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A second club only forum? I mean we have one now and it is barely used (except for the last week or so). I know it would get a ton more use under our proposed rules but wouldnt a general club forum open to the public with aquarium discussion only, and a members only forum with off topic and for sale stuff be enough? I mean its like trodder said....its up to the members to stop reading something if they are offended, just as it is up to the parents to monitor what there kids read (especially on the internet!!!!)
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its up to the members to stop reading something if they are offended, just as it is up to the parents to monitor what there kids read (especially on the internet!!!!)
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I could not disagree more. to be honest I am really not offended by your pictures at all but i most certainly can see why some people would be. however funny it might be, some people on the site and their respected families have no wish to see you dressed in sexy lingerie or a picture of a fat woman bent over a wellstone buss with a a piece of poop hanging half way out of her butt. You have to keep in mind that type of stuff us considered porn and the later if ya removed the wellstone buss and its laughter value is deviant porn. Many people check this site from work where their computers scan for that type of stuff and they could very well get fired or at minimum need to explain it to their boss. While i also agree that people need to monitor their kids Internet usage, i also think that the tcmas forum should be one of the places where families should feel safe if their kids are looking at the site .

At minimum if you are going to post that kinda stuff you need to title the page NWS (not work safe) Even some the forums I've visited that are completely unmoderated and pretty much allow any type of joke or picture still require a NWS tag on posts like that so you can avoid it if you want to.




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I would go along with whatever the majority wanted. Ryan has a good idea to label things OT that are NWS although we need to make sure people know what that means. Maybe spell it out ie: Funny Pic/Not Work Safe...Although, to be clear, IMO I don't want to see the poop thing. The other stuff with the Red Wing player in a tutu is VERY funny. In the end we will have another grey area and a line drawn we aren't sure about whether we have crossed or not. I think also that this brings us to a spot where gregt would have to decide if he wants to give us a place like that and whether it's worth it to him.

Personally, I'd like to have gregt involved in this so we know whether it's even an option that he wants to explore. Is it one more thing that people will push the envelope on? We all have our own boundaries of what is too much. I'd like to see a compromise on what's allowed. Kind of a "it's our forum, let us decide if it crosses the line" type thing. Problem with that: the two guys who are most likely to cross the line to begin with are in charge. :funny:

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I could not disagree more. to be honest I am really not offended by your pictures at all but i most certainly can see why some people would be. however funny it might be, some people on the site and their respected families have no wish to see you dressed in sexy lingerie or a picture of a fat woman bent over a wellstone buss with a a piece of poop hanging half way out of her butt. You have to keep in mind that type of stuff us considered porn and the later if ya removed the wellstone buss and its laughter value is deviant porn. Many people check this site from work where their computers scan for that type of stuff and they could very well get fired or at minimum need to explain it to their boss. While i also agree that people need to monitor their kids Internet usage, i also think that the tcmas forum should be one of the places where families should feel safe if their kids are looking at the site .

At minimum if you are going to post that kinda stuff you need to title the page NWS (not work safe) Even some the forums I've visited that are unmoderated and pretty much allow any type of joke or picture still require a NWS tag on posts like that so you can avoid it if you want to.


Come on.......the butt picture was out of line , but dam funny and only up there a minute.:lol:
As far as all the rest of the pictures go..its a matter of a difference of opinion........for instance I see threads filled with offensive remarks about someones opinions go on and on here without being stopped or deleted ......this is what i find to be wayyyyyyyyy more offensive than a man with lingerie on over his clothes....but like i said that is just my opinion as well.
The fact of the matter is , Redwinger and I decided
that as long as this club remains a joke (with few rules that are almost impossible for leadership to enforce) than we will treat it as such. However if the membership decides to vote for us and along with it some order than we will have order too! Meaning no poop or naked butts but also no offensive threads or preaching of anal moral values either!
 

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Problem with that: the two guys who are most likely to cross the line to begin with are in charge. :funny:
You are likely to cross the line?;)
 

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like I said... simple solution create a 18+ no whinning forum and everybody is happy. The sensitive folks can choose to just stay out, the parents can block their kids from going in, and the rest of us can burn that mother down!!!! Can I get an Amen?????
 

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Come on.......the butt picture was out of line , but dam funny and only up there a minute.:lol:
As far as all the rest of the pictures go..its a matter of a difference of opinion........for instance I see threads filled with offensive remarks about someones opinions go on and on here without being stopped or deleted ......this is what i find to be wayyyyyyyyy more offensive than a man with lingerie on over his clothes....but like i said that is just my opinion as well.
The fact of the matter is , Redwinger and I decided
that as long as this club remains a joke (with few rules that are almost impossible for leadership to enforce) than we will treat it as such. However if the membership decides to vote for us and along with it some order than we will have order too! Meaning no poop or naked butts but also no offensive threads or preaching of anal moral values either!

Amen brother:)
 

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like I said... simple solution create a 18+ no whinning forum and everybody is happy. The sensitive folks can choose to just stay out, the parents can block their kids from going in, and the rest of us can burn that mother down!!!! Can I get an Amen?????
Again.... another great idea from a member. However I know from experience that no matter what you do or what kind of a warning you put on it ...someone will go there and look anyways, be offended, complain to TRT management....who will cave in to avoid trouble and we will be right back where we started!
So wouldnt it be better if I ( since i am probably the worst offender) admit that I was wrong with the poop picture and maybe the stomach vagina and promise never to put pictures like that on here again (no matter how funny and tempting)????
You know whats really funny?? I got over 100 e-mails from people dieing to see the poop picture!
 

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trodder said:
like I said... simple solution create a 18+ no whinning forum and everybody is happy. The sensitive folks can choose to just stay out, the parents can block their kids from going in, and the rest of us can burn that mother down!!!! Can I get an Amen?????
somehow i doubt greg wants a NWS 18+ forum on his site.

we would need to move to our own site and we know how bad people want to do that : )


not to mention that a NWS forum seriously deviates from anything that is reefing LOL
 

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Trodder it would be nice to have that but the chances are slim to none I would think and as Harv said. People would still look get offended and complain. It makes no difference to me if we have a seperate forum for selling or not. It can just as well go into the MO area only. Along with all OT posts that are not reef related. Again we would need gregt to confirm what can and can't be posted so we know where the line is.
 

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You are likely to cross the line?;)
:funny: I meant you and Havre. :doh:
 

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Sure you did, a little picture of a kim jung ill puppet, a brett favre photo, a 81 vette and everyone gets their undies in a bunch.:funny:
 

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So sad to see that our only 2 candidates have such crappy attitudes......
Wow, actually we are pretty enthusiastic about this club otherwise we would sit back and watch the fire continue. Think what you may you are entitled to your own opinion......
 

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Patience grasshopper.... ;)
Graham are you sure that wink is suppose to be there?
 
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