OppositeLock Handbook for Commenting and Posting

Before we get to the rules themselves. Let's start with some basic history. Oppo is a community which sprung up from the need for an offtopic area from Jalopnik. It has grown into its own over the years and is the largest, most populated, quickest moving community on Kinja. Oppo is made up of over 2500 authors from a… » 10/24/14 3:30pm 10/24/14 3:30pm

The online poll for the Rock'n'Roll HOF is crazy

I agree with the top three, to a degree, but things get ugly after that. I don't want to inflict my particular musical viewpoints on the rest of the world as being "right" but The Spinners are far too low, as are The Smiths and Lou Reed. I think that the internet is making too much over NIN and Green Day (yes, I just… » 10/15/14 11:20am 10/15/14 11:20am

Remixing Language and Literature - An Excursion with Jeff Noon

Allow me to introduce you to Cobralingus, which is an out of print book by Jeff Noon (author of Vurt, Automated Alice, Needle In The Groove and others). Cobralingus is a work of fiction, or poetry, or abstract literature in which language is manipulated in a manner similar to what others do when they remix music. The… » 9/09/14 12:50pm 9/09/14 12:50pm

In Defense of Jezebel's Disney Dick Pics (reshare)

I just unshared story645's share of this post, because I wanted to preface it. Initially (when I first saw the post) I wanted to share this post with GT because I thought it was an awesome post, especially as it came from Oppo. But the comments made me question that decision, enough to where I (and some other… » 8/21/14 12:59pm 8/21/14 12:59pm

Introductions Post Request (please tag them!)

Hey all, I really like seeing these introductions posts, but I want to ask a favor of everyone who is going to post them or who already has posted them. Could you add the "Introductions" tag to your post? It would be great to have them all a click away so that the tag would actually be meaningful and seems to be a… » 8/19/14 6:19pm 8/19/14 6:19pm