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  •  here's the thing... (1+ / 0-)
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    Dave in Northridge

    I am incredibly patient and tolerant. But when my fuse blows, it blows. And I fully admit that when it blows, I become irrational.

    My fuse blew because of something silly: that Dave rec'd your comment that said I don't know what I'm talking about. And I fully admitted that I'm incredibly sensitive tonight because I know that I am. I am in a fuckton of pain and it takes all I have to not cry, so silly little things, like a rec on a comment that insults me, can make me cry.

    That is why I said I'm out.

    But at the same time, I lost my patience and once that happens, I cannot sleep.

    I lost my patience with you because you are intolerable. For that, I apologize, because I rarely lose my patience, and the fact that I did has more to do with outside circumstances that are testing my nerves than it does with your petty little comments and laughable misunderstandings.

    Let's break this down in a way that someone as simple as you can understand: You still admit to basing your opinion on what Mr. Lyon said, while at the same time still demanding that we offer scientific proof. Does it still not occur to you how incredibly hypocritical and stupid that is?

    Lastly, your apologies mean nothing, because a sincere apology demands that the person apologizing understand how and where they went so incredibly wrong, and you still don't get that.

    I'd say goodnight, but I can't sleep and you're easy bait. You really make this too easy. It's like shooting fish in a bucket, and I've got nothing to do but sit here in pain and point out how stupid some people can be.

    Yes, it makes me feel slightly better, but the swelling has not gone down yet.

    P.S. I am not a crackpot.

    by BoiseBlue on Sun Jan 05, 2014 at 08:40:48 PM PST

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    •  Ok. (0+ / 0-)

      So, now I'm petty, simple, and stupid. And, you accuse me of insult? That's priceless.

      I'm soooo glad that your ranting has made you feel better. Rant on! The homophobes do it to me, so why not you as well.

      Your own pity party is also very touching. Did it ever occur to you that someone else might be going through "stuff" as well. Probably not. You're tooooo busy patting yourself on the back with how well you"shoot fish in a barrel."

      Is it soooo terrible of me to trust what a fellow gay poster says on this blog? I'd prefer to believe people until I have a reason not to. And, you have certainly let me know my trust was misplaced. So, there's that. Whether sexual orientation changes or not is a different issue, because it sooooo greatly affects what happens to us in the legal system (at this time). So, yes, this requires empirical data as far as I'm concerned. And, who knows? It may prove you correct. But, it has not yet as far as I can see.

      So, you can read my mind and my heart with regard to how sincere I am in apologizing? Nice to know.

      Rant on!

      •  Good night (0+ / 0-)

        For real this time.

        I was pretty hard on you in hopes that eventually you would get it, but you obviously won't. That was a failing on my part. I probably should have handled it with kid gloves instead of assuming we could all be adults here.

        I wasn't patting myself on the back: I was apologizing to you for being too hard on you when I should have practiced more patience.

        But now that I know you truly are incapable of comprehending anything I write (which I truly think is more attributable to you being stubborn and wrong than it is an intellectual failure), I really am out.

        It would have been nice if we could have engaged on more pleasant terms, but since you don't seem interested in doing so this conversation has no benefit to you, me, or anyone else who has the misfortune of stumbling across it.

        I'm going to bed. You can have the last word, and I honestly don't give a fuck how you want to insult me from here on out.

        P.S. I am not a crackpot.

        by BoiseBlue on Sun Jan 05, 2014 at 09:24:13 PM PST

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        •  BoiseBlue, (0+ / 0-)

          I am not your brother ... either one of them. I am a gay man, and I am on your side even if we do NOT agree about everything. We have to learn to agree to disagree. I think we could have a more fruitful conversation, but this one tonight simply degenerated into something much worse ... probably because of outside circumstances for you. me, and possibly others here tonight. We have to learn to be a little gentler with each other. I was too rough too. And, I apologize. I also accept your apology even if you will not accept mine. Good night and peace.

    •  Oh, and no, (0+ / 0-)

      you are NOT incredibly patient and tolerant ... certainly not tonight. I think "irrational" (your own word, not mine) probably describes you.

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