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Offline Frog

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When good threads go bad
« on: April 08, 2011, 03:50:14 PM »
A cautionary tale. Do as I say, not as I do.

This thread initially began during the growing list of Internet resources.

 
Go to www.letterheadfonts.com  and buy the "Ragged Brad" font (it's mine!) so I can finish building my old hot rod truck! lol

I don't know about buying your font, but maybe I'll be sending down Gas and Oli Tanks for striping.

It says California, where?
« Last Edit: April 11, 2011, 06:37:20 PM by Frog »
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« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2011, 12:13:03 PM »
I like how this went from a where to find cool clipart to now Brad has to go do work in the garage! Perfect!  ;D

Offline Frog

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« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2011, 12:24:34 PM »
Probably one of my most endearing qualities (or annoying forum traits) is what I like to call dynamic tangential threading, and other folks call going off-topic!
One thing leads to another. I followed the link, the link talked about you and your other interests, etc, etc.

Sometimes a PM will be more appropriate.

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Offline DraginInk

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« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2011, 05:12:30 PM »
Probably one of my most endearing qualities (or annoying forum traits) is what I like to call dynamic tangential threading, and other folks call going off-topic!
One thing leads to another. I followed the link, the link talked about you and your other interests, etc, etc.

Sometimes a PM will be more appropriate.



http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=thread%20hijacking
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1.    Thread Jacking
   
Taking over a thread on a message board by taking a part of the original posted topic, twisting it around and "hijacking" the thread itself. What happens is that the original content contained in the post becomes moot and whatever the "Thread Jacker" has manipulated the content to be becomes the new content thereby "hijacking" the original intent of post. People now respond to the "thread jacker's" input and the that becomes the focus of the tread.


Keeps it interesting, Frog ;)
Jack On  :o
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« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2011, 05:22:23 PM »
I am thinking the administrator (the guilty party in this case?) might want to split this thread . . .

anybody else with me?
Yes, we've won our share of awards, and yes, I've tested stuff and read the scientific papers, but ultimately take everything I say with more than just a grain of salt! So if you are looking for trouble, just do as I say or even better, do something I said years ago!

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« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2011, 05:45:46 PM »
I am thinking the administrator (the guilty party in this case?) might want to split this thread . . .

anybody else with me?


Let it ride. It just happened that an internet art resource popped up (well Andy did a little diggin') in the thread about internet art resources :)

Not really my choice though and as we type more about it...........
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Offline Frog

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« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2011, 05:50:33 PM »
I'm thinking that this one may have gone past my one step at a time rule of dynamic thread tangents, and I'm willing to actually cut everything past Brad's whining for us to buy his font! lol!

Quick, before something pertinent happens in the meantime. Any objections?
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Offline blue moon

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« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2011, 06:03:06 PM »
your call!

it seems Doug would like to keep it intact, I think there is no need to delete it, the reading is good, might as well save it in another thread.

so "whaddya gonna do?"
« Last Edit: April 12, 2011, 01:48:59 PM by blue moon »
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« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2011, 06:32:53 PM »
Now I'm thinking of leaving it up as an example of "When good threads go bad!"

But, on further review, this was actually a crappy thread to go off on a tangent since it will hang around a long time, get a lot of viewing, and showcase my ability to screw things up!

Split it is! (or will be in a few minutes)
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Re: When good threads go bad
« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2011, 01:42:15 PM »
Well I will say I'm glad nobody takes stuff too serious on here! I thought the whole thing was too funny! I got a good chuckle and see no reason to take anything (everything?) too seriously! And hey guys, no matter what, this is still a cool site...Thank You!

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Re: When good threads go bad
« Reply #10 on: April 12, 2011, 02:04:32 PM »
This site, at this point, is a "work in progress" as I am also in an administrative role.

Input from you guys is requested, expected, and appreciated.
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Re: When good threads go bad
« Reply #11 on: April 12, 2011, 02:18:34 PM »
And I was tongue and cheekin' it, as usuall
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Re: When good threads go bad
« Reply #12 on: April 12, 2011, 02:34:39 PM »
And as for you young man, your YouTube videos came up on some search and inspired me to don an old Ole Tee!

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Re: When good threads go bad
« Reply #13 on: December 04, 2011, 10:15:13 PM »
"When good threads go bad"  Put it on restriction and threaten a spanking.   hahaha the father in me speakeths
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