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Started:October 14th, 2009 (09:49 AM) by Poocher Views / Replies:2,086 / 14
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Old November 13th, 2009, 08:34 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I'm too lazy to read all the forum rules to find out if a thread starter (not me) can ban other poster from his/her thread?

Some of the best trader/posters on the forum are being flamed on their own threads!

Brings the whole forum down several notches.

I've been ignored on two threads that I know of (there may be It's one thing to be disruptive, vulgar, racist etc. and another to express a different opinion in a civil manner.

There are OP's who simply place a member on ignore because they differ in opinion and don't kiss up to the OP or follow the OP's marching orders. These thread starters are thin skinned, insecure and have low self esteem in my opionion.

Too many folks here use the ignore button like a cowboy with a six-gun in the wild West. Nowadays, we call that small penis syndrome.

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Old November 15th, 2009, 07:14 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I'm putting you on ignore Zoethecus!

Just kidding.

You make a good point. And I promise that I wasn't thinking of you when I started this thread.

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Old November 15th, 2009, 08:49 PM   #13 (permalink)
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You make a good point. And I promise that I wasn't thinking of you when I started this thread.

That's comforting.

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Old November 15th, 2009, 09:05 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Can I put myself on ignore? I find myself quite offensive and annoying most of the time.


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Old November 15th, 2009, 09:57 PM   #15 (permalink)
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