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Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by daniT1D, Jan 22, 2015.

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  1. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    [QUOTE="Avocado Sevenfold, post: 744715, member: 91401

    *sings* You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave :singing:[/QUOTE]

    Love that song! :)
     
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  2. satindoll

    satindoll Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I don't think members ever really leave they just sit quietly in the shadows keeping a watchful eye on things
     
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  3. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    Unless they have left on a jet plane ....that's a song !!!!
     
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  4. satindoll

    satindoll Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You can take the member out of the forum but not the forum out of the member, its addictive, and the help priceless
     
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  5. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    This is a song...

     
  6. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Yep I like that one too! :)
     
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  7. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I would say the support is massive on here, I know from past experience, the present and I know for the future too.We support each other in many ways and diverse ways too.:D Just look at some of the threads in general section.:hilarious: Joining in, having a little moan, a discussion, a laugh and the wonderful banter that goes on, is amazing. Diabetes is not thought about at that moment in time ( or maybe something else that the member is going through), it's always there. I know it's a part of me, who I am, but just want it to be a small part, It's a support, sharing, caring ,information community.
    A song is now playing on the Radio, " There's no place I'd rather be" by Clean Bandit, that says it all for me, sums it up just nicely :happy:
     
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  8. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    I came here for info, could not ask for a better form of support in my opinion than being taught how to stay alive
     
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  9. Hooked

    Hooked · Guest

    I'd die if a personal thread I'd put up on here came up on FB like that. There's a reason people share some stuff on here that they wouldn't go sharing on there!
     
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  10. Hooked

    Hooked · Guest

    None of my family are on this forum, and whilst it is public, I trust them not to go looking and digging online to find out what's happening with me. But they are on facebook, and as I am diabetic they "like" the diabetes.co.uk page on there.

    There are things I have sounded out and discussed on here personal to me, such as newly diagnosed kidney issues, which I haven't as yet had a chance to sit down and tell my family about. It would be horrible for them to see a post on facebook linking to a thread on here with me discussing those issues. No way for a family to find out.

    I feel it's wrong to link on facebook to personal threads people have put up on here. Well and grand posting a general link to the over all forum; but not to individual threads.

    Makes me feel a lot more cautious about discussing anything on here. And this was one place I felt I could freely discuss my diabetes, how I was getting on with it and issues I was having with it. I feel now that I have lost that, for fear of someone close to me reading it on facebook.
     
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  11. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    You've hit the nail on the head Hooked :) for me.
     
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  12. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    Agreed, this one post alone is reason enough for it to stop
     
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  13. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    But we all have so many more facebook friends now ...:stop:

    I only had a few at the start of this thread ...now I have the whole world in my hands ....;)

    The site says it's community will support you ....so I am increasing mine ...:oops::shifty::wideyed:
     
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  14. satindoll

    satindoll Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have been thinking about your question, I think one answer maybe a forum is only as good as its members, the trust the members have between themselves is paramount, its the members that make a forum work or not, without the members you have nothing but an empty page.
     
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    I was just reading another thread which asked for prayers and support for a family crisis and the member was giving an update on that situation. She was going to post a picture of the person involved so that we could see the improvement, but since this FB issue has started feels that she is unable to do that and is wary of posting certain details. How sad. We have become our own censors and no longer feel we can share certain things in case they get spread where we don't want them. :meh:
     
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    Heathenlass Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I read that too, and thought the exact same thing :(

    Signy
     
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  17. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    Which means that persons trust support and a life line for some has gone .......
     
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  18. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    When it says the community supports you , which is written on the site...that is not really correct ...because of the non members making comments .....the above poster which is refered to asked for support ....
     
  19. tim2000s

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    It's interesting though. I wouldn't consider posting something that personal on what is a public site. I've always been careful linking to you tube videos including me on other forums. Maybe that's just me.
     
  20. dannyw

    dannyw Type 1 · BANNED

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    Perhaps if you thought ( yes, wrongly I know ) that this was a members only support forum that would not provide links to FB you may have done ? Obviously she did. Shame.
     
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