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Old 29.04.2011, 16:03
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Re: GrŁezi

@Everyone - If I see a Thread, even an Introduction thread, with SEVERAL posts containing greetings, or anything else for that matter, in 'not-English', I try, lightheartedly and often with a gentle smile, to remind members that this is the Englishforum. The explanation for my intervention is simple. Older members know that a phrase or two is allowed. But the Newbies don't yet know that there is a limit to it - and some of them write complete posts in their own language not realising that it is forbidden. I prefer to jump on 'old members' and remind them (it was DB whom I specially mentioned if you remember) rather than jump on Newbies when they have gone overboard. OK?

If you see another Thread which you think has too much 'foreign' in it, please report it. The rules are really the same for everyone but Mods only have two eyes each and there are way over 100 new posts every day!
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@Longbyt- there is a post on this forum where Portuguese is spoken but you tell us (romanians) to speak English....Isn't this discriminating? Of course I am willing to follow the forum's rules but if others don't follow the rules and you don't tell them anything.... I call it discrimination.
PS: There are some posts in Spanish also especially and other languages.

Saying 'Hi' to someone of your nationality- I don't find it a big deal and I've read on this forum 'Hi' in few languages but still you pick on us.
Further to Longbyt's post, above, please put your persecution complex away. Noone here is picking on Romanians or any other nationality. If anything, British and American posters get more stick here (mostly from each other) than anyone else.
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