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

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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

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

    otis p. driftwood Rookie

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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

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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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    Great job Ian, and thank you once again for this therapy.
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    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.
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    thanks Ian... couldn't deal with trashtalk trolls right now.
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    Thanks Ian! Appreciate you all keeping the trash at bay today!
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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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    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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    Just as I was getting used to the ignore feature :rocker: Ive never had to use it before, but today its worked great.
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    Thanks guys, keep up the good work.
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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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    Yes, can't say that I blame you. The Chargers board did the same last year.

    pao
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    Is it possible to start a thread and post all the comments made by trolls once they are rejected for membership?
    I think that would pick up my spirits a little:)
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    I wonder if we will have similar problems over at JI, some time in the near future?:)
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    Here's another one:

    You are a phuckin joke... You don't let fans of other teams congratulate you
    on a successful season simply because... your team choked in the big game,
    your QB is a sissy, your coach is a cheater and a jack ass who is the most
    classless piece of crap in the NFL. Phuck you and your choking team you ass
    wipe! Giants kicked your ass. You're #2. Biggest choke in all of sports!
    And everyone knows you deserved to lose. Better that then an asterick
    right?

    Like Waldo7 said, you beat everyone else (big deal), you still didn't win
    squat. Your team is old and over and done with. Your window is closing.
    The Mannings own you. And the Steelers have 5 championships and have won
    one since your cheaters did!

    Enjoy!

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    Another winner who won't be joining us. - Ian
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    Thanks for your tireless efforts. I greatly appreciate it.
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    thanks .i know ive had my fill of trolls on this board .
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    if only the pats and their fans could ever have the class of the rest of the nfl.......:rofl:

    I was actually pretty down about yesterday, but knowing the pats will be back next year to make all these jerkoffs cry for another season is kind of lifting my spirits.
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    I'm a new member since last week and I just want to say hey to all of you, and please note all newbies aren't bad!
    I'm a big time lurker, but the media got me so pissed I finally had to start posting.

    Still in much pain,
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    I was wondering where all the trolls went. Thanks.

    The hate is too much for me. Even that carpetbagger Hillary is calling us losers: http://baystateliberal.blogspot.com/2008/02/life-imitates-sports.html

    I live in Wisconsin, so would somebody shake of the pain and please go vote against her. If you don't like Obama, write in "Patriots will be back!"
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    Hey Willie,

    Welcome to the board! - Ian
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