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Old 07-17-2008, 03:45 PM   #31
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Definition of insanity.....doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different outcome.
Are you referring to the guy being insane for continually coming back or you for banning him the same way and thinking that he won't come back
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Old 07-17-2008, 03:58 PM   #32
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Are you referring to the guy being insane for continually coming back or you for banning him the same way and thinking that he won't come back
I think a little of both but he causes such disruptions we really have no choice. We finally range banned him and he's moved on. The funny thing is we find him on other sites for the same programs AND on Wikipedia.
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Old 07-17-2008, 03:59 PM   #33
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Are you referring to the guy being insane for continually coming back or you for banning him the same way and thinking that he won't come back


Good one, GB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 07-17-2008, 04:08 PM   #34
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But sometimes you need to watch out for sock puppets. But they're usually caught early due to their IP address.
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Old 07-17-2008, 06:48 PM   #35
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Each board is different and new members should adapt quickly as tolerance levels are quite different from board to board. My very first joke posted on this board, for example, was pulled off overnight for whatever reason. That's no problem for me and I'm not going to question why.
well, roadfix, i read that joke and I thought the humor was um,....immature and offensive...not saying if that was why it was pulled, but i failed to see any humor in it. And I was pleasantly surprised to see that thread pulled...just my take on the issue
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Old 07-18-2008, 01:50 AM   #36
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pm it to me please?

i missed it.



i have never been banned for making jokes. and i've joked around A LOT on a few boards. it's not that difficult to know when you're crossing the line. the hard part is getting as close to it as possible, crossing it now and again, then getting back.
you may have to apologize once in a while, and post a few pics and stories about your kids or pets to get back in good graces...

mostlywater, how did you let people know that you "didn't care for" the recipes that were posted?
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Old 07-18-2008, 07:02 AM   #37
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pm it to me please?

it's not that difficult to know when you're crossing the line. the hard part is getting as close to it as possible, crossing it now and again, then getting back.
And you are the Master, BT!

Would you PM me the joke that got removed, too, please?

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Old 07-18-2008, 08:07 AM   #38
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But sometimes you need to watch out for sock puppets. But they're usually caught early due to their IP address.
Sockpuppets are a Wikipedia term. Troll is a discussion board term. A troll is a troll no matter how many screen names they have.
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Old 07-18-2008, 08:49 AM   #39
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Was that the Home Depot joke? I thought it was lighthearted and cute, in an immature sort of way, but jokes don't have to be technical and complicated. Some members were sending back laughing smileys before it got yanked, if that's the joke. I'm not even sure who posted it, but I could go look I suppose....
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Old 07-18-2008, 10:50 AM   #40
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The problem with the joke was it was a bit too graphic. I have heard that joke years ago in a milder version and it was still just as funny. Also, it is irresponsible to use Home Depot for the location.

If you sit on "the other side" you look at things very differently.
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