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Re: Policy on shadowbanning?
« Reply #15 on: March 12, 2017, 04:35:58 PM »
If nobody responds to this post with the words "koala kumquat cookie dough" then teethering is correct and I truly have been shadowbanned since the early days of the Internet. :(

This reminds me of a plot that ran on SOAP for a while - Bert realized that he would sometimes be invisible because no one noticed him, then he learned to control his invisibility with a series of finger snaps.
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Re: Policy on shadowbanning?
« Reply #16 on: March 12, 2017, 04:37:45 PM »
Individual users are able to ignore whoever* they want, and if enough users ignore you that could have the same effect.

*Not sure if that applies to moderators. If you set it to ignore a mod that's just asking for trouble.

I don't think you can ignore a mod. Technically, I mean. Purely as an effort of willpower it's very doable. For a short while.
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Re: Policy on shadowbanning?
« Reply #17 on: March 12, 2017, 08:18:54 PM »
If nobody responds to this post with the words "koala kumquat cookie dough" then teethering is correct and I truly have been shadowbanned since the early days of the Internet. :(

This reminds me of a plot that ran on SOAP for a while - Bert realized that he would sometimes be invisible because no one noticed him, then he learned to control his invisibility with a series of finger snaps.
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Re: Policy on shadowbanning?
« Reply #18 on: March 12, 2017, 08:23:06 PM »
This post doesn't look like anything to me.

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Re: Policy on shadowbanning?
« Reply #19 on: March 12, 2017, 08:54:00 PM »
Individual users are able to ignore whoever* they want, and if enough users ignore you that could have the same effect.

*Not sure if that applies to moderators. If you set it to ignore a mod that's just asking for trouble.

I don't think you can ignore a mod. Technically, I mean. Purely as an effort of willpower it's very doable. For a short while.

well, no offense Louie, but you're now on my ignore list, just to see if it's even possible

and Donald Trump is President of the United States.

I'm not a doctor, I'm just a guy who has done a ton of research into diet and nutrition.

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Re: Policy on shadowbanning?
« Reply #20 on: March 13, 2017, 01:51:42 PM »
That's a fair experiment! Is it?
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Re: Policy on shadowbanning?
« Reply #21 on: March 13, 2017, 01:52:20 PM »
Checking the admin account as well.

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Re: Policy on shadowbanning?
« Reply #22 on: March 13, 2017, 02:03:52 PM »
If nobody responds to this post with the words   then teethering is correct and I truly have been shadowbanned since the early days of the Internet. :(
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Re: Policy on shadowbanning?
« Reply #23 on: March 13, 2017, 02:12:49 PM »
So I got the "You are ignoring this user.  Show me the post." blurb where your post was. This is what hitting "quote" gave me:

That's a fair experiment! Is it?

and Donald Trump is President of the United States.

I'm not a doctor, I'm just a guy who has done a ton of research into diet and nutrition.

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Re: Policy on shadowbanning?
« Reply #24 on: March 13, 2017, 02:29:38 PM »
So it can be done. Blimey.

Still, doesn't matter all that much in the end, as ignoring us will just elicit warnings.

Cheers for clearing that up!
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Re: Policy on shadowbanning?
« Reply #25 on: March 13, 2017, 02:43:26 PM »
If nobody responds to this post with the words   then teethering is correct and I truly have been shadowbanned since the early days of the Internet. :(
oh no :(
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