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Before Facebook, People Would Just Yell At Each Other In The Street

This is pretty spectacular. I didn’t see what prompted the initial outrage, and I’m not particularly interested in it one way or the other. (However, statements like

We oppose this group because it lists sexual positions that resemble sexual assault and rape.

are a bit puzzling without additional context, and suggest that this group might just be the usual overwrought nonsense.)

However, the ensuing discussion is hysterically funny, as various frat brothers show up to defend themselves with wildly varying levels of success. By the fifth page people are saying things like this:

It would be just as appropriate for me to say all opponents of rape and violence are close-minded and stereotypical as it is for you to judge me and other fraternity members based on stereotypes you hold.

One of the many, many dozens of awesome things about this statement is that the dude has unwittingly divided the two sides into “opponents of rape and violence” on the one hand, and “fraternity members” on the other.

(See also: the guy whose attempt to make nice and smooth things over includes the phrase “trifling whores.”)

UPDATE: Oh, and here’s an entry for Oppressive Typo of the Year:

I will dismantle this group when I feel that there has been an appropriate dialogue that has repaired what I feel to be a fractured community. Thanks again for taking the group down; now, what are your ideas for rebuilding cummunity?

Not quite as good/bad as the time the ODE ran a headline about “raising awareness for sexual assault,” but close.

  1. Timothy says:

    I guess you’ll have to find someplace else to hate yourself, Tyler. Joggers has always worked out well in the past. 🙂

  2. Jonah says:

    This whole debate smacks of separatism.

  3. T says:

    Olly —

    Man, awesome. On a similiar topic: I’ve been barred from my own facebook hate group, yet Jonah continues to receive accolades. Clearly, facebook is filled with complete morons.

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