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Hiraeth

(4,805 posts)
Fri Jun 5, 2015, 08:43 AM Jun 2015

In a sincere effort to understand the rules of DU, let me make sure I got this right

This discussion thread was locked as off-topic by Autumn (a host of the Bernie Sanders group).

Rule #1. It is not okay to imply that a contender is a c***

but

Rule #2. It is okay to imply that an opponent is a racist.

Am I beginning to understand the lay of the land around here?

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In a sincere effort to understand the rules of DU, let me make sure I got this right (Original Post) Hiraeth Jun 2015 OP
I would say that you are correct. djean111 Jun 2015 #1
Personally ann--- Jun 2015 #2
I was not the one to make the posts. Hiraeth Jun 2015 #14
I believe it should go without saying Evergreen Emerald Jun 2015 #3
You are not a supporter of Bernie Sanders so your post is smokey nj Jun 2015 #5
Is this a discussion group? underpants Jun 2015 #7
thank you. perhaps I should repost in GD. I honestly want to understand Hiraeth Jun 2015 #11
BUT it is OKAY to imply that Bernie is a racist? amirite? Hiraeth Jun 2015 #12
Apparently. peacebird Jun 2015 #4
Sure looks that way. I could be wrong but, it sure looks that way. Hiraeth Jun 2015 #13
Here are the answers to your questions Autumn Jun 2015 #6
I will - Hiraeth Jun 2015 #9
+1 n/t hootinholler Jun 2015 #15
this has nothing to do with Bernie. :/ retrowire Jun 2015 #8
It has to do with what is allowed to be implied around here. Hiraeth Jun 2015 #10
We are letting ourselves get pulled off topic kenfrequed Jun 2015 #16
 

djean111

(14,255 posts)
1. I would say that you are correct.
Fri Jun 5, 2015, 08:45 AM
Jun 2015
 

ann---

(1,933 posts)
2. Personally
Fri Jun 5, 2015, 08:46 AM
Jun 2015

I don't see how you can compare those two words. One is
a filthy, derogatory name for a woman and the other is a
description of someone who has a bias against a certain race.

They are NOT the same. in my view. The first is unforgivable.

Hiraeth

(4,805 posts)
14. I was not the one to make the posts.
Fri Jun 5, 2015, 09:11 AM
Jun 2015

Evergreen Emerald

(13,067 posts)
3. I believe it should go without saying
Fri Jun 5, 2015, 08:46 AM
Jun 2015

that to imply that a person is a c*** is NOT ok. I am surprised you have to ask.

smokey nj

(43,853 posts)
5. You are not a supporter of Bernie Sanders so your post is
Fri Jun 5, 2015, 08:54 AM
Jun 2015

inappropriate in this group.

underpants

(181,551 posts)
7. Is this a discussion group?
Fri Jun 5, 2015, 09:02 AM
Jun 2015

Or a cheerleading group?

Hiraeth

(4,805 posts)
11. thank you. perhaps I should repost in GD. I honestly want to understand
Fri Jun 5, 2015, 09:09 AM
Jun 2015

the jargon on the whole of DU.

Hiraeth

(4,805 posts)
12. BUT it is OKAY to imply that Bernie is a racist? amirite?
Fri Jun 5, 2015, 09:10 AM
Jun 2015

peacebird

(14,195 posts)
4. Apparently.
Fri Jun 5, 2015, 08:47 AM
Jun 2015

Also any questions about a contenders religious practice/bible study is a smear, and anyone who questions whether Hillary is our best candidate is misogynistic by default.

Hiraeth

(4,805 posts)
13. Sure looks that way. I could be wrong but, it sure looks that way.
Fri Jun 5, 2015, 09:10 AM
Jun 2015

Autumn

(44,543 posts)
6. Here are the answers to your questions
Fri Jun 5, 2015, 09:02 AM
Jun 2015
http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=termsofservice

and this is the SOP for the Bernie Sanders group.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/12805067

The mission of the Bernie Sanders Group is to discuss information and news about the life, career, accomplishments, and current campaign for the Democratic Party's Nomination in 2016 of Bernie Sanders. The Bernie Sanders Group will provide a haven for those members of Democratic Underground who support the Senator Sanders and his policies; to discuss his policy positions, speeches, interviews, and other public appearances; to discuss Senator Sanders 2016 Democratic nomination campaign; and to discuss the causes which Senator Sanders has championed.

The Bernie Sanders Group is not a forum. This group serves as safe haven for members who share similar interests and viewpoints. Individuals who post messages contrary to this group's stated purpose can be excluded from posting, these decisions will be made by the current group hosts.



As you can see this is not the place for your OP. You now have the answer so please delete your OP . Let's use this group to support each other and Bernie


Hiraeth

(4,805 posts)
9. I will -
Fri Jun 5, 2015, 09:07 AM
Jun 2015

AFTER you block me.

hootinholler

(26,449 posts)
15. +1 n/t
Fri Jun 5, 2015, 09:12 AM
Jun 2015

retrowire

(10,345 posts)
8. this has nothing to do with Bernie. :/
Fri Jun 5, 2015, 09:03 AM
Jun 2015

Hiraeth

(4,805 posts)
10. It has to do with what is allowed to be implied around here.
Fri Jun 5, 2015, 09:07 AM
Jun 2015

So, yes. It was a HUGE discussion around here last week or am I wrong about that?

kenfrequed

(7,865 posts)
16. We are letting ourselves get pulled off topic
Fri Jun 5, 2015, 09:12 AM
Jun 2015

This week it is the unfortunate banning of a long-time poster.

Last week it was getting pulled into the phony racial charges.

We need to get back to supporting our candidate. Write letters to Skinner about reinstating NYC and let's stop getting pulled into long threads with trolls.

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