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Innocence

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His avatar is perfectly fine, there is no reason to change it.
Nice call.

This is seriously the best thread of 2011. Our year has peaked. The subtle rant, the self-fulfilling tutorial, and the cheesy "just kidding" make it an instant epic win.

I also think it's just a bad idea in general to say "How to solve teh rubix cube?" for example, as saying "How to" in the first place is bad grammar and not a question. Just my two cents.
 

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How about we send a private message to every new member instructing them not to make fail threads? Also, we could possibly provide a link to a well-known fail thread so that they'll understand to ask a question on the One Answer Question Thread and to not make a brand new one.
 

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How about we send a private message to every new member instructing them not to make fail threads? Also, we could possibly provide a link to a well-known fail thread so that they'll understand to ask a question on the One Answer Question Thread and to not make a brand new one.
Here's a good one. Any other thread created by TheRubiksGod would fit perfectly too
 
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Pretty good thread, because it's needed.

When I see stupid useless threads I just ignore them and hopefully no one else posts on them so they can move off the list.
 

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-inbe4theguywhogotflamedforpostingthe"dontyouhatetomanyquestionmarks???????????????????"threadrages.-

-inbe4 the guy who got flamed for posting the "dont you hate to many question marks???????????????????" thread rages.-
 

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You could say that again.
<3 the irony.

Probably the single most annoying thing about this forum besides the same old generic threads is probably the lack of the OP to make the thread with a question mark when they are asking a question. It takes a fraction of a second to add and yet they don't do it.
The same goes for posts that asks questions. IT'S TERRIBLE. <--- lol. I don't even like not having question marks in IMs. It's a question, add one character at the end and it's good.

Agree Agree Agree. There should be special mods out there for noobs that do this.
masteroftheWoner.
 

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I thought of the perfect solution. If a Noob starts a new thread, their thread title will automatically have 3 or 4 question marks added to the end. As your post count gets higher, the number of question marks added to the end of your thread title decreases.
This would be pretty funny. (And it would solve the problem, right?) +1 support!
 
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