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Sat Apr 23, 2016, 12:10 AM

My confession as a paid poster

But it is not by my choice.

You see, Big Math outsources their posting needs to the data mine in Bogdanovich, Siberia where they can receive high quality analytical posts for only a fraction of a cost.

Thankfully, I don't work in the mine, itself. I have my own cube. I get two square meals a day that I'm allowed to eat at an actual table. One of the meals is even required to have root vegetables. My friends, they tell me, "Nikolai, be more positive. Your bad attitude is dividing everyone in the office. Do you want to go work in the mine with mean overseers? Where the chief mode of transportation is crawling through tiny tunnels? You've seen the people who work out there. They're so beaten down, they're only a remainder of their true selves."

And until today I've kept quiet about working in an industry that is multiplying so rapidly, growing exponentially every time someone asks questions about Clinton's polling numbers versus Sanders. But for too long I've kept quiet! I stopped being silent after watching an overseer's car strike a child miner on the median of the road into our plant. I'll never forget the indifference for which the ambulance personnel carried that one off to the hospital.

Not to get off on a tangent, but there is an acute lack of awareness about the deplorable conditions that child data miners are forced to work in. Incredibly, there have been no negative stories in the international news.

Anyway, from that day on, I started speaking out about our lives here in Bogdanovich. The supervisor, he say to me, "Nikolai, your work is regressing. You're foiling our efforts to make our quotas by doing less than your share of the work. Don't become a problem for me."

But I say never! My worth is greater than the count of my math posts! I will not stand by and observe the repeating nature of these injustices! They may say, "Nikolai, your problems are imaginary. You're being irrational", but I know better.

So remember! All else being equal, when you see a post covering statical significance in polling or an analysis of historical trends, it was probably created by those of us in Bogdanovich!

If I suddenly stop posting, don't try and find me. The powers driving this business will stop at nothing to cancel out opposition voices that are steadily increasing in volume. But I will not be minimized any longer!

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Reply My confession as a paid poster (Original post)
Godhumor Apr 2016 OP
Skink Apr 2016 #1
cherokeeprogressive Apr 2016 #6
cherokeeprogressive Apr 2016 #7
Armstead Apr 2016 #2
Godhumor Apr 2016 #3
Armstead Apr 2016 #4
Godhumor Apr 2016 #5
Armstead Apr 2016 #9
NurseJackie Apr 2016 #20
cherokeeprogressive Apr 2016 #8
Godhumor Apr 2016 #10
cherokeeprogressive Apr 2016 #11
cherokeeprogressive Apr 2016 #12
Godhumor Apr 2016 #13
dreamnightwind Apr 2016 #21
kstewart33 Apr 2016 #23
dreamnightwind Apr 2016 #25
Godhumor Apr 2016 #14
sufrommich Apr 2016 #15
Tarc Apr 2016 #16
yardwork Apr 2016 #17
Godhumor Apr 2016 #24
bvf Apr 2016 #18
yardwork Apr 2016 #29
bvf Apr 2016 #34
GusBob Apr 2016 #19
Quayblue Apr 2016 #22
MoonRiver Apr 2016 #26
livetohike Apr 2016 #27
salinsky Apr 2016 #28
Aerows Apr 2016 #32
kydo Apr 2016 #30
KingFlorez Apr 2016 #31
Aerows Apr 2016 #33

Response to Godhumor (Original post)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 12:14 AM

1. I pay to post

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Response to Skink (Reply #1)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 12:25 AM

7. You must pay for one of those invisible stars...

 

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Response to Godhumor (Original post)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 12:16 AM

2. Take two aspirin snd you'll feel better in the morning

 

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Response to Armstead (Reply #2)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 12:17 AM

3. Sorry, this is my masterpiece

And no one is going to tell me differently.

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Response to Godhumor (Reply #3)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 12:19 AM

4. Okay it's a masterpiece

 

Far be it from me to disparage another's creative endeavors

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Response to Armstead (Reply #4)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 12:20 AM

5. I giggled every time I dropped another math term into the op

Maybe I have been up too late...

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Response to Godhumor (Reply #5)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 12:27 AM

9. Okay, I'll admit its clever

 

Its also late...

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Response to Godhumor (Reply #5)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 08:01 AM

20. I chuckled too!

Those were my favorite parts. Very clerver, you!

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #8)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 12:29 AM

10. Sure. Of course, I've been here longer than you, but hey. No star! N/t

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Response to Godhumor (Reply #10)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 12:33 AM

12. Why no star?

 

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #12)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 12:34 AM

13. Honestly? Just never got around to doing it

I should probably rectify that at some point.

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #8)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 08:06 AM

21. Seriously?

For some reason, nearly everyone on my ignore list has a star. We must be on different ideological planes.

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Response to dreamnightwind (Reply #21)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 08:46 AM

23. Love that dog! nt

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Response to kstewart33 (Reply #23)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 10:07 AM

25. It's for Loonix

You probably know, but for anyone who doesn't, she's no longer welcome here, the admins decided she crossed the TOS line. She always had this annoying little fly or bug that moved around. Then came the centrist fly-swatter grave dancers. The cute silly bug-chasing dog is them, flailing away at squashing a populist/left ideology they have no chance to extinguish.

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Response to Godhumor (Original post)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 07:23 AM

14. Damn straight I'm bumping this

One of my all time favorite examples of what happens when I get truly exhausted and decide to post.

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Response to Godhumor (Original post)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 07:30 AM

15. Lol. Perfect. nt

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Response to Godhumor (Original post)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 07:31 AM

16. +1

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Response to Godhumor (Original post)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 07:36 AM

17. ....eat at an actual table.

I'm a fan.

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Response to yardwork (Reply #17)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 10:00 AM

24. Ha! Glad someone noticed that one

I do wonder if someone can actually done every math term in the OP, though. I wrote it in something of a tired crazy state of mind.

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Response to Godhumor (Original post)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 07:39 AM

18. A little proofreading would have helped

 

and the conceit is implausible.

C-



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Response to bvf (Reply #18)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 01:47 PM

29. I'll bet you're a blast at parties.

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Response to yardwork (Reply #29)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 08:23 PM

34. I've spent enough time dealing with soi-disant humorists

 

to know which parties to avoid.

The OP would be at serious risk in an introductory creative writing class.

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Response to Godhumor (Original post)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 07:39 AM

19. I like. I rec

More please

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Response to Godhumor (Original post)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 08:30 AM

22. I chortled nt

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Response to Godhumor (Original post)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 10:09 AM

26. Lol, sign me up!

Two squares a day is all it took!

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Response to Godhumor (Original post)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 10:10 AM

27. Love it! Thank you for confessing.

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Response to Godhumor (Original post)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 10:21 AM

28. Very nice!

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Response to salinsky (Reply #28)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 02:06 PM

32. OMG.

 

Brain bleach, STAT!

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Response to Godhumor (Original post)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 01:59 PM

30. you know those mandatory root vegetables night not be all that great for mine workers

they tend to make one fart and in in a mine, well damn there goes the canary plus all that gas in mines ... boom .. collapse ... trapped Godhumor in Bogdanovich. Not cool.

You need a union.

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Response to Godhumor (Original post)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 02:01 PM

31. Hillary threw me down a flight of stairs

And told me it would happen again if I didn't post favorable post for her. I don't get paid, but my life was spared in exchange for posts.

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Response to KingFlorez (Reply #31)

Sat Apr 23, 2016, 02:09 PM

33. Please, give everyone mercy.

 

Don't let anybody post the Borat in ... whatever in the hell he is wearing at the beach ... pic again.

The pain.

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