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Curtman Need I Say More?@Bottom Feeder wanted to start a thread on this subject, but hasn't met the threshold yet to activate new thread permissions. So, I'm starting the thread for him.
First of all, welcome to members of GIM2 that are new to PMBug (whether lurking/exploring or jumping right in). I have actually been a member of GIM2 since 2011, though it's been a while since I was actively participating over there.
@BigJim approached me recently with the news about GIM2's end of life timeline and asked if would be OK to invite GIM2 members here (or otherwise mention this site over there). We are happy to welcome all new members as long as they can abide our very reasonable forum guidelines. That shouldn't be a problem for most folk.
PMBug is and has always been a fairly small community, so the forum doesn't currently have the breadth of forum rooms that you are used to with GIM2. No worries though. We have always been flexible with the structure of the site to keep topics organized per the membership's interests (ie. we can create new forum rooms as needed).
Bottom Feeder, feel free to hijack this thread as you like - I started it for you.
Yeah, he booted me off for a while secondary to me being obnoxious, which occasionally happens
Yea, that's kinda f'ed up. How did he even know who you were?Scorp booted me (for a year) when I first registered at GIM2 just because I owned PMBug. I never even posted a link or advertised this site.
C'mon, I was there at the time. "Crazy posts" = pro Trump posts and pushback against your anti-Trump bias.I got sick of the crazy posts and decided to split the scene.
Mass deletion of posts would in fact mess up threads, would it not?I had posted a lot of good and valuable resources there and wanted to remove them before I left. So I did just that. Unfortunately, there was a bit of collateral damage and Scorpio didn't care too much for that.
I used the same avatar (same one I'm using here today) and signature line (Lao Tzu quote) there as I did in every gold/silver forum around at the time. My registration email was also an @pmbug.com address. I didn't try to hide who I was.Yea, that's kinda f'ed up. How did he even know who you were?
Which, imho makes it more f'ed up. There shouldn't be a problem with someone having there own thing and still trying to socialize elsewhere a bit, too.I used the same avatar (same one I'm using here today) and signature line (Lao Tzu quote) there as I did in every gold/silver forum around at the time. My registration email was also an @pmbug.com address. I didn't try to hide who I was.
"Crazy posts" = pro Trump posts and pushback against your anti-Trump bias.
Mass deletion of posts would in fact mess up threads, would it not?
Yep. It's as if he went off the rails. Never understood his stance after that.
Yeah, and when I deleted some of mine, he called me a POS for having done it (more or less behind my back after I had left). I re-entered under another handle/email and called him on it, saying he deleted posts, but when I did it, he called me a POS. He quickly banned me--even blocked my IP address--like I lived or breathed GIM2--hahahahahahhahahahah**big breath**hahahahhahahahhaha. That's when I knew I'd pulled his tail real good, hee, hee.He started deleting some of his shit over a year ago.
To my credit I've never and I mean NEVER in 20 years banned someone for pissing me off. I was always very careful to not be a 'gunslinger'. In fact it was my idea to have a discussion amongst the mods before canning someone. Needed to have 2 of 3 mods to ban someone... It wasn't that way before.He quickly banned me--even blocked my IP address--like I lived or breathed GIM2-
How and why were you privy to the flow of traffic from the DC area in relation to specific member activity?Not Q - but the gov watched that place pretty good. Several members attracted a lot of traffic from the Dc area when they were around. When they weren't around traffic from that area dropped off significantly.
That right there proves he never had intentions of finding anyone suitable. I'm not sure why people give him so much credit. He is basically trashing a lot of people's efforts.I offered to take over the DB and the rest.
He refused to give it up. Maybe he done me a solid??
How and why were you privy to the flow of traffic from the DC area in relation to specific member activity?
To my credit I've never and I mean NEVER in 20 years banned someone for pissing me off
No...........different subject matter. The Trump shit was entertainment.
When I decided to go, I wanted to delete some of my posts, mostly political in nature. I contacted a mod to talk to Scorp. No go. I personally contacted Scorp and was basically told the stuff I wanted to delete was for the "forum archives." lol Ain't that some shit. Forum archives. lol He started deleting some of his shit over a year ago.
So I did what I did. Didn't want to hurt anyone else as to "thank you's or likes" or their personal posts but I wanted my shit gone so I wacked a lot of my threads. It was the quickest way to get my shit gone.
Here's the thing: I had some really good threads with a lot of replies in them. A lot of thanks / likes, etc. Didn't want to wack other peeps shit but there were some personal things going on between Scorp and me behind the scenes. I figured my time was short, so I went for both volume and speed.
Had Scorp gone along with me I would have only deleted my personal shit. But he was gonna let me know my place. lol
All water under the bridge and gim is soon to be no more. Nothing that happened there means jack shit in the real world. Remember gim1? It went poof. #2 will go poof.
One day in the very near future:
I hope no one has a nervous breakdown.
If you want a compadre, I ran the whole gamut over there. Lotsa friends over decade or more.To my credit I've never and I mean NEVER in 20 years banned someone for pissing me off. I was always very careful to not be a 'gunslinger'. In fact it was my idea to have a discussion amongst the mods before canning someone. Needed to have 2 of 3 mods to ban someone... It wasn't that way before.
Spammers got the ban hammer w/o discussion.
There was one guy that cussed me up and down and they got the ban, but we discussed it first. Probably count on one hand how many got banned by me.
As for the big bad bear... I can't be responsible for bad bear behavior....