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« on: December 11, 2010, 11:52:53 pm »
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Of course the primary offender is gone, but it's not like it isn't used otherwise. It is basically trolling. (If you don't know I'm referring to basically just saying "you're wrong" to every point the other person makes or just using a dumb ad hominem attack.)
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« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2010, 11:58:04 pm »
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No, because it's fascist.

But really,yes.
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« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2010, 11:59:27 pm »
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I think BRTD-style threads should be an infractable offense.
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« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2010, 12:12:11 am »
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should responding only with "lolz" also then be an infractabele offense?
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« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2010, 12:15:40 am »
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I think BRTD-style threads should be an infractable offense.
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That has got to be one of the most retarded proposals I have read on this forum.

Don't worry, I'm sure more will crop up shortly.
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« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2010, 01:10:30 am »
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Uh, no it shouldn't.
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« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2010, 01:57:30 am »
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I agree that it's becoming more and more common to see The LibertasTM emoticon employed as a first line of defense, along with abrupt contradictory rebuttals (e.g. "Uh, no it isn't. [end of post]").  But it'd be a worrying precedent to outlaw styles of debate that are considered useless.  Let their poor quality of debate skills speak for themselves.
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« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2010, 02:02:19 am »
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I think BRTD-style threads should be an infractable offense.

I don't know what that means.  I just wanted to get in on the fun of misquoting.
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« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2010, 01:31:41 pm »
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I think BRTD-style threads should be an infractable offense.

I don't know what that means.  I just wanted to get in on the fun ofmisquoting.

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This forum also used to be a place very much in touch with political reality as a whole but not anymore just earlier I was reading that the average gauge of electoral votes for Obama is going to be around 310-350 or a similar repeat of his 2008 margin.
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« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2010, 03:18:54 pm »
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Freedom of speech should not be an infractable offense.
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« Reply #10 on: December 12, 2010, 03:51:15 pm »
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Freedom of speech should not be an infractable offense.

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« Reply #11 on: December 12, 2010, 04:57:54 pm »
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Freedom of speech should not be an infractable offense.

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« Reply #12 on: December 12, 2010, 05:14:03 pm »
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Freedom of speech should not be an infractable offense.

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« Reply #13 on: December 12, 2010, 05:20:07 pm »
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« Reply #14 on: December 14, 2010, 09:28:06 am »
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Freedom of speech is a cute idea, but it doesn't work - you can't tolerate people who are intolerant.
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« Reply #15 on: December 14, 2010, 03:24:58 pm »
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Freedom of speech is a cute idea, but it doesn't work - you can't tolerate people who are intolerant.
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« Reply #16 on: December 16, 2010, 02:43:00 am »
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There is no freedom of speech on a privately owned message board...
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« Reply #17 on: December 16, 2010, 04:45:24 am »
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Of course.
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« Reply #18 on: December 16, 2010, 05:02:57 pm »
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There is no freedom of speech on a privately owned message board...

     There is no guarantee of it, but the owner of a given forum could decide to govern it according to that principle (which Dave has not, for reasons that are self-evident when one considers the intended role of the site).
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« Reply #19 on: December 16, 2010, 05:50:17 pm »
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There is no freedom of speech on a privately owned message board...

There is no guarantee of it, but the owner of a given forum could decide to govern it according to that principle.
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« Reply #20 on: December 17, 2010, 04:42:31 pm »
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You're wrong.
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« Reply #21 on: December 17, 2010, 04:49:38 pm »
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There is no freedom of speech on a privately owned message board...

     There is no guarantee of it, but the owner of a given forum could decide to govern it according to that principle (which Dave has not, for reasons that are self-evident when one considers the intended role of the site).

As a Professor of Atlasology at the University of Paris, Texas, I must concur with your interpretation.
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This forum also used to be a place very much in touch with political reality as a whole but not anymore just earlier I was reading that the average gauge of electoral votes for Obama is going to be around 310-350 or a similar repeat of his 2008 margin.
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« Reply #22 on: December 17, 2010, 06:22:58 pm »
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There is no freedom of speech on a privately owned message board...

     There is no guarantee of it, but the owner of a given forum could decide to govern it according to that principle (which Dave has not, for reasons that are self-evident when one considers the intended role of the site).

As a Professor of Atlasology at the University of Paris, Texas, I must concur with your interpretation.
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