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Raistlin
03-27-2010, 09:25 PM
So the last thread was closed not because of a lack of valid discussion, but because it "wasn't really about Del." Considering I brought up the subject in there that he may have suddenly resigned over internal staff issues, discussions about that seem on-point. So here's a thread about all of it: the staff and the CK competition. Happy now?


Yet again you manage to reach up your butt and pull out some lawyer-speak without providing an actual counter argument.

It's not "lawyer speak," it's "logic speak," which explains why you're not familiar with it. You can't just throw words and entire arguments in my mouth, refute them, and claim victory.


Suggesting voting for candidates is somehow an invalid form of selecting a winner is just stupid.

I never said it's "invalid." I will say, however, that it's stupid in certain contexts.


You like the way Del did it, because it had the appearance of you mattering.

Out of the things you said, I agree with this most. Yes, the staff in previous years has at least allowed for the illusion of the members mattering.


I had no problem with how the CK competition was run until this became a Ciddies contest.

And since when was "not liking the way the CK is chosen" the same as "hating fun?"

One thing you learn around here is that, regardless of how blatantly hypocritical their actions are, they don't care what you think about it. Not agreeing is automatically "fun hating" and whatever other names Shlup wants to call you.

Shlup
03-27-2010, 09:40 PM
It's not "lawyer speak," it's "logic speak," which explains why you're not familiar with it. You can't just throw words and entire arguments in my mouth, refute them, and claim victory.
And you can't just say "straw man, straw man!" and do the same.


Not agreeing is automatically "fun hating" and whatever other names Shlup wants to call you.
Me? Just me? Seriously?

Almost no one agrees with you. People have liked this competition, people have had fun, there's been a spike in activity, and the staff has gotten to know the people who actually want to be mods a lot better. There is no drawback here. The only drawback in this whole competition has been dealing with you.

oddler
03-27-2010, 09:49 PM
In general, I think the CK Competitions are fun events. I think the differences between this competition and previous ones is negligible. Really, you're just pulling different qualities from the members using different tasks. No big deal, just have fun with it. That's my stand.

I agreed with Goldenboko's statement in the other thread where he said something along the lines of "choosing a moderator through competition isn't the best way." It's a fun way. But it's not the best way. (In my opinion.) It is nice to know who's interested by holding an event, though. That way, they don't have to ask which is implied to be against the rules in the FAQ. :p

As far as not understanding why the staff does some things, some things are not meant to be understood. Decisions are made, people disagree. If they decide that the reasons are to be known, then they'll tell us. Otherwise, leave the can of worms closed because, frankly, it stinks.

It appears to me this is bothering you more than anyone else, Raistlin. Why don't you make a thread in Private Feedback instead?

Shlup
03-27-2010, 09:58 PM
Because then he can't expose the staff for the evil bastards we are, I guess. Most lawyers do consider fun a crime.

I consider getting to know people who are interested in being moderators to be a perfectly valid reason to hold a competition. There are a lot of times where we've been discussing who to make a mod and I'm like "well, I know this person but not this one..." Having competitions like this makes it easy to get to know people. Like I've already stated, this competition put quite a few more CK candidates on the map for me, even if only one or zero people actually make it. I think that's legit.

PuPu
03-27-2010, 09:58 PM
I'm going to try clarify what the strawman in the arguments were.

I can't speak for Raistlin, but what I originally said was that I did not like the fact that EoFF was voting for the next CK.

Here are things I did not say I had a problem with:

-the process of voting itself
-voting in politics

I did not say that I had a problem with using the process of voting. I said that I had a problem with using voting for this particular event. It is different than voting for the next president, therefore the comparison of voting for the next CK with voting for the next president is a strawman.

Similarly, it is also a strawman to say that disliking the way the next CK is chosen = disliking fun.


Me? Just me? Seriously?
Again, I can't speak for Raistlin. But when I said that, I was referring to more than just the you or the staff, since it was others who also said the "disliking fun" strawman.

Shlup
03-27-2010, 10:00 PM
I disagree that voting for the next moderator and voting for the next President are that much different that I deserve a "pfft, straw man" dismissal.

And disliking this competition is entirely the same as disliking fun. We all know Raistlin doesn't like fun. That part isn't even worth arguing.

Del Murder
03-27-2010, 10:26 PM
I left for personal reasons. This was something I was thinking about doing for a while. With all the recent departures I had put it off, but with the winner(s) soon to be coming in I thought this would be a good time for the transition. A 'changing of the guard' I guess.

Yes there were some disagreements over the CK competition and other matters but there are always disagreements among us. I'm not really one to get involved in a whole lot of drama. The staff will still be strong without me and will continue to run this board effectively.

I appreciate getting not one but two threads from you about this Raistlin. It's nice to see you care. But don't read too much into this. Sometimes you just got to leave things as they are and not dig too deep. Maybe you should look into doing that with more than just this.

Raistlin
03-27-2010, 10:39 PM
This has become almost sickening. Of course the staff would never admit anything.


Me? Just me? Seriously?

Other staffers and members were calling me, PuPu, and others "hating fun," but you were the only one doing more name-calling. Only the latter part ("other names") was directed specifically at you.


I consider getting to know people who are interested in being moderators to be a perfectly valid reason to hold a competition.

So that's the only reason now? Just "fun" isn't enough? I see you're now just ignoring the Breine issue about staffers making such determinations beforehand.

Del: you really disappoint me. I know other staffers refuse to ever admit any collective wrongdoing, but I expected some sort of integrity from you instead of what amounts to a Blue Wall. You really don't see anything wrong with the drastically decreasing staff resulting in an ever-further consolidation of power? You don't see that having negative consequences on both this CK competition and how the staff treats the members and public criticism in general? You at least seemed to be somewhat honest in my last Feedback thread. Maybe you did fit in well with that group of hypocrites.

I really did not expect this to get much worse. I should have learned long ago that it always can be.

Shlup
03-27-2010, 10:44 PM
I never said it was just fun. Now who's putting words in whose mouth?

Dude, leave Del alone. Fine, his timing sucks but some of us actually live in the real world.

rubah
03-27-2010, 10:47 PM
I think the worst part is those awful competition thread titles! They're so melodramatic!

Shlup
03-27-2010, 10:48 PM
I thought serious thread titles were funny. :mymelbert:

Raistlin
03-27-2010, 10:56 PM
Figures that the staff couldn't even leave up the plain criticism part of my post. Well here it is then, so everyone can read:

The staff denies any unfair and misleading favoritism in the CK competition, but recent events have shown that claim to be blatantly false. The staff is consolidating more and more into a smaller body completely dismissive and disrespectful of the regular members (see: the “tasks” for this CK competition, aka busy work to promote activity). Viewed from that perspective, the HUGE number of staff resignations this year makes a lot more sense: people dissatisfied with the changes in perspective from this group of staff members. I also think this is why Del just recently resigned.

The staff could not justify not only its early determination of Breine in the CK competition, but given that, could not justify the favoritism shown to him by his elimination rather than simply allowing him to “jump through hoops,” which is a perfect metaphor for this year’s CK competition. The staff is misleading people into thinking prior determinations have not been made, and given that sorry state of affairs, they are allowing everyone else to “jump through hoops” pointlessly while a favorite or two is let off.

As a dirty oldbie with such a reputation for elitism, I never thought I would be making this case against favoritism, but I certainly value logic and consistency higher. This is not fun for me. My CK Competition threads have been tiresome, and they revealed some disappointing things about the staff and how they view the regular members, along with the dismissive way they handle criticism. It is unpleasant and it looks like logic has failed to persuade them. Rationality cannot defeat the hopelessly irrational. And I am fed up with it.

So instead of words, here are pictures. Below is a list of pictures posted that have either resulted in unknown newbies being in trouble or NOT resulted in any trouble for well-liked veterans – all of which cases I attempted to argue against a frustrating, illogical staff. This is a history of hypocrisy, an attitude which permeates the staff even more today. It will be even more revealing to see how the staff deals with me.

Aerith's Knight
03-27-2010, 11:03 PM
http://www.arrivistepress.com/images/ThatsAll.jpg

Shlup
03-27-2010, 11:23 PM
Raistlin... you are just so retarded.

Tavrobel
03-27-2010, 11:27 PM
Ohh, look, the two people Raistlin were bitching out are now off of Staff. Now who will listen to whiny crybaby?

demondude
03-27-2010, 11:44 PM
Wtf. Most of the staff have left and the competition has been closed, so what now? Also I feel bad for Boko, Jess and Momiji, and there will be lots of pissed off people now. I thought parts of this competition where a little unfair but it was fun, and the final three all deserved to be modded anyway so it's a real shame. Well done to Shlupquack for dealing with all the crap and carrying on though, and like I said, I thought the competition was good.

GAH!

Laddy
03-27-2010, 11:48 PM
Saying you're smart doesn't make what you're saying make any more sense.

Jessweeee♪
03-27-2010, 11:51 PM
Well that was certainly anti-climatic!

Breine
03-27-2010, 11:57 PM
Well that was certainly anti-climatic!

Haha, to say the least!

Anyway, I think Shlup did a nice job with the competition. It's been different from the other CK contests and more compact, which I thought was neat. - and the contest getting closed is just like "...whaaaaat?".


EDIT: Oh, and if this entire thing is an april fools joke, then it's very elaborate and well-done.

PuPu
03-28-2010, 12:00 AM
I never had a problem with the execution of this competition until Task 5. Shlup, you said that you tried this contest into your version of fun, and I knew that. These tasks that increased activity and everything, I sort of liked them. When I posted "I sure hope this isn't a glorified popularity contest" in my first post, it means that I specifically hoped that it wouldn't become like Task 5. In fact, I thought that Task 5 is where the "fun" that was in all the previous activities stopped and the contest became exactly as I was afraid of it becoming, another ol' popularity contest.

As I have said before, my posts were moreso directed toward other members, than the staff, Shlup, or Raistlin. Specifically, the ones who were all "LOL THIS CONTEST IS ALL JUST ABOUT THE FUN DOOD!"


Saying your smart dosen't make what you're saying make any more sense.

This post has "I didn't actually read the topic" written all over it.

Mogi
03-28-2010, 12:06 AM
I am generally quiet here, and everywhere else, and I keep my opinions to myself in most mediums, be they written, spoken, or other, but I would like to express how pissed off I am. I know that no one here is going to care, because I'm an irrelevant member in any case, but I have lost a lot of respect for this forum and whoever was running this shenanigan competition.

Of course, I'm biased, and I know that I wouldn't give two :bou::bou::bou::bou:s if Jesswee wasn't in the last round, but that's not the case; she was in the last round, and none of you on staff know just how much smurfing time she put into this god damned forum over the last week and throughout the time that she's been a member here. She really has spent a lot of time communicating and working her ass off, and she was taking the competition very seriously. It was all for your smurfing entertainment, just as has been suspected.

I think it's ironic that the first CK competition with quality ended up being a farce and I hope that you expect people to be pissed off, because I have a feeling that I'm not going to be the only one.

Maybe I'm overreacting. Maybe this is too much. But seriously, this last week has been nothing but CK Competition this and that, and it was a lot of fun, a lot of work. Jesswee even said that if she didn't win this that she'd still feel good about contributing to the frontsite. But that's not the issue. The issue is that the people running this :bou::bou::bou::bou: wasted the last week of her life and put off a few things that she and I had planned for nothing, after she had been promise at least SOME return on investment, with the potential of being knighted. You just have no idea.

Whatever. Like I said, it's not like anyone's going to smurfing listen anyway.

I want to note that she's not mad at all. She's cool with this. Like I said, she thought it was a lot of fun and she felt good contributing to the forums in the many different ways.

Anyway, take it as you will, or don't take it at all. I really don't care.

Fonzie
03-28-2010, 12:13 AM
This is a perfect time to register an account at Fool's Gold.

PuPu
03-28-2010, 12:17 AM
I have lost a lot of respect for this forum

It took you this long? :sweatdrop


The issue is that the people running this :bou::bou::bou::bou: wasted the last week of her life and put off a few things that she and I had planned for nothing, after she had been promise at least SOME return on investment, with the potential of being knighted. You just have no idea.You're getting mad at the wrong people.

demondude
03-28-2010, 12:20 AM
Who is to blame then?

Fonzie
03-28-2010, 12:21 AM
I have lost a lot of respect for this forum

It took you this long? :sweatdrop


The issue is that the people running this :bou::bou::bou::bou: wasted the last week of her life and put off a few things that she and I had planned for nothing, after she had been promise at least SOME return on investment, with the potential of being knighted. You just have no idea.You're getting mad at the wrong people.

Will you just stop it, jesus christ. xD

This is over. Stop debating it, stop getting people even more angrier. You're essentially making things worse. So stop when you're ahead kid.

~*~Celes~*~
03-28-2010, 12:25 AM
Ohh, look, the two people Raistlin were bitching out are now off of Staff. Now who will listen to whiny crybaby?

Also, Mogi? I completely agree.

Fonzie
03-28-2010, 12:27 AM
This is totally fake you guys, please don't make asses out of yourselves. xD

PuPu
03-28-2010, 12:28 AM
Who is to blame then?

If he's getting mad because Jessweee decided to do something he didn't want her to do, then who do you think?


Will you just stop it, jesus christ. xD

This is over. Stop debating it, stop getting people even more angrier. You're essentially making things worse. So stop when you're ahead kid.

If I'm making you mad when I'm not even talking to you, there's a very simple solution for you: stop reading and posting in this thread. You can cut the member moderation stuff that you're trying to do as well.


Quiet yourself for once in your life. People are upset, let them rant, let the staff sort this out, and stop trying to incite things.

I like the member moderation that you're trying to pull on me as well. I'm actually glad that you didn't win, specifically because of this.

Goldenboko
03-28-2010, 12:28 AM
I have lost a lot of respect for this forum

It took you this long? :sweatdrop


The issue is that the people running this :bou::bou::bou::bou: wasted the last week of her life and put off a few things that she and I had planned for nothing, after she had been promise at least SOME return on investment, with the potential of being knighted. You just have no idea.You're getting mad at the wrong people.

Quiet yourself for once in your life. People are upset, let them rant, let the staff sort this out, and stop trying to incite things.

Shlup
03-28-2010, 12:29 AM
He feels his girlfriend was used and toyed with. I get that.

Jessweeee♪
03-28-2010, 12:29 AM
Who is to blame then?

If he's getting mad because Jessweee decided to do something he didn't want her to do, then who do you think?

I assure you this is not the case.

Psychotic
03-28-2010, 12:30 AM
If you have any further comments or concerns you should direct them to Psychotic. you mothersmurfer

PS: PuPu, telling people to stop member moderating is member moderating. So stop member moderating. :greenie:

Mogi
03-28-2010, 12:31 AM
I don't care whose fault it is. I'm not mad at you, PuPu. I just don't give a :bou::bou::bou::bou: about you at all. I'll sing you carols of apathy all day. Not really, because I don't give a :bou::bou::bou::bou:, like I said, but I thought it was a nice, poetic way to put it and it sounds pretty. Ah, I love ironic redundancies. Not really. I don't like redundancies unless they're used for arrogant sarcastic ridicule.

Maybe that's the issue! Maybe I just don't know who to blame!

Anyway, PuPu, stop distracting me. I have expressed enough of the way I feel about this :bou::bou::bou::bou: competition and the :bou::bou::bou::bou: people involved in making it such :bou::bou::bou::bou:.

Looks like we have a meltdown. It's too bad Shlup took the blunt of this, because I genuinely liked her. Is it just me, or is this forum changing rapidly? What the hell happened? I thought it quite respectable just a few days ago. Maybe I've simply grown from naivete into understanding.

Also, I'm not mad at Jesswee because she did something that I didn't want her to do. I wanted her to do this. She deserves the title and I cheered her on the entire time. I'm mad at whoever pulled that last string in this god damned competition because they wasted Jesswee's time.

demondude
03-28-2010, 12:34 AM
This has been the most amusing week at this website I've ever had. :D It's like a Soap Opera.

Mogi
03-28-2010, 12:38 AM
I'm genuinely happy because demondude is amused, everyone. Just wanted to let everyone know that. Demondude, I am very glad that you are entertained by this.
http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k72/Darth_Bandalak/flcl7.gif

EDIT: :D

demondude
03-28-2010, 12:39 AM
:aimkiss:

Fonzie
03-28-2010, 12:40 AM
Who is to blame then?

If he's getting mad because Jessweee decided to do something he didn't want her to do, then who do you think?


Will you just stop it, jesus christ. xD

This is over. Stop debating it, stop getting people even more angrier. You're essentially making things worse. So stop when you're ahead kid.

If I'm making you mad when I'm not even talking to you, there's a very simple solution for you: stop reading and posting in this thread. You can cut the member moderation stuff that you're trying to do as well.


Quiet yourself for once in your life. People are upset, let them rant, let the staff sort this out, and stop trying to incite things.

I like the member moderation that you're trying to pull on me as well. I'm actually glad that you didn't win, specifically because of this.

Fine, let your comments further reduce you into that of a troglodyte. While we're at it, you seem to be a pretty bad friend to GB and I don't quite appreciate that either.

Ultimately you really have no idea what you are talking about. :p

Mogi
03-28-2010, 12:47 AM
I love your ego, demondude. Just sayin'
http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k72/Darth_Bandalak/flcl7.gif

demondude
03-28-2010, 12:50 AM
:aimkiss:

EDIT: So everybody else can be vocal about their opinion, but I can't? Sorry I didn't have anything negative to say. :D

Psychotic
03-28-2010, 12:57 AM
Ok, I think the back-and-forth sniping in this thread needs to stop. Some people are upset by this, some are amused, and some are just trolls. Either way, anything before this post is under amnesty, however, continue doing it afterwards and I'll crack skulls. Zero tolerance policy, so if you want to try the "I WASN'T FLAMING!" approach go for it, because you've now been clearly warned so you only have yourself to blame if you don't like the consequences.

This is has been a farce, no doubt about it. However, this is not the be-all end-all. EoFF needs new forums staff, and indeed, a change in staff policy for more transparency and less of a clubhouse mentality.

For those of you who are genuinely concerned or disheartened, we ask for your patience while we work out a solution that will make everyone apart from the "Drama? On the internet? *RUBS HANDS GLEEFULLY*" crowd happy. Thank you!

rubah
03-28-2010, 01:03 AM
Oh paul <3 you are the best!

Momiji
03-28-2010, 01:10 AM
Why does it seem that Boko, Jess and I are the ones who are the least busted up about this? I can't and don't want to speak for them; I'm just stating what I see here.

I really didn't care if I won or lost this round. Boko and Jess are my friends, so I would have been just peachy if they had won as well. Of course, that didn't stop me from giving it my all (and messaging around 50 people asking for votes :p). Aside from that, I don't feel like it was all a waste of time. We generated a ton of activity, got some very solid entries for the frontsite, and I dunno about the rest of the contestants, but I had a lot of fun along the way.

What frustrates me the most out of this is a result that should have never happened. We were supposed to gain a CK, and we ended up losing one, and two admins who have been here for ages instead. (Yes, I know Shiny's departure was of different circumstances, but still. Real bad timing there, Miss McHeiny. :p)

But... I guess you can't always get what you expect, and I'm sorry it had to end this way, especially to Shlup, who had to put up with it the whole time. C'est la vie.

EDIT: Paul, you're one of a kind. Never change.

Tavrobel
03-28-2010, 01:35 AM
frontsite

And that is all that matters!

Raistlin
03-28-2010, 01:50 AM
It looks like some people are finally starting to come around about how little the staff gives a crap about you. It's bull:bou::bou::bou::bou:, plain and simple. If one of the staff members was going to veto any of the finalists, that should have been taken into account before those 3 were made finalists. Now instead of most of the competitors jumping through hoops for nothing, you have all of them jumping through hoops for nothing. The staff got what they wanted, the temporary boost in activity, and now they don't give a crap. You even have ShlupQuack, the one arguing with me the most recently, quitting in disgust.

Yeah, this doesn't completely reinforce what I was trying to say for the past week. Jesus Christ, people.

Aerith's Knight
03-28-2010, 02:03 AM
We're decending into total anarchy.. or a Psy dictatorship (same thing really).

It's going to be a blast.

Fonzie
03-28-2010, 02:24 AM
How about some of you guys vent by doing frontsite stuff? O:

Put that anger to some use!

Loony BoB
03-28-2010, 02:26 AM
We're decending into total anarchy.. or a Psy dictatorship (same thing really).

It's going to be a blast.
Let's not get ahead of ourselves. Let's just say that I don't want to get my hands dirty and he takes care of that end of things.

Aerith's Knight
03-28-2010, 02:34 AM
We're decending into total anarchy.. or a Psy dictatorship (same thing really).

It's going to be a blast.
Let's not get ahead of ourselves. Let's just say that I don't want to get my hands dirty and he takes care of that end of things.

When the time comes, I will give you so much data, and chart building software, and cloned Danielle's, you will be busy for years.

*evil laugh*

EyesonTeaBag

Loony BoB
03-28-2010, 02:36 AM
I think you underestimate how quick I can be with both of those things.

Aerith's Knight
03-28-2010, 02:41 AM
Not really selling yourself there, BoBBo.

Loony BoB
03-28-2010, 02:42 AM
I'm not in a position to need to. :aimsun:

G13
03-28-2010, 03:00 AM
I think you underestimate how quick I can be with both of those things.

Even the cloned girlfriends?

Tavrobel
03-28-2010, 03:01 AM
He'd probably get slower and slower after each consecutive one. Man was not built for continuous ejaculation.

G13
03-28-2010, 03:06 AM
Don't I know it. :smug:

rubah
03-28-2010, 03:35 AM
Actually, according to #t...

*shot by sniper*

PureMourning
03-28-2010, 04:10 AM
This is crazy...

I hope this is some sort of long con April Fools.

Meat Puppet
03-28-2010, 04:38 AM
EDIT: Oh, and if this entire thing is an april fools joke, then it's very elaborate and well-done.
feels like I’m watching repeats of bad soap operas/professional wrestling in drug addled boredom

The Summoner of Leviathan
03-28-2010, 04:38 AM
This is crazy...

I hope this is some sort of long con April Fools.

That's what I am trying to figure out, if this was some sort of huge elaborate April Fool's or not. Staff, you confuzzle me.

Anyways, sucks for the competitors that worked so hard that it turned to naught, though at least--as far as I could tell--they had a good time about it.

As for Del and Shlup, thanks for everything. It will be weird not seeing either of you as admins!

Dignified Pauper
03-28-2010, 04:51 AM
Sounds to me like Raistlin is in on some silly April Fools joke and that's why these threads are being allowed to continue,

Meat Puppet
03-28-2010, 04:53 AM
you’re not supposed to say it out loud! That’s what they expect

The Summoner of Leviathan
03-28-2010, 04:56 AM
The only thing is, if it is an April Fool's joke, then it is awfully early. There's still 4 more days leading up to it...

Unless they are making it early to be less suspicious, or there is more to come.

Or quite possibly it is not a joke. :/

G13
03-28-2010, 04:58 AM
Actually, according to #t...

*shot by sniper*

You almost broke Rule 2. You DO NOT talk about #tot!

Dignified Pauper
03-28-2010, 05:00 AM
seriously, I wouldn't be surprised. April Fools around here can be crazy. I remember acid trip day.

Psychotic
03-28-2010, 05:07 AM
Agent Raistlin, begin Preparation H.

PureMourning
03-28-2010, 05:11 AM
That would be cool if all three of the finalists were knighted upon conclusion of April Fools Day.

Momiji
03-28-2010, 05:21 AM
Sounds to me like Raistlin is in on some silly April Fools joke and that's why these threads are being allowed to continue,

The Return of Monumental Breakdown in Staff Protocol.

(I just now realized that whole thing started the day I joined this forum 5 years ago.)

Shlup
03-28-2010, 05:29 AM
Sounds to me like Raistlin is in on some silly April Fools joke and that's why these threads are being allowed to continue,

The EoFF staff has never been much for censoring people's opinions. Raistlin's opinions have been aggressive and borderline insane, but there wouldn't be much benefit to squelching him entirely.

The innocent hide nothing.

I Took the Red Pill
03-28-2010, 05:32 AM
This is totally fake you guys, please don't make asses out of yourselves. xDI try to avoid agreeing with Fonz in fact I will often alter my opinions just to be in diametric opposition with him but yeah I agree with Fonz

Meat Puppet
03-28-2010, 05:39 AM
don’t you fools see that they want you to think it’s a joke you are falling for their trap
why would they play the same thing twice this is all a façade for something twice—if not thrice—as retarded
and unfortunately, i understand that i have made myself a fool also, but at least breine might ban me

Shlup
03-28-2010, 05:42 AM
Breine is Del's second account.

Goldenboko
03-28-2010, 05:44 AM
We're all Del's second account.

PuPu
03-28-2010, 05:45 AM
I'm Raistlin's second account.

Freya
03-28-2010, 05:55 AM
Wtf went on here. o.o

Shlup
03-28-2010, 05:56 AM
How was your drive?

~*~Celes~*~
03-28-2010, 05:57 AM
Freya's my second account. And I'm Shlup's third account.

Freya
03-28-2010, 06:03 AM
Tiring, we ended up getting a hotel in Colorado so I get on the hotel wifi and eoff exploded into drama llamas! We need a barn me thinks.

Shlup
03-28-2010, 06:05 AM
Oh, hey, I like Colorado.

Freya
03-28-2010, 06:10 AM
But there is no ocean near it. :confused:

Wolf Kanno
03-28-2010, 06:14 AM
It has pretty mountains. :p

Shlup
03-28-2010, 06:20 AM
Astute observation. I do not like Colorado as much as I like the ocean.

Dignified Pauper
03-28-2010, 07:44 AM
Clearly Schlup and Raistlin are the same person with multiple personality disorder.

what a terrifying thought.

Yar
03-28-2010, 07:47 AM
Do EoFFers really have this much time on their hands?? :freak:

Shlup
03-28-2010, 07:57 AM
Yes.

Breine
03-28-2010, 11:55 AM
Breine is Del's second account.

xD

Lawr
03-28-2010, 03:56 PM
The sheeple have finally caught on. FISSION MAILED. THEY'VE FIGURED IT OUT. FISSION MAILED. THE PROPHETS WERE RIGHT.

Captain Maxx Power
03-28-2010, 04:45 PM
Hey guys. Does this all mean the evil Empire will be taken down soon? Have I won yet?

Raistlin
03-28-2010, 06:02 PM
It is further validation that the staff continues to dismiss any and all member criticisms (see: Mogi's rant), and not just mine. It also seems like they're trying to wash away the pictures I posted, and the continual hypocrisy of the staff they represent.

demondude
03-28-2010, 06:08 PM
Yeah this must be April Fools. xD Nobody is this obsessed.

Aerith's Knight
03-28-2010, 06:26 PM
Nobody can keep this crap up for 4 more days.

I vote for the Psy Apocalypse on April 1st.

~*~Celes~*~
03-28-2010, 06:43 PM
Psy will lead us to freedom!:bow:

Laddy
03-28-2010, 07:22 PM
I, too, am convinced this is a joke.

Think about it: two staff leave and the winner was not declared. Final three become CK's and Raistlin was in on it.

DUH.

~*~Celes~*~
03-28-2010, 07:25 PM
The only issue is how early it happened. However, that's probably just to throw us off.

Jessweeee♪
03-28-2010, 07:34 PM
I think this is for real, guys!

~*~Celes~*~
03-28-2010, 07:41 PM
I have a mixed opinion on the matter. :-/

leader of mortals
03-28-2010, 08:07 PM
I think this is for real, guys!

Jess is in on it too!

Goldenboko
03-28-2010, 08:23 PM
Do I need to bring up a very old quite about De Nile?

Psychotic
03-28-2010, 08:28 PM
basically if anything, no matter how small, is out of place between January and April 1st it is a prank.

-EoFF

demondude
03-28-2010, 08:29 PM
Yes

Loony BoB
03-28-2010, 08:30 PM
I, too, approve of sweeping this under a conveniently timed metaphorical rug.

Goldenboko
03-28-2010, 08:41 PM
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e17/GoBo_2008/mspaint.png

Best I can do on a laptop with MS paint xD

Moon Rabbits
03-28-2010, 08:46 PM
this entire thing was pretty awesome.










lulz~

The Man
03-28-2010, 08:48 PM
This is way tl;dr but I'm calling april fool's joke now so I can laugh at those of you who took it seriously after the fact.

Shlup
03-28-2010, 09:08 PM
Yeah this must be April Fools. xD Nobody is this obsessed.

Don't drag the rests of us into Raistlin's crazy. I called him April Fooling us a long time ago because, I agree, nobody is this obsessed.

Fonzie
03-28-2010, 09:24 PM
basically if anything, no matter how small, is out of place between January and April 1st it is a prank.

-EoFF

I still don't understand how some people don't get this. xD

eestlinc
03-28-2010, 09:47 PM
tl</>;dr


Most lawyers do consider fun a crime.
except for this. :cry: Raist isn't even a lawyer. He's a law student.

Old Manus
03-28-2010, 10:42 PM
So nobody won?

Oh my God, please let this not be an April Fools joke and let it be the biggest awesomest troll I've seen during my time at this domain. Shlup, I love you.

ANGRYWOLF
03-28-2010, 11:27 PM
it was unanimous.
So I am now CK.
You must all bow down to me and say how great I am.

Truthfully, I don't know what a CK is or even that there was a competition for it.

Shrugs.

Like I thought del left for personal reasons.

I was somewhat amazed to see the claws come out in the previous thread as well as this one.
Some of you mods obviously don't like each other and I find that rather sad.
You shouldn't expect to agree all the time but simply because you don't agree doesn't make the person with the opposing opinion some kind of ..well..wuss...
I think you find too that if a person doesn't agree with you initially, doesn't buy your initial argument then it's pointless to dissect what they say thinking that will get them to change their mind.It just tends to aggrivate the situation and doesn't accomplish anything.

oh well.I hope you guys can come to a meeting of the minds.
THE MODS COULD JUST DECIDE TO CHOOSE SOMEONE AS CK.
Someone like...oh ..me....:cool:

Loony BoB
03-28-2010, 11:34 PM
*Knights ANGRYWOLF*

I find it amusing that someone who is so angry that his name has the word 'ANGRY' (in capital letters!) isn't as angry as some other members here are. :D

Psychotic
03-28-2010, 11:34 PM
He also types pretty well for a wolf.

PuPu
03-29-2010, 12:01 AM
oh well.I hope you guys can come to a meeting of the minds.
THE MODS COULD JUST DECIDE TO CHOOSE SOMEONE AS CK.
Someone like...oh ..me....:cool:

In all honesty, this.

At least he doesn't suffer from "can't read words" syndrome.

ANGRYWOLF
03-29-2010, 12:13 AM
*Knights ANGRYWOLF*






I find it amusing that someone who is so angry that his name has the word 'ANGRY' (in capital letters!) isn't as angry as some other members here are. :D


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compartmentalization_(psychology)


You put whatever you have that's negative..such as anger..in a box and only express it when you deem it suitable.

Thanks for the compliments.;)

~*~Celes~*~
03-29-2010, 12:18 AM
I like this guy already.

qwertysaur
03-29-2010, 12:31 AM
Sorry, I divided by zero.

rubah
03-29-2010, 01:53 AM
Paul's quote, except it's October to March.

leader of mortals
03-29-2010, 02:11 AM
I'd say April 2nd to March 31st...

PuPu
03-29-2010, 02:16 AM
I wonder why Frocobo Stables is still up after this competition is over.

...wait. It is an April Fool's Joke.

Steve
03-29-2010, 02:23 AM
Ok, without flaming or sniping well that second one might be impossible this is me and we all know I loves my sniper rifle, she's called Tess and she's a beauty!

A competition that people put time and effort in to winning was ended prematurely because some members bitched about it. Nobody in the final wins because the staff who went to great lengths I am sure to think up tasks that would best show the ability of the members participating gave up and some even quit because the people who were constantly whining about it which is childish. My niece whines when she can't get her own way she's 2 an adult should know better. Frankly if I was on the staff with the amount of complaining, whining and accusations of the competition being fixed I probably would have given up on it and considered resigning from staff too.

Having admined forums and even a game in development in the past when the member base has been full of hostilities (you put people in to different teams and the hostilities get out of hand easily and often) I know that it is not fun to moderate a forum where the members accuse the staff of being biased and conniving to use the member base for their own ends. I applaud our staff and thank those such as Shlup for their time and effort in doing this thankless job, in my humble opinion and well forget the humble part because as Psy would like to see me say right now "I'm genetically different baby" there are certain members of this forum who need to realize they're not 2 anymore and they need to grow up. If you don't like how a forum is run or the way things are determined on a forum then leave that forum there will always be around 20 others where you can try to find something you like. No one has to my knowledge been forced to remain a member of a forum against their will in the history of the internet as a domestic service. Yelling about how the staff are all part of an evil shin-ra is not going to get you anywhere or even very liked by other members it will only succeede in one thing, making you look like a complete prat. Rather than yell your complaints in public simply walk away and get on with whatever you do in your real life should you actually have one, if you don't then I'm sorry about that but maybe if you actually click the little logout button followed by the shutdown one on your computers start menu you will be able to see about getting one of these fine inventions, I hear that in the real world there are such things as women available, no lie!

On every other forum not owned by an EoFF member I have frequented in my lifetime staff members are selected not at random, not because they were unknown, new and suddenly applicable to become staff because it's in the interest of balance. You earn the punishment that is staff rights by proving that you are a reliable, sensible and likable addition to the team. I stress this that being a moderator is not fun in any situation you get to deal with the endless spam accounts and porn bots that fill the internet and when you've finished banning them and blocking whatever ip it was they crawled in on what will undoubtedbly turn out to be a damn proxy meaning it was pointless to do so you get to go on to dealing with the members who can't keep rational either because of excitement, anger, alcoholism, harassment (including sexually based harassment) of other members, obsession that the staff are evil and who can forget the banned members who just refuse to stay banned by registering new accounts so they can further carry on being idiots. Who can see this as fun? Occassionally you'll have a new member who asks for help and thats actually about as nice as it gets for a moderator. I would mention organising events and the like to try and make the forums seem more welcoming or fun for members but everytime you do that you get the "The staff are evil, freedom lives! Don't listen to Ondore's lies!" staff haters yelling about how this is just a popularity contest and pre-determined that the prettiest female member or the hunkiest or wittiest guy will win it and they don't stand a chance because they spend all their time looking like a half deranged person obsessed with believing that the staff are evil with a massive conspiracy theory to cover up that Rinoa was actually Ultimecia but that Square and the staff of the forum are in cahoots to prevent the knowledge ever getting out and that the aliens are comming to put probes in our anuses, which means ofcourse they don't stand a chance because normal people tend to believe that the person is a freak. Does this sound like fun to anyone yet? I didn't really find it fun when I have had to do it in the past however it is something that is necessary whenever you have a community to take care of and thats what matters is the community and it's peace. Your average member of a forum wants to have the right to freedom of speech, to go around without being insulted and harassed and without seeing countless porn bots which if you accidentally click on it infect your computer with so many viruses it becomes easier to delete the lot and start again they however do not wish to put the long unpaid hours in to making the forum like this, they just demand it is done. That said, if I was ever asked to be a member of the EoFF staff I would accept the position gladly, it might be a thankless task but it is one that needs doing and I'm a sucker for punishment

Life is a popularity contest from political elections to the winner of the X-Factor it doesn't matter if you can sing perfectly if you're not popular if you don't have something about you to hook the audience in with then you're not going to win simple as. I'm sorry to burst the bubble of naievity surrounding anyone who believes life is fair but it really isn't. Everyone has their favourites and their preferences when it comes to things from food to people they know to employees working for them. The trick is to make it appear like it isn't which is kind of what the competition gave in a sense. Having the competition allows the staff to put a group of people who are all applying to become disillusioned with the way the forum works through their paces. Theres many reasons for this but one of the reasons I'd give is probably this: To see not only who is popular with the other members in the forum and would be easier to accept in a new role with power but also to see who would be best for the role, who is going to do the job and stick around with it? Who is going to put in the effort that is needed and not just go "you know I cbf with this" the person willing to do the job and capable of doing the job is not always the first choice of the staff members and not always the person who wants it the most some people seem to think it's all just about waving their title around and demanding people do as they say, guess what bub? It isn't like that at all, demanding and slapping your title around is not going to work people just argue back believe me I'd know when I first admined a forum I did think like that I learnt the hard way that it is the worst way to moderate.

Now personally I know I haven't been the most active of people in this forum of late, I've been a little on the quiet side for me which is perhaps a little strange but life is strange. However I took a lot of time to read over the threads of the competition since this drama bomb hit and to read over some of the feedback threads linked to it. I personally just would like to thank Shlupquack for the many hours she devoted to the contest and to trying to make sure that not only did we have fun we got a staff member or a few new staff member we know could and would do the job and be the most welcomed to doing it. I would also like to thank all of the former and current staff who have worked hard over the years this forum has been around for making it a pleasant place to go on the internet and that I hope that in the future they will continue to do so and hope that whoever they choose to help fill in the vacancies left by the recent quittings is not decided because it will appease the masses but because it will be a decision what is best for this forum.

Fonzie
03-29-2010, 02:27 AM
Longpost is loooong.

I didn't read this, but I'll agree with Glow just because. :colbert:

Steve
03-29-2010, 02:31 AM
Longpost is loooong.

I didn't read this, but I'll agree with Glow just because. :colbert:

Damn straight! Now if my neighbour who lives above me will stop stomping round his flat like a whole herd of elephants I could get some sleep but he is a bit of a fatty and he makes loads of noise.

Also, I don't plan for my posts to be that long, I guess it just kinda happens.

PuPu
03-29-2010, 02:38 AM
without flaming

hahaha


the people who were constantly whining about it

Get over yourself. I was actually having fun with it until task 5.


Rather than yell your complaints in public simply walk away and get on with whatever you do in your real life should you actually have one, if you don't then I'm sorry about that but maybe if you actually click the little logout button followed by the shutdown one on your computers start menu you will be able to see about getting one of these fine inventions

Says the guy who just made a complaining post.


Life is a popularity contest from political elections

haha

Steve
03-29-2010, 03:01 AM
without flaming

hahaha



Who did I flame, I named no members in my entire post. I may have implied certain members and I'm sure they'll know who they are when they read the post.




the people who were constantly whining about it

Get over yourself. I was actually having fun with it until task 5.


I refer to my first point... if you feel I have implicated you in the post then well it seems you believe yourself to have been a whining member in this case not I, I cannot be held responsible for you admitting you were being a whiner. Had I wished to I could have named names of who I believe was being a whiny child but I haven't named any names I leave it up to them to determine if I am talking about them. Also I never said people weren't having any fun with the tasks I merely said people were whining fine distinction there, fine but definitely there.





Rather than yell your complaints in public simply walk away and get on with whatever you do in your real life should you actually have one, if you don't then I'm sorry about that but maybe if you actually click the little logout button followed by the shutdown one on your computers start menu you will be able to see about getting one of these fine inventions

Says the guy who just made a complaining post.


Actually my initial post is not complaining about something it's more pointing out that people need to grow up and realize that life is not fair and that the fact this competition got pulled is not the end of the world as we know it. My second post in reply to Fonzie is merely because well, it's 2/3am and I have work at 10am and my neighbour is a heavy guy he needs to lay off the stomping around part if it wasn't 2/3am I would probably go knock his door and just tell him to keep it the hell down. Ironically I am not complaining about the forum I am complaining about my real life, so it seems I still have one of those fine inventions thankyou.




Life is a popularity contest, from political elections

haha

Ok, firstly I just noticed I missed a comma in there hence the bold correction to the quote above. I fail to see how this is funny, it's sadly the truth politicians might never be popular but what is popular is their policies and which ones leave us the least screwed. People vote and the most votes is the winner, that is a popularity contest pure and simple. In fact there is no competition or election determined event in human history that is not a popularity contest even if rigged it is rigged to determine that a certain party or person is popular. My point stands your laughter does not, so sorry.

Lawr
03-29-2010, 03:01 AM
Is there a tl ;br version?

edit
Just discovered something else that's not funny.

tl;br =
For those with attention deficiency disorders, here is a summarized snippet of the general ramblings for you to ponder over -

ARGH

PuPu
03-29-2010, 03:07 AM
Who did I flame, I named no members in my entire post. I may have implied certain members and I'm sure they'll know who they are when they read the post.

I know who you named. I'm pretty sure I saw your post at the same time, if not earlier than Fonzie.


Actually my initial post is not complaining about something it's more pointing out that people need to grow up

Translation: I'm complaining about two certain people on this forum.

I'll give you the political elections thing though, you're right about that to an extent.

Raistlin
03-29-2010, 03:11 AM
Who did I flame, I named no members in my entire post. I may have implied certain members and I'm sure they'll know who they are when they read the post.

You can't make an obvious implication and hide behind a lack of explication.


I refer to my first point... if you feel I have implicated you in the post then well it seems you believe yourself to have been a whining member in this case not I, I cannot be held responsible for you admitting you were being a whiner.

Your logic does not resemble human logic.


Actually my initial post is not complaining about something it's more pointing out that people need to grow up and realize that life is not fair and that the fact this competition got pulled is not the end of the world as we know it.

There were serious problems well before the competition ended. Hell, before the competition even started.


A competition that people put time and effort in to winning was ended prematurely because some members bitched about it. Nobody in the final wins because the staff who went to great lengths I am sure to think up tasks that would best show the ability of the members participating gave up and some even quit because the people who were constantly whining about it which is childish.

The competition ended because of THE STAFF vetoing the finalists. The staff's lack of respect for the members caused the end of the competition.


If you don't like how a forum is run or the way things are determined on a forum then leave that forum there will always be around 20 others where you can try to find something you like.

I've been here for 10 years. It's not something you just leave on a whim, at least not without trying to change. I see something that I think is wrong, I point it out. If the staff can't deal with their mistakes being publicized, then that's their problem -- and they should stop making those same mistakes over and over (as detailed in my last long post, minus the relevant pictures that were staff-deleted).

bipper
03-29-2010, 03:11 AM
It is just the internets. Nobody gets out alive. I feel that the first line disclaimer has been utterly ignored. The first line in the contest claiming that the winner may not even be crowned CK.

Who even says that the staff needs to care about us - This is the EoFF staff - not the Obama administration.

rubah
03-29-2010, 03:32 AM
I thought modding was pretty fun x_X hunting down IPs and troll searching was one of the best things, as I'm sure psy can agree with me on xD

Lawr
03-29-2010, 04:21 AM
Why was Lightening banned he/she was pretty alright. :(

Psychotic
03-29-2010, 04:29 AM
I thought modding was pretty fun x_X hunting down IPs and troll searching was one of the best things, as I'm sure psy can agree with me on xDYes!

Why was Lightening banned he/she was pretty alright. :(

basically if anything, no matter how small, is out of place between January and April 1st it is a prank.

-EoFFDuh. :roll2

(We don't discuss bannings in the Feedback Forum :))

Madonna
03-29-2010, 04:33 AM
I like randomly injecting my name into long paragraphs so as to ensure I take at least a small interest in what is being said; Iceglow's points become infinitely more valid when I read:
Ok, without flaming or sniping Lynx well that second one might be Lynx impossible this is me and we all know I loves my sniper rifle, she's called Tess and she's a Lynx beauty!

A competition that people put time and Lynx effort in to winning was ended prematurely because some members bitched about it. Lynx Nobody in the final wins Lynx because the staff who went to great lengths I am sure to think up tasks that would best show the Lynx ability of the members participating gave up and some even Lynx quit because the people who were constantly whining about it which is Lynx childish. My Lynx niece whines when she can't get her own Lynx way she's 2 an adult should know better Lynx. Frankly if I was on the Lynx staff with the amount of complaining, whining and accusations of the Lynx competition being fixed I probably would have given up on it and Lynx considered resigning from staff too.

Having Lynx admined forums and even a game in development in the past when the member Lynx base has been full of hostilities (you Lynx put people in to different teams and the hostilities get out of Lynx hand easily and often) I know Lynx that it is not fun to moderate a forum where Lynx the members accuse the staff of being Lynx biased and conniving to use the member base for their Lynx own ends. I Lynx applaud our staff and thank those such as Lynx Shlup for their time and effort in Lynx doing this thankless job, in my humble Lynx opinion and well forget Lynx the humble part because as Psy would like to see me say Lynx right now "I'm genetically different Lynx baby" there are certain members of this Lynx forum who need to Lynx realize they're not 2 anymore and they need to Lynx grow up. If you Lynx don't like how a forum is run or the Lynx way things are determined on a forum then leave Lynx that forum there will always be Lynx around 20 others where you can Lynx try to find something you like. No Lynx one has to my knowledge been forced Lynx to remain a member of a Lynx forum against their will in the Lynx history of the internet Lynx as a domestic service. Yelling Lynx about how the staff are all part of an evil Lynx shin-ra is not going to get you Lynx anywhere or even very liked Lynx by other members it will Lynx only succeede in one thing Lynx, making you look like a complete prat. Rather Lynx than yell your complaints in public Lynx simply walk away and get on Lynx with whatever you do in your real life Lynx should you actually have Lynx one, if you don't then I'm sorry about Lynx that but maybe if you actually Lynx click the little logout button followed by the shutdown one on your Lynx computers start menu you will be able to see about Lynx getting one of these Lynx fine inventions, I hear that in the Lynx real world there are such things as Lynx women available, no lie!

On every other Lynx forum not owned by an EoFF member I have Lynx frequented in my lifetime Lynx staff members are selected not at random, Lynx not because they were unknown, Lynx new and suddenly applicable to Lynx become staff because it's in Lynx the interest of balance. You Lynx earn the punishment that is Lynx staff rights by Lynx proving that you are Lynx a reliable, sensible and likable Lynx addition to the team. I Lynx stress this that being a moderator is Lynx not fun in any situation you Lynx get to deal with the Lynx endless spam accounts and porn bots Lynx that fill the internet and when Lynx you've finished banning them and Lynx blocking whatever ip it Lynx was they crawled in Lynx on what will Lynx undoubtedbly turn out to be a Lynx damn proxy meaning it was pointless to do Lynx so you get to Lynx go on to dealing with the Lynx members who can't keep rational Lynx either because of excitement, Lynx anger, alcoholism, harassment (including Lynx sexually based harassment) of other members, obsession Lynx that the staff are evil and who can forget Lynx the banned members who just refuse Lynx to stay banned by registering new Lynx accounts so they can further carry Lynx on being idiots. Who Lynx can see this as fun? Occassionally Lynx you'll have a new member who asks Lynx for help and thats actually about Lynx as nice as it gets for Lynx a moderator. I would Lynx mention organising events and Lynx the like to try and make the Lynx forums seem more welcoming or Lynx fun for members but everytime Lynx you do that you get the Lynx "The staff are evil, freedom lives! Don't listen to Ondore's Lynx lies!" staff haters yelling Lynx about how this is just Lynx a popularity contest Lynx and pre-determined that the Lynx prettiest female member or the hunkiest or wittiest Lynx guy will win it and they Lynx don't stand a chance because they spend Lynx all their time looking like a half deranged person Lynx obsessed with believing that the Lynx staff are evil with a massive Lynx conspiracy theory to Lynx cover up that Rinoa was actually Ultimecia but Lynx that Square and the Lynx staff of the forum are in cahoots to prevent Lynx the knowledge ever getting out Lynx and that the aliens are comming to put Lynx probes in our anuses, which Lynx means ofcourse they don't stand Lynx a chance because normal Lynx people tend to believe Lynx that the person is a freak. Does Lynx this sound like fun to anyone yet Lynx? I didn't really find Lynx it fun when I have had Lynx to do it in the past Lynx however it is something that is Lynx necessary whenever you have Lynx a community to take care Lynx of and thats what Lynx matters is the Lynx community and it's peace. Your average member of Lynx a forum wants to have the Lynx right to freedom of speech, to go Lynx around without being insulted and Lynx harassed and without seeing Lynx countless porn bots which if Lynx you accidentally click on Lynx it infect your computer with so many Lynx viruses it becomes Lynx easier to delete the lot and Lynx start again they however Lynx do not wish to put the long Lynx unpaid hours in to making Lynx the forum like this, they just Lynx demand it is done. That said, Lynx if I was ever asked to be a Lynx member of the EoFF staff I would accept the position gladly Lynx, it might be a thankless Lynx task but it is one that Lynx needs doing and I'm a sucker for punishment Lynx

Life Lynx is a popularity contest from political Lynx elections to the winner of the X-Factor Lynx it doesn't matter if you can Lynx sing perfectly if you're not popular Lynx if you don't have something about you Lynx to hook the audience in with then Lynx you're not going to win simple as. I'm sorry Lynx to burst the bubble of naievity surrounding Lynx anyone who believes life is fair Lynx but it really isn't. Everyone Lynx has their favourites and their preferences Lynx when it comes to things from Lynx food to people they know to employees working Lynx for them. The Lynx trick is to make it appear like it isn't Lynx which is kind of what the competition Lynx gave in a sense. Having the Lynx competition allows the staff to Lynx put a group of people who are all Lynx applying to become disillusioned with the way the forum works Lynx through their paces. Theres many reasons Lynx for this but one of the Lynx reasons I'd give is probably this Lynx: To see Lynx not only who is popular with Lynx the other members in the forum and would Lynx be easier to accept in Lynx a new role with power but Lynx also to see Lynx who would be best for the Lynx role, who is going Lynx to do the job and Lynx stick around with it Lynx? Who is going to Lynx put in the effort that is needed Lynx and not just go "you know I cbf with Lynx this" the person willing to do Lynx the job and capable Lynx of doing the job is not Lynx always the first choice of Lynx the staff members and not always Lynx the person who wants it Lynx the most some people seem Lynx to think it's all just about Lynx waving their title Lynx around and Lynx demanding people do as they say, Lynx guess what bub? It isn't Lynx like that at all, demanding and Lynx slapping your title around is Lynx not going to work Lynx people just argue back believe Lynx me I'd know when I Lynx first admined a forum I did Lynx think like that I learnt the hard Lynx way that it is the worst way to Lynx moderate.

Now Lynx personally I know I haven't been the Lynx most active of people in Lynx this forum of Lynx late, I've been a little on Lynx the quiet side for me which Lynx is perhaps a little Lynx strange but life is strange. However I took a lot of Lynx time to read over the threads of Lynx the competition since this drama Lynx bomb hit and to Lynx read over some of the feedback Lynx threads linked to it. I Lynx personally just would like to thank Shlupquack for the many hours she Lynx devoted to the contest Lynx and to trying to make sure Lynx that not only did we have fun Lynx we got a staff member or a few Lynx new staff member we know could Lynx and would do the job and Lynx be the most welcomed to doing it Lynx. I would also like Lynx to thank all of the former and current Lynx staff who have worked hard over the Lynx years this forum has been around for Lynx making it a pleasant Lynx place to go on the Lynx internet and that I hope that Lynx in the future they will continue to do Lynx so and hope that whoever they choose to Lynx help fill in the vacancies left by Lynx the recent quittings is not decided because it Lynx will appease the masses but Lynx because it will be a decision what is best for this forum Lynx.

Tavrobel
03-29-2010, 04:38 AM
tee el semi-colon dee are

You're doing it wrong.

Lawr
03-29-2010, 05:31 AM
Psy.

Well I'm pretty sure Peter's snow penis has been mentioned/posted everywhere!



tee el semi-colon dee are

You're doing it wrong.

For those with attention deficiency disorders, here is a summarized snippet of the general ramblings for you to ponder over -

^ This is what happens when you do it "right."

You just lost the game.

Tavrobel
03-29-2010, 05:37 AM
^ This is what happens when you do it "right."

That's funny, because you tried so hard to get past the filter, and yet you continued to fail.

Lawr
03-29-2010, 05:38 AM
Yeah well. :blush: (http://i42.:bou::bou::bou::bou::bou::bou::bou::bou::bou::bou::bou::bou:/28b8rh0.jpg)

Tavrobel
03-29-2010, 05:42 AM
You should know better than to try the Game on me.

Shlup
03-29-2010, 05:43 AM
I don't think IceGlow paid attention to why the competition ended.

Also, Raistlin is still stupid.

Psychotic
03-29-2010, 05:43 AM
Psy.

Well I'm pretty sure Peter's snow penis has been mentioned/posted everywhere!That was six freakin' years ago, before this rule was put into place. Hell, it was the reason why that rule was put into place.

Lawr
03-29-2010, 05:49 AM
Psy.

Well I'm pretty sure Peter's snow penis has been mentioned/posted everywhere!That was six freakin' years ago, before this rule was put into place. Hell, it was the reason why that rule was put into place.

Hahaha you're so funny man.

PuPu
03-29-2010, 05:51 AM
tI;dr

I got past the filter.

By the way, why is Frocobo Stables still there?

qwertysaur
03-29-2010, 05:53 AM
Because Raistlin hexed it. If an admin tries to move it they get former staffed. Del and Shlup already got hit by it.

Tavrobel
03-29-2010, 05:54 AM
http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee116/code_karasuhebi/Grand%20Fleet%20of%20Tieria/122096710331.jpg

Meat Puppet
03-29-2010, 05:58 AM
so we all nigs again, right?
AYO
grooup hug
and then let’s hit the bong

Raistlin
03-29-2010, 06:24 AM
That was six freakin' years ago, before this rule was put into place. Hell, it was the reason why that rule was put into place.

Why am I not surprised that in one instance of the staff being publicly demonstrated hypocrites who protect their favorites and dismiss everyone else, the staff's main solution was to... make a new policy that such stuff isn't discussed publicly. The staff's problems continue to be greater than there simply being members willing to call them on their own bull:bou::bou::bou::bou: (see: the pictures I posted, which I know you must be discussing).

demondude
03-29-2010, 07:12 AM
Why did Lightening get banned? :(

Marshall Banana
03-29-2010, 09:12 AM
Marshall Banana, PI, for hire!

Will accept payment in strawberries.

Captain Maxx Power
03-29-2010, 09:33 AM
I swear down Raistlin's impression of Olbermann is uncanny.

Jiro
03-29-2010, 10:18 AM
Looks like I came back at a bad time. Gonna go play video games for a week.

Pheesh
03-29-2010, 10:49 AM
Looks like I came back at a bad time. Gonna go play video games for a week.

Can I come?

All this reading is making my brain hurt. :S

Loony BoB
03-29-2010, 11:33 AM
Why did Lightening get banned? :(
I guess you didn't catch Psy's post.

Jiro
03-29-2010, 12:07 PM
Looks like I came back at a bad time. Gonna go play video games for a week.

Can I come?

All this reading is making my brain hurt. :S

You're more than welcome.

Life's always simple for old Jiro. Just kickin' back with some fine wine and playing the night away. Actually the doctor said I have to stay away from alcohol until my leg heals. Because apparently muscle tears mean you're bleeding on the inside and alcohol thins the blood and yeah tough break!

But please visit anyway, I've got nothing to do because I can't walk :jess:

Baloki
03-29-2010, 12:32 PM
YouTube - Auld Lang Syne (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eG3afAIi6IQ)

Citizen Bleys
03-29-2010, 12:51 PM
There were serious problems well before the competition ended. Hell, before the competition even started.

There have been serious problems for approximately the last seven years.

There, I posted within six months of my last post. Are you happier now?

Loony BoB
03-29-2010, 01:15 PM
Seven? *digs back to remember which major event happened in 2003*

Citizen Bleys
03-29-2010, 01:21 PM
Towns, you're a doll, but if you honestly give a crusty :bou::bou::bou::bou:, there's something wrong with you.

Loony BoB
03-29-2010, 01:31 PM
You know me. I give a crap about anything to do with EoFF. It's in my nature. =| Love the place, it's like family!

I noticed a severe buttload of things happened in 2003 including you stepping down as admin, but I imagine you're talking about events that happened before you did that. Oh well. I don't think it's been terrible since then, personally. I think we've done well, although since Cid sold the site there have obviously been... inconveniences along the way when it comes to being able to do exactly what we want with the place.

EDIT: I don't know if being "a doll" is a good thing or a bad thing. :(

Citizen Bleys
03-29-2010, 01:42 PM
I wasn't referring to any specific occurrence in 2003 or any other year. I just miss the old nostalgia.

Sometimes I even miss you & Spat acting like the tards you really are. 'Cause every time we touch, I feel Stalin, and every time we kiss I swear I'm a guy~!

yes i'm still drunk

Loony BoB
03-29-2010, 01:47 PM
Oh right. And exDee.

Psychotic
03-29-2010, 01:51 PM
Hey Bleys who would win a knife fight between Raistlin and Dr Unne?

Loony BoB
03-29-2010, 01:53 PM
I'd back Unne, personally.

Citizen Bleys
03-29-2010, 01:58 PM
Definitely Unne. Wesley would be too busy trying to reason with the knife.

Peegee
03-29-2010, 02:39 PM
Yeah well. :blush: (http://i42.:bou::bou::bou::bou::bou::bou::bou::bou::bou::bou::bou::bou:/28b8rh0.jpg)

tl;<b></b>dr : Saggy sig trolls back with umad.jpg

Ouch!
03-29-2010, 04:53 PM
Since we now get to play 20 questions with Bleys (Psy did it first!), you still playing FFXI?

Dignified Pauper
03-29-2010, 05:19 PM
I'd just like to point out that I was the first to say this is part of an April Fools gag.

Del Murder
03-29-2010, 05:54 PM
Are you sure? I think Psychotic was the first.

Flying Mullet
03-29-2010, 05:57 PM
Who's on first?

Dignified Pauper
03-29-2010, 06:05 PM
I did it in the previous thread too. After seeing schlup shut down the competition.

Momiji
03-29-2010, 06:12 PM
Why are Rye and Kanno simultaneously Former Staff and Cid's Knights all of a sudden?

qwertysaur
03-29-2010, 06:15 PM
the Admin Bandit deknighted them. BoB reknighted them. And then he knighted Psychotic because he felt like it :p

Loony BoB
03-29-2010, 06:21 PM
Sorry, I was at work and ready to go home when that happened so was in a bit of a rush.

bipper
03-29-2010, 06:22 PM
OH MY FUCKYNG GOE GUISE! I can't believe you are all making light of this real drama! Your 'bandit admin bull:bou::bou::bou::bou:!'

I am in my happy place.. happy place... happy place.

Raistlin save us all....

Loony BoB
03-29-2010, 06:23 PM
At this rate, Raistlin could end up being on staff...

Flying Mullet
03-29-2010, 06:26 PM
I did it in the previous thread too. After seeing schlup shut down the competition.
Are you trying to win points or something?

qwertysaur
03-29-2010, 06:27 PM
If you have Raistlin on staff, maybe Shlup will start making feedback threads that are her calling Raistlin fat. :p

Loony BoB
03-29-2010, 06:30 PM
You're right, it's a bad idea.

Baloki
03-29-2010, 06:31 PM
Imagine me on staf... *is shot*

Raistlin
03-29-2010, 06:34 PM
It is clear the staff has stopped taking any of this seriously. Maybe it's time for another big message from me.

Loony BoB
03-29-2010, 06:34 PM
Maybe it's not.

qwertysaur
03-29-2010, 06:35 PM
The poor FFX forum never stood a chance, as Baloki erects his furry empire where the forum once stood.

Flying Mullet
03-29-2010, 06:46 PM
Maybe it's time for another big message from me.
<img src="http://blogs.pitch.com/plog/the_more_you_know2.jpg" width="300" />

Baloki
03-29-2010, 06:48 PM
We should release a greasemonkey script that filters Raist out :p?

Rebellious Eagle
03-29-2010, 06:48 PM
Err. I thought administrator was higher than Cid's Knight, though?

Jessweeee♪
03-29-2010, 07:00 PM
It is!

Flying Mullet
03-29-2010, 07:02 PM
We should release a greasemonkey script that filters Raist out :p?
Or do we set a filter to replace every occurrence of "Raistlin" with some other word?

demondude
03-29-2010, 07:04 PM
Raisin.

Baloki
03-29-2010, 07:06 PM
Raistlin becomes ShlupQuack and ShlupQuack becomes Raistlin. That outta confuse the masses?

Jessweeee♪
03-29-2010, 07:06 PM
wrastlin'

Psychotic
03-29-2010, 07:10 PM
Raistlin becomes ShlupQuack and ShlupQuack becomes Raistlin. That outta confuse the masses?But then wouldn't the "ShlupQuack" that "Raistlin" gets filtered to get filtered to "Raistlin" in turn, and then back to "ShlupQuack", and then we'd have an endless loop that would rip the very fabric of the forums apart? :eek:

...as soon as I get my admin skillz back, I am doing it.

qwertysaur
03-29-2010, 07:12 PM
Don't do that! It's an infinite loop and will destroy the forums.

Psychotic
03-29-2010, 07:18 PM
TIME COMPRESSION?

qwerty, I'll be waiting for you. If you come here, you'll find me. I promise.

Shlup
03-29-2010, 07:25 PM
Maybe it's not.

FOR EMPHASIS.

qwertysaur
03-29-2010, 07:28 PM
I'll swim through the torrent of spacetime. Hold onto an image, and allow that to guide me to a more stable point. Even if an infinite loop scares me, as it will devour all in it's path, and never stop to allow recovery.

oddler
03-29-2010, 07:54 PM
I didn't think it was an April Fool's joke at first but I would like to say that I was first to say it. :colbert:

So, suck it, etc.

Marshall Banana
03-29-2010, 08:23 PM
Doesn't anyone want to see my findings? :kaoangry:

qwertysaur
03-29-2010, 08:30 PM
I do! :p

Del Murder
03-29-2010, 08:31 PM
Me too.

Kawaii Ryûkishi
03-29-2010, 08:36 PM
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uxw4R02AMOI">Her findings</a>.

Marshall Banana
03-29-2010, 08:40 PM
Yes, that's right! Tobi will only lick strawberries - not eat them. Isn't that weird? Jeremy says it's cuter.


Me too.
Four Eyes.

~*~Celes~*~
03-29-2010, 08:42 PM
Official declaration: April Fool's Joke.

:wacky:

Jessweeee♪
03-29-2010, 08:43 PM
I'm really hoping it's not because you all are such party poopers.

Old Manus
03-29-2010, 08:45 PM
Pretty stale now. Next year, closer to the date!

demondude
03-29-2010, 08:50 PM
Nice work with the banner. :bou::bou::bou::bou: better get crazier or there will be whining. :colbert:

Marshall Banana
03-29-2010, 08:50 PM
I'm really hoping it's not because you all are such party poopers.
What happened to your custom title's heart? =O

~*~Celes~*~
03-29-2010, 08:51 PM
Pretty stale now. Next year, closer to the date!

This.

qwertysaur
03-29-2010, 08:54 PM
Wait til you see that bomb I mentioned. It will be quite a blast. :p

Psychotic
03-29-2010, 08:55 PM
it's hilarious that so many of you think this is the joke.

(I will link to this post on april fool's day, say CALLED IT :smug: and laugh at you all)

the best part is none of you will actually believe me until it's too late but w/e you were warned.

qwertysaur
03-29-2010, 08:58 PM
I think that half of it is a joke and half is serious.

Jessweeee♪
03-29-2010, 08:59 PM
I'm really hoping it's not because you all are such party poopers.
What happened to your custom title's heart? =O

Both the heart and the star looked kind of odd, so I had to force myself to choose one! I asked an admin to take out the heart ;_;

Marshall Banana
03-29-2010, 09:03 PM
I'm really hoping it's not because you all are such party poopers.
What happened to your custom title's heart? =O

Both the heart and the star looked kind of odd, so I had to force myself to choose one! I asked an admin to take out the heart ;_;

http://s107.photobucket.com/albums/m285/fofonda/hastalavista.jpg

demondude
03-29-2010, 09:05 PM
Bad choice Jessweeee ... I'm dissapointed.

Momiji
03-29-2010, 09:08 PM
Can I have Jessweeee's heart?:greenie:

EDIT: That did not turn out as I had expected. >_>;

qwertysaur
03-29-2010, 09:10 PM
The stars link goes to the forums main page now though. It should go to the frontsite ToF section :/

Momiji
03-29-2010, 09:12 PM
http://forums.eyesonff.com/.eyhttp://wwwesonff.com/tof/

what the hell happened there

Jessweeee♪
03-29-2010, 09:14 PM
;_;

Rantz
03-29-2010, 09:17 PM
Can I have Jessweeee's heart?:greenie:

Young love! :love:

qwertysaur
03-29-2010, 09:19 PM
http://forums.eyesonff.com/.eyhttp://wwwesonff.com/tof/

what the hell happened there
The url farted :p

Mogi
03-29-2010, 09:22 PM
Can I have Jessweeee's heart?:greenie:

Young love! :love:

The hear is gone forever now. :nonono:

Momiji
03-29-2010, 09:23 PM
Can I have Jessweeee's heart?:greenie:

Young love! :love:

The hear is gone forever now. :nonono:

*holds hand up to ear* Huh? :smug:

bipper
03-29-2010, 09:23 PM
it's hilarious that so many of you think this is the joke.

(I will link to this post on april fool's day, say CALLED IT :smug: and laugh at you all)

the best part is none of you will actually believe me until it's too late but w/e you were warned.

It is eoff. The whole thing, Looney BoB's contributions aside, is a joke.

Rodarian
03-29-2010, 10:55 PM
Hmmmmm I think these past few weeks should be called the "WTF VOID" and we all should all emerge out this , thinking that we were simply abducted and got our memories distorted...

Anyhow I can't even remember what I did last week...

Just what did I do while I was on here...:confused:

~*~Celes~*~
03-29-2010, 11:05 PM
Suddenly, Christmas returns from her extended leave of absence, and laughs with triumph. EoFF finally belongs to her!

The end.

qwertysaur
03-29-2010, 11:06 PM
:quina: :kaoclove: :bigsmile:

bipper
03-29-2010, 11:24 PM
:quina: :kaoclove: :bigsmile:

This is probably the greatest thing that has been stated<del> in this thread</del>, ever.

Moon Rabbits
03-30-2010, 01:51 AM
Just make me an admin.

best april fools joke ever imho that would be.

~*~Celes~*~
03-30-2010, 02:10 AM
Evastio for admin.

Meat Puppet
03-30-2010, 03:02 AM
it's hilarious that so many of you think this is the joke.

(I will link to this post on april fool's day, say CALLED IT :smug: and laugh at you all)

the best part is none of you will actually believe me until it's too late but w/e you were warned.

don’t you fools see that they want you to think it’s a joke you are falling for their trap
why would they play the same thing twice this is all a façade for something twice—if not thrice—as retarded
and unfortunately, i understand that i have made myself a fool also, but at least breine might ban me

Jiro
03-30-2010, 07:40 AM
Because the issue at hand bores me, I'm just going to say this.

I am in favour of the star as opposed to the heart in Jesswee's user title.

That is all.

Madonna
03-30-2010, 02:38 PM
I am upset she shunned my gift because they both looked neat together; there shall be blood!

Dignified Pauper
03-30-2010, 03:17 PM
Raistlin becomes ShlupQuack and ShlupQuack becomes Raistlin. That outta confuse the masses?

I believe I recommended this to one of the staff a while ago. Rubah I think.

Mister Adequate
03-30-2010, 05:13 PM
I agree with Wes.

Freya
03-30-2010, 06:42 PM
Wow this thread is starting to remind me of a mafia thread. Serious, serious, spam, spam, serious, spam, it's what they WANT you to think, They would ever do that, It has to be a lie, spam, spam, etc.

Psychotic
03-30-2010, 07:02 PM
##Day kill: Freya

You know too much.

Dignified Pauper
03-30-2010, 07:10 PM
##Vote Psychotic

He chomped at the bit to eliminate Freya!

Loony BoB
03-30-2010, 07:13 PM
##Vote Psychotic

Because it gives me joy to see him crash out.

Aerith's Knight
03-30-2010, 07:27 PM
I'm the bomb.

demondude
03-30-2010, 07:49 PM
I'm not kidding, somebody make a Mafia now. Don't force me to do it becuase I will. :colbert:

oddler
03-30-2010, 08:09 PM
## Vote: Psychotic

Because if I vote for him and make it look like bandwagoning, there's no way you guys will actually think I'd be stupid enough to bandwagon if I was scum. Plus, he's too good of a player. :choc2:

~*~Celes~*~
03-30-2010, 10:42 PM
##Vote: Oddler

He's the Godfather. Don't let his 3-bit avatar fool you.

qwertysaur
03-30-2010, 11:27 PM
I'm not kidding, somebody make a Mafia now. Don't force me to do it becuase I will. :colbert:
I did it last time with Boko :p

rubah
03-30-2010, 11:39 PM
##VOTE: demondude55
to start a new mafia!

did I do it right?

qwertysaur
03-30-2010, 11:50 PM
Scream a little more and you have it perfect

rubah
03-30-2010, 11:51 PM
WHAT ARE YOU EVEN I DIDN"TAAAAAAARGH

Goldenboko
03-30-2010, 11:55 PM
I'm not kidding, somebody make a Mafia now. Don't force me to do it becuase I will. :colbert:
I did it last time with Boko :p

Damn right. :colbert:

Psychotic
03-30-2010, 11:57 PM
I'll finally do my lost mafia if I have to.

Shlup
03-30-2010, 11:59 PM
Can I run a mafia game? >:}

qwertysaur
03-31-2010, 12:00 AM
I kinda want Del to come back with his mindsmurf setup :p

oddler
03-31-2010, 12:02 AM
We're so productive! Look at us with our talk the talk and no walk the walk. :choc2:

Aerith's Knight
03-31-2010, 12:37 AM
We're so productive! Look at us with our talk the talk and no walk the walk. :choc2:

You confuse me, I thought this was normal for a forum.

qwertysaur
03-31-2010, 12:44 AM
Were working as fast as we can. :p

~*~Celes~*~
03-31-2010, 12:57 AM
I did it last time with Boko :p

Damn right. :colbert:

Then why haven't you two posted in this thread (http://forums.eyesonff.com/general-chat/131004-gay-eoff.html#post2818734) yet? :greenie:

Goldenboko
03-31-2010, 01:05 AM
I did it last time with Boko :p

Damn right. :colbert:

Then why haven't you two posted in this thread (http://forums.eyesonff.com/general-chat/131004-gay-eoff.html#post2818734) yet? :greenie:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v11/chickmagnet2888/Stone-Cold122.gif
The door is that way, you're leaving EoFF, and that's the bottom line,
'cause Stone Cold fucking says so.

~*~Celes~*~
03-31-2010, 02:40 AM
:mock::mock: