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Well said, Dolf and I agree thoroughly. As I said before, ban on sight for personal attacks. I just about locked the Memphis game thread last night because folks were going overboard with attacking Hots. Argue the points of post, but refrain from the attacks!

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This really helps. I put another squawker on ignore and it made my experience much more enjoyable. Utilize that option squawkers.

 

Sorry you can't put me on ignore! 

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Old Hots.... Perhaps the most misunderstood poster on HS. I'm not saying he shoots rainbows out of his arse but he does have a rhyme and reason to how he thinks. You just don't always see it.

I haven't read the thread in question nor will I. I don't see it as a stretch that Hots said something that people took offense to. If you don't like it counter it is all I will say. He doesn't run and hide he will come back at you and if you are right about the Hawks and he's wrong it won't be hard to figure out.

But don't hide behind your "fandom" and take the easy way out by getting personal. It's a sign of weakness and shouldn't be tolerated.

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Sorry you can't put me on ignore!

He can't see that sh*t @Dolfan23!

Question: what if you learn a poster actually lives under a bridge. Are we allowed to call them a troll then?

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Sorry you can't put me on ignore! 

 

 

Not so. I've put many people on Ignore over the years well before the IT guys invented their more modern version, and even today, the old-fashioned method works just fine. So, yeah, you're still being read but by my own choice, my friend... hehe.

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Man, should I just give a retirement speech?

 

Seriously though, it'll be good to see some other folks get bant.  We don't have to agree but we do have to be courteous.

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This is a good thing. This is a 180 degree  place now from how it was back in the old days. And I am glad. If you can't argue a point but have to insult the poster then we don't need you. A time out might give some people perspective.

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As I said in chat, only lazy posters use name calling and personal attacks when in a debate. Either put effort in debating why Poster X is wrong or DON'T SAY ANYTHING. And if you think a poster is just throwing out the lure to reel posters in, then simply don't respond! They win if you give in!

Also, if a poster were ever to go completely off the deep end with off-basis negativity, us mods would take care of that too.

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He can't see that sh*t @Dolfan23!

Question: what if you learn a poster actually lives under a bridge. Are we allowed to call them a troll then?

 

Again no making fun of @kg01 or his sister! 

Not so. I've put many people on Ignore over the years well before the IT guys invented their more modern version, and even today, the old-fashioned method works just fine. So, yeah, you're still being read but by my own choice, my friend... hehe.

 

Don't make me have to refer to you as Fredo, @sturt

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As I said in chat, only lazy posters use name calling and personal attacks when in a debate. Either put effort in debating why Poster X is wrong or DON'T SAY ANYTHING. And if you think a poster is just throwing out the lure to reel posters in, then simply don't respond! They win if you give in!

Also, if a poster were ever to go completely off the deep end with off-basis negativity, us mods would take care of that too.

 

That's another point to make. If you wanna be the biggest ass in the world you're free to do so via PM or even in the chat I truly don't care about either of those. But when there's going to be visitors looking at the forums, Google indexing it, etc and those posts being archived forever, I don't want people insulting each other in the public forums. 

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Did I miss something here? That's why I wait until AFTER the big win....err....game to talk in the chatroom...

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As I said in chat, only lazy posters use name calling and personal attacks when in a debate. Either put effort in debating why Poster X is wrong or DON'T SAY ANYTHING. And if you think a poster is just throwing out the lure to reel posters in, then simply don't respond! They win if you give in!

Also, if a poster were ever to go completely off the deep end with off-basis negativity, us mods would take care of that too.

Hey shitbird, did you just call me lazy?!? {/sarcasm}

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Damn ISH bringing in the stench of that garbage board. Guess its not not enough to make a mockery of one bird , why not go for two?

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That's another point to make. If you wanna be the biggest ass in the world you're free to do so via PM or even in the chat I truly don't care about either of those. But when there's going to be visitors looking at the forums, Google indexing it, etc and those posts being archived forever, I don't want people insulting each other in the public forums. 

 

Big sigh of relief there.  There's some nasty stuff going around 'bout you certain people in chat.  I don't know who the sources are but @JayBirdHawk is always laughing loudest. (tag, you're it)

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Big sigh of relief there. There's some nasty stuff going around 'bout you certain people in chat. I don't know who the sources are but @JayBirdHawk is always laughing loudest. (tag, you're it)

Say what? @kg01 I follow your lead. The chat is a free for all.

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Say what? @kg01 I follow your lead. The chat is a free for all.

 

I'm just messin with you.  We all know who the real culprit is ... @hawksfanatic!!

 

Ok, I'm gonna stop messing up this thread.

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I know this is directed toward me but I just can't respect certain people after some of the absurdly offensive crap I've seen them post elsewhere. But it won't happen again I guess.

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