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I want the right of reply

Post by matt_melb » Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:23 am

In the thread about Manch, which has now been locked for reasons that we're supposed to believe have nothing to do with Manch, Lulu replied to something I wrote as follows.
Lulu wrote:
matt_melb wrote: ↑Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:55 pm
Yep. We had a discussion on whether or not to require sign-in a few weeks ago; we decided no; and the people who lost are unwilling to accept the result and so now have come up with a new approach to get what they want.
Hahahhahahaha
Really I can't identify you from the other blands, but the fact that you think a spontaneous stripoff was a conspiracy against democracy will now make you forever memorable for pure ridiculousness
I want to make it clear that I don't think the people who posted pictures of themselves are the ones behind the restriction of access to Streeterville.

I think it's a different bunch of people, nanny-staters. Pretending, as nanny-staters often do, that it's all for someone else's own good, and not than for their own selfish ends.

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Post by temporaryhandle2 » Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:27 am

Oh gees.

I'm in hospital.

Matt soon will be...

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Post by Klara » Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:27 am

Your thread is in Sound Off.

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Re: I want the right of reply

Post by matt_melb » Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:37 am

Yeah, I know. So no one sees it.

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Post by k2w3 » Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:39 am

Can u be specific, Matt? Who and why?
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Re: I want the right of reply

Post by matt_melb » Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:46 am

In the 'You need to sign in to see Streeterville?' thread, Incognita posted as follows, talking about the 'Handjob' thread:
incognita wrote:
Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:53 am
It's a lovely thread, & no rules broken. Just didn't want someone else to come in and muck it up. We live in strange times, & some people work places that are overly sensitive about things like this.

I can undo this if people want it that way.
So I don't know whether it was Incognita's decision alone to block access, or whether other people asked Incognita to do so. But I'm guessing it wasn't motivated by the people who actually posted their photos.

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Post by Klara » Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:49 am

It wasn't but no one minds.
I don't see why you have issues with this. I only posted about it because at first it looked like the Stew had disappeared.

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Post by DCComic » Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:51 am

Why does it matter?
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Re: I want the right of reply

Post by matt_melb » Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:59 am

You don't think it matters? Fine. I don't necessarily think everything you post is the most important issue in the world, but I don't always go around saying so.

Maybe now I will. I'm sick of exercising restraint.

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Post by The Mallard Missie » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:04 am

matt_melb wrote:
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Yeah, I know. So no one sees it.
I saw it.
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Post by DCComic » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:08 am

matt_melb wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:59 am
You don't think it matters? Fine. I don't necessarily think everything you post is the most important issue in the world, but I don't always go around saying so.

Maybe now I will. I'm sick of exercising restraint.

Are you fucking illiterate?

I asked 'why does it matter'.
That is not the same as 'I don't think it matters'.

Can you tell the fucking difference?
Can you?

Jesus.

Let's try again, if you're able.

Why does it matter?
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Post by matt_melb » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:17 am

Because I find it mildly irritating.

That's enough for some people. Why shouldn't it be enough for me?

Why do you want to know why I think it matters? (Not that I care about your answer. Actually I don't give a fuck.)

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Post by DCComic » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:20 am

Because I didn't know why it mattered. I thought perhaps you had a good reason. I was interested in what that good reason might be. I was open to persuasion.

Your case is weak.

It doesn't seem to matter.
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Post by k2w3 » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:21 am

What's wrong with signing in and staying signed in?
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Post by Flobster! » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:23 am

Yes. And you have to be signed-in to post, anyway.
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Post by matt_melb » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:26 am

To DCComic -
Oh well. Here are some reasons that matter to me. I don't care whether they matter to you or not.

1. Because we had a lengthy debate, not long ago, about whether access to the Stew should be limited. And decided, after consultation, that it shouldn't.

And now it has been, apparently because someone wants to protect people who voluntarily posted photos of themselves, even though the people who posted the photos haven't asked for protection.

2. Because there is too much thread-locking going on. Lulu misunderstood what I posted, and I wanted to explain why I wasn't as stupid as she thought I was. In the same thread, where people can read my reply in context.

Moderators, please unlock the thread.

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Re: I want the right of reply

Post by matt_melb » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:29 am

k2w3 wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:21 am
What's wrong with signing in and staying signed in?
What's wrong with not having to sign in to read?

First, signing in can be annoying. Possibly because I use a couple of devices, staying signed in doesn't always work for me. I get logged out involuntarily every few days.

Second, making everyone sign in to read posts is just another way of trying to block the Stew to new users, without doing so explicitly. No-one new is going to join if they can't read it first to see what they're joining.

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Post by Klara » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:31 am

They can see the politics branch, though. Surely that's enough to convince potential new posters join us? No?

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Post by matt_melb » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:33 am

It's the thin end of the wedge.

First they've come for the Streetervillers, next it will be the Politicians....

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Post by k2w3 » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:35 am

The solution is a new 'nudes R us' branch, locked until signed in.
NA: "You just have to search out the weirdos who are weird in a way that seems perfectly normal to you."
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Post by k2w3 » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:35 am

Or better yet locked until joined in with.
NA: "You just have to search out the weirdos who are weird in a way that seems perfectly normal to you."
EMG: "Ted would need a good waxing"
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Post by temporaryhandle2 » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:43 am

^ weirdo

:lol:

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Post by k2w3 » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:54 am

Maybe, but I'm not the only one. Refer 1st line of sig.
NA: "You just have to search out the weirdos who are weird in a way that seems perfectly normal to you."
EMG: "Ted would need a good waxing"
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Post by gnd » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:55 am

seriøst? logging in causes Strife. LIFE b so DifficultAF 4 some Ya’ll...smmfh
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Post by Klara » Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:01 am

What GND said.


I think.

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Post by matt_melb » Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:13 am

gnd wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:55 am
seriøst? logging in causes Strife. LIFE b so DifficultAF 4 some Ya’ll...smmfh
Head stuck in a wine bottle?

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Post by Flobster! » Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:16 am

k2w3 wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:54 am
Maybe, but I'm not the only one. Refer 1st line of sig.
You may say I'm a weirdo
But I'm not the only one
Maybe some day you'll nude up
And the Stew will live as one
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Post by Stephen_Dedalus » Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:17 am

gnd wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:55 am
seriøst? logging in causes Strife. LIFE b so DifficultAF 4 some Ya’ll...smmfh
:shock: :?

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Post by Flobster! » Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:18 am

Perfectly easy to read
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Post by gnd » Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:18 am

matt. no. iphone
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Post by gnd » Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:19 am

james😇
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Post by Stephen_Dedalus » Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:20 am

What is "smmfh"?

Are you trying to do 'stream of consciousness' or create a new language?

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Post by Flobster! » Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:21 am

Shaking my mother fucking head
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Post by Stephen_Dedalus » Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:27 am

How would you know that?

HwyKT?

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Post by matt_melb » Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:41 pm

gnd wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:18 am
matt. no. iphone
Ah yes. I quite understand and sympathise.

I demand the return of the BlackBerry,

And freedom for Manch. And F4J.

I liked F4J, because his name is nearly the same as my motorbike rego plate.

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Post by VinnyD » Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:47 pm

How come I don't have to sign in to Streeterville?

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Post by The Mallard Missie » Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:13 pm

matt_melb wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:41 pm
gnd wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:18 am
matt. no. iphone
Ah yes. I quite understand and sympathise.

I demand the return of the BlackBerry,

And freedom for Manch. And F4J.

I liked F4J, because his name is nearly the same as my motorbike rego plate.
Well said - FREE THE F4J ONE (from Wormwood Scrubs, as well).
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Post by GLimpet » Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:14 pm

Me neither VinnyD.
It's cryptic and I'm clueless.

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Post by NorthAmerican » Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:25 pm

GLimpet wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:14 pm
Me neither VinnyD.
It's cryptic and I'm clueless.
Me three-ther. BIHTTRTHJT so I'm not sure if that particular one requires a SSI.
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Post by 5waldos » Sat Sep 01, 2018 2:47 pm

This place has truly gone batshit crazy. I am hoping it is the change of the season which often jambles things for a while before settling down to the new season. And yes it is always a bit nutty but this all has a rather different flavor to it. And I for one am not sure it agrees with me.

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Post by Chip_Oatley » Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:19 pm

5waldos wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 2:47 pm
And I for one am not sure it agrees with me.
x2. There is a very simple solution, but for some curious reason, it has not been implemented.

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Post by Scrubb » Sat Sep 01, 2018 5:11 pm

Klara wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:31 am
They can see the politics branch, though. Surely that's enough to convince potential new posters join us? No?
Ahahahahahahaha! You're funny.
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Post by Klara » Sat Sep 01, 2018 5:23 pm

Finally someone gets me!

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Post by Lulu » Sat Sep 01, 2018 7:17 pm

Okay, I see. I don't feel very strongly about it either way, but think the decision to require putting a key in the door to enter Streeterville was made with good intentions.

The Manch thread got locked because of posts Red Woman and I were making, now that it's the morning after, feel the mods were right to call a timeout on that as well.
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Post by NorthAmerican » Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:58 pm

NorthAmerican wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:25 pm
GLimpet wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:14 pm
Me neither VinnyD.
It's cryptic and I'm clueless.
Me three-ther. BIHTTRTHJT so I'm not sure if that particular one requires a SSI.
I felt like Konstantin Levin as I wrote that, but either everyone understood it or no one cared.

BIHTTRTHJT = but I hadn't tried to read the hand jobs thread
SSI = separate sign in
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Post by Flobster! » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:57 pm

Stephen_Dedalus wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:27 am
How would you know that?

HwyKT?
SMH is standard on twitter, SMFH is fairly common. SMMFH is either a typo for SMFH or it's a word starting with M preceeding 'fucking'.
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Post by gnd » Sun Sep 02, 2018 2:15 am

SMMFH .

blackTwitter. Shakin my mutha fukin head.

Internet more ya´ll.

smdh. BC WhiteInterneters b dum.

and yes what Klara said. Politics. etc.
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Post by gnd » Sun Sep 02, 2018 2:18 am

Image

somewhere this applies to someone on here...hth
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Post by avalon_ » Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:39 pm

k2w3 wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:35 am
Or better yet locked until joined in with.
I like it! A locked, secret room, nudie branch.

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Post by avalon_ » Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:39 pm

Flobster! wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:16 am
k2w3 wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:54 am
Maybe, but I'm not the only one. Refer 1st line of sig.
You may say I'm a weirdo
But I'm not the only one
Maybe some day you'll nude up
And the Stew will live as one
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