Elaborate on the merits of specific tournaments or have general theoretical discussion here.
- Sec. of Cursed Images, Chicago SJW Cabal
- Posts: 613
- Joined: Wed Nov 27, 2013 7:29 pm
eliza.grames wrote:Stop being a dick, folks.
eliza.grames wrote:Multiple people** have personally DMed me to agree that you are a sexist piece of shit and should stop giving your bad opinions on the forums.
I realize this is a very charged topic for you, but this makes for a poor juxtaposition.
eliza.grames wrote:[...]you've suggested that female involvement in quiz bowl is entirely based on being attracted to male participants
I still don't see where that has been done, at least on this thread, without the absolute worst bad-faith reading of one of Alston's posts. I'm not sure about the other accusations, though.
- Posts: 15
- Joined: Sat Sep 27, 2014 11:34 pm
- Location: Dallas, TX
Just squeezing in before thread lock here to say that while I initially disagreed with some of Dees' and Alston's assertions, the counterarguments leveled here are obnoxious enough for me to change sides. I can't pinpoint exactly where this thread turned into us vs. them but yes this has regrettably become dichotomous. let's all be adults here, unkempt or not
University of Texas at Dallas (202x)
Parish Episcopal School (2015)
Auks Ran Ova
- Forums Staff: Chief Administrator
- Posts: 4048
- Joined: Sun Apr 30, 2006 10:28 pm
- Location: Minneapolis
Probably time to take a break from this thread for a while, everyone. We've had a contentious but fairly valuable time, so please try to keep in mind some of the more useful conclusions:
-personal grooming is good, both as a courtesy to those around you and for your own sake
-women are not a monolithic entity
Chris Ray Wang Anshi, can learn and grow through open discussion
University of Minnesota '11, MCTC '??
Writer and Editor, NAQT