Posts by BOINC Moderator

1) Message boards : The Lounge : Grumbles, Glory and Covid-19 (2) (Message 103085)
Posted 7 days ago by BOINC Moderator
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Nah.
2) Message boards : The Lounge : Grumbles, Glory and Covid-19 (2) (Message 103083)
Posted 7 days ago by BOINC Moderator
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Oh and er.... you're arguing with me right now.
If you don't like the answer, the other side is arguing with you?
I answered you in as neutral a way as possible, but since you seem to try to get into an argument - considering the rest of your answers to my post - I'll do my next best thing and not answer you anymore. Have a nice day.
3) Message boards : The Lounge : Grumbles, Glory and Covid-19 (2) (Message 103072)
Posted 8 days ago by BOINC Moderator
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It's not those rules that get broken, it's "special ones" that apply in these threads only.
There are some community rules yes, which you'll get to know if you're here long enough and try to learn instead of telling everyone that you're the new alpha dog and that none of the previous rules apply to you. There's also netiquette and common courtesy.

And it's not always stated which moderator is upset.
When posts are hidden you can see on the email that's sent out automatically whodunnit. Too bad the forum banishment code doesn't state which moderator did it. But in this case you know as they made themselves known on the forum and you answered them.
And they ignore PMs.
Try being friendly.

It would be quite funny though if they banned 50 users at once - that was the promise, so if an argument occurs, I expect to see many people disappearing.
The promise was made after you were banished. I know, as I wrote it. So the next time you get banished, you'll probably not be the only one.
4) Message boards : The Lounge : Grumbles, Glory and Covid-19 (2) (Message 103070)
Posted 8 days ago by BOINC Moderator
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I honestly have no idea what it is that upsets you about my posts.
If you want to know, PM the moderator who posted that. We're not discussing this on the boards. As for rules, look to the left of the window in which you formulate your answer, and before hastily pressing Post reply, consider that what you write isn't against anything in those rules.
5) Message boards : The Lounge : Don't know where it should go? Stick it here! (Message 102976)
Posted 15 days ago by BOINC Moderator
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All right. If you want to do politics in this thread, then don't complain about politics being done in this sub-forum when you find it elsewhere.
And as politics go, they'll be heated. But make notice of the warning I put in the other thread, flamers and baiters will get Barn Owl's vacation vouchers to spend in our penal colony in NK (that's Nether Kellet for the uninitiated). It's only up to you if you want to and for how long that is.

So, want to discuss politics? Fine.
But keep it civil. And if you can't, then just don't discuss politics.
6) Message boards : The Lounge : Grumbles, Glory and Covid-19 (2) (Message 102970)
Posted 15 days ago by BOINC Moderator
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Let me warn everyone that in the future flame baiting will get you the same vacation time as the person taking the bait. In other words, use the filter option on the forums or mentally ignore the other party, but we won't allow more flame fests as that have happened here.
7) Message boards : Projects : bad news everyone, results of the BOINC Collatz project are invalid (Message 102944)
Posted 16 days ago by BOINC Moderator
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Also, can't BOINC remove the project from their list?

If we're to remove every project from the list that one person finds something about, we've got nothing left.

Now I don't mind you posting this here, but do know that we cannot help you. BOINC is just a managing program, we don't tell projects how they run their project or how they want to use BOINC for their purpose.
8) Message boards : The Lounge : Grumbles, Glory and Covid-19 (2) (Message 102887)
Posted 18 days ago by BOINC Moderator
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Can you all please stop the current discussion in this thread and continue that in Don't know where it should go? Stick it here!, because it's got nothing to do with Glory, Grumbles or Covid-19.
9) Message boards : Questions and problems : BOINC 7.16.11 for MacOS 10.7 and 10.8; BOINC 7.16.13 for MacOS 10.9 and above (Message 101802)
Posted 27 Nov 2020 by BOINC Moderator
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BOINC 7.16.11 is the last version that can install and run on MacOS 10.7 and 10.8
BOINC 7.16.13 can install and run on MacOS 10.9 and above.

What it says on https://boinc.berkeley.edu/download_all.php isn't true, that 7.16.11 works on MacOS 10.7.0 - 10.15.7, but we have to wait until we find someone who can edit the page before this changes.
The logic that decides which version you get when going to https://boinc.berkeley.edu/download.php may also be flawed, we're looking into that.

Keep the above as guide line.
10) Message boards : The Lounge : Grumbles, Glory and Covid-19 (2) (Message 101482)
Posted 3 Nov 2020 by BOINC Moderator
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Discussion is fine, but keep the personal attacks and swear words out of it.
Thank you.
11) Message boards : The Lounge : Grumbles, Glory and Covid-19 (2) (Message 101417)
Posted 1 Nov 2020 by BOINC Moderator
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Can I convert the bans into Boinc credits? Or perhaps a leaderboard for how many times people get told off?
There are no BOINC credits and you'll never manage to better the amount of bans Knut has gathered together.
12) Message boards : The Lounge : Meow. (Message 101177)
Posted 20 Oct 2020 by BOINC Moderator
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I know you're answering these things to yourself, but will ask you to refrain from doing so as everyone else in the thread may think you secretly mean them, even when you post them as answer to your own posts. It's gone on long enough now.
13) Message boards : The Lounge : Meow. (Message 101072)
Posted 12 Oct 2020 by BOINC Moderator
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I'll allow this political thread for now, but no swearing, not even with '*' at key positions. Want to have a discussion about American politics, do it civilized.
14) Message boards : The Lounge : Grumbles, Glory and Covid-19 (2) (Message 100980)
Posted 7 Oct 2020 by BOINC Moderator
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In answer to your new signature:
No messages that are deliberately hostile, threatening, or insulting.

Also in answer to your new signature: it's also OCD to keep continuing to post with a signature in a thread where it's explicitly requested not to do so.
If you then also wish to insult me, that'll cost you another two weeks. We can continue this until the sun dies, end result is always that you'll go on a two week vacation. Or you can just for once throw that pride in the bin and follow the request, just like everyone else does.
15) Message boards : The Lounge : Grumbles, Glory and Covid-19 (2) (Message 100744)
Posted 13 Sep 2020 by BOINC Moderator
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I asked that you disable your signature in this thread only (edit: the "rest in peace" thread also reads better without having disturbing signature images in it), since you have the option, as it's right next to the Submit reply button.

If you find that "silly little childish rules", or that if we shouldn't allow signatures we should rewrite the forum software to disable that option, then so be it. Know that aside from the rules on the left while posting, we also have some (non-written) community rules, gathered over the course of 20+ years of Seti&BOINC forums. Perhaps that while you're unable to post here you look up those rules, ask around, things like that. And learn.
16) Message boards : The Lounge : Grumbles, Glory and Covid-19 (2) (Message 100724)
Posted 13 Sep 2020 by BOINC Moderator
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Enough with the signature posting "because it's there". The checkmark option is next to the Post reply button, use it.
The original owner of this thread did ask in his FiPo:
No flames or signatures, please.
So follow netiquette and do so. You don't see anyone else post with his signature in here, so why must you? We've been here before in the previous thread which you single-handly F'ed up, so this is last warning material. Again. Comply or get a 14 day vacation and your posts removed.
17) Message boards : Questions and problems : Downloading from weight 0 project instead of weight 1000 (Message 100460)
Posted 24 Aug 2020 by BOINC Moderator
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You've been told several times what your course of action should be. Ignoring what people tell you and just continuing on your destructive path spreading flames and hate isn't much liked around here. Last warning before I give you a two week vacation.
18) Message boards : Questions and problems : New spammer attacks (Message 100127)
Posted 24 Jul 2020 by BOINC Moderator
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Doing clean up again, so sorry for all the forums with posts without posts. We had a spammer post old copies of posts again.
19) Message boards : Questions and problems : BOINC no longer requesting work. (Message 99735)
Posted 8 Jul 2020 by BOINC Moderator
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clearly shows
As I don't work for Nvidia and I don't gain any monetary influx from posting that link, nor does my name show on that graphics card, then that's possible yes. Plenty of news pages being linked to by people where advertisements are showing. I don't mind the other link, but perhaps people of the community will and when they report it, another moderator will look into it and you have another chance of getting asked to remove the link.
20) Message boards : Questions and problems : BOINC no longer requesting work. (Message 99730)
Posted 8 Jul 2020 by BOINC Moderator
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Yes, and if you go to the Nvidia website and choose to see graphics cards, you also get to see their prices. It's extra work you have to do, the drivers site itself doesn't show any prices. Whereas following the links you sprouted put us smack damn in the middle of a book page with prices. Your name was on those books as well, so it was your intent to sell them. That makes you a commercial party.

People around here will also post links to graphics cards they plan to buy or to help others looking for graphics cards. These people don't post those links with commercial intent, they don't get any money out of it. And they certainly don't put those links in their signature to post with it every post they make.

I could say I don't make the rules, but that's not true. I did help make the rules included in the BOINC forum software.
Also probably be glad you had me on your path, I've got moderators on here that don't mind banishing you without warning.

Let's get back to the thread and its topic.


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