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TheGreatGatsby Tue 15-Jan-13 23:10:23

1. Why would you use so many acronyms? Is it really so much more time consuming to write "my son" than "DS"? Just type what you mean people, it's only a few more characters.
2. What is the strikethrough all about?? Every other message seems to include a sentence or two that the poster has inexplicably chosen to apply strikethrough to. Can anyone explain why? Do people really find it witty?

TinandPaperTeam Sat 19-Jan-13 15:19:11

We apologise for any inconvenience caused. We are a new business approaching to launch and in the mist of all the excitement we did not take note of Mumnet's general terms.

We thank you for making us aware and can assure you this will not happen gain.

Many thanks

From the Tin & Paper Team

ShotgunNotDoingThePans Sat 19-Jan-13 14:40:09

Thanks Tin and Paper Team - have reported your post so hopefully no one else will click on your attempt at free advertising!

TapirBackRider Sat 19-Jan-13 14:39:49

Adverts have to be paid for on here ya cheeky fecker!


TinandPaperTeam Sat 19-Jan-13 14:32:51

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cumfy Fri 18-Jan-13 13:54:56

1. Yes.
2. Yes

BumpingFuglies Wed 16-Jan-13 10:45:38

Oops sorry MrsBeep just seen you already said that blush

BumpingFuglies Wed 16-Jan-13 10:44:06

DILLIGAF - Do I Look Like I Give A Fuck

A lovely little ditty by Kevin "Bloody" Wilson, Aussie (I think) comedian.

Saw a lorry with DILLIGAF on it the other day - I laughed and driver gave me the thumbs up grin

DP and I use it often bear

Unacceptable Wed 16-Jan-13 09:10:30

Yes MrsB

Is everyone on here horrid?
can we get rid of/change stuff if I don't like it?
If I feel left out or a bit silly cos I don't know something about the forum,can I simply ask other posters what's what?
Yes and you won't be teased at all well maybe a tiny, little bit

MrsBucketxx Wed 16-Jan-13 08:45:14

bear with...
bear with...

Stupid me .

MrsBucketxx Wed 16-Jan-13 08:43:59

[Bear] with...
[Bear] with...

Why does this thread pop up from time to time, maybe hq should add the explination to an faq or something so we can send the new people there

Maryz Wed 16-Jan-13 08:36:52

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

InLoveWithDavidTennant Wed 16-Jan-13 00:57:04

sp no i read this thread then tested it out, always wondered how to do it of course i did grin

scripsi Wed 16-Jan-13 00:31:11

Another vote for a cunty corner, though aren't all corners cunty? prefers circles

BrittaPerry Wed 16-Jan-13 00:28:34

Oeuf - you just zapped me back in time. I used to go to a coffee shop that was pretty much made of that link.

suepermum Wed 16-Jan-13 00:23:47

bear bear bear couldn't bear the thought of not trying this out bear

TheDoctrineOfSnatch Wed 16-Jan-13 00:22:17

Thanks TPKWitch smile

ThePathanKhansWitch Wed 16-Jan-13 00:19:51

TheDoctrine of Snatch I luffs your name<off topic>
<OP, do you hate the creepy wee bracket thing too?> grin.

ThingummyBob Wed 16-Jan-13 00:10:57

<<taps nose>> no problem Snatch, now you can amuse annoy your fb friends etc too

ThingummyBob Wed 16-Jan-13 00:09:36

gah, where did the rest of my post go shock

the link is for Wife i also think in strikethrough in rl

TheDoctrineOfSnatch Wed 16-Jan-13 00:09:01

Ooh, thanks Bob!

TheDoctrineOfSnatch Wed 16-Jan-13 00:07:54

Aw, sorry! I didn't even know where DILLIGAF was from, just seen it around enough to figure it out.

ThingummyBob Wed 16-Jan-13 00:07:37

Here you go then strikethrough for using anywhere grin

MrsBeep Wed 16-Jan-13 00:06:26

You spoilt the surprise now Snatch!

MrsBeep Wed 16-Jan-13 00:05:31

Thanks TheDoctrineOfSnatch

ThePathanKhansWitch - search for Kevin Bloody Wilson in You Tube. ;-)

rimmerfleadick Wed 16-Jan-13 00:05:27

hard throbbing head

Happy to help.

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