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    All these new threads that are started under the false pretense of provoking thought, but are really just starting flame wars have left a bitter taste in my mouth.

    I'm not saying Good-bye to OCDO, I'm not that petty, and the internet does not hurt my feelings; but I'm just sick of reading so much crap here - decided to spend my limited time elsewhere for a bit.

    See you when the flames are out!

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    GeneticsDave wrote:
    All these new threads that are started under the false pretense of provoking thought, but are really just starting flame wars have left a bitter taste in my mouth.

    I'm not saying Good-bye to OCDO, I'm not that petty, and the internet does not hurt my feelings; but I'm just sick of reading so much crap here - decided to spend my limited time elsewhere for a bit.

    See you when the flames are out!
    I am sorry to agree GD.

    The quality on this site has very recently has not been one to be proud of I am sorry to say.

    TJ

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    UTOC-45-44 wrote:
    GeneticsDave wrote:
    All these new threads that are started under the false pretense of provoking thought, but are really just starting flame wars have left a bitter taste in my mouth.

    I'm not saying Good-bye to OCDO, I'm not that petty, and the internet does not hurt my feelings; but I'm just sick of reading so much crap here - decided to spend my limited time elsewhere for a bit.

    See you when the flames are out!
    I am sorry to agree GD.

    The quality on this site has very recently has not been one to be proud of I am sorry to say.

    TJ
    We just need to chime in with level-headed comments and/or request a lock by PM.
    I'll make you an offer: I will argue and fight for all of your rights, if you will do the same for me. That is the only way freedom can work. We have to respect all rights, all the time--and strive to win the rights of the other guy as much as for ourselves.

    If I am equal to another, how can I legitimately govern him without his express individual consent?

    There is no human being on earth I hate so much I would actually vote to inflict government upon him.

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    2nd that Citizen.

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    Citizen wrote:
    UTOC-45-44 wrote:
    GeneticsDave wrote:
    All these new threads that are started under the false pretense of provoking thought, but are really just starting flame wars have left a bitter taste in my mouth.

    I'm not saying Good-bye to OCDO, I'm not that petty, and the internet does not hurt my feelings; but I'm just sick of reading so much crap here - decided to spend my limited time elsewhere for a bit.

    See you when the flames are out!
    I am sorry to agree GD.

    The quality on this site has very recently has not been one to be proud of I am sorry to say.

    TJ
    We just need to chime in with level-headed comments and/or request a lock by PM.
    C you are right. I just dislike that we have to PM all the time to have threads locked.

    TJ

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    ProtectedBy9mm wrote:
    2nd that Citizen.
    Hey wait a minute !!!

    It said "2nd that TJ " just a minute ago???



    TJ





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    I'm with TJ and GD on this one. . .I don't post much, I just like to read others' opinions for the most part. But reading the opinions on this site has become a painful experience for me. That just a few "members" can come in and cause soo much grief and strife and stir people up, making people who've been members here for ages argue with each other over things that shouldn't even be an issue. I'm out 'til the trolls are gone.

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    I'm almost ready to agree myself. Geez, this is crap, we need mods back.

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    I will agree as well! I have been spending more of my time over at UCC instead. I read the topic and alot of times don't even read anymore! If so just the first post then close it. Not interested and rather boring lately, Sorry!
    "When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty."
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    I wholeheartedly agree. This wasn't a place where I came to have a flame war or a controversial discussion. This is a place where I came to get information, to ask questions and to post observations... I'll be back when things have cooled down...



    Look forward to the next meet (Please be sure to copy to UCC)



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    Fellas, fellas, fellas.

    Don't forget you can make the forum, too.

    You can influence regular members by PMing them to relax and not argue with the dummies.

    You can link interesting news stories that you come across.

    You canlink interesting stuff from other forums.

    Pick a book, pick a topic, pick something you think might be of interest or a benefit to others. Law. Ballistics. New ammo. New gun. Start a thread asking if anybody has experience with your handgun. Something. Anything. The forum is what we make it.

    The best part is that the faster you contribute and the more you contribute, the faster the junk moves to page three and four.





    Separately,John and Mike work. Well, John works. Mike, we're not sure what he does. (He's a law student.) Even when we had more moderators, the mods often were not policing until they got off work. Much of the day there was no moderator to put out fires.

    John and Mike will respond to PMs about fires or idiots.

    For a self-moderated forum, I think we do pretty well.
    I'll make you an offer: I will argue and fight for all of your rights, if you will do the same for me. That is the only way freedom can work. We have to respect all rights, all the time--and strive to win the rights of the other guy as much as for ourselves.

    If I am equal to another, how can I legitimately govern him without his express individual consent?

    There is no human being on earth I hate so much I would actually vote to inflict government upon him.

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    This is the most painful thread I've read yet. Very "thoughtful" it is.

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    Tomahawk wrote:
    This is the most painful thread I've read yet. Very "thoughtful" it is.
    Oh, thanks for the help. :P
    I'll make you an offer: I will argue and fight for all of your rights, if you will do the same for me. That is the only way freedom can work. We have to respect all rights, all the time--and strive to win the rights of the other guy as much as for ourselves.

    If I am equal to another, how can I legitimately govern him without his express individual consent?

    There is no human being on earth I hate so much I would actually vote to inflict government upon him.

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    Its all a plot by the disenfranchised mods to get their jobs back!

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    LOL, doubt it. I don't think they get paid.

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    Citizen wrote:
    Fellas, fellas, fellas.

    Don't forget you can make the forum, too.

    You can influence regular members by PMing them to relax and not argue with the dummies.

    You can link interesting news stories that you come across.

    You canlink interesting stuff from other forums.

    Pick a book, pick a topic, pick something you think might be of interest or a benefit to others. Law. Ballistics. New ammo. New gun. Start a thread asking if anybody has experience with your handgun. Something. Anything. The forum is what we make it.

    The best part is that the faster you contribute and the more you contribute, the faster the junk moves to page three and four.





    Separately,John and Mike work. Well, John works. Mike, we're not sure what he does. (He's a law student.) Even when we had more moderators, the mods often were not policing until they got off work. Much of the day there was no moderator to put out fires.

    John and Mike will respond to PMs about fires or idiots.

    For a self-moderated forum, I think we do pretty well.
    By NOT posting as a result of reading threads you don't like you are, or by opening threads like this one ABOUT the threads you don't like, you are taking away from the kind of threads you DO like.

    I agree with Citizen - if you don't like what you read then WRITE SOMETHING YOURSELF instead of just whining about what the other guys write about.

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    ProtectedbyHIS9mm wrote:
    By NOT posting as a result of reading threads you don't like you are, or by opening threads like this one ABOUT the threads you don't like, you are taking away from the kind of threads you DO like.

    I agree with Citizen - if you don't like what you read then WRITE SOMETHING YOURSELF instead of just whining about what the other guys write about.
    Case in point. I'm with Dave.

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