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New Cat's Eye
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Message 16 of 23 (821627)
10-09-2017 9:45 PM
Reply to: Message 14 by granpa
10-09-2017 9:43 PM


Why do I have to rewrite each and every one of my posts specially for this forum?

THAT'S WHY WE'RE HERE.

If you don't like that you're in the wrong place.

Edited by New Cat's Eye, : No reason given.


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Message 17 of 23 (821633)
10-09-2017 9:52 PM
Reply to: Message 14 by granpa
10-09-2017 9:43 PM


Why do I have to rewrite each and every one of my posts specially for this forum?

Think of this as a review panel and you are presenting a thesis.

You have to defend that thesis.

That means you have to be able to word your arguments several different ways to get your meaning down precisely and explain it so there is no confusion over meanings.

You have to be amenable to changing\altering\amending your arguments when contrary evidence is presented.

This is how your argument gets improved.

I suggest you start with a single point, and we'll see how that goes.

Enjoy


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Message 18 of 23 (821636)
10-09-2017 9:57 PM
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10-09-2017 9:52 PM


Listen buddy I don't have to defend anything from anybody. I'm not on trial here.

I'm trying to be helpful but all you people want to do is argue.


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Message 19 of 23 (821640)
10-09-2017 10:07 PM
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10-09-2017 9:57 PM


Listen buddy I don't have to defend anything from anybody. I'm not on trial here.

I'm trying to be helpful but all you people want to do is argue.

So you want to post any old thing and have us just accept it as "gospel?"

Sorry, the real world doesn't work that way. Nor does this website.


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Message 20 of 23 (821641)
10-09-2017 10:11 PM
Reply to: Message 15 by New Cat's Eye
10-09-2017 9:45 PM


Sorry I don't read cut and paste. You need to rewrite that in your own words
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Message 21 of 23 (821644)
10-09-2017 10:21 PM
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10-09-2017 9:57 PM


Listen buddy I don't have to defend anything from anybody. ...

So your thesis is not worth defending. Very well then: you are done. You posted your pile of opinion and fantasy and everyone is free to ignore it or mock it at will.

... I'm not on trial here.

Not you, your thesis is on trial. You need evidence to support it.

I'm trying to be helpful but all you people want to do is argue.

If you aren't willing to defend your argument and show evidence for it, then you are not being helpful. Preaching is not being helpful.

Do you really expect us to take your post without question as gospel truths?

Really?

Edited by RAZD, : No reason given.


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Message 22 of 23 (821646)
10-09-2017 10:23 PM
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10-09-2017 10:11 PM


So you are a liar. Good to know.

Have a nice day.


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Message 23 of 23 (821682)
10-10-2017 12:48 PM


Closing For Now
This thread is going nowhere fast. Shutting down for now.

  • Please stay on topic for a thread. Open a new thread for new topics.
  • Points should be supported with evidence and reasoned argumentation.
  • The sincerely held beliefs of other members deserve your respect. Please keep discussion civil. Argue the position, not the person.

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