Originally posted by watch_the_rocks
Huh? I haven't detected any sort of 'gloomy' feeling . . . I don't think. Perhaps an air of apprehensiveness, for want of a better word, but nothing else. Perhaps it's just an influx of new members. N00bs be the death of me!
Originally posted by ProudCanadian
Yeah it could just be all the new members. I was on this forum back in 2004 under a different name and I suppose it was a bit more...what's the word...
It just seemed a little more like everyone was really into the discussions. People seem to be getting really judgemental on this forum lately.
Maybe that's what you're feeling, siriuslyone...that tentative hope of springs' warmth and the rebirth of nature threatened by a very possible harsh reality.
Originally posted by Kitsunegari
I have to agree. I've attributed it to my absence from the site lately, but I don't really know. Every time I visit the site now it makes me sad.
Who knows what the reasons are, but I feel it too.
Originally posted by NotClever
Would you prefer that the tone of this community suit your philosophy? If so, wouldn't that identify you as a person going through life with 'blinders', not wanting to see or inter-act with other viewpoints? The elitism exhibited in your post is not flattering.
Granted, many of the viewpoints or theories here are simply dumb, making discussion pointless. Yes, I said it, dumb.
This site and forum is a commercial venture now. It relies on 'hits' to generate revenue in order to offset the costs of providing the 'cyber community'. That is cold, hard reality. It's the job of the community to maintain its integrity.
Don't curse the darkness, light a candle.
Originally posted by orionthehunter
If you are referring to gloomy as in predictions of some disaster every month I think I have gotten used to that. There seems to be either talk of some impending war, explosion, attack of some sort, or an impending natural disaster every month. Eventually something might happen. Of course for the paranoid here on ATS, it's what many of us seem to focus our thoughts on. We aren't concerned about the weather being nice and sunny unless it starts a massive forest fire. Of course if the weather is good, I may be outside instead of reading about the next impending disaster.
Originally posted by siriuslyone
If anybody wishes to judge me as such, then that is on you and your karmic outcome.....and...Of course this is a profit venture, and If I am wrong, then I hope I see it...and...My Light may get dimmer, but never fades...and...Caring for the owners and mods is the reason I dare to step out on this limb...and...Perhaps one is only seeing what they wish and not being overwhelmed psychically by some forces.
I'm bumfuzzled...what are you trying to say here? Can you dumb this rhetoric down to a layperson's level? Or is this more of the elitist spiritual jargon that us pragmatists can't decipher?
Originally posted by WolfofWar
Something does feel off about this month.
I think its just been so many people either on spring break, or cramming for finals, or just away...its like the old faces you remember seem to be missing.
except for me....I'm always here....
...what do you mean you don't remember me!?!?!?!
..I'll be in my corner...
Originally posted by WolfofWar
A psychic attack? I dunno....what would constitute a psychic attack? and how would I know if I was attacked?
...and I like the corner.....it fits well with my slammin new avatar (***warning that was an unneccessary plug for the Silent Hill Avatar I made for myself, ignore it, thank you. *** ))