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isvarahparamahkrsnah wrote

Hello,
This is the internet police!
You are under arrest for being rude on the internet..

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ruin wrote

I’ve always avoided posting to online forums due to the shitty quality and snarky nature of so much of the discourse (from what I’ve seen).

After just a few weeks on raddle I found myself getting sucked in to similar behaviors and adopting a tone that I wouldn’t ever want to use IRL.

I’ve since tried to be extra careful about reading comments in good faith and I don’t engage with users that trade in the type of discourse I’m trying to avoid. I promptly exit anything that starts to feel like a “debate”.

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Ennui OP wrote

I’ve learned a surprising amount from online discussion boards, but 50% of the time it turns sour. I think I’ll have what you’re drinking.

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GlangSnorrisson wrote

They were being pretty annoying and rude though. I wouldn’t worry too much tbh.

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nega wrote

You can be excellently insightful; a dummy; horrid; foul-mouthed, and, with your stringence regarding the gender thing, one making Hitlerian Nazis appear as sissies...

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Ennui OP wrote

Stop, please, you’re making me horny.

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ziq admin wrote

sissies

Stop.

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nega wrote

It is now incumbent upon you to provide me a complete list of your provincially forbidden English words, for suddenly I find myself totally vulnerable to irrational, hellish, and unpredictable censure, with no knowledge of what is taboo!?

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ziq wrote

it's not rocket science, if it's oppressive to marginalized groups, don't say it

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nega wrote

Oh, I see; and, it is not oppressive/monomaniacal unto the vast majority of the rest of the English speaking world, for your particular marginalized group, to outrageously undertake to eliminate the very possibility to employ the most common of all English usages on Earth?!

Whatever, in this world, became of my reply to you, where I immediately, innocently, stuppidly, requested an entire informative list of terminology, which you so incomprehendingly/outrageously, purport to absolutely prohibit from being English?! If I can be instantaneously banned, for innocently employing a particular English word, without being informed beforehand that the word is no longer part of the English language, does that not constitute the most oppressive of oppressions?! So, where is the list of taboo English which, ethically, ought be supplied? It is not forthcoming because it is absolutely impossible for you to draw it up; you prefer to employ a complete mystery-of-senseless-prohibition, whereby you can shit on persons absolutely indiscriminately, without them knowing that they are about to have the boom lowered, by Mister Chickenshitnitwit, the ruler of the world...

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ziq wrote

wtf r u on about? you're not banned and none of your comments have been removed

goddamn, you boomers have astounding fucking victim complexes

w/defining_our_terms

next time don't expect me to hold your hand, I'm not your babysitter and I've already wasted enough labor reading that tirade

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nega wrote

yes, I finally see my request had appeared in Confessions...

Tirade hell. I am outraged. Oh, His High and Mightyness had to spend a moment away from senselessly lording it over all the monkeys, to read an honest and reasonable criticism of his morally bankrupt misconduct. I would tell you what I really think, if I did not so totally value this site, for having radically nice, very intelligent, and communicative people; except for you, of course...

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ziq admin wrote (edited )

From:

/w/terms_of_service

Raddle is Not a Business and the Users Are Not Customers

Please note that raddle is a free service provided by volunteers who pay all the costs out of their own pockets. They choose to devote countless hours of their time to maintaining this website as a useful public resource. This does not mean you can bark orders at them or otherwise abuse them. Do not make unreasonable demands of the site admins or moderators and do not harass them. They have lives off of the site and they don't simply exist to serve you. If you can't be respectful of the volunteers, then use a for-profit site like reddit where the admins are paid to answer to your demands.

Quoted a relevant section for your convenience and education.

His High and Mightyness

his morally bankrupt

Now read this to understand why gendering people you don't know is inappropriate:

[edit] https://www.healthline.com/health/transgender/misgendering

Please send me some boomer cash for doing this labor for you, you obviously have plenty to spare. You can find the link to fling some of your ill-begotten crumbs at me in my bio: /u/ziq

As a boomer, I'm sure you've heard the phrase "there's no such thing as a free lunch".

I'm also willing to type up a full list of bigoted words for you if you pay proportionally. I'll even write an essay about boomer privilege if you pay up.

Kind regards and go fuck yourself, ziq.

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nega wrote

Okay, appreciated. I will probably peruse the links you so graciously supplied...

No way in hell that I am going to pay you for the horrid quasi-Nazi misconduct of attempting to negate world-wide common English usage and, thereby, shit--all-over the linguistic freedom of every other English speaker in the world! Totally stupidly outrageous. What?! You also demand immunity from being told-off for radically unreasonably attempting to rule freedom of thought/expression, on a site membered by anarchists! Okay, I'll stop my ad hominem attacks against your person, but, perhaps, will not quit describing the outrageousness of the radically imbecilic attempt to dissolve standard English, per a delusion that the world ought not contain opposite sexes??!!! Overbearing authority is one thing, but outrageous inauthoritative authority is absurdly ape-shit nonsense...

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ziq wrote

You don't have "freedom of expression", this is a private site with a very specific contract that you agreed to adhere to in order to have an account here. That includes not using language that is oppressive.

Read this since you clearly need to:

w/free_speech

And read this since you don't seem to know what authority is.:

w/anarchy

and this

w/expertise_vs_authority

And you don't even seem to know what a nazi is, so you'd better read this too:

w/Fascism_Know_Thy_Enemy

Wow, you should really be paying me for all this labor I'm providing you with, especially since I wrote most of this info myself...

w/donate

Or I suppose you could just keep being an entitled boomer all your life and exploit our labor for free.

Totally stupidly outrageous. Radically imbecilic.

See the "ableism" section of w/defining_our_terms. You have a lot of learning to do so you'd better get to it before you begin your next epic rant.

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nega wrote (edited )

If this website is based in America, I have freedom of speech, no matter how private the site is. Where is the site? I am wealthy enough to dispense money, however, you are too radical of a slave-driver to deserve to be rewarded for cracking your whip at English. Subjugating Spanish could be your next absurd and absolutely impossible project ! I would pay to see you enslave Spanish speakers via attempting to abolish gender in that language; no one would be able to speak at all !

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CaptainACAB wrote

what is, linguistic freedom?

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nega wrote (edited )

Linquistic freedom is, for example, the free reign of one's capacity to think solutions to human problems and, to enunciate said solutions at will. It is what it takes to do innovation. Language is thought and, thought cannot become slave to any tyrants nonsensical bullshit prohibitions against language per se! This site is making me so nauseated, due to the ridicuouly absurd tyranny being dealt-out here, that I will soon resign my membership... If we are to act in consistent accord with the policy against standard English usage on this site, the phrase "fuck you" necessarily must be prohibited, for it entails gender/genitalia-assumption(s) regarding the gender and gender identity of unknown persons...A Catholic priest or Nun, or, the Pope, (persons who do not engage in sex), may be onsite, and be offended... Golly-gee, oh shit, the very provider of the software whereby this site ticks displays this language on its website: ''Postmill is an open-source project created by emma Coded with passion by her and all other contributors''; oh, damn, fucking mother fucking assholes! What are we doing using their software on our site, which does not at all tolerate one expressing one's self via standard English usage. Oh Shit...

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CaptainACAB wrote (edited )

Linquistic freedom is, for example, the free reign of one's capacity to think solutions to human problems and, to enunciate said solutions at will.

Huh. Sounds like an immaterial, purely imaginary thing that requires a material power or will of its own to enforce itself and become something other than a formality, platitude, or idea. A "right" or "law", if you will.

Language is thought and, thought cannot become slave to any tyrants nonsensical bullshit prohibitions against language per se!

Sure it can. You seem to believe that it is right now. If you believe that it shouldn't in this instance, what are you gonna do about it? Do you believe you shouldn't be kicked out of someone's home or club because you repeatedly refused to follow the established etiquette?

This site is making me so nauseated, due to the ridicuouly absurd tyranny being dealt-out here, that I will soon resign my membership

Cool! Free dub.

If we are to act in consistent accord with the policy against standard English usage on this site

Stop being a fucking pissbaby; if you want to use pejoratives to enforce decaying social norms of masculinity, go elsewhere.

the phrase "fuck you" necessarily must be prohibited, for it entails gender/genitalia-assumption(s) regarding the gender and gender identity of unknown persons

Sex and gender aren't even the same thing, you needlessly sesquipedalian fossil.

A Catholic priest or Nun, or, the Pope, (persons who do not engage in sex), may be onsite, and be offended...

You chose the worst possible example of celibacy for your shitty equivocation; the sex scandals that involve the Catholic church and its clergy are so well known that it's one of the most common barbs tossed in its direction.

EDIT:

Golly-gee, oh shit, the very provider of the software whereby this site ticks displays this language on its website: ''Postmill is an open-source project created by emma Coded with passion by her and all other contributors''; oh, damn, fucking mother fucking assholes! What are we doing using their software on our site, which does not at all tolerate one expressing one's self via standard English usage. Oh Shit...

I highly doubt emma would be on your side here. She's one of the admins of the site.

Your veneer of verbosity is starting to crack. Your usual pretentious, mealy-mouthed dialect seems mysteriously absent; replaced by a dull, elementary example of sarcasm and a lot of swearing.

A polysyllabic lexicon is a poor substitute for actual wit or substance.

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nega wrote

I have always noticed homosexuals are weirdly twisted people; but this absurd assault against my person, for employing standard usage, just because an infinite series of persons are confused regarding their sexuality, does not constitute rational rationale for transplanting a particular cultural confusedness onto the English language itself. When a monitor started attempting to demolish my perfectly normal use of English; when they insultingly/viciously tried to force their insanity down my straight throat; hence radically angering and alienating me; while all the while, you're being so totally sensitive to the feelings of every ilk of extant homosexual being ,surely you understand that you have severely hurt and outraged my very being, don't you? You put me off-keel, with nonsensical outrageous demands upon my absolutely normal language use, and, attempt to instantly convert me over to a sick abnormalcy, and now, totally curse and insult me for rightfully remonstrating against your radically neurotic hate for normal English, you are doing a severe wrong. If I am indeed in your house, not in possession of complete awareness of your strange customs, as the kind very kind persons which you really are, you would politely tolerate my ignorance, and simply not address me as hatefully as you have in this post, and, you would civilly wait, and see, if I can implement your customs, which I have indeed been bending over backwards to do...

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ziq admin wrote

You really earned this ban.

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CaptainACAB wrote

Honestly, one of the least pleasant interactions I've had here.

What a pretentious asshole.

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ziq wrote

That monied Amurican boomer ego.

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CaptainACAB wrote (edited )

I have always noticed homosexuals are weirdly twisted people

I didn't bring up homosexuality. At all.

for employing standard usage, just because an infinite series of persons are confused regarding their sexuality, does not constitute rational rationale for transplanting a particular cultural confusedness onto the English language itself.

You know subcultures have their own dialect, right? That language is often mutated along these lines and that linguists make their living at cataloguing these changes?

When a monitor started attempting to demolish my perfectly normal use of English; when they insultingly/viciously tried to force their insanity down my straight throat; hence radically angering and alienating me

"Normal"; very few people actually use the English language in the ostentatious manner you do. Jesus Christ, you sound like a typical, whiny conservative.

while all the while, you're being so totally sensitive to the feelings of every ilk of extant homosexual being ,surely you understand that you have severely hurt and outraged my very being, don't you?

The fact that you're crying about how much pain you're in because I've insulted you while you feel the need to use pejoratives against men that don't mindlessly follow the masculine tradition is one of the most stunning examples of cognitive dissonance I've ever seen.

ou put me off-keel, with nonsensical outrageous demands upon my absolutely normal language use, and, attempt to instantly convert me over to a sick abnormalcy, and now, totally curse and insult me for rightfully remonstrating against your radically neurotic hate for normal English, you are doing a severe wrong.

I don't care if you think you're in the "right" and I'm doing something "wrong". I wanted to insult you, so I did.

If I am indeed in your house, not in possession of complete awareness of your strange customs, as the kind very kind persons which you really are, you would politely tolerate my ignorance, and simply not address me as hatefully as you have in this post, and, you would civilly wait, and see, if I can implement your customs, which I have indeed been bending over backwards to do...

You've demonstrated that you can't from your dramatic and overly defensive reaction to ziq giving you a warning.

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[deleted] wrote

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CaptainACAB wrote

Simple:

  1. They're insulting several members of the userbase. I don't like that.

  2. I'm on the spectrum. My ability to determine sincerity in text-based form is even worse than the average Neurotypical's.

  3. It is entirely possible that this person is being sincere. People believe in weird contradictions all the time. Your use of the words "I think" and the question mark would lead me to believe that you also acknowledge that possibility.

  4. Cheap, easy dunks.

And I didn't take them seriously, I was mocking them throughout the whole exchange.

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