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  1. sparks19

    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    why are we arguing about being asked to title a thread "ewww my dog has in ingrown toenail" instead of just "ewwww"

    BTW... dogs really get ingrown toenails? :O
     
  2. I'm not trying to argue. My point was that no matter what the title, the thread is indexed for it's contents, not just the title.

    For your second question... I'm not sure? I imagine they can, but I've never dealt with it myself.
     
  3. sparks19

    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    well in spirit of this thread... I googled dog ingrown toenail LOL and A LOT of "how to" guides come up. who knew.

    How does a dog GET an ingrown toenail. I think I need to make a thread for this because I am really curious now lol.
     
  4. PoodleMommy

    PoodleMommy Yorkie Love

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    Also, many times these threads with strange titles have little to do with dogs... not to single anyone out but as an example, the thread about Mia standing in her underwear in her backyard the other day wondering how to get inside... her thread title was kind of vague... but who cares? Is someone on google really going to search... "what to do when stuck in the backyard in your underwear?".... I highly doubt it.
     
  5. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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  6. MeatyTreats

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    You'd be suprised.... lol

    Anyhow, it's not the "phrases" no one searches for that we care about now is it?
     
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    I see no harm in asking thread titles to be specific. Hardly seems like a big deal if it's going to help make the site profitable for someone who invests a lot of time into it.
     
  8. sparks19

    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    No ... cause they would probably already be stuck outside in their underwear at this point without a computer...

    :p
     
  9. eddieq

    eddieq Silence! I ban you! Staff Member

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    I sometimes will go to walk the dog in my pajamas and will grab my phone. So it's feasible that I'll be stuck outside with my blackberry in my PJ's googling "Stuck outside in pajamas".
     
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    PoodleMommy Yorkie Love

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    I guess my issue is that... it seems like the rules are coming slowly but surely... whats next posts like the one I referenced dont bring any clicks/money therefore they arent allowed at all?
     
  11. sparks19

    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    Well that is possible... I suppose.

    do your PJ's h ave a pocket for the blackberry or do you just carry it? cause I don't know of any underwear that have a handy pocket to stick your blackberry in.

    I'm already regretting saying that ^^^^ :rofl1:
     
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    jess2416 Who woulda thought

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    ok Im sorry but thats just ridiculous... and Im not trying to argue (well maybe) but having rules on thread titles relevent versus non relevent... thats just ermmmm stupid...

    Everyone is going to have a different opinion on what is or isnt relevent... and that, well thats taking it a little too far...

    and titles ARE what gain the thread some attention :rolleyes: so more of us (IMO) would click on a EWWWW GROSS rather than a Eww my dog has an ingrown toenail...
     
  13. eddieq

    eddieq Silence! I ban you! Staff Member

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    Yes, my PJs largely consist of boxer shorts and either sweatpants or lounge pants on top, so I more often than not have a pocket.

    Because I don't want a matching bruise, I won't comment.
     
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    And if it got to that point, my guess is that the members would leave, at least temporarily...thus ruining the effectiveness of it.

    This forum is more like a chat room than any other I'm on--and I suppose that's some of the charm to it. There's still a LOT of posts though, where I'm like "Huh?! THAT was worthy of it's own post?" Or "Shouldn't that be a PM instead?"
     
  15. sparks19

    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    But I don't think they are making a RULE... sounds to me like they are just requesting that we try to be more relevant in our titles. Maybe not more relevant... more specific. Like maybe mention SOMETHING in the title about what the thread is actually ABOUT.

    good boy... YOu learn fast :D
     
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    Let's not go all conspiracy theory on me, please! :p
     
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    Maybe if you paid for it out of YOUR own pocket, it wouldnt be so stupid... :rofl1:
     
  18. jess2416

    jess2416 Who woulda thought

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    ...................

    I dont even know what to say to that, but that was pretty rude, when I was trying to be damm nice about how I felt about it, you sure as hell didnt say that **** to the other people

    :(
     
  19. I agree. That was totally uncalled for.
     
  20. MeatyTreats

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    Sorry if I offended you... However, you were the one who said it was stupid! Maybe I misread your post.

    EDIT: I reread it and you called it stupid.... I'd hardly call that damm nice.
     

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