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And I am done, permanently with GDP. (Original Post) Jackie Wilson Said May 2016 OP
K&R! stonecutter357 May 2016 #1
Just learned about "trash" option, i chose FULL trash. Jackie Wilson Said May 2016 #3
LOL ... 1StrongBlackMan May 2016 #2
LOL leftofcool May 2016 #8
I have it trashed, wildeyed May 2016 #9
LOL ... Amassing a couple of hides will cure that! LOL 1StrongBlackMan May 2016 #10
I have no hides because I don't start threads. wildeyed May 2016 #11
I think you might be onto something there! 1StrongBlackMan May 2016 #12
But now I said something wildeyed May 2016 #13
Same here. old guy May 2016 #28
me too. La Lioness Priyanka May 2016 #17
LOL lovemydog May 2016 #20
It sure is a caustic place over there, and I also try to avoid it. still_one May 2016 #4
I have had it trashed for a month and have not noticed that I have missed anything at all. LiberalArkie May 2016 #5
I am predicting I will have better days, this way. Jackie Wilson Said May 2016 #6
Yep me too. As I have mentioned to others, at this point nothing can LiberalArkie May 2016 #7
At some point it is better to walk away. wildeyed May 2016 #14
The Forum is toxic JustAnotherGen May 2016 #15
i literally cannot wait for a month or so, till this board is delivered back to democrats La Lioness Priyanka May 2016 #16
It will be less exciting, and I admit I do enjoy that sometimes. Jackie Wilson Said May 2016 #18
we always argue here, but it wont be arguing with people who don't actually like the democratic La Lioness Priyanka May 2016 #19
Same here. lovemydog May 2016 #21
Amen, sister. Bobbie Jo May 2016 #41
I trashed it ismnotwasm May 2016 #22
I'm tired of the stalking Coolest Ranger May 2016 #23
I just saw that hide ismnotwasm May 2016 #24
Even though I know what Skinner is going to say Coolest Ranger May 2016 #25
Yeah, it's a sad and sorry state of affairs, that's for sure ismnotwasm May 2016 #29
I post in GDP to be reminded that I'm ignorant anti-progressive Orrex May 2016 #26
My favorite part is being told how I am a tool of the establishment. Jackie Wilson Said May 2016 #27
Of course you'd say that, you corporatist third-way toadie. Orrex May 2016 #30
I know, i remember when I smoked my first joint, I was 13, I couldnt WAIT to Jackie Wilson Said May 2016 #31
That's how it always starts, with the reefer. Orrex May 2016 #32
I got called a troll WhiteTara May 2016 #33
Well I'm a Brock paid Hill$hill rbrnmw May 2016 #34
That's what happens when you aren't WhiteTara May 2016 #35
Right? rbrnmw May 2016 #36
I'm just going with that - JustAnotherGen May 2016 #37
+1 Agschmid May 2016 #42
I got called a Republican. wildeyed May 2016 #38
Skinner will say you engaged in "bad behavior" and there's the false equivalency. Liberal_Stalwart71 May 2016 #39
That false equivalency really burns my bacon. betsuni May 2016 #40
That's too bad as you fought/fight for Hillary well. NWCorona May 2016 #43
NO, fought for Bernie, repeatedly. Jackie Wilson Said May 2016 #44
I meant trying to get Bernie supporters to understand that Hillary is world's better than trump. NWCorona May 2016 #45
Oh that, yes, thanks. I have a friend now who says since he said two years ago Jackie Wilson Said May 2016 #46
I hate GDP gollygee May 2016 #47
The good news is that the primary will end SOON. Once it's done, it's DONE. MADem May 2016 #48
I Just Read "Fifties were a better time. Y'know, Excluding brown people and women." lib87 May 2016 #49
Comments like yours often get a hide when directed at a specific person. aikoaiko May 2016 #50
So your point is if Drumpf lovers are here and loving Drumpf, nothing I can do about it Jackie Wilson Said May 2016 #51
No, my point is that telling an individual DUer he or she doesn't belong here will often earn a hide aikoaiko May 2016 #52
A. Drumpf supporters should be banned, my pointing out that is who they are Jackie Wilson Said May 2016 #53
the best way to handle a TOS violator is to click alert if you dont like recieving hides aikoaiko May 2016 #54
Yeah, I dont tend to do that. I rarely alert on people. I do think anyone who EITHER Jackie Wilson Said May 2016 #55

Jackie Wilson Said

(4,176 posts)
3. Just learned about "trash" option, i chose FULL trash.
Wed May 18, 2016, 12:09 PM
May 2016

The human race is on a fast track, so to speak, to destruction, Drumpf or no Drumpf, but his inevitable election in November seals it.

 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
2. LOL ...
Wed May 18, 2016, 12:06 PM
May 2016

I had the forum trashed for 2 weeks ... but I missed receiving my daily dose of drama and naked projection.

wildeyed

(11,243 posts)
9. I have it trashed,
Wed May 18, 2016, 01:08 PM
May 2016

but I get called to jury duty in there almost continuously, so I end up reading it anyway. But I figure if I have to go through extra steps to find it, at least it cuts down on the time suck.

Never start a thread there, or in any of the main forums. That is my main rule for sanity these days.

wildeyed

(11,243 posts)
11. I have no hides because I don't start threads.
Wed May 18, 2016, 01:33 PM
May 2016

At least that is my theory. Makes me a low-value target.

wildeyed

(11,243 posts)
13. But now I said something
Wed May 18, 2016, 01:44 PM
May 2016

and we know they stalk this forum. Busy bees probably searching my posts as we speak

lovemydog

(11,833 posts)
20. LOL
Wed May 18, 2016, 11:52 PM
May 2016

I've gone from getting pissed off to laughing hysterically at exactly that.

Interested to see the changes that will be implemented after the primaries are over.

LiberalArkie

(15,886 posts)
5. I have had it trashed for a month and have not noticed that I have missed anything at all.
Wed May 18, 2016, 12:10 PM
May 2016

Kind of like tuning out all the noise at daycare.

Jackie Wilson Said

(4,176 posts)
6. I am predicting I will have better days, this way.
Wed May 18, 2016, 12:13 PM
May 2016

I care too much, and not just about politics.

It is a flaw, it causes me health problems.

My "caring" isnt always productive, either. So I need to slow down and accept certain realities.

LiberalArkie

(15,886 posts)
7. Yep me too. As I have mentioned to others, at this point nothing can
Wed May 18, 2016, 12:19 PM
May 2016

possibly change someone elses mind about the election. If I find an interesting story about it, I will post it in GD-P but I never look back or reply. Just way too many people that get too much joy by starting arguments.

Nope not worth it.. Have a good day.

wildeyed

(11,243 posts)
14. At some point it is better to walk away.
Wed May 18, 2016, 01:50 PM
May 2016

It is getting to be time for political action IRW, and that helps me too. When I can do real work that matters, I find I grind my mental gears less. If I can come home and think, YES, I registered six new voters today, had some GREAT political discussions with people who are not crazy AND trained a new volunteer.... I feel relief and don't need to blow off steam online. And like you, I have a lot of steam.

JustAnotherGen

(32,599 posts)
15. The Forum is toxic
Wed May 18, 2016, 01:54 PM
May 2016

After getting dragged into a post today - eh?

Let's put it this way - the past three days I've served on 3 juries (only today) each day.


All 10 have been for awful tos breaking posts in GDP. Just stay out of there.

 

La Lioness Priyanka

(53,866 posts)
16. i literally cannot wait for a month or so, till this board is delivered back to democrats
Wed May 18, 2016, 02:00 PM
May 2016

away from whatever fringe fucking groups have taken over

Jackie Wilson Said

(4,176 posts)
18. It will be less exciting, and I admit I do enjoy that sometimes.
Wed May 18, 2016, 02:02 PM
May 2016

I honestly dont know what to do with people who say they are liberal and also say they wont vote for Hillary if she wins.

It seems like the Twilight Zone to me.

Hell, not one of them can even IMAGINE how liberal and Socialist I am

But that has NOTHING To do with the inevitable reality that Donald Trump represents death.

period

 

La Lioness Priyanka

(53,866 posts)
19. we always argue here, but it wont be arguing with people who don't actually like the democratic
Wed May 18, 2016, 02:05 PM
May 2016

party.

i cannot wait.

lovemydog

(11,833 posts)
21. Same here.
Wed May 18, 2016, 11:55 PM
May 2016

I've learned this primary season that many who shout the loudest ad nauseam about their love of democratic principles are the least capable of the self-restraint necessary for it to benefit everyone.

Coolest Ranger

(2,034 posts)
23. I'm tired of the stalking
Thu May 19, 2016, 11:38 AM
May 2016

done to regular posters of the AA group. I got a hide too from people who don't like Hillary supporters. Tired of the stalking

Coolest Ranger

(2,034 posts)
25. Even though I know what Skinner is going to say
Thu May 19, 2016, 11:47 AM
May 2016

I asked him why is it they get to say all the vile and nasty things about Hillary but we can't Question Bernie. At this point I am ready to just wait another month and just say quiet until this thing is over

ismnotwasm

(42,211 posts)
29. Yeah, it's a sad and sorry state of affairs, that's for sure
Thu May 19, 2016, 12:02 PM
May 2016

It's why I post in multiple places. I don't mind debate, but I do mind bullying

Orrex

(63,562 posts)
26. I post in GDP to be reminded that I'm ignorant anti-progressive
Thu May 19, 2016, 11:54 AM
May 2016

And I'm supremely grateful to the true progressive warriors for so nobly telling me how stupid I am.

Jackie Wilson Said

(4,176 posts)
27. My favorite part is being told how I am a tool of the establishment.
Thu May 19, 2016, 11:56 AM
May 2016


Hey, I appreciate these young, excited newcomers, I do...but they gotta realize some of us have been doing this FOREVER

Jackie Wilson Said

(4,176 posts)
31. I know, i remember when I smoked my first joint, I was 13, I couldnt WAIT to
Thu May 19, 2016, 12:09 PM
May 2016

get my hands on some Wall Street friends so I could destroy the economy.



Oh wait, no I was trying to get a "black light" and Pink Floyd poster.

Orrex

(63,562 posts)
32. That's how it always starts, with the reefer.
Thu May 19, 2016, 12:29 PM
May 2016

Soon there'll be pianos and wild dancing, and then it all goes to corporatist hell.

JustAnotherGen

(32,599 posts)
37. I'm just going with that -
Thu May 19, 2016, 12:59 PM
May 2016

Let them know your standard fee per post is $500.

They accuse you of playing games.

wildeyed

(11,243 posts)
38. I got called a Republican.
Thu May 19, 2016, 01:59 PM
May 2016

Translation: You said something I don't like, but I lack verbal skills, so to compensate, I will call you mean names.

Oh yeah, also, I have Tourette's as of yesterday because I guess I said something someone didn't like more than one time. Um, that is an insult to people who actually have Tourette's too, which is an actual, real disorder. So it was an ad hominem AND offensive to people with the neurological disorder, but *I* am the one with a problem? I guess I should have alerted, but why bother?

It gets old. We have been promised a better moderating system in the near future so hopefully that mess will stop soon.

 

Liberal_Stalwart71

(20,450 posts)
39. Skinner will say you engaged in "bad behavior" and there's the false equivalency.
Fri May 20, 2016, 07:11 PM
May 2016

Sanders' fanatics abuse the "alert" and jury system and they get away with it because you know, "BOTH SIDES DO IT!" Bullshit!

betsuni

(26,589 posts)
40. That false equivalency really burns my bacon.
Fri May 20, 2016, 10:37 PM
May 2016

Anyone actually reading things here should see that without that one bad side everything would be fine.

Jackie Wilson Said

(4,176 posts)
44. NO, fought for Bernie, repeatedly.
Sun May 22, 2016, 04:13 PM
May 2016

Unfortunately the BoB movement is growing.

President Drumpf will cause horrific harm for many

Jackie Wilson Said

(4,176 posts)
46. Oh that, yes, thanks. I have a friend now who says since he said two years ago
Sun May 22, 2016, 04:18 PM
May 2016

ABC anybody but Clinton, he wont have integrity unless he votes for Drumpf

I couldnt find the words other than "So if Mussolini runs against her?"

He said Drumpf is misunderstood and is not all that bad.

This is one of the most liberal, progressive campaign activists on the left.

gollygee

(22,336 posts)
47. I hate GDP
Sun May 22, 2016, 04:20 PM
May 2016

There is so much mythical bizarre thinking in there. Just ignore everything said in there. Hillary is going to beat Trump. Just about anyone could beat Trump. It isn't even going to be a close election, despite what ridiculous members of DU keep saying. I voted for Bernie so I know supporting Bernie doesn't have to make you say stupid things like that Trump would be less likely to get us into a war than Hillary, or that he's safer with regard to Social Security. People are just talking out of their asses at this point. I imagine a lot of it is simply sour grapes. "My candidate lost so I'm going to shit all over yours."

It's shocking how much is written in GDP and how little of it has any value at all.

Just wait a bit and things will improve. I suspect a number of people will either leave on their own, or will be made to leave.

MADem

(135,425 posts)
48. The good news is that the primary will end SOON. Once it's done, it's DONE.
Fri May 27, 2016, 06:20 PM
May 2016

Only a few dozen more delegates to go, and it's on to the general election.

aikoaiko

(34,195 posts)
52. No, my point is that telling an individual DUer he or she doesn't belong here will often earn a hide
Tue May 31, 2016, 12:42 PM
May 2016

It really doesn't matter what the issue is.

You've kind of had a chip on your shoulder ever since you switch to being a HRC defender. Its going to be ok even if some DUers don't like HRC or resent the machine that supports her.

Jackie Wilson Said

(4,176 posts)
53. A. Drumpf supporters should be banned, my pointing out that is who they are
Tue May 31, 2016, 12:46 PM
May 2016

is my duty as a liberal and patriot but specifically this board does NOT tolerate them by the RULES, but you dont know that

B. I support now and always have Bernie, but will defend Hillary because I am able to see the damage ANY con would do, let alone Drumpf.


Liberals agree with me, I dont know what the Bernie or Bust people are, they are NOT liberals, that is a fact.

aikoaiko

(34,195 posts)
54. the best way to handle a TOS violator is to click alert if you dont like recieving hides
Tue May 31, 2016, 01:24 PM
May 2016


I think you'll find clicking alert to be very patriotic too.

Jackie Wilson Said

(4,176 posts)
55. Yeah, I dont tend to do that. I rarely alert on people. I do think anyone who EITHER
Tue May 31, 2016, 01:25 PM
May 2016

supports Drumpf or DEFENDS anyone who does, is promoting death.

I do think that.

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