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Okay to post / debate politics here?

#1 Post by Iron-Merc » Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:57 pm

Hi

I want to start a thread comparing liberal vs conservative values and left vs right wing politics.

Seeing as how the election is not to far off, I wanted to get some feedback from members here on their own political ideologies.

Just thought I would ask first before opening a can of worms lol
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Re: Okay to post / debate politics here?

#2 Post by ajkula66 » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:12 pm

The short answer is NO it's not OK.

In general, we don't discuss politics here although some views will sneak into off-topic threads BUT what you had in mind would probably not survive for 24 hours on the forum.

There are plenty of places to discuss politics in all shapes and forms, all over the web. This is not one of them.
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Re: Okay to post / debate politics here?

#3 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:30 pm

ajkula66 wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:12 pm
The short answer is NO it's not OK.

In general, we don't discuss politics here although some views will sneak into off-topic threads BUT what you had in mind would probably not survive for 24 hours on the forum.

There are plenty of places to discuss politics in all shapes and forms, all over the web. This is not one of them.
Nailed it on the head, ajkula66! :thumbs-UP:

Outside of maybe 4:3 vs 16:10, there's basically no politics on here.
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Re: Okay to post / debate politics here?

#4 Post by BillMorrow » Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:26 am

Iron-Merc wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:57 pm
Hi

I want to start a thread comparing liberal vs conservative values and left vs right wing politics.

Seeing as how the election is not to far off, I wanted to get some feedback from members here on their own political ideologies.

Just thought I would ask first before opening a can of worms lol
there IS a place here for such things as current day politics.. and off topic is IT..
all is OK as long as a civil discussion is undertaken.. and statements of fact should have footnotes.. :)
so go ahead, lets see how far it will go before it gets shut down..
meanwhile, iron-merc, please correct your location to a city and state, OK..? :)
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