Having read pieces (or more specifically the 300 comments they spark) recently by popular newsviners(myself included) I' m now going to do my impression of newsvine if we used math symbols instead of words
Consider this my attempt at this inverse universe thing
What would the opposite of writing essays using words? Well, how about one using letters and symbols?
Imagine, if you will, an article on a topic on an inflammatory or provocative topic with a slightly sensationalist title
involving liberals or republicans or crying or hating or death
Post 1: A! A! A!
Post 2: B! B! B!
Post 3: C
Post 4: A = Evil
Post 5: B= Evil
Post 6: Go A!
Post 7: Go B!
Post 8 (collapsed) A sucks balls.
Post 9 (collapsed) My post about B got more votes than your points about A)
Post 10: What about C?
Post 11: A is evil!
Post 12: B is evil!
Post 13: You are an idiot!
Post 14: A = X
Post 15: B=X
Post 16: Site Y says A!
Post 17: But site Y says B!
Post 18: Calvin likes A-supporters best
Post 19: No, Calvin likes b-supporters best.
Post 20: Why is this on the front page?
Post 21: I don't know. Good question. Hey, I thought we were not using words
Post 22: Oops. I blame A!
Post 23: I blame B
Post 24: This shouldn't be on the front page!
Post 25: Thanks for commenting
Post 26: This really shouldn't be on the front page
Post 27: Pi rocks!
Post 28: Pi sucks!
Post 29: Everyone stop commenting!
Post 30: No, really stop commenting
Post 31: I'm notifying calvin
Post 32: But Kiilfile said...
Post 33: But Epi said...
Post 34: I can't believe we've had 34 posts so far
Post 35: Anti-zionism rant
Post 36: Anti anti-zionism rant
Post 37 Anti anti anti-zionism rants
Post 38: Meta discussion about Zionism
Post 39: B is wrong
Post 40: A is wrong:
Post 41: But what is right?
Post 42: You guys are anti-algebra
Post 43: This is Cash. This is not algebra – I don't know what the hell this is but it's not algebra.
Post 44: Please tag this appropriately
Post 45: Why is this on the front page?
Post 46: Anti-Killfile rant based on a few anecdotes
Post 47: I'm untracking this topic
Post 48: Anti-Epi rant based on a few anecdotes
Post 49: You hate America!
Post 50: No, I love America. YOUT hate America!
A = Republican Post or position or party
B = Democratic Post or position or party
C = Ron Paul
X = Godwin's law invoked