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« on: April 29, 2012, 12:42:37 pm »
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How long does it take?  I have at the moment 48, so I can't really say anything for fear of getting more.

(hopefully asking how long it takes for death points to drop off is not a death-pointable offense)
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« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2012, 12:44:53 pm »
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90 days. I'm at 41 because Inks got all fussy about me insulting veterans, but a bunch are dropping off soon so I'm not too worried.
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I don't know, I think the beat-back that happened in the wake of the Inks-Deluge debacle (and the descent of Leip to address it) means that the Mods don't have the standing right now to pull off a ban of a big-name poster.  this place would absolutely erupt, at least for opebo.  jmf maybe a bit less so, but still an outcry.  doesn't mean it could not happen at a future point.
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« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2012, 01:07:31 pm »
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90 days. I'm at 41 because Inks got all fussy about me insulting veterans, but a bunch are dropping off soon so I'm not too worried.

Good lord, I have ages to wait.  according to the web site which tells you what the date was 90 days ago, that date was January 30th.  So, my first death-points which will drop off after that will be from February 23.. so I have until May 23 before I can come back from the brink, and then only by a few points!

Anyway at 50 death points per 90 days, we can only survive with about 16 death-points per month, and I'm afraid that doesn't give much room for any expression.
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« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2012, 08:41:32 am »
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48?  Damn man.  For what?  Nice knowing you Cry
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« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2012, 08:51:58 am »
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I've dropped to 7 from about 40 a month ago.
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« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2012, 09:03:54 am »
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Saints be praised!
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« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2012, 10:30:14 am »
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48?  Damn man.  For what?  Nice knowing you Cry

I'm sure you know how it is.  Nice knowing you as well.
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« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2012, 11:21:11 am »
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"Death points" would imply that they actually cause you to be banned, when the relationship is tenuous at best. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2012, 11:41:20 am »
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"Death points" would imply that they actually cause you to be banned, when the relationship is tenuous at best. Smiley

Your Highness, "death points" is a term we subcreatures use mockingly, seeing that despite the Mods attempt to scare the cowardly masses into thinking infraction points are "bad" and could lead to being banned, death points have never been fatal; but are rather simply a byproduct which has oozed out of the overzealous tyrannical boils that have blighted this Great Forum like Hell itself.

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« Reply #9 on: May 03, 2012, 02:12:40 pm »
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90 days? I was infracted for five points on Jan. 20. Why haven't they been dropped off then- shouldn't that have happened back on the 19th of April?
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« Reply #10 on: May 03, 2012, 02:14:25 pm »
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90 days? I was infracted for five points on Jan. 20. Why haven't they been dropped off then- shouldn't that have happened back on the 19th of April?

Dude, relax, I have 7 death points dating back almost a year.  Until I get infracted again it will still show as 7.......in fact if I get 2 death points for something my total will show 2.
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« Reply #11 on: May 03, 2012, 02:32:09 pm »
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90 days? I was infracted for five points on Jan. 20. Why haven't they been dropped off then- shouldn't that have happened back on the 19th of April?

Dude, relax, I have 7 death points dating back almost a year.  Until I get infracted again it will still show as 7.......in fact if I get 2 death points for something my total will show 2.

Gramps is right.  And there's no harm in having those death points there.  It just keeps the system from having to refresh the count for the 5000 accounts (or whatever the number of accounts is).
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« Reply #12 on: May 03, 2012, 02:44:44 pm »
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90 days? I was infracted for five points on Jan. 20. Why haven't they been dropped off then- shouldn't that have happened back on the 19th of April?

Dude, relax, I have 7 death points dating back almost a year.  Until I get infracted again it will still show as 7.......in fact if I get 2 death points for something my total will show 2.

Gramps is right.  And there's no harm in having those death points there.  It just keeps the system from having to refresh the count for the 5000 accounts (or whatever the number of accounts is).

My death point count would have gone down had Inks not goofed the other day Tongue   Thanks, friend Cheesy
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« Reply #13 on: May 03, 2012, 04:38:20 pm »
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90 days? I was infracted for five points on Jan. 20. Why haven't they been dropped off then- shouldn't that have happened back on the 19th of April?

Dude, relax, I have 7 death points dating back almost a year.  Until I get infracted again it will still show as 7.......in fact if I get 2 death points for something my total will show 2.

Gramps is right.  And there's no harm in having those death points there.  It just keeps the system from having to refresh the count for the 5000 accounts (or whatever the number of accounts is).

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« Reply #14 on: May 03, 2012, 04:48:45 pm »
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90 days? I was infracted for five points on Jan. 20. Why haven't they been dropped off then- shouldn't that have happened back on the 19th of April?

Dude, relax, I have 7 death points dating back almost a year.  Until I get infracted again it will still show as 7.......in fact if I get 2 death points for something my total will show 2.

Gramps is right.  And there's no harm in having those death points there.  It just keeps the system from having to refresh the count for the 5000 accounts (or whatever the number of accounts is).

There's like 2500 Tongue
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« Reply #15 on: May 03, 2012, 08:44:21 pm »
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Can I asked for mine to be refreshed?
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« Reply #16 on: May 03, 2012, 09:30:54 pm »
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Can I asked for mine to be refreshed?

To do that a mod just needs to infract you and then revoke the infraction.
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« Reply #17 on: May 04, 2012, 12:53:12 am »
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Can I asked for mine to be refreshed?

It doesn't matter in the grand scheme of things.  Look - the complaint that this stuff doesn't refresh automatically is quite ridiculous from a computing perspective.  We already deal with slowness on the forum at times.  If we had automatic refreshing of points, it'd be a disaster of a script.
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« Reply #18 on: May 04, 2012, 02:03:29 pm »
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"Death points" would imply that they actually cause you to be banned, when the relationship is tenuous at best. Smiley

Your Highness, "death points" is a term we subcreatures use mockingly, seeing that despite the Mods attempt to scare the cowardly masses into thinking infraction points are "bad" and could lead to being banned, death points have never been fatal; but are rather simply a byproduct which has oozed out of the overzealous tyrannical boils that have blighted this Great Forum like Hell itself.

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« Reply #19 on: May 04, 2012, 04:14:03 pm »
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Can I asked for mine to be refreshed?

To do that a mod just needs to infract you and then revoke the infraction.

Can you report my prior post for that purpose?
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« Reply #20 on: May 04, 2012, 05:03:53 pm »
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Can I asked for mine to be refreshed?

To do that a mod just needs to infract you and then revoke the infraction.

Can you report my prior post for that purpose?

Why do you care so much?
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« Reply #21 on: May 04, 2012, 06:51:27 pm »
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Can I asked for mine to be refreshed?

To do that a mod just needs to infract you and then revoke the infraction.

Can you report my prior post for that purpose?

It doesn't matter. I've got 19. That's a good thirty (I think) under the mod review limit, so I'm not worried. If you've got five points that don't even "count" any more, what's the big deal? Tongue
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« Reply #22 on: May 04, 2012, 07:03:16 pm »
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How have you 19 points? What is your reported post:moderated post ratio?
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« Reply #23 on: May 04, 2012, 07:06:35 pm »
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How have you 19 points? What is your reported post:moderated post ratio?

Creating a poll asking whether Ron Paul should marry Mitt Romney and two instances in which I fell afoul of the strict anti anti-Mormon moderation policy accounts for the bulk of them.
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« Reply #24 on: May 04, 2012, 07:09:58 pm »
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How have you 19 points? What is your reported post:moderated post ratio?

Creating a poll asking whether Ron Paul should marry Mitt Romney and two instances in which I fell afoul of the strict anti anti-Mormon moderation policy accounts for the bulk of them.


My sympathies are yours; though I myself am not necessarily pro-anti-Mormon, I am unabasahedly anti-anti-anti-Mormon.
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