A question I have to ask...

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  1. yiostheoy
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    Yah 4 is still a lot.

    2 at most.
     
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    Okay. Now I know what your "bar" is in that regard. TY for sharing.
     
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    When you insult people they tend to say nay.
     
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    C'mon. You know as well as I that a straightforward (not loaded) question that doesn't "put words in responders' mouths" cannot be an insult. Compare the question I posed for this thread with the one found here or here.
     
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    <sigh>
    As a suggestion, if you wanted to ask a straightforward question, you could eliminate the belittling adjectives and put a yes/no survey question at the top.
     
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    I could have, but as you so surely observed, the so-called-by-you "belittling adjectives" aren't found in the question I asked (nor are they even in the same paragraph, and I know I don't have to tell you the compositional relevance of that.). There're several reasons for that, among them being that one need not agree with, read about or care why I asked the question to affirmatively or negatively answer the question and have one's answer be indicative anything beyond one's direct answer.

    It's worth noting that I also could have "loaded" the question itself and I didn't.
     
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    I just posted an article with a two sentence introduction in politics. I didn't do it to spite you, but rare as it is, I read something this a.m. in the paper that I wanted to just SHARE.
    Ya know, SHARE.
     
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    People come here and post for all different reasons, I'm sure. Maybe some people do want to become writers or journalists. So what? :dunno: Obviously those who are only posting a few sentences are not looking to become journalists or writers.
     
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    Yup and it sucked.
     
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    If you really want to do a great job, then only 2 links, one of them pro, the other con.

    But whatever you do you always need to avoid the temptation to rant.
     

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