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What the fuck is wrong with you people?

Postby kurt_w » Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:07 pm

Maybe I'm a hopeless throwback to a kinder, gentler time. But what the hell is going on with the Forum this week? In the past 24 hours, we have:

* "Remember Me" joking about eating babies.

* Ned Flanders taking a short break from parading his exuberant racism to jokingly imply that another commenter collects child pornography, and imagining him getting subjected to mob violence when "those pictures" are discovered.

* mrak speculating cheerfully about Ted Nugent "blowing his own head off".

Either something is wrong with me, or something is wrong with the rest of the world. I mean, I can laugh at someone else's expense any day, but this stuff just doesn't seem ... funny. When did we decide that mean-spiritedness was an adequate replacement for humor?

Ach, it's Friday afternoon. Maybe I'm just in need of a weekend away from it all.
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Re: What the fuck is wrong with you people?

Postby green union terrace chair » Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:12 pm

Years of fluoride in the water, chemical contrails in the air and HFCS in our food ... t was only a matter of time before the levee broke.
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Re: What the fuck is wrong with you people?

Postby gargantua » Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:36 pm

In my case I think it's HFCS withdrawal. I need a fix.....bad!

It's a cloudy, gloomy day. That, and sometimes we just bring out the worst in each other. Might be a good time to step away from the computer, get some fresh air, and some perspective.
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Re: What the fuck is wrong with you people?

Postby Ned Flanders » Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:55 pm

kurt_w wrote:Maybe I'm a hopeless throwback to a kinder, gentler time. But what the hell is going on with the Forum this week? In the past 24 hours, we have:

* "Remember Me" joking about eating babies.

* Ned Flanders taking a short break from parading his exuberant racism to jokingly imply that another commenter collects child pornography, and imagining him getting subjected to mob violence when "those pictures" are discovered.

* mrak speculating cheerfully about Ted Nugent "blowing his own head off".

Either something is wrong with me, or something is wrong with the rest of the world. I mean, I can laugh at someone else's expense any day, but this stuff just doesn't seem ... funny. When did we decide that mean-spiritedness was an adequate replacement for humor?

Ach, it's Friday afternoon. Maybe I'm just in need of a weekend away from it all.


You forgot the part about you accusing people of being "racist" with no proof. But carry on. This is quite entertaining.
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Re: What the fuck is wrong with you people?

Postby bdog » Fri Apr 20, 2012 7:12 pm

kurt_w wrote:When did we decide that mean-spiritedness was an adequate replacement for humor?

Chuck Schick
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Re: What the fuck is wrong with you people?

Postby rabble » Fri Apr 20, 2012 8:42 pm

bdog wrote:
kurt_w wrote:When did we decide that mean-spiritedness was an adequate replacement for humor?

Chuck Schick

I don't agree with b about much, but he's right about that. Chuck set the standard, jj approved it, everybody said fine, and here we are.
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Re: What the fuck is wrong with you people?

Postby barney » Fri Apr 20, 2012 8:47 pm

I don't think Daisy helped much....
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Re: What the fuck is wrong with you people?

Postby bdog » Fri Apr 20, 2012 8:54 pm

rabble wrote:
bdog wrote:
kurt_w wrote:When did we decide that mean-spiritedness was an adequate replacement for humor?

Chuck Schick

I don't agree with b about much, but he's right about that. Chuck set the standard, jj approved it, everybody said fine, and here we are.

Mr. HART !!!!
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Re: What the fuck is wrong with you people?

Postby snoqueen » Fri Apr 20, 2012 8:58 pm

Regardless of who started it, I agree it was a remarkably bad week around here. The list of people I don't bother reading is getting really long.

johnnygrewapen was on it for a while but finding out he'd been to heaven several times pulled him back from the edge of skip-this-post status.
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Re: What the fuck is wrong with you people?

Postby bdog » Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:08 pm

snoqueen wrote:The list of people I don't bother reading is getting really long.

For me it's topics I don't bother reading. Lately it's topics where Wags argues against who/whatever. Although I do keep one eye open. Surprised to find out the man is a smoker - quite illogical.

I put people on ignore, it doesn't last long. I'm too interested in what people have to say.

I didn't think this week was so bad, relatively speaking.

And I re-read your library post today Sno. It always gives me a warm fuzzy feeling.
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Re: What the fuck is wrong with you people?

Postby Prof. Wagstaff » Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:18 pm

bdog wrote:Surprised to find out the man is a smoker - quite illogical.
My critical thinking skills were quite a bit less evolved when I started smoking at the age of 16. You'll certainly get no argument from me that smoking is, without a doubt, the absolute stupidest thing I do (at least on a daily basis.) But hey, I'm trying...
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Re: What the fuck is wrong with you people?

Postby mrak » Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:18 pm

rabble wrote:
bdog wrote:
kurt_w wrote:When did we decide that mean-spiritedness was an adequate replacement for humor?

Chuck Schick

I don't agree with b about much, but he's right about that. Chuck set the standard, jj approved it, everybody said fine, and here we are.

I have to admit, I always thought Schick was both mean-spirited AND funny, though perhaps not in the ideal proportions.

But that notwithstanding, my apologies - especially to Kurt, whose contributions to this forum are invaluable - for my offending comment. I didn't need to sink to the level of our trolls.
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Re: What the fuck is wrong with you people?

Postby Remember_Me » Sat Apr 21, 2012 1:05 am

kurt_w wrote:* "Remember Me" joking about eating babies.


What the FUCK are you talking about?!

Dude, it's 4/20.

Go take full advantage.

Please.
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Re: What the fuck is wrong with you people?

Postby Remember_Me » Sat Apr 21, 2012 1:11 am

Oh for fuck's sake.

Because I posted this goofy picture?

Image

Like I said before, you need thicker skin.

Plus it says little kids.

Not babies.

Not enough meat on babies for me to bother.
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Re: What the fuck is wrong with you people?

Postby Marvell » Sun Apr 22, 2012 12:07 pm

"Baby fat. You fat."

- Mars, The Hills Have Eyes
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