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ESMB is reduced to a Gossip Rag

Discussion in 'General Scientology Discussion' started by Vinaire, Jul 29, 2012.

  1. Vinaire

    Vinaire Sponsor

    These days ESMB is not better than a Gossip Rag. :yes:

    Just an observation. No offense.

  2. A.K. Myers

    A.K. Myers Patron with Honors

    What do you expect from a bunch of bitter defrocked apostates?

  3. anonomog

    anonomog Gold Meritorious Patron

    Wonderful, isn't it!
  4. Gadfly

    Gadfly Crusader

  5. Smilla

    Smilla Ordinary Human

  6. uniquemand

    uniquemand Unbeliever

    It's always been the case, IMO, that most posters were "me-too" types, or bandwagon posters. There are still gems in there, as there have always been, where people think something through, present it, and it helps the rest of us think clearly about the subject, go through some sort of catharsis, etc.
  7. afaceinthecrowd

    afaceinthecrowd Gold Meritorious Patron

  8. TG1

    TG1 Angelic Poster

  9. elwood

    elwood Patron with Honors

    Placing "no offense" at the end of an offensive statement doesn't make it any less offensive, but

    Ah, fuck it. I don't care.
  10. afaceinthecrowd

    afaceinthecrowd Gold Meritorious Patron

    IMO, this Board has always been a multifaceted "Big Tent" Open Rodeo...That's a big part of its utility, value and charm. If Vin don't Grok that he may want to up the amount of "Bud" in the Buddhism he's now ingesting. :biggrin:

    Last edited: Jul 29, 2012
  11. Smilla

    Smilla Ordinary Human

    Maybe it's true that it's not better than a Gossip Rag, but it's much better than a venue for endless self-indulgent pseudo-philosophical rumination that comes up with nothing useful...


  12. Freeminds

    Freeminds Bitter defrocked apostate

    If this has become nothing but a place to gossip, it's because there's precious little left to do, now. Scientology is over. Hubbard is exposed as the asshole he was, it's become safe to speak your mind, and more of the remaining suckers are freeing themselves daily.

  13. Gadfly

    Gadfly Crusader

  14. Arthur Dent

    Arthur Dent Silver Meritorious Patron

    None taken!
  15. looker

    looker Patron Meritorious

    :hysterical: So true, re Rodeo, in a big tent.

    Would you guys stop saying stuff that's interesting. I have work to do... :drama:
  16. Veda

    Veda Sponsor

    That's not true, and I don't know why anyone would buy into your troll B.S.

    You, deliberately, are attempting to hurt ESMB with this, and you should be ashamed of yourself.

    "I am going Buddhist," my ass.
  17. HelluvaHoax!

    HelluvaHoax! Platinum Meritorious Sponsor with bells on

    How did you Know so much more than all the other people at ESMB? Is it part of Knowing How to Know?

    A famous Latin expression comes to mind....


    I Came. I Knowed. I Trolled.

  18. HelluvaHoax!

    HelluvaHoax! Platinum Meritorious Sponsor with bells on

    After his last ban, I was waiting to see how long it would take before he started insulting people again and sermonizing how bad ESMB is (besides his posts, that is).
  19. Gadfly

    Gadfly Crusader

    Hey, he KNOWS how to LOOK! :yes:

    And, HIS looking and knowing is better than YOURS! :duh:

    And yes, you are correct - "Going Buddhist, my ass". He IDENTIFIES himself as a "buddhist" - this is just more attachment and identification that Buddhism (if honestly practiced) could address and reduce.

    If honestly practiced . . . . . . :coolwink:
  20. afaceinthecrowd

    afaceinthecrowd Gold Meritorious Patron