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Post by Tiff » Fri Oct 24, 2003 9:18 pm

I'm repeating what I said in the "Top Ten Anime" Topic (located in the Anime section) so that EVERYBODY will have read it. EVERYONE needs to read it again, becuase there is added info.

People, I am so tired of asking everyone to read every post. You should at LEAST be reading the post that introduces the topic.
I'm going to say this once more:
READ EVERY POST BEFORE REPLYING. IF I SEE ANOTHER REPEATING POST OR A POST GOING AGAINST THE GENERAL GUIDELINES OF THE TOPIC (ex: Em said ten. TEN. Not 8. Not 23. TEN.), IT WILL BE DELETED AND YOU WILL BE WARNED.

This is for EVERY TOPIC. I really am tired of wasting time deleting and editing posts. As a mod, I have to read every post, people. It won't kill you to read the posts in the topic which you will be replying.

If you come at me with "I didn't know", or "I didn't see it.", that excuse will be ignored, as I have posted this in TWO PLACES. Being a brand new member two weeks from now is one thing. ANYONE who is signed up now and actively posting should read this, and I will only be more pissed off if you don't.

I'm not trying to be a bitch, but i'm so tired of repeating myself. PLEASE stop wasting space, and only post if you are keeping to the topic and not repeating someone else's post.
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Post by MarioKnight » Fri Oct 24, 2003 10:48 pm

Wow, the fact there has to be a post like this is sad, really sad. Common sense people. -_-
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Post by ParaKiss_Groupie » Sat Oct 25, 2003 9:18 am

In case I have ever done this, (and I probably have) I'm sorry. I promise to be more careful.
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Post by Akarui Kibuno » Sat Oct 25, 2003 5:04 pm

I agree with Dan, sad fact that it has to be posted. But at least, people here will more than likely read it... not like in other places where they don't read anything whatsoever u_u;;;
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Post by TrebekCrow » Sat Oct 25, 2003 8:55 pm

Have you guys ever considered having some sort of application process or 'basic user' status with only limited posting priveleges? that might be enough to keep people reading the threads(and responding to them intelligently) and might overall contribute to the growth of the community. A good example of a system like this that works very well is at The Mana Drain.
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Post by Luchia Nanami » Sat Oct 25, 2003 11:33 pm

:roll:

Yeah. You need to re-write your post. It was clearly written in rage and I for one cannot follow it very well. I had to read it a few times before coming to this:

Basically what you're saying is read every post right and then reply?

Right?

That won't happen, but okay. This place is far from your average forum since apparently has memory restraints? But none-the-less a forum it is, and the members are not perfect.

This isn't a chatroom but people are always going to skim over some posts and not quite see everything. It's the same anyplace. So don't freak out on us.

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Post by ParaKiss_Groupie » Sat Oct 25, 2003 11:43 pm

Luchia Nanami wrote::roll:

Yeah. You need to re-write your post. It was clearly written in rage and I for one cannot follow it very well. I had to read it a few times before coming to this:

Basically what you're saying is read every post right and then reply?

Right?

That won't happen, but okay. This place is far from your average forum since apparently has memory restraints? But none-the-less a forum it is, and the members are not perfect.

This isn't a chatroom but people are always going to skim over some posts and not quite see everything. It's the same anyplace. So don't freak out on us.
I understood everything she said fine. And besides, she's not asking us to be perfect. Yes, everyone makes mistakes every now and then. But, should she really have to say "Read all the posts, please" in every topic, several times? It's gotta get tiring after a while. Besides, I'd think you'd want to read everything first anyway. That way, you know if you're repeating anything, or stating something that someone else already disproved. It's just common sense, as Dan said.
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Post by missmarazzi » Sun Oct 26, 2003 7:57 am

*bangs head against monitor*

Scuse my stupidity :oops: Won't be doing that again.

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Post by Tiff » Sun Oct 26, 2003 1:47 pm

Luchia Nanami wrote::roll:

Yeah. You need to re-write your post. It was clearly written in rage and I for one cannot follow it very well. I had to read it a few times before coming to this:

Basically what you're saying is read every post right and then reply?

Right?

That won't happen, but okay. This place is far from your average forum since apparently has memory restraints? But none-the-less a forum it is, and the members are not perfect.

This isn't a chatroom but people are always going to skim over some posts and not quite see everything. It's the same anyplace. So don't freak out on us.
Then you're the only one who can't follow it. As Parakiss said, he could read it just fine. So could Dan. And a few other people i've asked. I'm not going to re-write the post simply becuase you cannot follow it. Of course it was written in rage. I'm tired of having to repeat myself. IT GETS OLD. This forum has been around for a while, and since it went up, i've had to repeat this over..and over..and over. Sometimes even to the same people.

Let me get something straight with you, Luchia. Do NOT tell the mods how to do their job. Certainly, we make mistakes. And when we do, we correct them. But don't come into my forum and tell me I need to re-write a post that so far, can be understood by just about everyone but you.

Have you read the rules?
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Same as above, adding on that under no circumstances you demand we make certain changes. We have reasons behind the decisions we make here, and if you don't like them, nicely suggest something to us instead of demanding we do something now. I can tell you right now, rude demands will definetly not happen."

Telling me I need to re-write my post and not to "freak out on you" is quite rude. I've had to remind you quite frequently of the rules. It's reasons like this that my post above is so anger-filled.

We provide a free service that comes with rules. Nobody here is perfect, including the mods. But none of us are stupid. So far, it's been proven that all of us can read. Therefore, there's NO REASON for me to have to repeat myself as much as I do. Just about every day, I have to remind someone of the above. That's just ridiculous.

I'm not going to re-write my post. Deal with it.

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Post by Tiff » Sun Oct 26, 2003 1:49 pm

missmarazzi wrote:*bangs head against monitor*

Scuse my stupidity :oops: Won't be doing that again.

Manda x
You're far from stupid, hun. Thanks for reading it.

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Post by Tempest » Sun Oct 26, 2003 2:23 pm

I probably should have posted to this a while ago. ^^; I really can't use "Busy" as an excuse, because I have the time to post to other topics. I'm just letting you know that I read your post. Understood and Agreed.

Have you considered a "Three Strikes" rule. Breaking of any rule results in a strike. Perhaps. "Three Strikes" and your restricted from the forums for a week? "9 Strikes" (3 sets of three) and your banned"? sorta deal. @_o I know that sounds like alot of work, but it may set a good example. I know of forums that I used to go to implied that rule.
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Post by Tiff » Sun Oct 26, 2003 2:26 pm

Tempest wrote:
Have you considered a "Three Strikes" rule. Breaking of any rule results in a strike. Perhaps. "Three Strikes" and your restricted from the forums for a week? "9 Strikes" (3 sets of three) and your banned"? sorta deal. @_o I know that sounds like alot of work, but it may set a good example. I know of forums that I used to go to implied that rule.
that's pretty close to our system, actually. Generally, if you've broken a rule once or twice, I warn you. Then, if you do it again, you're temporarily banned.
I generally don't permanently ban people unless it's something pretty damn bad, like huge disrespect or the constant breaking of rules. But it sounds like a good idea. I'll bring it up to Bob and Dan.

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Post by Starscream » Sun Oct 26, 2003 3:19 pm

Thanks for posting this, Tiff. I apologize if I've ever done this in the past, and hope not to fall into the trap again ^^;; You guys do a good job in running this site, so keep up the good work. I'll do my best not to make my posts too much of an inconvenience to the mods, myself ^^;;;
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Post by Jed-kun » Sun Oct 26, 2003 3:47 pm

Sorry, I'm sure that I've done this. Sometimes it's hard to read all the posts (like when it's a 6-9 page thingy), but I will try to read ALL the posts from now on or not post in it. Once again, sorry.
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Post by Tiff » Sun Oct 26, 2003 4:09 pm

as much as I appreciate the apologies (and they're very sweet, guys ^_^), don't feel the need to. Like I said, everyone makes mistakes, and doing it once or twice isn't something that makes me angry. It's the ones that do it CONSTANTLY.

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Post by Luchia Nanami » Mon Oct 27, 2003 2:51 am

What demand?

Need/ought/should = suggestion words.

I neved said do it, or you better re-write it, or whatever.

But now that we've both misunderstood one anothers posts lets be friends :!:

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Post by J Anderson » Mon Oct 27, 2003 4:34 am

I read it yesterday. I thought it was prefectly clear.

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Post by Rainbow » Mon Oct 27, 2003 10:21 am

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Post by MarioKnight » Mon Oct 27, 2003 12:19 pm

Luchia Nanami wrote:You need to re-write your post.
I don't see how that's not a demand...
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Post by Tiff » Mon Oct 27, 2003 1:04 pm

Luchia Nanami wrote:What demand?

Need/ought/should = suggestion words.

I neved said do it, or you better re-write it, or whatever.

But now that we've both misunderstood one anothers posts lets be friends :!:
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Something required or wanted; a requisite: “Those of us who led the charge for these women's issues... shared a common vision in the needs of women” (Olympia Snowe).
Necessity; obligation: There is no need for you to go.


There you have it.
The point is this: your post was out of line. You demanded I re-write the post, you said that nobody was going to do what I asked (which is utterly wrong), and you told me not to "freak out on you".
It was rude and disrespectful.
Everytime I ask you to not break the rules, Luchia, you argue with me or you don't acknowledge my posts. THERE ARE RULES HERE. Follow them, or leave.
I'd like to be friends, but I cannot do that until we're both on the same page.
If you wish to reply to this, do it via PM, as this isn't the place to continue this discussion.

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