On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls

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Saddam Hussein

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On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« on: November 20, 2013, 12:20:50 PM »
I'm putting this here so it's nice and official, and people can join in without having to wade through the crap in AR.

I would like to suggest that the mods reconsider the laissez-faire approach to trolling that they seem to have recently adopted.  It's not working.  In theory, it's a great idea, sure.  Just let the marketplace of ideas ensure that we maintain quality content in the forum!  The trolls go away frustrated when we refuse to bite, we're a stronger forum for it, etc.  But that's not what's happening.  Instead, the trolls are being replied to, being encouraged, being given exactly the replies they're looking for, and are continuing to spread their garbage all over the forum, ruining it for everyone.

In short, this community cannot be trusted to keep this forum from turning into little more than a joke.  We need guidance.  We need babysitting.  We need an adult to come in and turn off the hot stove that we keep touching.  Yes, it's immature and pathetic, but it's clearly the reality, and there's no point in ignoring it until this forum has been reduced to "i amm teh tipicul falt earter, sory abut my smelling" and "If evolution is real, why are there still rocks?"

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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2013, 12:27:14 PM »
In short, this community cannot be trusted to keep this forum from turning into little more than a joke. 

I lol'd.
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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2013, 12:30:02 PM »
Is there something specific that you are complaining about, Saddam?  Nimp got a week of unpaid vacation, if he is whom you are referring to. 

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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2013, 12:51:41 PM »
The turning point was when I was cast assunder.

A motivated Thork would have had this forum in ship-shape.

Instead Davis waved his tiny manhood about and then went back to doing absolutely nothing.

Nothing will happen Saddam. The people with all the power over this forum have lost interest but they absolutely will not pass the society on. Its incredibly selfish.

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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2013, 01:02:33 PM »
Nimp got a week of unpaid vacation, if he is whom you are referring to.
Could you also contact iwanttobelieve on behalf of the Zetetic Council and assure him that IRUSHTOCVS will receive his 3 lit squares?

aslo we culd actualley deal with flippin EJ!!!111!!1!!!!!!
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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2013, 03:13:20 PM »
Anyone who does not believe mainstream theory and beliefs along with Saddam is a troll.
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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2013, 03:53:07 PM »
Nimp got a week of unpaid vacation, if he is whom you are referring to.
Could you also contact iwanttobelieve on behalf of the Zetetic Council and assure him that IRUSHTOCVS will receive his 3 lit squares?

aslo we culd actualley deal with flippin EJ!!!111!!1!!!!!!
 

Doesnt IRUSHTOCVS already have 3 lit squares?
And Also I agree with Th*rk, when he was unjustly cast aside by Willmore.
Shows you how bad the leadership is. 

But it is still fun to read this forum and without the trolls this would be deader than the international flat earth forum.

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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2013, 03:55:53 PM »
Thork rage quit.  He did not get demoted.  Think about it, people, Thork is full of rage.   >o<

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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2013, 04:16:55 PM »
I'm putting this here so it's nice and official, and people can join in without having to wade through the crap in AR.

I would like to suggest that the mods reconsider the laissez-faire approach to trolling that they seem to have recently adopted.  It's not working.  In theory, it's a great idea, sure.  Just let the marketplace of ideas ensure that we maintain quality content in the forum!  The trolls go away frustrated when we refuse to bite, we're a stronger forum for it, etc.  But that's not what's happening.  Instead, the trolls are being replied to, being encouraged, being given exactly the replies they're looking for, and are continuing to spread their garbage all over the forum, ruining it for everyone.

In short, this community cannot be trusted to keep this forum from turning into little more than a joke.  We need guidance.  We need babysitting.  We need an adult to come in and turn off the hot stove that we keep touching.  Yes, it's immature and pathetic, but it's clearly the reality, and there's no point in ignoring it until this forum has been reduced to "i amm teh tipicul falt earter, sory abut my smelling" and "If evolution is real, why are there still rocks?"
Ugh this again? Saddam calm down many of he people you acuse of being trolls arent even flippin trolls
Nimp got a week of unpaid vacation, if he is whom you are referring to.
Could you also contact iwanttobelieve on behalf of the Zetetic Council and assure him that IRUSHTOCVS will receive his 3 lit squares?

aslo we culd actualley deal with flippin EJ!!!111!!1!!!!!!
Exsqueeze? ???
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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2013, 05:11:26 PM »
I'm putting this here so it's nice and official, and people can join in without having to wade through the crap in AR.

I would like to suggest that the mods reconsider the laissez-faire approach to trolling that they seem to have recently adopted.  It's not working.  In theory, it's a great idea, sure.  Just let the marketplace of ideas ensure that we maintain quality content in the forum!  The trolls go away frustrated when we refuse to bite, we're a stronger forum for it, etc.  But that's not what's happening.  Instead, the trolls are being replied to, being encouraged, being given exactly the replies they're looking for, and are continuing to spread their garbage all over the forum, ruining it for everyone.

In short, this community cannot be trusted to keep this forum from turning into little more than a joke.  We need guidance.  We need babysitting.  We need an adult to come in and turn off the hot stove that we keep touching.  Yes, it's immature and pathetic, but it's clearly the reality, and there's no point in ignoring it until this forum has been reduced to "i amm teh tipicul falt earter, sory abut my smelling" and "If evolution is real, why are there still rocks?"
Ugh this again? Saddam calm down many of he people you acuse of being trolls arent even flippin trolls
Nimp got a week of unpaid vacation, if he is whom you are referring to.
Could you also contact iwanttobelieve on behalf of the Zetetic Council and assure him that IRUSHTOCVS will receive his 3 lit squares?

aslo we culd actualley deal with flippin EJ!!!111!!1!!!!!!
Exsqueeze? ???
You tell him EJ, he's probably racist.
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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #10 on: November 20, 2013, 05:40:16 PM »
hehehehehehe i am funny
lol super e hehehe lol
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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #11 on: November 20, 2013, 05:47:57 PM »
So much for this being a serious section of the fora.

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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #12 on: November 20, 2013, 06:51:48 PM »
You know what, fuck it.  At this stage, this forum deserves EJ and Nimp.

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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #13 on: November 20, 2013, 08:48:13 PM »
Don't give up, Saddam. Who would champion all of these righteous causes in S&C?

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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #14 on: November 20, 2013, 08:54:07 PM »
Nimp was banned, his garbage tossed into Complete Nonsense.  EJ confines his crap almost exclusively to CN and AR; he knows where he belongs.  On those rare occasions that he bothers to post in the upper forums, I don't find anything objectionable about what he says, and he occasionally even shows flashes of intelligent, original thought.  Recently a noob who didn't know any better actually declared him more rational than the other FEers based on one of his posts.  I'm sorry, but if he doesn't break the rules, I'm not going to ban him.  It's been my rule of thumb since I first took on the mantle of moderating this forum and I don't intend to deviate now.
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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #15 on: November 21, 2013, 04:03:32 AM »
Nimp was banned, his garbage tossed into Complete Nonsense.  EJ confines his crap almost exclusively to CN and AR; he knows where he belongs.  On those rare occasions that he bothers to post in the upper forums, I don't find anything objectionable about what he says, and he occasionally even shows flashes of intelligent, original thought.  Recently a noob who didn't know any better actually declared him more rational than the other FEers based on one of his posts.  I'm sorry, but if he doesn't break the rules, I'm not going to ban him.  It's been my rule of thumb since I first took on the mantle of moderating this forum and I don't intend to deviate now.
Okay, I'll try proving you wrong by quoting a shitton of his posts at some point.

Meanwhile, iwanttobelieve.
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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #16 on: November 21, 2013, 06:20:52 AM »
Okay, I'll try proving you wrong by quoting a shitton of his posts at some point.
I take that back. It looks like he has indeed restrained himself to CN/AR after his last short ban.

However, iwanttobelieve.
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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #17 on: November 21, 2013, 01:13:05 PM »
"In short, this community cannot be trusted to keep this forum from turning into little more than a joke."

I thought had happened years ago ?  LOL .
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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #18 on: November 21, 2013, 04:24:39 PM »
"In short, this community cannot be trusted to keep this forum from turning into little more than a joke."

I thought had happened years ago ?  LOL .
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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #19 on: November 21, 2013, 04:45:56 PM »
"In short, this community cannot be trusted to keep this forum from turning into little more than a joke."

I thought had happened years ago ?  LOL .
Add Googleotomy to the list.

I agree with this.

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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #20 on: November 21, 2013, 05:20:21 PM »
If only we had some kind of long-standing member of this forum who had wide-spread support for becoming a moderator who could help reduce the terribleness of this forum. If only.

Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #21 on: November 22, 2013, 12:50:27 AM »
If only we had some kind of long-standing member of this forum who had wide-spread support for becoming a moderator who could help reduce the terribleness of this forum. If only.

Are you referring to yourself...? Because nobody here would like to see you promoted to that position.

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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #22 on: November 22, 2013, 03:20:53 AM »
What about Eddy Baby
I spent all of 5 minutes learning about bloody gods just before the exam and its bloody qeistions on fox hunting and abortions.

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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #23 on: November 22, 2013, 07:57:24 AM »
If only we had some kind of long-standing member of this forum who had wide-spread support for becoming a moderator who could help reduce the terribleness of this forum. If only.

Are you referring to yourself...? Because nobody here would like to see you promoted to that position.
No, lurk moar.

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I spent all of 5 minutes learning about bloody gods just before the exam and its bloody qeistions on fox hunting and abortions.

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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #25 on: November 22, 2013, 07:58:47 AM »
If only we had some kind of long-standing member of this forum who had wide-spread support for becoming a moderator who could help reduce the terribleness of this forum. If only.

Are you referring to yourself...? Because nobody here would like to see you promoted to that position.

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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #27 on: November 22, 2013, 08:46:05 AM »
Having a new mod wouldn't really help my concern in the OP - it's an issue of policy, not manpower.  It wouldn't be right for a new mod to just unilaterally ban people that the other mods won't.  That way lies Hara-dom.

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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #28 on: November 22, 2013, 09:02:02 AM »
Having a new mod wouldn't really help my concern in the OP - it's an issue of policy, not manpower.  It wouldn't be right for a new mod to just unilaterally ban people that the other mods won't.  That way lies Hara-dom.
tbh, half of our mods are Roundy. Some manpower would help.
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Re: On option of banning the trolls but on not banning the trolls
« Reply #29 on: November 22, 2013, 11:46:44 PM »
We have mods?