Is Hotlanta about to burn?

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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Fat Cat » Wed May 13, 2020 7:42 pm

Bennyonesix1 wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 6:40 pm
Well, I doubt he could here.

No one else seems bothered by the dissonance of his presence.

His ideology is the opposite of free speech.

Yet he's here.

I asked why?

It's like some Law and Order Republican hanging out on some drug forum.

Ffs it is because of ppl like him that the internet sucks and there is almost no more exchange of dissident information or fun bantz.

It is because of ppl like him that we will probably be fired if we get doxxed.

Fuck him.
Spellz doesn't need me to defend him, but more broadly, I hope that all sorts of people with all sorts of opinions come here to talk. We are the only unmoderated forum I am aware of, even /pol/ has janitors. This place would be much less interesting if we all agreed about everything. I also feel like this is a place where normies can get the cult deprogramming redpills they need to recover from loserville.
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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Bennyonesix1 » Wed May 13, 2020 7:54 pm

That's how it works, no?

Ppl ideologically opposed to the system enter and then....

It's the weakness of the Libertarian mindset.

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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Fat Cat » Wed May 13, 2020 8:04 pm

Maybe, but wouldn't it be dull if we all agreed?
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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Turdacious » Wed May 13, 2020 8:30 pm

Bennyonesix1 wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 6:40 pm
Well, I doubt he could here.

No one else seems bothered by the dissonance of his presence.

His ideology is the opposite of free speech.

Yet he's here.

I asked why?

It's like some Law and Order Republican hanging out on some drug forum.

Ffs it is because of ppl like him that the internet sucks and there is almost no more exchange of dissident information or fun bantz.

It is because of ppl like him that we will probably be fired if we get doxxed.

Fuck him.
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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Bennyonesix1 » Wed May 13, 2020 9:24 pm

Yes.

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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Bram » Wed May 13, 2020 9:38 pm

Benny, free speech goes both ways.

You can say what you want, but so can people when they reply to you.

The fact that Gramps sees the world different from you is an opportunity for you to have a discussion, learn a viewpoint, and see the world a bit bigger. You don't have to take that opportunity, but it's there.

I like Stephen Troy, me and him have been posting on this and DragonDoor for near 20 years. And your argument for his ideology being the opposite of free speech? That attitude, in and of itself, is "the opposite of free speech."

Haha, my ideology is vastly different than most people here, but it doesn't make me right.
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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Bennyonesix1 » Wed May 13, 2020 10:04 pm

First, let me be clear, I have no problem with the vast majority of posters here. Never have. It's 4 ppl: the yellow hat, the navy aviator, the shrew fat doctor's wife and Spells. Other than that, it's cool.

I honestly think the above just crush this board and all for different but still similar reasons.

Essentially: they don't believe ppl should be able to disagree with their ideology without repercussion. The old "freedom of speech isn't freedom from consequences" line.

And that attitude is essentially opposed to any non-facile understanding of free speech.

And this is of course a lie on their behalf, because it is obvious if their ideology was punished when advocated for, they'd be the first (and historically did-ACLU) to push for actual freedom of speech.

So, you see, ppl like them have pushed for and achieved the incredible restrictions we now live with wrt speech and opinion.

It is because of ppl like them that the workplace is precarious for ppl with viewpoints that were mainstream less then 12 years ago.

It is ppl like them who are responsible for the uselessness of internet searches on any non-sanctioned subject and why twitter and facebook throttle any opposing views into de facto silence.

Of course, I also think they are boring and just parrot Facebook and the corporate press and entertainment mindset. And they're not very bright or even educated either.

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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by motherjuggs&speed » Wed May 13, 2020 10:50 pm

Benny, you are taking this too far. I've seen, we've all seen, too many forums blow up over this level of personal hostility.

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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Fat Cat » Wed May 13, 2020 11:05 pm

Oh this is nothing. Does anybody remember Garm's "Lisa Shaffer is an asswhore" period? Now THAT was personal hostility.
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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Bram » Wed May 13, 2020 11:30 pm

So what is it that you want to say that you don't feel able to here?

It kinda seems like you're putting them in the liberal cauldron and blaming them for shit that isn't on Irongarm.
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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Bennyonesix1 » Thu May 14, 2020 12:27 am

Dude I'm just saying why I don't like them.

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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Schlegel » Thu May 14, 2020 12:28 am

Bram wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 11:30 pm
So what is it that you want to say that you don't feel able to here?

It kinda seems like you're putting them in the liberal cauldron and blaming them for shit that isn't on Irongarm.
It's not like they're Friedes or anything.
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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Turdacious » Thu May 14, 2020 12:36 am

Benny, your vagina is showing.
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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Turdacious » Thu May 14, 2020 12:39 am

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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Ronald RayGun » Thu May 14, 2020 2:31 am

Wow. This place is still great!

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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Grandpa's Spells » Thu May 14, 2020 3:03 am

In the spirit of the temporary Genki Sudo vibe, I will refrain from Klan and MAGA jokes for a moment.
Bennyonesix wrote:First, let me be clear, I have no problem with the vast majority of posters here. Never have. It's 4 ppl: the yellow hat, the navy aviator, the shrew fat doctor's wife and Spells. Other than that, it's cool.
IGx predates the political polarization in this country, and allows groups of people as diverse as conservative Republicans, moderate Republicans, and former Republicans to have friendly piss-taking about any number of subjects. Many people are known by real names and have met others over that time. People are generally friendly.

I get that it's possible to have actual beefs with people here, but with the shared history it's easy to tell someone their opinion is wrong while also generally rooting for them when something good or bad happens to them. We've had some exceptions, but they were very rare.

All that is to say, to the extent that somebody is actually beefing over FSF stuff, you may not be taking these posts in the spirit intended.
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Oh this is nothing. Does anybody remember Garm's "Lisa Shaffer is an asswhore" period? Now THAT was personal hostility.
Yeah, this is nothing. If Garm was to be believed, that one ended in an actual law enforcement visit. A few times shit got aggressively personal.
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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Schlegel » Thu May 14, 2020 4:23 am

Spells is often wrong but rarely evil.
I have been actually upset only at 2 things... G$ being a total fraud and one guy, thankfully long gone who appeared to be an actual irrational anti-semite to an annoying degree. I've met a half-dozen posters, they were all great in person.

Oh, and Spells... I'm not a Republican of any sort. I'm quite liberal. I'm just not a leftist. There is a difference.
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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by syaigh » Thu May 14, 2020 1:17 pm

Bennyonesix1 wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 10:04 pm
First, let me be clear, I have no problem with the vast majority of posters here. Never have. It's 4 ppl: the yellow hat, the navy aviator, the shrew fat doctor's wife and Spells. Other than that, it's cool.

Jeez man. I hardly "crush" this board. I hardly post anymore period.

I'm sorry me (or anyone else) disagreeing with you makes you so angry. That says a lot more about you than it does me. I am a liberal, but far from a leftist. And this was not meant to be an echo chamber.

We used to have more like me on this board, and the arguments were a bit more balanced, and fun.

I never attacked your character or said anything mean about you personally.

I've also met and shared meals with quite a few guys on this board. Trained a few in person. Some have even stayed with my family and competed with me. All of them have been delightful.

If you want this board to just be you ranting about your pet opinion projects, then go for it. Block me and you won't have to read my responses.
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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by DrDonkeyLove... » Thu May 14, 2020 1:31 pm

Ronald RayGun wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 2:31 am
Wow. This place is still great!
Yes, I missed the heat and Benny's been saucy lately.
But, I've always enjoyed 'Spells doctrinaire liberalism and racial insecurity. The "doctor's wife" is a cool person too. I think everyone on Benny's list is well educated. I'd have a beer with anybody here - even Shape, but with him I wouldn't leave my drink unattended if I went to the non-gendered rest room.

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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Bram » Thu May 14, 2020 2:15 pm

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Thu May 14, 2020 12:36 am
Benny, your vagina is showing.
I like Benny as much as I like you. Being a dick is being a dick.
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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Fat Cat » Thu May 14, 2020 5:30 pm

What I'm really trying to say Benny is fuck all these people. RAIN FIRE.
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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Turdacious » Thu May 14, 2020 5:42 pm

Bram wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 2:15 pm
Turdacious wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 12:36 am
Benny, your vagina is showing.
I like Benny as much as I like you. Being a dick is being a dick.
Don't be mad cuz Benny hates me the most. \:D/ \:D/ \:D/

I don't dislike anyone here. Never really have. I do miss Drath, Anthony, Jeek, and Cleaner though-- and all of us have different views on things.
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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by DrDonkeyLove... » Thu May 14, 2020 7:59 pm

Turdacious wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 5:42 pm
Bram wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 2:15 pm
Turdacious wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 12:36 am
Benny, your vagina is showing.
I like Benny as much as I like you. Being a dick is being a dick.
Don't be mad cuz Benny hates me the most. \:D/ \:D/ \:D/

I don't dislike anyone here. Never really have. I do miss Drath, Anthony, Jeek, and Cleaner though-- and all of us have different views on things.
And Anthony

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Re: Is Hotlanta about to burn?

Post by Gene » Mon May 25, 2020 3:33 am

Fat Cat wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 11:05 pm
Oh this is nothing. Does anybody remember Garm's "Lisa Shaffer is an asswhore" period? Now THAT was personal hostility.
I think that this was part of the Lisa Schaffer saga....
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