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    Default Re: FPG Refuges Status Area: The 2020 FPN Diaspora

    Quote Originally Posted by Brilliant Bill View Post

    Humans and I are not entirely compatible.
    You fit right in here!

    and @Chrissy: You might be in lockdown again, but America has cornered the the market on crazy over this past week.

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    Humans and I are not entirely compatible.
    You fit right in here!

    and @Chrissy: You might be in lockdown again, but America has cornered the the market on crazy over this past week.
    Week? It's been longer than that.

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    Humans and I are not entirely compatible.
    You fit right in here!

    and @Chrissy: You might be in lockdown again, but America has cornered the the market on crazy over this past week.
    Week? It's been longer than that.
    ROFL
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    Keys to being a good manager, coach, or president is managing talent. Stay tuned 😎😎

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brilliant Bill View Post
    Happy to say I'm equally disliked in both made-up worlds.

    I've been doing these made-up world things nearly 40 years (since the early BBS day). There probably isn't a made-up world I was part of that didn't eventually expel me.

    Humans and I are not entirely compatible. When I write my final report they will not fare well.
    You and me both pal.
    I excel in pissing people off.
    lol...is that a bankable skill anywhere?
    "I can only improve my self, not the world."

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    is that a bankable skill anywhere?
    The Internet Research Agency is always hiring...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Detman101 View Post
    I excel in pissing people off.
    Just wait until you pair that up with incontinence. Talk about a holistic experience!
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    and that when Truth and Error have fair Play, the former is always an overmatch for the latter."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chrissy View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brilliant Bill View Post

    Humans and I are not entirely compatible.
    You fit right in here!

    and @Chrissy: You might be in lockdown again, but America has cornered the the market on crazy over this past week.
    Week? It's been longer than that.
    ROFL
    fair!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Detman101 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Brilliant Bill View Post
    Happy to say I'm equally disliked in both made-up worlds.

    I've been doing these made-up world things nearly 40 years (since the early BBS day). There probably isn't a made-up world I was part of that didn't eventually expel me.

    Humans and I are not entirely compatible. When I write my final report they will not fare well.
    You and me both pal.
    I excel in pissing people off.
    lol...is that a bankable skill anywhere?
    Given the present time and place, it wouldn’t be a skill that sought after or one easy to market. Too much competition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chuck Naill View Post
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    Happy to say I'm equally disliked in both made-up worlds.

    I've been doing these made-up world things nearly 40 years (since the early BBS day). There probably isn't a made-up world I was part of that didn't eventually expel me.

    Humans and I are not entirely compatible. When I write my final report they will not fare well.
    You and me both pal.
    I excel in pissing people off.
    lol...is that a bankable skill anywhere?
    Given the present time and place, it wouldn’t be a skill that sought after or one easy to market. Too much competition.
    Assholes are a dime a dozen these days, it’s people with diplomacy and arbitration backgrounds we need. In any event, I’ve heard there is a job fair coming up soon at Four Seasons Total Landscaping.
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    and that when Truth and Error have fair Play, the former is always an overmatch for the latter."

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    Default Re: FPG Refuges Status Area: The 2020 FPN Diaspora

    I took the reference to be about actual skills rather than a one-Rudd sample.

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    Quote Originally Posted by A Smug Dill View Post
    Having a diplomacy background promises nothing about a person's character or what he will do in office.
    I make my suggestion with the most sincere of applications: those that embody the principles, not mere actors. There really are people in this life who have these qualities apart from a profession, or even avocation, to display them. Those among us who can bring people together, rather than drive them apart.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jon Szanto View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by A Smug Dill View Post
    Having a diplomacy background promises nothing about a person's character or what he will do in office.

    I make my suggestion with the most sincere of applications: those that embody the principles, not mere actors. There really are people in this life who have these qualities apart from a profession, or even avocation, to display them. Those among us who can bring people together, rather than drive them apart.
    I suggest that a diverse skill set is required. Diplomacy is only effective if one has a firm and clear vision of the issues, objectives, and obstacles. Successful diplomacy also requires a Chessmaster's capacity for strategic thinking.

    Then of course there is the old adage that diplomacy is only effective from a position of strength.

    This is true for the boardroom and politics alike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Detman101 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Brilliant Bill View Post
    Happy to say I'm equally disliked in both made-up worlds.

    I've been doing these made-up world things nearly 40 years (since the early BBS day). There probably isn't a made-up world I was part of that didn't eventually expel me.

    Humans and I are not entirely compatible. When I write my final report they will not fare well.
    You and me both pal.
    I excel in pissing people off.
    lol...is that a bankable skill anywhere?
    Better to piss off than on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jon Szanto View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by A Smug Dill View Post
    Having a diplomacy background promises nothing about a person's character or what he will do in office.
    I make my suggestion with the most sincere of applications: those that embody the principles, not mere actors. There really are people in this life who have these qualities apart from a profession, or even avocation, to display them. Those among us who can bring people together, rather than drive them apart.

    I think we need to build a wall and get FPN to pay for it.
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    Default Re: FPG Refuges Status Area: The 2020 FPN Diaspora

    I really don't want to be a party pooper, or, heaven forfend, sound anything remotely like a FPN mod, but can we please all remember that there is a specific politics forum here and that this isn't it.
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    Default Re: FPG Refuges Status Area: The 2020 FPN Diaspora

    I like forums with specific politics sections. Lets me know right away which parts to avoid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Warren View Post
    I like forums with specific politics sections. Lets me know right away which parts to avoid.
    That's pretty much it. It was the one thing *we* asked for that the owner granted. It's called "Politics, Religion, and Society" (I think). It not only serves as a place for "please post it over there", but posts entered into that forum don't show up in the "What's New" stream, which many people check when first logging in/on. Very handy in avoiding triggers, etc.

    So, yeah: a simple, community-based request - please put any content like that into that sub-forum, and kindly avoid drift into those topics (when at all possible) in general threads.
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    It will be an interesting scenario if FPN doesn't come back up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RobJohnson View Post
    It will be an interesting scenario if FPN doesn't come back up.
    Extinction is the dominant pattern of all life and internet fora.

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