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    Wow!!!! I was getting all depressed and down that I wasn't being neg repped & feeling quite left out. Then I found I had been!!! It seems to have all the hall marks of a classic neg too. No reason, the post was fairly innocuous (was in Mattx's thread about driving while on the phone where I explained what a friend does so not even something I do or something I promote!!) and attempt at dialogue in the thread!!! I feel all warm and fuzzy now

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    It's the same mentality as writing to Points of View about an "offensive" show.

    See Jerry Springer opera.


    Common sense would dictate that if you don't like something, don't do/watch/read it... but people like ruining other's entertainment.
    Slightly different. You don't directly pay for this forum, you do the BBC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by creese View Post
    Slightly different. You don't directly pay for this forum, you do the BBC.
    I pay for the internet. So, I should have a say in how it's used!!

    I kid.

    If I don't like something, generally I'll just ignore it. That goes for everything. TV/Music/Books/Software/People...


    Quote Originally Posted by TechMonkey View Post
    I was getting all depressed and down that I wasn't being neg repped & feeling quite left out.

    You should have said... I would have neg rep'd you for no good reason, with little/no explaination.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    If I don't like something, generally I'll just ignore it. That goes for everything. TV/Music/Books/Software/People...
    I have only complained once, about that program Bonekickers, or something similar. It was so appallingly bad, I really did object to money being spent on it. I felt the cast and producers should have been paying us to allow them to make it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    You should have said... I would have neg rep'd you for no good reason, with little/no explaination.
    Awww gee thanks man! Now I feel really fuzzy

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    Quote Originally Posted by creese View Post
    Slightly different. You don't directly pay for this forum, you do the BBC.
    So do a lot of other people, many of whom enjoy such humour. If the BBC catered to lowest common denominator you'd have endless repeats of Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, which genuinely would be offensive.

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    I got neg rep'd on here for posting a south park clip

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    On the subject of Insult Comedy a few years ago I went to a comedy club and rather unwisely sat at the front.

    The evening went very well until the third of fourth act. This guy asked me what my job was [intending to make a joke out of my reply as part of his act] Perhaps he was expecting a reply like Fireman, Policeman, Postman or whatever. When I replied with "Network Manager" he seemed stumped.

    After a short delay [which seemed like an eternity to me] he said "Go f*ck yourself!" which broke the tension and got a good laugh from the whole audience.

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    I'm not offended by anything and I thoroughly recommend the B3ta book of sick jokes.

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    I got neg rep'd on here for posting a south park clip
    ...but that is fair enough

    (I am not offended by South Park, I just don't find it funny!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveP View Post
    On the subject of Insult Comedy a few years ago I went to a comedy club and rather unwisely sat at the front.

    The evening went very well until the third of fourth act. This guy asked me what my job was [intending to make a joke out of my reply as part of his act] Perhaps he was expecting a reply like Fireman, Policeman, Postman or whatever. When I replied with "Network Manager" he seemed stumped.

    After a short delay [which seemed like an eternity to me] he said "Go f*ck yourself!" which broke the tension and got a good laugh from the whole audience.
    That seems a bit harsh...now if you had said Investment Banker...

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    Quote Originally Posted by aerospacemango View Post
    Over the years, humour has become more and more homogenised. So much so that someone like Frankie Boyle is castigated in the press for JOKES!
    What he said was disgusting, not for the 'joke' (I haven't heard it) but because he gave Katie Price an excuse for another series. Which of course I ignore and don't watch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TechMonkey View Post
    It seems to have all the hall marks of a classic neg too. No reason, the post was fairly innocuous (was in Mattx's thread about driving while on the phone where I explained what a friend does so not even something I do or something I promote!!) and attempt at dialogue in the thread!!!
    I'd just like to state that whenever I give good, or bad, rep, I always like to leave my name and a reason.

    Though I don't think I've left neg rep for anyone since joining, mainly cos I feel it's a bit pointless. If I have anything to say, I like to say it in the thread.

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    But then that is the problem - when is a joke a joke, and when does it become an insult? Personally I see Frankie Boyle as an ignorant man who doesn't know the difference between the two, and thinks that having a go at someone for something they can do nothing about (such as appearance) is actually funny.
    Other than that -IMHO racism, sexism, violence or threat of violence are not acceptable on a forum like this.
    Ultimately though, it is Dos_Box's decision as to what is acceptable - it is his site.
    No, I didn't neg rep you, Cesil

    *just out of interest, how would those of you who think anything is acceptable feel if a comedian told a joke about, say, the death of your son?
    Happened to a friend of mine - don't really think that is acceptable, do you?
    Last edited by witch; 6th July 2011 at 02:16 PM.

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    I can understand people giving you a neg rep you swore or the images were obsene but other than that...



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