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to be unbelievably pissed off that I have had two threads deleted

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maryz Wed 01-Dec-10 17:12:07

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otchayaniye Wed 01-Dec-10 17:15:15

It's an ad hominem, a direct insult I guess (although not a really awful one).

You can attack the message but not the (wo)man is the rule I live by.

In your defence I have seen far worse!

BeerTricksPotter Wed 01-Dec-10 17:15:53

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BeerTricksPotter Wed 01-Dec-10 17:17:09

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maryz Wed 01-Dec-10 17:17:58

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spikeycow Wed 01-Dec-10 17:18:14

you're joking

otchayaniye Wed 01-Dec-10 17:18:21

I am a self-avowed pompous ass.

MrsNonSmoker Wed 01-Dec-10 17:18:28

Interested to hear what they say - I've just seen some poor OP called a "f***ing selfish b*tch" on a thread.

I'd quite like to lock posting horns with someone whose top insult is "pompus *" - I could call you a popinjay and slap you with a fan or something?

nameymcnamechange Wed 01-Dec-10 17:18:33

I was deleted for saying someone was a patronising arse. I guess it was because the person I said it to reported me. What a silly billy she was.

HecateQueenOfWitches Wed 01-Dec-10 17:19:21

personal attack?

Were you starting a thread to call another MNer a pompous ass? Cos that'll get you deleted. <prays it wasn't me>

I'm surprised they haven't been in touch. I hear they normally email you a spanking!

maryz Wed 01-Dec-10 17:19:47

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iwasyoungonce Wed 01-Dec-10 17:19:49

Did the pompous ass in question pehaps report the thread?

HecateQueenOfWitches Wed 01-Dec-10 17:20:58

oh, sorry, it was posts on a thread, not starting a thread to call someone a pompous ass?

Yeah, it'll come under personal attack. Someone reported you.

Bloody hell though, pompous ass is really nothing compared to what I've seen people get called on here!

Someone is clearly very sensitive grin

jonesybells Wed 01-Dec-10 17:22:28

was in the MW thing? (not midwife)

because if so, then i also note that the subject/thread the non-midwife person was referring to is also not up there in the topic of the day anymore either.

if i'm barking up completely the wrong tree, then

as you were

<bark>

iTigress Wed 01-Dec-10 17:23:50

Oh you plinkey plonker, you silly sausage grin

usualsuspect Wed 01-Dec-10 17:23:58

Bet Santa reported you maryz ..he can see you grin

thenightsky Wed 01-Dec-10 17:24:06

I've been called a cunt.. meh.

<shrugs>

BeerTricksPotter Wed 01-Dec-10 17:24:25

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maryz Wed 01-Dec-10 17:24:47

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fedupofnamechanging Wed 01-Dec-10 17:25:57

If you are reported, it shouldn't automatically follow that your post gets deleted. Surely MNHQ use their judgement to determine whether a complaint is reasonable. If someone is being a bit over sensitive, then MNHQ should allow the post to stand

BeerTricksPotter Wed 01-Dec-10 17:26:00

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maryz Wed 01-Dec-10 17:26:48

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nameymcnamechange Wed 01-Dec-10 17:27:08

Its annoying mary but I really wouldn't let it bother you. I don't think that op was authentic anyway. Its a contentious subject, always gets people going, I'm sure it was posted just to cause a ruck.

ChaoticChristmasAngelCrackers Wed 01-Dec-10 17:27:19

So you can call someone a

twat

cunt

twunt

wanker

bitch

bastard

but not

pompous ass

hmm

BeerTricksPotter Wed 01-Dec-10 17:27:43

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