posted on May, 12 2013 @ 11:12 AM
reply to post by POXUSA
This is a "free" site... "Free" entertainment...at entertainment's best (imo).
I viewed the thread you linked to...saw your posts censored as "Off Topic" (so - obviously, I cannot evaluate whether I would have or would not have
agreed with the Moderators' decisions)...then read your conciliatory response and the last response by the thread-author (which was almost an
apology, mixed with a plea)...and, my take was/is -
Someone-else is paying the bills.
The rules (T&C's) are subject to individual &/or collaborative interpretation (as well as headaches, frustrations, not-enough-time-in-the-day, and
even personal biases).
If you are censured unfairly - guess what? -- That's life! It happens.
From your post/s in the referenced thread, and your post, here...it is apparent that you hold some pretty strong opinion/s with regard to...your
The SH and BMB (and other) threads are extremely susceptible to derailing... You could simply allude to the possibility of a forgotten bit of
information...and, in no time...the Moderators (&/or Author) are spending all their time/s trying to get the discussion back
on-tract...erasing/censoring comments...giving warnings...and then - sending the entire thread to the bone-yard.
You may disagree. I may disagree. But - its a judgment call.
While I can see that what they're doing (in the example you brought forward) might be considered "discrimination"...we might
that "discrimination" is a necessary expenditure for the health and survival of ATS.