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Re: Our New Thing
« Reply #30 on: August 09, 2013, 03:39:58 am »
I can proofread, I need something productive to do with my time, and I'm prone to grammar/spelling nazing on wikis anyway so....

Might also be able to write some articles, but I dunno.

Oh and I do have a twitter as well.

What about Tumblr?
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Re: Our New Thing
« Reply #31 on: August 09, 2013, 03:57:55 am »
I would like to contribute, too, if I can. I'll know more in a couple weeks whether I'll have time- new term starts soon. I can write or help proofread.

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Re: Our New Thing
« Reply #32 on: August 09, 2013, 04:04:38 am »
I'm not 100% positive why we need "a Thing." Aside from being connected to FSTDT, I've always seen this place as a skeptic forum. I'm not saying that we can't still do these things, as we already have an IRC, a Steam group, & whatever else, but I don't see why we need "a Thing."

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Re: Our New Thing
« Reply #33 on: August 09, 2013, 04:08:53 am »
I'm not 100% positive why we need "a Thing." Aside from being connected to FSTDT, I've always seen this place as a skeptic forum. I'm not saying that we can't still do these things, as we already have an IRC, a Steam group, & whatever else, but I don't see why we need "a Thing."
Because outside of Something Awful and 4Chan, forums tend not to survive on their own. There needs to be something to get people's attention and bring in new people. It used to be the Mainpage (that's how pretty much everyone found this place), now we need something to replace it.

As an added benefit, perhaps having something in which to channel our collective energy will mean less drama and general nonsense.
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Re: Our New Thing
« Reply #34 on: August 09, 2013, 05:00:00 am »
There are lots of skeptic forums, we need a reason for people to visit this one in particular.
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Re: Our New Thing
« Reply #35 on: August 09, 2013, 09:48:01 am »
Basically, advertising, but with more interesting content than your typical internet ads.

I spose I could write gaming-related entries: reviews, critiques, commentary about the industry or various communities and the like.  I'd do video reviews a la Marc0, but my laptop can barely handle PLAYING some games, let alone recording them; and I still haven't figured out how to work Adobe Premiere Pro.  I know I could do at least one thing easily: Minecraft mod reviews.  I've been playing with those a lot, so I can not just give opinions, but maybe even suggestions of mods to use in conjunctions with the one being reviews, like Extra Bees for Forestry or GregTech for IndustrialCraft.
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Re: Our New Thing
« Reply #36 on: August 09, 2013, 09:52:27 am »
And I could do porn.



...What? Someone had to suggest it.
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Re: Our New Thing
« Reply #37 on: August 09, 2013, 10:19:16 am »
And I could do porn.



...What? Someone had to suggest it.

By "do porn", do you mean recommending it or actually making porn.

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Re: Our New Thing
« Reply #38 on: August 09, 2013, 10:26:52 am »
And I could do porn.



...What? Someone had to suggest it.

By "do porn", do you mean recommending it or actually making porn.

...Can I make porn first and then recommend it or is that bad taste?
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Re: Our New Thing
« Reply #39 on: August 09, 2013, 10:29:04 am »
And I could do porn.



...What? Someone had to suggest it.

By "do porn", do you mean recommending it or actually making porn.

...Can I make porn first and then recommend it or is that bad taste?

That should be fine, as long as it's skeptic themed porn to fit in with our Skeptic Manifesto.

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Re: Our New Thing
« Reply #40 on: August 09, 2013, 10:30:33 am »
And I could do porn.



...What? Someone had to suggest it.

That gives me an idea, actually. Maybe an Angry Video Game Nerd style review show of crappy porn videos could be a thing. I know I'd watch it.

Not that it would work for the new site on account of the "no porn" rule, but it would be funny nevertheless.

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Re: Our New Thing
« Reply #41 on: August 09, 2013, 10:33:36 am »
Why not rage reviews at fundamentalist videos that are put up all over Youtube?

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Re: Our New Thing
« Reply #42 on: August 09, 2013, 10:35:27 am »
Why not rage reviews at fundamentalist videos that are put up all over Youtube?

I like this idea.

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Re: Our New Thing
« Reply #43 on: August 09, 2013, 10:35:56 am »
I'm pretty new here, but I have free time and would love to help out with anything that's needed.

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Re: Our New Thing
« Reply #44 on: August 09, 2013, 10:36:49 am »
And I could do porn.



...What? Someone had to suggest it.

That gives me an idea, actually. Maybe an Angry Video Game Nerd style review show of crappy porn videos could be a thing. I know I'd watch it.

Not that it would work for the new site on account of the "no porn" rule, but it would be funny nevertheless.

Well I was joking originally, but maybe if we pick some porn with plot and then discuss the plot and actual acting? You know just sticking to the SFW parts?

Although I think even that would lose it's novelty pretty soon.
No matter what happens, no matter what my last words may end up being, I want everyone to claim that they were:
"If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine."
Aww, you guys rock. :)  I feel the love... and the pitchforks and torches.  Tingly!