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Old 01-24-2007, 01:12 PM   #21
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Old 01-24-2007, 02:10 PM   #22
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For the love of humanity, why doesn't this board have an "ignore posts by member" feature?
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There is an add-on available, but its probably a pain in the butt to install and manage.
http://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?mod=185
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For the love of humanity, why doesn't this board have an "ignore posts by member" feature?
Maybe so we can all develop our autonomy by not opening posts from those we profess to dislike?

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Old 01-24-2007, 05:44 PM   #25
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I'm new here, I see I have some catching up to do on this one.
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Eh, I think you're good to go unless you exceed Johns post count, his IQ, make fun of a mensa member that cant operate a photo scanner, notice that almost everything he says is BS, follow his investment advice or marry him.
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I'm new here, I see I have some catching up to do on this one.
I think I'm with you on this one also........Hmmmm.
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I'm starting to feel sorry for John G.
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I think you need to read a few of the posts & [moderator edit] before you come to that conclusion.

[moderator edit] "Hoist on his own petard" or "stewed in his own juice"-- sure. But "sorry"? No way.
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Nords, what happened to JG's X wifes post from the other day? It was gone in a flash.
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I think you need to read a few of the posts & [moderator edit]you come to that conclusion.

[moderator edit] "Hoist on his own petard" or "stewed in his own juice"-- sure. But "sorry"? No way.
Here is the "rest of the story". First, no one should feel sorry for me.
I enjoy a lifestyle very few will ever attain. [Moderator edit] It is a shame really. [Moderator edit] Remember, there are always 2 sides
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Nords, what happened to JG's X wifes post from the other day? It was gone in a flash.
Just like my ex-wife. I've been gone a while. Is my ex. posting here?
Arrrrgggh!

Seriously, it's never pleasant (up to bat 2 times so far). I hope my former
spouse is not posting under my name again.

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For the love of humanity, why doesn't this board have an "ignore posts by member" feature?
Here's the deal............I don't really see the appeal. It's like TV.
If you don't like it, don't watch it. If it's to punish me, that would be a
waste. Normally, I prefer my own stuff to anything anyone else
puts out there. Actually, if the "ignore" feature took hold, I would
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I think you need to read a few of the posts & [moderator edit] before you come to that conclusion.

[moderator edit]. "Hoist on his own petard" or "stewed in his own juice"-- sure. But "sorry"? No way.
Gosh, I wish now that I had posted what I wrote originally. I really "niced it down".

You forgot claims of real estate brilliance that turns out to be the advice "location, location, location", business and managerial brilliance that is expressed by hiring and firing every single person that applies for a job, the personal attacks because your IQ or post count is higher than his, claiming to retire on a quarter million and living a good life when he's actually living off of his wifes paycheck, etc.

"Changing the channel" or ignoring a post is easy. When you have to hit "page down" three times and then click on the next page to get past the 5-8 serial brain fart posts to move from one actual in-context post to the next, its a bit of a pain. When you have to do that on almost every post, its irritating.

If there was anything valuable or constructive coming forth, other than an occasional funny line once in a while, it'd be different.

Just a lot of horsepuckey, in great big gobs, and it comes at you plentiful and steaming...
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OK, let us talk about some ground rules here.

I know and JG knows that he inspires anomosity in a number of people for a number of reasons. If you are fairly new to the Forum you would wonder why people are saying what they say on this thread and wonder why the attacks. However, if you know JG's posting style you would know that he also feels free to attack posters, including those who are being very hard on him in this thread.

I already have deleted certain posts that were clear personal attacks disclosing personal information. I told the person who made the posts that I deleted the post and why. I will delete from posts purported personal information that was not disclosed by JG. This is not appropriate for the board. I have gone through this thread and removed some other information from posts that I believe is not appropriate.

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the ground rules are certainly reasonable... but sure takes some of the fun out it!
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the ground rules are certainly reasonable... but sure takes some of the fun out it!
Well it's always fun and games until someone gets an eye put out!
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OK, let us talk about some ground rules here.

I know and JG knows that he inspires anomosity in a number of people for a number of reasons. If you are fairly new to the Forum you would wonder why people are saying what they say on this thread and wonder why the attacks. However, if you know JG's posting style you would know that he also feels free to attack posters, including those who are being very hard on him in this thread.

I already have deleted certain posts that were clear personal attacks disclosing personal information. I told the person who made the posts that I deleted the post and why. I will delete from posts purported personal information that was not disclosed by JG. This is not appropriate for the board. I have gone through this thread and removed some other information from posts that I believe is not appropriate.

If anyone has any thoughts on the issues, send me a pm.
Do we get to propose ground rules and vote on them? Here's one:

1) No moderator should be allowed to protect any condescending know-it-all poster from the rath of other posters.

The gods know they've never done anything to protect me.

Should I start a poll and see if that one flies?
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