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bluesteel
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2/6/2015 8:15:45 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
Guys, some of the things said on this site are just not appropriate. Can we please be more civil? For example, people keep saying that arguments or statistics are pulled out of someone's @ss. There is such a nicer, better, and more appropriate way to say that. And Bill Maher offers the solution: "rectum-derived statistics."

So please, please! Start using this phrase.
You can't reason someone out of a position they didn't reason themselves into - Jonathan Swift (paraphrase)
The-Voice-of-Truth
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2/6/2015 8:19:58 AM
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At 2/6/2015 8:15:45 AM, bluesteel wrote:
Bill Maher offers the solution: "rectum-derived statistics."

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2/6/2015 8:21:01 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/6/2015 8:15:45 AM, bluesteel wrote:
Guys, some of the things said on this site are just not appropriate. Can we please be more civil? For example, people keep saying that arguments or statistics are pulled out of someone's @ss. There is such a nicer, better, and more appropriate way to say that. And Bill Maher offers the solution: "rectum-derived statistics."

So please, please! Start using this phrase.



Really, though. I agree with you that people need to be more civil on the website.
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"Add that to the Bible, I guess." ~Max

"Isn't everything on this site my arbitrary whim?" ~Max

"If anyone wants to engage in casual anti-Semitism, then whatever." ~Max

Vaarka swung his sword at the mod. However, since I am now incorporeal, he ends up accidentally striking the entire American landmass (It's a REALLY bastard sword), destroying both continents. Spiders are now at 50% of capacity."
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2/6/2015 9:27:42 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/6/2015 8:15:45 AM, bluesteel wrote:
Guys, some of the things said on this site are just not appropriate. Can we please be more civil? For example, people keep saying that arguments or statistics are pulled out of someone's @ss. There is such a nicer, better, and more appropriate way to say that. And Bill Maher offers the solution: "rectum-derived statistics."

So please, please! Start using this phrase.



Yes, it would be nice if we were more kind. I try my best.
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Wylted
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2/6/2015 9:58:03 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/6/2015 8:15:45 AM, bluesteel wrote:
Guys, some of the things said on this site are just not appropriate. Can we please be more civil? For example, people keep saying that arguments or statistics are pulled out of someone's @ss. There is such a nicer, better, and more appropriate way to say that. And Bill Maher offers the solution: "rectum-derived statistics."

So please, please! Start using this phrase.



Why is 90% of the stuff you post meant to insult the DDO community or insinuating it lacks something aka appropriate language, good voting, not enough mafia etc.?
RevNge
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2/6/2015 10:03:11 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/6/2015 9:58:44 AM, Wylted wrote:
10/10 of the time I just want to ball tap bluesteel

Fix'd
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2/6/2015 10:03:46 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/6/2015 10:03:11 AM, RevNge wrote:
At 2/6/2015 9:58:44 AM, Wylted wrote:
10/10 of the time I just want to ball tap bluesteel

Fix'd

You pulled that number out of your asss
bluesteel
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2/6/2015 10:04:08 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/6/2015 9:58:03 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 2/6/2015 8:15:45 AM, bluesteel wrote:
Guys, some of the things said on this site are just not appropriate. Can we please be more civil? For example, people keep saying that arguments or statistics are pulled out of someone's @ss. There is such a nicer, better, and more appropriate way to say that. And Bill Maher offers the solution: "rectum-derived statistics."

So please, please! Start using this phrase.



Why is 90% of the stuff you post meant to insult the DDO community or insinuating it lacks something aka appropriate language, good voting, not enough mafia etc.?

lol Wylted. I'm sorry you missed the joke(s). Tongue-in-cheek is hard to recognize if your brain is determined to find reasons to dislike someone.
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RevNge
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2/6/2015 10:04:30 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/6/2015 10:03:46 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 2/6/2015 10:03:11 AM, RevNge wrote:
At 2/6/2015 9:58:44 AM, Wylted wrote:
10/10 of the time I just want to ball tap bluesteel

Fix'd

You pulled that number out of your asss

I prefer the term "rectum-derived statistics".
Wylted
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2/6/2015 10:08:34 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/6/2015 10:04:08 AM, bluesteel wrote:
At 2/6/2015 9:58:03 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 2/6/2015 8:15:45 AM, bluesteel wrote:
Guys, some of the things said on this site are just not appropriate. Can we please be more civil? For example, people keep saying that arguments or statistics are pulled out of someone's @ss. There is such a nicer, better, and more appropriate way to say that. And Bill Maher offers the solution: "rectum-derived statistics."

So please, please! Start using this phrase.



Why is 90% of the stuff you post meant to insult the DDO community or insinuating it lacks something aka appropriate language, good voting, not enough mafia etc.?

lol Wylted. I'm sorry you missed the joke(s). Tongue-in-cheek is hard to recognize if your brain is determined to find reasons to dislike someone.

I'm sorry you missed it also, maybe if I'd added a smiley face to it, but I think since 72% of the stuff I write is Bullshitt the smiley face would be unneccesary in all but like 7% of cases.
bluesteel
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2/6/2015 10:12:42 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/6/2015 10:08:34 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 2/6/2015 10:04:08 AM, bluesteel wrote:
At 2/6/2015 9:58:03 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 2/6/2015 8:15:45 AM, bluesteel wrote:
Guys, some of the things said on this site are just not appropriate. Can we please be more civil? For example, people keep saying that arguments or statistics are pulled out of someone's @ss. There is such a nicer, better, and more appropriate way to say that. And Bill Maher offers the solution: "rectum-derived statistics."

So please, please! Start using this phrase.



Why is 90% of the stuff you post meant to insult the DDO community or insinuating it lacks something aka appropriate language, good voting, not enough mafia etc.?

lol Wylted. I'm sorry you missed the joke(s). Tongue-in-cheek is hard to recognize if your brain is determined to find reasons to dislike someone.

I'm sorry you missed it also, maybe if I'd added a smiley face to it, but I think since 72% of the stuff I write is Bullshitt the smiley face would be unneccesary in all but like 7% of cases.

Yup. Sure that's what you were doing. 24%.
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Wylted
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2/6/2015 10:16:08 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
I thought the "not enough" mafia quote wasn't overly subtle enough to indicate an attempt at humor. I did mean for it to have a grain of truth in it though, because I think humor is better when it stings a little.
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2/6/2015 10:43:18 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
This entire thread is the reason why people should include "/sarcasm" when saying something sarcastic
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