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21 Nov 2008, 13:07
Now can one of you lock/delete this thread so we can all move on?
Thanks

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21 Nov 2008, 13:08
Here's what agold wrote: SOOO horribly offensive.. i know.

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We should have a separate forum for folks looking at schools outside the top 20. This would be a good kick-off thread for that. Maybe cue some emo or death metal music in the background while we're at it.

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Yes. Instead of guides on how to write perfect essays and ace your interviews, we could have guides on how to most efficiently wash the car of your M7 graduate boss and how to signify that you're "working hard".

pawan203 wrote:
Having said that, I dont know the context. If you can throw that in the open, may be we all or only the mods can "vote", coz not many (i'm guessing), have seen what agold wrote.

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21 Nov 2008, 13:09
egy,

I guess some people are really sensitive. I'll refrain from trying to be funny.
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21 Nov 2008, 13:09
I don't think this is a good idea. This has already gone way farther than it ever should have. As I said on one of my posts in the other thread where this began, many of agold's posts are very good.

I was wrong to ban him. I've apologized to agold and unlocked his username.

devansh_god wrote:
pawan203 wrote:
I have read loads of post from jallen & agold/terp06, and its really benefitted me.

I personally feel mods should not ban mods. It should be left to the likes of Prae, kry, rhyme, river, pelihu to take that decision.

Having said that, I dont know the context. If you can throw that in the open, may be we all or only the mods can "vote", coz not many (i'm guessing), have seen what agold wrote.

Just what was on my mind as well...... lets do it the democratic way...... Vote.....

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21 Nov 2008, 13:09
I want Mr. J Allen Morris to lose his moderator status. At least for the 1 month period he tried to ban agold. A flagrant foul on his part.

Sleepy wrote:
Now can one of you lock/delete this thread so we can all move on?
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21 Nov 2008, 13:10
Sleepy wrote:
Now can one of you lock/delete this thread so we can all move on?
Thanks

I couldnt agree more.

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21 Nov 2008, 13:11
egy wrote:
I want Mr. J Allen Morris to lose his moderator status. At least for the 1 month period he tried to ban agold. A flagrant foul on his part.

Sleepy wrote:
Now can one of you lock/delete this thread so we can all move on?
Thanks

On the one hand I agree....on the other I think that prolonging this thread in the effort to get things set to rights at the risk of additional animosity is not a worth the effort.

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21 Nov 2008, 13:11
Good. There's no place for humor on these boards. From now on, please only be preachy and/or abusive.

agold wrote:
egy,

I guess some people are really sensitive. I'll refrain from trying to be funny.

Last edited by egy on 21 Nov 2008, 13:12, edited 1 time in total.

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21 Nov 2008, 13:12
agold wrote:
devansh_god wrote:
agold wrote:
The gods have smiled upon me today. Let this be the end of censorship!

I must say that I'm really turned off by this whole incident. Moderators should NOT be allowed to ban other moderators. Censorship should not occur unless it is truly warranted (things like pornography, insults, swearing, etc.)

Welcome back bro....
And try remaining sane......lol

It's not easy when people can't take a joke and have more "power" than they deserve.

I agree totally.... Praet, I'm sure you guys can put a check on moderator "hate crimes" like these by putting a sort of stop to mods' power against each other.... afterall, mods are (and should work as) a "team" aren't they???
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21 Nov 2008, 13:13

Votes to Let this continue towards animosity

Let the voting begin.
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21 Nov 2008, 13:14
What am I going to do for the rest of the afternoon without the entertainment of this thread? Work? Blasphemy.

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21 Nov 2008, 13:14
jallenmorris wrote:

Votes to Let this continue towards animosity

Let the voting begin.

Vote #1: Move On
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21 Nov 2008, 13:15
Can someone pls give me the link for the thread where this tussle happened?

Don't ban me. now

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21 Nov 2008, 13:15
riverripper wrote:
Not to defend Jallen for what he wrote back to agold, but the thread had taken a turn for the worse. Agold posted some rather offensive things and sometimes its better to end a discussion than to let it go.

That said, his last comment was uncalled for and really didnt need to be posted. Personal attacks arent warranted on the forum.

I might have skipped this, like I mentioned earlier, let the big guys decided. River mentions it was "offensive", "uncalled for" , and I would second with him.

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21 Nov 2008, 13:17
man I am not on this board for one hour, and this thread blew up ha

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21 Nov 2008, 13:18
fall09 wrote:
Can someone pls give me the link for the thread where this tussle happened?

Don't ban me. now

Ohhhh... .. You are so banned for life for being in the wrong place at the wrong time........ ...... and asking the wrong question....... ..... and also on grounds to attempt causing further furore
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21 Nov 2008, 13:18
But this also doesn't mean I should have banned him.

pawan203 wrote:
riverripper wrote:
Not to defend Jallen for what he wrote back to agold, but the thread had taken a turn for the worse. Agold posted some rather offensive things and sometimes its better to end a discussion than to let it go.

That said, his last comment was uncalled for and really didnt need to be posted. Personal attacks arent warranted on the forum.

I might have skipped this, like I mentioned earlier, let the big guys decided. River mentions it was "offensive", "uncalled for" , and I would second with him.

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21 Nov 2008, 13:20
devansh_god wrote:
fall09 wrote:
Can someone pls give me the link for the thread where this tussle happened?

Don't ban me. now

Ohhhh... .. You are so banned for life for being in the wrong place at the wrong time........ ...... and asking the wrong question....... ..... and also on grounds to attempt causing further furore

Here's where it all started...... the eye of the storm......
http://gmatclub.com/forum/103-t73162
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21 Nov 2008, 13:21
It absolutely doesn't... You're right. What it does mean however, is that you should have banned yourself as well... and not deleted your posts!

jallenmorris wrote:
But this also doesn't mean I should have banned him.

pawan203 wrote:
riverripper wrote:
Not to defend Jallen for what he wrote back to agold, but the thread had taken a turn for the worse. Agold posted some rather offensive things and sometimes its better to end a discussion than to let it go.

That said, his last comment was uncalled for and really didnt need to be posted. Personal attacks arent warranted on the forum.

I might have skipped this, like I mentioned earlier, let the big guys decided. River mentions it was "offensive", "uncalled for" , and I would second with him.

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21 Nov 2008, 13:23
egy - i guess you're voting to not move on and you'd rather make things worse? That seems to be the aim of your last post.

As for deleting the posts? What is wrong with deleting a post once you realize it never should have been posted to begin with? Why leave it up there to continue making people made that it was posted?
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