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Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Jul 12, 2017.

  1. heypartner

    heypartner Contributing Member

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    Thx

    It wasn't even about concerns of him being banned. The thread title was getting people really mad for making them so excited and then a gotcha opening post. My post was an attempt to convince the OP to end the joke by editing the title so no one else gets burned by his Fake News click bait title.

    He changed it in 5 minutes, or less. But more copycats popped up.

    The second and third threads I didn't bother trying, but I guess they read my editing instructions to the first guy.
     
  2. heypartner

    heypartner Contributing Member

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    Maybe cancel your subscription to the newsletter
     
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  3. napalm06

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    122 likes? This thread is just a thinly veiled attempt to farm likes. :p
     
  4. napalm06

    napalm06 Favorite Team: NBA Refs
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    If it makes you feel better I went on a reporting spree last night and received notifications about a lot of my reports. So your conscience is clean. ;)
     
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    Can we get you to moderate Breitbart or Fox?

    DD
     
  7. iNoseBleedRed

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    Does this work retroactively? What I mean to say is, is this an Ex-POST Facto Law? (no pun intended)
     
  8. don grahamleone

    don grahamleone Contributing Member

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    I suspect that wasn't directed at me haha
     
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    @basketballholic You're a ****ing idiot sometimes, you know?
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    Yesterday I was considering making a "Official Carmelo Anthony Thread Fallout Shelter Thread" as a joke but I thought otherwise because I was certain Clutch was going to clean everything up soon. Did it later than I hoped, but it's still appreciated.
     
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    FINALY [​IMG]
     
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  11. tinman

    tinman You want to protect the world
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    Clutchfans court in session
    what is the verdict?
     
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  12. rbenavides01

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    So, happy to see this response from Clutch! Hopefully, we won't go through what was going on yesterday anymore. Ruins this fantastic site.
     
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  14. tinman

    tinman You want to protect the world
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  15. JLOBABYDADDY

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    Thank You Clutch!
     
  16. Icehouse

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    Amen. **** was ridiculous.
     
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  17. TheRealist137

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    what happened yesterday that prompted this?
     
  18. napalm06

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    In the evening, random posters were coming out of the woodwork and starting one absurd thread after another.
    "Melo to Lakers!"
    "Melo signs with Rockets!"
    "Fake Woj Account"
    "Carmelo Has Ties to Putin!"
    "May I wield the banhammer?"
    "User nominated moderator contest"

    Etc. It was like a contest to see who could out-do each other in annoyance factor. And most people were logging on to check news so every thread was ballooning to 4-6 pages of useless banter in just a few minutes.

    Clutchfans went FULL retard like I've rarely seen. Thanks, Moray!
     
  19. FTW Rockets FTW

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    Anyone knows which posters got banned? There ought to be a few casualities
     
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    duluth111222 I.D.I.O.T
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    Sometimes? Mwahahahaha
     
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