25 speak for 45,000!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by arkfarmbear, Nov 28, 2011.

  1. arkfarmbear

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    My recent experiences in the forum caused me to wonder how the 25 or so people who repeatedly tell me their opinions represent "EVERYONE" might possibly speak for the entire membership.
    Much as I expected to find, less than 1% of the more rabid pack of jackals claims to represent the views and opinions of the entire membership. They don't.
    This also confirms my earlier claims that what actually takes place is that one of said pack pounces on a victim and the rest of the pack now has cover so they jump in to add their "AMEN" to the thread.
    For the record I label myself as the victim only for purposes of illustration. I certainly don't feel victimized. I'm a big boy and I willingly put myself into the fray. Even when people call me "twat" and other silly names I don't feel the need to run to the folks who police the forum to punish someone who hurt my wittle fweelings.
    Obviously the pack keeps many timid members from adding their words of support because they don't want to be ripped to shreds, too. It is similar to how people "don't want to get involved" when they see someone being attacked on the street.
    If you doubt my claims take a look at how many people view a thread as opposed to how many actually post. The more vicious the brawl in the thread the lower the percentage of those who participate vs those who post.
    Therefore, until you can prove that you have polled the entire membership and received a 100% backing of your claim please be honest and stop claiming to know the opinions of "everyone".
     
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    Amen :tongue:

    Twists words, takes them off topic, makes ad hominem attack, belittles and humiliates, calls in friends to praise, support and bury.

    Now Fuck Off. :rolleyes:
     
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    How about a list of those 25 people, arklebarkle? Would you be so kind as to put it up in writing for all to see? It would help me a lot if you would show me where any or all of that group say that they speak for everyone.

    My opinion is that nobody here speaks for anyone but himself or herself so I'll agree that those 25 don't speak for the 45,000. But do you claim to?
     
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    Dang went through every thread / post and came up with 25 people, amazing. And do 45,000 actually post in the forum or a percentage, just asking for clarification.
    Anyway, I have people that have disagreed with my opinions and I have disagreed with theirs. Sometimes to the point of the rediculous. At first I was hesitant to post because of what might be said but I determined that I had as much a right to speak as anyone. The forum is not a pefect world but there are rules in place to govern it as best as possible. Should members personally attack others hell no and if they do they should be reported.
    With that said lets all hold hands around the LPSG campfire and sing a song. Or have the lady members shake their boobies with joy...:boobies2:
     
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    I think the farmbear has a point, which is the use of Amen, +1, :kiss: , what she/he said etc has grown to the point, IMO, that it could be seen as pack behaviour and intimidating. I appreciate that people are bonding, and clearly that is important to some, but I can also see how it leads to this feeling of those outside that there are strong packs or cliques.

    I don't think that the site is better for it.
     
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    I really wanna know who the 1800 people I claim to represent are. Especially since I don't remember claiming to represent them.
     
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    I have no idea what this thread is about or what lies behind it, but I just had to say..

    ..I disagree! I disagree strongly! I'll represent the group that'd rather have the males swinging their schlongs with joy.. :tongue:
     
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    Ohhhh....did he mean 25 mod's? Never knew how many there were....doodoo
     
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    Don't be so sexist! Let the men shake their boobies too! :biggrin1:

    Oh and you assume you're one of the 25, do ya? Mucking Fods! :rolleyes:
     
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    That is never more obvious than it is at the moment.
     
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    Arkfarmbear is just having his period. That's all.
     
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    If he did mean 25 mods... he was off a bit. Last I checked, there were 9 mods, and 2 admins.

    But if I wasn't one of the 25, I'd like to know who was.
     
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    Of course I do! Us Fods are all self important!
     
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    I didn't tell you to say that! Stick to the script. :tongue:
     
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    On a more serious note;

    Honestly, you're going to find that on every site/forum/subforum/whatever. You don't like it, don't post. I tend to lurk more than post. But, if I feel compelled to post something, I do. I haven't been ripped to shreds yet. So, just lighten up, for the love of God.

    And, If you feel compelled to, start your own board, your own group, etc.

    Seriously. You've been bopping the Drama Llama for too long, now. Haven't you seen it spit enough?
     
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    It could be that the people who don't post don't have an opinion. I mean, realistically, what's to be afraid of? What's intimidating about people agreeing or disagreeing with you?
     
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    Doesn't matter, cuz yur #1 :fu:

    Oops, I really meant :fing02:

    :biglaugh:
     
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    This is the kind of thread that gives people heads up/warnings: jus' sayin'.
     
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