Skip to comments.Merry Christmas from Olive, and the rest of the herd
Posted on 12/17/2006 9:55:24 PM PST by Admin Moderator
Hi everyone, Olive here, it's been awhile since we had a refresher course on the posting guidelines. Santa says hi, and we're all looking forward to a great new year!
We've had a lot of newbies sign up! Welcome Aboard! The more the merrier! And it doesn't hurt you longtimes to re-read this. As always, we're here to help. Ask questions, we'll do our best to answer.
Let's talk about profanity, your f**k and s**t and other posts will be pulled. We are not a gutter site, so don't treat us as such. We all get what you're saying, same as STFU, it's really not necessary. Also, graphic pictures with those kinds of words will be pulled. Got a problem with that, see the boss, I'm sure Santa agrees with me. Keep it clean.
Talking about keeping it clean, way too many flame wars lately, we hate giving out coal (suspensions). So, please try to tone that down. Keep your discussions to factual information. Calling someone an idiot or a moron really does not add to the intellect discussion we are striving for. Free Republic prides itself upon facts and the discussion of them, we aren't a cute, one liner, bash forum. (Lately that can be argued, but let's get back to our roots and discuss the issues). Idiot, bushbot, weiner, etc really lowers the discussion to that of DU, and as conservatives, we should aspire to a higher level of discourse.
So, with that, have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! From the mod staff, we are all wishing you whirled peas.
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Believe it or not, gee, geesh, jeez, golly & gosh are among the "you think it, you did it" kind of sins. I'm not sure about, "oh my goodness" or yer basic, "oh my". I don't point this out, cuz I expect that level of scrutiny.
I'll make an effort to clean up my own language & appreciate the heads up.
No, as 'all of the other reindeers'.
Don't see what you're talking about. See post 60.
and some folks are anal.
BTW, I hope you have the Merriest Christmas ever. ;o)
Merry Christmas Olive!
Can you still say that?
I always say Geez, not anything to do with Jesus or God. It's like geez louise! Think my mom used to say that years ago!
That's good to hear! How about, "Bang, zoom - to the moon, Alice, to the moon!"
Probably as safe as Shih Tzus
I'm confused...IIRC, one of those got banned this year. Great flier, too. In any case, Merry Christmas!
Merry Christmas to all ~~Pandora~~
Boy, I can't stand when people do that.
Sometimes I'll go in the back door to a long thread (by clicking on "last") for the latest update - but the majority of the time, it's either way off subject by that time, or just as likely there's a 2 or 3 way pissing match going on.
Does this mean that pix of the Desi-lookalike saying "Not this #!$#@ again!" will be banned?
I never quite understand "General/Chat" vs. "Bloggers & Personal". The name of the latter implies you might start a thread of your OWN thoughts there (no article, which is nice). Yes, the former includes "chat" in it, but that could be chatting about (yet another) article.
But apparently, G/C can be used for personal non-article threads while B&P IS purely blog-related. Which I've hardly seen B&P actually used for. Guess the titles really ARE confusing. Anyway, thanks for the clarification.
Thanks and a Merry #@()%& Christmas to you all as well! :-)
Olive the Other Reindeer?
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