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Can I have a moan please????

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Margaret

Margaret Report 13 Mar 2005 00:50

Lyla I have messaged you, think I have had dealings with the same person. Lou Yes, I think they do. A few weeks ago Louise in IOW was doing look ups on the NBI as well as me. When I told someone that the info they wanted wasnt there they asked Louise later. I emailed them and their reaction was that she had stated she had a 'new thread', so they took that as new info. Durrrrrr as Homer Simpson would say!! Margaret

Margaret

Margaret Report 13 Mar 2005 00:55

Lyla Just seen your reply to him. Good on ya!! Perhaps we should all stand firm and say when our time has been wasted when we see the same posts again and again by the same people. There is no excuse for being ignorant. Margaret

Unknown

Unknown Report 13 Mar 2005 00:59

What is it with this thread today? First Brenda comes in here to hide and now Lyla! Hope you've brought the chocci biscuits with you! Lou

Unknown

Unknown Report 13 Mar 2005 01:00

Yeah, nice on Lyla. Very nicely put!

Julie

Julie Report 13 Mar 2005 01:04

ive added a relpy to nigels request i hope he replies Julie

Unknown

Unknown Report 13 Mar 2005 01:20

Has she got those biscuits or has she gone off to bed and left us????

Margaret

Margaret Report 13 Mar 2005 01:22

Lou Just had a message from Lyla but never got offered a biscuit. Margaret

Unknown

Unknown Report 13 Mar 2005 01:23

Oh well, she can make her own fingerless gloves in that case! Lou

Unknown

Unknown Report 13 Mar 2005 01:28

Night darling Just put another request on your Guildhall. NOT a will this time though! Lou

Nigel

Nigel Report 13 Mar 2005 01:33

Hi All, I would just like to say that before you start disparaging someone by name on this thread you give people them a chance to respond. If you view my thread I have explained my actions. I have recieved a huge amount of help from many kind people on this site and am always greatful for it. I also believe I have thanked everyone for thier help, but I am only human and can make mistakes or miss things out. You know I have read this thread throughout the day and thought it started off being very constructive for all of you that do look ups for us. I never thought my name would appear on it! I think maybe it has resulted in people becoming too quick to accuse. Just a thought, Nigel

Margaret

Margaret Report 13 Mar 2005 01:58

Nigel Apologies, but it did look like that to Lyla and I know you have apologised to her. The trouble is, the sort of thing that we thought you were guilty of does happen an awful lot. Your name should not have been mentioned and I'm sure that was an oversight. Margaret

Nigel

Nigel Report 13 Mar 2005 02:10

Hi Margaret, Thanks for the apology. I just read what you said about your and Louise's Burial Index look up threads and I may owe you an apology. I believe I was caught out by you having version 2 and her having version one. I realise now that they are probably the same and can only put my double request down to desperation at trying to find the burial. I must also admit to deleting my requests and responses to peoples lookup threads. I try to leave enough time for you to read my thanks but of course I don't know how long to leave before doing this. I do this as I thought it would help shorten your threads but also as I didn't want to leave the details of my ancestors up on the thread for all to view indefinatley. So thanks and sorry, Nigel

Margaret

Margaret Report 13 Mar 2005 02:13

Nigel That is sorted then. It only takes one misunderstanding to turn into a full scale row. Glad this has been nipped in the bud. Actually it wasnt you I was refering to in the NBI comment. It was a male yes, but I remember his first name began with an S. Margaret

Janet

Janet Report 13 Mar 2005 10:18

Well I went to bed reasonably early and am back to see you are all still at it! Maybe the time has come to point out to people that the message has already been answered. I could not believe my eyes yesterday when someone posted an Irish question that I had responded to a little while ago but in case she had forgotten I quietly pointed out that many people had answered the same questions on Irish History over the last year and that if she keyed in Ireland/Irish into the Message box at the top that about 400 answers would appear. I found that my answer had been totally ignored and an utterly unbelievable statement had been made by this person. Have to say that at that point I left a very dry remark. I have to admit that I am gradually giving up on helping people on this site. Again those that should be reading this board are not listening! Jaqui, good luck in your research and how wonderful for you to have connected with your family. Janet

Unknown

Unknown Report 13 Mar 2005 11:29

I don't understand why GR can't put some headings up above all message boards saying eg census births, marriages & deaths electoral rolls etc which people could click as a link to the relevant bit of the GR genealogical resources pages. Then it could say - if you still need help, please post request on {whichever board} with XYZ in your title, or whatever. nell

Slinky

Slinky Report 13 Mar 2005 11:36

And what p****s me off is when a person asks for look ups...gets them for free...then changes names to get more....just happened to me and I am B****y angry. Anne ...GRrrrrrrrr!!!

Unknown

Unknown Report 13 Mar 2005 11:45

You can't possibly be angry with a name like Honey Rum, which sounds sweet and go with the flow. But I do know what you mean. I get rather annoyed when people put up a query, which is replied to, and instead of reading and responding to the reply, or even acknowledging it, they put up more queries! ggrrrr. anyway the sun is shining so I am not going to be moany or cross. I am going to get the vacuum cleaner out and give the house a good going over with The Stranglers on fullblast on my CD player. Then I am going to carry on sorting out my notes and files. nell

Slinky

Slinky Report 13 Mar 2005 11:52

The one I am going on about...I sent loads of entries and such after searching 3 hours for her and now she has the gall to put up another thread in another name...I know it is her cos I have never had connection to the new name and my messages say I have!! Anne.

Unknown

Unknown Report 13 Mar 2005 11:54

Anne It appears she has also deleted the original thread. I remember the one you are talking about! Lou

Slinky

Slinky Report 13 Mar 2005 12:01

Yes...I noticed that too...thats what started me thinking and then when I checked , I found I had already received messages from the ' other ' person '. There are some strange people around lol Anne.