What percentage of the thread titles here you feel are flame bait?

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  1. peoplevsmedia

    peoplevsmedia Banned

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    I noticed vast majority of the threads here and other political boards are for the most part flame bait, for example:

    How Long Should the US Government Sustain an Economically Unsustainable Middle Class?
    The US needs to re-instate the draft .
    Maybe it's time for a civil war..
     
  2. Idiocracy

    Idiocracy New Member

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    90% seems accurate.
     
  3. jmpet

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    I'll go with 50%- half of the threads here are shredder-worthy. Part of the fault lies in bad moderation and part lies in sheer stupidity of the posters.
     
  4. Bluespade

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    There are a good portion of topic that are brought up, that hold some relevant points, and are debate worthy.

    Then there are a handful of posters on this forum, who post nothing but flamebait.
     
  5. Bluespade

    Bluespade Banned

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    A majority of these Trayvon Martin threads are flamebait, coming from both sides.
     
  6. charliedk

    charliedk New Member Past Donor

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    hey, my "maybe it's time for a civil war" post was meant as a why can't we all get along post and if you don't like where you live because it's to liberal or to conservative then start thinking about moving to where your type of folks get along and save everyone from all the fighting and BS..
    never meant as flame bait, just a possible solution..
     
  7. Daybreaker

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    Any thread is flamebait.
     
  8. PatrickT

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    Do you mean including this one?
     
  9. Colonel K

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    Flamebaiting is the least of the site's worries with racist filth rampant.
     
  10. Claude C

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    Counting this one, about 98% of them, all started by paid GOP hacks.
     
  11. Daggdag

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    I say about 30%.......But it usually comes from people who we all know are trolls.
     
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    I have personally grown quite tired of the constant flame baiting. I hope the mods do something about it soon.
     
  13. Felix (R)

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    Thats the other problem, these trolls wont go away.
     
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    Too many of them are flamebait.
     
  15. Unifier

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    Approximately 50%. And another 10-20% that aren't necessarily flamebait but are presented from a skewed, rhetorical position intending to validate the prejudice in the premise rather than discuss the issue openly and learn anything or reach any kind of non-partisan resolution.

    Quality threads with honest and open discussion are a rarity on this forum.
     
  16. Dave1mo

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    Mods? Do something?

    Yeah right.
     
  17. peoplevsmedia

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    OK sorry :razz:
     
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    those liberals are just out of control! :no:
     
  19. Bow To The Robots

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    Well, obviously this one. :mrgreen:
     
  20. Awryly

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    There is far too much wanton use of irony on this site.

    The mods should do something about it.
     

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