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  1. rock_castle

    rock_castle With Liberty and Justice for all.

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    Never been on it, and darn proud of that. I have to confess though that the wife is on it and she keeps me posted about family news. It sounds to me like many FB and Twitter users are narcissists and all about "look at me, I'm great!"
     
  2. tsmo1066

    tsmo1066 Happy Smiley

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    Here's little Johnny at the mall...and here's my little Katie playing with the dog...oh and here's little Johnny again, still at the mall...and here's Johnny and Katie together watching TV...and here's Katie getting ready for school...and here's Johnny again at his Cub Scout meeting...and another of little Katie with the dog again....

    I know some parents who can't make it through the day without posting AT LEAST a dozen different pics on FB of their kids engaged in every conceivable activity from brushing their hair to sitting on the couch watching "Spongebob", or even just eating breakfast...seriously, my Niece literally posts things like "Breakfast at the XXXXX house! Pancakes and bacon today!"

    I love my Niece, but damn, doesn't she have anything better to do with her kids than follow them around with an iPhone, capturing their every movement for posterity and posting it on the web?
     

  3. HollowHead

    HollowHead Firm member

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    The exorbitant financial growth of Facebook thanks you for your post. HH
     
  4. FLIPPER 348

    FLIPPER 348 Bigfoot enthusiast enthusiast

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    ....just don't follow those people and you won't have to suffer thru the pics, it takes like two mouse clicks....
     
  5. FLIPPER 348

    FLIPPER 348 Bigfoot enthusiast enthusiast

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    ....just don't follow those people and you won't have to suffer thru the pics, it takes like two mouse clicks....
     
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  6. cowboywannabe

    cowboywannabe you savvy?

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    best for out of state family and friends. if near by and I have to use FB to keep up, they're not really my friends.
     
  7. CBennett

    CBennett

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    Please quit using your brain and making sense..your supposed to be bashing facebook because your not bright enough to know stuff like that! Your making far too much sense.


    seemingly 90+% of the people that are on Facebook have no idea how to actually USE it :) . All this talk about pictures and people posting everything lol...duuuhhhh DONT FRIEND THOSE PEOPLE lol. Great way to keep up with friends and family IF you are bright enough to know how to use it..some are not..those are normally the ones that dont like it lol.

    I mean I actually LIKE to see a few pictures of the friends and family on vacation or their new car or what ever..sure you can get carried away..but those are normally the ones you weed out...its not like its a hard thing to manage lol. I WANT to see pics of my friends trip to France and China..I WANT to see pictures of my parents trip to Alaska and Hawaii, I WANT to see my Nieces graduation pictures...is this stuff really that difficult people...really...lol
     
  8. Hef

    Hef

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    Facebook is an excellent tool for gathering evidence in my divorce, and for browsing some very amusing memes. I've also come across some good crock pot recipes.
     
  9. Budqweiser

    Budqweiser

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    It's really not very complicated.
     
  10. DaleGribble

    DaleGribble Come on man!!

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    You know what, I'm about sick and tired of this logic **** that you keep posting in this thread! Why must you point out the obvious? Can't you just let people irrationally piss, moan, and make life choices based off of some webpage, just for once? Anyway...
     
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  11. DaleGribble

    DaleGribble Come on man!!

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    As for Facebook, I have mixed emotions about it. It sucks in some ways, but is kinda cool in other ways.

    I get tired of all the banal crap most people post but watching people wreck their lives with public stupidity can be amusing at times.

    I once had some weird alcoholic bipolar chick show up on my friends list. I never met her, never approved her friend request, and had no clue who she was but somehow she made it to my friends list. She was nuttier than a squirrel turd and watching her daily bipolar ramblings was kind of interesting. Then one day she went off the deep end and posted all kinds of porno images of herself while rambling incoherently about things that made no sense. She must have posted at least ten pics of her doing XXX rated things by herself. She wasn't bad looking either.

    Another time, a police officer acquitance of mine went full on retard on Facebook. He was all emo, talking about needing a shrink and thoughts of hurting himself and others, while he was ON DUTY! Someone else on his friends list called 911 about the postings and he got relieved of duty. His meltdown was triggered after his love interest finally told him she was calling the police about the stalking and threats he made against her. I knew the guy for years and never knew he was a serious psycho. He had even threatend to kill the woman and bathe in her blood. Wild stuff.

    Another time, a gorgeous ex-coworker that I hadn't actually spoken to in years started posting about leaving her abusive and slovenly husband. Me being the honest type, I posted exactly what I thought of him. The next day she was being all lovey dovey with him on Facebook and of course I was the jerk. He actually threatend me on Facebook, on my wall. I threatened to call the police and I ended up telling him his enlarged heart and clogged arteries would kill him if he exerted himself enough to actually try and hit me. Of course he quit posting after that, she's still on my friend list.

    I've also reunited with some old friends through FB and when I was single, I used it to get laid a couple of times. Now that I'm married and in dad mode, that aspect of it is gone, but it's still kinda interesting.
     
  12. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    I judiciously prune on a regular basis. I'm cautious who I add. I've probably gone from about 100 FBF's to about 15 now. And even then I'd like to trim a few.

    It keeps me in touch with a few folks. But some folks really work hard to make FB look like they are the coolest folks in the world. ????
     
  13. BradD

    BradD

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    I use it for that. I live several hours from our hometown. If not for FB, I might not have been able to speak to some of my older extended family more than a few times the rest of their lives.
     
  14. ray9898

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    I always find it funny people can't manage a simple social networking program that is populated with people they actually know in real life which they have to complain about on another social networking site full of strangers. Facebook lets you control who you connect with, what you see from them, what others can see from you and if you can even be found in a search. It isn't that hard.

    Truly...if you have problems then you either can't work the program or you have crappy people surrounding you in real life.
     
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