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Posted 12/12/16 , edited 12/12/16
Nice troll ;P
Sadly some people still think the earth is flat and much else.
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Posted 12/12/16
You know this could actually be a decent bit of satire about how some things really shouldn't be up for debate. That it's dangerous and counterproductive to keep sustaining perspectives that are demonstrably wrong or vile by any sane standard as though they deserved a place at the big kids' table. That doing so drags everything down because we still have to pretend as though there are two sides to an argument that was actually settled ages ago by anyone with two brain cells to rub together, and thus can't move onto shit that actually matters.

Or at the very least I hope this wasn't genuine.
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Posted 12/12/16 , edited 12/12/16

DerpyDavid wrote:


thekevin4 wrote:

Satire, by definition, uses humor... this maybe be an attempt at satire... but satire it is not.


Satire does not only mean humor.

"the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues."

Kaceytron pretends to be a feminist / stereotypical gamer girl for views. This would fall under most of the definition of satire. If this post was made to troll people or pretend to be a flat earther just to stir up people, it is then considered satire.


The main purpose of "Satire" is that, either through humorous or unhumorous irony, it is intended to stick a point. Preferably a sharpened one.

This is where Kev is correct that Artlicker's posts cannot be considered "Satire"--
The ideal intended reaction to Satire is not "Um...yyyyeah. Okay, whatevers. Moving on. "
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Posted 12/12/16
i can't believe people are taking this seriously
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I love posts like these because they remind me to never take General Discussion seriously because it seems over half of it is used by half baked troll attempts. Puts my mind at ease when I see some of the assinine bullshit that goes on here.
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I no longer can say "how stupid can people be" only because people still believe the earth is flat.
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