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Jamiet99uk (50 D X)
Wed 16 Aug UTC
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It's okay to punch Nazis
I purport that it is perfectly ok to beat up the following types of people:

- Nazis - Neo-Nazis - KKK members - David Duke - White Supremacists -
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CommanderByron (699 D (S))
Sat 12 Aug UTC
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IRL work Horror Stories
No matter the field of profession, we all have work horror stories. The days when everything fell through the cracks or the work load was just too much. Tell about it. Only rule is try to avoid names and such.
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CommanderByron (699 D (S))
Wed 16 Aug UTC
Feature Idea: Badges
See Inside
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Tom Bombadil (1481 D (G))
Wed 16 Aug UTC
Gen Con
Anyone going to Gen Con this weekend? I'm going for the first time just for the day Saturday - anyone with tips on what to see let me know.
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michael_b (573 D)
Sat 12 Aug UTC
Feature Idea: Friend 'List'
I'm not one to cause pressure for the coding team who are focused on the new Forum, but has this feature been suggested before? See Reply.
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Mapu (515 D)
Tue 15 Aug UTC
Five Year Anniversary Game
Happy Webdip Anniversary to me. Anyone good want to play a game? Classic Semi-Anon WTA.
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kestasjk (133 D Mod (P))
Fri 04 Aug UTC
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Trialing the upcoming new forum system
The new forum system is up and running, and we're ready to let users onto it to test it as we transition to it from this forum.

Probably best if you respond there rather than here, but I guess it doesn't matter:
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Maltir (90 D)
Mon 14 Aug UTC
Can I do this?
Here's my map: http://webdiplomacy.net/map.php?gameID=204508&turn=-1&mapType=large
Question is, Can I move my fleet at Ankara to the Aegean Sea or the Eastern Med Sea without using the Black Sea?
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Fluminator (324 D)
Sat 12 Aug UTC
First person to shitpost loses
GO
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Monfils (0 D)
Mon 14 Aug UTC
Any help with this Gunboat that I would really like to pick up traction.
I will follow you around the forum and support your comments for a week
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orathaic (1009 D (B))
Sun 13 Aug UTC
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Nazi march in America?
Someone with the Twitter handle @JuliusGoat just dropped one of the best Twitter threads in history, about the white supremacist/Nazi march in Charlottesville.

https://twitter.com/juliusgoat/status/896326301832925184
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ttf236 (0 D X)
Mon 14 Aug UTC
Replies Last postsort ascending Forum
http://www.thefreelancemarketer.com/
http://www.theheatingplace.com/
http://www.themoccaroom.com/
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Maltir (90 D)
Sat 12 Aug UTC
Why couldn't I move?
Hey I was playing Italy in this game. I tried to have my fleet convoy my army in Tuscany to Smyrna. Neither were being attacked or blocked, but I was unable to make this move. Why? Here's the link to the map: http://webdiplomacy.net/map.php?gameID=203295&turn=9&mapType=large
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Fluminator (324 D)
Wed 09 Aug UTC
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Unpopular opinion thread
I saw this posted on another forum and it ended up being a great thread.

Post an unpopular opinion you have, and only comment if you (dis)agree under others - no arguing.
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MajorMitchell (994 D)
Sun 13 Aug UTC
Trump visits West Virginia and promises to "fix" the drug problems there.
Can Trump deliver on this promise ?
MajorMitchell (994 D)
Sun 13 Aug UTC
142 citizens of the USA have fatal drug overdoses every day. That's approximately the death toll of Sept 11 every three weeks. "Prescription" pain killers are a huge part of the problem. Not just heroin, crack cocaine, ice. Trump doesn't say how he will fix the problem, but he has promised to do that. West Virginia is a "basket case" State..needs financial help, ie welfare from States like California via Federal government. Can Trump deliver on his promise ? How ?
Ogion (5391 D)
Sun 13 Aug UTC
Isn't the general GOP response to just lock up everyone who does drugs, ideally with no representation and faked evidence?

Oh, my bad. That's only for black drug users.
MajorMitchell (994 D)
Sun 13 Aug UTC
But the problem of opiate based painkillers is complex, the suppliers are "legitimate" pharmaceutical companies for a start, and they have significant political influence, via donations and lobbyists
orathaic (1009 D (B))
Sun 13 Aug UTC
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How does that death toll compare to inner city violence, gun crime, and car accidents?

Never mind comparing the number of people killed by sharks compared to the number of people killed by cattle.

What is the difference? Well Dangerous but rare predator vs domesticated animals which are all over the gaff. Same with Sept. 11th attacks. Intentional harm caused by actors trying to harm you - who have reasons that you can try to change vs accidental road collisions caused by people with reasons like - trying to get to work, trying to bring my children to school.

You can't/don't want to change those reasons.

So really, are those two numbers comparable at all? What is your point MM?

Also what is your position on treating people with an addiction as if they have a medical problem rather than a criminal problem? (though this is specific to inner city crime, i think the kind of arguments used transfer fairly well to this: https://www.ted.com/talks/gary_slutkin_let_s_treat_violence_like_a_contagious_disease )
MajorMitchell (994 D)
Sun 13 Aug UTC
Complex problems require complex solutions. Interdict drug supplies/sources. Confiscate the assets of drug traffickers (over a certain threshold ) improve the controls on "prescription pain kilers" Why is it an either/or choice between a criminal/medical treatment of addicts ? Why can't it be a combination of both ? Look where I am it's after midnight, and I have a big day tomorrow. So I'm going to leave this here for the present. Plus I don't have the qualifications, expertise to provide the definitive solutions, and I never rashly promised to "fix the drug problems of a city, state, or nation". Trump made a bold promise. For the greater good, I hope he actually does deliver on this promise.
Randomizer (48 D)
Sun 13 Aug UTC
This is another empty Trump promise that he'll deal with in the future that will never happen. He still hasn't revealed his tax plan and that's actual legislation among other things as president he should do so why expect something new.
Jeff Kuta (2087 D)
Mon 14 Aug UTC
No.


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Arch-Duke (65 D)
03 Aug 17 UTC
WWI year-by-year re-enactment game
Would anyone be interested in this? To be clear, I mean instead of playing, we figure out a blow-by-blow of WWI and then re-enact it phase by phase.
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peterwiggin (14559 D Mod (S))
Sat 12 Aug UTC
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Mod team personnel changes
bo_sox48 is now an administrator. Please join me in thanking him for his past and future service to the site.

Sadly, ghug is leaving the moderator team. Please join me in thanking him for the work he's done as a moderator.
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captainmeme (410 D Mod)
Wed 09 Aug UTC
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Ankara Crescent
It's been far too long since we played this variant. Anyone for a game?
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SkiingCougar (296 D)
Sun 13 Aug UTC
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Live Game Anyone?
There's two live games going up soon, anyone want to join?
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MichiganMan (5293 D)
Sat 12 Aug UTC
Games Gone to Shit
I've not played in a while because I there were too many CD/NMR's. I come back, and once a game gets started it's AGAIN ruined by TWO players just up and quitting one year into the game.

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leon1122 (158 D)
Tue 08 Aug UTC
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Google Employee Fired for Writing an Internal Memo Warning Against Google's Echo Chamber
https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/3914586/Googles-Ideological-Echo-Chamber.pdf
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michael_b (573 D)
Sat 12 Aug UTC
Cuban replacement needed.
Hello, please can someone replace Cuba to keep the balance in this game:
http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=203827
Thanks a lot.
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Jamiet99uk (50 D X)
Fri 11 Aug UTC
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If this thread gets *eight* comments I'll post it again but double the number.
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Jamiet99uk (50 D X)
Fri 11 Aug UTC
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If this thread gets *16* comments I'll post it again but double the number.
My forum experience is either experiencing a new high, or a new low, at this moment.
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Jamiet99uk (50 D X)
Fri 11 Aug UTC
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If this thread gets *four* comments I'll post it again but double the number.
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Jamiet99uk (50 D X)
Fri 11 Aug UTC
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If this thread gets two comments I'll post it again but double the number.
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dargorygel (332 D Mod (G))
Wed 09 Aug UTC
Solar Eclipse Game
In honor of this year's Solar Eclipse's swath through populated areas of the US (and others) someone should start a game which commemorates the event. (Not me, because I believe in a flat earth...)
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marxsankles (90 D)
Fri 11 Aug UTC
World Diplomacy IX Game 24Hr Turns
http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=204271

We've got 12 people so far, game starts in 28 minutes. It would be a shame if we got this many people and the game didn't go on.
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michael_b (573 D)
Sat 05 Aug UTC
"Known World" variant absent
I may only be clueless about news here but on the Variant page is the Known World variant but not in the "new game" creator. Anyone know?
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wolfsong5663 (20 D X)
Fri 04 Aug UTC
Reporting myself for multi accounting
I created this account when I used up all of my 100 coins to join games and wanted to play more. I did not realise that this was prohibited and in fact, I still cannot find where the rules are located on this web site. I had to google to find the page.
Could the Mod please contact me and ban this account and verify that the two accounts have never been in the same game.
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