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Forum topic by BentheViking posted 02-09-2014 02:14 PM 953 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-09-2014 02:14 PM

I see LJs has an relatively active facebook page, but I don’t recognize any of the user names there as on here. Do people just use different names or do the facebook users not use the real LJ?

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#1 posted 02-09-2014 02:24 PM

I have a Facebook page, and have several other Lumberjocks on my friend list. Most of them use their real names on Facebook, as opposed to the “handles” we have here.

I was not aware of the Lumberjocks Facebook page, though. I’ll have to go check it out.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 02-09-2014 02:28 PM

On further review…. I’m already friends with the LJ page. Senility sets in!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 02-09-2014 02:32 PM

I have an account on FB, but only check it once a week or so. There are too many postings of people walking their dog or at this or that store for me to bother. I’ve got enough distractions in life, this site being one of them.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#4 posted 02-09-2014 02:32 PM

Looks like we are also pretty active on twitter, but not so much on google+, though I don’t think anything is active on google+

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#5 posted 02-09-2014 03:37 PM

I am not very active on Facebook. LJs is my social site.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 02-09-2014 06:38 PM

I’m on but not very active lately either.

Go here –

-- See pictures on Flickr - And visit my Facebook page -

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#7 posted 02-09-2014 09:11 PM

I am on there, but I only visit it when I have nothing else to do. I post some of my projects on there from LJ’’s

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 02-10-2014 12:50 AM

I use Facebook like my answering machine:

1. Never check the messages, (my wife speaks in Russian telling you this on the message) LOL
2. Never bother to delete messages I never checked so it is always full.
3. Have no need to post the intimate details of my life as some mentioned. I mean really do you think I need or want to know you just took a shower and had a shave?


-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#9 posted 02-11-2014 04:53 AM

Facebook has made many “Silent Changes” to their Privacy Policy as of late.

I get a couple of “Geek” Newsletters. Facebook is an ongoing topic of “More Changes”. “Sure. Do it, but don’t bother telling the existing Members. Harvest ALL the Info that’s worth Harvesting (A Computer Alone will do that) to our Partners. Take out the “Parental Consent” thing for anyone under age” ... and on, and on, and on.

Bottom Line. Pretty well anyone can access your account even if you have it marked “Private”. Whatever you put on Facebook is Fair Game for anyone who wants to “Use It”, Anywhere.

Try Cancelling your account with them and watch what happens.

Twitter is about the same.

Below is ONE Page out of Dozens I jut happened to save. This Conversation is actually Three Pages long. One’s enough.

NO! I don’t belong to ANY Social Media Sites.


-- LIFE is what happens when you're planning on doing Other Things!

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#10 posted 02-11-2014 09:12 PM

I am a pretty heavy FB user but I also fully understand that everything I post will be public, so if I don’t want it seen, I don’t post it. ;-)

-- Community Manager

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