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Are we losing the plot?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by AndBreathe, Oct 6, 2014.

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  1. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    As I say on my profile page...

    plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose

    I would like to know what Paul did wrong so I don't do it myself.
     
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  2. mo1905

    mo1905 Type 1 · BANNED

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    Well, his history is there for all to see. Can anyone provide an "unsavoury or poisonous" comment from Paul ? Good luck :)
     
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  3. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Not unless you count being an ardent supporter of LCHF, some might view that as being unsavoury or poisonous, others would view it as good and life enhancing.
     
  4. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Quite and I was so naïve as to think the thread was good and constructive and that we would all get on better now. This is very upsetting that a well respected member can be treated in such a way
     
  5. CollieBoy

    CollieBoy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Silence feeds the paranoia and Pastor Niemoller's words start to echo!
     
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  6. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    :wideyed::nailbiting::bag::dead:
     
  7. Totto

    Totto Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    But I am sure I have seen Paul around recently, or is tobacco withdrawal causing hallucinations?
     
  8. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    He was booted out yesterday Totto.

    (Well done so far with the ciggies)
    x
     
  9. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    Guys, guys, can I please ask everyone to consider our actions here. Obviously, we are discussing a third party situation here (as he's banned, I doubt he can participate), and that's not helpful in itself, but probably understandable. For the record, I agree that if what is being said here is correct, it's at best unhelpful from Admin/Mods.

    But, come on now. We're in danger of this thread veering off into areas that endanger the thread itself. Deleting this thread would not be helpful.

    This thread's existence appears to have created some form of dialogue the Mods/Admin, and it felt very positive. We have logged issues, and have commitments from the Mods/Admin to make changes/improvements. Losing the thread loses our audit trail and adult, civil conversation, not to mention any goodwill.

    Feel free to continue discussing Paul, if you feel that's the right thing to do, but please create a new thread for that purpose. Let's not throw the baby out with the bath water.
     
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  10. Totto

    Totto Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    But why?

    I will rapidly loose interest in this forum if sensible, helpful and nice people like Paul 1976 are banned.
     
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  11. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    That's why I've got my coat. I'm gagging myself for the rest of the day.
     
  12. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    @AndBreathe I hear what you say. I have deleted my comment. So if you want you can delete your reply to it:)
     
  13. Sid Bonkers

    Sid Bonkers Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Perhaps he should not have used the new forum he posts on to continually attack this forum its owners, mods and members. A fact that I am sure you are aware of Mo.
     
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  14. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    OK could we all do as the OP asks and make a new thread to discuss Paul. It's her thread and she doesn't want us disrupting it, I think we need to respect that now she has spoken on the matter.

    @AndBreathe I am sorry for my part in disrupting your brilliant thread.:sorry:
     
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  15. mo1905

    mo1905 Type 1 · BANNED

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    I also do not wish to spoil your thread but can't you see this has everything to do with your thread ? Openness, honesty, accountability etc ?
     
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    mo1905 Type 1 · BANNED

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    He was banned from this forum and I would assume that was for behaviour on this forum or do DCUK now judge what forum members do in their private life and elsewhere Sidney ?
     
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    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    And breath, dont you see that what has happened here makes everything said by the admin a nonsense? i was actually very happy with what this thread had achieved! maybe i was wrong about the admin of this site, maybe they werent dictating whos views were allowed, maybe they did care about the members and was open to new ideas, perhaps they did not support certain members and have it in for others who werent sending out their approved message?... well Pauls treatment proves my fears all true, it comes as no surprise that members of the cliche are defending this attrocious behaviour, Sid, you are suggesting his banning is due to what he has said on the low carb forum? is it against DCUK rules to post something they dont like on a different website? lol does their power rein over the rest of our lives? not just constraining what we say on this website? although i detest "im leaving"
    posts....im leaving! with great sadness, thankyou everyone for your support and friendship, i simply cannot support this underhanded tirany by means of my presence, Paul has been an excellent friend and a massive help to me and countless others over the years, he was a voice of reason achieving amazing control and using minimal medication as a type one low carber, this is a disgrace, the end.


    Sent from the Diabetes Forum App
     
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  18. Sid Bonkers

    Sid Bonkers Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Bye :)

    And have fun slagging off this forum wont you
     
  19. Sid Bonkers

    Sid Bonkers Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If you feel so strongly about it then why oh why do you and others continue to post here and disrupt this forum?
     
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    Giverny Friend · Admin
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    Precisely.

    Also, I'm assuming many of you missed the moderator discretion clause in the rules & ethos thread.

    ANYWAY, let's get this thread back on track... I was starting to feel like we were really making some progress. Quick update: I've added a whole host of new features on the DCUK test forum, and they look to be working great. There may be an update sooner than I thought :D

    In the mean time, if people have any suggestions for features I can add in, do let me know!
     
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