How Do You View The Politics Section On The Board?

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What Do You Think of the Political Section on the Board?

  1. A great place to read up on current events.

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  2. A biased section full of partisan opinion.

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  3. A free for all insult fest.

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  4. To many idiots there for it to be enjoyable.

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  5. I don't go there.

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  6. I spend all my time there and love it.

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  7. Other - Explain.

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  1. 007
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    I hear people saying they never go there, and then there's people that only go in there, but what do you think of the political section?
     
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    I never really pay much attention to the subforum a thread is in, more the topic and who's posting in it.

    When I do notice, a lot of the political threads end up being the same relatively small group of people having the same argument over and over again. Yawn. I find there are a lot more interesting things (to me anyway) going on in other subforums. Law and Justice System or General Discussion seem to be places I hang out a lot, there are probably others.

    The ones I really avoid like the plague on this board are the ME "discussions". :cuckoo:
     
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    I can only take the political section in small doses. I'll stay out of it for awhile, then go back in, then leave, then go back in. It's just to full of hyper emotion for me to stay there full time. I don't think there's a thread in there that doesn't digress into name calling within six posts, and some are just started out with the name calling right in the thread title.
     
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    Meh, I come and go from the Active Topics tab. I chose the thread that catches my interest there. Most of the time it is a political subject that draws me in.
     
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    Who the hell views this board by individual forums?

    Click the New Posts link and dive in.
     
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    I use Active Topics usually. Same thing I guess.
     
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    I used Active Topics as well.

    Sometimes, when I want to filter out the garbage, I will just go right to the Flame Zone.

    Or when I want to get drunk on whine, I'll go to EZ's RepZone
     
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    There haven't been enough good whines lately. :(

    Those crappy little cardboard whines in a box just don't do it for me anymore. I'm thinking a nice full-bodied whine would be nice right about now. Not too dry, throw in a little fruitiness, and enjoy it with a handful of nuts. Perfection! :clap2:
     
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    If the popular, mainstream American and English-speaking online media outlets installed a paywall that blocked free access to their websites, the political forum of USMB would cease to exist.

    I poke my head 'round the door now and again, but I hardly ever comment as a I know my contribution will be drowned-out by all the armchair politicians throwing insults at each other.
     
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    Thank you. Someone finally commented on the OP.
     

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