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    I'm not sure if people here have seen this before, but it is a pretty funny catalog of different types of recognizable messsage board debaters.

    http://redwing.hutman.net/~mreed/index.htm

    A couple of sample types from the site:

    Nitpick
    Nitpick compensates for his limited fighting ability by pouncing on points that are only marginally relevant to the discussion. For example, if his opponent in a sports forum conflict casually mentioned the Cubs' 4-2 victory in the 1908 World Series, Nitpick would quickly counterattack with something like, "4-2 !? Any moron knows the Cubs won the Series 4-1! Someone so ignorant about baseball history can't possibly know anything about salary caps!" Even if the minor point is conceded by his opponent Nitpick will return to it whenever the battle turns against him. Though weak, Nitpick is very tenacious and will never admit defeat. Nitpick is a close ally of Artful Dodger.

    Tireless Rebutter
    For Tireless Rebutter there is no such thing as a trivial dispute. He regards all challenges as barbarians at the gates. His unflagging tenacity in making his points numbs and eventually wears down the opposition. Confident that his arguments are sound, Tireless Rebutter can't understand why he is universally loathed.

    Jerk
    Jerk is sarcastic, mean, unforgiving and never misses an opportunity to make a cutting remark. Jerk's repulsive personality quickly alienates other Warriors, and after some initial skirmishing he is usually ostracized. Still, Jerk is very happy to participate in electronic forums because in cyberspace he is free to be himself...without the risk of getting a real-time punch in the mouth
     
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    Make it interesting. . .

    Why don't you assign users to a label...no hard feelings - just your Point of View. :)
     
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    Boy, are you asking for a world of trouble...
     
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    Uhhh...Darin, I regard you as something of a creative genius, but I don't think this is one of your better ideas.
    :D
     
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    Oh man--I'm all over the placed--no wonder I am loathed ! :)
     
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    I don't loathe you, dillo.
     
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    :D Feeling a bit...weird today.
     
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    Well... we all have days like that. ;)
     
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    thanks ---- I really didn't mean to get into a poor me compliment fishing expedition tho--but thanks. All others may refrain from responding :)
     
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    I like this one.

    Reminds me of someone who gets mad when people "throwing filth at his country". :laugh:


     

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