OT: Why am ***I*** being deleted??? I AM NOT A POLLY or a TROLL!!!

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All I did was post a thread that I was happy to see the trolls getting their butts kicked (FINALLY!)

I ****AGREE**** with you, Sysops!


We are on the same side, remember?

-- Tempest (in@tea.pot), November 22, 1999


Response to Why am ***I*** being deleted??? I AM NOT A POLLY or a TROLL!!!


You may have gotten caught in the crossfire. You're coming in with Super Polly (Fu_q_y2kfreaks@hotmail.com).


Another Monday.

Might be a "l-o-n-g" week. School's out.


-- Diane J. Squire (sacredspaces@yahoo.com), November 22, 1999.

Response to Why am ***I*** being deleted??? I AM NOT A POLLY or a TROLL!!!


We don't need "sides", really, Your post was appreciated but it was on a thread which could only add to the climate of disruption which isn't productive.

Wear YOUR deletion as a badge of honor : )

Let's focus on the issue at hand. Time is short.


-- Stealth Sysop (home@Y2k.com), November 22, 1999.

Response to Why am ***I*** being deleted??? I AM NOT A POLLY or a TROLL!!!

Yes! wear it with honor!

-- you need (a@steenkin'.badge!!!), November 22, 1999.

Response to Why am ***I*** being deleted??? I AM NOT A POLLY or a TROLL!!!

I would like to ask the same thing. I posted a new thread which encouraged deletion but criticized "editing". Care to tell me why it was deleted?

-- CD (not@here.com), November 22, 1999.

Your answer CD...

WARNING: AndyRay's SPIN & OPINION: New to Y2K? Concerned about possible failures? Another perspective...

http://www.greenspun.com/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg.tcl?msg_id= 001pPO

Nuf said.


(Time for a latte and a walk! Will resume snipping n dusting later. Ciao).

-- Diane J. Squire (sacredspaces@yahoo.com), November 22, 1999.

Your answer CD...

Uh... no... That doesn't answer my question.

-- CD (not@here.com), November 22, 1999.


While I may not agree with the opinions you express, I STRONGLY defend your right to express them IN YOUR OWN WORDS!!!

You will notice whole threads of people cheering Diane for deleting or editing those she disagrees with. I notice you haven't joined them. Could this be because clear abuse of authority isn't quite such a good idea if YOU are being abused?

It should NOT matter whether your opinion agrees with Diane's. It SHOULD matter that you be permitted to express it. Most of the simpletons are missing this point. If Diane should see the light and be "converted" to the BITR dogma, it could be THEIR posts that get modified or deleted. And I bet they'd suddenly change their mind about abuse of power real quick.

Where oh where are our pious libertarians when someone *else's* ox is being gored? Are y'all hiding under bridges somewhere? Or have you all been rendered "non-people" like something out of Orwell?

-- Flint (flintc@mindspring.com), November 22, 1999.

--Hey Flint I'M A LIBERTARIAN. WANNA TRY ME? HUH? ENGLISH WORDS AT TEN PACES? IT AIN'T Y2K, IT AIN'T ELECTRONICS, JUST THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND WHAT LIBERTARIANISM IS AND HOW THE FREE MARKET WORKS--- it works like this--this ISN'T a public, governmental forum. YOU don't own even the tiniest piece of it. IT'S NOT YOURS, it's not y2k pros, it's not doomeridiot dood. This is a PRIVATELY PAID FOR forum that anyone may access AT THE WHIM OF THE OWNER AND OPERATORS. El Comprehende? do you UNDERSTAND Libertarianism any better now? If YOU ran and paid for this website, either you or your sysops could do WHATEVER YOU WANTED TO. But YOU don't. The sysops, by the power granted to them by the OWNER, THE DOOD WHO PAYS FOR THIS, THE GUY WHO TOTES THE NOTE, have all the authority they need to regulate this site. NO ONE who doesn't own this site or isn't authorized to administer it has any say whatsoever in it. NONE. This is just dog squat simple capitalist, libertarian politico-economics 101. It's SO easy to understand. This is NOT some sort of federal tax payer paid for public park. THAT'S the difference. The CONSTITUTIONAL right of free expression DOES NOT EXIST IN A PRIVATE PLACE.

zog, the extremely reluctant lecturer until his Libertarian standings are questioned by someone who has failed to learn to READ.

-- zog (zzoggy@yahoo.com), November 22, 1999.

Heh Heh, a perfect example of what happens when flint strikes steel.

-- Nikoli Krushev (doomsday@y2000.com), November 22, 1999.

Flint, you abominable jackass! YOU should be gone as well, along with the other disruptors! The only reason you are here is to piss people off and make us preparers look silly. You two-faced rat! YOU plan to take all your money out of the bank, but you spit and sputter your nonsense on every thread about banking....in the hopes of stopping others from pulling their money out no doubt! YOU are prepared to the hilt but you are stopping others from preparing! I hope you look down at your hands and see the blood on them next year Flint. YOU are adding to the destruction of innocent people. When the veneer of society gets pulled back the first week of January, how many people will have you to THANK for having their preps in order?

Now how many will have you to BLAME that they don't have preps? Will you feed the rioting masses Flint? Will any of the pollys? NO. THEY WILL BE DEAD AND UNABLE TO HELP ANYONE.

The time for putting up with childish games is LOOOooong gone, Polly/Flint.

Good riddance to all pollys.

-- Tempest (in@tea.pot), November 22, 1999.

Jeezz guys, I'm just a nobody lurker, but one of the reasons I like(ed) this site was the diversity and the intelligent (sometimes ) interaction, arguments, the differences of opinion. I know that I am not alone in saying that I need to hear it ALL. Please do not treat me like Slick Willy treats the American Public. Don't make the decision FOR me on what I am allowed to hear. A previous poster used the phrase " I can step over the dogs". I have, and will continue to disregard the posting which I deem worthless. But, sorry, I am starting to feel that I am being sucked into "Pleasentville". Remember the movie? All the people talked, walked and thought alike.

-- Sincerely (Just@personal.oponion), November 22, 1999.

-- (Freedom@rules.com), November 22, 1999.

OK, you win, I concede. Only the sysops have any right to post here. Tempest didn't have anything worth saying anyway.

-- Flint (flintc@mindspring.com), November 22, 1999.

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