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not to want to be all lighthearted and forgiving about the troll invasion?

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I don't get the 'fun' of invading another site and causing real upset to real people. I trust people on mumsnet and respond genuinely to them, and now I wish I hadn't - and that has upset me.

I'm sure this is going to get me labelled a humourless sourpuss over on CUK - but then I reckon I am already one of the "...rampaging horde of offended lardbuckets..." they refer to, or perhaps one of the ".... small clique of salad-dodging, vindictive, manic-depressive yet very vocal inadequates..." who is "...likely to go blubbing to the Admin if anyone does not treat them with kid gloves?..." (not that I did go to Admin, but hey, why spoil a good insult with facts).

maduggar Wed 31-Mar-10 16:31:49

Vulnerable people dont just stay in one section.

MadamDeathstare Wed 31-Mar-10 16:32:17

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Hullygully Wed 31-Mar-10 16:32:35

But. It. Was. So. Obvious.

pigletmania Wed 31-Mar-10 16:32:40

Whats CUK BTW confused

zazen Wed 31-Mar-10 16:32:59

Who is 'you lot' Sheep?
Are you 'other' and special somehow? hmmbiscuit

maduggar Wed 31-Mar-10 16:33:58

ah, hello MrsFullyautomatix

MadamDeathstare Wed 31-Mar-10 16:34:00

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ooojimaflip Wed 31-Mar-10 16:39:20

The internet would be a lot safer and less interesting if this kind of thing didn't happen from time to time.

SheepInWolfsClothing Wed 31-Mar-10 16:39:37

I am one of the CUK people. Sorry, thought you could spot that from a mile off.

you lot = a reference the ones who started with the foul mouthed stuff. Obviously we aren't allowed to do that on our board so we are desensitized to it. And of course our mothers never spoke like that in front of us shock

I would agree most of you seem perfectly nice.

JackRabbitBauer Wed 31-Mar-10 16:40:17

YANBU. But I am sure I have no sense of humour eitherhmm

maduggar Wed 31-Mar-10 16:41:02

Hopefully, that will be you lot off back to your own forum now then?

weegiemum Wed 31-Mar-10 16:42:08

One early night and you miss all the fun .....

Lulumaam Wed 31-Mar-10 16:42:53

what's CUK?

the soup thread was funny until the myra hindley reference, then it became sick

nickelbabe Wed 31-Mar-10 16:43:11

i thought you might be Sheep: your post read like you were sticking up for them.

does that mean you're all apologizing for taking the piss out of us?

CUK is Contractors UK - an IT contractor portal - relevant thread here.

MadamDeathstare Wed 31-Mar-10 16:47:52

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Lulumaam Wed 31-Mar-10 16:49:29

think that says more about the trollers than MNers tbh

i agree with the OP

MadamDeathstare Wed 31-Mar-10 16:49:52

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You have a dark side, MadamDeathstare - I wouldn't have guessed from your nickname. grin

Lulumaam Wed 31-Mar-10 16:51:33

it's the closest they'll get to a conversation with a woman. << sinking to the lowest common denominator>>

SheepInWolfsClothing Wed 31-Mar-10 16:52:39

Thats fair enough. I expect you are probably more foul mouthed on here than in real life because you have to be so careful at home.

I find the same thing, it's very embarrassing when your 3 year old comes out with "oh fuck it" when something goes wrong. Although last time it was "I don't want to hear that silly word again" so he's obviously listening.

BariatricObama Wed 31-Mar-10 16:53:02

those IT contractors really know how to live!

notwavingjustironing Wed 31-Mar-10 16:54:07

maybe it was a --school trip-- interesting experiment.

Madascheese Wed 31-Mar-10 16:54:14


Agree with you to a point, and who said anything about being forgiving, I'm on the punishment thread for a reason...

DuelingFanjo Wed 31-Mar-10 16:55:30

oooh exciting. but I missed it. Is it a board war?

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