>Do you have any idea how silly you look to me right now?
Actually, I do. (shrug) But if you can't laugh at yourself every once
in a while, then what's a psyche for?
And while I am serious in my promise to abide by the results of this
petition (should anyone actually choose to partcipate), I will admit
that I'm thoroughly enjoying the absurdity of the whole situation at the
>Seriously. I may have disagreed with you on certain points in the
past, but I think I can safely
>say that for the most part I stayed out of the involved war of words
>*willingly* participated in with Kaiju and Vespertine. I say willingly
>at any point, at any time you could have simply stopped engaging in the
Point -- that applies to either of us, so why are you saying this only
to me?. And I've extended far more olive branches to Kaiju than the
>I'm not siding with anyone here. I personally think you're all equally
>of doing everything possible to antagonize the other. I don't see
>forced to post anything against their will. Hey, I figure you all
>get what you dish out. I think most of the participants in this
>done their best to either defuse the situation or ignore it as best
>It is for this reason that I am completely disgusted that you would
even put up
>anything so bogus on the newsgroup like this. This is *YOUR* problem
>with. If you have a problem with Kaiju and Ves, TAKE IT UP WITH THEM.
How? I've offered to take it to e-mail before on multiple occasions,
but they have both blocked my e-mail address and persist in continuing
the threads here. (Note -- I have e-mail blocked neither of them. They
just never choose to send me any e-mail, preferring instead to choose
rssif as the venue.)
>You already disrupt the newsgroup by carrying on this flame-war,
*I'm* carrying on this flame-war? Single-handed? At the very least,
you could castigate both of us, not just one of us.
>but you are the only one who, IMO, was petty enough to try to evoke
some sort of misguided
>sympathy ploy to everyone posting here. IMO I think you just want
>come out of the woodwork and say, "No, Chuck, don't leave. We support
Actually, I just wanted to see the look on Kaiju's face when she
realized "Damn, there's *no* way I can bluff this guy out... he's taken
my claim that the entire newsgroup is "intimidated into submission" by
his activities and stuffed it right back into my face."
>Don't take this as me signing any stupid petition. Personally, at this
>don't care if any of you stay or go. But my advice is that if you've
>involved in this whole mess that you're reduced to posting this, then
>maybe you do need to take a break from this newsgroup for a while.
Are you kidding? I haven't had this many laughs in weeks. :-)