Ban the thread title "What would you do?"

Ban the thread title "What would you do?"

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    Ban the thread title "What would you do?"

    We have three of them running now. How about a new policy in this topic section that the thread title has to be a scenario qualifier like "You and your spouse, afternoon walk by the lake" or 11:00 pm and screaming down the hall of an apt complex"?
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    I have to agree. Put a descriptive title in that helps the readers know what it is about before they click.

    Here are others I would ban:

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    Anything with XD (OK, OK, just kidding)
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    Ban?
    Your best weapon is your brain. Don't leave home without it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ccw9mm View Post
    Ban?
    He isn't talking about a total ban, because the words:
    'What'
    'would'
    'you'
    and 'do'. would still be available for use, just not in that order.

    See, it's a reasonable restriction on the USE of those words. He isn't saying you can never use those words, but that in some cases, for the protection of everybody's sanity/safety they should not be used together.

    I see a huge difference between this 'reasonable restriction' and an outright ban.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kerbouchard View Post
    He isn't talking about a total ban, because the words:
    'What'
    'would'
    'you'
    and 'do'. would still be available for use, just not in that order.

    See, it's a reasonable restriction on the USE of those words. He isn't saying you can never use those words, but that in some cases, for the protection of everybody's sanity/safety they should not be used together.

    I see a huge difference between this 'reasonable restriction' and an outright ban.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Kerbouchard View Post
    He isn't talking about a total ban, because the words:
    'What'
    'would'
    'you'
    and 'do'. would still be available for use, just not in that order.

    See, it's a reasonable restriction on the USE of those words. He isn't saying you can never use those words, but that in some cases, for the protection of everybody's sanity/safety they should not be used together.

    I see a huge difference between this 'reasonable restriction' and an outright ban.
    So are you saying that you would store all these words in an unassembled fashion in your computer and, if a thread appears at 2 am, you have to go to your computer, turn it on, assemble the words and THEN be ready to rebuke the thread?

    I think Illinois and Washington, DC already ban the use of these words, in any order. I have seen numerous news reports of BGs using these words in an illegal fashion.

    I dunno man. I see this going all the way to the Supreme Court.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kerbouchard View Post
    He isn't talking about a total ban, because the words:
    'What'
    'would'
    'you'
    and 'do'. would still be available for use, just not in that order.
    "Do what you would" wouldn't work in the same situations.

    "Would what you do ..." has potential.

    "You, what would do" is a bit "East End" for my tastes, but it'll work in a pinch.

    "Do what? Would you? might even work, but only in response to someone else's choice.

    "Would you do what?" is right out, since irony/satire is already on the list.

    Hm. Plenty of options, I suppose. Not the same thing, though. (Sort of like being relegated to using a knife when a gun's banned, or a stiff pen when a knife is off-limits.)

    Either way, we're left with this, the presumption that another knows what one's thoughts and expression should instead be.
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    Sorry about this Sticks...I couldn't help myself.

    What would you have done? (I probably need a class III permit for that statement.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kerbouchard View Post
    What would you have done? (I probably need a class III permit for that statement.)
    Well, you did put a "pistol grip" on that sentence, there, with changing the form of "do" to "done." That makes it a high-powered sentence, there. We can't condone misuse of phraseology here. It's an offense to all Lords here present. "String 'im up in ir'ns, guv! String 'im!"
    Your best weapon is your brain. Don't leave home without it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ccw9mm View Post
    Ban?
    No just or

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    On second thought we need forum grammar, spelling, & editing police.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nn View Post
    On second thought we need forum grammar, spelling, & editing police.
    We already do.. His name is QKShooter..lol

    We try not to edit titles too much because some people can get REALLY touchy about their precious thread titles, but if it's too confusing we'll do a little change here and there.

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    You can plan and think what you may do in a situation but, until it actually happens, you can never be sure of what you would really do. The military and law enforcement agencies put their members through rigorous training scenarios to try and prepare them for differing situations. While this helps it still doesn't guarantee an outcome.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ronwill View Post
    You can plan and think what you may do in a situation but, until it actually happens, you can never be sure of what you would really do. The military and law enforcement agencies put their members through rigorous training scenarios to try and prepare them for differing situations. While this helps it still doesn't guarantee an outcome.
    Huh?
    There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kerbouchard View Post
    Huh?

    Exactly my thought. What the?
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