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Old June 15 2013, 10:57 PM   #151
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Re: Was the reveal of the Enterprise-A a big surprise?

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CE Evans: Saying something is ugly is automatically a statement of opinion, so it's hard to believe you thought I was doing anything else.
You're wrong on both counts. There's a difference between stating something as an opinion and stating something as a fact. You tend to do the latter with your posts.
That's really too bad for you, because that's how other people know when someone's expressing an opinion.
So in the future, please assume that any aesthetic or qualitative statement is my opinion, and nothing else.

I'm not going to make a special case for you because you don't feel like expressing yourself clearly.
Don't be silly. He's right.

If someone says "This thing looks ugly" and you attack him for it because "he stated it as a fact", the fault lies with you, not him. It's obviously an opinion. By definition it's an opinion. If you want to play some weird version of a grammar nazi who looks for every statement of opinion that doesn't begin or end with "in my opinion" and then go "But that's just like your opinion man", it's your problem alone.
That's all total bullshit. And that's a fact.
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