Things have changed on MT - Blog Post

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  1. Xue Sheng

    Xue Sheng All weight is underside

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    Things have changed on MT

    Or it could also be my I don’t have the tolerance I use to have for suffering fools.

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  3. Monkey Turned Wolf

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    I want to "dislike" this because I like your posts and don't like that you would be leaving, but that's also not what the button is for.
     
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  4. wingchun100

    wingchun100 Senior Master

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    I am in agreement with a lot of what you said. I have also left and come back several times.
     
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  5. hoshin1600

    hoshin1600 Senior Master

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    i dont have anyone on ignore. my brain just filters out stuff on its own.
     
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  6. Xue Sheng

    Xue Sheng All weight is underside

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    use to do that, apparently I can't anymore, like I said my tolerance for such things is not what it use to be.... I pretty much look at it this way these days

    Why let them waste my time
     
  7. Tez3

    Tez3 Sr. Grandmaster

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    There's people I miss from here, some I still chat to outside MT as they no longer want to be here.
    I have one person on my ignore list who is very firmly on ignore and always will be, I don't even peek though sometimes someone will let me know when something outrageous has been said about me to which my reply is usually a long laugh.
    There's an ebb and flow with MT as with most organisations and the like, basically though while I enjoy chatting to people here it's not important enough for me to think or worry about, some posts I would miss so please don't go away XS, you may not feel the love but it's there mate!
     
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  8. Brian R. VanCise

    Brian R. VanCise MT Moderator Staff Member

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    As one of the posters that I enjoy reading a lot I hope that you do not go. There will as Tez3 mentioined always be an ebb and flow here at MartialTalk. Some posters you absolutely love to connect with and some others that you will not like. Like you I have been here a long time and enjoy almost everyone's posts. The nature of forums is that some times we need a break. Both of us have taken breaks before but we come back because of the connections. My hope is that you stick around because MartialTalk would be a sadder place without you Xue!
     
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  9. Buka

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    Don't go, Xue, just put everybody else on ignore except me. Then we can, you know, argue about things without getting interrupted.
     
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  10. oaktree

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    My thoughts after being on martial talk for about ten years is f uck martial talk.
    Exactly why I never became a paid member,
    I may pop in some times but I rather train and do other things then sit around debating which art is real or not or who's balls are made of steel and who's are not.
     
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  11. Paul_D

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    That would be ok, trouble is there is little debate. Certain people post with alarming frequency on any and all topics, even topics which they clearly do not understand and no nothing about, whilst refusing to accept any opinion, no matter how informed, that disagrees with their own.
     
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    Yeah. When I started there was basically a team of mean girls who would patronize and demean anybody with any sort of contrary view.

    As if there was some sort of pecking order of posters. And that even justifying their position was considered offensive.

    That has pretty much stopped except for the occasional pile on the new guy.

    But for the most part everyone gets a fair suck of the sauce bottle.

    It definitely means there are more fools. But there is also more character.
     
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  13. Buka

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    To me, MartialTalk is kinda' like chop socky porn. I read posts, not knowing anything about some of the subjects, some I know a little about, some a lot about, some I don't care about....yet - I really like reading everyone's thoughts, frustrations, opinions, loves, hates, and even some of the bullshik.

    I go through my day, working, chilling, whatever, and so much of what is said here runs through my mind at some points throughout my day. There has not been one day that I haven't thought about something concerning Martial Arts since I was in my teens. I like thinking about Martial Arts, it's just something I do, it's part of how I've always approached training.

    Martial Talk is a stimulus for me. And it's fun. But more important, at least for me, it's a conduit for knowledge. When you think about it, SO much is said here. If you can't find something that intrigues you, helps you, touches you, or makes you think, then I don't know what to tell you. We are all informed and influenced by those directly around us. And by those we interact with in other ways. To me, MT is one of those ways I interact. I'm glad it works for me.

    So, when I come here, it's like home. Other fools, teachers, crazy people, wannabe Ninjas, fighters, students, fitness freaks, trolls, whatevers....all in one place. (I've always liked convenience.)

    As for those not into the same things, or for A-holes who only like to argue - if it's coming from the right place, I'm okay with that, too.

    Carry on. And, of course, F you all. ;)
     
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  14. Touch Of Death

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    If you stay, we will teach you the secret stuff. o_O
     
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  15. Xue Sheng

    Xue Sheng All weight is underside

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    Agreed....IMO those I am talking about are not coming from the right place.

    oh and....May you walk a mile under a diseased camel
     
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    Xue Sheng All weight is underside

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    Yeah right...your just hoping I hang around long enough for you to steal my high level secret Chinese pirate ninjer jedi death touch stuff :D
     
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    Well said, Buka.

    Oh, and F you, too.
     
  18. Tez3

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    all these promises, I fear I will be disappointed though, far too many miles between us all! ;)
     
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  20. Monkey Turned Wolf

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    Pretty much the only topics I see Paul post on are those related to self defense...123
     
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