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  • Re: RIP IN PIECES PO PIMPUS 2006-2017, THEN 2017-2018

    Preppy: Please make it a permanent ban in po's case. The man is simply unreachable and no amount of reasoning, sympathetic communication, or... well, fucking anything at all whatsoever gets through to this stupid ass. I tried for years, literally years, and he just kept getting worse and worse.
    Jack_Frost wrote: »
    He really has autism

    This really isn't a useful diagnosis. I know plenty of autistic people who are actually quite well behaved and have a lot to contribute to a discussion... they just have odd quirks.

    po isn't autistic as far as I can tell. His problem is that he has this incredibly deep desire to be Right about things. He's passionate about all sorts of topics, and often feels like he's the only 'sane man' in any given gathering. That he's somehow the defender of fun and justice and right and goodness in gaming, and everyone else is out to ban fun forever and play bad games forever. If I sound like I'm reducing this to very childlike terms, that's because po's level of thinking over the years has declined into... well, childish outbursts!

    I do suspect some kind of mental illness is involved, though I couldn't guess as to whether the cause is physical (that is, literally some physical problem in his head is affecting his brain function... which turned out to be my problem a few years ago and I normalized as soon as a surgeon cut the problem out of my head) or situational/social.

    It's a shame. When I first met him, he had strong opinions but good intentions and could usually back up his points. Back then, he had value as someone who could challenge popular opinions and make sure they were justified, or correct outright misinformed opinions. Unfortunately, he got worse over time. Much worse.

    Since none of us have been able to get through to him and he refuses to get help for his issues, I have no problem saying "good riddance" and hope po remains banned permanently. He really has little to contribute, and irritates so many people so often that... well, he's not a troll but he has the same damaging effects as one. The SRK Smash 4 crowd steadily died off mostly because we were fucking tired of dealing with his stupidity.
  • Re: Super Smash Bros. General 2.0 - Git Gud or Whine Trying

    UnSaxon51 wrote: »
    Hopping in here one more time.
    Thanks for the memories and laughs y'all.

    You too, but we can still keep in touch. @UnSaxon51 I'll get in touch with you on Steam.

    Edit: Also, holy shit, po. Even in this community's dying days, you have to act like this? Fucking stop. Just goddamn fucking stop, and for once show some dignity. I know that's hard for you for whatever reason, but seriously. This is not the time or place. Knock it the hell off.
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  • Re: MvC Infinite CHARACTER Speculation/Request Thread

    Holy shit, Magegg. Your roster... makes sense for the most part and is likable!

    Which is precisely why we can't have it.

    Which is a shame, I would have totally gone for most of your picks. I think the only ones I'd dispute are Arthur (CapCom deserves to be in, but it should be in someone else's slot as Arthur is a big part of the company's early history) and that's... really about it. All the others basically fit well.
  • Re: The Ameяican Government Thread

    I wouldn't call it a non-issue. A minor issue, yes. There are far worse things trump does than going off on twitter-blocking sprees. I don't intend to spend much time focusing on it beyond what we've already discussed, really.
  • Re: The Ameяican Government Thread

    Wasted wrote: »
    Withholding your own speech (tweets) from a certain audience (the blocked user/s), is well within your own 1st Amendment right.

    Not when it's government speech by a government official discussing government policy or trying to influence the population in regard to government policy. This would be like if he published something government-related in a newspaper and then tried to forbid certain citizens from reading that newspaper.
    Your right to free speech includes the right to choose whom to speak to - so long as no laws are being violated (you can't for example, refuse to testify if subpoenaed).

    Not when it's regularly used as a venue by the government official for government-related postings.
    Additionally, Trump's Twitter account is not protected. If you are being blocked by him, you can literally sign out of Twitter and view them.

    The protections in question being shoddy does not change the principle of the matter. What he is doing is wrong. Ineffective, just as you've described, but still wrong.