the abundace of personal attacks

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  1. donnA

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    Why are personal attacks based on where a person lives in this country continuelly allowed on this board. I see them all the time not one is ever edited or deleted.
     
  2. rdwhite

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    Do you have any examples? Of course I don't frequent every thread, and I'm not saying that you are not correct, I just haven't noticed it on the threads I follow. But I'm kind of a brute and don't always notice or pay attention to things like that.
     
  3. donnA

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    3 times this year I have been attacked insinuating I am stupid because I am in the south. I've seen the same attacks on others here. There are some on the board right now. they always get an excuse from the mods, apparently they agree with them.
     
  4. rdwhite

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    Well that ain't right, and I agree that the admins should do something about it.
     
  5. Jim1999

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    You should be from England or Canada and then count the tasteless remarks! We are all on the dumb side, and communists to boot!

    Cheers

    Jim
     
  6. donnA

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    it's a well known fact jim that you do not like americans, you make it kown all the time and have for years.
     
  7. Salty

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    but Jim is an American
     
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    Can dish it out, but can't take it???? Hmmmm.....
     
  9. Jim1999

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    That's funny because my daughter and her husband are American, along with my two granddaughters.

    I am not fond of the USA, but I wouldn't say I dislike all Americans. I went to school in Chicago, served in a children's camp in Pennsylvania and two Canadian seminary professors; one from Virginia and one from Kentucky. I liked both of them.

    I liked Barry Goldwater, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and even the current chap. Now he was a real gentleman when he came to Canada. I hate to recall all the adjectives used against him by you.

    And you say I hate Americans. Why I even attended almost evey home game played by the Orange of Syracuse..oh, that's American college basketball.

    Yep, guess I do hate Americans. Oh well!

    Cheers,

    Jim
     
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    DonnADonnADonnADonnA

    We've been through this muddy water before----there is a report post icon on your viewer screen---click it---and then give a reason for the report---if it is on any of my threads I will take a look

    Plus----poster patience is asked for--we are minus several moderators in various threads and it just takes time, Sister---that's all!!!

    Report the posts in question and I will take a look

    Your friend,
    Bro. David
    aka Blackbird

    PS-------ain't Jim an American?? He can't hate Americans if he's one of us, can he??

    I betcha if I got him down here to Alabama---and served up a couple of Alabama Crimson Tide football games and LSU football---and cooked up some of my Hot Hot Hot Louisiana Cajun cookin'---he'd change his mind fast about the naughtyness of USA citizens!!!
     
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    Whoohoo.....I feel sorry for just about everyone on this board because they do not live in New Zealand....which is by far the most beautiful place this side of Paradise.

    So do not feel bad Donna, living in the South just means you live a little closer to New Zealand and thereby just a bit closer to Heaven.

    Seriously, don't let the ignorant and sad folk of the world trouble your spirits, beauty exists everywhere as does ugliness....look to see the drifts of daffodils, not the drift of rubbish:1_grouphug:

    I aint American but I do not like some things American (my well published horror of that American weapon of mass indigestion the Donut), but I would not say I HATE Americans because of a culinary disaster!
     
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    If you do some figuring, you can call all the members from up North, as this, They are all southerners because they are south of Canada. All but Jim.
     
  13. donnA

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    I've never called people stupid names bassed on where they live in this country.
     
  14. donnA

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    Yap, and I keep reporting, last time, I got long PMs from a mod all about why it was ok for people to call me ignorant. And ignorant was the word used, 3 times in 1 thread.
    So theres how much good reporting does.
    Plus theres currently a thread active right now, same person calling people names, personal attacks. And it's being allowed.
    So what happens when you report.
     
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    Donna, just remember that many liberals (and some conservatives as well!) start calling people "stupid" or "ignorant" once they have lost an argument. "If you can't convince them, demean them" seems to be a common (but VERY un-Christian) way of responding.

    Pray for them, and ignore the insults. God knows, and He will hold them (and us) accountable for what we say and do.

    Bill :godisgood:
     
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    I are [sic] a Southern, ridge running, hill William, dumb ole country boy. Now as fer [sic] other names I really don't mind a bit. I simply take into consideration the good intelligent folk calling me a name or names and let it roll off my back like water on a duck's back. I ain't [sic] never seen a word or a name that would break a bone or give me a lump on my head.


    Have a most blessed day.
     
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    Welcome to the club. I've been called a liberal just because I live in southern california. I've also been called a liberal and a conformist because I've attended 6 years of college.
     
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    DonnA, as an admin elsewhere I will give you the same advice as I give there.

    Always report the offending post, but don't respond in kind. Let the mod staff do their stuff. If the mod staff doesn't do what they should, or you receive a message like the one you did, kick it up the chain of command (at my site it would be mod > SMod > admin > owner). The sender could have worded it poorly, or not realized the words they were using... or they made a very bad judgment call. Either way the chain of command is there for a reason and this is one of those reasons.

    No one has the right to be disrespectful and inflamatory... and especially here on a Christian forum.
     
  19. Salty

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    Donna,

    Call me whatever you want!!

    Just dont call me late for supper :laugh:

    Salty

    PS whats for supper - I let you know what I want in a PM
     
  20. FriendofSpurgeon

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    I thought you were a liberal --- that's why I normally agree with you :laugh:.
     

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