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YYW
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9/26/2016 10:34:26 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
There is a presidential debate tonight between Trump and Clinton.

This thread is about that debate.

What do you expect to see happening?
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9/26/2016 10:45:41 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/26/2016 10:34:26 PM, YYW wrote:
There is a presidential debate tonight between Trump and Clinton.

This thread is about that debate.

What do you expect to see happening?

1- Clinton collapsing on stage or having a health condition that doesn't permit her to continue.

2- Trump exceeding expectations by not being so retarded

3- Trump being more charismatic and appealing and winning over audience through prose. While Clinton having better objections and counterarguments but failing to appeal to the audience.

4- Someone shouting "Pepe."
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9/26/2016 10:46:47 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/26/2016 10:36:14 PM, ford_prefect wrote:
A complete and utter embarrassment for America, from both candidates.

Not a Clinton fan?
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9/26/2016 10:47:51 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/26/2016 10:45:41 PM, Roukezian wrote:
At 9/26/2016 10:34:26 PM, YYW wrote:
There is a presidential debate tonight between Trump and Clinton.

This thread is about that debate.

What do you expect to see happening?

1- Clinton collapsing on stage or having a health condition that doesn't permit her to continue.

I hope not, but I agree her health is an issue... which is sad.

2- Trump exceeding expectations by not being so retarded

Well, he is expected to be more presidential, but I agree that he will be graded on a curve.

3- Trump being more charismatic and appealing and winning over audience through prose. While Clinton having better objections and counterarguments but failing to appeal to the audience.

I agree with that, too, mainly because I expect her to follow idiot Robbie Mook's advice.

4- Someone shouting "Pepe."
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9/26/2016 10:55:33 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
to joke, or not to joke... well, since both candidates, and the 2 other losers, have made this election a cycle a joke, i think i'll joke:

trump telling hill she's fired and hill countering with the dean scream.....

pure comedy.

and nothing of substance in regards to an actual plan, vs. jingoism and denial, between the 2.
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9/26/2016 10:59:56 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/26/2016 10:53:17 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
My expectations are set so low that I'm bound to be impressed.

Idk.... if Trump can go more than three minutes without lying I'll be shocked.
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9/26/2016 11:05:01 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
My fingers are crossed. Don't let us down, Big Don. Finish her!
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9/26/2016 11:27:22 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/26/2016 11:23:14 PM, Cody_Franklin wrote:
https://fee.org...

Are you for real? The substantive content of these debates is going to be unprecedented.
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9/26/2016 11:28:52 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/26/2016 11:23:14 PM, Cody_Franklin wrote:
https://fee.org...

I'm totally going to watch it. There is literally nothing I'd rather be doing.
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9/26/2016 11:32:41 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/26/2016 11:27:22 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:23:14 PM, Cody_Franklin wrote:
https://fee.org...

Are you for real? The substantive content of these debates is going to be unprecedented.

The sense in which that's true is what dissuades me from tuning in. I get that it's probably going to be some kind of shitshow, but like, I have a really low probability estimate for whether there's going to be any kind of miraculous revelation during the course of this debate (or, more to the point, nothing especially surprising about what'll come out of it). Some people like to watch the ol' Crash & Burn, but I at least don't find it an especially productive use of my time.
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9/26/2016 11:34:09 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/26/2016 11:32:41 PM, Cody_Franklin wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:27:22 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:23:14 PM, Cody_Franklin wrote:
https://fee.org...

Are you for real? The substantive content of these debates is going to be unprecedented.

The sense in which that's true is what dissuades me from tuning in. I get that it's probably going to be some kind of shitshow, but like, I have a really low probability estimate for whether there's going to be any kind of miraculous revelation during the course of this debate (or, more to the point, nothing especially surprising about what'll come out of it). Some people like to watch the ol' Crash & Burn, but I at least don't find it an especially productive use of my time.

Lol I was being sarcastic. Absolutely nothing new or profound will be unveiled tonight, by either side.
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9/26/2016 11:36:12 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/26/2016 11:34:09 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:32:41 PM, Cody_Franklin wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:27:22 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:23:14 PM, Cody_Franklin wrote:
https://fee.org...

Are you for real? The substantive content of these debates is going to be unprecedented.

The sense in which that's true is what dissuades me from tuning in. I get that it's probably going to be some kind of shitshow, but like, I have a really low probability estimate for whether there's going to be any kind of miraculous revelation during the course of this debate (or, more to the point, nothing especially surprising about what'll come out of it). Some people like to watch the ol' Crash & Burn, but I at least don't find it an especially productive use of my time.

Lol I was being sarcastic. Absolutely nothing new or profound will be unveiled tonight, by either side.

Oh, okay. I was interpreting you as being sort of subtly jokey, like "This debate's going to be the most entertaining spectacle since anything". A lot of people I know are really invested for that reason, and I just don't have a taste for it here. I'm asking a lot of friends' whose brains I trust if they're watching, though, and for what reason, because maybe I'm actually being a crazy person for not watching it. I dunno.
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9/26/2016 11:37:05 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/26/2016 10:34:26 PM, YYW wrote:
There is a presidential debate tonight between Trump and Clinton.

This thread is about that debate.

What do you expect to see happening?

I am excited to watch. That excitement comes 99.999% from expectations of Trump. I would not watch, or be interested at all without him.

How does it play out? Well, I go back and forth. Trump has never been one-on-one. Not once. He has so little depth of understanding that any traditional evaluation would have him loose. He will win, including if he just walks off stage (a possibility), because he is Trump and nothing he does, moronic, bombastic, hateful matters. The show is Trumps.
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9/26/2016 11:51:05 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/26/2016 11:21:11 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:05:01 PM, thett3 wrote:
My fingers are crossed. Don't let us down, Big Don. Finish her!

lol

How does it feel to be such a cuck?
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: At 11/12/2016 11:49:40 PM, Raisor wrote:
: thett was right
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9/26/2016 11:57:54 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/26/2016 11:51:05 PM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:21:11 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:05:01 PM, thett3 wrote:
My fingers are crossed. Don't let us down, Big Don. Finish her!

lol

How does it feel to be such a cuck?

http://i1.kym-cdn.com...
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9/27/2016 12:00:10 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/26/2016 11:57:54 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:51:05 PM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:21:11 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:05:01 PM, thett3 wrote:
My fingers are crossed. Don't let us down, Big Don. Finish her!

lol

How does it feel to be such a cuck?

http://i1.kym-cdn.com...

I have it on good authority that you actually look a lot like that
DDO Vice President

#StandwithBossy

#UnbanTheMadman

#BetOnThett

"Don't quote me, ever." -Max

"My name is max. I'm not a big fan of slacks"- Max rapping

"Walmart should have the opportunity to bribe a politician to it's agenda" -Max

"Thett, you're really good at convincing people you're a decent person"-tulle

"You fit the character of Regina George quite nicely"- Sam

: At 11/12/2016 11:49:40 PM, Raisor wrote:
: thett was right
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9/27/2016 12:20:51 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/27/2016 12:00:10 AM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:57:54 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:51:05 PM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:21:11 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:05:01 PM, thett3 wrote:
My fingers are crossed. Don't let us down, Big Don. Finish her!

lol

How does it feel to be such a cuck?

http://i1.kym-cdn.com...

I have it on good authority that you actually look a lot like that

http://i0.kym-cdn.com...
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9/27/2016 12:23:45 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/26/2016 10:34:26 PM, YYW wrote:
There is a presidential debate tonight between Trump and Clinton.

This thread is about that debate.

What do you expect to see happening?

I expect to not care, as I care for neither candidate, and it will most likely amount to them saying in simple speech "You're stupid," "No you're dumb!". They'll of course do it in a manner where they sound smart or something. Odds are they'll both say stuff that makes me have lesser views on them, and basically remind me that I'm happy that I am too young to vote, and fear the upcoming 4-8 years.
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9/27/2016 12:25:07 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/26/2016 10:34:26 PM, YYW wrote:
There is a presidential debate tonight between Trump and Clinton.

This thread is about that debate.

What do you expect to see happening?

I think people have lower expectations for Trump than Clinton, so if he were to be completely civil and poised himself as presidential, he would win, regardless of what Clinton does. It would surprise a lot of people if he remained civil the whole time, just as it would surprise people if Clinton started acting irrationally in the middle of the debate.

Both candidates are smart enough to understand that attacking each other as they have on the trail will not work well for them. Thus, I predict they'll both appear "Presidential" to some degree, and Trump will claim victory due to his expectations advantage.
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9/27/2016 12:28:02 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/27/2016 12:25:07 AM, Varrack wrote:
At 9/26/2016 10:34:26 PM, YYW wrote:
There is a presidential debate tonight between Trump and Clinton.

This thread is about that debate.

What do you expect to see happening?

I think people have lower expectations for Trump than Clinton, so if he were to be completely civil and poised himself as presidential, he would win, regardless of what Clinton does. It would surprise a lot of people if he remained civil the whole time, just as it would surprise people if Clinton started acting irrationally in the middle of the debate.

Both candidates are smart enough to understand that attacking each other as they have on the trail will not work well for them. Thus, I predict they'll both appear "Presidential" to some degree, and Trump will claim victory due to his expectations advantage.

Miss you friend.
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9/27/2016 12:28:54 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/27/2016 12:00:10 AM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:57:54 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:51:05 PM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:21:11 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:05:01 PM, thett3 wrote:
My fingers are crossed. Don't let us down, Big Don. Finish her!

lol

How does it feel to be such a cuck?

http://i1.kym-cdn.com...

I have it on good authority that you actually look a lot like that

Do you believe in Trumpism in One Country, or must it be global?
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9/27/2016 12:31:19 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/27/2016 12:28:54 AM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/27/2016 12:00:10 AM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:57:54 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:51:05 PM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:21:11 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:05:01 PM, thett3 wrote:
My fingers are crossed. Don't let us down, Big Don. Finish her!

lol

How does it feel to be such a cuck?

http://i1.kym-cdn.com...

I have it on good authority that you actually look a lot like that

Do you believe in Trumpism in One Country, or must it be global?

Working class whites of the world, unite!
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#StandwithBossy

#UnbanTheMadman

#BetOnThett

"Don't quote me, ever." -Max

"My name is max. I'm not a big fan of slacks"- Max rapping

"Walmart should have the opportunity to bribe a politician to it's agenda" -Max

"Thett, you're really good at convincing people you're a decent person"-tulle

"You fit the character of Regina George quite nicely"- Sam

: At 11/12/2016 11:49:40 PM, Raisor wrote:
: thett was right
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9/27/2016 12:33:01 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/27/2016 12:31:19 AM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/27/2016 12:28:54 AM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/27/2016 12:00:10 AM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:57:54 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:51:05 PM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:21:11 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:05:01 PM, thett3 wrote:
My fingers are crossed. Don't let us down, Big Don. Finish her!

lol

How does it feel to be such a cuck?

http://i1.kym-cdn.com...

I have it on good authority that you actually look a lot like that

Do you believe in Trumpism in One Country, or must it be global?

Working class whites of the world, unite!

And you think Trump is the way to do that?
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9/27/2016 12:34:01 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 9/27/2016 12:33:01 AM, TBR wrote:
At 9/27/2016 12:31:19 AM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/27/2016 12:28:54 AM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/27/2016 12:00:10 AM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:57:54 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:51:05 PM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:21:11 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 9/26/2016 11:05:01 PM, thett3 wrote:
My fingers are crossed. Don't let us down, Big Don. Finish her!

lol

How does it feel to be such a cuck?

http://i1.kym-cdn.com...

I have it on good authority that you actually look a lot like that

Do you believe in Trumpism in One Country, or must it be global?

Working class whites of the world, unite!

And you think Trump is the way to do that?

I don't think you understand the hidden meaning behind the banter here. Dylan and I have reached levels of autism that shouldn't even be possible
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"Don't quote me, ever." -Max

"My name is max. I'm not a big fan of slacks"- Max rapping

"Walmart should have the opportunity to bribe a politician to it's agenda" -Max

"Thett, you're really good at convincing people you're a decent person"-tulle

"You fit the character of Regina George quite nicely"- Sam

: At 11/12/2016 11:49:40 PM, Raisor wrote:
: thett was right