Facts + Opinions - Wrestling Forum : WWE, TNA, Indy Wrestling, Debate League, Women of Wrestling Forums
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-24-2012, 02:05 AM Thread Starter
Asking SCOTT STEINER for Wrestling Advice
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 254
Points: 0
Facts + Opinions

First, I'd like to mention that I'm not a frequent poster, I'm more of a reader. Although I have posted quite a lot today, but that's because the fucking fire alarm was going off all night and I'm a bit of an insomniac. Anyway, the following rant, although short, concerns people being unable to decipher fact and opinion...

Honestly, do people not understand the difference between fact and opinion? One of the most frustrating things is when people state their opinion and regard it as fact. What is especially annoying is when people make claims and provide no evidence to validate them. This detriments discussion and debate. It becomes an argument, perhaps a personal argument. When someone treats their opinion as fact, and another disagrees with them, its likely they will react that its a personal insult against them, thus they are more likely to resort to personal insults to defend their viewpoint. This is the distinction between adults and children. Debates and discussion are for adults; arguments are for children. It seems like an injection of intelligence needs to be administered to the wrestling community.
dancehipsocialist is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-24-2012, 02:17 AM
It's only a quarter past two, don't wanna stop freakin' you!!!
Devante Swing's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Room 454
Posts: 12,278
Points: 5,619
Re: Facts + Opinions

It pisses me off when I provide evidence to my claims and people act as if I made it up. Like when I said WWE referred to Ahmed Johnson as "People's Champion" before The Rock.

It's like some people on here believe there radical opinions so much, they assume it's fact but when confronted with true facts about the obsurd claims they have made, they blow it off as you making it up or an invalid piece of information. Even in the most minor of arguments, people here do that a lot.

Devante Swing is offline  
post #3 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-24-2012, 02:21 AM
Kiz's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: ken straya
Posts: 20,964
Points: 2,412
Re: Facts + Opinions

everything i type is fact. fact.

Kiz is offline  
post #4 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-24-2012, 02:23 AM
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Juc City
Posts: 2,141
Points: 0
Re: Facts + Opinions

Everything I say is true, and that's a fact.

Edit: fuck, too slow. Lol.
Sickburn is offline  
post #5 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-24-2012, 10:06 AM
Acknowledged by SCOTT STEINER
CMWit's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Boston
Posts: 1,364
Points: 0
Re: Facts + Opinions

this is the internet man it is a wonderful place where fact & opinion are the same thing

CMWit is offline  
post #6 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-24-2012, 10:13 AM
Its a New Day, Yes It Is!
A-C-P's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: I Hail From Green Bay, WI
Posts: 17,797
Points: 19,092
Re: Facts + Opinions

Its one of the main reasons the WWE section on here is HATED by so many posters

Last edited by A-C-P; 05-24-2012 at 10:15 AM.
A-C-P is offline  
post #7 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-24-2012, 10:45 AM
Getting ignored by SCOTT STEINER
vamp1ro's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: New Orleans
Posts: 592
Points: 0
Re: Facts + Opinions

You know how I know what I say is true? Because I said it.

Seriously, I'm right there with you. It really irks me when we're having a debate on WF, especially in the rants section, and someone just spews information garbage with no source.

"A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism."

vamp1ro is offline  
post #8 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-24-2012, 11:41 AM
The Loose Cannon
Killah Klee's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: The universal cage of consciousness
Posts: 5,732
Points: 2,305
Re: Facts + Opinions

"Generally speaking, a fact is something that has actually happened or that is empirically true and can be supported by evidence. An opinion is a belief; it is normally subjective, meaning that it can vary based on a person's perspective, emotions, or individual understanding of something. For example, biological differences between males and females are a fact, while a preference for one gender over the other is opinion"

Whats not to get?

Killah Klee is offline  
post #9 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-24-2012, 11:48 AM
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Posts: 1,678
Points: 0
Re: Facts + Opinions

What is an opinion? I only have facts.
James Curran is offline  
post #10 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-24-2012, 11:50 AM
no but shut up tho
Shepard's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 6,768
Points: 1,158
Re: Facts + Opinions


Shepard is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome