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Dear Professor,

Post by John Q. Public » Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:40 pm

A "spy" has informed me that you think I've been intercepting your PM's. I haven't, I can't, I'm not Harry Potter. I have no way of knowing if a person is posting or sending a PM, I have no way of reading what they're sending and I have no control over the "Send" button. I do have a control for not allowing access to PM's but I've never used it. I'm not the "leftist" meanie some would make me out to be.

But I do have a very strict rule against defamation. Matter of fact, I've banned people for it. Ask your buds.
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Post by Professor Fate » Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:03 pm

Well, something happened to them. I have my suspicions about who it was. I don't know how it was accomplished. All I know is that I sent two PMs that disappeared completely. After I sent them I went back the next day to see if they had been read. They were not to be found in the outbox, nor were they to be found in my sent messages folder, which was no where near full.

I'll tell you what. In the interest of peace, I'll assume it was some kind of glitch. I'll send them again, and we'll see what happens.
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Re: Dear Professor,

Post by Professor Fate » Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:32 pm

Well, the mystery is solved. I have found that it is just a glitch.

When you press submit, it doesn't submit, it previews...just as if you had pressed the preview button. Pressing submit another time will submit the message.

Both messages behaved that way.

So I guess there is no evil being done by "liberal meanies" after all. I apologize, and I am grateful it turned out to be an innocent glitch after all.

I will inform the other forum of my findings. I wonder if anyone else is having the same problem.
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Re: Dear Professor,

Post by John Q. Public » Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:28 pm

Just like "shadow banning X," whenever you can't figure out how the site works, blame "leftist" wizardry.
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Re: Dear Professor,

Post by Vilepagan » Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:08 am

Professor Fate wrote: I have my suspicions about who it was.
Gee, I wonder who you thought it might have been.
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Re: Dear Professor,

Post by Vilepagan » Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:26 am

On a side note, I took the time to read a thread on their forum titled "That Other board" while I had my morning coffee.

Nineteen pages of whining about this forum and personal attacks against JQP, me, and wabash specifically, and liberals in general..all interspersed with claims about how "non-disparaging" their board is compared to this one...truly trumpian in their self-delusion. Let them believe we can read their PM's...gives them fits.
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Post by John Q. Public » Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:47 am

And considering that one person there has access to that board's controls and one had access to this one's, it's very disingenuous of both of them to let a malicious claim like that go uncorrected.
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Post by Vilepagan » Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:05 am

Now you're just being polite. I wouldn't have said disingenuous.
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Post by Professor Fate » Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:19 pm

Vilepagan wrote: Let them believe we can read their PM's...gives them fits.
Well, well well. Perhaps you should read that same thread today. Evidently you didn't realize that one of the two members I sent the PM to, is already a member of the new forum. He has verified that the latest PM was altered.

The other recipient has not read his message yet, and by switching back and forth between the edit page and the submitted page, I was able to video the proof of the tampering.

It appears SOMEBODY outsmarted himself.
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Post by Wabash » Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:07 pm

Professor Fate wrote: It appears SOMEBODY outsmarted himself.
You guys sure do whine a lot.
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Re: Dear Professor,

Post by Vilepagan » Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:52 pm

Professor Fate wrote: It appears SOMEBODY outsmarted himself.
Looks like it was you.
Professor Fate wrote: Well, well well. Perhaps you should read that same thread today.
No thank you, reading that litany of whining and self-congratulatory BS once was enough.
Evidently you didn't realize that one of the two members I sent the PM to, is already a member of the new forum.
Dude, I have no interest in whatever you're talking about. I don't know who you or anyone else may or may not have sent a PM to, nor do I care.
He has verified that the latest PM was altered. The other recipient has not read his message yet, and by switching back and forth between the edit page and the submitted page, I was able to video the proof of the tampering.
Congratulations Sherlock. The PM was not "altered" despite your paranoid delusions. JQP changed the word censor to include any link to your "new board". It changes the link from one that goes to your board to one that takes you to pornhub. Enjoy.

As to why he did it, I suspect he felt it was a bit gauche for you to use his PM's to try to recruit members for your "other board'. Or maybe he didn't like being insulted and lied about. Go figure.

Seriously professor...you make yourself look the fool by claiming that your PM's are being read by others. They are not. Just ask MDDad if you don't believe me. He's fully aware that we as mods or admins cannot access the PM's of members.

Of course, one wonders why he hasn't made that clear to you yet.
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Re: Dear Professor,

Post by John Q. Public » Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:04 pm

Bick and at least one other person there would also probably know that, so it isn't just MDDad helping that misconception along. Now, I imagine I could insert some code that Bcc's me on PMs but that would be an awful slimy thing to do, and as the site owner I have to hold myself to some very high ethical standards and I would never consider doing something like that. Nor would I propagate lies about our members or allow other people to, at least with my knowledge. (Ha! Silly me! I'm just a board administrator. It's not like I'm President or something.)

And why anyone would want to poach people from our Sports side and make them all but swear an oath to boycott this site for a secret club that restricts itself to only so-called conservatives and Trumpistas is a complete mystery. Seems to me like that's trying to kill both boards.
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Re: Dear Professor,

Post by crayegg » Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:24 am

Good Lord, this is how you guys spend your time?

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Re: Dear Professor,

Post by Wabash » Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:52 am

I just like the fact that I live rent free right between their ears in their little echo chamber.
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Re: Dear Professor,

Post by Vilepagan » Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:32 am

crayegg wrote: Good Lord, this is how you guys spend your time?
Amazing isn't it?
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