Originally Posted by Bard Jameson
Well, the entire point of a forum (aside from LOLCats and boobie pics) is to discuss things. Discussion at least implies that when one asks a question, they get an answer. Another implication is that anyone participating in the discussion actually wants to be understood, and so they do everything within their power to communicate their thoughts effectively.
But of course, that all depends on what one wants to give to and get from a forum thread. You want communication and give-and-take and perhaps learn and perhaps teach something, then the above is required.
If you want something else, then you participate in an entirely different manner.
Largely agree. Additionally there is no requirement to play any particular game anyone may wish to impose on you. Questions go unanswered in forums all the time.
I suggest that I am allowed to post or not post on topics as I wish. Until a rule about having to answer every question and / or post on every topic is enacted I will happily retain my option to post or not to post as I alone decide. If I want to talk about religion, pizza, SL, etc. I (and I alone) will decide when and where, and I will decide what I share or do not share.
I have already responded to tracer's question that has his panties in a twist. Perhaps you missed it? I have so little interest in what Rush, Beck, etc. have specifically said or not said I am not going to expend any energy to play a game. I am not going to try to think of what I have heard those individuals actually
say and list what I disagree with. That was made crystal clear many pages back.
The extensive back and forth since then is just typical forum stupidity I usually try to avoid. Sue me for playing along this time