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Posted by jjeans

Maybe I'm reading something wrong here but from the looks of this thread it looks like a bunch of people who don't really know how to react.

Whether the MOD's liked it or not from the face of these boards it looks like Rabi put in more work to this site than the majority of the MODs over the last year or so. Yes things might go on behind the scenes but from where I stand and I'm sure other members, it appears that the admins have just left the site to die.

Rabi logged in daily, maintained what he started, made the site enjoyable to others, and put full commitment into this site.

If he recruited people who did it actually work on???? Now I'm a close friend of Ray and I know Patrick is too, he recruited us but did we ever leave? No. He wanted us to be a part of the PG and he wanted to team up with the PG. he wanted to make big steps with the management. How'd I know this because I heard him out. But he got fed up of waiting...

It seems this thread is full of people posting as there scared that all the work they put into this site will also go for simply speaking there mind.

George made a thread and all I read from it are posters are scared they might be cut. The PG died from 1 bad admin making a ridiculous amount of cuts. It feels like its gone back to that.

The reality is Ray probably wouldn't have comeback anyway so cutting him just scares the members more.

Without FastKO, prophecy, grappler and fleek the news would be dead. Without Kpro the off topic grinds to a halt.

Thank fuck the likes of Budge, Bubbles and Prozac post in practically every thread.
Then the likes of Jake, kopower, grappler, sparky, poor franklin, airkerma Shane, DD15, cowcatcher, postman, spidersilva, shawn, Chael, and others log in daily to give the pages views.

I just think to many others Rays done more to this site on face value than so many others and deactivating his account was weak as fuck. Suspension, maybe justifiable but come on....



Very well put, man. I couldn't agree more. The OP of DTM saying "Yeah I fucked up, but I'm not changing my stance on anything" was kind of just a middle finger to the whole situation in my opinion.

I'm going to keep posting here because I love the posters and the mods who bust their ass to keep the site going, but my opinion of the site has changed drastically in the past weeks.

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I actually agree with Jay here.

DTM is as relaxed a guy as I know though so I'm sure there's things I'm not privy to in the situation.

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What I'm trying to say is from the outside opinion the most friendly, paying member, interactive admin was stripped of his duties told he could stick around then a few days later was told he couldn't. We all feel like fuck. We jump out of line and we could be screwed over too as we are in many ways nowhere near the value to the site ray was.

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Nobody is scared of posting anything. You act like one person is above all and cant be replaced of what they did. What did he do? Create side games that can be replaced my others who play them? A podcast? Posting news that others have before and after posted? There are obviously people who hated to see him go, and obviously people who are fine with it. But as WarGlory said in the previous thread, its one person on a community forum. Again nobody is scared to post.

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Posted by jakewalters
Very well put, man. I couldn't agree more. The OP of DTM saying "Yeah I fucked up, but I'm not changing my stance on anything" was kind of just a middle finger to the whole situation in my opinion.

I'm going to keep posting here because I love the posters and the mods who bust their ass to keep the site going, but my opinion of the site has changed drastically in the past weeks.




Where did DTM say that?

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Post #20   5/4/13 8:07:44PM   

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Posted by Shawn91111

Nobody is scared of posting anything. You act like one person is above all and cant be replaced of what they did. What did he do? Create side games that can be replaced my others who play them? A podcast? Posting news that others have before and after posted? There are obviously people who hated to see him go, and obviously people who are fine with it. But as WarGlory said in the previous thread, its one person on a community forum. Again nobody is scared to post.



How about let Jay have his opinion without trying to discredit it? Everyone may not be literally afraid to post, but people are definitely tentative to say anything bad about the site.

And your comment of "What did he do?" shows you know nothing about the situation, so thanks for adding your two cents. Ray didn't do anything for the site other than start a few replaceable side games. Your absolutely correct Shawn! He was only one person, and we shouldn't give a shit about this.

Thanks for adding to the conversation constructively, like you always do!!


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Very well put, man. I couldn't agree more. The OP of DTM saying "Yeah I fucked up, but I'm not changing my stance on anything" was kind of just a middle finger to the whole situation in my opinion.

I'm going to keep posting here because I love the posters and the mods who bust their ass to keep the site going, but my opinion of the site has changed drastically in the past weeks.




Where did DTM say that?



He admitted many of the mods said he acted poorly. I think admitting that is an admission that he acted poorly. He also said they agreed to keep things the way they were.

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Posted by Shawn91111

Nobody is scared of posting anything. You act like one person is above all and cant be replaced of what they did. What did he do? Create side games that can be replaced my others who play them? A podcast? Posting news that others have before and after posted? There are obviously people who hated to see him go, and obviously people who are fine with it. But as WarGlory said in the previous thread, its one person on a community forum. Again nobody is scared to post.



How about let Jay have his opinion without trying to discredit it?

And your comment of "What did he do?" shows you know nothing about the situation, so thanks for adding your two cents. Ray didn't do anything for the site other than start a few replaceable side games. Your absolutely correct Shawn! He was only one person, and we shouldn't give a shit about this.

Thanks for adding to the conversation constructively, like you always do!!



He can have his opinion and I cant have mine? Im asking..what did he do, please tell me? I never said you shouldnt give a shit, as I said there are people who hated to see him go, and others who are fine with it. Again my opinion, my thoughts. Just because I didnt want to join your group hug Jake you cry like usual

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Posted by Shawn91111

Nobody is scared of posting anything. You act like one person is above all and cant be replaced of what they did. What did he do? Create side games that can be replaced my others who play them? A podcast? Posting news that others have before and after posted? There are obviously people who hated to see him go, and obviously people who are fine with it. But as WarGlory said in the previous thread, its one person on a community forum. Again nobody is scared to post.



How about let Jay have his opinion without trying to discredit it? Everyone may not be literally afraid to post, but people are definitely tentative to say anything bad about the site.

And your comment of "What did he do?" shows you know nothing about the situation, so thanks for adding your two cents. Ray didn't do anything for the site other than start a few replaceable side games. Your absolutely correct Shawn! He was only one person, and we shouldn't give a shit about this.

Thanks for adding to the conversation constructively, like you always do!!


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Very well put, man. I couldn't agree more. The OP of DTM saying "Yeah I fucked up, but I'm not changing my stance on anything" was kind of just a middle finger to the whole situation in my opinion.

I'm going to keep posting here because I love the posters and the mods who bust their ass to keep the site going, but my opinion of the site has changed drastically in the past weeks.




Where did DTM say that?



He admitted many of the mods said he acted poorly. I think admitting that is an admission that he acted poorly. He also said they agreed to keep things the way they were.



He couldnt just be truthful and say that some of the mods said he acted poorly? That doesnt mean he thinks the same.

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Posted by Shawn91111

Nobody is scared of posting anything. You act like one person is above all and cant be replaced of what they did. What did he do? Create side games that can be replaced my others who play them? A podcast? Posting news that others have before and after posted? There are obviously people who hated to see him go, and obviously people who are fine with it. But as WarGlory said in the previous thread, its one person on a community forum. Again nobody is scared to post.



How about let Jay have his opinion without trying to discredit it?

And your comment of "What did he do?" shows you know nothing about the situation, so thanks for adding your two cents. Ray didn't do anything for the site other than start a few replaceable side games. Your absolutely correct Shawn! He was only one person, and we shouldn't give a shit about this.

Thanks for adding to the conversation constructively, like you always do!!



He can have his opinion and I cant have mine? Im asking..what did he do, please tell me? I never said you shouldnt give a shit, as I said there are people who hated to see him go, and others who are fine with it. Again my opinion, my thoughts. Just because I didnt want to join your group hug Jake you cry like usual



I'm "crying like usual" or calling you out for being a contrarian douchebag to everyone on the site like usual?

You didn't just disagree with Jay, you told him his points were invalid. Thats more than just "stating your opinion". Your response wasn't "i disagree" it was "you're wrong" which is a tone you put forth in about every post you make.

I can't stand people like you who are so negative man, I really can't. That's why I always want to call you on your bullshit even though most times I don't.

But yeah, your so well-liked... I'm just being a cry baby aren't I

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Nobody is scared of posting anything. You act like one person is above all and cant be replaced of what they did. What did he do? Create side games that can be replaced my others who play them? A podcast? Posting news that others have before and after posted? There are obviously people who hated to see him go, and obviously people who are fine with it. But as WarGlory said in the previous thread, its one person on a community forum. Again nobody is scared to post.



How about let Jay have his opinion without trying to discredit it?

And your comment of "What did he do?" shows you know nothing about the situation, so thanks for adding your two cents. Ray didn't do anything for the site other than start a few replaceable side games. Your absolutely correct Shawn! He was only one person, and we shouldn't give a shit about this.

Thanks for adding to the conversation constructively, like you always do!!



He can have his opinion and I cant have mine? Im asking..what did he do, please tell me? I never said you shouldnt give a shit, as I said there are people who hated to see him go, and others who are fine with it. Again my opinion, my thoughts. Just because I didnt want to join your group hug Jake you cry like usual



I'm "crying like usual" or calling you out for being a contrarian douchebag to everyone on the site like usual?

You didn't just disagree with Jay, you told him his points were invalid. Thats more than just "stating your opinion". Your response wasn't "i disagree" it was "you're wrong" which is a tone you put forth in about every post you make.

I can't stand people like you who are so negative man, I really can't. That's why I always want to call you on your bullshit even though most times I don't.

But yeah, your so well-liked... I'm just being a cry baby aren't I




So again he is allowed to make big assumptions that people are scared to post and without certain people doing news or off topic things then this place would dead, but I cant do the opposite of that? And my tone? Really who gives a flying fuck about tone, maybe I will use my smiley emoticons so it doesnt give off a harsh "tone", just for you Jake.

What about my post was negative. I said some people hated to see him go and others didnt.

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maybe I will use my smiley emoticons so it doesnt give off a harsh "tone", just for you Jake.



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Good call Jake. Shawn is the one being a crying baby. He secretly wants in on our 'group hug'

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Posted by infestructure

Good call Jake. Shawn is the one being a crying baby. He secretly wants in on our 'group hug'




Jake would have to get a step stool to join

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Good call Jake. Shawn is the one being a crying baby. He secretly wants in on our 'group hug'




Jake would have to get a step stool to join



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Don't discredit the guy just because you don't like him Shawn. Trust me, those side games aren't a walk in the park to run. Not only did he create them all, he ran them continuously season after season. You don't take part in them for whatever reason but a bunch of us do. Rabi did a lot of good for the site and in my opinion (and many others) losing him is a pretty big blow. Saying "What did he do?" is where you come off as a dick. You're just instigating at that point and I'm pretty sure you know that.

I'll agree that a lot of people probably aren't scared to post. Some people are close to Rabi and also close to his projects outside of the Playground though. After seeing him get banned the way he did I'm sure there are some people who feel a little uneasy about the mod's stance on the situation.

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