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Last ooorders!… We’re sorry but for now, due to resources, we need to close the Money Savers Arms including Discussion Time.

It’s not easy to write this. We love the forum, but we also have a job to do to protect it, our users and MoneySavingExpert, and at the moment, with all our resources focused on Coronavirus information, and all the team at home, we don’t feel we have the resources to do a good enough job.

For four months, we’ve been struggling to cope with the huge volumes of messages we’ve been getting from Forumites – many of whom are in desperate and dire straits with their finances. The team have been working all hours to try and keep on top of it. At first we thought it’d be a short sharp spike, but it isn’t, it’s continuing, so we have had some difficult choices to make about prioritisation.

Unfortunately in, and likely because of, these stressful times, the Forum team have also been receiving an increasing number of complaints about posts made on the Money Savers Arms and Discussion Time. The team have done what they can to try and walk the tightrope of balancing all the various interests, but for now we need to draw a line under this and temporarily close this Board, so we can keep the key, MoneySaving boards – where people are supporting each other through this crisis - running smoothly.

We know this board is important to you, but as the MSE stance has been forbearance throughout this crisis, now we ask that of you. We’re sorry. Of course you can post on other boards, but we’d ask you to stick to the subjects of those boards, and not use them as a surrogate Money Savers Arms or Discussion Time. And as always please be kind and friendly to each other, especially any newbies.

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Cannibals

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Funny Money
charlesworth82charlesworth82 Forumite
313 posts
Part of the Furniture Combo Breaker
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Funny Money
>Several cannibals were recently hired by a big corporation. "You are
>all part of our team now," said the HR rep during the welcoming
>briefing. "You get all the usual benefits and you can go to the
>cafeteria for something to eat, but please don't eat any of the other
>employees." The cannibals promised they would not. Four weeks later
>their boss remarked, "You're all working very hard, and I'm satisfied with
>you. However, one of our secretaries has disappeared. Do any of you know
>what happened to her?" The cannibals all shook their heads no. After the
>boss had left, the
>leader
>of the cannibals said to the others, "Which one of you idiots ate the
>secretary?" A hand raised hesitantly, to which the leader of the cannibals
>continued, "You fool! For four weeks we've been eating Managers and no
one
>noticed anything, but nooooo, you had to go and eat a secretary!"
>
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