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I hate little people who throw insults from the safety of the web

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by OzzyGreg, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. .
    Everyone's 10 feet tall on the internet aren't they?
    So many people will throw insults at others when they know they can't be touched.
    Look at comments on Youtube and in discussion forums too sadly.

    Face to face I reckon most of these guys wouldn't say a word.


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  4. elgecko


    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries! :p
  5. sneha1965


    Nov 7, 2007
    I need your picture please. :)
  6. Funky Ghost

    Funky Ghost Translucently Groovy

    Of course the flip side is those who are of the muscle-bound and ready to rip a head off variety usually like to respond just as you have, dear OP. Life's problems cannot be fixed with a arse whoppin'. If the ole grey matter is used then the conclusion can be drawn that words on a screen are only as meaningful as you let them be.



    I'm the devils advocate.

    No argument on the internet has ever been won. They've just been demolished by a mod :D
  7. Bloodhammer

    Bloodhammer Twinkle Twinkle Black Star

    Jul 7, 2009
    Shreveport, Louisiana

  8. john grey

    john grey

    Apr 19, 2011
    Oracle, Arizona
    Darn funny pictures. Wow, I needed that laugh.

    What's more....there ARE a great many people who just get off by singling someone out and acting like an a$$&%@* uTube is a poor place to shop for intelligent conversation.
  9. I would be nice if people used their real names on Internet instead of hiding behind strange user names.
  10. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    Very true KS. Or would you be Vik?
  11. Simo98


    Jun 18, 2009
    QLD, Australia
  12. Joey3313


    Nov 28, 2003
    I came into this thread thinking it'd be a midget bash fest.

    I'ma leave now. Disappointed...
  13. sneha1965


    Nov 7, 2007
    Usernames offer a level of protection that is warranted. There's maybe 8 people in my county with my name and I don't need anyone showing up on my door step unannounced. That said we should all be treating each other with respect as stated in the forum rules.
  14. If you click on my profile page, then the mystery is solved
  15. Marial

    Marial weapons-grade plum

    Apr 8, 2011
    What's really weird is ever time I see that photograph I think to myself that it looks EXACTLY like this kid I went to grade school with just a few years on in life. Andy Shafran (sp?), is that you???
  16. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    Ah, so it is Mr. Sandvik, so it is!
  17. The internet is possibly one of the greatest tools for equalization. Anyone can post (for the most part), and a majority of the time it is useless. There is nothing to distinguish worthwhile knowledge from some idiot posting nonsense. And the reader is awarded with spending long amounts of time required to sift through all of it.

    So, you have people with exceptionally poor communication skills being read by people with exceptionally poor reading skills. Of course offense results. Anonymity and equalization affords ye local idiot to be insulting when he would be otherwise immediately ostracized from any useful place in life.
  18. colcifer

    colcifer Esteemed Nitpicker Supporting Member

    Feb 10, 2010
    A Galaxy Far, Far Away
  19. You could even get my first name from there. I wish Talkbass exposed the real name instead of the login name but some forums have this set differently.
  20. rockstarbassist

    rockstarbassist Inactive

    Apr 30, 2002
    The Woodlands, TX
    Endorsing Artist: HCAF



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