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Old 09-09-2014, 10:32 AM
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This discussion forum has a good membership base; and, yet, very few members post here. I wonder why? Is the forum too saccharine? Are there no opposing views? Are the members late for Homeroom Class in High School?
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Old 09-09-2014, 10:56 AM
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In my opinion we lost quite a few regular posters when things started to get personal and nasty. In the beginning we had spirited discussions and opposing viewpoints but remained friendly. Later, some more people joined and trollish behavior started to infect the forum. Good people got tired of it and wanted no part of it. A few still check back from time to time but I fear they see a lot of the same thing and leave again.

I wish we could get back to civil discussions again.
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Old 09-09-2014, 11:05 AM
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Old 09-09-2014, 11:15 AM
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There are many lurkers here, some just like to watch from the sidelines.
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Old 09-09-2014, 12:04 PM
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In my opinion we lost quite a few regular posters when things started to get personal and nasty. In the beginning we had spirited discussions and opposing viewpoints but remained friendly. Later, some more people joined and trollish behavior started to infect the forum. Good people got tired of it and wanted no part of it. A few still check back from time to time but I fear they see a lot of the same thing and leave again.

I wish we could get back to civil discussions again.

I agree.
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Old 09-09-2014, 12:17 PM
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It's hard work to refute a message but the messenger can be shot from the hip in an instant.
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Old 09-09-2014, 12:30 PM
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It's hard work to refute a message but the messenger can be shot from the hip in an instant.
That's just the sort of thing we've come to expect from you!

(Insightful and appropos, that is....)
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Old 09-09-2014, 02:08 PM
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Old 09-09-2014, 02:42 PM
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I was hoping this thread announced a free PC wall poster to match my complimentary PC thong.
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Old 09-09-2014, 02:52 PM
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To be quite frank you cannot discuss politics without being personal since it is a very personal issue, as is religion. Sometimes things get a bit testy, but if you are here all the time and upset about it you might as well leave. I find it sort of funny that people decrying personal attacks here at PC have also been here viewing it everyday.
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