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Erich Bloodaxe BSN

(14,733 posts)
Tue Jun 17, 2014, 03:25 PM Jun 2014

Question about the use of 'ignore'.

If I put someone on the ignore list, are they still capable of commenting on my posts?

Cause it seems to me if that's the case, that they can troll the heck out of me, and it'll look like I have no good reply to them.

So will ignore stop them from commenting under my comments, or am I better off simply not using ignore?

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Question about the use of 'ignore'. (Original Post) Erich Bloodaxe BSN Jun 2014 OP
They can comment on your posts, but you can't see the comments. cyberswede Jun 2014 #1
Don't worry. Trolls just look like trolls. cbayer Jun 2014 #2
mental ignore hibbing Jun 2014 #3
I just used mental ignore for awhile, but I was being harassed cbayer Jun 2014 #4


(26,117 posts)
1. They can comment on your posts, but you can't see the comments.
Tue Jun 17, 2014, 03:44 PM
Jun 2014

Their comments can spawn entire subthreads, too - and you won't see any of it.

And yes, they can troll you, but it's not much fun for them to troll someone who doesn't answer back.

I recommend ignoring people with whom you don't wish to interact, and don't worry about them "trolling" you - they'll look stupid after a while, or give up.


(146,218 posts)
2. Don't worry. Trolls just look like trolls.
Tue Jun 17, 2014, 05:01 PM
Jun 2014

Believe me, they will look like the big losers, not you.

Use it or don't use it. It's all in what you hope to accomplish.

If you want to have a more pleasant, enlightening and civil adult experience, put the trolls on ignore and never look back.

Who care what they say to you?

The fatal error is in taking them off or signing off to see what they might have said.

If you really need to know, don't put them on ignore to begin with.

Here is the bottom line, imo. People come here to interact and when they respond to you, they want your attention.

Not giving it to them is sometimes exactly the right thing to do.

But, it's up to you.

FWIW, the owner of the site himself has frequently noted that he has some members on ignore, lol.


(10,161 posts)
3. mental ignore
Wed Jun 18, 2014, 04:35 PM
Jun 2014

I don't use the ignore feature, I just scroll on past the stuff that bothers me. That's funny about the owner having people on ignore, haha.


(146,218 posts)
4. I just used mental ignore for awhile, but I was being harassed
Wed Jun 18, 2014, 05:58 PM
Jun 2014

so I moved on to total ignore and it works much, much better for me.

Peace to you.

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