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PostPosted: Tue 21 Mar , 2017 5:18 pm 
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I used Alatar's suggestion for now - but we might prefer a more sombre title as the situation gets worse...

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PostPosted: Wed 22 Mar , 2017 1:23 am 
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You never know. It may get better. I keep hoping he finally gets fed up and takes his ball and goes home, like the child that he is.

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PostPosted: Thu 01 Jun , 2017 3:06 am 
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Jude wrote:
I think we should rename the "Election" thread to something more specific. I was thinking of "Election 2016", but we've moved past that, and now the discussion is about The Orange Horror. Any suggestions?

"Coping with lyin' Don, the so-called president of the U.S."?


Not really a good idea. I made my title as neutral as possible, so as to not indicate support or opposition. Changing the title makes it look like you are attributing an opinion to me that may not necessarily be mine.

Plus if I change it back then Alatar gets cranky and says "waah you are flouting mah authoritah".

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PostPosted: Mon 05 Jun , 2017 1:51 pm 
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And I changed the thread title back to Al's suggestion.

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PostPosted: Mon 05 Jun , 2017 3:18 pm 
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For what it's worth, I do have general sympathy for CG's argument re: editing a thread title in a way that alters its mood/spin. There isn't any way to change a thread's "ownership" after the fact, is there?


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PostPosted: Mon 05 Jun , 2017 3:20 pm 
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Technically, we could split the thread into before/after it became a discussion of Trump in particular rather than the election.

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PostPosted: Mon 05 Jun , 2017 3:32 pm 
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That might be a little extreme, but it's your (plural) call. I'm not going to start a whole kerfuffle to protect a banned member after the issue has ostensibly been put to bed; just felt the need to register an opinion (after the point when it might have been useful). :)


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PostPosted: Mon 05 Jun , 2017 10:30 pm 
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Or we could have respected the very reasonable wishes of the thread creator. :scratch:

I honestly thought it was really crappy to come down on CG for doing absolutely nothing offensive, and then ban him when he's ticked about it.


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PostPosted: Mon 05 Jun , 2017 11:18 pm 
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I thought he was banned for baiting SF.

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PostPosted: Mon 05 Jun , 2017 11:21 pm 
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Frelga's right.

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PostPosted: Mon 05 Jun , 2017 11:28 pm 
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How did he bait sf?


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PostPosted: Mon 05 Jun , 2017 11:56 pm 
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Really?

cg referred to sf as a Trump supporter. I have no idea if that's true, but having read his posts in the past, I tend to doubt it. If sf happens to show up and read that, I have no doubt that he would feel compelled to post to clarify or contradict the statement. That sounds like the definition of baiting to me.

Also from the ruling:

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PostPosted: Tue 06 Jun , 2017 12:02 am 
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Jude wrote:
cg referred to sf as a Trump supporter.


Is that a comment that was edited out? If so it wasn't at all clear from reading the exchange after the fact.


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PostPosted: Tue 06 Jun , 2017 12:06 am 
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*goes and looks*

No, it's still there: link

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PostPosted: Tue 06 Jun , 2017 4:05 am 
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He actually sent a message to sf. I understood that to be a violation of the agreement, along with referring to it and sf publicly.

Listen, of course, THIS particular incident isn't all that big of a deal, in and of itself. Granted, CG, as usual, blew the fact that the thread title was changed out of proportion, by implying that we did it to make him look bad or put words/opinions in his mouth. We did not. He had pretty much wandered away from the thread by that point and was not posting. But, as we've said, he wasn't banned over his general antagonism about the thread title change (though, CERTAINLY, AREN'T WE ALL FUCKING SICK OF THAT?!). He was banned over the sf stuff. In another time and era, might the rangers have given him a warning? Sure. This is not that time and era. I, personally, do not have the time or emotional energy to deal with such utter bullshit shenanigans. If that makes me a bad ranger, then I accept the criticism and will step down if that's what people want.

This community is too small to handle crap like this. Everyone else here is self-governing and can be trusted to act reasonably and get along with others.

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PostPosted: Tue 06 Jun , 2017 8:09 am 
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I'm also happy to step down as Ranger, but if CG comes back here I'll be leaving. I don't have the patience or energy to deal with him in my leisure hours. That's not an ultimatum, just a statement of fact.

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PostPosted: Tue 06 Jun , 2017 11:27 am 
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Hm, okay, I hadn't really understood CG's comment. Alrighty then.


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PostPosted: Tue 06 Jun , 2017 2:00 pm 
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I think his request would have been reasonable if he'd been polite, or even curt, about it. But it's hard to argue against the steps you took given the way it actually played out. No need for anyone to step down.


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PostPosted: Tue 06 Jun , 2017 5:32 pm 
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I am confident that the decision was not made lightly. Lali is right, we are a small group, and we mostly just socialize and entertain each other. It's not fair to ask the Rangers to deal with a poster who, let's face it, came for the explicit purpose of starting a row. Maybe HoF is large enough to handle it, but not b77.

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PostPosted: Tue 06 Jun , 2017 6:46 pm 
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I found the whole incident very off-putting.


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