Dark Side of the Horse by Samson for June 25, 2020

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    robinafox  over 3 years ago

    Can’t argue with that.

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    Brian Fink  over 3 years ago

    I logged and deactivated Facebook finally. Miss chatting with friends and family but FB wasnt worth the drama anymore.

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    ChristineMurphy  over 3 years ago

    Fantastic advice!

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    Zebrastripes  over 3 years ago

    Doesn’t pay to waste time on trolls…

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    Stephen Gilberg  over 3 years ago

    “Seriously, don’t do anything else”?

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    scyphi26  over 3 years ago

    Surprisingly, this is actually decent advice. The best way to get out of an argument is to never start one.

    Of course, with this being an imperfect world, sometimes you can’t avoid it forever, but that doesn’t mean you need to go looking for trouble either.

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    Gent  over 3 years ago

    In short, stop horsing around the internet!

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    InTraining  over 3 years ago

    3.. 2.. 1.. 0 – Control-Alt-Delete

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    Thehag  over 3 years ago

    Yeah but sometimes ya just get suckered in and end up writing a comment that pushes someone’s buttons and then yours get pushed and then…….

    If you try to fix it or apologize it gets worse. Heh heh.

    Great advice Horace!

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    Altar_Ego  over 3 years ago

    “Never argue with an idiot. They will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.”

    ― Mark Twain

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    Stephen Gilberg  over 3 years ago

    Alas, I forgot this lesson in a few hours.

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    stillfickled Premium Member over 3 years ago

    The way is to get the last word in.

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    syzygy47  over 3 years ago

    Most especially political ones. I swear, folks just trying to bait you. Although in real life, I weigh how worthwhile it is. And sometimes you can be and just achieve a Pyrric victory. Basically, it a (Wargames movie) WOPR thing.

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    David Huie Green LosersBlameOthers&It'sYOURfault  over 3 years ago

    This assumes victory consists of convincing the other.

    It MAY involve letting others know there is a different viewpoint or that the claim was based on false information or interpretation, thereof.

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    Buoy  over 3 years ago


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    GiantShetlandPony  over 3 years ago

    On a long gone horse forum, there was a thread called ‘People Needing Help.’ We tended to refer to it as, ‘People Needing Arguments.’ :D

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    J Short  over 3 years ago

    There was an F-Minus cartoon that has the girlfriend standing next to her boyfriend who is on the internet. She says something like, “My phone is lighting up. Did you just post a comment that solved the world’s problems?”

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    Cameron1988 Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Doesn’t quite work out the same way on the editorial pages

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