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06-07-2012, 08:57 AM
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Gabe84
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Originally Posted by Ohashi_Jouzu View Post
How are attempts to "drive" their posting habits or suggesting to people that it'd be best to NOT have an opinion right now any different or beneficial to a site that profits on discussion? I think people that are too quick to label others as "drama queens" for expressing opinions are just as bad as those who seem too quick to form/express them.
You can disagree with the nomination of a coach and explain why, it will probably lead to an insightful and interesting discussion.

If you say it's "the worst nomination ever", that "Therrien is an awful coach that has never won anything and never will", and such, it's overdramatic, emotionally-charged opinions that simply cannot be discussed in a civil manner. The only way you can have a conversation with someone with such extreme point of views is by using the same kind of rhetoric, which never leads to a real discussion, only to bickering and pointless arguing that almost always end up in name calling.

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