Everything is too venomous at other sites

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  1. Parralax view

    Parralax view New Member

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    Slowly, I'm removing myself from news sites and other places that allow comment due to the venom that is spewed by many. It's just not worth it any longer and I prefer controlled and instructive places such as this. I'm sure that there are many that have tired of the whole thing that we have no control about, besides, Guitars don't take sides and talk back in the most lovely way...that is all.
     
  2. veinbuster

    veinbuster Freeze zone

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    Yeah, many sites need a pretty big filter if you bother to visit at all.
     
  3. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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    I read some of those... I don’t know why I do it.

    What’s up with people calling other people cuckolds? I don’t really consider that a great burn. If someone called me that, I’d be like “Nah, that’s not my thing... but you do you. No judgment.”
     
  4. gush

    gush I'm not a new member!!!!

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    I don't even know what that means.
     
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  5. AP515

    AP515 Mostly Normal

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    The anonymity of the internet has made warriors out of wimps. At least in words. It's an ugly thing. I prefer to stay on sites that promote civility and friendship.
     
  6. John

    John https://deathbenotproud.bandcamp.com

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    It's the same for a plethora of Facebook groups, for what it's worth. Some of the ones I've seen, or my peers shared with me, are absolute cesspools of cringe and toxic interactions.
    On the bright side if others can see it as such, it does provide for quite a bit of laughable comedic material, albeit unintentional way more often than not.
     
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  7. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    This is a comfy, well organized place filled with great people.
    Win!
     
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  8. Herr Squid

    Herr Squid I was severely impressed

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    Has to be said: they're all about judginess.

    Fortunately there are good things in the interwebz still, this being one of my favorite refuges.
     
  9. walrus

    walrus New Member

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    The only other forum I'm on is LetsTalkGuild. As informative and friendly as this one. I'm sure there are others. But once you get into politics, news of the day, celebrities, etc. and let people spew, I'm out.
     
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  10. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    It’s a sad but true state of affairs. Good ‘ol social media and human beings. :(

    Good group here. :)
     
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  11. Warmart

    Warmart PRS noob

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    This place definitely proves that there's still hope. TGP sure is terrible - to even glance through it is misery.
     
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  12. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Can't beat you fine folks! I go almost no where else.
     
  13. goat-n-gitter

    goat-n-gitter Dismembered

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    +1000!
    This forum is a great place to hang out! I refuse to participate in true social media, never even created any accounts. Just this and a couple other forums for me. This is definitely the best!
     
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  14. Hotblack Desiato

    Hotblack Desiato New Member

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    Hmmm, all this sounds like fightin' talk.

    Seriously though, I think you'll find PRS attracts a better class of clientele. However the best is across at the Dumble amp forum; I've heard you have to present a letter from your bank manager before they allow you to sign up. Plus if anyone offends you, you can have your butler fight a duel on your behalf.
     
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  15. xjbebop

    xjbebop Yippy ki yay!

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    I made that move (or re-move, if you will...) at least 4-5 years ago.
    There are still a couple of friendly, civil sites, like this one, at present time.

    So many of the other (and older) sites are too much like a kindergarten playground...
    "Never argue with an idiot. They will only bring you down to their level and beat you with experience."
    " Arguing with idiots is like play chess with a pigeon.. No matter how good you are, it will still poop on the board and strut around like it won.."
     
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  16. Tucson Thump

    Tucson Thump Mint Heavy Relic

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    There is a French saying that translates to "It's the empty barrels that make the most noise."
     
  17. walrus

    walrus New Member

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    No social media for me either. I have a life that involves real people and real things...
     
  18. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    The world is becoming too polarized. People are hating openly again, like it’s 90 years ago. It’s a very sad state of affairs.

    This site and very few others are a welcome relief!
     
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  19. Big Mike

    Big Mike This space for rent

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    The mods try but people need to make a forum what it is. Too often folks complain but don’t post any positive content nor will they alert staff of issues


    Experience talkin....
     
  20. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    I keep a low profile, it’s probably for the best!

    I think it’s a bird that kicks others eggs out of the nest!:rolleyes:

    Ach shut up you!;)

    Quote of the Month!
     
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