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How to deal with unwanted contact on DA
Community Engagement Week
As part of Community Engagement Week I'm here to discuss how to deal with unwanted contact on DA.  
It's unfortunate but true, trolls and bullies do happen on DA, just as they do any other part of the internet as well.  As nice as it would be if we could magically make them disappear from the site, there are other things we can do to help prevent or minimize unwanted contact with these types of people.  Today I hope to share some tips and options that may help you have a more peaceful DA experience, hopefully free or mostly free of unwanted contact.  
What should you do if you receive comments or notes from a user you'd rather not receive them from? 
Sometimes it happens and we run into people we'd rather have nothing to do with.  The best way to avoid these people is by not interacting with them at all to begin with.  So what do we do if they initiate contact with us?  The short answer is to ignore the
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Peter J. Riches
New Zealand
Favourite genre of music: Blues, metal, jazz, classical
Favourite photographer: My wife, daughter, and Thomas Bartlett
Favourite style of art: Eclectic
Operating System: Linux preferably; Haiku-OS is getting very interesting, though.
Skin of choice: Whatever skin you're in!
Personal Quote: Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else. (Buddha)

All this and I run entirely on plant power!


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AusWolf666 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2019  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Flower   Thank You For The Fave 2   Freestuff By A by AusWolf666  
gothicsabbath Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2017
Thanks for the fave :)
LittleFallingStar Featured By Owner May 16, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fave ^_^

Hope your daughter has an awesome party :)
fantom125 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2017
Thank you for the fave of "A Small Passage"!-)
NyanToDaMax145 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
THANKS FOR DA +fav !!!
XGingerWR Featured By Owner Edited Dec 20, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much for watching!
dontblinkphotography Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2016  Student Photographer
Thanks so much for the favorite! :)
gothicsabbath Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2016
Thanks for the fave :)
Arbanasin Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2016  Student General Artist
Thank you Hug 
Hogwarts-Crossover Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2016
Thank you for the favorites, and very soon we'll be seeing the actual writings going up! Probably within a few days.
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