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No, if they were deleting the whole thread it will be the OP they have bang to rights as Not Actually Who She Says She Is (I assume you know, but just in case "hairy handed" is short for "hairy handed trucker" -- the phrase that's generally used to remind all of us that we have no guarantee that anyone on here is who they say they are and that Carly, 18, single parent from Cleethorps, may in fact be 50-something trucker Derek from East Grinstead. Expressing an unpopular (or even downright wrong) opinion doesn't attract the "hairy handed" label so long as you aren't pretending to be someone else to post it).