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Merlin

Merlin Report 24 Mar 2013 14:32

And there will be no singing of songs about "Queen Farida" or "King Farook". :-D :-D :-D :-D

*$parkling $andie*

*$parkling $andie* Report 24 Mar 2013 14:25

I don't think it correct or should be allowed that a non paying member could RR a post / thread !!
Merlin~~~BTW son has an apt with ENT so I won't be mentioning
'The boy stood on the burning deck' . !
.....nor nationalities or blinking anything if this keeps on.!

I'm going to watch Mrs Browns boys re run of last night.
Does her catchphrase come to mind for the RR er ! :-|

Merlin

Merlin Report 24 Mar 2013 13:42

So no more jokes about, Englishmen, Irishmen, Scotsmen or Welshmen then. :-D and please none about "The Boy Stood on the Burning Deck" :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 24 Mar 2013 13:35

Re

"Next time, RR'r, kindly contact me first and discuss your concern"

If a post or thread is reported by a non-paying member, then it would not be possible for him or her to contact the original poster.

Lyndi

Lyndi Report 24 Mar 2013 13:00

When Ann reposted asking why the original had been rr'd the 'b' word was not written in full as it was apparently on the original posting, so those of us offering suggestions as to why it might have been rr'd were looking for other reasons.

Those reasons were then dismissed as being of no value (not by Ann)

I am aware it is not a swear word and is in the dictionary, along with other words which are now used in an abusive manner which is why they offend people (IMO)



AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 24 Mar 2013 12:48

bastard is not a swear word by the way - I have lots of them i my family tree :-D

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 24 Mar 2013 12:46

my philosophy? :-S

Susan10146857

Susan10146857 Report 24 Mar 2013 12:14

The thread Ann put up was answered by some who didn't agree with her philosophy.

Edit...Yes...Philosophy......or perhaps beliefs on the situation.....better? ......not that it made any difference as to the meaning of what I have written :-)

I don't think it should have been put up in the first place but as a few had written their very valid views on there which argued the point of the RRing of the original thread I feel it is a shame that others couldn't see so that they too could debate whether those who RR should be insulted for having a different point of view or put up with the insults and allow others to decide what is or is not funny or relevant.

As I said before and I quote

It is not just this particular thread, it is every time a thread gets RRd. Along comes another with many berating whoever is thought to be the RRer because 'They' thought it was Hilarious or brilliant, as if only 'their' opinion counted.

Are they not annoyed at the RRer for exactly the same thing as they are doing.....deciding for others what is funny or not and resurrecting the RRd post to show they are not afraid of GR and 'will' impose their humour or distasteful comments on those who dislike it?

Because some find it extremely funny does not make it a fact that it actually was. it was RRd and upheld no matter what the opinions of those who would like to persuade us otherwise.

The question why? was asked, perhaps some did find it racist...Perhaps referring to a child being bitten by a dog in the context of a joke didn't go down too well with some people who find it tasteless. Perhaps the swear word used was felt to be ott......Who knows, but if GR upheld the decision to delete,

Sharron

Sharron Report 24 Mar 2013 12:14

And then to be RR'd.

Wipes brow with back of hand.

Too much to bear!

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 24 Mar 2013 11:56

sorry I know I shouldnt but I am FLMAO @ Sharron awww I know how traumatised you are about the shooting of the poor cow :-D

Sharron

Sharron Report 24 Mar 2013 11:36

I was RR'd for putting "And they shot that cow." on the thread about Hutterites and could not understand why so I asked Genes to explain why.

Apparently somebody thought I had meant it in a nasty way (!?) BUT the apologized!!!!!!!!!!!!

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 24 Mar 2013 11:04

I didn't read either thread but then, and I say this with pride, I come from a long line of b*****ds so the word wouldn't offend me.

Suemaid and Hayley are right about our individual senses of humour. As soon as someone tells me 'you will really roar with laughter at this', I just know I wont find it funny. But that is apropos feck all.

Sends hugs and kisses to all B*****ds. :-D <3

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 24 Mar 2013 10:51

I deleted the thread as it seemed to be causing some unrest

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 24 Mar 2013 09:49

Sadly I am even having to resort to doing myself what the hell did I have children for I ask yer :-(

SueMaid

SueMaid Report 24 Mar 2013 09:39

I well understand that, Hayley - you just can't get good staff these days :-(

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 24 Mar 2013 09:35

I wish I did at times Sue ......its no fun living in a 7 bedroom mansion when the cleaning lady and houseboy have gorne off on strike :-|

SueMaid

SueMaid Report 24 Mar 2013 09:31

But you do live in a smelly 1 room bedsit :-D :-D

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 24 Mar 2013 09:14

I have to agree with SueMaid just because some find some jokes hilarious and I don't doesnt mean I am boring or have no SOH or sadly neglected or live in a smelly 1 room bedsit, however I have before now PM the post and asked them to change the wording or if I do RR I will always say .....I have RR your post because .........

But as it 'appens I didnt see this one :-D

*$parkling $andie*

*$parkling $andie* Report 24 Mar 2013 02:24

Nor mine particulaly Sue ,just peeved the thread had disappeared after I'd posted !!

SueMaid

SueMaid Report 24 Mar 2013 01:31

Not me, Sandie :-D As I said - I wasn't offended. It just didn't appeal to my sense of humour.