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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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325Horny_Beest, someone called someone else a "filthy-hog" on your threadHeywood401January 23
324If you don't want name-calling on your thread, just ban the name-callers.Heywood40-January 19
323As stated in the introduction... The purpose of this thread is for people who fDon Green-January 18
322After maliciously calling GZ a rat and a liar, Horny_Beest says she is the only Heywood40-January 18
321Some low-class, common bitch is name-calling on Horny_Beest's thread!Heywood40-January 17
320Honeybee: "I am going to ban you for coming here for the sole purpose of atchronicle-January 14
319Your thread is full of moral and mental yardbates who don't have jobs or opichronicle-January 14
318Hilarious! Horny_Beest the Hypocrite says this: Calling names is not somethinHeywood40-January 13
317Confused again? You said I was banned because I insulted you, now it is because chronicle-January 12
316Any time someone lies about me, they go on ignore. You are on ignore....Honey_Bee-January 12
315"I don't want to know anything about anyone." is a great response chronicle-January 12
314It's time to end it because you have been unmasked as a hypocritical FatRumpHeywood40-January 11
313I don't want to know anything about anyone. So now it's time to end thisHoney_Bee-January 11
312I have been personally attacked by many on your thread. Want me to tell you who chronicle-January 11
311Calling names is not something I want on my thread.That's hilarious! Heywood40-January 11
310You seem to be under the mistaken impression that I EVER tell my readers/postersHoney_Bee-January 11
309Tell it to your followers. They were encouraged to launch private attacks and thchronicle-January 11
308Thanks for explaining. My point is that we disagree. Calling names is not soHoney_Bee-January 11
307My point is, being called ignorant isn't justification for a ban, what is yochronicle-January 11
306So what's your point? You know very well that I have never done that.Honey_Bee-January 11
305You should hear what I have been called in PM's from your team members. I hachronicle-January 11
304I am always happy when someone offers opposing views - if they can do it withoutHoney_Bee-January 11
303Obviously you and GZ have the same narrow minds. You both are too ignorant to alchronicle-January 11
302Shut upHeywood40112/16/2019
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