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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby AntMac » Sun Mar 30, 2014 12:30 pm

smjjames wrote:Well, this one "Sigh. Gods, I've missed taking my jokes too far like that. XD" shows as the latest for me.


I chuckled out loud. I do like the young mans sense of humour. I usually picture his jokes being delivered by various Goblins characters, to other characters. And sometimes sit here and I do the faces and arm wavings accompanying the joke too . . .

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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby Kuma » Sun Mar 30, 2014 12:34 pm

There was a scuffle and I missed it. :/

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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby Xavier78 » Sun Mar 30, 2014 3:01 pm

If this was a business offline and Thunt talked to a customer like that, he would lose business, no matter who started it. Everyone can try and justify it all the want, Thunt was in the wrong and will lose "customers" for that behavior. This IS his job. He of all people should be above such behavior. "Treat people how they treat you" is not the way things work in a business whether you like it or not. Banning that guy was the right thing to do. Stooping to his level was what was wrong. Honestly at this point, this entire thread should be deleted and no further discussion of this whole ordeal should be allowed. The longer it's here, the worse the "trolling" and bickering will go on.
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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby RocketScientist » Sun Mar 30, 2014 3:14 pm

Xavier78 wrote:If this was a business offline and Thunt talked to a customer like that, he would lose business, no matter who started it. Everyone can try and justify it all the want, Thunt was in the wrong and will lose "customers" for that behavior. This IS his job. He of all people should be above such behavior. "Treat people how they treat you" is not the way things work in a business whether you like it or not. Banning that guy was the right thing to do. Stooping to his level was what was wrong. Honestly at this point, this entire thread should be deleted and no further discussion of this whole ordeal should be allowed. The longer it's here, the worse the "trolling" and bickering will go on.


In case you missed it, Looks asked people to please stop discussing this. So please stop discussing this.
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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back to the forum.)

Postby Unlucky-for-Some » Sun Mar 30, 2014 6:07 pm

CooksACarrot wrote:So if we were all to go for a beer in New Zealand, what kind of bar food could we expect? Fish and Chips? Deep fried pickles?


Interesting - I wonder how many Kiwis there are here on the forums... not all New Zealanders live in Orcland of course ;) but a get together for a beer and Goblins chat would be most pleasant...

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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back to the forum.)

Postby Thunt » Sun Mar 30, 2014 6:44 pm

Dualhunter wrote:

So I feel like this a ridiculously stupid thing to don, it being my first post in these forums, but was that really necessary? I mean yeah, the guy was a troll and deserved to be banned but why did you do it so publicly? Was it because you wanted to make a big entrance after being gone for so long or something? Why not just send him a message saying he's banned? WHy the big show?

I mean, most of the regulars seem to be stoked that you did that, but frankly the whole thing seemed immature. I mean the "Can I call you...." lines seemed you were trying to impersonate some bad 80s movies. Followed up by you doing some kinda psycho-analysis on him about how he has no social skills or personal strength. I mean it looks like you were just making some extreme reaches about him as a person just off what you saw from him on an internet message board. And then insulting him on them. It seems very similarly to what he was doing to be honest.

Either way, glad your doing better (mental illness sucks more than I can describe) hope all is well. Please take as much time as you need to get better before you start the comic again.

Pce out yo


A fair point/question.

I attacked him publicly, because he did so to my friends and me. Not once or twice, but many times, over a period of time. He didn't offer criticism or a differing opinion, he insulted. Venomously and repeatedly. So why was my public, verbal slap in the face "ridiculously stupid", when his ongoing attacks were not? He was given a warning by a mod and he publicly laughed about the warning and without pausing, used it as fuel to insult all of us even more.

Sure, my response was immature. Yes, the more adult thing, would have been to quietly ban him. But I felt an urge to stand up for myself.

Was it because you wanted to make a big entrance after being gone for so long or something?


That is not quite as fair. You're guiding your observation in a direction that allows you to reach a conclusion based on nothing more than your own disagreement to my actions. It's like if I were to say...

"Why did you disagree with what I did? Was it because you smell like cheese and were trying to distract yourself from that icky stink by typing in a forum?"

So yes, it was immature of me. If I were just a little wiser, I probably wouldn't have made that post before banning him. But I still would have banned him.

And I want to be clear that he is the only person I have ever banned (apart from two people I banned together and then talked to after and unbanned with apologies all around). He was not someone with just a "differing opinion". I have never banned anyone for criticizing me or my work or even this forum. He was a bully and I hate bullies. And keep in mind that he spent a long time in this forum, continuing to bully, while surrounded by a very friendly community. He worked hard to get that ban and it took him a long time. So I think it's a little imaginary for people to react with "Uh oh, I'd better shut my mouth and sit down before Thunt bans ME!"

Anyways... you're banned, Dualhunter.

I'm kidding! o:)

But lingrem, Krulle, Liesmith, SGTdude, Tofu, SeeAMoose... you're all banned. Seriously. Get out. :x
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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby Arch Lich Burns » Sun Mar 30, 2014 6:46 pm

Aha! I am not banned! :Dance:
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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby SeeAMoose » Sun Mar 30, 2014 6:53 pm

bans Thunt and Burns to even things out :paranoia: :tongue:
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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby Thunt » Sun Mar 30, 2014 7:04 pm

Xavier78 wrote:If this was a business offline and Thunt talked to a customer like that, he would lose business, no matter who started it. Everyone can try and justify it all the want, Thunt was in the wrong and will lose "customers" for that behaviour. This IS his job. He of all people should be above such behavior. "Treat people how they treat you" is not the way things work in a business whether you like it or not. Banning that guy was the right thing to do. Stooping to his level was what was wrong. Honestly at this point, this entire thread should be deleted and no further discussion of this whole ordeal should be allowed. The longer it's here, the worse the "trolling" and bickering will go on.


While I agree that my pre-ban post was immature, I disagree with you comparing that person to a customer. I actually talk a bit about this in my unposted blog. There is a point when someone stops being a customer and starts being an enemy (if you'll forgive the theatrical wording). But let's go with the customer comparison anyway...

I need to treat my 'customers' with respect. Absolutely. Yes. So when he came into my place of business over and over, and insulted my other 'customers' again and again, doesn't that respect demand that I do something in defence of those other 'customers'? Isn't it disrespectful to ALL the other 'customers' in here to simple shrug my shoulders and ban him without a word regarding those he's attacked? To those people I depend on for my livelihood and online companionship? Sure, a more mature public response could have been made that would still demonstrate how much I respect the others in here, I agree. But to quietly ban him? No, screw that.
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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby Thunt » Sun Mar 30, 2014 7:05 pm

In case you missed it, Looks asked people to please stop discussing this. So please stop discussing this.


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Oops.

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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby LAYF » Sun Mar 30, 2014 7:14 pm

Thunt wrote:
In case you missed it, Looks asked people to please stop discussing this. So please stop discussing this.


:shock:
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Oops.

Please don't ban me.


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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby Arch Lich Burns » Sun Mar 30, 2014 7:14 pm

Sorry Thunt, but you know better. Banhammer for you! :whack:



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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby DrinksTooMuchCoffee » Sun Mar 30, 2014 7:14 pm

Banish him to Castle Anthrax for punishment!

(And I think I got banned once before in a mass banning.)
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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back to the forum.)

Postby Liesmith » Sun Mar 30, 2014 7:32 pm

Thunt wrote:
Dualhunter wrote:

So I feel like this a ridiculously stupid thing to don, it being my first post in these forums, but was that really necessary? I mean yeah, the guy was a troll and deserved to be banned but why did you do it so publicly? Was it because you wanted to make a big entrance after being gone for so long or something? Why not just send him a message saying he's banned? WHy the big show?

I mean, most of the regulars seem to be stoked that you did that, but frankly the whole thing seemed immature. I mean the "Can I call you...." lines seemed you were trying to impersonate some bad 80s movies. Followed up by you doing some kinda psycho-analysis on him about how he has no social skills or personal strength. I mean it looks like you were just making some extreme reaches about him as a person just off what you saw from him on an internet message board. And then insulting him on them. It seems very similarly to what he was doing to be honest.

Either way, glad your doing better (mental illness sucks more than I can describe) hope all is well. Please take as much time as you need to get better before you start the comic again.

Pce out yo


A fair point/question.

I attacked him publicly, because he did so to my friends and me. Not once or twice, but many times, over a period of time. He didn't offer criticism or a differing opinion, he insulted. Venomously and repeatedly. So why was my public, verbal slap in the face "ridiculously stupid", when his ongoing attacks were not? He was given a warning by a mod and he publicly laughed about the warning and without pausing, used it as fuel to insult all of us even more.

I think Dualhunter was saying that him taking issue with the ban was "ridiculously stupid", given that it's one of his first posts. I don't think he was trying to be insulting.

Thunt wrote:But lingrem, Krulle, Liesmith, SGTdude, Tofu, SeeAMoose... you're all banned. Seriously. Get out. :x


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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby Zathyr » Sun Mar 30, 2014 7:37 pm

Bans for everyone! Huzzah! :woot
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Postby Liesmith » Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:03 pm

Guys, I just ran the numbers, and I have some bad news:

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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby Wolfie » Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:07 pm

I survived the Mass Ban 2014!

Huzzah!

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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby Lurch » Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:30 pm

Thunt wrote:
But lingrem, Krulle, Liesmith, SGTdude, Tofu, SeeAMoose... you're all banned. Seriously. Get out. :x


Sooo...I guess you'll be needing some new, non-banned moderators then... *dusts off resume* ;)
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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back to the forum.)

Postby Tofu » Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:11 pm

Thunt wrote:But lingrem, Krulle, Liesmith, SGTdude, Tofu, SeeAMoose... you're all banned. Seriously. Get out. :x


Did I just receive one of these ... ?

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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back to the forum.)

Postby Michael7050 » Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:15 pm

Unlucky-for-Some wrote:
CooksACarrot wrote:So if we were all to go for a beer in New Zealand, what kind of bar food could we expect? Fish and Chips? Deep fried pickles?


Interesting - I wonder how many Kiwis there are here on the forums... not all New Zealanders live in Orcland of course ;) but a get together for a beer and Goblins chat would be most pleasant...

:beer:

... curses! no beer smilie :(



Im at the Uni of Orcland, myself.

THunt just continuing to kick ass. Get me some of that gif popcorn plz!

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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby Arch Lich Burns » Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:15 pm

Sorry Tofu. It's not valid. Because Thunt is canadian. :P
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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby RocketScientist » Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:17 pm

Thunt wrote:
In case you missed it, Looks asked people to please stop discussing this. So please stop discussing this.


:shock:
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Oops.

Please don't ban me.


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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby CooksACarrot » Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:34 pm

Actually, I was thinking pub food, but wasn't 100% on which you would use. As a Canadian, I think of myself as British too, it is just a little more complicated. although we have never really flirted with republicanism, thank god (I'm looking at you, Australia!).
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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby Brings Cupcakes » Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:50 pm

CooksACarrot wrote: As a Canadian, I think of myself as British too...

What? No! Stop that!
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Re: Twitter tweets (now: THunt's back on twitter full blown)

Postby Tofu » Sun Mar 30, 2014 10:20 pm

Brings Cupcakes wrote:
CooksACarrot wrote: As a Canadian, I think of myself as British too...

What? No! Stop that!


Riddle me this then ..

Quebecois is to Canada as is What to British?
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