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    Quote Originally Posted by antichrist View Post
    Excuse me Sir but I am bursting to deposit some words of wisdom in Chess Whatever - I could suffer a miscarriage at any moment.
    It is open. Don't post any political analogies in it again or it might be permanently otherwise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Bonham View Post
    It is open. Don't post any political analogies in it again or it might be permanently otherwise.
    my intended post could be seen as a bit controversial but will get there when not busy
    Zionism is racism as defined by the UN, Israel by every dirty means available steals land and water, kill Palestinian freedom fighters and civilians, and operates an apartheid system to drive more Palestinians off their land

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    This new thread looks like it would be more helpful in Chess Training rather than General Chess Chat, of course if the author agrees.
    “The destructive capacity of the individual, however vicious, is small; of the state, however well-intentioned, almost limitless. Expand the state and that destructive capacity necessarily expands, too, pari passu.”—Paul Johnson, Modern Times, 1983.

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    Mr Moderator I will to complain that racial issues are off-topiccing in the Even the Criminals are Laughing thread. Non whites never laugh after being killed by police.
    Zionism is racism as defined by the UN, Israel by every dirty means available steals land and water, kill Palestinian freedom fighters and civilians, and operates an apartheid system to drive more Palestinians off their land

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    Quote Originally Posted by antichrist View Post
    Mr Moderator I will to complain that racial issues are off-topiccing in the Even the Criminals are Laughing thread. Non whites never laugh after being killed by police.
    Dr Moderator not Mr.

    Seems Michael has caused his own thread to go off-topic in this instance. I'm not necessarily going to protect threads where the thread-starter causes them to degenerate into the usual culture war sludge.

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    Dr Moderator, I wish to dob in my mates in worst Australian PM thread for being off topic - they even put my efforts to shame.
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    Quote Originally Posted by antichrist View Post
    Dr Moderator, I wish to dob in my mates in worst Australian PM thread for being off topic - they even put my efforts to shame.
    Posts moved - had Abbott been PM when he made the comments I would have considered them on-topic.

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    Dr Moderator, surety Idledim's last post in Climate change thread breaks guidelines of length without critical comment.
    Zionism is racism as defined by the UN, Israel by every dirty means available steals land and water, kill Palestinian freedom fighters and civilians, and operates an apartheid system to drive more Palestinians off their land

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    Quote Originally Posted by antichrist View Post
    Dr Moderator, surety Idledim's last post in Climate change thread breaks guidelines of length without critical comment.
    It's only because the article kicks your environ mental mates ass, if it was some other crap like blunder's postings you would have taken it gladly you biased person!
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    Quote Originally Posted by antichrist View Post
    Dr Moderator, surety Idledim's last post in Climate change thread breaks guidelines of length without critical comment.
    Seems to me it is covered by the following:

    * The article is being quoted for the purposes of critical review of something else appearing on the board (for instance, to refute a claim another poster has made.)

    (though perhaps we should change "refute" to "attempt to refute")

    There is also "The mods may also take action against cut-and-pastes that are extremely long, [..]" but in this case I am not, at this stage, inclined to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Bonham View Post
    Seems to me it is covered by the following:
    * The article is being quoted for the purposes of critical review of something else appearing on the board (for instance, to refute a claim another poster has made.)
    (though perhaps we should change "refute" to "attempt to refute")

    There is also "The mods may also take action against cut-and-pastes that are extremely long, [..]" but in this case I am not, at this stage, inclined to.
    Strictly speaking, he wasn't even attempting to refute anything, as what was posted had no relevance to the points that I had raised (even though he was supposedly replying to my post). And, even in those cases, my opinion is that posters should do what I was taught in school: Summarise the conclusions of an article in their own words, and only quote the parts of the article necessary to support their points. That would also demonstrate that posters actually understood what they are posting!

    So I wish people wouldn't do it (quote slabs of text), but I don't have a problem with the occasional transgression. The worse problem is that it's impossible to respond to such a post in detail without clogging everything up

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    Quote Originally Posted by Patrick Byrom View Post
    Strictly speaking, he wasn't even attempting to refute anything, as what was posted had no relevance to the points that I had raised (even though he was supposedly replying to my post). And, even in those cases, my opinion is that posters should do what I was taught in school: Summarise the conclusions of an article in their own words, and only quote the parts of the article necessary to support their points. That would also demonstrate that posters actually understood what they are posting!

    So I wish people wouldn't do it (quote slabs of text), but I don't have a problem with the occasional transgression. The worse problem is that it's impossible to respond to such a post in detail without clogging everything up
    Actually that is good advice. I will try to do better at following it.
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    From Authenticity of quotes made by famous people

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    In the case of quotes attributed to non-historical people can they be examined or how can they be examined?
    Zionism is racism as defined by the UN, Israel by every dirty means available steals land and water, kill Palestinian freedom fighters and civilians, and operates an apartheid system to drive more Palestinians off their land

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    Is the term Nazi now no longer #### out?
    Zionism is racism as defined by the UN, Israel by every dirty means available steals land and water, kill Palestinian freedom fighters and civilians, and operates an apartheid system to drive more Palestinians off their land

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    Quote Originally Posted by antichrist View Post
    Is the term Nazi now no longer #### out?
    It never was here.

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