King Putt Plays His 291st Round Of Golf Since Taking Office

Submitted by: 5cats 9 months ago News & Politics
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Remember the days when the mainstream media attacked Bush for playing golf while the troops fought overseas? Well, the rules suddenly changed on Jan.20 2009 and now only the best presidents play golf! It's a sign of greatness, or something.

According to this article by the Washington Examiner, if you add up all 291 rounds of golf he's played Obama while he's been the president, it adds up to 48 days. That's a lotta golf.

There are 93 comments:
Male 2,403
Seriously people...if it looks like a 5Cats post and you hate them so much....just don't click on it. It's really that simple. No clicks = no interest = no ad revenue. But no....you click and post and then click and post some more...and then what? Oh click and post more!
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Male 2,364
Fair point, tho if you look at the hit counters and ratings, this post isn't exactly topping the charts, despite all the comments. I don't think it's uncommon, yet instead of less of these sorts of posts, we seem to be getting more. People are unhappy about it.
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Male 7,962
Make IAB Great Again
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Male 1,154
5cats might be 50% of the IAB posts, but I think he is the cancer killing the community. I rarely return because I can't stand the hate coming off of him, and aimed towards him.
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Male 7,962
@fancylad Personally, I'd like to see us, as a community, set a baseline for the kind of content we'd like to see and in what proportions. Then we roughly try to follow it. Something, perhaps, like:
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Male 37,052
Now you're ORDERING FancyLad to OBEY your idea of what content is ALLOWED on IAB? You're really fucking full of yourself, it's just amazing. Or do you still imagine I have ANY say in what gets posted? No matter how many times I tell you-all, you lot still cling to that delusion, eh? As wrong as wrong can get, but refuses to learn the facts. >>> How about: go make your own perfect website utopia with strict controls on what content or comments is allowed and which people are permitted to join it. :-) Lolz!
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Male 7,962
Hence "us as a community" you fucking pathetic imbecile. Don't worry. Drive everyone away with your bullshit and you can have the site you've always wanted, you screaming in an empty room. My guess is that it will match your life rather nicely.
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Male 7,962
0% Inane Bullshit Like This Post
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Male 7,962
5% Hot-Button Flame-Bait Political Fodder
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5% News / Current Events
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Male 1,154
I haven't seen a game in years, I think
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Male 3,443
I'm torn on the debate. On one hand, @5Cats is more than free and willing to find content and post it (some good, some meh, and some awful); @fancylad is more than free and willing to approve the aforementioned content; but on the other hand, I don't know how much others are sumbitting, how much fancy is rejecting and from whom. Years and years ago there were just as many left leaning posts then as there are right leaning posts today (however there was more non-political pieces as well) and no one really batted an eye. I'm not seeing many left leaning posts, or, I might be missing them because I don't follow the politic posts closely, I just find the posts with the most comments and read.
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Male 37,052
See? @DuckBoy87 has framed a coherent, reasonable comment on the topic. Completely unlike the hysteria and bullshit from the usual assholes. >>> I repeat: I submit LOTS of content! All sorts of stuff! I have NO idea who else does, or how much. Sometimes my submissions are posted by others, no worries. That proves that other folks agree with that things I submit are indeed worthy :-) Not every single one, but some! >>> Anime, pets, games, science, sports, weirdness, local (for me) stories, random things. As well as the usual politics & current events. I HAVE NO SAY in what FancyLad puts up. These COWARDS are attacking me because they are too CHICKENSHIT to say the same words to FancyLad. >>> If IAB is un-balanced one way or the other? IT'S NOT ME WHO DOES IT. Why these fucking shitheads cannot figure that out, I have no idea. Not YOU DuckBoy! Lolz! You can see the shit-flingers all over this and other threads. Yeah, they sure make any conservative feel really fucking "welcome" here don't they...
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Male 7,962
I like conservatives. I like @elkingo. I like @AntEconomist. I like @Richanddead. I like @grendel. I like @DuckBoy87. Its pretty much just you I can't stand and it isn't because you are a conservative. Its because you're an arrogant, hypocritical, ignorant twat. You're like the slow kid in class who shouts at the top of his lungs how much smarter and better he is.
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Male 7,962
Can I clarify @DuckBoy87 ? This is NOT about conservative / liberal or right / left, this is about total BULL SHIT. I take no issue with legitimate conservative viewpoints. These are not legitimate viewpoints by any stretch of the imagination. We are a country / world with real problems to discuss. The president playing golf once a week or Hillary wearing an expensive dress do not fall into that category and you damn well know it.
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Male 37,052
The ONLY content you BITCH about is right-wing, conservative or otherwise NON-leftist. That's all! But you claim that has nothing to do with it. He Straight-up lies about it, since he has no substance to his accusations. >>> Ooooh! IC now: the ones you like are "legitimate issues" and the ones you don't like are "illegitimate" ones! No True Scotsman at it's finest! :-) Is this a "news forum"? Is it limited to "accurate portrayals of current events"? As in: IF you agree with the opinion then it's accurate. Um, nope! Wrong again!
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Male 2,364
Show us some "left leaning" content we should be complaining about.
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Male 3,443
Can I ask a favor from IAB in their entirety? @fancylad, can you be more selective in posting 5Cats' content? @5Cats, can you be more diverse in what you submit? 5Cats, you find more diverse content? Sometimes it's political, sometimes it's not. Everyone else, can you make more submissions on things you find interesting? This is not to silence anyone; this is not to drown out one side or the other; this IS about making IAB a place where newcomers want to feel welcome; a place where regulars are part of an active and great community; and more importantly, a place where everyone feels welcome.
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Male 2,364
I agree more of us could make submissions. I admit I haven't submitted anything since before the hiatus. When we were up and running again, I submitted a couple funny pics or something and no one's submissions were being posted. After complaints, they started going up. Does @fancy need our submissions or is it a favour to us to post them? Also, I don't find hypothetical posts a defense for this and other posts shortcomings.
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Male 2,364
..not that I think you are defending it. I think I get your point tho. Thing is @LordJim submitted content too, and @MarkusT123 as well, I believe. I tried that route before the hiatus, submitting a half dozen posts a day. You can plant roses in a pile of manure, but it won't mask the smell.
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Male 2,364
That's rather telling. Personally, I don't recall ever submitting anything political. Mostly fun pics and the occasional science or tech post.
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Male 7,962
I submitted a dozen stuff over the course of a couple days. IIRC, only 1 submission got posted, the only political thing I submitted.
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Male 3,057
Seriously 5cats you piece of shit... this time you fucked up and posted something REALLY fucking stupid... and lo and behold,it's from Breitbart. Just go the fuck away you professional troll.
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Male 37,052
What a fine example of the US Army you are Osirisascend, I bet your mother is proud when you talk like that eh?
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Male 3,057
I couldn't give two shits about what my mother thinks 5Cats, you see, not unlike you, she's a fucking cunt. l loathe her far more than I loathe you, so talk shit about that fucking bitch as much as you want. That's an old picture of me, 2006 or so. I retired in 2009, after a career spanning over 20 years. If I recall correctly, aren't you "supporting" yourself by sucking on the Canadian Social Services teat? Don't disrespect my service to my country you fucking leech on society. You're Canadian, which is generally cool, except where you're concerned. I grew up in a border town (Buffalo,NY), played Junior 'B' Hockey in Gananoque, ON and moved back to Buffalo after I retired from the Army you speak so casually of. What do YOU contribute to society other than absolutely batshit crazy posts on what is now a second rate repost site, in addition to being your own personal soapbox for whatever your psychotic rant of the day is. You're a troll. Your nipples get hard off on this shit. we all know that. On fact, you're probably beating off as you read this.You're a freak of nature, a waste of space, a drain on Canada's resources, and you obviously have no life or friends, because you spend far too much time HERE. You're not bored... you just have no place else to go, so you sit at your computer all day thinking up ways to get people to pay attention to you it's pretty sad. I almost start to feel sorry for you, then you post something else from your pathetic existence. The worst punishment I can think of is just letting you continue to be you, but with the affirmation that as long as you act this way, you'll continue to be an absolute shitbird. I'm so glad I'm not you... your existence makes me sad.
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Male 7,962
He put his life on the line for my country how dare you call that into question. What's your contribution to society? What have you accomplished? What is your epitaph? Here lies someone who posted a bunch of bullshit on the internet? Congratulations on a life well spent.
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Male 7,962
I doubt your mother or anyone else is proud of you for anything you complete and total waste of space.
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Male 3,057
I don't come here very often anymore, and just saw this, but no one noticed a GAPING flaw in the Ramadan story he posted the other day, which shines a bright light on how full of shit he, and his posts are. Here's the link, my comment at the bottom states a simple fact that should call every fucking thing he posts into question. Finally caught you putting BULLSHIT out there as fact you fucking LOSER. http://www.i-am-bored.com/2016/06/muslim-migrants-burn-german-asylum-center-down.html#comment-3740119
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Male 6,202
OH NO THE COMMANDER AND CHIEF HAS TIME TO RELAX? CAN'T HAVE THAT!!! This post is garbage as is 90% of what @5cats posts.
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Male 12
I mean, playing golf once a week? I think that's totally fine. Based on the much improved social landscape and economy, he's clearly doing his job. Golfing once a week is okay in my playbook. Also, he plays most of it at Fort Belvor or Andrews Airforce Base.
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Male 1,129
Once ever week and a half? A little high. But what is the alternative...he stays AT the whitehouse and thinks up new ways to take our freedoms? Swing away Obama!
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Male 7,962
@spanz He's been in office for over 7 years. Other than the freedom to not have health insurance, can you please list some freedoms you think you've lost? I'm legitimately curious.
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Male 1,154
Isn't golf the game of diplomats? I thought all politicians and businessmen played it, and discussed business while hitting tiny balls.
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Male 37,052
Sure, kree_ and most Presidents played a few rounds while in office, usually while on vacation. No biggie. OH! Except when Bush played golf the MSM went BALLISTIC and called him all sorts of foul names. So he stopped playing. In order to honor the sacrifices the men and women of America's armed forces were making, he said. Fair enough. >>> Then along comes Obama who golfs more, vacations more and fundraises more than any former President (when you add it all up, it's stunning) but the MSM says that just shows what a great guy Obama is! So smart and sophisticated to go golfing while record numbers of troops DIE in Afghanistan. You know, the war Obama completely endorsed? Ok? That is the problem here, and the Democrats have been doing this sort of thing for decades now, it gets worse with every election cycle...
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Male 1,154
JR sucked at diplomacy, maybe he should have played more golf. Clinton played 400 rounds, Eisenhower played 800 Wilson played over 1000. Great presidents and golf go together.
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Male 3,057
What would happen if we all just stopped clicking on his shit and responding to him? Let's do that. I, osirisascend, old-school IAB'er (ten years and counting) am calling for a total boycott of all 5cats posts. Let's see what happens if folks just stop clicking on his bullshit and responding to it.
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Male 37,052
Oh by all means do! Stop whining and bitching, bunch of snowflakes. ONLY ONE voice is allowed by the liberal-left! All others MUST be silenced!! Arrest those who dare criticize Lord Obama, Bringer Of Light! That is what America was founded upon! (Fucking crybabies, this is what you all sound like. Including the Brit.)
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Male 7,123
The Brit? I'm guessing that's me. I don't know why you are so annoyed; you've won. The field is yours. I'm quitting and will no longer trouble you. This is now your site. I don't blame you, I blame fancy for chasing clicks and forgetting about the good stuff we used to have. He has turned a very good site into a freak-show and you are his favourite gimp. Cheap way to boost numbers. Enjoy.
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Male 7,962
You paying attention @fancylad ? You might want to address this because your regulars are ready to bolt.
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Male 2,364
@MarkusT123 bid us farewell a couple days ago too.
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Male 2,364
Dammit. I've always enjoyed reading your comments LJ. You are a wise man. I hope you continue to share your perspective wherever you hang your hat.
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Male 2,364
And thank you for your submissions...Truly interesting stuff!
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Male 986
ONLY ONE voice is allowed by the liberal-left! says the dumb cunt with 33,306 posts to his name. Yeah, you're not getting your voice heard, are you dickhead? Why don't you do everyone, including yourself, a favour, and go get your meds checked.
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Male 5,620
"ONLY ONE voice is allowed by the liberal-left!" Hard core conservative here wishing @5Cats would stfu with this constant non-sense Obama hatred Hillary hatred SHIT.
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Male 37,052
Elkingo? You could kindly point me to any thread where I've demanded others not be allowed to comment or post content. No? Because such a comment does not exist. I have asked that the rules of IAB be applied to serial abusers, which is entirely different. Unlike various IAB Liberals who repeatedly DEMAND my banning, expulsion or censorship. Over and over. No one forces them to click on a post they obviously will disagree with. No one forces them to read my comments. I regularly skip over the MANY comments (filled with hate and abuse) launched at me by stalkers and idiots. Haven't asked for them to "not be allowed to comment" eh? >>> Osirisascend: Damn straight I use direct language with fools and idiots. It's the only thing they understand, sadly. The same people repeating the same "liberal dogma" over and over, no matter how stupid it clearly is, no matter how many times it is disproven, and they are little bitches about it no less! LOOK at n-freak claiming NO law-abiding person will lose their guns under various "common sense gun laws". He's said this here 20 times, maybe more. Of course ONLY law-abiding people WILL lose them, the criminals don't follow laws! It is THE PLAN for heaven's sake!! & etc. I'm done being polite to them, only to have shit thrown at me in return. You want to censor me? How about you shut your pie-hole and act like a man. Big fucking baby.
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Male 1,154
And suddenly a quote of the week contender from osirisascend
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Male 3,057
Agreed. Elkingo, even when I don't agree with you, you handle yourself with dignity and class... you've been around a bit longer than I have, so you remember the "old" IAB. I foolishly thought when Fancy got the site back from Demand Media we were gonna go back to the old days. Instead, it's the 5cats show. I for one am sick and tired of that fucking idiot. The only good thing is that now, no one gets BanHammered for calling an asshole and asshole...I mean 5cats... fucking troglodyte.
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Male 986
@fancyclad you briefly trialed a 'quote of the week' thing a while back....my 2c is to bring it back and give @elkingo the honour for this week. I snorted wine out of my nose, reading this.
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Male 7,123
One comment on the click-bait issue gone, another awaiting moderation. Seriously running out of patience with this BS.
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Male 3,057
Yeah.. typical 5cats bullshit Obamaobsession. The guy is a fucking whackjob,and Fancy appears to have pretty much given him free reign. The old IAB mods would have put him in check long ago. With each passing day, I wonder if 5cats is really a plant by Fancy to get more clicks...
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Male 7,123
Is this place now 5Cats' personal website?
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Male 986
@LordJim essentially. Click bait. Today is the 76th anniversery of St Valerie. I was going to write a long article on that, with excerpts from my grandfathers letters (who was in the 51st, and was there, and who also, helped make Cpl Priday's coffin), but I considered it wasn't worth my time or effort to do so, because that kind of stuff has nothing to do with US politics, the 2nd ammendment, golf, or anything worthwhile or interesting.
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Male 7,123
Yeah, let's check out IAB. What have we here? 1. 5Cats hates Obama. 2. 5Cats promotes shady randian libertarian. 3. 5Cats hates Obama. 4. 5Cats thinks socialists are facist. 5. Someting a bit interesting from LaLA. 6, 5Cats links to Brietbart, again. and so it goes on. If I wanted to visit a right-wing hate site I would. Trouble with click-bait is people quickly recognise it for what it is and move on.
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Male 1,141
He's taking shit for having to clean up after Bush because he is doing such a bad job of it. And yes I expect him to work 120 hours a week This is not some 9 to 5 job its the most power full position on earth at this time, and if you don't realize this you're an Idiot. The hours come with the job. I'll give him the benefit of a doubt with the golf thing. But we don't know how much time he takes off that we can't account for. I can see the point alittle its the appetence of impropriety and we all know how the Democrats love to point out supposed impropriety Its not the question of impropriety it the importance of the appearance of impropriety that important.
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Male 37,052
He has also made more "fund raising trips" than the past 7 Presidents combined!! Hopping on Air Force One (with 50+ staff and security) for a single "Presidential" activity and 3x fundraisers in California, then back to DC. This is on top of all the golf & vacations too. And still he complains frequently how HARD his job is! Poor bunny, eh?
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Male 38,065
when you say "mainstream media" you mean MSN...... I promise you FOX and CNN did not criticize him.................... if only they had.................
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Male 133
Honestly, who gives a fuck if his playing golf. People got pissed off about Bush because BUSH put them their and under a bullshit reason. Obama didnt put those guys there, his still trying to clean up all the shit Bush caused and taking the shit for it.
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Male 37,052
That "48 days" means 48 x 24 hour days, based on 3 hours per round of 18 (according to my maths). In reality? It takes Obama 5-6 hours for a round. Taking over a course, flooding it with security, travel time to and fro with the CONVOY of guards and guests? It takes up a lot of time. So really his 291 "rounds" adds up to about 180 8-hour work days spent 'on the greens'. Nice job eh? And still he complains how hard "being President" is... >>> Some IAB Idiot will no doubt pipe up with "other PotUS played golf tooooo". Yeah, one had a 9-hole mini-putt course built on the White House lawn. He'd spend 15 minutes 2-3 times a day there, that is how he "played 1000 rounds" eh? Sure, he played a regular 18 holes also, but Obama easily has the title of President 4-Putt :-) Remember how the MSM crucified Bush for going golfing while soldiers were fighting? Funny how the rules change when a Democrat is in office. More troops died in Afghanistan under Obama while he was hitting the links, but not one word of criticism... Bush gave up golfing after those criticisms BTW, got no credit for that of course. But King Putt can golf more than anyone, and that's GOOD NEWS according to them... shows how smart he is, or something...
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Male 1,544
what about the 28 days bush spent jerking off in texas clearing brush while new orleans drown. i bet he even played some golf
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Male 7,962
Do you think presidents should work 18 hrs a day 7 days a week? Is a president supposed to work 120+ hrs a week? Full time is 40 for most Americans. When you had a job, presumably you had your weekends off plus paid holidays and maybe vacation? He doesn't deserve 5 hrs of leisure time per week?
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Male 986
using 5cats maths (which I haven't checked, lets just presume it's right) that it adds up to 180 8-hour days....over the 7 years and 5 months, that works out to one eight hour day every 15 days. Doesn't sound like much when you put it that way, does it?
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Male 7,962
Wait am I sane in this analogy? Because if I'm sane of course it doesn't seem like much. I don't think any sane person thinks it is. That is how you can tell he is going full 5cats. Conservatives like rich, or ant, or duck, or grendel disapprove of most of what Obama does but they don't jump in on this complete and utter bullshit. 5cats has a sickness.
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Male 986
Yeah, HG, you're the sane one. Of course it doesn't sound like much, because it's not. Particularly when you consider how many hours the POTUS, whoever that happens to be, actually works.
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Male 7,962
@fancylad is this what you're letting IAB devolve into? Obama plays Golf! Obama misspeaks! Hillary wore an expensive dress! A reporter used hyperbole! Your site is just now whatever minutia @5Cats wants to bitch about? We just a drudge report aggregator now?
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Male 19,981
you know better than anyone that i-a-b takes shots at everyone. this isn't a left or right site, but every reader gets to thing and say whatever they want to say. you should see the submissions i don't use.
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Male 37,052
I submit lots of stuff! A wide variety! Sometimes a bunch of politics gets lumped together, oh well! >>> You rarely post other things, because they don't get many clicks, and people WHINE and complain about them too! "Anime ew!" and "I don't agree, so this is shit" (in a post about art, eh?) So naturally I submit FEWER of them, that's human nature, yes? If FancyLad wanted me to SUBMIT (not post, I CANNOT POST CONTENT ok?) differently? He could message me or something. Or not. Whatever! >>>Of course the new format here makes it impossible for people to review my posts and see the facts for themselves. The last 2-3 times people accused me of this? Or accused IAB of being "right wing" I simply went through MY posts and proved otherwise. I counted ALL the content posted and proved otherwise. And if they didn't believe me? they could go look for themselves. But they still refused to admit the truth, and here they are screaming the same incoherent bullshit yet again. :sigh:
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Male 7,962
BTW @fancylad in case you were unaware of yesterday's posts let me break it down for you: 1. 5Cats: Obama plays golf! Rating:2.5, 2. 5Cats: Crazy Libertarian. Rating: 2.6, 3. 5Cats: Obama misspeaks! Rating: 2.3, 4. 5Cats: Socialists are Nazis. Rating: 2.1, 5. Lala 6. 5Cats: Anti Muslim Propaganda. Rating: 2.3, 7. Lala 8. Lala 9. Fancy pics 10. 5Cats: Cat pic. Rating: 2.7, 11. Fancy, 12. LaLal,13. Lala, 14. Fancy, 15. Fancy, 16. 5Cats: Clinton wore an expensive jacket! Rating: 2.7, 17. Jekyl, 18. 5Cats: Journalist uses hyperbole! Rating: 1.9, 19. Lala, 20. Panth, 21. fancy
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Male 7,962
@fancylad To summarize, out of 21 posts 8 were 5Cats and 7 of those were right wing propaganda. They had an average rating of 2.3. Where is the "left" in that list? This site is becoming "fair and balanced" the way Fox News is "fair and balanced". Its your site. Do what you want. Post what you want. I'm just letting you know I won't be here much longer.
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Male 434
"Go back and count the last 200 or 300 or so, and report back to me, whiney little bitch." @5Cats, I'm just going to leave this here... http://www.i-am-bored.com/2016/06/common-fallacies-and-how-to-argue-like-a-trial-attorney-video.html
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Male 7,962
@5Cats "You could go look back 200 or 300 posts and actually LOOK" No fucker. That isn't how arguments work. I accuse a right wing bullshit slant and listed my proof. You say there is left wing bullshit to balance it then its up to YOU to show proof. There may be some but even in your 5Cats brain you can't possibly think it is anything RESEMBLING 50/50.
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Male 2,364
"Back up your bullshit and show me WHERE the other side of your inane tripe is." -> I second that.
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Male 37,052
You could go look back 200 or 300 posts and actually LOOK, that might open your mind a tiny crack. Or just keep making unfounded statements like a complete idiot, why should today be any different from the rest? >>> You DON'T KNOW but you keep saying it's true. You do this all the time, just a little fyi... You haven't looked it up, yet make definitive claims about the content here. Genius!
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Male 7,962
Where dipshit? Where are "both sides"? Where is someone pissing and moaning about how much Trump's shoes cost, or how much tennis Paul Ryan plays? Back up your bullshit and show me WHERE the other side of your inane tripe is. You act like it is just me. Its pretty much every person that has posted on this thread.
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Male 37,052
You've pulled this 'cherry-picking' bullshit in the past, multiple times in fact. Each time the FACTS made you look like a fool. You selected ONLY a VERY recent batch of posts which fit your theory, but ignored the LONG term trends of IAB entirely, because they prove you wrong. Prove you to be the liar you are. Go back and count the last 200 or 300 or so, and report back to me, whiney little bitch. >>> You did the exact same thing before! EXACT SAME. You think you'd learn? Hells no! You never learn, you never change, you never will do either. Just bitch and moan and DEMAND others OBEY your whims? Lolz! How pathetic! >>> IAB is the good place it is because it presents BOTH SIDES of issues. You don't like it? Bye! Crybaby.
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Male 7,962
All do respect @fancylad that's fucking bullshit. Read the comments on here. The community on a whole has repeatedly asked to not have this shit. Look through yesterday's posts. You're giving @5Cats free reign to basically post whatever he wants. Your community is telling you we don't like this bullshit on this site. Even conservatives are telling you they don't like it. Where do you see the liberal political submissions? You don't think I could submit 20 posts a day from liberal blogs? I don't because that isn't what I want IAB to be. Nobody seems to want it to be that except 5Cats. This isn't about left or right, this is about complete and utter bullshit. Obama plays golf? Hillary wears a dress? How can you approve this shit? I feel you owe your regulars an explanation. We support this site and have for years and to be honest I'm about done. If I wanted this crap I'd go to drudge or breitbart. This isn't informational. This isn't entertaining. This isn't worthwhile. I may be gone for good this time. So keep indulging him and keep posting this bullshit. Watch your regulars find somewhere else to go.
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Male 48
What he said. 5Cats posts, and comments, are far out of proportion to the value he brings. And, much of it is right-wing propaganda, blown out of any proportion to the facts and actual significance of what happened. He's ruining this site - it used to be a fun site, and now I'm faced with this crap every time I come. @fancylad - do you want this site to continue its downward spiral? If so, continue letting 5Cats have free reign. If not, consider having some editorial standards, and enforcing them. Or, come up with some other solution. I like some others, have mostly been a lurker - not commenting much, but a pretty regular visitor. I'm close to the end of my rope.
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Male 37,052
What a drama queen, what a raging hypocrite. You'd have ONLY one side of the issues presented? That's what you define as interesting? You'd PURGE ALL that disagrees with you, as if YOU ran the show? Only pro-Hillary, only pro-Obama, only pro-AGW, only pro-gun control, pro-Trayvon Martin or Michael Brown. Hey you know there's 1,000 other sites with liberal circle-jerking as their one and only feature, right? Bye now! have fun reading the same drivel over and over. >>> So submit what you want to see, what's holding you back? You want ONLY what YOU want to see and not allow anything else, but are too fucking lazy to submit it? What good are you then? What do you do to support the IAB community? You bitch and moan and attack anyone with different ideas, but want someone ELSE to do the heavy lifting and provide you with the monochromatic content of your whims? Bye, no one will miss you in the slightest, take the rest of the IAB Liberal Stalkers with you...
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Male 2,364
I would agree that IAB used to have a larger "liberal" user base. I wonder why they left.
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Male 2,364
5Cats, you are the only one I know of to ever ask that other IAB'ers be banned. IAB is not your podium, and the mic you use does not belong to you.
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Male 37,052
Oh, you just want ME to be SILENCED, IC. And I "just happen" to be right wing & stuff. Sheer coincidence! Purely accidental... >>> In fact I DO SEE dozens of "liberal left" posts here on IAB. And I don't care how many assholes whine and cry: they are assholes, why should I care? They cry about EVERYTHING I do, disregardless of what it is. Big babies. >>> Not once have I said there shouldn't be left-leaning posts or ones I don't agree with. Never. Years ago (many years ago!) I complained there was no balance to the many anti-Bush posts, and FancyLad told me to get off my ass and submit something. I said... "I can do WHAT now?" :-) And clicked Member Submit :->
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Male 7,962
No you raging fucktard I'd have NO SIDE of utter bullshit presented. READ. Read the comments. Read what the members of this site think of you and your contribution to this site. We don't want political bullshit. Do you see anyone posting dozens of liberal shit? WHAT THE FUCK are you talking about?
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Male 2,419
The trouble is, iab used to be fun. a place where you would find all sorts (in the beginning even flash games) of links, pics, and vids,- and you could skip the clickbait, or if you wanted to watch fairly interesting arguments by people who could argue a point of view,- hit it and you might even learn a thing or two (i might not agree with megrendel, oldollie, or say elkingo,- but at times i do say i learned something from them) it isn't anymore.- it's been dying for a few years with fewer and fewer submissions, and the flame wars got so intense that it wasn't interesting anymore only name calling, and straight out paranoia. (i will admit i was a part of that) till what it is now, a few lackluster column like posts, a pic dump, and tin foil hat rage posts. there are no funny as fuck i pissed my pants wait my jaw just dropped omg i never knew that. wait i'm gonna try that shit later moments.. anymore, and it's why i reluctantly drop by here every so often to see if somehow someone zapped the son of a bitch back to life, only to to shake my head and leave. this was a great place fancy,- and it can be again, from what i understand i few people had enough faith in it to throw some money at it. make it work. get rid of 5cats,- he might be good for clicks but it's only disaster tourism.. watching the car go up in flames. you know the sort. and start posting some diverse shit again. from how shit is made to fringe cultures to people break stuff to. i dunno, this used to be my one stop to be amazed, giggle, and fart. now i just sob.
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Male 2,364
True dat. I've been lurking since IAB was just one page with an irregularly updated list of links to other cool sites. When commenting was added, it was one long thread where people sometimes suggested links to visit. Some of IAB's first true posts were spawned from them. IAB's come a long way since, and for several years, was the only site I visited for news, fun and interesting stuff. I think @fancy and all the great mods we've had over the years have done a great job keeping this place alive. I do have to question the decision to post a lot of this tripe to the front page tho. I think we're better than that.
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Male 48
@fancylad - I was thinking exactly the same thing. Most of the stuff @5cats is garbage, neither news nor interesting, except perhaps who live for information about how terrible Obama, Hillary, and all the other liberals are. And it's invariably incredibly biased. So, is this really a site for fun and interesting stuff, or a platform for bashing liberals. Or, just for bashing people in general, to generate more clicks? Certainly, it's getting less interesting to me. To that end - if you want to talk about how much various presidents spent doing "non-work" activities, take a look at this: http://www.factcheck.org/2014/08/presidential-vacations/ . Bush took far more vacation days than Obama, at any corresponding point in his presidency. Reagan took a ton of vacation, as well. The reality is - presidents are never really on vacation - they travel with staff, communication equipment, etc., so they can stay on top of things, and deal with problems, no matter where they are, even on a golf course. What's much more important is whether they actually put time into learning about the world, understanding situations, how to deal with them, and making best efforts to do that. Bitching about golf days, given all the facts, just proves yet again that 5Cats isn't interested in anything but finding fault in Obama and other Democrats, any way possible.
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Male 7,962
Wait. A man plays golf around once a week? 4 hrs of relaxation time a week? Holy shit I bet that lazy mother fucker sleeps too. He probably shits, just sits around shitting. IMPEACH THE DEMON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Male 1,544
if he was a real american he wouldnt shit!!! he would turn those turds into riboflavin and soldier on
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