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Discussion in 'Comments & Feedback' started by cdawall, Oct 20, 2012.

  1. sneekypeet

    sneekypeet Unpaid Babysitter Staff Member

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    As a mod I allow opinionated posts as long as they aren't attacking anyone. Who am I to tell members what to think or write? As long as the rules aren't broken or bent, we really cant abuse them for being "spirited".
     
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    I have been here for going on the 5th year. There have been several times another forum has come up. When this happened, there were only negative comments toward those forums. The majority of these posts from TPU members were saying other forum members were assholes or trolls or the mods were abusive.

    TPU is not blacklisted, every other forum than your own is blacklisted. This applies to everyone.

    As long as you've been here, I am surprised you haven't noticed the same.
     
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  3. erocker

    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Why take it personally? I fully understand that you got your information from somewhere you didn't bother to link to. I'm calling the information false, not you.

    If anything, the way I see it, people come here with bad attitudes, then they leave with bad attitudes. What they say before, during or after makes no difference to me or the "listing" of the forum.
     
  4. sneekypeet

    sneekypeet Unpaid Babysitter Staff Member

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    Hey we cant suck that bad if we are the go to place when the "other forums" shit the bed, we even set up tents and supply coffee!
     
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  5. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    The only reason I brought it up was I started noticing silliness myself. Seriously every single AMD or Intel thread has someone post hey AMD sucks. It gets frustrating to read the news. If anything this has nothing to do with other forums but our own getting overtly fanboyish yet again. Same thing happened with c2d came out.

    Also he only reason I chose the term blacklisted is it seemed the simplest way to describe the post.
     
  6. sneekypeet

    sneekypeet Unpaid Babysitter Staff Member

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    You have to realize we have a bunch of kids signing up as we are getting older and wiser. So while we see it more now and it annoys us, think back to why the post whores club was started if you want to talk about BS posts all over TPU:p
     
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    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Yep. I wouldn't know how to do anything with that unless these posts are reported. Saying something like "X sucks or Z sucks" without any kind of explanation or out of context should be dealt with in some form or another. Moderators don't normally spend time reading through every thread.
     
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    I will have to agree that we could be a bit more cordial to new members, and to each other. There is quite enough animosity to go around, I see it every day.

    If you have frustrations, take it out on your wife or dog, leave TPU alone :D
     
  9. sneekypeet

    sneekypeet Unpaid Babysitter Staff Member

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    you mean your "spidey sense" doesn't work for that like it does for finding reoccurring members?
     
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    I guess I'm not getting this.

    We allow people to say whatever they want on TPU as long as it's within the guidelines.
    If someone has a bad experience on another forum and they say that here, it's not censored.
    If someone does not like TPU it's not censored.
    Nothing is "blacklisted" except spamming.
    Nothing is removed except excessive trolling or flaming of other members or someone being a total asshat.
    You guys know the rules.

    Do you all not like this approach to an open forum? Let us know.
     
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    I like it, it works fine, it's a great approach and pls dont change it.

    It has integrity, and that stands out.
     
  12. trickson

    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Intel FTW!!! ATI FTW!!! This is just how I see it!
     
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    So what are you suggesting?
     
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    I wanna see these sites
     
  15. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    God it's been a while. Hell w1z gave us our own forum because of how bad GN used to be.

    Thing is some of them have been reported and normally nothing is still done other than a "stay on topic post" until it gets really bad and we see threads locked or entire pages deleted.


    Let's take this post for instance. Has absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with a thread about APU's. In fact it is completely wrong. A couple posts down is an even stupider post.

    :shadedshu It seems like every single AMD thread about anything is FILLED with crap like that. I mean seriously? WTF.

    Oh sure you do. :laugh:
     
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    We have a few assholes such as myself and mailman.. but we put the little assholes in their place so they can grow into helpful forum members..

    ya assholes..


    I'd also say I do my fair share of helping
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Nothing just pointing out that just because some one say's some thing like this it doesn't represent the whole truth and nothing but the truth. It is an Opinion and just like assholes EVERY one has one. And just like assholes shit comes out of it all the time. :roll:

    It should be some thing people take with a grain of salt. TPU is the best place to get information. Sure you have to weed through OPINIONS but that is just the way life is.
    Cdawall you need to take things less seriously. Just sayin..
     
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    In a past internet life I was a mod at a forum that is far more unkind and much more unloving, even to the point of if you were nice you would get smacked around for fun. TPU is very mild, and I love to tell people I love them when they are being retarded, it makes me feel special in my special places.


    What was the point of this thread again? Oh well, I love all of you.
     
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    Awesome lol
     
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    So, a lot of people are jealous of/hates TPU because they are unworthy of being a part of it? How did that become TPU's fault?
     
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    i just absolutely love TPU but, not all of TPU absolutely loves me! Thats pretty much why I like what performs best when I am fishing out of season but other than that at least the population is civil and knowledgeable with out having to use live bait and all.:toast:


    :ohwell:
     
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    I noticed a bit of this too, the amd thing, i even wondered if somehow there was some "agenda" going on behind it, i don't like it either, it's rubbish not "opinion".[thats just my opinion lol]:laugh:
     
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    yup

    I agree, I've lurked for a while, built a bunch of systems, lurked other places, but this irked me and want to post. This is the only tech site that I frequent. My reasons are the community, I chose between HF? I think it is, TH, AT...Just like this community. Thumbs up TPU.
     
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