Why bother having forum rules?

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  1. Captain X

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    As has been pointed out, why should this board bother having rules? I mean, it's not like you enforce them or anything, unless it's against someone you obviously don't like. Or is that the reason? So why not just come right out and state in the forum rules that they're going to be selectively enforced? :bailey:
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  3. Dinner

    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    I agree, and it was funny how Gul decided to lock that thread when their are daily rules violations by El Chup. I don't want to be accused of abusing the report feature so I was just going to catalogue them there so everyone could see how the rules are only selectively enforced.
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  4. El Chup

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    Please tell me how finding "Kentucky Fried Tuna" and "fish sperm chowder" as sounding rather bizarre is somehow a rule violation.....

    ....oh yeah, because it's not and you're so paranoid that I'm out to get you that any text I post is a troll.

    Get a fucking grip man.
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    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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  6. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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    Conspiracy theory-

    Gul is a monster, and he's made El Chup bulletproof.

    Solution-

    Put Chup on ignore, and their power to troll is evaporated like cotton candy in water, and their conspiracy ended.

    Next.
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  7. Dinner

    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    I did that a while back. I was only made aware of his continued trolling and rules violations when another poster brought it to my attention. Still, I believe it is worth while to point out how the rules are selectively enforced only against certain people.

    That is the elephant in the room which needs to be acknowledged.
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    I don't think every post you make is a troll, not that I would know. How have you been ?
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    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    Chup, knows that is not the post I used as an example of his trolling in the green room. His dishonesty is breath taking.
  10. El Chup

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    No. It was your "third rule breach". Point is when you're whiny about tuna it kinda destroys your credibility.
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  11. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    :bullshit:

    You respond to far too many of my posts and whinge about me far too often for that to be true. You have developed a one way grudge and this big fuss over a perfectly legitimate question has arisen because you read a post that you thought would be a means of getting some kind of "revenge" against me for my highlighting your racism. The fact that the mods have ruled against you has only served to upset you more, and no matter how many times you click a neg rep, your childish frustration is there for all to see.

    Still, do go on crying. It's only a matter of time before the full blown meltdown...
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    Your "perfectly legitimate question" that was an obvious troll? :lol:
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    Why do I even talk to people? :no:
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  14. El Chup

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    Oh, yes...because Dinner's racism and hypocrisy isn't true and is somehow my fault. :rolleyes:

    Still, I guess you like supporting racists when it suits you....
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  15. Captain X

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    How is question anything other than a troll? Was it not made with the express purpose of getting a rise out of Dinner? How was it in any way appropriate for a food thread in the Green Room? If it is, what's to separate the Green Room from the Red Room?

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  16. El Chup

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    Why would it be "getting a rise out of Dinner"?
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    Dinner's racism and hypocrisy are irrelevant as to the question of whether you trolled him outside of the Red Room or not. So here's another question - is there any rule that says you can't quote something from the Green Room and post it in the Red Room?

    I'm supporting equal enforcement of forum rules. :bailey:

    :lol: Oh please, don't play coy.
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  18. El Chup

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    I'm not. Answer the question.

    Did he describe Muslims and Arabs as savages, animals and subhumans? Yes. Is he now enjoying the foods they produce? Yes. Does that raise a question of inconsistency? Yes.

    What's the troll?
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  19. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    Oh, and no, there is no rule that prevents use of green room stuff in the red room...
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    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    Eh, I took your advice in that other thread. This is the result.
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  21. His Grace Faceman the Duke of Wordforge

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    Savages make really good food. Sub humans do to. I'm not seeing the issue here.
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  22. Captain X

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    Yes, you are.

    Was this question asked with the sole purpose of getting a rise out of him? Yes.

    That the question was asked solely to get a rise out of him. Or are you going to try some Orwellian Newspeak shit and try to redefine the word? :garamet:

    Then maybe that should be an indication not to pull Red Room shit in the Green Room.
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    It's a really sad state of affairs when an admin decides to just openly join in the trolling, too. :jayzus:
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  24. Dinner

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    Except the food was from Christian owned places so, as usual, El Chup is full of shit and he was just out to troll.

    Hell, the whole reason we have so many Assyrians and Chaldeans here is because they were all trying to escape from the Muslim savages who were trying to kill them because of their religion. El Chup is just too ignorant to understand that nor did he even understand the difference between Assyrians and Arab muslims. He just jumped to a conclusion and attempted to use it to troll like he always does.
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    Whole lot of crying in this thread, mostly by two people. :?:
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  26. Fisherman's Worf

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    This thread is less entertaining and makes way less sense than Sarah Palin's speech endorsing Donald Trump. What the fuck is going on here?
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  27. OmIsLife

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    To atract members. Forums need a pretense of order or folks would avoid them.

    Don't believe the pretense, tho. There are no real rules. Not for posting, not for moderating. Some moderators take shitty actions, just like some members make shitty posts.

    As a side note banning is a misnomer. It's impossible to ban someone from a forum. A 'ban' just means the account was deactivated. A person can always make another.
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    Recognize that the thread-starter is a basement-dwelling geek who's barely out of his teenage years, writes sub-par Star Trek fanfic, and has an unhealthy gun fetish.

    Add that all up and what do you get? Loads of whiny bitch fun! That's what.

    ...Until he snaps on goes on a shooting rampage. Then we're all culpable. :(
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  30. shootER

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    Knock off the flames and insults, please. :brood:
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