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Old Jan 28th 2013, 3:31 pm   #46
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Old Jan 28th 2013, 3:32 pm   #47
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Well, poop.
Or a twist:

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Please stop posting about missing children from the entire globe. It's not helpful at all and actually makes it seem like you're boasting about how you're hiding them in your basement.
I've stopped commenting on the missing children ones. My wife got upset that I'd every one out then reply to them pointing out that the missing child has been found alive/dead in XXXX year. It also pissed off a few of the people posting them, and got me unfriended I think. Or they stopped posting crap.

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And those people that repost the "please protect my privacy" panic chain statuses need to be reminded that they are a) wrong for the 178th time, and b) that FB is a social networking site.

"I bet most of my friends won't repost this" can also have a "yes, there's a very good reason for that you brainless muppet. See how carefree and often people repost things that are good? This isn't one of those things."
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Please stop posting about missing children from the entire globe. It's not helpful at all and actually makes it seem like you're boasting about how you're hiding them in your basement.
I have one "friend" on there that falls for every single thing out there, no matter how ridiculous or improbable.
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I have one "friend" on there that falls for every single thing out there, no matter how ridiculous or improbable.

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You see this is why I never put anything positive and praiseworthy about my family online ever. I stuck specifically to why it all went wrong and why at least one of my kids needs a muzzle.
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Think that's bad? - "I heard that every e-mail is now going to cost 5 cents, because the Post Office is losing so much money"
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Gahhh.

My children are smart, I don't need to broadcast that to the entire world to reassure myself that they are. When they excel at something, I congratulate them in person and leave it at that. However, if they arse something up, I don't sugarcoat it when I make it known.



I don't let my son on FB.
But wouldn't it be so much more fun to allow him to be on FB but insist he is friends with you. You can then write mushy things on his wall to embarrass him in front of his friends.

And is it just me or is their a high correlation between the people who post "I love you darling, have a great day xxxooo" on their spouse's wall, to them getting divorced?
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But wouldn't it be so much more fun to allow him to be on FB but insist he is friends with you. You can then write mushy things on his wall to embarrass him in front of his friends.
I couldn't do that, even in jest

If I want to embarrass him, I wait until he's on chat with his gaming friends and sing 'Dick in a Box' off SNL. Or just drop ass and wait for him to vomit.

You know, the old fashioned way

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And is it just me or is their a high correlation between the people who post "I love you darling, have a great day xxxooo" on their spouse's wall, to them getting divorced?
Yes.

It's the whole keeping up with the Joneses thing gone nuts. "Oh look my marriage/family/children/whatever is better than yours".

Is it bollocks
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I couldn't do that, even in jest

If I want to embarrass him, I wait until he's on chat with his gaming friends and sing 'Dick in a Box' off SNL. Or just drop ass and wait for him to vomit.

You know, the old fashioned way



Yes.

It's the whole keeping up with the Joneses thing gone nuts. "Oh look my marriage/family/children/whatever is better than yours".

Is it bollocks
It does bug me how people allow their young kids to have Facebook accounts, I know of at least 5 kids my daughters age (10) who have accounts. I can't imagine what their parents are thinking of.

I do actually really like Facebook and use it a lot, I love being able to keep up with friends and family and see their pictures easily. I also do the check-ins (sorry) but you often get 10-25% off something for the place you are by checking in. Our local wine bar for instance offers 25% off a glass of wine when you check in, a local restaurant gives free dessert, and when we were in Napa most wineries offered free tastings for a Facebook check-in.
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It does bug me how people allow their young kids to have Facebook accounts, I know of at least 5 kids my daughters age (10) who have accounts. I can't imagine what their parents are thinking of.

I do actually really like Facebook and use it a lot, I love being able to keep up with friends and family and see their pictures easily. I also do the check-ins (sorry) but you often get 10-25% off something for the place you are by checking in. Our local wine bar for instance offers 25% off a glass of wine when you check in, a local restaurant gives free dessert, and when we were in Napa most wineries offered free tastings for a Facebook check-in.
Maybe I'm just unsociable...but I couldn't give a rat's ass about viewing other people's photos...or reading about how outstanding Little Johnny is at school etc.
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