Peace

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by pusskatkins, Jan 10, 2011.

  1. pusskatkins

    pusskatkins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whew, I just read an ugly thread!
    I love peace. Sometimes I feel uncomfortable when reading a few of these threads. It isn't very often, but it happens nevertheless. There will always be disagreements and differences of opinions, but when arguing and taunting occurs it's time to shut it down. All I can add is....PEACE, baby, PEACE!!! [​IMG]
     
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  2. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    I agree. There are some wonderful rules that the mods put together, and if people would read them, follow them, and then just walk away if they are "hurt" or "insulted' -which, honestly, I believe is more in the way things are read than the poster intended- then this will remain a great site. Unfortunately there are people who for whatever reason confuse arguing with conversation. I have met people like that. They can not understand why I won't engage them. "It is only conversation", after all.
     
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Quote:Just remember, if something is uncomfortable, hit the Report button and the moderators will make the final decision and take care of it. With a community the size of BYC it's a given that there will be some discord.
     
  4. pusskatkins

    pusskatkins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I have noticed the button, but never thought much of it.
    I don't think I'll ever use it, unless it involves obscene subject matter.
     
  5. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    To quote a few of the moderators: "The report button is your friend."

    Even if it's only a spat getting out of hand, let them know. Usually a mod can go in and settle folks down.
     
  6. PineappleMama

    PineappleMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yuppers, Modly Ones are great at smoothing ruffled feathers... and failing that they know their way around a processing shed. [​IMG]
     
  7. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Sometimes thread do make us uncomfortable but you have to ask yourself if it is because it's offensive or the subject matter bothers us. I am very sensitive about animal abuse so I do not read any thread that even hints that is what it is about because I know it will bother me. Do I hit report? No. Others are comfortable discussing it and seeing it but I am not so why should I complain? If it is sexual or offensive or purposely mean, yes I hit report.
     
  8. pusskatkins

    pusskatkins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, it was mean spirited, nasty/offensive and calling the other member a fraud. I thought OMG, settle down here !!! It was an active thread.
    I won't read a thread either that hints at animal mistreatment or abuse. Or even culling. I won't read the threads about the injuries or illnesses. I'm frightened of seeing photographs of the poor souls.
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  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Yeah..i had to deal with a very rude person in a thread yesterday..
    At first i responded with a "**** you" comment...
    but then i thought better of it and edited my response. People like that just arent worth it... They're just miserable inside. And want to hurt other people to make themselves feel good.
    Pathetic really, if you think about it.
     
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