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Re: "The Real University" [recruiting][social]

Postby Neoteny on Sat Nov 15, 2008 1:10 pm

The destruction was internal. The cause was an attempt to prove a point. The effect was an overreaction. There was never any intent to destroy the group.
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Re: "The Real University" [recruiting][social]

Postby CrazyAnglican on Sat Nov 15, 2008 2:09 pm

Actually there was no destruction, internal or otherwise. I said attempted destruction. Prove a point? Sure one small group has "proven" that they will go to great lengths in the attempt to insure that nobody sets a rule that they disagree with (mind you they can set or break any rule they like). There was no point; only a flimsy excuse. An outside member of the group stated clearly "this forum will be dead in a month" when it wasn't he used a members username and password to come inside and gripe about or admissions standards. As if turning our callouts thread into a bitchfest (to the point that it was shut down) wasn't enough.


Which isn't my intention here; so I'll refrain from any more comments as long as you don't mention me or the issue. Good luck all.
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Re: "The Real University" [recruiting][social]

Postby Neoteny on Sat Nov 15, 2008 2:28 pm

CrazyAnglican wrote:Actually there was no destruction, internal or otherwise. I said attempted destruction. Prove a point? Sure one small group has "proven" that they will go to great lengths in the attempt to insure that nobody sets a rule that they disagree with (mind you they can set or break any rule they like). There was no point; only a flimsy excuse. An outside member of the group stated clearly "this forum will be dead in a month" when it wasn't he used a members username and password to come inside and gripe about or admissions standards. As if turning our callouts thread into a bitchfest (to the point that it was shut down) wasn't enough.


It's looking fairly bleak inside the forum, when such civil discussants as yourself and GT have either removed themselves or been removed. But that's beside the point, and you seem to be missing the point of what they endeavored to achieve. But if you don't want to talk about it, so be it.
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Re: "The Real University" [recruiting][social]

Postby CrazyAnglican on Sat Nov 15, 2008 2:36 pm

There was nothing they could have acheived that opening their own forum with differing standards (such as this one) wouldn't have done nicely. What they did was interfere with the internal workings of another clan. Hence the "we're right; screw off" mentality that is so prevalent in their posts (which btw was the reason that they weren't welcome in the first place.)


Isn't a common complaint (by the very same folks) against differing belief groups that they try to enforce their will on others? It's exactly what was done, and it's hypocrisy no matter how you try to paint it. I'm very well aware of what the intent was, and haven't missed the point at all. Why the interest in how bleak it is (not to mention knowledge of specific membership) if the intent was not to harm?
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Re: "The Real University" [recruiting][social]

Postby Ditocoaf on Sat Nov 15, 2008 2:36 pm

Neoteny wrote:
CrazyAnglican wrote:Actually there was no destruction, internal or otherwise. I said attempted destruction. Prove a point? Sure one small group has "proven" that they will go to great lengths in the attempt to insure that nobody sets a rule that they disagree with (mind you they can set or break any rule they like). There was no point; only a flimsy excuse. An outside member of the group stated clearly "this forum will be dead in a month" when it wasn't he used a members username and password to come inside and gripe about or admissions standards. As if turning our callouts thread into a bitchfest (to the point that it was shut down) wasn't enough.


It's looking fairly bleak inside the forum, when such civil discussants as yourself and GT have either removed themselves or been removed. But that's beside the point, and you seem to be missing the point of what they endeavored to achieve. But if you don't want to talk about it, so be it.

I'm going to have to ask both of you to take this to PMs...
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Re: "The Real University" [recruiting][social]

Postby CrazyAnglican on Sat Nov 15, 2008 2:58 pm

Certainly,

sorry ditocoaf
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Re: "The Real University" [recruiting][social]

Postby MarVal on Sat Nov 15, 2008 5:57 pm

CrazyAnglican wrote:Certainly,

sorry ditocoaf

Thanks CrazyAnglican.

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Re: "The Real University" [recruiting][social]

Postby Snorri1234 on Sun Nov 16, 2008 8:05 am

CrazyAnglican wrote:Actually there was no destruction, internal or otherwise. I said attempted destruction. Prove a point? Sure one small group has "proven" that they will go to great lengths in the attempt to insure that nobody sets a rule that they disagree with (mind you they can set or break any rule they like). There was no point; only a flimsy excuse. An outside member of the group stated clearly "this forum will be dead in a month" when it wasn't he used a members username and password to come inside and gripe about or admissions standards. As if turning our callouts thread into a bitchfest (to the point that it was shut down) wasn't enough.


You had this weird belief that some people can't behave civilly when they are asked to do it. I proved you wrong. You and the others responded by kicking out everyone who just happened to share a clan with me.

Have fun agreeing in your subforum.
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Re: "The Real University" [recruiting][social]

Postby nagerous on Sun Nov 16, 2008 1:44 pm

Sign me up for this.
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Re: "The Real University" [recruiting][social]

Postby Ditocoaf on Sun Nov 16, 2008 2:04 pm

Snorri1234 wrote:
CrazyAnglican wrote:Actually there was no destruction, internal or otherwise. I said attempted destruction. Prove a point? Sure one small group has "proven" that they will go to great lengths in the attempt to insure that nobody sets a rule that they disagree with (mind you they can set or break any rule they like). There was no point; only a flimsy excuse. An outside member of the group stated clearly "this forum will be dead in a month" when it wasn't he used a members username and password to come inside and gripe about or admissions standards. As if turning our callouts thread into a bitchfest (to the point that it was shut down) wasn't enough.


You had this weird belief that some people can't behave civilly when they are asked to do it. I proved you wrong. You and the others responded by kicking out everyone who just happened to share a clan with me.

Have fun agreeing in your subforum.

that should have been a PM.
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Re: "The Real University" [recruiting][social]

Postby john9blue on Sun Nov 16, 2008 6:04 pm

So Dito asked you to behave civilly by taking this to PM's, and you ignored him and posted here instead. Ironic, no? :lol:
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Re: "The Real University" [recruiting][social]

Postby Ditocoaf on Sun Nov 16, 2008 7:37 pm

john9blue wrote:So Dito asked you to behave civilly by taking this to PM's, and you ignored him and posted here instead. Ironic, no? :lol:

Sorry, john9blue, but this is still derailing the thread. I wanted people to take the argument outside of this thread; his brief apology wasn't off-topic, but your and snorri's comments just were.
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Re: "The Real University" [recruiting][social]

Postby john9blue on Sun Nov 16, 2008 8:32 pm

Apologies to all, I was under the impression that comments like Snorri's were what we were trying to avoid, and posted a bad comment myself trying to prove a point. Now THAT is irony.

Hope this forum is up and running soon. :)
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Re: "The Real University" [recruiting][social]

Postby jennifermarie on Sun Nov 16, 2008 8:44 pm

This group sounds interesting, can I join?
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Re: "The Real University" [recruiting][social]

Postby The1exile on Tue Nov 18, 2008 11:03 am

May I join your august ranks?
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