Talk:Respectful Insolence

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'...insolence implies an emotional relationship which does not and could not exist between us.' (Blakes 7) — Unsigned, by: 212.85.6.26 / talk / contribs 16:50, 22 February 2010 (UTC)

Are crass ad hominem attacks really acceptable here?[edit]

"Narad is a tremendous douche suffering from Dunning-Kruger."

This is just plain rude. It also sounds like the insult a teenager would use. — Unsigned, by: Megsaint / talk / contribs

This seems like an argumentum ad argumentum ad hominem, given that we're not trying to debate their ideas, just stating that they are a tremendous douche suffering from Dunning-Kruger. Spriggina (razgovor) (doprinosi) @ 22:57, 17 January 2018 (UTC)
That is a highly subjective opinion, stated in rude, puerile terms. It should have no place here. — Unsigned, by: Megsaint / talk / contribs
@Megsaint On talk pages, please sign your comments using four tildes (~~~~) or by clicking on the sign button: SigButt.png on the toolbar above the edit panel. You can also indent successive talk page comments using one more colon (:) for each line. Thank you. Comrade GC (talk) 14:31, 18 January 2018 (UTC)
I note that this edit was made by former window-washer Travis Schwochert, who has been repeatedly banned for sockpuppetry at RI. Whatever; it's true that the former Herr Doktor Bimler was the wittiest commenter. Might as well stet it. Narad from RI (talk) 21:28, 25 January 2018 (UTC)