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Facebook Nightmare


Blog Posted:1/30/2013 9:12:00 AM
I have finally been dragged kicking and screaming into the 21st century.

I have been persuaded to join Facebook, so I have ticked the box to 'request a friend' and 
I have ticked a lot of you here (sorry)... so if you get a request and you think to yourselves 'who the hell is this' well now you know. I won't be offended if any of you refuse me (who am I kidding yes I will ) no seriously I won't, and if I have missed anyone and you would like to be 'my friend' please let me know what I, or you, need to do.

As I am a Facebook virgin please be patient with me if I have to reply to anything as I am not technology minded, and more importantly if anyone can give me any tips to make things easy or any shortcuts I would be very grateful...

Can you post poems on it?  Happy Facebooking girls and boys....
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  1. Date: 2/5/2013 11:48:00 AM
    hi David will not get me on facebook, have enough troble getting to grips with not being able to buy flares anymore, take care my friend, all the best Owen

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  1. Date: 2/1/2013 8:16:00 AM
    Love my facebook...great way to keep up with family and friends you see rarely and meet new people. I post regularly my poems on my page and poetry pages. Enjoy the ride..it has many ups and downs...lol Not anything like this Lovely Soup though !!!

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  1. Date: 1/31/2013 3:46:00 AM
    Its more of an addiction Dan a nightmare I do remember sitting for hours in front of my computer screen blogging, chatting , updating.. Now it all seems crap! Well let's see how long can mr zuckerberg keep with it! But its still the best sns no doubt (Yet )

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  1. Date: 1/31/2013 12:16:00 AM
    FB can be great or it can be a pain all depends how you use it...I love it for updating me on old friends and family who live far away...But I sure don't divuldge every little thing like some people do..that's just ridiculous...I belong to a couple groups on there like a canning and preserving group which I like and I do learn things!Hope you enjoy it David...

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  1. Date: 1/30/2013 11:30:00 PM
    I don't care for it very much, but it's kinda nice to know I have some photo albums over there my nephew helped me put up and once in a blue moon I read people's many posts. I do a Friday movie review, David. that's basically all I post over there. hope you enjoy it.

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  1. Date: 1/30/2013 9:15:00 PM
    Facebook!? Bah! I became tired of people's updates -- "Hmmm, I think it's time for me to take a dump." (2mins later): "Heading to the bathroom to take a dump." (2mins later): "Oh yeah, taking this dump feels super good!" (6mins later): "Wiping my ass after taking a huge dump!" (3mins later): "Leaving the bathroom." (2mins later): "I am hungry, wonder what there's to eat?" (1min later): "Boiling water for some Mac & Cheese." .......... (2hrs later): "Boy, I sure need to take a dump."

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    Williams Avatar David Williams Date: 1/31/2013 6:54:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Chris so you were on Facebook then at one time, nah it won't rule my life I am too old for that..Frank boy that was a bit hard, jeans too tight!!
    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner Date: 1/30/2013 9:17:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    "Free": If you are not paying for it, you are not the customer; you are the product being sold.
  1. Date: 1/30/2013 7:37:00 PM
    it can be habit forming David, but its nice to long on and get updated on what friends and family are up to, I hope you enjoy it. Whenever someone prints some strange thing about missing people, saving people, warnings of viruses going around, before you hit the share button, go to snopes.com and see if its fact or fiction, people tend to hit the share button before checking anything out

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  1. Date: 1/30/2013 6:59:00 PM
    No tips here..every time anyone begins to understand how to use ALL the POO on facebook they change the format! My peru picture are there David go look!

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  1. Date: 1/30/2013 3:42:00 PM
    I really think Satan invented Facebook. This has to be the biggest distraction in a person's life. If I didn't have children or grandchildren I would not have an account.

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  1. Date: 1/30/2013 10:18:00 AM
    In addition to what Suzette said about posting poems, you can upload a word document direct to a group, by clicking on the add file button. That way all your formatting stays as intended, but for your friends to read it that have to 1) be a member of the group and 2) click on the link. BTW, have you seen my poem The Facebook Hook? Just a little warning about how addictive FB can be!

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    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards Date: 1/30/2013 11:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    lo... we all say that David.... ;-)
    Williams Avatar David Williams Date: 1/30/2013 10:21:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Sharon thanks for that and I have no intention of becoming an addict....
  1. Date: 1/30/2013 9:56:00 AM
    I just confirmed you as a "friend" on facebook, so now I should be listed on your "friends" list. hugs, Catie :)

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    Williams Avatar David Williams Date: 1/30/2013 10:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Catie...
  1. Date: 1/30/2013 9:49:00 AM
    lol... fb is a nightmare/minefield or a pleasure... it all depends how you use it. I keep mine to long standing friends and family only since I got married a year ago. Before, I had hundreds of people on my fb friends list and it became impossible to manage. The only advice I can give you, is to be yourself and keep comments to the minimum.... Once you have commented, and you do not wish to get notification everytime someone just says "Hi" or a ":-)" smiley face, then you can go back to the link and click "Unfollow...". It is up to you to set your level of privacy, but I do not allow anyone to tag me in a post. It firsts goes to my Admin page for my approval... Above all: Enjoy it !!! <3 Su

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    Williams Avatar David Williams Date: 1/30/2013 10:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Su...
    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards Date: 1/30/2013 9:53:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    The most important thing is to go to your Privacy settings and Admin and change it to your liking. Fb regularly updates their program and then it reverts back to the default functions... Yes, you can post poems, but it does not centre or do italics or bold scrip..... I put my poems on Publisher (a computer program) and post it as a "picture"... I hope these few comments help.

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