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Better Believe It Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 06:25 PM
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39. Thanks for the info. I'm sure we all feel much better now! Hardly any changes at all?

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  -What's your trust level about DU3 and free speech at this point? Ken Burch  Dec-08-11 04:27 PM   #0 
  - Terms of Service" make it clear. You support the party line or get out.  styersc   Dec-08-11 04:29 PM   #1 
  - This isn't "Occupy Underground," is it?  Common Sense Party   Dec-08-11 09:05 PM   #65 
     - OCCUPY DU2!!  Cronus Protagonist   Dec-13-11 12:40 AM   #92 
  - Define "free speech"  Ruby the Liberal   Dec-08-11 04:31 PM   #2 
  - That could also silence any real discussions over the administration's foreign policy  Ken Burch   Dec-08-11 04:35 PM   #3 
  - Not sure why they want to announce who's rec'ing threads now.  Ken Burch   Dec-08-11 04:38 PM   #4 
  - Dunno. Just repeating the drama I have seen this week.  Ruby the Liberal   Dec-08-11 05:57 PM   #27 
  - If you click on the names in the rec feature you can see all the threads they've rec'd...  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 06:08 PM   #32 
     - It's no one's business what I rec  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-08-11 07:57 PM   #44 
        - So when you recommend something to other people...  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 08:02 PM   #45 
           - If I want to.  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-08-11 08:04 PM   #46 
           - If you have posters whose opinion you trust, you can use their recommendations to lead you to  tblue37   Dec-12-11 02:28 AM   #90 
           - I think it's more like the idea  Ken Burch   Dec-08-11 09:24 PM   #72 
              - The current system is an upvote / downvote, in which case that analogy applies more accurately.  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 09:33 PM   #76 
  - When the cops set up a 'Free Speech Zone' for protesters  Bluenorthwest   Dec-08-11 04:57 PM   #11 
     - How well did the search engine work?  Ruby the Liberal   Dec-08-11 05:58 PM   #28 
  - Flawed poll.  woo me with science   Dec-08-11 04:42 PM   #5 
  - Interesting critique  Ken Burch   Dec-08-11 04:46 PM   #6 
  - Yeah, I'm sure it was an honest mistake  nobodyspecial   Dec-08-11 05:56 PM   #26 
     - Actually, it was  Ken Burch   Dec-08-11 06:52 PM   #40 
        - Just to clarify,  woo me with science   Dec-08-11 09:10 PM   #69 
           - The post you just responded to was actually a response to a different poster.  Ken Burch   Dec-08-11 09:24 PM   #71 
              - No problem.  woo me with science   Dec-08-11 09:36 PM   #78 
  - Indeed, classic push poll.  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 05:09 PM   #17 
  - I voted "Other" ...  markpkessinger   Dec-08-11 04:46 PM   #7 
  - Why not wait and see. This happened at another place I used to frequent...  Walk away   Dec-08-11 04:48 PM   #8 
  - It won't let me on to really see!  Lady Freedom Returns   Dec-08-11 04:51 PM   #9 
  - I actually think it will bring more freedom...  Spazito   Dec-08-11 04:55 PM   #10 
  - Please tell me WHY Transparency is GOOD.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 05:26 PM   #21 
     - I am going to turn your question on it's head...  Spazito   Dec-08-11 05:55 PM   #25 
     - The system won't do those things, so it's not *that* transparent.  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 06:05 PM   #31 
        - True...  Spazito   Dec-08-11 06:15 PM   #35 
           - People keep inventing stuff for some reason. When you look at the actual features...  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 06:18 PM   #37 
     - The first three questions are false on the onset, as that is not what the system does.  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 06:02 PM   #29 
     -'s just the number of Star Members doing all those things. Not actual names.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 08:32 PM   #54 
        - The reason for star members only is so that people don't sign up and game it.  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 08:38 PM   #58 
     - Thats not accurate  Ruby the Liberal   Dec-08-11 06:03 PM   #30 
     - Right. I just went back to my Profile page and found that info. Thanks. n/t  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 08:33 PM   #56 
     - I don't think DU3 actually does most of those things  fishwax   Dec-08-11 08:33 PM   #55 
     - If you're ignoring someone  pipi_k   Dec-08-11 09:29 PM   #74 
  - It means DU is over.  begin_within   Dec-08-11 04:58 PM   #12 
  - The names I see praising it doesn't inspire confidence. /nt  Marr   Dec-08-11 05:00 PM   #13 
  - The people praising it give a shit about DU.  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 05:11 PM   #18 
     - Oh, please get off your G-d Damn high horse.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 05:29 PM   #22 
        - How many times have you misconstrued a system aspect of DU3?  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 05:54 PM   #24 
           - There ya go again, Josh.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 09:06 PM   #67 
              - If you were even remotely involved you'd at least have an inkling of how the system worked.  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 09:31 PM   #75 
  - Why can't I get DU3.  Enthusiast   Dec-08-11 05:00 PM   #14 
  - this is like pissing in the wind--can only wait and see  dembotoz   Dec-08-11 05:06 PM   #15 
  - Where is the option for more openness?  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 05:08 PM   #16 
  - There was no reason to think that more openness would be the result  Ken Burch   Dec-08-11 08:27 PM   #53 
     - I trust decentralization, yes.  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 08:41 PM   #60 
  - "Other"  Wait Wut   Dec-08-11 05:16 PM   #19 
  - The part that bothers me, well one part that bothers me (there are many that do):  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 05:18 PM   #20 
  - Incorrect  Ohio Joe   Dec-08-11 05:36 PM   #23 
  - My point, as you well know, Joe  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 08:39 PM   #59 
  - They aren't changing who is allowed to post. The people on the "far left" they are referring to as  BzaDem   Dec-08-11 06:09 PM   #33 
     - And as Skinner made clear, ToS violators are *not* judged by Hosts or Juries.  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 06:15 PM   #34 
     - The Soapbox Statement of Purpose:  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 08:42 PM   #61 
        - Why are they still so touchy about Israel/Palestine?  Ken Burch   Dec-08-11 08:45 PM   #62 
  - Like I already told Skinner: I'll have my attorney take a look at these new rules .....  Better Believe It   Dec-08-11 06:17 PM   #36 
  - DU2 and DU3 Terms of Service are identical.  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 06:20 PM   #38 
     - Thanks for the info. I'm sure we all feel much better now! Hardly any changes at all?  Better Believe It   Dec-08-11 06:25 PM   #39 
        - Are you going to post there?  Major Hogwash   Dec-08-11 08:09 PM   #47 
           - Will progressive posts be allowed there or will you be locking them?  Better Believe It   Dec-08-11 08:16 PM   #50 
              - You didn't answer the question.  Bobbie Jo   Dec-08-11 09:06 PM   #66 
                 - Fit in? WTF does that mean? n/t  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 09:08 PM   #68 
                    - If I have to explain...  Bobbie Jo   Dec-08-11 09:38 PM   #80 
                    - and these are the ones who  SwampG8r   Dec-13-11 01:13 AM   #93 
  - There may be a little less openness; but if so, it's because of the members  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-08-11 07:21 PM   #41 
  - Not high, given the jury system  Awsi Dooger   Dec-08-11 07:55 PM   #42 
  - interesting poll.  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-08-11 07:57 PM   #43 
  - DU is not a government. It's a forum where they can apply any rules they want to. Free speech is not  deacon   Dec-08-11 08:10 PM   #48 
  - Has your attorney and his staff had time to study the new forum moderation rules?  Better Believe It   Dec-08-11 08:18 PM   #51 
  - Skinner et al is not going to allow a take-down of DU 3. This community is to unique. So there.  lonestarnot   Dec-08-11 08:14 PM   #49 
  - The paranoia here cracks me up.  JNelson6563   Dec-08-11 08:22 PM   #52 
  - Where's the option for DU3 will be more open, and allow greater range of speech than DU2?...nt  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 08:35 PM   #57 
  - Does it always get this ugly when the site upgrades?  freshwest   Dec-08-11 08:58 PM   #63 
  - DU2 was barely an upgrade over DU1. DU3 is closer to an overhaul.  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 09:00 PM   #64 
  - DU3 is a completely different animal. NOTHING like DU 1 or 2.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 09:16 PM   #70 
     - If you believe the progressive left is a majority, do you believe they will unfairly sit on juries..  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 09:34 PM   #77 
  - Half the people I've seen complaining about DU3 are ones who like to put "free speech" in quotes  Warren DeMontague   Dec-08-11 09:25 PM   #73 
  - That is precisely the source of the outrage.  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 09:36 PM   #79 
  - +1...nt  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 09:43 PM   #81 
  - I've been on the jury 3 times  ohheckyeah   Dec-08-11 09:53 PM   #82 
  - I believe there will be *more* latitude.  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 09:55 PM   #83 
     - That's possible.  ohheckyeah   Dec-08-11 10:04 PM   #84 
        - I like the faith Skinner is putting in the users.  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 10:21 PM   #86 
           - Indeed...  ohheckyeah   Dec-08-11 10:29 PM   #88 
  - I think it's worth a go  Dead_Parrot   Dec-08-11 10:14 PM   #85 
  - I know when you served as a mod you were as unbiased as you could be.  joshcryer   Dec-08-11 10:23 PM   #87 
  - Other. Reserving judgement.  LadyHawkAZ   Dec-08-11 10:43 PM   #89 
  - Fucking zero.  some guy   Dec-12-11 06:31 PM   #91 
  - maybe one of us  iamthebandfanman   Dec-13-11 01:14 AM   #94 

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