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Why So Few?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by SueJB, Jun 9, 2018.

  1. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    ….hmmm almost...makes you sound a bit old though lol
    Edit: How about 'T1 chat' ?
     
  2. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    I am a bit old ;)

    Advanced T1 banter and general mickey taking?
     
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  3. alf_Josiah

    alf_Josiah Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for your reply.
    Do not take this simple question out of context. Being new to posting and posting frequently, and it's useful to establish boundaries and the boundary setters boundaries.
    Moderating is a voluntary ( I assume ) pastime sand also a thankless one.
     
  4. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    Careful language like that can get you in trouble with the moderators don't you know.
     
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  5. urbanracer

    urbanracer Type 1 · Moderator
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    Yes we do it in our spare time. It's not entirely thankless although it can feel like it somedays - especially when threads go a bit Pete Tong. But we live to fight another day :D.
     
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  6. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    Well then let me take this opportunity to thank you for your efforts.
     
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  7. AdamJames

    AdamJames Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    "Come in, sit down, let's have a nice cup of T1."?

    I'm not sure the word 'nice' works well with an illness, but anything for a pun.

    Oh, I see a thread's already been started. Just in case anyone misses it:

    https://www.diabetes.co.uk/forum/threads/type-1s-r-us.150597/

    I'm not going to post anything there. I'm sure they are a lovely crowd, they just aren't my type. [drums]
     
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  8. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Let's not tar all the mods with the same brush.:)
     
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  9. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    How about a steaming cup of T1? :D
     
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  10. AdamJames

    AdamJames Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Haha! Brilliant.
     
  11. jlarsson

    jlarsson Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I had a post edited by mod for referencing that mythical exceptionally warm place. I don't mind having to retort to some creative but legal language in context but it does make it a lot less interesting to read and post here when you're effectively censored from using daily language by most people past puberty.
     
  12. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Robbity my intention is to move the discussion forward and I think what you've written implies something not nice. My reason for making the thread in the first place was I saw more posts from T2 than T1 and I just wondered why
     
  13. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, I started the thread and don't think it's been derailed. In fact I think it has aired some interesting discussion.
     
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  14. Jenny15

    Jenny15 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    *Pokes nose into thread*

    Just want to say, I love your Type 1s R Us thread! I won't be posting in it but I think it's a great idea.
     
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  15. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    When I was a kid we used to play football in the street. If we didn't let the kid who owned the ball play as the striker he would go home with the ball.
     
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  16. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @therower what do you think the thread should be titled? I'm getting a bit fed up with everything I'm reading. It's not about them and us is it everyone, it was a very simple observation that made me start
     
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  17. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Diakat I started the thread and I think it's raised some interesting thoughts, how people feel and the role of the moderators
     
  18. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Dear everyone
    The plot's been lost now and it's really going off down non too funny alley way and right off topic and it has the sound of not niceness, so please stop. I think my original question, "why so few?" has been answered. Enough said, feeling rather sad how this has ended up as the original contributions were informative.
     
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  19. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Sue, would you like this thread locked?
     
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  20. Jenny15

    Jenny15 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    This often happens but it's OK, IMHO. There will always be people who want to say not nice things in a forum and it's almost impossible to stop them without making it worse. Ignoring it is often the best option.

    I hope this thread stays available as most have found it informative, interesting and in places, very funny. You didn't know you were going to start such interesting conversations but I am glad you did.
     
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