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Old 03-07-24, 04:40 PM
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I fail to understand how this forum exists when the moderators become enraged when anything "political" is mentioned. It is the politicians that determine what gets funded and which laws are created and which laws are actually enforced.
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Old 03-07-24, 05:53 PM
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Simple fix, just sign up for access to P&R
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It's a question of being to walk along s cliff without humping off.

If your political comment is on point re: bike advocacy it won't raise any flags.

OTOH if you drift off to more general political philosophy, then, being fair that's no longer about bikes.

In any case, griping is pointless. If you have something political about bikes to say, just say it and let the chips fall where they may.

That's how the Mods earn the big bucks.
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Originally Posted by Calsun
I fail to understand how this forum exists when the moderators become enraged when anything "political" is mentioned. It is the politicians that determine what gets funded and which laws are created and which laws are actually enforced.
I don't think you can lay all the blame on our long suffering moderators. I suspect in the majority of post deletions, thread closures or censures/banishment of posters, it was a thinner skinned colleague that flagged a post they didn't like and that brought the entire thread under scrutiny. As FB notes, a single reference to the political angle of a topic won't arouse much emotion anywhere. If it leads to argument then all bets are off.
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You donít have the freedom to write whatever you want here. Donít like the rules? Donít play the game. Problem solved. I donít understand why some cannot grasp this.
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You don’t have the freedom to write whatever you want here. Don’t like the rules? Don’t play the game. Problem solved. I don’t understand why some cannot grasp this.
Just go back to your safe space comrade.
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Just go back to your safe space comrade.
Saucy riposte.
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Saucy riposte.
The toe the line posting was quite communistic and I just couldn't resist poking the bear because it is so much fun to do so.
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The toe-the-line posting was quite Communistic, and I just couldn't resist poking the bear, because it is so much fun to do so.
Prince Feisal : "With Major Lawrence, mercy is a passion. With me, it is merely good manners. You may judge which motive is the more reliable."
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