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Re: [IP] personal attacks

At 09:22 PM 8/22/2001 -0700, you wrote:
>I've noticed not just "flaming", but a lot of people
>responding to someone's frustrations by dismissing
>them. If you've never had problems with your pump that
>made you question it's usefulness to you, good for
>you. But be careful when responding to a frustrated
>pumper with talk about how they'd be crazy to quit
>pumping or to stop whining, etc. Sometimes we all need
>to just feel sorry for ourselves and talk about it
>with someone who understands. If you don't understand
>a post, ask the poster about it, but don't respond
>with boasts or name-calling. This is basic stuff,

I couldn't agree with you more.  Very well said.  I think it is much better 
to feel sorry for ourselves for a while rather than an entire lifetime of 
diabetes.  I think we are due some pity parties with all that we deal with.

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