Roadwarrior thread locked?

Resurrection of all-time best threads

Moderator: Moderator

playing outside
User avatar
Posts: 6170
Joined: Fri Jan 07, 2005 11:36 am
Location: London, UK

Postby i_have_shiny_shoes » Wed Dec 26, 2007 8:29 pm

Sorry, if you're reading this, I just wanted to make the 300th post on this thread.

Again, my apologies.
we're discussing it, so it's not secret.

Stew Ingredient
User avatar
Posts: 15993
Joined: Mon Jan 10, 2005 5:38 pm
Location: In the belly of the beast

Postby thoughtpolice » Sun Jan 06, 2008 7:12 am

mutha is fixing

Your hero. Ram it
User avatar
Posts: 2844
Joined: Mon May 16, 2005 3:51 pm
Location: The hills

Postby milton » Mon Jan 07, 2008 11:57 pm

I'm a bit disappointed that it's taken me till today to read this thread..

Bit disappointing in the end - it promised so much!

The Weekend of Doom came and went, but where were the old posts and emails?

Anyhoo - just on the offchance she does peek back in here, I have a question for Zara:

Zara - to my knowledge we've never fueded. I've either missed or been too lazy to read the fueds that you referred to in this thread.
However, I notice that you've complained about revisionism to make you look bad, deleting of posts, editing, etc.
It's a bugbear of mine, so my question is this - given that you dislike the selective editing/revisionism that can lead to such a situation, can you confirm that you personally have never been in the habit of deleting posts that annoyed you while a mod, or PMing mods asking for the same to be done when you weren't?
Thanks. That's all.
another scotch wetbrain

Stew Ingredient
Posts: 196
Joined: Sun Feb 08, 2009 6:10 am

Re:

Postby popping in » Sun Sep 27, 2009 6:54 am

koolhass wrote:
I would really appreciate if someone could explain to me (in a few, clear sentences) what happened with zara/shmish/manos/my handle getting deleted.



Manos blocked me (shmish) from the forum one day. Can't remember the exact reason why, but it was when everything had really come to a head behind the scenes and Manos was making sweeping and really weird executive decisions without discussing it with anyone that was supposed to be helping to run the forum and hold stuff together. (like blocking mods from the site entirely without discussion). At the time, as I'm sure it is now, being a mod was a pretty active job. We were dealing with the crazy porn posting guy all the time, which could take up hours of your time and the crazy white supremisists who seemed determined to try to guide the direction of the forum to follow their crazy ideology and it just seemed like an odd time for Manos to come in throwing his power around and dismissing all sorts of agreements that those who spend long hours at the forum has made long before.

After I was dismissed and had signed back in as doodle, Jono (the sweetest and most trusting mod on the board) and I were in touch to talk about the issue and he granted me access back into modland. I took advantage of his good nature that night... something I regretted very much afterwards. And apologized for. And continue to regret very much.

Anyway, I deleted Manos. I did not speak to anyone about it before hand and it was utterly and completely of my own doing. And, even though I can look back now and see that it was wrong I don't feel at all bad about that aspect of this entire mess. That still seems just.

From my perspective at the time it was the right thing to do and deleting the handle was the only way (with my small amount of technical know how about how the back room actually worked) that I could figure out to do it.

It was for the reasons I won't try to explain because it's already been done to death in this, and many other, threads. I didn't delete anyone else but Manos and I believe I left the mod room for good after right after I did that. Probably because my "shmish" handle had been permanently deleted by Manos.

I did not and would NEVER have deleted Koolhass, because he was great and always a pleasure to have in the mod room). I don't know how or why that deletion or demotion happened.

I actually received several PMs after the event from members of the forum thanking me for making the move to remove Manos. And then there were others who were less than kind and even less informed.

Anyway, that's the truth. I know only a portion of you will believe it... because, well, there are as many realities in this world as there are people.



And how very funny all this is to think about now so very many years out. It was all so important then. What a laugh I have at my own expense.


I enjoy you people. Even those of you that I don't enjoy.

It's been a hoot to come back and poke around.

Stew Ingredient
User avatar
Posts: 5040
Joined: Thu Jul 20, 2006 10:06 pm
Location: Oblivia

Re: Re:

Postby Piel! » Sun Sep 27, 2009 7:28 am

popping in wrote:Jono (the sweetest and most trusting mod on the board) and I were in touch to talk about the issue and he granted me access back into modland. I took advantage of his good nature that night... something I regretted very much afterwards. And apologized for. And continue to regret very much.


Jono = zara??

GOM!11!1
The Blowkiest Bloek in the whole of Bleakdom

bark brak! bark barack karp! bark!

Stew Ingredient
Posts: 196
Joined: Sun Feb 08, 2009 6:10 am

Re: Roadwarrior thread locked?

Postby popping in » Sun Sep 27, 2009 1:43 pm

heh heh heh...

Well, I've never met them in a room together, so I guess anything is possible.

Then again, the only two of you that I'm VERY sure aren't the same person is S8 and Lavite. Other than that, I can never be sure.

stewed
User avatar
Posts: 5563
Joined: Thu Jan 20, 2005 9:54 pm
Location: Outer Banks, North Carolina, USA

Re: Roadwarrior thread locked?

Postby AnnieOakley » Sun Sep 27, 2009 2:12 pm

popping in= zara.
Easy peasy.
You meet the same folks on the way up as you do on the way down.

Stew Ingredient
User avatar
Posts: 15993
Joined: Mon Jan 10, 2005 5:38 pm
Location: In the belly of the beast

Re: Roadwarrior thread locked?

Postby thoughtpolice » Sun Sep 27, 2009 2:27 pm

I did not and would NEVER have deleted Koolhass, because he was great and always a pleasure to have in the mod room).

I have a completely opposite view of the same person, formed in modland before you were a mod. Well done on axeing the Greek.
But that is ancient history.
Good to see you here Smish, are you still selling Atlanta one yard at a time?

Stew Ingredient
Posts: 196
Joined: Sun Feb 08, 2009 6:10 am

Re: Roadwarrior thread locked?

Postby popping in » Sun Sep 27, 2009 3:09 pm

hmmm, TP, I was a mod right out of the gate. Koolhass actually asked me to come on board right away... but anyway, doesn't matter. It's all long dead grudges and soap opera like feuds that are funny now, though it was all infuriating at the time.

Yes! Things are going well for me in real estate. We've had a hot market the last couple of years, amazingly enough. Went from selling 7 houses in '06 to 6 houses in '07. Those were my "penance" years.

Joined a kickass RE team with two other great agents and took over the roll of sole buyer's specialist for the team. That kicked my numbers up to 36 houses sold in '08 and this year I'm standing at 27 home sales with another dozen or so clients in the hopper that are hoping to buy before the end of the year.

Don't know if I'll beat last year, but I am going for it. LIfe is pretty good when you work for yourself and you can find a way to make it a success.

Stew Ingredient
User avatar
Posts: 2857
Joined: Sun Dec 28, 2008 9:01 am
Location: Helsinki

Re: Roadwarrior thread locked?

Postby soda 3.0 » Sat Oct 17, 2009 7:09 am

Ah, old feuds - still as sweet as the new feuds.

Lovely to see you here, Shmish - the board hasn't been the same without you. And Jono, for that matter.
Ian's English language error of the week: "That's why it wreaks of desperation"

Stew Ingredient
Posts: 196
Joined: Sun Feb 08, 2009 6:10 am

Re: Roadwarrior thread locked?

Postby popping in » Thu Oct 22, 2009 1:30 pm

Thanks Soda. It's nice to be back occasionally. There are lots of cool folks here.

stewed
User avatar
Posts: 5563
Joined: Thu Jan 20, 2005 9:54 pm
Location: Outer Banks, North Carolina, USA

Re: Roadwarrior thread locked?

Postby AnnieOakley » Thu Oct 22, 2009 7:57 pm

Aye. I mish dat Smish.
You meet the same folks on the way up as you do on the way down.

Stew Ingredient
Posts: 196
Joined: Sun Feb 08, 2009 6:10 am

Re: Roadwarrior thread locked?

Postby popping in » Sat Nov 20, 2010 5:01 am

I'm here!! I'm here!

I think about you peeps often-ish. Okay, now and then, but fondly.

Hooked up with Nettie over on FB... lord that woman is a hoot.

Anyway, she reminds me, or seeing her sometimes reminds me is more accurate, to remember this crazy bunch of people and odd time of life when I spent much time in a virtual version of LORD OF THE FLIES. AKA PS

Admin's Concubine
User avatar
Posts: 30010
Joined: Fri Jan 28, 2005 7:00 pm

Re: Roadwarrior thread locked?

Postby pezworld » Sat Nov 20, 2010 6:57 am

popping in wrote:I'm here!! I'm here!

I think about you peeps often-ish. Okay, now and then, but fondly.

Hooked up with Nettie over on FB... lord that woman is a hoot.

Anyway, she reminds me, or seeing her sometimes reminds me is more accurate, to remember this crazy bunch of people and odd time of life when I spent much time in a virtual version of LORD OF THE FLIES. AKA PS

Oh there you are! I was thinking about you recently.

We just landed in Melbourne today. We're here for a week-ish. We're hoping to have a drink with janieblack in a few days.
Jesus, you turn your back for one second and the next thing you know, everyone's going all fucking kumbaya and shit around this dump - Moe

Stew Ingredient
Posts: 196
Joined: Sun Feb 08, 2009 6:10 am

Re: Roadwarrior thread locked?

Postby popping in » Sat Nov 20, 2010 7:43 am

Yay!!

When you say we, I'm thinking this is to visit someone's family... Am I right? My brain's all filled up so I have a terrible memory but that's sounding familiar from last time we caught up.

I've been particularly really enjoying the politics page. Some good stuff in there, seems to be leaning a bit more right than I remember... Or there are some interesting right trolls anyway.

Y'all've done a nice job here. Very pleasing to see.

Admin's Concubine
User avatar
Posts: 30010
Joined: Fri Jan 28, 2005 7:00 pm

Re: Roadwarrior thread locked?

Postby pezworld » Sat Nov 20, 2010 8:51 am

popping in wrote:Yay!!

When you say we, I'm thinking this is to visit someone's family... Am I right? My brain's all filled up so I have a terrible memory but that's sounding familiar from last time we caught up.

I have been seeing an Aussie (who lives in the US) for over a year. He posts as ehs. I realize I was the one who was harping about "never introduce a significant other to this place until your 10th wedding anniversary or the birth of your second child, whichever is later," but I changed the rules. We're at his sister's house in suburban Melbourne right now.
Jesus, you turn your back for one second and the next thing you know, everyone's going all fucking kumbaya and shit around this dump - Moe

Stew Ingredient
Posts: 196
Joined: Sun Feb 08, 2009 6:10 am

Re: Roadwarrior thread locked?

Postby popping in » Sat Nov 20, 2010 5:12 pm

That's exactly what I thought. An Aussie BF.

ehs must be a strong one, to be allowed entrance to this place so early on.

Previous

Return to Famous Dishes

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot] and 1 guest