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#177875 - 07/13/06 08:28 PM Banned Users Question
the_poison_elf Offline


Registered: 10/08/04
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Loc: Auburn, Maine, USA
Just a bit of curiosity here. As I was going through the literally thousands of posts that I've missed since my last visit, I notice that not all banned logins read as "Banned" anymore. Now I see "Idiot," "Dolt," and in one amusing case "Drug User."

A mod's whimsical decision, or is there actually method to this madness? I havn't searched for more (and then checked what the banned person actually said in thier stint) to see if they have any actual corrolation.
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#177877 - 07/13/06 08:37 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: the_poison_elf]
Hagen von Tronje Offline

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We assign titles at our own humor, influenced by outstanding stupidity on the users in question.
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#177878 - 07/14/06 09:26 AM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: Hagen von Tronje]
Catalyst Offline
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Loc: Atwater, Ohio
I must add my two cents to this one- I do happen to appreciate the titles created for these idiots that have been banned, as it gives a bit of a clue as to why they were made to leave rather than having to search through the posts and find out for myself. It also does tend to add a bit of humor to the boards!
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#177879 - 07/16/06 04:02 AM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: Catalyst]
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You've taken the words right out of my mouth!
Although, I would not bother searching through past posts to find out why someone is banned.

I know that the Moderators/Administrators ban them for a good reason and that is all I need to know. Everyone that is banned has proven disruptive and generally undesirable in various ways.

These little humorous comments lets someone know at a glance, what is what - and they're also great fun to read!
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#177880 - 07/16/06 10:29 AM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: Catalyst]
Nemhauser Offline
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Registered: 07/13/04
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Loc: Netherlands.
But what will you think when someone's title is "Richard Simmons"?

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#177881 - 07/16/06 11:34 AM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: Nemhauser]
DCLXVI Offline

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I don't know if I would really care to read the post that earned that particular label. of course, there might be someone out the in the ether who would take it as a compliment.
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#177882 - 07/16/06 12:22 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: Nemhauser]
TattooedKali Offline


Registered: 05/22/06
Posts: 95
Loc: Maine
Hey now-- I *LIKE* Richard Simmons! He's a basketcase, but a good guy.
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#177883 - 07/25/06 03:11 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: Hagen von Tronje]
HellofallHells Offline
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The first time I read "idiot" under a username I almost pissed myself! "Dolt" was a good one too.
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#177884 - 07/25/06 04:11 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: HellofallHells]
False_Messiah78 Offline
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Registered: 12/27/04
Posts: 1449
Loc: New York State
My favorite is the guy that was so bad his name was turned pink . I'm trying to remember the actual titles, they were funny as hell. He either had a Richard Simmons avatar or his avatar was changed to Richard Simmons.
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#177885 - 07/25/06 04:13 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: False_Messiah78]
Catalyst Offline
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Loc: Atwater, Ohio
I still vaguley remember the one where the avatar of Einstein was changed to a pair of pink flip-flops and a title along the lines of "banned glamourgirl" or something were used. That was great.
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#177886 - 07/25/06 04:15 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: Nemhauser]
Catalyst Offline
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Loc: Atwater, Ohio
Quote:

But what will you think when someone's title is "Richard Simmons"?




I immediatly picture the person prancing around saying "Im a pony! Im a pony". Maybe I just need help.
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#177887 - 07/25/06 04:19 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: Catalyst]
False_Messiah78 Offline
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Loc: New York State
Damn, I must have missed that one.
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#177888 - 07/25/06 04:24 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: False_Messiah78]
Catalyst Offline
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Loc: Atwater, Ohio
If I can remember a bit more detail about what the post was about, I may be able to pull it up for you, until then...
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#177889 - 07/25/06 06:16 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: False_Messiah78]
Bill_M Offline
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Registered: 07/28/01
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>>My favorite is the guy that was so bad his name was
>>turned pink

Yep, I remember "sickbones", who was turned to the pink-lettered "silktones". He had a huge banner for his heavy metal band he was obviously trying to promote, but the banner magically changed to Richard Simmons some how. His avatar was changed to a gay pride flag. The homophobic shit-disturber didn't understand why these things were happening to him. But one thread conversation went something like this:

Magister Rose: "OK, let me spell it out for you. You were never given permission to advertise here, so your advertising has been blocked."

silktones: "How do I get permission to advertise?"

Magister Rose: "You have to request it first."

silktones: "Oh. Can I advertise on the site?"

Magister Rose: "No."
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#177890 - 07/25/06 06:29 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: Bill_M]
Hagen von Tronje Offline

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A rough recap:

Sikkbones (silktones): Why was my banner removed?

Magister Rose: You must ask permission.

silktones: May I have a banner?

Magister Rose: Go away.

LeviathanXIII: (forces Richard Simmons banner) Here you go chief, enjoy your banner.

Following that a few of us moderators had a little fun with him. We never actually banned him, by the way. He was technically free to continue posting using a pink name, the title "Dandy," a gay pride avatar, and a Richard Simmons banner, and a profile modified to be "fabulous!"

Needless to say, he left of his own accord.
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#177891 - 07/25/06 07:15 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: Hagen von Tronje]
Nemhauser Offline
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Registered: 07/13/04
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That's the one. I had so much fun.

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#177892 - 07/25/06 07:51 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: Hagen von Tronje]
False_Messiah78 Offline
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Registered: 12/27/04
Posts: 1449
Loc: New York State
Quote:

We never actually banned him, by the way. He was technically free to continue posting using a pink name,




I always wondered about that. Thanks for the clarification. And thank you also to Bill_M for refreshing my memories on that.

By the way, (s)he is still on the users list: Profile


Edited by False_Messiah78 (07/25/06 07:54 PM)
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#177893 - 07/25/06 08:23 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: False_Messiah78]
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Registered: 01/26/06
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WOW. Thank you for digging that up, it's hilarious! They went all out, I love it! AAAAhahaha... that banner is priceless.
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#177894 - 07/26/06 12:02 AM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: Hagen von Tronje]
Neko Offline
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Ha! I got a pretty good laugh out of that. Thanks!

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#177895 - 07/26/06 01:26 AM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: Neko]
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Ah, life's simple pleasures..

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#177896 - 07/26/06 09:42 AM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: False_Messiah78]
Catalyst Offline
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Loc: Atwater, Ohio
Now that is more like it! They need to treat more of the idiots in here in such manner! I loved it. That was the best I have seen to date.
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#177897 - 07/26/06 06:56 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: False_Messiah78]
Hagen von Tronje Offline

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Oh, the irony.
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#177898 - 07/26/06 07:22 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: Hagen von Tronje]
Nemhauser Offline
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Quote:

Oh, the irony.




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#177899 - 07/26/06 07:29 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: Hagen von Tronje]
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Registered: 01/26/06
Posts: 180
Loc: Pacific NW
Ooooooh.

Indeed.

(Edit because original post is no longer pertinent. )


Edited by LadyVera (07/26/06 08:18 PM)
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#177900 - 07/26/06 11:15 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: Hagen von Tronje]
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This is my current favorite.
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#177901 - 07/27/06 10:08 AM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: Hagen von Tronje]
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#177902 - 07/27/06 01:08 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: False_Messiah78]
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#177903 - 07/27/06 09:13 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: the_poison_elf]
Lillith Offline
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Registered: 07/17/06
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Loc: Germany
Out of curiosity, (and if I missed this information somewhere in the FAQ, please let me know), I have noticed that some members are banned, and the date they are banned is later than the date of their most recent post. Am I incorrect about the date "reged" as being the banned date? Are banned users somehow still allowed to post? Thanks for answering my questions.

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#177904 - 07/27/06 09:21 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: Lillith]
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Am I incorrect about the date "reged" as being the banned date?

That's the date the account was created, not the date the person was banned.
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#177905 - 07/27/06 09:26 PM Re: Banned Users Question [Re: S_Magazine]
Lillith Offline
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ahh ok, I think that clears things up. Thank you.
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"We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell” - Oscar Wilde

“If the devil does not exist, and man has therefore created him, he has created him in his own image and likeness” - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“The devil himself had probably redesigned Hell in the light of information he had gained from observing airport layouts” - Anthony Price

"The only difference between saints and sinners is that every saint has a past while every sinner has a future." - Oscar Wilde

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