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I am requesting others to vote on my behaviour. I request everybody to show their thumbs up/thumbs down. It can be simply a single character post containing a '+' or '-', nothing more. I will assume that those who do not post have no objection to my behaviour.
This will give me a clearer picture and will be a learning experience for not only me, but everybody on the JRanch, on how we as the members of the internet community must behave. I have always tried to be meaningless in deference to the title of this forum. I always imagine that my posts would be producing fun, but I cannot know because an internet forum is a faceless and remote medium.

[This message has been edited by Rahul Rathore (edited June 30, 2001).]
 
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I don't care, as long as you have a personality, its fine with me.
 
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I'm not offended I just feel that sometimes you guys were a bit too distracting and you game seemed to take over ALL of the threads ... take TinTin's thread about falling in love, that could have been a really good discussion but the point has been lost in your game. I'm not against you guys playing around, as long as things don't get nasty but try not to hijack every single thread in the forum.
 
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Qusetion: Is this the first time an issue like this has come up? The question is for a sheriff, or bartender.
 
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Rahul, If you have something meanless to say then say it. It people are bored of reading your posts in this forum, they have the choice of ignoring them if they wish. I personally have neither the time or inclination to read eveything that is posted here.
 
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Originally posted by Rahul Rathore:
> Out of the attackers, only Angela's objection concerned me,
> because I respect her, and must have unknowingly offended
> her.
>
> Junilu had his axe to grind and his pet peeves.
Thanks for finally getting my name and gender right, that's another one of my pet peeves. I'm a little disappointed that you don't seem to think that folks other than sheriffs and bartenders deserve respect. Well, hey, whatever. What goes around comes around... and remember: the toes you step on today may be attached to the a** you will have to kiss tomorrow.
 
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what a dumb ass response above . That's a shitty quote, what is that suppose to mean? You actually believe that fate has a way making people get what they deserve? Come on, get real.
 
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Originally posted by Angela Poynton:
I'm not offended I just feel that sometimes you guys were a bit too distracting and you game seemed to take over ALL of the threads ... take TinTin's thread about falling in love, that could have been a really good discussion but the point has been lost in your game. I'm not against you guys playing around, as long as things don't get nasty but try not to hijack every single thread in the forum.


What you say actually comes as a total surprise, Angela ! I had thought Tintin's post was NOT serious. The wording of the subject and the starting post of Tintin appeared quite light-hearted. I thought that it was entirely tongue-in-cheek and was meant to be meaningless ! At the very least he could have tried to give a serious looking paragraph as the starting post. But I do apologise to Tintin for this lack of understanding !
Wasabe King's post about inter-racial marriages appeared to be racially explosive and fruitless. I actually thought we were doing a great thing, by lightening up the topic. I also assumed, that a person who hides under an unregistered identity, could never be intending to start a serious topic.
Andy's humerous post about discovery of skulls in India was already meaningless when I joined.
In the threads which appeared serious, I always contributed seriously.
I take your point though.
 
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Rahul,
i am not a vote against you... meaningless is the point of this forum, so it does not matter what anyone says! if this forum did not exist then there would be meaningless posts in the other "meaningful" forums, thus the bartenders would have a rough time keeping the meaningless stuff out.
i know i have expressed my share of opinions here, so i cannot throw a stone at you, or anyone else.
so, i give you the thumbs up!
 
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As long as you confine your brand of humor to dedicated threads, you should be fine. Appreciating your posts is an acquired taste, and wouldn't appeal to everyone right away. Perhaps you already have a dedicated fan following, some sort of internet "groupies" who hit the refresh button every other minute to see if you've posted something
But, non-groupie people start taking offense when you carry over the same juvenile impishness onto other threads - this is not the direction the original poster intended.
I do find some of your posts actually funny - so intrinsically there's nothing wrong with you
 
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This has been about the most successful thread. It has stayed on topic for a good while now...I wonder when it will start going off on a tangent...
 
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Speaking of tangents, a friend just sent a box of them from Florida. They were delicious! Or was that tangerines?
 
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I'm a little disappointed that you don't seem to think that folks other than sheriffs and bartenders deserve respect.
JUNILU, it�s is not "bartenders/sheriffs" thing, Rahul has special attitude toward Angela personally...
Rahul, I enjoy your posts
 
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Originally posted by Conrad Kirby:

what a dumb ass response above . That's a shitty quote, what is that suppose to mean? You actually believe that fate has a way making people get what they deserve? Come on, get real.


If that's the way you feel... Personally, I don't like to tempt fate. In the end, we all get what we deserve.
 
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Let me ask you this, and I'm sure I am offending scads when I ask you this, do you believe in God? That will answer my questions pertaining to your intelligence.
 
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Conrad, did you wake up on the wrong side of the bed today or are you always like this?
 
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I'm sorry, but I really can't stand how 98% of our population can be brainwashed into believing such a crazy story. I mean, the only use of a religion thousands of years ago was to explain how things work. Now we have science to do that, and science makes sense also. I don't understand why religion has stayed with us. I probably am being extremely rude, but that's what I get for being radical.
 
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Thank you Conrad, Nigel, Greg, Nan, Map and Thomas. I will be glad to hear any further viewpoints.


[This message has been edited by Rahul Rathore (edited June 20, 2001).]
 
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well, here goes the original point of this thread...
conrad; i believe in God. if you choose not to, that is okay... but you sure better hope that you are right!
 
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Originally posted by Conrad Kirby:
> I mean, the only use of a religion thousands of years ago was
> to explain how things work. Now we have science to do that,
> and science makes sense also. I don't understand why religion
> has stayed with us.
Well, I do have some problems with organized religion, too. But everybody is entitled to their own beliefs and opinions. As for science replacing religion, if I recall correctly, even Einstein had second thoughts about not believing in God.
 
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Hey Andy, post something funny already...
 
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Originally posted by Greg Harris:
> well, here goes the original point of this thread...
See Conrad, it didn't take too long for it to come back around, did it?
 
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I don't have to hope. Do you like the prospect of giving your "soul" to someone who created all of the "bad" things of the world? I don't hate god, because I don't believe in him. Oh whoops forgot to capitilize "Him"! I try not to hate anybody. I just have to realize everytime my emotions get the better of me, that we are all just figments of our own minds. We are really only as "good" as all the atoms that make us.
This post was in response to Greg Harris
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Originally posted by Angela Poynton:
I'm not offended I just feel that sometimes you guys were a bit too distracting and you game seemed to take over ALL of the threads ... take TinTin's thread about falling in love, that could have been a really good discussion but the point has been lost in your game. I'm not against you guys playing around, as long as things don't get nasty but try not to hijack every single thread in the forum.



Angela took every word out of my mouth. I totally agree.
I am not offended by anyone just bacause they criticize China. I do that myself. I was just tired of opening up a thread ready to read what I deducted from the original title something that I was interested in reading, only to find a dozen back and forth by 2 or 3 people and completely off the subject. I just wish, when people think of something to say which is not on the subject for the thread they are on, they can just start a new thread. I have nothing against that.
I don't appreciate being told to get off the site or stop reading just because I complained about this. People can start any subject they want, silly or serious. But there is no need for them to take over someone else's thread and dominate the direction to wherever they please.
 
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I think Conrad here has been smoking too much funky stuff and his "Atoms" have gotten all mixed up in the head.

Originally posted by Conrad Kirby:
Let me ask you this, and I'm sure I am offending scads when I ask you this, do you believe in God? That will answer my questions pertaining to your intelligence.


Judging someone's intellegence based on their religious belief is just plain dumb. Religion has nothing to do with how smart or un-smart people are. But then again im sure you know this since your "Atoms" told you.

I mean, the only use of a religion thousands of years ago was to explain how things work. Now we have science to do that, and science makes sense also.


Ahh i see now. My "Atoms" have made me see the true light. So because we now have science that means we dont need religion. My "Atoms" have also told me that science cant even come up with a cure for the common cold they would not want to bet solely on science.

I just have to realize everytime my emotions get the better of me, that we are all just figments of our own minds.


Im glad to hear you think your only a figment of your mind. If thats true then im sure you wouldnt mind handing over your money and computer and maybe your car to. I mean if its all in your head, then you sure wont miss those fake "real" things now would u? I accept all major credit cards and diners club as well.
On a totally unrealated topic........I ate a burrito today for lunch but i guess it was just a figment of my inagination. I want my money back...
 
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Oh and Rahul, i wouldnt worry so much about what others think. They dont run this board, so they cant tell you what to do. If they dont like what you post then they are free to skip over it. Its a free world(at least in America it is). Those that have a problem with people posting meaningless stuff should read the title of the forum.
 
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One of the things I really appreciate about 'da Ranch is the fact that, for the most part, you don't have to deal with the general degenerate puerility, which plagues the majority of internet message boards.
That being said, I also appreciate this forum as a distraction from Java Java Java.
Having read the majority of the threads in meaningless drivel for the last few months, I have often been amused by the banter you have interjected. (Though I think most of your stuff is played out, you guys keep going over the same material) I have also found myself skimming over your posts to try to find substance in line with the thread. This is highly subjective, effected by the topic of the thread, the overall seriousness of the other participants and my personal mood at the time.
I would certainly be against any rules in meaningless drivel. (not that this is a democracy)
The right to post (almost?) anything should be preserved and where possible our posting should be self-policing. An issue has been raised, those involved on either side are aware of the issue and the issue should resolve (disolve?) itself in equanimity.
And then there is Conrad. . .
Why you would insist on disparaging others beliefs and intelligence is beyond me.
Science and religion are not mutually exclusive. Scientific explanation for all phenomenon is far from complete and there is no scientic approach that precludes the existence of a creator.
(Einstein was quite convinced of the existence of God)
Further, you are not being radical, the beliefs you espouse are quite en vogue and trendy.
 
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if this forum did not exist then there would be meaningless posts in the other "meaningful" forums, thus the bartenders would have a rough time keeping the meaningless stuff out.
Greg, you hit the point!
"The freshman experiments should be done in the freshman labaratory!"
Richard P.Feynman
Java programmers� talking about issues other than Java should be done in Meaningless Drivel!
 
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Why can't I post? They seem to be disappearing. . .
 
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In the threads which appeared serious, I always contributed seriously.
This was returned by MIT student Richard P.Feynman as a course work in philosophy class.
"I wonder why. I wonder why.
I wonder why I wonder.
I wonder why I wonder why
I wonder why I wonder!"
Looks like drivel for me !
 
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Originally posted by Andy Ceponis:
> Those that have a problem with people posting meaningless
> stuff should read the title of the forum.
That includes people who have a problem with me posting that I have a problem with people who post totally meaningless drivel about things that have nothing to do with ... yada, yada, yada...
 
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Well i can only speak for me on this but i could care less what other people post(within reason). If i dont like a thread i dont post on it. I dont care if people disagree(I think its good from time to time, we cant always agree on everything). I was just telling Rahul that he shouldnt place much stock on what other people think of him in here.
 
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Thanks for the positive response Andy, Andrew, Conrad, Nigel, Greg, Nan, Map and Thomas. I have also noted the valid points raised about hijacking other's threads by Angela, Ling Wu. I also assume that those who did not post have no objection to my postings.
Cheerio
 
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Objection... ,
no..just kidding my friend, I loved you to much brother, thumbs up ! (you look more ugly when you talk serious..)
I missed the party here..., how come in only one night you can create a thread that have so many reply
btw, to all my friends..., (Since my name also mentioned) I must say, I am very sorry for this missunderstanding, esp. for Angela, it didn't mean to hijacking other's threads, I'm just trying to answer the topic (which is actually meaningless & not seriously) with different way like other's did, I mean not to seriously but still describe the reality, well unfortunately "I missed the target audience", but thank's for the note...I've got your point.
and for you brother Rahul, Sahir, Eager and some other's (like Tintin's said)... blundered again huh ?
Rahul,are you thingking what I'm thingking...(please allow me for this Angela...this is not hijacking), I just wanna say that this is the lesson for us and maybe for other's...
Don't mess with other's thread, or you will be hearing with Meaningless Right's Group
 
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( nice red nose - Stevie ? )
 
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I come to Meaningless Drivel to enjoy myself, not to learn the meaning of life. If really want to know about something, I'll read a book about it. Don't get me wrong, I have nothing against a meaningful discussion, but I don't see why it has to be "the rule", because the great thing about Meaningless Drivel is that it has no rules, except that you're not allowed to be too rude or vulgar. Meaningless and meaningful drivel should be able coexist peacefully
As for Rahul and the others taking over people's threads, I think they're very funny, but that is a matter of taste I guess. But they can't really take over the thread unless you want them to, can they? If the majority of posters wants to carry on with a sensible discussion, I don't think you can stop them. Maybe a thread that gets turned into a Rahul-Stevie-Sahir show would just have died if they hadn't been around.
By the way, I thought it was very nice of Eager Beaver to start a new thread about Tintin's topic.
 
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Rosie,
Thanks! It is an attempt to salvage our lost respect and make amends with TINTIN. In this ephemeral world it pays to patch up, light up a smile on a face and move on to where your future beckons.
 
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