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The top 10 Uncool Forum Habits vs. The top 10 Cool Forum Habits

  1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
    ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago

    Uncool Habits

    1. Saying "You're wrong!" without adequate support.
    2. Getting mad when arguments are questioned.
    3. Paranoia
    3. Refusing to let old jabs go.
    4. Saying "I'm smarter/know better/better than you".
    5. Threats like this: "OFF WITH HER HEAD!"
    6. Quoting the Bible for science topics.
    7. Calling religious people stupid.
    8. Public Self-validations.
    9. Preaching the bible on Atheists.
    10.Using profound words to convey shallow content.


    Cool Habits

    1. Posing arguments that are well thought of.
    2. Paying attention to what the other is saying.
    3. Admitting when you're wrong.
    4. Ignoring petty jabs and sticking to the topic (difficult but yeah)
    5. Knowing when to loosen up.
    6. Pleasantries
    7. Agreeing to differ.
    8. Adding value to the discussion (new input that everybody can learn from.
    9. smile, lol cool as a response to something funny.
    10. Witty comebacks and excellent comedic timing!

    Feel free to make your own!

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image63
      prettydarkhorseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I like your list, constructive criticism is good, plus a personal attack is a no no, degrading attacks
      expound on th explanation and avoid one liner

      1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
        ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        that would cool forum habit no.11!

    2. Ralph Deeds profile image69
      Ralph Deedsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Good points, all.

      1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
        ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks!smile

  2. myownworld profile image81
    myownworldposted 6 years ago

    big_smile....nice list!

    So, is hijacking a thread, cool or uncool?

    1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
      ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I have no idea how that happens, so I don't know.

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        Justine76posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        it happens just like this...
        hey cecilia, how are you? I like your new pic!!

        then later on I feel pretty bad about it...

        and say sorry op for wrecking your thread. But really, I do like your new pic!

        1. myownworld profile image81
          myownworldposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          exactly! take it from pros like us!!

          so, justine what's that writing on your wall?? wink

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            Justine76posted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Im thinking about making a hub about it. its some graffiti from a train trestle near where I live...its a pretty awesome poem, but its quite worn out so I have to go back and try ot figure out the missing words.

            1. myownworld profile image81
              myownworldposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              that's a great idea, all I can make out is: holes are eating!  um.. whatever that means (and hey don't tell me what's missing there!) wink

              I wonder where Greek disappeared?  is he still stuck in that ease the nerves thread?

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                Justine76posted 6 years ago in reply to this

                yes, nerves, he funny when naked.

                holes are eating my brother...

              2. Greek One profile image78
                Greek Oneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                sorry

                damn works calls today...

                F@#$@@%@ paycheque demands!!

                1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
                  ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  No. 14 uncool forum habit : working when people are waiting for you come back.

                  1. Greek One profile image78
                    Greek Oneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                    i didnt know you were waiting for me.

                    Why didnt you just call?

            2. Sab Oh profile image59
              Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Is it Dr. T.J. Eckleberg?

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                Justine76posted 6 years ago in reply to this

                I dont know.... ?

        2. ceciliabeltran profile image85
          ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Then hijacking is cool then! Sometimes it just gets hijacked if the discussion is going nowhere like now. smile

          1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
            ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            New uncool forum habit,

            11. sticking to the topic when its clearly been hijacked!

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              Justine76posted 6 years ago in reply to this

              lol

            2. myownworld profile image81
              myownworldposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              big_smile hehe..nice to meet a cool hubber!

              ok...am off now...just wanted to demonstrate a simple case of hijacking...! wink

              edit: lol @ justine! see u around..

              1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
                ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                lol thanks! nice to meet you too!

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                Justine76posted 6 years ago in reply to this

                later gator.  smile

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              Twenty One Daysposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              does rhetorical humor count if remotely apart of both the hijacking (jihad) and the topic?

              1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
                ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                That would fall under cool habits number 10. excellent comedic timing! Hurray for 21! (days)

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                  Twenty One Daysposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  big_smile

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            Justine76posted 6 years ago in reply to this

            dude, I totally just realized YOU ARE the OP, so now I dont feel so bad.  smile

            It IS a really good list, and I do feel bad when I have no real point to offer, Im just bored and want to say hi.

            1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
              ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              well i posted it because I'm bored too! I want to attract bored people. I hate being in the room with Prof. Umbridge types.

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                Justine76posted 6 years ago in reply to this

                yeah, spending too much time in religion is not a good idea.

                1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
                  ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  I know, right. You get in contact with some kind of weird colony of freakazoids (myself included)

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                    Justine76posted 6 years ago in reply to this

                    ha ha. Ive got to go now, time for spelling. Have fun, Ill catch up with y'all later!!

              2. Rafini profile image85
                Rafiniposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                But...Dolores is so fun to laugh at!  lol

                1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
                  ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  lol true true...they spice up the conversation with their contrasting presence. smile

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      Justine76posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      cool. hi jacking is cool.  lol

      really tho, the not so cool stuff isnt cool in real verbal life either.

      1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
        ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        actually! lol but as my husband says, you're only allowed to be crazy in direct proportion to your attractiveness.

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          Justine76posted 6 years ago in reply to this

          oh hahhhhahahaa thats from sienfield or some movie. I hope I am way super hot then....

          1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
            ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            yeah we gotta work hard to meet the craziness quota, now get to that gym!

            new uncool Forum Habit:

            12. Being absolutely INSANE when you're just mildly attractive!

    3. Greek One profile image78
      Greek Oneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      good questions..

      let's test it out..

      what do you think about Socialism and the Bible???

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        Justine76posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I dont think about them. Hows elmer?

        1. Greek One profile image78
          Greek Oneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          you have to wait for my last hub for his current status.

          Write now I am focusing on his role in WWII

          It prove crucial in Japan's defeat

      2. William R. Wilson profile image61
        William R. Wilsonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Don't tell me I can't hijack this thread.  I have a god given right to hijack threads, you socialist!  Don't you dare trample on my free speech!

        1. myownworld profile image81
          myownworldposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          big_smile welcome aboard...this plane..I mean, thread HAS been officially hijacked!

        2. ceciliabeltran profile image85
          ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          who made the rule anyway? corny people who are avoided?

  3. myownworld profile image81
    myownworldposted 6 years ago

    haha.... we could always give a live demo! wink

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      Justine76posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      ha

  4. readytoescape profile image60
    readytoescapeposted 6 years ago

    Hijack attempt #4:

    Dude, where's my car?

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      Justine76posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      youve been drinking again?

      1. readytoescape profile image60
        readytoescapeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        not again, constantly, the scotch bottle is empty again

    2. ceciliabeltran profile image85
      ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      uncool Forum Habit no. 13:

      Bad comedic timing! (joke's done, dude)

  5. skyfire profile image71
    skyfireposted 6 years ago

    Cool Habits


    http://img697.imageshack.us/img697/9843/mormoncat.jpg

    1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
      ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      they call it siopao in china big_smile

    2. Mark Knowles profile image62
      Mark Knowlesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      LOLOL That is sooooo funny. And if you happen to recall goldenpath's old avatar.. I am not saying that is the exact expression, but....... big_smile

      1. skyfire profile image71
        skyfireposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        lol

  6. donotfear profile image90
    donotfearposted 6 years ago

    I just wish everyone was as courteous as the "cool" habits, but unfortunately, not all people are.

    1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
      ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      That's okay, the uncool ones make the cool ones seem cooler. We can't all be cool. big_smile

  7. tobey100 profile image61
    tobey100posted 6 years ago

    Can't argue with either list.  Good job.

    1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
      ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      THANKS TOBEY (Secretly hoping your last name is maguire...wink

  8. bojanglesk8 profile image60
    bojanglesk8posted 6 years ago

    Uh...

    1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
      ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      uncool forum habit no. 15: cracking jokes nobody will get.

  9. ceciliabeltran profile image85
    ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago

    Uncool Forum Habit no. 16- Stalking!

    1. Greek One profile image78
      Greek Oneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      yeah, Myownworld!

      1. myownworld profile image81
        myownworldposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        yikes

  10. skyfire profile image71
    skyfireposted 6 years ago

    lol

  11. Greek One profile image78
    Greek Oneposted 6 years ago

    so this REALLY isnt a dating site??

    1. myownworld profile image81
      myownworldposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      rule no 18: DON'T let your imagination get the better of you.....

  12. Greek One profile image78
    Greek Oneposted 6 years ago

    whY the hell do i wear a condom when I write my hubs on elmer fudd then?

    1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
      ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      uncool forum habit no....err. 20. Discussing gross personal details.

      1. myownworld profile image81
        myownworldposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        lol

      2. Greek One profile image78
        Greek Oneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        it's a wrting technique!!

        I get very excited went i write a good hub!

  13. ceciliabeltran profile image85
    ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago

    By the way, I got three people married already and many many many friends laid....big_smile

    1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
      ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      and no, nobody asked me or paid me. K?

    2. Greek One profile image78
      Greek Oneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      don't you think it is unwise for you to sleep with so many friends?

      1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
        ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        nice try.

        uncool forum habit no. 21. Suggesting that a chronic matchmaker is a slut.

        1. skyfire profile image71
          skyfireposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          lol

        2. Greek One profile image78
          Greek Oneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          'helpful'.. not 'slut'...

          after all, they were friends, not strangers

          1. myownworld profile image81
            myownworldposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            rule no: 21: Give generously of yourself....

            1. Jane@CM profile image59
              Jane@CMposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Yes, give it feels great!

              1. myownworld profile image81
                myownworldposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                um... Greek had some other ideas...but...never mind, I'll take the cake! big_smile

            2. skyfire profile image71
              skyfireposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Rule no 22: Rule no 21 was tossed twice so please count again.

              1. myownworld profile image81
                myownworldposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                Rule no 22: STOP counting when having fun....! wink

              2. profile image0
                Twenty One Daysposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                why not? I kinda like it cool

        3. profile image0
          Twenty One Daysposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          my number came up. woohoo!
          a wanted man.

          1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
            ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Oh right! lol. That is your number and it has a word there that I'm sure you want in your resume. mad

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              Twenty One Daysposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              i'm not chronic. lol

              1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
                ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                lol

      2. ceciliabeltran profile image85
        ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        ok greek one, retract.

        1. Greek One profile image78
          Greek Oneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          I'm retract.. it was not unwise

  14. skyfire profile image71
    skyfireposted 6 years ago

    Fact #69: If greekone is not responding then think of it like calm before storm.

    1. Greek One profile image78
      Greek Oneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Storm

      http://www.startrip.tv/images/2007/08/20/halle_berryxmen_storm_005_2.jpg

      1. skyfire profile image71
        skyfireposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I'm surprised that you posted some decent pic of halle berry. big_smile

        1. Greek One profile image78
          Greek Oneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          I'm sorry.. I'll keep looking

          1. skyfire profile image71
            skyfireposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            lol

  15. myownworld profile image81
    myownworldposted 6 years ago

    big_smile rule no: 23: Sky is always right!

  16. Greek One profile image78
    Greek Oneposted 6 years ago

    ok all.. time to go home and wash the dishes...

    have a great night

    http://www.alldesktopentertainment.com/download/halle-berry/halle-berry-1.jpg

  17. ceciliabeltran profile image85
    ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago

    This is all my fault.roll

    how's that for accountability.

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      Twenty One Daysposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      There, there. If you keep pointing fingers at yourself you'll none left to point at anyone else.

      Column 3; paragraph 1; rule #1:

      Always call your Accountability Coach before scheduling an appointment.

      1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
        ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        ok time for uncool forum habit number...70. When you are already cool, do not de-cool yourself with a corny joke!hmm

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          Twenty One Daysposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          lol sh!ter.

          1. ceciliabeltran profile image85
            ceciliabeltranposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            what's that?

 
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