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    Meatless Manifesto! PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTING

    Welcome aboard the vege train folks! Just a few stops to note along the way....

    • Anyone trolling with the oh so funny 'eat meat' posts and deliberate veggie bashing will not be tolerated
    • No fighting between veggies & vegans please!!!
    • Education is really important regarding diet - please share all your knowledge!
    • If you repeatedly mispell vegetarian I may ban you!!
    • If I mispell it, it's just a test

    Well, not much to worry about, let's make like rabbits and, er, munch lettuce!
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    Forum rules....

    Just a reminder that these are the rules that you've all agreed to on entering this forum....
    • This forum exists primarily as a support forum for vegetarians and vegans.
    • Omnivores are welcome if they have a genuine interest in moving towards a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, or if they have some genuinely useful information to share. But please remember, you are here as a guest. This is a space for vegetarians and vegans to discuss their thoughts and ideas and this is not the place to challenge the assumptions of a vegetarian and vegan lifestyle.
    • Posts that fail to respect these guidelines will be removed without further explanation.
    • Repeatedly ignoring these guidelines will result in your access to this forum being removed.
    • If you wish to challenge or criticise vegetarian or vegan ideas, you're welcome to do so - in the general discussion forum.
    Thanks guys.

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    the devil's avocado Moderator Paul's Avatar
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    For the first time in many years I feel I need to remind people of the ethos behind this particular section of the website.

    This is a SUPPORT forum for vegetarians and vegans, or for those serious about making that lifestyle change. It's not a discussion forum for challenging these ideas. Living without meat and animal product are still not very mainstream (even for hippies), and this is why it has a section of its own.

    • A vegetarian is someone who does not eat the flesh of an animal - many vegetarians opt out of wearing leather, and many vegetarians still consume eggs and dairy - but a vegetarian is primarily someone who completely abstains from all meat consumption.

    • A vegan is someone who does not consume the flesh of an animal, but also abstains from eating, wearing or using anything else that comes from any animal, bird, fish or insect.

    • A pescetarian is someone who avoids the flesh of land and air animals, but still eats fish. While pescetarians may benefit from the information in this forum, it is still not a vegetarian diet.

    If you are not vegetarian or vegan, the following applies:

    "Omnivores are welcome guests if they have a genuine interest in moving towards a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, or if they have some genuinely useful information to share."

    This rule was set up when this forum started, it is designed to keep this a safe place and has been listed at the top of the page for many years.

    By "useful information", we mean positive material that will help vegetarian or vegans within the remit of their chosen lifestyle - that does not mean challenging, discouraging, arguing against or criticising any veg*n beliefs. It is also not the place for encouraging alternative diets such as freeganism, flexitarianism or anything else that means you can still eat meat occasionally. All these discussions can be held elsewhere on the website.

    Thanks for listening

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