Re: The reason for loving Usenet

From: Jeremy <>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 15:00:23 +0100
Message-ID: <MPG.2a03654fd3bb4413989998_at_News.Individual.NET>

In article <>, says...
> On Thu, 26 Apr 2012 10:41:15 +0100, Jeremy wrote:
> > Actually, the moderator probably made the right call. Keeping everything
> > as professional as possible will cultivate respect amongst all
> > participants.
> And the phrase "horrible idea" is not professional? How so?

Well it could be more the implied (or understood) tone of voice as opposed to the actual wording.

> >It could otherwise be the "thin end of the wedge" as
> > people become increasingly "free" with their language.
> Since when is freedom a bad thing? Community with people speaking freely
> is something that has to be nipped in the bud? Frankly, I believe that
> the moderator is a moron. I can say it aloud because this is Usenet, no
> moderators here.

You're misinterpreting me (see the danger of the written rather than spoken word?). My fault, or perhaps yours.

Today it's "a horible idea" then the next thing is that someone says "that's a moronic approach" then "you're a moron" is implied etc etc.

Anyway just my 2 cents worth.

Received on Thu Apr 26 2012 - 09:00:23 CDT

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