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#148808 - 05/25/05 09:50 AM I was insulted in forums
alskef Offline

Registered: 05/19/05
Posts: 74
I was insulted in self-defense forum by SANCHIN31..
and that's because I ask a question.. he described my posts by ridiculous!!
do you fight ARABIC members here?
were my posts ridiculous? or the real reason is that I am from Syria?

#148809 - 05/25/05 09:59 AM Re: I was insulted in forums [Re: alskef]
JoelM Offline
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Registered: 07/26/04
Posts: 6355
Loc: Georgia, USA
alskef, nobody knew you are from syria, that would not factor in with sanchin's response. Yes, many of your posts are ridiculous.
We should all take ourselves seriously...and then crumple that image up and toss it out the window.

#148810 - 05/25/05 10:06 AM Re: I was insulted in forums [Re: alskef]
RangerG Offline
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Registered: 04/18/05
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I know Sanchin to be a balanced and respectful person, however he is direct and honest in his responses. I am quite sure there is not bias towards your nationality.

I would humbly submit that you may wish to reconsider your complaint.
"If you're gonna be stupid, you better be tough."

#148811 - 05/25/05 10:15 AM Re: I was insulted in forums [Re: alskef]
SANCHIN31 Offline
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Registered: 12/26/04
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Thanks guys.

Let me make it perfectly clear that nothing but the words in your posts has any effect on my moderation. The thread is still there if anyone wants to take a gander.

#148812 - 05/25/05 03:20 PM Re: I was insulted in forums [Re: JoelM]
alskef Offline

Registered: 05/19/05
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In Arabic language, when you tell a person that he or his speech is ridiculous, that means he is undesirable...
Am I undesirable?

#148813 - 05/25/05 03:26 PM Re: I was insulted in forums [Re: alskef]
oldman Offline
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I would like to reassure you that you are a desirable member.

#148814 - 05/25/05 05:09 PM Re: I was insulted in forums [Re: alskef]
Kintama Offline
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Hi alskef ...I also had a tough time when I first started.

You know what I did? I kept reading and I actually learned something! can you imagine that?! It's been a ridiculous AND desireable experience.

A very happy story to you, my friend.

#148815 - 05/25/05 06:23 PM Re: I was insulted in forums [Re: Kintama]
alskef Offline

Registered: 05/19/05
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thank you my friend...
what I am wonder is that way they are talking with me...
I am moderator in forums for 3 years.. I read ridiculous posts but I'd never said to anybody that he is rediculous!
In Arabic, it's like you are saying: "you are silly and stupid"
that's why I got sad

#148816 - 05/25/05 09:24 PM Re: I was insulted in forums [Re: alskef]
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your translation is basically correct. rediculous means 'silly' or 'not making any sense'.

rediculous does NOT always mean 'stupid', and it never means you are 'not desireable'; but it could mean your opinion right now is 'not believable'.

'rediculous' is not always a bad thing, if you are trying to be funny and someone says you are 'rediculous' it is a compliment.

I think of martial art forums as sparring with words. This particular forum is kind of like light contact to the head and full contact to the body, with no kicks below the belt are allowed.

other forums (like are full contact to body and head, and 'dirty fighting' is allowed.

It just depends what level of roughnes you wish to spar with words...then pick your forum.

I think this forum is a good medium, since there are good, bad, ugly and ridiculous(silly) words being throw ...with a level of civilized debate. block, dodge or counter them, it's your choice.

remember, when someone insults you it is their weakness...not yours. You can choose to be the victim and complain, or you can fight back (while keeping on topic and not insulting back) - if you fight back in a civilized manner your opinion will be more respected. You already have respect of many for being brave enough to post on a forum that is not your first language.

You seem very will enjoy posting here, I'm sure. good luck, have fun and learn.

#148817 - 05/25/05 10:36 PM Re: I was insulted in forums [Re: alskef]
nekogami13 V2.0 Offline
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adj 1: inspiring scornful pity; "how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett [syn: pathetic, silly] 2: completely devoid of wisdom or good sense; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous" [syn: absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous] 3: broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce; "the wild farcical exuberance of a clown"; "ludicrous green hair" [syn: farcical, ludicrous]

I believe he meant definition #2.
I believe it was an attempt to get you to think harder to come up with a good thread or post-not an attack on you as a person.
I'm sorry, I was just imaging what you would look like with duct tape over your mouth

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