What is the Meaning of Friendship on USMB?

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    I think I'm taking this Friendship Requests way too seriously, but please humor me for a moment.

    If you're "friends" with someone, does that mean that you would be that person's friend in real life?

    What if you get a request from someone that you agree with only half the time?

    I wasn't too discriminating before, but I'm beginning to think maybe I should be.

    What are your thoughts? Are you thinking I'm spending way too much time on USMB?
     
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    I haven't figured out the "friend" thing either. Maybe it's like a My Space popularity contest.
     
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    Sometimes, I would be friends in real life, sometimes I befriended them in a rush of good feelings or a smaller collection of values.
     
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    I don't know what the "friends" thing is for. It's "friends" enough just being here and responding to various participants on the board.
     
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    I trust with anyone who would accept my invitation to be my Valentine--er I mean friend. :lol:
     
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    I still find it funny that you think friendship has to do with "agreement".
     
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    You gotta admit--it's tough to be buddies with someone doesn't share a lot of you values and viewpoints. I mean after all---why do you get pissed at me ? :lol:
     
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    I got "pissed" at you, if you can call it that, because of what I perceived as a need to make constant anti-jewish comments. Didn't really rise to the level of pissed, though. Just couldn't be bothered. And that's different from not agreeing politically.
     
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    So why aren't we friends? I mean I absolutely agree with you on everything Jewish and Israeli.
     
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    She didn't say "politically" but I appreciate you accepting the fact that my comments on Israel and Jews are only what you perceive to be anti-Jewish.
    I think anything and anyone is deserving of some scrutiny.
     

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