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SPARKLE1908's Photo SPARKLE1908 Posts: 13,397
7/28/13 6:51 P

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Yes, asking for money is a quick way to be "unfriended"...I donate to causes and people that I know and like...not because they are a buddy of yours...SMH

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ALFBUNDY's Photo ALFBUNDY Posts: 8,181
7/26/13 10:20 P

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I am such a SKEPTIC when it comes to "money donations" for people I DON'T KNOW! there are so many SCAMS out there & I just don't trust anybody!

Good for you to report a "spammer" & Hitting "UNFRIEND"! Who needs a "friend" like that anyway? emoticon emoticon

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LADYIRISH317's Photo LADYIRISH317 Posts: 55,210
7/26/13 10:13 P

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I was friended by someone who invited me to wish happy birthday to The Shrub (yeah, THAT'S gonna happen) and wanted me to "like" the idea that only hetero marriage counts. She was a friend from years back so I gritted my teeth and put up with it -- until she put up a post asking people to donate money to a friend of hers! I promptly reported her for spamming and unfriended her.

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ALFBUNDY's Photo ALFBUNDY Posts: 8,181
7/26/13 10:09 P

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I had someone "UNFRIEND" me on F/B bc she didn't agree with my politics.
I CARED.......AT FIRST......now, I don't miss her at all! I don't need the "small, close minded" cretins as friends. BTW....." I " wouldn't EVER "UNFRIEND" someone for POLITICAL reasons!
Just like I wouldn't UNFRIEND someone who suddenly announced they were GAY!
WHO CARES????? If you LIKED THEM BEFORE, why should your opinion change?

I try not to judge or LABEL people; & I have plenty of my OWN BUSINESS to deal with, that I don't have to BUTT INTO YOURS! emoticon

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SPARKLE1908's Photo SPARKLE1908 Posts: 13,397
7/26/13 9:55 P

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I'm glad I don't get such garbage...I have a FB friend (former co-worker) this is TEA PARTY to the bone but I figured she sees enough Pro-Obama, Dems, Gays, Minorities, etc on my page that I can stand to see her occasional posts from Huckabee, Ted Nugent, etc....she doesn't comment on my page, and I don't comment on hers...only when we post pics of animals do we respond...LOL...

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ALFBUNDY's Photo ALFBUNDY Posts: 8,181
7/26/13 3:07 P

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I DID have a post on my F/B page, too......a LONG "RANTING" message about how George Zimmerman won $37 MIL in LOTTO! The person went on & on about how UNFAIR that was & WHY WAS A KILLER being rewarded this way? BLAH, BLAH, BLAH!
I wrote back that I LIVE in FLORIDA & this DID NOT HAPPEN! It was JUST A STUPID RUMOR & NOT FUNNY AT ALL!
I'll NEVER understand WHY people START this nonsense! It seems so MANY have the "Howard Stern" mentality!!!!! emoticon

People REALLY need to check things out BEFORE posting them, so they don't make a complete FOOL out of themselves! emoticon

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BRIDIE5 Posts: 8,121
7/26/13 2:54 P

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I hide things like that on FB, and there is also a way to keep a friend as a friend, but not see their stuff on your timeline. For this kind of email, I respond "LMAO..perhaps you should research what you're sending before hitting your send button so you don't look like such a fool to the better informed?" Do I care if they get angry? No I do not..it's an insult to be sent such garbage.

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7/26/13 2:20 A

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If you don't want to label contacts as spam, you can delete the email before reading it. I am having to do that more and more, sometimes from organizations I agree with just because the quantity is overwhelming.

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ALFBUNDY's Photo ALFBUNDY Posts: 8,181
7/24/13 4:46 P

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I don't HAVE a "BLOCK" button on my email account. All I have is "SPAM" or JUNK!

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LADYIRISH317's Photo LADYIRISH317 Posts: 55,210
7/24/13 3:27 P

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You know, that "block" button is a wonderful invention...

"...there's some good in this world, Mr. Frodo, and it's worth fighting for."

"We're children of a fighting race that never yet has known disgrace." (The Soldiers' Song, Irish national anthem)

"Every day above ground is a good day." (Chef Justin Kennedy of New Orleans, on Chopped)

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ALFBUNDY's Photo ALFBUNDY Posts: 8,181
7/24/13 3:24 P

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Well.....they are at it AGAIN, today.....only THIS TIME it is some BALONEY email showing a pic of Trayvon Martin, looking like a street thug. I have gotten this BALONEY at least 3 times. Only the photo in question ISN'T Trayvon, but some RAPPER, with tattoos all over his face & body!
I replied that I wish people would STOP spreading this around LIKE FERTILIZER & MAYBE they should look into it BEFORE they FORWARD things like this!

Well...someone took offense at that & said "MY TONE" was NASTY & uncalled for!
I answered I WASN'T TRYING TO BE "NASTY"; BUT I SURE COULD BE NASTY if I wanted to! emoticon
So, probably lost ANOTHER FRIEND! Oh well.... I seem to be OFFENDING people left & right!
Funny, it doesn't seem to BOTHER THEM that THEY ARE OFFENDING ME!!!!!!!!! emoticon emoticon

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7/23/13 4:13 P

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Exactly why I left Facebook! I could not stand to find out one more long lost Nephew was a total wingnut freak. I was better off not knowing that much about them.

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ALFBUNDY's Photo ALFBUNDY Posts: 8,181
7/23/13 3:51 P

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I am so SICK of these people who are dumb as a bucket of rocks, spewing this venom! They are as thick as a block of wood & I am NOT going to waste any more time arguing with them!

We are ALL FREE to believe as we wish; but don't FORWARD your CRAP to me! emoticon

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LADYIRISH317's Photo LADYIRISH317 Posts: 55,210
7/23/13 3:31 P

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And even if he was a Muslim, so flaming WHAT?!?! Don't we have religious freedom in this country?

As for being an "illegal alien," I think THEY'RE the ones who are from outer space!

"...there's some good in this world, Mr. Frodo, and it's worth fighting for."

"We're children of a fighting race that never yet has known disgrace." (The Soldiers' Song, Irish national anthem)

"Every day above ground is a good day." (Chef Justin Kennedy of New Orleans, on Chopped)

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ALFBUNDY's Photo ALFBUNDY Posts: 8,181
7/23/13 3:20 P

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Somebody FORWARDED an email to me yest. that was a "joke" about Pres. Obama. The so called JOKE read that he was a COMMUNIST, ILLEGAL ALIEN, a Muslim, & a few more IDIOTIC things. I SAW RED! I FIRED OFF a reply & was rather HARSH in my criticism of the IMBECILE who originated this "joke"! My friend replied that " I " should "LIGHTEN UP" bc it's ONLY A JOKE; then SHE went on about: HOW DO WE KNOW FOR SURE IF THE PRES ISN'T AN ILLEGAL ALIEN: & HE ADMITTED TO BEING A MUSLIM! (I must have MISSED that "press conference").

I responded that I REFUSE to get into this NONSENSE AGAIN; & I would appreciate if she would do me a FAVOR & NEVER send me an email from the IDIOT who started this mess again!

I haven't heard back from her, so I may have lost a friend; but I DON'T CARE!
I can do WITHOUT a BIRD BRAIN who has THESE kinds of doubts about Pres. Obama!

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