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Re: For Our Newbies
« Reply #105 on: March 20, 2009, 04:35:29 PM »
One other one: Mary Sues.   There are getting to be large numbers of Mary Sue threads.

What is a Mary Sue thread?

Threads about books with characters considered either too good to be true or who have to overcome intense obstacles to achieve goals (and do it).
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Re: For Our Newbies
« Reply #106 on: March 22, 2009, 10:27:50 PM »
One other one: Mary Sues.   There are getting to be large numbers of Mary Sue threads.

I've missed the Mary Sues. I must not be reading in the right category.

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Re: For Our Newbies - HOT TOPICS that you need to be aware of
« Reply #107 on: July 12, 2009, 07:38:20 PM »
Due to the overwhelming disagreement and the fact that the threads got hostile, I think the issue of reclining your seat on an airplane or train should be added to the list.

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Re: For Our Newbies - HOT TOPICS that you need to be aware of
« Reply #108 on: July 13, 2009, 02:32:17 PM »
Due to the overwhelming disagreement and the fact that the threads got hostile, I think the issue of reclining your seat on an airplane or train should be added to the list.

Keenreader mentioned the airplane seat on June 2nd, 2008 in this thread.

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Re: For Our Newbies - HOT TOPICS that you need to be aware of
« Reply #109 on: July 13, 2009, 03:13:04 PM »
Due to the overwhelming disagreement and the fact that the threads got hostile, I think the issue of reclining your seat on an airplane or train should be added to the list.

Keenreader mentioned the airplane seat on June 2nd, 2008 in this thread.

(Must be a yearly occurrence!)

Coinciding with the summer travel season perhaps  >:D
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Re: For Our Newbies - HOT TOPICS that you need to be aware of
« Reply #110 on: July 13, 2009, 10:14:57 PM »
Due to the overwhelming disagreement and the fact that the threads got hostile, I think the issue of reclining your seat on an airplane or train should be added to the list.

Keenreader mentioned the airplane seat on June 2nd, 2008 in this thread.

(Must be a yearly occurance!)

Doh! I didn't see it- thanks for letting me know.

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Re: For Our Newbies - HOT TOPICS that you need to be aware of
« Reply #111 on: July 15, 2009, 03:53:11 PM »
I know I saw shoes in the house, but what about shoes at work? 
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Re: For Our Newbies - HOT TOPICS that you need to be aware of
« Reply #112 on: July 28, 2009, 04:08:32 PM »
Hmm…..I don’t remember the topic of shoes at work ever becoming heated or hostile.

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« Reply #113 on: July 28, 2009, 04:25:15 PM »
Hmm…..I don’t remember the topic of shoes at work ever becoming heated or hostile.
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It might have been on the old site; I remember one thread especially that got exceptionally long.
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Re: For Our Newbies - HOT TOPICS that you need to be aware of
« Reply #114 on: July 28, 2009, 04:58:54 PM »
Oh…I must of forgotten that one I guess.

A lot of threads re seat issues seem to get heated (besides the airplane ones). Who has the right to a seat, who sits where, who owns a seat and who doesn’t, and couples sitting together.

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Re: For Our Newbies - HOT TOPICS that you need to be aware of
« Reply #115 on: July 28, 2009, 05:23:36 PM »
I can't believe NO ONE mentioned the etiquette of requesting recipes!  That thread went on for pages and pages - should you refuse a request for a recipe, should you even ask for a recipe, etc., etc.?

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Re: For Our Newbies - HOT TOPICS that you need to be aware of
« Reply #116 on: July 28, 2009, 05:30:52 PM »
I've noticed that some previously heated topics are much less so when brought up again. I think it's because people know better and are much more polite in their disagreement.
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Re: For Our Newbies - HOT TOPICS that you need to be aware of
« Reply #117 on: July 28, 2009, 06:12:24 PM »
I've noticed that some previously heated topics are much less so when brought up again. I think it's because people know better and are much more polite in their disagreement.

Cass, you took the words right out of my mouth! I was literally thinking this exact thing earlier today. Great minds, and all that.  ;)

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Re: For Our Newbies - HOT TOPICS that you need to be aware of
« Reply #118 on: July 28, 2009, 06:17:53 PM »
Is there any way all these hot topics can be listed in the first post in this thread? I know most of them, because I've been here awhile. Someone who's new would have to wade through over 100 posts to catch all of them. That's a lot of posts.
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Re: For Our Newbies - HOT TOPICS that you need to be aware of
« Reply #119 on: July 28, 2009, 06:36:38 PM »
Is there any way all these hot topics can be listed in the first post in this thread? I know most of them, because I've been here awhile. Someone who's new would have to wade through over 100 posts to catch all of them. That's a lot of posts.

I'll try to get to that as soon as I can.  It's going to take a while for me to do that, too, so you'll have to be patient with it.