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Why did my thread get deleted?

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RealityBites Fri 09-Oct-09 14:40:54

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policywonk Fri 09-Oct-09 14:43:36

It was, in literal terms, a personal attack IMO (although I think it was a brave thing to post and I agree with what you said).

Very knotty problem this - when a poster hasn't explicitly broken any rules, but a fairly clear pattern of behaviour is building up. Glad I'm not in charge... (who am I kidding, I'm ALWAYS glad I'm not in charge)

MummyWantsANewBag Fri 09-Oct-09 14:45:50

Reality - I agree with policywonk, but am very glad you posted. Just spent 5 minutes going through old posts and its unbelievable! Just hope lots of people read your post before it got deleted.

TequilaMockinBird Fri 09-Oct-09 14:46:49

I didnt read it, whats going on?

ArghhhhmazingBouncingSpider Fri 09-Oct-09 14:47:44

Bloody hell, The ONE time I decide to actually do the bloody sodding housework and something interesting happens.

policywonk Fri 09-Oct-09 14:49:06

Read the 'was DizzyMare a troll?' thread (the last 50 or so posts) and all will be revealed - but be quick 'cos that's probably next for the chop grin

junglist1 Fri 09-Oct-09 14:49:20

Glad you flagged it up. Even if it was a personal attack it was justified. Especially as she's treating people as thickos saying she had to dry clothes off her sons body angry

JustineMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 09-Oct-09 14:50:59

We don't allow scamming or trolling so if you suspect scamming, trolling, or similar wrong-doing please report it and we'll investigate and ban if appropriate. But we'd rather you didn't post your suspicions about members on the boards - if those suspicions end up being unfounded then it can be incredibly hurtful/damaging.

justaboutautumn Fri 09-Oct-09 14:51:30

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justaboutautumn Fri 09-Oct-09 14:52:03

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overmydeadbody Fri 09-Oct-09 14:52:10

I don't know what is going on <confused>

RealityBites Fri 09-Oct-09 14:52:21

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shootfromthehip Fri 09-Oct-09 14:56:33

I feel like i'm trying to catch a leprechaun here- every time I turn round the bloody thing has disappeared. Argh.

RubyrubyrubysAScaryOldBint Fri 09-Oct-09 15:02:00

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Tee2072 Fri 09-Oct-09 15:18:27

The thing is, MNHQ, is every time you delete something like whatever this was (I didn't see it) it creates 1000 more posts about it.

Much better to just leave the thread and perhaps close it to new posts, if that is possible.

starwhoreswonaprize Fri 09-Oct-09 15:26:25

Good thinking Tee.

(I love MN and all the rules though especially as I just won a competition!)...

[hopes MNHQ likes the last bit]

smoking2shoes Fri 09-Oct-09 15:28:08

can you all stop keeping MN HQ busy, then they might email me about a thread I reported

junglist1 Fri 09-Oct-09 15:29:44

only if you tell us what thread it was grin

shootfromthehip Fri 09-Oct-09 15:34:12

Yeah- go on smoking!!!

Tee2072 Fri 09-Oct-09 15:43:26

Its what every other message board I've been on does about trolls, Star.

And congrats on winning!!

MmeGoblindt Fri 09-Oct-09 15:45:22

Now we are all searching for the thread that 2shoes reported.

I should be doing the ironing.

smoking2shoes Fri 09-Oct-09 16:37:54

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