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To think that it is childish to use this forum to have a dig/obvious bitch at another poster you have disagreed with elsewhere?

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toddlerwrangler Wed 10-Nov-10 21:00:15

Or am I misreading things and this is a place to draw a line under things and make friends? Doesn't seem that way?

Looking at the bunfight thread, it just seems to me that people are trying to drag up 'fights' in an area where their friends are and so will back them up?

Maybe I am just too new to understand this place yet? wink

catinboots Wed 10-Nov-10 21:05:38

Need link to bun fight thread

MadamDeathstare Wed 10-Nov-10 21:06:12

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MadamDeathstare Wed 10-Nov-10 21:07:24

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waterbaby100 Wed 10-Nov-10 21:08:03

YANBU if that's true. Some people have a LOT of time on their hands despite DC's wink

KerryMumbles Wed 10-Nov-10 21:09:52

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Ormirian Wed 10-Nov-10 21:10:10

I thought it was meant to be a joke. Has it degenerated them? Ah well....

BusyMissIzzy Wed 10-Nov-10 21:12:03

<checks bunfight thread in case I'm missing something good>

Seems to still be all in good sweary fun.

toddlerwrangler Wed 10-Nov-10 21:12:47

It started as a joke but seemed to get a bit more personal towards the end! Off too see if I can figure out how to do a link on this board!!!

That said - if I do a link maybe I am contributing to said behaviour. Huummmmmmm, interesting!!!

SecretNutellaFix Wed 10-Nov-10 21:13:05

Bunfight thread is supposed to be a piss-take!

ApocalypseCheese Wed 10-Nov-10 21:13:08

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toddlerwrangler Wed 10-Nov-10 21:15:49

The one I am on wasn't started by you ApocalypseCheese (I dont think) - off too look.....

booyhoo Wed 10-Nov-10 21:18:39

aibu to think it's bad form to start a thread about other posters rather than a) have it out with them on the thread or b) ignore?

catinboots Wed 10-Nov-10 21:20:15

Link. Please.

toddlerwrangler Wed 10-Nov-10 21:20:29

The one I am looking at was started by Loonies (apologys accepted, ApocolypseChese!) - and before anyone jumps on the flame bandwagon, it was obviously a joke!!

My AIBU question relates to the way people tend to bring up other 'scraps' in the forum, seemingly to have a dig? But like I say, I am quite new and think I may be missing the jist of the place!!

MadamDeathstare Wed 10-Nov-10 21:25:44

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booyhoo Wed 10-Nov-10 21:26:19

surely that's up to other posters if they want to rehash their scraps? if you don't like it hide the thread. we don't have thread police here.

Feenie Wed 10-Nov-10 21:29:18

grin @ MadameDeathstare!

toddlerwrangler Wed 10-Nov-10 21:30:41

MadamDeathstare - thanks for explaining the 'groundrules' to me (without swearing!).

Well, it seems my question has been answered. I don't want to do a link to the content of the bunfight thread I am looking at as I actually agree with booyhoo that that is basically doing the very thing I am complaing about!!!!!!!!

I am sorted on this one so shall vacate this paticular forum- lets see if the thread dies or not!!

ApocalypseCheese Wed 10-Nov-10 21:31:10

I'm not apologising, and it's bad form to be a l'il miss stirry knickers on an open forum, don'tcha know ?

ginodacampoismydh Wed 10-Nov-10 21:33:02

is this not a thread about a thread about a thread? confused

have a jammie one biscuit

would it not be better to go on bun fight thread and bring this up with them.

MadamDeathstare Wed 10-Nov-10 21:33:10

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ginodacampoismydh Wed 10-Nov-10 21:37:23

ha ha sounds great but im neither witty nor hard so id be out on my arse.

tethersend Wed 10-Nov-10 21:39:18

You would say that. Typical.

ginodacampoismydh Wed 10-Nov-10 21:39:25

first rule never start a thread about fight club.

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