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- Yesterday, 22:42
- Dec 12, 2009
This thread works the same way as the joke above, I want everyone to post inflammatory opinions but they can't be your actual opinions, for example I'm notoriously anti-religious so I would pretend to be a rabid puritanical evangelical god-botherer and this is the important part: It has to be to a ridiculous extent.A brunette passes her on the tracks skipping and singing "21, 21, 21..." The blonde eagerly asks "May I join you?" The brunette nods, and says, "You may, but only if you can REALLY concentrate." "I can do that!" exclaims the blonde happily. And so, they both proceed to skip along the middle of the track, singing "21, 21, 21..." After some time, the brunette hears the whistle of a coming train behind them. So, she steps off the track. However, the blonde is concentrating so deeply on the singing and skipping, she is oblivious to the danger behind her. She is struck by the train, and is killed instantly. Once the train has passed, the brunette steps back onto the track. She resumes skipping down the track, and begins to sing again. "22, 22, 22..."
It has to be so ridiculous that nobody in their right mind can take you seriously because the whole point of the thread is to bait people into taking it seriously, the sort of lazy people who join a thread without reading the opening post. When that happens whoever wrote the inflammatory post they responded to gets a Meaningless Internet Point!!! and the person who took the thread seriously gets linked to this post to discover their foolishness.
If you post an insufficiently ridiculous opinion you risk being called out for a fool and a Meaningless Internet Point!!! being won at your expense, remember it needs to be so ridiculous nobody in their right mind can take you seriously, not just an opinion you disagree with or an obvious satire of an opinion you disagree with, it needs to be bold heartfelt and so very stupid.
Note that my example of being a rabid puritanical evangelical god-botherer is just an example, indeed a bad one since religion is already ridiculous I'll have to work extra special hard to make it so utterly ridiculous even a legitimately crazy religious person would take umbrage, whereas being ridicuously political (left, right, centrist or absurdist, you decide!) is much easier.