Who's in charge around here?

Jay

May 31, 2012
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Who was Graham Norton? I hate those shitty alts for Mod positions. @Jay. Has he left the site totally then?
Admins have alts for a reason, well several reasons. He's still here, they just took out a new alias - we wanted to move away from "the gays" anyway. That was mainly banter between us - mods/admins are the only ones we get to fuck with and my account is the untouchable one - so I decided to end the argument when we were fucking around in the GTMSBT. :lol:

The admins are all long time posters (mostly), and all decent guys. Mostly. (See [MENTION=1893]Davvers[/MENTION] ) It's just much easier to enjoy the forums using normal account, then you have your admin account as/when required. They can't screw around with normal posters and even if they do, I can find out who it was very quickly and I give them a bollocking as required.
 
Jun 4, 2012
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What do you mean?

Just don't be racist and don't constantly troll about race...it's not hard.
He means why has one guy been banned for using the word nigga when the person he was responding to had calling him a honky cracker and is not banned? It is a total double standard and bordering on the sort of thing I expect from people who think that only whites are racist. If someone incessantly race trolls I agree they should be banned, but as obnoxious as I find racism I don't think it should merit a ban if someone uses a slur in a non boxing thread. I would generally advocate freedom of speech. They sure as fuck won't be banning people for saying faggot and nor should they. But either discriminatory insults are off limits or they are not.

I'll say this if you go down the line of making all of them off limits, you will rapidly have a site that is far more restrictive than the old one and FAR more of a hassle to moderate and run too.
 
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He means why has one guy been banned for using the word nigga when the person he was responding to had calling him a honky cracker and is not banned? It is a total double standard and bordering on the sort of thing I expect from people who think that only whites are racist. If someone incessantly race trolls I agree they should be banned, but as obnoxious as I find racism I don't think it should merit a ban if someone uses a slur in a non boxing thread. I would generally advocate freedom of speech. They sure as fuck won't be banning people for saying faggot and nor should they. But either discriminatory insults are off limits or they are not.

I'll say this if you go down the line of making all of them off limits, you will rapidly have a site that is far more restrictive than the old one and FAR more of a hassle to moderate and run too.
Didn't know about that before.

It doesn't make much sense to ban the reply but not the instigation. TBF, the reply was the only post that got reported so the 'cracker' bit wasn't originally seen. I agree with you though, you can't make some off limits and not others.

Though I disagree that we should just leave racial slurs. The place would quickly become overrun with race-wars and absolute shite, like the sort of stuff that BossHog was posting. Fuck that. To me that's worse than having a forum overrun by chincheckers.
 

Jay

May 31, 2012
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I don't see why anyone would need to say it? If it's a quote from a film, or actually in context in some way, fine. But there is no need for anyone to call someone a ******, cracker or any negative racial word as such. I don't want to add to filter list really, but I want to stamp it out now so it's a clear policy that we don't want it here.

Most of the reported posts we get are racially related, words like 'faggot' aren't quite on the same degree, for me.
 
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I don't think any words should be banned, just the context in which they're used. If you're being a cunt, you get Gulag'd. Full stop, really.
 

Funny Wonder

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Jun 12, 2013
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Admins have alts for a reason, well several reasons. He's still here, they just took out a new alias - we wanted to move away from "the gays" anyway. That was mainly banter between us - mods/admins are the only ones we get to fuck with and my account is the untouchable one - so I decided to end the argument when we were fucking around in the GTMSBT. :lol:

The admins are all long time posters (mostly), and all decent guys. Mostly. (See @Davvers ) It's just much easier to enjoy the forums using normal account, then you have your admin account as/when required. They can't screw around with normal posters and even if they do, I can find out who it was very quickly and I give them a bollocking as required.
Yes they can as evinced by this bogus post made with a dormant account. You DIDN'T attempt to "find out who it was" you DIDN'T issue a "bollocking" ...


Hypocrite, fraud, liar.


So there


(Watch this post disappear, these people FEAR the TRUTH)


 

Jay

May 31, 2012
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Yes they can as evinced by this bogus post made with a dormant account. You DIDN'T attempt to "find out who it was" you DIDN'T issue a "bollocking" ...


Hypocrite, fraud, liar.


So there


(Watch this post disappear, these people FEAR the TRUTH)


You're a banned poster. As evidenced by having over 250 odd accounts, which all get banned as soon as you're identified. Technically, your account belongs to me, every single bit of data on this site belongs to me. If I want to make a post with your account, I can do. It wasn't me, and I did actually tell the admin behind that to not do it again.

That being said, fuck off you boring bastard.
 

DBerry

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Jun 11, 2013
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'Straya, cunt.
Well lads, not trying to clog up this thread but I absolutely love this forum and I think the boys looking over the Aussie arm of the forum are :good
My hat goes off to you all.
 

DB Cooper

peel me a grape
May 17, 2013
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You're a banned poster. As evidenced by having over 250 odd accounts, which all get banned as soon as you're identified. Technically, your account belongs to me, every single bit of data on this site belongs to me. If I want to make a post with your account, I can do. It wasn't me, and I did actually tell the admin behind that to not do it again.

That being said, fuck off you boring bastard.
250 accounts :lol:

Perhaps having 597 users online on 11-06-13 at 07:50 AM wasn't quite the achievement we'd thought it was?
 

Sox

Backslappers united
May 19, 2013
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Well lads, not trying to clog up this thread but I absolutely love this forum and I think the boys looking over the Aussie arm of the forum are :good
My hat goes off to you all.
You got that right. :good
 

Jay

May 31, 2012
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250 accounts :lol:

Perhaps having 597 users online on 11-06-13 at 07:50 AM wasn't quite the achievement we'd thought it was?
Haha, nah, they all get banned pretty quickly. The guy celebrated having one open for 48 hours (we already knew by the time he sent a pm informing us of his victory, but there comes a time when you stop caring and want to see what the car crash looks like :conf)

Was gutted we didn't break 600. I reckon it comes soon.
 

DB Cooper

peel me a grape
May 17, 2013
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Haha, nah, they all get banned pretty quickly. The guy celebrated having one open for 48 hours (we already knew by the time he sent a pm informing us of his victory, but there comes a time when you stop caring and want to see what the car crash looks like :conf)

Was gutted we didn't break 600. I reckon it comes soon.
Let him back in for a day and we could break the 1000 mark :lol:
 

Bart

Lord of the Files
Jul 25, 2012
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You're a banned poster. As evidenced by having over 250 odd accounts, which all get banned as soon as you're identified. Technically, your account belongs to me, every single bit of data on this site belongs to me. If I want to make a post with your account, I can do. It wasn't me, and I did actually tell the admin behind that to not do it again.

That being said, fuck off you boring bastard.
The best time I've ever had was when I got hold of Moralman's account.

I started many theads wherein I invited Mankind to come into my batcave. It was fantastic.
 

Johnstown

Dominant Poster
Jun 4, 2013
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What do you mean?

Just don't be racist and don't constantly troll about race...it's not hard.
Not just internet hard talk...I would enjoy beating you and making you my bitch Ultimate Surrender style
 

Johnstown

Dominant Poster
Jun 4, 2013
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The best time I've ever had was when I got hold of Moralman's account.

I started many theads wherein I invited Mankind to come into my batcave. It was fantastic.
wasn't moralman mankind all along?