First of all, thanks for the support
on the locked forum in question, M36 was expressing an offensive (ignorant) opinion, yanny was trying to show him why, and Falk, reading the opinion as a attack perhaps, responded with an attack.
Look, is “Screw you” an attack or a an offensive opinion?
Depends on the context.
To any non-american, what M36 wrote was exactly this:
what he actually wrote was:
You are absoulty right. Screw anyone that not American (with a fewÂ exceptions) Im happy with that.
which was a reply to Jermofoots post (sorry to drag you into this) containing the following:
Now we are setting an anti-Muslim tone in the United States, which is a lovely addition to our resume of intolerance to other groups, such as native Spanish-speakers (defined by some in the all-inclusive term Mexicans) and humans of darker hues.Â We create conflict in the Middle East - I guess we assumed there wasn’t enough already - and, in return, they resort to bombings and guerrilla tactics to drive us from “their” land, which seems fair as we went in with bombs and guns ablazing.Â Honestly, I think the US acts like an attention-whore.
Where it seems to me that M36 was being sarcastic.Â Or maybe this is really his viewpoint, ignorant though it may be.Â But the context clearly indicates to me that this isn’t directed at you personally Falk, the “you” part was added by yourself…or else there is another instance in another locked thread you can show me.Â I’ll also give you the benefit of a possible misunderstanding here as English is not your native language (though it is very good, much better than my German).Â But this being the case, you should allow for misunderstandings on your part.
since it was not directed as an attack at a specific member of the board.
As i mentioned in the locked thread my attack was also not directed at a specific member, yet Yanny interpreted it like that. I used some “politicians wording” that where interpreted by Yanny. Yannny chose to interprete my wording neglecting that my accusations also fitted and fits on more than one member on the board and in total ignorance of wether i do that attack commonly. AsÂ i can’t repeat it, and you have no idea whatsoever what it was, just be assured, i have criticed people very close to me for for that behavior - although in nicer words, i just copied the starting words of M36 … which as we all know are not attacking or insulting just a bit “offensive”.
I as the only one who was targeted by M36 should really start to understand that his attack wasn’t meant as such. As we say in germany:Â “You me too”.
if he had said “screw all non-americans on this board” i think that would have been different, because he is directing it at people on this board
I did not direct it at members on the this board at all. It was all Yannys interpretation. I can’t help it that he admitted that he is partly agreeing with M36 on that matter. This helps me to understand why he chose his interpretation though (that i was not personally attacked, yet my attack was personal)
I don’t have your reply available so I cannot judge whether or not Yanny is inconsistent here.Â But part of being a moderator is that moderators have to make a judgement call.Â It isn’t always going to be perfect.Â And if you or I disagree we do need to live with the decision.
this board has been overrun by Nazi adoring idiots lately. It is populated people who admit they are fascist, and is a forum to the most disgusting and inhumane ideas and ideologies. Personal integrity is higher ranked than the truth, in general the truth has a very hard stand here. There once was a time where “Painting with a broad brush” was critized (well, only if it was against the USA). Now it is in fact protected (only if it comes from the USA).
Did saying this part make you feel any better?