originally posted by: Raggedyman
a reply to: recrisp
No one is saying it's not a clever painting or isn't pertinent
Just asked why it was
Not everyone here is going to know its relevance
"Ats is an international site just in case you hadn't noticed
We don't all care for US history or get inside jokes
An explanation isn't a big ask"
Some were saying that it wasn't "funny", hence the "clever" comment.
If the image I had was able to be posted by me it wouldn't have been as misunderstood as it seemed to be.
A picture's worth a thousand words, in other words.
I get that not everybody knows the United States of America's history, a LOT of Americans don't, but if you are from a place that doesn't understand
it, then maybe it's not for you.
If it still seems interesting even though I didn't post ALL that I should have, then maybe it could be up to you to investigate.
Like I said already, I don't go to a thread if it is not something I understand, if I do, I investigate, if not, I go on to the next post. That is not
the ATS way, I know that now, but still, I wouldn't go on and make a big deal about it.
I definitely do understand the WHY that more information needed to be added, but like I said, I am not a prolific poster, so you will just have to try
and understand that since I don't post all day long I am not as good as others here.
"An explanation isn't a big ask", you're correct, but neither is being nice and polite and patient, lack of tact and the general lack of civility when
I made an honest mistake.
In my haste to show the image I 'remembered' to post links to the stories that explained it all, I 'assumed' wrongly that the picture that I posted
was enough to 'explain' what it was about, and, the links would tell the story.
I was only trying to post something that I assumed that most would get and think it was humorous, or, at the very least, interesting, but that is not
edit on 6-8-2018 by recrisp because: (no reason given)