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Saying goodbye to Facebook (for now)...

Postby (bosco64) » Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:54 pm

Hey guys, many of you know that I have a fairly active Facebook presence. Unfortunately, some of my friends still think that we're still in high school and I got neck deep in a fairly childish situation today, so I decided to temporarily deactivate my Facebook account. So it looks like I'm gonna be hanging out here a little more. :D In all seriousness, Facebook is a dual-edged sword...lots of great info, but sometimes you have to wade through the sludge to get to it. I'll be back..eventually...
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Re: Saying goodbye to Facebook (for now)...

Postby (woodyng) » Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:06 pm

Facebook interactions can get pretty volatile,for sure. Come hang out here,its usually not so intense. 8)

(Unless you just bought a Ric copy and want to flaunt it)
Which i would never do..... The flaunting,that is...Bwahahaha.... :twisted:

Oh,no,...it's CONTROVERSE'.

There's no escaping it.

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Re: Saying goodbye to Facebook (for now)...

Postby (kiramdear) » Thu Sep 13, 2012 4:07 am

That's OK, Ron. Sometimes it's good to take a break and come back with a fresh outlook. As long as we know how to reach you here I'm happy. :)
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Re: Saying goodbye to Facebook (for now)...

Postby (rickyfricky) » Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:48 am

I have been Facebook-free since last Easter, and find the real brick & mortar 3D world much more interesting.

Wastebook: where cyber-bullies go to feel high and mighty. And people with NO real friends pretend to have scores. YAWN . . .
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Re: Saying goodbye to Facebook (for now)...

Postby (stsang) » Thu Sep 13, 2012 3:21 pm

Things can get pretty heated on the RRF too! You probably just freed up 2 hours everyday by not using Facebook anymore. 8)
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Re: Saying goodbye to Facebook (for now)...

Postby (wim) » Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:35 pm

I think of facebook as one giant commercial scam to get your data.
I do not believe this is a social media. It's commercial media.
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Re: Saying goodbye to Facebook (for now)...

Postby (Ivan3000) » Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:44 pm

wim wrote:I think of facebook as one giant commercial scam to get your data.
I do not believe this is a social media. It's commercial media.

I totally agree, I think google and apple are starting to lean toward that too.
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Re: Saying goodbye to Facebook (for now)...

Postby (JakeK) » Thu Sep 13, 2012 7:56 pm

Welcome to the non-Facebook club, Ron! :twisted:

In all seriousness, I wiped my account in May of 2011, due to similar reasons. Most people think it's really funny to mess with me. :P
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Re: Saying goodbye to Facebook (for now)...

Postby (egosheep) » Thu Sep 13, 2012 8:33 pm

Good for you! I don't think the RRF needs a direct link to twitter or facebook, anyway. I removed them with Remove It Permanently. :)
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Re: Saying goodbye to Facebook (for now)...

Postby (rickenbrother) » Fri Sep 21, 2012 3:29 pm

Ron didn't really stay away all that long! :lol:
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Re: Saying goodbye to Facebook (for now)...

Postby (sloop_john_b) » Fri Sep 21, 2012 3:34 pm

rickenbrother wrote:Ron didn't really stay away all that long! :lol:


LOL I just noticed! Didn't even stay away for a whole day there Ron! :lol:
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Re: Saying goodbye to Facebook (for now)...

Postby (johnallg) » Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:40 pm

He's hooked...... :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Saying goodbye to Facebook (for now)...

Postby (bosco64) » Fri Sep 21, 2012 10:23 pm

sloop_john_b wrote:
rickenbrother wrote:Ron didn't really stay away all that long! :lol:


LOL I just noticed! Didn't even stay away for a whole day there Ron! :lol:

You guys kill me... :lol: :P :lol:

Anyway, a dear old friend sent me a message convincing me to come back and to just ignore the "friends" who were bringing me down. It's good to know that I have great friends around here too... :mrgreen:
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Re: Saying goodbye to Facebook (for now)...

Postby (winston) » Fri Sep 21, 2012 11:21 pm

I never noticed that you had left............. :lol: :wink:
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Re: Saying goodbye to Facebook (for now)...

Postby (jdogric12) » Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:52 pm

I constantly see people gripe about fb. They usually complain of too many ads, or people's posts that are constant bummers, or irrelevant (Farmville anyone? I haven't seen a FV post in over a year). I say if that's the case... you have got the wrong set of "friends!" Plus, it's pretty easy to hide people from your news feed as long as you're on a computer, not a phone. I do wish the mobile app was better, but hey it's free, so I'll take it.
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