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Old 01.07.2012, 19:13
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Re: Unwanted sexist comments from men in public

I don't want to judge anybody: who's in favor of the Argent's post or the one who think she's exaggerating.


But what I really don't like - and I'm surprised nobody who manage the forum understood it - is when people just "groan" posts without trying to understand the other ideas, thoughts or positions... Of course, you can continue to think in the other way round, but in the forum I'm expecting more a place where ideas encounter, are shared and something will be brought in our life.

Even facebook - which is not my favourite website - understood that just "not like" or "groan" a post usually ruins relationship or the presence of people on the website.
I'm not saying that we have to agree each other everytime, but it makes sense to discuss when you don't.


if you don't like my comment, discuss... don't just groan, it means nothing in my opinion.
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Old 01.07.2012, 19:31
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You should embrace the fact that Arogent has more groans to her name than you Your groans are at 14% of all your posts! Thats twice as much as me and Im a prick!

But I agree. Too many groans.... She is dishing them out like hoe dishes out poonana...

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Old 01.07.2012, 19:39
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You should embrace the fact that Arogent has more groans to her name than you Your groans are at 14% of all your posts! Thats twice as much as me and Im a prick!

But I agree. Too many groans.... She is dishing them out like hoe dishes out poonana...

honestly? I found people who groan someone else posts so childish!
In addition the fact you can be rated by groans...?!?


Yep, I got all my groans because I had to deal with people were trying to discuss my request to buy a vespa or cheap scooter... do you understand it?

Honestly I don't care about my "groan" rate, I know myself and I'm usually nice with people. But I understand new users will leave or just will change their approach or attitude with others, because not everybody can get this strange forum dynamics.

I'm pretty sure I'll win some new groans here...
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Old 01.07.2012, 19:41
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Carrie, I completely agree with you. Offering someone your hand is a respectful greeting in Switzerland and refusing it, is a blatant insult. Hence the up and down look, which in my interpretation means "who the hell do you think you are"!
I agree with this. Thread answered.

/thread

OK. Not /thread, continue with the bashing!
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Old 01.07.2012, 20:02
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You should embrace the fact that Arogent has more groans to her name than you Your groans are at 14% of all your posts! Thats twice as much as me and
But I agree. Too many groans.... She is dishing them out like hoe dishes out poonana...
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Old 01.07.2012, 20:11
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honestly? I found people who groan someone else posts so childish!
In addition the fact you can be rated by groans...?!?
So thanks are cool and groans are childish?

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AH YES! Detroit.... The Kinshasa of the Midwest!

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Old 01.07.2012, 20:19
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So thanks are cool and groans are childish?

honestly I prefer people who shares thoughts...

but if I should say which is the "less" worse is for sure the "thank". At least you say just that you agree or thank for useful information,

Just groaning show lack of words or ideas... and in addition, as mentioned earlier, it's not always understood and can ruin relationships.

Of course it's my idea and I'm sharing it.
What do you think?
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AH YES! Detroit.... The Kinshasa of the Midwest!
never been in Detroit....

but I was in Kinshasa, and I love it


Ps. at least they don't have Fiat/Chrysler!
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Old 01.07.2012, 20:29
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honestly I prefer people who shares thoughts...

but if I should say which is the "less" worse is for sure the "thank". At least you say just that you agree or thank for useful information,

Just groaning show lack of words or ideas... and in addition, as mentioned earlier, it's not always understood and can ruin relationships.

Of course it's my idea and I'm sharing it.
What do you think?
Well, groans are as good and as bad as thanks. If you like something, you thank, if you don't like something, you groan.

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Groan feasts are all right. It's a tradition.
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Groan feast are all right. It's a tradition.
I like or not somebody is irrelevant for me. but I know some groan everything some writes just for trolling purpose. Ha well....you change your post so my answer doesn't fit anymore.
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Re: Unwanted sexist comments from men in public

I said it's important not to be personal. Changed it to the same but less direct. Your answer still fits fine.

Trolling is difficult to define. In theory, groaning trolling is not a bad idea. But on page 10 or 15 of a thread, the notion of trolling is getting unclear.
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Old 01.07.2012, 20:47
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Groan feasts are all right. It's a tradition.

ehm... I know a lot of traditions I don't like (e.g. infibulation, just to make a strong example).

Sorry, but it's not an answer.

I saw a lot of groans are personal and a lot of times to troll.
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Old 01.07.2012, 20:51
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I like or not somebody is irrelevant for me. but I know some groan everything some writes just for trolling purpose. Ha well....you change your post so my answer doesn't fit anymore.
unless it is reported on a forum to "rate" you...


As I said, I also don't care too much since I've a strong spine... but newbies and people less used to deal with forums will suffer it.

And some old EFs are usually not nice - like in this case - with people who simply want to share how they felt.
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Yeah, I've noticed that some people on here are quick to groan simply when they don't agree with someone's opinion. I usually try to reserve giving groans for only when someone is being deliberately malicious to me or another EF member.

I still think that there needs to be a "spank" button along with the groan and thanks buttons.
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Yeah, I've noticed that some people on here are quick to groan simply when they don't agree with someone's opinion. I usually try to reserve giving groans for only when someone is being deliberately malicious to me or another EF member.

I still think that there needs to be a "spank" button along with the groan and thanks buttons.
what??? I'm trying to reduce to one button and you want to add a new one???
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what??? I'm trying to reduce to one button and you want to add a new one???

Oh, but it would be a cracker!
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You should embrace the fact that Arogent has more groans to her name than you Your groans are at 14% of all your posts! Thats twice as much as me and Im a prick!

haha excellent post - must be the funniest i have ever read on here!
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what??? I'm trying to reduce to one button and you want to add a new one???
It's either the spank button or the heavy petting button.

Should I create a poll?
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