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Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
« on: August 27, 2013, 01:42:54 pm »
You can be insulted, told to STFU, create a "Kill Zimmerman" page and that's okay. But be condescending? Post removed and banned for 12 hours.

I probably deserve it because countering insipid hoplophobes on FB is pretty much useless. Still fun tho!!!  :clap

Crap. The FB pic I took is too large. Anyway, this is what got me banned.

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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #1 on: August 27, 2013, 02:15:54 pm »
    My guess is that's an automated process, started by someone complaining. I've typed far worse in (and received far worse) with no repercussions.

    Someone has a thin skin.

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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #2 on: August 27, 2013, 02:23:42 pm »
    I'm a member of several "secret groups" where we violate FB policies blatantly and frequently. The trick is, no one reports it, so no one draws the Eye of Sauron to our pages.
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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #3 on: August 27, 2013, 02:49:43 pm »
    My guess is that's an automated process, started by someone complaining. I've typed far worse in (and received far worse) with no repercussions.

    Someone has a thin skin.

    It can't be completely automated. I have occasionally filed a complaint about something that's blatantly illegal and been ignored.
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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #4 on: August 27, 2013, 03:06:42 pm »
     :shrug  Oh look, humans are involved...   ::)


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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #5 on: August 27, 2013, 04:07:47 pm »
    I'm going to consider my ban a badge of honor.  :thumbup1

    But in reality, I'm no longer going to debate hoplophobes. I'll just be a broken record.

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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #6 on: August 27, 2013, 05:39:52 pm »
    Banned by who?  Facebook proper?  Or by the owner of the page in question?


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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #7 on: August 27, 2013, 06:10:36 pm »
    FB hates Reported Posts.
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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #8 on: August 27, 2013, 09:05:18 pm »
    Banned by who?  Facebook proper?  Or by the owner of the page in question?


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    FB proper.
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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #9 on: August 27, 2013, 09:07:55 pm »
    The worse part is not that being condescending gets you a timeout on FB, it is that being condescending makes moderates (people you can convince) think you're an asshat and they ignore you.
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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #10 on: August 27, 2013, 09:50:33 pm »
    Michael Z Williamson is turning getting banned into an art. So far he has been banned for using words like "niggardly", "chigger", and "faggot" correctly in a sentence. Since a bundle of sticks is "fascis" in Latin I proposed Facebook adopt a new Corporate Flag.


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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #11 on: August 27, 2013, 11:21:00 pm »
    The worse part is not that being condescending gets you a timeout on FB, it is that being condescending makes moderates (people you can convince) think you're an asshat and they ignore you.

    If I had to guess, there were about ZERO moderates commenting in that status update.
    To all those killed by a 9mm, "Get up! You are not dead! You were shot with a useless cartridge!" -HVS

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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #12 on: August 27, 2013, 11:26:23 pm »
    Commenting. Of course not. The people with formed opinions comment (generally). How about reading? That's your audience if you're looking to persuade.

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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #13 on: August 27, 2013, 11:39:47 pm »
    fluff 'em. I got better things to do in my life than talk to window licking, mouthbreathing, cousin humping antis.

    I promptly delete flufftards from my "friends" list both in person and in real life if they display anti-gun hysteria.





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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #14 on: August 28, 2013, 12:56:17 am »
    I pretty routinely troll Facebook.  Even friend's posts, and they happily troll back.  It's all fun and games until someone clicks Report Post.   ::)


    That said, it occurs to me that websites pretty routinely enforce varying versions of civility rules.  Like this one.  And any number of others.  I don't see why Facebook would or should be different.  :shrug


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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #15 on: August 28, 2013, 07:59:53 am »
    I think the big difference is that Facebook appeals to your ownership of your "page" and people feel control over it. It's really not any more true than me owning this forum because I can post here.

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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #16 on: September 05, 2013, 12:46:01 pm »
    Holy crap, I'm not the only one that feels the same way...but I'm not on FB and will probably never will.

    I've got a deeply rooted hatred for social networking

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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #17 on: September 05, 2013, 01:44:12 pm »
    Holy crap, I'm not the only one that feels the same way...but I'm not on FB and will probably never will.

    There aren't enough hours in my day as it is.  I'm not on FB either, and my wife only has an account so she can keep up with photos of our granddaughter who is half the continent away.  And even at that, I don't think she's updated our picture collection in over a month.
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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #18 on: September 06, 2013, 01:04:30 pm »
    That said, it occurs to me that websites pretty routinely enforce varying versions of civility rules.  Like this one.  And any number of others.  I don't see why Facebook would or should be different.  :shrug

    I'm offended and reporting your post!


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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #19 on: September 15, 2013, 10:48:15 am »
    I've been banned 5 times.  One time was for quoting verbatim the 2nd Amendment.  The moderators for Facebook who look over these things probably speak English as a second language.
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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #20 on: September 15, 2013, 10:49:13 am »
    I've been banned 5 times.  One time was for quoting verbatim the 2nd Amendment.  The moderators for Facebook who look over these things probably speak English as a second language.

    This was the post I was banned for.

    We removed this from Facebook because it violates our Community Standards:
    A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #21 on: September 15, 2013, 01:32:04 pm »
    I think we should all go post that on our FB pages right now! :rotfl
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    Re: Being condescending on FB gets you banned for 12 hours
    « Reply #22 on: September 15, 2013, 02:40:22 pm »
    I've posted that to my Facebook more than once without repercussion.

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