SHELLY said:No, I wouldn't use any discussions/opinions from this board in my thesis...are you kidding?? (My objective is to get a decent grade.) I do however, on occasion, use the board as a source for links to news/stories about real estate.
It's no surprise that I'm a real estate "bear" (I was a dot.com "bear" as well). I debate the real estate issue because I find the subject interesting and the opposing responses informative. I won't change my writing style or opinion, so I imagine I'll be booted from board because I have a different viewpoint--but it won't be because I used profanity or personally attacked anyone. I understand.
Few, if any, people on this board are opposed to different viewpoints. In fact many of us welcome them. Most people DO arch up (like a kitty ) at inflamatory statements and negativity.
Do some research on your posts and you'll likely come up with a % in the high 90s for negative posts vs nonnegative.
My mamma done told me to stay clear of negative people!