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Strange rules around here

happihijabi
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Strange rules around here

Or maybe its the way the mods apply them...

It seems that insulting a whole nation with racist made up place names is fine, but calling the author of the racist post out for their racism results in your post being deleted for insulting a forum member.

What gives?

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Minivanman
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Re: Strange rules around here

What gives is you calling somebody a racist t****r,.

As for made up names, you mean like happihijabi - which I think is rather fun but maybe you would think was racist if it came from another direction.

How about Mahatmacoat, Mustaphapoo or Happyshopper? (Swansea Grand Pantomime before you ask)

Words are fun and there was no intent on my part to be a racist, or even a racist who masturbates.

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Re: Strange rules around here

That made me choke on my taffy.

I'd say this community forum can be robust with some of the post content is decidedly not PC. However while the Mods do rightly clamp down on downright insulting posts, they'll have a light touch on subjects/terms which might be described by some people using words ending in "ist" or "ism".

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RobPN
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Re: Strange rules around here

@happihijabi

As a 'relative newbie' welcome to the forums.

I'm hoping that you won't turn out to be anotherone with an agenda of pouncing on anything you personally deem to be 'Politically Incorrect' in the slightest way, however only time will tell.  Wink

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Re: Strange rules around here

Old nautical saying.........>

 

If you can`t take a joke.........

 

 

You shouldna joined..... Huh

happihijabi
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Re: Strange rules around here


@RobPN wrote:

I'm hoping that you won't turn out to be anotherone with an agenda of pouncing on anything you personally deem to be 'Politically Incorrect' in the slightest way, however only time will tell.  Wink

Welcome as long as I toe the line and don't rock the boat? Yes, time will tell....
RobPN
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Re: Strange rules around here


@happihijabi wrote:

 


 

...  as long as I toe the line and don't rock the boat? Yes, time will tell....

I was thinking along the lines of vociferously disagreeing with anything that has been done 'not in your name' and trying to change majority views by shouting loudly against the holders of those views, then trying to play the so-called bullying card when they retaliate.  We'll see.  Wink

happihijabi
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Re: Strange rules around here

@Minivanman

There is a world of difference between me choosing a screen name for myself and having some ignorant idiot choosing to call me racist names, wouldn't you agree?

And as for 'whoflungdung' not being racist, try educating yourself:

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/12003744.SQA_says_sorry_over_Chinese_slur_in_English_exam_paper/

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/380867.stm

You may not have had any racist intent, but that does not excuse your inadvertently racist comment. Rather than just digging a deeper hole, try apologising.

happihijabi
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Re: Strange rules around here

@RobPN

Chip, shoulder?

RobPN
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Re: Strange rules around here

@happihijabi

Mirror?

Well I'm going to be off forum for a while as I'm just going to give SWMBO a lift to her girls lunch meeting, then I'm going to watch Formula 1 motor race.

happihijabi
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Re: Strange rules around here

@RobPN

I have absolutely no idea what you are on about. You seem to want to accuse me of something I haven't done. I have no idea why. Perhaps you are just the forum weirdo?

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Re: Strange rules around here

Moderator's note:

Do not let yet another thread degenerate into name-calling or bickering.

 

Keep things civil even when disagreeing rather than resorting to playground insults.

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happihijabi
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Re: Strange rules around here

Ah, one of the esteemed 'moderators' with a timely warning.

Tell me, @Mav, do you think @RobPN was being fair with his rather strange comment in post #7? Or did you also find that rather weird and uncalled for?

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Minivanman
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Re: Strange rules around here

@happihijabi

An article from twenty years ago and you accuse me of digging, really? Funny

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