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shemp wrote: Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:08 pm If having a sock was a banning, I'd probably be the only one here.
I too, have no socks. That's why I never leave the house.

And so on.
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Don't do it Nyar. We need you here!

Dipshit. :):)
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Nyarlathotep appreciation thread: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=49078
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Nyarlathotep wrote: Thu Feb 04, 2021 8:34 pm Getting increasingly tempted to join Corps and Abdul in enforced irrevocable exile, albeit for different reasons
Same here
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It's a dumb way out. Whos to say everyone who posts here doesn't have a backup of this forum?

Doesn't make sense to silence oneself in any regard.
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I'm not worried about what some woke nutjob might do
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Eh...it isn't just about "woke nutjob" behavior. Sociopathic media is rife with examples of identifying people who "ain't got their minds right" and causing them to lose jobs, etc. In corporations that require certain attitudes, one can be disciplined and/or fired for not having their minds right, and I know of one example in which persons openly wondered if it would be legal to screen applicants for their microaggressions. I can understand why someone would want to erase as much of their online personas as possible...and I use the woke example as an example, knowing full well that the "other side" is just as capable of punitive actions against anyone who ain't got their minds right.

Pay attention to the "fringe"--it tends to become mainstream.

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Pyrrho wrote: Fri Feb 05, 2021 1:13 pm Eh...it isn't just about "woke nutjob" behavior. Sociopathic media is rife with examples of identifying people who "ain't got their minds right" and causing them to lose jobs, etc.
I agree. I should have finished my thought. "I ain't worried about some woke nutjob, it's the government and Ministry of Truth corporate nutjobs that are actually scary."
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We don't do microagressions here. Only big ones. :P
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The commies have always wanted to be able to monitor (spy) on everyone, because communism is fascism, and if you don't know what everyone is thinking you can't have total control over the population

Technology has reached the point where it's almost possible to control everything, the dream of every fascist
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If I ever seriously thought of going back to work in the States, I might consider deleting my history.

But it's probably too late now anyway.

I'm much more likely to just retire.
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Just wait

The woke will be cancelling retirement payments before too long
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robinson wrote: Thu Feb 11, 2021 1:49 pm Just wait

The woke will be cancelling retirement payments before too long

Yeah, I wouldn't put it past the U.S. government to end favorable tax treatment for retirement accounts or eventually even just start confiscating them South American style.

As I've said before, I'll probably stay in Japan as long as I think my kids still need me.

The most likely scenario at this point is either retirement in Japan or splitting time between Japan and somewhere else. But I doubt it will be America.

I also don't expect Japan to go full "woke" anytime soon.
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I can’t see China ever going woke


Something the China defending fascist left lunatics are really not going to like
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robinson wrote: Thu Feb 11, 2021 1:49 pm Just wait

The woke will be cancelling retirement payments before too long
Social security mostly gets paid to old white men, ergo intrinsically racist.
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Rich old white men and women

Obviously it must go
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Well fuck me dead, gone fer a gdam week and look what happens. It's snow. I always knew that stuff was disliked by cats and chihuahuas. But the internet too?
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