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Re: Analogies=dead threads (was RE:Open, anonymous services and dealing with abuse)

  • From: Warren Kumari
  • Date: Tue Feb 17 21:13:10 2004

On Feb 17, 2004, at 4:05 PM, [email protected] wrote:

On Tue, 17 Feb 2004 20:38:12 GMT, Rainer Atkins <[email protected]> said:

Is it just me, or is it a clear indication that a thread is ending its
useful life is when people start debating the merits of the analogies that
have been posed rather than the original subject matter of the thread?

Or, maybe a thread is exhausted when the analogies start to crop up.
No, it's not dead until some jackboot shows up and invokes Godwin. ;)
So, I have always wondered:
Can you invoke Godwin for every post on alt.politics.socialist.nazi? :-)


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