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Jacobin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-07-03 10:38 AM
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45. This apparently is the end of play by play televised speeches
That's sad.

New room perhaps for such things?
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  -Temporary guidelines for starting threads in this forum. Skinner  Aug-07-03 09:10 AM   #0 
  - Okay, got it  gratuitous   Aug-07-03 09:13 AM   #1 
  - LOL  Skinner   Aug-07-03 09:14 AM   #2 
  - Feel free to use it as an endorsement!  gratuitous   Aug-07-03 09:17 AM   #6 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 05:36 PM   #187 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 05:45 PM   #189 
  - You guys have been overzealous in your locking today  shance   Aug-07-03 06:44 PM   #123 
     - This is not a control issue.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 10:04 PM   #131 
  - Can I use Damn? Crap? If the subjects about Roosters can I use Cock?  trumad   Aug-07-03 09:16 AM   #5 
     - Let's try to avoid *ALL* profanity.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 09:19 AM   #8 
     - excellent idea  treepig   Aug-07-03 09:36 AM   #21 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 05:28 PM   #178 
     - Is Vegas Dick damned if he craps out before the cock crows?  enki23   Aug-08-03 02:44 PM   #163 
  - Thanks  Jacobin   Aug-07-03 09:16 AM   #3 
  - I hope so too. (nt)  Skinner   Aug-07-03 09:19 AM   #9 
  - Question about profanity  ibegurpard   Aug-07-03 09:16 AM   #4 
  - Discussion topics may not use any profanity.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 09:18 AM   #7 
  - Thanks  ibegurpard   Aug-07-03 09:19 AM   #11 
  - Here, this might help:  Jacobin   Aug-07-03 09:20 AM   #12 
  - Welcome to Mayberry  Cassandra   Aug-07-03 10:34 AM   #41 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 05:31 PM   #179 
  - No Profanity? Difficult?  outinforce   Aug-07-03 09:23 AM   #13 
  - I was told once, by someone I respect that  DarbyUSMC   Aug-07-03 06:23 PM   #120 
  - Right you are DarbyUSMC  shirlden   Aug-07-03 06:55 PM   #126 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 09:06 PM   #195 
  - If these rules are to become permanent.....  Cascadian   Aug-07-03 10:46 AM   #52 
     - Democratic Underground is not a democracy.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 10:47 AM   #54 
        - That's ironic!  Cascadian   Aug-07-03 10:57 AM   #62 
        - get ready to fall over  iverglas   Aug-07-03 02:53 PM   #103 
        - you hit number five on my top ten stupidest thread titles  synthia   Aug-08-03 06:05 PM   #166 
        - "It's good to be the king"-  LibertyChick   Aug-07-03 02:54 PM   #104 
  - EXCELLENT!!! Thank you!  DagmarK   Aug-07-03 09:19 AM   #10 
  - does the word 'Bush' count as profanity? (nt)  opstachuck   Aug-07-03 09:26 AM   #14 
  - It's certainly a four letter word  Brian Sweat   Aug-07-03 09:58 AM   #27 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 09:05 PM   #194 
  - Thanks. One I especially like  BevHarris   Aug-07-03 09:27 AM   #15 
  - Good move  trof   Aug-07-03 09:28 AM   #16 
  - These ideas are a step in the right direction.  RichM   Aug-07-03 09:28 AM   #17 
  - Because sometimes people post articles just to get a reaction.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 09:30 AM   #19 
  - sounds good  WhoCountsTheVotes   Aug-07-03 09:30 AM   #18 
  - OK. Sorry I used "bastard" this morning when talking about Bush.  AlinPA   Aug-07-03 09:32 AM   #20 
  - I'm very glad to see temporary guideline #2  ibegurpard   Aug-07-03 09:39 AM   #22 
  - THANK YOU  DumpGump   Aug-07-03 09:40 AM   #23 
  - Question about the five line minimum:  Sinistrous   Aug-07-03 09:42 AM   #24 
  - It's not a five line minimum.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 09:43 AM   #25 
     - I certainly do have a way  Sinistrous   Aug-07-03 09:59 AM   #28 
     - Seems a little unfair to me,  Brian Sweat   Aug-07-03 10:07 AM   #29 
     - Ooops! Some of those "sentences" don't have verbs.  Eloriel   Aug-07-03 11:32 AM   #71 
     - That alone will eliminate lots of freeps  SoCalDem   Aug-07-03 10:18 AM   #34 
     - Skinner, if you can mandate grammatically correct sentences  Generic Other   Aug-07-03 11:14 AM   #68 
     - LOL.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 11:16 AM   #69 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 05:31 PM   #180 
     - Trying to out the Freeper Lurkers?  ColumbusGirl   Aug-08-03 09:26 AM   #157 
     - I like the idea of 5 sentences per post...  kentuck   Aug-07-03 12:02 PM   #78 
     - You should better define the 5 sentence thing then  Friar   Aug-07-03 12:43 PM   #86 
        - How about "Five clauses"?  SpikeTrees   Aug-07-03 02:44 PM   #100 
  - Harumph...I never start threads.  CWebster   Aug-07-03 09:51 AM   #26 
  - One of my favorite things about DU  Eloriel   Aug-07-03 10:09 AM   #30 
  - Excellent rule improvements . May I suggest another?  Liberator_Rev   Aug-07-03 10:11 AM   #31 
  - Well, how about if you voluntarily limit yourself to one thread a day?  Skinner   Aug-07-03 10:14 AM   #32 
  - Sorry, Me No Likee (Not that it matters)  UTUSN   Aug-07-03 10:15 AM   #33 
  - Allow me to clarify.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 10:22 AM   #37 
  - Sorry About Missing the Time of Expiration  UTUSN   Aug-07-03 10:31 AM   #40 
  - A quick perusal of the "Latest" page at midday should tell you why  SoCalDem   Aug-07-03 10:27 AM   #39 
  - I Agree There's Lots That Makes Us Look Bad  UTUSN   Aug-07-03 10:43 AM   #50 
  - pleading guilty on the language  bearfartinthewoods   Aug-07-03 12:38 PM   #85 
  - How right you are, SoCalDem  kainah   Aug-07-03 08:57 PM   #129 
  - I agree.  Cascadian   Aug-07-03 10:49 AM   #57 
     - Let's chill out with the rhetoric here.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 10:55 AM   #59 
  - Good idea! Interesting threads in GD get pushed off the first page ...  meti57b   Aug-07-03 10:19 AM   #35 
  - Any suggestions for C-SPAN alerts?  seemslikeadream   Aug-07-03 10:21 AM   #36 
  - You have two choices...  Skinner   Aug-07-03 10:23 AM   #38 
  - Is LBN acceptable for C-SPAN alerts?  goobergunch   Aug-08-03 05:50 PM   #164 
  - i see your point  Armitage   Aug-09-03 09:07 PM   #197 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 09:07 PM   #196 
  - I see the  CWebster   Aug-07-03 10:34 AM   #42 
  - I locked that.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 10:37 AM   #44 
     - about locking...  SoCalDem   Aug-07-03 10:45 AM   #51 
        - I think there will be a lot less locking once people get used to the rules  Skinner   Aug-07-03 10:49 AM   #56 
  - what abouit pee, poo, or kaka  meisje   Aug-07-03 10:35 AM   #43 
  - This apparently is the end of play by play televised speeches  Jacobin   Aug-07-03 10:38 AM   #45 
  - It's not the end of the play-by-play speeches.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 10:40 AM   #46 
  - Gee, that one smarted  Jacobin   Aug-07-03 10:54 AM   #58 
     - make something up.  CWebster   Aug-07-03 10:58 AM   #63 
        - I did.  Jacobin   Aug-07-03 12:02 PM   #77 
  - Maybe in another forum?  CWebster   Aug-07-03 10:40 AM   #47 
  - EG: TURN ON CPAN NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (nt)  nothingshocksmeanymore   Aug-07-03 12:06 PM   #80 
  - Freedom of Speech!  Cascadian   Aug-07-03 10:41 AM   #48 
  - We'll see what happens.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 10:46 AM   #53 
  - How is DU limiting speech by asking people to speak?  nothingshocksmeanymore   Aug-07-03 12:18 PM   #82 
  - A VERY Basic Rule  outinforce   Aug-07-03 01:14 PM   #93 
  - Bingo ! And If Ya Wanna See A Discussion Board Run Amuck...  WillyT   Aug-07-03 05:36 PM   #116 
  - Glad I'm not the only one  wakfs   Aug-07-03 02:52 PM   #102 
  - These rules are ridiculous and very much against the spirit of DU  Democat   Aug-07-03 03:51 PM   #108 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 05:32 PM   #181 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 05:35 PM   #185 
  - Hope it helps  CheshireCat   Aug-07-03 10:42 AM   #49 
  - I too have noticed a decline in quality  Gingersnap   Aug-08-03 02:02 AM   #148 
  - its already helping  waldenx   Aug-07-03 10:48 AM   #55 
  - Applies to Politics and Campaigns also?  Amerikav60   Aug-07-03 10:55 AM   #60 
  - No. These rules are for the General Discussion Forum Only. (nt)  Skinner   Aug-07-03 11:03 AM   #65 
     - Ah  Amerikav60   Aug-07-03 11:06 AM   #66 
        - Whoops.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 11:07 AM   #67 
           - Thanks for clarifying, Skinner  Amerikav60   Aug-07-03 11:48 AM   #72 
  - Good ideas  BeFree   Aug-07-03 10:55 AM   #61 
  - I'm in favor of this move. The rules for LBN have strengthened it  DemBones DemBones   Aug-07-03 11:01 AM   #64 
  - sheesh, a few sensible rules for 3 days...  republicansareevil   Aug-07-03 11:17 AM   #70 
  - And more than I do...  LibertyChick   Aug-07-03 11:55 AM   #73 
  - good experiment - let's try it  inthecorneroverhere   Aug-07-03 11:58 AM   #74 
  - Maybe it's the posters.  Clete   Aug-07-03 11:58 AM   #75 
  - We are hoping that these rules will cut down on some of the flame threads.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 12:00 PM   #76 
  - Sounds good  Nicholas_J   Aug-07-03 12:19 PM   #83 
  - good experiment  inthecorneroverhere   Aug-07-03 12:15 PM   #81 
  - Thanks!  Stephanie   Aug-07-03 12:05 PM   #79 
  - I think this is a great idea!  Ramsey   Aug-07-03 12:29 PM   #84 
  - I have one other rule  Friar   Aug-07-03 12:57 PM   #87 
  - We prefer to let threads die on their own.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 12:59 PM   #88 
  - "... may not use excessive ... capitalization"??  TahitiNut   Aug-07-03 01:02 PM   #89 
  - Good catch.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 01:06 PM   #90 
     - (chuckle)  TahitiNut   Aug-07-03 02:35 PM   #99 
  - I have no opinion on this  quinnox   Aug-07-03 01:11 PM   #91 
  - What about "meme" posts?  KamaAina   Aug-07-03 01:12 PM   #92 
  - You've got two choices.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 01:15 PM   #94 
  - the soul of wit  welshTerrier2   Aug-07-03 01:54 PM   #95 
  - You're welcome.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 02:02 PM   #96 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 05:33 PM   #182 
  - Otoh, Progress Is Not Necessarily Endless Change  UTUSN   Aug-07-03 02:10 PM   #97 
  - We are aware that progress is not necessarily endless change.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 02:17 PM   #98 
  - pet peeve  gottaB   Aug-08-03 03:22 AM   #149 
  - so, you havenow taken all the "fun" out of posting  protect freedom impeach bush n   Aug-07-03 02:47 PM   #101 
  - The discussion topic is not anal sex.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 02:57 PM   #105 
  - Kind of like using a sledgehammer to kill a gnat??  truebrit71   Aug-07-03 03:36 PM   #106 
  - It's only a three-day experiment.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 03:41 PM   #107 
     - Skinner! You have the patience of Job...  Heddi   Aug-07-03 04:12 PM   #109 
     - we don't  drdigi420   Aug-08-03 08:44 PM   #167 
  - Enemy activity will decrease significantly...  kentuck   Aug-07-03 04:25 PM   #110 
  - Question.  nothingshocksmeanymore   Aug-07-03 04:59 PM   #111 
  - It is not allowed in the body of the post.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 05:04 PM   #114 
     - OK  nothingshocksmeanymore   Aug-07-03 07:44 PM   #127 
        - There is a reason for this.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 10:07 PM   #132 
           - Got it!  nothingshocksmeanymore   Aug-08-03 12:00 AM   #145 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 05:43 PM   #188 
  - I like em overall  DinoBoy   Aug-07-03 05:01 PM   #112 
  - this place is getting really anal.  TheBigGuy   Aug-07-03 05:01 PM   #113 
  - I don't know, this rule may cut down on the confusion  Robbien   Aug-07-03 05:34 PM   #115 
     - Do you know the difference between "Dole" and "Gore" ?  kentuck   Aug-07-03 05:59 PM   #117 
        - Ha! See I did say picking through duplicate threads was making  Robbien   Aug-07-03 06:07 PM   #118 
  - OK--perhaps we need a Random Rant forum  librechik   Aug-07-03 06:23 PM   #119 
  - I see you locked Starpass's thread  Democat   Aug-07-03 06:32 PM   #121 
  - Give it three days.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 10:09 PM   #133 
     - In less than three days the world might end!  Democat   Aug-08-03 05:24 AM   #151 
  - I haven't laughed this much in a long time.  DarbyUSMC   Aug-07-03 06:39 PM   #122 
  - I usually don't use the phrase "LOL"  Ivory_Tower   Aug-07-03 10:13 PM   #135 
  - A non-paying member (small) gripe, wrt 5 sentence rule  Pobeka   Aug-07-03 06:49 PM   #124 
  - Top ten reasons for not starting a topic during this trial period.  DarbyUSMC   Aug-07-03 06:50 PM   #125 
  - lol  CWebster   Aug-07-03 08:13 PM   #128 
  - Hear Hear! All Praise to the OPs  MrPrax   Aug-07-03 09:56 PM   #130 
  - I hate it when the solution is worse than the problem.  FubarFly   Aug-07-03 10:10 PM   #134 
  - There is actually a purpose behind the 5-sentence foolishness.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 10:15 PM   #136 
     - Okay, but can't a person stimulate a honest debate.  FubarFly   Aug-07-03 10:34 PM   #140 
        - The beauty of the 5-sentence rule is its simplicity.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 10:45 PM   #141 
           - Perhaps there should also be a "twenty reply" rule.  FubarFly   Aug-07-03 11:39 PM   #144 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 05:36 PM   #186 
  - So you can't say 'fuck"?  Oracle   Aug-07-03 10:22 PM   #137 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 05:34 PM   #184 
  - I'll be happy to see these rules go. They don't work.  Dancing_Dave   Aug-07-03 10:26 PM   #138 
  - Not true.  Skinner   Aug-07-03 10:30 PM   #139 
  - I agree about topic headers...  Gringo   Aug-07-03 11:26 PM   #142 
  - Good idea  WhoCountsTheVotes   Aug-07-03 11:27 PM   #143 
  - Skinner, Earl, Elad...  Rowdyboy   Aug-08-03 01:19 AM   #146 
  - Absurd  Bertrand   Aug-08-03 01:28 AM   #147 
  - Uh-Oh! Now your gone!  VoteClark   Aug-08-03 05:19 AM   #150 
  - Actually  CWebster   Aug-08-03 07:06 AM   #152 
  - Okay, what the hell was the matter with the Gore \Advisors  CWebster   Aug-08-03 07:11 AM   #153 
  - Just guessing since I'm not a mod  DoubleDigitIQ   Aug-08-03 09:21 AM   #155 
     - probably right  CWebster   Aug-08-03 09:31 AM   #158 
  - Actually...  Nazgul35   Aug-08-03 07:32 AM   #154 
  - What people are forgetting  eyesroll   Aug-08-03 09:22 AM   #156 
  - Additional information about these guidelines.  Skinner   Aug-08-03 10:13 AM   #159 
  - i understand the problem with gd  rchsod   Aug-08-03 10:16 AM   #160 
  - Most of the new rules work, some don't  xequals   Aug-08-03 10:26 AM   #161 
  - As an antidote to 1984...  WHAT   Aug-08-03 01:31 PM   #162 
  - A couple of questions  goobergunch   Aug-08-03 05:59 PM   #165 
  - Answers  Skinner   Aug-09-03 06:14 AM   #168 
     - Thanks! (n/t)  goobergunch   Aug-09-03 12:08 PM   #171 
  - Ready to give my opinion of new rules  Yupster   Aug-09-03 10:19 AM   #169 
  - There is a reson for the 5-sentence rule.  Skinner   Aug-09-03 10:32 AM   #170 
     - "not ... in their current form." Thankyou, Thankyou, Thankyou  UTUSN   Aug-09-03 12:31 PM   #172 
  - Did the rule just run out?  salin   Aug-09-03 01:09 PM   #173 
  - No, they're in effect until midnight tonight. (nt)  Skinner   Aug-09-03 01:33 PM   #174 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 02:07 PM   #175 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 05:33 PM   #183 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 05:46 PM   #190 
  - Please STOP locking active threads!  Democat   Aug-09-03 05:07 PM   #176 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 05:25 PM   #177 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 06:47 PM   #191 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-09-03 07:07 PM   #192 
  - It should help the discussion along.  rellik   Aug-09-03 07:42 PM   #193 
 

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