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    MOA on Facebook.

    I had to ungroup myself from that because what I call police bashing. When I ungrouped myself there where 128 comments yesterday. The post had nothing to do with motorcycling or the MOA. It was sad because I enjoyed the site. I got tired of being told "not to post" for a post I shared about motorlights, but then a post goes on that has nothing to do with motorcycling. Sad.
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    I get the feed. Don't post there. What gets me is....you can be a total a$$ over there and not get any grief. Here at MOA, you gotta walk on egg shells.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2bikemike View Post
    I get the feed. Don't post there. What gets me is....you can be a total a$$ over there and not get any grief. Here at MOA, you gotta walk on egg shells.
    Totally agree! And that is why I ungrouped. I got dinged for posting/sharing a motolight ad, but then, which had nothing do motorcycle post goes untouched. I believe and I belong to other BMW sites that it's not walking on egg shells, but respecting other peoples opinion.
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    While I find much of the facebook MOA group content lacking class, reason, and content.. I have to say that contributing to this forum is definitely like walking on egg shells. We're not nick-named the BMWMOAners for nothing.

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    The MOA facebook page is an open group, anyone can join and post as far as I can tell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EMOTO View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by kewlmoose View Post
    The MOA facebook page is an open group, anyone can join and post as far as I can tell.

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    That is what I have been wondering about with the current turn of event on the MOA FB page. It seems that we have gotten quite a group over there that may not be BMW riders. Too bad its not a closed group for posting purposes and before you are added to the page you have to provide your MOA number.

    As for the cop bashing, I too am getting tired of it. On the upside, with the new FB format, it is quite easy to just block someone and all of their posts then disappear. At the rate I am going the MOA page I see will only have a handful of people posting!
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    Quote Originally Posted by sit View Post
    That is what I have been wondering about with the current turn of event on the MOA FB page. It seems that we have gotten quite a group over there that may not be BMW riders. Too bad its not a closed group for posting purposes and before you are added to the page you have to provide your MOA number.

    As for the cop bashing, I too am getting tired of it. On the upside, with the new FB format, it is quite easy to just block someone and all of their posts then disappear. At the rate I am going the MOA page I see will only have a handful of people posting!
    Ditto, and that is why ungroup/or blocked MOA FB. I did like the pictures, etc..........but the none motorccyle, ie cop bashing was enough for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by motorman587 View Post
    Ditto, and that is why ungroup/or blocked MOA FB. I did like the pictures, etc..........but the none motorccyle, ie cop bashing was enough for me.
    Perhaps you have forgotten "everybody hates a cop 'till they need one"
    It would seem that with the high speed of today's life-style, patience hasn't kept up.
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    I have noticed that the most recent version of FB gives one the easy ability to block people. You no longer have to report them to the FB gods for violating some obscure user agreement clause. You can just click on the X by their post and it gives you the option to block the person so you won't see posts from them. I have been busy over there blocking people. Amazing how pleasant it is to look at the page again.
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