I'm interested, since a lot of the topics here seem fairly niche to me (that's putting it mildly), when was the last time you had a discussion offline on one of the topics you've posted about here online? Do you bring an online discussion offline or vice versa? Or are they just two totally separate spheres with hard boundaries?
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01-06-2017, 08:18 AM #1
How current are your current events?
01-06-2017, 09:46 AM #2I like to rock n' roll all night and *part* of every day. I usually have errands... I can only rock from like 1-3.
01-06-2017, 09:53 AM #3
I check the news websites couple times a day. Anything that sounds opinion as opposed to fact or is missing data i research more or just mentally mark it as "need more data".
I pretty much talk about it the most on here, if its not an easy moral, logic, etc issue with a post...meaning it requires knowledge of topic and not just an abstract view...i research the topic prior to posting for actual data. I dont read for opinion unless i have LOTS of experience with person. External classifications dont mean much to me. I will trust an unknown journalist as much as someone off the street at first.Take what I say with a grain of salt, because that's all it is compared to the ocean of complexity when it comes to actions and real life.
01-06-2017, 10:57 AM #4
I read several hours worth of news a day.
01-06-2017, 06:42 PM #5
Anyway, there's no implications or attributions or anything like that, if that's what you meant.
01-06-2017, 06:55 PM #6
Don't jump to paranoid conclusions there Lark. You "sounded" like Mole in your OP. That doesn't mean you're trying to be Mole (one is plenty) or trolling or anything else. Yes, I think that the sorts of hotly debated topics and the jargon used in them are a feature of day to day chat or not, at least to some degree.I like to rock n' roll all night and *part* of every day. I usually have errands... I can only rock from like 1-3.
01-06-2017, 07:12 PM #7
01-08-2017, 07:13 PM #8
Current events for me is anticipation of Donald Trump for warm transatlantic relations.
So far he's extended his love for the UK and his distrust for the EU bank and EU federalised system.
The other night I advised my friend to invest into gold when she was telling me about Brexit and saving for the future in £s; I reminded her (my friend) that if you save x. amount of pounds (£), if there is a bad Brexit, the value of her £s she's saved might not be worth as much, and if she was worried about the future, saving £s isn't going to help, but buy gold instead - However, I don't think she took it on board and resolved to plan for the worse by saving in £s.
01-09-2017, 01:49 AM #9
I read the news daily.
Probably the reason that certain topics are visited and re-visited here is because they tend to be hot-button issues. Hot topics are easy to discuss and to debate with others. I really doubt that most people on here want to talk about Uber's expansion into India or China's bad habit of shadow lending.
I keep my offline and online discussions separate - even when the discussions are about the same topic. I don't log off and vent about who posted what and so on.
Are there some examples of jargon used here that made you have this question?