Miscalibrated Internet Receptor Stalks
Miscalibrated Internet Receptor Stalks

What has new Kinja done with the greys?

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I think that new Kinja has tricked me into speaking to greys.

Sounds a bit harsh, doesn't it? I'm not racist or anything, it's just that I've only recently learned that it's best not to talk to them. Or, it's best not to talk to some of them. Others I'll go out of my way to talk to. Like I try to scroll down to the bottom to the additional replies are awaiting review and review some of them. It sucks when you are a grey and you've said something brilliant and no one notices, and then later someone else says the same thing and gets fifty stars for it. So I try to fix that when I can, and I talk to those greys.


But what I mean is I shouldn't talk to most of the greys who reply to me, and they don't know what they are talking about.

Like, I might write something "...back when Mr. Spock was a Martian.." and then I will get twenty people yelling at me that I'm wrong cause Mr. Spock was never a Martian. I really don't need to go and tell each and every one of them that they are young and/or uninformed and explain about The Cage and so forth, just the first one (or the first few if they posted about the same time) or maybe the first one who isn't grey, and the rest of them can just read what I said to the first one. I don't need to keep correcting people who can't be bothered to read the whole thread first, and I don't need to argue with greys. They will just keep arguing, cause you've talked to them, and it doesn't matter that you don't agree they will just keep replying because you're talking to them and no one else will. But then cause you are talking to them, their reply isn't grey anymore, and other people missed that they shouldn't be talking to them and so forth.


Anyway, I've been looking at the 1o9 main page and trying to get used to new Kinja and not doing the tiger=off thing, and I don't see any grey comments. But some of these people must be grey. And also, the greys that I used to talk to at the bottom of the page don't seem to be there anymore. It takes forever to scroll down to the bottom of the page. I'm not sure now if there really is a bottom of the page to get to.

Tried the tiger=off thing this morning, and found greys (though it is too late to see if I had been arguing with a grey, cause after you argue with them they aren't grey). So I wonder if there is some other symbol I should have noticed that has replaced grey? Also, I don't see a dismiss button. Not that I use the dismiss button often, but sometimes it seems for the best, and now I can't find it.

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