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 Anonymous
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24/11/2019 3:00 pm  
Posted by: @shiva

XON (NOX?)

It's NOX when one's eyes are upside down.

Prefer Xon in post. XON or xon is acceptable. Anything else might create confusion with other users. When generating the name I began with suffix ON and ended up with prefix X after some deliberation.

Carrollianly speaking of upside down eyes the same could apply in a manner to the

Posted by: @shiva

Inverted pentagram.

and

Posted by: @shiva

A point-of-view

More discussion should happen. Tzaddi 41 might provide the thread. With Pegasus unhorsed it might have to wait until a new vehicle brings that element. No harm in starting maybe since that element isn't needed immediately. 

Which brings me back on topic again and unneeded elements:

Accusations of rule breaking, like claiming a user is trolling, is generally not done in thread and considered bad etiquette. While it's not so bad as to be actionable it should be discouraged for the simple facts that the accusations derail and pollute threads and it's ultimately a moderation/editor decision. If a user feels there is trolling or other then report it and leave it out of the thread and to moderation.

Posted by: @shiva

The "let him live" and "kill him" doo-dads are popular on other sites because those folks are living in a popularity contest. That's the basis of vulgar social media.

The up/down buttons were once active here on LAShTAL, and then they were removed. They should stay removed. This is not a vulgar popularity contest site.

Reactions look similar but are different than the up/down thumb. There isn't a count of negative votes, there is only a reaction tally.

They're meant as a means for participation and acknowledgement without having to make a post. An low bar way for users to dip toes into conversations and might encourage more participation in general.

While it's not about popularity there is still the concern of performative posting for reactions. Although on a forum steady in character as LAShTAL such would stand out and attract the Editor's gaze for assessment.

*Tested emoji for Display Name and they work.

 


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elitemachinery
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27/11/2019 2:27 am  

Hey @eol sometimes I have to use Google to find something on Lashtal. I noticed in the search results that there is no SEO since the upgrade. All the thread titles have disappeared and are no longer in the site headings. In the google results every thread comes back the same:

Forums Lashtal.com

I was still able to find the thread i was looking for but this makes its much more difficult for Google and your random searcher. Perhaps you are still working on it. 


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elitemachinery
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27/11/2019 3:11 am  

Title Tag that's the term...i'm sure you know what they are...they have all disappeared:

https://www.marketingterms.com/dictionary/title_tag/


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ignant666
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27/11/2019 10:03 pm  

I just made a post, edited within 30 seconds of posting, the edit vanished into the aether, and now i can't any longer edit my 6 minute old post.

https://www.lashtal.com/forums/thelema/the-inauguration-of-aleister-crowleys-new-aeon-of-horus/paged/7/#post-101515

Unintended, i'm sure, but reporting it so you can fix it, eol, peace be upon you!

Curiously, i have been able to make two edits now to this post.


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Jamie J Barter
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28/11/2019 9:44 pm  
Posted by: @ignant666

I just made a post, edited within 30 seconds of posting, the edit vanished into the aether, and now i can't any longer edit my 6 minute old post.

Yes, I found that happened too yesterday.  I didn't say anything at the time as I thought it was something the matter with my PC (which has been playing up lately), but I encountered a very similar experience.

Norma N Joy Conquest.


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Shiva
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30/11/2019 7:35 pm  

I found out why NEW REPLIES seemed hard to read. It seems that if anyone visits a thread, that thread title in the NEW REPLIES column goes BOLD. Since I visit most threads, I was already used to seeing BOLD titles. But on the morning of my alleged hallucination, every thread had been updated since my last visit, and so none were BOLDED, thus giving me the impression of smallness or dimness. Your condolences are neither required or invited.


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lashtal
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02/12/2019 9:37 am  
Posted by: @ignant666

I just made a post, edited within 30 seconds of posting, the edit vanished into the aether, and now i can't any longer edit my 6 minute old post.

Editing of posts (and deleting same) is limited to 5 minutes. What's the general consensus? Longer edit time or not? Intention, obviously, is to reduce the risk of posts being edited after a response has been posted...

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ignant666
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02/12/2019 11:26 am  

I think until the recent upgrades, there was about a half hour window to edit. Five minutes is fine, i think, it's just that the change took me by surprise.

In any case, what i (and Jamie) was complaining of was being unable to edit much less than 5 minutes after initial posting.


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 Anonymous
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02/12/2019 11:40 am  
Posted by: @lashtal

Editing of posts (and deleting same) is limited to 5 minutes. What's the general consensus? Longer edit time or not?

15 minutes minimum, if there has to be a limit. Edits began in the 5 minute window might take longer to enter and be lost. The new software's blockquote function and timestamps showing when edits were made help mitigate problems.


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Michael Staley
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02/12/2019 12:08 pm  
Posted by: @mal

15 minutes minimum, if there has to be a limit.

In my opinion, there has to be a limit; otherwise, somebody might edit their post in retrospect and make a nonsense of existing replies to that post. There is already a preview button, so that posts can be viewed before posting. I think it's fine as it is; there is always the option of making a second post to correct, clarify or add to the first post.


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 Anonymous
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02/12/2019 12:37 pm  
Posted by: @michael-staley

In my opinion, there has to be a limit; otherwise, somebody might edit their post in retrospect and make a nonsense of existing replies to that post. There is already a preview button, so that posts can be viewed before posting. I think it's fine as it is; there is always the option of making a second post to correct, clarify or add to the first post.

IIRC it was editing of old posts by a few posters to make themselves look better in threads after threads quietened that caused edits to be limited about a decade ago. Never found out who that was...

Blockquote does completely take care of that, if the respondent quotes in full. Generally, it's considered a common courtesy and more honest to quote in full when replying so context and important points aren't lost.

Yes, preview is great and clarifying posts are an option, but edits still occasionally need to be made.

Thinking again about the reason for the limit, I agree that a limit is needed. 15-30 min.


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Michael Staley
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02/12/2019 1:40 pm  
Posted by: @mal

Blockquote does completely take care of that, if the respondent quotes in full. Generally, it's considered a common courtesy and more honest to quote in full when replying so context and important points aren't lost.

I haven't heard before that it's considered "common courtesy" to quote a post in full when replying. In fact, if the reply is to only one point amongst several, it is surely much better to quote only the point to which you are responding.


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 Anonymous
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02/12/2019 1:58 pm  
Posted by: @michael-staley
Posted by: @mal

Blockquote does completely take care of that, if the respondent quotes in full. Generally, it's considered a common courtesy and more honest to quote in full when replying so context and important points aren't lost.

I haven't heard before that it's considered "common courtesy" to quote a post in full when replying. In fact, if the reply is to only one point amongst several, it is surely much better to quote only the point to which you are responding.

It depends on factors like the nature of the conversation, participants, and culture of the forum. Not every post needs to be quoted in full, mostly it's beneficial for when conversations are contentious to not appear like cherry picking and misrepresentation, as well as generally useful for page breaks to help readers follow the conversation.

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On a related matter, the creation of quote pyramids could become an issue if blockquotes in blockquotes are allowed. 


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 Anonymous
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02/12/2019 2:09 pm  

Speaking of page breaks, could the amount of posts per page be increased?

15 posts/page seems really low. Is there a reason?

50 is common and seems reasonable.


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lashtal
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02/12/2019 5:02 pm  
Posted by: @mal

Speaking of page breaks, could the amount of posts per page be increased?

15 posts/page seems really low. Is there a reason?

50 is common and seems reasonable.

Good idea. Increased to 50 posts per page.

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lashtal
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02/12/2019 5:04 pm  
Posted by: @michael-staley

I haven't heard before that it's considered "common courtesy" to quote a post in full when replying.

Agreed. That way lies madness! 🙂 I urge members to use the 'quote' function sparingly, targeting the nub of the matter.

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elitemachinery
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02/12/2019 5:21 pm  
Posted by: @lashtal
Posted by: @michael-staley

I haven't heard before that it's considered "common courtesy" to quote a post in full when replying.

Agreed. That was lies madness! 🙂 I urge members to use the 'quote' function sparingly, targeting the nub of the matter.

Just testing the quote function...i been doing it by hand with mixed results...this is much better and easier....I will edit out stuff that i'm not responding to when I quote.

 

Q: How do I turn off overtype? sometimes im typing within a paragraph ive written and it types over my text...other times it doesnt...not sure how to turn it on/off


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 Anonymous
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02/12/2019 5:35 pm  
Posted by: @elitemachinery

Just testing the quote function...i been doing it by hand with mixed results...this is much better and easier....I will edit out stuff that i'm not responding to when I quote.

Portions of a post can be highlighted and blockquoted to the reply box with the quote icon that appears below the highlighted text. Saves that editing step.


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Michael Staley
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02/12/2019 5:36 pm  
Posted by: @elitemachinery

Just testing the quote function...i been doing it by hand with mixed results...this is much better and easier....I will edit out stuff that i'm not responding to when I quote.

If you highlight only the paragraph or chunk you want to quote, the function will quote only the highlighted material.


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Michael Staley
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02/12/2019 5:40 pm  

@mal

Great minds think alike, eh?


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frater_anubis
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10/12/2019 9:38 pm  

@lashtal

And now there's a new one, contributed by the Boleskine Foundation - many thanks.

It looks like AC is taking a constitutional in the garden of Netherwood


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frater_anubis
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10/12/2019 9:40 pm  

Lol i'm still getting used to the new forum posting software :}


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ignant666
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13/12/2019 4:56 am  

An odd thing i have noticed: in the sidebar listing of "Recent Posts", each item has a text snippet from the latest post in recently active threads.

The text snippet is the beginning of the post, unless there are block quotes in the post. If so, the text snippet is the first text following the last black quote.

Not a bit bothersome, but just worthy of pointing out.


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Serpent 252
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27/12/2019 11:31 pm  

@lashtal

Guarding the LAShTAL Temple

One of a newer members, tinycat99, starts About Me with the following words:

"Tinycat99 is a lottery game online with online entertainment is no stranger to you. So how to deposit money into Tinycat99 account? Immediately after I will guide you the method of deposit Tinycat99 takes less than less than 3 minutes is that you can join the bet right away."

(Traslated by Borg Translate, which detected the Vietnamese language.)

Later in About Me there is a link ( https://tinycat99.review/ ) which Google Chrome won't open, saying "This site can’t provide a secure connection." Mozilla Firefox has opened the page, and it's all in that language I don't understand a word of. It seems entirely unrelated to LAShTAL.

Check for yourself: tinycat99


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Shiva
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28/12/2019 1:12 am  
Posted by: @serpent252

Check for yourself: tinycat99

You are correct. please call Ghostbusters for alien insect annihilation.

 


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Serpent 252
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12/01/2020 2:22 am  

@lashtal

I send my sincere congratulations to the Aleister Crowley Society for 10.000 members.

If memory serves there were about 3.500 members just two months ago, when @eol acknowledged, after the three days of the hard work,

we have made a major change on LAShTAL

Next stop Sirius...

93.'.


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lashtal
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12/01/2020 9:37 am  
Posted by: @serpent252

I send my sincere congratulations to the Aleister Crowley Society for 10.000 members.

Site visits have increased significantly since the software change but it appears that a substantial proportion of the 'new members' are spam bots that have registered but not activated. In other words, your congratulations are appreciated but I would take the 10,000 member statistic with caution. Far more important and gratifying is the increased activity on the Forums.

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Michael Staley
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12/01/2020 10:42 am  
Posted by: @lashtal

Far more important and gratifying is the increased activity on the Forums.

Yes, and I'm not surprised. The present forum layout is much more attractive and easy to use.


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lashtal
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16/01/2020 9:48 am  

Spam registrations are being made currently on the site at a rate of one every couple of minutes. Members here have rightly complained that user profiles comprising spam adverts are distracting and inappropriate. Pending the development of a technical solution, I have disabled new user registrations. Apologies for any inconvenience.

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ignant666
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20/01/2020 7:14 pm  

Two rather trivial requests/complaints:

1) I commented before about how the new site redesign had led to me getting an email after every time i was tagged in a post. After i posted that, i stopped getting the emails.

They started again about a week ago- can we turn them back off, please?

2) The re-design has added back some fields on the member profiles. One of them is "Location"; it is not user-configurable, as it used to be in the old version many moons ago.

Mine reads "United States", which is true, but i'd rather be more specific: i live in "Dachers County", N.Y., U.S.A. ("Dachers County" is AC's mishearing of, or parody of the local accent in, Dutchess County, N.Y., the actual name of the place where i live, and where Aesopus Island is located).

 


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 Anonymous
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20/01/2020 8:54 pm  

For editing and format corrections 5 minutes is appearing too brief for longer posts. Could 5 to 10 minutes be added to editing time?

Formatting is especially presenting problems. What appears in the preview is not always as it comes out in post. In the effort to correct formatting the brief window of opportunity to correct grammar, punctuation and other errors is missed.


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ignant666
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21/01/2020 10:32 pm  

The "Sandbox" says "posts will be deleted". Posts there go back 8 years- granted it does not say when they will be deleted, so maybe after posts are nine years old they are deleted?

Maybe the Sandbox should be set up to auto-delete posts after 24 hours or so?


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lashtal
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23/01/2020 12:42 pm  

@ignant666  

1 - There is no option in the current software to remove 'user mentioned' emails.

2 - 'Location' is not user configurable at this time.

3 - There is no auto-delete option but I will empty the sandbox on a regular basis.

 

@mal

Edit option increased to 15 minutes.

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ignant666
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24/01/2020 3:36 pm  

Ah well.

Another observation: all posts offer the option to "Report" them to management.

This includes my own posts. I question how often folks will report themselves.

I suppose it may be wise to keep this option open for Jekyll/Hyde multiple-personality posters (of which we've had a few from time to time) to take advantage of in their lucid moments.


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08/02/2020 11:07 pm  

When posting youtube links now it just posts the url like so;

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8QrR5LkBtk

 

https://www.lashtal.com/wiki/Aleister_Crowley_Timeline


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lashtal
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08/02/2020 11:42 pm  
Posted by: @dom

When posting youtube links now it just posts the url

Yes, disabled.

See: https://www.lashtal.com/site-change-log/

 

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09/02/2020 2:58 am  

Ok.

https://www.lashtal.com/wiki/Aleister_Crowley_Timeline


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 Anonymous
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15/04/2020 4:11 pm  

In recent years regarding moderation for site violations it appears that warnings are given and then account closures happen if the warnings are unheeded. While this is effective for removing the worst violators who won't correct their behavior this seems to be leaving a door open that leads to repeated small violations that don't quite meet the criteria of a permanent closure of an account. A gaming of the system, where a warning will be heeded for awhile then infractions resume after a cooldown period or violations happen until a warning is given. After looking at the moderation tools for the new software it looks like temporary bans can be issued. Temporary bans may increase the workload for moderation a bit, but appears for the most part to be automatic after it is issued. This moderation tool could be beneficial for maintaining behavior within Site Guidelines and discourage gaming the system.


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ignant666
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15/04/2020 4:19 pm  

What a good idea; i nominate you for the first ban for your constant trolling of the site, and your petty feuds with other members.


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 Anonymous
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15/04/2020 4:22 pm  
Posted by: @ignant666

What a good idea; i nominate you for the first ban for your constant trolling of the site, and your petty feuds with other members

As the subtext of your post here indicates, and your history of harassment, you're the one with the feud and grudge, @ignant666.


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azrael2393
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15/04/2020 4:26 pm  

Aha, that's the "guidance" you wanted for me 🙂 


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ignant666
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15/04/2020 4:30 pm  

Yes, it's me who has a problem, not you, of course, and @Shiva, and @Azrael2393, and....

Hard to keep up with the list of folks you are currently bickering with, in your inimitable passive-aggressive whine.

If i had admitted to stalking and trolling folks on other sites, i might be a bit shy about accusing others of "harassment."

You frequently post very silly content that you imagine to be profound, and like to pose as a high initiate condescending to enlighten us trogs.

So of course you get called on these silly/arrogant posts quite often, and not just by me. This hurts your widdle fee-fees. If you can't take the heat, stay out of the kitchen? Or maybe consider being as civil as you demand others be?

 


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azrael2393
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15/04/2020 4:32 pm  
Posted by: @ignant666

You frequently post very silly content that you imagine to be profound, and like to pose as a high initiate condescending to enlighten us trogs.

Given the fact he was low-key advertising for the Readdy's Scam, s/he's likely one of their "students". Another Gunther's asslicker.


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Shiva
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15/04/2020 6:02 pm  
Posted by: @xon

this seems to be leaving a door open that leads to repeated small violations that don't quite meet the criteria of a permanent closure of an account.

Such as your unrespectul trolling of elderly posters who are too feeble to defend themselves? In martial ats, one is never supposed to throw the first punch. In posting, first punches are trolling, and everyone knows you come out swinging. Your wisdoms in counseling people is at odds with your insulting side remarks. Also, you have not reported to The Grand Tribunal regarding your offence against old people ("they are full of piss"), and evading prostitution prosecution has now been added to your list. You are absolutely the last person present who is in a position to complain about borderline "violations."

Posted by: @xon

it looks like temporary bans can be issued.

The Moderator is capable of moderating. Why are you attempting to control the forums with your own ideals? (Like buttons, temporary bans, etc).

Posted by: @ignant666

What a good idea; i nominate you for the first ban for your constant trolling of the site, and your petty feuds with other members.

I second the motion, but not the temporary part.

Posted by: @xon

As the subtext of your post here indicates, and your history of harassment, you're the one with the feud and grudge, @ignant666.

Don't leave me out in the cold.

Posted by: @ignant666

You frequently post very silly content that you imagine to be profound, and like to pose as a high initiate condescending to enlighten us trogs.

No, no. You are confusing him with me.

But I don't cast my pearls before trogs. That's why I come here. Not many real trogs on board. Well, some, at times, but not usually,

Posted by: @azrael2393

Another Gunther's asslicker.

Please, please. I think the idea is to stick to factualities right now. The heat has been turned up in the kitchen. The defenders of individual freedom against bullyism should avoid descending into potty-mouthis. Refine thy rapture. Let me re-phraze your ditty ...

"Another duplex advocate."

From time to time, I have found myself advocating unto macro-manubriums ("big mouths") that they hit the road and come to my dojo in New Mexico. Now the dojo is closed for the duration, so it's too late. I issue such "invitations" because I think most macros (do not confuse with "Micro") will be faint of Will when it comes to putting their Chi where their mouth is.

 


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ignant666
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15/04/2020 6:33 pm  

I have always been an advocate of settling these things like gentlemen. At the university, i was known for advocating the wearing of academic gowns, and swords, and settling the constant departmental and interdepartmental, and faculty v. administration, disputes, as well as academic disputes more generally, by dueling.

@Shiva is 80 and quite frail. Our Canadian comrade is presumably much younger, and fancies himself a contender. I am willing to bet that 4 out of 4 times Shiva can put our Canadian comrade on the ground first. Probably without physical contact (or firearms), should the water-bottle-bearer eschew physical brawling as vulgar.

But of course, like his predecessor as Leading Lashtal Troll, S.'. H.'. Fra. Dr. Los 8=3 PhD, he will not "put [his] Chi where [his whiny internet mouth] is". He's already accused me of threatening him for making the same offer.

"All mouth and no trousers" is an expression that comes to mind.


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15/04/2020 6:43 pm  
Posted by: @shiva

Why are you attempting to control the forums with your own ideals? (Like buttons, temporary bans, etc).

Suggestions such as reaction buttons, extending editing time, removing member ranking, temp bans etc are only suggestions to improve the site. The Editor is capable of deciding if these are worth enacting on his own. Some suggestions have been enacted, others not. This isn't an attempt to control.

More to the point of the accusation of controlling the forum or moderation, I made no indication as to anyone specifically to moderate and made no personal remarks/attacks or unfounded speculation about any individual to provoke a response from them, or air a grievance regarding a specific matter, or rail against any specific individual in my suggestion of temp bans.

The suggestion is just that a suggestion and topical to the thread.


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Shiva
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15/04/2020 7:34 pm  
Posted by: @ignant666

4 out of 4 times

We are old people. We can no longer fall properly. Even the older Masters stop falling after a certain age. We have learned to take the opponent just to the tipping point, where only a cm movement will cause a crash, which is harder to do than dumping or killing the poor opponent.

I'm not for fighting. I'm for Let's see what you can do in the Chi department. Of course, that gets competitive right away, and somebody could fall down.

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Shiva can put

Now look, we need some context here for you paid testimony. Ignant rode the dog bus to New Mexico. The bus was late so he missed Tai Chi class. I gave a private demonstration/class of about 20 minutes at home. We did very basic Tai Chi (with Aikido intervention), not as an art, but as applied self-defense. Ignant is a reformed street fighter (I don't know if he went to reform school), plus he's studied a bit of Aikido, so I guess he can judge the effectiveness.

Anyway, this is site tweaks, not people squeaks.

Posted by: @ignant666

He's already accused me of threatening him for making the same offer.

Say, I noticed that. But I, even I myself, never saw that threat on any thread. Of course, sometimes I miss a post or two, so the witness will recuse himself befor committing perjury on a site tweak thread.

Posted by: @xon

only suggestions to improve the site.

This is true. But guess what? Your character is leaking through your online persona in almost any thread. You are radiating vibes that are intended to control. It's in the aw-ruh of your posts. Many people can see/sense this clearly. We need not hear any counsel about looking in the mirror. That's another done deal.

Posted by: @xon

I made no indication as to anyone

This is true. The true truth is more subtle. You are innocent. Case dismissed.

 


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ignant666
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15/04/2020 7:55 pm  
Posted by: @shiva

I don't know if he went to reform school

Was often threatened with it, but no, i somehow escaped that fate.

I am a certified double "J.D." though, having both teenage arrests ("Juvenile Delinquency"), and a law degree ("Juris Doctor").

Posted by: @shiva

a private demonstration/class of about 20 minutes at home

This is correct. I am basing my judgement on the fact that when we did a few minutes of light-contact sparring/slap-boxing, i don't think i landed any head/face attempts. With most people, i can do so pretty easily. I am certain that 100% would have landed on the average 79-year-old.

But we digress.

 


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15/04/2020 11:42 pm  
Posted by: @ignant666
Posted by: @shiva

I don't know if he went to reform school

Was often [...]

Say, I didn't notice that.  But I, even I myself, never saw that (on this, this thread)

currently in the ranking for Most Entertaining Thread of the Year (so far)? 

Posted by: @shiva
Posted by: @xon

only suggestions to improve the site.

This is true. But guess what? Your character is leaking through your online persona in almost any thread. You are radiating vibes that are intended to control. It's in the aw-ruh of your posts. Many people can see/sense this clearly. We need not hear any counsel about looking in the mirror. That's another done deal.

@xon: your move /self-justification?

Impartially yours as an observer,

Norma N Joy Conquest


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16/04/2020 5:05 am  
Posted by: @jamiejbarter

@xon: your move /self-justification?

Nope, there's nothing for me to be defensive about.


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