Re: OT: Need Some Help (from long time posters)- Cyberspace communications
posted at 11/22/2013 12:30 PM EST
Q 1: A poster known as Kennedy97 spoke the best on internet behavior when he interjected a comment on a thread that turned into a personal attack. He wrote of Godwin's Law (wiki defined). There are degrees to the extreme of Godwin's Law in some threads. Most on BDC are considerate.
As to communicating differently, yes, but no difference of one's behavior in a bar compared to the same in a church. Physical imaging and body language is also replaced by knowlege of the sport (hockey). Usually I will not challenge anyone who is speaking of specific skills and professional experience, I tend to read more than post as a result. There are some great posters.
Generally I find that posters react to my posts similar to what others do in a public forum. In other word, popeye. "I am what I am and its all I can bees."
Q2: As a teacher discussing education etc. with other teachers.
Q3: I do get sensitive about rebuttals or remarks, yet as a teacher you get that constantly. I do get annoyed but tend to simply not read certain posters. Most people who post are looking for commonality on the subject of hockey.
In response to EricRGreen's comment:
thanks guys, I appreciate it. I figured people wouldn't really be in to the messaging thing but it was worht a try. Just thought it would be easier to give answers without the whole message board lookign in but here you go:
Question 1: How does annonymity affect your online communications? IF you were not anonymous, woudl you act any differently then you do now online?
Question 2: What was your first experience with online message boards/forums?
Question 3: How have previous experiences you had on the internet affected how you act in this forum or forums in general?
Any answers would be awesome! Feel free to message me or whatnot. If you could answer it it woudl be great, if not I'll move onto another forum. No hard feelings.
PS: The last time I posted here was a long time ago but the point was to go to a site where I don't USUALLY post to.