is there some reason other than for shits and giggles that the mods or admins are creating these fake accounts or are posing as banned members? what the fuck is up with that shit.
i'm not very vocal with defending assholes, i'm an asshole myself. to each his own. but mods or admins rehashing these things over and over again is pretty lame. there's a reason why this shit keeps getting brought back up:
the mods/admins fucked up and abused their power and aren't willing to apologize or be held accountable for their actions. actually, just sitting and watching a lot of things that have gone down over the past week has been an eye opening experience as to how little control over the mods and admins the site owners have been having.
i say defending assholes, because palma was an asshole. he was a pretty smart asshole, but he did have a bit of a point, however much it was lost in his rant. he could have let his kept his emotions in check and taken some time to put it into something a little more tactful. but he didn't.
the intention of posting a joke account that some people find annoying is stirring up trouble. the intention of reviving the trigg resistance, which caused a lot of shit before both 'groups' got shut down, is stirring up trouble. there was a reason those groups got shut down. the intention of posing as hypergit, a banned member that went crazy, was to stir up trouble. there's probably more shit, but this is just stuff i came across this past week that seems to be an issue that i would like a few answers to.
if an admin can create a joke account and mess around without any kind of recourse, what king of message are you sending to your members? if you say that 'it's cool because most people thought it was ok', it feels like you're not thinking about all of your forum members or respecting their opinons as well.
if majority rules, why don't you hold a poll on whether or not to wipe palma's ban slate clean? i couldn't care less, but this feels like a similar situation.
this is more a question for the heads of the mod/admin teams:
what kind of reprimands do you guys in power do or what exactly do you say to these actions in order to keep the peace?
what are you willing to say to the forum members in order to ensure that the mods/admins are keeping in line, as well as forum members?
do you think that mods/admins messing with the forum members or abusing their power reflects well on the forum or the site in general?
i could really give two shits about the backroom politics that have been going on recently, as long as i have the freedom to check out mma give my opinion on it. i just hope that this shit gets sorted out soon.