A deviantART How-To Guide
How Not To Get Offended On The Internet
I've noticed that recently there have been a lot of problems in this website's community as a whole, more than I've seen in the four-odd years since I joined. There's been a lot more member unrest, a lot more infighting, a lot more trolling, and a rise in the general level of pissbitches. If we take the Pissbitch Counter to be like the DefCon system, with 1 being the highest threat and 5 being the lowest, when I joined this site was at about Pissbitch level 3, maybe even 4; now we're at Pissbitch 2, and it's looking likely that we'll hit Pissbitch 1, a full blown whiney apocalypse.
Now, I'm aware that what I'm doing right now is whining about pissbitches, a contradiction in terms, but I'd like you to think I'm just being post-modern. Anyway, I've looked at these problems, and the root of most of them seems to be this: Everyone is so fucking offended all the time. I don't understand why this is; maybe a new batch of skinless e