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2T Vs. 3T pop culture
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(06-28-2016, 07:16 PM)Ragnarök_62 Wrote:
taramarie Wrote:It is interesting that Eric has decided to restart this debate again. I thought we were all done and dusted but he seems to like to be smacked around by someone he apparently has on "ignore."

Eric used to have huge ignore list on the old forum.  
Tara started it, as she always does. Her problem is that she thinks she can change me. ha ha!

Not long ago, I had no-one on ignore. After about 14 years, I decided to put Glick on ignore because of his long posts and red print. But soon after that, mostly new-to-the-forum Gen Xers decided to unleash unprecedented levels of stubborn anger and insult on me and others, and I decided to put them on ignore after it was clear dialogue was impossible. But I can always look at their posts if I choose. It appears to be a deterioration in the quality of posters as Gen X and early millennials became more prominent on the forum, some of whom have a hatred of boomers like me, and probably also as the book itself became more and more in the past, the forum became more of an irrelevant free-for-all for trolls and near-trolls. I explained all this before, of course.

But I am probably just hooked on the idea and technology of a forum like this, and the breadth of this forum as opposed to others.

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Quote: He chooses instead to ignore them as it is to do with changing culture. His opinion (in his opinion) is correct and true and ours not so much. I notice what others say and take account of that and he continues to stand firm that he is correct. I think this is a prime example of a civic vs prophet debate.

I rather think this is just Eric being Eric. I guarantee that if Vandal'72 popped in here, you'd get entertained.

You are closer to the truth than Taramarie; that's not hard. My issue with her is that she wants to tell me what to say and get others to back her up.

Quote:One can see others and the other thinks our mind set and with it culture should change to suit him and be damned our opinion.

I have my views on culture. People expressing views is what a forum is for, not for giving posters advice about changing their behavior.

Quote:Let's see. 
1. I saw an Eric post where he got on his soapbox about "Reaganiods, etc."  I guess that sort of fits within the bounds of the thread's topic.

As I explained, my soapbox was just stating facts as I know them.

Quote:2. Eric will put folks on ignore, but will go off and peak at their posts. Make sense?  To moi, not really. Big Grin 
I always have hope for peace and reconciliation and for people to come to their senses and be reasonable. I guess that's just my 60s idealism. It really probably is wrong; it's hard to imagine Galen not calling me Obtuse, or Tara stop demanding that I stop saying 3T pop American culture is the worst and trying to get others to shame me for it. Probably ain't gonna happen. Or Vandal or Kinser to engage in an actual dialogue. Not likely to happen.

Quote:3. Let's ponder Eric's "ear" for stuff. I guess those ears must be kinda big: Since my ears aren't nearly that big, I certainly don't have an "ear for <insert yucky music>" here.

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I have always been told that my ears are more sensitive than those of most other folks. Of course, my mouth is pretty big too.
"I close my eyes, and I can see a better day" -- Justin Bieber

Keep the spirit alive;
Eric M
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2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 06-20-2016, 11:23 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-22-2016, 08:00 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by pbrower2a - 06-22-2016, 10:39 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 06-22-2016, 11:21 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-22-2016, 11:34 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-22-2016, 11:43 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by pbrower2a - 06-23-2016, 09:07 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 06-22-2016, 11:28 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-22-2016, 11:38 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 06-23-2016, 09:47 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-23-2016, 02:44 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 06-23-2016, 09:52 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 06-23-2016, 04:15 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-23-2016, 04:34 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-23-2016, 04:38 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 06-28-2016, 01:31 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-28-2016, 02:03 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-28-2016, 02:11 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Galen - 06-28-2016, 02:12 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-28-2016, 02:18 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 06-28-2016, 10:11 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-28-2016, 02:26 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-28-2016, 02:28 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 06-28-2016, 10:13 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-28-2016, 04:15 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 06-28-2016, 04:30 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-28-2016, 04:52 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-28-2016, 05:07 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Ragnarök_62 - 06-28-2016, 07:16 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-28-2016, 07:44 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-28-2016, 11:36 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-28-2016, 05:14 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 06-28-2016, 05:16 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-28-2016, 05:26 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-28-2016, 05:31 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 06-28-2016, 05:30 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-28-2016, 05:33 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 06-29-2016, 01:12 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 06-29-2016, 01:27 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 07-01-2016, 11:23 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 07-01-2016, 11:33 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 07-01-2016, 02:58 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 07-08-2016, 11:38 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 07-08-2016, 04:04 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 07-08-2016, 04:51 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 07-08-2016, 06:30 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 07-08-2016, 06:39 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 07-08-2016, 06:46 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 08-03-2016, 01:53 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 08-03-2016, 02:06 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 08-03-2016, 02:17 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 08-03-2016, 02:29 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 08-03-2016, 02:40 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 08-03-2016, 02:49 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by gabrielle - 08-05-2016, 12:20 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 08-05-2016, 12:48 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 08-03-2016, 06:22 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 08-03-2016, 08:08 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by MillsT_98 - 08-03-2016, 11:35 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 08-04-2016, 12:29 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by MillsT_98 - 08-04-2016, 01:43 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 08-04-2016, 01:47 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by MillsT_98 - 08-04-2016, 01:53 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 08-04-2016, 01:55 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 08-03-2016, 11:26 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 08-03-2016, 11:38 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by MillsT_98 - 08-03-2016, 11:48 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 08-03-2016, 11:52 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 08-04-2016, 12:33 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 08-03-2016, 11:55 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 08-04-2016, 01:54 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by MillsT_98 - 08-04-2016, 06:04 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 08-04-2016, 07:45 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 08-04-2016, 02:13 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by MillsT_98 - 08-04-2016, 06:06 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by taramarie - 08-04-2016, 07:31 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 08-05-2016, 12:40 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 08-11-2016, 04:52 PM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Eric the Green - 10-04-2016, 01:20 AM
RE: 2T Vs. 3T pop culture - by Ragnarök_62 - 10-04-2016, 02:16 AM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by Ragnarök_62 - 06-21-2016, 12:12 AM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by Ragnarök_62 - 06-21-2016, 05:23 PM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by Eric the Green - 06-21-2016, 11:10 PM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by Ragnarök_62 - 06-21-2016, 11:24 PM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by taramarie - 06-22-2016, 12:10 AM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by Eric the Green - 06-22-2016, 12:54 AM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by Eric the Green - 06-22-2016, 12:59 AM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by Eric the Green - 06-22-2016, 01:01 AM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by Ragnarök_62 - 06-22-2016, 12:22 PM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by Eric the Green - 06-22-2016, 12:27 PM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by taramarie - 06-22-2016, 02:35 PM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by Eric the Green - 06-22-2016, 03:19 PM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by Eric the Green - 06-22-2016, 03:38 PM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by taramarie - 06-22-2016, 03:47 PM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by taramarie - 06-22-2016, 03:52 PM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by Eric the Green - 06-22-2016, 04:02 PM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by taramarie - 06-22-2016, 04:28 PM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by Eric the Green - 06-22-2016, 05:00 PM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by taramarie - 06-22-2016, 05:06 PM
RE: Debate about Gun Control - by taramarie - 06-22-2016, 05:07 PM

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