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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:01 pm    Post subject: How to lighten up the forum? Reply with quote

This place needs more smiles. We need some funny things to do. We can do something regularly like:

Stupid quotes from the world of computer science.
Funniest threads from other forums
Best looking breasts from your country. Extra points for the woman being good looking as well. Everyone gives ratings out of 10.
Cock jokes.
Racism monthly.
Stupid things politicians have said.

Add more and we'll pick the best
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

question: if you say racism monthly, does that include the hate campaign against Zimmermann?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This need for lightness is karmic attachment you know. After all Lucifer means "light bringer". :lol:
If night is day and day is night, does that mean that the night is day again, and since it was day to begin with, then the day is day. Maybe thats what Morrison meant by breaking through to the other side? Or maybe he was as high as a giraffe pussy when he wrote it?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

energyman76b wrote:
question: if you say racism monthly, does that include the hate campaign against Zimmermann?
I have no clue what the campaign is about
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Prenj wrote:
This need for lightness is karmic attachment you know. After all Lucifer means "light bringer". :lol:
If night is day and day is night, does that mean that the night is day again, and since it was day to begin with, then the day is day. Maybe thats what Morrison meant by breaking through to the other side? Or maybe he was as high as a giraffe pussy when he wrote it?
Well what I meant was 10 years ago this forum used to be a much funnier and happier place - but then I suppose the world back then was much happier. It seems to have got all serious
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 9:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can't the forum grow-up at a faster pace than yourself ?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 9:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Can't the forum grow-up at a faster pace than yourself ?
no
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 9:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

We don't have nearly enough Obama threads.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 9:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

cokehabit wrote:
...Add more and we'll pick the best...
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Can't the forum grow-up at a faster pace than yourself ?
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Ok then could I add an item to your list ?

- election of the millstone of the day.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 9:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

mcgruff wrote:
We don't have nearly enough Obama threads.


indeed. On Monday there was a severe thunderstorm. I am not sure how Obama did it. But I will not rest until I know!
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 9:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

cokehabit wrote:
Well what I meant was 10 years ago this forum used to be a much funnier and happier place - but then I suppose the world back then was much happier. It seems to have got all serious
The main issue is sustaining interest. Few topics maintain interest other than the ones likely to lead to shit-slinging.

Best recommendation is to start some and try to keep them going. "In Your Ear" and "What book are you reading" seem to be liked, if not creating much actual discussion / interaction.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 4:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cokey, just make some lighthearted threads dealing with things outside of cricket & F1.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 4:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think this is a great idea.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 4:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What: more Obama threads?
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 4:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

mcgruff wrote:
What: more Obama threads?

You contribute nothing to this forum except your extremist parroting, and certainly don't add anything entertaining or enlightening, so how about you just go take your assigned position at the tail end of the human centipede?

I think a good topic would be "Deserves a Darwin Award but hasn't died".
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 5:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

We need to revisit that forum warriors cartoons and assign appropriate characters to each other.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 5:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

notageek wrote:
We need to revisit that forum warriors cartoons and assign appropriate characters to each other.


That's going back a bit - reminds me of the wackaday thread, which got locked.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 5:36 am    Post subject: Re: How to lighten up the forum? Reply with quote

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Best looking breasts from your country. Extra points for it being a woman.


FTFY
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 5:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

notageek wrote:
We need to revisit that forum warriors cartoons and assign appropriate characters to each other.

I'd vote for putting each other in situation.
Something like this : From left to right : JRG, BK, mcgruff, pjp
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 6:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

:lol:

Nice one. And appropriate too.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 6:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I used to love it when we had threads that got to 80 pages. I think the gay marriage one was quite big
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 6:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

People have either mellowed down or have said everything they ever wanted to say. Except ofcourse for global warming & climate change. People still have a LOT to say about this.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 6:05 am    Post subject: Re: How to lighten up the forum? Reply with quote

John-Boy wrote:
cokehabit wrote:
Best looking breasts from your country. Extra points for it being a woman.


FTFY
:lol: :lol: :lol:
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 6:09 am    Post subject: Re: How to lighten up the forum? Reply with quote

pjp wrote:
John-Boy wrote:
cokehabit wrote:
Best looking breasts from your country. Extra points for it being a woman.


FTFY
:lol: :lol: :lol:

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 6:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

cokehabit wrote:
I used to love it when we had threads that got to 80 pages. I think the gay marriage one was quite big
Seems to me that subject has come up several times. Capital punishment and gun control are a couple of other revenants.

Have you joined the discussion on whether schools should provide separate lavatories for transgender students?

How about a nice rant / flame-fest about systemd? You've been away while a couple of those have blown through. It's about time for another.
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