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Old 11.07.2013, 16:55
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To be honest I been put off the site I see it is all forum legends defending this 1440mins and all the newbies against it. Yes I agree it is a forum for discussions like this but.
But not all things you want everyone to know about. so a private message to a friend in zurich would be nice.
And not all people sit and do nothing all day but monitor threads, how sad.
So if joining this site you have to tell everyone your private info , sorry it aint for me .
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Old 11.07.2013, 17:11
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To be honest I been put off the site I see it is all forum legends defending this 1440mins and all the newbies against it. Yes I agree it is a forum for discussions like this but.
But not all things you want everyone to know about. so a private message to a friend in zurich would be nice.
And not all people sit and do nothing all day but monitor threads, how sad.
So if joining this site you have to tell everyone your private info , sorry it aint for me .
"Forum Legends" started off as newbies, too, with the same restrictions. I hardly ever used the PM system, nor do I really use it now so I never knew there were limits placed on newer members.

I can kind of see it, given the amount of spammers that jump into the forum, drop 3 or 4 spam threads and naff off again. If they were given free rein to pepper 60,000 members with their shite via PM from day one, it would be a nightmare.

Genuine people stick with it, build up their post count, contribute to the forum and kind of "earn the trust" to PM at will.

I'm on a couple of other forums for my other interests but this one is just about the best when it comes to the noise to signal ratio.

Well, except "Mumsnet" but that place is just scary and I NEVER post on there. Ever.

I joined one of the Yahoo groups when I first came to Switzerland and that was a complete car crash.
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Re: 4 messages in 1440 mins

Gata and mirfield, Those replies shows the level of your intelligence.
Would it help if I posted ten posts
help with banks
help with insurance
help with moving
help with clinics
help with doctors
Probably not I presume.
So your attitudes towards a discussion / opinion is very low and stupid.
People join the group for advice and opinions on different things not wise cracks, or childish comments.
I am agreeing with all the other newbies that the 1440mins are a silly rule to stop spammers.
But my advice to others would be don't join the website because you might end up silly comments from the odd silly people, EG GATA MIRFIELD
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Old 11.07.2013, 17:14
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Come to think about it, the thing that should be banned is PMs from people with a count of 0 posts...I always get messages from weirdos probably because after scanning the members list, my name starts with an A so...one of the first ones to catch.

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Old 11.07.2013, 17:21
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Gata and mirfield, Those replies shows the level of your intelligence.

Insulting the intelligence of members such as Gata or Mirfield is not a road you want to go down, old chap.

Apart from the fact that both members are much more intelligent than you appear to be, there are some much more deserving targets for your scorn.

PM me and I'll let you know who they... oh, hang on...
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Old 11.07.2013, 17:21
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To be honest I been put off the site I see it is all forum legends defending this 1440mins and all the newbies against it. Yes I agree it is a forum for discussions like this but.
But not all things you want everyone to know about. so a private message to a friend in zurich would be nice.
And not all people sit and do nothing all day but monitor threads, how sad.
So if joining this site you have to tell everyone your private info , sorry it aint for me .
Maybe I'm missing something. If you want to send PMs to a friend, you have many options outside of EF...Skype being the most obvious. If you're looking to make new friends, well sorry you've kind of got off on the wrong foot here.

Newbies complain about the rules because they haven't yet learned how the system works or experienced the mountains of spam and rubbish posts that hit this site every day. The veterans have. It's not personal. Although some legends do like to eat newbies for breakfast...

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Oh honey, if you're sensitive to wise cracks and childish comments, you are in the wrong place. We like to have a bit of fun here! Why don't you go take a peek through some of Adrianlondon's posts and lighten up?

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Old 11.07.2013, 17:26
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Re: 4 messages in 1440 mins

You only think that way because you have never had to deal with said spammers, they take a lot of time & energy of the mods to clean up the mess they leave behind not to mention the obscene & offensive posts that have been sent by some new joiner to various members of the forum.

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Gata and mirfield, Those replies shows the level of your intelligence.
Would it help if I posted ten posts
help with banks
help with insurance
help with moving
help with clinics
help with doctors
Probably not I presume.
So your attitudes towards a discussion / opinion is very low and stupid.
People join the group for advice and opinions on different things not wise cracks, or childish comments.
I am agreeing with all the other newbies that the 1440mins are a silly rule to stop spammers.
But my advice to others would be don't join the website because you might end up silly comments from the odd silly people, EG GATA MIRFIELD
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Old 11.07.2013, 17:26
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Gata and mirfield, Those replies shows the level of your intelligence.
Would it help if I posted ten posts
help with banks
help with insurance
help with moving
help with clinics
help with doctors
Probably not I presume.
So your attitudes towards a discussion / opinion is very low and stupid.
People join the group for advice and opinions on different things not wise cracks, or childish comments.
I am agreeing with all the other newbies that the 1440mins are a silly rule to stop spammers.
But my advice to others would be don't join the website because you might end up silly comments from the odd silly people, EG GATA MIRFIELD
Ohhhhhh, you would be surprised if there was a ban put in place that stopped Forum Legends from not making wise cracks and childish comments, as long as they contributed the same in useful contributions...I think you will find looking up Mirfield past work to be quite useful on the whole.
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Old 11.07.2013, 17:29
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Re: 4 messages in 1440 mins

firstly let me apologise to any forum legend that feels offended about my comments, But realise it is a discussion and a opinion of mine. And no one should be trying to change it, if I feel 1440 mins rule is silly then that is MY opinion like others feel it is there's too, To bad comment on peoples comments is a useless exercise, I do understand the reason behind it.
Just don't agree way it.
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Old 11.07.2013, 17:31
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firstly let me apologise to any forum legend that feels offended about my comments, But realise it is a discussion and a opinion of mine. And no one should be trying to change it, if I feel 1440 mins rule is silly then that is MY opinion like others feel it is there's too, To bad comment on peoples comments is a useless exercise, I do understand the reason behind it.
Just don't agree way it.
I've been drinking cuba libres all afternoon.

What's your excuse?

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Old 11.07.2013, 17:31
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firstly let me apologise to any forum legend that feels offended about my comments, But realise it is a discussion and a opinion of mine. And no one should be trying to change it, if I feel 1440 mins rule is silly then that is MY opinion like others feel it is there's too, To bad comment on peoples comments is a useless exercise, I do understand the reason behind it.
Just don't agree way it.
It's ok if you don't agree with it, but it is what it is.

What I don't agree with is you insulting people
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Old 11.07.2013, 17:34
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What I don't agree with is you insulting people
Spoilsport.
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Old 11.07.2013, 17:35
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I've been drinking cuba libres all afternoon.

What's your excuse?

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Easy, DB. It's not Friday yet!
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It's ok if you don't agree with it, but it is what it is.

What I don't agree with is you insulting people
Tell me who I insulted ?
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Easy, DB. It's not Friday yet!
Hmmmm?
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Gata and mirfield, Those replies shows the level of your intelligence.
Would it help if I posted ten posts
help with banks
help with insurance
help with moving
help with clinics
help with doctors
Probably not I presume.
So your attitudes towards a discussion / opinion is very low and stupid.
People join the group for advice and opinions on different things not wise cracks, or childish comments.
I am agreeing with all the other newbies that the 1440mins are a silly rule to stop spammers.
But my advice to others would be don't join the website because you might end up silly comments from the odd silly people, EG GATA MIRFIELD
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Tell me who I insulted ?

You called Gata and Mirfield "odd silly people". Not only silly, but odd . Have you met them???
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You called Gata and Mirfield "odd silly people". Not only silly, but odd . Have you met them???
No but, very unhelpful comments, from both. Do you really think making silly comments is a helping hand to others.
Bye / see yea I thought this was a forum website for help. Not to discourage people.
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No but, very unhelpful comments, from both. Do you really think making silly comments is a helping hand to others.
Bye / see yea I thought this was a forum website for help. Not to discourage people.
It's a forum to advertise things. And talk bollocks. And sometimes help people. Perhaps. But mainly to advertise things.
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No but, very unhelpful comments, from both. Do you really think making silly comments is a helping hand to others.
Bye / see yea I thought this was a forum website for help. Not to discourage people.
Rise above it and get yourself a coffee and come back tomorrow with a clear perspective. You will feel better.
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Gata and mirfield, Those replies shows the level of your intelligence.
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But my advice to others would be don't join the website because you might end up silly comments from the odd silly people, EG GATA MIRFIELD
You announced you were leaving. Realistically, nobody is going to beg you to saty. Nobody is going to miss you.

People flounce all the time (though it's been a while, actually). Sometimes they come back, sometimes they don't. And sometimes they don't go at all.

And you know what? In any case, nobody cares. It's an internet forum.

Go. Stay. It doesn't matter.
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