What’s going on BCB?

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks
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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby Lord Rother » 26 Oct 2018, 15:01

The Prof wrote:
Lord Rother wrote:So... another good poster hounded off the board by the usual bunch of inadequates. I wonder what the moderators ARE going to do about it?













Nothing, you say?

Of course.

:lol:

Embarrassing really.



Gee thanks.


Ever thought of reporting their contemptible behaviour to the board’s owner with a suggestion...?

I mean Jeez, in this day and age this bullying shite really should not be tolerated and surely, if it is, it could mean the owner would be in a slightly delicate situation if ever reported to the authorities.

Nobody knows the true mental state of anyone else on this board but (and I truly hope no-one would laugh at this suggestion) that sort of harassment can actually lead to suicidal thoughts.

We all KNOW this is real, and yet 2 deeply unpleasant characters are allowed to carry on doing their stuff completely untouched (it seems).

It beggars belief, it really does.

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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby The Modernist » 26 Oct 2018, 15:04

Lord Rother wrote:
I mean Jeez, in this day and age this bullying shite really should not be tolerated and surely, if it is, it could mean the owner would be in a slightly delicate situation if ever reported to the authorities.


You'd have thrived under the Stasi. You'd have just loved doing your patriotic duty I'm sure.

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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby The Prof » 26 Oct 2018, 15:24

Lord Rother wrote:Ever thought of reporting their contemptible behaviour to the board’s owner with a suggestion...?

I mean Jeez, in this day and age this bullying shite really should not be tolerated and surely, if it is, it could mean the owner would be in a slightly delicate situation if ever reported to the authorities.

Nobody knows the true mental state of anyone else on this board but (and I truly hope no-one would laugh at this suggestion) that sort of harassment can actually lead to suicidal thoughts.

We all KNOW this is real, and yet 2 deeply unpleasant characters are allowed to carry on doing their stuff completely untouched (it seems).

It beggars belief, it really does.


Paul is well aware of what goes on on the board.
Coan had been asked to refrain and has removed K's work profile picture.
Kal has been persuaded not to have his account deleted along with all his posts but just take some time away.

Admin are not the police so I'm sorry if that's not good enough for you.

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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby Goat Boy » 26 Oct 2018, 15:30

The Modernist wrote:
Lord Rother wrote:
I mean Jeez, in this day and age this bullying shite really should not be tolerated and surely, if it is, it could mean the owner would be in a slightly delicate situation if ever reported to the authorities.


You'd have thrived under the Stasi. You'd have just loved doing your patriotic duty I'm sure.


You can tell just by his profile pic he has that authoritarian air about him.

Grassing up his mates so he can slide up the greasy pole.

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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby CLOWN » 26 Oct 2018, 15:48

He sent me a PM the other day calling me an 'enemy of the State' :o
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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby yomptepi » 26 Oct 2018, 16:18

space. invadere wrote:He sent me a PM the other day calling me an 'enemy of the State' :o


You will be first up against that BCB wall when the revolution comes.

Very few of us will be safe if what I have read on this thread is anything to go by.

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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby sloopjohnc » 26 Oct 2018, 16:26

If I may, I'd say a fitting punishment would be to tie Coan to a chair and make him listen to BOC's Godzilla, over and over again until he wets himself and cries like a baby.
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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby yomptepi » 26 Oct 2018, 16:29

The Prof wrote:
Lord Rother wrote:Ever thought of reporting their contemptible behaviour to the board’s owner with a suggestion...?

I mean Jeez, in this day and age this bullying shite really should not be tolerated and surely, if it is, it could mean the owner would be in a slightly delicate situation if ever reported to the authorities.

Nobody knows the true mental state of anyone else on this board but (and I truly hope no-one would laugh at this suggestion) that sort of harassment can actually lead to suicidal thoughts.

We all KNOW this is real, and yet 2 deeply unpleasant characters are allowed to carry on doing their stuff completely untouched (it seems).

It beggars belief, it really does.


Paul is well aware of what goes on on the board.
Coan had been asked to refrain and has removed K's work profile picture.
Kal has been persuaded not to have his account deleted along with all his posts but just take some time away.

Admin are not the police so I'm sorry if that's not good enough for you.


More than good enough. Very diplomatic. I am sure no one here really wants to have anyone leave.
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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby CLOWN » 26 Oct 2018, 16:31

sloopjohnc wrote:If I may, I'd say a fitting punishment would be to tie Coan to a chair and make him listen to BOC's Godzilla, over and over again until he wets himself and cries like a baby.


I'm already doing that as penance for my latest hounding :(
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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby clive gash » 26 Oct 2018, 16:32

Goat Boy wrote:
The Modernist wrote:
Lord Rother wrote:
I mean Jeez, in this day and age this bullying shite really should not be tolerated and surely, if it is, it could mean the owner would be in a slightly delicate situation if ever reported to the authorities.


You'd have thrived under the Stasi. You'd have just loved doing your patriotic duty I'm sure.


You can tell just by his profile pic he has that authoritarian air about him.

Grassing up his mates so he can slide up the greasy pole.

Terrible fella


He looks like an ex-copper.
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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby GoogaMooga » 26 Oct 2018, 16:38

BCB can be combative, but many of the insults are not meant to be anything other than playful taunts. BCB has been good for me in so many ways, especially the high level of articulacy here makes one try harder, plus you really learn to argue your case. I have developed a thick skin and am inured to empty epithets like "twat", but in the very early days I could sometimes be so distressed that I'd have to take a prescription benzo.
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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby sloopjohnc » 26 Oct 2018, 16:45

GoogaMooga wrote:BCB can be combative, but many of the insults are not meant to be anything other than playful taunts. BCB has been good for me in so many ways, especially the high level of articulacy here makes one try harder, plus you really learn to argue your case. I have developed a thick skin and am inured to empty epithets like "twat", but in the very early days I could sometimes be so distressed that I'd have to take a prescription benzo.


And then there's John Coan, using cheap props like a bald wig and monkey faces to get laughs.
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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby Lord Rother » 26 Oct 2018, 17:20

You guys make me hoot, you really do.

Are you really all so naive that you don’t get the damage that bullying online can do to vulnerable people? And do you not realise that you actually don’t know who the vulnerable ones are?

That said, I do appreciate the update given - but seriously, Coan has been asked to rein it in a bit has he?

Big ouch. That’ll work a treat I’m sure.

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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby Lord Rother » 26 Oct 2018, 17:33

Terrible fella, Stasi. Ex copper etc.

I’m loving the theme.

But seriously, I just have a working sense of right and wrong, that’s all. I know I am not unique on here in that regard but I just can’t fathom how it has come to the point where 2 guys are allowed to do what the hell they like for lengthy periods. It is ridiculous.

And yes Googa, of course a good deal of the taunting and insults are nothing much more than teasing and in jest but it is not that stuff that is being questioned here. It’s the nasty and personal stuff we are talking about.

They don’t bother trying to rile me anymore because it’s pretty clear I have a skin they will struggle to penetrate so I am not a suitable target.

I’ve said it before - they are not right in the head.

Sad thing is they probably even know it themselves but can’t stop.

Oh well, who gives a fuck - I’m only here for the prog anyway.

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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby toomanyhatz » 26 Oct 2018, 18:04

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Lord Rother wrote:So... another good poster hounded off the board by the usual bunch of inadequates. I wonder what the moderators ARE going to do about it?

Nothing, you say?

Of course.

:lol:

Embarrassing really.


Not really. We don’t have moderators. We have admins. Their job isn’t to police the board.


And I really don't know how many bloody times I have to say it.

Admins are pretty much there to do the thankless, tedious job of holding the (numerous) spammers at bay.

The idea that any of us should "do something" about tedious schoolyard name-calling is preposterous. And while I'm not taking sides on this particular bout of BCB gazing at its own navel, I will point out that K was another person that needed to be constantly reminded of what we actually do with our (volunteer) time.
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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby the masked man » 26 Oct 2018, 18:19

What Hatz said.

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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby zoomboogity » 26 Oct 2018, 18:41

space. invadere wrote:He sent me a PM the other day calling me an 'enemy of the State' :o


Yeah, but the state is Wyoming, so don't worry about it.
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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby sloopjohnc » 26 Oct 2018, 18:43

toomanyhatz wrote:
PENK wrote:
Lord Rother wrote:So... another good poster hounded off the board by the usual bunch of inadequates. I wonder what the moderators ARE going to do about it?

Nothing, you say?

Of course.

:lol:

Embarrassing really.


Not really. We don’t have moderators. We have admins. Their job isn’t to police the board.


And I really don't know how many bloody times I have to say it.

Admins are pretty much there to do the thankless, tedious job of holding the (numerous) spammers at bay.

The idea that any of us should "do something" about tedious schoolyard name-calling is preposterous. And while I'm not taking sides on this particular bout of BCB gazing at its own navel, I will point out that K was another person that needed to be constantly reminded of what we actually do with our (volunteer) time.


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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby CLOWN » 26 Oct 2018, 18:45

zoomboogity wrote:
space. invadere wrote:He sent me a PM the other day calling me an 'enemy of the State' :o


Yeah, but the state is Wyoming, so don't worry about it.


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Re: What’s going on BCB?

Postby Penk! » 26 Oct 2018, 19:27

yomptepi wrote:I am sure no one here really wants to have anyone leave.


Speak for yourself. Most of us would love it if Footy would bugger off.
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