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Originally posted by ImaginaryReality1984
Certain sections of people have banded together. I notice that when certain subjects are bought up the threads get the same number of flags every time, give or take a few. Once one member sees a certain type of thread suddenly the rest of them pile in.
However this is not "group think", this is simply those who agree on the same topic supporting one another. Of course this can skew threads and hiuinder discussion but it's a natural part of websites like this.
Originally posted by Cobra.EXE
we should make a system that alerts people when disinfo agents are on the board spreading their bucket of lies.
Originally posted by EminenceofAeon
Oh, and I have seen these 'prominent' members using bullying / rude tactics at times to further the bandwagon "dont wanna look stupid" mob mentality along... its simple if you remember the signs of this from gradeschool.
Originally posted by badgerprints
I'd still rather be on this site than most though. People on most of the interactive websites act like hostile adolescent sociopaths nowdays.