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2020-08-01 5:25:25 PM  
287 votes:
I've been to Fark a couple of times and they're pretty much the worst of the lot.

There was a particular and notable instance where I pointed out that there are very bad people on both sides.  I was trying to compromise in our polarized political climate.  But suddenly and without warning, the posters begin screaming at me, telling me how I am a bad person, simply for pointing out that the Axis powers had legitimate grievances of their own.

I explained that the Weimar Republic was stabbed in the back, but before I could point out the group of individuals responsible for this metaphorical atrocity, I received a message from one of the moderators to "please stop trolling, Mike, I'll buy you another box of Ding Dongs if you do, sweetykins", and it was in this moment that I realized my mom was such a sweet person and she was really looking out for me.

I stopped posting for about six hours and then started right back, knew my mother would cave like a house of cards, I must have eaten like three boxes of Zingers and HoHos on that day, goddamn, literally feeding the troll, if you catch my drift, lol.
 
2020-08-01 5:13:10 PM  
111 votes:
Quick, everyone hide!
 
2020-08-01 5:15:21 PM  
110 votes:

bazbt3: Quick, everyone hide!


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2020-08-01 5:36:18 PM  
71 votes:

Mike_LowELL: I've been to Fark a couple of times and they're pretty much the worst of the lot.

There was a particular and notable instance where I pointed out that there are very bad people on both sides.  I was trying to compromise in our polarized political climate.  But suddenly and without warning, the posters begin screaming at me, telling me how I am a bad person, simply for pointing out that the Axis powers had legitimate grievances of their own.

I explained that the Weimar Republic was stabbed in the back, but before I could point out the group of individuals responsible for this metaphorical atrocity, I received a message from one of the moderators to "please stop trolling, Mike, I'll buy you another box of Ding Dongs if you do, sweetykins", and it was in this moment that I realized my mom was such a sweet person and she was really looking out for me.

I stopped posting for about six hours and then started right back, knew my mother would cave like a house of cards, I must have eaten like three boxes of Zingers and HoHos on that day, goddamn, literally feeding the troll, if you catch my drift, lol.


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2020-08-01 8:45:37 PM  
64 votes:
Great. You've rebooted gorgor.
 
2020-08-01 9:16:05 PM  
58 votes:
I'll repost my latest set.

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2020-08-01 5:19:41 PM  
56 votes:
And she will have half of us on her ignore list by Tuesday.
 
2020-08-01 7:50:37 PM  
54 votes:
Oh boy better bust out my collection
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2020-08-01 6:32:18 PM  
50 votes:

GWSuperfan: Wait- did the comment mentioning me get nuked? I could have sworn I got paged to this thread.


This thread would not *exist* without you, isn't that enough‽ :)
 
2020-08-01 9:26:28 PM  
49 votes:
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2020-08-01 9:29:15 PM  
43 votes:
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2020-08-01 7:15:58 PM  
42 votes:

ChubbyTiger: Nothing wrong with a unhinged witch.  Dated one, actually.

/not this one


You dated Stevie Nicks?
 
2020-08-01 9:21:43 PM  
39 votes:
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2020-08-01 5:51:02 PM  
38 votes:

arrogantbastich: bazbt3: arrogantbastich: Who?

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Imagine typical British excessive understatement and you're not even close.

/sorry, you did ask

You probably could have done less and still imparted the same amount of information.


Yup, every single time I post. :)
 
2020-08-01 5:32:44 PM  
38 votes:

arrogantbastich: Who?


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Imagine typical British excessive understatement and you're not even close.

/sorry, you did ask
 
2020-08-01 8:06:30 PM  
37 votes:

bazbt3: ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha: ... had to toss the dog off before she suffocated me.


That sounds like an unhealthy relationship.
 
2020-08-01 8:08:10 PM  
35 votes:
Next thing, she'll get her own Tag and we'll be Photoshopping her in a fugly sweater.
 
2020-08-01 5:33:03 PM  
34 votes:
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2020-08-01 9:42:00 PM  
32 votes:
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2020-08-01 9:22:09 PM  
31 votes:
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2020-08-01 9:36:25 PM  
29 votes:
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2020-08-01 9:23:05 PM  
27 votes:
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2020-08-01 6:25:02 PM  
27 votes:
Wait- did the comment mentioning me get nuked? I could have sworn I got paged to this thread.
 
2020-08-01 9:25:28 PM  
25 votes:
I refuse to join any site that would have me as a member.
 
2020-08-01 11:11:33 PM  
23 votes:
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2020-08-01 10:16:00 PM  
23 votes:

Weatherkiss: I can't wait until she get sick of hearing me say I'm seriously on the fence and then unilaterally decides that I'm not funny and nobody is allowed to laugh at my jokes.


Eh. She probably won't even...

< sunglasses.gif >

... Menschen it.

< music_notes.png >
 
2020-08-01 9:44:59 PM  
23 votes:

fusillade762: [i.imgur.com image 850x478]


That kid is worried about the flouride in the pool water harming her unborn child, isn't she?
 
2020-08-01 7:46:06 PM  
23 votes:
shiat, I have to put pants on when company comes over, don't I?
 
2020-08-01 9:39:17 PM  
22 votes:
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2020-08-01 6:57:47 PM  
22 votes:
Nothing wrong with a unhinged witch.  Dated one, actually.

/not this one
 
2020-08-01 11:57:05 PM  
20 votes:
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2020-08-01 10:12:46 PM  
20 votes:
I can't wait until she get sick of hearing me say I'm seriously on the fence and then unilaterally decides that I'm not funny and nobody is allowed to laugh at my jokes.
 
2020-08-01 9:40:32 PM  
20 votes:

Mikey1969: Original: Original Tweet:
LouiseMensch: @fark @gwsuperfan OK now I must join @Fark

Wow, some backstory would be nice. What's the lead-up to this? I mean, not everyone here follows this kind of shiat that closely...


It's because SyFy is showing Beetlejuice three times in a row today.
 
2020-08-02 12:33:42 AM  
19 votes:

solokumba: God you people are pathetic.


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2020-08-01 11:19:58 PM  
19 votes:
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2020-08-01 10:41:13 PM  
19 votes:
I'm getting a kick out of some of these replies. A few of you think you know what you're talking about when discussing Fark and what Fark is like, but trust me... you don't.  I've been on Fark.  I know what's going on.
 
2020-08-01 10:21:18 PM  
19 votes:
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2020-08-01 9:24:30 PM  
19 votes:

Mikey1969: Original: Original Tweet:
LouiseMensch: @fark @gwsuperfan OK now I must join @Fark

Wow, some backstory would be nice. What's the lead-up to this? I mean, not everyone here follows this kind of shiat that closely...


Not a lot of backstory. She said we needed "anti-social media" and I commented that Fark already has that market cornered. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
 
2020-08-01 9:43:42 PM  
17 votes:
As I often say before my Farker wife inexplicably throws things at me, "Fark is where you go to see what was on Twitter three days ago."

/OW. Damnit, I didn't say it out loud this time,
 
2020-08-01 9:10:31 PM  
17 votes:

OtherLittleGuy: Great. You've rebooted gorgor.


shhhhhhhh!
 
2020-08-01 10:29:34 PM  
16 votes:
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Very odd. I have zero idea who this person is and have never interacted with her.
 
2020-08-01 11:43:11 PM  
15 votes:
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2020-08-01 11:20:28 PM  
15 votes:
Mike_LowELL is a goddamn NATIONAL TREASURE!

He is literally the ultra-thin condom that protects us from catching the madness! 
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2020-08-01 10:44:11 PM  
15 votes:

AppleOptionEsc: Mike_LowELL: I've been to Fark a couple of times and they're pretty much the worst of the lot.

There was a particular and notable instance where I pointed out that there are very bad people on both sides.  I was trying to compromise in our polarized political climate.  But suddenly and without warning, the posters begin screaming at me, telling me how I am a bad person, simply for pointing out that the Axis powers had legitimate grievances of their own.

I explained that the Weimar Republic was stabbed in the back, but before I could point out the group of individuals responsible for this metaphorical atrocity, I received a message from one of the moderators to "please stop trolling, Mike, I'll buy you another box of Ding Dongs if you do, sweetykins", and it was in this moment that I realized my mom was such a sweet person and she was really looking out for me.

I stopped posting for about six hours and then started right back, knew my mother would cave like a house of cards, I must have eaten like three boxes of Zingers and HoHos on that day, goddamn, literally feeding the troll, if you catch my drift, lol.

Prime example why I keep trolls in purple instead of ignore. I would have missed this gem.


This is the correct farkie.

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2020-08-01 9:52:03 PM  
15 votes:
Quick! Hide the gimp. Put out the good china. Take the plastic off the furniture.
 
2020-08-02 12:29:47 AM  
14 votes:

radarlove: Who gives a shiat?  The only important celebrity Farkers are Wil Wheaton and Ryan Reynolds.

/alliterative actors all appreciate amusing alternative article aggregation


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Ryan Reynolds is on here?! Let me change into my date night undies.
 
2020-08-01 8:52:46 PM  
14 votes:

blastoh: gameshowhost: Holy shiat, does anyone still think she's relevant and not nuclear waste?

https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/patribo​tics-blog/

C R A Y

She isn't just bat crap crazy.  She is a sleazy dishonest grifter pitching wild conspiracy theories.

[Fark user image 425x727]
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There there is this which is so bat crap crazy I'm going to make you read it and suffer like I did.
https://patribotics.blog/2017/02/14/th​e-carolina-conspiracy-putin-catfished-​weiner-louise-mensch/


So, y'all are saying she'll fit right in around here?
 
2020-08-01 10:23:31 PM  
13 votes:
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2020-08-01 9:33:47 PM  
13 votes:
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2020-08-01 9:18:04 PM  
13 votes:

GWSuperfan: Wait- did the comment mentioning me get nuked? I could have sworn I got paged to this thread.


NVM. I just figured it out. It was that stupid Original guy that mentioned me. >:-[
 
2020-08-01 9:13:37 PM  
13 votes:

OtherLittleGuy: Next thing, she'll get her own Tag and we'll be Photoshopping her in a fugly sweater.


Fail tag already exists.  But we can work on the Shoop.
 
2020-08-02 12:24:14 AM  
12 votes:
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2020-08-01 10:34:16 PM  
12 votes:

Calypsocookie: Non Sequitur Man: Calypsocookie: Oh boy better bust out my collection
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I created these.  :)

I have you favorited as Arya meme man so I'm sure we had some good times in the GOT threads.

Thanks for the gifs!


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2020-08-01 10:25:19 PM  
12 votes:
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2020-08-01 10:17:44 PM  
12 votes:
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2020-08-01 9:49:42 PM  
12 votes:

Target Builder: Wait, Fark still exists?


FAKE NOT NEWS
 
2020-08-01 9:23:52 PM  
12 votes:
I googled her name, read her Wiki, and I'm still like:

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2020-08-01 9:13:44 PM  
12 votes:

Naido: Sooo, what did she see to make her think that she must join Fark?


My Johnson, probably.
 
2020-08-02 12:08:55 AM  
11 votes:

Obscure Login: OtherLittleGuy: Great. You've rebooted gorgor.

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2020-08-02 12:06:21 AM  
11 votes:

OtherLittleGuy: Great. You've rebooted gorgor.


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2020-08-02 12:25:12 AM  
10 votes:
It's threads like this that keep me coming back to FARK. It's as much fun as farking a dead dog outside a daycare center.

/Daddy ate my eyes
//There's lipstick on my cats bum
///Need help sooninsh
 
2020-08-01 10:02:54 PM  
10 votes:

whereisian: I have her mentally categorized as 'the twitter person that people keep mentioning for some reason, and is wrong about everything'. I now also know she's British, which is nice.


And how is "being wrong about everything" a disqualifer for being on Fark?
 
2020-08-01 9:24:36 PM  
10 votes:

Calypsocookie: Oh boy better bust out my collection
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2020-08-01 7:52:02 PM  
10 votes:
Well, someone has to be the antisocial assholes around here.  Don't hate us cause we're always correct.
 
2020-08-02 12:12:53 AM  
9 votes:

bazbt3: ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha: bazbt3: Quick, everyone hide!

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Heh, good plan! My comfy chair doesn't recline but I'm about as far back in it as I can get, had to toss the dog off....


You sick fark
 
2020-08-01 10:31:19 PM  
9 votes:
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2020-08-01 8:01:54 PM  
9 votes:
Holy shiat, does anyone still think she's relevant and not nuclear waste?

https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/patrib​o​tics-blog/

C R A Y
 
Oak [BareFark]
2020-08-02 12:47:59 AM  
8 votes:

OtherLittleGuy: Great. You've rebooted gorgor.


That sentence is properly punctuated:

"Great!  You've rebooted Gorgor!"
 
2020-08-01 11:45:23 PM  
8 votes:
Cat says 'Well, hi' with Southern accent in viral video (Any Articles News)
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2020-08-01 10:36:53 PM  
8 votes:
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2020-08-01 10:12:13 PM  
8 votes:
This is an oldie, but I've never posted it on Main:
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2020-08-01 10:05:43 PM  
8 votes:

Wendigogo: El Borscht: Is she a paper target moving toward sane people as they tear her apart with bullets of logic? Because, honestly, I don't know who she is.

/call me irresponsible
//call me unreliable
///throw in the third slashie so some I don't get cut by some mofo

You're unpredictable and impractical and I'm fresh out of shivs.


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2020-08-01 9:52:50 PM  
8 votes:

gameshowhost: El Borscht: Is she a paper target moving toward sane people as they tear her apart with bullets of logic? Because, honestly, I don't know who she is.

/call me irresponsible
//call me unreliable
///throw in the third slashie so some I don't get cut by some mofo

She's a batshiat self-proclaimed UK Moderate who led Fark Moderates™ on wild goose chases with all kinds of re.. stupid conspiracy theories. They happily RTed her for months and her links got posted all across FB, and I'm sure we had more than a few greenlites around here based on some absolute nuttery she came up with, because it made said ™ feel better in their tummies because HRC managed to lose to an assclown.


I hate to do the hipster thing, but she was a bullshiatter of high enough caliber that it is simultaneously worth stating and no great accomplishment that I knew she was full of crap ages before most other people did.
 
2020-08-01 9:47:26 PM  
8 votes:
Wait, Fark still exists?
 
2020-08-01 9:31:23 PM  
8 votes:

Mike_LowELL: I've been to Fark a couple of times and they're pretty much the worst of the lot.

There was a particular and notable instance where I pointed out that there are very bad people on both sides.  I was trying to compromise in our polarized political climate.  But suddenly and without warning, the posters begin screaming at me, telling me how I am a bad person, simply for pointing out that the Axis powers had legitimate grievances of their own.

I explained that the Weimar Republic was stabbed in the back, but before I could point out the group of individuals responsible for this metaphorical atrocity, I received a message from one of the moderators to "please stop trolling, Mike, I'll buy you another box of Ding Dongs if you do, sweetykins", and it was in this moment that I realized my mom was such a sweet person and she was really looking out for me.

I stopped posting for about six hours and then started right back, knew my mother would cave like a house of cards, I must have eaten like three boxes of Zingers and HoHos on that day, goddamn, literally feeding the troll, if you catch my drift, lol.


You sound fat.
 
2020-08-01 9:23:22 PM  
8 votes:

WTFDYW: If she gets on here, fark is fu*ked.

Thanks Drew


If she gets on here she will be on the ignore list of 80% of the people here. The people who don't have her on the ignore list are already on everybody else's ignore list. It will be a self-correcting problem.
 
2020-08-01 9:22:11 PM  
8 votes:
If she gets on here, fark is fu*ked.

Thanks Drew
 
2020-08-02 12:47:07 AM  
7 votes:

Wendigogo: radarlove: Who gives a shiat?  The only important celebrity Farkers are Wil Wheaton and Ryan Reynolds.

/alliterative actors all appreciate amusing alternative article aggregation

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Ryan Reynolds is on here?! Let me change into my date night undies.


Date Night Undies is the name of my Pussycat Dolls cover band.
 
2020-08-01 11:07:35 PM  
7 votes:
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2020-08-01 10:07:00 PM  
7 votes:

El Borscht: Wendigogo: El Borscht: Is she a paper target moving toward sane people as they tear her apart with bullets of logic? Because, honestly, I don't know who she is.

/call me irresponsible
//call me unreliable
///throw in the third slashie so some I don't get cut by some mofo

You're unpredictable and impractical and I'm fresh out of shivs.

You're in luck! Because now, if you respond in the next four minutes, this gleaming, professionally fashioned shiv made of finest high impact plastic can be yours for just four easy installments of $14.99. Yes, just $14.99! Imagine the feeling of owning you very own professionally fashioned shiv, forged from premium quality high impact plastic, for just four low low payments of $14.99. Don't delay. Act now. Operators are standing by. Here's how to order....


But - that's all?  I was prepared to wait?!
 
2020-08-01 9:21:51 PM  
7 votes:
Whoa, whoa, wait!  You got the headline switched with this one:

"So. Whaddya in for?"
 
2020-08-02 3:25:50 AM  
6 votes:
Is it just me, or has anyone else ever noticed that "Fark" kind of sounds like a swear word?

I won't tell you which one because that will give away the surprise.

I'm pretty sure it wan't intentional, Drew probably has no idea. If you can't guess it, try shouting "Fark You!" to a bunch of people, and eventually you might get it.
 
2020-08-01 11:30:16 PM  
6 votes:
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2020-08-01 10:44:51 PM  
6 votes:

theknuckler_33: Curmudgeon is a great word.


Cumdungeon would also have been acceptable.
 
2020-08-01 10:23:29 PM  
6 votes:

buntz: I don't have/understand Twitter.

Can someone explain what this means?


There's hope that you're not an asshole?
 
2020-08-01 10:23:18 PM  
6 votes:

skozlaw: But, since it confuses you, here's the gist:


THANK you.

Yes, Twitter DOES confuse me.
I'm old and there are wolves after me.
 
2020-08-01 10:18:31 PM  
6 votes:

Mike_LowELL: I've been to Fark a couple of times and they're pretty much the worst of the lot.

There was a particular and notable instance where I pointed out that there are very bad people on both sides.  I was trying to compromise in our polarized political climate.  But suddenly and without warning, the posters begin screaming at me, telling me how I am a bad person, simply for pointing out that the Axis powers had legitimate grievances of their own.

I explained that the Weimar Republic was stabbed in the back, but before I could point out the group of individuals responsible for this metaphorical atrocity, I received a message from one of the moderators to "please stop trolling, Mike, I'll buy you another box of Ding Dongs if you do, sweetykins", and it was in this moment that I realized my mom was such a sweet person and she was really looking out for me.

I stopped posting for about six hours and then started right back, knew my mother would cave like a house of cards, I must have eaten like three boxes of Zingers and HoHos on that day, goddamn, literally feeding the troll, if you catch my drift, lol.


You are worth your weight in empty whiskey bottles, thank you for your service over the years, son.
 
2020-08-01 10:12:09 PM  
6 votes:
Weekend Fark Is Wierd.
 
2020-08-01 9:54:30 PM  
6 votes:

buntz: I don't have/understand Twitter.

Can someone explain what this means?


I don't think so.
 
2020-08-01 8:29:30 PM  
6 votes:

gameshowhost: Holy shiat, does anyone still think she's relevant and not nuclear waste?

https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/patribo​tics-blog/

C R A Y


She isn't just bat crap crazy.  She is a sleazy dishonest grifter pitching wild conspiracy theories.

Fark user imageView Full Size

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There there is this which is so bat crap crazy I'm going to make you read it and suffer like I did.
https://patribotics.blog/2017/02/14/t​h​e-carolina-conspiracy-putin-catfished-​weiner-louise-mensch/
 
2020-08-02 12:12:04 AM  
5 votes:
A full 'Welcome to Fark' thread without that one with the great boobs girl of questionable age.

Are we trying to put our best foot forward for new visitors?
 
2020-08-01 11:09:13 PM  
5 votes:

Nimbull: SansNeural: Nimbull: Has she ever worked with COBOL?


Why, you need a retro CODOR?

Geek tab needs more COBOL posts.


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2020-08-01 10:11:26 PM  
5 votes:

ParallelUniverseParking: Welcome to fark, Louise. We're crazy, obnoxious know-it-alls. You'll fit right in.


Speak for yourself, I don't know shiat
 
2020-08-01 10:00:06 PM  
5 votes:

buntz: When I click the link, I see this.  But it seems to be in the middle of a conversation AND I don't know who she is?


If only there were some way to go back to the beginning of a twitter conversation. Or if there were some way to view a person's profile on Twitter. Or if there were some magic machine- an engine that could facilitate searching -that would enable you to discover basic facts about people who are in the public sphere.

Someone should probably work on inventing that stuff.
 
2020-08-01 9:43:05 PM  
5 votes:

gameshowhost: El Borscht: Is she a paper target moving toward sane people as they tear her apart with bullets of logic? Because, honestly, I don't know who she is.

/call me irresponsible
//call me unreliable
///throw in the third slashie so some I don't get cut by some mofo

She's a batshiat self-proclaimed UK Moderate who led Fark Moderates™ on wild goose chases with all kinds of re.. stupid conspiracy theories. They happily RTed her for months and her links got posted all across FB, and I'm sure we had more than a few greenlites around here based on some absolute nuttery she came up with, because it made said ™ feel better in their tummies because HRC managed to lose to an assclown.


Okay, well encapsulated. Thanks. So she's another grifter.
 
2020-08-01 7:36:24 PM  
5 votes:

bazbt3: arrogantbastich: Who?

[Fark user image image 425x152]
Imagine typical British excessive understatement and you're not even close.

/sorry, you did ask


Counterpoint:

mensch
/men(t)SH/
noun
INFORMAL•NORTH AMERICAN
a person of integrity and honor.
 
2020-08-02 12:23:49 PM  
4 votes:
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2020-08-02 9:44:07 AM  
4 votes:

EdgeRunner: Rhymes With Silver: So your argument boils down to: Sure he's terrible, but her emails. Got it.

btw, thanks for filling up my Bingo card!

Anyone looking to fill up a bingo card while they read other people's posts makes no attempt to understand what's being said, they're just looking for key words to latch onto so they can yell "Aha! You said the magic word and that means I win!" And they're always very proud of their refusal to comprehend anything that doesn't parrot their exact views, because you don't have to be a Trumper to live in a Trumper-like bubble.

Come on over if you're not already here, Ms. Mensch. Unless you introduce yourself by name, you're unlikely to stand out much at all.


The irony is you are posting straw man after straw man in a thread absolutely filled to the brim with these:
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Now if you'll excuse me, we are trying to keep federal agents from disappearing people off of the street in my city.
 
2020-08-02 3:29:57 AM  
4 votes:

Keeve: Is it just me, or has anyone else ever noticed that "Fark" kind of sounds like a swear word?

I won't tell you which one because that will give away the surprise.

I'm pretty sure it wan't intentional, Drew probably has no idea. If you can't guess it, try shouting "Fark You!" to a bunch of people, and eventually you might get it.


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2020-08-02 1:18:41 AM  
4 votes:

jaylectricity: The Soupman Cumeth: Mike_LowELL: I've been to Fark a couple of times and they're pretty much the worst of the lot.

There was a particular and notable instance where I pointed out that there are very bad people on both sides.  I was trying to compromise in our polarized political climate.  But suddenly and without warning, the posters begin screaming at me, telling me how I am a bad person, simply for pointing out that the Axis powers had legitimate grievances of their own.

I explained that the Weimar Republic was stabbed in the back, but before I could point out the group of individuals responsible for this metaphorical atrocity, I received a message from one of the moderators to "please stop trolling, Mike, I'll buy you another box of Ding Dongs if you do, sweetykins", and it was in this moment that I realized my mom was such a sweet person and she was really looking out for me.

I stopped posting for about six hours and then started right back, knew my mother would cave like a house of cards, I must have eaten like three boxes of Zingers and HoHos on that day, goddamn, literally feeding the troll, if you catch my drift, lol.

Megarian is your mom???

I thought she was everybody's mom.


And Fb~  is the father
 
2020-08-02 12:58:28 AM  
4 votes:

Mike_LowELL: I've been to Fark a couple of times and they're pretty much the worst of the lot.

There was a particular and notable instance where I pointed out that there are very bad people on both sides.  I was trying to compromise in our polarized political climate.  But suddenly and without warning, the posters begin screaming at me, telling me how I am a bad person, simply for pointing out that the Axis powers had legitimate grievances of their own.

I explained that the Weimar Republic was stabbed in the back, but before I could point out the group of individuals responsible for this metaphorical atrocity, I received a message from one of the moderators to "please stop trolling, Mike, I'll buy you another box of Ding Dongs if you do, sweetykins", and it was in this moment that I realized my mom was such a sweet person and she was really looking out for me.

I stopped posting for about six hours and then started right back, knew my mother would cave like a house of cards, I must have eaten like three boxes of Zingers and HoHos on that day, goddamn, literally feeding the troll, if you catch my drift, lol.


Megarian is your mom???
 
2020-08-02 12:31:39 AM  
4 votes:

thorpe: [i.imgflip.com image 500x595]


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/I wish them nothing but the utmost happiness
 
2020-08-02 12:15:30 AM  
4 votes:

Obscure Login: A full 'Welcome to Fark' thread without that one with the great boobs girl of questionable age.

Are we trying to put our best foot forward for new visitors?


Post it, so we can have a calm, rational debate and reach a consensus on that question
 
2020-08-02 12:00:43 AM  
4 votes:
God you people are pathetic.
 
2020-08-01 10:54:35 PM  
4 votes:

I hereby demand that I be given a Fark account: AppleOptionEsc: Mike_LowELL: I've been to Fark a couple of times and they're pretty much the worst of the lot.

There was a particular and notable instance where I pointed out that there are very bad people on both sides.  I was trying to compromise in our polarized political climate.  But suddenly and without warning, the posters begin screaming at me, telling me how I am a bad person, simply for pointing out that the Axis powers had legitimate grievances of their own.

I explained that the Weimar Republic was stabbed in the back, but before I could point out the group of individuals responsible for this metaphorical atrocity, I received a message from one of the moderators to "please stop trolling, Mike, I'll buy you another box of Ding Dongs if you do, sweetykins", and it was in this moment that I realized my mom was such a sweet person and she was really looking out for me.

I stopped posting for about six hours and then started right back, knew my mother would cave like a house of cards, I must have eaten like three boxes of Zingers and HoHos on that day, goddamn, literally feeding the troll, if you catch my drift, lol.

Prime example why I keep trolls in purple instead of ignore. I would have missed this gem.

This is the correct farkie.

[Fark user image image 525x105]


He's not a troll unless it's he's posting in a battle.net thread.
 
2020-08-01 10:20:04 PM  
4 votes:

buntz: GWSuperfan: If only there were some way to go back to the beginning of a twitter conversation. Or if there were some way to view a person's profile on Twitter. Or if there were some magic machine- an engine that could facilitate searching -that would enable you to discover basic facts about people who are in the public sphere.

Yeah, I googled who she was.  I don't get why she is relevant to Fark?

And as I said, I don't have Twitter so I never USED Twitter, so I couldn't figure out HOW to navigate to the beginning of a Twitter conversation.

But since I see your name tagged I guess it's super important to you that this "celebrity" (I guess?) mentioned you


You literally just have to click the Boobies that comes up in the Twitter thread so it expands to the whole thread. I'm old as farking hell and even I figured this much out.

But, since it confuses you, here's the gist:

A psycho conspiracy theory nutjob made a comment about "antisocial media". "GWSuperFan" apparently pays enough attention to this psychotic idiot on Twitter, or some keywords she posted, to see her post and replies, tagging @fark.

Whatever idiot run's Fark's social media campaign on Twitter thinks "yes, let's tie fark.com to a nutjob who pushes wildly insane conspiracy theories created by Russian propagandists" and replies, dragging this site into her screwball world.

Here we are.
 
2020-08-01 9:55:10 PM  
4 votes:

El Borscht: Is she a paper target moving toward sane people as they tear her apart with bullets of logic? Because, honestly, I don't know who she is.

/call me irresponsible
//call me unreliable
///throw in the third slashie so some I don't get cut by some mofo


You're unpredictable and impractical and I'm fresh out of shivs.
 
2020-08-01 9:36:49 PM  
4 votes:

El Borscht: Is she a paper target moving toward sane people as they tear her apart with bullets of logic? Because, honestly, I don't know who she is.

/call me irresponsible
//call me unreliable
///throw in the third slashie so some I don't get cut by some mofo


She's a batshiat self-proclaimed UK Moderate who led Fark Moderates™ on wild goose chases with all kinds of re.. stupid conspiracy theories. They happily RTed her for months and her links got posted all across FB, and I'm sure we had more than a few greenlites around here based on some absolute nuttery she came up with, because it made said ™ feel better in their tummies because HRC managed to lose to an assclown.
 
2020-08-01 9:35:27 PM  
4 votes:

Mike_LowELL: I've been to Fark a couple of times and they're pretty much the worst of the lot.

There was a particular and notable instance where I pointed out that there are very bad people on both sides.  I was trying to compromise in our polarized political climate.  But suddenly and without warning, the posters begin screaming at me, telling me how I am a bad person, simply for pointing out that the Axis powers had legitimate grievances of their own.

I explained that the Weimar Republic was stabbed in the back, but before I could point out the group of individuals responsible for this metaphorical atrocity, I received a message from one of the moderators to "please stop trolling, Mike, I'll buy you another box of Ding Dongs if you do, sweetykins", and it was in this moment that I realized my mom was such a sweet person and she was really looking out for me.

I stopped posting for about six hours and then started right back, knew my mother would cave like a house of cards, I must have eaten like three boxes of Zingers and HoHos on that day, goddamn, literally feeding the troll, if you catch my drift, lol.


Where'd you get HoHos?
 
2020-08-02 11:26:34 AM  
3 votes:

mofa: Mike_LowELL is a goddamn NATIONAL TREASURE!

He is literally the ultra-thinused condom that protects us from catching the madness! 
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FTFE

/Mike is an hero
 
2020-08-02 11:21:29 AM  
3 votes:

Rhymes With Silver: EdgeRunner:
No, I sinply brought up some things that have been said by many, many people, and still get repeated from time to time. I don't think you know what a strawman even is.

The reports of federal agents rolling around in unmarked vans and snatching people up is indeed disturbing, but has nothing to do with whether or not the electorial process has been compromised. If anything, it should be an encouragement to get out and vote and show that the system still works.

You said: Democrats claim Russia manipulated the 2016 election is a conspiracy theory (straw man, this has been proven). We also claim trump is committing treason (straw man) by casting doubt on a portion of the election process. Then you said Democrats can't have it both ways. I originally addressed this. It's one and the same.

You responded to my point with Whatabout. Your next post included the words Weiner, Comey, and "Hillary's endless mail scandal".  I responded to your non serious post with a bit of snark. You respond with many people are saying...This isn't a serious conversation we are having. I have a feeling you'll respond one more time because you strike me as someone intent on getting the last word. It's a risk I'm willing to take. Good day to you sir or madman.


You're right, it's not a serious conversation because you've made no effort whatsoever to follow what I'm saying. You were triggered by phrases, instantly took it as a partisan attack, and retreated to your bubble and raised the drawbridge (okay, that metaphor is a little mixed).

And now you'll wave your hands and declare yourself the victor because you oh-so-cleverly deduced that by trying to insultingly dismiss a discussion you never grasped in the first place, I'd almost certainly want to correct your deliberately ignorant summary of what you thought you read. In your mind, that's "See? Told you he'd have to have the last word! I know all and see all!"

Mensch might be a crazy con artist, but I bet she does a better job holding her own in a discussion. Here's a scary thought: Maybe she's actually too good for Fark.
 
2020-08-02 10:27:58 AM  
3 votes:
Ok, so we're done?
 
2020-08-02 2:48:21 AM  
3 votes:

EdgeRunner: Sure, she sounds bonkers, but too bonkers for Fark? Probably not. She wouldn't be popular for pooh-poohing the conspiracy theory that the Russians manipulated the last election (which isn't the most politically expedient thing to keep pushing anyway, since the Democrats are currently insisting that Trump's concern trolling over mail-in ballots is tantamount to treason since it casts doubt on the security and reliability of the US voting system; they can't have it both ways), but she'd likely still find plenty of receptive listeners here as long as she didn't commit a serious party foul like outing herself as a Bernie supporter.


What ways are we having it? Trump broke at least the norms of our democracy if not election law by openly asking Russia for help in 2016. Within 24 hrs they obliged. He is currently sowing seeds of doubt in our upcoming election to whatever end. He was an asshole then and he's an asshole now. It's the same way. We are having it one way.
 
2020-08-02 1:52:55 AM  
3 votes:

EdgeRunner: I thought we had every flavor of "Democrats good, Republicans bad" here, ranging from the well-considered and thoughtful to the wild-eyed and frothing "Fire never melted steel" level of wingnut howling. What's so unusual about her screeds that they wouldn't fit in on a site that gleefully celebrated Herman Cain's death as a good start? Is she also an anti-vaxxer or a coronavirus conspiracy nut or something?


I don't want to do a deep dive on her nonsense but she belongs with the Matt Taibbi "I'm a liberal who hates liberals" camp. That side is convinced the Russia investigation and interference in our elections is all made up nonsense, either because they don't believe Russia is competent enough to pull something like that off, or because they think the Democrats hate Trump so much that they manufactured this scandal to take him down.

Despite this she accuses Vladimir Putin of doing a lot of things including murdering Andrew Breitbart, planting docs on Anthony Weiner's computer, and that half of Israel and Silicon Valley are Russian moles (including Zuckerberg, Peter Thiel, etc.). And she complains daily that the Russians are spying on her.
 
2020-08-02 1:33:06 AM  
3 votes:

zepillin: gameshowhost: Holy shiat, does anyone still think she's relevant and not nuclear waste?

https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/patribo​tics-blog/

C R A Y

thanks I was feeling pretty confused there for a while


If we should be so lucky, maybe she'll show up to the Pol tab so we can absolutely drag her w/ Snopes and etc.
 
2020-08-01 10:54:21 PM  
3 votes:

SansNeural: Nimbull: Has she ever worked with COBOL?


Why, you need a retro CODOR?


Geek tab needs more COBOL posts.
 
2020-08-01 10:29:21 PM  
3 votes:

SansNeural: buntz: skozlaw: But, since it confuses you, here's the gist:

THANK you.

Yes, Twitter DOES confuse me.
I'm old and there are wolves after me.

Not to worry.  They are old wolves and wish only to huddle with you against the coming winter.


I'm old and things that are old (or cold) resonate with me.

The Simpsons - "I'm cold and there are wolves after me"
Youtube rTirN4CinVo
 
2020-08-01 9:59:51 PM  
3 votes:

Mr. Shabooboo: Pfft..Odds are she's already on here, and scoped out a niche group of people to pitch her grifting
and goofgball tinfoil asshat shat too..Looking for a new pool people to scam is what I see in that tweet..


She's in this thread probably.
 
2020-08-01 9:56:00 PM  
3 votes:

El Borscht: buntz: I don't have/understand Twitter.

Can someone explain what this means?

some untalented bigmouth trying to MONETIZE being an untalented bigmouth.


Burn her at the sta...

mmm, steak!
 
2020-08-01 9:55:18 PM  
3 votes:

SansNeural: rummonkey: WTFDYW: If she gets on here, fark is fu*ked.

Thanks Drew

If she gets on here she will be on the ignore list of 80% of the people here. The people who don't have her on the ignore list are already on everybody else's ignore list. It will be a self-correcting problem.

Well there's yer problem.

The Twitters say "Fark is a community-generated humor site and news aggregator" but some of you's think it's a political dogfight site.


Sure. But we DO have standards. After all, I'm still here ;)~
 
2020-08-01 9:41:20 PM  
3 votes:
Last I heard she wasn't well liked here...so... Welcome, I guess!
 
2020-08-01 9:40:49 PM  
3 votes:
Pfft..Odds are she's already on here, and scoped out a niche group of people to pitch her grifting
and goofgball tinfoil asshat shat too..Looking for a new pool people to scam is what I see in that tweet..
 
2020-08-01 9:26:52 PM  
3 votes:

rummonkey: WTFDYW: If she gets on here, fark is fu*ked.

Thanks Drew

If she gets on here she will be on the ignore list of 80% of the people here. The people who don't have her on the ignore list are already on everybody else's ignore list. It will be a self-correcting problem.


Well there's yer problem.

The Twitters say "Fark is a community-generated humor site and news aggregator" but some of you's think it's a political dogfight site.
 
2020-08-01 9:14:09 PM  
3 votes:
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2020-08-01 8:51:38 PM  
3 votes:

blastoh: gameshowhost: Holy shiat, does anyone still think she's relevant and not nuclear waste?

https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/patribo​tics-blog/

C R A Y

She isn't just bat crap crazy.  She is a sleazy dishonest grifter pitching wild conspiracy theories.

[Fark user image 425x727]
[Fark user image 425x694]

There there is this which is so bat crap crazy I'm going to make you read it and suffer like I did.
https://patribotics.blog/2017/02/14/th​e-carolina-conspiracy-putin-catfished-​weiner-louise-mensch/


Yep. It's a crying shame that #TheResistance was so in a huff about avenging HRC that they boosted Mensch for way, way too long.
 
2020-08-01 5:20:12 PM  
3 votes:

ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha: bazbt3: Quick, everyone hide!

[media1.giphy.com image 500x289]


Heh, good plan! My comfy chair doesn't recline but I'm about as far back in it as I can get, had to toss the dog off before she suffocated me.
 
2020-08-02 3:29:53 PM  
2 votes:

gameshowhost: She ran (still runs?) the Patribotics website, essentially alone. Her ~name~ was almost never dropped, but Patribotics got a whole lot of exposure and breathless support from the aforementioned community.


Patribotics? Did her political mutterings include a shady diet plan?
 
2020-08-02 2:33:18 PM  
2 votes:

gameshowhost: I see that you're still busy trying to disown Louise Mensch, who was HRC supporters' favorite conspiracy theorist for quite a while after the 2016 election.


Trying to disown?

I was never a fan of hers to begin with. WTF are you talking about?
 
2020-08-02 12:53:03 PM  
2 votes:

Ishkur: EdgeRunner: I thought we had every flavor of "Democrats good, Republicans bad" here, ranging from the well-considered and thoughtful to the wild-eyed and frothing "Fire never melted steel" level of wingnut howling. What's so unusual about her screeds that they wouldn't fit in on a site that gleefully celebrated Herman Cain's death as a good start? Is she also an anti-vaxxer or a coronavirus conspiracy nut or something?

I don't want to do a deep dive on her nonsense but she belongs with the Matt Taibbi "I'm a liberal who hates liberals" camp. That side is convinced the Russia investigation and interference in our elections is all made up nonsense, either because they don't believe Russia is competent enough to pull something like that off, or because they think the Democrats hate Trump so much that they manufactured this scandal to take him down.

Despite this she accuses Vladimir Putin of doing a lot of things including murdering Andrew Breitbart, planting docs on Anthony Weiner's computer, and that half of Israel and Silicon Valley are Russian moles (including Zuckerberg, Peter Thiel, etc.). And she complains daily that the Russians are spying on her.


I see that you're still busy trying to disown Louise Mensch, who was HRC supporters' favorite conspiracy theorist for quite a while after the 2016 election.
 
2020-08-02 10:44:07 AM  
2 votes:

Rhymes With Silver: EdgeRunner: Rhymes With Silver: So your argument boils down to: Sure he's terrible, but her emails. Got it.

btw, thanks for filling up my Bingo card!

Anyone looking to fill up a bingo card while they read other people's posts makes no attempt to understand what's being said, they're just looking for key words to latch onto so they can yell "Aha! You said the magic word and that means I win!" And they're always very proud of their refusal to comprehend anything that doesn't parrot their exact views, because you don't have to be a Trumper to live in a Trumper-like bubble.

Come on over if you're not already here, Ms. Mensch. Unless you introduce yourself by name, you're unlikely to stand out much at all.

The irony is you are posting straw man after straw man in a thread absolutely filled to the brim with these:[Fark user image image 320x223]
Now if you'll excuse me, we are trying to keep federal agents from disappearing people off of the street in my city.


No, I sinply brought up some things that have been said by many, many people, and still get repeated from time to time. I don't think you know what a strawman even is.

The reports of federal agents rolling around in unmarked vans and snatching people up is indeed disturbing, but has nothing to do with whether or not the electorial process has been compromised. If anything, it should be an encouragement to get out and vote and show that the system still works.
 
2020-08-02 10:30:53 AM  
2 votes:

SansNeural: rummonkey: WTFDYW: If she gets on here, fark is fu*ked.

Thanks Drew

If she gets on here she will be on the ignore list of 80% of the people here. The people who don't have her on the ignore list are already on everybody else's ignore list. It will be a self-correcting problem.

Well there's yer problem.

The Twitters say "Fark is a community-generated humor site and news aggregator" but some of you's think it's a political dogfight site.


There is some legitimate vigorous discussion that happens here but I think they were referring to the types of posters that supposedly don't exist on this site, the kind who get their name from fictional creatures that like to hide under bridges & wait for their chance to ruin the day for people who are just minding their own business.

I have no doubt that there are people on here who are ready to debate in good faith, it's the ones who perform the equivalent of taking a steaming dump in the living room during a rad house party (then play ignorant to their own actions) that this site could do without.
 
2020-08-02 10:17:23 AM  
2 votes:
I'm beginning to get the picture.

One, I learned that the Fark.com Twitter feed sometimes makes sense of things I didn't "get" on Fark.

Two, some things on Twitter just aren't worth "getting" at all.

Three, Mensch is one of these things.

There is no Rule Six.

Four.  FREE.

Five. Bingo, if you happen to be playing at home.
 
2020-08-02 9:31:44 AM  
2 votes:

Calypsocookie: Oh boy better bust out my collection
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WELCOME TO FARK.  THANKS WE HATE IT.
 
2020-08-02 12:46:58 AM  
2 votes:

blastoh: And she will have half of us on her ignore list by Tuesday.


Yep. I'll probably be halfway down the list.
 
2020-08-02 12:46:01 AM  
2 votes:
I vaguely remember Heat Street links being submitted. I think they were banned. Could've sworn that was Breitbart levels of conservaderp. Then again I could've sworn Wilford Brimley was dead back then too.
 
2020-08-02 12:39:01 AM  
2 votes:

Ishkur: EdgeRunner: This thread is the first I've heard of her, but from the descriptions, all the "Ooh, we don't want the likes of her in the Politics Tab" handwringing sounds incredibly naive. If she hasn't been around all along, there's more than plenty of others supplying the same type of noise.

Not necessarily. She's like Glen Greenwald -- she has her own brand of insanity that isn't very well represented on Fark. In fact, part of the reason why you haven't heard of her is because her views just aren't supported here very much.


Stop trying to disown her.  She's a creation of Centrist™ idiocy.
 
2020-08-02 12:36:00 AM  
2 votes:

Ishkur: And put me in as someone who does not want Louise Mensch here.

She's like the leftwing Centrist version of a libertarian: That is, she has one or two good ideas, and like a thousand stupendously dumb ones.


ftfy
 
2020-08-02 12:04:43 AM  
2 votes:
The more the murkier i always say.

/ Like just now.
 
2020-08-01 11:58:13 PM  
2 votes:
And put me in as someone who does not want Louise Mensch here.

She's like the leftwing version of a libertarian: That is, she has one or two good ideas, and like a thousand stupendously dumb ones.
 
2020-08-01 11:52:18 PM  
2 votes:
Conservatives are afraid of other people,
liberals are afraid of resource limits.
History has show everybody will be wrong.
Still on balance I am more hopeful for the liberal approach as I imagine that a well educated independently thinking people are more adaptable to a new random threat than an army of loyal collectivist followers.
 
2020-08-01 11:20:04 PM  
2 votes:

AppleOptionEsc: Bot v2.38beta: almejita: AppleOptionEsc: Mike_LowELL: I've been to Fark a couple of times and they're pretty much the worst of the lot.

There was a particular and notable instance where I pointed out that there are very bad people on both sides.  I was trying to compromise in our polarized political climate.  But suddenly and without warning, the posters begin screaming at me, telling me how I am a bad person, simply for pointing out that the Axis powers had legitimate grievances of their own.

I explained that the Weimar Republic was stabbed in the back, but before I could point out the group of individuals responsible for this metaphorical atrocity, I received a message from one of the moderators to "please stop trolling, Mike, I'll buy you another box of Ding Dongs if you do, sweetykins", and it was in this moment that I realized my mom was such a sweet person and she was really looking out for me.

I stopped posting for about six hours and then started right back, knew my mother would cave like a house of cards, I must have eaten like three boxes of Zingers and HoHos on that day, goddamn, literally feeding the troll, if you catch my drift, lol.

Prime example why I keep trolls in purple instead of ignore. I would have missed this gem.

In what world is Mike a troll?

The world idiots made when an obvious joke = troll.

The internet makes all terms lose meaning eventually.

Well. He isn't a meme lord. When all your posts are edgelord Jones, what is he, but a troll?


He's more of hipster Karen.
 
2020-08-01 10:58:59 PM  
2 votes:

Mike_LowELL: I've been to Fark a couple of times and they're pretty much the worst of the lot.

There was a particular and notable instance where I pointed out that there are very bad people on both sides.  I was trying to compromise in our polarized political climate.  But suddenly and without warning, the posters begin screaming at me, telling me how I am a bad person, simply for pointing out that the Axis powers had legitimate grievances of their own.

I explained that the Weimar Republic was stabbed in the back, but before I could point out the group of individuals responsible for this metaphorical atrocity, I received a message from one of the moderators to "please stop trolling, Mike, I'll buy you another box of Ding Dongs if you do, sweetykins", and it was in this moment that I realized my mom was such a sweet person and she was really looking out for me.

I stopped posting for about six hours and then started right back, knew my mother would cave like a house of cards, I must have eaten like three boxes of Zingers and HoHos on that day, goddamn, literally feeding the troll, if you catch my drift, lol.


This guy right here ^
 
2020-08-01 10:41:43 PM  
2 votes:

Mike_LowELL: I've been to Fark a couple of times and they're pretty much the worst of the lot.

There was a particular and notable instance where I pointed out that there are very bad people on both sides.  I was trying to compromise in our polarized political climate.  But suddenly and without warning, the posters begin screaming at me, telling me how I am a bad person, simply for pointing out that the Axis powers had legitimate grievances of their own.

I explained that the Weimar Republic was stabbed in the back, but before I could point out the group of individuals responsible for this metaphorical atrocity, I received a message from one of the moderators to "please stop trolling, Mike, I'll buy you another box of Ding Dongs if you do, sweetykins", and it was in this moment that I realized my mom was such a sweet person and she was really looking out for me.

I stopped posting for about six hours and then started right back, knew my mother would cave like a house of cards, I must have eaten like three boxes of Zingers and HoHos on that day, goddamn, literally feeding the troll, if you catch my drift, lol.


Prime example why I keep trolls in purple instead of ignore. I would have missed this gem.
 
2020-08-01 10:39:14 PM  
2 votes:

palelizard: Mike_LowELL: I've been to Fark a couple of times and they're pretty much the worst of the lot.

There was a particular and notable instance where I pointed out that there are very bad people on both sides.  I was trying to compromise in our polarized political climate.  But suddenly and without warning, the posters begin screaming at me, telling me how I am a bad person, simply for pointing out that the Axis powers had legitimate grievances of their own.

I explained that the Weimar Republic was stabbed in the back, but before I could point out the group of individuals responsible for this metaphorical atrocity, I received a message from one of the moderators to "please stop trolling, Mike, I'll buy you another box of Ding Dongs if you do, sweetykins", and it was in this moment that I realized my mom was such a sweet person and she was really looking out for me.

I stopped posting for about six hours and then started right back, knew my mother would cave like a house of cards, I must have eaten like three boxes of Zingers and HoHos on that day, goddamn, literally feeding the troll, if you catch my drift, lol.

Please don't ever stop being you. Shine on, you crazy diamond.


Even after he wore out his welcome with random precision?
 
2020-08-01 10:27:12 PM  
2 votes:

buntz: skozlaw: But, since it confuses you, here's the gist:

THANK you.

Yes, Twitter DOES confuse me.
I'm old and there are wolves after me.


Not to worry.  They are old wolves and wish only to huddle with you against the coming winter.
 
2020-08-01 10:22:12 PM  
2 votes:

urethra_franklin: Mike_LowELL: I've been to Fark a couple of times and they're pretty much the worst of the lot.

There was a particular and notable instance where I pointed out that there are very bad people on both sides.  I was trying to compromise in our polarized political climate.  But suddenly and without warning, the posters begin screaming at me, telling me how I am a bad person, simply for pointing out that the Axis powers had legitimate grievances of their own.

I explained that the Weimar Republic was stabbed in the back, but before I could point out the group of individuals responsible for this metaphorical atrocity, I received a message from one of the moderators to "please stop trolling, Mike, I'll buy you another box of Ding Dongs if you do, sweetykins", and it was in this moment that I realized my mom was such a sweet person and she was really looking out for me.

I stopped posting for about six hours and then started right back, knew my mother would cave like a house of cards, I must have eaten like three boxes of Zingers and HoHos on that day, goddamn, literally feeding the troll, if you catch my drift, lol.

You are worth your weight in empty whiskey bottles, thank you for your service over the years, son.


That's a *lot* of empty Ding-Dong bottles.
 
2020-08-01 10:20:26 PM  
2 votes:

Calypsocookie: Oh boy better bust out my collection
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I created these.  :)
 
2020-08-01 10:15:46 PM  
2 votes:

buntz: GWSuperfan: If only there were some way to go back to the beginning of a twitter conversation.

[Fark user image image 425x398]

This is what I see when I try to "go back to the beginning of the conversation "


You know the Larson cartoon about how nature says stay away?

This is that
 
2020-08-01 9:53:35 PM  
2 votes:

buntz: I don't have/understand Twitter.

Can someone explain what this means?


some untalented bigmouth trying to MONETIZE being an untalented bigmouth.
 
2020-08-01 9:46:41 PM  
2 votes:
I assume from some of the comments this person is a horrible person.

Seems like I should be glad I've never heard of her.
 
2020-08-01 9:17:12 PM  
2 votes:
she's awful.
 
2020-08-02 7:02:39 PM  
1 vote:
Best time to create a few more alts
 
2020-08-02 6:23:56 PM  
1 vote:
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2020-08-02 3:59:27 PM  
1 vote:

EdgeRunner: gameshowhost: She ran (still runs?) the Patribotics website, essentially alone. Her ~name~ was almost never dropped, but Patribotics got a whole lot of exposure and breathless support from the aforementioned community.

Patribotics? Did her political mutterings include a shady diet plan?


Probably. She's scammed just about everyone.
 
FNG [TotalFark]
2020-08-02 3:06:29 PM  
1 vote:
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2020-08-02 1:01:19 PM  
1 vote:

dk47: Well would you look at that, Fark has a Twitter account. Yes I followed. Worlds collide!


You're welcome.

/subby
 
2020-08-02 12:07:06 PM  
1 vote:

Rhymes With Silver: EdgeRunner: Rhymes With Silver: EdgeRunner:
No, I sinply brought up some things that have been said by many, many people, and still get repeated from time to time. I don't think you know what a strawman even is.

The reports of federal agents rolling around in unmarked vans and snatching people up is indeed disturbing, but has nothing to do with whether or not the electorial process has been compromised. If anything, it should be an encouragement to get out and vote and show that the system still works.

You said: Democrats claim Russia manipulated the 2016 election is a conspiracy theory (straw man, this has been proven). We also claim trump is committing treason (straw man) by casting doubt on a portion of the election process. Then you said Democrats can't have it both ways. I originally addressed this. It's one and the same.

You responded to my point with Whatabout. Your next post included the words Weiner, Comey, and "Hillary's endless mail scandal".  I responded to your non serious post with a bit of snark. You respond with many people are saying...This isn't a serious conversation we are having. I have a feeling you'll respond one more time because you strike me as someone intent on getting the last word. It's a risk I'm willing to take. Good day to you sir or madman.

You're right, it's not a serious conversation because you've made no effort whatsoever to follow what I'm saying. You were triggered by phrases, instantly took it as a partisan attack, and retreated to your bubble and raised the drawbridge (okay, that metaphor is a little mixed).

And now you'll wave your hands and declare yourself the victor because you oh-so-cleverly deduced that by trying to insultingly dismiss a discussion you never grasped in the first place, I'd almost certainly want to correct your deliberately ignorant summary of what you thought you read. In your mind, that's "See? Told you he'd have to have the last word! I know all and see all!"

Mensch might be a crazy con artist, but I bet sh ...

[Fark user image image 290x161]


Look out everybody, he's got GIFs!
 
2020-08-02 10:32:31 AM  
1 vote:

OtherLittleGuy: Great. You've rebooted gorgor.


Worse - RugbyJock
 
2020-08-02 6:49:29 AM  
1 vote:
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2020-08-02 6:45:37 AM  
1 vote:
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2020-08-02 6:24:26 AM  
1 vote:
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2020-08-02 4:04:18 AM  
1 vote:

Rhymes With Silver: So your argument boils down to: Sure he's terrible, but her emails. Got it.

btw, thanks for filling up my Bingo card!


Anyone looking to fill up a bingo card while they read other people's posts makes no attempt to understand what's being said, they're just looking for key words to latch onto so they can yell "Aha! You said the magic word and that means I win!" And they're always very proud of their refusal to comprehend anything that doesn't parrot their exact views, because you don't have to be a Trumper to live in a Trumper-like bubble.

Come on over if you're not already here, Ms. Mensch. Unless you introduce yourself by name, you're unlikely to stand out much at all.
 
2020-08-02 3:44:02 AM  
1 vote:

EdgeRunner: Rhymes With Silver: EdgeRunner: Sure, she sounds bonkers, but too bonkers for Fark? Probably not. She wouldn't be popular for pooh-poohing the conspiracy theory that the Russians manipulated the last election (which isn't the most politically expedient thing to keep pushing anyway, since the Democrats are currently insisting that Trump's concern trolling over mail-in ballots is tantamount to treason since it casts doubt on the security and reliability of the US voting system; they can't have it both ways), but she'd likely still find plenty of receptive listeners here as long as she didn't commit a serious party foul like outing herself as a Bernie supporter.

What ways are we having it? Trump broke at least the norms of our democracy if not election law by openly asking Russia for help in 2016. Within 24 hrs they obliged. He is currently sowing seeds of doubt in our upcoming election to whatever end. He was an asshole then and he's an asshole now. It's the same way. We are having it one way.

Your "one way" is saying it's okay to cast doubt on the election if your candidate doesn't win, but it's not cool when the other side does it. Wikileaks and Facebook posts didn't sway the election, Hillary's endless email scandal and bad campaigning did. She still probably would have won without that incredibly damaging last minute discovery of even more improperly stored classified documents on Weiner's laptop, so unless you're buying into the theory that Putin put them there and Comey was his willing stooge, it's a tiresome excuse to keep pointing at Russia. And yes, pointing at Russia and saying they manipulated the vote is absolutely casting doubt on the process. Just like blaming the recounts for W's first term and tampered-with Diebold machines for his second. Casting doubt on the process has been an ongoing tradition for decades, so while Trump is absolutely an asshole, it's no good claiming he's doing something completely unheard of by pitching his own reasons for why ...



So your argument boils down to: Sure he's terrible, but her emails. Got it.

btw, thanks for filling up my Bingo card!
 
2020-08-02 3:25:20 AM  
1 vote:

Rhymes With Silver: EdgeRunner: Sure, she sounds bonkers, but too bonkers for Fark? Probably not. She wouldn't be popular for pooh-poohing the conspiracy theory that the Russians manipulated the last election (which isn't the most politically expedient thing to keep pushing anyway, since the Democrats are currently insisting that Trump's concern trolling over mail-in ballots is tantamount to treason since it casts doubt on the security and reliability of the US voting system; they can't have it both ways), but she'd likely still find plenty of receptive listeners here as long as she didn't commit a serious party foul like outing herself as a Bernie supporter.

What ways are we having it? Trump broke at least the norms of our democracy if not election law by openly asking Russia for help in 2016. Within 24 hrs they obliged. He is currently sowing seeds of doubt in our upcoming election to whatever end. He was an asshole then and he's an asshole now. It's the same way. We are having it one way.


Your "one way" is saying it's okay to cast doubt on the election if your candidate doesn't win, but it's not cool when the other side does it. Wikileaks and Facebook posts didn't sway the election, Hillary's endless email scandal and bad campaigning did. She still probably would have won without that incredibly damaging last minute discovery of even more improperly stored classified documents on Weiner's laptop, so unless you're buying into the theory that Putin put them there and Comey was his willing stooge, it's a tiresome excuse to keep pointing at Russia. And yes, pointing at Russia and saying they manipulated the vote is absolutely casting doubt on the process. Just like blaming the recounts for W's first term and tampered-with Diebold machines for his second. Casting doubt on the process has been an ongoing tradition for decades, so while Trump is absolutely an asshole, it's no good claiming he's doing something completely unheard of by pitching his own reasons for why the electorial process obviously must be broken if he loses (but just as obviously worked with perfect precision when he won, of course). Trump isn't smart enough to have come up with the "blame the process" approach on his own. He's just taking what he's heard before and putting his own self-serving spin on it.

Of course, it's also important to acknowledge that the system isn't impervious to tampering, and there's some merit to many of the doubts. But if the system is truly broken, that means it's broken no matter who wins and it's never an honest outcome. Neither team ever wants to follow that line of reasoning too far, and they'd prefer that you don't either.
 
2020-08-02 2:18:49 AM  
1 vote:
Who or what is this thread even about?  And why have people lost their collective minds?  Or did they have them to begin with?

Louise Daphne Mensch is a British blogger, novelist, and former Conservative Member of Parliament.

Yeah, I'm not getting this one.  There's at least 4 words in that description that make me not want to dig any further.
 
2020-08-02 1:54:41 AM  
1 vote:

gameshowhost: zepillin: gameshowhost: Holy shiat, does anyone still think she's relevant and not nuclear waste?

https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/patribo​tics-blog/

C R A Y

thanks I was feeling pretty confused there for a while

If we should be so lucky, maybe she'll show up to the Pol tab so we can absolutely drag her w/ Snopes and etc.


it sounds like she might be really entertaining, I'd kind of like it is she was posting in the pol tab

Maybe
 
2020-08-02 1:41:44 AM  
1 vote:

OtherLittleGuy: Great. You've rebooted gorgor.


Does this mean we get to reboot summoning cards? Cause those were funny.

/I feel old now
//Get off my lawn
 
2020-08-02 1:34:36 AM  
1 vote:

SansNeural: buntz: I don't have/understand Twitter.

Can someone explain what this means?

I don't think so.


just go with the flow
 
2020-08-02 1:22:33 AM  
1 vote:

John Hopoate: nd Fb~ is the father


Damn...I thought she said "just the tip"
 
2020-08-02 1:00:55 AM  
1 vote:

The Soupman Cumeth: Mike_LowELL: I've been to Fark a couple of times and they're pretty much the worst of the lot.

There was a particular and notable instance where I pointed out that there are very bad people on both sides.  I was trying to compromise in our polarized political climate.  But suddenly and without warning, the posters begin screaming at me, telling me how I am a bad person, simply for pointing out that the Axis powers had legitimate grievances of their own.

I explained that the Weimar Republic was stabbed in the back, but before I could point out the group of individuals responsible for this metaphorical atrocity, I received a message from one of the moderators to "please stop trolling, Mike, I'll buy you another box of Ding Dongs if you do, sweetykins", and it was in this moment that I realized my mom was such a sweet person and she was really looking out for me.

I stopped posting for about six hours and then started right back, knew my mother would cave like a house of cards, I must have eaten like three boxes of Zingers and HoHos on that day, goddamn, literally feeding the troll, if you catch my drift, lol.

Megarian is your mom???


I thought she was everybody's mom.
 
2020-08-02 12:49:05 AM  
1 vote:

Ishkur: GWSuperfan: Mikey1969: Original: Original Tweet:
LouiseMensch: @fark @gwsuperfan OK now I must join @Fark

Wow, some backstory would be nice. What's the lead-up to this? I mean, not everyone here follows this kind of shiat that closely...

Not a lot of backstory. She said we needed "anti-social media" and I commented that Fark already has that market cornered. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Weird that you would think of Fark before you think of 4chan or any of the truly bad sphincters of the Internet.


This sphincter is only riddled with unruptured hemorrhoids.
 
2020-08-02 12:33:40 AM  
1 vote:

evilsofa: arrogantbastich: Who?

Back in the old days of Media Bias Chart 2.0 (they are up to 6.0 now), her Patribotics blog took up residence in the lower left corner:
[Fark user image 850x701]

I'm making dinner so I can't check right now if she's even on version 6.0 of the chart.


Which was bizarre, because she was HRC voters' fave nutcase back then.  Leftists were all "WAT" with her business.

/she belonged at the bottom but w/ the enquirer
 
2020-08-02 12:24:55 AM  
1 vote:

EdgeRunner: This thread is the first I've heard of her, but from the descriptions, all the "Ooh, we don't want the likes of her in the Politics Tab" handwringing sounds incredibly naive. If she hasn't been around all along, there's more than plenty of others supplying the same type of noise.


Not necessarily. She's like Glen Greenwald -- she has her own brand of insanity that isn't very well represented on Fark. In fact, part of the reason why you haven't heard of her is because her views just aren't supported here very much.
 
2020-08-02 12:21:42 AM  
1 vote:
Who gives a shiat?  The only important celebrity Farkers are Wil Wheaton and Ryan Reynolds.

/alliterative actors all appreciate amusing alternative article aggregation
 
2020-08-01 11:43:37 PM  
1 vote:

alechemist: OtherLittleGuy: Great. You've rebooted gorgor.

Atleast it's not bevits.


Be***vets

/asterisks to break up the notification
 
2020-08-01 11:37:56 PM  
1 vote:

OtherLittleGuy: Great. You've rebooted gorgor.


Atleast it's not bevits.
 
2020-08-01 11:10:19 PM  
1 vote:
Welcome to Fark.

Things to know

1.) Hockey \ Olympic threads are the best.
2.) The weekly gaming thread is a paradise of harmony as long as no one brings up Star Citizen
3.) Feeling that you're better than the common man/woman is only $5 a month
4.) Stay out of the POL tab and you'll be fine.
 
2020-08-01 11:01:12 PM  
1 vote:

Bot v2.38beta: almejita: AppleOptionEsc: Mike_LowELL: I've been to Fark a couple of times and they're pretty much the worst of the lot.

There was a particular and notable instance where I pointed out that there are very bad people on both sides.  I was trying to compromise in our polarized political climate.  But suddenly and without warning, the posters begin screaming at me, telling me how I am a bad person, simply for pointing out that the Axis powers had legitimate grievances of their own.

I explained that the Weimar Republic was stabbed in the back, but before I could point out the group of individuals responsible for this metaphorical atrocity, I received a message from one of the moderators to "please stop trolling, Mike, I'll buy you another box of Ding Dongs if you do, sweetykins", and it was in this moment that I realized my mom was such a sweet person and she was really looking out for me.

I stopped posting for about six hours and then started right back, knew my mother would cave like a house of cards, I must have eaten like three boxes of Zingers and HoHos on that day, goddamn, literally feeding the troll, if you catch my drift, lol.

Prime example why I keep trolls in purple instead of ignore. I would have missed this gem.

In what world is Mike a troll?

The world idiots made when an obvious joke = troll.

The internet makes all terms lose meaning eventually.


Well. He isn't a meme lord. When all your posts are edgelord Jones, what is he, but a troll?
 
2020-08-01 10:51:29 PM  
1 vote:
Has she ever worked with COBOL?
 
2020-08-01 10:35:45 PM  
1 vote:

Mike_LowELL: I've been to Fark a couple of times and they're pretty much the worst of the lot.

There was a particular and notable instance where I pointed out that there are very bad people on both sides.  I was trying to compromise in our polarized political climate.  But suddenly and without warning, the posters begin screaming at me, telling me how I am a bad person, simply for pointing out that the Axis powers had legitimate grievances of their own.

I explained that the Weimar Republic was stabbed in the back, but before I could point out the group of individuals responsible for this metaphorical atrocity, I received a message from one of the moderators to "please stop trolling, Mike, I'll buy you another box of Ding Dongs if you do, sweetykins", and it was in this moment that I realized my mom was such a sweet person and she was really looking out for me.

I stopped posting for about six hours and then started right back, knew my mother would cave like a house of cards, I must have eaten like three boxes of Zingers and HoHos on that day, goddamn, literally feeding the troll, if you catch my drift, lol.


Please don't ever stop being you. Shine on, you crazy diamond.
 
2020-08-01 10:25:47 PM  
1 vote:

kayanlau: I googled her name, read her Wiki, and I'm still like:

[Fark user image image 425x176]


I too just read her Wikipedia article.  Are we sure she's not already here?
 
2020-08-01 10:12:56 PM  
1 vote:

GWSuperfan: If only there were some way to go back to the beginning of a twitter conversation.


Fark user imageView Full Size


This is what I see when I try to "go back to the beginning of the conversation "
 
2020-08-01 10:08:46 PM  
1 vote:

C18H27NO3: No idea who this is.
Did Drew just throw a dart at the white pages or something?


George Dubbya Superfan did.
 
2020-08-01 10:07:41 PM  
1 vote:
No idea who this is.
Did Drew just throw a dart at the white pages or something?
 
2020-08-01 9:56:01 PM  
1 vote:

El Borscht: buntz: I don't have/understand Twitter.

Can someone explain what this means?

some untalented bigmouth trying to MONETIZE being an untalented bigmouth.


When I click the link, I see this.  But it seems to be in the middle of a conversation AND I don't know who she is?

Fark user imageView Full Size
 
2020-08-01 9:41:07 PM  
1 vote:
Internet Personalities!

Vomit
 
2020-08-01 9:17:21 PM  
1 vote:
I don't know who she is.
 
2020-08-01 9:13:01 PM  
1 vote:

bazbt3: arrogantbastich: Who?

[Fark user image image 425x152]
Imagine typical British excessive understatement and you're not even close.

/sorry, you did ask


That doesn't really answer anything, actually.
 
2020-08-01 8:06:19 PM  
1 vote:
who?
 
2020-08-01 7:34:05 PM  
1 vote:
Sooo, what did she see to make her think that she must join Fark?
 
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