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Sat May 16, 2020, 06:48 PM

OK, what was the name

of that stupid Republican website that was so popular years ago?

Someone that DUers used to call "Rimjob" or something like that ran it.

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Response to essme (Original post)

Sat May 16, 2020, 06:50 PM

1. Oh, gawd.... FreeRepublic.com

Enjoy.

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Response to hlthe2b (Reply #1)

Sat May 16, 2020, 07:05 PM

12. oh, I want to go to their FB page

if they have one, just to watch them freak out over the graduation speech. Should be freaking hilarious-

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Response to essme (Original post)

Sat May 16, 2020, 06:50 PM

2. Free Republic and the owner is Jim Robertson

JimRob became Rimjob very quickly...

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Response to Maeve (Reply #2)

Sat May 16, 2020, 09:37 PM

14. In my best Johnny Carson voice: "I did not know that"

I didn't and now I'm laughing.

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Response to essme (Original post)

Sat May 16, 2020, 06:52 PM

3. FreeRepublic - still around, still nutty and bigoted as ever.

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Response to essme (Original post)

Sat May 16, 2020, 06:54 PM

4. I remember when one couldn't even mention the name on DU...

so people wouldn't drive traffic there.

Then, eventually, The Discussionist was born.

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Response to demmiblue (Reply #4)

Sat May 16, 2020, 06:58 PM

8. The admins meant well, but the road to Hell is paved with good intentions.

I remain forever grateful I used another name for the brief time I tried it out.

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Response to essme (Original post)

Sat May 16, 2020, 06:55 PM

5. I think FR still exists, but always did have trouble affording enough pellets to keep the hamster...

...spinning the wheel that ran their server. They think we're DUmmies. We think they're irrelevant.

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Response to essme (Original post)

Sat May 16, 2020, 06:55 PM

6. You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy.

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Response to essme (Original post)

Sat May 16, 2020, 06:56 PM

7. Do you know, I actually discovered DU after reading some FR posts.

I followed a link from a post over there and realized that this was much better place to be.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Reply #7)

Sat May 16, 2020, 07:00 PM

10. I'm glad you made it over here, as did some others...

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Response to essme (Original post)

Sat May 16, 2020, 06:59 PM

9. Who cares about some pug website?

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Response to essme (Original post)

Sat May 16, 2020, 07:03 PM

11. Free Republic, aka Freak Republic

Dirtbag heaven.

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Response to essme (Original post)

Sat May 16, 2020, 07:25 PM

13. Not to be confused with freep.com which is the Detroit Free Press

website. I used to make that mistake often back in the day.

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