I had a message today, from a person who has just started on WLS, asking to join my network. I said no for several reasons. The first reason is,considering my space is closed, to all but my friends, how would they know about me. Another reason is they did not have anything on their space. How could I get to know them? The strongest reason I refused their offer is based on all the trouble my friends have been getting from bloggers who are not the person they purport to be but are on WLS with malicious intent alone. It is such a shame this happens. I am far more cynical (if possible) now, than when I started keeping a blog. Too many of my friends have had their sites threatened with closure due to unwarranted complaints. There have been too many unsolicited offensive comments, left for all the world to see, upsetting the people I have come to regard as friends. I am left with no option but to harden my heart and learn to say thanks but no thanks, for the time being.