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Re: Um...
« Reply #30 on: February 22, 2016, 12:29:31 AM »

http://www.atheistthinktank.org/index.php?topic=9168.0

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I went there, and I have a question.
What is this: IQ: +345/-187 --thing you guys have under your avatar?

It's how smart or stupid people think your comments are. This website could have it, Admin chooses not to have it.

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Re: Um...
« Reply #31 on: February 22, 2016, 12:30:35 AM »
(I've taken a ban from a Satanist forum myself before)

The Satanists banned you?  Now that's a story I wouldn't mind hearing, tho I expect it would need to be on another thread.

Nothing as exciting as you might imagine. I got a weeks ban for a smartass one-liner. They don't like those at 600club. You get a special mention and your own post in the Hall of Shame which explains publicly what you did. The worst bit, though, is that you're locked out of reading anything. That was... Hell!

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Re: Um...
« Reply #32 on: February 22, 2016, 01:26:33 AM »

http://www.atheistthinktank.org/index.php?topic=9168.0

-Nam

I went there, and I have a question.
What is this: IQ: +345/-187 --thing you guys have under your avatar?

It's how smart or stupid people think your comments are. This website could have it, Admin chooses not to have it.

-Nam
Interesting.  :chin:

It's how smart or stupid people think your comments are...
If your score is: IQ: +345/-187, you would want the world to know that the world thinks your comments are smart.
If my score is: IQ: -345/+187, I wouldn't want the world to know that the world thinks my comments are stupid....because...well...what if they're really not?

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Re: Um...
« Reply #33 on: February 22, 2016, 02:25:47 AM »
About a quarter of my smites at att were from me saying Pick Floyd sucks.

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Re: Um...
« Reply #34 on: February 22, 2016, 03:40:48 AM »
About a quarter of my smites at att were from me saying Pick Floyd sucks.

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Yeah, they're terrible. Good thing you didn't say anything about Pink Floyd
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Re: Um...
« Reply #35 on: February 22, 2016, 06:32:19 AM »

http://www.atheistthinktank.org/index.php?topic=9168.0

-Nam

I went there, and I have a question.
What is this: IQ: +345/-187 --thing you guys have under your avatar?

It's how smart or stupid people think your comments are. This website could have it, Admin chooses not to have it.

-Nam
That must be the Karma setting. And yes, we have debated turning it on. But it's ability to be divisive means it's unlikely to be switched on at Happy Atheist.

Serious question Nam. Have you ever considered starting your own forum? Go Daddy will host it for $100 a year for a 3 year contract. You couldn't get banned there.
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Re: Um...
« Reply #36 on: February 22, 2016, 07:25:54 AM »
About a quarter of my smites at att were from me saying Pick Floyd sucks.

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They sound like a decent bunch to me.

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Re: Um...
« Reply #37 on: February 22, 2016, 10:36:20 AM »
Serious question Nam. Have you ever considered starting your own forum? Go Daddy will host it for $100 a year for a 3 year contract. You couldn't get banned there.

I'm a member of a nominally atheist forum that doesn't ban for just about anything but blatant and continued harassment of a fellow member. Even then, the normal course of events is for a "council" of randomly chosen members to be convened to review the case before the ban can be finalized. Often, they don't play very nice there, but I've found it a worthwhile site.




I'd like you to stick around Nam, for various reasons of my own, but if you're interested, PM me, and I'll give you a link to that other site.

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Re: Um...
« Reply #38 on: February 22, 2016, 12:39:48 PM »
About a quarter of my smites at att were from me saying Pick Floyd sucks.

-Nam

Say something once, why say it again?
Two or three, maybe four or five but,
187/4 is 47ish, forty seven is impolite.
I hate people when they're not polite.

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Re: (B)Um...
« Reply #39 on: February 22, 2016, 12:58:25 PM »
What if everyone here agrees with you? What're you gonna do then?
The Grumpily-Omnidisagreeable One. We will have to look to Him to save the day.

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Re: Um...
« Reply #40 on: February 22, 2016, 08:33:15 PM »
Day 3

Dear diary,

Still no arguing.
Maybe tomorrow.

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Re: Um...
« Reply #41 on: February 22, 2016, 08:57:45 PM »

http://www.atheistthinktank.org/index.php?topic=9168.0

-Nam

I went there, and I have a question.
What is this: IQ: +345/-187 --thing you guys have under your avatar?

It's how smart or stupid people think your comments are. This website could have it, Admin chooses not to have it.

-Nam
That must be the Karma setting. And yes, we have debated turning it on. But it's ability to be divisive means it's unlikely to be switched on at Happy Atheist.

Serious question Nam. Have you ever considered starting your own forum? Go Daddy will host it for $100 a year for a 3 year contract. You couldn't get banned there.

You could go wwgha's route: make people explain why they are applauding or smiting them.

To your second: I did once. Lasted a bit over two years in conjunction with some friends but we all went back to the website we originally were at. Anyway, when I'm a part of admin, I'm usually nicer based on the position I'm holding. I do not care for authority abusing their powers, so I'd be a hypocrite if I acted like myself in a position of authority. In my opinion.

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Re: Um...
« Reply #42 on: February 22, 2016, 09:00:53 PM »
Day 3

Dear diary,

Still no arguing.
Maybe tomorrow.

I'm sorry. I'm still scoping the place out. Also, y'all have a lot of threads I don't really care for that are more active than others.

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Re: Um...
« Reply #43 on: February 22, 2016, 09:08:31 PM »
^^^
Good, arguments soon...

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Re: Um...
« Reply #44 on: February 23, 2016, 12:03:28 AM »
Day 3

Dear diary,

Still no arguing.
Maybe tomorrow.

I'm sorry. I'm still scoping the place out. Also, y'all have a lot of threads I don't really care for that are more active than others.

-Nam

So start your own threads. They might not be as active as those but still...
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