Twitter is left in stitches by furious argument that erupted in a CROCK-POT group on Facebook over ‘rude or condescending’ cooks who consider themselves ‘masters’ of the appliance
- Indiana Twitter user Sarah Hollowell shared a screengrab from a Crock-Pot group on Facebook
- People usually share tips and recipes in the group, but a moderator noticed an uptick in ‘rude and condescending’ comments
- The moderator wrote a lengthy post admonishing people who think they are ‘elevated beyond helping new crockstars’ to leave the group
- The unnamed poster added that the group is no place for being rude to picky eaters or make cruel comments about dishes they wouldn’t eat
- Twitter users responded that they found the ‘crocknanigans’ hilarious
Twitter users are delighting in some very contentious drama taking place in a Facebook group… about Crock-Pot cooking.
The group appears to be for home cooks to share their favorite tips, tricks, and recipes for using Crock-Pots — but while slow-cookers are all about keeping the cooking temperature low, some members of the group seem to be a bit hot-headed.
The brouhaha recently reached a boiling point when one of the group’s moderators went on rant about ‘rude and condescending’ members who considered themselves ‘crockpot masters’ who were too good to help others — and asked them to butt out and leave if they couldn’t play nice.
All the drama! Twitter users are delighting in some very contentious drama taking place in a Facebook group… about Crock-Pot cooking
Chill! One of the group’s moderators went on rant about ‘rude and condescending’ members who considered themselves ‘crockpot masters’ who were too good to help others
Sarah Hollowell from Indiana captured the moderator’s rant and shared it on Twitter last week.
In it, the moderator wrote: ‘It has come to my attention that some of you feel as thought you are crockpot masters and are elevated beyond helping new crockstars.
‘If this is you, congratulations, you do not need to be part of this group and you may find the exit at the top of the group page with the 3 little dots. Click on those and hit “leave the group.”
‘In this absolutely twisted, rude, mean and uncaring world we live in, the one thing we can all agree on is good food. The one place we should feel free to ask new questions and try new things is in a group about food.
‘When someone joins this group and expects help because they are new to crockpotting or they have never tried certain foods before, I expect you to help or keep scrolling.
‘If you feel the need to be rude or condescending, please go to your mother’s house and say whatever you were going to type. If she whoops your a**, you probably shouldn’t type it.
Context: Sarah Hollowell from Indiana captured the moderator’s rant and went on to say that it appeared prompted by users being ‘s****y’ to someone who’s husband is a picky eater
‘I’m done with the people who tell someone to get a new husband because they’re picky eaters. I’m done with the people who make rude comments about food people eat that others don’t.
‘I’m done with the “jokes” about people throwing something away because it looks gross to you. 95% of you are amazing, kindhearted, beautiful people who I would love to have sitting at my dinner table.
‘The other 5% of you, grow the hell up or get the hell out,’ the moderator concluded.
Sarah, who was captivated by the drama, went on to say that she ‘100% agrees’ with the moderator, but this wasn’t ‘what I expected to see on my newsfeed from a crock pot group.’
‘I DID find the thread that I think prompted this,’ she went on, ‘which was someone requesting advice for meal planning with a husband who’s a picky eater. There are hundreds of comments and I haven’t found bad ones yet (if they still exist) but the nice ones are kinda heartwarming tbh.
Viral: Her tweet has tickled other Twitter users, who’ve chimed in to share their amusement — especially over the moderator’s use of the word ‘crockstars’
‘People are so s****y to picky eaters and so many of the comments I saw “oh I/my spouse have the same preferences and here’s what’s worked for us” and for some reason it also had to be said that picky eaters can be good partners so maybe I don’t WANNA find the bad comments
‘I’ll be honest I completely glazed over “crockstars” when I read it but yes we do need to discuss that,’ she added.
Her tweet has tickled other Twitter users, who’ve chimed in to share their amusement — especially over the moderator’s use of the word ‘crockstars.’
‘I swear the best Internet drama turns up in the most innocent sounding groups,’ wrote one.
‘Scaaaaathing. This tea is almost as hot as the knitting group drama from a while back,’ said another.
‘Yikes. Crockpot Controversy. Find it right between Toaster Tales and Blender Brouhaha,’ tweeted a third.
One more said that ‘all kinds of crocknanigans [are] goin’ on in there,’ while yet another wondered, ‘I can’t imagine what happens when Instapot comes up.’