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Come on, guys!

Post by gnome » Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:06 am

What is it with all this admitting that emotions are affecting our posts? We are official SkepticsTM and believers in pure logic and fact--therefore if someone disagrees they are wrong and stupid and probably like Nickelback.

Don't make me have Abdul get the flame wars thread going again!
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Re: Come on, guys!

Post by Witness » Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:20 am

We have flame wars?!? :shock:

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Re: Come on, guys!

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:09 am

No.

We used to have flame wars, but those dark days are thankfully gone. :)
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Re: Come on, guys!

Post by Doctor X » Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:22 am

"Like Nickleback?"

That is just . . . wrong.

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Re: Come on, guys!

Post by ed » Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:30 am

gnome wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:06 am
What is it with all this admitting that emotions are affecting our posts? We are official SkepticsTM and believers in pure logic and fact--therefore if someone disagrees they are wrong and stupid and probably like Nickelback.

Don't make me have Abdul get the flame wars thread going again!
Fuck off.

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Re: Come on, guys!

Post by xouper » Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:22 pm

Fag.
It's fascinating how that word seems to have lost its power as an actual insult.

Seems it's now often used as a fake-insult™ for comedic effect.

What if certain other words (that cannot ever be said on TV these days) would also loose their power as an insult?



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Re: Come on, guys!

Post by Grammatron » Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:33 pm

xouper wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:22 pm
Fag.
It's fascinating how that word seems to have lost its power as an actual insult.
I disagree that it has. It's just that no one objects to or polices the use of that word on this forum.

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Re: Come on, guys!

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:35 pm

Well there was the "this guy fucks" meme, but it died quickly now didn't it. 8)
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Re: Come on, guys!

Post by xouper » Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:46 pm

Grammatron wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:33 pm
xouper wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:22 pm
Fag.
It's fascinating how that word seems to have lost its power as an actual insult.
I disagree that it has.


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Re: Come on, guys!

Post by Witness » Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:34 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:09 am
No.

We used to have flame wars, but those dark days are thankfully gone. :)
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Re: Come on, guys!

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Aug 11, 2018 11:23 pm

My bowels keep telling me that they need to extrude a huge load. Every time I go, 'tis but a piffle. Maybe I need more roughage.
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