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Spam these KOBE forums

KOBE spams the left. It's time for the left to spam KOBE. This is a call to all leftists, anarchists, socialists, communists, Arabs, Muslims, greens, liberals, and progressives. Let's kick the fascists off the net.
Spam these KOBE forums:

 http://www.kobehq.com/kobeforums2/list.php?f=1
 http://www.kobehq.com/kobeforums2/list.php?f=2
 http://www.kobehq.com/kobeforums2/list.php?f=3

Kick their asses.
I'd like to kick their asses in person. 28.Apr.2003 14:28

NEMO

If anyone finds out who these people are, list them.

you're giving them what they want 28.Apr.2003 15:29

steve

But have fun.

Why waste your time? 28.Apr.2003 20:46

P. Tarquinius Constans

They're just a bunch of pathetic NetLoons who like to puff themselves up and talk big, when all they can really do is behave like assholes on Net fora.

If they didn't have a publicist who is every bit as authoritarian, obsessive and paranoid as they are, they'd still be in the total obscurity they deserve.

Leave it to the moderators of the fora they spam to work out ways of defending themselves from trolls.

As it says above, giving them attention is giving them what they want- a way to delude themselves that they have some sort of importance in the world, so as to escape the feelings of isolation and worthlessness that drive Internet trolls.

Nah... 28.Apr.2003 21:53

Trilox Woodsman

"They're just a bunch of pathetic NetLoons who like to puff themselves up and talk big, when all they can really do is behave like assholes on Net fora."

I think the opposite is true. I think the majority of you are small weak people who couldn't fight your way out of a wet paper bag. You were the snot nosed bed wetters who never stood up to the bullies in school and now you thrive on misery and wallow in your own pathetic shortcomings. You are only happy when you piss and moan about every single thing in the world but in reality you will never make a difference in anything and when you die your legacy will be nothing...

Trilox 28.Apr.2003 23:19

heimdallr

Maybe you're right


Maybe that's why my self-esteem depends on my ability to provoke hostility from people I don't even know through an anonymous medium, driving me to spend all hours of the day and night posting juvenile contrarian messages to other people's web sites. Oh wait, I don't do that; you do.

Pacifist until the end... 28.Apr.2003 23:34

Trilox Woodsman

"my ability to provoke hostility from people I don't even know"

Don't flatter yourself. Just keep telling yourself that when the JBT's take you away to the re-education camp...

Nice Non Sequitur, Trilox 29.Apr.2003 01:30

P. Tarquinius Constans

"I think the opposite is true. I think the majority of you are small weak people who couldn't fight your way out of a wet paper bag. You were the snot nosed bed wetters who never stood up to the bullies in school and now you thrive on misery and wallow in your own pathetic shortcomings. You are only happy when you piss and moan about every single thing in the world but in reality you will never make a difference in anything and when you die your legacy will be nothing... "

Umm, what exactly are you on about here? I can't see anything at all here that actually has anything to do with what I had to say.

Let me make it clearer:

I've been following the DeVoy/KOBE lovematch with considerable amusement for some time now. What I've seen of the behavior of KOBE (and, BTW, I'm not yet convinced that this is an organization as opposed to a small clique of wannabe bullies) reminds me of a graffitum in the men's room of a crummy club in Vincenttown NJ where the band I ran sound for spent altogether too much time playing:

"Vincenttown: all bikers, no bikes".

It was a marvelous description of the clientele at Butch's: guys who would like to be bikers, if only they could afford a damn motorcycle.

KOBE's antics are like that: guys who would like to be bullies if only they could find the stones to pick a fight in person instead of hiding behind the anonymity of a keyboard.

There's the pathetic part. Being obsessed with seeking out an "other" on the Net on whom he/she/it/they can project all that unresolved anger is where the NetLoon part comes in.

Now, as for their nemesis/publicist DeVoy:

All you need to do is to read enough of his screeds to pick up on the "ex cathedra", "it's right because I say so" " I have proof but don't ask me to produce it" flavor of his pronouncements to see why I characterize him as authoritarian. The fact that he never seems to have anything at all to say (at least on Indymedia) on any subject other than KOBE reflects obsessiveness.

When he does reveal the reasoning behind his conclusions, it invariably takes the form of a cascaded string of examples of the fallacy of the affirmed consequent.

Example: he starts from the premise that if KOBE were a law enforcement operation, complaints about their activities to law enforcement would be ignored. He complains about them to the FBI, no arrests or charges follow, therefore KOBE must be a law enforcement operation.

It doesn't take a course in formal logic to recognize that arguing "If A, then B. B, therefore A" is invalid, unless you first demonstrate that A is the ONLY possible antecedent of B. (BTW, the opposite, "If A, then B. NOT B, therefore NOT A" is valid. In fact, it's the basis of an awful lot of diagnostic reasoning).

Obsessiveness, paranoia, and the affronts to logic characteristic of the classical paranoid conspiracy theorist: prime NetLoon qualifications.

Two opposing types of NetLoon, in fact, a pair of opposites that attract.

So there you have it. There's no shortage of immature trolls or PCTs on the Net; I see no reason to give this particular pair one's business instead of patronizing higher-quality cyber-crackpottery. Of course, there ain't no accounting for taste...

But then, I suspect that you weren't interested in the content of my or anyone else's comment. It looks like you were just on autopilot, looking for a thread into which to project some personal vilification on your own personal "threatening other".

I hope that it helped and that you're feeling better now.