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« on: March 02, 2011, 06:01:53 pm »
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Consider this honest-to-god begging, Nym. That poster contributes even less worthwhile debate than almost all of our previously-banned posters.

Just...please?
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« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2011, 06:56:18 pm »
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As much of a jerk as he can be, I can't say I agree with this assessment, especially in regards to some of the debates in the religion board. He provides a certain perspective on things there that does exist in no small amount in this country, so having someone like that to debate has some value.

He does cross lines sometimes though, and should be disciplined when that occurs.
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« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2011, 07:23:26 pm »
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Ridiculous......I'd rather see you go.  jmfcst does just fine on the elections boards etc.....and he adds to the conversation.
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« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2011, 07:38:03 pm »
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He's one troll who has been doing the same act for like 7 or 8 years now. It's actually quite impressive! Tragically, his routine is both unfunny and unintelligent. Needless to say I rarely read his posts, and I'm honestly perplexed the same couple people get into "debates" with him over and over again. Doesn't that get boring?! Surely there are more entertaining ways to kill braincells.
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« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2011, 09:30:33 pm »
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Svensson, it's a faux pas to advocate banning someone who's been a part of this forum about 10x longer than you have.
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« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2011, 11:38:30 pm »
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Svensson, it's a faux pas to advocate banning someone who's been a part of this forum about 10x longer than you have.

Even when they haven't contributed anything at all in that entire time?
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« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2011, 12:10:38 am »
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See, this is why you don't make judgments without knowing the facts. You look ignorant in the eyes of  your target audience (the moderators), whom all have far more empirical experience on this forum than you do. jmfcst was responsible for one of the more memorable threads of the 2008 election cycle, when he correctly postulated that Sarah Palin would be John McCain's running mate via analyzing flightpaths or something along those lines. Moreover, he, beet, rocket, sam spade, opebo, and CARLHAYDEN essentially make up the personality of the economics board.

If his religious posts annoy you, don't read them. I don't know how/why people read posts and threads that don't pique their interests regardless. I don't read jmf's religious posts either (mainly because he's made clear what he believes over the past decade and is probably just regurgitating the same message at this point), but it has no tangible effect on neither my nor your life if he continues to post biblical analysis. So just relax, drop the antagonism, and have some fun dude. You'll get a lot more out of this place if you do. Or continue to spend your life calling Zachary Nelson of Minneapolis, Minnesota a retard. It's up to you.
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« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2011, 05:13:02 am »
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I think Jmfcst contributes to the forum. The biggest problem with him is really that he represents a minority opinion that a lot of people don't like, which leads to a lot of tension.

I think it would be kind of sad for a forum supposed to discuss American politics to not even have one representative of the religious right as a member.

Some of his posts have been offensive, but he gets trolled just as much in return as well.
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« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2011, 05:16:44 am »
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It boggles the mind that people consider it reasonable or acceptable to advocate banning of jmfcst.  How is the man 'trolling'?  He's presenting his honest political positons and opinions - just as I do.  To call such positions 'trolling' is just to disallow certain opinions.  Svensson should be banned for this trolling thread.
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« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2011, 10:47:35 pm »
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It boggles the mind that people consider it reasonable or acceptable to advocate banning of jmfcst.  How is the man 'trolling'?  He's presenting his honest political positons and opinions - just as I do.  To call such positions 'trolling' is just to disallow certain opinions.  Svensson should be banned for this trolling thread.

That's funny, coming from someone who gets off on the idea of killing people who disagree with him. I'd think you'd be the type to advocate putting him in the gas chamber for even suggesting conservative ideas.

Then again, it may just be likeness. I mean, you both contribute about the same amount of worthwhile debate to this forum.

Oh, and just as an addendum, I care less and less every day if I get banned, mainly because of you and your fanclub destroying every thread you post in. I think of banning as just a bit more free time in my life.
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« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2011, 03:44:16 am »
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Oh, and just as an addendum, I care less and less every day if I get banned, mainly because of you and your fanclub destroying every thread you post in. I think of banning as just a bit more free time in my life.

I don't know what makes you take everything so seriously, but it's getting ridiculous. If you really can't bear thos damn librul hacks, why can't you just put them on ignore ? Personally, if I were ignoring some users, you'd probably be on my list, because you are annoying as hell.
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« Reply #11 on: March 04, 2011, 03:49:07 am »
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I don't know what makes you take everything so seriously, but it's getting ridiculous. If you really can't bear thos damn librul hacks, why can't you just put them on ignore ?

It's mostly the fact that most of the people I have on ignore are like train wrecks - their posts are so bad, I can't help but look. Because I'm a gullible little s**t.
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« Reply #12 on: March 04, 2011, 04:23:48 am »
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That's funny, coming from someone who gets off on the idea of killing people who disagree with him. I'd think you'd be the type to advocate putting him in the gas chamber for even suggesting conservative ideas.

I don't 'get off on the idea', I consider it a necessary step for survival in many political situations.  If its either a violent Gaddafi/Mubarak/whomever or the Bearded Men, I think it is worth pointing out the positives and negatives of each side, and considering all the options, rather than just favoring the latter because there are a lot of them and disfavoring the former because he happens to be in a palace.

This forum is entirely different from real life - it is the internet.  The only purpose is chit-chat, and it has no effect on anything outside of the forum.
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« Reply #13 on: March 04, 2011, 12:41:09 pm »
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Please go away, Swenson.
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« Reply #14 on: March 04, 2011, 01:17:08 pm »
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It boggles the mind that people consider it reasonable or acceptable to advocate banning of jmfcst.  How is the man 'trolling'?  He's presenting his honest political positons and opinions - just as I do.  To call such positions 'trolling' is just to disallow certain opinions.  Svensson should be banned for this trolling thread.

That's funny, coming from someone who gets off on the idea of killing people who disagree with him. I'd think you'd be the type to advocate putting him in the gas chamber for even suggesting conservative ideas.

Then again, it may just be likeness. I mean, you both contribute about the same amount of worthwhile debate to this forum.

Oh, and just as an addendum, I care less and less every day if I get banned, mainly because of you and your fanclub destroying every thread you post in. I think of banning as just a bit more free time in my life.
Jesus Christ Sven, settle down.

Why do you take guys like opebo (who in my opinion is obviously playing an exaggerated persona to get a rise out of people), BRTD (same thing), and Jmfcst (a religious freak, but his advocation of religion isn't being forced at the point of a gun so no worries) seriously?
I did at one point take BRTD seriously, for like five minutes, before I realized it would be better if I take everything he said with sarcastic interest instead of outright antagonism.
And secondly, and I'm sorry if you take this personally but I think it's massive hypocrisy when one cries about how unfair the moderating system is and then goes to the Atlas board begging for another poster to be banned because in his eyes the other poster is "useless" and you don't like what they say.  If you don't f***ing like what they have to say it's all on you buddy, you had the opportunity to ignore them but you didn't.  And if you come here asking that Dave ban a poster because it is hard for you to look away at their disagreeable posts well, you aren't getting any more sympathy from me.
That isn't to say that I think the moderators do a perfect job, I have my disagreements with them but you aren't winning any damn sympathy when you come on here begging for other people to be banned while screaming about how persecuted you are.
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« Reply #15 on: March 04, 2011, 01:32:31 pm »
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For the record Sven, I don't think any less of you as a person for making this thread.  I'm just disappointed with how you are letting people you disagree with piss you off as much as they apparently do.
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« Reply #16 on: March 04, 2011, 01:35:05 pm »
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I honestly fail to understand how Svensson can take this place seriously enough to get furious each time someone says somehting he doesn't like. And I say that as someone who takes things rather seriously. He seems far too affected by other people's behaviour and in some way that makes me feel sad for him. Guy, really, this is a forum. If there is people you don't like, why don't you just laugh at them instead of calling for their execution ? Not everything you don't like ought to be outlawed.
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« Reply #17 on: March 05, 2011, 12:09:13 am »
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Consider this honest-to-god begging, Nym. That freak contributes even less worthwhile debate than almost all of our previously-banned posters.

Just...please?

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and you was in a sanitarium.  You was cured.  You should've kept your mouth shut.  They'd think you was a horse and let you out.

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« Reply #18 on: March 26, 2011, 05:47:24 pm »
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Consider this honest-to-god begging, Nym. That freak contributes even less worthwhile debate than almost all of our previously-banned posters.

Just...please?

could SvenssonRS's request to be banned (can't find that thread so I picked this one) be considered a form of D.O.R., like in the movie An Officer and A Gentleman?

that would make SvenssonRS this guy:


...and Nym would be:



You see this cane, SvenssonRS?

   
                   
See the notches near the handle?

   
                   
There's a notch for every college
puke like you that I got to DOR.

   
                   
That's Drop On Request
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I expect to lose half of you
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and as a human being, understand?
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Do not fight with one another over my banning.  I've enjoyed the time I have spent with all of you, but the time really has come for me to leave.  It is what I want.

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« Reply #19 on: March 26, 2011, 06:49:38 pm »
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He's grandfathered in like BRTD and opebo. He's been here so long he won't get banned.
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(I realize I'm probably just further encouraging him by saying that, and for this I apologize.)
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« Reply #20 on: March 26, 2011, 07:27:05 pm »
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It boggles the mind that people consider it reasonable or acceptable to advocate banning of jmfcst.  How is the man 'trolling'?  He's presenting his honest political positons and opinions - just as I do.  To call such positions 'trolling' is just to disallow certain opinions.  Svensson should be banned for this trolling thread.

Except for the last line, I agree with Opebo.
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« Reply #21 on: March 26, 2011, 07:29:52 pm »
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It boggles the mind that people consider it reasonable or acceptable to advocate banning of jmfcst.  How is the man 'trolling'?  He's presenting his honest political positons and opinions - just as I do.  To call such positions 'trolling' is just to disallow certain opinions.  Svensson should be banned for this trolling thread.

Except for the last line, I agree with Opebo.

It demonstrates clearly why both Opebo and jmfcst both haven't grasped why some of their posts have been moderated. They believe they are being infracted for reasons other than the real reason as to why they are being infracted; because they are violating the Terms of Service.
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« Reply #22 on: March 26, 2011, 08:37:01 pm »
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It has to do with how graphic it is, not the general concept of a death.  Severed heads counts as graphic.  The specific rule that you violated in the Terms Of Service is my interpretation of the prohibition against "obscene" postings.  This board is not the right place to discuss moderation policies, however.  If you have questions regarding this, please take it elsewhere.

dude, I was just asking a general question, I wasnt planning to take you to forum court.  I understand the images of beheadings are disturbing and the acts themselves are obscene, but those images are revealant to the topic being discussed.  What are we going to do, burn all the holocaust films and pretend it never happened?  Are you aware that that is precisely why the American generals ordered that those pictures be taken, even though the acts were hideous?  Those generals understood the danger of NOT showing the pics, that the world would brush it under the rug and allow it to happen again

Let me respond to your post here, because I don't like to discuss my moderation policy on my board and I know that you're reading this:

I don't care what gigantic point you're trying to convey.  There are plenty of blogs that use shocking images to demonstrate profound political points, including blogs I read and enjoy, but this isn't the place for that and it never has been.  

There are plenty of places, even classrooms, where you're allowed to use profanity inside of an exact quotation of a historical figure too, but that's still not allowed here.  There are also educational settings where nudity in certain contexts is permitted.  But that's not allowed here.  This is a family-friendly forum and that filter applies before the substantive merit of your posts is even evaluated.

I would infract you if you started posting graphic Holocaust images as well.   Several moderators feel I was overly lenient on you to only give 4 points, and in retrospection, I probably was.

These cyclical "episodes" are rather frustrating.
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« Reply #23 on: March 26, 2011, 08:56:37 pm »
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lunar, I don't know why ur getting bent out of shape over this, I already stated I understood you finding it a voilation, but to equate to profanity or porn as you just did is a bit over the top since what I posted has been presented in MSM while porn and foul language is not...so not allowing graphic material is one thing, but it can not honestly be compared with the likes of climbing down in the gutter and using porn or foul language
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Do not fight with one another over my banning.  I've enjoyed the time I have spent with all of you, but the time really has come for me to leave.  It is what I want.

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« Reply #24 on: March 27, 2011, 12:12:49 am »
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I don't have much time for jmfcst's religious views.... I don't like moral absolutism from anyone...

But when not talking about religion he usually has some interesting things to say... so I wouldn't support attempts to remove him.
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