Zachary Amaranth said:
runic knight said:
But since you seem to have already written me off, please feel free to keep telling yourself whatever makes you feel justified. It at least keeps my question out there so someone else may answer it.
The only sense in which I've "written you off" is in correctly assuming you'll dodge the point every time I bring it up. I'd actually like to be wrong about that, but you routinely appear to argue in bad faith and your argument here, regardless of the silliness of the comic's "right to exist" is still at odds with your prior statements on criticism. That's not "practicing what you preach," right there.
Please explain. You are the one who seems to be jumping to conclusions about what the intent of my comments were and refuse to accept that I may have meant something beyond what you interpreted, often to the point where my trying to clarify that disconnect is labeled "arguing in bad faith" or some other such nonsense. It reveals you care more about arguing what you thought I said then trying to listened to what I was actually trying to say. Language is still limited as a means of sharing thoughts ideals or feelings, as people have individual interpretations and definitions at times. When you refuse to accept that what you thought you heard is not what the other was trying to say though, that does make it come as though you have written me off in favor what you think or want me to be saying.
Trying to be snarky about that misunderstanding as a "gotcha" sort of thing is further confusing. Reread that first post if you will. here I will quote it.
I don't get the point of the comic here. Erin enjoys some eye candy...ok?
Granted, if the comic ever complained about guys looking at female fan-service, then there might be something to discuss there for the double standard. Or if it was a joke instead of being simply what it is "Erin watches fan service". eh, I just don't get it if there is something larger then what people are complaining about.
"I don't get it" see how that is worded? See how I am actively stating "hey, I do not understand." More specifically, it was not just the comic itself, but what people may be complaining about, about it in a larger sense. Instead of an answer to that, I get, well, you being you.
So, please, go ahead and explain how I am arguing in bad faith when I wasn't arguing here in the first place, I started by asking a simple question of "what am I missing" and then had to keep defending the right to ask that question as you seemed to looks specifically for something, anything to latch onto like a harpy tormenting a damned soul. What is worse is I feel this is done as some sort of counterpoint to behavior that I don't get either. Some association of me to something else that has you wanting to needle rather then give a simple answer to a simple question. Because this is what I see of your replies so far to my question.
"Am I missing something? What makes this funny and what did I hear about some controversy?"
"What gives you the right to question it. Don't like it, make your own. You should practice what you preach and not be a hypocrite."
It takes the question of "What am I missing" and tries to play it like "this should change". As I said, I am not arguing that the comic should not exist or should be different, I am asking what the hell either makes it funny or makes it a discussion, which are traits of the comic as a whole the majority of the time. So even as a poorly thought out parallel to our previous discussion on games, it doesn't work.
Seriously... the hell?