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Id like to say sorry to Davenport fans for calling her a name <IMG SRC="smilies/wink.gif" border="0"> Only a little joke.

But was that really necessary? To lock that topic??? I really dont see that that was needed.. but anyway..

Have a look at the topic

"Topic: Nice one justine, show emporess oink whos boss!! "
http://www.wtaworld.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=1&t=000586

I didnt exactly do anything wrong did I? I mean comon.. it was just a little joke.

Anyway, since i am new to the message board and after such a bad start lol.. I would like to apologise to all the Lindsay fans I offended. Surely there are worst crimes I could have done.

But anyhoo, I get down on my knees and beg for forgiveness.
 

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It was closed because we do not tolerate players bashing or insults etc. Even if you consider it as a joke, you probably understand you might offend her fans.

I don't think you'd appreciate if someone was bashing Justine in his/her 3 first posts?

Just have a little bit of respect please.
 

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oh comon!!!!! anyone with a decent sense of humour would have seen that was only a joke... geez...

I mean comon.... how the hell was what i said an insult.
 

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Board etiquette i guess!

The real problem was that you posted your 2 or 3 first posts bashing Lindsay.

Anyway, it's the rules so don't complain! <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">
 

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I think that your reaction is overdone. There is nothing wrong with his comments and they included a joke.

Beside of that all, you should use your power to close a topic with some restraint. It is a bad policy.
 

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Oh come on! I'm talking for myself here, we just decided that with Poe and Lisa yesterday, we agreed we had to close it, period.

Now i'm sorry but these are the rules, if you're not happy with it then there's nothing i can do!

And it's not like we're closing all controversial threads, you have no idea how many e-mails we receive of people complaining!

Anyway, i'm not going to spend my day trying to show you it's not very nice calling Lindsay a pig!
 

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I agree that it was an over-reaction. Perhaps a "Heads-Up" would have served the purpose here. Closing the thread was heavy handed.
 

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I am glad it was closed and I hope this one dies away soon too, as it gives him another chance to say the same things, in "apology". <IMG SRC="smilies/tongue.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/tongue.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/tongue.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/tongue.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/tongue.gif" border="0">
 

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I must agree with my fellow administrators. That thread was closed because it wasn't a very smart move and because it wouldn't get any decent replies anyway.

We made our point, Chris apologised, so let's move on. <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">
 

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I am a Lindsay fan and I was offended by the thread.

NOT a very funny joke at all.

The "Lindsay is fat" references are so old and outdated. Have you seen her recently??? Looks pretty slim to me.

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OH god... what is the meaning of sodding life!!!

Ok ok ok ... What can I say I'm SORRY it wont happen again

(BTW) nonon nothing to do with her size? When was she ever fat anyway. I assure you it had nothing to do with the fact that she was fat... i swear!!!! just a little light hearted joke, as in my nickname is monkeyface coz my friends say I have a face like a monkey,

I just think that her face has a slight resembelnce...aacchhh no I cant even say that can i...... LOOK I AM SO SO SORRY!!!! and using the apology wasnt I swear another chance to "bash lindsay"

Ok my official statement:

"What I said about Davenport, was only light-hearted piece of humour, however I now see clearly that many Davenport fans could have taken offense to it. The things I said were by no means meant to be an insult, I apologise deeply to anyone I have upset."

achhh.. and I, oh and I dont know what to say anymore, I think I will just leave the messageboard. Once again I am very sorry.

[ October 14, 2001: Message edited by: Chris-IloveJustine ]
 

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Chris-IloveJustine: The assumption is you have the ability to follow directions, and a willingness to comply with board etiquette. Your post displayed neither. I suppose that could have been interpreted as an attempt at humor. If so, it was an abject failure. It read as an insulting attack, deliberately intended to denigrate someone.

I very much support the closing of the thread, and I'm not even a fan of Lindsay's. Not only does it send the right message to you, it sends the message to the next ten "you's" down the line.

Challenge yourself. Try to be humorous instead of insulting.
 

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To Jane and Penne

I think that he made a remark, he shows regret for that remark and then, you started all over again.

BTW if you are offended by just this remark, then you're not of this world. Wake up and look around in our world and i am sure that you never used the word 'offended' any more for this kind of futilities.

He is crazy about Justine and not only in the way she plays but even personal. You are a LD fan, so what. Expressing your feelings is not a crime.
 

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Haha... why do I get the feeling that you are the same poster as the one who started this thread?? <IMG SRC="smilies/angel.gif" border="0">
 

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*puts his head in his hands*

I am not T B BEZEMER!!!!!!!!!!

Try taking a look at the IP adress!
 

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It's one thing to express your feelings; it's quite another to intentionally put down someone else in doing so. It's great Chris that you are such a great supporter of Justine, but you don't have to make fun of other players when you express that support. It is distasteful and bad manners.

I will accept your apology Chris because everyone makes mistakes. Just try and think before you post next time. <IMG SRC="smilies/wavey.gif" border="0">
 
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