The FL* Lounge - Part 6 (VI)

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  1. uggboy
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    ...but, but...

    We stand with the people of Australia in demanding justice
    ...aren't we?

    Cheers & Safe Travels. :)
     
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    If that's your mission, do it somewhere else.
     
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    thks C, hope you're enjoying yours too:)

    hope they get the fires under control....:eek:
     
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    Good afternoon Concerto.:)
     
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    Good M/A/E FL* Loungers, wishing all a beautiful, happy and healthy Tuesday/Wednesday.

    The lounge feels pretty inactive, but hopefully this might changes for the better in the future in terms of meaningful activity, as there was a time when more MP/IF members had been posters here, while I don't want to dwell in the past too much for too long, however it stands to reason why we're seeing hardly any activity anymore in the formally pretty busy and rather welcoming FL* Lounge.

    That's food for thought IMHO. :)

    Cheers & Safe Travels. :)
     
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    “In matters of principle, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim with the current. ”

    —Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 3rd U.S. President
     
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    Good m/a/e to all :)
     
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    Greetings to you TM. It's good to hear from you. I hope all is well.

    Enjoy your Tuesday. Cheers. :)
     
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    Good M/A/E FL* Loungers, happy Wednesday/Thursday.

    Cheers & Safe Travels. :)
     
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    Good m/a/e everyone a slightly chilly 8C here this morning.:)
     
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    Hello Chimpy, indeed 9C sounds chilly, I hope it gets significantly warmer as your Thursday progresses. Cheers. :)
     
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    i cld handle a little of that Chimpy....:)

    we hit 92 here today, and pretty high humidity:eek:
     
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    You're wrongly informed, sadly so. I've for years posted in several lounges and threads a wide variety of comments, but so far I haven't written about other members in negative ways, the whole opposite in fact, I have posted on many topics and when the FL lounge had 25 active posters I remember active discussions from greetings, how people are doing, travel related subjects to the news of the day, it was diverse, but then bullying started to creep in and one by one started lo leave and the FL lounge group dispersed all over MP/IF, but I always thought it's wonderful that I'm/and a few other former FL lounge posters could be found in the CL lounge, which oddly didn't see any bullying so far and the content/likes received are diverse unlike in the FL lounge which seems to have morphed into something very narrow, especially over the past 1 to 2 years.

    A few posters here in the FL are also active in the CL and that's good IMHO, plus a few former FL loungers are active in the CL too, these two lounges aren't competitors you make out them to be, since I post in them for around 6 years I wouldn't know why this would be the case and from where such ill-informed views about lounge competition is coming from, it's more about quality than outright quantity in numbers. In regards of writing negative about others, as mentioned above, I don't know from where this is coming from, plus in the FL lounge I post a lot or have posted a lot here and it seems that others incl. yourself seem to bully and disparage FL/CL posters incl. myself with comments incl. being not welcome here, that's a strange comment to make in a lounge where people should be made rather very welcome and receive likes.

    Cheers & Safe Travels. :)
     
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    Good M/A/E FL* Loungers, wishing all a hopefully sunny Thursday/Friday.

    Cheers & Safe Travels. :)
     
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    UB, i'm not suggesting it is competitive at all, i wouldn't put the CL thread in the same category.

    i have no issue at all with anyone that posts in that thread, whether they be former FL participants or not.

    what i am saying is you chose that as your home base a few years back.

    no bullying here UB, just calling it as it is.
     
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    :eek:

    Sadly, maybe not for you, but it's called bullying, and it's going on for too long, that's why many posters have left the FL or MP/IF entirely. That's the truth.

    Cheers & Safe Travels. :)
     
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    my understanding is that total traffic, across the board, has diminished substantially, from the busy early years. that's understandable.

    the lounge, being a microcosm, has reduced too. nothing unusual with that. in line with the market.
     
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    The only outright bullying I've seen in the FL has come from one guy in Ontario towards GoodBoy and then, more recently, another guy from Ontario towards you, About Again. Oh, yeah, and then there was the poster from the CL who used your wife's picture as his avatar. :rolleyes: Those examples are definitely bullying.

    Apparently, though, a few posters who previously posted in the FL (including UB) take expressing one's opinion as "bullying". My advice to them is... if you don't like the heat then get out of the kitchen. We have been posting here for the last three+ years without problem (other than the latest bully who left us earlier this Spring) and there have been no accusations or complaints towards others except when UB decides to post here after months/years of absence. Just stating the truth.
     
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    That may be your opinion, UB, but the reality is there are lots of reasons that people left the FLounge. I am still friends with many of them and life in general has prevented most from carrying on with the rapid pace of posting that occurred here in the first year or two. They have jobs and families that are rightfully demanding of their time.

    Due to those demands of life, most could simply not keep devoting mega hours to MP/IF like you and some others have done consistently over the years. Put me in that busy group of posters, as well. My leisure time is limited and I resent having to spend some of that precious time today defending those of us who have posted here consistently over the last 6+ years. We didn't leave to post elsewhere and we didn't/still don't accuse anyone of anything when posting in other threads. We stayed here after others deserted the FL (due to some undeserved turbulence) because we have developed very strong and loyal friendships.
     
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    actually C, in addition there was a poster, or posters using my real name, and also "the real" and then my name, so yes there was a bit of bullying....
     
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    i think UB has be absent for years no ? not months IIRC.

    i can't even remember the bully that left in the spring?
     
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    here here:D

    i may in the Trump thread, but not other posters;)
     
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    Yes, that is very true... two posters, in particular, and one was the guy who used your wife's photo as his avatar.

    Well, I know that UB reads along and likes some of the posts (even though he doesn't post himself) but he posted for a few days a couple of months ago. Prior to that, it was probably a year plus.

    The one who left in the Spring was the one who started a new account in the name of GoodBoy and he taunted you here and in the Trump thread.
     
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