• bta posted a message on the post Episode 294.

    @typhy said:By the way, if I don't see a post from staff here directly telling us that the accounts that are, for some reason, bringing up the protests about "police brutality" or complaining about "p...

  • bta posted a message on the post Episode 277.

    @depecheload said:@bta: If I do a search for her name on that Vice thread I get someone accusing her of biphobia and racism without any proof. Then a quoted tweet where someone calls her an abuser, ...

  • bta posted a message on the post Episode 277.

    @depecheload said: @bta: For someone to see that twitter thread and get "Merrit K has claims of abuse against her" you really have to go in knowing a lot of context. And again, it's not easy to find....

  • bta posted a message on the post Episode 277.

    @depecheload said:@bta said: That might not, but "merritt k abuse" will definitely get you some things! And that's the kind of thing you should probably be searching if you want to vet for this stuff....

  • bta posted a message on the post Episode 277.

    @doctorfaust said:@bta said: @doctorfaust said:That aside, I'm not sure what kind of vetting machine people think exists, but even as of right now, putting "merritt k" into various search engines does...

  • bta posted a message on the post Episode 277.

    @virtuacat said: it’s SO weird how all this digging deeeeeeep to find whatever they can about someone is happening on the first all femme podcast they’ve done man that is just sooooo wacky!This is ser...

  • bta posted a message on the post Episode 277.

    @pluckylump said:I've now spent about 2 hours looking for reasons that Merritt K should be obviously beyond the pale to have as a guest and I'm even less certain of that stance than I was before I sta...

  • bta posted a message on the post Episode 277.

    @2mello said:Wanted to say that the kind of downplaying that's going on in some of these comments is a big part of why abusers are able to stay in the game industry--when you try to come forward and e...

  • bta posted a message on the post Episode 277.

    @doctorfaust said:That aside, I'm not sure what kind of vetting machine people think exists, but even as of right now, putting "merritt k" into various search engines doesn't bring up any allegations ...

  • bta posted a message on the post Episode 277.

    @bladeofcreation: You've hit on some stuff that I've not been able to figure out how to word, though I do want to be a little careful not to mix up the situations here. Because I don't think most of t...

  • bta posted a message on the post Episode 277.

    People are continuing to say they have issues actually finding the allegations, so let's walk through these links so there's no excuses for finding stuff. This is the Twitter thread that people keep p...

  • bta posted a message on the post Episode 277.

    Honestly, a lot of the talk around this - not just here - is just casually frustrating to see play out. I think people have a pretty limited context on this situation and the people involved. The woma...

  • bta posted a message on the post Episode 277.

    @onlineatron: Sorry to keep one-sides replying but I want to say I appreciate you being receptive to learning about this stuff. It is pretty much as you say - a huge part of the problem here is that p...

  • bta posted a message on the post Episode 277.

    @onlineatron: I can still see it (and double checked in a private browser, so it’s not just cached). Could you possibly be blocked or else have something blocking it on your end?Now, here’s something ...

  • bta posted a message on the post Episode 277.

    @onlineatron: No, they’re seriously not conflating those. The only reason Holowka is coming is because when he was being talked about, I guess someone in a Waypoint thread about it discussed Merritt a...

  • bta posted a message on the post Episode 277.

    As someone who has seen her slip past all consequences over and over for years, seeing Merritt show up here was pretty disappointing. Even before those allegations were made, there were things she sai...

  • bta posted a message in the forum topic Cancelling my sub. on the General Discussion board

    Are you somehow talking about a different Marx...?

  • bta posted a message in the forum topic Thank You, Giant Bomb Team (Tuesday Pause). on the Bombcast board

    @devron8: Thank you for sharing! It’s been nice to see their response to this become a meaningful one; I’m hoping that charity stream on Friday does some real good.

  • bta posted a message in the forum topic A Farewell to Giant Bomb. on the General Discussion board

    You so easily could have just not said that last bit... sounds like good riddance, then.Choosing to become a cop is nothing like those other things you complained about the “generalizing” of, come on....

  • bta posted a message in the forum topic Games in 2019 that you feel were incredibly underrated.. on the General Discussion board

    Biggest one for me is probably Zanki Zero: Last Beginning. They kinda mainly marketed its vague staff connections to the Danganronpa series despite it being a dungeon crawler RPG, and while I understa...