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Old 23.11.2008, 14:45
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Why can't I access some threads?

For some reason I don't seem to be able to access all areas of the forum. There is a link to this thread on another thread on the forum, but when I try to access it I get the following message.

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Eire, you do not have permission to access this page. This could be due to one of several reasons:
  1. Your user account may not have sufficient privileges to access this page. Are you trying to edit someone else's post, access administrative features or some other privileged system?
  2. If you are trying to post, the administrator may have disabled your account, or it may be awaiting activation.
Any mods know why this is the case? Am I somehow not worthy?
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Old 23.11.2008, 15:32
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Re: Why can't I access some threads?

Think of it more as a compliment.
Lob set up an area of the forum for some of the random waffle that goes on, only certain posters have access to it.
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Old 23.11.2008, 15:47
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Re: Why can't I access some threads?

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Think of it more as a compliment.
Lob set up an area of the forum for some of the random waffle that goes on, only certain posters have access to it.
Isn't that a bit like segregation. Especially when threads in this "private" area of the forum are mentioned in public areas. I can understand the moderator private area, but not segregation of ordinary members.
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Isn't that a bit like segregation. Especially when threads in this "private" area of the forum are mentioned in public areas. I can understand the moderator private area, but not segregation of ordinary members.
I think what Planty is trying to say is that you are not considered "Fluffeh"!!
Yes, it is a compliment.

Hmmmm....... I feel a serious political thread coming on............
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Re: Why can't I access some threads?

Sorry I don't get it Planthead. If there is a special section of the forum specifically for off topic "fluffy" stuff then why should some normal members be allowed there and other normal members not? If you are logged in then you should be allowed to view all ON topic and all OFF topic sections. I am not talking about private mod sections I am talking about NORMAL sections.

Eire is a normal non mod member just like me, so who decided that I can view those "fluffy" threads but he can't? Hiding those sections from some members is not going to do much good for the website traffic is it?
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Old 23.11.2008, 16:57
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Sorry I don't get it Planthead. If there is a special section of the forum specifically for off topic "fluffy" stuff then why should some normal members be allowed there and other normal members not? If you are logged in then you should be allowed to view all ON topic and all OFF topic sections. I am not talking about private mod sections I am talking about NORMAL sections.

Eire is a normal non mod member just like me, so who decided that I can view those "fluffy" threads but he can't? Hiding those sections from some members is not going to do much good for the website traffic is it?
I am excluded as well.
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Re: Why can't I access some threads?

Oh my god I'm spooked. Never knew I was Fluffeh!
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Oh my god I'm spooked. Never knew I was Fluffeh!
I've seen the videos
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Old 23.11.2008, 17:08
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I've seen the videos
Shush or I'll dob you in!
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Old 23.11.2008, 17:42
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Re: Why can't I access some threads?

I don't like it very much. The admins created it before they left, it is kind of an involuntary test phase.

IMHO we could do without it if the fluff stays where he belongs and the fluff allergics don't click the threads.

The admins have a point though, the forum area was created for blabbermouths and they couldn't keep it secret for very long indeed.
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I don't like it very much. The admins created it before they left, it is kind of an involuntary test phase.

IMHO we could do without it if the fluff stays where he belongs and the fluff allergics don't click the threads.

The admins have a point though, the forum area was created for blabbermouths and they couldn't keep it secret for very long indeed.
so basically it's like a personal sandbox for the fluffies?
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Old 23.11.2008, 17:55
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Re: Why can't I access some threads?

You've got too much brain for all this peachy

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Old 23.11.2008, 18:25
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The admins have a point though, the forum area was created for blabbermouths and they couldn't keep it secret for very long indeed.
I'm sorry, but the blabbermouths weren't informed that only some people could access the fluffy threads, or that we were to keep it quiet.
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Old 23.11.2008, 18:30
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I don't like it very much. The admins created it before they left, it is kind of an involuntary test phase.

IMHO we could do without it if the fluff stays where he belongs and the fluff allergics don't click the threads.

The admins have a point though, the forum area was created for blabbermouths and they couldn't keep it secret for very long indeed.
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I'm sorry, but the blabbermouths weren't informed that only some people could access the fluffy threads, or that we were to keep it quiet.
I think the Mods have answered my questions. Since this area was set up before the admins left and it appears nothing can be done about it now maybe we should just drop the subject.

I don't agree with the concept, but it appears the current mods don't either so lets not get into a war of words and trust that the mods will resolve the issue when they have the chance.

No problem with me if the Mods decide to close this thread as I consider it answered.

Cheers.
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Old 23.11.2008, 18:30
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Re: Why can't I access some threads?

Now not only am I Fluffeh I'm a blabbermouth to boot! Great I just love the respect!
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Now not only am I Fluffeh I'm a blabbermouth to boot! Great I just love the respect!
oldhand, now no one likes a show off....
how dare you upstage me now...
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Old 23.11.2008, 18:35
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Re: Why can't I access some threads?

All are equal. Some are more equal than others?

Sounds familiar.
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Old 23.11.2008, 18:38
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Now not only am I Fluffeh I'm a blabbermouth to boot! Great I just love the respect!
Well, I suppose it it better than being considered an outsider who hasn't got the joke, or worse still, thinking that someone might be talking about you behind your back
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Think of it more as a compliment.
Lob set up an area of the forum for some of the random waffle that goes on, only certain posters have access to it.
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I don't like it very much. The admins created it before they left, it is kind of an involuntary test phase.

IMHO we could do without it if the fluff stays where he belongs and the fluff allergics don't click the threads.

The admins have a point though, the forum area was created for blabbermouths and they couldn't keep it secret for very long indeed.
Que? So there are mods but no admins here? Strange.....
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Old 23.11.2008, 18:53
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Lob set up an area of the forum for some of the random waffle that goes on, only certain posters have access to it.
So, that is where there is Free Beer?
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