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@  xcrash1998 : (30 November 2019 - 11:07 PM) New fictional holiday "Index Day"
@  Fire Blazer : (28 November 2019 - 08:52 PM) yeah just guest bots and stuff I think :( we really were active once upon a time though...
@  kirant : (26 November 2019 - 03:48 PM) No invasion. I imagine a lot of guest bots visiting for indexing purposes.
@  xcrash1998 : (26 November 2019 - 02:15 PM) How is most people online at 959 for the 8th of October of this year? Is that right? Did I miss something or was there somekind of spambot invasion?
@  xcrash1998 : (26 November 2019 - 02:06 PM) I know what you mean, it gets awkard to post something unrelated to the current conversation, and even if somebody picks up on it, it would just become a huge mess in the c hatbox if a multitude of groups talk about different topics.
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:45 PM) especially better imo if you want to update on a topic but like only occasionally (e.g. a project you're working on or a let's play of a game)
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:44 PM) it's hard for me to explain precisely why but forums just like work better for meaningful discussion over a longer period of time ig
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:44 PM) but that's def just not hte same ig, idk
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:44 PM) yeah, you can also kind of respond at your own pace on forums. Discord conversations are often like... it's awkward to respond to something that happened a while ago, especially if the server is active, but even just in general. since you sort of need to keep track of multiple conversations at once at times, and it's not like it has a good reply/quote system ala forums, closest thing really is to copy/paste or screenshot the text you're responding to and then type a response below
@  Elwood : (09 November 2019 - 11:29 AM) Adding on to what's been said, I just enjoy the order and structure of the forums. You can look through the threads and know exactly what people are talking about. Conversation get lost and buried on discord which is why I'm not a big fan of it.
@  kirant : (06 November 2019 - 05:31 AM) I enjoy that part of forums too. They become niche communities where you can have very specialized conversations as opposed to the cluttered mess in Discord.
@  Ezra : (31 October 2019 - 01:17 AM) Yeah, part of me wishes I could go back to the times forums were more prevalent. I really enjoyed how even several different forums based off the same franchise could feel so different. It's not like what we now is bad though, I just feel nostalgic for old times.
@  Fire Blazer : (30 October 2019 - 06:39 AM) also forums in general are just not as prevalent, there are so many other ways to interact these days, like Twitter, FB, Tumblr, etc., where you can just throw your thoughts into the void. I think that's the real issue and that the only people rly interested in forums these days are either super dedicated to whatever they're about, have a specific reason/need to (e.g. support forums), or grew up with them and are thus attached to the idea enough to continue to try and use them (this was kinda me for a while lol but things happen, I couldn't keep it up forever)
@  Fire Blazer : (30 October 2019 - 06:36 AM) I've posted on SF for various reasons ofc but in terms of like making friends and stuff it's p. much just been smaller groups/forums, yeah. mainly FES
@  Elwood : (27 October 2019 - 10:08 PM) Only reason I'm even on Serenes was because I had hacking questions. @Ezra yeah I figured it must be an age thing. I've been called an old man by many a child because I use Facebook.
@  kirant : (26 October 2019 - 09:39 PM) It's strange. I don't think I've ever posted on Serenes...period. I've always been a fan of smaller forums.
@  Ezra : (26 October 2019 - 05:49 AM) I think it's because a lot of newer FE players didn't frequent forums growing up. And those that do probably end up on Serenes.
@  Elwood : (25 October 2019 - 07:30 AM) I would love to revitalize this place I'm just not sure how that would be done. I mean with how main stream FE seems to have become I'm honestly surprised we don't have more members.
@  Fire Blazer : (21 October 2019 - 08:04 PM) tfw u not coming here results in not seeing a PM from last month T_T ok gonna try and check at least every couple weeks now even if there's nothing here, lol...
@  Fire Blazer : (21 October 2019 - 07:54 PM) I come here almost never because I've fallen out of habit and basically just accepted the forums are dead :( it's neat you come here every day tho

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#1 Mikki

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 04:23 AM

Superstition, "is a belief in supernatural causality: that one event leads to the cause of another without any physical process linking the two events, such as astrology, omens, witchcraft, etc., that contradicts natural science."
11:11a.m./p.m. Doomsday, "step on a crack, break your mama's back", etc.

What I'm trying to get to is, does anyone really believe in this?




#2 Mercurius

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 04:33 AM

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does anyone really believe in this?

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some nonsense that people actually take seriously


...aren't these the same thing?

I believe in judgment of humans through their judgment of fiction, for nothing else tells better of their disposition freed from apprehension.


#3 Mikki

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 05:04 AM

QUOTE (Hatless @ Jan 18 2013, 11:33 PM)
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does anyone really believe in this?

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some nonsense that people actually take seriously


...aren't these the same thing?


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Posted 19 January 2013 - 05:50 AM

lol, no

I joke about it

that's about the extent of me even acknowledging that it exists

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 07:03 AM

QUOTE (Mikki @ Jan 19 2013, 04:23 AM)
"step on a crack, break your mama's back", etc.


When a problem comes along
YOU MUST WHIP IT


Not in the doomsday stuff, nah. But stuff like walking under ladders? Sort of, because that's dangerous at the bet of times.

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 08:44 PM

well that kind of stuff actually has some sort of reasoning behind it

but like black cats, they might be ugly or creepy, but bad luck? meh

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 12:59 AM

I'm not superstitious, but I see it as a sort of "believe in whatever you want and I'll believe in whatever I want" sort of deal, unless people take their superstitions to levels that end up affecting other people.

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 01:42 AM

I never believe that end of the world crap. I'm not really that superstitious, by modern description, but hey, people believe what they believe. I can't usually change that.

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 02:26 AM

Generally speaking I don't actively believe in it but sometimes when people do speak of specific things about it I don't deny the possibility entirely the moment they state it unless it contradicts something else I already know. Like when I heard of the doomsday prediction the first time I thought "oh, it would suck if that actually happened" rather than "there's no way something so stupid would ever happen"

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:00 PM

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:11 PM

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