Mods I humbly request for my username to be changed to John Tower and/or Carson Tower; whichever is

Discussion in 'The Help Desk' started by Fisherman's Worf, Feb 21, 2016.

  1. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf I am the Seaman, I am the Walrus, Qu-Qu-Qapla'!

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    more convenient. TIA*

































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  2. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf I am the Seaman, I am the Walrus, Qu-Qu-Qapla'!

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    Thank you
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  3. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    Does this mean I can be granted permission to become Goldstein the Space Jew?

    If so, make it so!
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  4. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    Sure.
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  5. Faceman

    Faceman Negative Creep

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    Drunk people changing their names in the advancement of quality space literature!
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  6. Dayton Kitchens

    Dayton Kitchens Banned

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    I consider Chad changing his username to that of my fan fiction character to be an honor.

    Don't they say that "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery"?

    Maybe next El Chup (Goldstein the Space Jew) will convert to Christianity.
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  7. Faceman

    Faceman Negative Creep

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    A humane genocidist.
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  8. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    Neva nagila!
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  9. K.

    K. Sober

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    Lord that avatar is perfect :rofl:
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  10. Captain X

    Captain X Responsible cookie control

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    I hate to be the wet blanket (not really), but wouldn't this name change qualify as a form of trolling outside of the Red Room? I know Dayton claims to be honored, but I'm guessing the intent was to troll him.
  11. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    Oh FFS. :rolleyes:

    Wet blanket doesn't even begin to describe it. It's just a bit of lighthearted fun for crying out loud. :dayton:
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  12. Captain X

    Captain X Responsible cookie control

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    Yeah, it's a load of something...
  13. Shirogayne

    Shirogayne 1/06 Was An Inside Job Formerly Important

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    If Dayton doesn't care, why should the staff stress over it? :shrug: Frankly, I'm glad to see a thread in the HD involving Chup and Dayton that doesn't involve flinging shit for the next week.
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  14. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    I'm sure that could be arranged. :ramen:
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    Indeed. If it were up to me, I'd just lock everyone in a single room and let the nursery hyenas sort it all out. :bergman:
  16. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    Oh sure, let's call it that, so that some jackass can start complaining about other user names, claiming that they are all subtle trolls. Sorry, this (along with Faceman's thread), is just an example of good natured ribbing. And Dayton has shown that he gets and can appreciate the joke as much as anybody else.
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  17. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf I am the Seaman, I am the Walrus, Qu-Qu-Qapla'!

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    Mods please change my username to Captain X Wet His Blanket
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  18. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    Have we determined yet, whether the use of the :finger: rep icon in the Helpdesk is flaming?
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  19. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    If I wrote "go fuck yourself" in open text, wouldn't it be a flame? I think so. Trolling by neg rep outside the Red Room was always considered against the rules, so I don't see why this shouldn't be. Everyone who uses it knows what "go fuck yourself" means. At least with the "dumb", "fantasy world" or "facepalm" rating there is ambiguity over whether or not it refers to the opinion or the person. There is no ambiguity over "go fuck yourself".
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  20. K.

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    The problem here is that the grin on the smiley makes it notoriously difficult to categorize. Here and in other rooms, people seem unsure whether it's a full-on "fuck you!", or a deliberate combination of that with a grin to signal a conscious overreaction, and friendly ultimate intent.
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  21. Faceman

    Faceman Negative Creep

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    Yeah, like... Go fuck yourself :)

    or

    Kill yourself :)

    or

    Die in a fire :)

    None of which are flames :)
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  22. Dayton Kitchens

    Dayton Kitchens Banned

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    I didn't know that.
  23. Amaris

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    It has been that way for many years.
  24. Dayton Kitchens

    Dayton Kitchens Banned

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    Either I never knew it or had forgotten. I'll confess my short term memory has been somewhat spotty recently.
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  25. Quest

    Quest Let Freedom Ring! Staff Member Administrator

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    To clarify, neg repping itself has never been against the rules, just trolling with neg rep, including rep war. I think the old rule was to leave a comment explaining the reason for disagreement.
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  26. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    Yes, and the rep comments themselves were often used to troll and flame.
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  27. Amaris

    Amaris Guest

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    I do miss rep comments, but every implementation I try to use just looks bulky, unwieldy, and slow. It's like an AMC Pacer, but designed for a message board.
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  28. Soma

    Soma OMG WTF LOL STFU ROTFL!!!

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    Make your own one. How hard could it be?
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  29. Faceman

    Faceman Negative Creep

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    I CREATED THAT RULE! WITH MY FIST!
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  30. Faceman

    Faceman Negative Creep

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    I. Agree.