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Curious why Im an Alcoholic, Thread was closed ?
« on: April 16, 2012, 08:16:31 PM »
I was gaining a lot of hints and tips in that thread. So I am wondering why it was closed, as it still seemed to be going along quite politely and informative.


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Re: Curious why Im an Alcoholic, Thread was closed ?
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2012, 08:30:33 PM »
I hope you get answers.
Perhaps it was a glitch.

I was reading in hope to get help for a friend in the same situation. But It's her inlaws that are the issue.

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Re: Curious why Im an Alcoholic, Thread was closed ?
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2012, 09:59:23 PM »
My hunch is that threats to sobriety go beyond etiquette. Too close to a medical/health topic.

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Re: Curious why Im an Alcoholic, Thread was closed ?
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2012, 10:01:59 PM »
Ahh, I didnt even think about that.

I was only after the Polite responses to this. As is ( I believe the OP too)

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Re: Curious why Im an Alcoholic, Thread was closed ?
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2012, 08:50:52 AM »
Thanks Dragons, I wanted to ask that myself. I thought it was a great thread and definitely an etiquette question.
 
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Re: Curious why Im an Alcoholic, Thread was closed ?
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2012, 09:57:00 AM »
The only reason I could think of is that alcoholism falls too close to a medical issue, like LadyL said, but OP wasn't asking for medical advice, she was asking for polite responses. But IMHO, the post was much more like someone saying "I have X issue, how do I politely inform people about it / get them to leave me alone?" There have been lots of threads about people with physical or mental illnesses addressing the issue that didn't come too close to giving medical advice, and I don't see how alcoholism is different. Just my two cents -  :) Maybe it was something else, though?

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Re: Curious why Im an Alcoholic, Thread was closed ?
« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2012, 10:36:04 AM »
Maybe it's just because I'm exhausted (and I really, really am), but I'm confused as to why the OP answered his/herself as though he/she was talking to someone else.

I was gaining a lot of hints and tips in that thread. So I am wondering why it was closed, as it still seemed to be going along quite politely and informative.

I hope you get answers.
Perhaps it was a glitch.

I was reading in hope to get help for a friend in the same situation. But It's her inlaws that are the issue.

Ahh, I didnt even think about that.

I was only after the Polite responses to this. As is ( I believe the OP too)
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Re: Curious why Im an Alcoholic, Thread was closed ?
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2012, 10:39:53 AM »
Maybe it's just because I'm exhausted (and I really, really am), but I'm confused as to why the OP answered his/herself as though he/she was talking to someone else.


I was wondering this too!

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Re: Curious why Im an Alcoholic, Thread was closed ?
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2012, 10:42:12 AM »
It's because momiitz ( the OP of the original thread) deleted her response.

She said to the effect, she was also curious why her thread was closed.



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Re: Curious why Im an Alcoholic, Thread was closed ?
« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2012, 10:42:55 AM »
Maybe it's just because I'm exhausted (and I really, really am), but I'm confused as to why the OP answered his/herself as though he/she was talking to someone else.

I was wondering the same thing, but then figured post #2 was her "talking" to the person who started the alcohol thread and has nothing to do with post #1.

eta: nevermind.  The OP posted at the same time.

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Re: Curious why Im an Alcoholic, Thread was closed ?
« Reply #10 on: April 18, 2012, 10:44:25 AM »
Rose Red is correct :)

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Re: Curious why Im an Alcoholic, Thread was closed ?
« Reply #11 on: April 18, 2012, 12:57:35 PM »
I was wondering as well, but I didn't ask.  I'm glad it actually did make sense after all! :D


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Re: Curious why Im an Alcoholic, Thread was closed ?
« Reply #12 on: April 18, 2012, 01:20:32 PM »
I just assumed I'd finally broken my brain for good, so I'm glad someone asked  ;D

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Re: Curious why Im an Alcoholic, Thread was closed ?
« Reply #13 on: April 18, 2012, 01:27:31 PM »
OP of the locked thread here:

I was wondering as well as to why my thread was locked.  I posted a comment in this thread asking why it had been locked as well, but then reread the rules and thought I might get into trouble asking why it was locked.  I did not want to get banned so I deleted that comment.  Sorry, I'm still new and learning.

Anyway thanks for the people who speculated on why it was locked.  That gave me a better insight on what I may have done wrong.   I thought I was posting correctly and about etiquette.  I did not look at all the medical faucets of the question or how it could be construed as a topic not etiquette related.  I'm sure I'll be able to handle the issue with the advice I had received so far.  Feel free to PM me.

Thanks everyone.

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Re: Curious why Im an Alcoholic, Thread was closed ?
« Reply #14 on: April 18, 2012, 09:45:11 PM »
I was wondering as well, but I didn't ask.  I'm glad it actually did make sense after all! :D

Lol  Wheels on the bus go round and round.

Continues on talking DottyG's ears off ;)

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