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When it seems like someone is being a dick (to me or another) I just ignore them--especially when they are intoxicated. I don't antagonize them and then ban them from my perception for life because they kept poking back... claiming they wasted my time. I don't sit over them threatening them from my own throne of junk... like how did we even get to the point to judge some behavior as wrong and others as right? Offenders are always welcome back with forgiveness and understanding, because we've all been there. When we are in our spiritual awareness of self--like adults should be--we know that children (or drunks) project out their own self-hatred. You don't stop the cycle by punishing those who sin, but by teaching children how to see the sinner is hurting themselves, judging themselves. If you do the former, all you do is create an environment where people are afraid to speak and feel freely... or a society of squares that all believe they are perfect circles because they've imprisoned all their imperfections.
 
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Wow, you've inadvertently given a great example of what we've been trying to say in these threads. Like has been mentioned previously, you have to make an effort to get in trouble here.

Hate speech, even "in jest," is not tolerated here. We want the board to be welcoming to all people and throwing around words like that creates an unfriendly environment. Warning issued.
It was used as an example in a civil discussion and not with hateful intent. (As according to rules) You've issued me a warning wrongly, or at least it seems that way to me.
 
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@FrumpyWatkins sorry you feel that way, but tons of people have already explained what happened and why.

If you think StP was better when it was just about trains, perhaps it's time for you go. Most decent human beings grow and evolve as time goes on, and the same is true for myself and StP as a community. Maybe you and this community have just grown apart?

You could always start your own website, but people that like to complain rarely have the ambition and patience or are willing to put in the effort required.
Heh, I enjoy your off the cuff attempt at insult that I am somehow complaining or that I lack ambition or patience or that you have ever even met me in real life and know anything about me.

I'm going to be at a certain music thing coming up here in the next few weeks, and I plan on playing the same game I've played for the last half decade where I ask other actual street kids (365ers) what they think of Matt Pist and StP. Hopefully this time I film some of it, because the reactions are always fantastically anti you and often provide a good chuckle.

I've seen the various Facebook group threads calling for your death, with a bounty, whether they were jest or not, people actually posted them, and some of the responses were quite amusing.

I've seen someone severely beaten in a yard for repping your website once.

I don't need or want to start a competitive site. But I think you're the one who really needs to step aside and I think you have known that since you made the "wah wah stroke my ego" thread in 2k14.

You made an awesome website, you're probably an awesome guy, you probably have lot's of great ideas.

Unfortunately you can't shape culture with an internet forum. Groups like DKCSC, even with the trolling, have gone far and above the content currently brought here. This is basically just a funnel for people who read vice articles and /r/vagabond. Maybe you could have shaped it, I don't know, but I think your ego played a large part in this website going astray. Look at your avatar, you're literally sitting in a thrown.

Come up with a game plan to pass this thing on or open it up or something. It's becoming stifling, and I'm not trying to hurt your feelings, I think you have done a really good job. But all good things must come to an end.
 

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^Damn dude, that was probably one of the most assholeish posts I've ever seen.

If you don't like the site or the people that run it, then you are free to leave. Bitching about it in a forum will likely do nothing.

As far as the god damn culture war and elitism shit in the traveling world, those fuckers need to fuck off and die. Calling for people's deaths and shit. This culture isnt just for "them" "hardcore/traincore" bullshit.

And getting beaten for repping StP? Yet again, this is why travel solo. Fucking a man.

Seriously, what does this converasation and negativity accomplish?
 

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And yes, that really speaks to your maturity, rating that post stupid, because you do not agree with it..;)
 
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^Damn dude, that was probably one of the most assholeish posts I've ever seen.

If you don't like the site or the people that run it, then you are free to leave. Bitching about it in a forum will likely do nothing.

As far as the god damn culture war and elitism shit in the traveling world, those fuckers need to fuck off and die. Calling for people's deaths and shit. This culture isnt just for "them" "hardcore/traincore" bullshit.

And getting beaten for repping StP? Yet again, this is why travel solo. Fucking a man.

Seriously, what does this converasation and negativity accomplish?
I'm saying what I have seen, in real life. I'm not bringing negativity here. There is no culture war. Matt knows very well he is not well liked among a large portion of the ACTUAL traveling community. There was a huge break away from this site as a result of these sentiments, years back. Learn some history kid.

And it is a stupid post, and it deserves a stupid rating. Has nothing to do with maturity. You didn't comprehend my post, and you don't know the history here, therefore, it's stupid.
 

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It just sounds alot like you don't want to be here, so why are you?

Everyone is entitled to their opinions, I'm aware there is a large portion of travelers that hate this site, and anyone that is on it.

They are free to not be here, or make their own forums. I just don't understand the trivial shit talking.
 

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And I'm not defending StP or Matt, I just don't get why people have to always have a war against something. Unless this site is directly making a negative impact on the community.

And your right. I don't know the whole history of what happened with StP and the people who split off, my bad, would kinda like to know though.

But kicking someone's ass or writing people off for an Internet forum? Lame.

I do see where you are coming from with the censorship and banning though. Hate speech is bad. I get it. But Rob Nothing was on here for a long time, and contributed some good info, I would have just closed the thread, or delete the posts and warned him.

But shit, it's not my website, either.
 
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Gutter punks will be gutter punks, thinking they're somehow superior to everyone else without doing a god damn thing to deserve that massively inflated ego. Why don't y'all shut the actual fuck up and go MAKE a competing site if you're SO dissatisfied? Come the fuck on now, I thought y'all were sooooooooo punk and so anti-establishment. Go your own way, then.

Frankly, the anti-StP rants on StP reek of the "I'm so traincore I was born suicide and got circumsized on the fly!" crowd. You're basically just having a public circle jerk, no one is actually impressed with y'all.
 
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Gutter punks will be gutter punks, thinking they're somehow superior to everyone else without doing a god damn thing to deserve that massively inflated ego. Why don't y'all shut the actual fuck up and go MAKE a competing site if you're SO dissatisfied? Come the fuck on now, I thought y'all were sooooooooo punk and so anti-establishment. Go your own way, then.

Frankly, the anti-StP rants on StP reek of the "I'm so traincore I was born suicide and got circumsized on the fly!" crowd. You're basically just having a public circle jerk, no one is actually impressed with y'all.
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I've seen someone severely beaten in a yard for repping your website once.
Whoa, that's pretty serious, I'm surprised you're still here. Maybe you should make like a dick and beat it before something terrible like that ends up happening to you. You know.. because you're still here, which is in a way kind of repping the site pretty fuckin hard isn't it? Be sure to click the little poo emoji below on your way out though, 249 more of those bad boys gets me a big shiny achievement I've always wanted.
 
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Whoa, that's pretty serious, I'm surprised you're still here. Maybe you should make like a dick and beat it before something terrible like that ends up happening to you. You know.. because you're still here, which is in a way kind of repping the site pretty fuckin hard isn't it? Be sure to click the little poo emoji below on your way out though, 249 more of those bad boys gets me a big shiny achievement I've always wanted.


 

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It is a pretty fuckin vapid thread. Why was he banned? Because he's a dick. Oh and that's not cool, to be a dick? Nope. But maybe he should have been warned? He was.

Four pages later, here we are. I suppose we could just stop replying and it'll be long forgotten, a lot like the people who've been banned from this site in the past. I have no dog in this fight, I'm down for it.
 
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It is a pretty fuckin vapid thread. Why was he banned? Because he's a dick. Oh and that's not cool, to be a dick? Nope. But maybe he should have been warned? He was.

Four pages later here we are. I suppose we could just stop replying and it'll be long forgotten, very similar to those who've been banned in the past. I'm down for it.
Agreed. The way this thread is going, I could see several more users getting banned from their comments on this thread ALONE, Lol.

To the mods; how do y'all feel about just locking this thread down, so it doesn't end up becoming an even worse dumpster fire than it already is?
 
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Agreed. The way this thread is going, I could see several more users getting banned from their comments on this thread ALONE, Lol.

To the mods; how do y'all feel about just locking this thread down, so it doesn't end up becoming an even worse dumpster fire than it already is?
Nah I think it's a fair discussion. No need to quell it. Although I would have to agree with you that if the rules for banishment were equal a few folks would have been banned based on their comments in this thread. But obviously they aren't, you can freely use homophobic slurs and be allowed to stay as proven in this thread.

You can make threats of violence, and be allowed to stay, as proven in this thread.

You can provide no meaningful content to a thread and get into philosophical debate about nonsense, and be allowed to stay, as proven in this thread.

You can verbally assault someone based on their views, and be allowed to stay, as proven by this thread.

So who knows really, seems arbitrary to me.
 
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Wouldn't want the hoghead to have his ego deflated a bit, now would we?
 
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