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  • NerdgasmicNerdgasmic __BANNED USERS regular
    edited March 2011
    (Neither.)

    @nealcm @faynor
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  • Dread Pirate ArbuthnotDread Pirate Arbuthnot WRIGGLY OMG WRIGGLYRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    I think if you put a gun to my head and forced me to choose I would say McDonalds > Wendy's > Burger King

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  • simonwolfsimonwolf i don't care i'd rather sink -- than swipe right for bradRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Mim wrote: »
    simonwolf wrote: »
    Mim wrote: »
    People want trigger warnings and gender neutral pronouns on the english armadillo meme. Trigger Warning for the meme postings that end in "kill self".

    goddamn it

    why is everything good ruined by these people

    I don't want to make anyone like, feel bad about themselves. For awhile I was all "maybe I should end it all" and then someone in another sub forum told me to kill myself over something else (they didn't know I was really contemplating it) so I can see their point. However, the meme I don't feel is to hurt someone. I don't know, its a fine line.

    So here is my thing: I am completely fine with the adding of captions below the images to assist people with genuine disabilities. However, all this "gender neutral language" and "trigger warning" stuff just seems to be something that is indicative of the baby-proofing of society that I honestly cannot get behind. Obviously saying "hey buddy you should go kill yourself" is at a certain level, but needing to be warned when a picture with an armadillo is making a tongue in cheek suicide reference? Maybe they need all the triggers they can get.

  • WashWash Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Mim wrote: »
    simonwolf wrote: »
    Mim wrote: »
    People want trigger warnings and gender neutral pronouns on the english armadillo meme. Trigger Warning for the meme postings that end in "kill self".

    goddamn it

    why is everything good ruined by these people

    I don't want to make anyone like, feel bad about themselves. For awhile I was all "maybe I should end it all" and then someone in another sub forum told me to kill myself over something else (they didn't know I was really contemplating it) so I can see their point. However, the meme I don't feel is to hurt someone. I don't know, its a fine line.

    There's a long list of things that can trigger a person. Physical abuse or violence of any kind, verbal abuse, swear words, Implied abuse or violence, sex, harm to animals, religion, racism, sexism, any form of bigotry, references to drugs or alcohol. The list goes on.

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  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    I think if you put a gun to my head and forced me to choose I would say McDonalds > Wendy's > Burger King

    Are you insane?

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  • PonyPony Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
  • jakobaggerjakobagger KøbenhavnRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    I am so bad at going to bed, and I have to be at work in 5 hours. Half hour commute. Urrghh.

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    bgg / steam / goodreads / Origin: Bygasto
  • Dread Pirate ArbuthnotDread Pirate Arbuthnot WRIGGLY OMG WRIGGLYRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    oh my god i am twenty years old and my father is interrogating me over what i ate for dinner.

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  • Captain CarrotCaptain Carrot Harrisonburg, VARegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
  • MimMim Return of Saturn Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    simonwolf wrote: »
    Mim wrote: »
    simonwolf wrote: »
    Mim wrote: »
    People want trigger warnings and gender neutral pronouns on the english armadillo meme. Trigger Warning for the meme postings that end in "kill self".

    goddamn it

    why is everything good ruined by these people

    I don't want to make anyone like, feel bad about themselves. For awhile I was all "maybe I should end it all" and then someone in another sub forum told me to kill myself over something else (they didn't know I was really contemplating it) so I can see their point. However, the meme I don't feel is to hurt someone. I don't know, its a fine line.

    So here is my thing: I am completely fine with the adding of captions below the images to assist people with genuine disabilities. However, all this "gender neutral language" and "trigger warning" stuff just seems to be something that is indicative of the baby-proofing of society that I honestly cannot get behind. Obviously saying "hey buddy you should go kill yourself" is at a certain level, but needing to be warned when a picture with an armadillo is making a tongue in cheek suicide reference? Maybe they need all the triggers they can get.

    I see. I don't know, definitely the English major meme isn't making me want to kill myself all over again. But I know a couple of advocates would be like "well that's all fine and dandy but we're here to protect the real victims". I just want like a line to walk I guess? Want them to feel good about themselves, not to feel bad..I don't know ahh its all very confusing and I feel like a giant ass.

  • cj iwakuracj iwakura The Rhythm Rogue Coral Springs, FLRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Pony wrote: »
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    蒼く咲く華 日は灯り 天に流れる | Kill The Past
  • TavTav Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
  • jakobaggerjakobagger KøbenhavnRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Drez wrote: »
    I think if you put a gun to my head and forced me to choose I would say McDonalds > Wendy's > Burger King

    Are you insane?

    Yeah, whut? Wendy's is in another league than those two, and burger King is clearly better than McD.

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    bgg / steam / goodreads / Origin: Bygasto
  • ElldrenElldren 3067-6294-6208Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    if i wasn't all punched out i would be an avatar of rage, existing only to spread death and destruction

    as it is i'm sullenly drinking my coke and reading lol lore

    could be worse, man.

    *hugs*

  • VariableVariable Ted Hitler Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    friday with it

    is the best one

    BNet-Vari#1998 | WiiU-Variable | 3DS-3866-8105-7478 | Steam | Twitch
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  • PonyPony Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    pony

    how is the conversion going?

    slowly

    i have a lot on my plate right now

    it's a complex setting with a lot of things to explain and shit

    so

  • Dread Pirate ArbuthnotDread Pirate Arbuthnot WRIGGLY OMG WRIGGLYRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    if i hear one more word about friday i am going to kill myself

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  • jakobaggerjakobagger KøbenhavnRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    trigger warning!

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    bgg / steam / goodreads / Origin: Bygasto
  • WashWash Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
  • Dread Pirate ArbuthnotDread Pirate Arbuthnot WRIGGLY OMG WRIGGLYRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    so um my desktop's internet went down

    working on fixing it but if i can't get back on just replace me

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  • simonwolfsimonwolf i don't care i'd rather sink -- than swipe right for bradRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Mim wrote: »
    I see. I don't know, definitely the English major meme isn't making me want to kill myself all over again. But I know a couple of advocates would be like "well that's all fine and dandy but we're here to protect the real victims". I just want like a line to walk I guess? Want them to feel good about themselves, not to feel bad..I don't know ahh its all very confusing and I feel like a giant ass.

    It is difficult to take a stand on this and not feel like a dick, in some regards. I can understand why you would want people to be protected/feel good about themselves, but it feels like they're wanting to protect a small minority of people and push that protection onto everyone else at the same time. The fact that pretty much anything can be a trigger (from suicide jokes to videos of children being happy) means that "protecting" people from every trigger imaginable would just be an exercise in annoyance for the people who, you know, don't need protecting.

  • NerdgasmicNerdgasmic __BANNED USERS regular
    edited March 2011
    the garbage day one will never be topped

    @nealcm @faynor
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  • skippydumptruckskippydumptruck ill-ass lemony snicket Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    so um my desktop's internet went down

    working on fixing it but if i can't get back on just replace me

    what the shit fuck is this

    shit

  • ElldrenElldren 3067-6294-6208Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
  • EddyEddy pale Gengars I loved beside Cerulean CaveRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
  • cj iwakuracj iwakura The Rhythm Rogue Coral Springs, FLRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    I enjoy:

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  • simonwolfsimonwolf i don't care i'd rather sink -- than swipe right for bradRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    so um my desktop's internet went down

    working on fixing it but if i can't get back on just replace me

    now accepting nominations for neo-cass

  • ElldrenElldren 3067-6294-6208Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    I run into triggers all the goddamn time

    If people warned me I'd just feel worse for inevitably ignoring it

  • Shazkar ShadowstormShazkar Shadowstorm Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    wwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaatup

    | Steam & XBL: Shazkar | 3DS: 3110-5421-3843 |
  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Rebecca Black - Drez's Friday

    5:30am, waking up in the morning
    Oh Jesus Christ, don't wanna go to work
    Gotta get dressed, gotta find my wallet
    Gotta find my tie, fucking shit where's my shoes
    Time's ticking on, and I need my coffee
    Gotta get down to the bus stop
    Gotta catch my bus, I see the bu-us

    Dickhead in the front seat
    Bitchface in the back seat
    Gotta make my mind up
    Which seat can I take?

    It’s Friday, Friday
    Why I gotta go in Friday?
    I am really lookin’ forward to the weekend, weekend
    Friday, Friday
    Alcohol lunch on Friday
    I am really lookin’ forward to the weekend

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  • skippydumptruckskippydumptruck ill-ass lemony snicket Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    wwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaatup

    wasabi

  • Dread Pirate ArbuthnotDread Pirate Arbuthnot WRIGGLY OMG WRIGGLYRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    so um my desktop's internet went down

    working on fixing it but if i can't get back on just replace me

    what the shit fuck is this

    shit

    I'm sorry dude, I reset the router and it's not fixing itself. Go without me. :(

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  • WashWash Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Elldren wrote: »
    I run into triggers all the goddamn time

    If people warned me I'd just feel worse for inevitably ignoring it

    and then there's shit you didn't know would set you off until it happens

    and stuff you could handle before but things have changed

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  • skippydumptruckskippydumptruck ill-ass lemony snicket Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    so um my desktop's internet went down

    working on fixing it but if i can't get back on just replace me

    what the shit fuck is this

    shit

    I'm sorry dude, I reset the router and it's not fixing itself. Go without me. :(

    no you are the heart and soul of this team

    don't make me do this cass

    noooooooooooooo

  • Solomaxwell6Solomaxwell6 Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    So I'm in a discussion with a couple of people on another site about whether nuking Hiroshima and Nagasaki was justified. I'm saying no, since Japan had tried surrendering for about six months prior to the nukings (their one condition, keeping the Emperor, was kept anyway), it involved the murder of several hundred thousand civilians, and in hindsight it wasn't even really all that effective (the Japanese surrendered more because of the Soviet Union entering the war than the nukes). Their respective counter arguments are, and I quote:
    you make baby FDR cry.

    and
    I'm sure that the people of Nanjing were delighted to know that principle [that the government shouldn't kill innocents] applied to them. Not to mention the Jews of Kaunas, Warsaw, Greece......

    Responses like that are why I debating on the internet makes me cry (alongside baby FDR). :-(

  • wazillawazilla Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    So a trigger warning is like a spoiler for things that might hurt someone's feelings?

    Psn:wazukki
  • ElldrenElldren 3067-6294-6208Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Elldren wrote: »
    I run into triggers all the goddamn time

    If people warned me I'd just feel worse for inevitably ignoring it

    and then there's shit you didn't know would set you off until it happens

    and stuff you could handle before but things have changed

    Like this shit

    right here

  • HerrCronHerrCron Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Pony wrote: »
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    pony, i laughed too hard at that...

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  • Dread Pirate ArbuthnotDread Pirate Arbuthnot WRIGGLY OMG WRIGGLYRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    I would work out my aggression with some pushups but oh lord my entire upper body is stiff and sore

    so I have my cat

    he is such a whiny Winston

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  • EddyEddy pale Gengars I loved beside Cerulean CaveRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011

    no you are the heart and soul of this team

    read: the least untalented of us all

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