Your views on "Keyboard Warriors"

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by madal, Nov 26, 2009.

  1. madal

    madal New Member

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    What do these folk get out of what is basically cyber-bullying?

    It is more evident on bigger sites and I wonder, do these folk log on and just wait to attack?

    "Attack" is after all a form of defence so I reckon they must be pretty insecure types who need to get a life or better still, start up their own network of *****in sites:D

    What do you all reckon?:)
     
  2. Industry_Hack

    Industry_Hack Total noob (& forum admin) Admin Staff Tavern Member

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    There is an entire site created by people that hate me.
     

  3. madal

    madal New Member

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    :confused: why's that friend?
     
  4. Industry_Hack

    Industry_Hack Total noob (& forum admin) Admin Staff Tavern Member

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    I was the admin of a large site, and made some decisions that they deemed unpopular. It actually worked out very well for everyone though, as they have their own place, with their own rules, (none, actually) and the originall site is a much better place for the remaining members.
     
  5. madal

    madal New Member

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    Well I'd say you're better off outta there then;)
     
  6. Industry_Hack

    Industry_Hack Total noob (& forum admin) Admin Staff Tavern Member

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    I got paid in advance for 24 months, and they let me go after 17. The last thing I'm going to do is complain about that deal.
     
  7. funetical

    funetical Slowin it up.

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    Money is a good thing. I don't know why we don't have a bullying issue.
     
  8. TxCyclist

    TxCyclist Administrator Staff Member Admin Staff

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    Every hobby has it's subset of elitists, the Internet provides a wonderful platform to display their vast knowledge. On some forums I'm on they actually turn out to be excellent resources but you just have to ignore through the tirades.
     
  9. Industry_Hack

    Industry_Hack Total noob (& forum admin) Admin Staff Tavern Member

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    For the record, the agreed-upon contract was the price of a top of the line, fully loaded 2007 Honda Goldwing GL1800. :eek:

    I see a little friction on this site. But it's not bad.
     
  10. madal

    madal New Member

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    I am a member on three sites that are appalling when it comes down to the "warriors".

    One is hunting/shooting, one is general fieldsports and the other is a cycling forum:eek: :D
     
  11. jeepster93

    jeepster93 New Member

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    No way...
    There is no friction here...

    If you want to see bullying and trolling...
    Go to Pirate 4x4.Pirate4x4.Com Bulletin Board - Powered by vBulletin

    Be fore warned...these folks DO NOT play nice.
    They thrive on bullying and poor behavior.

    I do not go there as my skin is not thick enough.
     
  12. Grape Ape

    Grape Ape Younger than Hack Tavern Member

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    I go there to see the fun but I don't speak up. They scare me.
     
  13. London

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    I don't think you can really bully a person online unless you want to be bullied or you choose to take offence. Just don't read the offending post or flip to something else. I try not to get into slugfests because it's too frustrating and worthless in the end. I like posters who have a slanted, offbeat sense of humor. Ones you don't need the little smily face in your post to get it. Those are my guys.
     
  14. London

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    And gals. Jeez..... I forgot to say, gals too.
     
  15. coco2

    coco2 Well-Known Member

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    Hi Madal, which cycling forum are you talking about...