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Re: Contempt For The Community Will Be Encouraged

Postby fisticuffs » Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:17 pm

Locking threads: People are cool with that?


Any moderation from the moderator would be welcome.
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Re: Contempt For The Community Will Be Encouraged

Postby Detritus » Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:23 pm

fisticuffs wrote:
Locking threads: People are cool with that?


Any moderation from the moderator would be welcome.

I second that. Warning cards are perfectly acceptable as a first step.
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Re: Contempt For The Community Will Be Encouraged

Postby jman111 » Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:27 pm

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Re: Contempt For The Community Will Be Encouraged

Postby Meade » Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:37 pm

Sorry I hurt your Forum, Mr. Liberal Rule-Happy Forons.

Perhaps with all their ad revenue from you pathetic consumers of flame bait who provide them with "free" traffic-building content, Jason and his Isthmus handlers can purchase something of real value.
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Re: Contempt For The Community Will Be Encouraged

Postby Meade » Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:46 pm

snoqueen wrote:re enforcement of existing rules:

If I were a full time professional troll, the next thing I'd do (once I found out what the rules are) woud be a) see how far I could bend them; or 2) find ways to technically obey them and keep on being as offensive as possible -- malicious overcompliance, if you will.

Fun, fun, fun! A whole new game.

I think the ten-word-reply idea has possibilities as a stopgap solution. It respects people's desire to do something while demanding creativity and cleverness. I can think of at least a dozen forum regulars who are definitely up to the challenge.

Word count: 105
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Re: Contempt For The Community Will Be Encouraged

Postby jjoyce » Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:51 pm

I disagree. I bet the crime rate in Canada has actually gone UP without NHL games.
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Re: Contempt For The Community Will Be Encouraged

Postby rrnate » Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:00 pm

Meade wrote:
snoqueen wrote:re enforcement of existing rules:

If I were a full time professional troll, the next thing I'd do (once I found out what the rules are) woud be a) see how far I could bend them; or 2) find ways to technically obey them and keep on being as offensive as possible -- malicious overcompliance, if you will.

Fun, fun, fun! A whole new game.

I think the ten-word-reply idea has possibilities as a stopgap solution. It respects people's desire to do something while demanding creativity and cleverness. I can think of at least a dozen forum regulars who are definitely up to the challenge.

Word count: 105


Get a job that keeps you off the internet, gimp.

Word count: 10
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Re: Contempt For The Community Will Be Encouraged

Postby scratch » Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:05 pm

jjoyce wrote:Locking threads: People are cool with that?


Sounds fine to me.
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Re: Contempt For The Community Will Be Encouraged

Postby Meade » Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:24 pm

Don't know what locking threads means.

Here's what I wish people would lock: their front doors.
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Re: Contempt For The Community Will Be Encouraged

Postby Mad Howler » Wed Nov 14, 2012 8:54 pm

Meade wrote:Here's what I wish people would lock: their front doors.


Yep I agree, but wasn't that the first (if unspoken) thought in all of our minds?
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Re: Contempt For The Community Will Be Encouraged

Postby pjbogart » Thu Nov 15, 2012 12:36 am

I think it would be even more irritating if forons only responded to Meade with Haikus. Not only would it discourage you from responding, but if you put the effort forward you could have a bit of fun with it.

Thank you for your thoughts
I have stored them somewhere safe
Check the garbage can
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Re: Contempt For The Community Will Be Encouraged

Postby TheBookPolice » Thu Nov 15, 2012 9:34 am

pjbogart wrote:I think it would be even more irritating if forons only responded to Meade with Haikus. Not only would it discourage you from responding, but if you put the effort forward you could have a bit of fun with it.

Thank you for your thoughts
I have stored them somewhere safe
Check the garbage can

Not for nothin', but: ahem.
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Re: Contempt For The Community Will Be Encouraged

Postby Meade » Thu Nov 15, 2012 10:33 am

pjbogart wrote:Thank you for your thoughts
I have stored them somewhere safe
Check the garbage can


Checked garbage can
Found key to your front door
Here, try locking it
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Re: Contempt For The Community Will Be Encouraged

Postby O.J. » Thu Nov 15, 2012 10:56 am

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Re: Contempt For The Community Will Be Encouraged

Postby TheBookPolice » Thu Nov 15, 2012 11:08 am

4 then 6 then 5
This is less a haiku than
Tinker Evers Chance

(And yes I know that in 1907, a 4-6-5 double play for the Cubs would have been Evers Tinker Steinfeldt.)
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