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#1 HeIsStillHealing

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Posted 17 May 2010 - 03:09 AM

Hi, I just recently joined and I noticed that the female member group is just called members, while the male one is called M members. Why is it set up like this? Why isn't the female member group called F members? This kinda makes me feel like this site was mainly intended for women (hence how women get the 'member' group) while men get the male member group. Like I said, I don't know if this is the right forum for this..if it's not feel free to move it.


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#2 astralvigilante

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Posted 17 May 2010 - 03:11 AM

I might bring that up with a mod. I don't know what is up with M Member because not all male members have it.

Edited by dreamstalked, 17 May 2010 - 03:11 AM.


#3 HeIsStillHealing

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Posted 17 May 2010 - 03:14 AM

Thanks (:

Or better yet, maybe they could just get rid of the gender specifics groups all together? I mean, we all are survivors are we not? This might not be such a good idea though, some people might be uncomfortable if they aren't able to tell the gender of the person speaking with them.

Edited by HeIsStillHealing, 17 May 2010 - 03:17 AM.


#4 LittleMe2

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Posted 17 May 2010 - 03:32 AM

Hi i'm pretty new here too and have no idea where to find the members groups, i thought you meant the communities bit and was going to say I think its good that there is a separate place for men and women too because I know for some people there are some topics that they are just more comfortable with their own gender.

What is the members group?? x

#5 HeIsStillHealing

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Posted 17 May 2010 - 03:35 AM

Hi i'm pretty new here too and have no idea where to find the members groups, i thought you meant the communities bit and was going to say I think its good that there is a separate place for men and women too because I know for some people there are some topics that they are just more comfortable with their own gender.

What is the members group?? x



The thing to the left of your post. You are a 'member'


Edit:

This is odd, I am not a M member. O_o

Could someone maybe help me understand why I'm not a M member?

Edited by HeIsStillHealing, 17 May 2010 - 03:42 AM.


#6 astralvigilante

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Posted 17 May 2010 - 04:04 AM

Again, I'd ask a mod. I'm not really sure how that works...maybe if you request access to the men's forum it happens? I'm not sure.

#7 LittleMe2

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Posted 17 May 2010 - 04:15 AM

Ahhhh I see now. Thanks for that thought i'd missed something for a min. And yes ask a mod they'll be able to answer :-)

#8 Melinda

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Posted 18 May 2010 - 06:25 AM

Hi HeIsStillHealing,
We have a specific member group set up for male members because we have a password-protected forum set up for male members. When male members request access to this forum, they are placed into the M Member group so that they do not need to enter a password every time they wish to enter the forum. It isn't a way to try to single out the male members, but just a way to make it easier for them to access this forum. Also, if we have a special topic chat just for men, this enables us to easily notify all of our male members about the chat. I hope that explains it! If you have any other questions, let us know.

Melinda


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