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  # 2387593 8-Jan-2020 19:00
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DarthKermit: do I want to know what "yeet" means?

"Throw".

As far as internet memes go, that one is pretty harmless.

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  # 2387595 8-Jan-2020 19:05
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Dratsab:

 

MikeB4: I had never heard of Wheatens law until now.

 

"Don't dip it in coffee" - I think you have the wrong Wheaten...

 

 

 

Dammit I want Chocolate Wheatens now 😋





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  # 2387620 8-Jan-2020 20:31
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DarthKermit: I'd like to see the rule about not using SMS abbreviations enforced a bit more. ...

 

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My current gripe is about quotes inside of quotes immediately following each other. See here & the next 4 posts





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Lias:

 

Hopefully I won't get banned :-P

 

I say this because while I can be a helpful friendly chap, some days I can be a dick as well. Honestly I think most people can be depending on the day / mood / wind direction / etc. 

 

Mind you I'm probably much safer since Mauricio blocked me from posting in the Politics forum lol. Political arguments can definitely bring out the worst in me.

 

 

That describes most people really. Except for the political part. Everyone turns into a dick when arguing politics. Or Apple vs Android.


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  # 2387798 9-Jan-2020 08:38
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ANglEAUT:

 

DarthKermit: I'd like to see the rule about not using SMS abbreviations enforced a bit more. ...

 

Posts will be removed and the user may be banned (either temporarily or permanently) if:

 

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My current gripe is about quotes inside of quotes immediately following each other. See here & the next 4 posts

 

 

The reason you see this so often is that is automatically how the quote button works.  Not everyone wants to edit the quote to only quote one portion, and equally on your phone this is difficult to do.  I dont think anyone is going out of their way to quote repeatedly, but rather a limitation of the quote button.


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  # 2387805 9-Jan-2020 08:48
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Handle9:

 

Lias:

 

Hopefully I won't get banned :-P

 

I say this because while I can be a helpful friendly chap, some days I can be a dick as well. Honestly I think most people can be depending on the day / mood / wind direction / etc. 

 

Mind you I'm probably much safer since Mauricio blocked me from posting in the Politics forum lol. Political arguments can definitely bring out the worst in me.

 

 

That describes most people really. Except for the political part. Everyone turns into a dick when arguing politics. Or Apple vs Android.

 

 

Not everyone. 

 

Because when discussing how National and Apple are better than Labour and Android (clearly indisputable facts, backed by much research), there's only one way to be a dick...and that is to disagree. 





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Who knew "Don't be a dick" would require 4 pages of discussion.


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  # 2387808 9-Jan-2020 08:59
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I did lol

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  # 2387882 9-Jan-2020 10:25
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MikeB4:

 

Dratsab:

 

MikeB4: I had never heard of Wheatens law until now.

 

"Don't dip it in coffee" - I think you have the wrong Wheaten...

 

 

 

Dammit I want Chocolate Wheatens now 😋

 

 

Is the chocolate on the bottom, or the top, of the biscuit?


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trig42:

 

MikeB4:

 

Dratsab:

 

MikeB4: I had never heard of Wheatens law until now.

 

"Don't dip it in coffee" - I think you have the wrong Wheaten...

 

 

 

Dammit I want Chocolate Wheatens now 😋

 

 

Is the chocolate on the bottom, or the top, of the biscuit?

 

 

 

 

What are you talking about, it's clearly on the side.

 

Opp's sorry about the many nested quotes 😘





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chevrolux:

 

Who knew "Don't be a dick" would require 4 pages of discussion.

 

 

Me, in the first response (which I deleted as I feared it would immediately descend into this :-)

 

It was

 

You've asked "Easy, right?" and unfortunately not only is the answer "No!" but [snip]

 

I then muttered something about values and subjectivity which I still think is 100% correct :-)

 

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  # 2388946 9-Jan-2020 11:12
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Talkiet:

 

I then muttered something about values and subjectivity which I still think is 100% correct :-)

 

 

Put this way: if the moderators think you are being a dick, chances are you are being dick.

 

That's all the subjectivity you need to know. 

 

Reality is we rely on users reporting things to us as much as we rely on what we see around the forums during the day (and night). And moderators make the call. Like judges do.





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