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The "whatever's on your mind" thread

posted by GuruGuru214 on - last edited - Viewed by 193.9K users

One of the things that's great about this forum is its randomness. Well, this is the epitome of it: a thread for whatever random thought happens to be passing through your mind.

For example, I've just been struck by the most random craving for Taco Bell nachos.

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  • @RetroVortex said: I just have to say that the mods do an excellent job all things considered.
    So thank you mods for your good work.
    Thank You

    Edit: Thank You

    We do what we must to keep this place fun and entertaining and to keep it safe.

    I noticed at work today that....if I can't find something..I'm doing it wrong.

  • Little bro was watching Power Rangers Wild Force.

    And.. wow.. Animus is a dick.

    Just turns up out of the blue, then he's all like "All humans suck because they pollute the earth", then steals the megazords.
    The Power Rangers are all like "but we need those! How do we fight the big monster at the end of each episode without them?"
    Then Animus is like "Thats your problems bitches"

    Then he rolls up to his homeboy Merrick and he's all like "Yo Merrick wasup. These bitches ain't worth our time man, lets go to my place and shoot hoops or somethin'"

    I know he redeems himself later on, but the whole thing is kind of pointless from the start.

    EDIT: Also is there a Power Rangers Abridged? Because there needs to be one.

  • Just had to drive 10 miles, change my sister's tire on the side of the road, and follow her home, and now she has to take my car. This sucks.

    And I was supposed to hang out with a friend tomorrow, and suffer through/ridicule Power Rangers Operation Overdirve, so he'll have to pick me up and take me home if he still wants to do that.

    @RetroVortex said: I just have to say that the mods do an excellent job all things considered.
    So thank you mods for your good work.
    Thank You

    Edit: Thank You

    Sometimes we have to do things we hate and be the bad guy, but we volunteered for this job because we like this place, we like the people, and we just want to see things run smoothly and everyone to have a good time.

    I'll just say that today especially sucked because what we had to do actually had nothing to do with a disruption on anybody's part, and that made it all the harder. So the kind words are especially appreciated today.

    Not that I'm talking about it. And neither can you guys. And the cooperation so far on this is also greatly appreciated.

  • @RingmasterJ5 said: So, moving on.

    Google is actually making this. Wow.

    Well, I have an odd feeling the more userfriendly Apple edition will be out soon :p.

    Actually, the technology would be quite similar to Surrey(spelling?) on the Iphone as I know that can do quite similar things(sister has it, it scares me how much that works).

  • @Icedhope said: I just want to clarify we are not allowed to talk about and or discuss banned member.

    I hate this rule. It reeks of Nazi Germany. People being whisked off in the middle of the night without any apparent reason, and then people who mention it are themselves at risk of disappearing (albeit temporarily).

    But I guess you guys are just following the rules. Ah well.

  • @Friar said: I hate this rule. It reeks of Nazi Germany. People being whisked off in the middle of the night without any apparent reason, and then people who mention it are themselves at risk of disappearing (albeit temporarily).

    But I guess you guys are just following the rules. Ah well.

    This, I don't know if there is a good reason or not why this is a rule, but can it be something like you are allowed to talk about the ban say within 24-48 hours after said banning, but then that's it? Some way so we can get it out of our system?

  • Well..to tell you the truth. It's a privacy issue between user and the site. Also it's not fair if someone has to talk badly about a member and the member can not be here to defend themselves.

    TL;DR Privacy issue and Between member and forum.

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    @Friar said: I hate this rule. It reeks of Nazi Germany. People being whisked off in the middle of the night without any apparent reason, and then people who mention it are themselves at risk of disappearing (albeit temporarily).


    Hardly. :cool:

    I can tell you for one thing that I don't like this "rule" as well, but I can see its point, unfortunately very much so. The key phrase is the "no apparent reason" bit. Of course there is one, and it's definitely not because we don't like people's noses. Sometimes a community member makes a huge mess, and when everything is finally cleaned up, the same mess reappears by members guessing the ban reason or worse, actually quoting it from memory. It's like a perpetuum mobile. Still, sometimes there are completely different reasons that can't be told, and mods just sit there in front of their screen contemplating whether they should (or are allowed to) disclaim this or that stupid, wrong and community-inflaming guess. And that's why the discussion is a no-go. I can testify however that I have YET not ever banned someone for "discussing banned members". I have, however, on occasion deleted a lot of posts with such discussion without warning.

    ...although my history lessons might fail me here, I'm also pretty sure Nazi Germany didn't have Internet forums. Ah well, off to ask my grandmother.

  • @Icedhope said: It's not fair if someone has to talk badly about a member and the member can not be here to defend themselves.

    This. Not only are banned users unable to come here and defend themselves against any comments made about their banning, but unless they were banned for an obvious reason, any discussion about their banning is speculation on the forum's part, since the mod team can't and won't discuss our reasoning behind bans.

    And this most recent one is a particularly sensitive case, with potential consequences far greater than you realize, and the fuss that's been made about it is far too much already.

    So as much as I hate to blacklist discussion on anything, in this case, it's simply necessary. Now I don't want to hear another word about it.

  • I have finished the second Hunger Games book and now I am going to read the third and final one.

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