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"This place is getting deserted..."

Yeah I kind of noticed, place was way more bustling with activity and threads and stuff a couple years ago and I thought I wouldn't bring this point forth cause it's a bit embarrassing for the forum if you know what I mean. But since somebody else did, I guess it's kind of okay to talk about it.

So what can we do for this community and its protracted demise?

Hmm... Oh oh oh, I have an idea. It's not much though but please think of this as my small and humble contribution to the slow agony of this forum. How about some mod BANS the fuck out of my account? I mean PERMA-BAN of course? I'm not kidding, please perma-ban this account forthwith!

Having no propensity for necrophilia, I have no need to witness this forum's slow descent into morbid emptiness so I'll show myself to the door.

Just don't forget to perma-lock behind me okay guys? So I don't randomly make the mistake of checking back here a few months or a year down the line when all the dust has settled. You wouldn't want that anymore than I do.

Cheers



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I'm sleepy, time for a nappy!

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CrazyGamer2017 said:

"This place is getting deserted..."

Yeah I kind of noticed, place was way more bustling with activity and threads and stuff a couple years ago and I thought I wouldn't bring this point forth cause it's a bit embarrassing for the forum if you know what I mean. But since somebody else did, I guess it's kind of okay to talk about it.

So what can we do for this community and its protracted demise?

Hmm... Oh oh oh, I have an idea. It's not much though but please think of this as my small and humble contribution to the slow agony of this forum. How about some mod BANS the fuck out of my account? I mean PERMA-BAN of course? I'm not kidding, please perma-ban this account forthwith!

Having no propensity for necrophilia, I have no need to witness this forum's slow descent into morbid emptiness so I'll show myself to the door.

Just don't forget to perma-lock behind me okay guys? So I don't randomly make the mistake of checking back here a few months or a year down the line when all the dust has settled. You wouldn't want that anymore than I do.

Cheers

Reeeelaaax. I know it can be frustrating to be modded. Most times it's happened to me, I've been fine with it. The one time I wasn't, I explained my post to CGI, and he and the team overturned it. I DO get why I was modded, and how the mod missed my sarcasm and satire in a sea of vulgarity. I was probably lucky to have it overturned. :) If you feel like your last one was undeserved, send a PM to a mod. Just be a good boy, build up your credibility, and eventually you'll be close to bulletproof. Like me!



Chinese food for breakfast

 

I'm pretty sure he was joking, but eitherway, I think people shouldn't care so much about being modded. If you're banned, so what? Just go to a different site or do something else altogether in the meantime... oh, that's probably what many people have done, and never came back lol. I suppose it's not just the banning itself but knowing you can be banned and how it affects you as you're writing your post. As someone who speaks plainly and tells it like it is, it can be annoying having to double check my post making sure it's not offensive, or atleast not blatantly so hehe. Even so I won't let fear of moderation keep me from speaking truthfully and honestly. I remember being banned a while back for calling someone a troll (outright, didn't bother dancing around it), and shortly after they were perma banned for trolling. If I'ma be banned for being me, so be it, better than to stay on the site but as a fake.



banning people for calling an obvious troll a troll has to be one of the stupidest things I've ever come across on any forum



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Baddman said:

banning people for calling an obvious troll a troll has to be one of the stupidest things I've ever come across on any forum

Well, why complain about a forum that you say you're mostly staying away from? That's with all due respect and a genuine question. This is on top of the fact that plenty of other forums moderate users for calling people trolls.

For perspective, threads like these were shut down by previous mod teams because it would turn into this and we already have The Moderator Thread. So, if it continues to head in this direction, I probably won't leave it open. That is not to say that I oppose a lot of the reasonable issues brought up in here. It is mostly agreed upon unanimously that the site could use some major revisions, but we aren't going to use this thread to complain about moderations. 

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COKTOE said:
CrazyGamer2017 said:

"This place is getting deserted..."

Yeah I kind of noticed, place was way more bustling with activity and threads and stuff a couple years ago and I thought I wouldn't bring this point forth cause it's a bit embarrassing for the forum if you know what I mean. But since somebody else did, I guess it's kind of okay to talk about it.

So what can we do for this community and its protracted demise?

Hmm... Oh oh oh, I have an idea. It's not much though but please think of this as my small and humble contribution to the slow agony of this forum. How about some mod BANS the fuck out of my account? I mean PERMA-BAN of course? I'm not kidding, please perma-ban this account forthwith!

Having no propensity for necrophilia, I have no need to witness this forum's slow descent into morbid emptiness so I'll show myself to the door.

Just don't forget to perma-lock behind me okay guys? So I don't randomly make the mistake of checking back here a few months or a year down the line when all the dust has settled. You wouldn't want that anymore than I do.

Cheers

Reeeelaaax. I know it can be frustrating to be modded. Most times it's happened to me, I've been fine with it. The one time I wasn't, I explained my post to CGI, and he and the team overturned it. I DO get why I was modded, and how the mod missed my sarcasm and satire in a sea of vulgarity. I was probably lucky to have it overturned. :) If you feel like your last one was undeserved, send a PM to a mod. Just be a good boy, build up your credibility, and eventually you'll be close to bulletproof. Like me!

Yea I have no problem with some of my bans.  Heck I probably should have been banned more.  There was one that was semi vulgar that I got banned for that I didn't think was that bad but I can kind of see why it resulted in a ban.  Trying to be more upbeat like I used to.  My downfall was posting while drunk.  I've cut out my drinking so my posting is improving.



sethnintendo said:
COKTOE said:

Reeeelaaax. I know it can be frustrating to be modded. Most times it's happened to me, I've been fine with it. The one time I wasn't, I explained my post to CGI, and he and the team overturned it. I DO get why I was modded, and how the mod missed my sarcasm and satire in a sea of vulgarity. I was probably lucky to have it overturned. :) If you feel like your last one was undeserved, send a PM to a mod. Just be a good boy, build up your credibility, and eventually you'll be close to bulletproof. Like me!

Yea I have no problem with some of my bans.  Heck I probably should have been banned more.  There was one that was semi vulgar that I got banned for that I didn't think was that bad but I can kind of see why it resulted in a ban.  Trying to be more upbeat like I used to.  My downfall was posting while drunk.  I've cut out my drinking so my posting is improving.

Most of my more shameful posts have been made while drunk. And good for you boss. Less drinking is a plus, and so is trying to be more upbeat.



Chinese food for breakfast

 

Hmm... how about calling a halt to any and all political talk? No-one would be alienated that way and people would get along a bit better.



CGI-Quality said:
Baddman said:

banning people for calling an obvious troll a troll has to be one of the stupidest things I've ever come across on any forum

Well, why complain about a forum that you say you're mostly staying away from? That's with all due respect and a genuine question. This is on top of the fact that plenty of other forums moderate users for calling people trolls.

For perspective, threads like these were shut down by previous mod teams because it would turn into this and we already have The Moderator Thread. So, if it continues to head in this direction, I probably won't leave it open. That is not to say that I oppose a lot of the reasonable issues brought up in here. It is mostly agreed upon unanimously that the site could use some major revisions, but we aren't going to use this thread to complain about moderations. 

That he doesnt spend most his time hear doesnt invalidate his point... What logic is that?



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