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Re: Thank you to the Mods

Post by Dalton » 2019-09-11 07:31pm

mr friendly guy wrote:
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Gandalf wrote:
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Ralin wrote:
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She was convinced she was about to be banned because people thought she was racist for advocating separate legal systems for different ethnic groups or something like that. I forget the exact details.
Someone from the Class of 2002 and ASVS fearing a ban? That's a new one.
Er, Lord Poe? Wasn't he one of the old timers banned eventually after he came back after voluntarily leaving.
Wayne Poe was banned by Mike in 2009 - bad blood there. It's in Parting Shots
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Re: Thank you to the Mods

Post by Dalton » 2019-09-11 07:31pm

If you guys have questions for me - go ahead.
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Re: Thank you to the Mods

Post by Gandalf » 2019-09-11 09:22pm

Dalton wrote:
2019-09-11 07:28pm
They are not immune. They don't get special protection. I've banned at least one who thought otherwise.
I vaguely recall one of the mod squad at some poont talking about how ASVS people were given leeway, if not full immunity.
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Re: Thank you to the Mods

Post by J » 2019-09-11 09:47pm

Dalton wrote:
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Re: Thank you to the Mods

Post by Dalton » 2019-09-11 10:17pm

Gandalf wrote:
2019-09-11 09:22pm
Dalton wrote:
2019-09-11 07:28pm
They are not immune. They don't get special protection. I've banned at least one who thought otherwise.
I vaguely recall one of the mod squad at some poont talking about how ASVS people were given leeway, if not full immunity.
You are likely misremembering. I once banned a very well known and well liked old timer for thinking otherwise.
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Re: Thank you to the Mods

Post by Gandalf » 2019-09-12 05:12pm

Dalton wrote:
2019-09-11 10:17pm
You are likely misremembering. I once banned a very well known and well liked old timer for thinking otherwise.
Edi in an ooold thread wrote:The rules are the rules and they apply to everyone, and if there are exceptions, they are few and far between and generally reserved for people who predate the board with a long history on ASVS or are otherwise larger than life (Shep is an example of the former and Axis Kast belongs to the latter category). And even then there is no immunity.
I didn't realise that this was that long ago, but some of the ideas were rehashed in threads over time.
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Re: Thank you to the Mods

Post by Ralin » 2019-09-13 05:51am

Dalton wrote:
2019-09-11 10:17pm
You are likely misremembering. I once banned a very well known and well liked old timer for thinking otherwise.
I assume you don't mean Count Chocula.

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Re: Thank you to the Mods

Post by RogueIce » 2019-09-14 10:35am

Gandalf wrote:
2019-09-12 05:12pm
Dalton wrote:
2019-09-11 10:17pm
You are likely misremembering. I once banned a very well known and well liked old timer for thinking otherwise.
Edi in an ooold thread wrote:The rules are the rules and they apply to everyone, and if there are exceptions, they are few and far between and generally reserved for people who predate the board with a long history on ASVS or are otherwise larger than life (Shep is an example of the former and Axis Kast belongs to the latter category). And even then there is no immunity.
I didn't realise that this was that long ago, but some of the ideas were rehashed in threads over time.
I mean if you cut out the parts where he says, "The tolerance for out of control behavior by long time members has become significantly less in the past six months or so than what it used to be back in the early days of the board," and "It used to be somewhat different when the board was small and everyone knew almost everyone else, but with the increase in size and number of members, that sort of approach is simply not possible if the place is to run in an orderly fashion," I guess you could make that interpretation?

To the extent such exceptions existed, it apparently only lasted for the first year and a half or so by Edi's description and the timeline of the board's founding and his post.
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Re: Thank you to the Mods

Post by Lord Revan » 2019-09-14 11:07am

IIRC (and Dalton or one the mods can feel free to correct me if I was wrong) the exceptions mention were/are more of a "we're willing to give you a chance to make ammends before we bring the rule book on you" then "you're free to break the rules as long as you don't go too far".
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Re: Thank you to the Mods

Post by Lord Revan » 2019-09-14 11:36am

In a semi-relevant note I was looking at my old HoS posts and it seems I'm less angry (sounding) now then I was in the past even as late as 2015 I sound a lot more angry at world then I am/feel now.
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Re: Thank you to the Mods

Post by Dalton » 2019-09-14 11:37pm

RogueIce wrote:
2019-09-14 10:35am
Gandalf wrote:
2019-09-12 05:12pm
Dalton wrote:
2019-09-11 10:17pm
You are likely misremembering. I once banned a very well known and well liked old timer for thinking otherwise.
Edi in an ooold thread wrote:The rules are the rules and they apply to everyone, and if there are exceptions, they are few and far between and generally reserved for people who predate the board with a long history on ASVS or are otherwise larger than life (Shep is an example of the former and Axis Kast belongs to the latter category). And even then there is no immunity.
I didn't realise that this was that long ago, but some of the ideas were rehashed in threads over time.
I mean if you cut out the parts where he says, "The tolerance for out of control behavior by long time members has become significantly less in the past six months or so than what it used to be back in the early days of the board," and "It used to be somewhat different when the board was small and everyone knew almost everyone else, but with the increase in size and number of members, that sort of approach is simply not possible if the place is to run in an orderly fashion," I guess you could make that interpretation?

To the extent such exceptions existed, it apparently only lasted for the first year and a half or so by Edi's description and the timeline of the board's founding and his post.
Things worked differently when Mike was around. His board, his rules. He was far more likely to unilaterally ban someone who pissed him off, without mercy. *shrug*

Keep in mind that this has happened over the course of 17 years. 17.
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Re: Thank you to the Mods

Post by Xisiqomelir » 2019-10-06 04:47am

SB mods are shitheads man.

I'm still waiting on my "Lee Fuxx You" account, that I made to celebrate the dictator's death, to get approved.

Actually, on that note, why are there such a huge number of Singaporeans there? I wouldn't expect an Amos Yee topic to get to even 50 posts anywhere else, but that thread kept going and going.

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Re: Thank you to the Mods

Post by Connor MacLeod » 2019-10-11 08:33pm

It's possible what Gandalf is thinking of is that there were a small number of people who did get in a sense 'special consideration' because - as Dalton notes - its Mike's board and Mike's rules. It wasn't ASVS so much I believe as it was certain people in the SW vs ST circles he ran in (Brian Young, Curtis, Wayne Poe myself, etc.)

But even that had limits obviously (see Wayne Poe) and there were some ASVSers who got special dispensation too (Shep comes to mind, obviously.)

But this is something that is like, over a decade old by now.

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