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Old 11-24-03, 04:07 AM   #1
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Default just an FYI - Idea for Forum Flame :)

Official Forum Flame
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Dear:
[ ] Clueless Newbie
[ ] Loser
[ ] Spammer
[ ] 12 year old
[ ] Pervert
[ ] Nerd
[ ] l337 d00d/"vet"
[ ] Other:

You Are Being Flamed Because
[ ] You posted a nudity thread (anime or normal).
[ ] You posted a "OMFG MISSALILES ARE TEH LAME!!" thread.
[ ] You bumped a thread from the last page.
[ ] You started an off-topic thread.
[ ] You posted a "YOU ALL SUCK" message.
[ ] You don't know which forum to post in.
[ ] You posted false information (or lack thereof).
[ ] You posted something totally uninteresting.
[ ] You doubleposted.
[ ] You posted a message all written in CAPS (oR aLtErNaTe CaPs).
[ ] You posted a X > Y thread. LAME.
[ ] I don't like your tone of voice.
[ ] You posted something completely irrelevant and worthless.

To Repent, You Must:
[ ] Give up your AOL Internet account
[ ] Bust up your modem with a hammer and eat it
[ ] Jump into a bathtub while holding your monitor
[ ] Actually post something relevant
[ ] Be my love slave
[ ] Apologize to everybody on this forum
[ ] Go stand in the middle of a motorway

In Closing, I'd Like to Say:
[ ] Get a life
[ ] Never post again
[ ] I pity your dog
[ ] I think your IQ must be 6
[ ] Take your crap somewhere else
[ ] Do us all a favor and jump into some industrial equipment
[ ] Go play Dress-Up Barbie Online(tm)
[ ] Please cleanse the gene pool of your filth.
[ ] All of the above


Just an idea
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Old 11-24-03, 04:48 AM   #2
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We have had that suggested before, but we just don't like the idea of a flame forum to be honest.
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Old 11-24-03, 05:52 AM   #3
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We got some people that are working hard in turning the "Nvidia Graphics Card" Forum into a Flames Forum by proxy and have been trying since that whole "They Cheated In 3DMark" crapola. I'm not being funny, either.

As you might have noticed (at least by now), people that venture into any heated debate tend to take things personal. A Flames Forum would all of that 10 times worse! Whatever wars they'd wage would spread into other areas of the site - to the Open Forum, to the Hardware Forum, etc. and that makes our job as Moderators out to be a bigger pain-in-the-ass that it needs to be!

We're human and there's instances of flaming that we don't catch right away as it is allready. That's when we rely on the community to report posts. I can't speak for Mike C, Vamp, The Baron or anyone else but myself, so with that, it is my own humble opinion that creating an official "Flames Forum" (or endorsing anything that encourages flaming) would be dense. If people feel the unmitigated urge to bash each other, they should pay for it on their own time and dime using readily available software like ICQ, or Outlook Express, and their own bandwidth.

MikeC footing the bandwidth bill hosting text-based catfights between some you with an official Flames Forum?!?

He probably believes he's doing that allready every now and then...
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Old 11-26-03, 05:51 PM   #4
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LOL!!! Christ PsychoSy, why is it soo hard to argue with you (not that I would in this instance anyway)?

Part of me was actually happy when you said you were leaving; I figured I could actually win a couple debates with you absent (so far I think I'm 0-51 or so...although I think I happened to be on the almost winning side during the gay rights debates)

Good to have you back...err...yeah!
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Old 11-26-03, 08:24 PM   #5
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What is this "flame" of which you speak?
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Old 11-26-03, 09:32 PM   #6
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What is this "flame" of which you speak?
Perhaps it is better for our health if we not know.
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Old 11-26-03, 10:49 PM   #7
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What is this "flame" of which you speak?
LOL acts innocent. LOL

For goodness sakes...don't light a match...
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Old 11-27-03, 12:17 AM   #8
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ISRAEL vs PELESTINE pt 2

*whisper*

/me: WHAT? You mean this is an actual debate?

*runs, ducks and makes love with cover
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