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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by T_R » December 11, 2014, 3:52 pm

The Nickman wrote:I just have no idea how the Left expects us all to live in this Utopian society where the Government pays for everything.
You don't understand finance. You need to listen to GEM more. I guess we all do.

Economic value = What you take out.

It has absolutely nothing to do with what you contribute.

Geez, pay attention.
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You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by The Rickman » December 11, 2014, 3:58 pm

I do need to listen to GeM a lot more, I know that, only :doubt: throws me off.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by T_R » December 11, 2014, 4:01 pm

I'm going to hire him as an accountant.
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Son, we live in a world that has forums, and those forums have to be guarded by Mods. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Nickman? I have a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for Lucy, and you curse GE. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know -- that GE’s moderation, while tragic, probably saved lives; and my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, keeps threads on track and under the appropriately sized, highlighted green headings.
You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by The Rickman » December 11, 2014, 4:08 pm

He won't work for your filthy capitalist pig money.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by T_R » December 11, 2014, 4:09 pm

There's always a catch
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Son, we live in a world that has forums, and those forums have to be guarded by Mods. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Nickman? I have a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for Lucy, and you curse GE. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know -- that GE’s moderation, while tragic, probably saved lives; and my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, keeps threads on track and under the appropriately sized, highlighted green headings.
You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by The Rickman » December 11, 2014, 4:14 pm

I had to edit my post, I meant to say "He", not "We".

I would have no problem working for your filthy capitalist pig money.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by The Rickman » December 11, 2014, 4:15 pm

Do you have any positions available for whatever the hell it is I do??
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by reptar » December 11, 2014, 4:21 pm

No.
Gina Riley: Oh, come on, John. That’s a bit old hat, the corrupt IOC delegate.
John Clarke: Old hat? Gina, in the scientific world when they see that something is happening again and again and again, repeatedly, they don’t call it old hat. They call it a pattern.

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by T_R » December 11, 2014, 4:30 pm

How are you with tissues?
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Son, we live in a world that has forums, and those forums have to be guarded by Mods. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Nickman? I have a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for Lucy, and you curse GE. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know -- that GE’s moderation, while tragic, probably saved lives; and my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, keeps threads on track and under the appropriately sized, highlighted green headings.
You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by The Rickman » December 11, 2014, 4:35 pm

I'm like a blackbelt.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by The Rickman » December 11, 2014, 4:35 pm

Although if it's someone good with tissues you're after, you might want to ask Manbush first.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Manbush » December 11, 2014, 5:37 pm

I'd want an expert to inspect the quality of tissues first, guessing they're just dodgy street corner quality not even 80% pure.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by PigRickman » December 11, 2014, 6:08 pm

Manbush wrote:
The Nickman wrote:[l
.We're fat, lazy, overpaid and self-entitled, myself included.
Speak for yourself, I may be fat and lazy but not over paid or self-entitled.
If you get more than $15 bucks an hour, you're over paid
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Manbush » December 11, 2014, 6:38 pm

:lol:
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Raider Bell » December 11, 2014, 11:19 pm

No one got my Simpsons reference. Dark days in the GH.

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Dr Zaius » December 12, 2014, 1:14 am

Manbush wrote::lol:
He thinks that you're joking Nick. Ain't he cute.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Manbush » December 12, 2014, 6:48 am

:lol:

Nah I'd expect him to be 100% serious, just Nick being Nick and jumping to assumptions without having a clue
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by PigRickman » December 12, 2014, 7:09 am

What have i assumed incorrectly here, Hanbush?
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Manbush » December 12, 2014, 7:24 am

Well to determines ones job value surely you actually require some details, like workload, responsibilities, turnover, money someone brings into the company and how hard they work.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by T_R » December 12, 2014, 7:29 am

Actually, Australia is the only country in the world where one's 'job value' is set by two groups of people, completely unrelated to either the employee or employer, with no understanding whatsoever of the specific circumstances of either nor those of the job itself yet who have the absolute legal authority to determine pay and all other aspects of the employment relationship.

Seems logical.
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You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by PigRickman » December 12, 2014, 7:42 am

Manbush wrote:Well to determines ones job value surely you actually require some details, like workload, responsibilities, turnover, money someone brings into the company and how hard they work.
Na, i think I'm on pretty solid ground on this one without knowing those facts. Unless you've completed some form of tertiary education that i'm unaware of.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Manbush » December 12, 2014, 7:50 am

You are an idiot :lol:

For the record yes I have, but even without how does that determine if someone's over or underpaid, surely there are more important factors in play for real life rather than superficial. Ive known pricks who've worked their rings off for bugger all money who didn't have any further education, see them work and they are extremely underpaid for what they do yet other who have the eduction and bludge on a high wage.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by PigRickman » December 12, 2014, 8:28 am

What is your tertiary education, MB?
Genuinely interested.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Manbush » December 12, 2014, 8:44 am

Done a few cert 4s over the years, one of those pricks that coasted through school with no idea what I wanted to do (changed monthly) so never went to uni since would've been a waste of time and money since I had no clue on what to do. Different times then than now, if I had known society would evolve to where a piece of paper even if irrelevant to the job would increase value I would've just picked one out of a hat.

My current job I'm qualified for and get paid more than those without the qualifications despite doing the exact same job, working just as hard which to be honest I think stinks, the piece of paper makes me no better at my job then they are, no more valuable. (Probably cause 85% of the 2 year course was irrelevant to the actual job, 5% was incorrect and the remaining 10% was already learnt on the job).
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by The Rickman » December 12, 2014, 8:52 am

Sounds like he has a few Associate Diplomas in Arts.

Although no form of education can quite prepare you for the real world like a few anecdotes from some whacky mates and good ol' Google.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by T_R » December 12, 2014, 8:57 am

The Nickman wrote:Sounds like he has a few Associate Diplomas in Arts.

Although no form of education can quite prepare you for the real world like a few anecdotes from some whacky mates and good ol' Google.
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You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by PigRickman » December 12, 2014, 9:06 am

Manbush wrote:Done a few cert 4s over the years
Such as...
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Manbush » December 12, 2014, 9:12 am

Management, retail, optical dispensing, one other I can't remember for the life of me.

Uni courses I considered back in the day were all over the shop, law, nursing and art were the main 3 though.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by The Rickman » December 12, 2014, 9:15 am

Cert 4 in Early Childhood Studies would be my first guess.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Manbush » December 12, 2014, 9:18 am

The Nickman wrote:Cert 4 in Early Childhood Studies would be my first guess.
All jokes aside that was something I also considered along with primary school teacher, I love kids (not in that way smart asses) and get on great with em, I remember the differences between the good and bad ones I had and the impact they can have on development.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by T_R » December 12, 2014, 9:20 am

Manbush wrote:
The Nickman wrote:Cert 4 in Early Childhood Studies would be my first guess.
All jokes aside that was something I also considered along with primary school teacher, I love kids (not in that way smart asses) and get on great with em, I remember the differences between the good and bad ones I had and the impact they can have on development.
I hope this is a joke
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Son, we live in a world that has forums, and those forums have to be guarded by Mods. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Nickman? I have a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for Lucy, and you curse GE. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know -- that GE’s moderation, while tragic, probably saved lives; and my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, keeps threads on track and under the appropriately sized, highlighted green headings.
You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by PigRickman » December 12, 2014, 9:26 am

:lol: Hanbush as a primary school teacher!
You couldn't make this **** up!
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Manbush » December 12, 2014, 9:27 am

Actually it isn't TR, I get on great with kids (probably to do with being a big kid myself). I'm probably one of the safest people you could leave someone vulnerable with, I'd die for those in my care before I'd let anything happen to them.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by T_R » December 12, 2014, 9:31 am

Manbush wrote:Actually it isn't TR, I get on great with kids (probably to do with being a big kid myself). I'm probably one of the safest people you could leave someone vulnerable with, I'd die for those in my care before I'd let anything happen to them.
I like you, Manbush. You seem like a decent guy.

If you came within 30 meters of my children, I'd have you killed.
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You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Professor » December 12, 2014, 10:09 am

The Nickman wrote:Cert 4 in Early Childhood Studies would be my first guess.
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