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Who else thinks it time......we ban people outright who can't act like adults? I'm no fan of Richard Williams, but thread titles like Croats don't belong on an adult board.

And maybe that's my mistake. Potty mouthed juveniles thrive here, especially in GM. They should be given their own little play pen.

Can anyone tell me of another board that is moderated? I'm ready to try something different.
 

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Rollo said:
Who else thinks it time......we ban people outright who can't act like adults? I'm no fan of Richard Williams, but thread titles like Croats don't belong on an adult board.

And maybe that's my mistake. Potty mouthed juveniles thrive here, especially in GM. They should be given their own little play pen.

Can anyone tell me of another board that is moderated? I'm ready to try something different.
If people don't like them, then they should put them on their ignore list.

Banning should be used as a last resort. And anyway, there are ways to get around a ban, so I don't really see what good that'll do.
 

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Nooooooooooooooooooooo, I will grow up I promise !!!!!!!!!!!! :eek: ;) :angel:

still, sometimes what you say is truth... :eek: :)
 

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If you don't like or approve of someone's post just be big enough to ignore it. By responding to such tripe you're no better really.

You only give these attention seekers what thry want. HELLO!!!
 

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Ignoring it isn't always the answer. There are quality threads that are bumped under by bullshit threads that are OBVIOUSLY only used to stir shit. Ban their asses.
 

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Banning doesn't help. These people can always come back.
I think you have to deal with these things if you want to post on an internet messageboard.
 

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I usually ignore those threads but its annoying when no one else seems to do that, and it racks up about 100 replies and stays on the front page for a few days :rolleyes:
 

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I usually ignore those threads but its annoying when no one else seems to do that, and it racks up about 100 replies and stays on the front page for a few days :rolleyes:
That's the real problem. Without replies, the thread would be off the front page within a few hours max.
 

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it's hard to moderate a forum like this one. If you start banning,it's hard to draw a line who should be banned and who shouldn't.

Thing is that people compain if they get banned :rolleyes: Like they have rights on someone else's board ;) They should be happy they get the chance to post on it.
 

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The problem is Rollo :hearts: that most of them aren't adults. I always wonder if the reason some people use so much foul language here is because they don't get a chance to outside of cyberspace. That's no reason to go though - maybe you should try the ignore feature ? Although I don't use it I have heard others rave about it.

Then, for instance, you could miss those crazy fans that rave about Gaby Sabatini all day and night and can't even post once without mentioning her :).
 

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Ignoring people and posts can only reach a point of limitation. Sure it's easy to say that we can ignore such posters and threads, but has that ever happened? We always will get some poster who can't help them selves, opens up a gate and then the flock of sheep have their own nibble.

As I mentioned Ignoring can only reach a certain equilibria, theres a line to when we can ignore so much and whats just getting beyond stupidity. And that theres a few posters like that now who should be examined like lab rats more often.

We can ignore so much, but then it gets to a time where further action must be taken, and someone has to draw the line.
 

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hmmmmmmmm ignoring only works to a certain extent

i find it hard to be the "bigger person" and ignore racist, sexist and homophobic comments, as well as just pure hate and venom :)
 

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"ignoring" works perfectly for me. i'm glad that that is a feature you can use on this board.
 

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hmmmmmmmm ignoring only works to a certain extent

i find it hard to be the "bigger person" and ignore racist, sexist and homophobic comments, as well as just pure hate and venom :)
People only type horrible posts to get a reaction. These people are gutless and use the anonymity of the internet. Never would they preech their hate face to face, in the "real" world because they are cowards.
 

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Some members on this board have very strong opinions. They love as viciously as others hate. If we can keep degrading comments about players based on race, looks, etc. at bay and shut out those posters who advocated bodily harm, I think we'll have a board everyone can "live" with. I think it's simple to shut a bad thread out by letting it fall off of the front page. You can still give neg reps if you're THAT upset. But, responding in the thread keeps the distasteful or ignorant opinions alive.

If I don't care for something I read, I just don't participate. Sooner or later a thread comes along on the same topic with a better tone and I can play along.
 

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People only type horrible posts to get a reaction. These people are gutless and use the anonymity of the internet. Never would they preech their hate face to face, in the "real" world because they are cowards.
Absolutely correct. :)

Personally, I ignore all the dumbfcuks that post their garbage filled threads here but realise that others wish to post their disgust at what these 'posters' are saying.

As for the answer *shrug* who knows? Maybe continually banning them will work in the end and they will disappear elsewhere to post their hate-filled nonsense. (Yeah, I know, dream on.... :lol: )
 
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