This is a quote from the book "The Gentleperson's Guide To Forum Spies" by Cryptome.org
...thout discussing issues or demonstrating concretely why or citing sources.
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9. Play Dumb. No matter what evidence or logical argument is offered, avoid discussing issues except with
denials they have any credibility, make any sense, provide any proof, contain or make a point, have logic, or support a conclusion. Mix well for maximum effect.
10. Associate oppone
nt charges with old news. A derivative of the straw man -- usually, in any large-scale matter of high visibility, someone will make charges early on which can be or were already easily dealt wit...