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    Default OT? Closed threads

    That two threads have been closed comes as no surprise. What does surprise me is that some threads are allowed to continue as long as they do.

    There comes a time when we run out of pros and cons and then it becomes a personal "free for all". All lose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gordon B. Clarke View Post
    That two threads have been closed comes as no surprise. What does surprise me is that some threads are allowed to continue as long as they do.

    There comes a time when we run out of pros and cons and then it becomes a personal "free for all". All lose.
    For once I find myself agreeing with you. That said, let me gently remind you that you are the person who started both of the now-locked threads.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Newman109 View Post
    For once I find myself agreeing with you. That said, let me gently remind you that you are the person who started both of the now-locked threads.
    I suggest you look again I didn't start both. In fact I happen to know for a fact that TR started the first one as a joke.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gordon B. Clarke View Post
    I suggest you look again I didn't start both. In fact I happen to know for a fact that TR started the first one as a joke.
    There was no other option. It was placed in the joke forum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gordon B. Clarke View Post
    I suggest you look again I didn't start both. In fact I happen to know for a fact that TR started the first one as a joke.
    My bad. Of course, I missed that. It's telling that you started the USA Sucks thread, however.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Newman109 View Post
    My bad. Of course, I missed that. It's telling that you started the USA Sucks thread, however.
    I think you mean "consistent".

    When, ever did he tell anyone anything else?

    Ten thousand prological Danes fled through the canes
    Chased by one proctological Scot.

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    I'm surprised on a daily basis, that you are not banned and all your threads and posts not deleted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steven-Canada View Post
    I'm surprised on a daily basis, that you are not banned and all your threads and posts not deleted.
    I think a qty (1) month banning of Gordo is appropriate.
    Give this a "Like: if you agree.

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    Quote Originally Posted by digger doug View Post
    I think a qty (1) month banning of Gordo is appropriate.
    Give this a "Like: if you agree.
    Posts "like" that are as good a reason as any to close a thread

    Some don't seem to believe in freedom of speech.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steven-Canada View Post
    I'm surprised on a daily basis, that you are not banned and all your threads and posts not deleted.
    I'm surprised you use time to post if that's your contribution.

    Why are you even in this thread?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Newman109 View Post
    My bad. Of course, I missed that. It's telling that you started the USA Sucks thread, however.
    True but I did it for the same reason as TR - in fun.

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    One lives with the judgement of those in charge.
    Or you could go somewhere else......
    Nobody is forcing you to post or live here. It's a free net.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CarbideBob View Post
    One lives with the judgement of those in charge.
    Or you could go somewhere else......
    Nobody is forcing you to post or live here. It's a free net.
    Bob
    True, very true, however several others have been banned, both temp and permanent.

    So everyone should be swabbed with the same brush.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steven-Canada View Post
    I'm surprised on a daily basis, that you are not banned and all your threads and posts not deleted.
    Why would you expect PM to give that sort of "mercy shot" to an internet self-abuser?

    Ever cross your mind that "payback" is to let him suffer never-ending self-humiliation, very much in public, and on-the-record for posterity?

    There may even be money in it.

    Eventually the EU my step-in and purchase deletion of all of Gordon's drivel if tiny Denmark cannot raise the funds, unaided.

    Never ascribe to indifference that which may be more readily explained by profit motive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thermite View Post

    Ever cross your mind that "payback" is to let him suffer never-ending self-humiliation, very much in public, and on-the-record for posterity?
    My version is "It would be impolite to stop him, but it is cruel to let him continue."

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    If this place had the "off topic rumpus room" with a max of 3 pages....this would
    be a "non-issue".

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    Quote Originally Posted by digger doug View Post
    If this place had the "off topic rumpus room" with a max of 3 pages....this would
    be a "non-issue".
    Nah. There are better examples.

    Set the database to expire then "delete" all his posts..... 10 minutes after "save" is hit.

    He can clock astronomically high post-count, tell weiner-world what an important lego-block he be.

    The grown ups can get back to working, eating, sleeping, and - best of all - being shaggers-for-real, rather than shagees, virtualized.

    "Win-Win", yah?

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    Have you ever started a thread that actually has something to do with machining?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gobo View Post
    Have you ever started a thread that actually has something to do with machining?
    Come to think of it, I don't think Gordo has....
    Unless it's to hawk some chinese made thread measuring equipment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gobo View Post
    Have you ever started a thread that actually has something to do with machining?
    Be fair. He tried.

    But he was soooo out-of date and out of touch with his alleged field, "REAL" experts in that field handed him his ass and he slunk away to go back to polishing troll-turd cannonballs.

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