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Old 01-19-2009, 08:50 PM   #11
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why would someone that is hardly ever here and not for very long, want to "revisit" something that we have done for years? We use them, but, not to excess. they are used for birthdays and such.
Not that I really have to explain my visiting/posting history, but I'm quite sure that I just recently commented that although I don't post that frequently, I do visit and READ the threads regularly, and by "regularly," I mean daily.

You included a very large, very blinking graphic on the Gossip thread, so no, they are not just used for birthdays.

If the majority of people like them and they don't cause anyone adverse effects, then fine. I don't think either my suggestion to consider the wisdom of continuing to allow them or the information regarding the possible problems is unwarranted, but I do think the personal and defensive tone in this reply of yours most certainly is just that.
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Old 01-19-2009, 08:55 PM   #12
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Yesterday I was the 1st post after SuzyQ's, but for some reason I don't see it now.
I don't understand how they could produce migraines or siezures, but didn't see that in the original post either.
Just that it could cause "medical problems".
But even still, given the medical specifics, I can't imagine unless you stare at them for excessive time that would happen. I have had migranes since age 11 and don't have that problem.
I use "blinking graphics" and love when others do too.
I like that it's an option for all of us and agree with TG!
I have seen this happen on one other site and left it.
Since no one was made aware of someone's (MINORITY) issue by the mods and admins, effected the majority, after the fact.
So I'm also thankful that here, it's open to ALL members to comment.
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Old 01-19-2009, 08:57 PM   #13
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Awww come on, this is gorgeous. When I said some blinking graphics are annoying, I'm talking about trying to read someone's blog while the entire background is dancing around and flashing like a spastic neon sign. The rose is in no way the same thing. I like it. Why is this affecting you so much?
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Old 01-19-2009, 08:58 PM   #14
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Gosh that is beautiful, Stacy! It makes me smile. It would be a sad thing for someone to get sick from something so amazing!
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Old 01-19-2009, 08:59 PM   #15
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Not that I really have to explain my visiting/posting history, but I'm quite sure that I just recently commented that although I don't post that frequently, I do visit and READ the threads regularly, and by "regularly," I mean daily.

You included a very large, very blinking graphic on the Gossip thread, so no, they are not just used for birthdays.

If the majority of people like them and they don't cause anyone adverse effects, then fine. I don't think either my suggestion to consider the wisdom of continuing to allow them or the information regarding the possible problems is unwarranted, but I do think the personal and defensive tone in this reply of yours most certainly is just that.
And I did not say they were used only for birthdays. Whether it seems defensive or not, was not my intention, just asking why you would want to revisit something that noone that has been on here for years has had any complaints about. If you take offense to that, my apologies.
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Old 01-19-2009, 09:00 PM   #16
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Not that I really have to explain my visiting/posting history, but I'm quite sure that I just recently commented that although I don't post that frequently, I do visit and READ the threads regularly, and by "regularly," I mean daily.

You included a very large, very blinking graphic on the Gossip thread, so no, they are not just used for birthdays.

If the majority of people like them and they don't cause anyone adverse effects, then fine. I don't think either my suggestion to consider the wisdom of continuing to allow them or the information regarding the possible problems is unwarranted, but I do think the personal and defensive tone in this reply of yours most certainly is just that.
Just read your post after posting mine. I'm glad you enjoy visiting here-daily, as you say you do. Something draws you here-good information, good people and a unique opportunity to express yourself in all manors of your personal life.
However, I disagree that we should follow other forums, like sheep. If we were all alike-WHAT"S THE POINT?
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Locking this down folks. Sorry, I have to run and don't have time to watch this for more comments to delete. I've done one and thats my limit for today.

Andy will see this and make his decision.
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