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Old 10-19-07, 08:30 PM   #1
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Public Manifesto For The Moderators On This Site

Hi,

I've been banned with the IDs: Samsation7, Franckcisco, and Thesurgeongod from the forum and I'm here to make my case why I should be allowed to return.

I was never banned for misdemeanor or ungentlemanly conduct. I have used the name samsation7 for over a year now and later added another account franckcisco for my college roomate since we share the same desktop. Lowcel contacted me that I am only allowed one account so I acquiesced and asked what I should do to comply with forum guidelines. He said, one of two accounts must be closed, which one do you want to close? I said both because I was spending too much time on BF and it has impaired my work somewhat. So he closed both. You can ask him. I thought that I can always create another account and log back in when I have more free time. So I did. And another mod(you?) closed my new account.

So what can I do at this point? The ban was basically a self-ban. I tried to contact the email (brain@bikeforums.net) WTH is Brain? I'd like to have the Thesurgeongod as my one and only account.

P.S. I have to make another account just so someone would reply

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Old 10-19-07, 08:34 PM   #2
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You need to consult a dictionary...Your post is not a manifesto. It is a complaint. But I suppose that makes it sound less impressive.
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Old 10-19-07, 08:34 PM   #3
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Sam...it's Brian. Not Brain. Which is probably why the email wasn't answered.

Also, try contacting the mod/s you've conversed with in the past - offline of course.

I'm sorry I don't know enough about your situation to comment. But I do know that the mods are very reasonable people.

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Old 10-19-07, 08:35 PM   #4
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definition of manifesto:"a public declaration of intentions" and my post is as defined, although the word "public" is kind of redundant.
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Old 10-19-07, 08:36 PM   #5
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Old 10-19-07, 08:38 PM   #6
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Hi Rad,

I'll send another email to "brian@bikeforums.net" Hopefully, he doesn't ban me again out of the blue without at least sending me a PM. Thanks Rad.

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Sam...it's Brian. Not Brain. Which is probably why the email wasn't answered.

Also, try contacting the mod/s you've conversed with in the past - offline of course.

I'm sorry I don't know enough about your situation to comment. But I do know that the mods are very reasonable people.

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Old 10-19-07, 08:44 PM   #7
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Manifesto? Besides, isn't it "Thejustgotacceptedintomedicalschoolgod?"
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Old 10-19-07, 08:48 PM   #8
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oh come on. We're almost equal-just give me a few more years. I have the misfortune of being born late that's all.

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Old 10-19-07, 08:59 PM   #9
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Manifesto? Besides, isn't it "Thejustgotacceptedintomedicalschoolgod?"



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Old 10-19-07, 09:20 PM   #11
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Now that the site is owned by a for-profit company are the mods still volunteers?
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Old 10-19-07, 09:22 PM   #12
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and just how do you become a moderator? I can't find application anywhere on this site.

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Old 10-19-07, 09:41 PM   #13
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Yes and with no Christmas bonus
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Old 10-19-07, 09:45 PM   #14
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Yes and with no Christmas bonus
But you could delete this thread if you wanted, right? (hint, hint)
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Old 10-19-07, 09:51 PM   #15
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Yes and with no Christmas bonus
With all due respect, why the hell would you volunteer to make someone else money?
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Old 10-19-07, 09:52 PM   #16
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Heck, Im an old timer and just noticed this brian guy is a mod. I must just plain suck.
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Old 10-19-07, 11:06 PM   #17
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I not clear on why we need moderators and bans and such at all.
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I not clear on why we need moderators and bans and such at all.

without moderators and banning of people... we'd have to read ryanf posts all day....
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without moderators and banning of people... we'd have to read ryanf posts all day....
m'eh. i thought he was pretty entertaining.
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without moderators and banning of people... we'd have to read ryanf posts all day....
Or you could simply not click on them.
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Old 10-20-07, 02:46 AM   #21
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It's very clear to me.
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Old 10-20-07, 03:09 AM   #22
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ever read Advocacy and safety?
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Old 10-20-07, 03:15 AM   #23
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I wonder what's the BF posters to mods ratio. If very high, I'd like to volunteer my service. I'm here 24/7 anyways.

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Your post is not a manifesto.
Manifredsto.
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