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Old 22.01.2012, 12:59
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Re: Why doesn't anyone argue anymore on EF?

But seriously...

The problem with no arguing is that it implies everybody agrees and is thinking the same. If everybody is thinking the same then somebody is not thinking.

Arguing, or debating, brings many different opinions out which I find very interesting and engaging. I must admit that I have been posting less and less over the last couple months purely because I could be bothered with all the silly nonsensical threads that have been doing the rounds. I miss a good intellectual discussion/argument/debate/mud-sling-fest.
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Old 22.01.2012, 13:01
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But seriously...

The problem with no arguing is that it implies everybody agrees and is thinking the same. If everybody is thinking the same then somebody is not thinking.

Arguing, or debating, brings many different opinions out which I find very interesting and engaging. I must admit that I have been posting less and less over the last couple months purely because I could be bothered with all the silly nonsensical threads that have been doing the rounds. I miss a good intellectual discussion/argument/debate/mud-sling-fest.
Completely agree! A grey blobby is coming your way.
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Old 22.01.2012, 13:04
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Same here. Great to see you back Adrian
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Old 22.01.2012, 13:05
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Completely agree! A grey blobby is coming your way.
I suppose statistically that had to happen some time. What the fek is a blobby?
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Old 22.01.2012, 13:06
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Old 22.01.2012, 13:11
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If you are looking around and can't see the nasty one that everybody else can see.....then, guess what?
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Old 22.01.2012, 13:52
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You people are so wrong. I get red blobbed for a remark on this thread. Aggression is alive and well on the forum.
The reason you got that neg rep - contrary to what you believe and wrote in the PM - is because its a petty remark. An unnecessary jibe. I purposely didnt bother replying to you but it seems like you cant let it go and indeed, you've brought it up again the first opportunity you've got.

Petty like some of the posts on this thread.

Guys, people have chosen to move on, so leave it. Some of the posters who have left contributed to this forum in many ways other than their smart arse remarks that have bruised many egos. I think they deserve the respect to be left alone and not having posts making digs.

I'm sat here reading the thread and if I remember correctly, some of you have been equally guilty of baiting newbies and the rest of the unsavoury behaviour that you claim to be glad that's gone.

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Old 22.01.2012, 13:58
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Hey OP, there are lots of arguments still going on. They're just a bit more mature now. Perhaps EF is growing up.
The offending remark. I take it back. Some posters haven't grown up yet. Happy now?
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Old 22.01.2012, 14:26
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The offending remark. I take it back. Some posters haven't grown up yet. Happy now?
what is offending about the remark?

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Old 22.01.2012, 15:04
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Re: Why doesn't anyone argue anymore on EF?

I still don't know who we are talking about. Everybody talk like if names shouldn't be said or like Harry Potter's you know who.

Nastiness? Most of you in here are guilty of it. So it is pretty easy to accuse those not here anymore of doing it. The atmosphere isn't nicer because they are gone, it is just calmer.

And by the way, most of the people who are now talking English in Switzerland somewhere else are still here.

So in your face people.
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Old 22.01.2012, 15:53
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Just discovered that Phil_MCR gave me a neutral rep a couple of weeks ago. What's that all about? A grey blobby that carries no rep weight. Is this part of the new blander and de-sanitised EF??
it was a trap to lure you into mentioning it, which is a bannable offence. Mods! Mods!
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Old 22.01.2012, 15:57
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Re: Why doesn't anyone argue anymore on EF?

like HB, due to a change in job, i am no longer able to spend the entire day posting on EF as my new employer is much less understanding.

but for me, the wind-ups, trolling, jibes and drama are the most fun parts of EF!

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Old 22.01.2012, 16:20
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I still don't know who we are talking about. Everybody talk like if names shouldn't be said or like Harry Potter's you know who.

blah blah blah

So in your face people.
Apparently with all the changes, some things don't. Still clueless as ever.

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but for me, the wind-ups, trolling, jibes and drama was the most fun part of EF!
Absolutely. But we were able to go home at the end of the day and forget about it. We also have a life in the real world.

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Old 22.01.2012, 16:28
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I, personally, find it very interesting to know who my friends and who my "not friends" are.
And what do you, unpersonally, find?

Sorry to crush dreams: NONE of the people I gave green blobs to are my friends and will ever be. You are all strangers to me and will stay that way. Nice strangers are still strangers. No problem with that.
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Old 22.01.2012, 16:44
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I still don't know who we are talking about. Everybody talk like if names shouldn't be said or like Harry Potter's you know who.

Nastiness? Most of you in here are guilty of it. So it is pretty easy to accuse those not here anymore of doing it. The atmosphere isn't nicer because they are gone, it is just calmer.
The thing I see about this is that it is fair unto impossible to say who "the" nasty people are. There are people who rub me wrong, who probably view me as a nasty one because I AM nasty to them (as example, hollisterb probably really doesn't like "me" much at all).

There are others who I like them or their posting style, and tend to be a bit more courteous and nice to, who hopefully think I'm not one of the nasty ones.

The truth is somewhere in between. I am a person, with thoughts and emotions which drive how I respond to others - and thy too are people with thoughts and feelings which drive how they respond to me. One day we may be nasty to each other, another we may get on together as well as peach pie and vanilla icecream.

So, because of this, I think it is neither right nor fair to name names... it will simply lead to more arguments and bruised feelings as "friends" jump to defend each other, or help pile on others.

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Old 22.01.2012, 17:00
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Re: Why doesn't anyone argue anymore on EF?

Seems to me this thread contains a lot of "NOISE" - Don't know what it is but I saw a mod say it once and it looked important.
Can we close it and I'll replace it with a thread on "where can I find potatoes?"
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Old 22.01.2012, 17:10
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Seems to me this thread contains a lot of "NOISE" - Don't know what it is but I saw a mod say it once and it looked important.
Can we close it and I'll replace it with a thread on "where can I find potatoes?"
People said they were missing noise, so we are giving it to them. If you want music, go listen to Englelbert Humperdink.
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Old 22.01.2012, 17:13
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"where can I find potatoes?"
Can you please use the search option? This subject has been discussed intensively in this forum
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Old 22.01.2012, 17:40
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People said they were missing noise, so we are giving it to them. If you want music, go listen to Englelbert Humperdink.
I can give you his address if you wish

Used to drive past his house regularly in the UK.

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Old 22.01.2012, 17:42
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Ok, am I the only one in here who doesn't know who are the nasty one?
Nil I am confused now. I thought YOU knew who the nasty one is, or the nasty ones are, since you first mentioned her/him/them?
I wish we could drop all this now and go forwards, please

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