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  1. Jan 16, 2005 #1
    I'm sorry… this is so out of character for me, but I just received a Private Messsage that inspired me to start a thread. I won't bother to say who sent it to me, but here it is:
    This was my response:

    Anyways, I don't really mean to rag on this guy, and I feel pretty bad posting this as it is, but I have to ask if any of you have some good stories about whack private messages. DO tell, if you do.


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  3. Jan 16, 2005 #2

    Evo

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    Don't ever hesitate to report inappropriate private messages to a mentor, we can take necessary action against the person bothering you.
     
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  4. Jan 16, 2005 #3
    I have to agree, although it is a strange question. This guy probably just has a pubic hair fetish… I don't take it personally. I have yet to receive one that offends me. I find it flattering that people want my opinion on things, no matter how trivial the question might seem.

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  5. Jan 16, 2005 #4
    so what's the answer? shaved or not?
    lol jk
     
  6. Jan 16, 2005 #5
    LOL. Like I said before, I didn't find the question offensive, and I wouldn't mind answering it or whatever, I just though it was a tactless way to approach someone and I just wanted to hear if anyone ever got Private messages like that. I thought maybe it would be funny to hear some stories. Anyways, sorry there were just a few thoughts on all of this. I think I'm done with this thread. Besides, I have to go shave my pubic hair off. :wink:
     
  7. Jan 16, 2005 #6

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    I just couldn't help laughing when I read the quoted text in the OP. That was just too funny...no offence meant ! Just sounded too much like someone...but that someone's not around anymore, I think.

    I've gotten some weird PMs too - not funny, just weird.

    One person - who I'd had no interaction with, nor recall having read any posts of - repeatedly PMed me asking me to determine the identity of another member (without making this member suspicious) who he thought was someone he knew. For some reason, he didn't want the other person to know who he really was, so couldn't directly ask. I told him that I could not do that, but would pass on any message to this other member maintaining his (the PMer's) anonymity. He wouldn't have that. After a couple of repeated PMs requesting (no, pleading) my action he stopped. Much later, I got a final PM from him, saying he was mistaken after all, so don't bother.

    Since it seems like this person picked me at random, I think he may have asked this favor of others as well.
     
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  8. Jan 16, 2005 #7
    Thats funny.
     
  9. Jan 16, 2005 #8
    The original post was quite funny as well. I've gotten one asking me a Physics question nothing weird.
     
  10. Jan 16, 2005 #9
    I have never received so much as a single untoward PM, despite my hopes! Some people have all the luck.

    *I'd love to hear an answer to post #4* :rofl: :shy:
     
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  11. Jan 16, 2005 #10

    Math Is Hard

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    Don't despair. I'll send you a filthy PM later, Boulderhead. xox :wink:
     
  12. Jan 16, 2005 #11
    Thank you MIH, it would really mean a lot to me and I promise not to expose you !
     
  13. Jan 16, 2005 #12

    Keep us updated, and maybe post few pictures, Hmmm ?
     
  14. Jan 16, 2005 #13

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    So what's the answer ? Inquiring minds want to know ! :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
     
  15. Jan 16, 2005 #14
    Well, you'll just have to wait till I'm a Playmate! Just kidding. My boyfriend has a few photos of me and is very happy. That specific guy who PM me will never see them.

    I have some friends who have undergone laser hair removal to be permanently smooth… what does everyone think of that?
     
  16. Jan 16, 2005 #15

    Curious3141

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    I like a bit of well maintained turf on the green before I putt. :biggrin:
     
  17. Jan 16, 2005 #16

    brewnog

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    Not too fussy, but an unkempt mass of fuzz gets a bit tickly sometimes...
     
  18. Jan 16, 2005 #17
    It's the only way to go if you truly want a hole in one.

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  19. Jan 16, 2005 #18
    Is a hole-in-one roughly equivalent to a bald eagle?
     
  20. Jan 16, 2005 #19

    Curious3141

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    Better than a birdie in the bush. :tongue2:
     
  21. Jan 16, 2005 #20
    Grace ? if that small picture in upper right corner is really you,then you are :tongue2:
     
  22. Jan 16, 2005 #21

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    Birdies and eagles, eh ? With you incompetents on the fairway, I can bet I'll be hearing a lot of "fore" when you guys "play".

    Ooh, grace looks like Vanessa Williams, wot ?
     
  23. Jan 16, 2005 #22

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    Why not just ask a female friend?

    Everyone is pretty open around here. Asking someone how much they get paid is common, and not considered personal. Things like school grades, debt, and all that stuff.

    Although mostly everyone is willing to say anything comfortably, they will not tell you passwords and that kind of stuff.

    If I were that guy, I would just ask some girl that he knows.

    As for random messages, not yet. I have had some at other websites though, but nothing too weird.

    For Grace,

    I think its great that you handled it well.
     
  24. Jan 16, 2005 #23

    Evo

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    I guess I am a prude. I would not have responded to a PM that juvenile.
     
  25. Jan 16, 2005 #24
    On some foreign tongues, most definitely.

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  26. Jan 16, 2005 #25
    Grace ? so you have a boyfriend eh ?





    D'oh !
     
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