posted on Nov, 7 2010 @ 05:28 PM
Why So Serious?
Originally posted by CHRLZ
I'd take this seriously if the moderators simply banned the offenders (including me, if I'm guilty!) instead of posting multiple non-specific
threads about alleged multiple non-specific incidents.
How you take this is up to you, of course, but for those who have devoted themselves to disrupting topical discussion in this forum, this can be
considered fair (and in some cases, final) warning.
Wherever possible, we prefer to give our members every opportunity to redeem themselves before taking action, because it is all too easy to
misunderstand or get the wrong idea about things.
For those who still don't get what this is about, the following link may prove helpful:
Trolling, And What To Do About It
All members are free to participate in this forum as long as they do so in accordance with the
AboveTopSecret.com Terms And Conditions Of Use
, and this thread really just
reaffirms what have been the house rules for years.
The bottom line is that anyone who seeks to discourage discussion or bully other members for any reason does so in violation of the rules and in
direct conflict with the purpose of this site. Members who wish to continue participating in these forums should avoid such behavior or risk the
That has been made clear enough, and anyone who's been around here for any length of time knows what comes next.
Meanwhile, thanks to everyone who understands what ATS is about and can tolerate differing points of view.
You are what makes ATS great.