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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Feron, Jan 24, 2018.

  1. Feron

    Feron Fresh Meat

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    I'm an old fogey from Texas.

    I joined up over at TheTrekBBS when I started watching The Discovery. A few of their mods have been needing some safe space apparently, one of them actually suggested in a PM that I come over here. ;)

    He characterized y'all as "right wing". I came over briefly to look, and the first poster that I saw happened to be a Bernie Sanders supporter. I told him that, and commented that if a place with Bernie supporters is what they consider "right wing" over there, that they must be full on Stalinists. He got mad.

    I made the observation that perhaps this place is just more tolerant of differing opinions than TheTrekBBS is. He got mad again.

    So here I am. They sure are a sensitive bunch over there. ;)
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  2. Volpone

    Volpone Zombie Hunter

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    You're about 6-7 years too late. This place is now just a deader, emptier TBBS.
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  3. Dinner

    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    It used to be right wing and although some right wingers remain it is now some what left of center with a few vocal centrists. Still, it is a good board over all, it can be a bit clichish, and a handful prefer to troll instead of engage in real debate but over all it is good once you figure out who to ignore. I hope you stick around.
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  4. Feron

    Feron Fresh Meat

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    Thanks for the welcome.

    Yeah, I pretty much told the disgruntled mod over at TheTrekBBS that it did not look like it was only "right wing", but I actually enjoy a variety of viewpoints, so hopefully I will have a pleasant time here.
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  5. Mrs. Albert

    Mrs. Albert demented estrogen monster

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    Welcome! :shakes:
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  6. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    Don't listen to Volpone, he's old and bitter. And most of us can type better than Dinner does, so don't let him scare you either. Welcome aboard. :waving:
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  7. K.

    K. Sober

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    This has always been a left-wing bord, we've just started to run out of right-wing clowns to play with.

    Hence, welcome! :P
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  8. Nautica

    Nautica Probably a Dual

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    Welcome. Tell us about yourself: family, work, hobbies, location, hopes/dreams, pet peeves, etc....
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  9. Feron

    Feron Fresh Meat

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    Well, at least at the moment it appears that the rumors of this board's death have been greatly exaggerated. ;)

    Plus, friendly and free conversation with a few people is more pleasurable to me than a highly censored conversation on a busy board.
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    K. Sober

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    ...first address, favourite pet's name, mother's maiden name, city of birth...
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  11. Feron

    Feron Fresh Meat

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    Thanks! Have no fears, the SJW mods over at the other site are doing their best to transform centrists into right-wingers. Once folks adopt the position that anything slightly to the right of Stalin is Hitler it tends to push their potential supporters away. ;)
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  12. Feron

    Feron Fresh Meat

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    1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Spot, Borgia, Shrangi-La
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  13. Dinner

    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    I do have trouble with fat fingering small phone touch screens. It doesn't help that this phone's screen is cracked.
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  14. Dinner

    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    We have some of that here. If you support anything less than complete open borders and welfare for all comers then the usual suspects will announce you are a racist/factist/Nazi. They are best just laughed at.
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  15. Dinner

    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    Bank account info and password?
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  16. Feron

    Feron Fresh Meat

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    LOL, yeah that pretty much is all they have in their playbook now. When you point out stuff like that blacks have the lowest unemployment ever recorded and Latinos are at the lowest unemployment in 17 years, it doesn't seem to register much.

    Plus, Jesse Jackson, the Oprah, and plenty others absolutely loved Trump before he became a Republican candidate. Then, presto change, he must be Hitler!!!
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    Bickendan Custom Title Administrator Faceless Mook Writer

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    Please. I don't have that issue with my small phone touch screen.
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  18. Dinner

    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    True story: I once buzzed Oprah's estate in Hope Ranch (in Santa Barbara county) in a Cessna 152 doing slow speed training. A security guard hopped into his golf cart and started chasing us like he would some how catch our airplane in his golf cart. It was rather funny.
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  19. Shirogayne

    Shirogayne Trolling No Jutsu Formerly Important

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    Yeah, you can go pee your pants now, kthnxz :muad2:

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  20. Feron

    Feron Fresh Meat

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    Yeah, don't let reality ruin your day, @Anna. Here's Jesse Jackson singing Donald Trump's praises, saying that he has done much to increase diversity in the companies he owns.

    And then like magic, as soon as he announces that he was a Republican candidate, SHAZAM! He's a racist.

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    Shirogayne Trolling No Jutsu Formerly Important

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    Oh, you mean the Reverend Jesse Jackson who sat out running because his illegitimate daughter was outed? The guy who was so bitter that Obama got the win he so desperately wanted?

    Yeah, sounds like a Trump fanboy to me.

    Go kill yourself, fuckstick. Literally end your life and stop wasting oxygen.
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  22. shootER

    shootER Insubordinate...and churlish Administrator

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    Wow. Flaming and such in an introduction thread.

    Do we warn for that shit or what? :chris:
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  23. Shirogayne

    Shirogayne Trolling No Jutsu Formerly Important

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    If we do I'll accept it, but I'm honestly sick of these TBBS flameouts that think this place is a dumping ground for their racism and bigotry and plain ignorance to go unchecked. And I'd like to know which mod sent gturner clone #5 over here so I can personally slap them. :brood:
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  24. Feron

    Feron Fresh Meat

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    That would be Locutus of Bored.

    You two belong together, believe me.
  25. Feron

    Feron Fresh Meat

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    Wow, such raw hatred. But it doesn't surprise me, that is pretty much the core of a SJW when you get down to it.

    But always remember:

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  26. Anduril

    Anduril So tired Git

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    They're pretty sensitive over here too.
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  27. Anduril

    Anduril So tired Git

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    What good will this anger do?
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  28. Dr. Krieg

    Dr. Krieg Noli Me Tangere. Administrator Overlord

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    Welcome.
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  29. tafkats

    tafkats That'll put marzipan in your pie plate, bingo! Moderator

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    No, just allergic to stupid.
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  30. Feron

    Feron Fresh Meat

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    It must be painful to be allergic to yourself.