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Offline BlackRodimus

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Re: Wow. Can it get any worse than this?
« Reply #135 on: January 09, 2007, 08:09:15 am »
Because things are always as they appear until proven otherwise, right?

Essentially, yes.  Things are generally taken at face value unless shown otherwise.  When is this not the case?

Really? Cause you appear to be a troll looking to prove whatever mobile goalposts you got set up in your head. By your logic...you are!

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That's why I ask questions and give people a chance to clarify.

You hear that folks? He's GIVING us the CHANCE to clarify! How generous of you. We should all be so grateful. His demands are really opportunities! I tell ya, this forum was in chaos until your arrival. We had no future, no CHANCES, until Carl Weathers here gave them us. Thank goodness for you. Thank goodness.
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Re: Wow. Can it get any worse than this?
« Reply #136 on: January 09, 2007, 08:12:19 am »
Because things are always as they appear until proven otherwise, right?

Essentially, yes.  Things are generally taken at face value unless shown otherwise.  When is this not the case?

That's why I ask questions and give people a chance to clarify.  If they feign offense and get self-righteous in their refusal to clarify, what reason do I have to assume that what I've seen at face value is in any way misleading?

And why in the blue hell do you warrant an explanation of a personal choice (that is none of our business by definition) anyway?  Because you say so?

Who are you to demand (that's what you are doing not asking) anything?

Get a grip, for God's sake. You're embarrassing yourself.

I don't blame him.

If I said something in the lines of "I would never degrade myself or my bloodline by dating a black girl" then wouldn't you want to know why?

Not really, no. What would matter is what I would do in that situation. Why doesn't it to him? That's rhetorical, by the way, since he really wants to "best" the "uppity negress" as opposed to wanting actual answers or accepting her initial answer.
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Re: Wow. Can it get any worse than this?
« Reply #137 on: January 09, 2007, 08:13:37 am »
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What would matter is what I would do in that situation

I don't get it, what do you mean?

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Re: Wow. Can it get any worse than this?
« Reply #138 on: January 09, 2007, 08:13:56 am »
Because things are always as they appear until proven otherwise, right?

Essentially, yes.  Things are generally taken at face value unless shown otherwise.  When is this not the case?

Really? Cause you appear to be a troll looking to prove whatever mobile goalposts you got set up in your head. By your logic...you are!

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That's why I ask questions and give people a chance to clarify.

You hear that folks? He's GIVING us the CHANCE to clarify! How generous of you. We should all be so grateful. His demands are really opportunities! I tell ya, this forum was in chaos until your arrival. We had no future, no CHANCES, until Carl Weathers here gave them us. Thank goodness for you. Thank goodness.

AHAHAHAHA!!!
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Re: Wow. Can it get any worse than this?
« Reply #139 on: January 09, 2007, 08:14:15 am »
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What would matter is what I would do in that situation

I don't get it, what do you mean?

In other words, worry about yourself, not the other person.
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Re: Wow. Can it get any worse than this?
« Reply #140 on: January 09, 2007, 08:22:27 am »
Because things are always as they appear until proven otherwise, right?

Essentially, yes.  Things are generally taken at face value unless shown otherwise.  When is this not the case?
Whenever one doesn't have the complete picture.  Which is pretty often. 

That's why I ask questions and give people a chance to clarify.  If they feign offense and get self-righteous in their refusal to clarify, what reason do I have to assume that what I've seen at face value is in any way misleading?
Nothing wrong with asking the question.  Assume is the key point in your statement.  Without additional information you assume that you must be right.  That is unsound.
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Re: Wow. Can it get any worse than this?
« Reply #141 on: January 09, 2007, 08:24:56 am »
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What would matter is what I would do in that situation

I don't get it, what do you mean?

In other words, worry about yourself, not the other person.

I can respect that, even though I don't fully believe in it

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Re: Wow. Can it get any worse than this?
« Reply #142 on: January 09, 2007, 08:25:34 am »
If I said something in the lines of "I would never degrade myself or my bloodline by dating a black girl" then wouldn't you want to know why?
Of course, that's not what she said.  Nevertheless, once again, there's nothing wrong with "wanting to know why".  The question has been asked and declined.  Form whatever opinions you want and move on but there's nothing conclusive there and no reason to offer up further insults.
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Re: Wow. Can it get any worse than this?
« Reply #143 on: January 09, 2007, 08:27:49 am »
How about we refrain from seeking out disputes on other forums and bringing them here?  It's like stepping in dogsh*t and tracking it on the carpet at home.
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