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    Quote Originally Posted by AMLightfoot View Post
    Sorry. Can't respond to this blatant trolling attempt. Brain still stuck on 'My friend is a vampire who doesn't eat normal food so doesn't have an anus' and how talking about excretion is 'triggering' for him and how people mentioning excretion is 'ableism'. I mean WHAT. THE. ACTUAL. F.... *headdesk*




    Quote Originally Posted by Sdrawkcab View Post
    You're only scratching the surface. Wait until you get to the white-hating transethnic people - literally Caucasians who believe they are spiritually African or w/e.

    Here is my favourite piece of I'm-So-Special Tumblrism to date
    "Siempre es mas oscuro antes del amanecer" - Reminder to anybody criticizing “white gays” - Reminder to anybody criticizing "white gays"

    "Don't be homophobic to white gays, be racist."

    I guess my friends can't face the cold., funfax: [[MORE]]i came to id as demonk/in...

    "Religious people instinctively dislike me, I must be a demon"

    ??

    wut



    ..And a bit of sanity to finish it off. Satyrsexual

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    What's being posted on your lab rats wall.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joanne View Post
    You gotta change it to Most Recent instead of Top stories!
    Nope - I always have it on Most Recent and it still doesnt show everything. Sometimes I get notifications that a close friend has posted something but it doesnt appear - I have to go to their page to see it. Happens all the time to everyone around me too
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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    Nope - I always have it on Most Recent and it still doesnt show everything. Sometimes I get notifications that a close friend has posted something but it doesnt appear - I have to go to their page to see it. Happens all the time to everyone around me too
    I agree. What's worse is that I often get a different set of "Most recent" posts on my desktop to the ones I get on my iPhone and different again on the android app on my tablet. Very annoying

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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    Nope - I always have it on Most Recent and it still doesnt show everything. Sometimes I get notifications that a close friend has posted something but it doesnt appear - I have to go to their page to see it. Happens all the time to everyone around me too
    That's because facebook has some stupid algorithm that decides what you want to see and who you care about most. (Because adding them to your starred list isn't enough, right?) It's something to do with who you've recently interacted with.

    https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/questio...9190208AAMjcNc
    Don't know if this still works, but a quick google led me here.

    Edit: I guess it makes sense, on paper. Most people probably only really care about a select few contacts. We might prune our friends list and refuse people we don't know but I'll bet a lot of people don't. So yeah. Makes sense to just keep showing the same people based on who you've talked to recently.
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    I wish I could delete my facebook. I did a month off last year. It's just too much of a convenient way to interact with my friends. I think basically what I'm saying is that I am one lazy *****. Woof.

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    Have a look at the facebook fluff (aka facebook purity) browser add on. You can force fb to show the latest posts first, as well as get rid of all the junk thats thrown at you

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    Sounds like Social Fixer.
    Social Fixer even had a dislike button until Facebook put the pressure on them to get rid of it, citing they want facebook to be a 'positive experience' (though, I don't really call getting bombarded with hookup-site ads a 'positive experience'.. Just because I'm male and single doesn't mean I want to hump everything with a pulse!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Garacesh View Post
    though, I don't really call getting bombarded with hookup-site ads a 'positive experience'.. Just because I'm male and single doesn't mean I want to hump everything with a pulse!
    I get them, its really annoying!

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    Use ad blocker on chrome

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    +1 for adblocker on chrome - use ghostery as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by hardtailstar View Post
    I get them, its really annoying!
    That is what made me strip all my personal information before deleting my account, creepy adverts that start going "Age $age and still single? How Shameful, get hooked up!" :/

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    better than ads for bulk buying nappies... on the assumption that I am 2# and married...

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    Quote Originally Posted by hardtailstar View Post
    I get them, its really annoying!

    I don't.

    That's really annoying.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Joanne View Post
    Use ad blocker on chrome
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    +1 for adblocker on chrome - use ghostery as well
    I do. I meant on mobile lol.



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