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brainbomb (474 D)
15 May 17 UTC
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I am retiring from Trolling
I will henceforth focus my efforts on promoting games, offering opinions on actual issues and an occasional contribution that may be amusing. My goal was never to see the forum overrun with nonsense. Sadly its becoming unreadable and the threads are so abundant that trolling is now all thats happening. Sorry webdip for ushering in this era.
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orathaic (1009 D (B))
15 May 17 UTC
Completely unrelated thought
You can easily walk out the door and abandon your life, start over and become a new person. But can you do the same to your mindset? Can you drop all previous prejudices/perspectives/opinions, (but not facts) and build a new world view? A new model for interacting with reality?
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Ogion (4385 D)
16 May 17 UTC
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Apologies to the community
I seriously lost my cool last night, and I'm quite sorry. Although we discuss very serious, and sometimes life or death issues for some, that tone is way out of bounds.
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A_Tin_Can (2254 D)
08 May 17 UTC
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The forum
Has been unusually good lately. What do you attribute this to?
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DammmmDaniel (100 D)
16 May 17 UTC
Anyone in the Dallas Area?
I will be staying at UT Dallas for all of June and was just wondering if anyone lived in the Dallas area? Do the mods have a list of where everyone lives by any chance?
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fourofswords (510 D)
16 May 17 UTC
unit placement
I ordered my builds, and one of the units did not show on the map in spring. How do I contact a mod, and can it be fixed?
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JEccles (425 D)
16 May 17 UTC
Need 2 people
We need 2 more in the next 5 hours.

http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=198310
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steephie22 (182 D (S))
16 May 17 UTC
About those earth rays..
Years ago, I started a discussion (and an infrequently used meme) about how I used to have severe headaches as a small child until a small metal device that my parents can't describe very well was buried in the frontyard and my headaches disappeared overnight. My parents cited mythical earth rays as the cause of the problem. The brilliant minds of webdip saw a placebo effect as the only possible answer. I found another possible explanation and would like your thoughts.
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Hauta (1618 D (S))
14 May 17 UTC
Can the President dissolve Congress?
McConnell is fine with Comey firing. Would he be ok with Congress being dissolved? Can it be achieved with martial law in a national emergency?
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Jeff Kuta (2066 D)
16 May 17 UTC
JY, you forget that countries join the EU *knowing full well* that they are bound by the rules and regulations. It is a federation of sovereign states which have agreed to a large set of common laws (but not all).

Kind of how the United States works...with the exception of fiscal and electoral unity.
Ogion (4385 D)
16 May 17 UTC
Actually, I know a number of military folks including friends and in my family. Why do you think I'm skeptical here? They're just people and will behave quite unpredictably. The culture isn't as bad as cops, but these are institutions that threw up no roadblocks to torture, chemical weapons use or bombing civilians. If they'd told Bush and Obama to stuff it, I'd have more confidence, I guess. When the military hangs people for water boarding and then turns around and does the same thing itself and insists it's ok, I get understandably skeptical
TrPrado (456 D Mod)
16 May 17 UTC
"Sure as long as the Americans are white and Christian."


No
Ogion (4385 D)
16 May 17 UTC
James, please review how the Senate is elected
ksako8 (1433 D)
16 May 17 UTC
James, in your analogy, which is wrong by the way, the governor of California has a veto. And that governor represents his government, not just himself.
JamesYanik (548 D)
16 May 17 UTC
Your pro-EU rhetoric isn't working. The ONLY argument people make to stay in is access to the common market: essentially free market, no regulations to get in. But The conservatives in Britain just say "Brexit" and they're DESTROYING Labour.
Ogion (4385 D)
16 May 17 UTC
Hate speech is defined by the targets.
ksako8 (1433 D)
16 May 17 UTC
And in the EU all votes count, with equal representation. No funny stuff with electoral votes where the minority of the people gets it's president, and not the majority.
Jeff Kuta (2066 D)
16 May 17 UTC
The limeys just have a generational flareup of island fever right now.
JamesYanik (548 D)
16 May 17 UTC
For some reason, your making a rebellious anti government military out to be a sort of successful model. Read history. From Caesar to Napoleon to modern day Nigeria, isolating the military from the common folk and government does not work
Ogion (4385 D)
16 May 17 UTC
That's Britain only. You apparently missed who the president of France is. Or how the CDU is doing
Ogion (4385 D)
16 May 17 UTC
@Hauta, yes. There is a damn good reason why people of color are a whole lot more skeptical than white people are. It is a VERY different experience
JamesYanik (548 D)
16 May 17 UTC
And the targets can decide to be offended by ANYTHING. In fact your use of the word "target" depersonalizes such humans, which offends me. MODS. BANNNNNNNN
JamesYanik (548 D)
16 May 17 UTC
Um... not talking about France, they widespread invented socialism.
Ogion (4385 D)
16 May 17 UTC
James, way to trivialize the terrorism and violence other people experience. Seriously, go Dick yourself. You would last a day as a trans person or a. Lack guy
Ogion (4385 D)
16 May 17 UTC
Wouldn't last a day as a trans person or a black guy.
ksako8 (1433 D)
16 May 17 UTC
Furthermore James, the EU has no army nor police. These are at the country level, each with their own democratically elected governments. So the EU cannot even enforce anything. And if you don't like it, you can leave (see Brexit). US states cannot leave the Union, EU countries can.
JamesYanik (548 D)
16 May 17 UTC
Someone's not typing emotionally at all. Except I think it's kind of racist and transphobic to describe black and trans people as CONPLETELY unfunctioning in society. You should really try to be less bigoted
Ogion (4385 D)
16 May 17 UTC
Well, France and Germany are about third of Europe by themselves. So yeah, the U.K., representing about a tenth of the population of the EU, wants out by the barest of majorities and might split apart in the process. That does really say a lot since there are a lot more countries interested in getting in than in leaving
JamesYanik (548 D)
16 May 17 UTC
@ksako8

And combine that with NATO and defense funding, and things change. Besides, it doesn't take a military to control the people
Ogion (4385 D)
16 May 17 UTC
Which I didn't. By my kids are multi racial and one is trans, and they're are significant risk. So, take your fucking white hood and shove it where the sun don't shine HARD
JamesYanik (548 D)
16 May 17 UTC
I'll rejoin this thread later, it's 12:44 at night where I am and i need sleep. In depth responses later (unless I just don't)
Ogion (4385 D)
16 May 17 UTC
Seriously James, if you were here I would knock half your teeth out. I am sick to the death of puerile assholes like you threatening my family and make it so that I have to worry about my kids. Maybe if you were part of a group that gets beaten up and murdered with regularity you'd understand, but right now you're showing all the complete assholeness that is so fucking typical of asshole white guys.

Ogion (4385 D)
16 May 17 UTC
Sont fucking bother, you disgusting sack of shot
Ogion (4385 D)
16 May 17 UTC
More is the pityksako, because I would love to take California out of the Us so we don't have to be ruled by a.bunch of ignorant freaks in the Midwest and south
JamesYanik (548 D)
16 May 17 UTC
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Mods:he just lied about me "threatening" his family (never happened EVER) he just made a threat of violence against me, personally attacked me, and made raciallly charged attacks at me

This cannot go unanswered. krellin hardly ever did worse
TrPrado (456 D Mod)
16 May 17 UTC
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You hear that? That's the sound of a thread derailing.
Yoyoyozo (187 D)
16 May 17 UTC
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Too much bullshit happening. I'm locking this thread until we can decide what to do. Do not make any spinoff or continuation threads regarding this topic.

-webDiplomacy Moderator


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Hauta (1618 D (S))
15 May 17 UTC
Barron von Trump just got admitted...
to middle school at St. Andrews Episcopal in DC. "Melania Trump cited the school’s diversity and academics as the reason behind the selection"
This was reported by Time Magazine.

Is anyone here aware of what kind of diversity a school with 38k tuition has? Even CAPT_Brad can't afford that!
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AlexFH (100 D)
15 May 17 UTC
Death
Who here wants to die
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Jacob63831 (160 D)
15 May 17 UTC
Metaphysics
Since webdip loves debates and analyzing things such as does .999= 1
Why should we leave out metaphysics?
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TrPrado (456 D Mod)
13 May 17 UTC
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Are paredy thredz achulee funneeey?
Meh
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Hippopankake (80 D)
15 May 17 UTC
Commies
Commies are bad
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brainbomb (474 D)
13 May 17 UTC
Unanswerable Questions
Lets play a game. In this thread you may post only questions which have no right or wrong answer. If you post a question which can be answered with empirical evidence you are eliminated. Example: Are aliens real.
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Chaqa (3083 D (B))
15 May 17 UTC
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Can the President Dissolve the Moon?
McConnel is fine with the Comey firing. Would he be OK with the Moon being dissolved? It might increase the area for his turtle people to live.
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Fat backstab (25 D X)
15 May 17 UTC
Namejeff
Namejeff
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chairman meow (280 D)
15 May 17 UTC
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Can the President?
McConnell is fine with Comey firing. Would he be ok with the can? Can it be achieved with can, in a national emergency?
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xy4 (100 D)
15 May 17 UTC
The Player: namejeff
Well, this guy name a namejeff, says that myself and another player are linked. He says that we are the same person. I am here to tell you that these claims are false. namejeff is himself, a multicultur-- sorry multiaccounter. Ask him when he replies to this forum post.
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Jamiet99uk (141 D)
15 May 17 UTC
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Can the President dissolve?
McConnell is fine with Comey firing. Would he be ok with the President being dissolved? Can it be achieved with sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide, in a national emergency?
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Namejeff (10 D X)
15 May 17 UTC
Diplomacy
I believe that Xy4 is Hippopankake's second account
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xy4 (100 D)
15 May 17 UTC
Enjoyable Post
Разместить ниже
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Carebear (100 D)
07 May 17 UTC
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Online Diplomacy Championship - Second Round Signup
The deadline to signup for the second round of the Online Diplomacy Championship @ PDET 2017 will be May 19 with games starting shortly there after. Players who did not participate in the first round may join the second round.
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Hippopankake (80 D)
12 May 17 UTC
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Brain bomb
Who is brain bomb
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MajorMitchell (1025 D)
14 May 17 UTC
Football Diplomacy
Port Power give the Gold Coast Suns a flogging in Shanghai
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Jamiet99uk (141 D)
14 May 17 UTC
Sassy Donald Trump
He's so sassy, your president. He's the sassiest.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3V6nysX2gU8
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Jamiet99uk (141 D)
12 May 17 UTC
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Would a chimpanzee wearing a suit be more effective at advancing the republican agenda?
Trump has failed to advance most of his agenda. At what point are the investigations such a distraction that it would be better for the republicans to put in a chimpanzee wearing a suit instead?
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WyattS14 (100 D)
12 May 17 UTC
Steven King in public schools
Should Steven King short stories be used in high school English classes? Why or why not?
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The Ambassador (149 D)
12 May 17 UTC
Calhamer prototype - feedback please
Hi folks - the Calhamer prototype of Dip has been rolling around in my head and I'm thinking of bringing it to the online community. But I have some questions that I'd appreciate your input into:
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fourofswords (510 D)
13 May 17 UTC
question about convoying
If I am convoying a unit, plus supporting the convoying fleet with one supporting fleet, can an enemy unit disrupt the convoy by attacking the convoying fleet, thus stopping the convoyed army from being convoyed?(this is a serious question).
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