Is there a specific reason (or more) for "friending" someone?

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Beez

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Is it just saying that I like someone? That I like what they post? Is there more to it?
 

Ugly

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Nothing to read into it. Some people add lots of people randomly. Others, like myself, tend to be more picky. For me it usually just makes it easier to PM someone, or see what they've posted recently.
 

Beez

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Nothing to read into it. Some people add lots of people randomly. Others, like myself, tend to be more picky. For me it usually just makes it easier to PM someone, or see what they've posted recently.
Okay. :) Thank you!
 

Beez

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I've been a bit -- no, a LOT -- hesitant to add friends, even those I really like. On some sites, it has seemed that "liking" someone caused a bit of stuff for them. Glad to know that it's never that.
 

NoNameMcgee

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yes

you can make things private so only friends can see

:D

i have a profile picture

but friends can view it
 

MattforJesus

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I don't expect anybody to want to be friends with me,or give me likes,or reps,because I do not fellowship with people online for the most part,but I post about what I want to say,and that is it.When I am offline I fellowship,but rarely online.

Also I like to post about the whole of the Bible,and talk about the end time,and get kind of serious,and a lot of people kind of shy away from that,and most people would become friends with those that claim Jesus as Lord,do not post too much about the Bible,or at least not the hardest parts to understand,and post about random things not pertaining to the Bible,like pets,food,walking the dog,watering the lawn,terrible neighbors,got a splinter in their foot,and such things.

If you talk about things not pertaining to the Bible you are most likely to get friend requests,but I would rather people did not want to be friends online,and I do not come across as someone trying to have friends,so I understand if they do not want to be friends.

Offline I will fellowship,which my sister says I am the nicest man she ever met,but online I do not bother,which I do not feel I am missing out on anything important.

But that is the way I like it online,and that is the way I come across,so there is no wondering on my part for that is what I want,and people will sense it,but not to be rude,but I do not want to invest that much time when it is online,and I rarely even reply to those who reply to my post,for I post and run,or is that a cyber crime.
 
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Is it just saying that I like someone? That I like what they post? Is there more to it?
:)Maybe It was something In their words when they welcomed you that Influenced you deep enough that you requested to be their friend.
 
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What If someone that you have befriended post In these forums things that you are In total disagreement with,should you be loyal and keep them as your friend or should you unfriend them?
 
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PM them about it. So they are aware. That way no confusion. And whatever you decide is will understanding..

You, they are not meant personally
What If someone that you have befriended post In these forums things that you are In total disagreement with,should you be loyal and keep them as your friend or should you unfriend them?
 

Tommy379

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What If someone that you have befriended post In these forums things that you are In total disagreement with,should you be loyal and keep them as your friend or should you unfriend them?
I can be your friend, and not agree on a single thing.
 
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I can be your friend, and not agree on a single thing.
:eek:I see your point but It might be confusing to some people If they see that your Interpretations and doctrine are In opposition and the person goes to your homepage and sees the person as a friend,just saying.:)
 

Tommy379

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:eek:I see your point but It might be confusing to some people If they see that your Interpretations and doctrine are In opposition and the person goes to your homepage and sees the person as a friend,just saying.:)
It's one of my joys, to confuse others.
 

maxwel

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Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
Proverbs 27:6

Waggles,

Does this mean you go around kissing your enemies?

Please send me a friend request as soon as possible...
I'm terrified to be your enemy.
 

Magenta

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:eek:I see your point but It might be confusing to some people If they see that your Interpretations and doctrine are In opposition and the person goes to your homepage and sees the person as a friend,just saying.:)
Best not to make assumptions ;)
 

Beez

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What If someone that you have befriended post In these forums things that you are In total disagreement with,should you be loyal and keep them as your friend or should you unfriend them?
Since when do friends have to always agree? Since chatting on the Internet. Before that, people could be friends and not get all hot under the collar over a disagreement.