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You don't need to win every discussion sometimes ....

Why must it be won? Are conversations supposed to have winners & losers?

....mutual respect is enough.

It should be a given.
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gmc;1440689 wrote:

Now why is it oscar and I can trade insults like that without taking particular offence at each others insults? Is it because we are british and taking the piss is a great british tradition or we simply view it as good fun. I don't know and don't really care

She's a fascist - a member of what was the british nazi party that's why many of her posts are racist I disagree with most of what she says for that reason alone.

. Now that my little Phesant bothering, kilt flinger Is because we do share a tad of respect and liking for each other amidst the badinage.

With others, I just don't like them. :lips: :sneaky: :yh_rotfl

Well, some I like.
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AnneBoleyn;1440690 wrote: You don't need to win every discussion sometimes ....

Why must it be won? Are conversations supposed to have winners & losers?

....mutual respect is enough.

It should be a given.


And that brings us back to my first post in this thread. If I want to post a non sequitur or even a mildly dissenting opinion that might not be worded as intelligently as some may like, I don't need to be insulted and told to leave the thread until I can come up with a better post. Smug, condescending git, if I may use that term.
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SnoozeAgain;1440700 wrote: And that brings us back to my first post in this thread. If I want to post a non sequitur or even a mildly dissenting opinion that might not be worded as intelligently as some may like, I don't need to be insulted and told to leave the thread until I can come up with a better post. Smug, condescending git, if I may use that term.Yes you do. I've seen you get all uppity about the U.S. just like Jester and Accusable, and you don't let it go. If I thought you'd have a say and move on I'd not say a word but that's not you.
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SnoozeAgain;1440614 wrote: I was in the wrong branch of the service (AF), the wrong sex and the wrong career (medical). But his daring exploits in special ops, then a body guard for high ranking foreign nationals, then the owner of a large horse ranch and finally finding out he ran a business that changed out oil/grease for restaurants made me wonder if some of his background might have been fudged just a tad. :thinking:


One thing to remember about veterans.

Most, if not all vets who were really in the ****, don't talk much about it.

And when they do, it is usually to others that they know were also in the ****.
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No one said anything about winning arguments, it's more about remaining mentally focused without permitting emotion to over take a conversation. The exercise is worth it.
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LarsMac;1440709 wrote: One thing to remember about veterans.

Most, if not all vets who were really in the ****, don't talk much about it.

And when they do, it is usually to others that they know were also in the ****.Jester used to love writing these stories of him running around Iraq all shot up rescuing other Americans. He was an ass.

So many of the females ate it up too, as the little bitties he treated them like, referring to them all by "darlin'". Darlin' this and darlin' that. So phucking funny to watch this dance going on.
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Ahso!;1440585 wrote: I am American. Jester and his gang of merry patriots accepted me at first because I'm a veteran. However, when Jester et el saw I wasn't going to get in line, toe the line and drink the cool aid he began to become hostile towards me. Jester wanted to be the forum commander of vets. That's not me though and he didn't like that one bit.


Hmmm Not only do I find that commendable but..................I think I'm in love. <3





Nah screw that, you're as annoying as the others . :)
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Bastet;1440700 wrote: And that brings us back to my first post in this thread. If I want to post a non sequitur or even a mildly dissenting opinion that might not be worded as intelligently as some may like, I don't need to be insulted and told to leave the thread until I can come up with a better post. Smug, condescending git, if I may use that term.


You may use that term.
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Ahso!;1440710 wrote: No one said anything about winning arguments, it's more about remaining mentally focused without permitting emotion to over take a conversation. The exercise is worth it.


I was quoting from gmc's post. I didn't make it up. ;-)
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Ahso!;1440710 wrote: No one said anything about winning arguments, it's more about remaining mentally focused without permitting emotion to over take a conversation. The exercise is worth it. I just don't get why you're so focused on how people post.

That's what forums are, full of people with different outlooks on life. Why can't you just enjoy the forum without picking holes In people?

Is It jealousy ? Are you miffed that you're not part of the groovy gang?:wah:
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Where do I sign up for this Groovy gang ?
I thought I knew more than this until I opened my mouth
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Bruv;1440798 wrote: Where do I sign up for this Groovy gang ?


In the new Black room I suppose.
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Ahso!;1440710 wrote: No one said anything about winning arguments, it's more about remaining mentally focused without permitting emotion to over take a conversation. The exercise is worth it.


I always figured it to be about not taking oneself so seriously that anybody else' opinion could be an offense.
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Bruv;1440798 wrote: Where do I sign up for this Groovy gang ?


You're already In It... Didn't you know?
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Thinking about it such a thread might be a bad idea. The british posters don't really care what foreigners think (NB: to some of the posters america is a foreign country with some similarities to the UK but in others might as well be another planet) and we are i=used to the custom and practice of taking the piss out of each other, words like useless wanker, tosspot, numpty, posh git, fascist bastard etc etc are in common parlance and people don;t really take it personally - it's an anonymous forum don't you know.

On the other hand the temptation to wind up someone who has posted about how ioffended they are by something you have said either disagreeing with them or simply challenging an opinion they hold dear would be - well tempting.

posted by ahso

No one said anything about winning arguments, it's more about remaining mentally focused without permitting emotion to over take a conversation. The exercise is worth it.


Actually I did make mention of it

We ended up agreeing to disagree. You don't need to win every discussion sometimes mutual respect is enough.


I'm offended you don't read my posts properly.:(
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Bruv;1440798 wrote: Where do I sign up for this Groovy gang ?


I don't sign up to any club that would have someone like me as a member :yh_rotfl
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fuzzywuzzy;1440816 wrote: I don't sign up to any club that would have someone like me as a member :yh_rotfl


You wern't asked :p:p:p:wah:
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oscar;1440806 wrote: You're already In It... Didn't you know?


I am not one for joining..........too much commitment for me.
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Bruv;1440839 wrote: I am not one for joining..........too much commitment for me. Is the Initiation process that deters you or the cavity searches?
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oscar;1440840 wrote: Is the Initiation process that deters you or the cavity searches?


Now we all know why you were first in the queue.....
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Leave Bruv's cavity to the doctors! They've been searched enough!
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gmc;1440814 wrote: Thinking about it such a thread might be a bad idea. The british posters don't really care what foreigners think (NB: to some of the posters america is a foreign country with some similarities to the UK but in others might as well be another planet) and we are i=used to the custom and practice of taking the piss out of each other, words like useless wanker, tosspot, numpty, posh git, fascist bastard etc etc are in common parlance and people don;t really take it personally - it's an anonymous forum don't you know.

On the other hand the temptation to wind up someone who has posted about how ioffended they are by something you have said either disagreeing with them or simply challenging an opinion they hold dear would be - well tempting.

posted by ahso



Actually I did make mention of it



I'm offended you don't read my posts properly.:(I was responding to your post. I'm offended you didn't get my meaning.
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LarsMac;1440804 wrote: I always figured it to be about not taking oneself so seriously that anybody else' opinion could be an offense.I'm offended you have an opinion.
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oscar;1440768 wrote: I just don't get why you're so focused on how people post.

That's what forums are, full of people with different outlooks on life. Why can't you just enjoy the forum without picking holes In people?

Is It jealousy ? Are you miffed that you're not part of the groovy gang?:wah:Because non-holie people offend me.
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Ahso!;1440848 wrote: I'm offended you have an opinion.


I take umbrage at your offense.
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It's offenCe.............jeezus
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Bruv;1440853 wrote: It's offenCe.............jeezus


In my defense, we never use fences in this part of the world.
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Bruv;1440853 wrote: It's offenCe.............jeezusI'm offended you Brits can't spell.
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LarsMac;1440851 wrote: I take umbrage at your offense.That's because you so phucking opinionated.
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Ahso!;1440857 wrote: That's because you so phucking opinionated.


Only because I am RIGHT!!!
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Ahso!;1440846 wrote: I was responding to your post. I'm offended you didn't get my meaning.


He's Scottish... he won't care.
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Oh, give me land, lots of land, under starry skies above

Don't offence me in

Let me ride thru the wide-open country that I love

Don't offence me in

Let me be by myself in the evening breeze

Listen to the murmur of the cottonwood trees

Send me off forever, but I ask you please

Don't offence me in

Don't offence me in

Just turn me loose

Let me straddle my old saddle underneath the western skies

On my cayuse

Let me wander over yonder till I see the mountains rise

I want to ride to the ridge where the west commences

Gaze at the moon until I loose my senses

I can't look at hobbles and I can't stand fences

Don't offence me in

Don't offence me in



Give me land, lots of land, under starry skies above

Don't fence me in

Let me ride thru the wide-open country that I love

Don't offence me in

Let me be by myself in the evening breeze

Listen to the murmur of the cottonwood trees

Send me off forever, but I ask you please

Don't offence me in

Don't offence me in

Just turn me loose

Let me straddle my old saddle underneath the western skies

On my cayuse

Let me wander over yonder till I see the mountains rise

I want to ride to the ridge where the west commences

Gaze at the moon until I loose my senses

I Can't look at hobbles and I can't stand fences

Don't offence me in

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that's gold AFTR :yh_rotfl:yh_rotfl
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LarsMac;1440858 wrote: Only because I am RIGHT!!!I guess that's better than being left. Nobody want to be left.
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Ahso!;1440864 wrote: I guess that's better than being left. Nobody want to be left.


I'm proud to be left. Nobody's left anymore. 'Progessives' they call themselves now. PC leftists.

eta--& if I'm left because I'm left so be it.
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fuzzywuzzy;1440862 wrote: that's gold AFTR :yh_rotfl:yh_rotfl


I concur!
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Ahso!;1440864 wrote: I guess that's better than being left. Nobody want to be left.


I'm Always getting left.
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AnneBoleyn;1440865 wrote: I'm proud to be left. Nobody's left anymore. 'Progessives' they call themselves now. PC leftists.

eta--& if I'm left because I'm left so be it.


I feel like I've just been 'lefted'
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fuzzywuzzy;1440874 wrote: I feel like I've just been 'lefted'


Then you'll need to be "righted".
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LarsMac;1440868 wrote: I'm Always getting left.


Well, I expect it makes left happy
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theia;1440877 wrote: Well, I expect it makes left happy


Good one!
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You get labeled if you're left handed. I guess because that offends people. I have two left handed siblings. Any bids? Ebayers don't even want them.
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Ahso!;1440880 wrote: You get labeled if you're left handed. I guess because that offends people. I have two left handed siblings. Any bids? Ebayers don't even want them.


Ned Flanders wants them for Leftorium!
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LarsMac;1440858 wrote: Only because I am RIGHT!!!


Wait till you go to the white room. Aint nobody right in there.
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AnneBoleyn;1440879 wrote: Good one!


Thank you!
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Well you must be doing something offensive if you're being left so often. It sucks, for example, to be left while getting head...I mean ahead. Either or, doesn't matter.

This is why we probably need a colorful room. So we don't have to fix mistakes and so we can speak candidly.
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A Rainbow Room!
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AnneBoleyn;1440879 wrote: Good one!theia;1440888 wrote: Thank you!this kind of sh!t really offends me.
“Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities,”

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AnneBoleyn;1440891 wrote: A Rainbow Room!


Blacks,whites, gays. Whats next? Preachers?

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