Nip Posted February 9 Share Posted February 9 (edited) 48 minutes ago, numnuts said: I get the feeling that the PTB are still undecided on what to run with next. Maybe they are pushing various scare stories, then trying to gauge which one is the most likely to be accepted by the general public? I wouldn't be surprised, if avian flu is the next 'big thing' though. I don't know the origins of the first 'Coronavirus Mega-Thread' on this post-2019 incarnation of the DIF, in terms of what threads may have been merged in to it. I do recall that the first post was by forum member Tetragrammaton in January 2020 though. The only reason the first post on this thread is by me, is because I happened to be the first person to continue discussing the topic, after the forum hack of May 2020, when the first thread disappeared along with everything else. It could have been anyone and it matters not. However, at the time, I was firmly assuming that the lost forum content would be retrieved, then anything in the new thread I had created would just be tagged on to the first thread. I reckon one of the end goals is to force internet forums to accept state assigned moderators. Tolkien, himself, said as much. He said that the reader might 'imagine' this or that. However, for me, it is pretty obvious that Tolkien meant quite a lot, in terms of real world metaphors. There was a good thread on the old forum, which tracked how definitions of 'terrorism' were slowly changing over time. Talking of various types of terrorism ....... Edited February 9 by Nip 2 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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