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Old 24.07.2021, 09:25
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I for one was threatened with a ban for complaining to moderators about moderators. I know other members who were also intimidated.
Indeed, I didnít complain at the time however found it completely inappropriate. This was aimed at another forum member whose name I forget and it was something along the lines of ďIíve checked your rep/PMs and what youíre saying is a lieĒ.
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1 of the departed mods often read the rep I received he even complained about it in PM’s
Maybe that explains why certain individuals here send green rep with offensive messages .

And then deny ever having sent them .

I always thought they might be incompetent or schizophrenic but maybe they were trying to avoid attracting mod attention
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Old 24.07.2021, 11:03
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We can be used as a generic personal pronoun to describe people in general.
Greenmount could equally have use one, you or they to express the same thing.
We can also be used to talk down at people .

Like telling our cat that weíre not getting any more good until we finish whatís in the bowl .
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Old 24.07.2021, 11:08
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Maybe that explains why certain individuals here send green rep with offensive messages .

And then deny ever having sent them .

I always thought they might be incompetent or schizophrenic but maybe they were trying to avoid attracting mod attention
Iíve had that from a mod too, as if by sending it with a green blob makes what they write different somehow.
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Old 24.07.2021, 11:09
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We can also be used to talk down at people .

Like telling our cat that weíre not getting any more good until we finish whatís in the bowl .
So can all the other generic personal pronouns. Whatís your point?
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Old 24.07.2021, 11:16
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So can all the other generic personal pronouns. Whatís your point?
And whatís your point in suggesting my post doesnít have a point ?

Isnít that a exactly the condescending attitude we were just agreeing is such a problem ?
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Old 24.07.2021, 11:22
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Someone please close this thread: itís just going around in circles, including accusing past mods of things they canít defend. FMF and MC and their supporters won. Congratulations. Now can we move on?
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And what’s your point in suggesting my post doesn’t have a point ?

Isn’t that a exactly the condescending attitude we were just agreeing is such a problem ?
I am wondering what point you are trying to make.

Are you implying that Greenmount was talking down to people by using ‘we’ as opposed to one of the other generic pronouns in her post or are you just making a point in general?
It’s not clear from the post what your intention was. I wasn’t trying to be condescending just trying to understand what you meant.
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Old 24.07.2021, 11:24
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Are you implying that Greenmount was talking down to people by using ‘we’ as opposed to one of the other generic pronouns in her post
I thought she was, however I was hoping for some clarification before jumping to a definitive conclusion.

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I’ve had that from a mod too, as if by sending it with a green blob makes what they write different somehow.
Could easily be an error as green is the default, I remember making that mistake myself a long time ago & not realising until it was too late. Very easy to do from a phone
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Old 24.07.2021, 11:27
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Indeed, I didnít complain at the time however found it completely inappropriate. This was aimed at another forum member whose name I forget and it was something along the lines of ďIíve checked your rep/PMs and what youíre saying is a lieĒ.
Isnít checking rep comments when accusations have been made in a thread one of the justified reasons for a mod to be reading them?
Whereís the problem with that?

As far as I am aware mods canít read PMs so if they were doing that there was obviously a problem somewhere and it should definitely have been reported.
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Old 24.07.2021, 11:30
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I thought she was, however I was hoping for some clarification before jumping to a definitive conclusion.
And what does it really matter? Itís like this thread is being kept alive for the sake of arguing, nitpicking and bickering. Thereís no real value anymore for anyone.
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Old 24.07.2021, 11:38
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As far as I am aware mods canít read PMs so if they were doing that there was obviously a problem somewhere and it should definitely have been reported.
I for sure don't have the possibility to read other peoples PM's. However I believe an administrator could do so.
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Old 24.07.2021, 11:41
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And what does it really matter? It’s like this thread is being kept alive for the sake of arguing, nitpicking and bickering. There’s no real value anymore for anyone.
You could apply And what does it really matter? to the majority of threads on the forum.

This bickering seems far more interesting & amuses more guests than members
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Could easily be an error as green is the default, I remember making that mistake myself a long time ago & not realising until it was too late. Very easy to do from a phone
It could, Iíve done that myself on one occasion and only realised when it was too late. Totally pissed me off at the time.
However several times to the same person would suggest otherwise. I donít really care to be honest, I actually find it rather amusing.
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You could apply And what does it really matter? to the majority of threads on the forum.

This bickering seems far more interesting & amuses more guests than members
Value and integrity are being sacrificed for cheap entertainment? Oh dear
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Value and integrity are being sacrificed for cheap entertainment? Oh dear
I thought that was the business model of social media, "you" are the product.

I suspect we could some members become 'sustaining members' so the entertainment could be far from cheap
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Someone please close this thread:
Now can we move on?
Ignoring the thread & not posting will have the same result in the end, no need to silence people.
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That is exactly what I am trying to achieve.

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Be happy. Nothing else matters.
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Iíve had that from a mod too, as if by sending it with a green blob makes what they write different somehow.
I guess it makes you less likely to report it .

It comes across as odd to complain about green rep
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That is exactly what I am trying to achieve.

Life is good. Enjoy your family, your friends, waking up every morning. Be grateful that you are able to. Ignore negativity, embrace positivity. Follow your dreams. Life is so damn short.
Be happy. Nothing else matters.
And donít forget to feed the fish
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