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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    Some of the bans were warranted. Some of them never contributed anything to any discussion and others could be rational contributors much of the time. Those who had a history of being nothing but a troll don't need to be offered this amnesty.

    I think most of the decline here is people because of leaving on a voluntary basis. Primarily because of the conduct of those who claim "RWNJ's" are running people off.

    My question is, how would they know the amnesty was offered?
    That was my intent, first blanket amnesty for all banned would never be done considering what some of them were banned for. Racism, White Supremist crap more than a few are socks, plus as you said how do you find them to ask them to come back.

    This will not work unfortunately
    Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Common View Post
    This will not work unfortunately
    Then this place is in big trouble.
    Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.
    --Immanuel Kant

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    Quote Originally Posted by Common View Post
    That was my intent, first blanket amnesty for all banned would never be done considering what some of them were banned for. Racism, White Supremist crap more than a few are socks, plus as you said how do you find them to ask them to come back.

    This will not work unfortunately
    You do need an email address to register as a member. Even if a member has been banned, admin still has access to that address, right?


    I do think that some of the bans were justifiable and others were not. Right now this place would be better off if a couple of people were sent packing, but you can't ban everyone.


    I think it can work.
    Last edited by Tahuyaman; 05-08-2018 at 08:34 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ethereal View Post
    Then this place is in big trouble.
    Did you go read the ban list ethereal, If so I suggest you go over it again and think why each was banned in the first place. Even the ones that would be considered to come back doesnt amount to a handful.
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    I could see it on a case-by-case basis. I know in the past a banned person went to Admin and made his case and was let back in.
    Molon labe

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    If you want a real reason which explains why this forum is in decline, one needs to look no further than the fact that Crepitus would be called upon to be a any official position.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    I could see it on a case-by-case basis. I know in the past a banned person went to Admin and made his case and was let back in.
    If that person was banned from logging in to the site, how did they appeal to admin?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    If that person was banned from logging in to the site, how did they appeal to admin?
    Isn't their a way to contact Admin on the guest page?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    Isn't their a way to contact Admin on the guest page?
    I didn't know a guest page existed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    I didn't know a guest page existed.
    I a referring to the homepage - a nonmember only sees part of it.
    Molon labe

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