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      Welcome!   03/05/2016

      Welcome, everyone, to the new 910CMX Community Forums. I'm still working on getting them running, so things may change.  If you're a 910 Comic creator and need your forum recreated, let me know and I'll get on it right away.  I'll do my best to make this new place as fun as the last one!


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  1. 3 points
    My Id, however, has made me into the most remarkable human being ever. Just ask it.
  2. 1 point
    Surgery is tomorrow (Friday). I check in at 8am for a 10am procedure. My blood tests and paperwork were done yesterday, so it's all over but the cutting. Mrs. Prof told the surgeon that she was worried about my "brittle bones," so he said he's going to use a heavy-duty plate inside me, along with five or six screws. (The ankle surgeon only used eight screws at most in one of my broken ankles.) I fear I'm going to have one hell of a lumpy bone once this is finished. Healing time is estimated at a month. The up side is that I'll have a much stronger metatarsal in the event that I should stumble again. I'll also have sort of a hard hat in case I drop a bowl of custard on my foot.
  3. 1 point

    NP September 10, 2018

    Fair enough. Thank you for meeting me half way.
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    The Old Hack

    NP September 10, 2018

    My opinion of that is entirely irrelevant in most cases. It depends on the people of the cultures he is borrowing from and their identity. Gaiman could be perfectly respectful of Norse mythology but might unintentionally have insulted or misused myths of, say, the Cherokee. What matters is if you have a cultural identity and the writer dresses it up in clownface and makes it do inappropriate acts in the name of entertainment. Let's say someone makes a story in which George Washington is a transvestite stripper and prostitute with artificial oversize buckteeth as well as a complete coward. This is just a vague feeling of mine, but I bet that at least some Americans might feel a bit uncomfortable as the rest of the (non-American) audience howls with laughter and agree what utter prats these revolutionaries were. Understood and accepted. You couldn't have known what a massive trigger Shriver's arguments were for me. Now that I can understand and empathise with and I apologise for completely missing your point. And there are many valid parallels. Unfortunately this is a signal to noise ratio problem, one which the Internet unfortunately tends to amplify due to the presence of trolls and attention seekers. The argument "they are just looking for reasons to be offended" is not wholly untrue, because every legitimate cause with people who are genuinely trying to deal with a problem will attract parasites who do just that. If your argument is "please try to understand that I am doing my best and that I can stumble," I can only say that I respect that and will do my best. I am truly sorry that communication failed in this instance even if it did prove an inadvertent example of exactly what you meant.
  5. 1 point
    Thou speakest the truth. The weather has been relatively mellow as of late. Inside of cloud acknowledged as well and truly polished.
  6. 0 points
    You have offended someone. We won't say who you offended. We won't say what you did that was offensive to them. We won't say what you must change before we will change our judgement. Now stop doing the things so objectionable that we can't even say what they were. … Criticism at its most constructive.