For what it’s worth, I have always appreciated your presence here and I hope that you won’t be leaving.
I haven’t “liked” your post, JJS because I don’t like it … don’t you dare go and leave us - after all, just think how bland all our fare would be without a little salt and a LOT of pepper!
you’ve always seemed to be one of the more easy going members! Not peppery, in any way at all.
The backlash is aimed at grumpy impatient members, surely?
I’ve been here a few years too and notice that flare ups are cyclical. I gave it a break myself for a while when the posts were about politics.
@JamJerrupSunset, hope you don’t leave, but if you do, perhaps you’ll be back after a bit when things settle again.
Flounce announcement. Aflouncement
No, please don’t go. I love your down to earth comments. Maybe because I’m also from downunder?
Now then, @JamJerrupSunset, don’t be daft. I’m more ‘peppery’ and I’m staying right here.
Peppery is a good thing. After the “can’t we just all get along” message on this forum asking us to be kind to one another, I encourage you to give this forum another chance. I’ve been beaten up in the past and dropped out for a while but found the information and commarderie valuable.
Maybe you can check-in every week or so and see if anything interesting is occurring and take it from there.
Now listen, dingbat, you’d better bloody-well stay right where you are, mate!
I’ll come 2020202020
The point is that many of us have been targeted and falsely accused as “meanies’’ by being frank and direct with sanctimonious posts pandering to ultra sensitives.
Don’t let some butthurt snowflakes chase you off this forum.
This is a host forum, hosts should be able to handle some honest/straight answers, if not, how will they ever overcome a negative review from a guest?
Don’t go. We need the pepper, salt and vinegar sometimes! (:>)
Thanks @cabinhost. I am sure the life of the moderator in chief is not easy. Your recent call to arms for people to be a bit nicer was well done.
nice to see you here - all ways enjoyed your posts!
Bummer to see you go. I always appreciated your humor
Not sure I got it but… what is the reason for leaving?
Given some encouragement he decided to stay.
Let it Go !!
The perils of reading old posts… Lets just say that things got a tad tense and unpleasant around July/August, but Jam stayed, and matters seem to have improved.
Indeed I did. But came back. And I cut down on responding to every post I had an opinion on. I’ve noticed there is still some snark around but best to just ignore it rather than jump in. You never know what sort of day someone has had. Let It Go!