> On Jun 23, 4:29 am, "Julie Bove" <julieb...@frontier.com> wrote:
>> Bob wrote:
>>> On Jun 22, 9:45 pm, MEC...@webtv.net (I Worry) wrote:
>>>> Would be an even better group if the trolls and spammers were
>>>> banned from posting in this ng.
>>>> In the webtv newsgroups the owner of the group can ban anyone they
>>>> see as a problem.
>>>> Wish that could happen in this group!
>>>> There are so many of you here who really help people that are just
>>>> learning how to live, learn and cope with this disease. THANK YOU!
>>>> :-) But the trolls who beat the posts to death damages this ng...
>>> No, they don't.
>>> What damages groups such as this one are It's-my-way-or-the-highway
>> I like this place because it is *not* moderated. I joined a moderated
>> Fibromyalgia group once. What a joke! I had to pay to join it and
>> then it turned out to be simply people e-mailing everyone all at
>> once. With that group we all had to be positive and could only say
>> positive things. Well, if you have Fibromyalgia and are in the
>> middle of a flairup you are not likely to be positive. You will be
>> exhausted, in pain and possibly having brain fog. The group was
>> anything but helpful to me. One woman was some sort of singer and
>> the moderator kept telling us all how we should congratulate her
>> because she was in some kind of a show. For the few months I was in
>> this group it all seemed to be about this one woman and the rest of
>> us were not allowed to discuss what we were going through if we were
>> havnig a tough time.
>> I have also been to moderated diabetes forums. Things do seem to have
>> changed more recently and there are more low carbers there. But at
>> the time it was all about working dessert into your eating plan. Not
>> something I need or want to do. So just not for me.
>> I say if you want moderation, go to a moderated group. There are
>> plenty of them out there. But don't try to change this!
> Is there any "look at me" affliction you DON'T have? Fibromyalgia!!!
> That's just perfect. It takes a lot to make me de-lurk, but you are
> the stupidest, most annoying **** I've ever encountered. And we're
> talking about the internet, here! That's quite an achievement.
I see. So someone is stupid and annoying because they have a medical
condition? Guess that would apply to you too. Or do you not really have
diabetes? Or... Who are you really? Posting through google groups...