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Message 72092 - Posted: 1 Sep 2016, 10:06:11 UTC - in response to Message 72090.  

Again no problem, but WHATEVER happened to individual views, can't we have them?

When one slaps down others just because their views are alien to one's own, one should expect backlash.

The problem with Mr S both on Main & now here it seems is that he delights in stretching that elastic band as far as he can - the problem is that he dislikes it when it rebounds on him.
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Message 72094 - Posted: 1 Sep 2016, 10:15:08 UTC - in response to Message 72092.  

Cause you can belive me i have plenty of me own views on things and i will guarentee that there are not P.C at all or maybe even legal ;-)

( i could tell you what people think of them who work for BT on Martlesham Heath ;-) )
I think both of you just try to go "fishing" with each other , spose would of made a great double act .
But doubt it woyld go down well on the "x-factor" probably to above the judges heads to understand you both ;-) ,Definatly would go way above the heads of the 20 sumthings heads in this country ;-)
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Message 72096 - Posted: 1 Sep 2016, 10:25:15 UTC - in response to Message 72094.  

:-) I bet. As for fishing, that has been pointed out to me so stood back & looked at it.

My problem is that I have always hit at contradictions & double standards.

I know, I should take a breath & enjoy a coffee, unfortunately if one does not stand by their convictions, what's the point in breathing?

As for Martlesham Heath, done my share of deliveries to that bunch of pretentious snobs often wanted to mistakenly reverse the truck into them :-)

However, they weren't as bad as the Peterborough mob - funny thing is that their site is now a hotel :-)
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Message 72097 - Posted: 1 Sep 2016, 10:40:03 UTC - in response to Message 72096.  

As for Martlesham Heath, done my share of deliveries to that bunch of pretentious snobs often wanted to mistakenly reverse the truck into them :-)


I used to work on Martlesham Heath ( and live 5 miles away from there ), know exactly what you mean and they in't changed at all ;-_
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Message 72109 - Posted: 1 Sep 2016, 13:20:13 UTC
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... No, never mind. Not here to babysit.
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Message 72112 - Posted: 1 Sep 2016, 13:49:08 UTC
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The way I see it - and that's my whole personal opinion as Jord, not as a moderator - is that you instigated it. Yesterday you posted your snippet about forums versus Twitter/Facebook, everyone who had a different opinion about it posted something about that then. Today you come back posting this bit, and really, if I would want to go check a fact or two, I'd also check on the same name you have here and that you post with over there.

And perhaps post my opinion about that. Am I then attacking you? Because you prefer to leave information out?
I haven't read everything all of you wrote, and as ever, I am not going to do so either. Bits and pieces of your posts is what I pick up on, not all.

10 years ago around this time I was hyper-stressed, moderting only the stupid Cafe at Seti. Wishing that that forum would be closed, so that I could go back to what I prefer to do, help people. Which ended in me giving up the moderator account there and posting in Q&A only. I haven't returned to the Cafe ever, since. You can check that.

Now, I am not going to close The Lounge here, or any of these threads. But I am also not going to put myself in the middle of the fights you all want to have between yourselves. You start them, you figure a way out of them. Or else, the next time you post something, think for a minute or 5 before clicking "Post reply", re-read what you've written and if you want to get a post in reply to yourself written in that way. And if not, rewrite, or perhaps shrug and delete.

You wouldn't want to know how many posts I have deleted before I clicked the actual "Post reply" button. Just because I needed to get things off my chest, out of my system, but I didn't need the additional negative energy that the post would create. Although I've also done plenty of posts where I post and never return to the thread. Wish I could do that here.

So, putting my moderator hat back on, have fun. But please, if you do want to post extremely volatile stuff like you do, then also lovingly embrace the consequences, answers and flak you're going to get.
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Message 72115 - Posted: 1 Sep 2016, 14:27:04 UTC - in response to Message 72112.  

Well my apologies for aggravating the problem Jord. Sometimes though...

...need to make more coffee :-)
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Message 72118 - Posted: 1 Sep 2016, 14:57:58 UTC

And the kitties were not even involved in this latest brouhaha.....
Go get 'em, Chris.

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Message 72120 - Posted: 1 Sep 2016, 15:09:48 UTC - in response to Message 72116.  

No apologies from me.

There lies your problem, you don't think you're in the wrong & that everyone else is. Pure sociopathic outlook.
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Message 72127 - Posted: 1 Sep 2016, 16:39:47 UTC - in response to Message 72120.  

And I have a pure kittyopathic outlook.

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Message 72128 - Posted: 1 Sep 2016, 16:42:02 UTC - in response to Message 72127.  

Ah but you are well known for taking good care of the kitties :-)
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Message 72130 - Posted: 1 Sep 2016, 16:46:30 UTC - in response to Message 72128.  

That is true. Not much I would not do for them.
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Message 72135 - Posted: 1 Sep 2016, 17:15:04 UTC

And I see SpaceX went boom.
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Message 72138 - Posted: 1 Sep 2016, 17:31:48 UTC - in response to Message 72137.  

Yes it did Mark!

Boom

Ouch....and with a 200 Million dollar satellite aboard as well.
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Message 72145 - Posted: 1 Sep 2016, 21:59:07 UTC
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Especially for all you Star Trek TNG fans: Star Trek’s Dr. Crusher in Sexy New Video.
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Message 72149 - Posted: 2 Sep 2016, 0:41:58 UTC - in response to Message 72112.  

Ageless wrote:
10 years ago around this time I was hyper-stressed, moderting only the stupid Cafe at Seti. Wishing that that forum would be closed, so that I could go back to what I prefer to do, help people. Which ended in me giving up the moderator account there and posting in Q&A only. I haven't returned to the Cafe ever, since. You can check that.


Slightly tongue in cheek i guess that help did not extend to troll counselling, cleaning up their droppings and a hug when they get some stinky troll bait gets stuck in their ear.

This (and the other) thread by its title is inviting those from that "stupid Cafe" to cause moderator stress and burn-out.

It will only take some misplaced series of insensitive posts, for the attention of the owner to point at The University of California about page
Everywhere you turn you find this commitment to excellence.
and say "It does not end with a caveat for your social forum"

That said, i quite like this thread for tuning my ignore list and so improve the S/N ratio, kind of like a personal seti project. If any reader stumbles across this thread and would like to try ignoring please go to here and use 42295 as my ID. Other IDs are easy to find, just hover over a name.
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Message 72151 - Posted: 2 Sep 2016, 7:59:28 UTC

Sorry that I have been the cause of so much angst over the years. My life is a work in progress, and shall probably be until I pass.
Hope I can make some amends before that happens.

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Message 72153 - Posted: 2 Sep 2016, 8:25:31 UTC - in response to Message 72149.  
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This (and the other) thread by its title is inviting those from that "stupid Cafe" to cause moderator stress and burn-out.

I came quite a ways since that time and know in 99% of the cases what to do. The other 1% I ask my fellow moderators for help, or to step in on.

But it's the second time within 24 hours that you've mentioned the roughness of modship. I'll give you a further 24 hours to think it over... :p

Edit: and damn, look at what y'all made me do, go through 11,000 posts unnoticed.
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Message 72158 - Posted: 2 Sep 2016, 11:31:02 UTC
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Now that Vic Perrrin has returned control of our TV's monitors, a film worth watching on its release.

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Message 72169 - Posted: 2 Sep 2016, 18:31:24 UTC

Just meowing.

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