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rosencrantz
02-03-2001, 12:55 AM
ok. just a disturbing trend i've been noticing. i realise that some (ok most) of the newbies here start off ignorantly silly or just plain dumb and all, but...

it's kinda out of hand i think. actually, it's TOTALLY out of hand. all over the map bannig people. if i came to xwa THIS year instead of last, i think you'd have chased me away by now.
i've noticed not just newbies but nute too, is getting razzed more than his share. and yes, i realise he acted silly SO MUCH for SO LONG, that's why he was bashed for awhile, then with his femme-side "mako" and ego and all.
but after awhile, it's not funny. its annoying (the teasing i mean) it's not teasing it's malicious kinda.
we don't have a clue what is going on in someone's life, i mean their real life, that makes them do things on here, or whatever.
can we give newbies and reformed newbies who apologise a chance? and stop harassing little nutiferous so bad :B
whatever. i dont even know if i should post this.

JR2000Z
02-03-2001, 01:00 AM
Just kidding with Nute and other people is one thing but really hurting the person(Duke and Milkshake for instance) is something else.

Thrawn
02-03-2001, 01:03 AM
You took a perfectly good joke away Ros!

We have given the ones like janek and coffeebean a second chance. We tried to give Duke a second chance, but right after he "apologized" he turned to his old ways once more. He's gone. That is something that can't be changed, as he brought it on himself.

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K_Kinnison
02-03-2001, 01:43 AM
how about we just put a ban on Milkshakes real freinds?

i dont know aobut you.. but his freinds are jsut here to cause a stir, and dont really want to think of this as a community

Admiral
02-03-2001, 01:51 AM
I noticed that all those that do stupid things are the ones that have been picked on, if they just tried to ease themsleves into the flow here everything would be fine. Duke keeps coming back and as far as I can tell is the only one who has gottened banned. Nute well that is a special case, and we just joke.

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"Dulce bellum inexpertis."
(Sweet is war to those who have never experinced it.) Roman Proverb

Nute Gunray
02-03-2001, 02:06 AM
I think most of your missed almost ALL of her point...

rosencrantz
02-03-2001, 02:24 AM
ask nute if he thinks you guys are funny/joking anymore.

rosencrantz
02-03-2001, 02:29 AM
i'm not stupid. i realise that some of the newbies on here are just a$$hole$. maybe you guys havent ever been hurt by words before. my point is that SOMETIMES IT CAN GO TOO FAR.
like my posting here. i've been here too long.

Nute Gunray
02-03-2001, 02:30 AM
Adios suckers.

Zoom Rabbit
02-03-2001, 09:35 AM
Ummm...I sure hope I'm not guilty of teasing Nute too hard! http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/frown.gif

The general tone of this board (that I've seen, anyway) seems to have a lot of friendly razzing. We're always *(killing)* each other, making playful jokes about each other and the whatnot...and as long as everyone takes it lightly, it can actually be a beneficial thing, serving to build a sense of camaraderie. Once someone takes the teasing too far, or the wrong way, it is time to end it.

Nute is a celebrity here at XWA. http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/smile.gif If his name comes up more often, that is a sign of his popularity...as I see it. I want to affirm here and now that any teasing I've done with good intentions, to interact with little Nutie here in cyberland in a way I thought was enjoyed by him foremost. If any of my posts have come across as mean or uncalled for, I apologize.

Please stay, Nute. http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/smile.gif What would we do without our Neimoidian archvillain?

The Newbians, on the other hand, do not understand XWA style 'gentle teasing' very well. Comments about a forum member's sexual preference would be out of line in any context on a moderated forum, and common sense should have told them that. Swift and immediate banning was the correct answer.

My $.02 http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/wink.gif

Zoom Rabbit
02-03-2001, 09:53 AM
If this is about the 'playing with dolls' crack, just say the word and I'll delete the thread.

http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/smile.gif

[This message has been edited by Zoom Rabbit (edited February 03, 2001).]

K_Kinnison
02-03-2001, 01:36 PM
it is all done in jest. We wouldn't make fun of noot unless we knwe him well enuf that we could kidd around.

If he every thinks one of my posts is too harsh, he can E-mail or ICQ me, and i will apologise privatly, and publicly

dont forget...

K_Kinnison
02-03-2001, 01:36 PM
my sig (forgot to select button)

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Originally posted by Nute Gunray:
Obviously your poor grammar, spelling, and thought processesBOW DOWN BEFORE the Official Forum Pun-isher
Official XWA flight instructor

Psycho Tycho
02-03-2001, 04:30 PM
Please K_K, NO more puns.

K_Kinnison
02-03-2001, 05:03 PM
What is wrong with puns? They are a very high form of humor that people cannot get because they are slighty slower then others. Just think, if you can appriciate puns, then you are a more highly evolved human http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/tongue.gif (oh, i am so dead now)

and a quote by the redneck version of Dr. McCoy
He's dim, Jed

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Originally posted by Nute Gunray:
Obviously your poor grammar, spelling, and thought processesBOW DOWN BEFORE the Official Forum Pun-isher
Official XWA flight instructor

Admiral
02-03-2001, 06:17 PM
but that is only when the puns are good http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/biggrin.gif

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"Dulce bellum inexpertis."
(Sweet is war to those who have never experinced it.) Roman Proverb

Darth Sceltor
02-03-2001, 06:46 PM
Don't say that just because the newbies came recently is the reason that we don't like them. Admiral came around the same time as them, but he's still here. It wasn't us who were mean to them. They acted inappropriately, we gave them a warning and a second change and some of them blew it. Some of the razzing we do here may go to far, and if anybody has a problem with it, just let the person know or if it's too bad, us Siths'll take care of it.

[This message has been edited by Darth Sceltor (edited February 03, 2001).]

Admiral Zaarin
02-03-2001, 08:15 PM
I would just like it added to the record that I have never made fun of Nute. In fact, I think the only person here I've ever made fun of is myself, and I think you'll all agree that in that I am VERY justified.

Dj Skywalka
02-03-2001, 08:29 PM
Um... I don't recall EVER making fun of ANYONE. I guess I know what it feels like cause I get crap all the time at school. Right SCELTOR!

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-Two wrongs don't make a right but four lefts make a circle.

Admiral
02-03-2001, 11:04 PM
I came in ahead of those Newbies, they were a month behind.

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"Dulce bellum inexpertis."
(Sweet is war to those who have never experinced it.) Roman Proverb

Psycho Tycho
02-04-2001, 01:49 AM
Making fun of someone is very bad.

Dude, I feel like a councelor saying this.

Dj Skywalka
02-04-2001, 02:14 AM
Oh God please do not say counselor.
ooooooooooo I got shivers thinking about it.

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-WORDS OF WISDOM-
Never right obscenities on the back of the notebook of someone you can't trust

Psycho Tycho
02-04-2001, 02:17 AM
Councelor... Councelor... Councelor...

Councelor... Councelor... Councelor...

Councelor... Councelor... Councelor...

http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/biggrin.gif

JR2000Z
02-04-2001, 02:20 AM
AAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!

*Jumps off of what appears to be a one story building*

Admiral
02-04-2001, 02:27 AM
ah you just got blood on my boots, hope your happy JR... http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/biggrin.gif

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"Dulce bellum inexpertis."
(Sweet is war to those who have never experinced it.) Roman Proverb

JR2000Z
02-04-2001, 02:30 AM
I didnt like those boots anyway. http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/tongue.gif

Admiral
02-04-2001, 02:41 AM
this shows how these forums are, Ros starts a serious topic and now we have left the topic.

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"Dulce bellum inexpertis."
(Sweet is war to those who have never experinced it.) Roman Proverb

Flying Beastie
02-04-2001, 05:21 PM
Yes, I'd also agree that (on my part, anyway), none of the razzing around here is meant to be serious. These forums are a bastion of relaxation and silliness in a particularly tense and grim world.

None of our insults are intended to be harmful, they're just our way of letting off steam. Ultimately, isn't artful verbal sparring better than going nuts and beating people up in reality?

I thus apologize retroactively and in advance for anything I may have said or will say that was or will be misconstrued as insulting, harsh, or rude.

To Nute, <strike>Smurf</strike> Thrawn, and Milky, my three (un)usual targets, if any of you feel the need to insult me go right ahead.

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"Humans do eat monkeys. In fact humans eat other humans. . . Y'know, as a species, we are really quite unpleasant."

JR2000Z
02-04-2001, 05:54 PM
Im sure this is what Ros would want us to do. http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/wink.gif