posted on May, 25 2005 @ 01:43 AM
TheBandit795, I totaly agree. Such thread hijacking is very annoying and it doesn't belong on ATS.
These things always start the same way.
One member feels the need to post something "witty" to make him look "cool", all the others after that feel the need to post something equaly
witty so they too can be "cool" (none of it is neither witty nor cool actually).
It can ruin a discussion in a matter of minutes.
It can be really annoying if one is interested in the topic, but can't discuss it seriously because of this.
I really don't understand why can't people just IGNORE the threads they are not interested in? Just MOVE to the thread that interests you, leave the
ones who want to discuss to do that in normal fashion without ridicule. There is absolutely no need to post "oh you pull that one out of your ass"
or "ninjas are attacking" (saw it in one thread the other day) or some other not at all witty comment.
Constructive intelectual posts with oposing point of view are most welcome here on ATS I think, but the one-liners or short paragraphs meant only to
ridicule someone are really not in the best interest of "denying ignorance" motto of ATS.
We all have different opinions, views, beliefs, etc, etc, that might seem ridiculous to others. That doesn't mean we have the right to ridicule them