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#210516 - 12/02/05 09:35 AM New Titles
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The current titles the forum has are great. (Stranger, Newbie, Member, etc.)

But I noticed the Moderators recently assigned one forum member the "Whiny Cry Baby" title.

Here's the short list of other titles I'd like to see implemented. (I have certain forum members in mind for these, but I'll refrain from naming names.)

VTG
Art Basher
Smarmy Know-it-all
Thread Arsonist

This is sort of a 'Scarlet Letter' approach, but I think it would help deter some of the thread pollution we've been seeing of late.

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#210517 - 12/02/05 10:14 AM Re: New Titles [Re: Zombie Zero]
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I know you are funnin' . Once...was kinda funny...a new toy to try out. But if serious, I'd weigh in with a 'no'. I think it's cruel and serves no positive purpose.

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#210518 - 12/02/05 10:22 AM Re: New Titles [Re: Zombie Zero]
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I vote Zombie Zero gets "Smarmy Know-it-all"


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We should all take ourselves seriously...and then crumple that image up and toss it out the window.

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#210519 - 12/02/05 10:48 AM Re: New Titles [Re: JoelM]
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Yes, I'm (mostly) kidding. I'm sure I'm not alone in getting tired of certain behaviors we see on these boards. I know nothing is going to totally eliminate it, I was just venting my spleen.

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I vote Zombie Zero gets "Smarmy Know-it-all"




Joel, I think 'Wise-A**' is more appropriate for me.

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#210520 - 12/02/05 10:48 AM Re: New Titles [Re: JoelM]
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harlan - thread arsonist
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#210521 - 12/02/05 10:50 AM Re: New Titles [Re: MattJ]
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Maybe I should take my own advice? I always tell the boys...'Don't light a fire you can't put out'.

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#210522 - 12/02/05 10:58 AM Re: New Titles [Re: harlan]
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FWIW, harlan, I didn't see your post as a flame. It was a valid point.

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#210523 - 12/02/05 02:23 PM Re: New Titles [Re: Zombie Zero]
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"It's not what I do, but the way I do it. It's not what I say, but the way I say it." (Mae West )

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#210524 - 12/02/05 02:39 PM Re: New Titles [Re: Zombie Zero]
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some additional suggestions that may come up more and more in the future:

Soke
Friend
Bunghole
Post-Kisser
Rethreader
Guesser
Dittohead

hmmm...as I write those I realize most sound kindof negative - you are right harlan, scrap that. sorry to have wasted your time, all.

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#210525 - 12/02/05 04:28 PM Re: New Titles [Re: Ed_Morris]
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If we had a list of some that were definite positives it wouldn't be an issue to do such a thing.

OK, mods, go ahead and give me one, kind of smart alecky, but not insultin.

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