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The RPGPundit's Own Forum / Male self-hatred; as "woke" as can be
« on: April 15, 2020, 06:14:21 PM »
Quote from: Ratman_tf;1126984
I don't think it's a coincidence that they chose the word "believe", instead of "take seriously". I've heard the refrain "Women just don't lie about this kind of thing." too often.

Same here on both counts.And there are plenty of documented accounts that argue against the second.

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The RPGPundit's Own Forum / Male self-hatred; as "woke" as can be
« on: April 15, 2020, 06:12:45 PM »
Quote from: Ghostmaker;1126952
Remember how Richard Dawson would kiss women on the cheek in a gentlemanly fashion, on Family Feud?

He would be -so- fired (possibly out of a catapult) for that these days.

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Pen and Paper Roleplaying Games (RPGs) Discussion / Enjoy.
« on: April 15, 2020, 06:10:45 PM »
Quote from: Bunch;1126932
Technically it's always been possible. There nothing stopping them from deleting items in a database.  They're correct it would make some conversations ridiculous if all you could see was someone responding without and knowledge of context for what they're responding to.

On banning. They've successfully purged most people who disagree with them. Now all that's left is to purge is the assholes they agree with, people who think they aren't going far enough  and people who are just plain too negative to spend time around.  Of course at that point why talk politics at all?

I've wondered why they don't just ban the topic all together for quite awhile. They more or less have for a pretty significant portion of by making creating threads on the US primaries, possibly US politics Mod only or only with their express permission (I forget which it is now).

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The RPGPundit's Own Forum / Male self-hatred; as "woke" as can be
« on: April 15, 2020, 05:59:46 PM »
Quote from: deadDMwalking;1126738
Believing the women means giving credence and beginning the investigation, not dismissing them out of hand and ignoring them.  Documenting accusations can help determine a pattern of abuse (as in the Catholic priest abuse scandal).  Taking it seriously doesn't mean that every accusation is true, and what is 'right' following an accusation is highly dependent on the circumstances.  Apologizing and correcting behavior might be appropriate for 'smelling someone's hair' but it wouldn't be for rape - jail time is much more appropriate in that case.


All right, I didn't argue against this in the post you quoted so I'm not sure why you quoted. I have seen several people that are ready to hang Biden and call for him to withdraw over Reade's accusation with investigation or much supporting evidence. So far there a singe woman alleging a sexual assault against Biden who is known as  Tara Reade, Alexandra Tara Reade, Tara Reade Moulton, Tara Moulton, and Alexandra Tara McCabe) appears to be a very disturbed individual whose claims appear incredible as she's made similar claims against Vladimir Putin and has an online record of praising Joe Biden for strongly protecting women that were made in the same time frame as the seemingly invented false claims.

But there are allot of people willing to call him GUILTY based on her accusation alone and use the Believe the Woman catch phrase to justify their almost vigilante mentality. That's what I (and I think others, Left and Right wing) find unsettling about the whole thing not the notion that charge of sexual misconduct (or any criminality, for that matter) ought to be taken seriously.

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Pen and Paper Roleplaying Games (RPGs) Discussion / Enjoy.
« on: April 13, 2020, 08:31:06 AM »
Quote from: thedungeondelver;1126401
I agree re: Ettin's general cuntiness but what specifically did he do to you?  

I mean, obviously Australia's laws are such that you could potentially force him to apologize to you :D


Ettin is one of the prime assholes that ended up with a Guard role in that goofballs little Stanford Prison experiment LARP.

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Pen and Paper Roleplaying Games (RPGs) Discussion / Enjoy.
« on: April 13, 2020, 08:25:16 AM »
Quote from: trechriron;1126162
I can't believe you made me look at TBP.

What was the deal at rpg.net, the link is blocked for whatever reason.

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The RPGPundit's Own Forum / Male self-hatred; as "woke" as can be
« on: April 12, 2020, 07:42:32 PM »
The Joe Biden sexual assault allegation have finally made an appearance in the big time media, and evidently Ms. Reade filed a police report thought the statute of limitation has elapsed.

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The RPGPundit's Own Forum / Male self-hatred; as "woke" as can be
« on: April 12, 2020, 09:54:47 AM »
Quote from: Trond;1125631
RPG.net tangency doesn't simply have SJW-leanings. It's a radical feminist forum. I'm sure they'd be happy to admit that at this point.

Absolutely and more besides, there is definitely an agenda in that odd little asylum that thinks its a gated community. The Moderation is like some combination of nannies, guards and self appointed counselors with the benefit of being effectively unquestionable, accountable to no one (well to one person who appears to be large absent and complicit) and self selecting. Tang (well the whole board) is like a fucked up recreation of the Stanford Prison experiment and an Animal Farm LARP except the people in it largely seem to love it.

 The usual response to Mod BS is "Thank you, sir, may I have another?" Even a self proclaimed Far-Left/Neo Communist power to the people type seems more than happy to be walked on by what amounts to unpaid glorified Internet Janitors that desperately want to be corrupt cops just to have the 'safety' Tangency offers him.

And all is for "The Greater Good", of course.

All sites have their issues. Hell, this site has its issues, but that place  has really gone nuts. Intellectual Inbreeding, I guess.

Quote from: Trond;1126492
Thanks! I think most people know to stay away from stories that don't fit the official feminist narrative. I remember that any such argument was met with "what about the men" "concern trolling" and bans.

Don't forget "Thread Crap" Yeah, the made up terminology that means whatever they need it to mean at the time to punish and purge the "bad fits" from their number as part of whatever bizarre social engineering project they're trying to perform. The Militant Ultra Feminist aspect of their sculpted board culture really reared its head during a thread where posters were putting up sections of S.C..U.M manifesto and when some members complained they were answered with those old chestnuts "Can't you take a joke" and "Don't suppress their rightful anger" that, if the situation had been revered,  would earned perma-bans and numerous collective freak outs that could be seen from the moon.

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The RPGPundit's Own Forum / Male self-hatred; as "woke" as can be
« on: April 11, 2020, 09:00:00 AM »
Anyone wants to report on what RPG.net says about this??
The way Amber KNOWS how the system is actually stacked against men (but then what happens when the man catches her saying this on tape?) Calling the story "juicy" is an understatement :D. Man, after I heard rumors that Amber Heard may have pooped on Depp's bed out of spite....
Or are they avoiding the whole topic like the plague?[/QUOTE]

The last I saw it discussed was in late March and things were leaning more Depp being the abusive injured party. Then the the Biden story distracted things and Mod finger wagging post seemed to unofficially shut down the thread, for the most part as the couldn't talk about the latest Accusation That Must Be Believed*.

*This pretty much sums up the reaction to that story. Total CFS

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The RPGPundit's Own Forum / Male self-hatred; as "woke" as can be
« on: April 02, 2020, 10:36:01 PM »
Quote from: Trond;1125401
Johnny Depp was first accused of domestic violence by the media/mob, because his ex Amber Heard, after the breakup, took to media talking about how women should "speak up about abuse" etc etc. He almost certainly lost some film jobs because of this. Then, one tape recording after another, plus witnesses, are now indicating that SHE was the abuser, and she's lying about the abuse. She basically admits it in a recording. She seems to be extremely manipulative, but then nothing is settled yet. He is now suing her for defamation.


Hmph, I curious about the Tang reaction too. Will they "BELIEVE THE DUDE!"?

Quote from: Ghostmaker;1125381
Well well, if it isn't the huckster brother duo the Krassensteins! I was wondering where they'd wandered off to after getting kicked off Twitter.


Quote from: Ghostmaker;1125400
Sockpuppeting (operating multiple accounts) and purchasing account interactions (which means they were boosting their signal with SE Asia server farms).


Damn, would you consider the rebuttal full of crap then or that it may be accurate but should be taken with a grain (or more) of salt?

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The RPGPundit's Own Forum / Male self-hatred; as "woke" as can be
« on: April 02, 2020, 08:07:53 PM »
Ok, is this place managing to get weirder? Its becoming my primary Lurk for LOLz site*. Do they just sit around think 'enlightened' thoughts all day?

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How many female game characters and female literature characters and female comics characters are there in this world?



Anyone care to Guess?


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More than four, I can tell you that.


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Too many to count but still disproportionately few compared to men, and even less if you count those that have any agency or inner life.


* That's sort of a half truth there are some threads there I'd gladly participate in but it would likely result in my account's almost immediate ban; and that asylum that think its a gated community is too rich a vein of comedy and WTFs to give up just yet. I find myself with more time to spend inside lately. :D

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The RPGPundit's Own Forum / Male self-hatred; as "woke" as can be
« on: April 01, 2020, 01:05:21 PM »
Quote from: Trond;1125392
Not sure if I missed it, but I'd also be interested in what they have to say about Johnny Depp's case.

Damn, I'm out of the loop. What did Depp do/who accused him of doing what?

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The RPGPundit's Own Forum / Male self-hatred; as "woke" as can be
« on: April 01, 2020, 01:00:54 PM »
Quote from: Ghostmaker;1125381
Well well, if it isn't the huckster brother duo the Krassensteins! I was wondering where they'd wandered off to after getting kicked off Twitter.

I'm not familiar with this incident, can I get a summary?

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The RPGPundit's Own Forum / Male self-hatred; as "woke" as can be
« on: March 31, 2020, 04:46:22 PM »
The Ban train is rolling right on time. Even superheroes aren't safe :D

https://forum.rpg.net/index.php?threads/share-what-you-are-doing-to-try-and-help-your-community-during-the-pandemic.860965/post-23172466

https://forum.rpg.net/index.php?threads/share-what-you-are-doing-to-try-and-help-your-community-during-the-pandemic.860965/post-23172510

And yeah, the Biden sexual assault thread is a trap, step on inch from the Right Opinion, get Modhammered (and probably "on their radar" from that point on. )

The Mod staffers are something else. Where did they find these guys and why to the member put up with their shit? Mommy/Daddy issues or what? "Bring your A game"? Its a forum for shooting the shit, not a college level debate competition. And I love that last bit, its just sums up the welcoming inclusive enviornment that entire infraction froeum/ public pillory square illustrates

https://forum.rpg.net/index.php?threads/qwaha-xahn-receives-a-%F0%9F%9A%AB-seven-day-ban.861243/

Edit: If nothing else the Biden sexual assault thread relives one of any thoughts that the Forum Admin (Shannon?) isn't completely on board with that's happening there

https://forum.rpg.net/index.php?threads/discussion-thread-for-the-biden-sexual-assault-allegations.861412/

https://forum.rpg.net/index.php?threads/discussion-thread-for-the-biden-sexual-assault-allegations.861412/post-23176268

What kind of fucked up little asylum turned gated community are they trying to engineer?

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The RPGPundit's Own Forum / Male self-hatred; as "woke" as can be
« on: March 31, 2020, 07:51:06 AM »
I wonder how much, if any impact this will have on the Tang lynch mob, except maybe giving them a new target: the 'zebra' that posted it.

https://medium.com/@eddiekrassenstein/evidence-casts-doubt-on-tara-reades-sexual-assault-allegations-of-joe-biden-e4cb3ee38460

Edit: Not much, of the staff has anything to with it. They set off the Speed Trap and locked after gathering some names punishment.

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