an open letter to the mods from Whiney G. Weingarten

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To be blunt, because instead of acting like a normal, rational poster and either addressing unperson directly or going to MRF, Whiney went to 77, took offense when reminded that meta-shit about non-77 people was a no-go (note: I was also involved in the meta-shit but I dropped it immediately when reminded of what I was doing) and spent the next few days loudly proclaiming that ILX mods are champions of rape jokes when to my knowledge none of the mods had even encountered unperson on a thread since he changed his screen name to that. When I encountered him, I asked him to change his screen name, and Whiney took that as an opportunity to rant some more EVEN THOUGH THE SHIT HE WAS ORIGINALLY COMPLAINING ABOUT WAS BEING HANDLED.

I am actually going to speak for every site mod here: we are sick of this shit. Knock it off.

lol tea partiers and their fat fingers (HI DERE), Wednesday, 3 November 2010 20:54 (nine years ago) link

Whiney took that as an opportunity to rant some more EVEN THOUGH THE SHIT HE WAS ORIGINALLY COMPLAINING ABOUT WAS BEING HANDLED.

were there posts that were deleted or was this in a different thread? because it just seemed to me like he was just following up on am0n's post.

sarahel, Wednesday, 3 November 2010 20:58 (nine years ago) link

http://grab.by/7dgO

ice cr?m, Wednesday, 3 November 2010 21:02 (nine years ago) link

(note: I was also involved in the meta-shit but I dropped it immediately when reminded of what I was doing)

― lol tea partiers and their fat fingers (HI DERE), Wednesday, November 3, 2010 4:54 PM (21 minutes ago) Bookmark Suggest Ban Permalink

mod ban thyself

ice cr?m, Wednesday, 3 November 2010 21:16 (nine years ago) link

calling the poster a "dumbass" in the admin log does not make the decision appear to be about the community.

String Yr BLOBs (bnw), Wednesday, 3 November 2010 21:40 (nine years ago) link

oh wait what's this i thought for sure official policy was moving threads from 77

haven't seen the exchange in question but if whiney brought up that unperson bullshit again it's his own fault imo - it's not a dificult rule to follow

otoh 27 days seems a bit harsh and "see you in 27 days, dumbass" is a lame tombot bite

wakafledia (k3vin k.), Wednesday, 3 November 2010 21:49 (nine years ago) link

oh wait what's this i thought for sure official policy was moving threads from 77

uh thread in question this time wasnt on 77 so

O_o-O_0-o_O (jjjusten), Wednesday, 3 November 2010 21:57 (nine years ago) link

oh what...so whiney got tempbanned for annoying perry?

man and i was gonna be all pro-mods on this one, i swear

back to the pile

wakafledia (k3vin k.), Wednesday, 3 November 2010 22:01 (nine years ago) link

The thing that should be taken away from this is that ranting like an insane person about off-topic meta things will get you tempbanned if I come across it.

Spend more time talking about things other than each other and you shouldn't have any problems.

lol tea partiers and their fat fingers (HI DERE), Wednesday, 3 November 2010 22:02 (nine years ago) link

but we luv each other why cant u see

ice cr?m, Wednesday, 3 November 2010 22:03 (nine years ago) link

mod, heal thyself

String Yr BLOBs (bnw), Wednesday, 3 November 2010 22:08 (nine years ago) link

Whiney did not get tempbanned for annoying Perry

Pashmina, Wednesday, 3 November 2010 22:14 (nine years ago) link

If making fun of rapeyness is a bannable offense, we should all get a time-out for that thread where we ragged on Sublime for singing an anti-rape song.

kkvgz, Wednesday, 3 November 2010 22:16 (nine years ago) link

BROCOLLI RAPE

buzza, Wednesday, 3 November 2010 22:17 (nine years ago) link

bee rape (nod to aerosmith)

cant believe you sb'd me for that (darraghmac), Wednesday, 3 November 2010 22:19 (nine years ago) link

Anyway, I think Whiney had probably just had too many circus peanuts or something. Just give him a couple days and he'll cool off.

kkvgz, Wednesday, 3 November 2010 22:23 (nine years ago) link

a couple of days, lol

omar little, Wednesday, 3 November 2010 22:24 (nine years ago) link

just give him a couple pills and like 30 years of therapy

ice cr?m, Wednesday, 3 November 2010 22:25 (nine years ago) link

imo something should be added to the FAQ saying basically "be nice to Dan Perry all the time or be prepared to face the consequences" because that's pretty much how it feels at this point. maybe all the mods stand together on his decisions but usually it feels like it's him taking stuff personal, acting on it, and then usually jjjusten backing him up. nothing against you, dude, you're an A+ poster and as big a part of ILX as anybody but i'm getting Tombot flashbacks.

Danble Perritration (some dude), Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:05 (nine years ago) link

some dude making a lot of sense, but otoh...

Whiney did not get tempbanned for annoying Perry

― Pashmina, Wednesday, November 3, 2010 6:14 PM (Yesterday) Bookmark

cant really argue with this stone cold logic

samosa gibreel, Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:11 (nine years ago) link

stfu noob

ice cr?m, Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:12 (nine years ago) link

Whiney obviously can be a gaping asshole and can be 51'd when he's a general nuisance, as he has been and may be again in the future. but if anything that lowers the impetus for mod intervention, especially a 4-week ban for the kind of thing that iirc usually warrants a couple days in the penalty box. when i talked to him about it he didn't seem particular upset or impatient to get posting privileges back, so i'm not really adamantly protesting on his behalf or anything, but i still think it was pretty clearly a raw deal.

Danble Perritration (some dude), Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:16 (nine years ago) link

xp uh well fuck you dude

samosa gibreel, Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:24 (nine years ago) link

People taking the fact that hi dere and I have known each other for a billion years and turning it into evidence #1 for how we are rogue mod cop buddies watching each others back can stfu IMO. Shit is getting old.

O_o-O_0-o_O (jjjusten), Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:25 (nine years ago) link

its more classic than old

ice cr?m, Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:26 (nine years ago) link

xp uh well fuck you dude

― samosa gibreel, Thursday, November 4, 2010 12:24 AM (3 minutes ago) Bookmark Suggest Ban Permalink

j/k noob jeez

ice cr?m, Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:28 (nine years ago) link

Like so far my "backing him up" in this instance was clarifying that the 28 day deal was generated by the system just so peeps had transparency on that and all of a sudden I'm gabby Hayes dancing on a saloon table in the background while dan cold guns em down.

O_o-O_0-o_O (jjjusten), Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:30 (nine years ago) link

\(O_O)/

ice cr?m, Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:31 (nine years ago) link

brand n00bian

am0n, Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:31 (nine years ago) link

I'm generally fine w/ mod fascism but 'see you in 27 days, dumbass' seems like more of an abuse of power than the actual banning

iatee, Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:32 (nine years ago) link

i read this whole thread and i still dont really understand why whiney is banned

max, Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:37 (nine years ago) link

um maybe if u read this one

ILX Posters Whose Butts I Want To Smack With A Spiny Fish

samosa gibreel, Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:41 (nine years ago) link

this is a good one to let go smack w/a spiny fish

― lol tea partiers and their fat fingers (HI DERE), Monday, November 1, 2010 1:11 PM (3 days ago) Bookmark Suggest Ban Permalink

ice cr?m, Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:46 (nine years ago) link

The fact that peeps still invoke tombot in these threads like you are survivors of some despotic Internet police state is totally fucking pathetic as well btw.

O_o-O_0-o_O (jjjusten), Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:53 (nine years ago) link

*cowers instinctively*

ice cr?m, Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:54 (nine years ago) link

from whiney:

I 100% feel like I was temp-banned for annoying Dan Perry and nothing else. I have learned absolutely nothing from this experience and when I return in 27 days, I will continue to post as I always have, even--and especially--if that includes lightly poking fun of the terrible mod decisions of Dan and jjjusten. If they're too thin-skinned to handle that, they can continue temp-banning me and everyone until ILX is the boring cuddle party they so clearly desire.

max, Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:56 (nine years ago) link

The fact that peeps still invoke tombot in these threads like you are survivors of some despotic Internet police state is totally fucking pathetic as well btw.

― O_o-O_0-o_O (jjjusten), Thursday, November 4, 2010 12:53 AM (3 minutes ago) Bookmark Suggest Ban Permalink

YOU DONT KNOW

YOU WERENT THERE

max, Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:57 (nine years ago) link

you guys are going to learn, I think, that I'm the nicest mod you fucking have

-- El Tomboto, Wednesday, 28 May 2008

miss u, dude

buzza, Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:57 (nine years ago) link

Also, the two of them are being more mean and meta-snarky on this this thread than ANY of my gags about moving the finest thread. This is a ridiculous double standard. And pathetic. And honestly i'm proud to be banned from any site where moderators can dish it all day out but cannot take it.

max, Thursday, 4 November 2010 04:58 (nine years ago) link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpWzeykbJSA

buzza, Thursday, 4 November 2010 05:00 (nine years ago) link

max channeling the spirit of whiney is super weird

iatee, Thursday, 4 November 2010 05:00 (nine years ago) link

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/graphics/fifeanddrum.jpg

ice cr?m, Thursday, 4 November 2010 05:02 (nine years ago) link

the length of these bans is straight ridiculous

J0rdan S., Thursday, 4 November 2010 05:02 (nine years ago) link

Uh yknow pretty sure nothing I've said on this thread is up to par snarkwise with repeatedly talking about how the mods love rape jokes so whatever dude.

O_o-O_0-o_O (jjjusten), Thursday, 4 November 2010 05:03 (nine years ago) link

do THE MODS LOVE RAPE JOKES?

ice cr?m, Thursday, 4 November 2010 05:03 (nine years ago) link

so this is 27 days because that's all the system will allow? what happened to three day temp bans?

J0rdan S., Thursday, 4 November 2010 05:08 (nine years ago) link

do THE MODS LOVE RAPE JOKES?

no

so this is 27 days because that's all the system will allow? what happened to three day temp bans?

temp bans are automatically made longer by the system each time

disco stfu (electricsound), Thursday, 4 November 2010 05:09 (nine years ago) link


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