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Everett
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There has been a lot of negativity on the geek lately, so let's gather around the festivus pole for an airing of the grievances, to release all our negativity into one thread of incredible toxicity, so as to make the geek a better place. I realize it is a few months early, but why not?


I'll go first





Skutsch- Your last poll didn't have any bacon on it. You must die. (not actual threat)
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Toenail - your failure was to bring up someone else's failure about failing bacon which in turn makes me fail my goal of trying to not think about bacon (I was at like 7 hours btw). You must roll a die.
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Toenail21 wrote:
Skutsch- Your last poll didn't have any bacon on it. You must die.
I know this is a joke, but I've seen some online posts with death threats that weren't. And I think it's just better if we don't muddy the waters and start allowing jokey death threats, because somewhere down the line somebody's going to say something and claim they were just joking when it's not at all clear if they were or weren't. Even if they were, it's often hard to tell tone online. There's no reason we need to joke about this.
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Read the rulebook, plan for all contingencies and… Read the rulebook again.
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Thunkd: You must roll a die.
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Toenail21 wrote:
Skutsch- Your last poll didn't have any bacon on it. You must die live a long, healthy, affluent, fulfilling life and then die peacefully in your sleep while dreaming of your most recent triumphant game victory... and bacon.


FTFY.
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Everyone of you including me must die... and I think that is how it actually works in biology, but take heart! compared to the rest of the internet this place pales in comparison when it comes to negativity. meeple
 
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I find myself feeling negative about a thread about negativity so that's a positive.
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Jorath wrote:
I find myself feeling negative about a thread about negativity so that's a positive.


I'm positive you're helping spread the negativity. Reverse your charge.
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"Dear Enemy, I curse you and hope something slightly unpleasant happens to you. Like an onion falling on your head."

- Blackadder

(unless you're fatally allergic to onions, of course)
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I have no grievances. I love everybody here.

What?
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Sometimes I feel like the forums are like that Monty Python 'Argument Clinic' sketch, that no matter what is posted, someone is going to argue the point.


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The Babylon Project was our last best hope for peace. It failed. In the year of the Shadow War, it became something greater, our last best hope for victory.
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Thunkd wrote:
...because somewhere down the line somebody's going to say something and claim they were just joking when it's not at all clear if they were or weren't.

Yes, and then that person might even run for president some day!
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Someone GM me when it's time for the feats of strength. I'll be back for that.
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MWChapel wrote:
I have no grievances. I love everybody here.

What?


Thanks, that made my day.
 
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nbread wrote:
Someone GM me when it's time for the feats of strength. I'll be back for that.

nonononono what we have now is great strength of feet!
on the count of kik....KIK!
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Let it go.

See my geeklist
 
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Having a new baby, just got a really good game in trade, and pre ordered Cry Havoc.

Having a great da-


oh.... ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
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Naked hugs all around.
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Toenail21 wrote:
There has been a lot of negativity on the geek lately


Or has there? I've seen a fair bit few posts (that I erroneously recall as being "a fair bit" due to confirmation bias) of complaining about negativity lately, but I don't think there's really all that much negativity itself. Especially if you want to compare BGG to almost any other site with forums (expansive or not).
 
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My favourite movie! And, the copy I have is signed by Clint Eastwood.
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Skutsch, may you live a thousand years and never game again.

Pete (plagiarized a small amount)
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In the (continued) spirit of Blackadder

May you turn orange in hue, and may your head fall off at an awkward moment.
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