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Offline Wretched Excess

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Re: The Cave's membership is growing fast
« Reply #75 on: January 10, 2008, 11:10:04 PM »



true enough... human beings arent static with ideas or thoughts that never change..

I agree that there are rifts within online message boards, and that splitter groups develop.  But I disagree vehemently that what happened to the mother board bore even a faint resemblance to anything that would have occurred naturally, had it not been for a single individual, and the totality of his conduct over a long period of time.

the problem was resolvable in a much less painful way for everyone concerned than 100 people (at last count) walking out the door in disgust.

saying that this last episode was in any way a "natural" event is to fundamentally miss the point, or perhaps intentionally ignore the point.  I'm not getting snitty with you, I just obviously have very a very strong opinion on the subject.



i know you do, and i didnt take it as snitty... my comment was only directed at zeus, not CU as a whole.

i certainly dont think it was a natural occurrence either. i dont begrudge gator, or anyone else, their whacky opinions, but when i constantly hear how much fun it was for just the first four original members, well.. i tend to think that's how they'd like it to be. just the four of them.

If Gator keeps stiring the pot then all they will have left is 4 people.

but one of them will be happy.  that's all that matters.

There will always be five.  You forgot about LogansPapa.  He's a jewel.  :mental:

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Re: The Cave's membership is growing fast
« Reply #76 on: January 11, 2008, 06:18:46 AM »
I have a habit of moving from board to board every few years.  Incidents like the Ronulan Hordes and asshole management are usually what provokes it.
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Re: The Cave's membership is growing fast
« Reply #77 on: January 11, 2008, 06:51:19 AM »
I loved CU, I invited all of my online friends to join.  Many did.  However Gator's hatred of Jews drove most of them off.  It made CU look like Stormfront Jr.  I just ignored what he said but to a newbie it is kind of shocking.  :(
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Re: The Cave's membership is growing fast
« Reply #78 on: January 11, 2008, 11:09:35 AM »



true enough... human beings arent static with ideas or thoughts that never change..

I agree that there are rifts within online message boards, and that splitter groups develop.  But I disagree vehemently that what happened to the mother board bore even a faint resemblance to anything that would have occurred naturally, had it not been for a single individual, and the totality of his conduct over a long period of time.

the problem was resolvable in a much less painful way for everyone concerned than 100 people (at last count) walking out the door in disgust.

saying that this last episode was in any way a "natural" event is to fundamentally miss the point, or perhaps intentionally ignore the point.  I'm not getting snitty with you, I just obviously have very a very strong opinion on the subject.



i know you do, and i didnt take it as snitty... my comment was only directed at zeus, not CU as a whole.

i certainly dont think it was a natural occurrence either. i dont begrudge gator, or anyone else, their whacky opinions, but when i constantly hear how much fun it was for just the first four original members, well.. i tend to think that's how they'd like it to be. just the four of them.

If Gator keeps stiring the pot then all they will have left is 4 people.

Stirring the pot is one thing but he is out of control. When he ran Kharis off with his nasty comments that really pissed me off and then he promotes an overthrow of the board by ronbots. This is not the behavior I would expect from an administrator, too bad really. :mental:


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Re: The Cave's membership is growing fast
« Reply #79 on: January 11, 2008, 11:20:51 AM »
Picking up  a couple of new members every day. Yea.  :lmao: Many of the good wood (CC members) has left the dead wood behind.  :rotf: :tongue:

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Re: The Cave's membership is growing fast
« Reply #80 on: January 11, 2008, 11:24:47 AM »
Picking up  a couple of new members every day. Yea.  :lmao: Many of the good wood (CC members) has left the dead wood behind.  :rotf: :tongue:



I say 110 members in 2 weeks is pretty damn good. Of course, a lot of it has to do with a certain "moral clarity" (more like moral calamity) admin over at RU pissing people off and them coming over here. Oh well, it's all good.


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Re: The Cave's membership is growing fast
« Reply #81 on: January 11, 2008, 07:36:01 PM »
It is said that branches draw their life from the vine. Each is separate yet all are one as they share one life giving stem . The Bible tells us we are called to a similar union in life, our lives with the life of God. We are incorporated into him; made sharers in his life. Apart from this union we can do nothing.

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Re: The Cave's membership is growing fast
« Reply #82 on: January 11, 2008, 07:44:20 PM »
I want to build up our DUmpster forum because the B/W forum at CU is dying...dying...dead.  That development will thrill the DUmmies....for only a moment, I hope.

I originally thought the DUmpster should be for mocking all liberals, but now I am not so sure.  We may need to keep the DUmpster dedicated to Democrat Underground.  Their baseless smug lunacy needs a special showcase.  We cannot count on B/W to be that showcase any longer.

Any thoughts?

Not a problem, got another name for all others? Mini-Dumpster? Trash Heap?

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Re: The Cave's membership is growing fast
« Reply #83 on: January 11, 2008, 07:49:20 PM »
I want to build up our DUmpster forum because the B/W forum at CU is dying...dying...dead.  That development will thrill the DUmmies....for only a moment, I hope.

I originally thought the DUmpster should be for mocking all liberals, but now I am not so sure.  We may need to keep the DUmpster dedicated to Democrat Underground.  Their baseless smug lunacy needs a special showcase.  We cannot count on B/W to be that showcase any longer.

Any thoughts?

Not a problem, got another name for all others? Mini-Dumpster? Trash Heap?

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Re: The Cave's membership is growing fast
« Reply #84 on: January 11, 2008, 07:54:04 PM »




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Re: The Cave's membership is growing fast
« Reply #85 on: January 11, 2008, 07:56:06 PM »
How many of you knew HookemHorns? Did she like Gator? I wanted to name the DUmpster that, but didn't out of respect. I don't want to see her idea die.
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Re: The Cave's membership is growing fast
« Reply #86 on: January 11, 2008, 08:00:52 PM »
How many of you knew HookemHorns? Did she like Gator? I wanted to name the DUmpster that, but didn't out of respect. I don't want to see her idea die.

I remember HookemHorns. Great person. Gator never attacked her. She died on Thanksgiving of 2005.
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Re: The Cave's membership is growing fast
« Reply #87 on: January 11, 2008, 08:01:05 PM »
How many of you knew HookemHorns? Did she like Gator? I wanted to name the DUmpster that, but didn't out of respect. I don't want to see her idea die.

Hookem was the classiest woman. I don't think she would have taken Gator's side in this issue. She was articulate and passionate about conservativism.
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