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17 Post author: Elo 19 March 2016 12:24PM

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Comment author: [deleted] 20 March 2016 10:23:39PM 1 point [-]

I think you're strawmanning. This isn't all regulars, just me, and it isn't all articles, just one. This is making a mountain out of a molehill.

Comment author: gjm 20 March 2016 10:45:58PM 1 point [-]

This isn't all regulars [...] and it isn't all articles

Sure. But "what if everyone did it all the time?" is a useful heuristic sometimes. Things that can't stand being universalized may be things better not done in the first place. (Not always, of course.)

This is making a mountain out of a molehill.

Continuing to argue about it further certainly would be :-). So I'll leave it here. (For the avoidance of doubt: I agree it's a molehill.)