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Old November 25, 2005, 03:59 PM   #1
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Ability or ?

Does VB allow a "you're close to the line" option?

As in, if you are going/getting close to the line that you are warned?

The only reason that I ask is that I love debate as much as the next person but sometimes, I know that I am close to the line and sometimes crosses it (I hope that I haven't yet here but sometimes it feels like it).

What I am getting at is that I see Marko, and some other mods, getting alittle upset with some of the posts/threads, as in most cases they are justified.

But on a recent thread that I didn't want to go the way it did, it was closed by a mod and given the title of "another thread that...." and it wasn't made for that, in no way did I even think that at the time I made it.

It was kind of insulting that the mod made the original poster seem what he wasn't (me). But he was correct in closing the thread because of what other members turned it into.

But with that, I have no idea where I stand. My postings or threads, good, bad, indifferent. It's hard to figure out what each person wants or will allow or even with the rules, what is the grey line, what crosses the line.

I do have a personality problem, I don't trust the actions of others, and I don't understand the limits or the lines created here. I love this place and I wish to stay if allowed.

I just need to learn, know, what is allowed on all aspects. I don't attack anyone (I do address them directly in a post), I don't use the words that would have created the *****'s and I don't even try to put in characters that you know well what it spells but trying to get past the censor.

And I will admit that I don't know how to act, react, or if I'm doing well, or not. Too many factors going on to know that, as a member, I am well within the rules/guidelines/gray areas, that when I log on, I don't get the "you ain't authorized to do this" message.

I guess my paranoia is running overboard today. Sorry.

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Old November 25, 2005, 04:24 PM   #2
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Old November 25, 2005, 04:33 PM   #3
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Fixed. Didn't realize that the first thread went through, just asked for deletion on it. TFL had just come up so I guess I was alittle fast for it and didn't realize that it had taken the first time .

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Old November 25, 2005, 04:49 PM   #4
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Old November 25, 2005, 06:17 PM   #5
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It was kind of insulting that the mod made the original poster seem what he wasn't (me). But he was correct in closing the thread because of what other members turned it into.
You're taking this too personally. The line was crossed when someone, not you, started ranting about how all of Islam is evil. True or false, that is a banned subject, because the debate has repeatedly been shown to be unresolvable.

This is not the place for you to vent about your misinterpreting a thread closure as a personal attack.
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