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    Quote Originally Posted by Carygrant View Post
    Missed that .
    So I now appear in your dreams ? Let's hope you manage to absorb some simple home truths because your knowledge of multi - culturism is non existent . It's funny that you imagine you know about a country that you have never visited and odd that every statement you make is between 95 and100% misinformed or just silly .
    Clearly you have had a very damaged history wherever you have laid your head in Hilly Billy Land .
    You need to visit Team GB for inspiration and hope . Forget about your age .
    Get yourself into the 21st century before you wake up , dead .
    Is the room still spinning, Cary?

    http://thepoliticalforums.com/thread...hlight=Cameron

    You helped prove me right! Thanks for that.

    Multiculturalism has failed in the UK.

    BTW, there is no hyphen or space in multiculturalism. It's one word. It's spelled F-A-I-L-U-R-E.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Obvious View Post
    OK then, what would you have us do?

    I've posed this question more than a few times and it's gone nowhere. So should Cigar be banned? Moderated? If we're going to be consistent, then everyone who posts an off-color remark on a thread is subject to moderation.

    So we can have it either way - not both ways. We can increase the moderation to the extent that only on-topic replies are acceptable and anything near the belt is actionable.

    Do you or anyone else want the latter? Be careful what you wish for.
    Why are off color remarks OK? Does name calling and coarse language really enhance a post? Isn't it really an excuse not to have to articulate your opinion - a cheap defense?
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    Quote Originally Posted by garyo View Post
    I for one don't care what the troll says in his posts, the problem I have is he tries to dominate these boards constantly copying and pasting over and over to the point of just completely obscuring any chance of dialog. When I first came on here it was a weekend and it was a great forum but when Monday rolled around here came this trolling $#@! and I know he's being paid because he is only on here Mon-Fri 8-5, as far as TM she's harmless because she has nothing to contribute. On any forum right vs left there is going to be strong feelings and name calling, but not a contemptuous spammer, that's what should be banned, period.
    What if he has a night job?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Who View Post
    Why are off color remarks OK? Does name calling and coarse language really enhance a post? Isn't it really an excuse not to have to articulate your opinion - a cheap defense?
    Not censoring is the issue.

    Moderating excess is another story.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister D View Post
    Is the room still spinning, Cary?


    You helped prove me right! Thanks for that.

    Multiculturalism has failed in the UK.

    BTW, there is no hyphen or space in multiculturalism. It's one word. It's spelled F-A-I-L-U-R-E.

    The bitterness of an octogenarian , who may have exposed himself frequently , but never to British multi- culturism .
    You write your American labels the ways you need , we will write them as they really are .
    Now let's see how many shootings we have had in Team GB this week .
    Not one?
    Surprise , surprise .

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    yeah, so what exactly does trolling mean ? sorry to be dense. Just have not heard the term ( i dont get out much )

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    Quote Originally Posted by littlejohn View Post
    yeah, so what exactly does trolling mean ? sorry to be dense. Just have not heard the term ( i dont get out much )
    Just posting insults and not really engaging in the discussion.
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    Quote Originally Posted by littlejohn View Post
    yeah, so what exactly does trolling mean ? sorry to be dense. Just have not heard the term ( i dont get out much )
    It means many things to many people few of whom stop to define it. I think some, many use it to mean anything that annoys them.

    I would define it as posting something inflammatory and not following it up with discussion when challenged--we all post things that might be considered by another as inflammatory, but you're not trolling if you are willing to discuss it. A troll will not discuss, or will follow up with more inflammatory posts, he's looking for a fight.

    Technically, from a bit of research around the Internet, trolling is one poster posting something inflammatory to get other posters to fight among themselves while the troll looks on.

    Our policy (hi, I'm a moderator :-)) is that we ask members to ignore those they consider trolls. If that doesn't work, we, the mods, will do something, eventually.

    Thanks for the question!!

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    I ignore the idiots, there are quite a few. When someone else quotes them I occassionally ridicule them and move on. Stupid people irritate me more than anything on earth, and I've said some pretty mean $#@! to them. I have no apology for it. They are beneath contempt.

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