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The only reason those posts joined that locked thread, was because it's beating a dead horse. A dead horse with flies on it. Flies with Protricity's face on it, complete with his long nose hair. But because you're nice, I'll allow everyone to beat the dead horse again.

That's good to know, because, well , I think I've missed virtually every major event here. Everything that's part of our little "culture". When the site became blue, when it became silver, the $350 hat thread, Pixie's ascension to staff member ( or was it alwauys like that? I suck at lurking), when Nem finally lost the game, the sidebar exodus...

And then I leave, waste my time at freaking 4chan (which has corrupted me in ways UnMod and my time at SA never did), revisit OCR expecting some kind of reprive for my sanity, and I'm met with this.

I feel like such a useless (doesn't bother me, worn that label for years) ass for not even noticing this thread before asking my stupid little question. I didn't feel like asking anyone at .org because, well...I don't really need to explain the attitude soem of the more elitist members displayed to newbies, do I? But after going through all these pages, and seeing what heppened during my absence, I feel satisfaction. It's not enough to rease the gloom of losing a vital component of the only other forum I visit, but it's something to dull the edge. Closure is such a nice thing to experience. It seemed as if the community had just carried on without a hitch, but then I see posts by people like Dshu, Sauzer, schlapadoink, the Coop, Xelebes, lurkers, yourself, and most importantly, DJP. I see how this event has affected eveyone, and what they plan to do to rectify the errors it has rought. And the explanation I was owed is paid.

Anyway, I should get bask to lurking and leeching. Maybe I'll have the chance to actually contribute something, seeing as how nearly all the other posts I've ever had were wastes. I dunno.

Let this die, or something, O.K.?

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;250581']I feel like such a useless (doesn't bother me' date=' worn that label for years) ass for not even noticing this thread before asking my stupid little question.[/quote']

Well, it was a pretty old thread buried in who knows what page (only reason I knew it still existed was because its listed in my subscriptions) so it's not your fault for missing it.

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Yeah, I was pissed, I took a six month break from OCR when I was stationed at Ft. Benning. I come back right when the Jihad over the Sidebar commences, then the whole site destabilizes, Unmod gets nuked, the commies take over, and offtop is created as a bastard compromise to make up for the loss of unmod. I thought the sidebar was a little garrish, but nothing worth going on the warpath over. Then DJP goes insane for like a 3 week period, and bans everyone who thinks anything negative about it (Please don't ban me.). Then Unmod goes insane over Pixietricks becoming judge. I didn't understand why that was so bad. Then VGDJ, which I thought was quite good, went belly up. Then I log on one day, and it's just gone... all of it, replaced by this. I'll get used to it, but it still kind of hard to swallow. I really felt like Nero, fiddling while OCR burned. But hey, life goes on.

BTW, Liontamer, thanks for the opportunaty to beat this dead horse some more, it keeps the flies away, and they're soo ugly. Argh, I'll get back to playing Diablo next week and forget all about this rant.

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There's a big ol' thread over here too. Too much drama for one forum. :P

Wow. I never knew about that thread. I figured all the discussion and flaming was kept to just this one.

[K]- Unless you changed your settings for viewing the forums, there was no way for you to have seen this thread. It had been inactive for over two months before it was bumped by LT when he merged another thread into it. Frankly, I'm surprised it was still here at all after such a long time.

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Just got done reading it all, the "Power & Responsibility", the IRC heated chat, everything. I never stepped foot into UnMod before it was killed but I wish I'd had. There are some damn smart people who hung out there...and no I'm not being sarcastic.

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;250581'] I didn't feel like asking anyone at .org because' date=' well...I don't really need to explain the attitude soem of the more elitist members displayed to newbies, do I?[/quote']

Just stay out of Molto's forum 14, and you'll be fine. Some people even don't consider it as a part of .org.

Anyway, if you still want to read more, all the threads about the whole drama have been archived in the memory lane subforum. Nice read.

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Just stay out of Molto's forum 14, and you'll be fine. Some people even don't consider it as a part of .org.

Oh the meta-irony.

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What's weird is that I was really upset when unmod went down, but I like off-topic way more. There was really no place to make an off-topic conversation without being confronted by nothing but comments like "noob" and other sarcastic gestures.

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What's weird is that I was really upset when unmod went down, but I like off-topic way more. There was really no place to make an off-topic conversation without being confronted by nothing but comments like "noob" and other sarcastic gestures.

Like GenDisc?

You know... for general discussions?

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Not to sound like a jerk but... if the managers really cared about community, why was UnMod deleted? I don't come here very often these days, so maybe I missed the explanation/apology.

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I read that thread a long time ago, I don't remember seeing an apology.

http://www.ocremix.org/forums/showpost.php?p=213015&postcount=118

Bahamut's comments gave me the impression that all the staff members involved would be involved in the apology, but I felt djp's post was sufficient enough for the closure I wanted.

zircon's right though...technically UnMod was deleted in 2007, so we'll have to wait for the 2008 address for it to be on topic. :)

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Yeah, I did bring it up before, but it was thought unnecessary to issue an apology, as djp did address all the points in question before.

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In truth, I didn't think an apology was ever really going to come to pass, Bahamut. What where the chances of the more vocal UnModders apologizing to the judges or mods for all the things they said? Not very high I'd wager. As such, having the various outspoken mods and judges apologize for the things they said didn't seem likely to happen. After all, why should one side apologize if the other side isn't going to? Not a really fair and balanced system there.

Plus, why should someone apologize for their opinion? Both sides of this had people who said some nasty things along the way, and perhaps for the more direct person-to-person insults, I could see an apology being made if the person felt bad about it afterwards (not likely... on either side). But having them give an apology for how they felt on a subject seemed odd. And forcing them to give one... well, that's never a good idea. I'd personally rather have no apology, than one I knew was bullshit.

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hoshit. I leave for like a year, and this is what happens?

I'd ask wtf happened but I'll assume it'll feel like beating a dead horse to all of you. Death of unmod makes me sad, though. It was like my introduction to the underbelly of the internet. I shall mourn for you, unmod.

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One thing, why is talking about Pixi's nose a banable offense?

It's acting like an idiot that's a bannable offense, and really, if you act retarded, you deserve what comes to you.

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One thing, why is talking about Pixi's nose a banable offense?

Inflammatory remarks to or about another member of the community, perhaps?

Plus making fun of a mods' significant other is usually a bad idea in general. :-P

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Inflammatory remarks to or about another member of the community, perhaps?

Plus making fun of a mods' significant other is usually a bad idea in general. :-P

Hurrr internet

I swear, people these days take the internet waaay too seriously. God forbid someone hurt somebody's feelings.

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