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Reinstatement List

Sankyo76

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rAMPage should never be allowed on this site EVER AGAIN. He banned 10's of thousands of members for reduculas reasons by making up new rules all the time. At one point. I think he banned most of San Francisco. He was coming close to destroying this website. I applaud Top Jimmy for finally stepping back in and taking control back. I'm not even sure how rAMPage took over control and basically pre-empted the other moderators. I think basically they just all got tired of his crap.
rAMPAGE lived up to his name and went off the rails like an unhinged lunatic. I’m glad someone else was able to step in and sort out this mess.
 

Thatguy23

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Reviews: 14
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Yeah he banned me 3 or 4 times. Maybe I "deserved" it once by accidentally posting private details outside of private, but a warning would have been appreciated.

At least one time he banned everyone on an Arie thread accusing us all of being shills cause we liked her.

I don't even know the other reasons why I got banned.
 

newyorkfun

Review Contributor
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Reviews: 20
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Found this thread by accident after not using this site for years and wondered if I was unbanned, and I was. I was literally IP banned for no reason years ago, all I did was make light comments and reviews, then one day I'm permabanned with no email. Email requests for unbans were ignored. I'm looking at my inbox and it said my last review was rejected, maybe he banned me for having a bad review? Wtf? I also had almost 100 days of private viewing time left.

I'm glad that guy isn't an admin anymore but holy shit it was pretty obvious he was banning people left and right for no reason and everyone was basically scared to post.
 

Chicagoboy

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Found this thread by accident after not using this site for years and wondered if I was unbanned, and I was. I was literally IP banned for no reason years ago, all I did was make light comments and reviews, then one day I'm permabanned with no email. Email requests for unbans were ignored. I'm looking at my inbox and it said my last review was rejected, maybe he banned me for having a bad review? Wtf? I also had almost 100 days of private viewing time left.

I'm glad that guy isn't an admin anymore but holy shit it was pretty obvious he was banning people left and right for no reason and everyone was basically scared to post.
I was close to being banned by rampage when topjimmy stepped in and saved everybody from the tyranny. I was a bad boy because I agreed with comments that he didn't agree with. I heard there are actually thousands that were banned by him. Hopefully he'll never return.
 

Thatguy23

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I think I was banned for speaking favorably of a provider that some were not speaking favorably of. He accused everyone in that thread of being a shill. Made no sense cause the girl had been around a long time and had a fan club.
 

ATLguy

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Reviews: 8
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I was banned as "ATL Guy", returned under my current handle and was banned again. I have no clue what happened but the last thing I remember was defending myself against personal attacks. Never heard anything else... just gone.

On a lark, sent another request to be reinstated. Thank you! Glad to be back.
 

hhnyc77

Moderator
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Reviews: 76
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I was banned as "ATL Guy", returned under my current handle and was banned again. I have no clue what happened but the last thing I remember was defending myself against personal attacks. Never heard anything else... just gone.

On a lark, sent another request to be reinstated. Thank you! Glad to be back.
ATL Guy looks like it was previously reinstated...it's not currently banned.
 

hhnyc77

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I was banned as "ATL Guy", returned under my current handle and was banned again. I have no clue what happened but the last thing I remember was defending myself against personal attacks. Never heard anything else... just gone.

On a lark, sent another request to be reinstated. Thank you! Glad to be back.
And anyone who is a Ben Hogan fan should be immune from bans.
 

Dynaguy

Review Contributor
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Reviews: 64
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Is there any way the accounts and reviews can be combined? Also, kudos to you for recognizing Ben Hogan.
Unfortunately not, I don't believe. But try sending a message to @topjimmy, as he's the only one who would have access to something like that.
Gents, TJ can merge accounts. He did it for me, and at least one other. See below:
Quick update everyone….

We really need to get the word “delete” out of our vocabulary once and for all.

We don’t delete shit.

We don’t delete posts, threads and reviews.

And we don’t delete members.

AND…we don’t delete usernames that aren’t being used either.

As for posts, threads, reviews stuff like that, we have what is equivalent to a “Recycle Bin”
When something is “deleted” the translation is that staff has moved the content (out of public view) and into the “Recycle Bin” where it is archived forever. The only exception being if there was ever some sort of illegal content that perhaps some malicious spammer came along and posted before they got shut down. That would NOT be archived, but instead actually deleted ie. physically removed from the server.

So what does this mean to you? Well, for the vast majority on this thread who we have reinstated, a lot of you had a username that we expect you to abandon as part of restoring your previous identity. Whichever username you go with, your abandoned one does NOT get “deleted”. Instead it gets disabled. It gets “powered down” where it can no longer be used or accessed, except in the case of emergency. The username gets removed and replaced with a “retired” tag that includes the date we disabled the handle.

ALL threads, reviews, posts from a “retired” username remain in tact and completely searchable.

And here’s the good news my friends. Some of you have chosen to move forward with one username knowing that the one you’re abandoning has a lot of good posts and reviews. WE DO have the ability to merge all of those posts and reviews into the active handle.

It’s a little bit of work, and it’s time consuming, but we CAN do it for you, and it would be MY PLEASURE to help you out with that if you would like to get those posts and reviews attached to your current handle. You just need to shoot me a PM with the old username and be clear about which username you want to keep active and have the posts merged into.

A couple caveats: This won’t have any impact on review balance. This is simply to merge all posts and reviews under one username. ALSO, let’s say you have 2 reviews with your current username and you want to merge an account into it that has 100 posts and 10 reviews. We can do it but the software limitations will cause your “Reviews” link to still only reflect 2 reviews. Those 10 that get merged in will be counted as posts. They’ll still look exactly the same, review template in tact, but since the merge feature isn’t tied into the custom code that counts and separates your reviews, it won’t pick that up. A search of your posts picks it all up, though…

Hope that’s not too confusing, and also hope that comes as great news to those of you who’d expressed interest in saving those old reviews from handles we have or will be disabling.

Have a terrific weekend you all!!

TJ, aka T-Man, aka whatever you wanna call me but don’t call me late for dinner…. :p
 

PorterD

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The irony of everyone’s wish to keep him away could be he’s already lurking under a new handle.
I suppose anything is possible
I followed his profile on here after the blowup and he never made another post. Eventually the username was changed to “retired” which meant it was no longer in use. Ha!
 

rigandine

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rAMPage was a [removed inappropriate slur] that banned me for my review of AL hara

I hope hes reading this

rAMPage youre a fuckin loser , eat a dick.
 
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rigandine

Review Contributor
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I'm su
When topjimmy stepped in and took control of things again and started reinstating everyone that rAMPage booted out.
I'm sure rAMPage reacted like a little hoe. Thats what he is , a hoe and his greatest accomplishment in Life was being a moderator here cause he's a hoe.

Mongers might as well be reviewing his ass here as a streetwalker.
 

Chicagoboy

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I'm su

I'm sure rAMPage reacted like a little hoe. Thats what he is , a hoe and his greatest accomplishment in Life was being a moderator here cause he's a hoe.

Mongers might as well be reviewing his ass here as a streetwalker.
I had a couple run ins with him. The last one he threatened to get rid of me because I liked a comment he didn't like.
 

hhnyc77

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rAMPage was a [removed inappropriate slur] that banned me for my review of AL hara

I hope hes reading this

rAMPage youre a fuckin loser , eat a dick.
If you continue to use slurs like your original statement before I edited it, you'll have a good chance of seeing me turn into rampage. We shouldn't have to tell you to watch your words...you're a grown ass adult (I think)...please act like one.

Also, it's been quite some time since he's been gone...there's no need to rehash the past with posts like these. Yes, he's made huge mistakes that ultimately led to his departure, but in the early days of the board, he was also instrumental in helping the board get off the ground too. Let bygones by bygones, and let's all move forward.
 
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