I get the daily "I am Leaving" because of politics messages

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by dawg, Dec 4, 2015.

  1. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    Just got another not more than half a hour ago.

    I cannot understand why it is so difficult for people to check the tag and skip the threads they are not interested in?

    I cant stop you from leaving but I refuse to stop people from voicing an opinion either. We can all jump in and disagree, trash each other whatever but we are not going to stop it. We are not going to bend because someone wants to censor or control the site, its not going to happen.

    That being said, We have declared "The Bar" a religious politics safe zone. It is not allowed in there, instead of leaving over politics just move to the bar. Or better yet just skip the threads you don't like.
     
  2. cg256

    cg256 VIP Extreme Gold

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    I always thought it was well known manners to not talk politics and religion in a bar.
     
  3. njguy8

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    HELL YEAH BROTHA!!!

    THERE ARE LOTS OF US BEHIND YOU ON THIS!!!
     
  4. OV

    OV Rapscallion

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    With emotions ratcheting up, perhaps, dawg, it's time for another vote to determine whether politics should be limited to its own forum :dontknow: Couldn't hurt, could it? Either the results will confirm the original vote or reflect the shifting tide in voter sentiment.
     
  5. Getthepoisonout

    Getthepoisonout I regret my username

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    I have no problem with political discussions on thss forum but I do wonder why not just enforce political discussion (that are not tied to news like San Bernardino ) to their dedicated forum.
     
  6. Swedish John

    Swedish John I'm your huckleberry 2010 OG

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    :confused: Isn't there a POLITICS forum for a reason?
     
  7. TeeDonkey

    TeeDonkey Well-Known Member VIP

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    What's so difficult about not clicking on a thread that doesn't interest you?

    If the shed is flooded with threads you don't like, here's a novel idea... Walk away from the computer.

    Freaking babies! It's crazy.... Is this Dawgs daycare?
     
  8. FishySausage

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    Who are these assholes who are FORCED into obviously politically polarizing threads??

    Stop complaining to Dawg, jackoffs
     
  9. BethSucks

    BethSucks Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    Then what do we do with this forum, the majority of threads are current events and politics, for the time period we curtailed it this forum died with nothing more than celebrity and Stern threads.
     
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    IfTheyOnlyKnew and ShutupMoron like this.
  11. Shortwave98

    Shortwave98 Cookies Bitch Banned User

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    Just till after the next election.
     
  12. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    My mindset is letting people post whatever they want as long as they dont break the laws, contain overt racism or threats. Pretty much anything else is open game.

    Hell you can even start a thread about dingle berries for all i care.
     
  13. rabbigottfried

    rabbigottfried Well-Known Member

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    Don't even go there . Every thread here will turn political, if we had no tags on .

    I just check the fucking tags and ignore any political thread .
     
  14. OV

    OV Rapscallion

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    Point taken BS.. but if rumors that he's re-signing prove true, there'll be more fodder for discussion.
     
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  15. King of all Teachers

    King of all Teachers Active Member

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    Sour. You're going to jail for this!
     
  16. Gitfiddle

    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

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    Jesus Christ, what a bunch of whining pussies.
     
  17. OV

    OV Rapscallion

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    I hear you guys.. and your instincts could well be spot on.. but then why not allowing it in the bar too?
     
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  18. Jayla

    Jayla It's not my circus, not my monkeys Gold

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    Ugh. You know you just gave some degenerate an idea.
     
  19. BethSucks

    BethSucks Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    The politics forum is for them to dissect the less prominent stories, this forum is for the front page stuff. When you count all the offshoot threads surrounding the San Bernardino shooting we have had 75,000 pages views, in two days.
     
  20. OV

    OV Rapscallion

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    you probably should demand your supporter status back as a protest, ya think?