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Stick to the subject, cant you? by TERRY S on 11 December 2008 3:35am
 
Hi, gang. May I make a polite request to you all? Can you guys stop deviating from the subject of threads, please? It really is irritating. Example: my Merry Christmas thread was for people to wish each other said greeting, ask about plans for Christmas, etc. It's now turned into a thread about travel sickness and pregnancy. These subjects are fine, but in their own respective threads! There is already a thread about travel sickness in the travel section. Any subject is fine, but give it's own thread. Don't go off the subject of the thread you're on - it's annoying. There - rant over, let the talking resume!
 
Re: Stick to the subject, cant you? by tucsonmike on 11 December 2008 4:17am
 
Oh spank me, and spank me!;-)
 
Re: Stick to the subject, cant you? by Lounge Trekker on 11 December 2008 6:10am
 
Hear, hear! You are right about that, Terry. You behave yourself, Mike!

Unruly Trekker
 
Re: Stick to the subject, cant you? by Ken Dunn on 11 December 2008 6:57am
 
It's called hijacking a thread.

There are so many threads in this site that I'm sure some of them exist in triplicate.

I know I sometimes try to find a relevant thread for something I want to post, rather than starting a new one.

I wonder if the job as editor to the Chatterbox pays well!

Perhaps some people will get travel sick or pregnant while having a Merry Christmas so there may be a tenuous connection to the subject!?
 
Re: Stick to the subject, cant you? by kazzzz on 11 December 2008 8:53am
 
It's gonna be one boring site now then isn't it?

In day to day conversations mosty people divert from the original subject, it's the natural progression of a conversation as I see it.
 
Re: Stick to the subject, cant you? by Ken Dunn on 11 December 2008 9:27am
 
How about those who can't stick to a thread subject or find one of the title they want or can't be bothered starting a new thread use this one?

Does that sound reasonable?
 
Re: Stick to the subject, cant you? by Ken Dunn on 11 December 2008 9:30am
 
I think there are some websites where the administrators just delete the posts which are irrelevant to the thread title.
 
Re: Stick to the subject, cant you? by Spursfan on 11 December 2008 10:10am
 
Is summer EVER going to arrive? Are we going to have cold, frosty days for the next 3 months? Will Santa leave me everything I want?

Anne the Thread Hijacker

;)
 
Re: Stick to the subject, cant you? by johnnythemonkey on 11 December 2008 11:36am
 
I agree with kazzzz ( I'm scared not to ),conversations do naturally digress and if anyone wants to bring a thread back to topic, they can easily do so.
 
Re: Stick to the subject, cant you? by Phyllbert on 11 December 2008 1:31pm
 
Do any of you guys have a recipe for stirring things up?Muhahahhuhahahahhahaha.... I have a spoon and an empty bowl , just waiting to get busy ;-)
 
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