A Conversation for The FootiNooti Society

But are flame wars always bad?

Post 41

azahar

<> (Wilma)

Gaaa, don't even suggest such a thing. What I do is very occasionally talk to people off thread, and sometimes off site, if I feel strongly enough about whatever misunderstanding is going on.

Which I do under the auspices of 'az' - just me showing up.

I would never do such a thing under the auspices of some club set up to tell people how they should behave on site.

<>

smiley - blush Gee thanks. But it also must be said that my occasional interventions don't do buggery-all. Though on occasion even 'big-guns' like blicky and SoRB have at least listened to what I had to say. Heck, I even had a long-running chat thread going with Della for awhile, trying to get her to not dislike me so much, but in the end that didn't work out.

I just do this because, like you I guess, I don't like seeing interesting threads getting derailed by petty in-fighting. Though, perhaps like sprout, the occasional *very heated* discussion (I won't say flaming) makes me want to get out the smiley - popcorn and just sit back have a good laugh.

And yeah, have always known that Leo is a girly. smiley - winkeye

az


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Post 42

kea ~ Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small, unregarded but very well read blue and white website

Two Leos from NYC? Not unlikely I suppose.


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I'm not sure whether the 'insult' threads are damaging or not. Are the participants playing, getting something out of their system in a more or less healthy way, or is it hurting them? I would have opted for the former rather than the latter on most of the ones I've seen.
<<

I don't really care if they are hurting themselves or even each other. It's the rest of us I'm concerned about.

I've seen alot of damage done by people who think their right to be rude is paramount. The Della wars being the most obvious example (unless you think over 12 months is a reasonable amount of time to get something out one's system smiley - winkeye). The digi wars. The foxy saga. And to be honest the Forum. I can't be bothered with the place. Partly this is because I was away for four months and came back to focus more on the EG. And I have to admit that I find the quality of the debate there boring now. But I also can't be bothered with the people who either bully or who obviously don't give a shit about other people.


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Post 43

Wilma Neanderthal

smiley - yikes Two Appley Leos?? Doesn't bear imagining !! smiley - rofl




>>> What I do is very occasionally talk to people off thread, and sometimes off site, if I feel strongly enough about whatever misunderstanding is going on. <<<

Precisely... and what I have done is bottle your brilliant idea. Want to join? smiley - winkeye



smiley - yikessmiley - run



smiley - ok

W


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Post 44

azahar

Um, join your bottled idea of what I do anyhow? smiley - erm Why would I want to do that?

az


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Post 45

Wilma Neanderthal

smiley - rofl

Well, quite so...


except we could then crown you Queen of FootiNooti and have a great party...



no? ...



oh, ok den




smiley - ok
W


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Post 46

lil ~ Auntie Giggles with added login ~ returned

Did I hear a Paaaarrrrtttaaaayyyy is going on in here? smiley - diva

smiley - bubbly*hic*


smiley - magic


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Post 47

Wilma Neanderthal

only if we can crown az first and she's not cooperating </>

you get her legs, I'll get the chair, Leo has some rope, I think... here, my executive swivel chair as we don't have a throne yet smiley - evilgrin


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Post 48

lil ~ Auntie Giggles with added login ~ returned

*giggles*

Shall I get NJA to get the Doc's trusty, rusty bandsaw too?? smiley - evilgrin


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Post 49

Wilma Neanderthal

smiley - yikes

No, no bandsaw, smiley - ta Lil That was only for the entry! Stands between Lil and az just in case smiley - smiley








smiley - devil


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Post 50

lil ~ Auntie Giggles with added login ~ returned


aww shucks! You always spoil my fun! smiley - erm

*knocks the lock off Wilma's executive chair and watches her tip backwards with her legs in the air* smiley - rofl

smiley - devilsmiley - run


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Post 51

azahar

Look, I'm already the high priestess of the azcabal. Being Queen of Footinooti holds no interest for me. smiley - tongueout

And now you and lil are going all intellectual here and raising the tone so that I feel I really cannot comment further . . .


az


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Post 52

Wilma Neanderthal




Err, Lil? That was Queen az in the chair



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Post 53

Wilma Neanderthal

smiley - rofl

Yes ma'am



Now I have my TODoList in piles in front of me I have absolutely no excuse.

... must.... log.... off.... hootoo.....

smiley - bruised


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Post 54

lil ~ Auntie Giggles with added login ~ returned

smiley - bigeyes

She actually 'logs off'??


smiley - yikes


Hi, az!

Good to see you about again smiley - hug

smiley - magic


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Post 55

azahar

smiley - tickle s lil - did you sort out the right blog page thingy to add to your friends list?

az


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Post 56

lil ~ Auntie Giggles with added login ~ returned

*giggles*

Yes.. Or at least I think so smiley - erm

Either that or I have added a load of strangers! smiley - rofl

smiley - hug


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