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Red-Dragon
2/5/09 4:03:38PM
Is it me or does the censorship on this site seem to be getting worse?

I noticed a couple of threads on the GSP Grease'ogate' have been locked and I can't really think why. I mean they are legitimate talking points are they not?

Whether guilty or not the point is that I thought these forums are for discussion on current MMA issues.

Why the censorship? When I joined this site it was ace. Being able to discuss and debate current issues without to much interference from "mods" but now it's like everything is taboo. The way it's going, the only thing offered from this site will be free fantasy MMA which UFC.com offer anyway's

Anyone care to enlighten me?
Aaronno9
2/5/09 4:05:47PM
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Twenty20Dollars
2/5/09 4:10:52PM
Because, that's the bottom line cause stone cold said so.
Red-Dragon
2/5/09 4:21:03PM

Posted by Twenty20Dollars

Because, that's the bottom line cause stone cold said so.



Couldn't have put it better myself.
Wolfenstein
2/5/09 4:36:23PM
I'll just copy over what Hippysmacker had to say on the matter, and you'll have your answer...

This topic has been done to death, and everyone has had their say as far as I am concerned. Its locked, and no more like it please. We are losing to many members over something that none of us now for sure one way or the other. I tend beleive GSP innocent, but that doesn't mean I am right. I tend to think these other guys are making excuses , but that doesn't mean I am right. What i do KNOW for sure is GSP. cornerman did break the rules, inadvertently or not. I doubt it affected the fights outcome, but I DON'T KNOW THAT. Who knows maybe its all true, maybe it's not. Some people sit around in tinfoil hats to keep the aliens from taking over their brains, but some of their otherwise wild conspiracies come true some times. Since we really know little, and opinions have been shared, lets just let this die.

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Aaronno9
2/5/09 4:48:54PM

Posted by Wolfenstein

I'll just copy over what Hippysmacker had to say on the matter, and you'll have your answer...

This topic has been done to death, and everyone has had their say as far as I am concerned. Its locked, and no more like it please. We are losing to many members over something that none of us now for sure one way or the other. I tend beleive GSP innocent, but that doesn't mean I am right. I tend to think these other guys are making excuses , but that doesn't mean I am right. What i do KNOW for sure is GSP. cornerman did break the rules, inadvertently or not. I doubt it affected the fights outcome, but I DON'T KNOW THAT. Who knows maybe its all true, maybe it's not. Some people sit around in tinfoil hats to keep the aliens from taking over their brains, but some of their otherwise wild conspiracies come true some times. Since we really know little, and opinions have been shared, lets just let this die.

THREAD LOCKED

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Thats cool, but why would a thread where the T.S is asking for interviews with Penn after the fight, specifically ones where the vas is NOT mentioned, be locked?
Red-Dragon
2/5/09 4:56:53PM

Posted by Wolfenstein

I'll just copy over what Hippysmacker had to say on the matter, and you'll have your answer...

This topic has been done to death, and everyone has had their say as far as I am concerned. Its locked, and no more like it please. We are losing to many members over something that none of us now for sure one way or the other. I tend beleive GSP innocent, but that doesn't mean I am right. I tend to think these other guys are making excuses , but that doesn't mean I am right. What i do KNOW for sure is GSP. cornerman did break the rules, inadvertently or not. I doubt it affected the fights outcome, but I DON'T KNOW THAT. Who knows maybe its all true, maybe it's not. Some people sit around in tinfoil hats to keep the aliens from taking over their brains, but some of their otherwise wild conspiracies come true some times. Since we really know little, and opinions have been shared, lets just let this die.

THREAD LOCKED

ADMIN



Yeah that makes sense. Lets lock a discussion thread because a certain topic could be viewed by so many people in so many different ways. What we need is topics that can only be answered by yes or no. If there are too many different possible answers to one question or topic then it might offend the easily offended and cause said people to leave the site, and no longer will they contribute yes/no answers which means the site's membership count won't be as high and we would be choosing quantity over quality which is just dumb right
casey64
2/5/09 5:50:36PM
Hippy is right you know, I'm not taking up for him but, there has been millions of threads about it just with a different title to the name, and basically what is gonna happen is the same arguments will bust out as in the first ones. Some people just want to move on to the next fight card and discuss, or just move on period
DCRage
2/5/09 6:45:33PM
Closed for obvious reasons, but will leave here should ADMIN wish to add anything.
hippysmacker
2/6/09 7:50:19AM

Posted by Red-Dragon

Is it me or does the censorship on this site seem to be getting worse?

I noticed a couple of threads on the GSP Grease'ogate' have been locked and I can't really think why. I mean they are legitimate talking points are they not?

Whether guilty or not the point is that I thought these forums are for discussion on current MMA issues.

Why the censorship? When I joined this site it was ace. Being able to discuss and debate current issues without to much interference from "mods" but now it's like everything is taboo. The way it's going, the only thing offered from this site will be free fantasy MMA which UFC.com offer anyway's

Anyone care to enlighten me?



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