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Originally posted by Badge01
Excuse me? John Lear may post far-out theories, but they are not hoaxes.
He clearly states that these are his opinions.
Are you unable to distinguish between a hoax and a fringe theory?
Originally posted by NovusOrdoMundi
Aren't conspiracy masters and pros 'experts' in a certain field, or have demonstrated that they are well read on a topic?
John Lear is a retired airline captain with over 19,000 hours of flight time. He is the son of Lear Jet inventor, Bill Lear. He has flown over 100 different types of planes in 60 different countries. John holds 17 aviation world records. His accomplishments are too numerous to mention here such as: He was the youngest American to climb the Matterhorn in 1959. LEAR FLEW SECRET MISSIONS FOR THE CIA in Central and Southest Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa between 1966 and 1983.
Again, don't care to get in an argument about this. Just voicing my opinion.
Originally posted by redmage
...If that doesn't constitute as an "expert" in a field... What does?*
Originally posted by schuyler
There is an alternative. Not Exactly like, but Something like:
"Well, folks, the one line posts we don't like to see are those with a bunch of smileys and nothing else. If you make a solid contribution with a sentence, you won't get dinged for that. And when you do complain make sure you have a case. You might want to actually read the T&C and make sure beforehand. But overall what we would prefer is that you take care of your own posts and leave the rest to us. Concentrate on making a good and worthy contribution. We'll see true abuse and take care of it. But we won't make a spectacle of it and sometimes things are being done and you won't actually see it. So once again, concentrate on making good posts. Thanks."
Both posts say pretty much the same thing. One says it with calmness, respect, and (dare I say it) moderation. The other says it with emotion, disrespect, anger, and what I interpret as an inflated sense of self-worth. Which post would you rather be on the receiving end of?
Originally posted by intrepid
My youngest went in for surgery this morning and last night was fairly tense.
Originally posted by SKULL AND BONES
I may have agree'ed with the Terms of Service on this website, but in no way have i agree'ed too the Rules, Etiquette & General Guidelines section,,, nor the Avatar & Signature Guidelines section...
These sections are breaking of reality and need to be stomped on...
NO 13YR OLD IS A MEMBER OF ATS..
SHOW ME A 13Yr Old, AND ILL SHOW YOU A NARC...
Words that have been considered vulger by the marxist ATS media, MUST BE SAID.. For lack of something better to do...
I AM Yh-Wh-!!Q!
Yes, I see this and it isn't conducive to discussion. It's a throwback to the meaningless American(sorry guys but it's a fact) mindset. "With me or against me." That REALLY limits discussion. I REALLY wish we could get past this and discuss topics again. I miss that. Inside the T&C that is.
Originally posted by jkrog08
Are you kidding me?You just put over 300 MILLION people in one category,how ignorant........
You don't even know me or the majority of Americans,so what-what you hear on the news and from your fellow Canadian and Euro buddies makes you make that statement?
To be honest with you I never read the T & C,it is just common sense on how to post in an intelligent manner.I bet you wish you could warn me now for my comment to you uh?
Kick the Americans when their down right?I'm not that mad,it's to be expected since we are the most powerful country in the world.You all enjoy your brief time of fun while America is going through some troubles-it won't last long,I promise you that.
No he put those with the "with us or against us" mentality into that category. Hows that working out for us BTW? It seems that only the most ardent supported of the present regime would take offence to that
Originally posted by jkrog08
Im glad a fellow MOD came to Intrepids rescue-I want him to answer me,not you thank you.Your saying it's okay to group the ENTIRITY of America in the "with us or against us"category?
his comment is perfectly within the T and C,but like I said as a member of ATS,and ESSPECIALLY a MOD he should not have said that and you should not be backing him up