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Old 11-22-2008, 06:20 AM   #1
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When I signed up a month ago, I was thrilled to be part of such a helpful and encouraging community. (I kno this is getting repetetive becuz it is not ending but I need to say my piece and I will be done) This summer I decided to get a yorkie puppy and wanting to learn all about them b4 I got mine, I used to ask question on yahoo.com/answers. They always said I should not own a dog if I didnt kno they answer to such basic questions...They were rude, insesitive and flat out mean. I was delighted to come across YT!!! What has happened?? Users I usually see being so helpful were rude and mean!! Yes, I posted on the babylola nyc thread taking up for you yt users as I believed you only have the best intersts of yorkies at heart. But it became ridiculous..Then a few more threads came about just as bad... I dont kno if its the sensitive nature of them or not but still there were very rude comments made...I am very upset at this. We are adults here...not silly little teenagers(well I am technically still a teenager) looking to start a fight or spark a heated discussion..After this, I may not post, instead just looking up answers to my questions...I may be taking this too seriously but I am saddened as I had never experienced such a loving community of people I had never even met and then it do a complete turnabout so quickly...I understand everyones opinions will differ at times but lets be mature about it evryone...If you have offered advice and you feel it has not been listened to just forget it...no need to get nasty. Just accept they are not going to listen and just move on, you tried and can not do anything else... no need to get mean.
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Amen, do to the fact that this is the same ol' crap I run across on every message board I have ever joined. All I have to say is I won't be posting on any message board here at YT again...I thank all who offered advice for Chewie...But please DROP THE DRAMA, you might see a different light if you do..
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When I signed up a month ago, I was thrilled to be part of such a helpful and encouraging community. (I kno this is getting repetetive becuz it is not ending but I need to say my piece and I will be done) This summer I decided to get a yorkie puppy and wanting to learn all about them b4 I got mine, I used to ask question on yahoo.com/answers. They always said I should not own a dog if I didnt kno they answer to such basic questions...They were rude, insesitive and flat out mean. I was delighted to come across YT!!! What has happened?? Users I usually see being so helpful were rude and mean!! Yes, I posted on the babylola nyc thread taking up for you yt users as I believed you only have the best intersts of yorkies at heart. But it became ridiculous..Then a few more threads came about just as bad... I dont kno if its the sensitive nature of them or not but still there were very rude comments made...I am very upset at this. We are adults here...not silly little teenagers(well I am technically still a teenager) looking to start a fight or spark a heated discussion..After this, I may not post, instead just looking up answers to my questions...I may be taking this too seriously but I am saddened as I had never experienced such a loving community of people I had never even met and then it do a complete turnabout so quickly...I understand everyones opinions will differ at times but lets be mature about it evryone...If you have offered advice and you feel it has not been listened to just forget it...no need to get nasty. Just accept they are not going to listen and just move on, you tried and can not do anything else... no need to get mean.
Heather....since there is already a thread running on this subject, you might have been better served by posting there rather than starting yet another "sad" thread on a day when people are trying to lighten the atmosphere here, make atonement, work on the work, move on and get YT back to the friendly welcoming place it should be.

If several threads are posted on this subject it serves to further taint the atmosphere around here.

You of course have the right to express your opinion, but I think if you read that thread you will find many postive answers to your above post and a sense of how many positive board members you have here.

I am sorry that anyone here or on yahoo made you feel badly nor addressed your questions and took you seriously. I don't think people go anywhere and ask things just to be asking, I think they are looking for genuine information when they do so.

I hope we can all put this behind us and take the outrage that many members feel to heart and watch our tone and words in the future.
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Amen, do to the fact that this is the same ol' crap I run across on every message board I have ever joined. All I have to say is I won't be posting on any message board here at YT again...I thank all who offered advice for Chewie...But please DROP THE DRAMA, you might see a different light if you do..
Message boards are a reflection of society....behind every key board typing as we speak are the same people who are at your school/job/church/shopping mall/in your family/ and social circle.

When you can convince me that you live in a perfect world, without negative dynamics then I can accept that YT (from time to time), should not fall short of grace.

However, unlike the real world, you do in fact have the right to exit stage left and remove yourself from the situation at any given time.

I have seen from many members, including the person's post that sparked all of this, just such a reaction today.

In my real life, I have had many friends do this to me.....write the kiss off email, tell me what all is wrong with ME, and admonish me never to contact them again, and yada yada.

I have a pat saying....if the friendship was worth it to them, then it is worth putting in the work....talking it out....reaching compromise. since THEY made the decision that it was NOT worth that effort, then there is nothing I can do.

I am sure a mere bulletin board is not worth the sweat off of some brows, but it is for me, because what I hope to gain from YT is some good connections, lasting friendships, and good puppies for Maya and Mika to associate with....therefore, it is worth it to ME to STAY, and work on the work rather than leave.
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i am closing my account...instead of support that I was hoping to get of course that was not the case...thank u tho to chewiesmom
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i am closing my account...instead of support that I was hoping to get of course that was not the case...thank u tho to chewiesmom

You'd get loads of support on the other thread....
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