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Do you like my cookies? They're made just for you


OnceUponATime

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I just want to say how much I HATE cookie disclaimers. Having a floating bar on a website saying something along the lines of "This website uses cookies. You can read our cookie policy here. ACCEPT" annoys me. Mostly because I don't usually have to actually click "accept" before they start feeding me cookies. I also dislike that so many websites only let me click accept, and not deny.

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And don't get me started on Facebook's: "To help personalize content, tailor and measure ads, and provide a safer experience, we use cookies. By clicking or navigating the site, you agree to allow our collection of information on and off Facebook through cookies. Learn more, including about available controls: Cookies Policy." YMMV, but to me, clicking on Cookies policy link would be classified as navigating the site.

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Now, I may have spent some time testing that out, and apparently clicking and navigating through FB's policy does not get you cookies. I feel deceived, I was excepting them to start delivering me Oreos any minute now!

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But noooooo, they aren't sending me edible cookies to eat (which might be a good thing). So my attitude has warped into something like this*:

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*FTR: I am not that old. My hair is also not quite that white...

 

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    • Alisamer

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      That's a whole lot of words to say "Don't watch the documentary, It's false because I say so! And my mom was the godliest prophet ever. Gwen 4EVA!"

    • Freedbygrace

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      5 hours ago, CRAnn said: 

      Elizabeth Shamblin Hannah posted this lengthy praise of her mother on the Weigh Down Ministries FB page…

       

      Thanks for sharing the long passage by Elizabeth. It is amazing to see the mindset that is still a part of RF. As I read through it I felt a mixture of sadness and anger. 
       

      I felt sadness because it is clear that the leaders of RF are completely blinded. They want to dismiss the documentary as “false accusations” from “enemies of God.” They want to claim that they have the TRUTH (always fully capitalized) and everything else is lies. From things Gwen taught while we were a part of RF, I know that if a prominent religious leader was killed in a manner such as she was she would have said that it was God’s judgment. But this writing makes it clear that they will not examine what they have done and people will continue to be hurt and abused by their controlling practices. 
       

      I felt anger because there is no remorse for anything they have done. The documentary brought that out regarding the death of the Smith boy - according to Gwen they did nothing wrong. They will not consider the stories of real experiences of real people that have damaged and, in some cases, destroyed lives. However I do believe that the lack of responsibility will lead to greater consequences. 

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    • Vivi_music

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      7 hours ago, AprilQuilt said:

      Besides this, it looked like a nice wedding, the video was well made, everyone seemed happy, the lack of Josh was refreshing. I know only some of the brothers were groomsmen but given TLC wasn't filming they might have chosen to include him if they'd wanted to. That or they edited him and fam out because they felt it wouldn't go down well with the fans, and that's fine by me too. They get the message, on some level.

      I also think the more ''younger Duggars'' wedding we will see, the less Josh will be included in the wedding parties. The smaller kids are probably not even that close to him. Josh married in 2008 and thus left home when Justin was 6 YO. I doubt they are that close (thank goodness).

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    • Columbia

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      I used to think chattel slavery might be wrong, but thanks to Doug Wilson I now know that anything can be justified if you just ignore the verses that say it’s wrong!

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    • Sullie06

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      1 hour ago, JermajestyDuggar said:

      My kids are the same age and I agree! It is so much easier to go to a wedding without kids!

      This summer we went to my cousins wedding out of state and we took our kids as most of my family was attending. Well my sister and her kids, last minute I might add, were unable to come and my kids were the only other kids at the wedding. Thankfully we thought to bring my son's tablet (he has ADHD and OCD) so he just hid in a corner after dinner with my Mom and his tablet. My 6 year old though was cutting a rug all night, she was the life of the party lol. 

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