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Stop with the useless topics! Answered

Ok, so I have noticed some forum topics that seem to serve no purpose, and thought I would bring this to the community's attention. An example of one of these posts would be Knexfreak's topic about how he is going on holiday. These posts are getting the K'nex community laughed at, quite frankly, and while sarcasm may be hard to pick up on on the internet, some others must have noticed at least something. And at least if you want to post some tat, use correct grammar and spelling. This is what mainly contributes to the stereotypical view of the 'K'nexer'. Or you could continue, as I did chuckle at the whole 'fourever' dialolgue in kookoo for knex's post. Thank you for that, caitlinsdad and others. 'Non-K'nexers' may want to use this topic to give advice to the K'nex community. Also, my name seems silly and has stopped me posting on other 'non-K'nex' instructables more than once , in fear of ridicule. Any ideas for a shiny new name are welcome.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

10 years ago

Posts that whine and complain about useless topics are just as useless as the topics themselves.

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knexguy
knexguy

Reply 10 years ago

You really know how to make enemies, don't you?

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

whut? :-P

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Hiyadudez
Hiyadudez

Reply 10 years ago

He was saying that you know how to make enemies because you are always posting negative comments.

Now let me make one thing clear, I do not believe i the thing he just  said. I was just pointing it out.

Also, before you say, I don't really care that I replied to this comment 6 months later.

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knexguy
knexguy

Reply 10 years ago

Nom. That wasn't a typo. Nom.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

?

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knexguy
knexguy

Reply 10 years ago

Don't know.

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NYPA
NYPA

10 years ago

If you are a regular, active, poster, then people will notice. These traits are usually common with big-name K'nexers, such as DJ Radio, or Killer~SafeCracker. Just drop a comment on your orangeboard, and it will spread very fast.

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knexguy
knexguy

Reply 10 years ago

This is getting back into the whole hierarchy thing, just under a different name. There are no 'big-name' people, that's just how you percieve them.  Everyone ie equal on the internet, it's the only place where socialism can really work because there is no real authority.

Having said that, some are more equal than others .¬_¬

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Kiteman
Kiteman

10 years ago

Granted, some topics are a bit of a waste of bandwidth, but they do quickly disappear down the lists. If they linger in view, it is the fault of those who post comments on thr topic. "Holiday" topics are often useful - when certain members seem to vanish,other members can get worried.

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killerjackalope
killerjackalope

Reply 10 years ago

When I disappeared randomly someone assumed I'd been killed or badly injured, not sure how to feel about that bit...

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Rock Soldier
Rock Soldier

Reply 10 years ago

Weird how people assume the worst...

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killerjackalope
killerjackalope

Reply 10 years ago

Ah well, their loss, spending time worrying that I've been murdered when it was clear a truck hit me...

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 10 years ago

XD Maybe they worry because they know you're so hated? ;D Oooooo feel the burn...

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killerjackalope
killerjackalope

Reply 10 years ago

Look, I'll murder you dear... Let's face it I can get you where noone can help, YOUR DREAMS...

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 10 years ago

>weeps bitterly<

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killerjackalope
killerjackalope

Reply 10 years ago

This is why jackalope's aren't to be trifled with...

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I_am_Canadian
I_am_Canadian

Reply 10 years ago

You really want a member with the name "molten boron", dont you?

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 10 years ago

If I was signing up now, I'd probably choose that one. (yes) L

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knexguy
knexguy

Reply 10 years ago

I may actually go with that one... Or bolten moron...

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 10 years ago

Good one.
I notice that hypno toad is still available.

L

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knexguy
knexguy

Reply 10 years ago

Now I'm completely unsure, they're all so tempting...

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I_am_Canadian
I_am_Canadian

10 years ago

Knexdude? Good topic! I hope it helps.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

He could shorten his name to K-guy, or K-dude...

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I_am_Canadian
I_am_Canadian

Reply 10 years ago

I was being sarcastic :-p Btw, were you in winnipeg two days ago?

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

no, Ive never been to canada at all. what makes you think I was there?

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I_am_Canadian
I_am_Canadian

Reply 10 years ago

I just saw someone that sounded like you, and had a backpack with that symbol of your avatar on it... Just an inkling...

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

that was a coincidence. My avatar is the logo of "Air Jordan", a sportswear company.

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I_am_Canadian
I_am_Canadian

Reply 10 years ago

I thought something similar.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

there is only one time I have ever been out of the country, that was before ibles was created.

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I_am_Canadian
I_am_Canadian

Reply 10 years ago

Ive been all over the place :-)

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Weissensteinburg
Weissensteinburg

10 years ago

Don't worry about it. The topics that nobody care about get pushed off the first few pages very quickly.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

10 years ago

I dont see why anyone would wanna care about useless posts, after all, they are useless. Sarcasm on the internet sucks. Text lacks tone, making 99.99999999999% of it misread. PS- sooner or later, I wont be the only one destroyed by a podcast.

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Gjdj3
Gjdj3

Reply 10 years ago

Useless posts are useless.

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Chicken2209
Chicken2209

10 years ago

its not the topics that get you laughed at its the people :O

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Gjdj3
Gjdj3

10 years ago

A Few Friendly Tips From The Non-Knexers 1. Spell Check 2. Spell Check 3. Caps lock may be cruise control for cool, but you still have to steer. 4. Actually, avoid caps lock all together. 5. Going away posts aren't always bad. Sometimes people will want to know, or discuss. Just make sure you aren't going away FOUREVER!!1!