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Old 02-26-2006, 11:41 AM   #41
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Some of you may be aware of a dark time in this board's history when ***** (misspelled on purpose) created a troll problem. Dory's board is one of 4 or 5 that have actually taken the action to ban him from further posting.

Last week, ***** began posting over on M* boards -- playing his typical troll games. It was very interesting how the M* posters handled the situation. There was simply never any acknowledgement that he posted when he was off topic. No one took the bait. It was very effective. After a handful of posts, with no responses, ***** would move on to another thread. I was impressed with the discipine of those posters and how effective that technique can be.
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Re: Another one lacking a sense of humour
Old 02-26-2006, 11:42 AM   #42
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First I'd feel that I'd have to restrain her from crossing the line of aggravated assault & grevious bodily harm into manslaughter.

Then I'd feel that I should contact a good bail bond company.

Then I'd feel that I should raise our liability insurance.

Other'n that, I'd feel that the miscreant was reaping the rewards of his behavior.

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Some of you may be aware of a dark time in this board's history when ***** (misspelled on purpose) created a troll problem. Dory's board is one of 4 or 5 that have actually taken the action to ban him from further posting.

Last week, ***** began posting over on M* boards -- playing his typical troll games. It was very interesting how the M* posters handled the situation. There was simply never any acknowledgement that he posted when he was off topic. No one took the bait. It was very effective. After a handful of posts, with no responses, ***** would move on to another thread. I was impressed with the discipine of those posters and how effective that technique can be.
According to his profile he's been posting there since last July. Arrete (and probably a host of others) promptly reported him to M*'s Community Watch and have been responding to his trolls posts. The first thing the M* moderator did was remove his signature link to his website, but he's otherwise reverted to his usual form. It's the typical pattern-- they ask him a few questions that could be satisfied with brief factual responses, he equivocates, and the rest of the M* population moves on to other things.

SG, I think that we've seen plenty of demonstrations that too few of us on this board are able to reliabily resist trolling. You're not proposing that we reinstitute the kayak defense?!?!! Yikes!!
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Old 02-26-2006, 11:52 AM   #43
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. . . You're not proposing that we reinstitute the kayak defense?!?!!* Yikes!!
Kayaks were effective and fun. But surely a group of creative retirees can come up with a novel idea that will be even better. Let's start a new tradition.
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Old 02-26-2006, 12:01 PM   #44
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I hate to say it, but if a good looking woman patted me on the ass, I wouldn't file charges. Well, maybe have her put under house arrest...MY house!

On a serious note though, yes, the dude on the bike should have some kind of punishment, but 4 years is damned excessive. Hell, there are probably rapists that get off with less than that. And putting an ass-patting in the same league with rape is an insult to victims of sexual violence everywhere.
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Old 02-26-2006, 12:17 PM   #45
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Your wish...

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You don't know who OP is? Where have you been?
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OP Taylor. I believe he was Andy Griffith's son. He lived in Mayberry, NC and often went fishing and kayaking with his father.
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Good one
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On a serious note though, yes, the dude on the bike should have some kind of punishment, but 4 years is damned excessive. Hell, there are probably rapists that get off with less than that. And putting an ass-patting in the same league with rape is an insult to victims of sexual violence everywhere.
Finally some uncommon good sense.

But if you can figure that one out, why on earth can't the rest of this bunch who are all off on a similar tangent and thus are not able to see the forest from the trees, and that includes the moderator?

Is everyone so flippant around here? So one-track minded? Is this issue so difficult to grasp?

You, Andre 1969, thank Gawd are a breath of fresh air.


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Old 02-26-2006, 01:00 PM   #50
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I wonder if OP ever learned to whistle. or was that Andy doing the whistling? It always bothered me that Aunt B didn't go fishing with them, but she was probably a little big for a kayak.
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You know . . . it may be asking a lot, but I would really enjoy seeing a picture of OP in a kayak with food on his head. Anyone else
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You know . . . it may be asking a lot, but I would really enjoy seeing a picture of OP in a kayak with food on his head. Anyone else
Yep, I'd love to see a pic of OP myself.
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Old 02-26-2006, 01:11 PM   #53
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Here's a pic with Barney Fife (RIP) and the rest of the gang. No kayak pics, though...
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Finally some uncommon good sense.

But if you can figure that one out, why on earth can't the rest of this bunch who are all off on a similar tangent and thus are not able to see the forest from the trees, and that includes the moderator?

Is everyone so flippant around here? So one-track minded? Is this issue so difficult to grasp?*

You, Andre 1969,* thank Gawd are a breath of fresh air.
As was previously posted, the perp is getting four yrs. house arrest, not prison. Still, seems excessive for butt-pinching. Having said that, regardless of how it's done in Italy, or how it was done in the past, no one should have to deal with unwanted advances or touching.

Wow, I think I grasped it... *8)
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Wow, I think I grasped it... 8)
Indeed .. and you're the second one today.

Finally I am making some headway. I must confess I was beginning to despair.



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Pete has no sense of humor when constipated.
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Than you Martha! Nothing makes your day like a good belly-laugh!

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Pete has no sense of humor when constipated.
Maybe not, but his bladder seems operational judging by the yellow snow to his left*
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Just another fine Sunday around The Early Retirement forum. Vida's shapely rear end, constipated dogs, porn, OP (who??), and trolls--all in one day.
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Vida's rear end?

Not yet...

And I will shortly have OP with a pancake on his head in a kayak...



Makes me wanna go for four extra years of house arrest...
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