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Trump Part 11

Discussion in 'off topic' started by Gaius, Oct 24, 2017.

  1. wacko

    wacko pfm Member

    Fair chance a bigot masquerading as a religious nutter will lose the Alabama Senate election. Another nutter (Alabama State Auditor) has excused Roy Moore's proclivity for teenage girls by stating Mary was also a lot younger than Joseph !
     
  2. vuk

    vuk \o/ choose anarchy

    does amercia still have any right to condemn other nations over its political practices or cultural backwardness?


    vuk.
     
  3. kendo

    kendo gloominati

    ...but who defines trolling and time wasting? (*) I can see this ending up in the ECJ!

    (*) feel free to use this post as a blueprint for both.
     
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  4. DonQuixote99

    DonQuixote99 pfm Member

    There is no such thing as an 'America' that does or doesn't have a 'right' to condemn or anything else. People are moral actors; collective nouns are not.
     
  5. vuk

    vuk \o/ choose anarchy

    i am talking about the "america" used by all the people on the legacy news, including the retired generals and this-or-that institute brought on as guests, who discuss all of it politely and manipulatively (or perhaps, just naively). i am all for the regular american people, especially those who don;t believe in god or corporatism.


    vuk.
     
  6. vuk

    vuk \o/ choose anarchy

    respected senior members, like joe hutch.


    vuk.
     
  7. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    Why so proscriptive? Is satnav based discourse not protected by free speech? We fought two world wars to protect it.
     
  8. vuk

    vuk \o/ choose anarchy

    you talkin' to me?
     
  9. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    Sorry, Hutch. Just what has he got against the motorist I ask myself?
     
  10. Yank

    Yank Bulbous Also Tapered

  11. Yank

    Yank Bulbous Also Tapered

    We are irony-impaired, remember?
     
  12. FireMoon

    FireMoon pfm Member

    Kremlin buries Drumpf in their official statement denying election interference was even discussed during the meeting.
     
  13. vuk

    vuk \o/ choose anarchy

    not following your logic at all here.
     
  14. Still

    Still gyldengourd

    I am reliably informed sometimes a lil' fish can get to the point where they have nothing useful to discuss with an other lil' fish.
    fwiw they almost certainly still love each other, but these things can get complicated.
     
  15. Stunsworth

    Stunsworth pfm Member

  16. vuk

    vuk \o/ choose anarchy

    say what you will about putin. at least he's a leader, unlike donald trump.
     
  17. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    Agree with Joe regarding ignore function. It is for folk who want to live in echo chambers and like to brag about the fact!

    PS I still can’t for the life of me grap how the billionaire from birth tax-dodging property “tycoon” come media celebrity Trump could be viewed by anyone as ‘anti-establishment’. The only person on the planet more ‘establishment’ than that is Prince Charles!
     
  18. Joe Hutch

    Joe Hutch Can you hear Talvin Singh?

    Nothing particularly, but the most boring bloke I've ever known was prone to explaining/describing his journey in mind-numbing detail. Of course, some people might have found his narratives fascinating and would have found my wafflings about literature to be as dull as ditchwater.

    That's the whole point, really. Some people are boring/annoying/infuriating to others, but there's no algorithm by which this can be predicted; it's all entirely individual and subjective. In such cases, said others can ignore the boring/annoying/infuriating people on pfm as they would in real life. It's a pragmatic way of deciding how best to use one's limited time on this planet.
     
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  19. avole

    avole pfm Member

    I'm not totally convinced by that. An algorithm could compare names of users and subjects, then give a weighting according to that users number of posts. If a subject proved > 50%, that info could be sent to the mods for investigation. It could also give weightings according to replies and so forth.

    A truly intelligent algorithm would advise going to the pub.
     
  20. Gaius

    Gaius Trade: Stiletto by Tangerine

    So off topic!

    Roy Moore is going to be a massive problem for the Republican Party, tax reform on the table and all those issues, of course Bannon seems to be supporting Moore.

    This Party has lost its way; biggly.
     

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