The laws of ILE discussion.

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Law 1: When serious thread turns into sex jokes, it is lost.

Tuomas (Tuomas), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:37 (nineteen years ago) link

If you mention Hitler the thread is finished!

*tumbleweed*

PinXor (Pinkpanther), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:39 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 2: All goes to shit when the Yanks wake up.

Sick Mouthy (Nick Southall), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:40 (nineteen years ago) link

Dude!!

PinXor (Pinkpanther), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:40 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 4: Pink never numbers anything.

Sick Mouthy (Nick Southall), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:40 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 5: No shirt, no shoes.

Sick Mouthy (Nick Southall), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:40 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 6: sooner or later, someone will be OTM.

MarkH (MarkH), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:41 (nineteen years ago) link

OTM.

Tuomas (Tuomas), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:41 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 6: xpost

robster (robster), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:42 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 8: The first half dozen posts you make when you come out of lurking will appear to kill the threads they are on.

aldo_cowpat (aldo_cowpat), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:42 (nineteen years ago) link

69: Like I said, dude!

PinXor (Pinkpanther), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:42 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 180: Nick does not understand wtf Pink is on about?!

Sick Mouthy (Nick Southall), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:43 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 9: If it's been done before, you must say so asap

the neurotic awakening of s (blueski), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:44 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 9 addendum: And post the thread(s) where it was done before.

aldo_cowpat (aldo_cowpat), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:45 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 10: Law 9 only applies if your name is N.

MarkH (MarkH), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:45 (nineteen years ago) link

Law12: Any sense of critical discourse is mere distraction from the more pertinent objective of breakin' your balls

the neurotic awakening of s (blueski), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:46 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 13: The picture of latebloomer in kiss makeup will be posted not less than once a week.

aldo_cowpat (aldo_cowpat), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:47 (nineteen years ago) link

22:this picture has to be posted at any given opportunity.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/olmedia/1830000/images/_1832328_lumley150.jpg

PinXor (Pinkpanther), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:48 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 15: a post which offends somebody will soon be defended by someone else saying they can't see what's wrong with it.

MarkH (MarkH), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:49 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 17. Someone will point out how tedious meta-discussion is even more tedious than the behaviour being discussed! ;-)

Super-Masonic Black Hole (kate), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:49 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 18: someone has to complain that it's not like the old ilx!

PinXor (Pinkpanther), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:50 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 19: Any thread that seems to be gathering posts at a rapid rate with be counteracted by a c-man similar thread, and both will die.

___ (___), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:52 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 20: Threads about fat girls OR OKCupid are guaranteed to win out. A thread about fat girls on OKCupid would be the death of ILE.

dog latin (dog latin), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:54 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 8: The first half dozen posts you make when you come out of lurking will appear to kill the threads they are on.

-- aldo_cowpat (ala...), July 28th, 2004. (later)

You sure it's not the first hundred?

Rock Hardy (Rock Hardy), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 13:05 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 17.5: Someone will point how pointing out how tedious meta-discussion is even more tedious than tedious meta-discussion OR the behaviour being discussed!

Jordan (Jordan), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 13:08 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 21: No thread should go beyond 30 messages without someone being/saying "passive-aggressive".

Onimo (GerryNemo), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 13:09 (nineteen years ago) link

law22: anything with something, anything to do with titties, beer, bras, dicks, buttsex & footie 'll catch on like a house on hayfire.

t\'\'t (t\'\'t), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 13:12 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 1 revised: Anytime any thread shifts slightly in tone or topic, someone will bitch about it.

St. Nicholas (Nick A.), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 13:13 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 13: The picture of latebloomer in kiss makeup will be posted not less than once a week.
-- aldo_cowpat (ala...), July 28th, 2004.

Law 23: DUH!!

latebloomer (latebloomer), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 13:13 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 436: Revive!

PJ Miller (PJ Miller), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 13:13 (nineteen years ago) link

Also, law 24: any list has to menton slayer, or else I will have to correct it.

latebloomer (latebloomer), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 13:16 (nineteen years ago) link

I find Onimo's silent threat in Law 21 very passive-aggressive.

aldo_cowpat (aldo_cowpat), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 13:21 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 25: At some point Jon will post an irrelevant picture.

Tuomas (Tuomas), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 13:26 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 25 addendum (may time-expire): Once Jon has posted on a thread either Amazing Randy, JAKC or a new! improved! troller will follow.

aldo_cowpat (aldo_cowpat), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 13:28 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 27: We will all wish for the wisdom of Hanle y to replace the irrelevant picture.

Mr Noodles (Mr Noodles), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 13:34 (nineteen years ago) link

Law28: People must talk about c-mang, jon and randy all the freakin' time

the neurotic awakening of cranky crankington (blueski), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 13:36 (nineteen years ago) link

29. At some point, someone will mention buttsex or trucker hats, or both.

Tuomas (Tuomas), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 13:38 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 30: These sorts of threads must happen at least every 4 months

Bumfluff, Wednesday, 28 July 2004 13:38 (nineteen years ago) link

Haha, that's a clear case of law 9.

Tuomas (Tuomas), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 13:39 (nineteen years ago) link

I wonder if we'll see all these things happening in this thread alone. That'd be like a meta-explosion.

Tuomas (Tuomas), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 13:40 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 31: Whoever smelt it, dealt it.

Huck, Wednesday, 28 July 2004 13:44 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 32: Ned Raggett

Maria D. (Maria D.), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 14:37 (nineteen years ago) link

Well yeah.

Ned Raggett (Ned), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 14:39 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 32: Ned Raggett
-- Maria D. (maria...), July 28th, 2004.

That's like saying "gravity" or "ghost plasma";-)

latebloomer (latebloomer), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 14:41 (nineteen years ago) link

Dark matter. String theory.

Ned Raggett (Ned), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 14:43 (nineteen years ago) link

But... DARK MATTER IS REALLY... DEAD PEOPLE!!!

Super-Masonic Black Hole (kate), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 14:44 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 33: Whoever started it, farted it.

Huck, Wednesday, 28 July 2004 14:45 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 34: Whoever said it, bled it
Law 35: Whoever made it, ate it

Um...that's all I could think of.

latebloomer (latebloomer), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 14:46 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 36: Who ever xposted, milquetoasted.

Huck, Wednesday, 28 July 2004 14:47 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 37: Get a dog pal!

dog latin (dog latin), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 14:48 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 38 - Record Covers rendered in MS Paint are genius.

mzui, Wednesday, 28 July 2004 14:50 (nineteen years ago) link

That's more like a law of nature.

St. Nicholas (Nick A.), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 14:54 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 39: Somebody will angrily misinterpret this post.

x j e r e m y (x Jeremy), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 14:55 (nineteen years ago) link

you bastard, how dare you?!

the neurotic awakening of s (blueski), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 14:56 (nineteen years ago) link

(x-post)

heh

the neurotic awakening of s (blueski), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 14:56 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 40: Rides must remain pimped at all times.

hmmm (hmmm), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 14:59 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 41: Fuck washing a hat!

Onimo (GerryNemo), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 15:16 (nineteen years ago) link

Your most pointed, well thought-out posts will be ignored.
Your dumb musings will haunt you forever...

paulhw (paulhw), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 19:52 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 42: dumb musers should eat a bag of dicks.

MarkH (MarkH), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 19:57 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 316: CUZ STONE COLD SEZ SO.

The Dreaded Rear Admiral (Leee), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 20:05 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 68: U R ALL GAY

luna (luna.c), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 21:31 (nineteen years ago) link

ILX rule #4080:
ILXor people are shady

AaronHz (AaronHz), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 22:41 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 86: When I finally post to a thread, it will immediately die. Unless I want it to.

--Tha Threadkilla

j.lu (j.lu), Wednesday, 28 July 2004 23:11 (nineteen years ago) link

So, like, you wanted this thread to die, I see.

jim wentworth (wench), Thursday, 29 July 2004 01:36 (nineteen years ago) link

This thread reminds me of the Nazi deathcamps.

oh that doesn't work does it?

gramps, Thursday, 29 July 2004 01:41 (nineteen years ago) link

this thread is like a cake left out in the rain.

AaronHz (AaronHz), Thursday, 29 July 2004 01:42 (nineteen years ago) link

haha I can't believe this is still there! I can't believe I checked!

http://www.eatabagofdicks.com/bag.gif

Major McTwitch (kenan), Thursday, 29 July 2004 01:45 (nineteen years ago) link

law 87: lemonade was a popular drink and it still is.

roxymuzak (roxymuzak), Thursday, 29 July 2004 01:47 (nineteen years ago) link

88: Someone must compare existing thread to new thread; in this instance, the generic thread-thread, wherein we all speak in... platitudes, for lack of a better word.

TheRealJMod (TheRealJMod), Thursday, 29 July 2004 01:48 (nineteen years ago) link

89: someone can't be assed to find said old thread

TheRealJMod (TheRealJMod), Thursday, 29 July 2004 01:48 (nineteen years ago) link

A Rough Guide To ILM Touchstones

roxymuzak (roxymuzak), Thursday, 29 July 2004 01:51 (nineteen years ago) link

Law 1089: j.lu is wrong. *I* am the threadkiller. Or at least a ghostly spectre on threads that end up dying out shortly after I post.

Many Coloured Halo (Dee the Lurker), Thursday, 29 July 2004 05:36 (nineteen years ago) link

thirteen years pass...

Law 2: All goes to shit when the Yanks wake up.

― Sick Mouthy (Nick Southall), Wednesday, July 28, 2004 5:40 AM (thirteen years ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

infinity (∞), Thursday, 28 December 2017 18:12 (six years ago) link

six years pass...

I know I am lame as hell I just get frustrated when informed thoughtful posters weave an interesting discussion only for it to be wrung back into a straight line of basicness

brimstead, Monday, 8 July 2024 15:43 (one week ago) link

Wdym

Roman Anthony gets on his horse (gyac), Monday, 8 July 2024 15:55 (one week ago) link


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