Discussion in 'The Help Desk' started by Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee, Mar 15, 2018.
Because he never should have been banned to begin with.
Just claiming that that is so is not going to lead anywhere, since the current PTB have already said they agree with the original ban.
Agreeing on doing an asshole thing doesn't mean they were right to do so. They never did come up with a real reason for a permaban for him that amounted to more than just not liking him.
I mean, let's see, they attempted to restrict his account and keep him locked up in a sub-forum they made especially for him because they didn't like him (with the implication that anyone else they didn't like would end up there, too). When they were called out on how completely antithetical to the board this was, they attempted to shadowban him. When this was revealed to the board, they permabanned him. Not exactly on the up and up.
No, you just don't agree with the decision. That's your prerogative, but that doesn't mean you're in the right.
No, I'm right - it was a corrupt, asshole thing that you were a part of and continue to be a part of in spite of not being an admin here anymore.
I always find it fascinating when someone keeps saying "I'm right" when they only know what they see on the user side of things. I could see every account involved, every action taken on this board, everything he did. You saw and still see, maybe, 1/10th of the picture, and yet you're so damned certain of how right you are. You have no idea. None.
Is there any particular reason for your unnecessary edit other than to take easy shots in the Help Desk?
You know things we don’t? Fine. Share it. It’s not like its a national defense secret.
I've already discussed what happened. The staff has already discussed what happened ad nauseam. You will not be convinced because this is a moral crusade for you, and @Captain X. It's not about being correct, or about understanding, it's about being "right," about defending your cause. This issue has been discussed to death, but when you get a burr up your ass, you bring it back up. I suspect it will be brought up more often in the future, because every once in a while, some posters feel like reheating the shit they've let go cold for a while. That is your choice, but it doesn't change anything, and will not change it.
Gturner was a tedious shit poster who contributed absolutely nothing.
I haven't missed him.
The board has never been more fun since his ass was shown the door.
Anyone who genuinely and sincerely puts tears on their pillow at night from missing him has a deep mental illness that needs electroshock to jar loose.
You brought up nothing new in your last post John. All you did was say “we have secret info” again, in every bit as nebulous a way.
This isn’t a national security investigation. If there is stuff that would change our minds, please share it.
I always interpret "we have secret info", as "he's a pedo, but we had to hack him to find out".
That's another thing that bothers me: the entitled whining. You have no right to anything. Nothing. This board shares its shelter threads, openly discusses in the Help Desk why people are warned/banned, and has changed their minds in the past when it came to administrative decisions, based on the feedback of the community. This is done because Wordforge is pretty square dealing with people. Not everything can be discussed, but the vast majority of it is. That this isn't enough for you, that you feel you should be handed everything on a silver platter, that you feel because you've spent years acting like an asshole on the board you carry some kind of weight that requires the ears of people who owe you nothing? These people have been very good to you, and they were good to gturner, too, right up until he decided to push it all as far as he could go, and he did it at a time when the board community was teetering on the brink of instability. He took a stab at the bear, and the bear fucked him up. His loss. Actions do have consequences. Those were his.
Has anyone spoken to him lately? Does he want to come back? Will his comrade overlords allow it?
And it should be pretty telling that so many people think that there was such a lack of actual substance to all that, that you still have people asking you to explain it even after all this time. All you and the staff have ever done is to make excuses and pay lip service while trying to shut down discussion, even going as far as to lock threads over it.
It's about you and the rest of the staff being too stubborn to accept the fact that you fucked up and continually doing everything you can to shut down discussion.
Yes, I know you're a little wannabe authoritarian and refuse to admit to any wrongdoing, but I'll still pester you about it every so often so no one else forgets about it either. You could very easily fix this by undoing the ban, but I guess that'd just be too easy for you.
The same could be said of you, you know. He contributed plenty to this board - what it comes down to is you didn't like what he had to say in the RR.
Speaking of entitled whining...
Which is why it's so stunning and frankly disturbing that you ever tried to experiment with the Violet Room or that shadow ban, and that you just straight up perma-banned gturner when he snitched on you to the rest of the board. You've gotten plenty of feedback from the community on all of what happened with gturner, yet you steadfastly refuse to listen to anything any of the rest of the community has to say on the matter outside of those few in your bubble who agree with you, again out of a personal dislike for gturner.
How about an actual good explanation for this bullshit with gturner? Nothing you or anyone has said has any substance to it that justifies a permaban. The fact I talked TPTB out of permabanning Ramen for that racially-charged shitpost, yet they refuse to budge when it comes to gturner is just appalling.
Really? I can't seem to recall anything especially horrible he said, and the only instability was brought on by your own horrible ideas, all of which revolved around trying to quarantine gturner in his own special sub-forum (with no-so-subtile hints that anyone else TPTB felt was on their shit-list would end up there as well), or to shadowban him. You can hardly blame him for instability you idiots caused yourselves.
The way I see it, the bear pretty much just fucked with him. But your right, actions do have consequences, and you and TPTB are not immune to that. That instability you were whining about is on you, as is any thread like this that pops up renewing the call to unban gturner. You not gturner, poked that particular hornet's nest.
I didn't read any of this.
I'm sure you've never read any of it - might challenge your moral certitude. Plays right into my argument that what you did to gturner was an asshole thing, though.
Sorry, kid, I don't work here any more. I don't owe you anything, and I certainly have far better things to do than read more of your endless bitching.
Then stop posting. All you're doing is illustrating the point I made about how you refuse to listen, in any case.
Yes, you don't care so much that you keep taking the time to open this thread and post in it. But by all means, continue to illustrate how you refuse to listen to reason.
Wait, Ramen is unbanned? Seriously?
Yeah. Considering the racial shitposting that goes on here all the time, is it really all that surprising? He hasn't come back, I mean, unless they lied and just shadowbanned him and it never got out. I suppose that could be, too.
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