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Author Topic: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour  (Read 5413 times)

GhostNinja

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #75 on: May 09, 2022, 03:50:39 PM »
This is as close as I get to social media, so I'm good.  No facebook account, no twitter, no Baidu, no personal website etc.   I loathe Discord because it just plain sucks. 

I also dislike VTTs because if I'm going to game it needs to just work without constantly freezing and I want to hang with friends and family and knock back a few adult beverages.

So just unplug, people, and you'll be happier....

That's easier said then done if you live in an area where there aren't many gamers.  For some people that's the only way to game.  Are you saying it's better if they just don't game at all rather than game online?

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #76 on: May 13, 2022, 06:40:23 PM »
There is a user who was banned on a gaming message board for off-site behavior which I agree with. He was convicted of child porn involving his young daughter. His spouse was also on the message board, had been unaware of it all until she discovered it and is the one who had him arrested. From prison he tried to log back into the message board, somehow, and was banned.

I'm fine with banning him for that off-site behavior. Should be noted he didn't dispute the claim, ever.

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #77 on: May 13, 2022, 06:44:19 PM »
This is as close as I get to social media, so I'm good.  No facebook account, no twitter, no Baidu, no personal website etc.   I loathe Discord because it just plain sucks. 

I also dislike VTTs because if I'm going to game it needs to just work without constantly freezing and I want to hang with friends and family and knock back a few adult beverages.

So just unplug, people, and you'll be happier....

That's easier said then done if you live in an area where there aren't many gamers.  For some people that's the only way to game.  Are you saying it's better if they just don't game at all rather than game online?

How ever did we use to play before the internet?

I guess we just didnt game at all.
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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #78 on: May 13, 2022, 06:55:35 PM »
This is as close as I get to social media, so I'm good.  No facebook account, no twitter, no Baidu, no personal website etc.   I loathe Discord because it just plain sucks. 

I also dislike VTTs because if I'm going to game it needs to just work without constantly freezing and I want to hang with friends and family and knock back a few adult beverages.

So just unplug, people, and you'll be happier....

That's easier said then done if you live in an area where there aren't many gamers.  For some people that's the only way to game.  Are you saying it's better if they just don't game at all rather than game online?

How ever did we use to play before the internet?

I guess we just didnt game at all.

What part of "That's easier said then done if you live in an area where there aren't many gamers." didn't you understand?
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Shasarak

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #79 on: May 13, 2022, 11:31:13 PM »
What part of "That's easier said then done if you live in an area where there aren't many gamers." didn't you understand?

The part where you get other people to play with you, rather then just complaining about not being able to play.

 ???
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GeekyBugle

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #80 on: May 13, 2022, 11:33:24 PM »
What part of "That's easier said then done if you live in an area where there aren't many gamers." didn't you understand?

The part where you get other people to play with you, rather then just complaining about not being able to play.

 ???

So you're being deliberately obtuse.
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Here is why this forum tends to be so stupid. Many people here think Joe Biden is "The Left", when he is actually Far Right and every US republican is just an idiot.

“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.”

― George Orwell

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #81 on: May 14, 2022, 09:29:10 AM »
What part of "That's easier said then done if you live in an area where there aren't many gamers." didn't you understand?

The part where you get other people to play with you, rather then just complaining about not being able to play.

 ???

So you're being deliberately obtuse.

It's Shasarak.  That's his modus operandi.  You can't take him seriously, or you're the one being obtuse.  ;)

GeekyBugle

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #82 on: May 14, 2022, 11:39:06 AM »
What part of "That's easier said then done if you live in an area where there aren't many gamers." didn't you understand?

The part where you get other people to play with you, rather then just complaining about not being able to play.

 ???

So you're being deliberately obtuse.

It's Shasarak.  That's his modus operandi.  You can't take him seriously, or you're the one being obtuse.  ;)

Yeah, I tend to forget that.
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Here is why this forum tends to be so stupid. Many people here think Joe Biden is "The Left", when he is actually Far Right and every US republican is just an idiot.

“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.”

― George Orwell

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #83 on: May 14, 2022, 02:37:57 PM »
Shasarak, pull your head out of your ass before you suffocate.

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #84 on: May 14, 2022, 07:40:49 PM »
What part of "That's easier said then done if you live in an area where there aren't many gamers." didn't you understand?

It's Shasarak.  That's his modus operandi.  You can't take him seriously, or you're the one being obtuse.  ;)

Shasarak, pull your head out of your ass before you suffocate.

I bow to your superior arguments. 

You have convinced me that the only reason you can not find a game is because you were banned from Discord.
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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #85 on: May 14, 2022, 09:16:58 PM »
You have convinced me that the only reason you can not find a game is because you were banned from Discord.
Back in the old days, we didn't have gamers. 
We had to make them out of normal humans.





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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #86 on: May 14, 2022, 09:35:03 PM »
What part of "That's easier said then done if you live in an area where there aren't many gamers." didn't you understand?
The part where you get other people to play with you, rather then just complaining about not being able to play.
 ???
So you're being deliberately obtuse.

uhm, kettles and pots calling each other black, much?
Seriously, I get both points.
Talk to PEOPLE, next door, at work, at church, post adds at the bar, at the pizza & wings joint, and invite them over...
then sit them down, then you drug their drinks. when they are unconscious you tie all of them down to their chairs...

When they wake up, announce that they will being playing D&D for their lives and the campaign will run from level 0 (age 12+1d4) to level 42 using the immortals booklet... They need to play quickly, if they take too long deciding a course of action, just flip the lever to move that player's chair in to a SAW kill-room. By the end of the night you will either of had the best game session of your life an they will want to play more...
or you will need a few mops for all the blood.

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #87 on: May 15, 2022, 12:32:31 AM »
Back in the old days, we didn't have gamers. 
We had to make them out of normal humans.

Exactly.

You'd be surprised how many non-gamers have an ancillary interest that will turn them into RPGers with little effort.

Especially for rules-light games with fun groups. Make it easy on noobs and they will keep coming back.