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10. An option needs to be added: "Totally predictable."
Sun Sep 25, 2022, 03:44 PM
Sep 2022

Fat-shaming is still cool here, as far as I can tell. In fact, ANY kind of denigration based on physical characteristics seems to get a pass (except -mostly- skin color).

Putdowns based on someone's spiritual beliefs/lack thereof seem to go down well also.

And let's not forget the rationalist vs more-things-in-heaven-and-earth wars that erupt from time to time. (I can't remember whether "w**" ever made it to the TOSable list.)

People are gonna find ways to insult people, and a lot of time they're gonna fall back on differences to do so, even though "This person is a fundamentally awful person" works perfectly well.

We will never eliminate all of it, that's why we have TOS, juries, mods, and hopefully, continual small progress, even if it will never be enough/fast enough for all of us.

But we have to keep on calling it out when we see it.


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