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The Political Lounge: A Dark Place
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wolfen
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Jul 2, 2004, 11:56 PM
 
It was a long time since I'd been to the Political Lounge. It's still the sleezy S&M club of intellectual discourse that it always was. Thread after thread was like a regular brain being beaten into submission by a mob of kinky, leather-harness-wearing midget brains. They swarm, they grapple, they go for the nads. It's a brutal display.

But by concentrating such combatants in one place, the political lounge provides a useful waste management system for the rest of the Internet. And for that realization, Thanksgiving Day will be a little brighter for me this year.


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Jul 3, 2004, 12:00 AM
 
Yeah... I haven't been in there in quite a while. Not the most relaxing place in existence.
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Jul 3, 2004, 12:01 AM
 
i think we should just allow some members to just only post in the political lounge.


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Jul 3, 2004, 12:22 AM
 
Yeah, I guess Political Lounge is quite the oxymoron. Battleground may be more appropriate.
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Socially Awkward Solo
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Jul 3, 2004, 01:16 AM
 
I have all of 3 posts in that joint, it really is full of pathetic people and pathetic arguments so I steer clear.

Not the the lounge here is the Ritz but it ain't half as bad.

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Jul 3, 2004, 02:34 AM
 
Originally posted by wolfen:
midget brains. They swarm, they grapple, they go for the nads.
And you're no different over there. Can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.

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Jul 3, 2004, 02:51 AM
 
Funny, I don't really mind the political lounge. People on other forums seem just as combative.
     
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Jul 3, 2004, 08:23 AM
 
Originally posted by wolfen:
It was a long time since I'd been to the Political Lounge. It's still the sleezy S&M club of intellectual discourse that it always was. Thread after thread was like a regular brain being beaten into submission by a mob of kinky, leather-harness-wearing midget brains. They swarm, they grapple, they go for the nads. It's a brutal display.
Now you know why we love it/hate it.
     
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Jul 3, 2004, 09:10 AM
 
Originally posted by Socially Awkward Solo:
I have all of 3 posts in that joint, it really is full of pathetic people and pathetic arguments so I steer clear.
yeah, he's twice as bad in there as he is in here. i occasionally get dragged in there to read his infantile ramblings.
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Jul 3, 2004, 09:53 AM
 
Originally posted by Socially Awkward Solo:
I have all of 3 posts in that joint, it really is full of pathetic people and pathetic arguments so I steer clear.

Not the the lounge here is the Ritz but it ain't half as bad.
I see you failed 1st grade math.

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Jul 3, 2004, 01:15 PM
 
Its the place where Zimphire goes to crush all those that oppose him.
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Socially Awkward Solo
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Jul 3, 2004, 02:35 PM
 
Originally posted by starman:
I see you failed 1st grade math.

Mike
At least my math ads up so that I resize men should not have 2 boobies

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starman
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Jul 3, 2004, 03:30 PM
 
Originally posted by Socially Awkward Solo:
At least my math ads up so that I resize men should not have 2 boobies
Your English sucks, also. Can someone understand that sentence?

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wolfen  (op)
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Jul 3, 2004, 03:34 PM
 
Originally posted by MacGorilla:
Its the place where Zimphire goes to pretend he is more intelligent than all those that oppose him.
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Spliffdaddy
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Jul 3, 2004, 03:39 PM
 
looks like somebody lost a debate in the Political/War forum and wanted to share their grief with the general public.
     
wolfen  (op)
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Jul 3, 2004, 05:38 PM
 
Originally posted by Spliffdaddy:
looks like somebody lost a debate in the Political/War forum and wanted to share their grief with the general public.
I posted, I left. I dunno what the status of those threads are, now. And I don't care.

If you say an angry swarm of halfwits fanned the flames of ignorance after I left, I'll just have to believe you. I know that's what counts for "win" and "lose" there. That's why I left. No one really cares about the truth -- they just want mental masturbation. Not my kick.
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Jul 3, 2004, 07:09 PM
 
Originally posted by starman:
Your English sucks, also. Can someone understand that sentence?

Mike
yeah really. "resize men so they should not have 2 boobies"? is he trying to say that "resized" men should have more than two breasts? and just what the hell is a resized man?
     
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Jul 3, 2004, 08:07 PM
 
Originally posted by Spliffdaddy:
looks like somebody lost a debate in the Political/War forum and wanted to share their grief with the general public.
That's one thing I'll never understand about you: How you think that a debate on the internet can be lost or won. That said, I'm incredibly glad I don't post or even go there anymore. That place is bad for one's mental health. Let Bush/Kerry/Saddam/the USA/the EU/all the world's religions/Israel/Palestine/Political fanatics stew in their own fat.
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Jul 3, 2004, 09:05 PM
 
Originally posted by Spliffdaddy:
looks like somebody lost a debate in the Political/War forum and wanted to share their grief with the general public.
look who's whinning...

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"how bout you all shut up?" - Demonhood; June 2004

"how bout you all shut up?" - Courtney, my 3 yr old niece; May 2004

here's your cheese...

     
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Jul 3, 2004, 09:52 PM
 
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Jul 3, 2004, 09:55 PM
 
Originally posted by quandarry:
here's your cheese...

This is MacNN. You can't have cheese without badgers.

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Jul 3, 2004, 10:00 PM
 
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Jul 3, 2004, 10:17 PM
 
I've gone to the political lounge all of 3 times. Its the same as it always is: A pile of people arguing pointlessly. Every last one of them thinks that they 100% right, and so on. Its just disgusting how blind these people are. Having opinions is fine, arguing pointlessly with people over them isn't. To top it all off them have no respect for the people they're protracting that endless flame-war with.


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Jul 3, 2004, 10:22 PM
 
Oh, and this thread is now about badgers and cheese:

     
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Jul 4, 2004, 01:07 PM
 
People don't win arguments over the internet, nor do they loose them... that's the best/worst aspect of it... not matter what ingenious thing you say, your still GEEK!. Myself including.
     
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Jul 4, 2004, 01:24 PM
 
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Jul 4, 2004, 02:39 PM
 
Originally posted by Spliffdaddy:
looks like somebody lost a debate in the Political/War forum and wanted to share their grief with the general public.
debate?

you seriously call what happens in there "debate"??

its party sided chest pounding. right/left/moderate apologists giving it their all.

there is no honest discourse at all.
     
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Jul 4, 2004, 02:42 PM
 
I don't visit there, it would be too sad & depressing.

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Jul 12, 2004, 01:16 AM
 
BTW for those involved, your fanclub payments are due.
     
   
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