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Dec 5, 2012, 10:14 AM
 
Originally Posted by screener View Post
Conspicuous "I'm rich", real or imagined.
It seems that more often than not in any thread he slips in how well off he is.
So?

You may in fact be right, and Shaddim is creating a fictitious persona. We have no way of knowing either way, and I doubt Shaddim is dumb enough to provide us with the kind of information that would allow us to prove it. More to the point, even if it is created from whole cloth, why is that a problem? He's not using this persona to denigrate other posters, or claim that it gives him access to special truths- so what does it matter?

What's more interesting is that this seems to bug the hell out of you, which tells us a lot more about you than it does about him.


I refer you to post #72
Same question: so what?
     
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Dec 5, 2012, 10:17 AM
 
Post #72:
Originally Posted by screener View Post
Then there's the insecurity issue.
Indeed.

For one — the one who chose the topic for this thread — the issue is lack of security.

For others — you — it would appear to be insecurity that is the issue.
     
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Dec 5, 2012, 12:13 PM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
Had a guy bust into my dad's house once. Next day I was sleeping there and heard the guy come back. Grabbed a crowbar and went to investigate.
I have never seen a 6'5", 300 pound guy run so fast.
This isn't an Internet tough-guy story BTW. Pretty sure we were both scared shitless. Not to mention the guy had a half-foot and 130 pounds on me.
Now, if I had pulled out my prop Colt Commando...

[VIDEO]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raF9wfPxir8[/VIDEO]


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