Skip to comments.[VANITY] The Thread Of Hijacked Threads
Posted on 05/09/2006 9:52:39 AM PDT by kevkrom
They're out there... on every thread. No matter what the topic, they try to link it to their pet issue in some way, shape, or form.
They are... The Thread Hijackers™.
While little can be done to stop them, and it is probably best to ignore them, I find it much, much more fun to mock them. Sure, being passionate about an issue you care about is a good thing, but thread hijacking is annoying and, to be honest, turns off people who might otherwise agree with you.
So, on to the mocking.
I'd like to coin the term "H-score" to indicate the number of posts on a thread before someone tries to hijack it with the issue du jour. For example, if the attempt occurs on response #5, the thread has an "H-score" of 5.
What I propose is that when hijacking offenses occur, that they be documented here in the following form:
Thread: Thread title and link
H-Score: Post # on thread containing the offense (first per thread only)
Offender: Screen name of offending poster
Severity: Scale of 1 (low) to 5 (high) on how off-topic the comment is
My Comments: Optional, use to justify severity or just general mockery of offender
Perioidcally, I will go through the nominees and post finalists (for subjective awards) and winners (for non-subjective awards) in the following categories (subject to change at any time):
The issue du jour changes over time. At one time, it was Terri Schiavo. As of the time of this posting, it is illegal immigration. Note that ridicule on this thread is not to be taken as argument over any poster's position, but rather their methods and bloody single-mindedness.
So, for now, nominations will be taken for threads hijacked by "illegal immigration/border control" single-issue folks. Watch this space for any changes.
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I was reading it inbetween deciding if I want to clean the upstairs bathroom or the downstairs one.
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What about Bots who brook no criticism of Bush or the GOP and come to any thread and take over.
We all know who the 20-30 prolific posters who do that 27/7 night after night are. (do they ever sleep, go to the potty or have sex?)
Do you consider them thread hijackers or saviors..lol
it's the circle of life.
Keep reading, it's more fun than cleaning. :-)
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Or the Westerfield(?) trial, the one where the creepy old engineer got convicted for molesting and killing the daughter of a bunch swingers in San Diego -- those threads were daily weenie roasts.
Well you're a beaner towel.
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