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Old 11.09.2021, 07:30
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If pasting stuff wholesale from alt-right websites is a measure of articulate, sure.
‘Alt-right’ being used to tarnish someone again?
As I’ve said before, there is no-one here who is ‘right wing’, just right of center.
Republicans and conservatives, not Proud Boys or the EDL.
There’s none of that here, as well you know.

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Susie-Q is very active on reddit and maybe there are other reddit active members here so they want to stir the pot

How meticulously that post on reddit is done I'm so impressed.. with links one after the other, the author trying to shock the readers and ask for their help

like> "please guys help me they wrote bad things about covid"
It was not me ... but I 100% support that post & this thread only shows how messed up this place is.
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Old 11.09.2021, 08:45
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It was not me ... but I 100% support that post & this thread only shows how messed up this place is.
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Old 11.09.2021, 08:46
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You wanna know how I finally left. I was banned for a couple of days for some non-event. I’d had enough at that point (I’d already opened a thread complaining about the moderation), just wanted to leave. No way of contacting the mods when banned so I opened another account clearly in my name just to ask for my account to be deleted only to have my ban extended by a month!
If you had read the EF ground rules then you would have known you can contact the mods when banned with the email address team@englishforum.ch
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Old 11.09.2021, 08:49
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You wanna know how I finally left. I was banned for a couple of days for some non-event. I’d had enough at that point (I’d already opened a thread complaining about the moderation), just wanted to leave.
So why have you come back? (Not a hostile question, just wondering).

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Old 11.09.2021, 09:04
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It was not me ... but I 100% support that post & this thread only shows how messed up this place is.
There is no evidence that the Reddit thread was started by an EF member.

At this moment the EF coronavirus thread is being viewed by 5 EF members and 15 nonmembers, this is a public forum that anybody can read. The only difference for members is that they can post as well as read.
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Old 11.09.2021, 09:07
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The only difference for members is that they can post as well as read.
I'm not convinced of that last bit!

I think so long as the deniers, anti-vaxxers, conspiracy theorists and/or promulgators of fake news are isolated in a couple of thread, I don't think there's a serious threat to society. Occasionally it's worth dropping by to rattle their cages and keep them occupied for a while.
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Old 11.09.2021, 09:10
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There is no evidence that the Reddit thread was started by an EF member.

If you believe that, then you are a denier on the same level as Anti Vaxxers
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Old 11.09.2021, 09:13
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Occasionally it's worth dropping by to rattle their cages and keep them occupied for a while.
After the nurse has wiped their bottoms and given them their meds.
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Old 11.09.2021, 09:24
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If you believe that, then you are a denier on the same level as Anti Vaxxers
At any one time, the EF coronavirus thread is being read by many more nonmembers than EF members so which is more likely?
EF is full of threads started by people who read something on the internet.

It is not a question of belief, I asked where is the evidence?
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Old 11.09.2021, 09:35
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At any one time, the EF coronavirus thread is being read by many more nonmembers than EF members so which is more likely?
EF is full of threads started by people who read something on the internet.
A % of the non-members are members who are logged out. People who read EF without registering won't be going into so much detail. It is clearly personal. Most of the claims being made are overly exaggerated, clearly to shit stir.

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Evidence is in the wording and posting style What kind of evidence were you looking for? Video of "Team Defrocked" members logging into Reddit and posting Come on Marton
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Old 11.09.2021, 09:47
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Re: EF is being discussed on Reddit

You writing style detectives are funny.

@FMF, you are very silent. Care to enlighten us what Mr Bob (if he exists) is doing after this alleged statement on Reddit? Or have you already concluded that all is fine and there is nothing to see here? Then we can go back to discuss matters in a bipartisan spirit
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Old 11.09.2021, 09:53
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To me , that reddit "mission impossible operation" really looks and sounds like this

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Old 11.09.2021, 10:34
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‘Alt-right’ being used to tarnish someone again?
As I’ve said before, there is no-one here who is ‘right wing’, just right of center.
Republicans and conservatives, not Proud Boys or the EDL.
There’s none of that here, as well you know.
It's a matter of perspective, as well you know

There's right of center, and then there's a fair bit to the right of that - and then there's the ones who aren't quite all there (EDL, Christian Fundamentalists, Proud Boys, Taliban)
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Old 11.09.2021, 10:44
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So why have you come back? (Not a hostile question, just wondering).
I was a member for over 10 years and this was always a fun place to post. Then the over promoted milk monitor and belligerent Aussie made some sort of hostile takeover of the moderation team and it just got out of control. People smacked down for wrongthink, dogpilling encouraged (almost always on MC), threats, just terrible moderation all round.

Seems now they’ve been removed, the forum is returning to how it was, a more helpful and tolerant place. So worth giving it another go.

That’s what makes that Reddit page all the more hilarious, trying to paint this place as some haven for the alt-right when it’s not. Pure desperation from people who’ve lost their safe space. Their arguments will fall apart as soon as any normal person has a flick though the forum.
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I was a member for over 10 years and this was always a fun place to post. Then the over promoted milk monitor and belligerent Aussie made some sort of hostile takeover of the moderation team and it just got out of control. People smacked down for wrongthink, dogpilling encouraged (almost always on MC), threats, just terrible moderation all round.

Seems now they’ve been removed, the forum is returning to how it was, a more helpful and tolerant place. So worth giving it another go.

That’s what makes that Reddit page all the more hilarious, trying to paint this place as some haven for the alt-right when it’s not. Pure desperation from people who’ve lost their safe space. Their arguments will fall apart as soon as any normal person has a flick though the forum.
It is a friendlier place for you but not for others with opposite view points. This should simply be a balanced place where discussions can take place without gangs of people baiting and making it a generally unpleasant place to be.

For instance...the trolliest of trolls on here, Fair Dinkum, has spent her time in this thread accusing myself and other EF users for posting this topic on Reddit just because we have opposite views, so it must be us.

At this point, I wouldn’t blame The Local at all for flushing this site down the toilet.
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Old 11.09.2021, 11:11
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For instance...the trolliest of trolls on here
I wouldn't give the Crown so easily to one person! I believe we have quite a few accomplished posters who have the rightful claim to the glorious Trolliest of Trolls award. Btw, they are from both "sides" which just goes on to prove that this is a fairly democratic place in which opinions are expressed relatively free today vs., say, a year ago. At least, I am no longer getting banned on a regular basis!
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Old 11.09.2021, 11:21
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Susie, it is not a fair play either for you to accuse me that I've accused you or olygirl making that reddit post.

I had a brief exchange with olygirl and it was "come on, it wasn't by pure coincidence you were browsing the 10k topics there on roddit and saw this EF one" , .....

because I'm always stunned whenever something like that occurs, I'm curious mostly because I love understanding better the Jung theory " Synchronicity: An Acausal Connecting Principle"

And about you I only said how you know reddit quite well because you are a mod there so maybe you know somehting about this ...
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It is a friendlier place for you but not for others with opposite view points. This should simply be a balanced place where discussions can take place without gangs of people baiting and making it a generally unpleasant place to be.

For instance...the trolliest of trolls on here, Fair Dinkum, has spent her time in this thread accusing myself and other EF users for posting this topic on Reddit just because we have opposite views, so it must be us.

At this point, I wouldn’t blame The Local at all for flushing this site down the toilet.
This is a fair comment which deserves a response from the moderation team. Hope someone reported it.
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Susie, it is not a fair play either for you to accuse me that I've accused you or olygirl making that reddit post.

I had a brief exchange with olygirl and it was "come on, it wasn't by pure coincidence you were browsing the 10k topics there on roddit and saw this EF one" , .....

because I'm always stunned whenever something like that occurs, I'm curious mostly because I love understanding better the Jung theory " Synchronicity: An Acausal Connecting Principle"

And about you I only said how you know reddit quite well because you are a mod there so maybe you know somehting about this ...
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