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Author Topic: The RPG.Net SJW ban nazis are at it again  (Read 47891 times)

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Re: The RPG.Net SJW ban nazis are at it again
« Reply #225 on: February 10, 2021, 08:29:16 AM »

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Re: The RPG.Net SJW ban nazis are at it again
« Reply #226 on: February 10, 2021, 09:07:54 AM »
I don't even blame Brad for disbelieving, because at times it seems less like real people and more like a program spouting out prepackaged responses to trigger conditions.
In which case, RPG.net fails the Turing Test; it’s not even artificially intelligent and outside observers are unconvinced it’s real.

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Re: The RPG.Net SJW ban nazis are at it again
« Reply #227 on: February 10, 2021, 10:43:22 AM »
In which case, RPG.net fails the Turing Test; it’s not even artificially intelligent and outside observers are unconvinced it’s real.

I can predict the exact series of responses on any topic I post over there, which means it's simply some sort of crappy algorithm.

Prove me wrong.

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Re: The RPG.Net SJW ban nazis are at it again
« Reply #228 on: February 10, 2021, 12:06:21 PM »
I think in this case it was about a character he (she?) would play on the pbp subforum, so to avoid the banhammer if someone else would take offence.

Right, you put it more succinctly. What I got from it was the OP was aware and would probably play with consideration. I'm just...baffled.
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Re: The RPG.Net SJW ban nazis are at it again
« Reply #229 on: February 10, 2021, 12:45:15 PM »
Holy moly Pundit was right. I get it's a public forum and that others are likely to read it but in all honesty, unless someone was looking to be offended this is crazy https://forum.rpg.net/index.php?threads/pbp-playing-characters-different-from-oneself.876341/.
Of all sad words of tongue and pen,
The saddest are these: RPGPundit was right again.

Well, not that sad, but the fact is that RPGnet is basically a lost cause. Someone once suggested the only way to fix it at this point would be to physically purchase the servers and software, evict every mod, and start over.

I don't even blame Brad for disbelieving, because at times it seems less like real people and more like a program spouting out prepackaged responses to trigger conditions.

 :D LOL, made me laugh.
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Re: The RPG.Net SJW ban nazis are at it again
« Reply #230 on: February 10, 2021, 01:03:07 PM »
In which case, RPG.net fails the Turing Test; it’s not even artificially intelligent and outside observers are unconvinced it’s real.

I can predict the exact series of responses on any topic I post over there, which means it's simply some sort of crappy algorithm.

Prove me wrong.

I can't prove you wrong.  It is the kind of thing someone at Google would do.  My only counter-evidence is that if Google did it, it would be more convincing. 

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Re: The RPG.Net SJW ban nazis are at it again
« Reply #231 on: February 10, 2021, 01:27:33 PM »
In which case, RPG.net fails the Turing Test; it’s not even artificially intelligent and outside observers are unconvinced it’s real.

I can predict the exact series of responses on any topic I post over there, which means it's simply some sort of crappy algorithm.

Prove me wrong.
Not possible. The algorithm of failure over there has excluded any responses outside a very narrow band of lunacy. If they slice off just a few more you could just assign them to the faces of the 4-sider inside a Magic 8-ball and forgo any need for fancy coding.

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Re: The RPG.Net SJW ban nazis are at it again
« Reply #232 on: February 10, 2021, 02:46:39 PM »
Tangent: A magic 8-ball has 20 faces.  You can see all the results here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_8-Ball
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Re: The RPG.Net SJW ban nazis are at it again
« Reply #233 on: February 10, 2021, 08:04:49 PM »
Oh come the fuck on...none of this is real.

That's pretty much my response looking at the news or the neighborhood.

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Re: The RPG.Net SJW ban nazis are at it again
« Reply #234 on: February 10, 2021, 08:10:11 PM »
1) When will this end. If anime is so bad, then shouldn't any reference to anime rpg's also be banned?

YES! Unless the mods like that anime, and in that case, you will be banned for suggesting their favorite anime game be banned. LOGIC!!

Will you be able to discuss rpgs at that site anytime soon?

Everyone is always welcome to post on RPG.net as long as you type the correct words...and if your words stay correct into their brave new future.

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Re: The RPG.Net SJW ban nazis are at it again
« Reply #235 on: February 15, 2021, 08:31:26 AM »
https://forum.rpg.net/index.php?threads/das-golem-receives-a-%F0%9F%9A%AB-seven-day-ban.877239/

See, now this makes me want to make an account, join a game with 'name your own/build your own powers' and name one after the Sneering Imperialist perk from Fallout: New Vegas. Just to be a dick.

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Re: The RPG.Net SJW ban nazis are at it again
« Reply #236 on: February 15, 2021, 09:04:39 AM »
Heh, looks like golem's posts were deleted.  So much for learning what actual words triggered the mods.
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Re: The RPG.Net SJW ban nazis are at it again
« Reply #237 on: February 15, 2021, 09:24:47 AM »
Heh, looks like golem's posts were deleted.  So much for learning what actual words triggered the mods.
I think the mods are trying to make the users terrified of not knowing where the boundaries are by giving vague guidance on some issues, and eliminating posts deemed offensive so that one cannot see what the tripwire for a ban was. Having the rules in a constant state of being hard to comprehend is an old tool of establishing an environment of terror to instill discipline. One eventually stops initiating any action not explicitly endorsed or managed by the leadership cadre. God help you if you wind up associated with a faction of the leadership that finds itself disfavored.

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Re: The RPG.Net SJW ban nazis are at it again
« Reply #238 on: February 15, 2021, 09:36:50 AM »
I think the mods are trying to make the users terrified of not knowing where the boundaries are by giving vague guidance on some issues, and eliminating posts deemed offensive so that one cannot see what the tripwire for a ban was. Having the rules in a constant state of being hard to comprehend is an old tool of establishing an environment of terror to instill discipline. One eventually stops initiating any action not explicitly endorsed or managed by the leadership cadre. God help you if you wind up associated with a faction of the leadership that finds itself disfavored.
Unsurprising. Such is the nature of any kind of despotic system.

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Re: The RPG.Net SJW ban nazis are at it again
« Reply #239 on: February 16, 2021, 06:34:50 AM »
I'm very glad I left that place years ago. I would be banned for sure now just for wrongthink.