Talk:BADD

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On or off mission?[edit]

Honestly, I don't really know in this case. I do know it hasn't existed for nearly 17 years, longer than it was actually running. Is it worth keeping? Is there anything about the group or its legacy (if any, I doubt Robertson even knows who they were) that might make it more relevant? --Kels (talk) 01:41, 19 January 2014 (UTC)

Worth a section in some bigger article that deals with moral panics about gamer culture. PowderSmokeAndLeather: Say something once, why say it again?.Moderator 01:43, 19 January 2014 (UTC)
So maybe merge with Role-playing game as a historical note of sorts? --Kels (talk) 01:49, 19 January 2014 (UTC)
Or with Dungeons and Dragons? PowderSmokeAndLeather: Say something once, why say it again?.Moderator 01:58, 19 January 2014 (UTC)
Given how specific the group is, I'd say the latter. --Kels (talk) 02:49, 19 January 2014 (UTC)
Given that the latter would sooner or later be consigned to the fire by some busybody, and that BADD used DnD as a stand-in for all pen-and-paper roleplaying games, I'd say the former.
Oh, and that's not an endorsement of a merge, just pointing out the right way to do it. The rather chaotic deletionist push is getting obnoxious.--AndYourFoesShallRejoice... (talk) 12:19, 19 January 2014 (UTC)
I doubt anyone's going to go after D&D since it's the most recognizable RPG in the mainstream and thus a lightning rod. As to the "chaotic deletionist push", do you get irate when people weed their gardens too? --Kels (talk) 17:39, 19 January 2014 (UTC)
Its on mission so I say leave it. It doesn't say anywhere in the mission statement that there's a time-limit to how longs things have been defunct for non-inclusion. --NerdyWizardyou believed that why? 22:46, 5 April 2014 (UTC)

Preserving the history of Bullshit is part of exposing it. I think, the article is quite in line with the mission of RW. Let's not think that the likes of BODD are a recent invention and there were Good Old Times, when there were no such nonsense. AleksandarBosakov (talk) 11:57, 29 April 2014 (UTC)

Keep. Don't delete when not sure. ROPChain (talk) 22:19, 30 May 2014 (UTC)

Merge relevant bits into D&D article + redirect. If kept separate, it needs tidying & sourcing. Several key factual statements about lawsuits & investigations are currently left uncited. WeaseloidWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 22:35, 30 May 2014 (UTC)
Keep. It still colors how a lot of people look at D&D. Thanos6 (talk) 04:25, 26 September 2014 (UTC)