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>> Home > Forum > Non-Hobby Chat > Hijack
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Forum Posts: 59
15th Jul 2018 16:38  
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Could someone tell me why it is that one starts to read a tread on some subject. Then part of the way through it goes of at a tangent effectively on a completely different matter, which has happened because of some comment that someone has made in the original post.

What might be better is to make a comment that re-directs people to a new thread.

I find it very confusing / annoying when one is trying to read a posts, and then it goes of about something else.


Forum Posts: 67
15th Jul 2018 17:39  
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i know it can be annoying but it is human nature to wander to another subject in a conversation particularly when the conversees have knowledge of each other.

Shiver my Timbers and Splice the mainbrace
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Forum Posts: 508
16th Jul 2018 10:09  
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oh and the jam goes on the scone before the clotted cream!!!

That's how it occurs some one makes a statement that may have some tangential relationship and people respond this is a forum of ( generally) rugged individualists who spend a lot of time and money on something the rest of the world considers pointless.

"that's not a bug its just an undocumented creature."

Sir Terence David John "Terry" Pratchett, OBE (28 April 1948 - 12 March 2015)
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Forum Posts: 797
16th Jul 2018 10:20  
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Now that depends upon whether you are in Devon or Cornwall, Haverlock. I have eaten thick Devon cream that could never be spread over jam of any kind. Whereas apart from passing my driving test in Gunnislake, I haven't been to Cornwall since I was too young to remember anything but hopping from doorway to doorway due to the incessant rain!
Oops, sorry, Andy!


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Forum Posts: 506
19th Jul 2018 16:16  
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When cream is that thick it's butter😁👍

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19th Jul 2018 16:21  
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Wrong colour 😁

Young at heart - slightly older in other places 😉 Cheers Doug