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« Reply #125 on: October 17, 2012, 09:48:19 pm »
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The great Atlas demise continues.
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« Reply #126 on: October 17, 2012, 10:12:42 pm »
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INSTITUTE WARS, EPISODE II
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« Reply #127 on: October 17, 2012, 10:20:25 pm »
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All hail!
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The republicanism in this thread is disgusting.
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« Reply #128 on: October 17, 2012, 11:52:41 pm »
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Paging The Atlas forum about this, more at 11!
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« Reply #129 on: October 17, 2012, 11:53:45 pm »
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you must be enjoying this.

Actually, no.  I'm a fan of having things organized, so I'd rather see the same topic in the same thread rather than dividing it up.  Plus, I'm a fan of records, so I was hoping we'd have some ultra-long thread as our record holder.
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« Reply #130 on: October 17, 2012, 11:54:25 pm »
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INSTITUTE WARS, EPISODE II
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That was Episode V Wink
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« Reply #131 on: October 17, 2012, 11:55:32 pm »
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God, you're awful.
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« Reply #132 on: October 18, 2012, 12:53:08 am »
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INSTITUTE WARS, EPISODE II
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That was Episode V Wink

Yeah, but I don't think we'll have a prequel trilogy in this case. Wink
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« Reply #133 on: October 18, 2012, 08:46:38 am »
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You totally suck, Inks......the Update, the MAN Institute, this place is horrible.
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Why are you attacking me and calling me childish when there's absolutely no concrete proof of that?  I have done NOTHING to be attacked and called a child.  So, stop it.  Immediately.

09-16-2014:

I am extremely smart and intelligent.  I have a darn good head on my shoulders.  I mostly make very good decisions.  I am not perfect, but I am not an idiot.

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« Reply #134 on: January 21, 2013, 04:31:58 pm »
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I've added this to the original post:

Fourth - Sexually Oriented Content.  We're not going to delete every post with the word "penis" in it.  But if you cross the line of common sense, of what's acceptable and what isn't, then it's going to get deleted.  Ultimately, this is the most subjective rule (the alternative is to ban all sexually oriented topics, which I'm sure isn't the wish of everybody as a whole), so if you have doubts, don't post it, or PM me first.

This was from a couple of years ago, but I'll bite:

Is this a rule Dave asked you to post, or is it one you came up with?   
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« Reply #135 on: April 13, 2013, 10:24:14 pm »
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Fourth - Sexually Oriented Content.  We're not going to delete every post with the word "penis" in it.  But if you cross the line of common sense, of what's acceptable and what isn't, then it's going to get deleted.  Ultimately, this is the most subjective rule (the alternative is to ban all sexually oriented topics, which I'm sure isn't the wish of everybody as a whole), so if you have doubts, don't post it, or PM me first.

This was from a couple of years ago, but I'll bite:

Is this a rule Dave asked you to post, or is it one you came up with?   

It's from Dave: "You agree, through your use of this forum, that you will not post any material which is ... sexually oriented".
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« Reply #136 on: November 13, 2013, 01:10:36 pm »
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Where's the part about "maliciously" misleading the forum, or whatever nonsense is being used to describe dissent?
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« Reply #137 on: July 15, 2014, 12:53:02 pm »
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It's probably time to get rid of this thread.
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« Reply #138 on: July 15, 2014, 06:20:29 pm »
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Given Dave's wishes about limiting long threads, shouldn't the "Opinion of Previous Poster's Signature Thread" being retired, and a "Part 2" created?
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My magnum opus is now complete.  Read the complete "The Adventures of Hobo Orgy Guy & Blondie" (now in paperback).

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« Reply #139 on: August 01, 2014, 01:21:24 pm »
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What is the rule on copyright violations?
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« Reply #140 on: August 01, 2014, 10:00:52 pm »

What is the rule on copyright violations?

Please cite excerpts from other works with a hyperlink and limit those excerpts to at most two smallish paragraphs so that people who want to discuss an article without actually reading it can at least pretend like they did, while also allowing the origin location of the work to receive the ad revenue entitled to them as content creators.

Typically posts that contain copyright policy violations will be edited, without infraction, with the original poster's intent followed to the greatest possible extent. Repeat and habitual offenders will be infracted and such if they're unreasonable about it.

Also citations in proper APA style are encouraged but not required
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« Reply #141 on: October 05, 2014, 05:17:31 pm »

new rule: don't be weird

someone just painted cat ears onto another person's selfie in an attempt to flirt with them, and posted it publicly in a thread for everyone to see. i had to purge the entire topic with fire so that those who had not already seen it could be spared
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« Reply #142 on: October 05, 2014, 05:18:10 pm »
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« Reply #143 on: October 05, 2014, 06:12:27 pm »
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All hail BulcanKing, wielder of the holy purging fire!
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« Reply #144 on: October 17, 2014, 03:06:18 am »
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new rule: don't be weird

someone just painted cat ears onto another person's selfie in an attempt to flirt with them, and posted it publicly in a thread for everyone to see. i had to purge the entire topic with fire so that those who had not already seen it could be spared

Hahahaha the way you describe it makes me realize how weird that actually was.
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« Reply #145 on: October 19, 2014, 01:45:46 pm »
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new rule: don't be weird

someone just painted cat ears onto another person's selfie in an attempt to flirt with them, and posted it publicly in a thread for everyone to see. i had to purge the entire topic with fire so that those who had not already seen it could be spared

It's unfortunate that one awful post has ruined what was otherwise a perfectly good poll, but there was no other choice than to purge everything with fire.
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« Reply #146 on: February 28, 2015, 11:16:15 am »
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I have found that maps from Leip's Election Atlas can post into another one on historical and cultural topics.

http://www.fourthturning.com/forum/index.php

 Elections are not the sole focus of that site. The site is commercial to the extent that it pushes books related to the study... but as a rule, hyping books is much germane to the study is more readily tolerated just about anywhere than are spam ads pushing real estate or "discount v**gra at Rxripoff(dot)com"

Would I violate Leip's copyrights by transferring this to that site?

As a rule strict rule I have transferred only material of my creation. 

Here's a blank map (intensity not blanked out) if you want to show the Congressional districts of Maine and Nebraska, but not electoral votes.



Here's one for elections that don't involve individual districts of Maine and Nebraska.



Or Alaska, Hawaii, or DC not voting (elections under the 48-star flag):



Or so that I can be a smart-aleck, the 45-star flag that excludes the States admitted to the Union during the 20th century:


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