What has happened to Talk of the Villages

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What has happened to Talk of the Villages
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Old 09-08-2019, 08:12 AM
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My first time living in the villages and joining Talk of the Villages most of the treads started nicely and stayed that way. Their were many who posted and all was kept friendly now their are a few who post all the time and are only happy if they attack someone or something. I wish they would grow up or go away.

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it's why I rarely read anything but the classifieds now.
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Old 09-08-2019, 08:31 AM
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Excellent Observation.


Some posters are not happy and have found a way to share/spread their sadness.


I heard the ownership of ToTV changed as well. Again, "heard".

This was a great place for Newbie's, but it's run its course.

Various related Facebook sites are friendly.
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I have "felt" the change. Is it now owned by the relative of the long time owner who is a car dealer in Atlanta? The fellow who owned a cart repair business?

I feel it is completely different than it used to be.
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Old 09-08-2019, 08:42 AM
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I can’t speak to what was, but this trend is every where not just at TOTV. It is like a cancer spreading through our country.

Sad but true...
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My first time living in the villages and joining Talk of the Villages most of the treads started nicely and stayed that way. Their were many who posted and all was kept friendly now their are a few who post all the time and are only happy if they attack someone or something. I wish they would grow up or go away.
I actually like the NOTHING thread and movie reviews and the like here on Talk of the Villages and I try to stay positive on just about every thread I post on this site.

Talk of the Villages is still a very good source for information about things happening here in the Villages.

There are also useful tips on surviving hurricanes; restaurant and book reviews; in addition to many other topics.

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Old 09-08-2019, 08:48 AM
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I have "felt" the change. Is it now owned by the relative of the long time owner who is a car dealer in Atlanta? The fellow who owned a cart repair business?

I feel it is completely different than it used to be.
I actually like the change. It is more polite than before and does not allow as many personal attacks on other posters nor organized cyber bullying.
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Old 09-08-2019, 08:53 AM
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One thing I see that has changed. Posts that are intended to be funny or some with a little cutting edge are quickly deleted.
Yet, some posters that post paragraph after paragraph saying the same in a slightly different way...add nothing.
Some can post snarky and not get deleted others posting similar posts are again quickly deleted.
I remember the NFL being called the "no fun league". Maybe that now applies to TOTV?
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Old 09-08-2019, 08:56 AM
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Some can post snarky and not get deleted others posting similar posts are again quickly deleted.
True dat! Not to mention the subliminally political comments that are in some posts that some see and "others" care not to.
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Not sure what TOTV was like in the past. I like a bit of spice. Balanced views. I’m not talking about confrontations. As compared to everyone agreeing, saccharine sweetness etc. makes me look forwards to reading the posts each morning.
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