Is there a type of forum poster that gets under your skin?

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  1. Khalanad75 macrumors 6502

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    For me it is the poster who needs proof for every little statement.

    In my experience, over time this kind of poster grinds any discussion to a halt because they get locked on the "where's my proof?" even if it is over something nonsensical like "monkeys flew out of my butt." Sarcasm and joking seem to both fly completely over their heads.

    They also generally like to take 20 mins to an hour away from a thread and then come back and ask for said proof again, even if the discussion has moved on from the subject in the timeframe.
     
  2. rdowns macrumors Penryn

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    Long winded, pretentious types get under my skin.
     
  3. Andres Cantu macrumors 68030

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    For me it's posters that are unnecessarily rude or sarcastic, or posters with really bad grammar/spelling to the point where it's difficult to understand what they're trying to say.

    On a brighter side, I do appreciate the occasional funny meme/joke, and the history of the cliches we've grown accustomed to (such as "You're holding it wrong", "Steve Jobs would be rolling in his grave", "But will it bend?", etc.).
     
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    Idiotic post.

    I guess your avatar says it all. /s

    Hvnt seenu arownd ubeenasleep
     
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    Cite your sources.
     
  8. Andres Cantu macrumors 68030

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    See what I mean by "unnecessarily rude"? What have I ever said to you to call my post "idiotic"? And what exactly does my Touch-ID avatar say?
     
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    People who can't respect others opinions. That was the reason I had to step away from the political section.
     
  10. Jessica Lares macrumors G3

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    People who post questions just to argue with the people who post answers they don't want to hear.
     
  11. Andres Cantu macrumors 68030

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    Discussing personal opinions with mutual respect is good, but I can see how things can be annoying if people react negatively.
     
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    Yes, the type of forum poster that makes a forum post about different types of forum posters.

    I am so tired of you. ⦿_⦿

    ;)
     
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    I took your first paragraph and thought I'd have a bit of fun.

    No offence intended. ;)
     
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    Still waiting for evidence.
     
  15. Andres Cantu, Jul 14, 2015
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    I see. Sometimes it's difficult to identify sarcasm in words, especially when no emoticons are used, so none taken! :)

    I guess now you know how I would react to such posters :oops:
     
  16. Jessica Lares macrumors G3

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    I'm mostly talking about posts like that one guy arguing about how Apple Music should be $9.99 a year, or that one kid who posts topic after topic about the cost of Apple products, why the company is in the wrong for such prices, and how his parents can't afford to buy them for him. Or those people who post questions to feed their ego on why their whatever is better.

    It doesn't get under my skin, but it just makes me sad.
     
  17. Andres Cantu macrumors 68030

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    I see where you're coming from.
     
  18. 556fmjoe macrumors 65816

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    I hate the people whose sole mission in life is to dredge through forums looking for broad statements just to point out exceptions to them. They think they receive 1 Internet Point every time they expertly dismante someone's statement with some vague edge case that is irrelevant and was obviously not the focus of the discussion.

    "Everyone knows that Flash is insecure..."

    "Wrong. There are probably people living on Tibetan mountaintops who don't."
     
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    His threads allowed me to more than double my Wasteland post count, so I'm not complaining. Nice avatar, by the way. :D
     
  21. ejb190 macrumors 65816

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    The one who Revives 10-year-old thread for no good reason...
     
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    People who say "well at least it's not as bad as xxxx" people who dismiss technology because it doesn't come from their favorite company, people who use the terms such as Windoze, Winblows, and M$ you look silly not cool.
     
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    Seriously you'd think that he'd realize that when he has seven or so threads closed in Wasteland, he's being an annoyance to the forums. I think that the mods haven't banned him yet because his threads are so stupid that it's funny to read through them.
     
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    [MOD NOTE]
    Talking about members is a no-no, there's no reason to keep this thread open as it will just cause more problems. If you have an issue with a member and their posts are violating the rules then please report it.
     
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