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Rules, Gamertags and Ban Log - Glorious Edict Still In Effect

RamiusRamius Joined: July 19, 2000Administrator, ClubPA admin
edited August 2012 in Archives
Updated Dec 2, 2011 to re-sticky for anyone who has "dismissed".

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  • TubeTube Administrator, ClubPA admin
    edited August 2011
    Obey the Golden Rule of the Internet: DON'T BE A DICK.


    Common Things That Will Get You Banned

    Posting pornographic images, fetish pictures, or disturbing medical photos
    This is a 13+ forum, and there are lots and lots of people to whom it is illegal to show that stuff. That means that you will be punished if you post something with the above content.

    If something is borderline, LINK to it with a warning as to the content, or PM a mod before posting. If you're about to post something that could cause trouble for users browsing while at school or work, add a "NSFW" (Not Safe For Work) tag to the subject line. Particularly forbidden pictures include: goatse, lensman, tubgirl, lemon party, loopback, and harlequin baby. No erotic fanfiction, either. No one wants to read about Full House sex. Or do we? No, the answer is no. (Knob says no Rumsfeld/Cheney fanfics either)

    There will be no more Ranger threads. Stop pestering mods and/or trying to start one.
    Duck edit: To further clarify this, if I see people turning a non-picture thread into a Ranger spam I will at the minimum jail you for a month.
    Knob edit: As there has been some recent confusion, a Ranger thread is hereby defined as any thread for the posting of pictures of women. So now you new guys don't have any excuses.

    There will also be no more anime threads. They've moved to a new board. If you must discuss anime on these boards, there's a thread in D&D for on-topic, heavily-moderated discussion of anime. Burn with them.

    Talking about ROMs, warez, or other bits of piracy
    This is not an arguable point; this rule comes from those who make the forums possible. It will be enforced, and it is not a point on which we have the luxury of being flexible. Do not talk about the game you just torrented/p2p'd/DCC'd.

    Sending offensive images through PMs
    If you do this without permission from the recipient, you will have that ability removed.

    Trolling
    This has a working definition of "attempting to be as annoying as possible while still technically obeying the rules," and it's not the way to go about getting attention. There tends to be a thin line between being annoying and being funny. Those who cross it--whether through a lack of familiarity with the forums or as sad, twisted, bid for attention--will be banned.

    Racism
    No Racism. Not even that ironic "lol nigra stole my bike" racism. No. Bad.

    This includes all usage of the "N Word" (god that sounds silly). Yes, even in nonserious or academic contexts.

    NSFW
    the reiteration
    Sometimes a nsfw image will come up in the context of the conversation and be appropriate to link to with the label NSFW. The image shouldn't contain any nudity whatsoever. If it couldn't run in Maxim, it will probably get you banned. If anyone takes this to mean that as long as the context of the conversation is "Post hot sluts in thongs" it's okay to post nsfw images then you're going to be banned for quite some time.

    [Bogey edit: Yes, this includes pictures with only signs covering your genitals.]

    Participating in "forum raids"
    This will earn you, at the very least, a temporary ban. It will more likely be a permanent ban. This sort of thing reflects badly on the main site, and we take it very seriously.


    Common Mistakes That Will Get You in Trouble

    Making a "Hi, I'm New!" thread
    This forum sees a veritable tide of new users every day, and there would be no actual discussions going on if each and every one of you decided to make an introductory thread. Lurk for a while, get a feel for the place, find an active thread that interests you, and join the conversation. It would be a good idea to avoid hitting the new topic button for a few days unless you've got something staggeringly interesting to say. If you're making five new topics in your first hour YOU ARE DOING SOMETHING WRONG. It is also inadvisable to make your first post a new topic.

    Beginning redundant threads
    We are not a news service, but many of us check them frequently. Before you make a topic specifically to bring us a link, animation, or story, do a quick forum search for the URL and related keywords. If the only thing you're posting is the link, you might want to consider posting it in Linksville.

    Plugging your personal website
    This comes off rather badly if you do it too soon after joining. It is known as "site-whoring," and you will be flamed. If you want to plug your (or anyone else's) site, put a link in your sig

    Starting a new thread asking why another thread was locked
    PM a moderator if you really don't understand why a thread was locked. Also, do not make a thread solely for the purpose of referring to a thread that has been locked. Even if it's a joke thread, it's not funny enough to warrant it.

    Failing to pay a modicum of attention to grammar and spelling
    Nobody here demands epic poetry from other users, but posts that are incomprehensible will most likely be misinterpreted, ignored, or flamed.

    Making alternate accounts, otherwise known as "alts"
    Unless it's a terribly, terribly clever alt, expect to have it taken away. And keep in mind that if it's terribly, terribly stupid, you might be stuck with it.

    Quoting the rules if you do not know them
    Loudly and disruptively proclaiming a thread or post to be against the rules without being able to back up your accusation will come to no good.

    Posting "in before the lock," "in before the sticky," or any variant thereof
    It's not clever, and no one appreciates thread-assassination. If it needs to be locked, a mod will see to it.

    Failing to use spoiler tags or spoiler warnings
    This should be self-explanatory. If you're making a spoiler thread, include "SPOILERS" in the title. If you're posting a spoiler within an unlabeled thread, user the [ spoiler ] tags. We had to create the [realspoiler] tag just because people wouldn't listen to this rule. Messing with the [realspoiler] tag will get you executed off our board.

    Breaking the h-scroll
    Also understand that very few people who aren't running ridiculous settings will not care that it isn't breaking your h-scroll; if you're breaking it for a majority of forumers for no good reason, you might find yourself jailed.

    Telling people how ______ you are right now
    Unless your mom is posting on these boards, nobody fucking cares how drunk, high, tired, or depressed you are. You'll get at least jailed for this.

    Having a gigantic sig
    Sigs should be no larger than 80 pixels in height and around 50kb in size.
    Like so.
    f7v9h.jpg



    Necroposting
    Unless you've got something incredibly insightful to say and a genuine interest in continuing the discussion, don't bump old threads that have died a natural death.

    Signing your posts
    That's what sigs are for.

    Lyrics threads
    No one reads/wants them, seriously, no more.

    Pestering people about the whereabouts of the chat-room
    There is one official PA chat room populated by much of the "Old Guard" and M2 folk, the PA Asylum, and it's located on IRC on sorcery.net, #pa_asylum. There is also an unofficial PA chatroom on IRC where many SE forumers hang out. You can find it at irc.slashnet.org, under #paforums. There is also a web page dedicated to forumer webcams.


    How To Avoid Being a Flamed/Obliterated

    Lurk
    Reading threads and announcements without posting will help give you an instinctive idea of what will and will not be tolerated by the forum and the mods.

    Display a basic level of familiarity with the comic
    This forum is based on a comic. As a result of this, a moderate amount of the humor is liable to be drawn from that source. If you're not familiar with it, take the time you should be lurking in and go through the comic archives. You'll understand the jokes better for it, you'll stand less chance of embarassing yourself, and it'll be good for you. You know, because they're funny. And be sure to keep new comic commentary in the appropriate sticky.

    Don't put spoilers in the title of your new-comic thread
    People like to be surprised about this shit, so if you happen to have the honor of being the first person to make the new comic thread, don't put anything in your title about what the actual comic is, okay? Even if it's not the real title of the comic. The most it should really be is "New Comic: (insert date here)".

    And finally, in the words of Pb, If you want to leave then just don't log on anymore.

    Lar edit:
    Post Script: Life is Unfair

    You know when a bunch of people are making crappy threads so you make one too and yours is the first to get locked, perhaps even the only one?
    Ha ha, you lose.

    Additional Rules:

    The threads for the new comics and PATV episodes are stricter than in the rest of the forum
    • Be civil.
    • Don't come back every M/W/F just to complain or shit on people posting in this thread.
    • Comic Edits are OK, but lets not spend half the thread discussing them.
    • Lets try not to veer too far off topic in this thread.

    Do Not Post In Spam Threads
    You have a report button for a reason. If you don't have a report button, that is also for a reason.

    Personal Pictures
    Don't post pictures of people without their permission, unless they're some kind of public figure.

    Regarding the Posting of Large Images
    Don't post gifs or images that have enormous filesizes unless the thread is marked NSF56k. By enormous, that means anything over the 500k mark.

    Preemptive threadmaking is a lesson in ridiculousness
    We don't need two open threads on the same goddamn topic. You can wait.

    Journey
    We will in no way tolerate the demeaning of this exalted super-band.

    The Party-Bus
    Stay on!

    Stranger Danger!
    If you suspect a poster is an alternate account of a banned poster, report the post using the supplied 'report' button. It's in the bottom right of each post. If you post "Thanks, <blank!>" or any similar 'witty' comeback, you will be infracted. Posts like those serve no purpose and actively take away from the conversation.

    Obey At All Times The Glorious Edict
    The only acceptable insult to use on these forums is restricted to "silly goose". Moderators are still excempt from this rule, since it has been deemed a psychological hazard to do otherwise, and also because this is an unfair dictatorship.

    Brogey on
    If you'd like an anime thread, please PM me to discuss it. Include pics/video of your favorites.
    HallowedFaith
  • TubeTube Administrator, ClubPA admin
    edited March 2010
    Tube's List Of Enemies

    1. Morrissey
    2. The child on the bicycle
    3. Taxi drivers
    4. Deaf children
    5. The accursed spawn of Mr Thunswick
    6. The Greater Thumpingston Royal Madrigal Society
    7. The woman with the large dog named Titan
    8. The counties of Cork and Londonderry
    9. Gillian Mckeith
    10. Robert Khoo

    Knob's List Of Enemas
    11. Barium
    12. Saltwater
    13. Chardonnay
    14. Yorkshire Pudding

    Lar's List of Emmys
    15. Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
    16. Mediocre Supporting Actor in Comedy Series
    17. Most Elaborate Replacement Antenna
    18. Biggest Fish Caught in an Aquarium at Red Lobster

    Bogey's List of Enemenohpees
    19. Puberty
    20. Games where you spend hours doing crafting in-between long cut-scenes
    21. Losers Who Can't Fully Appreciate Bon Jovi and Journey
    22. Nads' mustache-thingy (and now also Tube's beard, ironic or otherwise)
    23. Too Spicy!
    24. The Twilight series


    Stupid Wii Friends Who Don't Really Like You
    Spoiler:

    The Same But For The Vastly Superior X-Box 360 Console
    Spoiler:

    The Same List For The Extravagant Rich Boy Doorstop That Is The PS3
    Spoiler:

    Marvel at how pathetically short it is.

    HOW TO GET ON THE FRIENDS LIST: PM potatoe and he will add you

    If you'd like an anime thread, please PM me to discuss it. Include pics/video of your favorites.
    HallowedFaith
  • LarlarLarlar Super Moderator, Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited March 2010
    On top of an already large pile of battered, bruised, and jailed people, Vann Diras has actually been banned for two [strike]weeks[/strike] days just for not being crwth.

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  • BrogeyBrogey Aca-awesome! Santa Monica, CASuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited March 2010
    Kazhiim gets a long time off for lacking class and good judgment.

    XBox LIVE: Bogestrom
    PSN: Bogestrom

    R.I.P. Wampa Milk
    HallowedFaith
  • LarlarLarlar Super Moderator, Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited March 2010
    TFS has been banned again for the nth time. Let's say this time was for trafficking gamefaqs members into SE++.

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  • BrogeyBrogey Aca-awesome! Santa Monica, CASuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited March 2010
    J. Grant gets 2 weeks for activating crwth's trap card.

    crwth: ++ Dark-side points gained ++

    XBox LIVE: Bogestrom
    PSN: Bogestrom

    R.I.P. Wampa Milk
    HallowedFaith
  • BrogeyBrogey Aca-awesome! Santa Monica, CASuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited March 2010
    The Otaku Suppository - 2 points

    You were so fun to hang out with this weekend, and thanks again for leading us around your city and not leaving me to die in the cold. However, you let Ireland beat America in the Burger-Eating Competition. Next year, me and you against Dave and Lar.

    XBox LIVE: Bogestrom
    PSN: Bogestrom

    R.I.P. Wampa Milk
    HallowedFaith
  • LarlarLarlar Super Moderator, Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited March 2010
    Goatmon was another victim of crwth's thread about a week ago. I forgot to mention it. I'm sure no one's even noticed he's gone, since there are plenty of bad opinions about TV shows floating around in here to compensate for his absence.

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  • A duck!A duck! Super Moderator, Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited April 2010
    LearnedHand received the final two points necessary for a temp ban. I need to apologize for not having my screed prepared for this inevitable return, as I promised the last time I banned you. I'll get working on it for your next one.

    Favorite quotes
    Spoiler:
    HallowedFaith
  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited April 2010
    Lexxxie is gone for not following directions and also posting some incomprehensibly awful things.

    HallowedFaith
  • BrogeyBrogey Aca-awesome! Santa Monica, CASuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited April 2010
    Valentin Seleznyov for having a really small penis. Yes, really!

    XBox LIVE: Bogestrom
    PSN: Bogestrom

    R.I.P. Wampa Milk
    HallowedFaith
  • KnobKnob TURN THE BEAT BACK InternetSuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited May 2010
    Callius can take the next 24 hours to think about the life choices he has made

  • LarlarLarlar Super Moderator, Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited May 2010
    Danerogil gets two weeks for creating alternate accounts to continue his asinine thread-making tirade against the most recent PA comic arc. Here's hoping his 4th overall post breaks the trend which has so far typecast him into the role of a fucking idiot.

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    HallowedFaith
  • KnobKnob TURN THE BEAT BACK InternetSuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited May 2010
    nope, sure didn't

    HallowedFaith
  • BrogeyBrogey Aca-awesome! Santa Monica, CASuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited May 2010
    Zombies Tossed My Salad! gets a month off for blowing off his first round Forumer Battle and wasting a slot that somebody else could have better used.

    Shame on you, sir!

    XBox LIVE: Bogestrom
    PSN: Bogestrom

    R.I.P. Wampa Milk
    HallowedFaith
  • BrogeyBrogey Aca-awesome! Santa Monica, CASuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited May 2010
    Cold Salmon and Hatred gets a month off for being a dick about everything. PS. This isn't just about the quality of your entry.

    Volucrisus Aedrius is also taking some time off for being a Forum Battle No-Show. Sorry, Bucky! :(

    XBox LIVE: Bogestrom
    PSN: Bogestrom

    R.I.P. Wampa Milk
    HallowedFaith
  • TubeTube Administrator, ClubPA admin
    edited June 2010
    Cold Salmon And Hatred tried to be cool and rebellious by goatseing the forums. He got caught in the spam filter in the saddest turn of events ever.

    If you'd like an anime thread, please PM me to discuss it. Include pics/video of your favorites.
  • BrogeyBrogey Aca-awesome! Santa Monica, CASuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited June 2010
    Just to clear things up, I Win Swordfights! asked for a couple of months off so that he could focus on school and stuff. See you soon, duder.

    XBox LIVE: Bogestrom
    PSN: Bogestrom

    R.I.P. Wampa Milk
    HallowedFaith
  • BrogeyBrogey Aca-awesome! Santa Monica, CASuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited June 2010
    Nerindil is out for a month for not showing up to his Forum Battle.

    XBox LIVE: Bogestrom
    PSN: Bogestrom

    R.I.P. Wampa Milk
  • TubeTube Administrator, ClubPA admin
    edited June 2010
    Shankill Butcher got his name changed to Charles Kinbote. This doesn't mean I'll change yours, so don't ask.

    If you'd like an anime thread, please PM me to discuss it. Include pics/video of your favorites.
    HallowedFaith
  • TubeTube Administrator, ClubPA admin
    edited June 2010
    Aneurythmia has been banned until further notice for a racially charged insult towards another forumer which failed to amuse me in even the slightest way.

    If you'd like an anime thread, please PM me to discuss it. Include pics/video of your favorites.
    HallowedFaith
  • KnobKnob TURN THE BEAT BACK InternetSuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited July 2010
    I have no idea why I even have to type this

    it is implicitly not okay to post a video of a dude shooting himself in the head

    what is wrong with you fucking retards

    HallowedFaith
  • LarlarLarlar Super Moderator, Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited August 2010
    I'll Make A Man Out Of You is the best Disney song.
    The only way you can break this rule is if you compose a better Disney song yourself.

    iwantanswers3.png
    HallowedFaith
  • TubeTube Administrator, ClubPA admin
    edited August 2010
    Urian has been banned once again. He was warned that he was on thin ice and he chose to refer to another member of the forum using an ugly slur. He is rarely accused of being too bright.

    Raneados has received an infraction for physically threatening another member of the forum. He is a fucking idiot.

    Weaver has received an infraction for a mean spirited joke at the expense of a transgender member of our community. I do not find these jokes funny, I do not find these jokes acceptable.

    If you'd like an anime thread, please PM me to discuss it. Include pics/video of your favorites.
  • BrogeyBrogey Aca-awesome! Santa Monica, CASuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited August 2010
    The Far Side has been banned for continually disrespecting our web-community and then cowering behind our Rules when convenient.

    XBox LIVE: Bogestrom
    PSN: Bogestrom

    R.I.P. Wampa Milk
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  • KnobKnob TURN THE BEAT BACK InternetSuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited September 2010
    being an asshat is no longer a bannable offence

    but being a shitlord now is

    congratulations Doomed2Fail, you've set precedent!

    HallowedFaith
  • KnobKnob TURN THE BEAT BACK InternetSuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited September 2010
    rule 74a: have a happy birthday mully

    or else

  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2010
    DeaconBlues got banned because his minor infractions added up. For the record, sexism is against the rules.

  • BrogeyBrogey Aca-awesome! Santa Monica, CASuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited February 2011
    Xpistos is gone for being a big baby.

    XBox LIVE: Bogestrom
    PSN: Bogestrom

    R.I.P. Wampa Milk
    HallowedFaith
  • KnobKnob TURN THE BEAT BACK InternetSuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited February 2011
    Before you hit the report button because a thread drifted off-topic in SE++, may I suggest going the fuck away instead?

    HallowedFaith
  • BrogeyBrogey Aca-awesome! Santa Monica, CASuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited March 2011
    Larlar wrote: »
    It's been a while since this forum needed to be cleaned (read: cleansed) again, but it's happening. A lot of the megathreads are going to get locked down today. On the plus side, we're going to try and put the megathread ration control in your quivering, clammy hands. No more asking for permission to make most traditional topics.

    The experimental new standard is going to be a two-month window. If you are emphatically compelled or otherwise desperate to remake some pre-existing megathread, and it's been more than two months from the day the last iteration ended, you're free to make one. If you try and cheat the system and anyone notices, your OP will be printed off and set on fire in front of you before you're taken out back and shot. But really, at the very least (read: least), you'll lose the thread for another two months.

    I'd be surprised if this perfectly covers all topics and angles right away, so please try and keep the bullshit loophole antics ("this isn't a food thread, it's a baking thread") to a minimum or we'll have to come up with a new, more horrible system made entirely out of spite. We also still reserve the right to shut anything down, especially if it has the worst OP imaginable, so don't get all indignant because your Smegma Thread got locked. The fewer intentionally delinquent threads we have to deal with, the less we'll have to intervene overall and the smoother this transition to megathread autonomy should go.

    Finally, in case you've forgotten and are in the process of losing your shit, remember that threads pertaining to specific subtopics of things like shows, movies and games are not megathreads. This new two-month standard does not apply to something like the Mass Effect 2 thread.

    Continuing exceptions to the rule:
    Youtube
    Webcomics
    PA Comic Edits
    Fitness
    Jobs

    Still requiring special permission:
    Camwhore
    Dating (OkCupid/Other)

    Basically awful:
    Music
    Chatlog (Omegle/Chatroulette/Other)

    *These lists are a work in progress.
    Larlar wrote: »
    As a clarification, this doesn't mean you can't talk about certain topics. The "science thread" is locked, but if you find a really interesting science article and you want to talk about it, make a thread and talk about it. Just don't make it a "put all science things in here" thread.

    Different topics get different threads. We're trying to break up how ugly this forum operates, not trying to prevent you from discussing what you want. It'd be nice not to have to rely on megathreads at all in due time.

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    PSN: Bogestrom

    R.I.P. Wampa Milk
    HallowedFaith
  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited April 2011
    YaYa somehow thought it was a good idea to post pornography. He'll be rejoining us in two weeks.

    HallowedFaith
  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited May 2011
    No politics threads until further notice, as per divine proclamation of Bogey.

    HallowedFaith
  • TubeTube Administrator, ClubPA admin
    edited May 2011
    Shibby has been banned for two weeks for being ridiculously cruel to another member with no provocation.

    If you'd like an anime thread, please PM me to discuss it. Include pics/video of your favorites.
  • BrogeyBrogey Aca-awesome! Santa Monica, CASuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited July 2011
    Hey,

    First off, I haven't been around much these last few months, and for that I apologize. I went on vacation, other things got busy, couldn't get on the forums for a while during the day, etc. I had been checking in but not posting. I have lots of PMs to catch up on, so for those of you still waiting for a response I do promise to get to them.

    Now, as far as Phallas go, we will be continuing them here in SE++ but not on a regular schedule. We have other subforums here that do that. I'll be getting back to those people who've been requesting to run games, and will put up a short list here soon.

    I missed you guys!

    XBox LIVE: Bogestrom
    PSN: Bogestrom

    R.I.P. Wampa Milk
    HallowedFaith
  • TubeTube Administrator, ClubPA admin
    Koshian finally got dropped for linking to obnoxious autoplaying youtube videos. Let this be a lesson to anyone who was thinking of abusing this feature.

    If you'd like an anime thread, please PM me to discuss it. Include pics/video of your favorites.
    HallowedFaith
  • BrogeyBrogey Aca-awesome! Santa Monica, CASuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    Just a reminder, guys. Please do not post in spam threads.

    Thanks. :-bd

    XBox LIVE: Bogestrom
    PSN: Bogestrom

    R.I.P. Wampa Milk
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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    Nam added up enough points in our Dickhead Rewards program to take a two-week vacation!

    HallowedFaith
  • RankenphileRankenphile Passersby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood.Registered User, Super Moderator, Moderator mod
    The following users received 2 points for failure to post new webcomics

    tynic
    Blankzilla
    mensch-o-matic
    Indie Winter
    Beasteh
    Liiya
    crwth
    Antimatter
    Personface
    worksintheory
    Kochikens
    Dark Raven X
    Edcrab
    Turambar
    RoyceSraphim
    FAQ

    out of these, Dark Raven X is on vacation for accruing enough points to earn a temp ban

    The webcomics thread is one of the last remaining megathreads allowed here. If you wish to continue enjoying it without receiving infractions I suggest you use it for posting webcomics as intended and not a general discussion thread.

    HallowedFaith
  • BrogeyBrogey Aca-awesome! Santa Monica, CASuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    After racking up 24 infractions, Kusu gets to take a little break.

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    PSN: Bogestrom

    R.I.P. Wampa Milk
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