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Just don't get it.....

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Toomuchtooyoung, Feb 19, 2016.

  1. Toomuchtooyoung

    Toomuchtooyoung Occasional commenter

    I'm pretty new to TES and read more than I write, and in general I enjoy it. What I don't get is why people write the fictitious posts, the can't get a job because of DBS, being the latest, though from what I gather not the first.
    I can see why pathetic bullying people get power kicks from being nasty, trolling and upseting people, but I just dont get what people get from making up bizarre posts. I am naive is there a hidden agenda, whats the point ?
     
  2. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

    I've never got it either :)
     
  3. Mangleworzle

    Mangleworzle Star commenter

    Attention, drama?

    It is weird, I'm a bit relieved when they fizzle out quickly as there's a hint of mental illness about them.
     
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  4. cuteinpuce

    cuteinpuce Star commenter

    Is there not a place in life for the bizarre? Look at Teachers, the best TV show ever. Shot through with the bizarre, it was...
     
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  5. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    Oh yes. Bring us your trolls, your wind ups and your lying masses.
     
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  6. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

    There used to be a poster, oh years ago now, who would put the recent fantasists to shame. Can't remember her name, but there was one post (among loads of other crapola she wrote) about a dog she was looking after, dying. Oh, the hilarity.
     
  7. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    There was Goneril and AudreyTawdry and then there was the one with the citrus cardie whom we are not permitted to mention by name. Any of those?
     
  8. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

    No, none of those. This poster was an Irish girl, and friends with Celtic Queen.
     
  9. InkyP

    InkyP Star commenter

    I enjoyed reading albertdog's posts, then he 'died' then he turned out not to have been real at all.
     
  10. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    Does anybody remember Chris ?
     
  11. cosmosinfrance

    cosmosinfrance Star commenter

    That was a sick joke. If you're still lurking, or indeed posting, albertdog, shame on you.
     
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  12. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    I agree- very sick,:( I hate it when posters pretend to be in trouble and get lots of sympathy from other posters, when all they are doing is winding them up.
     
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  13. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

    Did it begin with an 'M'? I think I remember the one you mention.
    How could we forget! (!!!!!!!!!???????)
     
  14. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    It was great fun while it lasted though.


    .....and it lasted a loooooooooooooong time.

    Wonder what he's doing now.
     
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  15. aspensquiver_2

    aspensquiver_2 Senior commenter

    I remember her but not her name. I do recall the dog story.
     
  16. aspensquiver_2

    aspensquiver_2 Senior commenter

    HBF used to call Chris Criqch or something. That was weird.
     
  17. Alf58

    Alf58 Established commenter

    I wonder if the poster with the DBS issue was a journalist from trying to generate a story> There was also a dodgy survey posted at about the same time. I wonder if they were from the same isp number?
     

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