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« on: February 23, 2012, 07:41:05 pm »
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I'm at 39 infraction points. About five of the most recent points were given because I questioned the process and motives. This will probably be deleted, too, but I wanted a chance to say that if I'm not here in the near future, it's because of others.

I'll leave you with one thing: you guys better step up and speak out against this nonsense because a select few have the ridiculous amount of power to punish people with whom they personally disagree. It's a mess.
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« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2012, 07:46:11 pm »
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I've read a lot about this random infraction bulls*** lately. It's sad to see.
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« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2012, 07:47:22 pm »

Nobody is punishing you for personal disagreements.  Your claims here are 100% baseless.
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« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2012, 07:50:04 pm »
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I'm with you, Phil.  I've been at the forefront of this struggle and will remain so.  the public awareness of the issue within the membership is impressive.  whether anything will come of it, who knows.  but if not the Forum will cease to exist in its current and meaningful form.
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« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2012, 07:52:45 pm »
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Lol, Phil, and you're criticizing the system while trying to use it at the same time?

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« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2012, 07:57:48 pm »
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Yes, I report the holier-than-thou people that lecture me and others about personal attacks...then personally attack me. You know, like people saying, "Don't get mad, Phil, but you're unpleasant." That attack is fine but mine is not apparently. No personal agenda? Please.
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« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2012, 08:00:18 pm »
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Usually if someone calls one unpleasant, it is the former who is unpleasant. I've encountered such types on the forum. You gotta ignore them bud. No one cares what they think and you shouldn't either.
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« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2012, 08:01:46 pm »
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I'm at 39 infraction points. About five of the most recent points were given because I questioned the process and motives. This will probably be deleted, too, but I wanted a chance to say that if I'm not here in the near future, it's because of others.

I'll leave you with one thing: you guys better step up and speak out against this nonsense because a select few have the ridiculous amount of power to punish people with whom they personally disagree. It's a mess.

I agree with you, generally, but I also can't imagine that you have done anything so outrageous that you should be banned.  Still, if you're on the edge, then maybe it's time to relax a little.  This forum is not a democracy, and as far as I know it makes no claim of being one.  Its moderators have the right to be as arbitrary and as capricious as Dave Leip will allow.  You have to accept that.  
  
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« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2012, 08:03:58 pm »
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Yes, I report the holier-than-thou people that lecture me and others about personal attacks...then personally attack me. You know, like people saying, "Don't get mad, Phil, but you're unpleasant." That attack is fine but mine is not apparently. No personal agenda? Please.

I think there wouldn't be any problem right now if you were little less agressive toward other forumites. I'm not telling this to insult ot attack you, since you happen to be one of my favorite posters. That's why it would be sad to see you getting banned over this.
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« Reply #9 on: February 23, 2012, 09:00:41 pm »
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Yes, I report the holier-than-thou people that lecture me and others about personal attacks...then personally attack me. You know, like people saying, "Don't get mad, Phil, but you're unpleasant." That attack is fine but mine is not apparently. No personal agenda? Please.

Phil, you forget that he made his living out of this  No offense against Torie in general but dissembling and baiting people is part of the trade craft.   
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« Reply #10 on: February 23, 2012, 09:01:49 pm »
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Usually if someone calls one unpleasant, it is the former who is unpleasant. I've encountered such types on the forum. You gotta ignore them bud. No one cares what they think and you shouldn't either.

No, I'm pretty sure the problem for you is that you're an unpleasant person.
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« Reply #11 on: February 23, 2012, 09:05:48 pm »
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^^^5 infraction points.
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« Reply #12 on: February 23, 2012, 09:22:53 pm »
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Gee, I wonder how Phil ever got that many death points Roll Eyes

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Let us know how many points Franzl has, Inks. This trolling is out of control.
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« Reply #13 on: February 23, 2012, 09:25:17 pm »

Gee, I wonder how Phil ever got that many death points Roll Eyes

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Let us know how many points Franzl has, Inks. This trolling is out of control.

I don't post how many points other posters have (and we only know the top 10, and he's not in the top 10, so I don't know), and to be fair to you, since you feel that I'm biased in this situation, I'm differing this to Mikado to deal with.
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« Reply #14 on: February 23, 2012, 11:01:36 pm »
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« Reply #15 on: February 23, 2012, 11:06:03 pm »
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It wouldn't hurt your chances if you added some election maps, Phil.  Just saying.  Tongue
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« Reply #16 on: February 24, 2012, 12:04:33 am »

It's absurd that Phil think he's close to being banned.  He's not even halway to 100 points.  This is just more trolling to try to get attention, as usual.
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« Reply #17 on: February 24, 2012, 12:46:11 am »
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« Reply #18 on: February 24, 2012, 01:07:45 am »
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It's absurd that Phil think he's close to being banned.  He's not even halway to 100 points.  This is just more trolling to try to get attention, as usual.

if he's at 30, he's only one or two flame wars away from being carted off the field.  I think the JCrew thread last spring cost me 30...then Joe being threatened also cost me around 30, even though I wasn't directly involved.
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« Reply #19 on: February 24, 2012, 01:13:33 am »

It's absurd that Phil think he's close to being banned.  He's not even halway to 100 points.  This is just more trolling to try to get attention, as usual.

if he's at 30, he's only one or two flame wars away from being carted off the field.  I think the JCrew thread last spring cost me 30...then Joe being threatened also cost me around 30, even though I wasn't directly involved.

You have deserved every point you've received.  Whether or not you were directly involved, you've trolled a lot on this forum.  So, if Phil can rack up 60 points in the next 2 months, he may be banned.  And if he keeps up the trolling at the rate that he has recently, I don't doubt that he could do that.
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« Reply #20 on: February 24, 2012, 02:06:30 am »
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How has Phil been trolling? He's been overenthusiastic about a candidate (something that can hardly be unexpected on this forum) and rather abrasive in arguments, which he's been doing for 8 years.

BTW my statement about how I have never reported a single one of his posts remains true, and it's going to stay that win even if just on principle after this crap. Seriously. All the points about moderator overreach are being well proved with the snarky retorts here.
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« Reply #21 on: February 24, 2012, 02:14:45 am »

He's personally attacked other posters, and trolled in general about 2012 politics (different than being enthusiastic about Santorum), and lately, he's convinced that I'm receiving money from the Romney campaign, and accused me of moderating based on being on their payroll.
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« Reply #22 on: February 24, 2012, 03:03:23 am »
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He's personally attacked other posters, and trolled in general about 2012 politics (different than being enthusiastic about Santorum), and lately, he's convinced that I'm receiving money from the Romney campaign, and accused me of moderating based on being on their payroll.

Was he exaggerating, maybe?
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« Reply #23 on: February 24, 2012, 03:04:43 am »
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Phil's behavior in this thread seems pretty clearly over-the-top to me.
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« Reply #24 on: February 24, 2012, 03:49:54 am »
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He's personally attacked other posters, and trolled in general about 2012 politics (different than being enthusiastic about Santorum), and lately, he's convinced that I'm receiving money from the Romney campaign, and accused me of moderating based on being on their payroll.

Was he exaggerating, maybe?

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