Might move to Santiago, Chile

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Re: Might move to Santiago, Chile

Post by john » Fri Aug 07, 2015 4:26 pm

amanaplan wrote:Lots of rustled jimmies ITT - of course Expatbob is extrapolating some general statements based on his own experience, but haven't we all done that at some point when talking about Chile? It's also interesting to note that when admin makes a post condemning the Chilean male everyone's like "lol, so true" but when Bob is rude about the Chilean female people get upset. White knight sexism is still sexism.
Admin's comments were obvious satire, no? Expatbob's were just nasty and resentful. BTW, what's with the deleted content of your posts?
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Re: Might move to Santiago, Chile

Post by amanaplan » Fri Aug 07, 2015 6:16 pm

john wrote:Admin's comments were obvious satire, no? Expatbob's were just nasty and resentful. BTW, what's with the deleted content of your posts?
Well you could say that bob's comments were satire, I mean what constitutes satire is to some extent down to opinion, and in any case just because something is satire it doesn't mean people can't get offended by it. In any case, I don't really care - I don't agree with Bob's post, fwiw (I'm married to a Chilean woman) and I was merely trying to pour oil on troubled waters by pointing out that we all make generalisations and that bob's original comments were no worse than a lot of stuff that gets posted about Chilean men, but I guess you'd rather have the grievance. Thanks for checking back through my posts, btw; I made some posts that I decided to delete, hope that's ok with you.

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Re: Might move to Santiago, Chile

Post by seawolf180 » Fri Aug 07, 2015 6:20 pm

Im just amazed that Fifty Shades Bob would share so much detail of his sex life on a (Penthouse) forum of this nature.
Wow.
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Re: Might move to Santiago, Chile

Post by john » Fri Aug 07, 2015 6:53 pm

amanaplan wrote:
john wrote:Admin's comments were obvious satire, no? Expatbob's were just nasty and resentful. BTW, what's with the deleted content of your posts?
Well you could say that bob's comments were satire, I mean what constitutes satire is to some extent down to opinion, and in any case just because something is satire it doesn't mean people can't get offended by it. In any case, I don't really care - I don't agree with Bob's post, fwiw (I'm married to a Chilean woman) and I was merely trying to pour oil on troubled waters by pointing out that we all make generalisations and that bob's original comments were no worse than a lot of stuff that gets posted about Chilean men, but I guess you'd rather have the grievance. Thanks for checking back through my posts, btw; I made some posts that I decided to delete, hope that's ok with you.
You might say it, I wouldn't...you're really grasping at straws here. Yes, we all make generalisations about life in Chile, but I don't agree with you that Expatbob's original comments are in the same category as those posted about Chilean me. I stand by my grievance. You're welcome, though I would not have used the word some in describing the deletion of 80% of my posts. Actually, no, but it's not my call.
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Re: Might move to Santiago, Chile

Post by amanaplan » Fri Aug 07, 2015 6:57 pm

john wrote:
amanaplan wrote:
john wrote:Admin's comments were obvious satire, no? Expatbob's were just nasty and resentful. BTW, what's with the deleted content of your posts?
Well you could say that bob's comments were satire, I mean what constitutes satire is to some extent down to opinion, and in any case just because something is satire it doesn't mean people can't get offended by it. In any case, I don't really care - I don't agree with Bob's post, fwiw (I'm married to a Chilean woman) and I was merely trying to pour oil on troubled waters by pointing out that we all make generalisations and that bob's original comments were no worse than a lot of stuff that gets posted about Chilean men, but I guess you'd rather have the grievance. Thanks for checking back through my posts, btw; I made some posts that I decided to delete, hope that's ok with you.
You might say it, I wouldn't...you're really grasping at straws here. Yes, we all make generalisations about life in Chile, but I don't agree with you that Expatbob's original comments are in the same category as those posted about Chilean me. I stand by my grievance. You're welcome, though I would not have used the word some in describing the deletion of 80% of my posts. Actually, no, but it's not my call.
Why are you picking a fight with me?

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Re: Might move to Santiago, Chile

Post by john » Fri Aug 07, 2015 7:04 pm

amanaplan wrote:
john wrote:
amanaplan wrote:
john wrote:Admin's comments were obvious satire, no? Expatbob's were just nasty and resentful. BTW, what's with the deleted content of your posts?
Well you could say that bob's comments were satire, I mean what constitutes satire is to some extent down to opinion, and in any case just because something is satire it doesn't mean people can't get offended by it. In any case, I don't really care - I don't agree with Bob's post, fwiw (I'm married to a Chilean woman) and I was merely trying to pour oil on troubled waters by pointing out that we all make generalisations and that bob's original comments were no worse than a lot of stuff that gets posted about Chilean men, but I guess you'd rather have the grievance. Thanks for checking back through my posts, btw; I made some posts that I decided to delete, hope that's ok with you.
You might say it, I wouldn't...you're really grasping at straws here. Yes, we all make generalisations about life in Chile, but I don't agree with you that Expatbob's original comments are in the same category as those posted about Chilean me. I stand by my grievance. You're welcome, though I would not have used the word some in describing the deletion of 80% of my posts. Actually, no, but it's not my call.
Why are you picking a fight with me?
I'm not picking a fight with you. I'm disagreeing with your interpretation of Expatbob's original comments. As to the deletion of your posts, that's between you and admin, though I do find it strange.
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Re: Might move to Santiago, Chile

Post by amanaplan » Fri Aug 07, 2015 7:14 pm

john wrote:I'm not picking a fight with you. I'm disagreeing with your interpretation of Expatbob's original comments. As to the deletion of your posts, that's between you and admin, though I do find it strange.
Well if it's between me and admin, as you say, what does it have to do with you? Why did you even bring it up? It's got precisely nothing to do with bob's comments.

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Re: Might move to Santiago, Chile

Post by john » Fri Aug 07, 2015 7:55 pm

amanaplan wrote:
john wrote:I'm not picking a fight with you. I'm disagreeing with your interpretation of Expatbob's original comments. As to the deletion of your posts, that's between you and admin, though I do find it strange.
Well if it's between me and admin, as you say, what does it have to do with you? Why did you even bring it up? It's got precisely nothing to do with bob's comments.
You're right, I shouldn't have brought it up. :oops:
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Re: Might move to Santiago, Chile

Post by seawolf180 » Fri Aug 07, 2015 7:58 pm

I wonder if Bob reread his post this morning with a hangover and keyboard burns.
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Re: Might move to Santiago, Chile

Post by amanaplan » Fri Aug 07, 2015 8:03 pm

john wrote:
amanaplan wrote:
john wrote:I'm not picking a fight with you. I'm disagreeing with your interpretation of Expatbob's original comments. As to the deletion of your posts, that's between you and admin, though I do find it strange.
Well if it's between me and admin, as you say, what does it have to do with you? Why did you even bring it up? It's got precisely nothing to do with bob's comments.
You're right, I shouldn't have brought it up. :oops:
OK dude, look as I say I was actually trying to pour oil on troubled waters, guess it had the oppositve effect, but I genuinely don't want to argue with you or anyone else on this forum, so let's just leave it at that.

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Re: Might move to Santiago, Chile

Post by john » Fri Aug 07, 2015 8:10 pm

amanaplan wrote:
john wrote:
amanaplan wrote:
john wrote:I'm not picking a fight with you. I'm disagreeing with your interpretation of Expatbob's original comments. As to the deletion of your posts, that's between you and admin, though I do find it strange.
Well if it's between me and admin, as you say, what does it have to do with you? Why did you even bring it up? It's got precisely nothing to do with bob's comments.
You're right, I shouldn't have brought it up. :oops:
OK dude, look as I say I was actually trying to pour oil on troubled waters, guess it had the oppositve effect, but I genuinely don't want to argue with you or anyone else on this forum, so let's just leave it at that.
Appreciate your sentiments. Nor I with you. Fair enough.
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Re: Might move to Santiago, Chile

Post by ExpatBob » Fri Aug 07, 2015 8:43 pm

seawolf180 wrote:I wonder if Bob reread his post this morning with a hangover and keyboard burns.
I haven't had a drink in weeks. But this is all great entertainment.

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