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Old 09-11-2011, 07:30 PM   #1530521  /  #26
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I know nothing of your grievances and interpersonal squabbles, I've seen enough on other sites to last a lifetime. Suffice to say, this is what I've learned about many people on internet forums, or more accurately; how many people behave on internet forums:

Many are dodgy, devious, lying, deceitful, nasty, vicious, cowardly, two-faced, obsessive-compulsive, (literally) insane, unrelenting, bullying lowlife scum who will stop at nothing and stoop to just about anything (including mocking your dead mother/dog/grandmother/father/grandfather/any other recently deceased family member), in the firm knowledge that they can do it and usually get away with it, and thus enjoy it all the more. And if they do get deleted or IP banned, they can simply change their IP, and come back with a new account to resume their malice from where they left off..

And that's just the positives ..

The point to remember is this: that although a lot of this nastiness can seem very personal, and I suppose a lot of it is, the fact remains; the most troublesome trolls and bullies are people with the most problems in life, the biggest anger issues, the most serious mental illnesses, personality disorders, psychoses and neuroses and overall dysfunctional patterns of behaviour. Whatever the source or nature of their real life problems, on the internet they find emotional release and a venue to act out and use other people as blank canvases to project, and use as targets for their repressed, accumulated anger and self loathing.

That's not to excuse bad behaviour, merely to examine and explain where it's usually coming from.

Some forums are worse than others, and after having received a number of death threats (one form a forum moderator), and threats of physical violence (another from a mforum moderator) within 3 days of using this site, I can say that this place is a fucking hostile environment and one if not the worst.

Talk Rational should be more aptly named "Talk Irrational", as that is what most of the idiots who post here do, and in a very aggressive manner.

Happy 9/11.
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Old 09-11-2011, 07:38 PM   #1530531  /  #27
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What's sad is that that punk grew up to be this guy:



Who is apparently the kind of creepy pedo racist who spends a year in jail for assaulting someone with a water pistol.
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Old 09-11-2011, 09:48 PM   #1530668  /  #28
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Talk Rational should be more aptly named "Talk Irrational", as that is what most of the idiots who post here do, and in a very aggressive manner.
What an original observation!
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Old 09-12-2011, 12:19 AM   #1530809  /  #29
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I support renaming tr to ti
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Old 09-12-2011, 09:01 AM   #1531196  /  #30
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I can say that this place is a fucking hostile environment and one if not the worst.
see? another thing americans are awesome at. hey rest of the world, are you even trying?
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Old 09-12-2011, 09:12 AM   #1531197  /  #31
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I can say that this place is a fucking hostile environment and one if not the worst.
see? another thing americans are awesome at. hey rest of the world, are you even trying?
Americans are great at being loud mouthed jackasses, why don't you add that to your I am a cunt resumé Ty. Maybe it could get you a job being pounded by people every time you open your whiny little mouth.

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Do you investigate everyone like that or do you and he have history or am i still missing something? because I've been away for a while and might have missed a whole load of something
No, this was a one time thing. Happened to turn out great though.
You're fucked up in the head, is it normal to stalk people?

If that was him which is dubious and doubtful at best I would take out a restraining order on you now, before you end up in his house smearing faeces on the walls. Christ.

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What's sad is that that punk grew up to be this guy:



Who is apparently the kind of creepy pedo racist who spends a year in jail for assaulting someone with a water pistol.
Clearly you are mentally unbalanced if a posters life means so much to you that you stalked them from place to place obsessing over who they are, if that even is him, which I doubt somehow.

Get a life teeth get out more, get some friends and then get over yourself. This weird obsessive shit is genuinely scary, I am having doubts about your sanity and think you should seek counselling or psychiatric help. And I'm not even joking.



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What an original observation!
Will you shut the fuck up for once in your life you simpering obsequious little fan boy. No one gives a shit what your apple polishing sycophantic ass thinks or ever will. Thanks.

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I support renaming tr to ti
Just call it RnR2 might as well now they've destroyed their own forum they are looking for new places to shit all over and fling faeces around in while they frot like chimps. I would recommend you bulk ban the lulz brigade, but then who would we have to laugh at?

Just remember they are not people, to be people you would need to be human, and or have a conscience. These are psychotic antisocial misanthropes with a hard on for themselves.
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Old 09-12-2011, 10:05 AM   #1531201  /  #32
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thats ok i guess since u cld spell it out as talk idiotic instead of talk retarded

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Old 09-12-2011, 05:05 PM   #1531575  /  #33
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...after having received a number of death threats (one form a forum moderator)
You keep making this claim. Several people (including me) have pointed out to you that Bart Roberts is not a moderator. He's just pretending to be one.

Anyway, his death threats are just part of his silly attempts at performance art. I think he thinks they're funny. I'm guessing (perhaps wrongly) that most of us here have gotten used to ignoring them, to the point where it's almost surprising to us when people react.
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this place is a fucking hostile environment and one if not the worst.

Talk Rational should be more aptly named "Talk Irrational", as that is what most of the idiots who post here do, and in a very aggressive manner.
It's different. I understand that it feels hostile when you're not used to it. But here's an alternate way of looking at it: In most other places, poo-flinging makes people think you're irrational. Here, using someone else's poo-flinging as an excuse to say that they're irrational makes people think you're irrational.

In a more controlled environment (i.e. most other discussion boards), it frequently happens that people who are sincerely interested in a serious discussion will get very frustrated with each other. Often, one person will see the other one as getting hostile. Often, people see themselves as responding in kind while the other person sees them as escalating the conflict. Then a moderator will step in, and may even (sincerely) try to be fair, but will then be seen by many (sincerely) as having responded with heavy bias.

TR is an experiment in a different approach. Recognizing that people sometimes like to let off some steam, even in serious discussions, we mostly just let it go. But along with allowing a lot of rudeness, we also (as a community) have evolved a very low tolerance for people freaking out too badly about other people's rudeness.

So if someone insults you when you're making a serious point, and then you make a point of the fact that you were insulted, and try to use that as evidence for the insulter being irrational, then that invites a lot of negative attention here.

And that may be a little bit crazy, but it's not as crazy as it looks at first. After all, it is irrational to infer irrationality on the basis of poo-flinging. Just apply a mental filter to the poo-flinging and go ahead and address the serious points people make, instead of just deciding that they're idiots.
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Old 09-12-2011, 05:08 PM   #1531580  /  #34
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Bart is an Admin isn't he?
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Old 09-12-2011, 05:09 PM   #1531583  /  #35
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Nope.
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Old 09-12-2011, 05:10 PM   #1531584  /  #36
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Nope.
Obviously irony not your strong suit.

The day Bart becomes even a Moderator here is the day this forum goes to hell for real.
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Old 09-12-2011, 05:12 PM   #1531589  /  #37
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If a non-retard had asked the question, I'd have known it was a joke.
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Old 09-12-2011, 05:13 PM   #1531591  /  #38
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If a non-retard had asked the question, I'd have known it was a joke.
The irony of that comment doesn't escape me either, seeing as you are of course retarded. Another simpleton on this forum who defines retarded as anyone who doesn't automatically agree with you. gl with that.
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Old 09-12-2011, 05:16 PM   #1531597  /  #39
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If a non-retard had asked the question, I'd have known it was a joke.
I literally can't think of any response that goes beyond "no u". I'm such a simpleton.
There, there. You'll be ok.
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If a non-retard had asked the question, I'd have known it was a joke.
I literally can't think of any response that goes beyond "no u". I'm such a simpleton.
There, there. You'll be ok.
Yes you are a simpleton: proof if any was needed.

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Just apply a mental filter to the poo-flinging and go ahead and address the serious points people make, instead of just deciding that they're idiots.
Hypocrite too.

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If I had decided that you're an idiot merely on the basis of your poo-flinging, then that charge would stick. But that isn't the case.
Oh but you did though you are even a hypocrite about being a hypocrite.

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Nice try, though!
Thanks I thought it was pretty apposite myself.
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Old 09-12-2011, 05:23 PM   #1531627  /  #41
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Hypocrite too.
If I had decided that you're an idiot merely on the basis of your poo-flinging, then that charge would stick. But that isn't the case. Nice try, though!
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Old 09-13-2011, 09:08 AM   #1532546  /  #42
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I'll debate you on what I did.

You suck.

Your mom is ill.

"Your mom" jokes are banned in your presence unless you make them.
Not.


I fucked your mom.

I win.
Shut up you mongoloid. This is serious.

Serious genuine or serious grave? Because I'm always genuine.
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Old 09-13-2011, 09:26 AM   #1532552  /  #43
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Nope.
Obviously irony not your strong suit.

The day Bart becomes even a Moderator here is the day this forum goes to hell for real.
Bart has high standing here with many, be it informal. He never fails to greet with a warm death threat.
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Old 09-30-2011, 01:17 PM   #1551179  /  #44
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Nope.
Obviously irony not your strong suit.

The day Bart becomes even a Moderator here is the day this forum goes to hell for real.
Bart has high standing here with many, be it informal. He never fails to greet with a warm death threat.
I'd debate you again, but the moderators would mess things up as before.
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Old 11-01-2011, 04:29 AM   #1582188  /  #45
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Mature adults talking about people's mothers? *Shaking head*.
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