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I won the slow-roll !!!

Old 08-03-22, 02:42 PM
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Originally Posted by beng1 View Post
Or I am an aspiring writer of satire, but of course there is always a certain percentage of the population on the near side of the Bell Curve that mistakes it for actual reality.
We have a term for people who write "satirical" posts hoping to provoke responses.
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Old 08-03-22, 03:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug View Post
We have a term for people who write "satirical" posts hoping to provoke responses.
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Old 08-03-22, 03:16 PM
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Originally Posted by beng1 View Post
Or I am an aspiring writer of satire, but of course there is always a certain percentage of the population on the near side of the Bell Curve that mistakes it for actual reality.
Don’t quit your day job unless your day job is as an aspiring satirist.
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Old 08-03-22, 03:18 PM
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Originally Posted by hazetguy View Post
Next he’ll claim to have numerous KOMs.
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Old 08-03-22, 03:51 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Don’t quit your day job unless your day job is as an aspiring satirist.
If it is, he should prolly quit.
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Old 08-03-22, 08:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug View Post
We have a term for people who write "satirical" posts hoping to provoke responses.
And there is a term for people who respond seriously to satirical posts, "suckers".
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Old 08-03-22, 09:41 PM
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Originally Posted by beng1 View Post
Or I am an aspiring writer of satire?
No, because if you were a satirist, what you wrote would have been funny.
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Old 08-04-22, 03:26 AM
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Originally Posted by beng1 View Post
And there is a term for people who respond seriously to satirical posts, "suckers".
As noted immediately above, your posts are not satirical. Seriously.
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Old 08-04-22, 11:11 AM
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Kafka lives here. I can't separate the real from the flat-out insane.
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Old 08-04-22, 11:30 AM
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Guys, just try to enjoy the occasional offbeat threads and not get so personally offended. After all, nobody is forcing you to continue reading them. Am I right?
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Old 08-04-22, 01:32 PM
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Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
Guys, just try to enjoy the occasional offbeat threads and not get so personally offended. After all, nobody is forcing you to continue reading them. Am I right?
How will the OP hone his satirical writing skills without honest feedback from his intended audience? It would be a crime to stay silent and let him believe his posts were the slightest bit humorous.
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Old 08-04-22, 10:39 PM
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tl;dr
he's senile
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Old 08-04-22, 10:42 PM
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he's senile
I think that's the best case scenario.
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Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
Guys, just try to enjoy the occasional offbeat threads and not get so personally offended. After all, nobody is forcing you to continue reading them. Am I right?
I don't think people are getting personally offended- I think it's ptsd from TimTak. If you know, you know.
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Old 08-05-22, 04:32 AM
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Guess it’s now OK to start threads for the purpose of making people look like, and I quote, “suckers.” BF should add that to the rules.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Guess it’s now OK to start threads for the purpose of making people look like, and I quote, “suckers.” BF should add that to the rules.
My "satire" threads have been with the intent that most or all readers understand and appreciate the satire, not to... "provoke responses" and then shrug it off with a "LOLJK".
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Old 08-05-22, 12:23 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Guess it’s now OK to start threads for the purpose of making people look like, and I quote, “suckers.” BF should add that to the rules.
Isn't it somewhat comforting that you can be part of a group that can be suckered?
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Old 08-05-22, 12:28 PM
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Isn't it somewhat comforting that you can be part of a group that can be suckered?
I was onto him the day he poked his little head out from under his bridge.
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Old 08-05-22, 12:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug View Post
My "satire" threads have been with the intent that most or all readers understand and appreciate the satire, not to... "provoke responses" and then shrug it off with a "LOLJK".
Heh. Your post reminded me of this:


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The reason I enjoy your posts more than the other crap posters is you post pictures. We deserved to see how the golf club problem was solved and I have yet to see Larry's aero bar system. But here is a fine photo of the best vodka dumpster diving can produce.
I've changed my mind. Beng1 jumped the shark with this thread. Larry is back to being my number one crap poster.
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Old 08-12-22, 05:17 PM
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he's got video documentation ! LOL - i guess the other guy also has a shirtless pic up displaying some road rash on one of his threads too --- these guys may be completely legit !
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