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Old 04-21-2020, 02:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Please cut out the political chatter in the forum. It's not what EcoModder is here for.

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Old 04-21-2020, 02:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Are oil prices political?
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Old 04-21-2020, 02:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Lol. Oil Pan- I'm sure you were top of mind when that discussion came up. I probably figure in there somewhere too.

I don't think we'd have seen this message if we were merely discussing ideas rather than labeling and insulting groups.
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Old 04-21-2020, 03:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Bingo. People (some) seem to have a hard time being civil. That's toxic and divisive for the forum.
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Old 04-21-2020, 03:53 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 04-21-2020, 04:02 PM   #6 (permalink)
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^ Ha.


Blanket bans aren't ideal, but if the alternative to the status quo is 10 or 20% fewer posts (or whatever percentage includes threads with the current level of partisan sniping), we're OK with that.
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Old 04-21-2020, 04:07 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I will say that half the reason I'm on here these days is the challenge aerohead presents to my assumptions. Ideas need constant calibration.
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Old 04-21-2020, 09:33 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Just the usual.
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Old 04-22-2020, 01:51 PM   #10 (permalink)
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