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Old 04.08.2021, 13:00
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No, Curley - never lived in the Netherlands but was infatuated by XXX, a wonderful Dutch girl who liked to make silly jokes about Belgians. Naturally, I insisted she had a priceless sense of humour but all my pathetic attempts to curry favour were sadly in vain
Oh well, at least she didn’t insist that the local cheese was a deal breaker
aaaw, my sympathy.
The good thing of it was I learnt a new expression: "curry favour".
After I looked it up the thought crossed my mind if maybe the term "less is more" could have helped you back then?
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Old 04.08.2021, 13:14
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I started the "Request the reopening of the Trump post-presidency thread " in the hope of flushing out the mod who anonymously closed the Trump post-presidency thread.

So far the only credible reason for closing that thread seems to be the adoption of the cancel culture.
A refusal of a doomporn culture? I dunno, personally.

But you start threads "in the hope of flushing out a mod" and wonder you get stuff closed? It doesn't seem to me that too much politics have been envolved, in all honesty. You criticize "anonymously closed" thread while you posted our admin's name and photo in public. I enjoy a lot of your posts but some of this does not seem genuine. Baiting, rather.

Patxi - I get your opinions. I know they weren't meant towards me, but a mod not actively thanking or posting doesn't yet automatically mean an inactive mod. I think people will participate more when the reception is more civil or have more time, but I can say probably all stuff gets read. And no, I don't think you post nonsense. Not more than me
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Old 04.08.2021, 13:32
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Truer words were never spoken on this forum

Now the challenge is to find who's Marton's female persona here and this forum will be able to join another superior galaxy.. No one will dare to suggest a name, I have my TOP 2
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Old 04.08.2021, 13:34
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Now the challenge is to find who's Marton's female persona here and this forum will be able to join another superior galaxy.. No one will dare to suggest a name, I have my TOP 2
Who's your female persona then?
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Old 04.08.2021, 13:37
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No doubt Lib will be celebrating
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Possibly? Possibly? I post more orange soups than anyone else...maybe that will get the thread shut down.
Orange Soup? Is this the new code word for the unmentionable, not really blond, truculent pest?
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Old 04.08.2021, 17:05
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Truer words were never spoken on this forum

Now the challenge is to find who's Marton's female persona here and this forum will be able to join another superior galaxy.. No one will dare to suggest a name, I have my TOP 2
This post is neither funny nor entertaining
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Old 04.08.2021, 17:09
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Now the challenge is to find who's Marton's female persona here and this forum will be able to join another superior galaxy.. No one will dare to suggest a name, I have my TOP 2
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With beard or without a beard?

Dazzle or sans?
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Old 04.08.2021, 17:09
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refusal of a doomporn culture? I dunno, personally.

But you start threads "in the hope of flushing out a mod" and wonder you get stuff closed? It doesn't seem to me that too much politics have been envolved, in all honesty. You criticize "anonymously closed" thread while you posted our admin's name and photo in public. I enjoy a lot of your posts but some of this does not seem genuine. Baiting, rather.

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There are a lot of baiting posts that exist, and lately, most of them are from those who thank your posts.
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Old 04.08.2021, 17:32
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olygirl I wasnt thinking of you being a Martonette

The thing is is there any girl that would fancy that callikng
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Old 04.08.2021, 17:36
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olygirl I wasnt thinking of you being a Martonette

The thing is is there any girl that would fancy that callikng
I don’t understand your post.
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Old 04.08.2021, 17:40
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There are a lot of baiting posts that exist, and lately, most of them are from those who thank your posts.
Thats an interesting perspective, there is also a group that thanks the opposing view.

TBH it looks pretty even to me. I know if someone paints me in a bad light it gets lots of likes, slightly less than a month ago.
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Old 04.08.2021, 17:43
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You made a commet how you dont find my comment funny . "who'd be here Marton's female persona." So I've imagined how you've imagined who'd fit for that role and made another comment. Again, not funny.

Guess I have to switch to what makes you giggle, like picking and making puns on ftf and MC.
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Old 04.08.2021, 17:52
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There are a lot of baiting posts that exist, and lately, most of them are from those who thank your posts.
I'm offended by your baiting. Where's your empathy?
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Old 04.08.2021, 18:41
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I'm offended by your baiting. Where's your empathy?
No baiting… just straight talk. If you’re offended by my post, it may be simply because I’m a woman who doesn’t share your views. Or maybe there’s another plausible explanation.
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Old 04.08.2021, 18:53
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No baiting… just straight talk. If you’re offended by my post, it may be simply because I’m a woman who doesn’t share your views. Or maybe there’s another plausible explanation.
FINALLY!

Somebody got it! Weeew!
I mean to us oldies that is just common sense. But lately it got complicated, (snowflaky?) it seems.
Okay, there is still some left-overs in there - like "a woman" - a person would have done.


On the other hand I was just getting into this trend "I define myself as such and such and you just gotta tip-toe around me".
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Old 04.08.2021, 19:19
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Thats an interesting perspective, there is also a group that thanks the opposing view.

TBH it looks pretty even to me. I know if someone paints me in a bad light it gets lots of likes, slightly less than a month ago.
That would be because LiB recently banned someone with opposing views.
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Old 04.08.2021, 20:03
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I wasn't implying that. The remark was not intended to be personal. I apologize if offence was taken.



I think that links and sources should best be used to underpin statements and positions in discussions, or provide a basis for further discussion.

Just posting a tsunami of links with little to zero discussion value or even attempts to start any discussion is not contributing to any form of discussion culture.

I think this is true regardless of the topic of discussion or who posts the material.

I would say a good discussion is one where we can get a lot of to and fro and development of ideas and challenging of those ideas from the same starting points.

An annoying discussion is one where any attempt at discussion is drowned out by new links of questionable value or relevance flattening everything else.
Here posts the EF colleague who today has already posted ten times in the coronavirus thread and the day is not yet over; most of those posts generated zero discussion.
So much for "a good discussion is one where we can get a lot of to and fro and development of ideas"

But nevertheless, I do thank you for your 45 posts in the Trump post-presidency thread,

Anyway back to the topic here we have a GOP lawmaker promoting vaccination after her 42-year-old unvaccinated GOP lawmaker husband died from COVID-19 despite having no preexisting conditions.
The husband was not a GOP anti-vaxxer, he tragically caught the disease before his age group was eligible for the vaccine.

Health warning for the allergic, this link is from "thehill".
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Old 04.08.2021, 20:17
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No baiting… just straight talk. If you’re offended by my post, it may be simply because I’m a woman who doesn’t share your views. Or maybe there’s another plausible explanation.
It is sexist to imply that your sex may be the reason for my post.

Oh, and thank you so much for your empathy.
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Old 04.08.2021, 20:28
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It is sexist to imply that your sex may be the reason for my post.

Oh, and what you call straight talk is nothing but biased nonsense.
No, Urs Max. Many of your posts are mysoginist in nature and for many posters on this board, it has become clear that you have a problem with females in general. You imply negatively we are sexist or feminists or what not when we speak our minds.

We all have our hang ups, and that one just happens to be yours.
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