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Wondering what that had to do with the price of peas in Texas...

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What size shoe do you wear? :
7.5 : You?

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i dont even have a kids. but, all the cd that i like are the spendy ones. this is the same thing is making my neighbors with better cars then mine. park them in the garage or where the cant be seen. because they are better then mine! this is dumb everyone CD there own way. may it be you spend 200.00 per CD or .50per CD get over it!


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Wondering what that had to do with the price of peas in Texas...
I was trying to get a feel for where she was coming from with her post about WAHMS and how that is still supporting big corps and such...

I took it kinda anti cloth at first...

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7.5 : You?
ME TOO!

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Sorry, taking a perfectly good conversation off track with a Census is strictly disallowed. Ethan Rom has left the building already.

To offtopic posting, too.






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Sorry, taking a perfectly good conversation off track with a census is strictly disallowed. Ethan Rom has left the building already.

To offtopic posting, too.
My bad- I thought we had progressed to the "interrogate eightyferretoes" portion of the evening.

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Sorry, taking a perfectly good conversation off track with a census is strictly disallowed. Ethan Rom has left the building already.

To offtopic posting, too.





Annettemarie started it...


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My bad- I thought we had progressed to the "interrogate eightyferretoes" portion of the evening.
From here on out, I'm sticking to name, rank, and serial number. Do yer worst!
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My bad- I thought we had progressed to the "interrogate eightyferretoes" portion of the evening.
Now, now. We can't interrogate someone on their diapering credentials simply because they made their points eloquently and without attacking anyone. (love that guy!)

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We are all debating in the name of poop catchers
art angelbee. art. did you miss that memo?
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art angelbee. art. did you miss that memo?
Sorry :

Ok.....pretty artful poop catchers!

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...get over it!

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How is it that those two sentences are even in the same post? People are upset and unhappy for good reasons. It's not very nice of you to come in and tell them to just "get over it" and then say "much love". Maybe we all DON'T want to get over it. Maybe we want it resolved instead. If it's not bothering you, then why does it matter to you?

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How is it that those two sentences are even in the same post? People are upset and unhappy for good reasons. It's not very nice of you to come in and tell them to just "get over it" and then say "much love". Maybe we all DON'T want to get over it. Maybe we want it resolved instead. If it's not bothering you, then why does it matter to you?
it matters in a way that it is really sad that some mammas are in competiton with eachother. get over the cost and lets support eachother in our CD'ing

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Most of the issue isn't even about the cost. We've already determined that you can be crazy buying prefolds or crazy buying fitteds, that doesn't matter. What matters is the attitude towards each other. There were some very rude posts to non-hyena people, myself included.

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What matters is the attitude towards each other.
DING DING DING!!!

And that is what is being discussed and worked out here. Not cost.

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Most of the issue isn't even about the cost. We've already determined that you can be crazy buying prefolds or crazy buying fitteds, that doesn't matter. What matters is the attitude towards each other. There were some very rude posts to non-hyena people, myself included.
And rude posts towards the hyena mamas as well.

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And rude posts towards the hyena mamas as well.
How about the hyenas realize that the entire subculture of "looky what I got" can be pretty dang hurtful in its own way?
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I also wanted to add that, while I live in a house that is probably 3 times the square footage of some of the city-living mamas or the poorer mamas here, I would NEVER EVER decide to post pics of it and say, "How perfect a house is this for my perfect baby to grow up in!" and expect a flurry of "Oh how wonderful!"

And I CERTAINLY would not get all happy about how "I am living in the top tier of the real estate industry" and expect nobody at MDC to say two words about how rude it was of me to to say that.

Because not all of us are fortunate like that. Why on earth would I deliberately flaunt my cash (or my husband's cash ) in the faces of other women in tougher circumstances?

I think this misjudges the intentions of members who post about their babies' diapers. I don't believe people post pics of their babies' diapers to flaunt their wealth. That's not giving us much credit. There are people worse and better off than me, it's a given. I don't take it personally every time I see a post about something I couldn't possibly do or afford. It's a diapering forum and people are bound to talk about their diapers.

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And rude posts towards the hyena mamas as well.
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How about the hyenas realize that the entire subculture of "looky what I got" can be pretty dang hurtful in its own way?
we all should just have pride in what we have. be happy that you CD'ing. some people show pride in diff. ways.

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I think this misjudges the intentions of members who post about their babies' diapers. I don't believe people post pics of their babies' diapers to flaunt their wealth. That's not giving us much credit.
Look, I really do understand that. You're excited to have snagged whatever the hyena prey of the day is and want to show it off to your buds.

But if I posted pics of my house and property and said, "But I don't MEEEEEAN to make you guys feel like poverty-stricken crap" would my intentions even matter? It's still got that whole exclusionary "my baby deserves better stuff than yours" vibe to it.

IMO.
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How about the hyenas realize that the entire subculture of "looky what I got" can be pretty dang hurtful in its own way?
I am sorry if you have felt hurt by other mamas showing off there stash.

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I think this misjudges the intentions of members who post about their babies' diapers. I don't believe people post pics of their babies' diapers to flaunt their wealth. That's not giving us much credit. There are people worse and better off than me, it's a given. I don't take it personally every time I see a post about something I couldn't possibly do or afford. It's a diapering forum and people are bound to talk about their diapers.

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i like to see peoples stash. i makes me say ohhhhh how cute

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Look, I really do understand that. You're excited to have snagged whatever the hyena prey of the day is and want to show it off to your buds.

But if I posted pics of my house and property and said, "But I don't MEEEEEAN to make you guys feel like poverty-stricken crap" would my intentions even matter? It's still got that whole exclusionary "my baby deserves better stuff than yours" vibe to it.

IMO.
You have choices.

Learn to knit. Sew some cute fluff. Embellish your prefolds or dye em

It does not have to cost alot to be adorable

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i like to see peoples stash. i makes me say ohhhhh how cute
And by showy pictures being in their own forum now, the stash pictures are that much easier to find.

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Learn to knit. Sew some cute fluff. Embellish your prefolds or dye em

It does not have to cost alot to be adorable
You know what? You're right-- however, THAT is not what I'm seeing over in Hyena-Land-- I'm seeing people going on and on about 100 dollar dipes or posting photos with endless arrays of pricey machine-embroidered covers.

I think that diapering CAN be NFL, but it can also be grossly consumeristic. And a lot of the time here, it is pretty gross in the consumerism department. Just like handbags can be NFL, or they can be status symbols in a consumer culture.
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And by showy pictures being in their own forum now, the stash pictures are that much easier to find.
yeah, but i still like it the old way!

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i like to see peoples stash. i makes me say ohhhhh how cute
So, because you say "how cute", it doesn't matter that others are getting hurt?

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