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Do you seriously think that sending a PM and asking a user if they are a dupe is going to generate an honest reply??

And what rule is MC NOT following by thanking posts? She can thank whatever she wants, just as you can. Doesn't mean you or I agree with her choice, but it's just a button and not one that requires special mod powers to click.
Theres no guarantee but people often have a reluctance to lie on the record, these things have a tendency to come back and bite you in the ass.

The rule about duplicate acconts. MC is thanking these posters, MC is not stupid and knows they are alts or else let her correct me here. So by thanking them she's giving tacit approval to alt accounts.
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Old 06.02.2020, 20:05
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The rule about duplicate acconts. MC is thanking these posters, MC is not stupid and knows they are alts or else let her correct me here. So by thanking them she's giving tacit approval to alt accounts.
It’s cool to be a rebel innit? Fo Sho she thinks she’s being cool.
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Old 06.02.2020, 20:10
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It’s cool to be a rebel innit? Fo Sho she thinks she’s being cool.
What if the mod simply agrees with those posters? Sometimes I read ulterior posts that are in agreement (or at least not in disagreement, you never know how to put it) with their line of thought. Each to the own, innit...?
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Old 06.02.2020, 20:47
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Theres no guarantee but people often have a reluctance to lie on the record, these things have a tendency to come back and bite you in the ass.

The rule about duplicate acconts. MC is thanking these posters, MC is not stupid and knows they are alts or else let her correct me here. So by thanking them she's giving tacit approval to alt accounts.
Trust me, people lie all.the.time about how they're not here to sell anything, actually based in Switzerland and do know a Nigerian prince, and don't have any affiliation with the company they're recommending, etc.

As for these alts you're so certain about, let me turn it around. Where is your evidence if you're so sure? Send it to me or another mod via PM.

If a member makes a post I think is good or funny or whatever I will click Thanks. If I later find out they're a dupe it doesn't mean I am endorsing the dupe - it simply means the person made a good point or amused me. Sometimes I still click Thanks even if I don't agree with every line of the post.

You're making a lot of accusations and assumptions, and when either the newbie or the mod doesn't respond in a time frame you deem acceptable, it's apparently a big conspiracy.
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Old 06.02.2020, 20:55
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If a member makes a post I think is good or funny or whatever I will click Thanks. If I later find out they're a dupe it doesn't mean I am endorsing the dupe - it simply means the person made a good point or amused me. Sometimes I still click Thanks even if I don't agree with every line of the post.

You're making a lot of accusations and assumptions, and when either the newbie or the mod doesn't respond in a time frame you deem acceptable, it's apparently a big conspiracy.
3Wishes, the difference is that your intentions/opinions are usually clear, and when you don't reply or explain in a frame time nobody really cares because they already have an idea you'll get back as soon as you can with a nice or polite answer and try your best to fix whatever weird or unpleasant situation has occurred. It's such a pity you and roegner take all the blame (or at least this is my feeling). You shouldn't. Seriously.
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Trust me, people lie all.the.time about how they're not here to sell anything, actually based in Switzerland and do know a Nigerian prince, and don't have any affiliation with the company they're recommending, etc.

As for these alts you're so certain about, let me turn it around. Where is your evidence if you're so sure? Send it to me or another mod via PM.

If a member makes a post I think is good or funny or whatever I will click Thanks. If I later find out they're a dupe it doesn't mean I am endorsing the dupe - it simply means the person made a good point or amused me. Sometimes I still click Thanks even if I don't agree with every line of the post.

You're making a lot of accusations and assumptions, and when either the newbie or the mod doesn't respond in a time frame you deem acceptable, it's apparently a big conspiracy.
That scam emailers exist is not even remotely analogous to suggesting a dialog and asking a direct question that occasions a lie or evasion how on earth did you manage to draw that parallel?

Nope I won't spend my time constructing a case against the alts, I've already drawn attention to it, reported posts and pointed out the immediate familiarity they had with the forum and patters of speech, others have done the same. It's like you were driving past me and I shout 'your tyre's flat' and you shout back 'prove it' I'm just going to shrug and think 'your funeral.'
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Old 06.02.2020, 21:29
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Nope I won't spend my time constructing a case against the alts, I've already drawn attention to it, reported posts and pointed out the immediate familiarity they had with the forum and patters of speech, others have done the same. It's like you were driving past me and I shout 'your tyre's flat' and you shout back 'prove it' I'm just going to shrug and think 'your funeral.'
Thing is, 3Wishes and roegner are not the only moderators..
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Old 06.02.2020, 22:06
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Thing is, 3Wishes and roegner are not the only moderators..
The one who's been particularly (alt-right) active and vocal has gone suspiciously (or is it alarmingly) quiet...and no one asks about her wellbeing?! I mean, she could gloat that the orange one has been acquitted, and she told us so.

What if she also self-deleted/logged out?
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The one who's been particularly (alt-right) active and vocal has gone suspiciously (or is it alarmingly) quiet...and no one asks about her wellbeing?! I mean, she could gloat that the orange one has been acquitted, and she told us so.

What if she also self-deleted/logged out?
Oh-oh.

DRAHMA, darling. Drama.
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Old 06.02.2020, 22:20
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yes, you've told us like a million times.
If I've told you once, I've told you a thousand times. Don't use hyperbole.

btw - sorry to have triggered you. Do you need a hug.
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Old 06.02.2020, 23:44
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The rule about duplicate acconts. MC is thanking these posters, MC is not stupid and knows they are alts or else let her correct me here. So by thanking them she's giving tacit approval to alt accounts.
Are you keeping statistics on who or what different mods are thanking?

If a mod gives continuous thanks to a bully for example, is the mod tacitly approving of the bullying?
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Am now completely and utterly confused. Almost makes me want to get back into the forum

Nah, have been through the re-hab and know the risks
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Which means unless they post 'I am an alt of...' then nothing happens?

There's no need for an immediate ban, but it doesn't seem unreasonable to ask a probable alt to go on the record as it were that they are not. I think it very telling that my suggestion of that yesterday was met by silence from CodPeace and Full Circle. Is there really any doubt? comments like 'the EF woke brigade' are pretty convincing.

But instead we have MusicChick falling over herself to like everything the two of them Post?
Or maybe I've just glanced at the thread with mild amusement.

Anyway, it seems that the thread or complaint is less to do with me and more to do with a group of users (the famous EF woke brigade?) who have an issue with a 'certain mod'. And apparently which posts said mod have thanked?
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Or maybe I've just glanced at the thread with mild amusement.

Anyway, it seems that the thread or complaint is less to do with me and more to do with a group of users (the famous EF woke brigade?) who have an issue with a 'certain mod'. And apparently which posts said mod have thanked?
We seem to have avatars along a similar theme
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Are you keeping statistics on who or what different mods are thanking?
You‘d have to be living under a rock not to notice the thanks given to certain ‘suspicious’ users and contentious posts and who they emanate from.
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We seem to have avatars along a similar theme
You two must belong to the secret squirrel club stlemans has invited us all.

(I suspected it's a dungeon in fact, all beneath this attractive name)
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You two must belong to the secret squirrel club stlemans has invited us all.
I’m glad I declined his offer, those avatars are just creepy.
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I’m glad I declined his offer, those avatars are just creepy.
But rather proper for the said club, don't you think?
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But rather proper for the said club, don't you think?
Absolutely.
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