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by The Mighty Thesaurus
Wed Apr 23, 2014 9:20 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Gay Activism & Trans Rights
Replies: 335
Views: 40550

Re: Brendan Eich steps down as Mozilla CEO

I like how an ongoing genocide still doesn't qualify as "worst case scenario", like we should be happy that it's not an attempt at complete physical destruction of every trans person or something. Azrael was specifically talking about places where gay marriage was legalised but the genoci...
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Tue Apr 22, 2014 9:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 159917

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

Stargazer71 wrote:I have yet to see any evidence that I could make a reasonable statement without someone typing an outlandishly long TL;DR style response that begins with nothing but personal attacks. It's not worth my time.

My posts are too long?
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Tue Apr 22, 2014 8:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 159917

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

I agree with the points made by the author and have reiterated them. I've been called an intolerant bigot because of it. If A==B and B==C, then...? That article is absolutely correct. While I disagree with some of the opinions of the people who wrote it, I proudly say that it was written and signed...
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Tue Apr 22, 2014 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 159917

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

Stargazer71 wrote:Because those who imply that the authors are driven by bigotry and intolerance might hit a snag in their line of reasoning.

Ok, it's driven by ignorance.

Probem: soved
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Tue Apr 22, 2014 8:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 159917

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

Stargazer71 wrote:The article is concise, accurate, and signed by a large number of gay marriage supporters. That is an important distinction that most (if not all) of the people here have ignored.

Brocean Lord, why should we care that it's signed by gay marriage supporters?
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Tue Apr 22, 2014 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Age
Replies: 958
Views: 186152

Re: Age

It's the 24th page, and I'm 24.
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Mon Apr 21, 2014 5:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Brendan Eich steps down as Mozilla CEO
Replies: 874
Views: 77978

Re: Brendan Eich steps down as Mozilla CEO

You mean that thing where 41.8% of the voting eligible population didn't vote? In an election those are people who support the winner. Or another way of saying it, is that they didn't care enough to vote. Fuck them! They chose not to count, so they don't matter. They may not have felt properly repr...
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Mon Apr 21, 2014 5:03 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Brendan Eich steps down as Mozilla CEO
Replies: 874
Views: 77978

Re: Brendan Eich steps down as Mozilla CEO

zmic wrote:you mean that thing were the number of supporters and opponents are actually counted instead of just giving in to the group that makes the most noise?

You mean that thing where 41.8% of the voting eligible population didn't vote?
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Mon Apr 21, 2014 3:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Brendan Eich steps down as Mozilla CEO
Replies: 874
Views: 77978

Re: Brendan Eich steps down as Mozilla CEO

It's almost as though they just think the gays are icky
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Mon Apr 21, 2014 5:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 159917

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

gmalivuk wrote:I gave you back the ability when I asked what happened with the control panel, to see if maybe that had something to do with it

If you'd like to test this hypothesis, I volunteer myself as a test subject.
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Mon Apr 21, 2014 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 159917

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

Bonsaipark: Why is bbcode disabled in your posts? I don't recall announcing that I was leaving until a few minutes ago when I returned from the theater. I could be wrong, though. It's been on my mind for at least a day, when I first discovered what a mistake I'd made in registering here. What exactl...
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2671234

Re: Post your boat race.

Y'all are awful sweet. It wasn't until last year that I worked out how to manage my hair.
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Sun Apr 20, 2014 4:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Brendan Eich steps down as Mozilla CEO
Replies: 874
Views: 77978

Re: Brendan Eich steps down as Mozilla CEO

I'm happy if you can stipulate an exact and restrictive set of criteria I honestly don't care enough to do so. If there comes a time when people are talking about boycotting a company because of what one of its social media people has done, I might have an opinion about it then. I think the issue, ...
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2671234

Re: Post your boat race.

It's been a while since I've posted a picture of myself
Spoiler:
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by The Mighty Thesaurus
Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 159917

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

If continued, careful, reasonable discussion doesn't lead anywhere with you, then you are in fact an asshole. We're talking in circles at this point, since I've said these things before, but "if an asshole is unpersuadable by logic, it's unlikely that asshole is persuadable by the addition of ...
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Sat Apr 19, 2014 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 159917

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

I'd rather that not happen.
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Sat Apr 19, 2014 12:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 159917

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

Your tactics are losing everyone, ally by increasingly-worried ally. Your entire method is self-destructive, and the last person left will probably start attacking and "calling out" themselves. If we are losing allies, they're the people who wouldn't have done anything constructive, even ...
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 159917

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

I'm a left-leaning homosexual with no particular religious affiliation, but I consider myself much more similar to -- and have much more respect for -- right-leaning, religious heterosexuals who are respectful and tolerant of other people's viewpoints than left-leaning, non-religious homosexuals wh...
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 159917

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

Overall, these days the people that preach tolerance are the least tolerant of other opinions, the people that preach diversity are the most against diversity of thought, and the people that say gender/race/orientation/religion/whatever doesn't matter are the ones most obsessed with it. Broski, we ...
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Fri Apr 18, 2014 10:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 159917

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

But what about the next big civil liberties issue? You don't know what it's going to be. It might not even have anything to do with sexual orientation or race. If you can't make your own policy of tolerance universal, what's to say that the bigot of the future won't be You yourself? Sam, you're tal...
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Fri Apr 18, 2014 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 159917

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

And everyone agreed with the decision, and we all lived happily ever after.
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Fri Apr 18, 2014 7:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 159917

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

Let me see if I understand this
  • Refusing to do business with somebody is fine
  • Telling the company that employs said bigot why I'm refusing to do business with them is bad

That is what sam_i_am is saying, yes? Eich don't get it.
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Fri Apr 18, 2014 6:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 159917

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

JudeMorrigan wrote:No, seriously. Can I get an actual citation?

To the law in question, and to a case that wasn't thrown out of court
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Fri Apr 18, 2014 6:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 159917

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

Under what circumstances may I refuse to conduct business with somebody? Never because you don't approve of their race or sexual orientation. Never because your don't approve of the CEO's opinions. You can if you dislike the actions of the company. Since employing bigoted CEOs is an action I dislik...
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Fri Apr 18, 2014 6:25 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Son of God... Seriously?
Replies: 10
Views: 4120

Re: Son of God... Seriously?

Felstaff wrote:
Christo wrote:Why in the world do they have English accents!

English accents are popular in fantasies.

They feature quite prominently in all of mine.
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Fri Apr 18, 2014 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 159917

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

Likewise, the difference between refusing to provide an openly marketed service versus refusing to purchase a service from a particular company (which is more what TMT was asking, I gather) It was. I don't want to change your constitution, because it means nothing to me. A society that boycotts peo...
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Fri Apr 18, 2014 6:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 159917

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

synp wrote:I don't want to change your constitution, because it means nothing to me. A society that boycotts people for expressing their opinions is not a free society, and no document can make it so.

Under what circumstances may I refuse to conduct business with somebody?
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Fri Apr 11, 2014 8:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1296312

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Brace wrote:How about the thing I found? What are thoughts on that?

I don't know what to think yet. Sober reflection is required.
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Sun Apr 06, 2014 12:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28529
Views: 3102109

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Bro, do you even pant?
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Sun Apr 06, 2014 12:40 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23488
Views: 1602673

Re: Guess The Next Poster

We are really good at this.

I think I'm going to retire for another seven years.
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Sun Apr 06, 2014 12:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23488
Views: 1602673

Re: Guess The Next Poster

No dice.

It would be truly surprising if Angua were to post next
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Sun Apr 06, 2014 12:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10916
Views: 2165531

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Hi there, some of you know me, and some dont, I am voicedotter, back again and hoping to stay back. I am a computer networking student in New Zealand, I play table top games, video games, card games,want to know more ask me :D Also welcome all you new people, avoid the door to the left as the rapto...
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Sun Apr 06, 2014 8:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10916
Views: 2165531

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

ChronosDragon is probably not entirely terrible.

When do I get my cheque?
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Sun Apr 06, 2014 6:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106458
Views: 40938978

Re: 1190: "Time"

If I recall correctly, the Truly Free usergroup was open but leaderless. At some point between its inception in April 2008 and June of the same year, Saladin became the group's leader and peace and joy spread through all the land. davean: Me and Bobby McGee . SecondTalon referenced it when he was ex...
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Sat Apr 05, 2014 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106458
Views: 40938978

Re: 1190: "Time"

It's less that I wish the community had never developed , and more that I wish I had caught it in time to allow it to develop in a way that was...better interwoven into the rest of the forum. I actually have some more thoughts on this, but they'll have to wait until I'm less sleepy and ...
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Sat Apr 05, 2014 5:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106458
Views: 40938978

Re: 1190: "Time"

Is any meaning conveyed by one's choice of colour when referring to another poster?
azule wrote:Will you be participating? That'd be neat. Or, just spectating?

I'd love to actively participate, but I can see myself becoming obsessed. I have a hard enough time remembering to eat and sleep as it is.
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Fri Apr 04, 2014 3:06 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Madness discussion
Replies: 259
Views: 45381

Re: Madness discussion

I'm glad that you're comfortable with dismissing the feelings of the people you've offended.
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Fri Apr 04, 2014 9:21 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Madness discussion
Replies: 259
Views: 45381

Re: Madness discussion

Many posters here fit the conventional model of sexiness, so I don't know why it would be surprising.
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Fri Apr 04, 2014 6:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106458
Views: 40938978

Re: 1190: "Time"

azule wrote:So, you're interested in Beanish?

I'm a linguist
by The Mighty Thesaurus
Fri Apr 04, 2014 4:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106458
Views: 40938978

Re: 1190: "Time"

Unless I am very much mistaken (and I lack the time to do the research), the common ground for being a member of the forum in the first place is the 'love' for XKCD comics. Or at the very least, a (strong) feeling about them. I may have liked the comic when I joined, but I don't pay much attention ...

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