Help for deranged posters

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Not sure what has happened but we seem to have acquired some very strange members and I wonder if there is help for them. What can be done for these poor sots?

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Not sure what has happened but we seem to have acquired some very strange members and I wonder if there is help for them. What can be done for these poor sots?

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Send them to Alaska, after all isn't that where the chief Kook lives. Or we could file compliants

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Mentor_1 wrote:

Not sure what has happened but we seem to have acquired some very strange members and I wonder if there is help for them. What can be done for these poor sots?

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Not sure what has happened but we seem to have acquired some very strange members and I wonder if there is help for them. What can be done for these poor sots?

As we know, Fox News and the Kochosphere employ people to promote their, for want of a better word, ideas on internet forums.  Presumably, each employee is allocated one or more forums, and, obviously, the smartest would get the New York Times and the next smartest CNN and so on down the line.  I don't imagine DPR is that high on the priority list at Fox, so we have got the work experience kids supervised by guys who were out of their depth on the Wisconsin Poultry Farmers' Association discussion forums.

Another option - and I think this applies particularly to the Princess - is that some at least of these "people" are actually computer programs.  That would account for the sense of total disconnection from reality you get reading their posts.

In either case I don't see why we would want to help them.

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It's not about ignoring them, it's about enjoying them and their antics while at the same time striving to improve their lot, is it possible? Imagine this forum without all the character.

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Mentor_1 wrote:

Not sure what has happened but we seem to have acquired some very strange members and I wonder if there is help for them. What can be done for these poor sots?

Maybe you could have Rob Ford talk them and teach them some social skills.

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Henry Schobin wrote:

Mentor_1 wrote:

Not sure what has happened but we seem to have acquired some very strange members and I wonder if there is help for them. What can be done for these poor sots?

Maybe you could have Rob Ford talk them and teach them some social skills.

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Obviously he has already taught you Henry, how's that working for you? AAaaahhhh,,, not well I see.

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Mentor_1 wrote:

Not sure what has happened but we seem to have acquired some very strange members and I wonder if there is help for them. What can be done for these poor sots?

As we know, Fox News and the Kochosphere employ people to promote their, for want of a better word, ideas on internet forums.

Not directly.  They employ PR agencies to do this and other 'astro-turfing'.  Deniability.

Presumably, each employee is allocated one or more forums, and, obviously, the smartest would get the New York Times and the next smartest CNN and so on down the line. I don't imagine DPR is that high on the priority list at Fox, so we have got the work experience kids supervised by guys who were out of their depth on the Wisconsin Poultry Farmers' Association discussion forums.

Another option - and I think this applies particularly to the Princess - is that some at least of these "people" are actually computer programs. That would account for the sense of total disconnection from reality you get reading their posts.

In either case I don't see why we would want to help them.

Well, I do wonder if some of these 'persons' are, in fact, real human beings.  And if they are institutionalised.  Some give the impression of being potentially dangerous to others.

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Mentor_1 wrote:

Henry Schobin wrote:

Mentor_1 wrote:

Not sure what has happened but we seem to have acquired some very strange members and I wonder if there is help for them. What can be done for these poor sots?

Maybe you could have Rob Ford talk them and teach them some social skills.

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Obviously he has already taught you Henry, how's that working for you?

Never met the man, however, I wouldn't be surprised if the two of you were best friends.

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It's not about ignoring them, it's about enjoying them and their antics while at the same time striving to improve their lot, is it possible? Imagine this forum without all the character.

Antics..... is that what you call some of these inane posts?

If this keeps up a lot of good people are going to tire of wading through this cesspool and just leave.

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Mentor_1 wrote:

It's not about ignoring them, it's about enjoying them and their antics while at the same time striving to improve their lot, is it possible? Imagine this forum without all the character.

Antics..... is that what you call some of these inane posts?

If this keeps up a lot of good people are going to tire of wading through this cesspool and just leave.

The "good" people are in other forums Don.

Anyone coming here for anything other than entertainment is an idiot.

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Henry Schobin wrote:

Don_D wrote:

Mentor_1 wrote:

It's not about ignoring them, it's about enjoying them and their antics while at the same time striving to improve their lot, is it possible? Imagine this forum without all the character.

Antics..... is that what you call some of these inane posts?

If this keeps up a lot of good people are going to tire of wading through this cesspool and just leave.

The "good" people are in other forums Don.

Anyone coming here for anything other than entertainment is an idiot.

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What do you think of this one, Henry, he's a doozy and quite entertaining at times although he does suffer from repetitive syndrome, posting the same gibberish constantly and never really contributing to the thread, nonetheless, entertaining.

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Don_D wrote:

Mentor_1 wrote:

It's not about ignoring them, it's about enjoying them and their antics while at the same time striving to improve their lot, is it possible? Imagine this forum without all the character.

Antics..... is that what you call some of these inane posts?

If this keeps up a lot of good people are going to tire of wading through this cesspool and just leave.

The "good" people are in other forums Don.

Anyone coming here for anything other than entertainment is an idiot.

That's easy for you to say, but I've had some good discussions here.

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Mentor_1 wrote:

Henry Schobin wrote:

Don_D wrote:

Mentor_1 wrote:

It's not about ignoring them, it's about enjoying them and their antics while at the same time striving to improve their lot, is it possible? Imagine this forum without all the character.

Antics..... is that what you call some of these inane posts?

If this keeps up a lot of good people are going to tire of wading through this cesspool and just leave.

The "good" people are in other forums Don.

Anyone coming here for anything other than entertainment is an idiot.

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What do you think of this one, Henry, he's a doozy and quite entertaining at times although he does suffer from repetitive syndrome, posting the same gibberish constantly and never really contributing to the thread, nonetheless, entertaining.

Henry's OK; I thought we were talking about the newcomers.

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Don_D wrote:

Mentor_1 wrote:

Henry Schobin wrote:

Don_D wrote:

Mentor_1 wrote:

It's not about ignoring them, it's about enjoying them and their antics while at the same time striving to improve their lot, is it possible? Imagine this forum without all the character.

Antics..... is that what you call some of these inane posts?

If this keeps up a lot of good people are going to tire of wading through this cesspool and just leave.

The "good" people are in other forums Don.

Anyone coming here for anything other than entertainment is an idiot.

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What do you think of this one, Henry, he's a doozy and quite entertaining at times although he does suffer from repetitive syndrome, posting the same gibberish constantly and never really contributing to the thread, nonetheless, entertaining.

Henry's OK; I thought we were talking about the newcomers.

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We are but Henry loves to jump in and say nothing about everything and so he becomes part of the discussion.

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Don_D wrote:

Henry Schobin wrote:

Don_D wrote:

Mentor_1 wrote:

It's not about ignoring them, it's about enjoying them and their antics while at the same time striving to improve their lot, is it possible? Imagine this forum without all the character.

Antics..... is that what you call some of these inane posts?

If this keeps up a lot of good people are going to tire of wading through this cesspool and just leave.

The "good" people are in other forums Don.

Anyone coming here for anything other than entertainment is an idiot.

I don't think that's true. I've had some good discussions here.

I know it's not 100% true, but face it, there are much better places to go for good discussions.

An outcast forum, hidden away on an obscure website is not one of them. 

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Mentor_1 wrote:

Henry Schobin wrote:

Don_D wrote:

Mentor_1 wrote:

It's not about ignoring them, it's about enjoying them and their antics while at the same time striving to improve their lot, is it possible? Imagine this forum without all the character.

Antics..... is that what you call some of these inane posts?

If this keeps up a lot of good people are going to tire of wading through this cesspool and just leave.

The "good" people are in other forums Don.

Anyone coming here for anything other than entertainment is an idiot.

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What do you think of this one, Henry,

Don's OK.   You should just worry about yourself.

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Mentor_1 wrote:

Don_D wrote:

Mentor_1 wrote:

Henry Schobin wrote:

Don_D wrote:

Mentor_1 wrote:

It's not about ignoring them, it's about enjoying them and their antics while at the same time striving to improve their lot, is it possible? Imagine this forum without all the character.

Antics..... is that what you call some of these inane posts?

If this keeps up a lot of good people are going to tire of wading through this cesspool and just leave.

The "good" people are in other forums Don.

Anyone coming here for anything other than entertainment is an idiot.

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What do you think of this one, Henry, he's a doozy and quite entertaining at times although he does suffer from repetitive syndrome, posting the same gibberish constantly and never really contributing to the thread, nonetheless, entertaining.

Henry's OK; I thought we were talking about the newcomers.

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We are but Henry loves to jump in and say nothing about everything and so he becomes part of the discussion.

I got another flash light today.

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Take advantage of your wacky government provided health system and get seen by a psychiatrist.  

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