Why is gturner banned?

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  1. TheLonelySquire

    TheLonelySquire Fresh Meat

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    @Dinner, most reasonable people would agree that gturner got hosed and @John is disreputable. But don't you agree that they can do whatever they want and that this place is not a democracy? What gives you any thought to the contrary?
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  2. Ten Lubak

    Ten Lubak Salty Dog

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    IS this a good time to bring up that I don't see much of a difference between that Nono poster and gturner?

    Well except for one noticeable one. :?:
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  3. Faceman

    Faceman Making Wordforge Great Again

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    No. It's never a good time to point out the obvious.
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  4. Dinner

    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    Moving toward five months into this abortion of justice the guilty remain unpunished, the innocent remain banned, and the mods still can't come up with an excuse which holds water.
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  5. Anna

    Anna Here for the Lulz Formerly Important

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    Three-fourths of the staff involved in that situation stepped down afterwards.

    What else do you want for "punishment"?
  6. Ancalagon

    Ancalagon outta my way Administrator Formerly Important

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    Answered in post number 3.

    Do you have anything new to add? I was leaving this open b/c Paladin and Packard were having a good discussion but if there is nothing new might be time to close this and move just general complaining to the Red Room.
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  7. Ron Paul

    Ron Paul Straight Awesome

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    Please unban GTurner.
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  8. Captain X

    Captain X Bully!

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    I don't want "punishment," I want the proper people to suck it up, admit they did wrong, and for the current admin staff to undo the ban. That's it. John, Anc, and Shooter (ASAIK) need to eat crow, and the ban needs to go away.
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  9. Paladin

    Paladin Gunner Joe

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    Let gturner off with time served. No one has to go back on their positions, just let it be over.
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  10. steve2^4

    steve2^4 Aged Meat

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    I'll go back on mine. I was vocal for lifting his ban at the onset.
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  11. Dinner

    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    Removing all mod abilities and no longer allowing them to post in the mod forum would be appropriate. In fact, there are far to many mods for the number of users and for.er mods should not be allowed to post much less vote. Discussion needs to be brought out into the open as it has gotten to incestuous and self serving as recent shelter releases have proven.

    Oh, and there should not be any editing or deleting of posts prior to them being moved to the shelter release as doing that defeats the whole purpose of their being a shelter.

    Lastly, reenforced the other two points, that the people involved in the Violet room fiasco and the unfair banning of GT ever got a vote on whither to unban him was a complete miscarriage of justice of the first order. Bare minimum they should be forced to recuse themselves. Truthfully they should be striped of any and all mod like powers for gross incompetence if not willful abuse.
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  12. Dinner

    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    I would settle for this. John and ANC supposedly stepped down and they need to no longer have anything to do with moderation nor should they be allowed to post in the mod forum. No say in the goings on of this forum besides public advocacy as any other poster can do.
  13. TheLonelySquire

    TheLonelySquire Fresh Meat

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    This is like when Costanza wanted the dealership mechanic fired because he ate his Twix. Geez!
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  14. Quest

    Quest labour in the very fire Staff Member Administrator

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    First of all, there have not been any posts at all in The Shelter for the past month and a half. Secondly, the only editing that is done is to remove personal or private info that has nothing to do with the administration of the board. As it happens, neither the Violet Room nor the gturner ban were discussed in The Shelter prior to implementation.
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  15. Dinner

    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    I am specifically speaking about the thread started by Chris which asked if GT and Castle should be unbanned. It has been released in the shelter and in it the abusers who caused GT to be unfairly banned, the folks who resigned in disgrace because their B's just stunk to much, where exactly the people who were most vocal about keeping GT banned.

    It is unbelievable that such abusive people get any say especially since they have a conflict of interests and are not a disinterested party. There is a reason appeals go to a totally different judge and not the same one who passed down the original virdict.

    Former owners who do not hold official mod positions should not be allowed to post in the private mod forum. For presidents don't continue living in the white House. They definitely should not get any vote on official policies and instead should have to advocate in the public forums like everyone else.

    Lastly, there should be a new vote to unban GTurner by the cleaned up staff without former owners polluting and influencing poll results. If those abusers are no longer in power than they need to really become regular posters and not have ANY influence beyond normal posters.
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  16. Mrs. Albert

    Mrs. Albert demented estrogen monster

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    Umm...I think Anc pays the bills, homey. Afaik, he still owns the place. Gul stepped down. Anyway, while I think the ban made literally no sense (I mean really, was he any more prolific than Nono or Tererun?), I cant be arsed to care much since we got Paladin back, as that was the real loss, imo.
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  17. Dinner

    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    If he is still an owner and pays the bills why has he repeatedly claimed he is just a regular poster?
  18. Mrs. Albert

    Mrs. Albert demented estrogen monster

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    Oh I don't know. Maybe I'm mistaken. I honestly don't see him posting much.
  19. Anna

    Anna Here for the Lulz Formerly Important

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    Because the three owners just send him the money to keep the lights on. It's more akin to paying gas money to your buddy to drive the car....just makes it easier to have one purse holder.

    FWIW, I do agree that the rotation of access in the Shelter is overdue. :shrug:

    But the Shelter was created ten years ago in response to a lot of other far more egregious, shadier shit. And considering what I've seen pass for moderation in WF's early years, you ought to know that no one on staff was happy with the way it was handled via PM. I don't think the syaff we had ten years ago would've seen a problem with that.

    That's also why I said to treat @Christopher and @Dr. Krieg with respect if and when the next brouhaha happens.
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    Everyone should be punished for this!

    @John should have his left leg cut in half long ways up to his thigh and then covered in siracha.

    @Ancalagon should stuff a soccer ball up his ass and then ride around naked on a train.

    @Anna should Retire from donkey fucking and fade into obscurity.

    @Dinner should drink so much that is blood alcohol content is .90 and then drive the autopia at Disneyland.

    @Captain X x should be forced to go outside while a tentacled monster rapes him in front of a burning stack of anime.

    @Ron Paul should just shut. Up.

    @gul should post less.

    @Paladin should wear an "I hate niggers" sandwich board as he walks the streets of Compton.

    @Elwood should sell the board to @Lanzman. @Lanzman should pretend to be in charge. But it was @Elwood all along! It was a trap!

    @gturner should be allowed back but should be limited to posting super annoying left wing spam like @Nono currently does.

    @Teh Baba Returns should be killed in a mass effect cosplay game on a freeway during a three way with Carisma carpenter and Linda park.

    @Diacanu should be the second man in three man human centipede. And he'all love it.
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  21. Christopher

    Christopher There aren't enough redheads. Administrator Faceless Mook Writer

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    ^another list I didn't make :weep:
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  22. Ancalagon

    Ancalagon outta my way Administrator Formerly Important

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    Now here are some suggestions worth considering.
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  23. K.

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    Ignoring the problem won't get it solved.
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  24. Faceman

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    @K. Should have his finger and toes amputated and his toes transplanted onto his hands and his fingers transplanted into his feet for his involvement in this travesty.
  25. Kilometres O'Brien

    Kilometres O'Brien Keiko makes me wear it

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    That will just mean he can type with his feet and his hands, thus doubling his posting capabilities.
  26. Volpone

    Volpone Zombie Hunter

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    Out of curiousity, what do you consider "shadier" than secretly creating a gulag to house posters the board's [shadow] owners dislike--and then banning them when said gulag doesn't work; even though they were never warned and never actually broke any rules?
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  27. mburtonk

    mburtonk mburtonkulous

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    I put gturner on ignore long ago, but some people can't help responding to him.
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  28. K.

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    Such as @Paladin in this thread.
  29. Captain X

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    So?
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  30. Anna

    Anna Here for the Lulz Formerly Important

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    Listkeeper editing thread titles about deflowing underage posters. :diacanu:
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