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... I also apologise for this post.
Sat Apr 8, 2017 2:07pm

It was unnecessary.

By way of explanation: coupled with Sergio's short response to my discussion of the Nameless Admin downthread, I unconsciously percieved this post as an indirect attack. I tried to express my discontent in a humorous manner, which ended up as sarcasm.

I have previously been attacked by at least two former PPCers for using sarcasm on the Board, despite my personal feeling that sarcasm is quite in keeping with the feel of the PPC. Thus, this second post was written with my hackles thoroughly raised.

I'm sorry.


  • ... no. I apologise.Huinesoron, Sat Apr 8 1:47pm
    What I meant was: as a community of readers who are good at reading the context of things, I feel that we don't need an explicit statement that the thread in which I say my agents go around... more
    • I understand what you meantCat-on-the-Keyboard , Mon Apr 10 2:12am
      And yes, we do all know it's an April Fools thread. But when I saw Twistey's misunderstanding, I realized that, well, we (hopefully) get a lot of people coming through who aren't yet super familiar... more
    • ... I also apologise for this post. — Huinesoron, Sat Apr 8 2:07pm
      • Sorry for looking like I was angry with you.Sergio Turbo, Sat Apr 8 2:54pm
        It was mostly a combination of looking at that post when I didn't really have the time for a full answer, and also that... well, I didn't know what else to say? What I meant was that I had understood ... more
        • And I'm sorry for being a bull in a china shop.twistedwindowpane (Twistey), Sun Apr 9 2:55pm
          You put that big notice up there because of me, didn't you? It's fine, it's fine. As I said earlier, I don't know too much about The Aviator, so I figured that that post had been entirely serious and ... more
          • Honey, you're fine. Cat-on-the-Keyboard , Mon Apr 10 2:15am
            Newbies usually mess up at least a little. This wasn't so bad -- nothing but a misunderstanding. A little embarrassing, maybe, but no one got hurt, and if you're still around a year from now we'll... more
            • Okay, thanks! ^//u//^twistedwindowpane (Twistey), Mon Apr 10 4:59pm
              Am I right in saying that "(nm)" stands for "no more" or "no message" and means there's nothing in the body? Is that what that is? -Twistey
              • It stands for 'no message'.Zingenmir, Mon Apr 10 5:40pm
                And if you don't realize that it fills in automatically and so you write in '(nm)' at the end of your subject line, you get '(nm) (nm)', from which occasional trend sprung NM&NMs! They're like M&Ms,... more
                • Okay, thanks.twistedwindowpane (Twistey), Tue Apr 11 5:25pm
                  Just needed clarification is all. And bleepolate... there's a Bleeprin equivalent of everything, isn't there?! I don't particularly like Bleeprin; I prefer to just tough it out (or avoid the really... more
                  • Dunno where you heard that.Iximaz, Tue Apr 11 6:23pm
                    I mean, it even says on the Wiki that nobody has a Bleep addiction as far as we've seen. Also... just to clarify, but you know it's not you joining as an agent, right? Because some of your messages... more
                    • I am smart person.twistedwindowpane (Twistey), Wed Apr 12 5:10pm
                      I guess I was just thinking of the effects of a bad fanfic, then. Plus the fact that there's dispensers of Bleeprin everywhere and a Bleeprin version of everything? My idea is that it probably would... more
                      • On Bleeprin and Boarders/Agents/PPCersZingenmir, Sun Apr 16 12:51am
                        I'm pretty sure I have yet to see an outright Bleep addiction, though there certainly are overdose effects (mainly to do with memory issues, IIRC). Also, now I've started thinking about the Bleep... more
                        • Ketcheep?!twistedwindowpane (Twistey), Tue Apr 18 5:41pm
                          Oh gosh, more Bleep stuff... Everybody seems to have a thing for that thing... (After thinking about Ketcheep for a while, I suddenly thought it sounded like a... weird ship... I'll spare you.) Okay, ... more
                      • Or did I have the wrong term there?twistedwindowpane (Twistey), Sat Apr 15 10:32am
                        Is "PPCer" the same thing as "agent" or "Boarder"? I meant the latter in that previous post. -Twistey
                    • I'm not addicted, I can stop any time I want. Nowgiveitback. (nmEvery PPC Agent Ever, Wed Apr 12 1:46am
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