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Old 03-22-2010, 04:11 PM   #1
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I think it's time they get their own section as a sub-category of the Bull **** section. Please, then when I get all worked up like tonight I can ban myself so to stay away from them easier.
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Old 03-22-2010, 04:20 PM   #2
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I think we discussed this a while back, and decided that BS covers it all.

I've been on forums with a P&R section, which was fittingly called The Dungeon. I think it actually makes for a worse environment for discussion, because everyone walks in like they know there's a shitstorm going on, and they already know which direction they're flinging in.

Keeping the debate in the open forum environment will make it more civil, as we'll keep the same respect (or disrespect) we do in technical discourse.
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I think we discussed this a while back, and decided that BS covers it all.

I've been on forums with a P&R section, which was fittingly called The Dungeon. I think it actually makes for a worse environment for discussion, because everyone walks in like they know there's a shitstorm going on, and they already know which direction they're flinging in.

Keeping the debate in the open forum environment will make it more civil, as we'll keep the same respect (or disrespect) we do in technical discourse.
That's a good point, hadn't considered that. I guess I've pretty much come to accept that every time I click on mt.net there's going to be a political shitstorm going on anyway
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There's a reason I had Gary ban me from the Off Topic forum at m.net.
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Old 03-22-2010, 04:25 PM   #5
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There's a reason I had Gary ban me from the Off Topic forum at m.net.
Haha, lolz...my next thread after getting the political sub-section made was going to be "ban me from this section please" but I like "insert BS here" too much to ask for that now.
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Haha, lolz...my next thread after getting the political sub-section made was going to be "ban me from this section please" but I like "insert BS here" too much to ask for that now.
During the winter break I was assigned a few very important projects at work.

User CP > Settings > go to bottom and take off updates on sub-forums you don't have time for

I'm about to go back in. You'd be surprised how much quicker your mt.net "check-ins" go when you're not seeing all the BS, Adaptronic and other kind of threads every time you click New Posts.
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I like the BS but not always the politics. BS doesn't mean "debate" always. politics seems to.

if it's separated, it's going to be unmoderated and I'll probably never read it.
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This section without politics is like a bull without fiber. Less ****. Politics is the fiber of bull ****. Chicken, meet egg. Ying-Yang. Alpha-Omega.
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I'm split on the decision. I would love the **** out of an all out, **** fest of an unmoderated political section. But like you say ^ the BS section would be dead without that kind of thing.
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**** your politics mt.net
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**** me? **** YOU!!!!
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No! **** me! Wait...
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I need to recruit more tree huggers
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If you guys really want to argue politics, I moderate a forum that is almost all political topics. The Annex
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On second thought, I wouldn't mind a separate politics and religion section here....could be fun as long as it's unmoderated.

We'd have to warn everyone that you enter at your own risk, and not to make it or take it personal.
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if it's separated, it's going to be unmoderated and I'll probably never read it.
Maybe the separation would be a good idea on this basis, I'd never go in there either..
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I do think we need a subforum for hate threads.

We can put all the BEGi bashing and animal cruelty threads in there.
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this whole site is hate threads. how about a subforum for love threads.

maybe a subforum for other kinds of love threads. casual encounters maybe?
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casual encounters maybe?
I thought that was hustler's build/regrets thread?
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We can put all the BEGi bashing and animal cruelty threads in there.

They pay month-to-month, you wanna put up the money if we lose them as a sponsor?
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