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Old 01.03.2011, 14:11
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Re: Famous Quotes *noise*

All this reminds me to another EF flouncer: scribble. He used to be here quite often and joke around, a nice guy. He then got some issues with a thread that got locked/trashed in "Off-topic" section and then he decided to flounce.

Looks like for Mr. Grynch similar thing is happening. I'd add that if beds are most dangerous places because it's were most people die, the "off-topic" section is best place to generate flouncing.
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Old 01.03.2011, 14:52
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Re: Famous Quotes *noise*

All said and done, I, for one, will be sad to see you go mate. I think we have virtually the same sense of humour and I have enjoyed our irreverent trashing of some of the more self-indulgent BS which appears on EF .
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Old 01.03.2011, 18:55
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Re: Famous Quotes *noise*

Grynch, sometimes emotions for various reasons, public, private, take on more of a meaning. Sometimes you just wish to step back and question why somethings, like EF, take on perhaps too much importance.

I did the same last year, I even asked a mod to ban me. The very kind person in question, refused and said: take a breather and come back later when you feel like it.

Twas very good advice and I did. I realized that I had made nice friends here and that if I really did flounce I'd have missed them.

So, hope that you too enjoy a "short" EF vacation and I look forward to reading you again soon.

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Old 01.03.2011, 19:00
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All said and done, I, for one, will be sad to see you go mate. I think we have virtually the same sense of humour and I have enjoyed our irreverent trashing of some of the more self-indulgent BS which appears on EF ;).
By swamping it with other self-indulgent BS ;)
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Old 01.03.2011, 19:02
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Old 01.03.2011, 19:36
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Re: Famous Quotes *noise*

It`s Just the Internet... GEE WIZ... Not like it`s real life...
Ya just can`t take these things seriously...

I don`t know you personally, but hopefully you will come back and be refreshed and realize it`s just not worth getting all stressed about... But in the meantime, if you must....
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Old 01.03.2011, 19:49
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Re: Famous Quotes *noise*

One thing for sure, the noise today was much lower...
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Old 01.03.2011, 22:32
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Re: Famous Quotes *noise*

Did the whole thread lock not stem from Nil's passive aggressive post about a mod comment?
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Old 01.03.2011, 22:45
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Did the whole thread lock not stem from Nil's passive aggressive post about a mod comment?
I didn't feel passive at all when I made it!
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Old 01.03.2011, 22:46
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I didn't feel passive at all when I made it!
Don't you roll your eyes at me!
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Old 01.03.2011, 22:56
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Why? Or you'll flounce too?



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Old 02.03.2011, 07:30
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Re: Famous Quotes *noise*

So, I was thinking a bit yesterday as I have been snappish to a few folks lately and thought that perhaps my post in this thread was a tad harsh.

I feel the need to explain:
I don't understand why anyone above the age of say... 4... feels the need to get "upset" enough to strike out / talk back when they're told they have gone a bit overboard and need to calm down some.

I don't understand why being asked to "cool it" and improve (in EF terms) "signal to noise ratio" is taken to somehow mean that fun is no longer allowed.

I completely don't understand why, when examples of said "noise" being a bit much happens to include a purely social event, it is seen as the same context as the noise in a thread regarding a COMMERCIAL event as well as the noise that has spilled from the social event(s) into multiple other threads all over the forum. (LiB flouncing out of his own event really baffles me - ya'll want to yuk it up in your own event, big deal! Maybe "keep it there" is a tough concept to grasp? So tough you couldn't come up with it on your own?)

I'd have thought that the lot of ya'll would have more common sense than this housewife who has taken three years (and required some "hand-holding" from a kind neighbor) to get herself to some of the local offices that really are integral to truly settling in here... this is why I'm snappy about this. Ya'll strike me as too smart - and too fun - for this behavior. It doesn't make sense and it is disappointing.

Anyhow, those are my "awake already at 5am" thoughts for today.
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Old 02.03.2011, 08:07
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By swamping it with other self-indulgent BS
Totally! too short blah blah
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