Thursday, July 26, 2007

Riposte

Responding to an obnoxious, er, "expat" in one of the Internet forums:

Nothing personal? That's easy for you to say. You weren't on the receiving end of such vicious barbs. But I can assure you that to me it really was very, very personal.

So you're an expat? Good for you. I suppose that next you're going to brush this episode off as a manifestation of your Western frankness. But let me tell you, in any language or hemisphere, the aspersions you've so carelessly cast were just plain rude.

5 comments:

  1. Hey Dom, where is this forum? Let me at 'em!!! Let me at 'em!!!!

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  2. Ha ha, h'wag na lang. Tataas lang iyong presyon mo...at yung Adsense income nila.

    Anyway, one of the Dumaguete message boards.

    Shades of Scrappy-Doo!

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  3. There's a dumaguete message board? :) Well, it takes all kinds, doesn't it?

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  4. Oh, yes, mostly whiny lecherous old men with too much time on their hands.

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  5. As an epilogue to this episode: 1) said "expat" was banned from the forum -- apparently he was rude to several other people; 2) considerate administrator took down "expat's" comments.

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