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It's been a slow but steady decline over the last few years, but we are now at the stage where alt-right nutters and conspiracy theorists have a voice, nay even a home, on this forum. For shame.
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Old 21.10.2020, 12:21
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2 questionable channels.. do keep up.
Didn't see the videos, I am not even sure wheter I should open the channels while being in the work environment.
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Old 21.10.2020, 12:31
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Didn't see the videos, I am not even sure wheter I should open the channels while being in the work environment.
good for you on not doing it, your youtube algorithm will be untouched (i hope). you do understand that does videos are part of the alt-right rabbithole that youtube sends you on on once you start seeing them? that "hate" was spot on
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Old 21.10.2020, 16:58
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Thanks for mansplaining that to me... :msnsick
If anything, I mansplained to myself. I posted it to justify my following statement: that it was not unwarranted.
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The video is from a channel called "Red Pill Germany", and the Youtube channel description reads "A channel discussing social topics concerning red pill philosophy, the manosphere and the good life from a German perspective.". I had no clue what "red pill philosophy was, so I googled it. The top 3 Google results say the following

Business Insider - Inside Red Pill, The Weird New Cult For Men Who Don't Understand Women
The Guardian - Swallowing the Red Pill: a journey to the heart of modern misogyny. The online community hosted on Reddit is where men go to air their toxic views about women. Stephen Marche aims to find out if The Red Pill is perpetuating a culture of hatred – or if it’s just a place to vent
Newstatesman.com - Spitting out the Red Pill: Former misogynists reveal how they were radicalised online. Subscribers of Reddit’s most notoriously sexist subreddit explain what happens when you change your mind.
That's like asking marxists for their opinion on capitalism and a market-driven economy and taking their negative opinion as proof that it's unequivocally bad. Woketivists and toxic feminists don't discuss, they cancel and do whatever else they can to silence and otherwise shut down dissenting voices. Whoever isn't on board with them is automatically labeled as some bad -ism, be that misogynist, sexist, racist, or whatever else.
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This was sort of funny/sad.

Trump supporters borrow a photo from the Zurich street parade to claim there were YUUUUGE crowds in Florida.

https://www.blick.ch/news/ausland/sc...d16150854.html
Reminds me of "Switzerland second"
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Good talk by Chris Hedges, 'The Politics of Cultural Despair' :

His thoughts on Trump/Biden at 19:20



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Define "blocked". Were you trying to reply to a private message or to post here in the thread? Did you receive an error message of some kind? Our forum software is old (understatement) and can be rather glitchy.

Mods can't prevent you from posting anything on the open boards unless we ban you. You can reply to whomever you want whenever you want. At most we can delete a reply after it's already posted. We haven't deleted any of your posts recently, on this thread or any other. I went back two months and none of your posts have been deleted.

If you tried to reply to a private message, mods can't see anything to do with users' private messages. We can't prevent/block you from messaging someone. Users can block each other, but because Pancakes is quoting and replying to you in the thread, it's clear that she has not blocked you.

My guess is a forum glitch, nothing nefarious. Give it another try.
Thanks for your response; I appreciate it. I don't know whether I made a mistake in posting or whether there was a glitch in the system but I essentially wrote/rewrote the same response 2x and for whatever reason it did not go through. Doesn't matter in the long run but very frustrating at the time...lol! Anyway, thanks for your response
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Old 21.10.2020, 20:17
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That's like asking marxists for their opinion on capitalism and a market-driven economy and taking their negative opinion as proof that it's unequivocally bad. Woketivists and toxic feminists don't discuss, they cancel and do whatever else they can to silence and otherwise shut down dissenting voices. Whoever isn't on board with them is automatically labeled as some bad -ism, be that misogynist, sexist, racist, or whatever else.
i don't recall any postmodern marxist feminist soy boys tell a female ef member to prepare for a real fight. so point to them, I guess.
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Old 21.10.2020, 22:11
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Thanks for your response; I appreciate it. I don't know whether I made a mistake in posting or whether there was a glitch in the system but I essentially wrote/rewrote the same response 2x and for whatever reason it did not go through. Doesn't matter in the long run but very frustrating at the time...lol! Anyway, thanks for your response
The same happened to me quite some time ago, at the time when some browsers didn't let you quote certain posts. But AFAIR that was once only.
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Old 21.10.2020, 22:19
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The same happened to me quite some time ago, at the time when some browsers didn't let you quote certain posts. But AFAIR that was once only.
There is a known bug in quotes. If the person you're quoting uses a symbol or other special character, like a pound sign or an umlaut, when you go to quote the text box will be empty. That can be confusing if you've not seen it before.

There's a workaround for that in Forum Support if you happen to run into it.

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I just saw a clip of Biden on BBC. I know he fights stuttering but boy he looks tired and like he's fumbling for words. Meanwhile Trump looks like he's still on steroids as he bounces across the country to rally after rally. If voters are looking for a candidate with energy and enthusiasm to get them to go out and vote, Joe ain't it.
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There is a known bug in quotes. If the person you're quoting uses a symbol or other special character, like a pound sign or an umlaut, when you go to quote the text box will be empty. That can be confusing if you've not seen it before.

There's a workaround for that in Forum Support if you happen to run into it.

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I just saw a clip of Biden on BBC. I know he fights stuttering but boy he looks tired and like he's fumbling for words. Meanwhile Trump looks like he's still on steroids as he bounces across the country to rally after rally. If voters are looking for a candidate with energy and enthusiasm to get them to go out and vote, Joe ain't it.
I haven't watched any Biden clips lately:, as honestly, just when I thought Trump couldn't sink to another nadir, go figure, he manages to

That said, I agree that Trump has more stamina and energy than poor Biden. And, the latest, regarding his son's laptop emails etc...will not help matters...

Ughh! On all levels re: the US political system. And sadly, whomever wins, there will be an outcry/riots etc... Not good on all levels! And I am typically an optimist!
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Old 21.10.2020, 22:56
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If voters are looking for a candidate with energy and enthusiasm to get them to go out and vote, Joe ain't it.
Honestly, I don't care about energy and enthusiasm. I just want a President who is sane, doesn't repeatedly lie and isn't delusional.
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Honestly, I don't care about energy and enthusiasm. I just want a President who is sane, doesn't repeatedly lie and isn't delusional.
This. Trump seems almost manic, which begs the question, is he still on steroids? He’s like a madman.

I would not “poor old joe” Biden, he seems fine. His decision making abilities appear rational, especially compared to his opponent.

The election may be a high turnout event.
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The same happened to me quite some time ago, at the time when some browsers didn't let you quote certain posts. But AFAIR that was once only.

Happens to me quite regularly on Firefox. When I quote someone I get a blank field.
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The video is from a channel called "Red Pill Germany", and the Youtube channel description reads "A channel discussing social topics concerning red pill philosophy, the manosphere and the good life from a German perspective.". I had no clue what "red pill philosophy was, so I googled it. The top 3 Google results say the following

Business Insider - Inside Red Pill, The Weird New Cult For Men Who Don't Understand Women
The Guardian - Swallowing the Red Pill: a journey to the heart of modern misogyny. The online community hosted on Reddit is where men go to air their toxic views about women. Stephen Marche aims to find out if The Red Pill is perpetuating a culture of hatred – or if it’s just a place to vent
Newstatesman.com - Spitting out the Red Pill: Former misogynists reveal how they were radicalised online. Subscribers of Reddit’s most notoriously sexist subreddit explain what happens when you change your mind.

I think the adjective suits the occasion.
To me the term 'Red Pill' is the older original meaning as given in Wikipedia, i.e. "The Terms Red Pill and Blue Pill refer to a choice between revealing an unpleasant truth, represented by the red pill, or to remain in blissful ignorance, represented by the blue pill. These terms are in reference to the 1999 film The Matrix.” BTW this was the 4th term in Google’s list.
I have seen the film Matrix and it is more about an oppressive future world gone wrong. Also I cannot remember that the film in any way dealt with misogyny but correct me if I'm mistaken.
Most of Red Pill Germany’s videos have been about his views on German politics and elections, which I have often found insightful. In this instance he gave his views about the US and the Biden issue.
BTW as I said earlier he says he lives in Japan. He has also stated earlier that he is happily married has at least one child. That said, I obviously cannot vouch for any personal info. he provides.
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Old 22.10.2020, 08:49
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His decision making abilities appear rational, especially compared to his opponent.
That doesn't mean much

One year ago I was sure that Trump will never be reelectet, now weeks before I am not so sure about it.
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If anything, I mansplained to myself. I posted it to justify my following statement: that it was not unwarranted.
Sure. Since I am a man, is it even possible to mansplain to a man?
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Old 22.10.2020, 08:56
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Happens to me quite regularly on Firefox. When I quote someone I get a blank field.
https://www.englishforum.ch/forum-su...-problems.html
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That's like asking marxists for their opinion on capitalism and a market-driven economy and taking their negative opinion as proof that it's unequivocally bad. Woketivists and toxic feminists don't discuss, they cancel and do whatever else they can to silence and otherwise shut down dissenting voices. Whoever isn't on board with them is automatically labeled as some bad -ism, be that misogynist, sexist, racist, or whatever else.
....and vice versa! Whoever is not on board with hate speech, misogyny and racism is labeled marxist, anti-capitalist, woketivists and toxic feminist....

There were quite a few attempts here to discredit feminist movements. Nobody has to be on board, but nobody has to be vehemently against anyone who expresses a iota of understanding either. Not everyone who has a somehow favourable view on all of these and dares to voice it is a feminazi or whatever the assumptions are.

Anyways, we're off topic so back to Trump and Biden. Oh, actually they were both accused of sexual misconduct but I always blamed their manners on their age. I think dubious jokes and gestures are more common among a certain age group. We can't know the truth, eh?

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