Cabin fever? Or just mean people?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by downrangechick, Mar 8, 2014.

  1. downrangechick

    downrangechick Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 2, 2013
    NE Michigan
    Every time I have read some threads throughout the week someone is telling someone else their opinions or the way they do things is wrong. Everyone has their own opinion and do things the way they see fit. We come here to seek advice of people who are more experienced. It definitely scares some newbies away when everyone starts bickering. I have taken advice from a lot of different members and have had very satisfying results. Can everyone just relax, take a breath and get along? Spring is almost here and everyone will feel better soon.
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  2. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    I think its more just the nature of the online forums. This one is by far the best though. I've been on other forums where the members will viciously attack another member. The mods here do a good job keeping everyone civil.

    It is nice to remind people sometimes that everyone has different opinions, and just because its different, doesn't mean its wrong. [​IMG]
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  3. downrangechick

    downrangechick Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 2, 2013
    NE Michigan
    It's sad though when there is a question asked and after a few pages of bickering the original OP hasn't even returned. I hope it didn't scare them off.
  4. oldrooster

    oldrooster One Crazy Nut

    Opinions are like bums, everyone has one.
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  5. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

    Feb 25, 2014
    Northwestern Wyoming
    My Coop
    Once upon a time I was trying to help my sister over a rough time and, convinced that I was right and knew best, I said something to her that offended her and hurt her feelings. I felt terrible, and I went to my dad and told him what I'd done. He said, "Sis, most of us learned to talk around the age of two and from that time on we've repeatedly offended someone, somehow - whether we knew it or not. What's important is that you make up with deeds what you've torn down with words...and an apology is a doggone good way to start. But it doesn't mean ---- if you go away still believing that nobody can ever be right except you." Yep Dad.... LOL
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  6. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] thank you.
  7. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    When people start misbehaving there is the flag option on each and every post. The moderators appreciate all the help they can get to keep this site the pleasant place it is.
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Well said, Lauren. oldrooster and Blooie are also 'right on the money'.
  9. hemet dennis

    hemet dennis Chillin' With My Peeps

    There is always more then one right way to do something. There is also somethings that are right in one area and not in another. Example is OSB plywood is great to make a chicken coop in a dry area like I have, but I would never use it in an area like Oregon, or Washington. My watering system is great for me, but it would be a nightmare in freezing weather.

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