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Okay Freepers. Let's Clean Up Our Act and Have Fun Doing it.
06-11-2002 | Joe Phillips

Posted on 06/11/2002 8:27:10 AM PDT by BADJOE

JimRob and many of us other oldtimers are concerned that the viciousness of the personal attacks are getting out of hand.

The continued hyperbole could ultimately destroy our site.

Let's adapt ridicule, poking fun at our adversaries as the method of choice to blow off steam.

I just handled a disruptor on the Freepathon thread this way by asking him if he was bucking for Jim's $1.23 per hour job ( Jim's draw divided by 24/7/365 = $1.23 per hour). And yes , I told him Jim gets that much while sleeping too. The Moderators ultimately banned this poster, but we all had a few good laughs in the process. Ridicule really is the fastest, most effective way to shoot down a jerk. You have to think about how to do it, but if you will, we all will have a lot more fun.

A year or so ago I recommened we post all attacks to an imaginary Freeper, "Nincompoop" We could even get this guy his own Home Page, where we could go to look for the best put down of the day, and get many, many chuckles from all the shots this poor turkey will take. : )


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What say you? Can we make this happen?
1 posted on 06/11/2002 8:27:10 AM PDT by BADJOE
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To: BADJOE
" I recommend we post all attacks to an imaginary Freeper, "Nincompoop"

I like the idea of an "imaginary" target for abuse. A dedicated thread too. Needs a better name then Nincompoop. How about a contest? (you started it!)

2 posted on 06/11/2002 8:35:57 AM PDT by elbucko
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To: BADJOE
Allow a Freeper of 1-1/2 years to comment (mine are in bold).

JimRob and many of us other oldtimers are concerned that the viciousness of the personal attacks are getting out of hand. The continued hyperbole could ultimately destroy our site.

This is what the left wants to do, Destroy this site (and others like it). Keep that in the back of your mind as you respond to leftists.

Let's adapt ridicule, poking fun at our adversaries as the method of choice to blow off steam. I just handled a disruptor on the Freepathon thread this way by asking him if he was bucking for Jim's $1.23 per hour job ( Jim's draw divided by 24/7/365 = $1.23 per hour). And yes , I told him Jim gets that much while sleeping too. The Moderators ultimately banned this poster, but we all had a few good laughs in the process. Ridicule really is the fastest, most effective way to shoot down a jerk. You have to think about how to do it, but if you will, we all will have a lot more fun.

I agree that ridicule and humor are a good way to shoot them down, but with certain hot topics, it is very difficult. The topics of the Middle East (and the Islamic Revisionist History) is a very difficult topic to inject ridicule and/or humor, due to past tragedies. Facts are needed as well, and if the leftists can handle the facts, the moderators know what to do.

A year or so ago I recommened we post all attacks to an imaginary Freeper, "Nincompoop" We could even get this guy his own Home Page, where we could go to look for the best put down of the day, and get many, many chuckles from all the shots this poor turkey will take.

I have a better idea, start a category called "Disruptor Droppings" (or something like that). Let the world see what postings the left brings to us and show how idiotic (or worse) they really are. Make it a category where Freepers know that these people have been banned, so the comment can be discussed but not necessarily toward the disruptor.

3 posted on 06/11/2002 8:37:41 AM PDT by PetroniDE
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To: elbucko
How about a contest?

the clinton family

4 posted on 06/11/2002 8:41:16 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: BADJOE
Of course, you know what this thread will turn into, don't you? :-)
5 posted on 06/11/2002 8:42:47 AM PDT by TomServo
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To: TomServo; BADJOE; Constitution Day; MeeknMing; dubyaismypresident; hobbes1
Of course, you know what this thread will turn into, don't you? :-)

SMACKDOWN!!!

6 posted on 06/11/2002 8:45:07 AM PDT by maxwell
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To: maxwell
You liberal, you fascist, you newbie, you old timer, you statist, you libertarian, you Bush-bot, you Bush-basher,

Wow I feel better already. Thanks for letting me get that off my chest.

7 posted on 06/11/2002 8:49:49 AM PDT by NeoCaveman
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To: BADJOE
OK, JOE, I'll be good, but you're still a masticater!..........FRegards
8 posted on 06/11/2002 8:50:37 AM PDT by gonzo
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To: dubyaismypresident; xsmommy; Slip18; RikaStrom; Gabz
Awright now somebody has got to find that ultimate flame post and put it up on here...
9 posted on 06/11/2002 8:52:00 AM PDT by maxwell
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To: BADJOE
Gosh, gee....so, if we all try really, really, REALLY hard...FR mcan be turned into 100% pure pablum? A fun place that the whole family can enjoy. The sky will always be blue, people always smiling, and there will always be hot apple-pie a-la-mode just waiting for the people that drop in. Narry a word will be heard that is spoken in anger because everyone is too busy smiling and just itching to show their bobbing-head acceptance of triteness.

This kind of ridicule?

10 posted on 06/11/2002 8:52:36 AM PDT by beowolf
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To: BADJOE
If we are forced to clean up our act, then the terrorists have already won. . . .

sarcasm off

11 posted on 06/11/2002 8:52:36 AM PDT by TexasNative2000
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To: BADJOE
Nincompoop has been banned. Can we attack Lazamataz instead?
12 posted on 06/11/2002 8:52:42 AM PDT by Dog Gone
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To: maxwell
You swine. You vulgar little maggot. Don't you know that you are pathetic? You worthless bag of filth. As we say in Texas, I'll bet you couldn't pour piss out of a boot with instructions on the heel. You are a canker. A sore that won't go away. I would rather kiss a lawyer than be seen with you.

You are a fiend and a coward, and you have bad breath. You are degenerate, noxious and depraved. I feel debased just for knowing you exist. I despise everything about you. You are a bloody nardless newbie twit protohominid chromosomally aberrant caricature of a coprophagic cloacal parasitic pond scum and I wish you would go away.

You're a putrescence mass, a walking vomit. You are a spineless little worm deserving nothing but the profoundest contempt. You are a jerk, a cad, a weasel. Your life is a monument to stupidity. You are a stench, a revulsion, a big suck on a sour lemon.

You are a bleating fool, a curdled staggering mutant dwarf smeared richly with the effluvia and offal accompanying your alleged birth into this world. An insensate, blinking calf, meaningful to nobody, abandoned by the puke-drooling, giggling beasts who sired you and then killed themselves in recognition of what they had done.

I will never get over the embarrassment of belonging to the same species as you. You are a monster, an ogre, a malformity. I barf at the very thought of you. You have all the appeal of a paper cut. Lepers avoid you. You are vile, worthless, less than nothing. You are a weed, a fungus, the dregs of this earth. And did I mention you smell?

If you aren't an idiot, you made a world-class effort at simulating one. Try to edit your writing of unnecessary material before attempting to impress us with your insight. The evidence that you are a nincompoop will still be available to readers, but they will be able to access it more rapidly.

You snail-skulled little rabbit. Would that a hawk pick you up, drive its beak into your brain, and upon finding it rancid set you loose to fly briefly before spattering the ocean rocks with the frothy pink shame of your ignoble blood. May you choke on the queasy, convulsing nausea of your own trite, foolish beliefs.

You are weary, stale, flat and unprofitable. You are grimy, squalid, nasty and profane. You are foul and disgusting. You're a fool, an ignoramus. Monkeys look down on you. Even sheep won't have sex with you. You are unreservedly pathetic, starved for attention, and lost in a land that reality forgot.

And what meaning do you expect your delusionally self-important statements of unknowing, inexperienced opinion to have with us? What fantasy do you hold that you would believe that your tiny-fisted tantrums would have more weight than that of a leprous desert rat, spinning rabidly in a circle, waiting for the bite of the snake?

You are a waste of flesh. You have no rhythm. You are ridiculous and obnoxious. You are the moral equivalent of a leech. You are a living emptiness, a meaningless void. You are sour and senile. You are a disease, you puerile one-handed slack-jawed drooling meatslapper.

On a good day you're a half-wit. You remind me of drool. You are deficient in all that lends character. You have the personality of wallpaper. You are dank and filthy. You are asinine and benighted. You are the source of all unpleasantness. You spread misery and sorrow wherever you go.

I cannot believe how incredibly stupid you are. I mean rock-hard stupid. Dehydrated-rock-hard stupid. Stupid so stupid that it goes way beyond the stupid we know into a whole different dimension of stupid. You are trans-stupid stupid. Meta-stupid. Stupid collapsed on itself so far that even the neutrons have collapsed. Stupid gotten so dense that no intellect can escape. Singularity stupid. Blazing hot mid-day sun on Mercury stupid. You emit more stupid in one second than our entire galaxy emits in a year. Quasar stupid. Your writing has to be a troll. Nothing in our universe can really be this stupid. Perhaps this is some primordial fragment from the original big bang of stupid. Some pure essence of a stupid so uncontaminated by anything else as to be beyond the laws of physics that we know. I'm sorry. I can't go on. This is an epiphany of stupid for me. After this, you may not hear from me again for a while. I don't have enough strength left to deride your ignorant questions and half baked comments about unimportant trivia, or any of the rest of this drivel. Duh.

The only thing worse than your logic is your manners. I have snipped away most of what you wrote, because, well... it didn't really say anything. Your attempt at constructing a creative flame was pitiful. I mean, really, stringing together a bunch of insults among a load of babbling was hardly effective... Maybe later in life, after you have learned to read, write, spell, and count, you will have more success. True, these are rudimentary skills that many of us "normal" people take for granted that everyone has an easy time of mastering. But we sometimes forget that there are "challenged" persons in this world who find these things more difficult. If I had known, that this was your case then I would have never read your post. It just wouldn't have been "right". Sort of like parking in a handicap space. I wish you the best of luck in the emotional, and social struggles that seem to be placing such a demand on you.

P.S.: You are hypocritical, greedy, violent, malevolent, vengeful, cowardly, deadly, mendacious, meretricious, loathsome, despicable, belligerent, opportunistic, barratrous, contemptible, criminal, fascistic, bigoted, racist, sexist, avaricious, tasteless, idiotic, brain-damaged, imbecilic, insane, arrogant, deceitful, demented, lame, self-righteous, byzantine, conspiratorial, satanic, fraudulent, libelous, bilious, splenetic, spastic, ignorant, clueless, illegitimate, harmful, destructive, dumb, evasive, double-talking, devious, revisionist, narrow, manipulative, paternalistic, fundamentalist, dogmatic, idolatrous, unethical, cultic, diseased, suppressive, controlling, restrictive, malignant, deceptive, dim, crazy, weird, dystopic, stifling, uncaring, plantigrade, grim, unsympathetic, jargon-spouting, censorious, secretive, aggressive, mind-numbing, arassive, poisonous, flagrant, self-destructive, abusive, socially-retarded, puerile, clueless, and generally Not Good.

I Hope This Helps...

13 posted on 06/11/2002 8:53:58 AM PDT by Dog Gone
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To: maxwell; dubyaismypresident; hobbes1
WHADDAYOU WANT?

DON'T GIVE ME THAT, YOU SNOTTY-FACED HEAP OF PARROT DROPPINGS!
SHUT YOUR FESTERING GOB, YOU TIT!

YOUR TYPE MAKES ME PUKE!

YOU VACUOUS, TOFFEE-NOSED, MALODOROUS PERVERT!!!

14 posted on 06/11/2002 8:54:18 AM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: maxwell
Awright now somebody has got to find that ultimate flame post and put it up on here...

I keep it on my profile page.

You swine. You vulgar little maggot. You worthless bag of filth. As we say in Texas, I'll bet you couldn't pour p!ss out of a boot with instructions on the heel. You are a canker. A sore that won't go away. I would rather kiss a lawyer than be seen with you. You're a putrescent mass, a walking vomit. You are a spineless little worm deserving nothing but the profoundest contempt. You are a jerk, a cad, a weasel. Your life is a monument to stupidity. You are a stench, a revulsion, a big suck on a sour lemon. You are a bleating foal, a curdled staggering mutant dwarf smeared richly with the effluvia and offal accompanying your alleged birth into this world. An insensate, blinking calf, meaningful to nobody, abandoned by the puke-drooling, giggling beasts who sired you and then killed themselves in recognition of what they had done. I will never get over the embarrassment of belonging to the same species as you. You are a monster, an ogre, a malformity. I barf at the very thought of you. You have all the appeal of a paper cut. Lepers avoid you. You are vile, worthless, less than nothing. You are a weed, a fungus, the dregs of this earth. And did I mention you smell? Try to edit your responses of unnecessary material before attempting to impress us with your insight. The evidence that you are a nincompoop will still be available to readers, but they will be able to access it more rapidly. You snail-skulled little rabbit. Would that a hawk pick you up, drive its beak into your brain, and upon finding it rancid set you loose to fly briefly before spattering the ocean rocks with the frothy pink shame of your ignoble blood. May you choke on the queasy, convulsing nausea of your own trite, foolish beliefs. You are weary, stale, flat and unprofitable. You are grimy, squalid, nasty and profane. You are foul and disgusting. You're a fool, an ignoramus. Monkeys look down on you. Even sheep won't have sex with you. You are unreservedly pathetic, starved for attention, and lost in a land that reality forgot. And what meaning do you expect your delusionally self-important statements of unknowing, inexperienced opinion to have with us? What fantasy do you hold that you would believe that your tiny-fisted tantrums would have more weight than that of a leprous desert rat, spinning rabidly in a circle, waiting for the bite of the snake? You are a waste of flesh. You have no rhythm. You are ridiculous and obnoxious. You are the moral equivalent of a leech. You are a living emptiness, a meaningless void. You are sour and senile. You are a disease, you puerile, one-handed, slack-jawed, drooling, meatslapper. On a good day you're a half-wit. You remind me of drool. You are deficient in all that lends character. You have the personality of wallpaper. You are dank and filthy. You are asinine and benighted. You are the source of all unpleasantness. You spread misery and sorrow wherever you go. You smarmy lagerlout git. You bloody woofter sod. Bugger off, pillock. You grotty wanking oik artless base-court apple-john. You clouted boggish foot-licking twit. You dankish clack-dish plonker. You gormless crook-pated tosser. You churlish boil-brained clotpole ponce. You cockered bum-bailey poofter. You craven dewberry pisshead cockup pratting naff. You gob-kissing gleeking flap-mouthed coxcomb. You dread-bolted fobbing beef-witted clapper-clawed flirt-gill. You are a fiend and a coward, and you have bad breath. You are degenerate, noxious and depraved. I feel debased just for knowing you exist. I despise everything about you, and I wish you would go away. I cannot believe how incredibly stupid you are. I mean rock-hard stupid. Dehydrated-rock-hard stupid. Stupid, so stupid it goes way beyond the stupid we know into a whole different dimension of stupid. You are trans-stupid stupid. Meta-stupid. Stupid collapsed on itself so far that even the neutrons have collapsed. Stupid gotten so dense that no intellect can escape. Singularity stupid. Blazing hot mid-day sun on Mercury stupid. You emit more stupid in one second than our entire galaxy emits in a year. Quasar stupid. Your writing has to be a troll. Nothing in our universe can really be this stupid. Perhaps this is some primordial fragment from the original big bang of stupid. Some pure essence of a stupid so uncontaminated by anything else as to be beyond the laws of physics that we know. I'm sorry. I can't go on. This is an epiphany of stupid for me. After this, you may not hear from me again for a while. I don't have enough strength left to deride your ignorant questions and half baked comments about unimportant trivia, or any of the rest of this drivel. Duh. The only thing worse than your logic is your manners. I have snipped away most of what you wrote, because, well... it didn't really say anything. Your attempt at constructing a creative post was pitiful. I mean, really, stringing together a bunch of insults among a load of babbling was hardly effective... Maybe later in life, after you have learned to read, write, spell, and count, you will have more success. True, these are rudimentary skills that many of us "normal" people take for granted that everyone has an easy time of mastering. But we sometimes forget that there are "challenged" persons in this world who find these things more difficult. If I had known, that this was your case then I would have never read your post. It just wouldn't have been "right". Sort of like parking in a handicap space. I wish you the best of luck in the emotional, and social struggles that seem to be placing such a demand on you.

15 posted on 06/11/2002 8:54:32 AM PDT by NeoCaveman
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To: BADJOE
And many of the guilty are oldtimers themselves who ought to know better but believe that they've put in many hours and even financially supported FR that they are immune to reasonable decorum.
16 posted on 06/11/2002 8:55:39 AM PDT by CounterCounterCulture
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To: BADJOE
JimRob and many of us other oldtimers are concerned that the viciousness of the personal attacks are getting out of hand.

Hmm... and I haven't even hardly posted here lately :). But there's vicious, all right. There's even a site where you can watch both the banned and unbanned critters in free and unfettered (and unmoderated) action. Guaranteed to curl your toes and make your hair stand on end.

The continued hyperbole could ultimately destroy our site.

It already very nearly has.

What say you? Can we make this happen?

Doubtful. Some of the worst propagandists on the site ARE obviously oldtimers, and just as obviously not leaving. Left in place, they will carry the site in the same direction as they have carried other sites.

17 posted on 06/11/2002 8:56:03 AM PDT by Cachelot
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To: Constitution Day
...but I came in here for an argument!
18 posted on 06/11/2002 8:57:09 AM PDT by CounterCounterCulture
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To: dubyaismypresident; Dog Gone; BADJOE; xsmommy
Bwahaha... I knew y'all would come through for me...

Actually Joe, you wanna know the truth, I actually DIG it when I get flamed... One big ol' knuckle-slamming ball-twisting eyebrow-singing conflagration and I'm in hog heaven... Call me masochistic... (Go ahead, xs. Call me masochistic.)

19 posted on 06/11/2002 8:57:20 AM PDT by maxwell
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To: Constitution Day
THANK YOU SIR MAY I HAVE ANOTHER!
20 posted on 06/11/2002 8:57:59 AM PDT by maxwell
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