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 Post subject: Re: [Discussion] Rename Testing. Make A New Testing. Etc. PostPosted: 2009-10-02 11:36pm
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In Communism, there is no Government, so the Workers are free to exploit the Bosses.
So in Libertarianism, man exploits man, but in Communism, its the other way around!

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 Post subject: Re: [Discussion] Rename Testing. Make A New Testing. Etc. PostPosted: 2009-10-02 11:52pm
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You could always rename it Testingstan like its been called for years now.



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 Post subject: Re: [Discussion] Rename Testing. Make A New Testing. Etc. PostPosted: 2009-10-03 01:00am
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People actually call it Testingstan nonironically anymore?

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 Post subject: Re: [Discussion] Rename Testing. Make A New Testing. Etc. PostPosted: 2009-10-03 01:10am
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You already have an Imperial Senate, a house of Commons and a Senate. Maybe call it the Cantina in keeping with the theme?
Too obvious? Not enough Character?




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 Post subject: Re: [Discussion] Rename Testing. Make A New Testing. Etc. PostPosted: 2009-10-11 11:39pm
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 Post subject: Re: [Discussion] Rename Testing. Make A New Testing. Etc. PostPosted: 2009-10-11 11:42pm
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People actually call it Testingstan nonironically anymore?


Only tryhards seeking to establish how 'serious' or 'elite' they are by distancing themselves from the terrible forum that 'rewards' 'spam' and contains 'nothing of value' and where nobody gets any 'help'.



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 Post subject: Re: [Discussion] Rename Testing. Make A New Testing. Etc. PostPosted: 2009-10-11 11:54pm
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If having your thread spammed with 4chan-style shit and then auto-deleted is considered less annoying than the treatment you'd get on the main board, something has gone horribly wrong. Of course threads that are supposed to be a 'free association with memes and insults' are exempt from that concern.



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 Post subject: Re: [Discussion] Rename Testing. Make A New Testing. Etc. PostPosted: 2009-10-11 11:57pm
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Or it's a normal reaction to a board with standards; a lot of 'decent' threads just start with an OP that isn't sufficiently thought-out or considered likely to get instantly derailed.

Turns out when people start half-thoughts in a forum full of spam they don't get cross and angry when spam turns up? :)



Elfdart wrote:
my first manager and I spent the better part of an hour in his office asking an insanely hot female employee to go through the "B" authors in the Lit section. Why? Because that would make her climb up on the ladder right where the security camera was and gave us a perfect view of her perfect gazongas
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 Post subject: Re: [Discussion] Rename Testing. Make A New Testing. Etc. PostPosted: 2009-10-12 12:11am
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Or it's a normal reaction to a board with standards; a lot of 'decent' threads just start with an OP that isn't sufficiently thought-out or considered likely to get instantly derailed.


None of the boards I've been on have the equivalent of Testing, although a few didn't need it because the entire board looked like Testing. In particular, various IT hardware boards I've been a member of had posting standards, and a 'chat' section, but the chat section wasn't full of spam and insults and serious threads were not started there.

Testing in its current form is a 'normal reaction', but it's a reaction to the specific board culture on SDN. I'm sure there are boards with a similar dynamic out there, but in my (admittedly limited) experience it is atypical, even amongst boards with reasonably strict posting standards.

Just so I am clear, do you think the 'standards' for the main board are fine or not?



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 Post subject: Re: [Discussion] Rename Testing. Make A New Testing. Etc. PostPosted: 2009-10-12 12:39am
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I would agree that's it's probably a combination of the board 'culture' and the aggressive rules. I don't think anyone posts in testing to avoid rules, but to avoid the elements of culture the aggressive rules seem to encourage.

Of course I'm biased because to me the 'anti testing brigade' appears to be universally anal tyrhard morons and almost everyone on SDN I consider a real person posts in testing, Mike excepted.



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my first manager and I spent the better part of an hour in his office asking an insanely hot female employee to go through the "B" authors in the Lit section. Why? Because that would make her climb up on the ladder right where the security camera was and gave us a perfect view of her perfect gazongas
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 Post subject: Re: [Discussion] Rename Testing. Make A New Testing. Etc. PostPosted: 2009-10-13 09:53pm
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We could even rename it "Quebec" in honour of its distinct society and insistence that the feds don't give it enough freedom. :lol:[/quote]

This is a good name, I wouldn't mind naming it Quebec, then again Testing is a more lax OT, almost like GBS with less rules.



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