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Old 01 Nov 2017, 12:35 PM   #679168 / #1
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That certainly took longer than expected.

(I lie... I knew the gatekeepers of this joint sit with their fingers stuck up their arses. Get with the programme if you want to grow your membership, fellers! . I swear, it's worse than a saffer gubment dept... and I hope you take that charge as seriously as it is meant.)

Anyway, my name is Rheanne, and I'm a trans woman who has only recently grown the balls to come out of the closet after 35+ years of hiding a terrible secret.

Pleased ta meetcha. My friends call me Val.

(And no, I'm not trolling, it's true. That pervert Ruby will no doubt say pics or it didn't happen - go fuck yourself, mate)
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Old 01 Nov 2017, 02:53 PM   #679186 / #2
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Oh hell, you again.

(Really, despite often being a pain in the ass, I'm glad to see you back. As long as you don't gratuitously abuse other posters, you'll be welcome here.)
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Old 01 Nov 2017, 03:07 PM   #679187 / #3
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It's never, ever, gratuitous. Once you internalize that little factoid, you'll do fine.
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Old 01 Nov 2017, 03:08 PM   #679188 / #4
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Oh, and btw, I chose my new second name in remembrance of this place - it's Valentina.
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Old 01 Nov 2017, 03:32 PM   #679194 / #5
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It's never, ever, gratuitous. Once you internalize that little factoid, you'll do fine.
Hey, I've known for a long time that you were pretty good at identifying jerks, idiots, and other trash. But 'pretty good' still isn't perfect; any number of times you've gone off on people that were only mildly kooky, or socially inept, or just dumb but harmless. And that's gotten you in hot water at SC more times than I can recall.

I expect it's useless to advise you to follow the Christian maxim to be wise as a serpent, but gentle as a dove; we already know that 'gentle' is not something you're much good at. But maybe keep in mind that you should try keeping your words as sweet as possible, just in case you have to eat them!
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Old 01 Nov 2017, 03:34 PM   #679197 / #6
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I try and follow the inverse of Postel's law.
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Old 02 Nov 2017, 12:24 AM   #679235 / #7
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*sigh*
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Old 02 Nov 2017, 05:54 AM   #679240 / #8
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Val!
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Old 02 Nov 2017, 12:38 PM   #679247 / #9
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I try and follow the inverse of Postel's law.
The nice thing about meeting new people is learning new things. So, thanks for making me go look up Postel's law.

Oh, and welcome!
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Old 02 Nov 2017, 06:53 PM   #679275 / #10
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You see now the problem of all this liberal nonsense encouraging "gender fluidity" and equal right for deviants? Now perfectly reasonable assholes (who always appeared much saner than the majority of SC dimwits) are encouraged to throw cauton to the wind and declare themselves as some frock wearing sissy. *shakes head* Where will it all end?

We need less tolerance, not more!
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Old 02 Nov 2017, 08:11 PM   #679278 / #11
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They're not "deviants."
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Old 02 Nov 2017, 10:02 PM   #679289 / #12
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They're not "deviants."
Val certainly is and always has been.

But Val (or whatever "her" new sissy name is) aside, anyone who deviates from the norm is, by definition, deviant.
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Old 03 Nov 2017, 04:50 AM   #679299 / #13
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That's me Ozy that I knows and loves <3
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Old 03 Nov 2017, 03:44 PM   #679322 / #14
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I try and follow the inverse of Postel's law.
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This 2008 article from the New York Times is one of the most comprehensive analyses of the troll phenomenon I've seen.

The trolls among us

Among other things, it talks about Postel's Law, and its relevance to trolls.

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"Be conservative in what you do; be liberal in what you accept from others." Originally intended to foster "interoperability," the ability of multiple computer systems to understand one another, Postel's Law is now recognized as having wider applications. To build a robust global network with no central authority, engineers were encouraged to write code that could "speak" as clearly as possible yet "listen" to the widest possible range of other speakers, including those who do not conform perfectly to the rules of the road. The human equivalent of this robustness is a combination of eloquence and tolerance — the spirit of good conversation. Trolls embody the opposite principle. They are liberal in what they do and conservative in what they construe as acceptable behavior from others. You, the troll says, are not worthy of my understanding; I, therefore, will do everything I can to confound you.
So, should we treat you as a troll, Val?
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Old 03 Nov 2017, 06:09 PM   #679330 / #15
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Now yer talking
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Old 03 Nov 2017, 09:21 PM   #679347 / #16
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I've always thought of you as a contrary sumbitch, more than a troll. Even when we had to lay sanctions on you, all the original admins rather liked you, and respected your intelligence.
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Old 03 Nov 2017, 09:53 PM   #679351 / #17
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Yeah, well...There's no accounting for 'taste'.
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Old 04 Nov 2017, 04:18 PM   #679366 / #18
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Well, stands to reason, dunnit? You're still here.
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Old 04 Nov 2017, 08:54 PM   #679375 / #19
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Of course. Where else would I be able to witness your perpetual resurrections?
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Old 07 Nov 2017, 09:34 AM   #679475 / #20
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I'm happy to please.
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Old 11 Nov 2017, 10:02 PM   #679963 / #21
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Val as in Valheru? My memory is foggy.
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