Discussion in 'The Red Room' started by Bailey, Jun 22, 2020.
Memory is what it is, but as I can recall a GREAT DEAL was made out of the fact that she was 17.
If you're ever in Chicagoland, I never pass up a chance to eat out. I know a great burger place right around the corner.
If the other plans are what I think they were, I should have taken your offer.
Had a few family members turn into ghosts after my grandfather died.
If I knew they always hated me, I would have done other stuff.
Wish they had been honest, and not wasted my time.
Deal. I believe I've offered to most everyone when I happened to be in their area and could fit it in the schedule. The only other person that's declined was @AlphaMan , but it was extremely short notice on my part. I was totally cool with it. I still want to try again the next time I get to the NYC area.
No one here really believes that, but everybody knows that you'll respond when they push that button.
It's like when someone calls Marty McFly a chicken.
My admittedly hazy recollection of WF in the pre-Nova days (it's a handy benchmark for me) is that Storm had a "posse" that adored him (which sadly included Tamar who was an absolute treasure to me when I came out and I CANNOT think ill of her no matter what others do), and a cohort of posters who despised his shit and by extension the similar views from some of his posse...and a third group (which included me even though I was conservative at the time) that just tried to stay out of the crossfire and didn't line up either way.
Looking back, that second group clocked him correctly and I can't help but wonder how many of the long-departed posse (Jericho for example) are cut from the same cloth.
There is the problem of association though. I'm just going to repost a post I recently made in the Shelter in response to a similar discussion:
[In response to how its a lot easier for people to get banned nowadays] - Yes, and I'm not entirely comfortable with it.
However at the same time it's 2020, not 2002. The internet is a dramatically different place to what it was when WF was created and that world is rapidly vanishing. If I recall when you owned the board pornographic material had to be banned as it could reflect on you professionally. In modern times, and especially with the debates going on around social media right now, there is definitely an increased expectation of sites to consider who they give a platform to.
I don't necessarily agree with that, however it is the way the world is going.
Even a decade ago, if someone tied me to here as a moderator and was to bring up a Tasvir post or the like I feel like I could have made a pretty good case for not being involved and show how the board self-moderated as explanation of how it shouldn't reflect on me.
Now...not so much. Internet trolling, fake personas, 4chan are all well known. Reddit has made mainstream news with discussion of its moderation. In most cases what you allow is what you are taken to endorse.
Again, don't necessarily think that's a good development, but barring a time machine it's what we have to deal with.
That's because it gets fucking old.
I'm ashamed to admit that I was more or less in "the Posse" as you refer to it.
I had a much different view of what an acceptable sense of humor was back then, and didn't really think he actually MEANT the "bad stuff" he said. I was just happy to rally around a vocal conservative / libertarian.
What a stupid time of my life.
I was wondering if you guys heard about this. He got unmasked like a few months ago.
There's a very real chance that he's just an opportunistic attention whore. Every crazy movement has people who lie through their teeth just to be the center of attention. He's always been that and always will.
It's like Alex Jones. He's not insane, just a drug-addled sociopath who craves money and attention.
Entirely correct. Tamar was a dumb cunt who’s continued leadership here was baffling. Her and storm were quite a couple.
Not so baffling as long as there was a White Room and she was a 42FF. Ramen would have sold his soul for her.
Even if she was black?
Probably not. Ramen soooo wanted to be white...
I don't know if I would call myself one of his posse, but I liked him and never took his stuff seriously, though I did think he went over the line from time to time. I was FB friends for a while, but unfriended him when it became clear that it wasn't an act.
IIRC, tko never did like the attention. I remember her asking him to stop talking about her like that a few times.
I remember Tamar not being too fond of me, but I can’t remember why. She was never super vicious though. I think I just annoyed her in a general sense.
Because she was a manipulative bitch who used sex and flirtation to prop herself up as queen bee.
She probably saw you as a threat.
Same, except that I was never friends with him on FB (or anyone else here except Nick (and maybe Chris? I forget) for a secondary comm channel in case the board went down).
Along with banning him, perhaps we should also rename this smilie?
Maybe add another name for it, but renaming it will break every post that uses it.
Honey, we *liked* Talkahuano and she got told to suck it up after Volpone made a gross ass virginity thread title pun towards her. We're sure not going to coddle you, piss baby
The above being said, however:
It sure doesn't and I'm sorry I told her to suck it up too.
Old threads should be locked, if not purged. This place has a fetish for necroposting.
I know, and look how far you've come since.
17, but she wasn't the first. IIRC the late Dual II, Chad/Timmy and Nick were all underage when the board was founded. But they're guys, so no one was creeping to see their chocolate starfish
Banning kids is a good idea, but it put a band-aid on the very real harrassment problem we had on this board towards women. How many women did Ecc creep on here even before Meka? The guy who harrassed Mrs A over boob pics is STILL a daily active--and married --poster. Ted would still be here if he hadn't bitten the hand that fed him and harrassed Tamar's niece. Oh, and let's not forget me and Face got shopped onto a porn cover together for the unforgivable sin of standing up to the staff for favoritism towards their pet rapist Ted.
Wordforge has never been great for women.
I've missed most of that drama, but I do remember the Photoshop of you and Face.
Hell no. One of the big advantages of having a long active archive is that people can't sugar coat the past, and we can learn lessons from it on how to do better.
Right, they just change their names ten-thousand times or make duals until we forget who they ever were.
Regardless, old threads should be locked.
Separate names with a comma.