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Originally posted by OtherSideOfTheCoin
well according to many on ATS I am a “paid shill”
I think the people who make such accusations should be banned from ATS.
Their argument usually goes along these kind of lines, I (or any sane member) debate with them then about 3 or 4 posts in they realise that I know more about the subject than they do, my position is correct as my argument is stronger with a good logical basis and they have no counter argument. This leads to me being called a “ shill”, sometimes unpaid, sometimes paid either by the CIA or the NWO, take your pick.
I am not a shill, there are no shills on ATS.
“Shill” is just a word that the less than intellectual members on ATS like to through around when they have lost an argument. Usually the word shill is used with other insults like “coward”, “troll” or my personal favourite “disinfo agent”. I think that members who use such terms without any proof of these accusations should be treated the same anyone else would be if they were to call someone a “S***head” for example or any other derogatory term.
So yes OP I agree with you we should stop using the term “shill” but not only that I think we should be tougher on those who do use the term.
Originally posted by EequalsMC3
reply to post by HumbleHelper
OP = Please tell us "what is a shill"? I would like a definition that is clear and precise. Thanks - Shill out.edit on 2-2-2013 by EequalsMC3 because: (no reason given)