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Natural Patrick's Final Post (The Straw that Broke…, etc.)

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My favorite thing is how PC this forum is. Makes me feel I'm in a safe place, as long as I don't disagree with a Moderator. Well one moderator anyway. Cue to this post being deleted in 5 4 3 2 1.

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4 minutes ago, Natural Patrick said:

My favorite thing is how PC this forum is. Makes me feel I'm in a safe place, as long as I don't disagree with a Moderator. Well one moderator anyway. Cue to this post being deleted in 5 4 3 2 1.

Why do you feel the need to provoke others or create strife? It's like you need it in your life.  Can't understand it.

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9 minutes ago, Natural Patrick said:

My favorite thing is how PC this forum is. Makes me feel I'm in a safe place, as long as I don't disagree with a Moderator. Well one moderator anyway. Cue to this post being deleted in 5 4 3 2 1.

I didn't delete it, though it certainly meets the standards for doing so.

I've solved the problem another way: by permanently restricting you from posting any further content. It's no real loss, though, as you've posted little that isn't incendiary, rude, off-topic, counter-productive, or just plain dick-ish for years now. Enough's enough. This should have been done ages ago, but better late than never.

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I don't know why it is, but there are some folks out there who want to be the "Rebel Without a Clue"! Some people just can't be happy unless they're miserable!

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6 hours ago, Buckeyebowman said:

I don't know why it is, but there are some folks out there who want to be the "Rebel Without a Clue"! Some people just can't be happy unless they're miserable!

Exactly - he seems to need others to be as unhappy as he is 

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That was the strangest post i have ever read. I mean, if you no longer want to be a member of a forum then surely its easier to just stop posting, or even just ask @iacas via PM to close the account?

Some people never cease to amaze me!

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1 hour ago, woodzie264 said:

Exactly - he seems to need others to be as unhappy as he is 

 

10 minutes ago, RussUK said:

That was the strangest post i have ever read. I mean, if you no longer want to be a member of a forum then surely its easier to just stop posting, or even just ask @iacas via PM to close the account?

Some people never cease to amaze me!

But I don't think he really wanted to leave or he would've done just as you stated. Going back to my previous post immediately above, I think he enjoyed being the source of aggravation to others...or at least @iacas

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3 minutes ago, woodzie264 said:

 

But I don't think he really wanted to leave or he would've done just as you stated. Going back to my previous post immediately above, I think he enjoyed being the source of aggravation to others...or at least @iacas

Think you may be right. Kind of like saying something just to get a reaction or attention.

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18 minutes ago, RussUK said:

That was the strangest post i have ever read.

It was originally posted in another topic (and it was completely off-topic and pointless), so a moderator moved it here and created the topic. Just FYI.

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3 minutes ago, Hardspoon said:

It was originally posted in another topic (and it was completely off-topic and pointless), so a moderator moved it here and created the topic. Just FYI.

Wondered why it didnt make a whole lot of sense.

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He liked to be a maverick on issues, which combined with his delivery made him very close to being a troll.  

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5 hours ago, woodzie264 said:

 

But I don't think he really wanted to leave or he would've done just as you stated. Going back to my previous post immediately above, I think he enjoyed being the source of aggravation to others...or at least @iacas

FWIW - The mods don't really get aggravated personally by posters like him. We look at posts objectively for the most part and determine if the poster is being rude or trolling other members or breaking the rules. Some actually make me laugh at the childishness.

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1 hour ago, boogielicious said:

FWIW - The mods don't really get aggravated personally by posters like him. We look at posts objectively for the most part and determine if the poster is being rude or trolling other members or breaking the rules. Some actually make me laugh at the childishness.

Seconded.

I learned a long time ago that if you give in to bullies, trolls, aggravators… whatever, you're letting them win.

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People troll on this site?  I can be pretty troll-y (ideally in a humorous way) so I like to think I recognize troll behavior and I think this is one of the tamest sites I've ever seen.  In fact I can't even recall a specific post by this Patrick character.

Anyway, yeah it's futile to complain about mods because the odds of changing their behavior is somewhere around 1 in a billion.  He must be new to the internet.

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42 minutes ago, Strandly said:

People troll on this site?  I can be pretty troll-y (ideally in a humorous way) so I like to think I recognize troll behavior and I think this is one of the tamest sites I've ever seen.  In fact I can't even recall a specific post by this Patrick character.

Just look at his posts in the Shriners thread about what makes a golfer a big name in golf-HE repeatedly twisted words ignored what was said and all to pick a fight that he has picked multiple times before.

He liked picking fights and not for the betterment of informaiton or anything like that but just to be a dick.

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3 hours ago, Strandly said:

People troll on this site?  I can be pretty troll-y (ideally in a humorous way) so I like to think I recognize troll behavior and I think this is one of the tamest sites I've ever seen.  In fact I can't even recall a specific post by this Patrick character.

Pretty sure I know the exchange @Natural Patrick was referring to and to be honest, there was nothing racist about what he posted. It was insensitive and mean-spirited, but then there are likely some who would find that entire topic offensive. 

Having said that, Erik and the mods are really lenient with some of the members here. If they say the guy was always being a dick, he probably was.

Whatever. If NP was so unhappy with the site, then it's all good. I don't know about anyone else, but no one is holding a gun to my head.

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