Is there any sense in internet forums?

Discussion in 'The NAAFI Bar' started by TAFKAB, Dec 17, 2011.

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  1. There are so many internet forums, it's hard to believe. Unfortunatletly, a fair number of them seen to have degenerated into "lookammee" stages for certain members to profile themselves. I don't think that was the original concept.

    With regard to military websites, started off as a mouthpiece for the armed forces of the US, but comparatively quickly turned into the military wing and voice of the Republican party.

    So how do you preserve a sort of "middling" political attitude on military websites, in spite of the pressure of right-wing groups to tilt the balance?

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  2. You could just try not giving a shit?
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  3. I suppose it depends how you define right wing and left wing.

    For me, right wing is a perception by others of people who voice their own views. Left wing is a perception of people who profess to share the views of others.

    That's why ARRSE, which is so middle of the road that it should have a white line running down the centre of the page, is probably perceived as being right wing although any military organisation worth its salt must be socialist (i.e. left wing) in order to work.


    The People's flag is brightest red, etc. If any proof were required...
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  4. A very good question and well presented. Hopefully someone a lot more cleverer than me will be along shortly to give you a succinct and decent answer.

    Unfortunately, it won't be me, because like young Mr Carrots, I couldn't give a shit.
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  5. Sixty

    Sixty LE Moderator Book Reviewer
    1. ARRSE Cyclists and Triathletes

    Ooh, that's quite pretty. What's it the flag of?
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  6. How about if the people with opposing views bothered their arrses to post an equal amount of rubbish? or are you saying that the Mods are right wing?

    At least with ARRSE you get conflicting views..sometimes just to create joyful chaos and anarchy.

    At any one time there's at least 5 fights going on, it's fecking great!
  7. Tate & Lyle
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  8. Anything on the Internet is open to mongaloids, nutters and fuck wits. So anything on the internet is to be taken with a pinch of salt.
    As for preserving a "sort of middling political attitude" on military websites......I personally don't really want to see political opinions on military websites. If I wanted to see politics, I would go to a political website.

    I will however make an exception as far as the Labour party are concerned as they have quite happily ruined the UK for their own personal agendas. So I am quite happy to slag the Labour party, Blair and Brown off for the fuck wittery mongaloids they are.
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  9. This one?


    Why, Ireland, of course ^_~
  10. Sixty

    Sixty LE Moderator Book Reviewer
    1. ARRSE Cyclists and Triathletes

    No, the pretty red one with the swords and some sort of royal lion on it. It's nice.
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  11. The lion hasn't got wasps coming out of its arse any more. Political correctness gone mad it is.
  12. Maybe Santa will bring you one for Christmas *schoolmarmish tone* Have you been a good boy this year?
  13. It's Glasgow Zoo, I think. Animals, chibs and stolen jewellery set on a Labour rosette.
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  14. Each to their own I suppose.

    For example, if a guy states on a British Army forum that his immediate family were murdered by British soldiers in Northern Ireland then obviously that would generate some strong replies.

    Isn't that right Bugsy, you lying bog trotting cunt?
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  15. Auld-Yin

    Auld-Yin LE Reviewer Book Reviewer Reviews Editor

    And Stacker1 is in every single one :)
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