Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Community Forum > Aquaria Off-Topic
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 05-03-2005, 02:17 PM   #1
Posts: n/a
This board is hypocritical

Teej sits here post after post blasting at me personally and no one says a word. I critique his inhumane tank set-up and everyone comes to his defense immediatly. Yes, I have a lot of recent posts, I have a job that has recently provided me with a lot of time on the internet. Does this make me a big nerd? No, it means I have a good job.

While I shouldn't have to defend myself, I will since no one else will. I was a D1 college athlete and fraternity member. I partied, and still party, harder than 99% of the population including the big internet talker Teej. Social skills? I would love to see a pic of that guy. In fact, if he posts one of himself with teej written on a piece of paper I will do the same you you guys decide who the nerd is.

Anyway, expect to see a lot less of me from now on around here. I have tried to be helpful to everyone, but obviously there is no loyalty here. There are plently of boards that don't leave their members out to dry for defending the whole point of the board, THE BEST WAY TO KEEP FISH.
Old 05-03-2005, 02:44 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Newbie
Join Date: May 2005
Location: AZ
Posts: 1
Fighting over the internet forums is like competing in a special olympic's race..no mattter who wins, you're still retarded..

nutbag is offline  
Old 05-03-2005, 02:51 PM   #3
God of primitive fishes
Toirtis's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Posts: 8,163
Send a message via MSN to Toirtis Send a message via Yahoo to Toirtis
This ends now....AA is no place for a popularity/cool/etc match. The thread was locked, and is being dealt with. Move on.
G. A. Christian Bilou, Herpetologist
Founder/Director, Reptile Rescue Alberta
Past-President, Calgary Aquarium Society
Toirtis is offline  
Old 05-03-2005, 04:54 PM   #4
Aquarium Advice Addict
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Nebraska, USA
Posts: 6,703

I debated on locking this thread right away, or moving it to the staff forum...but decided there was nothing I had to say that couldn't be said publicly.

I read through Teej's thread, and I understand where you're coming from. If you'll notice in that thread, no advisors had a chance to jump in before An t-iasg locked it a bit ago.

I do not see 'everyone coming to Teej's defense'. I see one or two members scolding you for being a little too passionate in your replies, and you seemed to take great offense to that. I do not think your advice was necessarily wrong...its the way you delivered it that was too strong.

If you feel like you're being picked on, use the Report button. It emails all the advisors/admins with a link to the post, and unless it's 3am, you should get a pretty quick response. Let the advisors do their job.
Former advisor and planted tank geek...life's moved on though.
malkore is offline  
Old 05-03-2005, 05:00 PM   #5
AA Team Emeritus
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Virginia
Posts: 2,256
Send a message via ICQ to fishfreek Send a message via AIM to fishfreek Send a message via MSN to fishfreek Send a message via Yahoo to fishfreek
I wish to only emphysis as Malkore said the report button is there for a reason. Use it and advisors and admins are notified via e-mail right away. In addition you should also take such things that you dont feel get action even after reporting directly to an advisor or admin of the site.
Remember dont tap the glass, your fish will think you're an idiot -Anonymous mother

Check out our articles area. 30+ Aquatic articles for your enjoyment
Are you in or around the Shenandoah Valley area? If so click here to join our regional forum.
fishfreek is offline  
Closed Thread

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Is Fishing Hypocritical? SeriousDude5 Aquaria Off-Topic 6 07-18-2008 11:08 AM
HELLO BOARD Brad524 Member Introductions 13 01-12-2005 12:45 PM
sixlines hypocritical advice Forum Admin & Announcements 9 06-22-2004 08:40 AM
New to the Board from NC tommiejr Member Introductions 9 04-05-2004 05:23 PM
new to the board ashesofyou Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 6 06-08-2003 01:28 PM

» Photo Contest Winners

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:35 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.