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  1. Ian

    Ian Administrator Staff Member

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    As you can see we've been controlling the influx of trolls, etc. and I've been moderating new registrations, and you should see the people trying to get in here (around 30-50 registrations per hour). The e-mails when their accounts get rejected are great. Here's one of the latest:

    "Membership requirements?! What -- am I too old? Didn't pass the entrance exam?

    Losers.

    Normally, I wouldn't do this, but your "membership requirements" idiocy begs for it:

    BWAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHAHAHAHA!!!!

    On the biggest choke in sports history."
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    Another great contributor that won't be joining us. There are many others, but that's the most recent.

    Ian
     
  2. MRBLAZE

    MRBLAZE Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    Good work Ian. Havent even watched ESPN or any sports radio and certainly dont want to read that garbage from trolls.
     
  3. SmokeShowin

    SmokeShowin Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

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    Post their emails so we can spam the heck out of them.
     
  4. LurkingLinebacker

    LurkingLinebacker Practice Squad Player

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    Brilliant. Positively effing brilliant


    Maybe there ought to be some sort of permanent "entrance exam" or "application"
     
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  5. MRBLAZE

    MRBLAZE Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    Really is kind of sad. We'd be so happy if the defense could've just made one last stop, sighs. I've tried not to think about it and stayed busy most of the day, have not listened to or read anything sports related other than this forum, but man. One stop is all we needed.
     
  6. Wildo7

    Wildo7 Totally Full of It

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    I say let in a few here and there just so we can tear them apart. If they're Giants fans that's one thing but (as my thread indicated) I'm absolutely loving these fans of other terrible teams coming in here trying to talk sh!t to a fans of a team that embarrassed them this year and will embarrass them again next year. We lost in the Superbowl. Their teams didn't even make it there and it the case of the Jest fans, won't make it there probably ever. Totally hilarious.
     
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  7. ATippett56

    ATippett56 Pro Bowl Player

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    How about a moratorium on new registrations until the faithful PatsFans message board contributors mourn their loss?
     
  8. otis p. driftwood

    otis p. driftwood Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    as one of those new moderated members, I want to say thanks for giving me a chance. and a bigger thanks for keeping the board clear of trolls.
     
  9. Ian

    Ian Administrator Staff Member

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    Not a problem. I'm just trying to let in new Pats fans while trying to keep the obvious idiots out of here. So far so good. - Ian
     
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    #56300ex On the Game Day Roster

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    Great job Ian, and thank you once again for this therapy.
     
  11. Michael

    Michael Moderator Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

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    What a bunch of losers. It's been like stepping on ****roaches all day. But, thanks for the post. More good laughs are what we need now. :D
     
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    Bella*chick Addicted to the light

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    Heads up. 5titles is a trollish loser.
     
  13. MrBigglesWorth

    MrBigglesWorth Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    thanks Ian... couldn't deal with trashtalk trolls right now.
     
  14. marty

    marty In the Starting Line-Up

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    Thanks Ian! Appreciate you all keeping the trash at bay today!
     
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    Solaris On the Game Day Roster

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    Great job...I was wondering where the hell all the trolls were.
     
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    Michael Moderator Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

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    If you see someone trolling. Click on the ! in the triangle on the right of the troll's post and we will remove the post and the troll. Thanks.
     
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    sduncansca@yahoo.com On the Roster

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    Being mostly a voyeur here, just wanted to thank everyone at patsfans for what must have been a crazy 24 hours trying to keep the forum active and useable. Limiting the trolling is also very much appreciated. I don't mind some gloating but reading the same stupid baiting post over and over again was driving me off the board.
     
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    Res5Cue Rookie

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    Just as I was getting used to the ignore feature :rocker: Ive never had to use it before, but today its worked great.
     
  19. Patriot_in_NY

    Patriot_in_NY Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    Thanks guys, keep up the good work.
     
  20. BoTown

    BoTown In the Starting Line-Up

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    Thanks Ian and your fellow mods, this is much appreciated. I hope all of us will chip in and report the trolls as they come through.
     
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