IPB

Welcome Guest ( Log In | Register )

 Forum Rules 
> Facebook, be gone.
Witless
post Mar 19 2010, 02:26 PM
Post #1


happy.. sad.. happy
*********

Group: Established Members
Posts: 638
Joined: 11-December 04
From: London
Member No.: 1,536
Gender: Male



So uh, yeah. I have been a bit down of late, but I don't generally talk about my stuff much, and am not planning to start today, especially not in the daily section of the forums.

But one thing I have decided to do is reduce the amount of people I am in contact with since, a lot of people is a pretty big source of stress for me as of late.

So yah, I deactivated my facebook account. Tadah, woop, gone. Felt pretty good to do. A big source of social spammage removed. I recommend it, it's like detox in a way.

I am still active on msn messenger sometimes though, which brings me to the point of this post. If you're not on either my msn or skype friends list and want to be, just throw a pm here on the forums and I'll add ya.


--------------------
"I'm an introvert, I think you're wonderful and I like you, but please now shush"
"Science is just organised common sense"
"All generalizations are dangerous, even this one."
"You are unique, just like everybody else."
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
 
Start new topic
Replies
vicrawr
post Mar 20 2010, 04:37 PM
Post #2



************

Group: Moderators
Posts: 1,767
Joined: 9-June 03
From: North Carolina
Member No.: 374
Gender: Male



Don't worry, Mata. The forums will never go away. I hardly ever post and I'm here every single day. Even if I don't read much. It's one of the main websites I visit constantly.

As for Facebook, I can understand how that would happen. Good on you. I've yet to consider deleting my Facebook, but I prune that sucker with an iron fist. I also hide a bunch of posts and block nearly every application out there. The main thing that's made Facebook tolerable is the Greasemonkey script Facebook fixer. It allows for much more customization. The one thing that I've always said and will always stand by is that if my mother gets a Facebook account, I'm gone.
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Phyllis
post Mar 20 2010, 06:57 PM
Post #3


Candbrush Threepwood
*************

Group: Established Members
Posts: 5,399
Joined: 28-May 03
From: Derby
Member No.: 345
Gender: Female



QUOTE (IrishGuy @ Mar 20 2010, 04:37 PM) *
The one thing that I've always said and will always stand by is that if my mother gets a Facebook account, I'm gone.

Mine has one. So does my grandma. blink.gif I cringed when she added me. I like to use Facebook to keep in contact with my sisters and a few cousins, but my grandma seeing all of my status updates = eek!

I refuse to add my mom. She calls me every week. That's plenty of contact.

Witless, don't lie. You deleted your Facebook because I'm onto you being a robot, didn't you? tongue.gif

In seriousness, if it was causing you stress, then I'd say that's a pretty good reason to delete it! I can't see me deleting mine anytime soon. I live on the other side of the world from my family (not to mention a ton of my friends), and vastly different time zones means we're often not online at the same time to chat on MSN. And, well, I'm rubbish at responding to e-mails, so Facebook helps to assuage my guilt about being horrible at keeping in contact with people.

If I could remember the password for my MySpace, I would delete that sucker in a heartbeat, though.


--------------------
I love you in a way that is mystical and eternal and illegal in 20 states.
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post

Posts in this topic
- Witless   Facebook, be gone.   Mar 19 2010, 02:26 PM
- - gothictheysay   Bummer! I love your facebook posts. But it...   Mar 19 2010, 02:50 PM
- - Mata   Fair play if it's making your life worse. I fi...   Mar 19 2010, 05:48 PM
- - crazymat   Forums aren't going away any time soon, and I ...   Mar 19 2010, 07:13 PM
- - Hobbes   Like Mata said: "Fair play if it's making...   Mar 19 2010, 08:01 PM
- - moop   Despite having gleefully deleted my MySpace a few ...   Mar 20 2010, 10:09 AM
- - Cath   A couple of years back I managed to get away from ...   Mar 20 2010, 12:07 PM
- - I_am_the_best   Brave move   Mar 20 2010, 03:17 PM
- - IrishGuy   Don't worry, Mata. The forums will never go aw...   Mar 20 2010, 04:37 PM
|- - candice   QUOTE (IrishGuy @ Mar 20 2010, 04:37 PM) ...   Mar 20 2010, 06:57 PM
- - gothictheysay   regarding facebook chat: it is AWFUL. I can never ...   Mar 21 2010, 01:13 AM
- - Mata   It seems weird that their chat app is so awful yet...   Mar 22 2010, 01:41 PM
- - candice   I have the chat function disabled on Facebook. I ...   Mar 22 2010, 09:38 PM
|- - Hobbes   QUOTE (candice @ Mar 22 2010, 09:38 PM) D...   Mar 23 2010, 06:27 PM
- - Mata   I didn't really notice much of a difference la...   Mar 22 2010, 10:35 PM
|- - candice   QUOTE (Mata @ Mar 22 2010, 10:35 PM) I di...   Mar 23 2010, 11:03 AM
- - syuu   agreed. and, i love facebook. i tend to be very bu...   Mar 22 2010, 10:37 PM
- - Witless   Hmm.. I didn't mean to put everyone into a mod...   Mar 23 2010, 02:22 AM
- - syuu   what about those of us who can't call?   Mar 23 2010, 03:43 AM
- - Ashbless   Bit of a relief. I thought you'd vanished bec...   Mar 27 2010, 02:47 AM
- - Mata   There was a new batch of spamming apps that came o...   Mar 27 2010, 09:25 AM
|- - Tarantio   QUOTE (Mata @ Mar 27 2010, 09:25 AM) Ther...   Mar 27 2010, 10:37 PM
- - Cath   Ash I think I need to hunt you down and you can he...   Mar 27 2010, 01:46 PM
|- - LoLo   QUOTE (Cath @ Mar 27 2010, 06:46 AM) Ash ...   Mar 27 2010, 05:48 PM
- - Ashbless   Sort of a Farmville Anonymous thing? "Hi I...   Mar 27 2010, 03:06 PM
- - Cath   Indeed it truely is a awful habbit but I cant help...   Mar 27 2010, 05:50 PM
- - syuu   omfg, that was me. wtffff. ;_; i love my mice...   Mar 31 2010, 04:25 AM
- - Mata   I don't remember seeing any mice lately, that ...   Mar 31 2010, 12:48 PM
|- - Tarantio   QUOTE (Mata @ Mar 31 2010, 01:48 PM) I do...   Mar 31 2010, 04:29 PM
- - EvilSpoon   Apps are good for three things... Spyware, viruses...   Mar 31 2010, 12:59 PM
- - IrishGuy   I was addicted to Sorority Life for a while. I...   Mar 31 2010, 04:48 PM
- - Silver Star Angel of Da Towers   I kind of agree. Too much social networking attrac...   Apr 5 2010, 02:23 AM
- - Mata   I quite like the way that, although I've not m...   Apr 6 2010, 12:42 PM
|- - Tarantio   QUOTE (Mata @ Apr 6 2010, 01:42 PM) I qui...   Apr 6 2010, 04:50 PM
- - Mata   PC gaming is pretty ropey at the moment though - d...   Apr 7 2010, 01:02 PM
- - Tarantio   PC gaming is far from ropey. WoW saw to that almos...   Apr 7 2010, 07:40 PM
- - Mata   It's a far stronger market in central Asia, bu...   Apr 8 2010, 12:40 PM
- - craziness   Gosh, I am so addicted to facebook. It is a very w...   Apr 12 2010, 08:14 AM
- - Mata   Everyone loves a bit of voyeurism!   Apr 12 2010, 01:02 PM


Reply to this topicStart new topic
1 User(s) are reading this topic (1 Guests and 0 Anonymous Users)
0 Members:

 



Lo-Fi Version Time is now: 23rd October 2017 - 06:12 AM
Use these links if you're going to shop at Amazon and a percentage of what you spend goes towards helping this site!