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  1. WinterBorn
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    Some newbie named Stirsomethingorother started a couple of threads. "Don't read this" and "Don't read this either". I get that he was off his rocker. But other people participated in the discussions. Why are our words removed too.

    Does it help to pretend he wasn't here?

    Why can the thread stay up so the ridiculous nature of the statements can be seen?
     
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    Sock puppets of banned members don't get a voice here.

    Particularly pains in the ass like cultsmasher.
     
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    The problem is that you remove the voices of people who follow the rules and make the discussions interesting. If it was just spam ok, but why take everything out?
     
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    My problem with the practice is that it removes points that are made, voices that should be heard, and basically makes the rest of us expenible in some personal or forum bitch fight.
     
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    It's set up so that when a sock like cultsmasher keeps returning and is discovered everything is erased automatically. It's the way the software is set up, makes it easier for the mods, trust me, I know..........
     
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    I keep on losing socks in the dryer. Please let me know if any of my socks show up here.
     
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    Happens all the time. If you engage with an idiot, you take the risk of losing your pearls of wisdom along with his.
     
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    If I do not engage with an idiot, there are few threads available in which to post.
     
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