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Old 23.06.2021, 14:05
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You mean it's an echo chamber like Facebook, surely not

I'm pretty sure the more I see the less I take seriously, the more threads I ignore and the more people I add to my ignore list.
I think maybe there are two kinds of people in the world -- those who enjoy arguing and those who don't. But I also think that this forum can very easily generate a "combative" environment, because it is fundamentally reactive by design. Someone posts something, someone responds to it / reacts. And then someone responds and reacts to that. It's self-perpetuating. So I can only speak for myself, but I've learned the hard way that I enjoy this place if I keep a certain distance from it and try to limit my time here.

I suppose the EF can be a bit of an echo chamber, but I don't think it's quite as bad as FB, because with the EF, we see all posts, regardless of whether or not we agree with them or if they're in our "friends list" (unless we've chosen to block the poster). There aren't many people on my ignore list, but the people that I have put on there are ones that seem to enjoy arguing and have become irrationally aggressive toward me in the past. I think that's just the best way to deal with some people / situations. In a place like this, it seems rather illogical to expect everyone to always get along, I guess. The ignore function can certainly be a good way to help avoid unnecessary arguments -- particularly when you feel you're being 'targeted' by someone.
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Old 23.06.2021, 14:06
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My vote is for Kriss Kross!
Didn't he come back as Full Circle?
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Old 23.06.2021, 14:11
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Re: V__ is back - thanks mods!

If you are right (I haven't really tracked EF "reincarnations"), I see that Full Circle was also banned in 2020. So maybe he/she is back in a new form...

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Old 23.06.2021, 14:13
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Didn't he come back as Full Circle?
It did not occur to me. I suck at this. Didn't they have a bit different posting style? There was "Red ..." something, too. Panda? BoredToDeath?
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Old 23.06.2021, 14:29
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If you are right (I haven't really tracked EF "reincarnations"), I see that Full Circle was also banned in 2020. So maybe he/she is back in a new form...
I was quite sure that he was either loz or KrissKross (if they aren't the same)
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Old 23.06.2021, 14:44
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Absolutely. Whenever I want to read racist, covidiot, right-wing QAnon twaddle from the cerebrally challenged which is positively encouraged by the moderators I know I can turn to EF.
you dont get out much, Nick
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Old 23.06.2021, 15:38
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Re: V__ is back - thanks mods!

Susie Q , I got unblocked as well and so far I find how V- seems really intelligent .. also, I was omtatsats fan , he seemed to be really funny but then again I saw in total some 30 comments he made here and I cant really have an opinion .
I remember he said how he craves crumpets and I found a pack of a really good brand , wanted to surprise him , came here, he was banned ( sad EF true story)
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Old 23.06.2021, 15:46
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Susie Q , I got unblocked as well and so far I find how V- seems really intelligent .. also, I was omtatsats fan , he seemed to be really funny but then again I saw in total some 30 comments he made here and I cant really have an opinion .
I remember he said how he craves crumpets and I found a pack of a really good brand , wanted to surprise him , came here, he was banned ( sad EF true story)
You too? And guess who liked your post? Is it the same person that unbanned all you trolls?

As to the comment I read earlier that said they were trying to make this place more welcome for those who have been banned on Facebook, the direction of this forum is really going down hill ... FAST. I stopped using FB ages ago for good reason.
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Old 23.06.2021, 16:31
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You too? And guess who liked your post? Is it the same person that unbanned all you trolls?

As to the comment I read earlier that said they were trying to make this place more welcome for those who have been banned on Facebook, the direction of this forum is really going down hill ... FAST. I stopped using FB ages ago for good reason.
Donald Trump is joining EF? That would be entertaining.
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Old 23.06.2021, 16:34
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Re: V__ is back - thanks mods!

Here is the wikipedia definition of a troll:

In internet slang, a troll is a person who posts inflammatory, insincere, digressive, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, with the intent of provoking readers into displaying emotional responses, or manipulating others' perception.

Honestly, I think some of your posts don't stray that far from such a definition. Your posts on coronavirus, cursing et al provide much more useful contributions than banging on continuously about musicchick, V__, mods, and death of a forum. Maybe... get over it?


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You too? And guess who liked your post? Is it the same person that unbanned all you trolls?

As to the comment I read earlier that said they were trying to make this place more welcome for those who have been banned on Facebook, the direction of this forum is really going down hill ... FAST. I stopped using FB ages ago for good reason.
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Old 23.06.2021, 16:39
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It did not occur to me. I suck at this. Didn't they have a bit different posting style? There was "Red ..." something, too. Panda? BoredToDeath?
When a mod claims to know less than the members about who was banned and why, despite being privy to the discussions in the mod forum.
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Old 23.06.2021, 16:52
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It did not occur to me. I suck at this. Didn't they have a bit different posting style?
I was talking about posting styles, Blueangel. It is better to not take things out of context.
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When a mod claims to know less than the members about who was banned and why, despite being privy to the discussions in the mod forum.
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Old 23.06.2021, 16:57
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I don't want to defend Omtastat's actions by any stretch. But there are plenty of very rude people on EF who never face any consequences.
Where can the uninitiated verify the mythical Omtastat's horrifying actions?

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My vote is for Kriss Kross!


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Old 23.06.2021, 16:59
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Re: V__ is back - thanks mods!

Sometimes I think EF is slowly edging towards the dark side....
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Old 23.06.2021, 17:16
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Where can the uninitiated verify the mythical Omtastat's horrifying actions?
There aren't any. It was just a perfect mix of annoying and unintentionally funny.
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Old 23.06.2021, 17:16
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Where can the uninitiated verify the mythical Omtastat's horrifying actions?
I guess he was no more irritant than most people on a bad day. Only problem is that all his days were bad days and total absence of netiquette. The latter was the worst, a new thread per day.

My guess is the saltiness came from failing at living in Switzerland.
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Old 23.06.2021, 17:22
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I guess he was no more irritant than most people on a bad day. Only problem is that all his days were bad days and total absence of netiquette. The latter was the worst, a new thread per day.
He wasn't all bad.

He recommended a campsite once in Ticino once and I subsequently went there - twice.
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He wasn't all bad.

He recommended a campsite once in Ticino once and I subsequently went there - twice.
Another vote to reinstate the grumpy Aussie? Perhaps he's happy with Knäckebrot in the meantime
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Old 23.06.2021, 17:37
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Another vote to reinstate the grumpy Aussie? Perhaps he's happy with Knäckebrot in the meantime
Those decisions ought to be made by mods, not members.
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Those decisions ought to be made by mods, not members.
You're not thinking of selling that excellent fence you're sitting on, are you?
As with most votes, the decisions are made by "mods".
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