Pete McCabe wrote:It was surprising to see the Vancouver Ring website seems to indicate that the lecture is(was) still on for tonight. Steve, did you leave your mother's deathbed to go do a lecture?
Michael Close wrote:It's easy to get by the filters when you make up your own dirty words, you flurging schnatz.
Richard Kaufman wrote:I think that they sent me a letter because I'm the editor of Genii. I wasn't going to argue their point: I definitely flamed John Mazza (who deserves a seared rear end) and used profanity.
Rick Ruhl wrote:And, the ethics of the people here are much higher than the green place. (Not Steve or the admins, but the userbase).
Rick Ruhl wrote:You, I and many other have a very strong opinions.. and we have the sarcastic gene. But to tell the truth about someone with the facts and to be banned from that from a silly message board, is inane.
I think every message board is silly, because all of the topics will fade into the past and become meaningless.
You know I was disappointed when you decided to let non-Genii subscribers have access to this board. When you pay for something of value, you treat it better.
Bill Marquardt wrote:
While this statement may be basically true, perhaps you are not aware that it seems one member here repeatedly joins the Cafe only to be banned time and again for attacking a particular well-known professional magician.
Bill Marquardt wrote:
I deleted the post and this guy immediately started flaming me online and sends me threatening PMs because I had violated his right to free speech
Bill Marquardt wrote:My point is: we need to be tolerant ourselves toward admins and mods. It is not an easy job.
shatteredorbit wrote:I, for one, am glad that non Genii members are allowed in. I started reading here before I was a subscriber. Now that i *AM* a paying member, i intend to contribute a bit more.
Richard Kaufman wrote:I think that they sent me a letter because I'm the editor of Genii.
Brooks wrote:The rules must apply to everyone or not at all. What does a persons vocation have to do with anything?
mrgoat wrote:Richard Kaufman wrote:I think that they sent me a letter because I'm the editor of Genii.Brooks wrote:The rules must apply to everyone or not at all. What does a persons vocation have to do with anything?
So, you *do* get different treatment.
Ah, I love the smell of hypocrisy in the morning.
Richard Kaufman wrote:If Dustin had any real sense ...
Brad Henderson wrote:the problem isn't the folks at the cafe per se. Many are sincere and would progress if given access to vetted, grounded, practical information. The problem is these people are intentionally kept in the dark. [snip] whoa to the magician who dare try to set the record straight.
Brad Henderson wrote:I have tried to keep my point focused on the problems with the cafe and not personal attacks. having said that, I feel I've said all I can say. And feel better for having said that.