A normal man walks into RHP forums,

A normal man walks into RHP forums,

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. . . and soon encounters people with surprising manners and strange worldviews.

What is to be done?

SRB

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@kevin-eleven said
. . . and soon encounters people with surprising manners and strange worldviews.

What is to be done?
Tell us more of these normal people of whom you speak.

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@relentless-red said
Tell us more of these normal people of whom you speak.
🙂

Treat Everyone Equal

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@relentless-red said
Tell us more of these normal people of whom you speak.
Good question, what would be considered "Normal People"?

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@kevin-eleven said

What is to be done?
nothing at all

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@rookie54 said
nothing at all
But how often should we do that and how will we know when it is truly nothing??

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@relentless-red said
But how often should we do that and how will we know when it is truly nothing??
If nothing is ever done, then there isn't much to argue about, is there...? I vote we do nothing as often as we can. I can start.

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Normality is a paved road: It’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.

Vincent Van Gogh

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@ghost-of-a-duke said
Normality is a paved road: It’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.

Vincent Van Gogh
Good.
Is normality perhaps a condition we fall back into, when we run out of imagination?

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@torunn said
If nothing is ever done, then there isn't much to argue about, is there...? I vote we do nothing as often as we can. I can start.
How come you get to start? Do I have to keep doing something in the meantime until it's my turn?

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It's all relative to the size of your steeple.

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@relentless-red said
How come you get to start? Do I have to keep doing something in the meantime until it's my turn?
I'm not fussy - you can do nothing and let me get something done.

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@torunn said
I'm not fussy - you can do nothing and let me get something done.
Sounds good to me. I was worried for a moment there.

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@Kevin-Eleven

Interesting question. Interesting in terms of someone who is an outsider, but regular reader of forum posts here.

In most cases I suspect the normal man keeps walking on after reading and/or maybe posting a comment or two.

There is not really an easy place for new "normal" people, chess players who find RHP and maybe want to assimilate. The forums are good. They are set. New people are not necessary.

There is sometimes not a lot of air left to breathe. Some posters have to post in every thread every day and not about the thread necessarily - but about themselves. If you don't know them or want to talk about them, it can be hard to contribute and get into the flow of the conversation.

Maybe you say something you think it relevant, but the next post is back to the every day every thread posters who change the conversation back to them and your post is lost. So no one answers you - you are just invisible - and you sort of slink away after a day or two.

I am sure that is not everyone's experience - but you asked a general "normal man" question. Like I say the forums seem pretty set. Everyone is good. New normal people with new or different ideas need not apply - just keep on walking.

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@anitya said
@Kevin-Eleven

Interesting question. Interesting in terms of someone who is an outsider, but regular reader of forum posts here.

In most cases I suspect the normal man keeps walking on after reading and/or maybe posting a comment or two.

There is not really an easy place for new "normal" people, chess players who find RHP and maybe want to assimilate. The forums are ...[text shortened]... eryone is good. New normal people with new or different ideas need not apply - just keep on walking.
Not quite true, but can see you seeing it that way.

Many posters have been here for many years and know each other, new people are welcome, new ideas are welcome.

We don't always stay on Topic, as some other forums on this site do, but there is an Off Topic to alert the post, which is rarely used in this forum.

A lot of the bantering is in jest and nothing is really meant as serious exception in rare cases. Please feel free to throw in your two cents worth any time.

We have the good people, bad people, Logical people, jokesters, serious types, etc.,etc., which it takes to make an active forum from my way of looking at it.

-VR