have to ask why ????

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by lannabun, Jan 9, 2008.

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  1. lannabun

    lannabun Songster

    Feb 7, 2007
    i gusse i might be worng for posting this .. but i cant help it any longer .. seems like i joined this group becuase to learn things get help when needed and to help out if i can . i admit i am still a newbie after a yr of haveing chickens .. and still descovering the othere breeds ,,
    but if i posted things i feel i am ripped a part over it or downed .. weather here or in pm and my email .. i didnt think that was what this was about felt it was to teach and help out and so on .. am i worng ???? if i post and u dont want why post .. why email me .. or if you do .. then decide you dont be a big person and tell ..
    i really want those to think who put otheres down .. why are u here .. im here to learn .. and to know othere people and maybe fine me some new breeds .. instead you rather make people wish they never joined here and want to sale thier flock .. make me or otheres feel like we dont know what were doing .. must be doing something right .. i may hatch mutts but u know some cant hatch anything .. no reason to put us down .
    one thing i can say i try so hard to please everyone .. and im so happy when otheres have a good hatch or got new brids . and i love looking at pics ..
    now can someone tell me WHY its not the way i thought it was to be here .. learning shareing and helping ?
  2. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Not sure what you are asking. But sometimes forums go thru a spurt of unrest, and some people might seem rude to you, but they're only trying to give you the right info?

    Keep hanging around they're alot of nice people here. Go to the places that have info, and ignore the social ones for awhile. Maybe that will help?

    Hope you stay. [​IMG]
  3. BantyChickMom

    BantyChickMom Songster

    Sep 25, 2007
    Henderson, NC
    I'm sorry you've had bad experiences here lannabun.

    I've always found everyone to be nice and very helpful.
    People's comments can seem to be a little of the wall at times, but aren't really intended as they come across.

    It's hard to read people when you can't see their faces, all you see are words.

    I really hope your time spent here takes a turn for the better.
  4. Cara

    Cara Songster

    Aug 30, 2007
    I'm new here too, but I have to disagree that anything like that happens. I couldn't find more helpful, knowledgeable and friendly people if I tried. When people reply to or try to correct one of your posts, they're not picking on you, they're trying to pass on their knowledge. I wouldn't take it so personally.
  5. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    I'm not sure what happen or what was said but not everyone gets along on a forum. Some subjects I stay away from because I don't want to deal with the nasty stuff that comes from it. I hope you can over look the stuff said and try to not get your feelings hurt. Everyone on the board is a asset in my book. We can all learn from one another I hope you decide to stay.
  6. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    Lannabun...Your correct in what this site is suppose to be about, helping each other learn about raising a flock of chickens...nothing more...

    If you have people contacting you with nasty PM's or E-mails, save them and contact one of the Moderators in the UserList...

    Terrielacy..Speckledhen..Hinkjc...Silkie any of those are Mods and can help you....
  7. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Wow, Lannabun - I'm sorry you have had a bad experience here.

    Compared to every other forum I've ever lurked on or actively participated in, this forum is the nicest and LEAST argumentative and MOST family friendly.

    Most other forums have a public flame fest or two or more every day, and people being banned for inappropriatness all the time. Here it happens once in a very blue moon. But, people are people, and will have disagreements from time to time, and since we are all communiciating by words and not face to face, misunderstandings are bound to happen once in a while.

    I agree that if you have received any emails that were over the line, that you need to forward to the mods.
  8. Hotwings

    Hotwings Songster

    Jan 27, 2007
    southwestern Michigan
    I am sorry to hear you had a bad experience. I know where you are coming from cause I have had it happened to me at other boards where I have joined. It is really hard when you got like over 5,000 members that you can get everyone who loves one another. Some people just speak their mind regardless of others feelings. Some people here may get aggravated over a rookie's questions. I am basically a beginner(1 and a half years) to the world of poultry. I don't always agree with alot of people here. I have found the great majority of people here very nice. I would not pm or email a person to attack them, nor would I do it in a post. I think very carefully what I say and try to say it in a non threatning way. Some people just don't think and this can lead to problems. I would hate to see you leave here. Just ignore those people and don't let them chase you away if you don't want to go. The great majority of us aren't that bad. Mary
  9. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    Don't let a few negative comments spoil the whole site for you, these are the most knowledgeable and helpful and kind people that I have ever has the privilege to talk to. They are always ready to answer any question I have and are willing to help me in any way they can when I have a problem. I hope things improve for you.
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2008
  10. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

    Oct 19, 2007
    Franklin, TN
    If someone is attacking you privately, you have to let the moderators know. If they're hiding behind PMs and email and are too cowardly to post their comments publicly, they have a problem, not you.

    I would suggest, however, that you don't post your private email address anymore. Nothing can protect you from Internet security issues when you do that. Members of the forum can email you directly by clicking the email link under your name when you post.
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