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GGNez
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Recent conversations here and publicly have addressed online trolls and loose rules/boundaries in football forums. I found this article interesting and on topic.

I'd love to have a conversation here about this. Let me emphasize: I'M AS SICK OF TALKING ABOUT SHE-WHO-I-WILL-NOT-NAME and all of the stuff that can be found in 8 other threads elsewhere as you are. I'm here for humor, respectful debates, and sports. Just so happens I returned in the midst of scandal and division. In rewriting a Grizzly Football book with a decade of new knowledge and experiences, I intend to include things about the nature of forum dialogue; fake and multiple profiles, uncharacteristic hostility, censorship, etc.

Anyone interested in talking about this without calling anyone out specifically? Maybe even respectfully?

https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... ty-trolls/

“If you create a social norm of increased civility, it becomes a virtuous cycle,” says Joinson. “There’s not necessarily an inbuilt tendency to be aggressive to other people or impolite. It’s about what other people are doing.”
Winners never quit and quitters never win. ~ Vince Lombardi
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I want to talk about Grizzlies football and everything that pertains to the football team and the fans of football on this forum. There are other forums for everything else people want to discuss.

Go Griz!
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I am here for the free drinks.
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I'm just here so I don't get fined....
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Im here because the psychos on this forum make me feel better about myself as a human.
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I'm here to talk about the jews.
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BadlandsGrizFan wrote:
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:21 pm
Im here because the psychos on this forum make me feel better about myself as a human.
:ditto:
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HelenaHandBasket wrote:
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:15 pm
I am here for the free drinks.

I must be in the wrong line...
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BadlandsGrizFan wrote:
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:21 pm
Im here because the psychos on this forum make me feel better about myself as a human.
POTY candidate. I think that's the same reason I watch Real Housewives of Beverly Hills on tv :)
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GGNez
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reinell30 wrote:
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:12 pm
I want to talk about Grizzlies football and everything that pertains to the football team and the fans of football on this forum. There are other forums for everything else people want to discuss.

Go Griz!
:thumb:

I understand. I've amassed quite a collection - the exceptionally witty, in-depth stats, multiple "personalities", always hostile, stuff that pisses off the general public, drunk posts (only mine, can I be sure, but some seem obvious), etc. It's all really good info and common everywhere. Since it's the football coach taking the heat for posters, and the "data" is going into a football book....I posted here.
Winners never quit and quitters never win. ~ Vince Lombardi
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I’m here to observe how screwed up it is as compared to my years at UM. Hopefully, now, we can return to football and somewhat normal times.
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ilovethecats wrote:
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:23 pm
BadlandsGrizFan wrote:
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:21 pm
Im here because the psychos on this forum make me feel better about myself as a human.
:ditto:
Well, +1, obviously.
Winners never quit and quitters never win. ~ Vince Lombardi
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snap wrote:
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:22 pm
I'm here to talk about the jews.
reluctantly admitting, that was funny - A+ for consistency
Winners never quit and quitters never win. ~ Vince Lombardi
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I will but I need a fee up front, and 5% commission on all future book sales. :)
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ordigger wrote:
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:50 pm
I will but I need a fee up front, and 5% commission on all future book sales. :)
Done. And, ditto.
Winners never quit and quitters never win. ~ Vince Lombardi
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They said there wouldn't be a test.
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BadlandsGrizFan wrote:
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:21 pm
Im here because the psychos on this forum make me feel better about myself as a human.
me too
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Spanky wrote:
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:29 pm
I’m here to observe how screwed up it is as compared to my years at UM. Hopefully, now, we can return to football and somewhat normal times.
I laughed...your years...somewhat normal...
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HelenaHandBasket wrote:
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:59 pm
Spanky wrote:
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:29 pm
I’m here to observe how screwed up it is as compared to my years at UM. Hopefully, now, we can return to football and somewhat normal times.
I laughed...your years...somewhat normal...
Well, normal as in a focus on other matters....🤫
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I am here to listen to the people tell everyone how smart they think they are.
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