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See Dysklyver's talkpage for more information. ☭Comrade GC☭Ministry of Praise 19:17, 17 December 2018 (UTC)

Lower activity

If anyone noticed, it's because a computer I used often is having issues and constantly crashing so I am more and more reliant on hooking mobile to contribute, though it's very unwieldy. So yeah, I am probably missing on a few situations and I wish I can engage more, but I wish not on mobile... --It's-a me, LeftyGreenMario!(Mod) 19:03, 26 December 2018 (UTC)

Sorry to hear that. I tried editing on a mobile phone once; it was a rather unpleasant experience. I'd rather bake my tablet after inscribing my essay on it. Nerd (talk) 20:32, 26 December 2018 (UTC)
Same here. I once tried creating a page from my phone, and what happened was every phone-using wiki editor's nightmare: I highlighted the entire content of the page, but then my finger accidentally hit that microscopic "BACKSPACE" button on the touch keyboard! I was so frustrated that I gave up on creating the page... but one day I will... from my computer... --Goatspeed. See what I'm up toCircularReasoningSee what I've been messing around with 01:42, 15 January 2019 (UTC)


I'm going to go finish some updates to my computer and then play one of the Elder Scrolls games. Let me know via my talkpage when people stop acting like idiots over the Gillette Manufactroversy and realize that they're just free advertising for said company. ☭Comrade GC☭Ministry of Praise 23:03, 17 January 2019 (UTC)

I was going to ask you if you're really feeling all right because you're being really... shouty. I hope you feel better and I hope to probably limit your interaction with morons because they can drive you pretty nuts. I don't know, as long as right-wing outrage culture exists, more of this is gonna happen. --It's-a me, LeftyGreenMario!(Mod) 23:05, 17 January 2019 (UTC)
Half the problem is innate knowledge and aptitude for exploiting others for egocentric reasons, and hence recognizing said behavior. I'm serious, with a different roll of the dice I'd be the guy cooking up and/or directing these kinds of publicity stunts. I'd likely be payed a decent amount too. What really pisses me off isn't the current comments, it's the knowledge that A) this will happen again in the future over some otherwise trivial shit, and B) the galling understanding that social progress is being monetized by companies for their own ends. The current crop of stupid is just the pale reflection of those facts. ☭Comrade GC☭Ministry of Praise 23:13, 17 January 2019 (UTC)
I see. But I think what matters is how you deal with it. It's okay to get angry over this, but I don't want you breaking a nail or getting depressed over it because society is stupid. That being said, I do think it's rather depressing that companies use social progress only as an advertising point. I really don't see how promoting LGBT+ is going to affect sales of a candy bar and honestly, these companies should be actually addressing income inequality rather than accumulating cash rather than spending money on so many commercials and advertising stunts. --It's-a me, LeftyGreenMario!(Mod) 23:30, 17 January 2019 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Actually, Ms. Mario, companies, like people, tend to do whatever it is they are incentivized to do. In the language of economics, they tend to maximize profits/utility and minimize costs. Therefore, they will promote social progress or oppose it if it advances their bottom line. In our example, they are spending a large sum on advertising as an investment that, they hope, will generate additional demand for their products, which would increase their profits. When designing an advertisement, it is generally a good idea to catch on with whatever is trendy at the time in order to capture as much attention as possible. @GrammarCommie has a point here.

To both Mario and Comrade Grammar: Sometimes it is a good idea to disengage. Consider moving/spending more time over at Wikipedia if you must be online editing something. Also consider reading some books. Nerd (talk) 23:40, 17 January 2019 (UTC)

I don't think I'll ever be a successful marketer if it means seeing everything in just profits and disregard morals and consumer happiness. :/ I know I love books and I feel like there's never enough time when I'm at a bookstore, library, or museum, you know? I always spend A LOT of time in book places, and I know this because my legs start getting sore just from standing and walking and browsing books. --It's-a me, LeftyGreenMario!(Mod) 23:45, 17 January 2019 (UTC)
Ha ha! No worries. I would suck, too. But the key to remember is that people respond to incentives. Economic policy is all about getting the "bad guys" to do the "right thing." I do recommend an introductory course on economics if that is at all an option for you. It will open your eyes.
Likewise. While other people may love window-shopping or actual shopping, I prefer to just go to a bookstore or a library and kill my time. And quite conveniently, books provide valuable sources for my edits. :-) Nerd (talk) 23:58, 17 January 2019 (UTC)
@Nerd Disengaging was the major idea behind this topic. And thank you for understanding how hollow these "controversies" are. I really hate when people completely miss the point on this sort of thing, since there is an actual problem, and even material for debate, it's just lost under all the yelling. ☭Comrade GC☭Ministry of Praise 01:42, 18 January 2019 (UTC)
I'm intensely sad that our predilection for letting sea lions do as they may is driving some of our best and kindest editors away. It's probably always been this bad, but it feels like it's gotten worse. ikanreed 🐐Bleat at me 17:31, 18 January 2019 (UTC)


LGM, Unless you think we can actually get a majority vote on desysopping him, I think it's best to treat him as the troll that he is. I've been collapsing his more egregious edits in the Saloon. I think anything that he posts that is any way associated with his documented racism, antisemitism, conspiracy theories, or exopolitical beliefs should be troll collapsed. If you haven't had a look at this page recently, take a look at Conservapedia:RobSmith. Bongolian (talk) 19:21, 18 January 2019 (UTC)

I think he should be desysoped just on the very personal attacks on me but yeah, I have seen the page, haven't went too deep in it. Will keep in mind. --It's-a me, LeftyGreenMario!(Mod) 19:48, 18 January 2019 (UTC)
If you want to make a Coop case out of Nobs harassing you, I'd be happy to support you. Bongolian (talk) 20:16, 18 January 2019 (UTC)
I agree. Let's coop the fucker. DuceMoosoliniYour friendly RW dictator moderator 20:42, 18 January 2019 (UTC)
Can someone start it. I'd do it, but it's not in my immediate schedule right now. Just bring up how this guy lobbed very personal and completely false attacks on my family. This is actually the second time he called my family "inbred", with the first time being his anti-endorsement in an election (and he implied on top that my family had "bowel movements" like Hitler's family, which is real low even for him). The other insults, like being called a "bigot", "racist", "anti-science", or "a menace to society", I can take, because they aren't personal. But the "inbred" remarks? I don't find these comments acceptable at all. --It's-a me, LeftyGreenMario!(Mod) 20:56, 18 January 2019 (UTC)
I just want to thank you for bringing back the robrail. ikanreed 🐐Bleat at me 21:11, 18 January 2019 (UTC)
@Ikanreed What's the robrail? DuceMoosoliniYour friendly RW dictator moderator 21:15, 18 January 2019 (UTC)
It's where you take all the nobs comments, and then you put them where you don't have to look at them. A concept from years ago on RW. Combination of "rob" and "derail". an example. ikanreed 🐐Bleat at me 21:18, 18 January 2019 (UTC)
────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────You mean the collapsing that I did in the Saloon I guess. I have to leave in for a few hours. If there's no Coop case when I get back, I'll start it up. Bongolian (talk) 21:30, 18 January 2019 (UTC)