Skip to main content

View Diary: Cranky Users: Don't do what I did! (214 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  I couldn't sit by my computer all day (2+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    KelleyRN2, mapamp

    to monitor my tags. When I came back to the diary this afternoon, people were asking about the tag in the thread. I didn't notice it until there were angry comments about it. Do you mean to say that we have to not only monitor all the comments, try to engage other people, and constantly monitor the tags as well?  And, to be honest, I didn't even know that we could screw around with another's diary like that....never dreamed it was even possible. I just do not know all the ins and outs of posting here. There are way too many little rules and things to learn for people who don't have time to be here all day....except for weekends, of course, lol.

    This whole world's wild at heart and weird on top....Lula

    by anninla on Sun Sep 04, 2011 at 04:51:56 PM PDT

    [ Parent ]

    •  Brace yourself, anninla. More bad news! (5+ / 0-)
      Recommended by:
      JanF, RiaD, mapamp, KenBee, DavidW

      If you post a diary through a group, any editor or admin in the group can edit your diary. Um-hmm. Even years later. I demonstrated that in a Cranky Users diary written by belinda ridgewood - while it was on the rec list, and to great laughter - but we all learned a lesson about editorial control that day.

      Sounds like you're a natural for our group! We need cranky users who are willing to raise hell about defects in the site.

      •  Uh, I don't even know what a "group" is! (2+ / 0-)
        Recommended by:
        KelleyRN2, mapamp

        I don't know what an HR is or what a donut is. I know how to recommend someone's diary, or recommend someone's comment, but don't know the purpose of hide. I don't know how to check my "list?" Don't know if I am a TU or not. Yes, I know I should have spent 10 hours reading all the rules, and the meanings and the FAQs, but I didn't. I don't understand how my DVD player works either, but I can work it.

        However, I did attend NetRoots Nation in Austin, and check this website at least 3 times a day, does that help?

        This whole world's wild at heart and weird on top....Lula

        by anninla on Sun Sep 04, 2011 at 05:20:27 PM PDT

        [ Parent ]

        •  You're a Trusted User - you've got 3 bars of mojo. (3+ / 0-)
          Recommended by:
          JanF, RiaD, mapamp

          If you click on the "hide" button, you've given someone a donut, an HR. If enough people hide a comment, that comment - regardless of diary - can be seen in Hidden Comments by all Trusted Users.

          There's a hidden comment in this diary: right here. (You won't see hidden comments in diaries you're reading, even as a TU, unless you set your profile choices that way.)

          There's a link to the FAQ in every Cranky Users diary, and you might find it interesting to scroll through some time. You'll learn all kinds of odd things about this place.

          •  and the purpose of "hide" is (2+ / 0-)
            Recommended by:
            KelleyRN2, mapamp

            to show displeasure with the comment?  Do hidden comments go away? What can I buy with my 3 bars of mojo and where did you see my info?  I know, I need to go read all that stuff, but honestly....just don't know what the purpose of all that busy-stuff is. Sometimes I think this site makes up all the busy-stuff to keep us...well, busy inside of a bubble, to make every little thing seem overly important, like ants scurrying around. Oh, just me being cranky again.

            I used to get cranky with PMS.
            I'm now cranky with Menopause.
            Don't pay any attention.

            This whole world's wild at heart and weird on top....Lula

            by anninla on Sun Sep 04, 2011 at 06:08:02 PM PDT

            [ Parent ]

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site