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AnninGlos Report 25 Jun 2008 17:06

I like being able to keep in contact with people and chatting to them on facebook but really don't have time to keep answering all the invitation requests.

will people think i am rude if i ignore them all or should I delete myself from Facebook? I seem to be snowed under with them all and find it all a bit daunting.



♥**♥Straykitten♥**♥ Report 25 Jun 2008 17:10

the people who sent you the applications wont no if you click ignore instead of down load

a few times iv ignored some of the applications as i dnt fancy it on me facebook other times iv had so manyt here would just be no way i could have sat and accepted them all

its all personal chioce babes and i dnt think anyone will think less of you if you dont add the things all the time

luv n hugs


Granny Report 25 Jun 2008 17:13

Can I plead ignorance. and ask what exactly facebook is? I have been put onto it (I think) but do not understand it at all.

X Lairy- Fairy

X Lairy- Fairy Report 25 Jun 2008 17:16

i always click ignore
takes up to much of my page otherwise :-)


lyndylou74 Report 25 Jun 2008 17:27

just click ignore rather than leave as many people send invites to quite alot of people in their friends list when they have added an application

people wont take offence if you ignore and its easy enough to delete all the requests in one go without having to go through them all


Joanna Report 25 Jun 2008 17:39

I would be very interested to know what anyone thinks about Facebook.
Both my sons spend time on there and say that I should get involved too, but I have read a few negative items in the papers about it, which have made me very cautious.
Can anyone really recommend it?


unsub Report 25 Jun 2008 17:39

Don't worry about ignoring application requests, Ann. A lot of applications on facebook force you to invite 20 friends in order to unlock certain things. So some people just invite everyone on their friend list.
I send out loads of app requests and i never care whether my friends take me up on them. (Just realised how annoying it must be for them though so i might limit myself now!!)



unsub Report 25 Jun 2008 17:42

Joanna, I love FB. It is a great social network site and I have tracked down loads of school friends, work mates etc.
It's easy to use, free and fun. (and some of the applications are



JoyBoroAngel Report 25 Jun 2008 17:44

i always try to return them

but sometimes i have so many

it would take me hours

i dont think anybody would notice

if you click them off hun


MrDaff Report 25 Jun 2008 17:44

Lol Ann.... same problem here.... I find it difficult to concentrate on finding my way around when I am having to download new stuff to have a look at or return, and then I find that I have returned them to everyone, not just the person I wanted to return to.... very confusing!!....... some of them I would like to keep, but others well.... I don't understand at all, lol!!

I still haven't quite figured out scrabulous....... and I thought there was scrabble too, but can't find that anywhere....... well, I keep getting sidetracked on the way around!!

Did you have a lovely holiday, by the way??? The weather was a bit grim, wasn't it?


Daff xxx


JoyBoroAngel Report 25 Jun 2008 17:53



AnninGlos Report 25 Jun 2008 17:54

Thank you all, you have put my mind at rest. I just didn't want to upset anyone.

Daff We had a lovely week, the weather was very mixed, we did have some good weather when we could sit on our patio overlooking the river with a G&T, equally we had some days/evenings when we had the gas fire on. enjoyed it as usual though. i have managed to suss out the wall/video bits but have not ventured anywhere else. i think it is a great site for keeping in touch but don't understand how people have the time to follow up all the invites etc. I think scrabulous is supposed to be scrabble isn't it? probably can't call it scrabble because of copyright.

One day when I am not chatting on here, writing letters, doing the garden, doing my tree, making cards (oh forgot doing the H........, cooking meals, washing etc) I will get around to looking further into it. meanwhile I will just keep chatting. Thanks for your comments.


(¯`*•.¸*Karen on the Coast*(¯`*•.¸

(¯`*•.¸*Karen on the Coast*(¯`*•.¸ Report 25 Jun 2008 18:04

i often ignore.....sometimes you get the same request from lots of different people in one day.....but its great fun on there.

Karen x


MrDaff Report 25 Jun 2008 18:12

Thanks Joy.... just have to find my password now, lol!

I'm pleased you had such a good time, Ann.

Looking forward to seeing you soon.


Daff xxx

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 26 Jun 2008 04:06

I had some requests yesterday, accepted them but then I ended up with all sorts of other stuff, can't keep up with it all so sorry if I seem to ignore folk.

Also I know I owe lots of people replies to emails and pms, just can't keep up with those either at the mo. Head is a bit woolly, too much going on at present.

Jill in France

Jill in France Report 26 Jun 2008 08:44

Ann, I am the same and now only reply to messages rather than all the invites and virtual gifts sent.
I always check scrabble and Twist so always know if I game is on the go.
Still trying to get to grips with it all though :))

xx Jill


AnninGlos Report 26 Jun 2008 09:47

Jill, haven't even been in to look at any of the games. Just don't have time this time of year with the garden, card making etc. maybe in the winter???

Glos x


Mandy Report 26 Jun 2008 09:52

Hi Ann

I ignore loads of stuff that I get sent and I don't mind in the least if people ignore stuff that I send them! To be honest, they probably won't notice anyway because you don't get notification that people have ignored your request!

With regard to safety, there are good privacy settings which you alone can control, and you can put as little or as much info on as you like.

Mandy :)


SheilaWestWilts Report 26 Jun 2008 09:59

I set up an account ages ago but suspended it, as it just wasn't my cup of tea! I didn't find anyone I was looking for (apart from one with an uncommon surname) and I really can't be bothered with cyber-life that much - it can be a great time consumer!! I guess it's good for people with a wide circle of friends, or those who are housebound a lot of the time.