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  #2524791 17-Jul-2020 14:38
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Yeah it drives me nuts too. Basically insinuates that if you aren't starving in Africa then you should keep quiet. See it a bit on mountain-bike forums. Oh you shouldn't be complaining about your $15k bike because first world problems etc. 

 

NB. I do not have a $15k mountain-bike! Maybe if I added them altogether... N+1

 

 

Labelling it as such is just an acknowledgment that it's a pretty inconsequential in the scheme of things. It's not matter of putting up and shutting up, it's just an acknowledgment that's all.

 

 

 

 

That may be so, but on another forum, this time golf, people will discuss/argue the merits of a particular golfer and usually someone will chime in, oh what have you achieved in golf compared to Tiger, what do you know etc, how are you qualified to say that...

 

That's the whole point. If the forum was for Tiger Woods types only it would be a very quiet forum!!


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  #2524802 17-Jul-2020 14:59
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Anybody using Facebook to announce anything. Facebook has no official status as a point of contact. Not everyone is on Fecebook (typo but I decided to leave it). Not everyone wants to be on Facebook. There is a movement away from Facebook because of its (non-)moderation policies. Quit giving it more legitimacy than it deserves. Quit assuming this is a good way of distributing information.

 

Not everyone watches TV news or reads the newspaper, so using multiple channels to get the message out is important.





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  #2524805 17-Jul-2020 15:10
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I think the issue is when companies use Facebook exclusively to announce things.


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  #2524806 17-Jul-2020 15:13
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I think the issue is when companies use Facebook exclusively to announce things.

 

 

That would be annoying.





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  #2524813 17-Jul-2020 15:29
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Behodar:

I think the issue is when companies use Facebook exclusively to announce things.

 

 

I think it's quite useful, I don't use Fecebook so as an added benefit I miss out on spam from companies who think Fecebook is an appropriate way to reach people.

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  #2524838 17-Jul-2020 16:18
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fecebook(dot)com actually exists.

 

Has a redirect script to a site that's headed with a "One Nevvs" logo, with an authoritatively written article about how Paula Bennett's making tens of thousands of dollars a day -  "experts are in awe, and big banks terrified".  You can guess the rest.

 

edit: warning added (dot) so it didn't become a clickable link - the redirect site is randomised, some pages it links to look like they'll try to entice you to d/l malware.


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  #2524845 17-Jul-2020 16:28
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Shadowfoot:

Behodar:


I think the issue is when companies use Facebook exclusively to announce things.



That would be annoying.



But highly effective at reaching large numbers of people at a low cost.

 
 
 
 


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  #2524849 17-Jul-2020 16:33
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Handle9:

But highly effective at reaching large numbers of people at a low cost.

 

Or fewer numbers of people, individually targeted because they know more about individuals than those individuals probably do about themselves.


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  #2524853 17-Jul-2020 16:39
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Handle9:

But highly effective at reaching large numbers of people at a low cost.

 

Or fewer numbers of people, individually targeted because they know more about individuals than those individuals probably do about themselves.

 

 

You can do that if you want to pay for it. If you want to simply announce things you can do that using Facebook for next to no cost.


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  #2524964 17-Jul-2020 19:49
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When a restaurant you've wanted to go to for months (and been turned away twice because it was full) turns out to be rubbish.

No heating so the place was freezing, measly portions so although we ordered multiple dishes each we left hungry and one dish looked like spam and two minute noodles.

Good service, but we won't be going back.

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  #2525158 18-Jul-2020 12:52
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Waking in the morning with pain and fatigue that could signal that my remission may be at an end and realising that I may not be able to fight it again.





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  #2525170 18-Jul-2020 13:36
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MikeB4:

Waking in the morning with pain and fatigue that could signal that my remission may be at an end and realising that I may not be able to fight it again.

 

 

That sounds more like a Big F---ing Scary Thing than a small thing...

 

 

A small thing is "deciding to go out for dinner and a movie and your partner decides on a film that's been widely panned by critics using the logic that 'they could all be wrong'".

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  #2525172 18-Jul-2020 13:43
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The number of people who feel compelled to tell others what can and can't go in this thread.

 

 


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  #2525176 18-Jul-2020 13:50
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MikeB4:

 

Waking in the morning with pain and fatigue that could signal that my remission may be at an end and realising that I may not be able to fight it again.

 

 

Very sorry to hear that Mike. I hope it is just a blip. 

 

 

 

 





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  #2525206 18-Jul-2020 14:52
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Rikkitic:

MikeB4:


Waking in the morning with pain and fatigue that could signal that my remission may be at an end and realising that I may not be able to fight it again.



Very sorry to hear that Mike. I hope it is just a blip. 


 


 



Was trying to think of a way to say it. Nicely put.

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