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Other Re-Open Demotivational Petition

Discussion in 'General' started by TheBlackSwordsMan, 28 Jul 2010.

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  1. TheBlackSwordsMan

    TheBlackSwordsMan Far over the misty mountains cold

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    I know nothing about this (Now) Legendary MEAN picture who crashed down our LAND. It was really mean?
     
  2. Moriquendi

    Moriquendi Bit Tech Biker

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    It got out of hand, that thread had the most relaxed rules of any part of this site and still people would ignore them. Warnings from the mods were taken as an opportunity to wind them up. Finally the quality of demotes had fallen way, way down, from being the cool fringe festival that attracted new people it became a den of pornographers and lame comedians. At the end of the day BT is a tech site if people joined for the demote thread alone, particularly towards the end, they probably wouldn't be people to fit into the rest of the site particularly well.

    Moriquendi
     
  3. shigllgetcha

    shigllgetcha Come at me bro

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    change it to a pic only thread. no text, no bitching
     
  4. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    It was a good laugh for ages, but in the last pages it just turned into sourpussies whining at each other and disregarding the rules set by moderators. Lets just remember the first 1000-or-so pages and forget about the rest.
     
  5. Psycho

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    I believe rules were broken that many times because there was nobody to reinforce them (ban after warning)

    Man even I could do that...
     
  6. shigllgetcha

    shigllgetcha Come at me bro

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    the mod's job is not to look after the demot thread, its a tech forum their time is best spent elsewhere.
     
  7. Psycho

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    I guess you are right, but they could promote a qualified member of the forums to be a mod for that thread only.
     
  8. Material

    Material Soco Amaretto Lime

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    I'm demotivated by this thread
     
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  9. TheBlackSwordsMan

    TheBlackSwordsMan Far over the misty mountains cold

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    Yes, one who is frequently here but Who ? Who can afford to do this risky job ?? ^^
     
  10. Psycho

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    I WILL DO IT!! I WILL CARRY THE RING INTO MORDOR!! (sorry had to do it :D)
     
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  11. shigllgetcha

    shigllgetcha Come at me bro

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    the amount of rep given out in that thread made the rep system completely useless aswell
     
  12. TheBlackSwordsMan

    TheBlackSwordsMan Far over the misty mountains cold

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    AND I WILL SUPPORT YOU ! I don't think there will be a return journey, Mr. Losenis
     
  13. SuicideNeil

    SuicideNeil What's a Dremel?

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    It would have made a lot more sense, indeed. I think Bindi just got fed up with people PMing him to complain about 'that picture', so took the quick & easy option of locking the thread, rather than dealing with the issue and the people whom caused it in the first place.

    Such is life, no one ever reads the rules on posting, or on the nature of the thread, so people will get easily offended- if you dont like something, dont go near it, simples. :duh:

    EDIT: re- rep. Simple- posts in the misc/ general section dont count towards you actual total, so nor should rep points awards in this section either. I think that should be easy enough to implement.
     
  14. Psycho

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    Oh the humanity...I'm starting to think it's masochist...
     
  15. TheBlackSwordsMan

    TheBlackSwordsMan Far over the misty mountains cold

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    Dont think that way Mr.Losenis, we will see many other sunny day together. ^^
     
  16. Akava

    Akava Lurking...

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    The way I see it; it was fun while it lasted, it's over now.

    Time to move on to other threads, I might just check out the video thread and see whats going on in there.
     
  17. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    I volounteer (sp?) to mod the thread. Im serious. I had a blast reading it on a daily basis and would hate to see ut die.

    I even have experience as a mod on a tech forum (nokytech.net).
     
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  18. Psycho

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    I shall support you then.
     
  19. Smilodon

    Smilodon The Antagonist

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    Yeah, I'm not saying that all the participants in the demot thread will spend all their time in other threads now, but I do believe that some people may discover some other threads they haven't earlier.

    Yes, we may loose some members as well but that's life, really. Sad but true.


    edit: Being mod for the demot thread isn't a job for just one person. You will need a team that will spend time there 24/7. (OK, maybe constant monitoring isn't necessary, I'm just saying that things do happen pretty quickly in that thread.)
     
  20. TheBlackSwordsMan

    TheBlackSwordsMan Far over the misty mountains cold

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    I shall support Him too
     
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