To the person who PMed me today...

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Didn't RCW post one of these?
Originally Posted by Lotsawaves

I did? If I ever did that, I don't remember it. I won't deny that I can be inflammatory sometimes.
Originally Posted by RedCatWaves
Yup, you did. Although, you weren't calling out a particular person, RCW. You just told the people who sent you PMs trying to save your soul that they should try it with someone else, 'cause you're not interested.
Originally Posted by nynaeve77

OK...I recall that. I was trying to save some fingers, because I had gotten some LONG and heartfelt proselytizing PM's and I felt bad that they were wasting their time.

I haven't gotten any in a long while...still not interested.
Oh come on. Honeycurls isn't logged on, so she can't defend herself. I neither know nor care what her motivations were in posting this thread.
Originally Posted by Eilonwy

You do know that you can make yourself invisible, so people don't know if you're logged on...or not.
Oh come on. Honeycurls isn't logged on, so she can't defend herself. I neither know nor care what her motivations were in posting this thread.
Originally Posted by Eilonwy
Is this like a new rule from the board police?

I will be sure to check the "who is online" list before I post.

Sheesh.
Originally Posted by M2LR

The new rule should be: Don't post dumb stuff right before you go to bed.
Oh come on. Honeycurls isn't logged on, so she can't defend herself. I neither know nor care what her motivations were in posting this thread.
Originally Posted by Eilonwy
Is this like a new rule from the board police?

I will be sure to check the "who is online" list before I post.

Sheesh.
Originally Posted by M2LR

The new rule should be: Don't post dumb stuff right before you go to bed.
Originally Posted by RedCatWaves
HA!
Can we block PMs from people?

If not, why not just them one saying what you said on here, it's obvious that they'd read it. Or, you could have just ignored it and moved on?

I understand that if it's harrassment, you'd want mods to know, but I am not understanding why you'd bring it up here for all to see.

Not being snarky, just curious.
Originally Posted by M2LR
You mean nosey- I know I am!
Originally Posted by Spider
LOL! I love it! Spider...the only one to tell it like it is!! I appreciate your honesty, Spider!

To the NC.com self-appointed ethics police...luckily I couldn't care less what you think. Your collective assessment of my motives is of no interest to me. RCW...you have GOT to be kidding me!!! GTFOH! Pot? Meet Kettle. Inflammatory? You wrote the handbook on that.

This person did something inexcusable and used the board to wrongly publicly (and via PM) inflame some very raw emotions at my expense once upon a time. This is something I will never forget, nor will I ever forgive. I actually lost sleep over it. At that time, I did seek Gretchen's assistance in dealing with the situation, which she quickly diffused, and I was able to debunk the ridiculous allegations of the PMer. If I wanted to be truly inflammatory, I would have told THAT whole story here, complete with names.

The quickest way to douse these thread fires is to remove the fuel. With each "ITA with so and so" posting, this thread is bumped right back up to the top of the page. So, it's difficult for me to believe that it's that distasteful. Spider nailed it. I'm sure the PMer will inevitably satisfy some of your curiosities by looking to some of you for support, thereby revealing the identity. Be patient.

Oh, and BTW...good one nynaeve77. Yet another RCW Pot-meet-Kettle moment. Love it!!
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I did? If I ever did that, I don't remember it. I won't deny that I can be inflammatory sometimes.
Originally Posted by RedCatWaves
Yup, you did. Although, you weren't calling out a particular person, RCW. You just told the people who sent you PMs trying to save your soul that they should try it with someone else, 'cause you're not interested.
Originally Posted by nynaeve77

OK...I recall that. I was trying to save some fingers, because I had gotten some LONG and heartfelt proselytizing PM's and I felt bad that they were wasting their time.

I haven't gotten any in a long while...still not interested.
Originally Posted by RedCatWaves
It was actually a very nice post, I thought. There was nothing mean-spirited about it.
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Can we block PMs from people?

If not, why not just them one saying what you said on here, it's obvious that they'd read it. Or, you could have just ignored it and moved on?

I understand that if it's harrassment, you'd want mods to know, but I am not understanding why you'd bring it up here for all to see.

Not being snarky, just curious.
Originally Posted by M2LR
You mean nosey- I know I am!
Originally Posted by Spider
LOL! I love it! Spider...the only one to tell it like it is!! I appreciate your honesty, Spider!

To the NC.com self-appointed ethics police...luckily I couldn't care less what you think. Your collective assessment of my motives is of no interest to me. RCW...you have GOT to be kidding me!!! GTFOH! Pot? Meet Kettle. Inflammatory? You wrote the handbook on that.

This person did something inexcusable and used the board to wrongly publicly (and via PM) inflame some very raw emotions at my expense once upon a time. This is something I will never forget, nor will I ever forgive. I actually lost sleep over it. At that time, I did seek Gretchen's assistance in dealing with the situation, which she quickly diffused, and I was able to debunk the ridiculous allegations of the PMer. If I wanted to be truly inflammatory, I would have told THAT whole story here, complete with names.

The quickest way to douse these thread fires is to remove the fuel. With each "ITA with so and so" posting, this thread is bumped right back up to the top of the page. So, it's difficult for me to believe that it's that distasteful. Spider nailed it. I'm sure the PMer will inevitably satisfy some of your curiosities by looking to some of you for support, thereby revealing the identity. Be patient.

Oh, and BTW...good one nynaeve77. Yet another RCW Pot-meet-Kettle moment. Love it!!
Originally Posted by Honeycurls
I don't really care WHO is PMing you...why add the fuel to the fire by posting this all over again? Especially when in the last thread you thanked someone for telling you how to block PMs?

I don't think that it's distasteful, but I do think that it's childish. If this person bothers you THAT much, ignore them and let it go. Again, I am not being nosey, I don't care who it is...I just don't understand the WHY of it all when you have the tools to ignore, and if Gretchen was aware of it before, why not just go directly to her again?

There really was no reason to put it here on the board other than to get responses from others who are in no way involved and to draw attention to yourself.
TO THE PERSON WHO PMed ME (MRSPOPPERS):

NO I WILL NOT MAKE OUT WITH YOU.
Originally Posted by rileyb
Tease.
Oh come on. Honeycurls isn't logged on, so she can't defend herself. I neither know nor care what her motivations were in posting this thread.
Originally Posted by Eilonwy
Is this like a new rule from the board police?

I will be sure to check the "who is online" list before I post.
Originally Posted by M2LR
I think you're blowing what I said out of proportion. I just thought it was a particularly trivial reason for people to gang up on a poster, and ganging up on a poster really only works if that poster is offline. I did not make any suggestions or demands regarding others' behavior, so I don't know where the "board police" thing comes from.

Lots of people here are criticizing what the OP wrote. Why can't I state my mild annoyance with what they wrote? And you may (or possibly may not) remember that I have a reason to sympathize with people experiencing PM craziness.

Last edited by Eilonwy; 03-11-2009 at 12:33 AM.
I think it's interesting that her other post like this one (what, like 8 months ago?) got a VERY different overall reaction.

Could be this one is just getting more negative feedback because its' the second time the OP has posted it, but I still find it interesting how much general opinion changed, from "you go girl"/good spirits to condemnation for essentially the exact same thing.
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I think it's interesting that her other post like this one (what, like 8 months ago?) got a VERY different overall reaction.

Could be this one is just getting more negative feedback because its' the second time the OP has posted it, but I still find it interesting how much general opinion changed, from "you go girl"/good spirits to condemnation for essentially the exact same thing.
Originally Posted by MimsTX
I guess it could make a little bit of sense. If you're given assistance on how to proceed - PM a mod, deny PMs from the offender, etc, and then post a pretty identical post later... well, you've already been given advice on how to handle it the first time, and people will be less forgiving in round 2 perhaps.
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Oh come on. Honeycurls isn't logged on, so she can't defend herself. I neither know nor care what her motivations were in posting this thread.
Originally Posted by Eilonwy
Is this like a new rule from the board police?

I will be sure to check the "who is online" list before I post.
Originally Posted by M2LR
I think you're blowing what I said out of proportion. I just thought it was a particularly trivial reason for people to gang up on a poster, and ganging up on a poster really only works if that poster is offline. I did not make any suggestions or demands regarding others' behavior, so I don't know where the "board police" thing comes from.

Lots of people here are criticizing what the OP wrote. Why can't I state my mild annoyance with what they wrote? And you may (or possibly may not) remember that I have a reason to sympathize with people experiencing PM craziness.
Originally Posted by Eilonwy
M2? Do that? P'shaw...

Oh and GREAT post, Honeycurls. You nailed it, AGAIN!
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Originally Posted by MichelleBFT
I'm getting a kick out of it, too. I also got a kick out of how the mystery PM person did something "inexcusable" that Honeycurls will "never forget or forgive". Puh-leeze. I seem to remember something inexcusable Honeycurls did, too, and she was justifiably panned for it. I think it's time to move on, HC.
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Originally Posted by MichelleBFT
I'm getting a kick out of it, too. I also got a kick out of how the mystery PM person did something "inexcusable" that Honeycurls will "never forget or forgive". Puh-leeze. I seem to remember something inexcusable Honeycurls did, too, and she was justifiably panned for it. I think it's time to move on, HC.
Originally Posted by battinlash

My memory is failing me. Maybe I need some ginko biloba or something.
WOW. So many things on this thread rubbed me the wrong way. Someone made a comment about not being so forgiving the second time... who said the OP was asking for forgivness? All the people complaining about the thread being posted are the ones blowing it up! Many people here seem to think they are part of some elite group and try to make everyone feel like crap for posting. Get a life and get over yourself. If she already posted about it before and you don't want to hear it anymore DON'T RESPOND! For so many women on here to claim they are feminists and supportive and all that and then to treat other women this way (who you don't even know more than likely) is very hipocritical. All the passive agressivness is sickening. Some people have no class...
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Originally Posted by MichelleBFT
I'm getting a kick out of it, too. I also got a kick out of how the mystery PM person did something "inexcusable" that Honeycurls will "never forget or forgive". Puh-leeze. I seem to remember something inexcusable Honeycurls did, too, and she was justifiably panned for it. I think it's time to move on, HC.
Originally Posted by battinlash

My memory is failing me. Maybe I need some ginko biloba or something.
Originally Posted by RedCatWaves
I must be senile too.
"And politically correct is the worst term, not just because it’s dismissive, but because it narrows down the whole social justice spectrum to this idea that it’s about being polite instead of about dismantling the oppressive social structure of power.
Fun Fact: When you actively avoid being “PC,” you’re not being forward-thinking or unique. You’re buying into systems of oppression that have existed since before you were even born, and you’re keeping those systems in place."
Stolen.
I recall it and what HC did was not "inexcusable." It may have been before you, MBFT.
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