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  • Originally posted by NEEDS A NAP View Post
    Good illustration. I remember at the time she was banned she was answering some post about the size of a pony and that seemed pretty innocuous.
    So I wandered over to one of the other BBs mentioned in this thread and after 15 minutes I wanted to go take a shower. The expression "nest of vipers" doesn't even come close. Many of the posters use the same screen names and it really should give anyone pause about posting on a BB.

    There are some scary people on here, and they are people we all know and respect from their posts.

    After seeing what goes on, I have to hand it to the Mods. They do a fantastic job keeping it civil around here.
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    • Originally posted by findeight View Post
      I think one thing a lot of the more narcissist types seem to assume is that we all frequent all available sites therefore know who said what to whom on what board and are "in on" every real or perceived accusation and retort anywhere in cyberspace. After all , why wouldn't we follow their every step?

      That explains why she who will not be named led off one of those threads slamming "you" like it was each of us and we participated along with the rest of the world against them.

      That is something they all seem to have in common.
      Does anyone know what this says?

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      • Originally posted by Bristol Bay View Post
        So I wandered over to one of the other BBs mentioned in this thread and after 15 minutes I wanted to go take a shower. The expression "nest of vipers" doesn't even come close. Many of the posters use the same screen names and it really should give anyone pause about posting on a BB.

        There are some scary people on here, and they are people we all know and respect from their posts.

        After seeing what goes on, I have to hand it to the Mods. They do a fantastic job keeping it civil around here.

        So Amberhill has her own board now?

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          Originally posted by katarine View Post
          Does anyone know what this says?
          Yep.

          The only BB I'm on is COTH. IDK about convos on other horse related BBs so when these "narcissistic" types (I have other words for them) get confused and the webs they weave become more and more tangled...it gets confusing over here at COTH. One of the more recent threads that was started over here was out there b/c there were references to threads on another BB without referencing the convo on the other BB.

          One thing about all these BBs - there are some characters...

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          • ahhhh, got it.

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            • My goodness, katarine, are you still around? Do you even have a life?

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              • Originally posted by Tripolye View Post
                My goodness, katarine, are you still around? Do you even have a life?
                Hmm.. How unpleasant you are , especially for someone who has "just signed up"...

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                • It's ok skydy, some people live to hate

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                  • That was uncalled for Tripolye as well as mean. It certainly does not bode well for your presence on this BB.

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                    • [QUOTE=foundationmare;6895797]That was uncalled for Tripolye as well as mean. It certainly does not bode well for your presence on this BB.[/QUOTE

                      No, it most certainly does not. But I would caution against making conclusions based on sign up dates.

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                      • It is obvious that you have been here before and were banned or you are using an alter, it seems for the sole purpose of being unpleasant and stirring the pot.

                        I enjoy this BB and intend to continue to do so. The ignore function is a wonderful tool.

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                          House guests running amok.... Hide yo' kids, hide yo' wife....

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                          • Per the other now-closed thread, houseguests are even making their on facebook pages now. Houseguests are really getting computer savvy!
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                            • Originally posted by Long Spot View Post
                              That's interesting, especially since she had a young European guy show up here as a newbie, knew nothing about horses, but defended her often and strongly.

                              Thinking it was the same person. Were they talking about meeting up and it sounded like he was trying to get a free ticket to the states? Because that's what I recall.
                              Yes, that is what I recall, and I think the flirtation sort of died down when he couldn't get over here, or she wouldn't pay or something like that. Or maybe he was here on a student visa and it ran out and he had to go back.
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                              • Originally posted by horsepoor View Post
                                It says below the name. Like on your post, it has "training level" below your name, but would be replaced with "banned" if you were.
                                What if you get put on double secret probation? What if I'm on it right now?!?

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                                • Originally posted by skydy View Post
                                  It is obvious that you have been here before and were banned or you are using an alter, it seems for the sole purpose of being unpleasant and stirring the pot.

                                  I enjoy this BB and intend to continue to do so. The ignore function is a wonderful tool.
                                  Does sound vaguely familiar, now that you mention it...
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                                  • Originally posted by Tripolye View Post
                                    My goodness, katarine, are you still around? Do you even have a life?
                                    My goodness Dizzy, are you still around? Do you even have a life?

                                    Is everyone who hasn't been banned and still on here lifeless?
                                    Or is it less of a life to keep coming back from the banned to nitpick at people?
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                                    • I have not been on here very much since County passed. I actually liked reading his posts.
                                      Imagine my surprise to see how many extra forums there are now! lol

                                      I have been returning to the forums regularly as of late, so I am not sure who was banned or why. So, I guess I will continue reading from page 4 to get caught up.
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