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Stop abusing the 'banglist' keyword in non-RKBA threads.
FR BangList ^ | Self-posted

Posted on 11/20/2008 1:07:44 PM PST by The KG9 Kid

Whoever out there on the BangList group is adding the keyword 'banglist' to all these non-RKBA related threads, knock it off.

So far, we've got banglist pings going out on all sorts of irrelevant threads such as any mention of Congressman Henry Waxman taking over a chairmanship from Rep. Dingell and those where Obama's CHANGE.ORG website defines anyone making over $100k as 'the rich'. These are not RKBA issues no matter how you try to justify some tenuous link.

Whoever is doing it, stop putting 'banglist' into every little thread that captures your attention for whatever reason. This ping list is for articles and issues directly related to the Right To Keep And Bear Arms.

Thank you.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: banglist; beeber; hugh; powlist; series; shootlist; shotlist; stuned; zaplist; zotlist

1 posted on 11/20/2008 1:07:45 PM PST by The KG9 Kid
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To: The KG9 Kid

I noticed that, too.


2 posted on 11/20/2008 1:08:29 PM PST by SIDENET (Hubba Hubba...)
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To: The KG9 Kid

Admin moderator should be able to see who put in irrevelant threads.


3 posted on 11/20/2008 1:10:28 PM PST by weegee (Global Warming Change? Fight Global Socialist CHANGE.)
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To: The KG9 Kid

I was going to ask what RKBA meant, but you answered it. Thank you.


4 posted on 11/20/2008 1:10:34 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: The KG9 Kid

Someone told me that the mods can see who adds keywords. If so, they can find the crank.


5 posted on 11/20/2008 1:10:48 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: The KG9 Kid

You would think they would be nicer to a group that, by definition, is probably well armed.


6 posted on 11/20/2008 1:10:56 PM PST by MeanWestTexan (Beware of Obama's Reichstag Fire; Don't permit him to seize emergency powers.)
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To: The KG9 Kid

Full auto...suppressed..Brrrraapp!


7 posted on 11/20/2008 1:10:58 PM PST by DCBryan1 (Arm Pilots&Teachers. Build the Wall. Export Illegals. Profile Muslims. Execute child molesters RFN!)
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To: MeanWestTexan
You would think they would be nicer to a group that, by definition, is probably well armed.





i would demand a new keyboard, but its not worth a fire fight :P
8 posted on 11/20/2008 1:20:33 PM PST by absolootezer0 ( Detroit: we're so bad, even our mayor is a criminal)
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To: The KG9 Kid

I also want to point out that I don’t believe that ‘banglist’ keyword deserves to be used in a thread where the local news reports that someone in Cricket Chirp Minnesota gets shot in the ankle with a BB gun.


9 posted on 11/20/2008 1:23:10 PM PST by The KG9 Kid
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To: The KG9 Kid

BTW, i could almost see dingell as deserving a banglist keyword, as i think he’s he’s the only A+ nra rated dem.

maybe we’ll get lucky and he’ll end up on some comittee where his pro-gun stance will benefit us.


10 posted on 11/20/2008 1:24:39 PM PST by absolootezer0 ( Detroit: we're so bad, even our mayor is a criminal)
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To: The KG9 Kid

-—if you are a firearms owner unaware of the difference between Dingell and Waxman on firearms issues, I suspect you will be very aware of it within a few months-—


11 posted on 11/20/2008 1:33:14 PM PST by rellimpank (--don't believe anything the MSM tells you about firearms or explosives--NRA Benefactor)
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To: The KG9 Kid

Who’s got the ping list for the bang list?

I would like to be added.


12 posted on 11/20/2008 1:35:51 PM PST by wolfcreek (I see miles and miles of Texas....let's keep it that way.)
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To: The KG9 Kid

THANK YOU.

Banglist is the only reason I come to FreeRepublic. I love it.


13 posted on 11/20/2008 1:44:29 PM PST by BorisTheBulletDodger (Bang!)
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To: rellimpank; absolootezer0
Save your 'banglist' pings for RELEVANT threads, please.

If some news story posted on FR doesn't have anything immediately concerning RKBA, don't add 'banglist' to it. It's that simple.

Otherwise, the banglist ping list would fill up with every mention of Rosie O'Donnell every time she opens her big fat mouth to heap more cupcakes inside -- You know, just because Rosie O'Donnell hates guns.

14 posted on 11/20/2008 1:48:17 PM PST by The KG9 Kid
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To: DocH; Ancesthntr; rellimpank

Ping


15 posted on 11/20/2008 1:59:52 PM PST by Admin Moderator
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To: rellimpank

You may want to choose a different keyword and a new list for your Dingell and Waxman threads. The banglist is a specific ping list. Please don’t use that for those threads.


16 posted on 11/20/2008 2:02:51 PM PST by Admin Moderator
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To: The KG9 Kid

I’m glad to see your thread. I have sent a few dozen of these to the mods, finally I just stopped.

“Please remove this thread from the banglist. It is not 2nd Amendment related.

Thanks”


17 posted on 11/20/2008 2:06:36 PM PST by B4Ranch (("In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way." FDR)
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To: Admin Moderator

Message received; I will abide by your wishes. I’ve been on FR for 8 years, and intend on staying and contributing until someone takes my keyboard from my cold, dead fingers.

However, I do disagree with you and others that the replacement of Dingell with Waxman is of no importance to gun owners (and, pretty much by definition, those who use the Banglist). I genuinely hope that I’m wrong, but the promotion of Waxman will likely result in some restrictions and possibly a ban on the use of lead bullets (or at least a serious attempt to do so by Waxman).

FYI, I only found out about the significance of this change after having received an email from Gun Owners of America (GOA). One would think that the people running that organization understand threats to the RKBA fairly well.

Again, I’ll abide by the request. I’d just appreciate it if people would open their minds a bit. IMHO the Banglist should be connected to threads a bit more broad in subject than “Obama proposes complete gun ban, turn them in or die” or something similar. The enemies of the RKBA have in the past, currently do and will continue to try to undermine our rights in a multitude of different ways besides a frontal assault.


18 posted on 11/20/2008 2:15:38 PM PST by Ancesthntr (An ex-citizen of the Frederation dedicated to stopping the Obamination from becoming President)
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To: The KG9 Kid

Generally, the BANGLIST keyword applies to anything that has to do with gun rights, gun ownership, or gun usage. Other articles that occasionally get the “Banglist” ping include stories about Britain’s “Knife Ban”, “Sub zero” tolerance in schools (IE A kid wearing a shirt with a gun on it and getting suspended), and the occasional story about explosives. Any other use of it is abuse of the keyword IMHO.


19 posted on 11/20/2008 2:37:07 PM PST by Thunder90
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To: Ancesthntr
"... However, I do disagree with you and others that the replacement of Dingell with Waxman is of no importance to gun owners"

Thank you for abiding by the request, but let's get it correct that any logical connection to Rep. Waxman's internal tiff with Rep. Dingell over the chairmanship of the House Select Committee on Energy and the issue of RKBA from the stories that were posted and 'banglisted' three times is dubious at best.

But thank you, though.

20 posted on 11/20/2008 2:46:13 PM PST by The KG9 Kid
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To: Ancesthntr; Admin Moderator

—agree completely and will abide by Admin Mod-—


21 posted on 11/20/2008 3:00:26 PM PST by rellimpank (--don't believe anything the MSM tells you about firearms or explosives--NRA Benefactor)
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To: The KG9 Kid

Thank you, too. But I still disagree. Oh, you’re correct that the stories involved didn’t mention guns - when I hit the Banglist on those occasions I also made mention of this connection to the Dingell-Waxman contest in a post.

Anyhow, as I mentioned earlier, GOA doesn’t think that the association is so dubious, and that’s good enough for me.

I’m done discussing this. We clearly disagree, which is OK by me. It is, however, probably a waste of time for both of us at this juncture.


22 posted on 11/20/2008 3:15:57 PM PST by Ancesthntr (An ex-citizen of the Frederation dedicated to stopping the Obamination from becoming President)
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To: The KG9 Kid
"... However, I do disagree with you and others that the replacement of Dingell with Waxman is of no importance to gun owners"

I understand the connection being drawn here that the different people who posted this story were trying to make with guns and Dingell, however the news story that was linked in the FreeRepublic forum made no mention of anything to do with guns. Had the story been about how one was a violent gun grabber while the other had an A+ rating from the NRA... and then gone into the differences between an M4 feed ramp versus the feed ramp of a standard AR15 chambered for .223... then maybe I could understand the purpose behind tagging the article with keyword Banglist. Otherwise, every news story talking about Barack Obama would be fair game for the Banglist keyword because he is the most anti-gun president in this nations history.
23 posted on 11/20/2008 3:20:39 PM PST by BorisTheBulletDodger (What is the difference? M4 ramps are cut deeper into the barrel extension.)
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To: MeanWestTexan

LOL


24 posted on 11/20/2008 3:23:47 PM PST by ConservativeMan55 (Cal Thomas.. just another has been with an opinion and an a$$hole...)
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To: Ancesthntr

When the article is about the connection between some political story and guns, then post THAT story.


25 posted on 11/20/2008 3:44:09 PM PST by Atlas Sneezed (Politicians, like diapers, should be changed often. And for the same reason.)
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To: The KG9 Kid

Why is banglist in this thread’s keywords? It’s not related.


26 posted on 11/20/2008 4:47:33 PM PST by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason.)
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To: The KG9 Kid

Agree & bump


27 posted on 11/20/2008 7:00:15 PM PST by Tainan (Talk is cheap. Silence is golden. All I got is brass...lotsa brass.)
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To: wolfcreek; Joe Brower

there ya go...


28 posted on 11/20/2008 9:03:40 PM PST by Gilbo_3 ("JesusChrist 08"...Trust in the Lord......=...LiveFReeOr Die...)
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To: The KG9 Kid
Discussed in this commentary, for what it is worth.

http://johnjacobh.wordpress.com/2008/07/30/trees-are-evil-they-deserve-to-die/

Best regards,

29 posted on 11/21/2008 7:34:11 AM PST by Copernicus (California Grandmother view on Gun Control http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=7CCB40F421ED4819)
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To: Joe Brower
Ping

Has the Banglist gone all squirrelly again?

I understand you periodically hash this out with the moderators.

Best regards,

30 posted on 11/21/2008 7:37:45 AM PST by Copernicus (California Grandmother view on Gun Control http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=7CCB40F421ED4819)
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To: Copernicus; Gilbo_3
Looks like the admin mod has things all fixed up now.
31 posted on 11/21/2008 9:31:37 AM PST by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: Joe Brower; wolfcreek
Actually Joe, I was pinging you to post 12...

wolfcreek meet Joe...Joe say 'Bang' to wolfcreek...8^}

32 posted on 11/21/2008 10:49:43 AM PST by Gilbo_3 ("JesusChrist 08"...Trust in the Lord......=...LiveFReeOr Die...)
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To: wolfcreek; Gilbo_3
wolfcreek,

You wrote:
"Who’s got the ping list for the bang list?

I would like to be added."

The "bang list" is actually a feature of FreeRepublic, where the keyword "banglist" can be added by anyone to any thread to mark it as included, and which can all be referenced as a group by going to http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/banglist/index in your browser.

If, however, you are referring to my privately maintained "RKBA list", that is a group held specifically by myself, and my posts to such will show up in your "Pings".

Assuming you meant the latter, I have added you to my list. I have a feeling it is going to get busy in the next year or two... Unfortunately.

Click the Gadsden flag for pro-gun resources!

33 posted on 11/21/2008 11:02:37 AM PST by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: Joe Brower

“I have a feeling it is going to get busy in the next year or two... Unfortunately.”

Exactly why I want on board. Thanks again!


34 posted on 11/21/2008 11:18:03 AM PST by wolfcreek (I see miles and miles of Texas....let's keep it that way.)
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To: Joe Brower
DOH !!!

Gilbo is redfaced from ASSuming that which did turn out to be as indicated...

for my feeble mind RKBA = Bang_list...thanks for gettin-R-done...

35 posted on 11/21/2008 11:37:26 AM PST by Gilbo_3 ("JesusChrist 08"...Trust in the Lord......=...LiveFReeOr Die...)
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To: Gilbo_3
No sweat.
36 posted on 11/21/2008 12:36:41 PM PST by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: Joe Brower
Looks like the admin mod has things all fixed up now.

Well, I hope so. I have rarely found anything on the Banglist which caused me to question why it was included, though for some reason a few people seem to think certain topics are verboten.

If your RKBA ping list includes material not on the Banglist, I would be grateful if you would include me (on said RKBA ping list).

Best regards,

37 posted on 11/22/2008 12:51:15 PM PST by Copernicus (California Grandmother view on Gun Control http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=7CCB40F421ED4819)
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To: Joe Brower

Hello FRiend, add me to that pinglist please.
Thanks and God bless you.
DH


38 posted on 11/23/2008 11:47:11 AM PST by DirtyHarryY2K (Don't blame Texas.. No more RINO's or Mavericks)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K
"Hello FRiend, add me to that pinglist please."

Done.

39 posted on 11/23/2008 12:17:40 PM PST by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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