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Persephone Report 29 Jul 2011 09:50

I nudged this thread because I believe it is constructive to have the comment where people can see it.

I am probably misunderstanding you but is your complaint about the fact that I nudged this thread and not yours?

By me nudging a general observation, I was not belittling your request.

Yours I see as a specialist request for those who have an extensive knowledge of how the Australian systems work. If the request had been about people here in NZ, I would have endeavoured to help you.



Nyx Report 29 Jul 2011 09:50

I disagree Fairthorn :-) on consideration, neither thread, nor my own, should be stickied....

What SHOULD be stickied is adequate, informative guidance from GR, noting the points made in these posts and having reference to the personal and legal ramifications of posting and helping on this board. Something i don't believe they gave sufficient thought to in the first place.

I suggested that all queries on this board be moderated by GR before posting. Their reason for not doing so was, I was told, that it would mean some posters would have to wait a whole weekend before their query was added. If one has waited years already a weekend won't kill you.

What was really meant was that it's much cheaper to let the members do the work and slug it out if things go wrong! In my opinion.


Nyx Report 29 Jul 2011 10:09

Yes Fairthorn i do agree, i had thought that was the case with stickied threads (that they couldn't be added to) until I saw mine lol.

Ice ~ Ice ~ Baby

Ice ~ Ice ~ Baby Report 29 Jul 2011 13:57

Hi Ya

I am really sorry to all who have shown a lot of interest in this thread that this page no longer makes much sense

I am also really sorry Chrissie that your thread is a bit hard to understand now on this page !!

Not sure what else to say except Sorry !!!


chrissiex Report 29 Jul 2011 14:30

Lianne no other thread on this board has anything to do with your thread, no one 'nudges' this thread 'under your thread' in fact when a thread is nudged it goes _above_ every other thread except stickied threads

I have no idea why you think this thread or the position of this thread on the board has anything to do with you or your thread, threads move to the top of the board when a post is added to them, no one can position a thread under someone else's thread

I'm sorry but you are actually the one who does not know what this thread is about ... it is about 'non-genuine' requests and the fact is there have been non-genuine requests, would you want someone using this site to look for your minor children ?

maybe if you have concerns about 'policemen' you would start your own thread about that and remove your comments from this thread so others can remove their replies ... it is so very tiresome seeing the same vague and yet almost identical complaints day in and day out about people like the ones in this thread who spend their time helping others

Ice ~ Ice ~ Baby

Ice ~ Ice ~ Baby Report 29 Jul 2011 14:52


Forgot to say have also sent an apology to your inbox


chrissiex Report 29 Jul 2011 15:03

no need for you or anyone to apologise Ice Ice Baby :-)

I just think that although Lianne may be a longtime member of the site

she may not actually know about some of the things that happen on the boards

........ and in fact that is exactly why I started the thread :-)

to make sure that other 'helpers' know what many do already know ... and I had discovered a little to my own chagrin ...

Ice ~ Ice ~ Baby

Ice ~ Ice ~ Baby Report 29 Jul 2011 15:07

Chrissie x

Thank you :)


SylviaInCanada Report 30 Jul 2011 04:55

this thread has some very good advice

I do hope other helpers pay attention

I certainly would not want my address, nor my children's address(es) sent willy nilly to anyone who asked!



Persephone Report 31 Jul 2011 09:12

You haven't seen me right?


SylviaInCanada Report 31 Jul 2011 21:21

who was that person who just whipped through here?


Persephone Report 2 Aug 2011 06:30

It was the Sloane Stranger


chrissiex Report 10 Aug 2011 01:18

may as well give this one a nudge too :-D


Nyx Report 10 Aug 2011 13:28

nudge, and noting the number of people who have viewed this thread, GR should sticky it! ( if they aren't prepared to include the salient points in their own gudance!!)


Persephone Report 11 Aug 2011 12:22



Persephone Report 13 Aug 2011 13:00

s'oright I will nudge :-)

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 14 Aug 2011 11:33

nudge so it don't drop off page 1


Persephone Report 15 Aug 2011 13:33

:-S not me


Nyx Report 16 Aug 2011 12:00


 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 16 Aug 2011 22:11

back to the top..time GR stickied this thread after all the people looking at it..