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Author Topic: RPGnet's decay (TBP madness)  (Read 27405 times)

Fergurg

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Re: RPGnet's decay (TBP madness)
« Reply #420 on: October 22, 2021, 06:28:24 PM »
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Furthermore, Racism in roleplaying games should not be normal, for all that some may wish to continue normalizing it. Racism as part of a game world is a game designer's choice, and it's not a good choice.

The fucking fuck?
By the standard that systemic racism has been pervasive throughout history, that means all historical RPGs have to go. And all modern RPGs as well. And the only fantasy or far future RPGs that are allowed are those that meet the anti-racist (racist) progressive ideal. And since progressive goalposts constantly change, that means all RPGs that weren't written in the last 5 seconds are banned.

And there it is - the goal. To simply erase everything and declare that they were always right. I would not be surprised if we see a move within a few years to declare that all RPGs before 2015 never existed.

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Re: RPGnet's decay (TBP madness)
« Reply #421 on: October 22, 2021, 06:39:02 PM »
...And make owning such a hate crime?
I'm 55. My profile won't record this. It's only right younger members know how old I am.

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« Reply #422 on: October 22, 2021, 07:14:46 PM »
...And make owning such a hate crime?
I'd say "Don't give them any ideas", but "Everything we don't like is a Hate Crime!" is already one of their few ideas.

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Re: RPGnet's decay (TBP madness)
« Reply #423 on: October 22, 2021, 07:19:03 PM »
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Furthermore, Racism in roleplaying games should not be normal, for all that some may wish to continue normalizing it. Racism as part of a game world is a game designer's choice, and it's not a good choice.

The fucking fuck?
By the standard that systemic racism has been pervasive throughout history, that means all historical RPGs have to go. And all modern RPGs as well. And the only fantasy or far future RPGs that are allowed are those that meet the anti-racist (racist) progressive ideal. And since progressive goalposts constantly change, that means all RPGs that weren't written in the last 5 seconds are banned.

And there it is - the goal. To simply erase everything and declare that they were always right. I would not be surprised if we see a move within a few years to declare that all RPGs before 2015 never existed.

Thats never happened before.  Oh wait

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Re: RPGnet's decay (TBP madness)
« Reply #424 on: October 22, 2021, 08:53:30 PM »
Greetings!

Just by reading through a few of the commenters posts from the thread links to TBP, I can't help but believe that few of these morons have any real experience with unions. I have been a member of a union, for years, as well as involved in management. Before I ever worked in a union, I used to have a much more positive view of unions. After my own actual experience in a large union--for years--as well as my close, personal knowledge of several friends that have worked as members of *different* kinds of unions--my opinion of unions has become definitely more cynical, and informed by real knowledge and real, first-hand experience. Unions are in many ways largely corrupt and inefficient, and while they provide *some* benefit to the employees in general, they also cause a great deal of professional harm, suffering, and lost reward and opportunities for many employees. In a nutshell, Unions mostly protect and facilitate mediocre, lazy, unmotivated employees that are content with doing just enough work professionally to "get by" and not get fired--while simultaneously actively and bureaucratically *harming* and limiting highly-motivated, genuinely hard-working employees that are ambitious. It is often a case organizationally and individually of taking two steps forward and three steps backwards. Certainly, in society, there are a few unions that seem to represent their members very well, and consistently do excellent work to improve the pay, conditions, and professional strength an influence of their members--such as the Police Unions, and the Teacher's Unions. However, even they possess some inherent, deeply disturbing dynamics and problems which negatively influence the productivity and efficiency of those professional industries.

Anyone that doesn't recognize these deeper realities concerning Unions is simply brainwashed, inexperienced, or in absolute denial.

So, I certainly have mixed feelings concerning "Unions".

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Re: RPGnet's decay (TBP madness)
« Reply #425 on: October 22, 2021, 09:02:28 PM »
The Teachers Union is the example of a good Union?  :o
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Re: RPGnet's decay (TBP madness)
« Reply #426 on: October 22, 2021, 09:10:43 PM »
https://forum.rpg.net/index.php?threads/duddubuddu-receives-a-%F0%9F%94%B4-warning-and-threadban.888404/

And here we learn that wanting a group to state its intentions and demands is 'concern trolling'.

For leftists, loyalty means going along with the Party, even when the Party is wrong. This is a simple matter of, "If the answer matters to you, the answer doesn't matter. You simply must support."

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« Reply #427 on: October 22, 2021, 11:03:16 PM »
The Teachers Union is the example of a good Union?  :o

Greetings!

*Laughing* Well, I did stipulate that even good unions--which I meant *effective* unions--also have some serious problems. As scandals and other BS has come out, we are more aware of some of the corruption an goings-on with Police Unions, and Teachers Unions as well.

From a purely employee-standpoint concerning efficiency, pay and benefits, an overall effectiveness, power, an influence, I woul think that the Police Unions and Teacher's Unions are some pretty good examples.

Having said that, yes, the fucking Teacher's Union is choke with Marxist corruption an brainwashing, an is absolutely terrible. I think their impact on school systems and society in general is terrible.

Furthermore, while it could also be pointed out that such unions--like the Teacher's Unions--have been outstandingly effective in championing their members--vs-a-vs pay, benefits, goodies, retirement, healthcare, an so on--all of that is true. An yet, they are also a HUGE example of failure, corruption, and problems, as I mentioned about unions in general--looking at how Teacher's Unions coddle an embrace protecting thoroughly mediocre teachers an terrible, Marxist fucking cunts that seek to o nothing except brainwash ur kids. So many worthless, brainwashed fucking teachers that prove to be absolutely useless and incapable of actually being good teachers and educators. They are a fucking disgrace and should be ashamed. So many of these worthless fucking teachers should be promptly and ruthlessly FIRED.

ARRGGHH. My apologies for being *imprecise* Fucking Teacher's Unions piss me off. I hope they are crushed. All of these worthless goddamn Marxist teachers need to be fucking unemployed and living under a fucking bridge, begging for dogfood.

Shasarak, are Teacher's Unions full of Marxism and shit like the Teacher's Unions here in the States?

Semper Fidelis,

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Re: RPGnet's decay (TBP madness)
« Reply #428 on: October 22, 2021, 11:13:35 PM »
Shasarak, are Teacher's Unions full of Marxism and shit like the Teacher's Unions here in the States?

Semper Fidelis,

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Re: RPGnet's decay (TBP madness)
« Reply #429 on: October 23, 2021, 12:18:13 AM »
The Teachers Union is the example of a good Union?  :o

Having said that, yes, the fucking Teacher's Union is choke with Marxist corruption an brainwashing, an is absolutely terrible. I think their impact on school systems and society in general is terrible.

ARRGGHH. My apologies for being *imprecise* Fucking Teacher's Unions piss me off. I hope they are crushed. All of these worthless goddamn Marxist teachers need to be fucking unemployed and living under a fucking bridge, begging for dogfood.


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« Reply #430 on: October 25, 2021, 01:34:40 PM »
4 days in, and already a threadban, despite being quite courteous.  https://forum.rpg.net/index.php?threads/paizo-staffers-unionize.888170/page-11

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« Reply #431 on: October 25, 2021, 01:56:48 PM »
4 days in, and already a threadban, despite being quite courteous.  https://forum.rpg.net/index.php?threads/paizo-staffers-unionize.888170/page-11
Interestingly, the threadban isn't in Infractions.

Keep in mind that no matter how polite and courteous you are, if you question their sacred narrative, you are in trouble.

Comparisons to religious zealots are pretty accurate.

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Re: RPGnet's decay (TBP madness)
« Reply #432 on: October 25, 2021, 01:58:59 PM »
I love how they claimed that you lacked knowledge of basic economic principles...  :)
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Re: RPGnet's decay (TBP madness)
« Reply #433 on: October 25, 2021, 01:59:59 PM »
4 days in, and already a threadban, despite being quite courteous.  https://forum.rpg.net/index.php?threads/paizo-staffers-unionize.888170/page-11

Calling someone's post "concern trolling" is by definition an accusation of arguing in bad faith.

Saying that someone's posts are indistinguishable from "concern trolling" is by definition an admission of one's own bad faith, as it is openly acknowledging that it doesn't matter to someone whether an opponent is sincere or not.
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Re: RPGnet's decay (TBP madness)
« Reply #434 on: October 25, 2021, 02:14:02 PM »
Noticed this one:
The thread started with:
Quote from: Lewd Beholder
okay dumb question. what things can you do with a low level party at a rodeo?
...and was met with several ideas for story hooks, skill challenges, etc.

Yet this one....
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Anthrax outbreak! Contain the spread before it's too late.
...was given a threadban for "Threadcrapping", which I have no idea what it is.  It seems quite random, since other posts suggesting adventure hooks were fine.



https://forum.rpg.net/index.php?threads/fun-things-to-do-at-a-rodeo.887192/