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Banned from a forum. No the whole thread was deleted!

Post by Sir Charles » Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:29 am

Without being notified, not in private , or in any other way, I have been banned from reading and posting in the thread "Gender Identity". I am not sure if it is because my posts have been perceived as offensive by some, in general or any particular way.
If this is the case, whomever my post may have offended, please step forward and point out where I have stepped out of the line. In that case you deserve my public apology.

Sincerley,
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Re: Banned from posting in or even reading a forum

Post by Moem » Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:35 am

I doubt that this is the case. If you've been getting error messages, it seems more likely that this is a glitch.
What is going on that makes you think you've been banned?
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Re: Banned from posting in or even reading a forum

Post by catweazel » Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:38 am

Moem wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:35 am
What is going on that makes you think you've been banned?
The thread has been deleted.

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Re: Banned from posting in or even reading a forum

Post by Sir Charles » Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:43 am

Moem wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:35 am
I doubt that this is the case. If you've been getting error messages, it seems more likely that this is a glitch.
What is going on that makes you think you've been banned?
I just wondered that.
I got the message that I am not authorized to read and post in that thread. So I thought perhaps my posts may have been reported as being offensive by some. I cannot even see them when I search my posts in my profile or under "Your posts".
I suppose that's one of the ironies of life, doing the wrong thing at the right moment -C.C.

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Re: Banned from posting in or even reading a forum

Post by catweazel » Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:50 am

Marziano wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:43 am
Moem wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:35 am
I doubt that this is the case. If you've been getting error messages, it seems more likely that this is a glitch.
What is going on that makes you think you've been banned?
I just wondered that.
I got the message that I am not authorized to read and post in that thread. So I thought perhaps my posts may have been reported as being offensive by some. I cannot even see them when I search my posts in my profile or under "Your posts".
Out of all the moderators, one took exception to it and deleted the whole thread.
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Re: Banned from posting in or even reading a forum

Post by Sir Charles » Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:51 am

Oh, I didn't know that. From the message "You are not authorized to read this forum", I could't conclude that the thread was deleted. Was it because the subject was too controversial? Or the posters, including me, were "derailing" from the right path?
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Re: Banned from posting in or even reading a forum

Post by catweazel » Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:53 am

Marziano wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:51 am
Oh, I didn't know that. From the message "You are not authorized to read this forum", I could't conclude that the thread was deleted. Was it because the subject was too controversial? Or the posters, including me, were "derailing" from the right path?
The other moderators tolerated it. One didn't. That's all it takes. It wasn't your posts, just a moderator's opinion that triggered it.
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Re: Banned from posting in or even reading a forum

Post by Moem » Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:55 am

It was probably because the subject is touchy, invites comments that others may find hurtful, and is pretty much impossible to keep out of the realm of politics. It was not my decision but I can see the reasoning.
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Re: Banned from posting in or even reading a forum

Post by catweazel » Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:58 am

Moem wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:55 am
It was probably because the subject is touchy, invites comments that others may find hurtful, and is pretty much impossible to keep out of the realm of politics. It was not my decision but I can see the reasoning.
I admired your participation in it.

Cheers.
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Post by Pjotr » Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:03 am

That's a pity.... :shock:

The discussion in that thread was animated and heated, but never overheated.

Occasionally there even was some humour in it: opponents were able to laugh together, and thus bridged a potential gap of lasting animosity. I must say that I enjoyed both the verbal duelling and the flashes of humour.
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Re: Banned from posting in or even reading a forum

Post by catweazel » Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:05 am

Pjotr wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:03 am
That's a pity.... :shock:

The discussion in that thread was animated and heated, but never overheated.

Occasionally there even was some humour in it: opponents were able to laugh together, and thus bridged a potential gap of lasting animosity. I must say that I enjoyed both the verbal duelling and the flashes of humour.
+1

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Re: Banned from posting in or even reading a forum

Post by Sir Charles » Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:13 am

Pjotr wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:03 am
Occasionally there even was some humour in it: opponents were able to laugh together, and thus bridged a potential gap of lasting animosity. I must say that I enjoyed both the verbal duelling and the flashes of humour.
I feel the same :D
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Re: Banned from posting in or even reading a forum

Post by Sir Charles » Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:25 am

catweazel wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:58 am
Moem wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:55 am
It was probably because the subject is touchy, invites comments that others may find hurtful, and is pretty much impossible to keep out of the realm of politics. It was not my decision but I can see the reasoning.
I admired your participation in it.

Cheers.
Me too. And yours as well. I did appreciate reading your posts and your stand towards science and scientific knowledge.
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Re: Banned from posting in or even reading a forum

Post by asinoro » Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:26 am

Pjotr wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:03 am
That's a pity.... :shock:

The discussion in that thread was animated and heated, but never overheated.

Occasionally there even was some humour in it: opponents were able to laugh together, and thus bridged a potential gap of lasting animosity. I must say that I enjoyed both the verbal duelling and the flashes of humour.
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Re: Banned from posting in or even reading a forum

Post by catweazel » Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:36 am

Marziano wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:25 am
If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it...
Bertrand Russell
Sadly, that happens all too often even when the evidence is so overwhelming that it is absolutely indisputable.
I did appreciate reading your posts and your stand towards science and scientific knowledge.
I've had over eight decades to think these things over :mrgreen:

I appreciated your posts, also.
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Re: Banned from posting in or even reading a forum

Post by Sir Charles » Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:40 am

catweazel wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:36 am
Sadly, that happens all too often even when the evidence is so overwhelming that it is absolutely indisputable.
I think the same. I knew you would too.
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Re: Banned from posting in or even reading a forum

Post by Arch_Enemy » Sun Mar 11, 2018 12:47 pm

Pjotr wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:03 am
That's a pity.... :shock:

The discussion in that thread was animated and heated, but never overheated.

Occasionally there even was some humour in it: opponents were able to laugh together, and thus bridged a potential gap of lasting animosity. I must say that I enjoyed both the verbal duelling and the flashes of humour.
I didn't think it was all that heated. Me and catweazel had a few discourses, but nothing that would reduce either one of us to name-calling, I'm sure.

Ah, well, in all honesty, I was surprised it lasted as long as it did. Yes, it is a touchy subject, but it is current and something that needs to be considered. It is a changing world. Sure am glad I won't be here to see what it turns in to! :D

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Re: Banned from posting in or even reading a forum

Post by Arch_Enemy » Sun Mar 11, 2018 12:50 pm

Moem wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:55 am
It was probably because the subject is touchy, invites comments that others may find hurtful, and is pretty much impossible to keep out of the realm of politics. It was not my decision but I can see the reasoning.
I admired your participation in it, also. :D
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Re: Banned from posting in or even reading a forum

Post by Schultz » Sun Mar 11, 2018 2:15 pm

Marziano wrote:
I did appreciate reading your posts and your stand towards science and scientific knowledge.
I remember back in the 70s that scientists were saying that the earth was heading towards another ice age. Guess what, they were wrong! The scientific community is not infallible.

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Re: Banned from posting in or even reading a forum

Post by Moem » Sun Mar 11, 2018 2:24 pm

Gentlefolks, just in case: we're NOT going to continue the discussion from that thread in here.
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