posted on Jun, 18 2010 @ 03:39 AM
I know, I know, "complaining about DD threads while making a DD thread of my own", yes, it's ironic. I'm not even sure I should make this thread
here, but I don't think this belongs in BTS since there's a valid point to be made. If there's another thread like this already, please link me to
it, since I couldn't find it when I searched for it.
I've noticed that on this forum, there is a higher concentration of exclamation marks, question marks, capitalized words, and sensationalistic
headlines (*HOT VIDEO*, **WARNING: YOU WILL NOT BELIEVE THIS!!!!!*, etc.) than on any other forum on this site. Also, there are tons of posts that
circumvent the censors, incite others (which brings about arguing for page after page of irrelevant nonsense that doesn't even have to do with the
original thread title), and have nothing but a one-liner (wow get over yourselves americans xD, Good thread OP s+f!, etc.)/"one-picture" (picture of
an oiled bird, picture of a man beating a dead horse, etc., with nothing else in the post other than the picture). The old rule of thumb, "Don't
like it? Ignore it.", doesn't work when this is the only forum to discuss this issue and for every one good thread, there's three others that make
you want to cringe.
Am I just over-exaggerating this, and it's not really that bad? I've only been here for a little over three years now, so I actually remember
activity being faster during the elections, but I don't remember a time when an ATS board looked so much like a tabloid.