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Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by stevierayfan91, Nov 8, 2019.

  1. stevierayfan91

    stevierayfan91 Deeply Shy. Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Hi, buddies

    I am sad at some of the name calling that has occurred in recent threads.
     
  2. Guy Named Sue

    Guy Named Sue Counting headlice on the highway Strat-Talk Supporter

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    It happens, we don't need to accept it but no need to let it drag you down. Just brush it off, send the person on ignore. Life goes on:)
     
  3. Lonn

    Lonn Mod Admin Staff Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Did I miss something?
     
  4. Guy Named Sue

    Guy Named Sue Counting headlice on the highway Strat-Talk Supporter

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    heltershelton BANNED Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I musta missed it too.
    @stevierayfan91 buddy, don't worry too much about what trolls do. don't let them ruin your experience here. instead, concentrate on all the cool people we have.
     
  6. fezz parka

    fezz parka Making a record.... Strat-Talk Supporter

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    People in general will rise to a challenge. Especially one as simple as derailing a thread. ;)
     
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  7. guitarface

    guitarface Most Honored Senior Member

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    Why do I miss everything good?
     
  8. Mansonienne

    Mansonienne Mod admin Staff Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Guess I missed it too.
    @stevierayfan91 , name calling and fighting make me sad, too, but Kelly's right. We can't let the bad behaviour of a few people ruin it for the rest of us.
     
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    nederemer Senior Stratmaster

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    Jeez. That's ridiculous.
     
  10. heltershelton

    heltershelton BANNED Strat-Talk Supporter

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    it is....grown men older than me acting like 5 year olds. but, ya know.....guitar players.
     
  11. StratSounds

    StratSounds Senior Stratmaster

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    A moody, emotional, and sensitive lot at times aren’t we? Friggin artists.:rolleyes:
     
  12. heltershelton

    heltershelton BANNED Strat-Talk Supporter

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    pretty unstable at times. the rest of us have to forgive, though.
    ive said some pretty stupid things here in the past and was forgiven.
     
  13. Cerb

    Cerb Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Like Joel said, brush it of. Sadly, it's part of life and everyday behaviour to some. You will encounter that from time to time.
     
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    Cerb Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    In my book though derailing does not equal bad behaviour, it means taking a thread in an unexpected direction. Thta can be, and usually done, in a civilized and fun way. Apparently not all the time.
     
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    tery Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    And … name calling is against the rules too .
     
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    sssstratsss Strat-Talker

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    Oh no! Words on a screen! :0
     
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    fezz parka Making a record.... Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Derailing. To knock off its intended course. A train derailment is not only this, but in certain circumstances violent and tragic.

    One must take into consideration the methods a person might use to achieve it.
    Redirection through a non sequitur is harmless. But in such a challenge...people will generally try to outdo the most recent "derailment". Usually by being more outrageous or subversive.

    It's like the misogyny thread a while back. It starts off semi-innocent, but once you get the relative anonymity of the internet involved all bets are off. Chances of it going bad extrapolate with every post.
    Just like the derail thread.

    I would have called it the "Hijack This!" thread. Change the subject. Not who can f this thread up the most. :)
     
  18. Bodean

    Bodean Just A Simple Man Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Said it before. It's an art, but you still gotta play by the rules.
     
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    fezz parka Making a record.... Strat-Talk Supporter

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    And even that is difficult. I have to remember that its not a conversation. What you says...stands. LOL
     
  20. Tuner Sandwich

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    I just came inside from riding bikes with my littlest girls. I'm anything but sad.

    The world I create makes me happy.

    The world I allow others to create for me make me sad.

    Create your world.
     
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