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Should we make a sockpuppet forum to attract less-radical allies?
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Should we make a sockpuppet forum to attract less-radical allies?

For attracting potential allies who may be not ready to see what strange, abnormal and radical we really are.

Rules for all the forums: Little in-depth discussion, no criticism of capitalism, consumerism, proprietary software, corporationsm, no anarchism (!), no sexual discussions, no self-made artistic creations of too great quality, no swearing, no harrassment, use as much overused memes as possible.

Computers: This forum should only contain talks about Windows® and Mac OS X® problems and occasional appreciation for new gadgets. No Free Software discussion except maybe Firefox and LibreOffice. All the programming discussions must be limited to homework. And we should look like we are only using school-prescribed IDEs VisualStudio® or Delphi®.

Science/Mathematics and Technologies of the Future: No in-depth discussions. Should mostly consist of appreciation of popular articles in popular magazines.

Art: Only popular artists.

Movies, Video Games, Books: Discuss only popular movies/books/games, only proprietary games or very popular free games.

Music: Only popular artists/bands.

Emotional Discussions: No suicide threads.

This should be sockpuppet's forum motto: "We're people, we use products, we're normal, we don't think, we aren't interested in anything, we're dull and we're boring, we're people, PEOPLE, PEOPLE, we're just against school."
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Should we make a sockpuppet forum to attract less-radical allies?

If you want to make that forum, by all means go ahead. Good luck. I'll add a link to it. But I'm not gonna make it.

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Should we make a sockpuppet forum to attract less-radical allies?

Why hide our radicalism?

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RE: Should we make a sockpuppet forum to attract less-radical allies?

no swearing? I doubt that would last a hot second.
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RE: Should we make a sockpuppet forum to attract less-radical allies?

Two words for you: TROLLS !
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RE: Should we make a sockpuppet forum to attract less-radical allies?

Wow lame. That's the first thing you've ever said that actually makes some sense.
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You don't know lamefun

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RE: Should we make a sockpuppet forum to attract less-radical allies?

No

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(09-23-2012 02:07 PM)Jmusial Wrote:  Wow lame. That's the first thing you've ever said that actually makes some sense.

I'm upset at you. I will have you know I am fairly intelligent for my age (this is based off my school, so I could be very thick), and that I have made many serious comments. I just add sarcasm, humor or my own brand of complete idiocy to the comment. LIVE WITH IT!
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(09-24-2012 06:21 AM)guts12 Wrote:  
(09-23-2012 02:07 PM)Jmusial Wrote:  Wow lame. That's the first thing you've ever said that actually makes some sense.

I'm upset at you. I will have you know I am fairly intelligent for my age (this is based off my school, so I could be very thick), and that I have made many serious comments. I just add sarcasm, humor or my own brand of complete idiocy to the comment. LIVE WITH IT!

...I was talking to the OP...
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(09-24-2012 06:21 AM)guts12 Wrote:  
(09-23-2012 02:07 PM)Jmusial Wrote:  Wow lame. That's the first thing you've ever said that actually makes some sense.

I'm upset at you. I will have you know I am fairly intelligent for my age (this is based off my school, so I could be very thick), and that I have made many serious comments. I just add sarcasm, humor or my own brand of complete idiocy to the comment. LIVE WITH IT!
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Congratulations humanity,because you refuse to let go of the old and evolve you actually make people believe in 2012. Not only that, but you're the only species on Earth that were able to make it possible, now we get to sit until we die because we couldn't get to Mars. We have failed as a society and don't deserve our gifts to survive for this long. Maybe this is why dinosaurs are extinct, we sure aren't any better than the dirt you say we're created from. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pla...DvwSOFto#! Noo

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RE: Should we make a sockpuppet forum to attract less-radical allies?

I say again:
(09-23-2012 02:23 AM)DoA Wrote:  Why hide our radicalism?

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(09-24-2012 09:43 AM)DoA Wrote:  I say again:
(09-23-2012 02:23 AM)DoA Wrote:  Why hide our radicalism?

We need to be taken more seriously. Well, being against school is already a reason not to take us seriously, but being radical in most other things will make normal people think: "It's just a stage, they'll grow out of it."

We need to look like people. PEOPLE. Normal people.

Again, this should be sockpuppet's forum motto: "We're people, we use products, we're normal, we don't think, we aren't interested in anything, we're dull and we're boring, we're people, PEOPLE, PEOPLE, we're just against school."
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Should we make a sockpuppet forum to attract less-radical allies?

Why does it have to be a forum? Why not just make a blog and write some articles on it and sound all normal-ish and whatnot?

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YOU DONT KNOW LAMEFUN.


He said that SD should be a sockpuppet forum for people to come to SS.

All he posts about on SD, is Web 3.0

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(09-25-2012 01:44 AM)whydouwannaknow? Wrote:  All he posts about on SD, is Web 3.0

Because it's truth. Web 3.0 is coming, foreshadowing the shiny new world prescribed for us by the Global Government. Computers as we know them will be no more. Instead, there'll be locked-up computing devices for PEOPLE. They will only allow one thing - to browse the Web. Everything will be stored in the Cloud. And the only programming language available for mere mortals will be JavaScript, to be used with HTML5.


(09-24-2012 11:20 PM)SoulRiser Wrote:  Why does it have to be a forum? Why not just make a blog and write some articles on it and sound all normal-ish and whatnot?

There are already a lot of them. The problem is, when normal people who read these actually try to contact anti-schoolers, what they see? A lot of radicals with ideas that seem totally utopian and outlandish for them. So they think it's just because they're young, "that's just a stage" and that we are not to be taken seriously.
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RE: Should we make a sockpuppet forum to attract less-radical allies?

Maybe link the forums with a site for news, YR stuff related to voting ages and such and less radical/badcopnodonut-type stuff.

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But this...this mindless, condescending disrespect toward people who have no legal voice with which to defend themselves, this reduction of parents' betrayal into a cheap crack about kids being computer-savvy...it's like watching a surgeon joke about life insurance while his patient bleeds to death on the operating table. The media's job is to protect society from oppression and they've drawn a clear line between the people worth protecting and the people that don't matter. How can they people sleep at night?

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RE: Should we make a sockpuppet forum to attract less-radical allies?

Why are we radicals? Everyone who isn't of the popular opinion has to be a radical. Why can't be just be people! WHY! Oh, and I shouldn't be allowed on this, except maybe to run a class on dealing with me and others similar. Or green
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