The quote above is the exact verbage from the closing post of Staff.
Huh. I had no clue that you can extrapolate such vast information from 5 simple words in order to form a completely different viewpoint such as yours.
This happens to be the same mod that inspired me to start this thread when I saw he recently closed the Why Shotshells for Snakes? thread, only giving the reason "More Than Enough Bickering".
Well, then....I guess we will all turn a blind eye to Rule #3 in the future....