Over in GQ someone was asking about the great The rock in the box: I burning your dog thread. As I was re-reading that classic trainwreck, it occurred to me that this sort of unbridled lunacy was once common in the Pit, and just how much fun it was. I think that the paid subscription policy has cut way down on the number of incoherent but vastly amusing posters we used to see. Additionally, I suspect that if the thread were posted in the Pit today it would be quickly closed by a moderator or at least moved to another forum where the scathing replies would not be permitted. I miss the good old days.
From that thread: