Petition to Reconsider Rep

Discussion in 'The Help Desk' started by Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee, May 3, 2012.

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  1. Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee

    Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee Straight Awesome

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    We the people of the Wordforge, in order to form a more perfect board, make this place not suck, provide for the common defense through rep and promote the general welfare DO ASK YOU TO CHANGE THE REP BACK TO WHEN IT DIDN'T SUCK.

    ELIMINATE TAMAR'S INFLUENCE ON REP!
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  2. Tamar Garish

    Tamar Garish Wanna Snuggle? Deceased Member

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    Yeah, it's all me. I did it all by myself. :rolleyes:

    Oh, and your constant nagging does nothing of substance.
  3. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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    :stfu:
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  4. Thea

    Thea Fresh Meat

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    As you can see from my posts I am very new here, so new that I've no idea what the rep thing is all about, let alone why there is so much contention about it changing.

    So please educate me.
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  5. Caboose

    Caboose ....

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    :facepalm:

    Fuck it man, deal with it or hit the bricks. :shrug:

    Ragging Tamar will get you nowhere. Lanz is the man and his call. Quit whining about it already.

    Fuck, I'm tired of hearing it.
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  6. Caboose

    Caboose ....

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    While my first post to newbies is usually :dual:, may I suggest trying the search function or just read through the numerous threads devoted to rep.

    Welcome to the asylum. :D
  7. Thea

    Thea Fresh Meat

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    Thanks for the welcome!! And I will say I did try the search function earlier but when one doesn't know exactly what words to search for there are no answers. "rep" got me squat ... any suggestions?
  8. Sokar

    Sokar Yippiekiyay, motherfucker. Deceased Member

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    :jayzus:

    We don't need duals involved in this debate. Please go establish your lame persona in the Red Room first and make it a little less obvious.
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  9. Thea

    Thea Fresh Meat

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    Excuse me??? Dual, not me. Perhaps you should get your facts straight before you're so rude to someone new on this board.

    And from what I gather in my lurking there are a lot of people leaving and not many joining. Go figure, with a welcome like you've given.
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  10. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    ...are still whining about something you're getting for nothing. Too bad there's something preventing you from starting your own board, selling ad space, and doing whatever you like. Oh, wait...
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  11. Tamar Garish

    Tamar Garish Wanna Snuggle? Deceased Member

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    You joined April 19, joined all the groups right away and after all that time the first thing you want to talk about is Rep. Really?

    Seems...odd.
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  12. Thea

    Thea Fresh Meat

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    I assume you're talking to me so as a mod/admin person perhaps you should check to see if I'm a dual. And I assure you I'm not.
  13. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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    It was this really boring video game where people thought shooting little red dots at people they didn't care for harmed them.

    And no, the dots didn't make a "pew pew!", or a "pkkkhh!!", noise, or even move, they just sat there.

    People got as wrapped up in this whole deal as "Farmville", or "Angry Birds".

    People are fuckin' nuts.

    The modship disabled the video-gamey part, and now it's just an instant message sorta thingy.

    The nuts have gone further off the deep end as a result.

    The whole thing has the smell of a sophisticated social-psych paper behind it.
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  14. Thea

    Thea Fresh Meat

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    Thank you Diacanu for filling me in on this rather than attacking me as others have.
  15. Zombie

    Zombie dead and loving it

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    Shut up dual.

    Either get in the Red Room and prove you're not or get bent.
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  16. Shirogayne

    Shirogayne Trolling No Jutsu Formerly Important

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    To get back to the topic at hand...yeah, for once I agree with Apostle. Red didn't need changing. It's the same game that's been played for six years, and plenty of folks from PBM and Reno Floyd were among the first "victims." And the rule back then was "If it's in the RR or Gray Room, it's okay." Because trolling is okay. And it should be now.

    :shrug:
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  17. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    Guys, look. I'm committed to trying this for a few months. Especially once we get the last tecnhnical bugs conquered and do the "reset to ten" thing. If it looks like the change didn't do anything, we'll change it back. Or maybe do something else different. All this sturm und drang just makes the point of the anti-rep crowd.
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  18. Captain X

    Captain X Responsible cookie control

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    No, not really. They've been whining all along, but whenever a poll is put it it's shown that most people liked rep just the way it was.
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  19. Talkahuano

    Talkahuano Second Flame Lieutenant

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    That's what bothers me the most. We post poll after poll and they all say the same thing, and it's not just the repwhiners voting. So why change it?
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  20. Mrs. Albert

    Mrs. Albert demented estrogen monster

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    it is now a watered-down, weak ass version of a game that used to be fun. i've been told several times that it isn't a game, but it obviously was for some of us. :shrug: oh well.
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  21. Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee

    Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee Straight Awesome

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    I'm really disappointed in the way this was handled. It's the first time I've felt the admin saying "Fuck you" to everyone.
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  22. Captain X

    Captain X Responsible cookie control

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    :rolleyes: apostle, you aren't helping.

    If anything, this has felt like the Admins giving in to a few repwhiners. Lanz, I am disappoint. :-[
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  23. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    It's almost as if apostle's working for the other side...
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  24. Jenee

    Jenee No Longer Affiliated With ABBA

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    Are you Thea from Trekbbs? spent a lot of time in the lounges?

    If so, welcome!

    If she is the same poster, then Tamar's tremendous powers of observation will say that she is in the same region as I am.

    But, I think everyone here knows by now that I'd never set up a dual. I don't have that kind of attention span.
  25. Volpone

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    Nah. The more posts apostle makes, the sooner he gets into the green! :cool:

    Unless, of course, his posts are stupid and without merit. In that case people will negrep him, costing him...

    Wait, never mind. :marathon:



    [edit: On that note, someone go spam the shit out of all the forums. There is now absolutely no way to show your disapproval for that sort of behavior now (except going to the mods & whining).]
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  26. Thea

    Thea Fresh Meat

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    Nope. Sorry to disappoint.
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  27. The Exception

    The Exception The One Who Will Be Administrator Super Moderator

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    This is The Help Desk, not the Red Room. Take your allegations there, but this is not the place for them.
  28. Zombie

    Zombie dead and loving it

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    You shutup as well. :finger:

    ;) <~~~~~~
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  29. Volpone

    Volpone Zombie Hunter

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    What, shoot blanks? :marathon:
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  30. LizK

    LizK Sort of lurker

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    Squeakiest wheel gets greased.

    Even here
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