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« on: June 27, 2010, 02:51:01 am »
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I refer to things like this:

Those weapons inspectors were in Saddam's pocket the entire time.

Why do say that?  Because they couldn't find WMD's that weren't there?

No the weapons were there. Why haven't you heard about that?

Everyone may be entitled to their own opinion, but there's no reason for the rest of us to be subjected to it.
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« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2010, 02:56:18 am »
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« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2010, 04:50:30 am »
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So should breaking into other people's accounts, but we can't all get what we want.
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« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2010, 05:12:07 am »
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« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2010, 10:46:23 am »
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I prefer that to those who post 80+% of their posts on the Forum and Off Topic Boards.
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« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2010, 12:40:20 pm »
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Inconsistent with Dave's vision of the site.

Unfortunately.
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« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2010, 01:24:21 pm »
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I refer to things like this:

Those weapons inspectors were in Saddam's pocket the entire time.

Why do say that?  Because they couldn't find WMD's that weren't there?

No the weapons were there. Why haven't you heard about that?

Everyone may be entitled to their own opinion, but there's no reason for the rest of us to be subjected to it.

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I prefer that to those who post 80+% of their posts on the Forum and Off Topic Boards.

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« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2010, 04:06:37 pm »
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So should breaking into other people's accounts, but we can't all get what we want.
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« Reply #8 on: June 29, 2010, 03:26:03 am »
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How one perceives the ''quality of discourse" on here to be is 100% subjective.
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« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2010, 10:43:08 pm »
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http://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=120512

"and Obama supporter"

I completely concur with Xahar. Whenever I read things like that post I think of this thread. Consistent stupidity should be a justification for banning.
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« Reply #10 on: July 12, 2010, 10:48:27 pm »
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http://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=120512

"and Obama supporter"

I completely concur with Xahar. Whenever I read things like that post I think of this thread. Consistent stupidity should be a justification for banning.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/03/25/fidel-castro-applauds-passage-obamas-health-care-overhaul/

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/05/26/castros-stinging-endorsement/

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« Reply #11 on: July 12, 2010, 10:50:37 pm »
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Oh please. The hilarious part of your post was the fact that you used the implication that Obama was beloved by communists (and that's exactly what the point of the entire thread was to begin with) from a news link that featured Castro criticizing the United States.
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« Reply #12 on: July 12, 2010, 10:57:06 pm »
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right as always. EXCEPT that I started the thread to criticize the MSM for still reporting what this poster says. I wouldn't wish death on anyone on earth except for him. There is a special place in hell for this man who has oppressed and killed millions, and has turned this potential world power into a backwater communist fiefdom.
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« Reply #13 on: July 12, 2010, 10:59:36 pm »
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right as always. EXCEPT that I started the thread to criticize the MSM for still reporting what this poster says. I wouldn't wish death on anyone on earth except for him. There is a special place in hell for this man who has oppressed and killed millions, and has turned this potential world power into a backwater communist fiefdom.

And randomly trying to tie Obama to him in any way you can is of course totally relevant and appropriate for the topic.
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« Reply #14 on: July 12, 2010, 11:01:38 pm »
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right as always. EXCEPT that I started the thread to criticize the MSM for still reporting what this poster says. I wouldn't wish death on anyone on earth except for him. There is a special place in hell for this man who has oppressed and killed millions, and has turned this potential world power into a backwater communist fiefdom.

And randomly trying to tie Obama to him in any way you can is of course totally relevant and appropriate for the topic.

I remove it and everyone feels better.
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« Reply #15 on: July 12, 2010, 11:04:17 pm »
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This thread is yet another reason why this board needs a mod.  Please, Dave - for the good of humanity.
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« Reply #16 on: July 12, 2010, 11:09:36 pm »
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But Inks, if you remove the Ban threads and the gimmick threads, there will be nothing on this board but useful threads discussing new features, and that would be boring.
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« Reply #17 on: July 12, 2010, 11:12:45 pm »
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But Inks, if you remove the Ban threads and the gimmick threads, there will be nothing on this board but useful threads discussing new features, and that would be boring.

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« Reply #18 on: July 13, 2010, 04:23:04 am »
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But Inks, if you remove the Ban threads and the gimmick threads, there will be nothing on this board but useful threads discussing new features, and that would be boring.
You have excessively degraded the quality of discourse in this thread.

It is with the utmost regret that I must ask for your immediate removal from this forum by means of banning.
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« Reply #19 on: July 13, 2010, 04:27:00 am »
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But Inks, if you remove the Ban threads and the gimmick threads, there will be nothing on this board but useful threads discussing new features, and that would be boring.
You have excessively degraded the quality of discourse in this thread.

It is with the utmost regret that I must ask for your immediate removal from this forum by means of banning.

It won't work if you don't start a thread.
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« Reply #20 on: July 13, 2010, 04:35:20 am »
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Done.
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« Reply #21 on: July 13, 2010, 04:43:16 am »
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Oh, wow.  He's skating on thin ice now.
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« Reply #22 on: July 13, 2010, 06:28:38 am »
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So should breaking into other people's accounts, but we can't all get what we want.
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« Reply #23 on: July 13, 2010, 09:35:06 pm »
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Hamilton's sock here provides a great example.

I will note that mods have told me that have deleted or given infractions to Libertas for basically doing this with his many posts where he merely states his opinion as if it were fact with absolutely nothing to back it up or attempts to "debate" other posters by doing this and merely dismissing their arguments by stating that they are wrong with nothing to back it up as well. Basically what Derek did in the first noted post.
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