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Subject: Personal Attacks Problems in the "General Off Topics" Forum
 

I have had to lock down the thread titled "Ground Rules for Political Discussions" in this forum. The discussion had devolved into a series of posts that contained too much vitriol, many of which contained personal attacks. I will be issuing strikes to the offending members. Please observe the forum rules. In case you can't manage to scroll down to the bottom of each page in the forums, here are the rules:

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