Wednesday, April 18, 2012

What Do You Think?

I would love to know, from whomever still comes here, just what the problem is with our site. Why is our site, unlike TT3 and the radical left-wing sites, dying? Is it the content? Is it the site's appearance? Is it the people posting? Did everyone miss Annie/Kim so much that they too left? It's pretty obvious that we seem to have lost most of our friends here, but why.

Perhaps it's time we made our feelings known, and not anonymously either. Does it pay to keep this thing going for 3 or 4 people? Is there some change we can make that would help? We'll only know these things by talking and listening to each other. So please, take a minute and make your thoughts known...

24 comments:

Curious Conjecture said...

Could it be cause Snorpht Fingerpoot doesn't come by and write EAT ME! A million times a day anymore?

Bad Ass Mudda Brudda said...

Lissin up ya'll mudda bruddas. We needs us sum XXX-posure. I means advertising. Wut we gots to do is be droppin dis hea URL awl ober de internet. We need be makin cool comments ebbywear an droppin da URL as the cool place to be.

Dat wut chew need be dew, Bruddaz

An pleading for some pussy visits won't hurt either.

Cowpill said...

I come here all the time, just don't post much, the wife said I was being an internet bully (shrug)I still see the same views but expressing them in an open forumn gets you undo attention under the current regime. I think ALL of our elected officials are criminals, or soon will be. If anything is said I am labeled (insert stereotype insult here)The media is libral loving communist who hide behind the first amendment only if it is their view is correct. It doesn't stop at the fed, state governments are are just as inept, the Virginia legislature could not pass a budjet because a few Demoncras didn't like a toll increase, REALLY!?!?!
I don't miss Annie, that is why we are orphans, but love poots and spider. It is sad that there isn't more popularity, but then again I don't go to TT, mostly because I was banned, CNN cannot be trusted, PMSNBS is a bunch of hypocrites and FOXNEWS hasn't had me since the Hank Williams Jr. snub.I love my country but really do not like the countrymen. No one is willing to take a stand and call Bullshit what it is.
I guess I am keeping my silence until force is finally needed. Talking hasn't worked. Debate has failed. Common sense does not apply. And the will of the people no longer has meaning. I love this place, but with the current environment sites like this will be muddled, hidden and disparaged out of existance.

Anonymous said...

Why don't you guys just go down to the bar and hang out. The conversation might actually be better that what's going on here or at TT, which has deteriorated tremendously of late. If you want some intelligent discussions, go to American Thinker.

Bye.

Schteveo said...

B.A.M.B.
I said last night we need to put 'naked', chicks, babes, etc, etc, etc in the NEW name. I wasn't kidding.

cowpill,
who were you bullying here? They may have thought you were a bully elsewhere, but here we allow bullying, name calling and verbal fist fights. I personally support freedom of speech.

I don't miss Annie / Kim either. I have often wondered if we weren't guinea pigs for her Psych Degree. I think Poots comes by, but doesn't talk much. That's for him to explain.

We literally lost ALL the ladies we used to have. Not sure why. Not sure how to get them back. I think we need them for this place to be viable. AND the more people we have from different places, the more news we'll get (again) from those places.

I'm not going to disagree with your views of the criminals in the gub'ment. But I won't quit talking for fear of them, or because I'm worried about WHEN the lead will fly.

As to rhetoric, and debate, I don't see our side do much of that. Most of the Right Side elected worms either don't take it back to the Left word for word, or won't because they think the Left will come around and negotiate 'tomorrow'.

IMHO, it leaves us defenseless for our elected officials to be kissing the ass of people who'd like to destroy our country.

Schteveo said...

Anon,
they conversations here we get to start and control. Anywhere else we congregate, we can only comment. And, just for the record, there was a time when we had great discussions here.

But it's hard to have much of a quality conversation, with only two, three or four people posting / commenting regularly.

SFP said...

Shtev-o

NannerMouse is a broad
I kin shmell da pussy frum here.

CenTexTim said...

FWIW, I'm relatively new here. I haven't been around long enough to notice any big changes. And I don't know what TT or TT3 is.

One thing I've noticed about the sites I frequent, generally speaking, is that over time people who share the same attitudes and opinions as the blogger(s) tend to stay, and people who think differently tend to stop dropping by. Discussions, again speaking generally, tend to deteriorate into name-calling. Entertaining at first, but ultimately boring, IMO.

Just my $.02 worth...

Schteveo said...

Tim,
TT is Tongue Tied, TT3 is Tongue Tied 3.

TT is where most of us 'met' a few years back. It WAS at one time devoted to Free Speech issues. Over time the blog owner, John Ray, booted many of us for rambling to long in comments, or for saying things he didn't agree with.

So much for free speech!

One of the denizens of that place was "Kim".

Kim had a little used blog called "Kim explains it all". When we got booted, she invited us to hang out at K E I A, and many of us became authors. Three or maybe four years ago, at Thanksgiving, she yanked the blog down for two days, then put it back up, with a long rambling explanation about a rough life, rough first marriage, bad childhood, ... phhhttt, in retrospect...AND she said her nickname was Kim, her real name was Annie, and she changed the name to "Annie's Inferno".

Some months after that she made several mentions that she was going to school, I think for a degree in Psychology, but that's my take and remembrance.

THEN a year or so later she said she was going on vacation, or on a trip, or ??? (does anyone remember exactly...I don't care enough to remember) At any rate, she has fallen down a well since then.

After some discussion among the primaries here, and to get this thing heated back one other time since Kim / Annie left, I changed the color scheme the design and re-named it "Little Annie's Orphans".

Given that she dumped us on the side of the information highway, I thought it appropriate, and I like word play stuff like that. OK, that's the background. Except to say, I think we were 'lab rats' for her Masters in Psychology Dissertation. I'm betting it'a named,

"The Ongoing Effects of repeatedly jerking the rug out from under Conservative Blogging Assholes".

I don't know if anyone else thinks that and I'm not a conspiracy nut generally. But I've read enough, seen enough and thought enough in my life to be suspicious of such behavior. Either we were her masters in psych lab rats, or that crazy bitch needed a wrap-around sport coat, with the sleeves tied securely behind her back.

There was a time when we had roughly 20 regular contributors, all authors here. We had local news and local views of national and world news from all over the country. Now, we're down to me, srk, and Spider most of the time.

Both of them live in NYC, I'm in NC.

Hell, we can't get news from St. Louis now, so all postings and comments have the distinct whiff of Atlantic Ocean salt! Did I say St. Louis? Wheeling, WV is WEST of our news sphere. Ergo, no BROAD news or opining from the vast country we once covered.

I said a year or more ago, it would be easier for Spider, srk and me to just e-mail each other. But we had a couple of the old hands pipe up and comment to say they were still reading here. I'm happy for them to still be reading here, but I'd rather have them contribute once in a while too.

Then again, I tend to be a notorious, pain in the ass, who says what he thinks, without sugar coating it. And if I've stepped on any toes...you should be used to it by now guys!

What else can I say say except said...

EAT ME

Spider said...

Well put bud. And Tim, your $.02 is always welcomed here. I hope everyone else gets back into the habit of throwing their $.02 in as well. We'll see.

Personally, i sometimes get frustrated coming here because to me, it's basically preaching to the choir, since many of us think along the same political lines. I guess that frustration comes from being a Brooklyn guy who appreciates a good fight. On the other hand, this place is an outlet. Many blogs today won't let you comment unless you first "log in" and give them all your personal info, which then puts you on their junk-mail list, and perhaps, on God-only-knows what other "lists". It's something i avoid.

As for our little place here, i don't know. I truly hope we can keep it afloat. Or, we can take the advise of our esteemed Brother Poots and turn the joint into a porn site. Either way, i'm in...

Brudda Mudda Pooter Shooter said...

Porn cums later, foist we gots tew shpread da woid like dat bad ass brudda mudda sez. Ya see?

Coily Poot said...

You re in Spidie? You don't even know what she looks like.

Nyuk

Goober said...

I know I haven't posted here in a loooooooooonnngggg time, and the reason that I did was that Annie left.

Annie and I were politically kindred spirits - very libertarian, and actually not really that conservative, socially-speaking.

When she left, I grew tired of some of the trends that I saw on here. There is a severe authoritatrian streak on this site that I found myself at odds with.

The reason i hate liberals is because they want to control my life, to the most minute of details.

I have to then realize that any desire by me and my ilk to do the same will be viewed by my opponents in much the same way as I view them - as people with immoral goals trying to gain power over me.

You can't be against it and be for it at the same time. If you don't like government rules on what you can eat and whether you should buy health insurance or not, then to be honest with yourself and everyone else, you should also be against government rules dictating YOUR beliefs or "oughttas" on others, too.

Freedom is the key. I've seen some of you, Stevo especially, become much more libertarian minded over time, but others have remained just as neo-con, invade the world because Amerrka rox, queers is immoral and need to die, "I have a certain way of living that I think is best and I think that gives me the right to force that on everyone else" - well, let me just sum it up by saying "rick santorum" and leave it at that.

It got tiring. So I stopped posting here. Obviously, however, i still visit from time to time, so the blog isn't dying in my eyes, anyway.

Full disclosure, because you asked.

stinkinrottenkid said...

We need to spruce the place up and get a facebook page and link.

EH HENT !!!!!!!!! said...

And advertise fer sum PUSSY.

George Clooney said...

We could make all of our profile pictures be of Justin Beiber and Big Time Rush!!!!!

Schteveo said...

If somebody wants to create a Facebook page and link this blog to it, gofer it. Personally I don't Facebook or tweet or twoot or twiddle either, and I don't intend to start.

Squat Man said...

How bout STRADDLE?

Spider said...

Coily Poot said...
"You re in Spidie? You don't even know what she looks like..."

As long as she dosn't look like Missy! ;)

Anonymous said...

I just found you. You need to be on the list of the bloggers on the top 25 most popular.

Missy Flushing Poot said...

Fuk. Missy doesn't even look like Missy. Like I used to say: I've flushed better looking things than that.

alan said...

my challenge is connection. somedays there isn't one, and others I run into lack of time.....then again, maybe it is that I'm not sure I have anything value to post, just occasionally comment on.

but as a heads up, I am now unretired (I think I mentioned that a month or so ago) and back in the green machine as long as they will keep me.

My son-in-law finished his BS in civil engineering and will start on his MS this fall. my son got picked up for SUCCESS academy and will graduate with his AS in computer engineering the week before he graduates from High school. I finished an MA in history last year, and will finish an MA in Adult ed in 3 weeks....making it 3 Master's level degrees....making me the ultimate educated idiot.

I agree that we do need more postings, it is finding the time to post something relevant.

In response to Goober...I know I am one of those hard headed types who refuses to bend...I will accept that, but I have a well loved Bro-in-law who fits in a particularly disdained category, so I guess I am a semi-hypocrite. I hate the action, but accept the doer.

Cowpill...I've never seen any bullying...but I understand your concern about the current regime.

I'm just glad that Bill, Schtevo, & spidy have kept things going when the rest of us have fallen behind.

alan said...

my challenge is connection. somedays there isn't one, and others I run into lack of time.....then again, maybe it is that I'm not sure I have anything value to post, just occasionally comment on.

but as a heads up, I am now unretired (I think I mentioned that a month or so ago) and back in the green machine as long as they will keep me.

My son-in-law finished his BS in civil engineering and will start on his MS this fall. my son got picked up for SUCCESS academy and will graduate with his AS in computer engineering the week before he graduates from High school. I finished an MA in history last year, and will finish an MA in Adult ed in 3 weeks....making it 3 Master's level degrees....making me the ultimate educated idiot.

I agree that we do need more postings, it is finding the time to post something relevant.

In response to Goober...I know I am one of those hard headed types who refuses to bend...I will accept that, but I have a well loved Bro-in-law who fits in a particularly disdained category, so I guess I am a semi-hypocrite. I hate the action, but accept the doer.

Cowpill...I've never seen any bullying...but I understand your concern about the current regime.

I'm just glad that Bill, Schtevo, & spidy have kept things going when the rest of us have fallen behind.