Must avoid facebook...

Joined Aug 21, 2009
 Well until after the elections..

It seems that alot of the locals on my friends list are posting a ton of election junk and I must say that I totally do not agree with their posts so I have to sit on my hands and bite my tongue.   If I were to reply I suspect I'd make alot of enemies even though I am speaking the truth.  

For you guys on my fb... if I am MIA this is why.. and after the blooming election I'll post again.


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Joined Mar 29, 2002
I deleted my Facebook account months ago. It's a disaster of a system and a time waster. I want more than a soundbite relationship with people.
Joined Aug 11, 2000
I love mine....there's an almost daily connection with people I'd normally not talk to but perhaps 1x a year. 

Though there were some contacts that were not a good combo....extreme lefts and rights and they were they are now hidden.

So cool to see my 3 month old blurbs of her gurgling & "talking".
Joined Aug 21, 2009
 I like it too, it's just that I don't think it's the place to be discussing something so controversial as politics.. all of us have our own political opinions and well, not everyone is going to agree. 

I have alot of family on mine, and it's nice to see updates from them, especially the ones we see maybe 4x a year.  
Joined Oct 21, 2010
Hey you know you can "hide" updates from friends. Then you won't know and be annoyed by their opinions. That way you can still have facebook and not be annoyed /img/vbsmilies/smilies/smiles.gif


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Joined Oct 5, 2001
I have hidden updates from numerous friends that insist on telling me every thing there kid did in the day. I am with Phatch is is a huge time waster. 
Joined Aug 21, 2009
 Bah!  Talk about "broadcasting yourself"  I personally hate self promoters.. and I keep my fb pretty quiet.  I do post updates on my kids though as I have alot of family on there.  I also do Max updates... Max is my oldest and he is a brain tumor survior.  He has been to hell and back with his tumor. 


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Joined Jun 11, 2001
Well what is facebook for then if it's not for broadcasting stuff you did?
Joined Oct 10, 2005
Meh,  You don't miss what you don't know about.....

I guess some could say I have a learning disability.   I prefer to think that I learn very well, BUT if you insist that I know should know something that I don't, well then, I will dig in my heels and flat-out refuse to learn it.

Unfortunately Facebook falls under this category, as does Twitter, and so does reading music and Algebra, base ball, compass reading, ( Special thanks to St. Phillip's primary school for ignoring those subjects), and in general, all computer software programs.

Who me?  Learning disabIilty?  Naw........
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