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Old 05.08.2021, 14:05
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So actually this forum got a 2months old member that has taken their Police job very seriously.

Yeah, people here talking for around 10YŁ+ need someone to tell them what words are acceptable or are not.... mods that are here for 10y dont know what they should do but they need a new member- to school them

And here we are all 30+ , we can use words that are in the dictionary, we're all growns ups and as a matter of fact - we can even fight on that topic if we want to . or maybe mrs police should monitor us what words we'll use and all that ?? haha oh dear
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Also worth noting that the hateful, anti-women rhetoric is pervasive here, and left unchallenged by the moderation team. The severity of the issue, the unwillingness to deal with it adequately, and the increasing amounts of hostility being shown towards women, inclusive of pejorative terms once again being left unchallenged on the forum, lead to this being a pretty hostile place for women to try to be part of.


Each time the mod's do nothing about such examples, and continue to post on such threads, it conveys that treating women this way, and referring to us this way, is ok here:



https://www.englishforum.ch/permits-...rist-visa.html
Not sure if I agree. It all seems to be coming from one poster and I don't think it has become worse in the 2 months since you joined.

Question of course is how the reactions of the forum would have been if the subject in the thread would have been a man.
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Old 05.08.2021, 14:17
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This is like some of us when we were teens, listening to our parents with their friends tell some nasty jokes, us shocked and disgusted giving them lessons of what's right what's wrong to use or laugh about

k_e what do you mean if it was a man?
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So actually this forum got a 2months old member that has taken their Police job very seriously.
I have always assumed there is a connection with the 2 de frocked mods as all have a "Basel' connection.
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k_e what do you mean if it was a man?
A married man that made another woman pregnant.
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Old 05.08.2021, 14:25
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I have always assumed there is a connection with the 2 de frocked mods as all have a "Basel' connection.

A lot of people here have a "Basel" connection. Some big pharma companies?
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Old 05.08.2021, 14:30
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I have always assumed there is a connection with the 2 de frocked mods as all have a "Basel' connection.



Now it starts to make sense ! I mean seriously .. what forum member opens an account on a forum and is so dead serious when giving orders to forum mods, giving lessons and all that... I'm not suggesting this member is one of the two but might be some fan of those ex-mods..
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Old 05.08.2021, 14:33
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A lot of people here have a "Basel" connection. Some big pharma companies?
Indeed, that was my point.
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Old 05.08.2021, 14:35
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k_e true..That's why if one wants to challenge UrsMax's opinions can go on and discuss or a general talk about that ... But it it's so laughable to delete posts because someone used a word that's in the dictionary just because some missy wants it that way .

And here we are , all old here, we've heard and seen enough in our lives... have seen enough of Scorcese movies so we can handle any type of words.. covid has made us all like wilted flowers and on top of everything someone is ging to teach us of how we should communicate ??
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I have always assumed there is a connection with the 2 de frocked mods as all have a "Basel' connection.
Now, now, you stop that or I'll slap you with my passport
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A lot of people here have a "Basel" connection. Some big pharma companies?
Is there a Fawlty connection somewhere?
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So actually this forum got a 2months old member that has taken their Police job very seriously.

Yeah, people here talking for around 10YŁ+ need someone to tell them what words are acceptable or are not.... mods that are here for 10y dont know what they should do but they need a new member- to school them

And here we are all 30+ , we can use words that are in the dictionary, we're all growns ups and as a matter of fact - we can even fight on that topic if we want to . or maybe mrs police should monitor us what words we'll use and all that ?? haha oh dear
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I'm not saying this to intentionally be offensive, but sometimes I could read your posts fifty times and still really have no idea what they mean exactly.

Anyways, I think (or suspect) that "the system" here is such that mods make individual decisions, for the most part. So what one mod might deem to be a justified action, in their own minds, perhaps another mod wouldn't. As far as I know, they don't usually take a vote on whether or not to ban someone, do they? Whether or not it was "right" is a matter of subjective perception, and clearly some people view such things quite differently.

Let's say (and this is purely hypothetical) a mod here suddenly banned you for calling him or her an a**hole or for whatever other reason. Obviously some people here would think that mod was right to ban you, but others wouldn't.

Regarding your continuous accusations of everyone else here being immature and behaving like Kindergarteners, I think you might want to consider directing that inward and doing a bit of introspection.
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Old 05.08.2021, 15:26
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Pancakes, this is what comes to my mind
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pr...rt7Q_4i4zmFujo

Did you read the comment before mine ?? did you? because if you did then your comment here doesnt make sense.

I scroll down all the time to some posters replies because I find them uninteresting, boring...and I cant be even bothered to read and see what they want to say. Others I read with pleasure even if I dont agree with them but I find how there's some value in it .. I cant write in a totally boring way and if the girly kindergarden group got offended by a totally abstract humour then this just shows how a lot of women here have zero humour.

Now you can go and read the comment before me and the topic concerned (there's a link) since this page here is not about me this time
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What happened to the cute Wildschwein?
You mean this guy?!



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Pancakes, this is what comes to my mind
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pr...rt7Q_4i4zmFujo

Did you read the comment before mine ?? did you? because if you did then your comment here doesnt make sense.

I scroll down all the time to some posters replies because I find them uninteresting, boring...and I cant be even bothered to read and see what they want to say. Others I read with pleasure even if I dont agree with them but I find how there's some value in it .. I cant write in a totally boring way and if the girly kindergarden group got offended by a totally abstract humour then this just shows how a lot of women here have zero humour.

Now you can go and read the comment before me and the topic concerned (there's a link) since this page here is not about me this time
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Let's say (and this is purely hypothetical) a mod here suddenly banned you for calling him or her an a**hole or for whatever other reason. Obviously some people here would think that mod was right to ban you, but others wouldn't.
Would the poster have been banned if the same was said to a non-mod?
If yes, and only if yes, the ban may be Ok.

In fact one could argue that, by applying (and getting) a spot in the limelight and increased powers the hurdle for bans due to attacking a mod should be higher than for attacks on normal (ha-ha, as if that existed) posters.

However, IIRC that's not what RufusB got her ban for. She got banned for altering a post in a manner that made the already-posted mod's reply look really bad, and accusing him for that seemingly inappropriate reply.
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However, IIRC that's not what RufusB got her ban for. She got banned for altering a post in a manner that made the already-posted mod's reply look really bad, and accusing him for that seemingly inappropriate reply.
Yet the same mod also altered one of his own posts that made him look bad - by deleting it completely.
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Yet the same mod also altered one of his own posts that made him look bad - by deleting it completely.
You don't need my Ok to criticize him (LiB's male, right?) for it directly. In fact I believe he'd very much prefer direct and open criticism to this indirect stuff. And I find it very telling to see so many people, after lamenting passive-aggressiveness, hide behind posts where they don't mention whom they actually mean and criticize, thereby doing themselves exactly what they lament elsewhere.

That said, I think editing and altering are two different things. Editing is common (and usually a good thing as it helps non-native English speakers improve their English), altering however should be inexistent.
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Would the poster have been banned if the same was said to a non-mod?
If yes, and only if yes, the ban may be Ok.

In fact one could argue that, by applying (and getting) a spot in the limelight and increased powers the hurdle for bans due to attacking a mod should be higher than for attacks on normal (ha-ha, as if that existed) posters.

However, IIRC that's not what RufusB got her ban for. She got banned for altering a post in a manner that made the already-posted mod's reply look really bad, and accusing him for that seemingly inappropriate reply.
You always set a good example of quoting the posts that you are replying to. Without this simple expedient we do not know if such posts were altered before, or after, or indeed significantly altered at all.
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