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Post by Butterscotch » Wed Oct 03, 2007 8:39 pm

It drives me nuts when forums don't have set rules regarding bumping old threads. At one forum I frequent, if you bump an old thread, you get accused of thread necromancy. But if you make a duplicate thread, someone else is sure to remark about how there is already a thread about this.

To be fair, it is mainly members who do this; since mods seem to rarely lock old bumped threads, it seems that the unspoken rule is to bump, but I wish the rules weren't unspoken. I don't even care if the rules are pro or con bumping, I just wish they were clearly stated.

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Post by peachvampiress » Wed Oct 03, 2007 10:24 pm

I hate that. I once saw a board where the mods damn near freak out if members bumped a thread that was a MONTH old and would get snippy about it.

"dude this thread's a fucking month old. just make a new one *condisending smiley*"
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Post by Tiff » Wed Oct 03, 2007 10:31 pm

peachvampiress wrote:I hate that. I once saw a board where the mods damn near freak out if members bumped a thread that was a MONTH old and would get snippy about it.

"dude this thread's a fucking month old. just make a new one *condisending smiley*"
...Yes, becuase it's MUCH more logical to have duplicate topics all over the place -_-;

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Post by peachvampiress » Wed Oct 03, 2007 10:55 pm

Can you imagine what SMU would be like if you guys did that? The Sailor Moon section would pretty much look like this:

*need help finding R episodes!!! August 25, 2007
*no where i can find STARS!!?? August 22, 2007
*OMG look! Saban's version of Sailormoon!!! August 22, 2007
*help w/ eps. August 18, 2007
*wut if saban got sm? August 17, 2007
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Post by Chiko » Mon Nov 26, 2007 7:38 pm

Let's see where to begin

Big annoyances:
  • * Ads with sound. I bypass the Windows mixer so instead of just mixing in with my sound it totally kills my stream of whatever I was listening to. This probably annoys me the most
  • * People who don't know what they're talking about spreading misinformation and refusing to reconsider their positions. I deal with this in a the field of compressed audio quite a lot, but also in general
Smaller annoyances:
  • * The fact that 32-bit XP can't address and use all my RAM. Not really a big deal but still I paid for it
  • * The fact that the sound card and video card drivers for Vista for my hardware are subpar to say the least. I don't really mind it as an OS other than that. 64-bit can address all my RAM :D
  • * Malware. It doesn't actually really do anything to my computer, but just wastes my time expunging it
  • * The fact I pay for 6mbit down and get about 3.5
  • * Flash. I seriously think it's tacky most of the time
  • * The fact that Firefox is turning into a bit of a RAM hog
  • * People who feel the need to type in ALL CAPS or txt tlk. Eception of course for humour purposes
I think that mostly covers it. I can't really think of anything else.
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Post by Iced_Cappucino » Mon Dec 03, 2007 1:39 pm

Programmes
Windows Movie Maker. I am glad I have it or else I couldn't make videos, but it frustrates me to no end because it is always freezing.

Norton Anti virus. It would not let me on any site. Not even neopets.

People
Those on youtube who tend to say "You know what I heard?..." and then sprout out a load of information regardless of whether it is from a reliable source or not.

The MSNers who say "Can I have your addy?" and then never talk to you or are never online.

People who can't stop arguing.

People who constantly compare Evanescence to Within Temptation and Nightwish then, if someone disagrees, they say "Evaneascnce are GAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!111"

When I go into a chat room with a specific subject such as "Talk about your favourite Sailor Moon episodes" and all I get are people arguing and talking about sex.

People who want to be online Bf and Gf.

Males who always say "Who wants to be my Gf"

Girls who attack you if you don't like the same band member.

Youtubers who call you "GAY" or "Sad" if they don't like your videos. One time this guy commented on my video saying I used a stupid song which didn't match the video. I told him that was his opinion and that the song wasn't for everyone. He still continued to argue.

When AOL advertise broadband on there own homepage. I already have it!

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Post by Tiff » Mon Dec 03, 2007 5:33 pm

Iced_Cappucino wrote:Programmes
Windows Movie Maker. I am glad I have it or else I couldn't make videos, but it frustrates me to no end because it is always freezing.
That is my biggest peeve with movie maker. That sucker freezes SO often.


People who want to be online Bf and Gf.
My husband and I met online. =P nothing wrong with online relationships if they're done maturely and smartly.

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Post by Iced_Cappucino » Tue Dec 04, 2007 12:26 pm

My husband and I met online. =P nothing wrong with online relationships if they're done maturely and smartly.
I have nothing wrong with that, it's just when they are clogging the chat rooms with posts on being Bf and Gf and it's off topic.
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Post by Tiff » Tue Dec 04, 2007 5:35 pm

Iced_Cappucino wrote: I have nothing wrong with that, it's just when they are clogging the chat rooms with posts on being Bf and Gf and it's off topic.
Ahh you're talking about the:

"OMG THIS IS MY BF."

"AND UR TOTALLY MY GF"

"*SMOOCH* I WUV U"

"MY GF IS SO HAWT."

lather, rinse repeat.

Gotcha.

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Post by Iced_Cappucino » Wed Dec 05, 2007 11:36 am

Lol, yeah that's exactly what I'm talking about.
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Post by Senshi_of_Vision » Wed Dec 05, 2007 3:50 pm

Thats as bad as the ones who bring their fights into a chatroom or across blogs. I literally seen couples who are one min lovey dovey the next tear each other apart, put nasty photos or personal information online. Its sad.

But I agree with Tiff there are couples who have met online and been mature about it and are sucessful. Heck my best friend and I maintain our frienship via online cause were so many miles away but its been ongoing for over 4 years. I dont blame the internet just the dumbasses on it.
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Post by Senshi_of_Vision » Sat Dec 08, 2007 9:13 pm

Im annoyed with the comments left after news stories on sites like AOL news and the like. I dont know if some of these people are for real or just bored, but the lack of intelligence is frightening. From racial slurs and bias attacks on homosexuals women and children some of these idiots just spout out garbage. And the whole "Report This" button is a joke. I dont understand why people would use serious stories such as the 13 yr old who killed herself as a way to spread malicious words and display lack of a brain. It makes me only scroll down so far now.

They really need to make the comment center more like these forums, cause its completely ridiculous what some people leave in those boxes ugh :x
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Post by AnimatedEvey12 » Mon Sep 01, 2008 7:00 pm

Trolls-Especially this one troll that was on the V For Vendetta boards on IMDB and was like VINO is the worst movie according to Natalie Portman! I'm glad he's gone for now, I think he eventually gave up and went to the 300 board. (Oh and VINO=V In Name Only)

Also went people talk all "ghetto" "gangsta" and type weird. I knew this one girl WHO WOULD TYP3 LIK3 THIS B3CAUS3 SH3 THINKS SH3'S AW3SOM3!!! Honestly, why replace your E's for 3's? Or when people OOOMMMGGG THIS MOVIE IS SOOOO RACIST! and they don't give a good explanation.

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Post by Chibisteven » Mon Sep 01, 2008 8:17 pm

How you can just type something in a search engine and can't find what you're looking for and no matter how many times you vary the search or how hard you look it's not there.

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Post by Iced_Cappucino » Sat Dec 06, 2008 12:47 pm

4chan. I fucking HATE these 4chan fans that get everywhere. They're even polluting youtube now. If someone says "That's not funny" they're down your throat.
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Post by Tiff » Sat Dec 06, 2008 2:43 pm

Iced_Cappucino wrote:4chan. I fucking HATE these 4chan fans that get everywhere. They're even polluting youtube now. If someone says "That's not funny" they're down your throat.
I fucking hate 4chan and avoid itl ike the plague.

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Post by AnimatedEvey12 » Sat Dec 06, 2008 11:11 pm

I hate it how some people on facebook, use their status and say OMG I'M HIIIGHHHH!!! Do I really want to know? Or they mention their drug use in their wall to wall and it appears on my newsfeed. In general, I don't like people that have wall to wall appear on their friend's newsfeeds.
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Post by Iced_Cappucino » Mon Dec 08, 2008 12:56 pm

I don't like it when people on youtube invite you to be their friend and then constantly send you videos about shows you don't even watch.
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Post by yoshmaster5 » Mon Dec 08, 2008 1:06 pm

Tiff wrote:
Iced_Cappucino wrote:4chan. I fucking HATE these 4chan fans that get everywhere. They're even polluting youtube now. If someone says "That's not funny" they're down your throat.
I fucking hate 4chan and avoid itl ike the plague.
4chan + me = BAIL. RUN AWAY.

Here's one that's been annoying me lately...
I get on Youtube to watch subbed episodes of bleach, and people put things up, and instead the video is 'laughing face' saying 'Screw you anime fags' or something else utterly racist/offensive.

Seriously. How is that funny, and how does that bring joy to your life? Just... it's annoying, and it's something that should be stopped now. *shudders*
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Post by Jamesares » Mon Dec 08, 2008 1:24 pm

yoshmaster5 wrote: 4chan + me = BAIL. RUN AWAY.

Here's one that's been annoying me lately...
I get on Youtube to watch subbed episodes of bleach, and people put things up, and instead the video is 'laughing face' saying 'Screw you anime fags' or something else utterly racist/offensive.

Seriously. How is that funny, and how does that bring joy to your life? Just... it's annoying, and it's something that should be stopped now. *shudders*
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