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to hate it when MNers dredge up other threads?

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FlojoHoHoHo Sun 09-Dec-12 21:12:53

Ok dpi the mooncup incident is gonna haunt me for some time but I find that kind of amusing. But when I ask for advice on buying DP shoes and get told not to bother he's a douchebag, I just wish sometimes, just sometimes, that people wouldn't dredge up other stuff and just stick to the topic at hand!

FlojoHoHoHo Mon 10-Dec-12 17:55:22

Ah, Hope That Helps!
When someone mentions royality and trolling, I was thinking it meant Her Trolling Highness blush

AlienRefucksLooksLikeSnow Mon 10-Dec-12 07:46:54

Oh OP all youv've gained by this thread is pointing out to everyone tyou have other threads going, in which your DP is a cunt, so get what ever shoes you want, but don't expect people to not have a brain, or think for themselves 'this is a bit weird' if you truly don't want to be recognised, name change! HTH (hope that helps!)

bradyismyfavouritewiseman Mon 10-Dec-12 07:35:58

Sometimes is relevant. Sometimes its not.

I have no idea about a shoes thread. But if he asked for shoes get him the ones he wants?

People may have felt it was relevant as on Sunday you thought he was a cunt and was dumping him.

pigletmania Mon 10-Dec-12 07:30:27

Cunt not cut grin

pigletmania Mon 10-Dec-12 07:29:52

Well don't moan on here about it, you made your decision to stay with a cut. You can name change just for a thread than change back that's what some people do

OHforDUCKScake Mon 10-Dec-12 07:24:25

This is why I name change whenever Im in a pickle that I need help with. I love MN and their advice to me has been priceless, but I dont want it under my regular name for ever reason you have stated.

scarletforyaOfficialXmasGRINCH Mon 10-Dec-12 00:33:28

Sounds like a storm in a mooncup! grin

<gets coat> blush

usualsocksprezzie Sun 09-Dec-12 23:28:45

Depends who did the FB recommending really grin

AnyFuckerForAMincePie Sun 09-Dec-12 23:27:58

popular or "attention seeking ? grin

usualsocksprezzie Sun 09-Dec-12 23:17:39

You made FB Flo, so you must be popular smile

FlojoHoHoHo Sun 09-Dec-12 22:56:07

Anyfucker grin

TheReturnOfBridezilla Sun 09-Dec-12 22:51:59

Which thread is it? It's kind of the best friend analogy someone mentioned upthread. People are only pointing it out because they care.

TwoHats Sun 09-Dec-12 22:50:57

I've not read any of the other threads but thanks to this thread I know you're buying shoes for an arse. I'm very glad to be up to speed with the whole situation. smile

AnyFuckerForAMincePie Sun 09-Dec-12 22:50:30

Buy yourself some shoes

Some "fuck off cunt" shoes

That'll sort out all your issues

ArtexTheHallWithBoughsOfMonkey Sun 09-Dec-12 22:50:22

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

TheCortanaThatStoleChristmas Sun 09-Dec-12 22:48:55

Fine ok, buy him the shoes. Ignore the warning signs that neither of you are happy, don't address your self esteem issues before entering a relationship (I looked at the other active thread in AIBU). I do hope you find happiness in whatever form it comes to you. But I will be hiding this and the other one.

SinisterBuggyMonth Sun 09-Dec-12 22:48:06

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

FlojoHoHoHo Sun 09-Dec-12 22:43:05


maddening Sun 09-Dec-12 22:39:08

Re a good Xmas present - what about tickets to a music or comedy gig that he would like - go for a meal then on to the gig smile

FlojoHoHoHo Sun 09-Dec-12 22:38:00

Artex I don't know most of them!

FlojoHoHoHo Sun 09-Dec-12 22:36:53

Wind people up? No it was a genuine thread. In RL if someone told me they were having problems in their relationship and I thought they should leave the bastard, I might tell her that, but I wouldn't announced it in front of everyone when she then said he'd done something nice. Even if other people invested time, I wouldn't suddenly say actually he's a numpty.

ArtexTheHallWithBoughsOfMonkey Sun 09-Dec-12 22:34:13

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

TheCortanaThatStoleChristmas Sun 09-Dec-12 22:32:18

I think this thread was an attempt to wind people up so I'd go with the latter of Artex suggestions. Again, my first point. If you have a problem on a thread, bring it up there. This is the equivalent of talking behind people's backs.

Someone noticing on a thread that you have two active threads that seem contradictory isn't bad etiquette. It's at attempt to protect those who may give a lot to you emotionally as they try to help and perhaps a nudge towards that they shouldn't bother.

SchroSawMummyRidingSantaClaus Sun 09-Dec-12 22:30:40

That is what a troll is.

I don't agree with Artex though, that would mean most of MN are trolls or royalty.

Some are just loons who should NC.

FlojoHoHoHo Sun 09-Dec-12 22:28:51

I thought a troll was someone who made up lies? Or wasn't being themselves. Or deliberately wound people up or something?

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