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Old 03-14-2012, 06:26 AM   #1
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Hi all,

so, is Off Topic the right place to start my grass-roots political campaign or should I just keep my fat mouth shut?

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I guess campaign is not the right word, as I am not interested in any public office. Campaign for policy change would be more appropriate.

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We are here to fix houses, not government or society.
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Point taken. I'll take my rant elsewhere

Sorry, I blame the coffee
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I thought this was an "Open forum" -
As long as we're not "flaming" anybody -
Keeping it "clean" -
What's the problem!
If it's "Off Topic" -
Why does it have to be about "fixing houses"?!?
The rest of this place does a good job of that!!
Maybe one of the "Mods" will step in and give us a degree of -
"clarification"!

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I agree with Ross. But I also see the reality of the vast number of opinions that would float in and float out on the airwaves.

A Political room here would be a little ineffective, and ultimately frustrating.

I would suggest going on over to ContractorTalk where they already have a room set up. However, it DOES require a post count of something like 250 posts to participate... another good thing to have in place.

Here is a site that has a Political room.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/

They may not be the open-minded people you're looking for, but they are very vocal.
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I think "Nathan" and the "Moderators" can make whatever determination,
is necessary.
(It is "Nathan's" site!)

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I think "Nathan" and the "Moderators" can make whatever determination,
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Yeah as if Nathan does not have enough to do, shagging spam, advertising, and insulting posts. Add a political forum and his work would go up exponentially.
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Sorry, I blame the coffee
And that brings me to another point.

Why is caffeine not considered a "gateway drug"
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Dunno. maybe cuz its already legal
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Please sign my petition at Change.org to have Caffiene and products containing Caffiene added to the list of Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substances
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sure thing you devil. And by the way, have a happy 4:20 break
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Now, stow it gyrene!

I think we need to stay high and tight on what goes on here.

No need to complicate a simple forum IMHO.
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Yeah, right.........when you pry my cup from my cold, dead hand......

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