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Out of the Box 10-22-2009 11:37 AM

What's the point of this forum section?
 
What's the point of this forum section? Why is there an "alternative history" section when there already is a "history" section? This is a "conspiracy" website, right? Aren't most threads in the "history" section already dealing with a version of history that's somewhat deviant from the mainstream view?!?

Out of the Box 10-26-2009 05:03 AM

Re: What's the point of this forum section?
 
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Originally Posted by BlueAngel (Post 61896)
There is an existing HISTORY section on Club Conspiracy and an "ALTERNATE HISTORY" section has NOW been added to the forum.

I sssume you would know the difference between both since you are a member of a conspiracy forum.

No, I don't know the different between both. That's why I started this thread. From a conspiratory point of view, "history" and "alternate history" seem to cover pretty much the same topics.

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Originally Posted by BlueAngel (Post 61896)
Who cares if the existing HISTORY section already includes versions that are somewhat deviant from mainstream media.

They can now be separated accordingly.

I just see no reason to distinguish "history" from "alternate history" on a conspiracy forum, nor do I see any objective criteria on how to seperate both.

I can't imagine why it would anger you so that the ADMINSTRATOR of this forum has found it prudent to add an "Alternative History" section to the forum. In my opinion, seperating "history" and "alternate history" will only reduce the quality of this forum by decreasing the exposure of some topics.

EireEngineer 11-05-2009 04:42 PM

Re: What's the point of this forum section?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Out of the Box (Post 61964)
No, I don't know the different between both. That's why I started this thread. From a conspiratory point of view, "history" and "alternate history" seem to cover pretty much the same topics.



I just see no reason to distinguish "history" from "alternate history" on a conspiracy forum, nor do I see any objective criteria on how to seperate both.

I can't imagine why it would anger you so that the ADMINSTRATOR of this forum has found it prudent to add an "Alternative History" section to the forum. In my opinion, seperating "history" and "alternate history" will only reduce the quality of this forum by decreasing the exposure of some topics.

Talk about splitting hairs, but this way there is a forum for those who want to discuss conventional history, and one for those who want to discuss theoretical or revisionist history. Its pretty basic.

Out of the Box 11-06-2009 02:15 AM

Re: What's the point of this forum section?
 
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Originally Posted by EireEngineer (Post 62432)
Talk about splitting hairs, but this way there is a forum for those who want to discuss conventional history, and one for those who want to discuss theoretical or revisionist history. Its pretty basic.

Why seperate sections? It's not like there's so much activity on this forum that topics on conventional history are drowning in topics on revisionist history or something like that....

Further, I stick to my statement that a seperate forum for "alternate history" is just silly on a forum dedicated to conspiracies since the "conspiracy theorist"'s view of history is by default alternate to the mainstream account, whether this "conspiracy theorist" is of the David Icke kind, the Alex Jones kind, the Eric Hufschmid kind, the Texe Marrs kind or just someone who can read between the lines. ;)

Out of the Box 11-19-2009 01:42 AM

Re: What's the point of this forum section?
 
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Originally Posted by BlueAngel (Post 63027)
Will have to agree that the ALTERNATE HISTORY forum does seem to be somewhat redundant.

If you're referring to "Alternate History" as in fictional history parallel to real history (eg. Nazis winning the WW2, the Iron Curtain still standing), then you would be right. However, this is not the way this sub-forum is currently used or described.

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Originally Posted by BlueAngel (Post 63027)
That being said, not every conspiracy theorist rejects all written history as false and adopts only alternate history as fact.

Of course not, but accepted mainstream history is not really an suitable topic for a conspiracy forum.

Out of the Box 11-20-2009 01:36 AM

Re: What's the point of this forum section?
 
* yawn *

RussyB 11-30-2009 12:19 AM

Re: What's the point of this forum section?
 
This is an interesting discussion going on and I love to read it again.

bluelion48_ 05-05-2010 10:42 PM

Re: What's the point of this forum section?
 
can anyone on here point me to information regarding the conspiracy behind the 1979 train wreck in alliance ohio?

starwarp2000 05-06-2010 06:26 AM

Re: What's the point of this forum section?
 
What is it over?
I got the beer and popcorn ready for an all night session and it fizzled out!
Damn, i will have to find some alternative entertainment now :D

reaper 05-06-2010 08:09 PM

Re: What's the point of this forum section?
 
it is run by illumina


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