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Shopper47 07-20-2011 10:35

Why I left/am leaving TW
 
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Blotter 07-20-2011 10:35

peace

aScotiA 07-20-2011 10:36

i dont think anyone cares really

edit: see you next week

sarbuze 07-20-2011 10:37

Quote:

Originally Posted by aScotiA (Post 16566158)
i dont think anyone cares really


Fool 07-20-2011 10:38

You take out of TW what you bring to it. Don't post your photos and employment history on Tribalwar if you're uncomfortable with someone bringing it up again later.

ChewSpitt 07-20-2011 10:38

post more about leaving

MeneZ 07-20-2011 10:39

Later gator

Obskure 07-20-2011 10:40

This will really go over well.

lemon 07-20-2011 10:41

nice essay retard

Pride 07-20-2011 10:42

no loss

anomaly 07-20-2011 10:42

Quote:

Originally Posted by Fool (Post 16566164)
You take out of TW what you bring to it. Don't post your photos and employment history on Tribalwar if you're uncomfortable with someone bringing it up again later.


Anguish 07-20-2011 10:43

Nice speech Obama

Zombie 07-20-2011 10:44

First page...
This space for rent.

Still have no clue what "nexting" means...

T-Refried-455 07-20-2011 10:44

joe you are awful at quitting forums

coombz 07-20-2011 10:45

more awkward paragraphs that no one will read

TrojanMan421 07-20-2011 10:46

Quote:

Originally Posted by dibs (Post 16564391)
a natural extension of my hobbies, my decision was natural.


T-Refried-455 07-20-2011 10:47

btw an awful and easily-mocked picture of me from years ago has been on the tw wiki forever

Diablo Escobar 07-20-2011 10:47

i'm really not into the nexting stuff, although stuff like names and employment history matter a lot less than when some jackoff starts sending emails and phone calls and things...it's just pretty unnecessary

but we got another novel on the theory of tribalwar from jm5k, which is something

coombz 07-20-2011 10:50

my name and job and pic and all sorts have definitely been on this forum (going back over 5 years probably if anyone cared to search)

the difference between us is I have nothing to fear because i'm not ashamed of my life

oh and I'm less annoying than you so no one cares enough to next me

anomaly 07-20-2011 10:53

i didnt understand this thread

maybe jm5k can help me see the light :rofl:

tehvul2 07-20-2011 10:56

Quote:

Originally Posted by Joemomma5000 (Post 16566153)
Cruised through this morning to see what the aftermath was and felt I at least owed it to some users and e-buds to explain what actually happened and why I am out.

Fraggle didn't next me; he didn't do anything but try to rip through my life to gain some e-fame and attention (beyond pathetic but par for the course). It was actually refried who originally began the 'nexting' process by posting comments about my work history, education and location in one of the voting threads. To his credit he did it subtly enough to effectively freak me out without letting everyone copy and paste my CV etc (thanks I guess?). Is this creepy and weird? Absolutely. If you find yourself in a situation where you feel the need to try to scare someone off of the internet by searching through their lives, you are one pathetic loser.

But to be honest as well, I did panic a bit. When you start seeing your TW existence (which began when I was in highschool) merging instantly with your professional and personal life, it's more than a little unsettling. As Bounty mentioned, I don't necessarily want things I said or spoke about online a decade ago to be taken out of context at a later date and I sure don't want additional ties made; this is something I think everyone who has a serious career and conventional life would agree with.

So I did what everyone else in this situation probably did and PMed rayn going "OMG HALP WAT HAS HAPPUNEZD, FIX ME" and then when he didn't fix it in .5 seconds PMed Fool as well saying essentially the same thing.

I freaked out, absolutely.

To me, TW was always dead-set against this. My TW was a place where people met up and had events. Where people could post vacation pics or home reno pics and if a License plate or Home address was in the pic, there was no fear of their existence being exposed (and in fact any such action was met with swift justice). Then lines blurred a bit with the whole Jeremy Daspin situation (where TW really first ran into the now rampant situation of "how do we beat someone who just does not get being owned?" (the solution was to "take it to the *NEXT* level" ), and further became murky with the whole nonstop bombing of isuk (k0tz)'s name.

Then it gained some speed, and the community became divided in a weird way. People fearful of nexting simply left or became permanent lurkers, and people who enjoyed it became only more vocal, re-enforcing the ideology of it being both hilarious and acceptable. People with nothing to lose generally flock to it (because they are young and have no responsibilities, because they have ****ty lives, because they are depraved or sociopathic, etc), and because they have the most time on their hands, they make it seem like the majority (or in essence it becomes the majority).

This isn't really a TW that I enjoy. It hasn't been for some time, but it's a habit that has been around on and off for.. 11 years or so now? So it's hard to break the ole "check up on TW when bored" or "whore/troll someone to kill some time" etc.

So, after both accepting that my life would forever be available online (a decision I ultimately made by making various social accounts), that TW was no longer what I wanted and that I didn't enjoy the two being connected, I've decided that it's time to take a break from TW. It's not running away (a bit late for that, everything is already out in the open), it's just putting my money where my mouth and my thoughts are. I'll probably still lurk from time to time, but I am just too old for this ****, and it's simply no longer my cup of tea.

As a parting note, I welcome some of the professional awesome dudes to post their public information; see how awesome it is! (ref you go first bro! spxnge, lemon, coombz even, love to see your pics/careers :) )

GL with this Rayn, I only see it getting worse. And it won't kill TW, but it will definitely change it.

CLIFFS/tl;dr

- ref nexted me not fraggle (he is just thunder stealer because of king creep status), don't like this version of TW, fading to shadows, small history of TW/nexting, pic of my boner

A well written, and honest explanation of what Tribal War has become.

We now have these worthless ****s who live in their mothers basement with their anime girlfriends who despise anyone with a real life. They can't "get back" at the tw users who don't suck in real life in no way other than Nexting them. TW is supposed to be fun. Tribal War is supposed to be a form of entertainment. But when that "fun" means being called into the office by your boss because one of you lame **** hater *****es emailed your boss something you posted when you were still in high school, and fires you the fun stops.

I have had my hosting service cancelled, because one of you ****s emailed my hosting company for the sole purpose of ****ing with me, because they were jealous I could actually afford a web hosting service I guess.

When will the Forum Owner step up, and let it be known that Nexting is a permanent ban offense?

Granted the admins are awesome in the sense they let us get away with all types of **** other forums would have us banned years ago for. And I personally want to thank them for that freedom. However some things just should not be allowed.

Without order there is chaos.

T-Refried-455 07-20-2011 10:56

A well written, and honest explanation of what Tribal War has become.

Mr Jimmy Pop 07-20-2011 10:57

i agree with the OP, nexting and bringing personal info is creepy. though TW is probably why I am more cautious than I used to be with personal info on the web. I have no interest in Facebook, myspace etc etc.


honestly, i find people that engage in this behavior very creepy. i also assume those that engage in it probably has some personal self esteem issues from god knows what and are probably very sad and lonely in their real life. or they are sociopaths


i am not leaving because i don't have no where else to go. this is the only forum i ever been part of, well other than TWL or old OGL, tribes 4 life yo

Fool 07-20-2011 10:57

When did tehvul2 get so coherent?

nigafool 07-20-2011 10:58

man

think of all the content tw is going to miss out on now that the main content provider is leaving

big ****ing deal

lemon 07-20-2011 11:00

I tried to make a jm5k neckbeard avatar but I suck at photoshop.

Denver 07-20-2011 11:00

i remember j5k owning me in demo, as I tried to join 5k :(
then my ebud Mortez got in, and owned everyone with 600 ping!
those were the days,
I'll actually miss you j5k, eventhough we never talked!

FngrBANG 07-20-2011 11:01

bummer

Durak 07-20-2011 11:03

jm5k is an over analytical WoW nerd with a ****ty nerd personality

that's my contribution to this thread

also saw lemon posted his resume, but i guess it was deleted lol

claims he was a sales manager :lol:

TooSmoothe 07-20-2011 11:04

Quote:

Originally Posted by Denver (Post 16566216)
then my ebud Mortez got in, and owned everyone with 600 ping!

no he didn't

Unomas 07-20-2011 11:04

Quote:

Originally Posted by nigafool (Post 16566208)
man

think of all the content tw is going to miss out on now that the main content provider is leaving

big ****ing deal

You post this whenever someone gets run off the forums like you bring any other content besides talking about how much content other people don't provide. If you don't provide awesome content on TribalWars (of which there is none) in the eyes of nigafool then its ok to chase people off the forum by implying you want to mess with them in real life because you lost a flame war.

Concurrently, star content provider nigafool is scared to let people find out which restaurant he works at and Mr. T-Refried-459783 has yet to share his LinkedIn profile with the forums. I look forward to more of their quality posts talking about how much everything sucks. I am a lurker here but you people are ridiculous.

lemon 07-20-2011 11:06

Quote:

Originally Posted by Unomas (Post 16566224)
If you don't provide awesome content on TribalWars (of which there is none) in the eyes of nigafool then its ok to chase people off the forum by implying you want to mess with them in real life because you lost a flame war.

:attention

GTFO you TribalWars idiot.

edit: oh wait rumored kura smurf but seems way too dumb

anomaly 07-20-2011 11:06

i dont even like nigafool

but who the **** are you to call him out, no one here knows you.

coombz 07-20-2011 11:06

only hopeless losers have LinkedIn profiles so Refried probably isn't hiding anything tbh

also you evidently missed nigafool's grill thread

my stomach wanted a lot of that content to be it's content

Diablo Escobar 07-20-2011 11:07

for the record nigafool is not a star tribalwar poster he wasn't even an option in jm5k's all star thread

T-Refried-455 07-20-2011 11:08

why would i need to broadcast my entire work history and contact info to the internet

i have a real job already

Dynamo 07-20-2011 11:08

Guide to safely posting on TW (advanced version):

1) Purchase a used laptop in cash from a shady pawn shop
2) Drive across town and connect to the internet though random unsecured wireless networks
3) Connect to TW through a layer of proxies in Estonia, Uruguay and Bangladesh
4) Don full-body hazmat suit
5) Limit post content to talk about the weather

lemon 07-20-2011 11:08

I tried to derail nigafools grill thread because he made fun of me. I failed horribly. Strong content in that one. Big ****ing deal.

KnightMare 07-20-2011 11:09

The best post on tw are taken from Reddit anyway.

nigafool 07-20-2011 11:09

Quote:

Originally Posted by Unomas (Post 16566224)
You post this whenever someone gets run off the forums

so wait i've posted it 3 times?

i dont think that's even true

but you apparently know my posts better than i do so i'll take your word for it :-)


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