LGBT My soapbox

Discussion in 'Lifestyle' started by Ferron, Mar 28, 2005.

  1. Ferron

    Ferron So yes, I'll see you there.

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    I am trying to understand the Mods stance on the words "fag" and "faggot."

    In essence, people on OT are using "fag" and "faggot" as synonyms for anything/one stupid/wrong/bad/different. It is only a bannable offense if the person happens to be homosexual???

    So for argument's sake, I could decide that I wanted the use "nigger" as a synonym for thief/liar/criminal, and this would only be bannable if the person happened to be African American. (I would never do this, but just for the sake of argument)

    How does that make any sense:dunno: What about taking into 'context' the social meaning those words hold and how they are applying in the real world and not hiding behind the luxury of veiled 'abstractness'.

    /soapbox
     
  2. [Bartleby]

    [Bartleby] New Member

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    Well start writing down names my homosexual brother..

    The Revolution is coming! :bowdown:
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    .. lol :x:
     
  3. [Bartleby]

    [Bartleby] New Member

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    lol, oh and with regard to that fist.. no pun intended.. hehe
     
  4. RedGoober4Life

    RedGoober4Life New Member

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    A lot of the mods here....well I am not sure how they manage to breathe let alone be mods here. You just gotta....not care, lol
     
  5. NOVAJock

    NOVAJock Modded & Underrated

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    :squint: :squint::hammer:
     
  6. bioyuki

    bioyuki Ich habe Angst

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    Trust me, this issue has been raised a gazillion times. It won't change until American culture changes. :dunno:
     
  7. Ferron

    Ferron So yes, I'll see you there.

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    Agreed, but it doesn't hurt anything and could help things if OT became a trendsetter in tolerance.

    :noes: My rainbow-colored glasses are making me unrealistically idealistic.
     
  8. RedGoober4Life

    RedGoober4Life New Member

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    Well of course I wasn't talking about you. But I'm sure you know what I mean. :)
     
  9. Sam Gamgee

    Sam Gamgee Every tool is a weapon if you hold it right. OT Supporter

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    All mods suck

    And NOVAJock sucks the best of all, or so they tell me.
     
  10. NOVAJock

    NOVAJock Modded & Underrated

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  11. Diesel Freak

    Diesel Freak ♂♂ Closet Crew OT Supporter

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    That made me smile. :)

    I stay out of the main forums for the most part... usually due to the lack of tolerance displayed by a lot of members. :(

    :ughug:
     
  12. Ferron

    Ferron So yes, I'll see you there.

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    That's sad. The main forum can be fun. You should give it at try.:bigthumb:
     
  13. Diesel Freak

    Diesel Freak ♂♂ Closet Crew OT Supporter

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    I poke around a bit in the other forums, but there are so many places to visit here. That, combined with various other forums (cars and whatnot), doesn't leave much surfing time. So the time that I do have, I spend here. :wavey:

    FS is a fun place too. :big grin:
     

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