onenickelmiracle
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September 18th, 2017 at 7:58:32 AM permalink
Instead of someone being suspended or nuked, possibly make being able to post random. So instead of being suspended for 3 days, let it be for the next 30 days, a 90% chance of being able to post, etc. Someone nuked but not a spammer, say give them a 1/120 chance of posting for one day. You can make a wheel they click to let them understand their odds similar to WMS Wager Saver.
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RS
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September 18th, 2017 at 8:40:03 AM permalink
But why though?
BleedingChipsSlowly
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September 18th, 2017 at 12:58:42 PM permalink
As a fun "beat the system" challenge? </humor>

I thing the proposal would be difficult to implement effectively, and I don't see any added value for policing violations.
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onenickelmiracle
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September 18th, 2017 at 3:04:01 PM permalink
Quote: RS

But why though?

This is a gambling forum, the suspensions would be better served randomly. This method might be a better tool to discipline and gives some people a chance to post, a chance to remember why they can't post, and a reason for the exiled to come back, even if they're just reading. You can call it anarchy amnesty, I think I like it.
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DRich
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September 18th, 2017 at 3:29:15 PM permalink
Why would anyone care if they were suspended for three days from posting? If you told me I couldn't read the site for three days I might be upset, but who cares if you can post as long as you are still able to read the informative posts?

Personally, I think all suspensions should be much longer.
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RS
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September 18th, 2017 at 4:05:14 PM permalink
On two other forums I used to participate on, there was a warn system. Once you got 5 warn points you got a 7 day suspension. If you got 5 more it was like a month. If you went 7 days without a warn, your warning points would drop by 1. It was more strict but a small infraction didn't mean anything, but if you got many it meant something and you got a decent suspension. Of course the numbers were arbitrary and you can change them how you see fit.

I liked that system because it made it so people couldn't make a bunch of small insults that individually aren't worth a suspension would add up to a suspension.
DJTeddyBear
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September 18th, 2017 at 5:35:38 PM permalink
As some of you know, I will suspended a while back for three days. For what it's worth, during my suspension, I initially didn't even realize I was suspended until I tried to post. I actually thought something was wrong with the forum.

During my suspension, I was able to continue to read posts and, most importantly, make bookmarks of threads that I wanted to respond to. It was not a big deal to wait a couple days and then make my response.

Unless I'm missing something, I don't understand why anyone would think that this random concept is a good idea.
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September 18th, 2017 at 7:17:56 PM permalink
Quote: DJTeddyBear

As some of you know, I will suspended a while back for three days. For what it's worth, during my suspension, I initially didn't even realize I was suspended until I tried to post. I actually thought something was wrong with the forum.

During my suspension, I was able to continue to read posts and, most importantly, make bookmarks of threads that I wanted to respond to. It was not a big deal to wait a couple days and then make my response.

Unless I'm missing something, I don't understand why anyone would think that this random concept is a good idea.

Random is fair, anarchy is fair. If someone thinks they've gotten away with something, second they want to post and think they will, they'll quickly remember they're not free and the reason they're not free. We need more of a Michael Scott management, he thought of employees as family, he didn't want to give up on his family and worked with them. Remember Dwight doing laundry, learned his lesson and wasn't fired. I think we give up on people here too much, I think the forum is sucking. Ive stated this before, some other websites are built on this, yes something is wrong. It's boring, you post something, a few dependable people chime in, and it's dead, not enough brains. We're eye for an eye, everyone is being killed off or escaping, population is dwindling. Everything is not fine for me in my view.

They want people coming here, this gives the deplorables a chance to contribute. Maybe they'll come back and not be acting like before for whatever reason, and might be redeemable. God knows what they were going through then, divorce, alcohol, financial ruin, depression. Maybe if they came back, it'll be different enough to be for the best.
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September 18th, 2017 at 7:59:21 PM permalink
Dumbest thread ever!
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September 18th, 2017 at 8:11:26 PM permalink
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Dumbest thread ever!

I am truly offended. Under my proposal, you would be in jeopardy every day for the next 30 days. One day when the offense was out of your mind and you think it is ok to be like this again, perhaps you would be reminded of your transgression and denied the opportunity by chance for you to reoffend. Maybe this thread you think is dumb because it's actually visionary and your mind hasn't caught up with it yet. Same to everyone that agrees with you.
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