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    Just signed up for the forum, but I'm curious... How oppressive is the moderation here? Is it a "safe space" for snowflakes, or can we engage in genuine, civil but aggressive debate here?

    I'm generally a diplomatic sort, but I don't mince words when it comes to attacking foolish or dangerous ideas -- ESPECIALLY religion and pseudo-science. As a general rule, are we allowed to speak our minds, as long as we don't use excessive profanity and don't engage in name-calling or slander?

    I'm looking forward to engaging in some serious discussion of ideas here, but need to know if I'm in the right place.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    Follow the rules and you won't have a problem. We don't come down in a heavy handed way for either side but we will not tolerate trolling. It's as simple as that.


    Other than that, welcome.
     
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    They make Hitler look like a choir boy! ;)

    No they aren't bad really. 'Cept'n that Westwall guy.....;)
     
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    Don't worry. I have warned the mods not to mess with you.

    So . . . welcome.

    And you're welcome.
     
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    Thanks, guys! :)
     
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    How do you know we're guys? ;)
     
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    He knew you were by your avatar.
     
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    Welcome. Hope you have your armor on! :2up:
     
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    "Guys" as a generic and gender-neutral term, of course.
     
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    Hehe. I ALWAYS have my armor on, just in case you missed the avatar. ;-)
     
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