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Started by Ecurb Noselrub, June 28, 2022, 01:01:34 AM
Quote from: Recusant on September 14, 2022, 10:00:33 PMJust a place-holder. He asked for quick action. Staff discussion may revise, very likely upward.
Quote from: Ecurb Noselrub on July 25, 2013, 08:18:52 PMIn Asmo's grey lump, wrath and dark clouds gather force.Luxembourg trembles.
Quote from: billy rubin on September 15, 2022, 10:18:11 AMwiggle your fingertips and let the bad energy run off and return to irs source
Quote from: Asmodean on September 15, 2022, 10:23:33 AMQuote from: Magdalena on September 15, 2022, 07:48:42 AM—He did say, "We naturally seek an alpha to emulate."Yeah, I found that kind-of strange... But also possibly telling.
Quote from: Magdalena on September 15, 2022, 07:48:42 AM—He did say, "We naturally seek an alpha to emulate."
Quote from: Bluenose on September 15, 2022, 11:30:06 AMQuote from: Recusant on September 14, 2022, 10:00:33 PMJust a place-holder. He asked for quick action. Staff discussion may revise, very likely upward.I know I'm not staff here, but if I was in a position to express an opinion, it would be that GCB has earned a permanent holiday from this forum for being more than a little bit rude and disrespectful to one of our nicest members.
Quote from: Asmodean on September 15, 2022, 12:14:53 PMSome people just can't ever learn how to The Asmo properly.There are ways of being blunt and controversial to the point of rudeness and beyond even, and of wearing one's unpopular opinions like precious jewelry on occasion, while contributing to healthy discussion. As per The Gray Tome, the commandments are;- It's good to be wrong sometimes... Or so The Asmo has been told. It's equally healthy to just not know.- Ideas are fair game. People supporting or opposing them are not.- Facts don't care about feelings, nor do opinions. However, people do care about feelings - in emotional ways. Expect it. Don't abuse it. (As in, if you claim to talk about facts, then don't try to stir up an emotional response - though I'd say don't specifically avoid it either.)- If your opponent has resorted to using the word "you," directly or otherwise, in every second sentence while your argument is yet incomplete, they are likely suffering from two points down. Know when to hold them.- If the opposing side has measurably better arguments, or your stated position is one from personal preference while theirs is demonstrable and/or measurable, know when to fold them.- If you've run out of arguments but your position is still under siege - know when to walk away.- If real, identifiable people's real lives and livelihoods become ammunition in some Internet drama, know when to run.I also subscribe to precise wording whenever it matters and I can comply. When not, the associated Asmoic commandment would be something like; when misunderstood, explain. Again and again, and as well as you can.
Quote from: Magdalena on September 15, 2022, 04:08:16 PMit rude and disrespectful to me, but what bothered me the most was the rude, disrespectful and condescending way he spoke to billy rubin after he said he didn't seek an alpha to emulate.
Quote from: billy rubin on September 16, 2022, 12:13:33 AMQuote from: Magdalena on September 15, 2022, 04:08:16 PMit rude and disrespectful to me, but what bothered me the most was the rude, disrespectful and condescending way he spoke to billy rubin after he said he didn't seek an alpha to emulate. lolmagdalena, I have a skin thicker than a spotted hyenas, when it's appropriate.to be insulted by someone, you first have to respect tbeir opinion of you. im sufficiently arrogant not to be bothered.even so it appears that dl's self immolation was purposeful. I imagine he's running out of venues by this time tho
Quote from: Icarus on September 16, 2022, 03:52:49 AMRelax Mags. You are far and away ahead of the game here. You may sometimes succumb to an emotional state but one of the things that you are definitely not, is stupid.As far as I am concerned, your accuser can go fuck himself! Apologies for the outburst, Recusant and other administrators,...Can't help it. Mags is my virtual sister.
Quote from: billy rubin on September 16, 2022, 12:13:33 AMim sufficiently arrogant not to be bothered.