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    Kudos to the forum!

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Wreybies, May 22, 2008.

    Kudos to the forum!

    I’m in love with the fact that the latest rash of rude entries into our peaceful, academic community has been met with a resounding crash of silence by all.

    I’ve been to forums where trolls are fed on a regular basis. And when you feed trolls all you get is troll poop all over the place.

    Un-fun to wade through. :(
     
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    It hasn't been met so much with silence, as a sudden and predictable crash of the ban button...
     
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    Huzah for the Ban Button! :cool:
     
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    *Chim tips hat*...I love this place, I have made myself quite at home!..:)
     
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    I'm glad that our efforts are appreciated. It's a tough balance at times.

    Some people think that being a mod is fun. All that power!

    It's not. We have to make tough choices all the time, whether to give the benefit of the doubt, or to shut something down before it becomes a crisis. As you can guess, most of the time when someone's signature links are removed, or their thread is closed, they aren't happy. Good thing my Inbox is fireproofed!

    But the goal is to keep the forum as friendly as possible to as many as possible. And I for one am always glad to hear when we succeed in that to whatever degree.

    Thanks for the encouragement. :)
     
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    that poster today if he was within arms reach of me.
    he would have had a cuff on the back of the head
    and his mouth washed out with soap.
    do not make me angry and be close.
    this place is too friendly to allow the rabid dog personalities in.
     
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    I must have missed this....shame. I love starring at the car wrecks.
     
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    I was thinking that in my head, but kind of ashamed to say it out loud. Thank you! :-D
     
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    Thank you Mods.
     
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    we have a great forum with fair minded moderators.
    I reported the post and within about 3 min. it was gone.
    and good riddance from me.
    thank you whoever got rid of the piece of garbage.
     
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    Thank you guys, its great to know that you appreciate our efforts and think that we're doing a good job. Like Cogito said, its not easy but we try to do our best.
     
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    Well, we do appreciate the job done. Goodness knows that there are umpti-billion forums where flaming and trolling are the accepted modus operandi. Let them go elsewhere.
     
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    Bruce Almighty Buttons WIN AGAIN!

    Bye bye to the vermin! :p lol

    We have some great mods and they do a great job, just don't get on their bad sides......they is scary! :p lol nah they are alright. hehe

    And Kit, so long as we have our MODS and they don't LEAVE then we will continue to have a good board. But if our MODS do LEAVE we will have a bad board. OK Kit?! :D <love me>
     
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    Anyone is welcome to PM me what happened. :redface:

    What can I say, I'm curious.
     
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    No idea what happened, but THREE CHEERS FOR THE MODS!
     
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    Aww the old troll problem, always happens to forums. But then again trolls are only good where their third grade intellectual prowess is fed by other less mature mates. And since this community lacks the weak of mind, i might say that trolls are PoWnEd.

    Nuff said. :cool:
     

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