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Where is everyone?
Obes
Brisbane, Queensland
10661 posts
Well killed!
09:29pm 15/05/21 Permalink
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09:29pm 15/05/21 Permalink
infi
Brisbane, Queensland
24832 posts
i'm happy to talk politics any time! but the overlords killed it off.
10:20pm 15/05/21 Permalink
deeper
Brisbane, Queensland
4322 posts
always the tears with you, Obes
02:20am 16/05/21 Permalink
trog
Other International
40159 posts
20+ years into it and people still haven't figured out that a community is what you make of it
11:50am 16/05/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17135 posts
08:01am 18/05/21 Permalink
E.T.
Queensland
5207 posts
09:34am 18/05/21 Permalink
Dan
Special Text
Brisbane, Queensland
15643 posts
Get an S3
07:02pm 20/05/21 Permalink
shad
Brisbane, Queensland
4106 posts
Dirty old Obes.
11:14am 21/05/21 Permalink
hashy
2 posts
suck my d*** trog
07:55pm 22/05/21 Permalink
IVY_MiKe
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
2210 posts
@Hashy

Umadbro?
10:19pm 27/05/21 Permalink
arkter
Gold Coast, Queensland
1910 posts
Forums are no longer the forum for discussion, you don't get those sweet endorphins from likes and upvotes here.
12:00pm 31/05/21 Permalink
infi
Brisbane, Queensland
24835 posts
likes are only for the needy.
04:13pm 31/05/21 Permalink
HeardY
Gaelic newb
Sydney, New South Wales
21557 posts
Obes is obes
09:19am 02/06/21 Permalink
Jeffro
Queensland
533 posts
I only really play mmo's so only come here once every couple of years to see what your thoughts are on the expansions.
01:49am 09/06/21 Permalink
bargain
Melbourne, Victoria
2065 posts
20+ years into it and people still haven't figured out that a community is what you make of it

Unless what the community makes of it is not to my liking. Then the only responsible thing to do is un-make it.

Because me. Me, me, me.

Mine.
10:08pm 11/06/21 Permalink
PornoPete
Melbourne, Victoria
4311 posts
I don't know what you're talking about.

I mean what do you think about the chair that you sit in front of your computer in. Frankly mine could be more comfortable while I use it to watch paint dry. Weirdly it's not to bad when watching grass grow.

But ultimately I found that the delivery service left a lot to be desired for.

Sometimes I think I could have spent more money on it. But then other times I think I could have spent less money on it.

It's a moral dilemma.

That's a conversation adults have. For hours.
10:15pm 11/06/21 Permalink
baz
Victoria
1351 posts
i'm happy to talk politics any time! but the overlords killed it off.


I feel like I was the straw that broke the camels back.

Sorry.
08:24pm 12/06/21 Permalink
infi
Brisbane, Queensland
24837 posts
community is what you make of it


For instance: shutting down the thread with the most visits. It's been a renaissance.
11:54am 13/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17142 posts
For instance: shutting down the thread with the most visits. It's been a renaissance.

I for one welcome the change. The entire f*****g internet is chockas with people arguing over politics, your personal Twitter is a s****how.

Do you really need to vomit politics all over this place too? Enough to sook about it on other threads?
08:42am 16/06/21 Permalink
infi
Brisbane, Queensland
24838 posts
we are free to choose not to read are we not? people who want to live in a sanitised bubble are free to do that. JUST DONT CLICK
08:49am 16/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17143 posts
we are free to choose not to read are we not? people who want to live in a sanitised bubble are free to do that. JUST DONT CLICK

How about you JUST DON'T POST and/or sook about it instead?

Easier, and for bonus money its even what the owners and founders of the website want! They're free to make that choice, right?

AMAZEBALLS
09:04am 16/06/21 Permalink
infi
Brisbane, Queensland
24839 posts
How about you JUST DON'T POST


for you to be impacted by somebody else's post in a topic clearly marked for the subject (and not offensive in any way just not to your content preference) requires your positive decision to click into that thread. other people were enjoying the discussion, no matter how boring or toxic you perceived it to be.

you sound like a kid in the playground saying I DONT LIKE SOCCER SO NO ONE CAN PLAY SOCCER.

im just getting back to the issue of there not being any activity. the one source of activity was killed off.

admins are free to choose actions on their forum. i am free to submit an alternative strategy unless that is banned too.
09:20am 16/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17144 posts
admins are free to choose actions on their forum. i am free to submit an alternative strategy unless that is banned too.

Sooking about the forum rules and content moderation has literally been banned for decades. I thought you were a lawyer and could read good? Anyway:
Don't complain about being moderated/nuked/deleted/banned. If you think you've been really harshly dealt with, please feel free to email contact us and explain why you think you've been hard done by. DO NOT EMAIL/MESSAGE INDIVIDUAL ADMINS. Frivolous, childish or silly emails will be ignored.

The rest of the post is your usual s***f*****y and straw men. WTF does posting political arguments on this ancient web 1.0 forum have to do with little lunch soccer you numpty?

I can't possibly understand why political discussion was moderated away, you and Pete post worthy material for this gaming website in good faith, even when you break the rules. Maybe email the admin team?
09:32am 16/06/21 Permalink
dazedandconfused
Sydney, New South Wales
933 posts
The rest of the post is your usual s***f*****y
little lunch soccer you numpty?


lol
02:23pm 16/06/21 Permalink
PornoPete
Melbourne, Victoria
4312 posts
e-leaving when you don't get the content moderation outcome you want seems a little like sooking about the content moderation.
06:20pm 16/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17145 posts
Am lost now. I didn't ask for any moderation?
06:54pm 16/06/21 Permalink
PornoPete
Melbourne, Victoria
4313 posts
No but you did make a point of thanking trog for locking the politics thread when you came back.

The express justification for locking the thread was that it was scaring off users.

Seems pretty clear now that the justification rested on a faulty assumption.

In any case, I simply made a passing comment implying that the organic game discussion on the forum doesn't appear to be a big driver of engagement. As evidenced by the fact that the most active topic on the forum is the one about how there is no activity on the forum. Very meta.
07:35pm 16/06/21 Permalink
infi
Brisbane, Queensland
24840 posts
Better lock it! Very meta.
07:41pm 16/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17146 posts
So anyway, are these whines about the locking of that thread going to be common around here now? Is that your go-to now?
12:36am 17/06/21 Permalink
PornoPete
Melbourne, Victoria
4314 posts
Well I suppose I could comment in a Bitcoin thread. Except the internet is covered in sites dedicated to crypto currency run by people with far deeper knowledge and who sook less.

Is it really necessary to vomit about Bitcoin on this web 1.0 gaming website.
07:22am 17/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17147 posts
Wow, what an amazing event!

I'm shocked that you two are still shedding toxins onto the forum.

CHALLENGE: what was the last constructive, non-political, non-meta thing you guys have posted here? Doesn't even have to be on topic, just not about politics, attacking another user, or the forum itself.
08:28am 18/06/21 Permalink
PornoPete
Melbourne, Victoria
4315 posts
For someone complaining about sooking you sure do a lot of it.

Let's just revisit how you elected to enter this discussion. Remember infi didn't address you or ask for your input in any way.

The entire f*****g internet is chockas with people arguing over politics, your personal Twitter is a s****how.


A combo sook and personal attack out of the gates.

In any case please continue to demonstrate my point about the general interest levels in this place by proving
sooking in this thread is more important to you than a topic you self identified as important to you.
08:43am 18/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17148 posts
Just one post Peter, that's all I'm asking for. Just one!

the general interest levels in this place by proving
sooking in this thread is more important to you than a topic you self identified as important to you.

Did you notice the number of 'hey I'm alive guys!' posts after the politics s****how closed down in January? All the old names - going back decades? Do you guys realise that the thread was closed FIVE MONTHS AGO yet you still bring it up? Side note, its legit crazy to think the insurrection by right-wing extremists was nearly 6 months ago, feels much more recent.
For someone complaining about sooking you sure do a lot of it.

I'm replying to posters sooking about the closing of a thread in a thread that sooks about the forum itself, created by one of the biggest sooks I have encountered online! Bunch of sooks, all of you. STOP. SOOKING. ABOUT. IT.
08:47am 18/06/21 Permalink
PornoPete
Melbourne, Victoria
4316 posts
Have you noticed how it is days and often weeks between responses in threads started by users and how general chat is almost entirely comprised of news spam? This thread is the most activity the place has had in months.

Hogfather. I'm not jumping through hoops for you. I wasn't talking to you. I was talking to infi and bargain. You decided you needed to bellyflop in here insult infi and whinge that we were having an unsanctioned conversation. It's unclear to me after that why youd think I'd inclined to go and hunt for link for you to read.

In any case imma leave you to it man.
09:04am 18/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17150 posts
Hogfather. I'm not jumping through hoops for you. I wasn't talking to you. I was talking to infi and bargain. You decided you needed to bellyflop in here insult infi and whinge that we were having an unsanctioned conversation. It's unclear to me after that why youd think I'd inclined to go and hunt for link for you to read. .

You silly bugger ... if you don't want to talk to me Peter, then don't @ me, man?
e-leaving when you don't get the content moderation outcome you want seems a little like sooking about the content moderation.

JUST DONT REPLY


hahaha
09:09am 18/06/21 Permalink
PornoPete
Melbourne, Victoria
4317 posts
Haha coulda used some all caps.
09:12am 18/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17151 posts
Yeh but then the JUST DONT REPLY bit loses some of its linkage back to the 'JUST DONT CLICK' advice from infi.

Its a question of rhythm, cadence and timing.

Edit: Is it just me or is the internet full of right-wingers complaining that private organisations aren't letting them from doing their do anymore? Its even happening here. None of the local lefties complained about the loss of the politics thread, yet bargain infi and Peter are all here sooking about it nearly 6 months later.
09:14am 18/06/21 Permalink
PornoPete
Melbourne, Victoria
4318 posts
Just so we're clear you @ me.

All there in black and white.


I can't possibly understand why political discussion was moderated away, you and Pete post worthy material for this gaming website in good faith, even when you break the rules. Maybe email the admin team?
09:18am 18/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17152 posts
Yeh but I want to talk to you? You claim you don't want to talk to me, that I'm getting my beak in where its unwanted, yet you quote my posts @ me and keep posting @ me, even now.

See? JUST DONT REPLY
09:21am 18/06/21 Permalink
PornoPete
Melbourne, Victoria
4319 posts
No not really. Seems like you really want to sook very very badly and want me to know you are.

In any case have a lovely day.
09:28am 18/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17153 posts
You too dude.

When you get back - out of curiosity, where do you pwn teh libs now?
09:31am 18/06/21 Permalink
infi
Brisbane, Queensland
24841 posts
Wow, what an amazing event!

I'm shocked that you two are still shedding toxins onto the forum.

CHALLENGE: what was the last constructive, non-political, non-meta thing you guys have posted here? Doesn't even have to be on topic, just not about politics, attacking another user, or the forum itself.


I will click on any thread and not complain that it exists because I appreciate diversity of opinion. But no I'm not posting in a crypto thread because I am not basic.

I post in many threads both news and other discussion so shove it up ya jumper.
09:32am 18/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17154 posts
But no I'm not posting in a crypto thread because I am not basic.

You are super duper acerbic, though.

Edit: Why you guys sooking on my crypto thread, anyway? It was on topic, there are lots of idle GPUs around here that could make their owners lazy coin. Is there something about my money printer that annoys you in particular? You both jumped on it for cheap shots so just checking.

Nobody else had a b**** about it, and it made for interesting discussion about that space and in particular its environmental impact. For now I'm assuming you guys are just frustrated and need something to hit out at. Maybe some juice is in order? Where's ya sippy cups..
09:33am 18/06/21 Permalink
infi
Brisbane, Queensland
24842 posts
Post whatever subject you feel like, congratulations on the crypto thread.
10:30am 18/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17155 posts
Nah shoot straight; what did you mean by basic, mate?

I don't want to seem uncouth!
10:37am 18/06/21 Permalink
infi
Brisbane, Queensland
24843 posts
I don't even want to get into it. Enjoy your crypto thread I won't be demanding it be locked
10:40am 18/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17156 posts
Yeh but you did get into it, jumping onto Peter's bandwagon.

You shouldn't insult people and then back away when called out, it smacks of cowardice and low character.

For example: I called you a sook. I did that because you are sooking about forum moderation in this thread.

Why did you call me basic for posting about GPU mining? I'm a retired computer scientist and I found the whole thing fascinating to set up, learn about and understand. I shared my experiences to offer free money to gamers who have idle GPU power. I was offering my expertise and knowledge to other forum users.

Once the mining dies down again I plan to start a research project to harness massively distributed GPU computational power for worthwhile endeavours beyond solving fake crypto problems for internet money.

What's basic here?
10:42am 18/06/21 Permalink
dazedandconfused
Sydney, New South Wales
934 posts
Baiting fpot is very constructive from my point of view. I got a good chuckle out of it. Generally living in a free society means we don't need to worry if puritanical Church ladies have a problem with what we say because we can generally walk away, or even better, not read it on a forum.
11:17am 18/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17158 posts
I find it absolutely fascinating that the 'its a bakery, just shop somewhere else' crowd are so upset that the local no longer serves bile and vitriol muffins.
09:46pm 18/06/21 Permalink
PornoPete
Melbourne, Victoria
4320 posts
This level of attention seeking has to be unhealthy hogfather.
09:31am 19/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17160 posts
Your criticism means nothing to me Peter, I've seen the people you applaud.
01:11pm 20/06/21 Permalink
bargain
Melbourne, Victoria
2066 posts
Yea, Peter. Why can't you bring Kindness Cakes into this thread, like our friend Hogworth Fatherton?
03:31pm 20/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17161 posts
Yea, Peter. Why can't you bring Kindness Cakes into this thread, like our friend Hogworth Fatherton?

RecycleLastPost('Peter', 'bargain');
05:07pm 20/06/21 Permalink
PornoPete
Melbourne, Victoria
4321 posts
Your criticism means nothing to me Peter, I've seen the people you applaud.


Except plainly it does.

You want to talk to me remember?
08:31pm 20/06/21 Permalink
hardware
Brisbane, Queensland
11840 posts

09:14pm 20/06/21 Permalink
hardware
Brisbane, Queensland
11841 posts
I liked it better when infi was pro-tit
09:15pm 20/06/21 Permalink
infi
Brisbane, Queensland
24844 posts
it's mother nature
09:17pm 20/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17162 posts
ohs*** hardware

In any case imma leave you to it man
...
In any case have a lovely day.

That didn't last long, no matter how often you said it.

I do find talking to you interesting, but that doesn't mean I value your opinion even a little bit. But you can stop anytime, I know it. Just don't reply. Third time's a charm.
11:26pm 20/06/21 Permalink
PornoPete
Melbourne, Victoria
4322 posts
But you desperately want my attention obviously. So being such a nice guy, I figure I'll indulge your attention seeking.

Again you could go discuss anything you want. But you don't.
07:29am 21/06/21 Permalink
dazedandconfused
Sydney, New South Wales
935 posts
I find it absolutely fascinating that the 'its a bakery, just shop somewhere else' crowd are so upset that the local no longer serves bile and vitriol muffins.


The correlation coefficient between people who are male feminists and people who use the words 'bile' and 'vitriol' in actual sentences is 1.
09:50am 21/06/21 Permalink
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
17163 posts
Sooks gonna sook. It's gone. Get over it lol.

Who would have thought that hard-nosed conservatives would in fact turn out to be such a pack of total babies?

Can we get a waaambulance to this thread, stat? Don't want another insurrection over not getting what they wanted!
06:53am 22/06/21 Permalink
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