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Re: Controversial opinions you hold

Postby NathanLoiselle » Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:43 am

You can double post. As long as you do it on different days. How do you think Sellars got such a high post count?
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Re: Controversial opinions you hold

Postby cmsellers » Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:36 am

That's only part of it. The real trick is to pay people in third-world countries to post for you, at a rate of pennies per post.
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Re: Controversial opinions you hold

Postby Pedgerow » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:57 pm

Hey! The UK isn't third-world! Yet! By the way, you owe me $85.68.

I guess I also need to contribute a controversial opinion, so here is my solution to the debate on whether or not it should be okay to hit your kids: you can't kid your kids, but you can hit other people's kids. It's absolutely the best of both worlds. There are countless horror stories of children being abused by their parents, and there is no evidence that physical discipline makes a child grow up "better" in any way. It's purely for the benefit of the parent, because it feels so good to give your insolent little shit a grown-up slap when it still won't shut up, but the child learns nothing. So I'm opposed to parents hitting their kids. However, they're still shits. I still want to be able to smack the child who runs into me while sprinting obliviously through the supermarket. And the child is a stranger; I will hit him just once and that will be that. There is no need to protect him from abuse, so why should I be stripped of my rights like that? And this argument has a precedent: just think of all the mothers who tell their naughty children, "Just wait till your father gets home!" What if that child doesn't have a father? Instant shit-stirrer right there. Instead of waiting for the father, just take your kid for a walk down the high street. He'll shape up damn quickly or he's getting punted through a window into a betting shop. If he stops misbehaving, yay, instant discipline. If he doesn't, then I will feel the righteous red mist descend around this shrieking ankle-biter, and I will feel fantastic. I don't want to watch a father batter his toddler on the bus; that would be very uncomfortable to be around. So if the toddler is uncomfortable to be around due to their odious behaviour, it makes sense that the fellow passengers should be allowed to do it instead. We're the ones who have been inconvenienced.
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Re: Controversial opinions you hold

Postby iMURDAu » Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:36 pm

A rebuttal but without judging Pedgerow per topic rules:

No, no, no, you beat the parent, not the child. The child won't learn from it's own beating but could learn if they see their parent catching a fresh beatdown for allowing the child to act like that. I mean you beat the kid and the parent will still enable it. If the parent is afraid to let the kid run wild then your issue is resolved. Children only do what they're allowed to do.
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Re: Controversial opinions you hold

Postby Windy » Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:27 pm

Society is getting worse, not better. Everything except technology and maybe medicine has gotten worse in the last 30 years.
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Re: Controversial opinions you hold

Postby cmsellers » Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:11 pm

That's been the mainstream opinion throughout most of history, and is still very popular, I'd daresay likely the most popular position today. How does it feel to be normal, Windy?
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Re: Controversial opinions you hold

Postby Windy » Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:30 pm

cmsellers wrote:That's been the mainstream opinion throughout most of history, and is still very popular, I'd daresay likely the most popular position today. How does it feel to be normal, Windy?


Ah, but you see, when other people who say it they only say it to be cool and edgy. I say it because it's actually true.
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Re: Controversial opinions you hold

Postby NathanLoiselle » Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:32 pm

Windy isn't edgy and cool. He's too cool and edgy to be that way. He just IS.
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Re: Controversial opinions you hold

Postby Absentia » Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:24 am

Windy wrote:
cmsellers wrote:That's been the mainstream opinion throughout most of history, and is still very popular, I'd daresay likely the most popular position today. How does it feel to be normal, Windy?


Ah, but you see, when other people who say it they only say it to be cool and edgy. I say it because it's actually true.


My grandparents are trying to be cool and edgy?
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Re: Controversial opinions you hold

Postby iMURDAu » Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:03 am

Absentia wrote:
Windy wrote:
cmsellers wrote:That's been the mainstream opinion throughout most of history, and is still very popular, I'd daresay likely the most popular position today. How does it feel to be normal, Windy?


Ah, but you see, when other people who say it they only say it to be cool and edgy. I say it because it's actually true.


My grandparents are trying to be cool and edgy?


If meemaw steps in your face and asks if you want smoke just back away apologetically.



Or punch her in the face if you're feeling frisky.
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Re: Controversial opinions you hold

Postby Pedgerow » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:28 pm

The sad bit from Up is not that sad. The sad bit from Toy Story 3 (by which I mean the incinerator scene) is infinitely sadder.
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Re: Controversial opinions you hold

Postby NathanLoiselle » Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:12 am

Oooooo. That's pretty controversial Pedgerow.
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Re: Controversial opinions you hold

Postby Krashlia » Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:19 am

The Media is responsible for the NZ shooter.

Yeah, yeah, many sure love to bring PewDiePie up because he was mentioned. And the weasels, with their dishonest language, the can often be found to claim that, "Its not his fault, *but*..." Which is inevitably followed by, "he bears a responsibility to (insert clean up his act and be "wholesome" for my politicians here)...!" In other words, we're not going to openly and directly blame the Swede, but its actually still his fault some madman murdered several people really.

Except, lets dig a little deeper.
I keep on hearing a related claim that he's some "gateway to the alt-right". So, with this claim, it can be assumed that exposure to the Swede and his content will somehow brainwash people into assaulting minorities and trying to secure a future for White children. But, whenever he gets up to his antics, the only people who are really aware of it are generally his audience. A small number of that Audience may also happen to be media groups and twitterati looking for a cause. However, despite being many and numbering in the millions, as is often noted whenever a youtube personality overestimates his notoriety, there are still vastly more people who don't know what or who PewDiePie is.
Or at least, they wouldn't have known, until the Media groups and Twitterati decided to get up on their high horses, cry Nazi, and start another moral crusade of sort not seen since Rock-and-Roll ended its contract with Lucifer.
After all, the comments sections and threads are littered with users who say, upon encountering the drama, something along the lines of, "I didn't know what PewDiePie was until now-ish."
So, if PewDiePie is some gateway to the alt-right (guilt by association and slippery slopes, btw), their telling the world about him does more to drag people to the Alt-right's welcome mat than his goofing off.

And then theres that whole "Gate way to the Alt-right" phrase. It seems to be used by people who are under the naive belief that the "Alt-right" (whatever that means) is something can be done away with by preventing exposure, and people doing "Alt-right" things generates "Alt-righters" (I mentioned Brainwashing, and wouldn't be surprised if such people really thought that. You know, as opposed to people having agency and making up their own minds).

Its like the feminist who thinks men will stop objectifying women, and all rape and male violence will cease, if we just got rid of porn and rough play. Or its like the Conservative who thinks society would improve if we took away violent video games, and naively thinks common decency is what really stops people from watching 9/11 videos, so of course they're in the right to erase all other content they deem unwholesome.


Buddy, Jordan Peterson isn't that damn good of a speaker, such that he could generate "Alt-righters" to promote his cause. If he was, we'd better pray then, because that speaks to a supernatural ability. The truth is, those great numbers of "Alt-righters" always existed and quickly sided with Peterson, Because for years some progressive seeming group pretended to care about intellect and freedom before quickly showing what might be their true colors, and *the non-progressives were sick of their bulls**t*.
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Re: Controversial opinions you hold

Postby iMURDAu » Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:34 pm

Google Stadia is the least impressive video gaming platform reveal I've ever seen. They didn't explicitly say it won't be an ad infested garbage spewing platform like the play store or youtube but they didn't exactly say it wouldn't be either.

I think they'll support it for about 3 years before realizing consoles and PCs aren't dead yet... considering you'll probably want a PC to play Stadia games on and *uh-oh* Steam games don't pause for ad breaks or have buffering issues.
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Re: Controversial opinions you hold

Postby Krashlia » Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:22 pm

iMURDAu wrote:considering you'll probably want a PC to play Stadia games on and *uh-oh* Steam games don't pause for ad breaks or have buffering issues.


They're putting actual Ads in the games?
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