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Discussion in 'Info & Feedback' started by Case, 14 Aug 2014.

  1. Case

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    This isn't true. While sammy is by no means the worst, if you went through all his posts, you've find ones in there that have valid reasons to accept votes for.

    eg. Match - Tottenham Hotspur v. Wolverhampton Wanderers: 3pm, Saturday 29th December

    Transfers - January 2019 transfer thread

    Nothing outrageous but valid all the same. You could probably crawl though anyone's posts on here and find similar though!

    With sammy it seems to be his posting style that annoys people. He's relentless in making his point and it can disrupt threads. Gibbs was similar only a lot more extreme.

    I do try to be as fair as I can with the system. I get that some people are just passionately discussing Spurs so I'd obviously give that a bit more leeway than "fuck off, nonce". I've deleted votes sammy has received. Eventually though, it gets to the point where I can't ignore the number. It doesn't seem fair on the people voting.

    As always, the system is far from perfect but it's what we use here.

    Interesting idea. I don't dislike it. Not sure how I'd implement it easily though.
     
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  2. r-u-s-x

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    You will have the same issue with people binning who they don't like but in reverse. Current situation is least bad option imho.
     
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  3. MVP

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    Well like the foul button a reason would have to be given, it's continuing the spirit of self modding at least.
     
  4. paddygspur

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    Well if anyone's first post is on the ticket forum its a foul from me.
     
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  5. Jurgen's Binnman

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    I think the issue with Sammy sometimes is that he can’t let it go when people have a differing opinion, and it can lead to entire threads being dominated by cyclical ranting. I love the guy but sometimes threads get completely taken over.
     
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  6. JohnH

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    I've just done exactly that.
     
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  7. MVP

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    If he not abusing anyone then there is nothing wrong with that. Why should someone let it go, if they believe in the point they are making? That isn't stopping anyone from making posts. Maybe the arguments presented to him aren't effective enough for him to want it let it go.
     
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  8. Jurgen's Binnman

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    It’s hard to explain but I’m sure some around here will know what I’m talking about. Even when a “debate” has been wrapped up, he’ll bring it back up again, and nearly always in a confrontational manner. It just results in pages and pages of back and forth mudslinging. It can get very, very boring and dominates threads. Like I say, a majority of the time I’m a fan of his but he can take over threads.
     
  9. 57 varieties

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    New back to the forum but after contributing to a particular thread it could far easier to visualise if pictures, where easier to post.
     
  10. stuart3455

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    I am relatively new here still but it seems to me the foul system is fair to a point. It may have been suggested before but perhaps the foul button could come with its own private comment box that only CaseCase could view. Stating a reason for the vote and quoting any offending comments.

    Perhaps very difficult to implement and time consuming to police yourself Case.

    Just a thought.

    Edit: Maybe it already does? I have never used it.
     
  11. stevee

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    It does, you have state the reason for the foul.

    I think then CaseCase looks at said vote and the post relating to it and then decides if the vote is valid or not.

    At least one person has had their foul privilege suspended for continually voting foul without a valid reason.
     
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  12. JohnH

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    I've recently been made a moderator on a boxing forum I use with over 20k members and it's a fecking nightmare to police all the reported threads, posts and members.

    With all the 'reports' he must get on here and has to trawl through, CaseCase is a bloody saint!!
     
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  13. stuart3455

    Down to me, the change has come (Stones)

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    ok thanks. It s
    Oh, thanks for telling me.
     
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  14. Maccer

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    Posters on a football forum that never post about football but infest the political type threads 24/7 want banning.
     
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  15. ArtyB

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    Aren't those ads linked to your search history?
     
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