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Need some simple clarification on why I was banned from any decent mod.

I was banned for last one week for God knows what reason. The ban message when I tried to log in last week was that I tested the limit of the forum and that I should not do it again. That is all nice but I have no idea what I did to test the limit of the forum So if I am not sure what I did then how would I know if I am doing it again? I definitely have not done anything that other unbanned posters don't do.

My understanding is that mod Economisto was the one who banned me. So putting one and one together I assume it had something to do with the religion thread? If yes then Economisto why did you start a silly religion thread if you and your chums could not handle opposing views?

Same goes for forum legend Douglas Breakfast who sent me red card with a message obviously meant to wind me up. It's not for me to post his message but I will post the message I wrote to him in return-

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You obviously were looking for a reaction with your sweet message (red card) hence this PM. So you groan at people if they bore you? God complex much?

Anyway I am glad you enjoyed the George Carlin video

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Kthxbai.
Few minutes after sending that reply I got banned. Coincidence? It's good if some of you know each other, are smashing mates and love scratching each others back but for ffs did I really do anything ban worthy? Are people really so insecure that they get others banned? Very weak behaviour! Was expecting better.

P.S- I have had no warning or any private run ins with any mod or member up to this point so the ban was even more below the belt from my point of view.

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Old 07.10.2011, 09:54
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Re: Need some simple clarification on why I was banned from any decent mod.

word ?
I suggest you delete this and send a PM to Econ requesting answers... or likely you'll find yourself banned again.
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I suggest you delete this and send a PM to Econ requesting answers... or likely you'll find yourself banned again.
Thanks. I don't know how to delete the thread. Secondly if this really gets me banned then frankly I would not want to be part of such a forum anyway.
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You're welcome.

Do you remember your post that got deleted on the "offensive words" thread? I'm not going to repost it as it was rather gratuitously offensive, but I'm sure you can remember what you wrote. That, and a general pattern of trolling across other threads, earned you a week's 'vacation'. Keep it up and the next one will be longer.
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Re: Need some simple clarification on why I was banned from any decent mod.

Perhaps the Mods could take a lesson from Super Nanny - keep calm, explain carefully, give a warning and only after that, send Sun and Rain to the naughty chair.

Aaah, Mathnut, I see you have exactly that, whilst I was typing. :-)

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Thanks. I don't know how to delete the thread. Secondly if this really gets me banned then frankly I would not want to be part of such a forum anyway.
I'll give you a tip. This place isn't a democracy. Some things you write here can go unnoticed, others blow up into universal proportions based on egos, self-gratification or mood swings. When you're good, you're good, when you're bad, you'll feel the wrath of the masses. It's good to keep your outbursts clear, factual and concise.

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Keep it up and the next one will be longer.
Suggest you don't take up the challenge sun&rain; MN has more stripes on her shoulder than you for the moment.

Move on, it's only a forum. Its free and way too many people take it far too seriously. And you can't delete a thread BTW.
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it was rather gratuitously offensive
Damn. I didn't care before, but now my interest has been piqued.

Go on post it. If you quote it, then it's not offensive. It's art. Or journalism. Or something.
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Perhaps the Mods could take a lesson from Super Nanny - keep calm, explain carefully, give a warning and only after that, send Sun and Rain to the naughty chair.

Aaah, Mathnut, I see you have exactly that, whilst I was typing. :-)
I'm sorry but what I understand is that you're talking about "wasting moderator resources"

thats just not on.
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I'm sorry but what I understand is that you're talking about "wasting moderator resources"
I heard through the grapevine, that you're somewhat an expert on that subject.
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I heard through the grapevine, that you're somewhat an expert on that subject.
that's me... a real waster.
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You're welcome.

Do you remember your post that got deleted on the "offensive words" thread? I'm not going to repost it as it was rather gratuitously offensive, but I'm sure you can remember what you wrote.
The thread was about offensive words and other people also used offensive words on that thread and I don't remember them getting banned. I was making a point that the word I used was actually offensive and not the word that OP was complaining about.

Even then you could have warned me? Banning me few days after using that word in an "offensive words" thread makes no sense. Please I think you are looking for excuses to protect someone.

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That, and a general pattern of trolling across other threads, earned you a week's 'vacation'. Keep it up and the next one will be longer.
I have not trolled at all! Please stop with this nonsense. If my views don't match your views then that is fine but don't automatically class that as trolling.
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Perhaps the Mods could take a lesson from Super Nanny - keep calm, explain carefully, give a warning and only after that, send Sun and Rain to the naughty chair.
Often we do, particularly if we suspect the person may not realize he or she has overstepped the line. This particular case was pretty flagrant though.
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Often we do, particularly if we suspect the person may not realize he or she has overstepped the line. This particular case was pretty flagrant though.
OK, now I'm getting curious too.
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OK, now I'm getting curious too.
That's not very Mod-like
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Often we do, particularly if we suspect the person may not realize he or she has overstepped the line. This particular case was pretty flagrant though.
As much as I try.....

I cannot get myself a short holiday...

Is there a list of relevant topics I should swot up on? I constantly troll and annoy other members of EF yet no ban.

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Re: Need some simple clarification on why I was banned from any decent mod.

sun&rain, why the groan?
Mathnut was kind enough to provide further explanations to why you were banned. Do you have anger issues?
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As much as I try.....

I cannot get myself a short holiday...

Is there a list of relevant topics I should swot up on?

hang around LiB and I for awhile.. we'll get ya up to speed.
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As much as I try.....

I cannot get myself a short holiday...

Is there a list of relevant topics I should swot up on? I constantly troll and annoy other members of EF yet no ban.

Yours a some what disappointed Cat
You as well huh?
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Please I think you are looking for excuses to protect someone.
You could say that - but you'd be wrong. You asked why you'd been banned, I told you. If I really wanted to 'protect' anyone why wouldn't I just delete the thread?

There is nobody for me to 'protect' as your ban had nothing to do with anyone else. I'm responding on behalf of the mod team as I'm the mod who was online and got here first. That is all.

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I have not trolled at all! Please stop with this nonsense. If my views don't match your views then that is fine but don't automatically class that as trolling.
Nothing to do with your views, it's how you express them. HTH
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