NOTICE: Closing LB's Politics, Religion And Pholosophy Section

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  1. Barnstable

    Barnstable Supreme Fuzzler of Lakersball.com Staff Member

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    After discussing it with the other staff, we have decided to close the Politics, Religion and Philosophy section of Lakersball permanently.

    The closure will take effect on:

    January 1st 2021

    I know that some of you like to participate in these discussions, but I feel things get too heated, too personal, and this section takes way more effort to police than any other section on LB, while having way fewer staff that actually wants to do it. Therefore, keeping it open simply isn't worth the headache IMO. These topics have gotten too divisive, and too infuriating to manage on a forum that does not have Politics as it's main thrust.

    Feel free to discuss non hot button issues in the Open Court section, and feel free to have any kind of discussion you would like via direct messaging, or even group messaging for those of you that want to continue topics.

    - Barnstable
     
  2. John3:16

    John3:16 Moderator Staff Member

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    Be nice if we had something else to talk about around here.

    Oh wait, the Lakers are about to run off 4 or 5 in a row.

    Repeat. 3peat. Dynasty. Soon. Very soon.
     
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  3. Helljumper

    Helljumper - Lakers All Star -

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    Great decision, I had been wondering if this might be in the cards. Hope we can all let bygones be bygones, and my apologies for my role in any of the heated conversations or insults. Looking forward to amicably discussing Lakers dominance with all you!
     
  4. sirronstuff

    sirronstuff - Lakers Legend -

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    After Trump is reelected for another 4 years, I expect some apologies!!!! Now I'm going back to TikTok, the real source for quality news these days.

    :Laugh::Laugh::Laugh:

    No big loss, but some of the stuff has been fun to discuss. Guys like @John3:16 had to ruin it for everyone.

    "Lebronshame"
     
  5. John3:16

    John3:16 Moderator Staff Member

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    Did you just assume my gender?

    And for the record, I did it for the culture.

    Lakers in 4. Get used to it.

    Kobe >>> Bron. Don't @ me.
     
  6. BangBoomPow

    BangBoomPow - Lakers Starter -

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    Where do I get my news from now?
     
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    Good decision lol
     
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  8. sirronstuff

    sirronstuff - Lakers Legend -

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    I heard TikTok is pretty good, and it’s mostly 30 second clips so you always get the whole story

    :Laugh:
     
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    Great decision! It really is impossible to discuss politics with people you are fond with and it not do something to you. At the end of the day, none of us are experts at politics and none of us can actually be right or wrong when both sides are saying their side is the right side.

    Hopefully I didn’t offend anybody. If I did, my sincerest apologies.
     
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    Good idea, there is a reason our parents told us not to discuss religion and politics in public. It is always a losing proposition.
     
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    :Worthywave:



















    :dwightcrying:

    At least all of the lost souls that thought there wasn’t corruption in the election have proof and are ashamed of their own party.

    and COVID is proving to be no more impactful than the flu, but is being used the world over to change the distribution of wealth and power.

    N95 masks can filter out particles as small as 3 microns. It’s too bad they don’t do any good and COVID is about 1.5 microns and we’re acting like a bunch of sheep.

    Bill Gates owns the patent on the coronavirus as well as has a stake in the manufacturing.

    it’s a crazy time we are living in. My work here is done.

    you’re welcome

    :MagicmagicTW:
     
  13. Helljumper

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    I truly do thank you, for teaching me about the futility of arguing politics online.
     
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    Yes, I found everyone so open minded. It was very refreshing.
     
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    lakersball will be dead now. everyone joined for the politics threads. mark my words!!!!!
     
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    Do Socialist countries pay their athletes well, or is the NBA almost over as we know it? Asking for a friend.
     
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    Nike: Speak out against injustice.

    Also Nike: Let's hire manufacturers that uses kids to make Jordan sneakers that we sell for 30x the salary we pay these kids.
     
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    too bad the board couldn't stay up until 1/20 and die out together with trump's presidency

    oh well
     
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    :Laugh:
     
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