LumberJocks #5: Respect For Others

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Blog entry by Cricket posted 09-17-2014 05:53 PM 45445 reads 0 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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In this community members are expected to treat each other with respect at all times.

There will always be disagreements and fusses between members. It is simply human nature. We truly encourage members to discuss and openly share their thoughts on a topic. It is how we all learn and life would be pretty boring if we all felt the same way.

That being said, this is not grade school. We don’t gang up in little groups to take sides or encourage others to do the same.

If you were at a local get together and got into a disagreement with someone, I am guessing you would take it outside instead of ruining the party for everyone. I expect the same here.

If you are not able to discuss a topic respectfully then you need to remove yourself from the topic. If you are unable to discuss a topic with a specific member then you need to choose to ignore that member or take the discussion off the boards. If you are unable to do either of these things, I will help you to do so.

- Cricket

-- Community Manager

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Gene Howe

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#1 posted 09-17-2014 06:16 PM


-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#2 posted 09-17-2014 06:17 PM

I can not agree with you more Cricket. I like when I see a lot of different opinions. It’s a shame when someone thinks they know it all. And if they do that’s great, only share it whit others other than giving them hell. perhaps they are the ones having the bad day.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 09-17-2014 06:20 PM

Well said Cricket !!!!

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#4 posted 09-17-2014 06:29 PM

Agree 100%, but not sure what prompted this as it seems to have always been the code followed on this board. Sure someone may have a bad day or be off their meds, but most everyone else knows not to rise to that “false fly.” Hope it continues this way as LJs is a great place to learn, share and make friends. And, as you said, if there are any problems, I have no doubt that you can help those involved take them off this site.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#5 posted 09-17-2014 06:42 PM

CHEERS!! to you Cricket.

Work Safely and have Fun. – Grandpa Len.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#6 posted 09-17-2014 06:49 PM

I wish I had a thumbs up key

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Joe Lyddon

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#7 posted 09-17-2014 06:59 PM

Very good, Cricket… Well said…

I’m glad you’re controlling things before they get out of control… better now than later…

Very good advice… :)

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#8 posted 09-17-2014 07:02 PM

very well said, i really hope that everyone here would follow those things in your letter, i hope they will, i have stayed out of the forum chats, so i am not aware of the problems, but ive seen them before, and that is why i stay away from them and stay quite…thanks .

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 09-17-2014 07:04 PM

Disagreement is inevitable. How we handle it determines how we are perceived. For those who run a business, you wouldn’t want customers to see you behave poorly. We need to show professional manners towards one another.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 09-17-2014 07:23 PM

Good idea, Cricket. I have been other sites that it is not disagreement but one trying to be superior over a newbie and I did not like it at all. I have dropped off that one!
This is like a big family! I really don’t see much disagreement anywhere.
I love it!!..................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#11 posted 09-17-2014 09:05 PM

Monte, Very well said!

Cricket, I totally agree with your post.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#12 posted 09-17-2014 09:18 PM

Amen. I generaly stick to stumpy nubbs. Hey I can’t even keep up with that most of the time. And I have a mouse that lets me just click and you don’t exist any longer if you turn into an equine posterior. Pontificate all you want in your lonely little world.

-- Still trying to master kindling making

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#13 posted 09-18-2014 01:15 AM

Yep, let’s all just get along. Don’t know about others, but I learn something new nearly every time I go to this forum..for all you GOOD people. Not always the way I would do it, but at least I learned something new.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#14 posted 09-18-2014 01:32 AM

I always play nice….
Wear clothes while on LJs….
Never type with food in my mouth….

Are you saying not everyone follows those rules of etiquette???

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#15 posted 09-18-2014 01:32 AM

Well said Larry! Thanks.

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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