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Let's not pollute this place with hashtags.



Yes. Instead, let's make the top comment on the top post on the site a pointless flamewar about a single word in the title instead of the content of the post. Your idea is much better, thank you.

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No kidding. Hash tags need to die, this isn't twitter, and I don't come here for 100-character-long spam bursts of groupthink and newspeak.

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$ echo "No kidding. Hash tags need to die, this isn't twitter, and I don't come here for 100-character-long spam bursts of groupthink and newspeak." | wc -c

> 140

Not sure if that was meant to be ironic...

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He said 100 and it was 140, so no. Not ironic.

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When it comes to SOPA there seems to be a ton of groupthink going on. I feel like people are missing a lot of the nuances and oversimplifying every new story that comes out about it.

Edit: Really? Are we just on a downvoting spree today? That button isn't there to silence opinions you don't like and I'm getting really sick of seeing that happen around here. There are trolls and off topic comments that are safe to push down and ignore but there's people who don't have the same thoughts as you which are a different story. This really is becoming a big circle jerk/pat-each-other-on-the-back-for-being-so-smart club.

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You and all the people hating on hashtags are busy engaging in your own groupthink. How about you focus more on the content and less on the presentation?

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What content did the #justsayin hashtag add to the topic?

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The content is the link and the discussing of Google using GoDaddy. The presentation is the fact there's a hashtag in the title and everyone with their underwear in a twist over a # sign.

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Hashtags don't work here. It would be different if he said "Just saying..." instead of using a tag from a social network. Also, how does it leave "everyone with their underwear in a twist"?

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Chill. I have no problem with hashtags, and I don't think it's spam. I'm totally okay with it, and I have as much say as you do.

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Maybe if it actually did something...

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