First of all, to let all here know, for a thread to be deleted it isn't the whim of one mod, we are supposed to agree on it.
Second. Serious? Why. IMO you're the one taking it all too seriously. It a freakin' forum, and we're a small family that argues on occasion. This isn't a virgin thread. We'll work it out.
Never heard of the first thing and never followed it.
Second thing...this happens way too much and it's usually the same players. It's one thing to work it out, it's another to just bury it and then let it erupt again later on, with usually the snide remarks on both sides.
As moderators, we are supposed
to be fair and nonjudgmental but I see that even we don't do that.
I wonder all the time why I bother to come here anymore and why I came back. It's clear that nothing will happen to the forums (no changes) and it'll never grow again no matter how many others we assimilate into these.
We lose people over the most petty stuff. I don't know how many people know, but Kate left because of me and my user ID number (mainly) and thinking I had a "hair trigger".
Ever since you decided it would be "prestigious" or "important" and "neat" to have a really low registration number for the forum, and then you just took one that hasn't been used for quite a while. I can't figure out why you did it. Not really that important. But then I wondered what else you might have mucked around with.
Your "opponent" got his fur really ruffled and went too far also. But this kind of confrontation has not even taken place in the Soap Box for a long, long, time.
Conversing with you is like talking to someone with a hair trigger. I haven't said anything to you since you got back but maybe once or twice. I could never tell how you might take something I say as offensive or argumentative.
I like the people who are left in this forum, but I can honestly say you are not one of my favorites. I like Facebook and spend much more time there.
? She actually thought I had the power to do that (which I don't), but thought it was important enough to leave here. She doesn't even know me except through here and judges me harshly based upon her perception.
I wanted to post this because I hope that people see how things can get out of hand for some and they take this as their life and whatnot. And to hopefully see why I'm taking more of a "hey, it's not THAT important people..let it go" attitude.
I started working with a plumbing company while I'm going to school, so that has me really busy. Maybe it's time for me to prioritize things and relegate this type of site to the back burner. We'll see.