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    Re: Androgynous/Homosexual Deities?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ula View Post
    My faith is not an agenda. Get the hell over it.
    Perhaps you missed the mod warning. This is the last time it'll be issued. If anyone in this thread has a personal problem with anyone else, handle it in private. Quarrel elsewhere.
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    Re: Androgynous/Homosexual Deities?

    Perhaps staff should say something to the people who started the shit in the first place. Especially the one who does this shit almost every topic. That is staffs job right?

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    Re: Androgynous/Homosexual Deities?

    This is dead. Enough warnings have been given.
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    Re: Androgynous/Homosexual Deities?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ula View Post
    Perhaps staff should say something to the people who started the shit in the first place. Especially the one who does this shit almost every topic. That is staffs job right?
    Actually, once a warning was given (by the way, the first time I even read this thread, thank the gods), the only person that continued to participate in a way that was obnoxious, was you. Period. End of story.

    Which is the reason why I don't single people out in a first warning--it takes two to tango, or in this case, three or four...and really, the only problem at the point that I posted was that some people were taking dissenting views personally and turning what should have been a respectful debate or disagreement into an arguement. People can have discussions without agreement without turning it into a snarkfest...

    Since we are well past first warning though, I'll point fingers. And since you seem to want to make this a public issue, I will be happy to oblige you. I was willing to overlook the first comment after my warning, that perhaps you had missed it...but the second comment, makes it fairly obvious. Thank you for proving my point, in why I DON'T single people out in a first warning. Everyone ELSE took the hint...

    Or, as taken from the PF Rules (and I'm red texting the pertinent parts):

    A Note from Staff Members Regarding Moderators & Moderation:

    This is a privately owned, privately operated, privately funded (partially via donations) forum. It is not a free speech zone, and its not a democracy...and its not unique among forums for that. We allow most speech, and we are largely tolerant of dissenting views, but we don't tolerate bad manners. We've been doing this for over a decade, and we've come to a format that works for this community, so we enforce it. Yeah, it doesn't work for everyone that visits it. Not everyone fits in here, but there are lots of forums around if that is the case--its nothing personal if this is not the internet home for you.

    Foremost, the mods and admin are members here, we come here for OUR enjoyment, and we don't get paid to do this. And actually, for those of us that PAID to purchase this forum from its previous owner, we have a bit more of an interest into making this a place that we enjoy coming to. As such, we curtail most off topic conversation, we don't allow trolling, spam, flaming, etc. We also don't allow racism, sexism, etc. And, we severely put down personal attacks. If someone starts something with other members, more often than not, we end up finishing it. Just so you know the difference between us chillin, and us doing our job, it will be in green if it is written by a mod, or in red if it is written by an admin.

    Mod decisions are final. Period. Final. Exclamation point. Even if another mod disagrees, that disagreement is handled in private. We don't play good cop-bad cop or mom vs dad here. The other mods and admin will back up a mod or admin decision, period...and so will most of the members, even if they PM a private disagreement to a mod or admin over the matter. If you choose to argue with a mod in a thread, take a disagreement with a mod (or another member) to another thread, or otherwise spread around hate and discontent, you won't last long as a member.

    DEBATE is encouraged (provided it is in a debate thread), DISAGREEMENT is encouraged (provided its not engaged in disrespectfully or with gross asshattery), but ARGUING just for the sake of argument or to have the last word or as a form of bullying is not. Arguing with a mod, or blatantly ignoring them will get a thread closed, period. If it becomes a personal habit, its one of the few things that will get you banned.
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