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Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« on: January 08, 2021, 12:19:16 PM »
Per popular vote, this is the new home for political discussion on DDF!

Posts here do not count towards earning highly lucrative DDF elite status.

DDF rules still apply, so please read them: https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=31.0

Let's try to keep things civil  :)
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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2021, 12:23:24 PM »



Let's try to keep things civil  :)

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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2021, 12:28:41 PM »
Are likes disabled on this board? I can't see or give likes on any posts.
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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2021, 12:35:42 PM »
There also seems to be some sort of feature enables that lets you change the icon next to your posts on this board. (Maybe appropriate for heated politics discussions!)


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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2021, 12:38:01 PM »
Thank you!
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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2021, 12:38:18 PM »
Are likes disabled on this board? I can't see or give likes on any posts.
Fixed, thanks
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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2021, 12:57:20 PM »
There also seems to be some sort of feature enables that lets you change the icon next to your posts on this board. (Maybe appropriate for heated politics discussions!)

Lol it was always like that in every board

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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2021, 01:20:20 PM »
Let the record reflect that I objected to the creation of this board.

I am bound by the majority vote and I will abide by all forum rules to the best of my ability. However, if the conversation here devolves into a fetid cesspool of unvarnished linguistic manure, let the record show that I shall hold no blame for it.
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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2021, 01:26:49 PM »
Lol it was always like that in every board
Lol that's funny. I never noticed.

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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2021, 01:28:33 PM »
If I can, I'd like to put forth a request to my fellow, beloved DDFers. (Chill, I'm not about to ask you for your SS numbers...)

When the Covid board opened, some (myself included) were quick to start a new string of threads for subjects that were already being served in the JS board, and it made things unnecessarily confusing. For example, I don't think there is any need for a thread dedicated to "Random/interesting/funny pictures that are Covid related" - you can just post them in the regular thread and save a lot of confusion and reposting. By the same token, in hindsight there was no need for a "RIP/BDE thread - Covid edition", which I actually created. It only led to redundant posting, and a lot of possibly-insensitive arguments about the reason certain people died.

That being said, I'm putting out a request that we don't repeat the mistakes here, and we don't, for the sake of unnecessary bureaucracy (or OCD), start a new string of threads that are "politics related." It would be much simpler for us to keep posting the random/interesting/funny pictures in the standard JS thread, alongside all the other random/interesting/funny pictures.

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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #10 on: January 08, 2021, 01:29:36 PM »
If I can, I'd like to put forth a request to my fellow, beloved DDFers. (Chill, I'm not about to ask you for your SS numbers...)

When the Covid board opened, some (myself included) were quick to start a new string of threads for subjects that were already being served in the JS board, and it made things unnecessarily confusing. For example, I don't think there is any need for a thread dedicated to "Random/interesting/funny pictures that are Covid related" - you can just post them in the regular thread and save a lot of confusion and reposting. By the same token, in hindsight there was no need for a "RIP/BDE thread - Covid edition", which I actually created. It only led to redundant posting, and a lot of possibly-insensitive arguments about the reason certain people died.

That being said, I'm putting out a request that we don't repeat the mistakes here, and we don't, for the sake of unnecessary bureaucracy (or OCD), start a new string of threads that are "politics related." It would be much simpler for us to keep posting the random/interesting/funny pictures in the standard JS thread, alongside all the other random/interesting/funny pictures.

Thanks for listening[/rant]
-1 I am very happy that there is a separate COVID related thread for many of those.
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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #11 on: January 08, 2021, 01:30:39 PM »
-1 I am very happy that there is a separate COVID related thread for many of those.
Interesting. Can you explain your reasoning? Why can't we just have one thread for funny pictures?

Also, does your reasoning apply to politics?
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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #12 on: January 08, 2021, 01:30:42 PM »
Let the record reflect that I objected to the creation of this board.

I am bound by the majority vote and I will abide by all forum rules to the best of my ability. However, if the conversation here devolves into a fetid cesspool of unvarnished linguistic manure, let the record show that I shall hold no blame for it.
Devolve? it came from JS!
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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #13 on: January 08, 2021, 01:31:57 PM »
Devolve? it came from JS!
If you don't think things could get worse that JS, you haven't seen certain things.
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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #14 on: January 08, 2021, 01:33:01 PM »
Interesting. Can you explain your reasoning? Why can't we just have one thread for funny pictures?

Also, does your reasoning apply to politics?
Just to keep it separate. The point is to keep a thread of funny pictures and for it not to be a bunch of opinionated garbage that its only interest is for those who agree with it to laugh and those who disagree to roll their eyes.

It ABSOUTELY applies to politics, in fact it applies more so to politics than to COVID.
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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #15 on: January 08, 2021, 01:35:38 PM »
Just to keep it separate. The point is to keep a thread of funny pictures and for it not to be a bunch of opinionated garbage that its only interest is for those who agree with it to laugh and those who disagree to roll their eyes.

It ABSOUTELY applies to politics, in fact it applies more so to politics than to COVID.
I hear the reasoning. The issue is that so many pictures are somewhere in between, and to have three threads for each thing just gets so confusing. Should we also have a politics thread dedicated to

Random questions
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Corny Jokes & Bad Puns

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Pictures
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Pictures taken by you
Pictures from plane/airport
Members
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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #16 on: January 08, 2021, 01:37:35 PM »
I hear the reasoning. The issue is that so many pictures are somewhere in between, and to have three threads for each thing just gets so confusing. Should we also have a politics thread dedicated to

Random questions
Random posts
Jokes
Riddles
Corny Jokes & Bad Puns

Funny/strange/interesting threads:
Pictures
Videos
Tweets
Articles
Pictures taken by you
Pictures from plane/airport
Members
Flights
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Stories
Stories that happened to you
Instagram posts
Linkedin posts
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Think through each of those and tell me what you think my answer would be.
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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #17 on: January 08, 2021, 01:44:24 PM »
Think through each of those and tell me what you think my answer would be.
No
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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #18 on: January 08, 2021, 01:58:09 PM »
What's considered politics?

Would this thread belong here?
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Re: Welcome to the DDF Politics Board
« Reply #19 on: January 08, 2021, 01:59:03 PM »
You guys took the right board to sit and argue!

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