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Caledonian
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« on: October 03, 2017, 02:36:47 pm »

I don't know if anyone shared this before, because the article seems pretty dated.
 but i ran into this website, which is going on ranting about and making fun of our forum

http://www.somethingawful.com/weekend-web/steampunk-forum/1/

i thought maybe some of you would want to know, expecially if your posts are quoted on there.
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« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2017, 03:37:03 pm »

Actually that was pretty tame by their standards. Could have been a lot more insulting...

That place is looking a bit dead these days, used to be quite a major website back then.
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« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2017, 04:52:08 pm »

Actually that was pretty tame by their standards. Could have been a lot more insulting...

That place is looking a bit dead these days, used to be quite a major website back then.
I had no idea
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« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2017, 06:28:49 pm »

I don't know if anyone shared this before, because the article seems pretty dated.
 but i ran into this website, which is going on ranting about and making fun of our forum

http://www.somethingawful.com/weekend-web/steampunk-forum/1/

i thought maybe some of you would want to know, expecially if your posts are quoted on there.


I shouldn't worry about it too much given how old the article is and the fact that almost all of the people who's posts were featured are no longer active here.

That and judging by a quick poke around the site it seems to have been created to host as much outrage-mongering opinionated cr*p as possible in the name of being 'edgy' and making a feeble attempt to be "funny".
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« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2017, 06:48:56 pm »

My local super's web servers block that website.... Probably dodgy sources are tied into it.
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« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2017, 10:36:48 pm »

Believe Mechanical Man is still around, but really, what a waste of bandwidth!
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« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2017, 12:52:32 am »

Part & parcel of being a Steampunk isn't it?  (Being made fun of that is)
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« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2017, 04:24:37 am »

meh, boring.

my frozen hamburger is a better roast than anything they could muster.
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« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2017, 10:30:16 am »

2nd quoted post.
Me.
And it still stands....

'You Sir, are the biggest spanner in the works.''

Anyone actually know this Chris 'Kewpuh' Binkley? He seems to have posted a lot of crap in 2009 and 2010 but nothing after that.

Perhaps he died.
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« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2017, 10:50:16 am »

Anyone actually know this Chris 'Kewpuh' Binkley? He seems to have posted a lot of crap in 2009 and 2010 but nothing after that.

Perhaps he died.


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« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2017, 03:36:41 pm »

Looks like one of these pages? where frustrated losers let off steam.. I would just ignore this.
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« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2017, 03:39:20 pm »

Looks like one of these pages? where frustrated losers let off steam.. I would just ignore this.

I would as well. But i couldn't just let it pass and not inform the people on this site. That just seemed wrong
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« Reply #12 on: October 05, 2017, 11:26:00 am »

Looks like one of these pages? where frustrated losers let off steam.. I would just ignore this.

I would as well. But i couldn't just let it pass and not inform the people on this site. That just seemed wrong

I'd say you did the right thing. I can't imagine that I'd appreciate having my online postings presented for public ridicule, and if nothing else, you've given the chance for a bit of schadenfreude.
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« Reply #13 on: October 05, 2017, 08:38:21 pm »

Looks like one of these pages? where frustrated losers let off steam.. I would just ignore this.

I would as well. But i couldn't just let it pass and not inform the people on this site. That just seemed wrong

I'd say you did the right thing. I can't imagine that I'd appreciate having my online postings presented for public ridicule, and if nothing else, you've given the chance for a bit of schadenfreude.

Yeah, but even if you found out there were disparaging remarks about one of your posts somewhere, what, if any, could you do about it? Like the comments about my Sony laptop on the Internet, or when people stole my photos by cutting off the (giant sized) copyright advisory
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« Reply #14 on: October 06, 2017, 04:13:21 am »

Looks like one of these pages? where frustrated losers let off steam.. I would just ignore this.

I would as well. But i couldn't just let it pass and not inform the people on this site. That just seemed wrong

I'd say you did the right thing. I can't imagine that I'd appreciate having my online postings presented for public ridicule, and if nothing else, you've given the chance for a bit of schadenfreude.

Yeah, but even if you found out there were disparaging remarks about one of your posts somewhere, what, if any, could you do about it? Like the comments about my Sony laptop on the Internet, or when people stole my photos by cutting off the (giant sized) copyright advisory

Therein is the rub-
the web is the new lawless frontier.
once you post photos on the interwebs, you might as well consider them already stolen. Unless you hire the Yakuza, There is no recourse,
as the Law Enforcement Agencies are undermanned, overwhelmed and waaaaaaayyyyyy behind the curve.

Regarding comments, mockings, etc,  the web is the psudo-anonymous avenue of the unwashed uncultured trolls. Again, little to no recourse.

one reason that I seldom post photos, and ignore the "mocking sites" ....

It's a mind-over-matter thing.

I don't mind cuz they don't matter.

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« Reply #15 on: October 06, 2017, 07:32:16 am »

Huh! I've been laughed at by far better people than them...
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« Reply #16 on: October 06, 2017, 10:41:40 am »

Huh! I've been laughed at by far better people than them...

I can go to far better places than the internet to be laughed at/abused. Pretty much any family gathering for example....
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« Reply #17 on: October 06, 2017, 11:11:33 am »

Huh! I've been laughed at by far better people than them...

I can go to far better places than the internet to be laughed at/abused. Pretty much any family gathering for example....

this comment suddenly got sad
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