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____/ Sinister Midget on Monday 20 October 2008 15:20 : \____
> On 2008-10-20, chrisv <chrisv@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
>> Sinister Midget wrote:
>>>On 2008-10-19, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
>>>> I'm going off kf for a week to see the sort of cr*p you guys post and I
>>>> never see. :-)
>>>It's not worth it. Trust me.
>> That's for sure. The nymshifter(s) have gone sub-kindergarten in the
>> quality of their posts.
> You'd think they'd go the other direction. They're here to gain an
> audience. If they chase the audience away they won't have any purpose
> here. So it seems to me they'd want to tone it down and sound a little
> /more/ rational to not chase people off. But they continually head the
> other way instead: more childish, less coherent, toss away any
> credibility they might start off with, become more shrill, create
> insane arguments and back insane positions, make themselves more and
> more loathed.
To provoke response and get attention.
>>>I lower the filters every once in awhile.
>> It's no good - they never change for the better.
> I don't do it to see what the trolls're up to. I lower them to see if
> I'm killfiling someone that doesn't deserve it. I often find one or two
> while they're down. Not always. But I always put the filters back in
> short order, after the full impact of the trolls' sickness stops
> overwhelming me and I can think straight enough again.
There are lots of posts in COLA today. I'll restore the filters at the end of
the day. One day was enough... kind of fun but not productive.
~~ Best of wishes
Roy S. Schestowitz | "I feed my 3 penguins with electricity and love"
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