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Discussion in 'Attack of the Clones' started by jasman, May 1, 2002.

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  1. Arsenal2002

    Arsenal2002 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Feb 22, 2002
    Good God, this thread is the epitome of "much ado about nothing."

    This thread really, really does suck.
     
  2. tennispadme

    tennispadme Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Feb 10, 2002
    I started to really like the cats. Oh well!

    (Where do you go to get those cats?
     
  3. Moff_Diver

    Moff_Diver Jedi Youngling

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    Apr 26, 2002
    I, like the guy above me, have been reading the boards for ages but never felt the need to post because:
    1. all that needed to be talked about was already there,

    and

    2. There have been numerous times when I've seen some poor kid get nailed to the wall because he had a question that was already answered back on page 4,385...I felt that why bother posting a topic if your just going to get slammed by somebody with attitude about previous posts...

    N00bZ deserve the same amount of respect that was given to YOU when YOU were a N00b, so please, just have some patience with them. Afterall, they're here for the same reason we are right?

    As for trolls....let the ADMINS deal with them. Fighting with them just gets them off, so what's the point?

    I think this has been needed for some time....but I am going to miss the POOP.
     
  4. Fan-of-the-force

    Fan-of-the-force Jedi Youngling

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    Hey Jasman,

    Great message... I post about as often as O.J. shows up on my tv for doing something wrong these days.. but I've been reading theforce.net and it's forums since early 1999 (use to be known as sidestep on the old board, damn ya think I could remember the password eh??)

    Anyway.. with episode II heating up I have come back here to read all the good tid bits on the next flick and have been dismayed to see the actions of some of the members.. It just seems that some people get their kicks with immature behavior.

    I'm glad to see that you and the admins of this site have notice and are working to correct this action.
     
  5. Cookie_Dooku

    Cookie_Dooku Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Apr 28, 2002
    It's so nice to have jasman back! :)
     
  6. NathanDahlin

    NathanDahlin Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Jun 28, 2000
    Quote:
    [hr][/hr][blockquote]"I've witnessed people *nicely* redirecting a thread and the response from the newer member would be something including many expletives and flames.

    Does this mean I don't have a right to defend myself? :D" --Vaderbait[/blockquote][hr][/hr]

    Here are a couple of funny quotes that apply to the situation: "Never argue with an idiot. People on the sidelines can't tell the difference."

    "Arguing on the Internet is like participating in the Special Olympics. Even if you win, you're still retarded."

    ;)

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    [hr][/hr][blockquote]"This thread really, really does suck." --Arsenal2002[/blockquote][hr][/hr]

    So do trolls returning under new usernames. Bye-bye! [face_devil]

    I agree with jas completely on this. The age-old rule of thumb "if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all" applies. By posting excessively in redundant/offtopic/trolling threads, you just "up" them. If it's a well-meaning newbie, point him in the right direction with a link. If it's a troll, PM an online mod and don't give him the attention he so badly desires.

    Thank you for your cooperation on this, guys! :)
     
  7. GriffZ

    GriffZ Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    May 27, 2001
    Whoa. Did you just ban Arsenal?


    Not cool. :mad:

     
  8. Theother1

    Theother1 Jedi Youngling

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    Apr 23, 2002
    Can't we have it both ways? Be nice to each other AND have poop and cats and stuff? Everybody poops, right?
     
  9. Spike_Spiegal

    Spike_Spiegal Jedi Youngling star 5

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    Mar 11, 2002
    Is posting just one [face_plain] or sarcastic comment posting excessively? I mean a trolls thread is gonna get locked and deleted anyway.
     
  10. _Arsenal_

    _Arsenal_ Jedi Youngling

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    May 1, 2002
    Well, this board really is being run by dinghy broads.

    EDIT: No, I'm not saying the broads are dirty. Don't blame me, it was Artie Lange's catchphrase.
     
  11. Spike_Spiegal

    Spike_Spiegal Jedi Youngling star 5

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    Mar 11, 2002
    THAT can't be good.


    EDIT: Ahh I see. All clear now.
     
  12. jasman

    jasman Administrator Emeritus star 4 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Aug 29, 1998
    Buh-bye again, Arse ... nal.


    Registered another sock right after being banned. I guess he didn't learn much in the past 3 years. Oh, well.
     
  13. DarthHutt

    DarthHutt Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Aug 2, 2000
    The MODs have gone mad with power! Mad, I tell you...mad! :eek:
     
  14. GriffZ

    GriffZ Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    May 27, 2001
    Well that isn't very friendly :(


     
  15. Yodaminch

    Yodaminch Force Ghost star 6

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    Mar 6, 2002
    okay i have read all the posts here and have a few questions.
    1. Like [was it] darthomer said what is the point of the registerde date? if we did away with this no one would know a new member from an old member. This would eliminate the taunts and bashing. Am i right?

    2. We are completely done with the cats, lock pics, and this thread is for me to poop on thing?

    3. No there is no three right now. if i think of it ill edit later.
    Edit:
    3. Can i get a definition of what exactly flaming and spamming is?
     
  16. JediKnight3

    JediKnight3 Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Jan 2, 2002
    We need Yoda of the Sith here to solve the problem!
     
  17. GriffZ

    GriffZ Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    May 27, 2001
    Er... If you wanna be a mod, you might wanna stop campaigning.

     
  18. Ulic_Qel_Droma

    Ulic_Qel_Droma Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Mar 26, 2002
    *comes in reads post*

    [face_plain]

    *walks away*
     
  19. JediKnight3

    JediKnight3 Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Jan 2, 2002
    YOTS, That is why I am one of your poop apprentices. You know what you're talking about. YOTS for MOD!!
     
  20. Yuk-Monkey

    Yuk-Monkey Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Dec 31, 2001
    This has been a long time coming, this
    THREAD is long overdue. I mean who
    IS anyone to bash on a newbie? And
    for those who do, you won't catch
    ME giving you any respect. Kudos
    to the Admins for finally getting rid of
    POOP in our vocabulary. now let's get
    ON with discussing this great movie!!!
     
  21. JediKnight3

    JediKnight3 Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Jan 2, 2002
  22. Well_Of_Souls

    Well_Of_Souls Jedi Master star 5

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    Aug 26, 2001
    YOTS, if you really want to become a mod, you're going about it all wrong.

    In regards to the topic itself, I fully support the campaign against all poop and cat jokes, but I hope we can still reply to threads with at least a little sarcasm, as long as it isn't too harsh.

    It's part of what makes this forum so enjoyable.
     
  23. GriffZ

    GriffZ Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    May 27, 2001
    Yeah, that's real clever, WOS.

    [face_plain]


     
  24. EmpressPalpatine

    EmpressPalpatine Jedi Youngling star 4

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    Mar 31, 2001
    so, are you saying that if I used me little [image=http://www.cse.msu.edu/~shailesh/threadlock.jpg] in a humorous way, not malicious, but just being funny, I'll be banned???
     
  25. Well_Of_Souls

    Well_Of_Souls Jedi Master star 5

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    Aug 26, 2001
    I thought you'd like it, GriffZ. You're such a nice and thoughtful guy. [face_plain]
     
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