Originally Posted by newnationcb
I don't buy them either as I'm a show me guy for the most part. But I tend to just read and not comment and move on with life.
For those telling others to avoid them how easy is that really? We're on this board to read things other people post and then respond, if we chose, with our formulated opinions.
I've avoided the thread that talks about the end of the Cowboys and the end of the NFL. Haven't even gone into it once. Pretty easy, I see a thread that I don't think I'd enjoy, I avoid it.
It's hard not to read material passed off as covertly obtained top notch stuff. And then who are you to tell someone not to opinionate on it? If that's the case the threads shouldn't be writable.
If it's board sanctioned and presented in that manner then it should be open to all perspectives. Praise and criticism alike.
Criticism of the idea is fine but why even bother to read if you are already at the conclusion that the OP is full of ****?
I'm all for discussion of the ideas that are presented but why even enter a thread that you'll give absolutely zero credibility to because you concluded that the person who started it is a lying *** ******* who really doesn't have any sort of insider information to start with?
And should you enter what's the point in simply saying, "You're full of ****. You have no connections"? Is it really so hard to not read that type of stuff? At best, you could call it a rumor and if you do that why not treat it as other rumors are typically treated with discussion on that ACTUAL rumor instead of discussion on the person delivering the rumor?
I have no clue to what extent either are involved with the organization or have connections to those involved. Don't really care. Like you said, it's intriguing to read what is delivered as inside stuff. Both of those posters are regulars, one of which is probably on here as much as much as I am, if not more. I don't read it because I think it's the Gospel, I typically read it because they're regulars and it's more of a continuation of general dialog from however long ago. If you look at the most heated arguments and the longest running arguments, usually it's the regulars.
Discuss the validity of a claim all you want. I don't care. What's the point in flat out saying someone is just fabricating it? Don't know how many times we've seen people attack the messenger, only to see the messages stop. Hell, one of the best posters I've seen on this board who provided some of the best content no longer posts here. I don't exactly know why but I do know that there were some personal attacks, or at the least perceived personal attacks, in play.