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An SI Board Since June 2017
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Emcee:  Don Green Type:  Moderated
Silicon Investor was designed to be a discussion website and was for many years, but in recent years it seems to have become a lot of little fiefdoms where moderators who have a thread to express their opinions have total control on who can post or respond to, or question their thoughts. I have been a member since 1996 and I feel it is time to turn back the clocks and open up the discussions again.

I would like to see a revision or better control of the thread banning process

Presently it seems that any moderator who doesn’t like a valid or legit question posted on their thread can easily banish the poster for no real reason.

This happened to me recently and I decided it is time to free up SI to make it again a discussion site vs a blog site where posters can respond to a post and not worry about getting banned because of their question or comment.

So the purpose of this thread is for people who feel they are unjustly banned on a thread, to post the comments in question which appears to have gotten them banned and let other users here post their comments on whether the ban appears to be justified or not.



Let the users present their case and let others comment and SI Ron can still be the judge.
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150The link you sent was about Democrats running against republicans who didn'tzzpat-38 minutes ago
149Don and I both have technology interests. Don is computer smart and I want him tgoldworldnet-yesterday
148Pat The Democrats didn't even work with Obama. cnn.comDon Green2Monday
147When we elected President Obama, did republicans get over it and work with him fzzpat-Monday
146Amazing, do you really eat with that mouth? LOL!Sawdusty-Monday
145Yeah, whatever... with all his positive accomplishments, one has to be delusionGROUND ZERO™1Sunday
144 "Living inside some bubble of a self delusional alternate reality must beSawdusty1Sunday
143Living inside some bubble of a self delusional alternate reality must be difficuzzpat2Sunday
142Compared to what? The Times is up over 100% over the past five years. News Corp,zzpat-Sunday
141They're selling more ads, but they're in trouble... GZGROUND ZERO™-last Thursday
140marketwatch.com NYT (2017) has positive Net Income, EPS .03, and EBITDA of 273dan6-last Thursday
139Yeah, whatever, why aren't you short these markets if it will all unravel???GROUND ZERO™-last Thursday
138We will see in the ripeness of time who is delusional and who is not.Sam-last Thursday
137Of course, and you're right, you can only expect the truthful facts from me,GROUND ZERO™-last Thursday
136 And that is exactly the kind of reply I would expect from you.Sam-last Thursday
135Sure, but NYT is a fake rag and going bankrupt... you may as well post an excelGROUND ZERO™1last Thursday
134 FUHBO banned me from the Robotics thread because he claimed I posted "fakeSam-last Thursday
133Eric is a great guy and smarter than me. :) goldworldnet-July 4
132 "neither Don or I were completely right." Often the case IMO.Sawdusty1July 4
131I was over zealous, but what happened was I asked Don to remove a rec or prove mgoldworldnet8July 4
130Baby Trump to follow the Donald around during UK visit. Might even watch him plachronicle-June 29
129ltmschronicle-June 28
128 Here you are, LOL!!! [graphic] GZGROUND ZERO™-June 28
127What's wrong with you??? Stop already!!! I see you wrote a lengthy discourGROUND ZERO™-June 28
126GZ was ranting in ALL CAPS about how the nazi holocaust was a fake and that Donchronicle-June 28
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