Jump to content


Photo

Wow

Taking stupidity to new heights

13 replies to this topic

#1 merlinski

merlinski

    Member

  • Members
  • 403 posts

Posted 09 July 2003 - 06:16 PM

Take a look at this topic on NC. Thats really discouraging, to think that there might be a generation of people like that.
  • 0

#2 Zero Talent

Zero Talent

    Member

  • Contributors
  • 606 posts

Posted 09 July 2003 - 06:24 PM

At least he's not complaining about there being the presence of "snoo" in every post, or claiming he's God... Of course, "at least" is just a figure of speech. Let's set him on fire.
  • 0
"'Revere me as hot! All others are not! THIS, I COMMAND!'"
- Death

#3 ZATZAi

ZATZAi

    Member

  • Members
  • 66 posts

Posted 09 July 2003 - 08:53 PM

Yes, I to noticed that one too. Really, just awful, but then the posters of NC were never known for being the cream of the crop with some exceptions thank goodness. Let's hope than Andy's remake and his Open Nerf project hope to correct that, at least in part.


Oh well, let them revel in there own stupidity, perhaps ignorance is bliss, for some. Me, I've always preferred the longer posts, as it allows the true "fleshing out" as it were, of an idea. True one can sometimes shorten a statement to a few sentences, but it does not often make as large an imprint on the reader, or feel as satisfying to the author as a well thought out and delivered idea.

EDIT:

Longer posts do tend to have spelling errors though. Though from an Administrators standpoint instituting a spel check into the posting program may seem like a good idea, it is only a hassle to the regular poster. However, it would be nice if someone offered a free program that was nothing more than a floating text box (Like notepad but without the toolbar). Where you could paste text in there and it would underline the mispelled word in red (Like word does) and offer corrections via a right click.
  • 0

#4 Zero Talent

Zero Talent

    Member

  • Contributors
  • 606 posts

Posted 09 July 2003 - 10:00 PM

Word.

;)

Right, the only time a long post is annoying is when it's coupled with horrible, nigh illegible grammar. But that's an entirely different issue.
  • 0
"'Revere me as hot! All others are not! THIS, I COMMAND!'"
- Death

#5 ItalionStallion

ItalionStallion

    Member

  • Members
  • 1,332 posts

Posted 09 July 2003 - 11:40 PM

I stayed away from that topic, because i knew that nothing good would come from it.

Anyway i hope that kid learns, beause that was pathetic.
  • 0

#6 VACC

VACC

    Vacc is Legend

  • Founders
  • 3,265 posts
  • Location:New York
  • State:New York
  • Country:United States

Posted 10 July 2003 - 12:15 AM

Let's hope than Andy's remake and his Open Nerf project hope to correct that, atleast in part.

Dude, let me rehash a notion I made clear to cxwq many months ago, back when that whole open nerf thing was first pitched to he and I, by andy.

Sure, that sounds great ...... in a minority president kinda' way.

VACC
~Bitch!~
  • 0

#7 rawray7

rawray7

    Member

  • Members
  • 549 posts

Posted 10 July 2003 - 12:36 AM

what was this open nerf proposal, exactly?
  • 0
You, nerfboi, are the suckest gun. -neonerfer

#8 cxwq

cxwq

    Member

  • Founders
  • 3,634 posts

Posted 10 July 2003 - 01:32 AM

open::nerf

Short version: Community driven content aimed at the advanced modder crowd.

The concept is intuitively pleasing to me. Hell, I love damn near anything that starts with ``open''.

The problem Vacc and I saw with this idea is that it relies on there being a significant number of people who are able and willing to contribute useful modding content. My personal experience is that the ratio of mod engineers to leeches is about 1:100. I don't like this but hey, that's the way it is.

So given that reality, we thought it made more sense to just get the creative people on a site designed to showcase their talent. Hence our standing offer... anyone who submits 5 original nuggets of nerf wisdom that are met with approval by the admins gets contributor status at NH. Comics? Mods? Homemades? Editorials? Bring it. But if it's a single paragraph and a grainy pic describing a mod of questionable utility, don't expect a reply. We're a tough crowd to please but I know our users appreciate the quality of our content.
  • 0
<meta name="cxwq" content="mostly water">

#9 Sandman

Sandman

    Member

  • Members
  • 97 posts
  • State:New York
  • Country:United States

Posted 10 July 2003 - 03:19 AM

but then the posters of NC were never know for being the cream of the crop with some exceptions thank goodness.

To the defense of NC, some of the most intelligent debates I've ever seen have taken place on NC. Don't let a few rotten apples spoil the bunch.
  • 0

#10 Ash

Ash

    Member

  • Members
  • 402 posts

Posted 10 July 2003 - 09:47 AM

I just find it so hard to believe anything intellegent ever takes place on NC, but then I gave up on it after going there for about a week... so I guess I didn't give it much of a chance. It really didin't deserve much of a chance, however.
  • 0
Name's Ash, Housewares

#11 VACC

VACC

    Vacc is Legend

  • Founders
  • 3,265 posts
  • Location:New York
  • State:New York
  • Country:United States

Posted 10 July 2003 - 11:23 AM

NC has some good people. I just always felt it was a bit watered down for my tastes. That doesn't mean it's not a perfectly utilitous nerf site, it just means I don't give a fuck about "Nerfistan".

VACC
  • 0

#12 ZATZAi

ZATZAi

    Member

  • Members
  • 66 posts

Posted 10 July 2003 - 02:32 PM

but then the posters of NC were never know for being the cream of the crop with some exceptions thank goodness.

To the defense of NC, some of the most intelligent debates I've ever seen have taken place on NC. Don't let a few rotten apples spoil the bunch.

Actually Andrew, when I typed that sentenced I remembered that you and David post there a great deal, or at least you used to. That made me remember a few others as well, so I added that, "with some exceptions thank goodness," part, I neglected to mention a number on purpose. As there are so many people at NC, certainly there are many a good decent poster. But I must admit that NC does seem to have a higher number of, lets just say negative posters.

And though I don't play Nerfistan I do think it's a pretty innovative forum game...
  • 0

#13 David

David

    Member

  • Members
  • 5 posts

Posted 16 July 2003 - 05:44 PM

I'll be damned. Someone remembered me. Well anyway, most of the good debates on NC occured when NO's boards were being revamped (this happened a few times), and so a few exiled NO posters (Lozis mainly) got pissed off at what they saw on Nerfcenter (flat out idiotic topics) and decided to get controversial. We also pretty much ran Starbuck, Predak, and Sharpknux (all of which were liars and idiots) out of the online Nerf community. Heh, that was fun. Now, Nerfcenter's boards are dead, and people such as Lobster and myself only reply to other vets who happen to be checking in. It's quite sad actually.
  • 0

#14 cxwq

cxwq

    Member

  • Founders
  • 3,634 posts

Posted 16 July 2003 - 06:33 PM

We also pretty much ran ... Sharpknux ... out of the online Nerf community.

Thanks.

He sold me his EaBs when he quit.
  • 0
<meta name="cxwq" content="mostly water">


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users