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Subject:  Re: Disability: How the unemployed survive Date:  3/24/2013  1:58 PM
Author:  salaryguru Number:  48530 of 61197

Actually, I think that's a fine example of the kind of terrible posts that now make METAR such a tedious board.

The clique that has overwhelmed METAR tends to have very high opinions of themselves. They post many long, meandering posts to rationalize their beliefs. They post data, but it is almost always anecdotal (as in this post). They often reference their own previous posts to justify their current posts and to claim they had great insights long ago. They even have a tendency to refer to themselves in the third person. Despite the massive circle jerk recc'ing that goes on over there, they never seem to be right about any economic development.

In this case, the poster has managed to turn a few excerpts from a single story about a situation in a single county in Alabama into a national crisis.
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