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Old 11-08-2008, 03:52 AM   #11
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Fingers. We do exactly that. We look up the IP to verify. Regardless of your personal sentiments, we need to keep the best interests of the site on mind.
Regardless of my personal sentiments? Didn't you just agree with them? If you're enforcing membership based on local age of majority laws, we're in complete agreement. Those are my personal sentiments and it's not regardless of them, it's in accordance with them.
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Old 11-08-2008, 04:08 AM   #12
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Regardless of my personal sentiments? Didn't you just agree with them? If you're enforcing membership based on local age of majority laws, we're in complete agreement. Those are my personal sentiments and it's not regardless of them, it's in accordance with them.
Just guessing but maybe olllo meant the generic your, derivative of the generic you.
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Old 11-08-2008, 04:15 AM   #13
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Actually, the personal sentiment part most certainly referred to the "douchebag" and "international flair" comments.

Whether the underage posters are douchebags or not is irrelevant, and we don't enforce the rules for any particular effect other than to protect the members' best interests.

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Old 11-08-2008, 04:18 AM   #14
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Actually, the personal sentiment part most certainly referred to the "douchebag" and "international flair" comments.

Whether the underage posters are douchebags or not is irrelevant, and we don't enforce the rules for any particular effect other than to protect the members' best interests.
My bad. Enforce away.
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Old 11-08-2008, 05:56 AM   #15
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Dudes, I am not underage!

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Old 11-08-2008, 01:37 PM   #16
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Sorry for the confusion, Fingers. It was, indeed, a new thought and I was using the editorial non-specific your.

When I check in with nmy mobile, I can't execute a line break for a new paragraph.

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Old 11-08-2008, 01:51 PM   #17
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If- like your post makes it appear- you don't really care about the age issue, but want to exploit it to get him booted just because you think he is dumb and has poor spelling, that is pretty douchey.
Agreed. Sounds like you're using the age thing as an excuse...
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Old 11-08-2008, 02:05 PM   #18
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Agreed. Sounds like you're using the age thing as an excuse...
It's the privilege of old age. You should appreciate that, being a 42 year old woman and all.
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Old 11-08-2008, 02:10 PM   #19
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I'll go slightly against the grain here.

As far as douchebaggery goes, intent is relevant.

If you're reporting him because he is underage, not douchey.

If- like your post makes it appear- you don't really care about the age issue, but want to exploit it to get him booted just because you think he is dumb and has poor spelling, that is pretty douchey.
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Agreed. Sounds like you're using the age thing as an excuse...
I'll disagree. There's a huge difference between juvenile douchebaggery (see 4chan) and adult douchebaggery (see Debate forum). Adult douchebaggery is a fact of life on the internet, but if the forum TOS explicitly says "nobody under legal age of consumption", then it's reasonable to be upset about and prompted to report a juvenile douchebag. I'm all for less douchebags.
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Old 11-08-2008, 02:48 PM   #20
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I'll disagree. There's a huge difference between juvenile douchebaggery (see 4chan) and adult douchebaggery (see Debate forum). Adult douchebaggery is a fact of life on the internet, but if the forum TOS explicitly says "nobody under legal age of consumption", then it's reasonable to be upset about and prompted to report a juvenile douchebag. I'm all for less members.

Fixed that for ya...
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