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We're doing it wrong...we know

Postby Dork » Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:24 am

Bob wrote:Feel free to direct us to the page that tells eplaya users who does what around here.

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Postby Bob » Fri Sep 04, 2009 8:00 pm

Thanks, Mozy & Dork. Still unclear to me how and why a Q&A thread would be deleted if the problem was one user.

And thanks Spec for your usual bucket of compost. AFAIK you never contribute to Q&A threads, so fuck me if I can't figure out what your stake is this query.
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Postby spectabillis » Fri Sep 04, 2009 8:10 pm

well thats an easy answer - because you have a long history of being a dick to those you have some problem with. for the most part its harmless, since people learn its not intentionally malevolent or vicious they usually mark it up to being one of those 'colorful' snarky old regulars hanging out at a neighborhood dive bar.



but like i said, its obvious the reason can only be known by actiongrl, as equally obvious you were directing your disatisfaction at people who didnt deserve it. if you dont like me sticking up for them, thats your problem, not mine.
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Postby Bob » Fri Sep 04, 2009 8:18 pm

Again, what's your stake in what happens in the Q&A threads? I contribute there all the time. It's pretty much the only reason I check in on the eplaya.

But consider this a personal apology for whatever harm Spec thinks I did. Mea fucking culpa. May we leave it at that?
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Postby spectabillis » Fri Sep 04, 2009 8:43 pm

sure, and thanks for being civil.


plenty of times i found myself between org mgt and the users of this board, in a bad way. helpless to do much about it, so when you catch shit over it... well, doesnt do much for motivations and morale. if it wasnt for dork and antiM this board would implode, they are amazing and underappreciated.
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Postby Dork » Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:25 pm

She felt very strongly about getting rid of the offending posts and was too busy getting ready to head out to the dust to figure out how to surgically remove the snark.

The thread isn't deleted, it's moved to a quarantine area. Eventually I'll move it back minus some edits but I'm not feeling terribly motivated at the moment.

Can you guys take your grudge to the thunderdome thread or something?
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Postby spectabillis » Sat Sep 05, 2009 8:03 pm

have to stay in tonight to take care of things while others get to enjoy the great benefits of choice - so i got a few moments here...

the tou is bad, despite good intentions. not sure i will repeat the same explanation since its already done previously in this topic, so i will just point out what should be obvious - if you want a well functioning online community, a tou should be easy to understand and apply, with a few given relevant examples.

no point in having rules and laws that nobody really pays much attention to, especially when they dont seem all that reasonable. doesnt mean much if people dont follow them and they are not applied and enforced. doing so selectively, like now, is not using the tou how its intended.
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Postby AntiM » Wed Sep 09, 2009 9:38 am

Geez, I wasn't even here... I can't moderate eplaya from the playa.

Thanks for covering, Dork. I'm still catching up. There's a lot I missed, huh?
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Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Oct 25, 2009 10:40 am

The Lady with a Lamprey

"The powerful are exploiting people, art and ideas, and this leads to us plebes debating how to best ration ice.
Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri


Get a Taint, you pathetic cur!
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Postby Dork » Sun Oct 25, 2009 12:40 pm

Got it! Please don't reply to the spammers, thanks.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Oct 30, 2009 12:41 pm

The Lady with a Lamprey

"The powerful are exploiting people, art and ideas, and this leads to us plebes debating how to best ration ice.
Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri


Get a Taint, you pathetic cur!
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Postby AntiM » Fri Oct 30, 2009 1:00 pm

Thanks. actually, it isn't harder to delete a post than a topic, but now and then the replies morph into a conversation and then I have to decide whether or not to keep it.

For clarification, in case j/k spots this, don't reply in the spammer thread. This one okay, but at a minimum, on topic please.
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Postby Elderberry » Fri Oct 30, 2009 2:01 pm

AntiM wrote:Thanks. actually, it isn't harder to delete a post than a topic, but now and then the replies morph into a conversation and then I have to decide whether or not to keep it.

For clarification, in case j/k spots this, don't reply in the spammer thread. This one okay, but at a minimum, on topic please.


Got it! (sorry, I had to reply to this thread to let you know :(

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Postby AntiM » Fri Oct 30, 2009 3:46 pm

Ah, but you're on topic!
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Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Nov 12, 2009 11:48 am

The Lady with a Lamprey

"The powerful are exploiting people, art and ideas, and this leads to us plebes debating how to best ration ice.
Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri


Get a Taint, you pathetic cur!
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Postby gyre » Thu Nov 12, 2009 12:01 pm

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Didn't I report this name before?
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Postby AntiM » Thu Nov 12, 2009 2:00 pm

Probably, and I've placed the IP in the spam report. I'm not the one who can delete users, but it will happen. Keep reporting, thanks.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Nov 16, 2009 8:05 am

The Lady with a Lamprey

"The powerful are exploiting people, art and ideas, and this leads to us plebes debating how to best ration ice.
Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri


Get a Taint, you pathetic cur!
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Postby AntiM » Mon Nov 16, 2009 8:09 am

got it, thanks
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Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Nov 16, 2009 8:16 am

And it is well and truly gone.
Go, AntiM, Go!

WooHoo!
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Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Dec 22, 2009 12:56 pm

The Lady with a Lamprey

"The powerful are exploiting people, art and ideas, and this leads to us plebes debating how to best ration ice.
Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri


Get a Taint, you pathetic cur!
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Postby AntiM » Tue Dec 22, 2009 3:29 pm

Got him... again.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Apr 29, 2010 3:19 pm

The Lady with a Lamprey

"The powerful are exploiting people, art and ideas, and this leads to us plebes debating how to best ration ice.
Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri


Get a Taint, you pathetic cur!
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Postby AntiM » Fri Apr 30, 2010 5:19 am

Looks like mdmf007 left the replies. Weird truncated thread.
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Postby Risky » Tue May 04, 2010 11:44 am

If his links in his signature line actually worked, it might be considered Commerce -
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Postby gyre » Tue May 04, 2010 12:49 pm

Classic first post though.

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Postby theCryptofishist » Fri May 07, 2010 11:33 am

The Lady with a Lamprey

"The powerful are exploiting people, art and ideas, and this leads to us plebes debating how to best ration ice.
Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri


Get a Taint, you pathetic cur!
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Postby theCryptofishist » Fri May 14, 2010 3:37 pm

The Lady with a Lamprey

"The powerful are exploiting people, art and ideas, and this leads to us plebes debating how to best ration ice.
Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri


Get a Taint, you pathetic cur!
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Postby penguin » Mon May 24, 2010 6:25 pm

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and others.

Really too obvious to post here, but....
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Postby AntiM » Tue May 25, 2010 7:54 am

Hey, never too much help. Thanks, I got 'em.

There will be more, they keep coming back in other guises.
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