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OK it's been a while since I've seen a thread locked. We must be on good behavior.

Just wondering which subjects are most likely to end in a lock.

Protective gear?
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Re: Locked Threads
Santiago wrote:
Just wondering which subjects are most likely to end in a lock.
Locked threads are the end result of poor behaviour of the posters, not the subject being discussed. Having said that, some topics are more prone to bringing out the bad in some posters than are others.
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Re: Locked Threads
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Locked threads are the end result of poor behaviour of the posters, not the subject being discussed. Having said that, some topics are more prone to bringing out the bad in some posters than are others.
That's really the sum of it, yes. If people could have a sane, rational discussion on helmet laws (for instance) then we wouldn't disallow the helmet law topic. There's always someone, though, who is so incensed by the opposing viewpoint that they must spew cubic yards worth of bile onto the subject in a misguided attempt to get the other side to see their point.

Odd, that.
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Re: Locked Threads
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There's always someone, though, who is so incensed by the opposing viewpoint that they must spew cubic yards worth of bile onto the subject in a misguided attempt to get the other side to see their point.
Bile is, in fact, the great persuader.
Nothing warms me up to the opposing side's argument like anger.
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Nothing warms me up to the opposing side's argument like anger.
Oh yeh!!!! Well #%@$&!!!!!
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jess wrote:
There's always someone, though, who is so incensed by the opposing viewpoint that they must spew cubic yards worth of bile onto the subject in a misguided attempt to get the other side to see their point.
Bile is, in fact, the great persuader.
Nothing warms me up to the opposing side's argument like anger.
Bile's better than the other humours, like phlegm and blood. You have your choice of black bile or yellow bile.
Personally, I prefer plaid. Razz emoticon
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So what other topics gets the bile running?
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Stinkyjones that's the second post in twenty four hours that made me laugh out loud.
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Stinkyjones that's the second post in twenty four hours that made me laugh out loud.
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What was the least likely thread that devolved into a lockable thread?
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WOW you guys are on a roll today! Nice one stinkyjones. Laughing emoticon

My vote for least likely to get locked is any thread that starts with
What size washer does this take...
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Santiago wrote:
So what other topics gets the bile running?
Doesn't really get the bile running but threads with tons of nested quotes seem to get locked pretty quickly.
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Classic Fail
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Scooter Babes
I saw an old one with tons of pictures and it was locked but I didn't really understand why.
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Man, those were good subjects.

By the way, I locked my keys under my seat, and...
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What about the thread on which makes a better pet, hamsters or gerbils?
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nigelthefish wrote:
Santiago wrote:
So what other topics gets the bile running?
Doesn't really get the bile running but threads with tons of nested quotes seem to get locked pretty quickly.
While that may be (and I doubt that it is the case), we don't lock threads because of "nested quotes"
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Re: Classic Fail
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louisq wrote:
Scooter Babes
I saw an old one with tons of pictures and it was locked but I didn't really understand why.
It was time....that simple....
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michael_h wrote:
nigelthefish wrote:
Santiago wrote:
So what other topics gets the bile running?
Doesn't really get the bile running but threads with tons of nested quotes seem to get locked pretty quickly.
While that may be (and I doubt that it is the case), we don't lock threads because of "nested quotes"
Oh, yeah?
I have locked my keys under my Grandtourismo seat Razz emoticon
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While that may be (and I doubt that it is the case), we don't lock threads because of "nested quotes"
Man that was fun. I haven't felt that childish and rebellious and wantonly absurdly foolish since high school. How refreshing. Notice the restraint here.

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What percentage of threads in which someone preemptively posts "I busted the lambretta" actually end up getting locked? Do you think it becomes the kiss of death for that thread even if people are behaving themselves?

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one of my threads got locked last week because someone telling me i was a bad parent and various other bullish points Crying or Very sad emoticon
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danny*h wrote:
michael_h wrote:
nigelthefish wrote:
Santiago wrote:
So what other topics gets the bile running?
Doesn't really get the bile running but threads with tons of nested quotes seem to get locked pretty quickly.
While that may be (and I doubt that it is the case), we don't lock threads because of "nested quotes"
Oh, yeah?
I have locked my keys under my Grandtourismo seat Razz emoticon
Fair enough. Unless pushed to the extreme I won't be locking threads just because someone nested a quote.
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I'm sure someone won't be able to resist nesting the above. Laughing emoticon
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michael_h wrote:
danny*h wrote:
michael_h wrote:
nigelthefish wrote:
Santiago wrote:
So what other topics gets the bile running?
Doesn't really get the bile running but threads with tons of nested quotes seem to get locked pretty quickly.
While that may be (and I doubt that it is the case), we don't lock threads because of "nested quotes"
Oh, yeah?
I have locked my keys under my Grandtourismo seat Razz emoticon
Fair enough. Unless pushed to the extreme I won't be locking threads just because someone nested a quote.
Just can't help myself really....
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nigelthefish wrote:
michael_h wrote:
danny*h wrote:
michael_h wrote:
nigelthefish wrote:
Santiago wrote:
So what other topics gets the bile running?
Doesn't really get the bile running but threads with tons of nested quotes seem to get locked pretty quickly.
While that may be (and I doubt that it is the case), we don't lock threads because of "nested quotes"
Oh, yeah?
I have locked my keys under my Grandtourismo seat Razz emoticon
Fair enough. Unless pushed to the extreme I won't be locking threads just because someone nested a quote.
Just can't help myself really....
Must be the nesting instinct..
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BleuBelle wrote:
nigelthefish wrote:
michael_h wrote:
danny*h wrote:
michael_h wrote:
nigelthefish wrote:
Santiago wrote:
So what other topics gets the bile running?
Doesn't really get the bile running but threads with tons of nested quotes seem to get locked pretty quickly.
While that may be (and I doubt that it is the case), we don't lock threads because of "nested quotes"
Oh, yeah?
I have locked my keys under my Grandtourismo seat Razz emoticon
Fair enough. Unless pushed to the extreme I won't be locking threads just because someone nested a quote.
Just can't help myself really....
Must be the nesting instinct..
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