gargantua wrote:I do recall that someone crabbed at Beaver for starting new threads. Don't remember who, but it wasn't me.
On a related note, someone (wuz it u, gozer?) crabbed at him for resurrecting that one dude's threads (fflambeau?) all the time.
Clearly, the field of thread etiquette is strewn with land mines.
now i know beaver was doing it for a reason, but whole threads which are nothing but usually unattributed cut & pastes and the same thing (" he's crazy & and he's a war monger"*) over and over again aren't content -- they are network abuse for a specific aim, in that case running up its statistics for various superstitious and factually invalid reasons and whatever else. . .
* and two years on with but a single myopic missile attack on syria and initiating no other tangible adventurism like with the beginning of that imbroglio and libya, yemen,&c is he really? he is even pissing off some people for not tangling with russia and even finally telling the truth about saudi arabia and pakistan for once . . . some of these same people complained because he was an "isolationist" . . . some folks kept saying he was an anti-semite and a homophobe without a shred of evidence since before he took office whilst those groups generally do not like him as the comments of one of the most recent terrorists points out . . . not defending trump on the whole, but words mean things . . . all this still points to trump being irresponsible and apt to either steer government in the wrong direction or throw enough sand in the gears to bring it to a halt . . . yet if it makes the federal government leave alone the states, local governments, citizens, and foreign countries, maybe that's for better . . .