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user-inactivated  ·  3217 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Results are In.

Problem.

    and is quite hurt that someone would be that mean. Thus the new user decides to quit coming to Hubski, and moves on believing that the whole of Hubski is similar.

    If I tried to integrate into a community and that happened to me, I can assure you that I would move on and never look back.

Hypersensitive users like your hypothetical are not who I want to be a part of my internet experience, anyway. Do we want to be known as a "cool and accepting" community? Well, personally I'd rather we be known as a knowledgeable and intelligent one, if we're known as anything, which hopefully we won't be. Cool is fine. Whatever "accepting" means, I see as an afterthought. Just one man's opinion, although I'm reasonably sure kleinbl00, who your hypothetical seems mostly directed at, would agree with me.

    The point I believe, and correct me if I'm wrong dear, is that we can do better. Better moderating posts, better calling people out, better communicating, and just having a better community in general. There aren't any mods, so we must be the moderators. We need to set down a list of ground rules as to what we want this community to be, and to support.

I'm not sure what you've seen on hubski, and what you've seen on the internet in general, to make you think that hubski isn't one of the only bastions of acceptance and intelligent discussion I've ever found anywhere online. I mean, you're talking about "reforming" an internet third space that is worlds better than anything remotely of its ilk. No point. Enjoy it for what it is, use the ignore button, or move on if you see fit.



kleinbl00  ·  3217 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It's not like effort wasn't made to reach out.

I love how my comments have suddenly become "sexist" when at the time, she accused me of picking on the young.

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user-inactivated  ·  3217 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I don't know what you want me to say, haha. You're obviously in the right. And just as obviously the issue doesn't have anything to do with gender. I don't really care, I'm gonna go back to my weekly music threads; I like them.

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kleinbl00  ·  3217 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Vaya con dios. I was simply responding to point out that I'd responded.

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