split from t=23118

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nema32
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split from t=23118

Post by nema32 » Sun May 13, 2018 2:46 pm

bo elam wrote:No, you are not out of luck. You guys using Palemoon ought to come back to Firefox. My Firefox 60...
You act like I switched to Palemoon on a whim. I wouldn't presume to tell you what browser to use.
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Re: split from t=23118

Post by barbaz » Sun May 13, 2018 3:23 pm

bo elam was only making a suggestion, not ordering you around. If you don't want to follow their suggestion, that's your choice, if you need to say something then just explain why it's not a good suggestion for you, don't shoot the messenger.
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Re: split from t=23118

Post by therube » Sun May 13, 2018 3:52 pm

IMO
I think nema32's post was perfectly acceptable.
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Re: split from t=23118

Post by barbaz » Sun May 13, 2018 4:28 pm

Going after other user just because you don't like their suggestion is not acceptable. This would have been better phrased as, 'Did you think we switched to Pale Moon on a whim? Using Firefox is not a solution for me' followed by at least one reason why Firefox isn't a solution for this person.

nema32 post is worded in a way that casts aspersions directly on bo elam himself/herself. It's a thin line between posts like that (going after the messenger when your issue is with the message) and personal attacks. My way makes no assumptions about the messenger while rebuking the suggestion more effectively.

See it now?

therube, in future, if you take issue with another mod's moderation, please bring it up in private, thanks.
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