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Ban or not to Ban that is the question.
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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282HB's limerick contest voting continues, Riskmgmt leads Stock Puppy 4 to 2 Heywood40-August 9
281Looks like Honey B is displaying what many on the left accuse conservatives of dFintas-August 8
280Sounds like you are the one giving orders....sheeshTrumptown-August 7
279MYOB, and get the hell off of that high horse! I don't take orders from yoHoney_Bee-August 7
278GZ's Buy and Sell board header has followed him down the FatRump Rabbit HoleHeywood401August 7
277In a tight race, Riskmgmt leads Stock Puppy by a margin of 2:1 for the runner-upHeywood40-August 7
276What I know is that the statement/post you made was not needed given you were diFintas1August 7
275You are a very nice man, and I enjoy your contributions to my Trump Thread, but Honey_Bee-August 7
274Honey Bee: Given I'm one of those casual readers for this site. I do have aFintas-August 7
273Here's a link to the entries in the limerick contest DMaA started on your bHeywood40-August 6
272Yes, I thought that was your point, but I did not want a casual reader to think Honey_Bee1August 5
271HB The point is the total numbers for subjectmarks for most if not all threads Don Green-August 5
270Don...You compared my Donald Trump Thread with Ground Zero's very old "Honey_Bee-August 5
269As expected these polls show actually how few of the so called subjectmarks actuDon Green-August 5
268:-)Sawdusty-August 5
267whew.. that was a close one. glad you weren't banned. :-)elpolvo-August 4
266No problem.Sawdusty-August 4
265You Sawdusty My mistake, GZ knows he is one of the main abusers of banning, soDon Green1August 4
264Check again Don, that is GZ's comment, not my own,,,,,I was quoting him.Sawdusty1August 4
263I'll also remove the bookmark for this thread, I find it visited by the loweDon Green-August 4
262If you didn't vote, it was entirely your choice. No one said you couldn'Honey_Bee-August 4
261"I'll also remove the bookmark for this thread, I find it visited by thSawdusty1August 3
260Bye, Felicia.Heywood40-August 3
259Don't flatter yourself, I took pity on you... but since you're still anGROUND ZERO™-August 3
258Learned well from his Leader.chronicle-August 3
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