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Forum topic by steve posted 08-18-2013 09:45 PM 3601 views 0 times favorited 101 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-18-2013 09:45 PM

Haven’t had a good impression of (the ‘ruling mass of comedic [edited by management]’) on this site.

I’m not the only one.


”...This site is very clickish, follow the leader…
I went through the same thing…
They stick up for each other…
Just reading your post proves what I said…”

-- steve/USA

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#1 posted 08-18-2013 09:51 PM

The usual…. every site has cliques and a group of guys that I always group into that category of guys I should never hang out with over drinks as someone would get a beating. Many are comedic, some are just sad, but they are all easy enough to skim over and pay no attention to if one so desires.

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#2 posted 08-18-2013 09:58 PM

I try to ignore boorish behavior and not engage them.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#3 posted 08-18-2013 10:03 PM

sadly it is a small snapshot of life in this world. what is as frustrating is the entourage or those afraid to say something after the “leader” has spoken.
I am glad you decided to speak up. Thank you from many of the rest of us.

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#4 posted 08-18-2013 10:20 PM

I just come in here and post and hope it helps some one as for the other folks let them deal with there own dama.

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#5 posted 08-18-2013 11:10 PM

If you think they are bad here, try getting past them over at Wood on-line’s bunch, since the Headman of the Cliique is also the site’s admin/mod guy…..

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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#6 posted 08-18-2013 11:20 PM

Thanks for the comments.
Now, I don’t feel so critical…
I was hoping I wasn’t the only person feeling this way.

I only wanted to see if any others shared this “minor” issue.
It is minor, because the main objective, for me is to learn…learn from others, woodworking.

-- steve/USA

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#7 posted 08-18-2013 11:22 PM

Can’t say I agree with you. I came on here new and was greeted and made to feel very welcome. I get positive feedback on my posts and projects. When I ask for help on a wood skill I get several options that I don’t have access to where I live. I get tutorials for new skills to learn and new project ideas. I have even been invited to a members home for a week-end of woodworking. What more could I ask for. As for a clique, all I see is a group of men and women with a like interest, improving their woodworking skills!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#8 posted 08-18-2013 11:54 PM

Whatever the site, it’s populated with people…..wherever there’s people, there’s “people” problems. With that as a given, I’ve found this site to be friendlier than most.

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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#9 posted 08-19-2013 12:42 AM

1+ Mr. Knot.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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#10 posted 08-19-2013 12:47 AM

ching chang chung ching chang I agree the clicks they are everywhere

-- woodshop by the cornfeild

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#11 posted 08-19-2013 12:51 AM

Sawdust, are you trying to say there are a few cliques and diques on this site?

-- This is a Troll Free zone.

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#12 posted 08-19-2013 01:02 AM

Follow the online community commandments and there will never be trouble. Boring maybe but no problems…

-- This is a Troll Free zone.

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#13 posted 08-19-2013 01:02 AM

Cliques are like spoiled children. If you ignore them long enough, they finally grow up! :’)

-- Bill, Thomasville, GA

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#14 posted 08-19-2013 01:05 AM

Man. I had a Richard go off on me because I happen to like crocs….... Ring a bell?

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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#15 posted 08-19-2013 01:27 AM

Its the internet, not worth getting upset about.

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