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to be angry that I move house so don't have net for a couple of weeks and come back find I've been had a go at for not responding to a question?

(74 Posts)
TBM Tue 09-Jun-09 19:21:17

Grrrr that's it really!

Does the lives of some members revolve around MN or something? Some of us have lives and other things to do other than sit on a PC all day in case we're spoken to on an Internet forum!

EccentricaGallumbits Tue 09-Jun-09 19:22:15

so why post a question then dissapear for weeks?

ABU. maybe the answer was Important. was it 42?

burningupinspeed Tue 09-Jun-09 19:22:46

hmm calm down, dear.

TBM Tue 09-Jun-09 19:23:03

Oh and it was days later, not straight away.

Unicornvomit Tue 09-Jun-09 19:23:58

YANBU, but i suppose people don;t like to feel they are being ignored

often posters will say ' going to do school run/ go shopping/drink gin until i pass out, so won't reply until later/tomorrow/ when my hanogver has worn off'

manners cuts both ways i think

hope your house move went well

RumourOfAHurricane Tue 09-Jun-09 19:24:17

Message withdrawn

TBM Tue 09-Jun-09 19:24:19

I didn't post a question, someone else did and I didn't know I was going to move house before I got back on.

Unicornvomit Tue 09-Jun-09 19:24:27

what was your thread about? can you link so we can judge help

IDidntRaiseAThief Tue 09-Jun-09 19:24:50

i have no idea what the question was, maybe someone thought is was important and wondered why/where you were?

burningupinspeed Tue 09-Jun-09 19:24:54

Actually we need a link to decide if YABU.

burningupinspeed Tue 09-Jun-09 19:25:13

x-pist with UV

burningupinspeed Tue 09-Jun-09 19:25:37

Oops blush post blush

MIAonline Tue 09-Jun-09 19:26:35

Erm, not sure if YABU or not,

It depends on the thread and question. But it is definitely not worth you getting angry about.

Perhaps it would be simpler to reply now and just say you haven't had access to the net. Problem solved.

LilianGish Tue 09-Jun-09 19:26:47

Totally unreasonable to expect to have a real life grin

TBM Tue 09-Jun-09 19:27:19

I moved house!

I wasn't given advice, it wasn't an advice thread I think I was supposed to have answered some point made to the general. It wasn't even the poster that said it.

I'm not angry really, just shocked at coming back to find out I should've been here.

pointydog Tue 09-Jun-09 19:27:34

link if you;re gonna complain

Unicornvomit Tue 09-Jun-09 19:28:02

it;s nice to be missed though<<digs hard to find a positive slant>>

burningupinspeed Tue 09-Jun-09 19:28:22

Clearly your priorities are all wrong, why were you not at an internet cafe at least once a day?

Sycamoretreeisvile Tue 09-Jun-09 19:28:54

<<taps fingers>>

Linkage required before thread can progress. All in favour say Aye!

TBM Tue 09-Jun-09 19:29:08

It's not a topic I want to go back over, I was glad to have a reason to not be on it. It wasn't a personal thread and not one that needs resurrecting.

burningupinspeed Tue 09-Jun-09 19:29:11

link link link link link
As you can see, I have a life hmm

burningupinspeed Tue 09-Jun-09 19:29:36

Oh ok

OrmIrian Tue 09-Jun-09 19:29:49

" I didn't know I was going to move house before I got back on."

Wow! I wish I could move so quickly grin A house move never sneaks up on me.

Sycamoretreeisvile Tue 09-Jun-09 19:29:59

A phooey, you're no fun OP. grin

pointydog Tue 09-Jun-09 19:30:08

well stop moaning about it if you don't want to bring it all up again

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