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DON'T LET THE B******S GRIND US DOWN

KAPTAINKRIP
KAPTAINKRIP Member Posts: 4 Listener

DON'T LET THE GOVT. OR MEDIA PRETEND LIV E IN THE UK IS MARVELLOUS BECAUSE
IT'S FAR FROM OK A DISFUNCTIONAL DWP WHICH MAKES APPOINTMENTS IT DOESN'T KEEP AND FAILS TO TAKE NOTE OFDOCTORS LETTERS TO PROVIDE HOME VISITSCAUSING MASSIVE STRESS TP ,ILLIONS OF DISABL;ED PEOPLE
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  • exdvr
    exdvr Member Posts: 331 Pioneering
    Please don't shout.....it's not very nice and will put people off reading your post.

    Best wishes.

    DLTBGYD

  • mikehughescq
    mikehughescq Member Posts: 7,817 Disability Gamechanger
    I can only echo the above post. Not a fan of the language used; the capitals (which are shouting) and the centring of the text which along with the capitalisation makes it incredibly hard for anyone with a VI to read. 
  • mikehughescq
    mikehughescq Member Posts: 7,817 Disability Gamechanger
    It is possible to be opposed to government policy and use basic netiquette at the same time. I don't think either of us who objected to the original post are pro government in any way but it's hardly unreasonable to remind people to not shout and to make their posts accessible to all. In that light I have reported your comment as unnecessarily personal. Concluding that asking someone to do the above somehow means people lack empathy is a remarkable and wholly unnecessarily abusive leap.
  • mikehughescq
    mikehughescq Member Posts: 7,817 Disability Gamechanger
    edited January 2019
    So asking if people need a masters degree isn't speaking down to people! No-one was asking for etiquette as regards the government but there's clearly little point in engaging further if you've read that in the posts from myself and @exdvr. I would have added you to my ignore list but it appears there's a maximum and I've reached it so, if you haven't reached yours, it may be politic for you to ignore me.
  • mikehughescq
    mikehughescq Member Posts: 7,817 Disability Gamechanger
    I'm not here as a "professional" and never have been. Duff info is duff info and the lack of a basic search facility on the forum means the same stuff requires comment  again and again. 

    Both comments on this thread thus far have been about the nature of the first post and not the content. If you're not looking for a fight please don't suggest we were commenting on the content when we plainly weren't?

  • Sam_Alumni
    Sam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,682 Disability Gamechanger
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