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#180 why dafuqwizat didn't cheat: in TF2 General Discussion

When they caught vlad cheating in 2016, he admitted to using LMAOBox but pretended he thought it was just a training tool. UGC forums are dead nowadays but he said something like "When I heard of LMAOBox, it sounded too good to be true. Get good with little effort? Why WOULDN'T I want that?"

I liked that stupid defense better than whatever this shit is

posted 1 month ago
#245 yomps has passed away. in TF2 General Discussion

Gutted. Shocked.

Let's find ways to show people we love and care about them, way more - as much as we can. Family, friends, fellow gamers, whoever we care about. Because any day could be our last. We need each other now, in 2020, during these challenging times, more than we ever have. It's not weak or lame or pointless to just reach out to people and see how they're doing - and you never know what pain someone might be hiding. Remember the ones who seem like they're doing the best, may be the ones hurting most of all. Many of the people who feel the most alone, are the ones you'd never guess. (Most other thoughts I've had have been mentioned already.)

I hope he had some small idea of just how many people he influenced, and how many truly looked up to him and wanted to be like him. It's not lip service, he really was one of our best people.

We're all human beings just trying our best. Have you been influenced positively in a similar way by a gamer? Has someone had a huge impact on you and your gaming? Maybe consider reaching out to them sometime soon with a quick simple private message, just to let them know or maybe brighten their day. You can never put too much positive into this world. We could all use a little more.

posted 3 months ago
#5 Fully Charged! Episode 47 - Promod Edition in Events
plunkpost below if you are a b4nny sub so your opinion is disregarded in chat

I got perma'd by zeekaptain for asking if his age is closer to 6 or 60

posted 5 months ago
#68 Any confirmed corona cases in the tf2 community? in Off Topic
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This is all made worse by the fact that the Canadian govt & state media are still telling massive lies like "masks don't protect you or prevent spread" and "you are only contagious when you have symptoms."

I would be curious to see an example of an official saying the second phrase. I find it hard to believe that advice would be given by anybody worth listening to. It's fine to list real things but that feels like embellishment.

posted 7 months ago
#119 Remove NURBEY from the Live Streams list please! in Site Discussion
Adnurakthank you getawhale for reminding me that paedophiles are human beings, this is truly the dose of common sense I needed

The message is not "pedophiles are human beings too"

The message is "let's not turn this thread into talking about how much you all hate trans people and how disgusting they are"

Again, if you need clarification, I'm very reachable

posted 9 months ago
#116 Remove NURBEY from the Live Streams list please! in Site Discussion
zheep

If you'd like to know anything about me, about who I really am as a person, I welcome you to reach out and speak to me one on one

If you'd rather keep misinterpreting or mischaracterizing things I've said or done, I welcome you to keep doing that. It's the trend around here, lots of fun.

I reflected long and hard on the wording I chose for my post. Did you read it?

To be clear, no, you are wrong. I have zero percent support for this person, I am disgusted by it all, and I was absolutely, unequivocally, not playing devil's advocate at all.

I am against transphobia, the end. I would also speak up similarly if someone picked out a black criminal and called them all slurs, or an Asian person, or if they tried to imply all disabled people were revolting freaks because a guy in a wheelchair committed a crime, or some other similar thing.

The summary of my post, to condense it down, would be "It is not right or fair to call all trans people revolting freaks when one of them commits a crime." Do you agree with that? Or disagree? That was the essence of my post. This is what I see on Twitter quite a bit, and it disgusts me. This shit is just the same as hating blacks or hating women or hating gays, it's just the most modern version of it.

If it's difficult for you to imagine these two conditions existing at once, "Being against a pedophile/child groomer" and "Being against transphobia" then that is your problem and not mine. But to clarify, you have made the wrong conclusion here. I'm just letting you know.

I'll add that funhaver is probably on the right track - if my post was attached to some random username, the reactions would not be the same. So I will take responsibility for making the mistake of posting on TFTV.

posted 9 months ago
#90 Remove NURBEY from the Live Streams list please! in Site Discussion
hoolihttps://stream.livestreamfails.com/video/5a506fa49ba66.mp4

not sure if you're trolling or just actually don't understand but i'm here to help you out

https://twitter.com/danekevincook/status/1026915792187613184

if you just need your internet points, go off i guess

posted 9 months ago
#86 Remove NURBEY from the Live Streams list please! in Site Discussion
HerpTimwhy are people still playing devil's advocate for this revolting queer freak

Chief..

Everyone involved in this situation is a human being. We can fully and completely condemn and decry the words and actions of these people without sinking to the level of calling them fuckin weird crazy freaks, or implying they're subhuman or whatever you're going for. We haven't thrown out basic human decency yet. You can give your take or opinion without tossing your own prejudices and hatred on this shitpile. There's a way to ask why people are defending her, without denigrating or dehumanizing her.

When a trans person does terrible or illegal things, like in this case, it's not an invitation for every young man to get online and declare that all of them are disgusting freaks. That's not the case. That ain't it. I've seen too much of that in the past year in my online travels, to be really frank.

As angry and shocked as we all were, and as weird and challenging of a time as this was for us all to process, no level-headed person came out saying she's an animal or a circus freak. You are failing to really understand the situation and how or why this all happened if that's your takeaway, imho. Maybe this matters to you, maybe not. Just my take on the reason for your downvotes.

posted 9 months ago
#29 Donald Trump Impeach in World Events
mustardoverlorddoug henwood also explained my feelings (pretty much) in more detail here:

https://jacobinmag.com/2019/12/impeachment-donald-trump-nancy-pelosi-democratic-party

I read this article, and find it surprisingly good. Agreed, pretty much, with it all, did lots of nodding. I had literally almost forgotten that the Democratic party never has a plan for how to win, and the present is no different.

He makes an interesting point near the end, saying that it is at least conceivable to think that.. after being impeached and exonerated, he could WIN AGAIN in 2020, and potentially even be impeached a second time.

I would add a bookend to that, though. If a President can be impeached, and then re-elected, I think it's officially time to burn the whole system down and rebuild it from scratch, because I don't think that's how it's supposed to work. (And we already know much of the system is broken - so this isn't like news, but more of a reminder.)

Gonna also read the twin article arguing from the other side. Thanks again.

posted 9 months ago
#28 Donald Trump Impeach in World Events
iodineMight have been a bad move on Pelosi's part. The impeachment will die in Senate, Trump will surely get acquitted, and we may even see a situation like 1999, where Clinton regained immense support after being voted to be impeached. Wouldn't surprise me if Trump wins in 2020 due to this.

I was young and some of you weren't even around yet, but let's keep some context when it comes to Clinton, and for that matter Johnson as well, compared to this shit

https://puu.sh/ERjGH/6e562bb61e.png

posted 9 months ago
#2 where do the tf2 shitposts happen now? in Off Topic

for shitposts make sure you follow this link: http://teamfortress.tv

posted 10 months ago
#26 BTS LAN: In Memoriam in News
alfaTino_Its what they tried to do with the alfa situation and is what they did with the nursey situation.Tino_Your specific issue, and what it entails is much different and to try and equate them as the same thing is disingenuous as shit.
uhhhh... hello??

and no one is yelling, I'm stating what is seen from the outside

You're just not understanding this

"They TRIED to do it with the alfa thing" (deal with it in private) which is the same thing they did with Nursey (deal with it in private). Obviously dealing with it in private failed (though they TRIED), obviously you're not satisfied with what happened, obviously it was dealt with stupidly, obviously you're unhappy, and imo Tino is really bad at posting so that's why this shit escalates into an argument, but this is a reading comprehension thing. You misunderstood what he wrote. What he wrote is correct, you took it and twisted it into something. Go back and read the posts if you want.

posted 10 months ago
#17 signature hunting in Off Topic

i've got a gold one signed by showstopper for some reason

life of a streamer

posted 10 months ago
#249 BTS 2020 LAN cancelled in News

took my best guess but i have no idea why people like him either

posted 10 months ago
#245 BTS 2020 LAN cancelled in News

https://puu.sh/EJLVm/1f21af5715.jpg

posted 10 months ago
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