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Old 03.08.2021, 11:52
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The thread is now closed and it will remain closed. The reason why it was closed to begin with, was because this isn't your platform to promote your political agenda. I will not get into details but a good majority of the material you're posting in regards to President Trump are erroneous or misleading copy-and-paste jobs. If I wanted to read the Hill, I would simply do so. It would be absolutely fantastic, if you could refrain from providing us with more drivel from "The Hill by Marton". Get a life.


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Now this bugs me. I enjoyed that thread since it kept me up to date on Trump’s politics, which is still alive and well in the US. Signs supporting Trump are easily found, especially in rural areas, and pickups carrying a large US flag are usually associated with Trumpsters. For one mod to cite inclusivity while another closes a thread on Trump clearly demonstrates how subjective mods’ rights and their interpretations are. I personally feel Lib, who I enjoy as a poster and a person, overstepped his rights as a mod.
I agree. And I think it's a very obvious example of modding according to one's personal bias. And yet wasn't it the people who do not like Trump who have been repeatedly accused of not being tolerant of opposing beliefs on this forum?

Also, isn't it usually the people who do support Trump that often complain about censorship, "cancel culture," etc.? I guess the "freedom of speech" only applies when a mod feels that it aligns with their personal biases?
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Precisely.
Lovely. A swing and a miss though, eh?

Lovely unbiased moderation from the new and improved team I see.

Gosh but your posts present as a condescending arse.
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I agree. And I think it's a very obvious example of modding according to one's personal bias. And yet wasn't it the people who do not like Trump who have been repeatedly accused of not being tolerant of opposing beliefs on this forum?

Also, isn't it usually the people who do support Trump that often complain about censorship, "cancel culture," etc.? I guess the "freedom of speech" only applies when a mod feels that it aligns with their personal biases?
Yep and a mod has just admitted to making a personal insult/attack. Noice.

Since deleted, I see. I do have lovely screen shot mementos though.
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Old 03.08.2021, 12:12
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Yep and a mod has just admitted to making a personal insult/attack. Noice.

Since deleted, I see. I do have lovely screen shot mementos though.
You've altered your post after I posted a response and then you're accusing me of making a personal insult/attack. Happy holidays.
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Absolutely not but I don't think you're in the capacity to understand it either way.

This feels cruel and intended to wound. I'm guessing as a result of a rush of blood to the head, and we're all going to make the mistake of acting out of emotion sometimes, so no judgement.



However, how a mod conducts themselves permits others to carry on that way, so I'd like to ask you to delete this yourself. We'll all make mistakes, and need to apologise or ask for forgiveness often, so I've no intention to make you feel bad.


The point that this was in response to is pretty easy to understand, without any impetus for us to agree, or disagree, with it. The events that unfolded could be interpreted as:
  • You felt the thread should be closed, so closed it
  • Fatman disagreed with you, feeling the thread should remain open, so re-opened it
The events could also be interpreted as any 1 of of a variety of other scenarios, such as:
  • You felt the thread should be closed, so closed it
  • Fatman thought a technical flaw had resulted in it being closed, and wanted to help to try to resolve that as quickly as possible, so re-opened it
Your post, unfortunately, doesn't make it clear precisely what happened, which is why any possible interpretation is currently viable, and the attack on the poster who mentioned inconsistencies in moderation is unfair.



We still don't know what happened.
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You've altered your post after I posted a response and then accusing me of making a personal insult/attack. Happy holidays.
But how does that change whether or not you made a personal insult or attack?
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Old 03.08.2021, 12:20
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This is really a shame. I know there are a couple mods here who don't really share my political views (and that's okay), but I've seen the ways they've been trying to help bring more peace and objectivity to this forum recently. And I felt like maybe we were finally making some headway in that regard. So then for another mod who isn't really even an active member of this forum anymore to suddenly come in and take it upon himself to decide what people are or are not allowed to discuss here (politically) just feels like 10 steps backward.
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Old 03.08.2021, 12:21
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But how does that change whether or not you made a personal insult or attack?
I didn't. I simply posted that she's not in the capacity to understand either objective or subjective approach. That is hardly insulting.
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I didn't. I simply posted that she's not in the capacity to understand either objective or subjective approach. That is hardly insulting.

When multiple posters feel it is, it's worth reflecting on that, I would say, and thinking about how it might be possible to explain your thoughts in a clearer way, if you didn't intend to attack the poster.
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Old 03.08.2021, 12:29
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I didn't. I simply posted that she's not in the capacity to understand either objective or subjective approach. That is hardly insulting.
And you are???

You're a moderator who openly supports Trump and then came into a forum basically out of nowhere and shut down a thread that contains posts critical of Trump and accused one of the people who posts them of "not having a life."
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Old 03.08.2021, 12:34
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And you are???

You're a moderator who openly supports Trump and then came into a forum basically out of nowhere and shut down a thread that contains posts critical of Trump and accused one of the people who posts them of "not having a life."
Again, you're not reading. It's just a lot of bla-bla and finger-pointing.

I came into the forum out of nowhere? Think again darling. My contributions to this here platform will over-shadow any of your quality content. But that's a different discussion altogether.
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Old 03.08.2021, 12:35
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Trump is gone, but all the lefties still missing him. Must have been true love
And strangely the "righties" do not want to discuss their fallen hero?
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When multiple posters feel it is, it's worth reflecting on that, I would say, and thinking about how it might be possible to explain your thoughts in a clearer way, if you didn't intend to attack the poster.
You do realize that mods have been attacked (often badly, personally) for months and months and months now?
I've not seen you comment on that ever.

I did not see Lib's comment as an attack but as his conclusion.
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Old 03.08.2021, 12:43
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Again, you're not reading. It's just a lot of bla-bla and finger-pointing.

I came into the forum out of nowhere? Think again darling. My contributions to this here platform will over-shadow any of your quality content. But that's a different discussion altogether.
Actually, since you asked I do have a life.
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Old 03.08.2021, 12:45
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Again, you're not reading. It's just a lot of bla-bla and finger-pointing.

I came into the forum out of nowhere? Think again darling. My contributions to this here platform will over-shadow any of your quality content. But that's a different discussion altogether.
You seriously need to put your ego in check... Darling.
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You seriously need to put your ego in check... Darling.
Of course. The authority of common sense has spoken.
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Old 03.08.2021, 12:56
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And strangely the "righties" do not want to discuss their fallen hero?
Personally, I am against any discussion thread being locked, ever. That was the speciality of defrocked Coop website product ratings mod team

I did not find Lib's post insulting, specially as it was targeted at people who just can't get over the fact that they don't have the protection of their defrocked mods and keep doing their best to stir things up.

Being a centrist with common sense, my suggestion would be to maybe set up a safe zone for forum lefties and unlock the thread. Where else will Marton post his daily Trump links? Hey Marton, you could try posting Trump links on Coop website, that would be funny
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I didn't. I simply posted that she's not in the capacity to understand either objective or subjective approach. That is hardly insulting.
Then you ought to step down as a mod as you clearly do not have the capacity to understand either objectively or subjectively approach forum moderation.

You insult someone and then ban them for a comeback? Seriously?
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Being a centrist with common sense, my suggestion would be to maybe set up a safe zone for forum lefties and unlock the thread. Where else will Marton post his daily Trump links?
There seems to be some confusion here. You seem to think that people who don't like Trump are automatically left-wing.

That's a pretty blinkered way of looking at it. Many of his own party couldn't stand him.
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There seems to be some confusion here. You seem to think that people who don't like Trump are automatically left-wing.

That's a pretty blinkered way of looking at it. Many of his own party couldn't stand him.
Well, I was not for him, and I am not left-wing. The ones here who can't let him rest are left-wing though. Either way, the guy is gone. Some are just too obsessed with him. I guess Biden is not entertaining enough? Either way it is their choice and like I said the thread should not be locked.
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