reply to post by elevatedone
Originally posted by elevatedone
APPARENTLY SOME OF YOU, MOST OF YOU FORGOT WHAT FORUM THIS IS.
OFF TOPIC POSTS WILL BE DELETED AND YOU WILL BE POST BANNED !
I thought posting in capitals was not allowed?
But, anyway, I protest.
My reply was on topic.
In fact, I want you to post my reply here and point out why it is off topic.
I used a visual aid to represent my lack of understanding in the sincere hope that the OP would respond. The OP did not. The OP has not responded to
I also phrased the last section of my post to complement the visual aid I used to express my lack of understanding in order to promote discussion.
ATS seems happy to provide a forum in which to express this:
The Gray Area is a discussion forum that provides a dedicated area for members to post their confessions, disclosures, and related extraordinary
personal experiences. Like the highly speculative Skunk Works forum, The Gray Area will tolerate topics that may be unusually hypothetical or
unproven for the purpose of vetting the stories of thread-starters by the ATS membership at large.
The purpose of this Forum is to provide an area so as ATS members can Vet subjects outside of the usual "burden of proof" usually placed on other
Ultimately though, it is the TOPIC posted by an OP that must be able to articulate and express
that very TOPIC in order for for the purpose
of vetting the stories of thread-starters by the ATS membership at large.
ATS does not stipulate that the nature of responses that include CONFUSION be deemed as an OFF TOPIC response.
If it does, can you please point out where this is stipulated in the ATS Terms and Conditions.
My reply contained all of the above.
I confessed I was confused by the OP and the OP topic.
I disclosed what I was feeling with a visual aid that contained a reference to topical analogies used by the OP.
I vetted the post as a member of ATS, as is the hope and intention of the ATS website.
It seems that when topics get vetted with comments like my own, which express confusion with a visual as well as written material, it is deemed
Is the purpose of this forum to excite conversations relating to peoples "gray area" topics or to simply protect one side of the equation in order to
encourage people to post threads of just about anything, regardless of their ability to make sense, communicate properly or promote sincere and honest
edit on 11/9/10 by atlasastro because: because I can, is that O.K. or is that off topic too?