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Lady Grendel

Posted Today, 01:35 AM

 

My advice is: don't bother reading it, your life will improve greatly. For important things there are other communication channels.

regards,
Hein

 

I may actually start blocking them or just removing them from my newsfeed. It's not so much a case of not reading it, it's more that I wish people's ability to recognise that which should remain private and which information is acceptable to announce to all and sundry.

 

 

The posts that annoy me more than anything are the ones along the lines of 'I can't believe that just happened', 'Just had the worst news ever' 'I am so upset right now', there are no further details so nosy buggers like me are left thinking WTF?  Of course almost immediately some friends of the poster will respond with 'are you all right?', 'do you need to talk?' etc The original poster then replies to said suckers with 'I will send  you a private message'. Why not just PM the friends who can give you a shoulder to cry on in the first place.

 

What is the point on posting to all and sundry about something that has upset you if you are going to be all coy and only discuss the details privately. To me it is attention seeking at it's worst. 

 

I much prefer those that post 'I had a fucking awful day because my budgie flew out the window when I was cleaning it's cage and next door's cat had a tasty meal' than half posts that crave attention. 


Phantom

Posted 29 January 2015 - 04:58 PM

My advice is: don't bother reading it, your life will improve greatly. For important things there are other communication channels.

regards,
Hein

 

I may actually start blocking them or just removing them from my newsfeed. It's not so much a case of not reading it, it's more that I wish people's ability to recognise that which should remain private and which information is acceptable to announce to all and sundry.


Magere Hein

Posted 29 January 2015 - 04:52 PM

My advice is: don't bother reading it, your life will improve greatly. For important things there are other communication channels.

regards,
Hein

Phantom

Posted 29 January 2015 - 03:19 PM

While it's nice to keep up with my old school friends and others that I haven't seen in a long while since I moved to the U.S, but I wish some people that I'm friends with would stop providing updates several times an hour in to every little thing that happens in their day-to-day life.

 

Just before christmas one "friend" was posting constantly to facebook stating that they only had an hour to wrap presents inbetween their part-time jobs and their college course, asking how other people manage with the little time they have, then replying to the comments that others were posting. They didn't appreciate when I told them that I'd stay off facebook and concentrate on the task at hand.

 

The same person also announced to everyone that their middle child was self-harming because she was being bullied in school. Not stopping at that, she even mentioned the child in the post which meant that people that the child is friends with, also saw the post. Of course the bullying got worse.

 

Another one has announced that they're doing a DNA test to see if they can track down their biological father. Sure that's big news, but certain details that the only recollection her mother has of who the father could be is that he is "some guy she met briefly at a bar 30 years ago".

I could add many more here, but I think that's enough for now


Phantom

Posted 28 January 2015 - 02:33 PM

 

 

The waiting period between finding out we are due a significant amount of snow and that snow arriving.

So you have been told you will be getting about 3 inches but you are hoping for 10?

Yup. A foot would be even nicer.

 

Some of my friends in Boston ended up getting over 2 feet of snow.


Lord Fellatio Nelson

Posted 27 January 2015 - 09:00 PM

 

 

The waiting period between finding out we are due a significant amount of snow and that snow arriving.

So you have been told you will be getting about 3 inches but you are hoping for 10?

 

Story of my fucking life, that.

 

:lol:


Lard Bazaar

Posted 27 January 2015 - 08:30 PM

 

The waiting period between finding out we are due a significant amount of snow and that snow arriving.

So you have been told you will be getting about 3 inches but you are hoping for 10?

 

Story of my fucking life, that.


Lord Fellatio Nelson

Posted 27 January 2015 - 07:44 PM

 

 

The waiting period between finding out we are due a significant amount of snow and that snow arriving.

So you have been told you will be getting about 3 inches but you are hoping for 10?

Yup. A foot would be even nicer.

 

Pervert!


Deathray

Posted 27 January 2015 - 07:36 PM


The waiting period between finding out we are due a significant amount of snow and that snow arriving.

So you have been told you will be getting about 3 inches but you are hoping for 10?

Yup. A foot would be even nicer.

Phantom

Posted 27 January 2015 - 07:35 PM

The waiting period between finding out we are due a significant amount of snow and that snow arriving.

 

I guess that's why they call it a weather forecast. That gives you plenty of time to get whatever supplies you need in advance.


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