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Let's do away with...

Discussion in 'Suggestion Box' started by Turock, Jul 8, 2003.


  1. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    Let's do away with away with this :rolleyes:.
    This has bothered me since they first became available. IMO, its use is both disrespectful and juvenile, and I feel certain that many people have become angered by them.
     
  2. Aaron

    Aaron

    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    I think it depends how you use it. I believe it can be used quite well to show when someone is being sarcastic. Not all sacasm is negative, so i say keep it.
     
  3. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    I agree with my esteemed French colleague... ;)
     
  4. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    I like it. It's good for responding to asinine comments, stupid suggestions, and all around rediculous posts.
     
  5. stuie86

    stuie86

    May 9, 2003
    mckinney, tx
    ok what is lmo ive seen it tons of time but never figured out what it ment
     
  6. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    Merci beaucoup.
     
  7. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
     
  8. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    Says the desert to the grain of sand...
     
  9. babecker

    babecker

    Mar 7, 2002
    Sykesville, MD
    It _is_ easy to interpret the :rolleyes: as rude, even when it's meant in jest; but, I say keep it, it's up to the individual user if they want to risk being misinterpreted or coming across as an a-hole.
     
  10. babecker

    babecker

    Mar 7, 2002
    Sykesville, MD
    Well done.:bassist:
     
  11. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    Aw "rolleyes"??? Naw, keep it.

    Some comments are just pathetic and nothing that is common currency on the web better conveys the frustration of putting up with assinine comments/people/situations without seeming hateful.

    If you can't deal with it..... :rolleyes:
     
  12. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    I can't think of even one time that I have seen it used constructively. This thread is the only time I have ever used it, and that was only to try to make a point. I seldom see it used in jest either, and I certainly don't require it to come across as an a$$hole.
     
  13. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    Hey man, I started the fad of spelling it that way.
     
  14. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    You have never seen it used constructively.

    This thread is the only time you have used it.

    You seldom see it used in jest.

    You don't need it to be an ass.


    Ok. That is all well and good for you. How about... you never use it, and you just ignore all posts with one in it. That would solve the problem you are having without taking something away from the rest of us.

    Hey, would you look at that... I don't need it to be an ass either :)

    All jesting aside, honestly, it's just a trivial little thing. It doesn't matter that much. And if it does for some strange reason, then like I said, ignore the post that has it in it.
     
  15. FunkySpoo

    FunkySpoo Supporting Member

    Feb 6, 2002
  16. stuie86

    stuie86

    May 9, 2003
    mckinney, tx
    brovo Nick Gann brovo
     
  17. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    You can gloss it over all you want, it's still rude. I already don't use it, and nobody is going to ignore one, especially when it is their post that gets the treatment.

    Like it or not, it's a suggestion box. I'm making a suggestion.
     
  18. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    Like it or not, its a suggestion box. You made a suggestion. We are discussing your suggestion :)
     
  19. FunkySpoo

    FunkySpoo Supporting Member

    Feb 6, 2002
    See now would be a good time for the Bang Head smiley I posted earlier
     
  20. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    Nah Rick, its all cool. No hard feelings in here.

    Right Turock? :)