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What are three things that every new CafeMom member needs to know?

 
Queenofscrap

Asked by Queenofscrap at 12:01 PM on Oct. 8, 2010 in About CafeMom

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  • Keep your profile private
    Join groups that share your interests
    Don't fall prey to or get drawn into drama
    specialwingz

    Answer by specialwingz at 12:05 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • 1) There will ALWAYS be people who disagree with you, and some express that in a not-so-nice way, don't take it personally
    2) When you post anonymously, I for one feel like you shouldn't have asked/answered in the first place. Be woman enough to back up your statements
    3) Do not EVER, under ANY circumstances, post the dreaded "my boobs feel tender and I'm nauseous, could I be pregnant" question...

    That's all I can think of, heh.
    Anouck

    Answer by Anouck at 12:04 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • Try not to disclose personal information.
    Check the profile privacy settings.
    Join a group.
    Honestbest

    Answer by Honestbest at 12:03 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • I like things that you posted Anouck! Especially Number 3. LOL.
    gertie41

    Answer by gertie41 at 1:06 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • 1. Disagreeing is not the same as attacking. People who disagree with you are not attacking you or being rude.
    2. Do not go to questions, groups or journals about religion, politics, breast feeding, extended rear facing, vaccination, SAHM's or WIC/foodstamps unless you clearly understand rule 1.
    3. Some people on this site have known each other for years. That means they have the baggage, history and inside jokes to go with it. Never assume you know what a discussion or argument is really about and jump in ready to take sides unless you know the whole story.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 3:12 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • 1) Others will bash you unashamedly if they disagree with you.
    2) PA, abortion, formula feeding, forward facing and about 90% of other topics on CM are controversial.
    3) Its addictive.
    thatgirl70

    Answer by thatgirl70 at 4:24 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • 1. Cafemom is extremely addictive.
    2. You know those people you thought didn't exist? Odds are, one exists here.
    3. NEVER EVER EVER take anything said on Cafemom personallyy!
    -Ashley
    spiritguide_23

    Answer by spiritguide_23 at 7:13 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • keep your private personal business to yourself. do not deal with any drama-mamas and keep your profile private.
    canta1980

    Answer by canta1980 at 12:16 AM on Oct. 9, 2010

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