 PM
    Thanks. I know why we do it, just wondered who thought of it, before we had the E:'s was it just a free forall.
    Thrifty Till 50 Then Spend Till The End

    You can please some of the people some of the time, all of the people some of the time, some of the people all of the time but you can never please all of the people all of the time
    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 5th Dec 17, 11:21 PM
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    • #4
    • 5th Dec 17, 11:21 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 11:21 PM
    I do remember reading these ones from Diva years ago but how
    it all came about for the E: date i'm not sure!
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showpost.php?p=659170&postcount=2
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showpost.php?p=13803533&postcount=4
    ''Be happy for this moment.
    This moment is your life''
    Omar Khayyam.









    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 5th Dec 17, 11:29 PM
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    • #5
    • 5th Dec 17, 11:29 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 11:29 PM
    gosh, reading through thread talk about a trip down
    memory lane
    ''Be happy for this moment.
    This moment is your life''
    Omar Khayyam.









    • ikkle87
    • By ikkle87 5th Dec 17, 11:47 PM
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    • #6
    • 5th Dec 17, 11:47 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 11:47 PM
    It used to be that we had a volunteer who would go through and list all the comps ending the next day on one thread. As you can imagine that was a hell of a lot of work for some people and it wasn't always appreciated so i think thats why the e: rule was brought in to make it easier for people to sort through and organise comps themselves
    You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.

    xx Mama to a gorgeous Cranio Baby xx
    • Iamzee
    • By Iamzee 6th Dec 17, 11:05 AM
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    • #7
    • 6th Dec 17, 11:05 AM
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    • 6th Dec 17, 11:05 AM
    Yup, read the thread posted by mjm. You'll get the answers to your questions from that thread.
    • elsien
    • By elsien 6th Dec 17, 11:14 AM
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    • #8
    • 6th Dec 17, 11:14 AM
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    • 6th Dec 17, 11:14 AM
    I miss the chat there used to be - now you get shouted at for daring to comment and bump a thread. I know there's compers corner but it's not the same.
    All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well.

    Pedant alert - it's could have, not could of.
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