It seems as if every time I log onto LJ, I find that a few more people have added me to their Friends List. ::smiles:: I sincerely hope you enjoy your stay here. However, I feel that I should say a few things so that everyone knows what to expect, as I recently had a problem with a poster whom I did not recognize trying to stir up some trouble.
This is my personal journal. I write in this because I want to. This is not here for your personal entertainment. If you enjoy it, feel free to put me on your Friends List, but I'm not writing this for anyone's enjoyment. If you do not enjoy reading my journal, then feel free to leave at any time.
I reserve the right to say anything and everything I feel in here. This is my own personal space, and I will not censor myself for anyone. I mainly use this journal to vent when I am angry. As such, I may occasionally say some mean things, or some non-Policitally Correct things or what have you. I may even say things I don't really mean because I am angry at the time and it is my emotions talking rather than my intellect.
If I wanted to have a debate about something, I would post it in the appropriate place, such an a public LJ community or website or message board. My LJ is not a place where I'd like to get into a heated debate. I'm not going to back up every single thing I say with facts, as most of the things I post here are purely my opinion on things. While that would be inappropriate for a public debate, it's more than understandable for a personal journal.
That's not to say that you cannot leave comments here. In fact, I love getting comments. If you enjoy something I post, feel free to say something. If you agree with my opinions on something, I'd certainly love to hear from you. If you disagree? You can still post, but do not try to start a fight. I do not mind people who post here with opposing points of view - in fact, it often forces me to think of new things that I may not have considered before. But I will not get into a heated debate here. At best, I will have a calm, casual conversation. At worst, I simply will not reply.
The one thing I absolutely will not tolerate though is flaming. No one will come here and insult people, whether it is me or anyone else on my Friends List. If you do you will be banned - I've done it before. You are guests here. If you enjoy spending time here, I'm glad that you are having a good time. I don't mind people reading this journal, or else I would have made it private. Just remember to be respectful to everyone else here, or else I will not hesitate to give offenders das boot. If you do not agree with something that I say, either comment respectfully or do not comment on it at all. If you do not like reading *any* of my posts, then feel free to leave at any time.
Anyway, I'm sorry if that offended anybody. I recently had someone blatantly try to start a flame war, and felt that the topic needed to be addressed. That person has since appologised, so there's no hard feelings. I don't want to drive good people away - I almost never have problems with any of you, even when you disagree with me. In fact, I was very surprised to find someone flaming on one of my posts to begin with. Long story short, I will never delibarately try to offend any of you, though I will not censor myself for any of you either. That being said, I sincerely hope you enjoy your stay here. I often post silly news articles or links to games or movies or those online quizzes - it's not always
me venting about something that pissed me off. Just thought I'd let everyone know what to expect. ^_^
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