Has banning gone too far?

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Re: Has banning gone too far?

Post by TheCraigfulOne » Thu Jan 19, 2017 12:33 pm

Banning one person for one day might be funny, banning a dozen is being an asshole.

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Re: Has banning gone too far?

Post by Silverdream » Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:59 pm

TheVengefulOne wrote:Banning one person for one day might be funny, banning a dozen is being an asshole.
I think it's being inclusive to ban more people.

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Re: Has banning gone too far?

Post by stubby » Thu Jan 19, 2017 2:36 pm

It's like those old war movies where Gunnery Sgt Highway is a total dick to everyone so they all have an enemy to rally against in solidarity and then in act 2 he reveals that was his plan all along and that's how they become a team

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Re: Has banning gone too far?

Post by Captain-Camper » Thu Jan 19, 2017 2:38 pm

It was kind of funny, but don't mess with our avatars!
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Re: Has banning gone too far?

Post by Tzan » Thu Jan 19, 2017 2:50 pm

I don't think there is enough banding!
How are we going to track goose and geese migration patterns if we don't band them!
We need more banding!

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Re: Has banning gone too far?

Post by Zupponn » Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:13 pm

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Re: Has banning gone too far?

Post by Overwatch_Elite » Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:24 pm

delete my account :pedo: :pedo: :pedo:

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Re: Has banning gone too far?

Post by TastySkippy123 » Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:32 pm

Good old Clint.

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Re: Has banning gone too far?

Post by Natalya » Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:32 am

stubby wrote:I'm honestly kind of surprised that people are getting this worked up about missing a day of forum access. (And turning it into an SJW thing somehow? What was that about?)
Winnowing the chaff. :overwatch:
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PoeDomo_Alt wrote:I'm still relatively new, (RELATIVELY) but I don't think that banning someone for "Allied Nations. Should have done this a while ago" or "NOPE" is a good excuse to ban. I mean, I got banned for asking a shitpost thread to be moved to thunderdumb, that's not an offense, that's just plain decency. So we've lost a great new member because a shithead got drunk. That's a dick move.
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And Colette definitely deserved a ban for the Allied Nations, I mean :wtc:.
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Re: Has banning gone too far?

Post by Natalya » Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:42 am

Silverdream wrote:My problem is that while banning is an annoyance for some people, for others it's a reason to just leave entirely. I know this place has been an anti-forum to reflect the nature of brikwars for a long time, but treating people like this is not a good thing if you guys are interested in building the community.
I think of this as a community building exercise. I got to like 7 bans and I was like, "You know, if I ban more of them, they might feel united through this as a shared experience." It's really really basic psychology. Even if that makes y'all pissed at me, whatever, IDGAF, in death I become even more powerful than in life.
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See my reply to Silver above.

Kastrenzo, having talked to you in the chat, you seem like a pretty normal guy. Throughout my travels, I've noticed that I tend to piss off people like you pretty easily with my patently indefensible antics. When I banned you I was like, "Well, if he logs in and sees he's banned, he's going to get mad, but whatever, allahu ackbar, I'm fucking doing it anyway." I can no longer find the post I banned you for, it seems like someone may have deleted it, but from what I remember you deserved it.
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Re: Has banning gone too far?

Post by Overwatch_Elite » Fri Jan 20, 2017 5:00 am

your logic is flawed since i didnt care about anyone being banned and i still don't
if anything this has only made me make fun of the offended even more than normal

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Re: Has banning gone too far?

Post by Natalya » Fri Jan 20, 2017 5:01 am

Overwatch_Elite wrote:if anything this has only made me make fun of the offended even more than normal
:excellent:
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Re: Has banning gone too far?

Post by Kastrenzo » Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:50 am

Natalya wrote:
Kastrenzo wrote:I just don't see how you can expect to have much of a thriving community when 95% of it is treated as expendable playthings for the king-shit 5% who hold moderator/admin powers.
See my reply to Silver above.

Kastrenzo, having talked to you in the chat, you seem like a pretty normal guy. Throughout my travels, I've noticed that I tend to piss off people like you pretty easily with my patently indefensible antics. When I banned you I was like, "Well, if he logs in and sees he's banned, he's going to get mad, but whatever, allahu ackbar, I'm fucking doing it anyway." I can no longer find the post I banned you for, it seems like someone may have deleted it, but from what I remember you deserved it.

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Re: Has banning gone too far?

Post by Brikguy0410 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:24 pm

I actually haven't been banned since my n00b days in 2013 when I was a raging butt hurt tween, I remember scythe banning me a lot back then. (sadly most of my rants and arguments with other users were lost in the overlution, and even before that actually- some of the best were on the sub-forum overwatch used to have but that got removed long ago)

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Re: Has banning gone too far?

Post by Overwatch_Elite » Fri Jan 20, 2017 5:01 pm

bring back my subforum and we'll make brikwars great again
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