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My signature and avatar.

sidewayssideways Registered User
Here is my signature:

COH%20Signature.jpg

In the CoH forums, the rules thread points to the rules thread in G&T. There *was* an image in G&T stating that a sig is not to exceed 50x800 pixels, which mine does not (anyone with a graphics application can see this, very easily).

The main issue, as to why features were turned off on my account, has to do with an avatar I linked offsite. It was pretty big. I simply forgot about the restrictions for linking to offsite avatars.

However some mod/admin decided to be smart, and make my signature the way it is. I'd like to call that person out, please. Who are you?

Why was it necessary to write such a cuntish message?
Message was: "LOOK AT ME! MY AVATAR WAS OVER 700K AND MY SIG WAS TOO TALL! NOW I HAVE NOTHING! WOE IS ME!!"

Why did you assume my signature was too large?

Why was I simply not jailed, for breaking the rules?

The solution I am looking for: Control over my signature, once again... since it was unjustly removed. If it has to be imposed that I have no avatar for a period of time, fine. I'm the one that forgot, linked to an image that was too big, so I suffer for it... whatever.

I would also like to know what prompted the extremely juvenile message. Why didn't the mod/admin simply remove my signature, why was the message warranted?

Thanks for your time.

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  • JasconiusJasconius sword criminal mad onlineRegistered User regular
    edited November 2004
    You are handling this in an immature manner that will earn you something worse than what you got.

    If you could have been civil you probably would have had better luck.

    Jasconius on
  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited November 2004
    Your manner in approaching this situation is rude and crass at best. You could have PM'd one of the mods on staff about this instead of making a thread.

    Jailing is a tad bit worse of a penalty. Consider yourself lucky that you do not have to deal with borked bbcode and a post-timer that rivals the ice age.

    And 700k is fucking austintacious.

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  • DogDog Registered User, Administrator, Vanilla Staff admin
    edited November 2004
    Your manner in approaching this situation is rude and crass at best. You could have PM'd one of the mods on staff about this instead of making a thread.

    And a mod could have pm'd him and asked him to change his av, or simply changed it for him instead of being a jackass and changing his sig.

    He said the 700k was a mistake. Shit happens. People do things without realizing it sometimes. It was completely uncalled for for a mod to alter his sig like that.

    Unknown User on
  • bone daddybone daddy Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited November 2004
    I believe you mean "700k is fucking insane."

    Anyway, are you sure you wouldn't be doing the exact same thing, only about jailing as opposed to signature removal, had you been jailed instead of having your signature removed? Because it's been my experience that people who don't read the rules tend to carp about the caprice and fascism of the mods no matter what's happened to them, how deserved it was, or what the actual purpose of the forum is.
    And a mod could have pm'd him and asked him to change his av, or simply changed it for him instead of being a jackass and changing his sig.

    PMing works about as well as a screen door on a nuclear sub when it comes to signatures and avatars.

    bone daddy on
    Rogue helicopter?
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  • JasconiusJasconius sword criminal mad onlineRegistered User regular
    edited November 2004
    Your manner in approaching this situation is rude and crass at best. You could have PM'd one of the mods on staff about this instead of making a thread.

    And a mod could have pm'd him and asked him to change his av, or simply changed it for him instead of being a jackass and changing his sig.

    He said the 700k was a mistake. Shit happens. People do things without realizing it sometimes. It was completely uncalled for for a mod to alter his sig like that.

    I bet I know who did it. But he would probably jail me or change my title if I revealed him.

    Jasconius on
  • DogDog Registered User, Administrator, Vanilla Staff admin
    edited November 2004
    bone daddy wrote:
    PMing works about as well as a screen door on a nuclear sub when it comes to signatures and avatars.

    Fine. Then the mod could have simply changed it and PM'd him as to why they did it. Changing his sig to be smarmy and assholish was unnecessary.

    Unknown User on
  • bone daddybone daddy Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited November 2004
    bone daddy wrote:
    PMing works about as well as a screen door on a nuclear sub when it comes to signatures and avatars.

    Fine. Then the mod could have simply changed it and PM'd him as to why they did it. Changing his sig to be smarmy and assholish was unnecessary.

    Except that, according to his sig, it was also too big. Possibly because of text that was added to the sig in addition to the graphic, which would bring the entire thing to a height in excess of the total acceptable limit. Oh, the humanity.

    bone daddy on
    Rogue helicopter?
    Ecoterrorism is actually the single largest terrorist threat at the moment. They don't usually kill people, but they blow up or set on fire very expensive things.
  • DogDog Registered User, Administrator, Vanilla Staff admin
    edited November 2004
    bone daddy wrote:
    bone daddy wrote:
    PMing works about as well as a screen door on a nuclear sub when it comes to signatures and avatars.

    Fine. Then the mod could have simply changed it and PM'd him as to why they did it. Changing his sig to be smarmy and assholish was unnecessary.

    Except that, according to his sig, it was also too big. Oh, the humanity.

    His sig (if the one he posted in his original post was indeed his usual sig) was well within the limits set by Ramius. 80 x 500 pixels, under 50k. It was fine.

    Unknown User on
  • bone daddybone daddy Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited November 2004
    His sig (if the one he posted in his original post was indeed his usual sig) was well within the limits set by Ramius. 80 x 500 pixels, under 50k. It was fine.

    And what do so many people do in addition to putting an 80x500 picture in their sigs, hmm? Perhaps stick a quote or two in there?

    bone daddy on
    Rogue helicopter?
    Ecoterrorism is actually the single largest terrorist threat at the moment. They don't usually kill people, but they blow up or set on fire very expensive things.
  • JasconiusJasconius sword criminal mad onlineRegistered User regular
    edited November 2004
    bone daddy wrote:
    His sig (if the one he posted in his original post was indeed his usual sig) was well within the limits set by Ramius. 80 x 500 pixels, under 50k. It was fine.

    And what do so many people do in addition to putting an 80x500 picture in their sigs, hmm? Perhaps stick a quote or two in there?

    I think we should just blow up the entire forum and try again.

    Jasconius on
  • sidewayssideways Registered User
    edited November 2004
    I have no problem having my AVATAR removed, not my signature. My signature (right click - properties - see for yourself) is perfectly within the standards set for the board.

    Someone decided to write a very juvenile message in my signature, to make a point, while falsly indicating that my sig was too big as well.

    What I want is to have the ability to use my signature again.

    And for those of you who have stated "Why didn't you simply PM a mod/admin"... I did, and they told me to post in this forum. Simple as that.

    Maybe I came across as rude/crass/juvenile (myself) in the wording of my original post, but I am pretty ticked-off at the idiotic message (which I have no control over) in my signature. Now people assume I've broken all the rules, and been an asshat somewhere along the line to deserve such rude treatment.

    sideways on
  • bone daddybone daddy Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited November 2004
    Jasconius wrote:
    bone daddy wrote:
    His sig (if the one he posted in his original post was indeed his usual sig) was well within the limits set by Ramius. 80 x 500 pixels, under 50k. It was fine.

    And what do so many people do in addition to putting an 80x500 picture in their sigs, hmm? Perhaps stick a quote or two in there?

    I think we should just blow up the entire forum and try again.

    Why is it that when I say things like that, I'm "giving in to the Dark Side" or "venting my spleen" or "meddling in social engineering again"?

    bone daddy on
    Rogue helicopter?
    Ecoterrorism is actually the single largest terrorist threat at the moment. They don't usually kill people, but they blow up or set on fire very expensive things.
  • DogDog Registered User, Administrator, Vanilla Staff admin
    edited November 2004
    bone daddy wrote:
    His sig (if the one he posted in his original post was indeed his usual sig) was well within the limits set by Ramius. 80 x 500 pixels, under 50k. It was fine.

    And what do so many people do in addition to putting an 80x500 picture in their sigs, hmm? Perhaps stick a quote or two in there?

    Did he have one there as well as the image? He never said it, so I'm going to assume 'no'. If you know otherwise, why don't you speak up instead of acting like a prick?

    He's asking for a reason why a mod was an asshole. I think he's more than deserving of that explanation.

    Unknown User on
  • bone daddybone daddy Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited November 2004
    sideways wrote:
    And for those of you who have stated "Why didn't you simply PM a mod/admin"... I did, and they told me to post in this forum.

    Which one?

    bone daddy on
    Rogue helicopter?
    Ecoterrorism is actually the single largest terrorist threat at the moment. They don't usually kill people, but they blow up or set on fire very expensive things.
  • JasconiusJasconius sword criminal mad onlineRegistered User regular
    edited November 2004
    bone daddy wrote:
    Jasconius wrote:
    bone daddy wrote:
    His sig (if the one he posted in his original post was indeed his usual sig) was well within the limits set by Ramius. 80 x 500 pixels, under 50k. It was fine.

    And what do so many people do in addition to putting an 80x500 picture in their sigs, hmm? Perhaps stick a quote or two in there?

    I think we should just blow up the entire forum and try again.

    Why is it that when I say things like that, I'm "giving in to the Dark Side" or "venting my spleen" or "meddling in social engineering again"?

    Because they can't just jail you and get it over with... like they do to me.

    Jailcount: 3

    Tempban: 1

    *edit* or change my title, like someone just did. Ahem.

    Curse your elavated status.

    Jasconius on
  • sidewayssideways Registered User
    edited November 2004
    bone daddy wrote:
    His sig (if the one he posted in his original post was indeed his usual sig) was well within the limits set by Ramius. 80 x 500 pixels, under 50k. It was fine.

    And what do so many people do in addition to putting an 80x500 picture in their sigs, hmm? Perhaps stick a quote or two in there?

    Did he have one there as well as the image? He never said it, so I'm going to assume 'no'. If you know otherwise, why don't you speak up instead of acting like a prick?

    He's asking for a reason why a mod was an asshole. I think he's more than deserving of that explanation.

    Thank you.

    No, I didn't have an additional quote in my signature. I only had the image.
    bone daddy wrote:
    sideways wrote:
    And for those of you who have stated "Why didn't you simply PM a mod/admin"... I did, and they told me to post in this forum.

    Which one?

    Accualt, in the CoH forums. I PM'd him, to ask if he knew who did it, and why. He said he didn't know, and to post in this forum.

    sideways on
  • sidewayssideways Registered User
    edited November 2004
    To clarify, this is the image I linked as an avatar:

    http://flacktackle.com/coolasanything.gif

    It was just so eye-catching, that I didn't think twice.

    Now, I should have an NSF56K note in the subject, but I can't alter that, so I will apologize in advance.

    sideways on
  • EchoEcho ski-bap ba-dapModerator mod
    edited November 2004
    Many thanks for linking it straight in the post. *edits*

    I've seen that used as an avatar before. I wasn't a mod then, so I asked a mod to cockslap said user.

    Echo on
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  • bone daddybone daddy Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited November 2004
    sideways wrote:
    Accualt, in the CoH forums. I PM'd him, to ask if he knew who did it, and why. He said he didn't know, and to post in this forum.

    Goddammit, Accualt.

    bone daddy on
    Rogue helicopter?
    Ecoterrorism is actually the single largest terrorist threat at the moment. They don't usually kill people, but they blow up or set on fire very expensive things.
  • sidewayssideways Registered User
    edited November 2004
    Thank you for the edit.

    So... no one has stepped forward. No one has sent a PM. I would prefer for the person who altered my sig to admit it publically, and to explain why they chose the particular message. However, a PM, explaining their actions, would suffice.

    sideways on
  • bone daddybone daddy Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited November 2004
    You posted this an hour ago. We are not all online 24/7, and we are not all on this side of the planet. Chances are you're going to have to wait a while before whoever did it logs on.

    bone daddy on
    Rogue helicopter?
    Ecoterrorism is actually the single largest terrorist threat at the moment. They don't usually kill people, but they blow up or set on fire very expensive things.
  • sidewayssideways Registered User
    edited November 2004
    Fair enough.

    Is it not possible to have someone step-in, in the meantime, and reactivate my signature privaleges, even if the avatar privaleges remain blocked?

    For some reason my member title is gone too... no idea why. All it used to say was 'rocking on your dime'.

    Is there any dispute remaining as to my signature? Did the rules change at some point, and I was unaware? I will reiterate, according to the G&T rules, which are directly quoted in the CoH forums as being the guidelines, my signature is precisely the proper dimensions, and well under the size restriction.

    sideways on
  • TubeTube Registered User admin
    edited November 2004
    If you didn't want to be punished, you shouldn't have broken the rules. Grow the fuck up.

    Tube on
    Hobnail wrote: »
    This forum has taken everything from me
    This hurts but I deserve it

  • JasconiusJasconius sword criminal mad onlineRegistered User regular
    edited November 2004
    Yes... Yes..

    His annoying meter goes slowly upward as my cool meter slowly and casually inches higher.

    Jasconius on
  • A duck!A duck! Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited November 2004
    And 700k is fucking austintacious.

    Uh, no, it's ostentatious. Can you people limit yourself to words you know you can spell?

    A duck! on
  • bone daddybone daddy Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited November 2004
    A duck! wrote:
    And 700k is fucking austintacious.

    Uh, no, it's ostentatious. Can you people limit yourself to words you know you can spell?

    Is it possible that he was trying to be punny?

    bone daddy on
    Rogue helicopter?
    Ecoterrorism is actually the single largest terrorist threat at the moment. They don't usually kill people, but they blow up or set on fire very expensive things.
  • A duck!A duck! Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited November 2004
    bone daddy wrote:
    A duck! wrote:
    And 700k is fucking austintacious.

    Uh, no, it's ostentatious. Can you people limit yourself to words you know you can spell?

    Is it possible that he was trying to be punny?

    Possibly. I don't know what the original avatar was, so there's some potential there. But what if someone had seen that and came to believe it was the proper spelling?

    Won't someone think of the children?

    A duck! on
  • ClarenceClarence Registered User
    edited November 2004
    And 97°75'W 30°30'N is fucking Austin, Texas.

    Fixed? Fuck kay-noes.

    Clarence on
  • ToastToast Registered User
    edited November 2004
    Clarence wrote:
    And 97°75'W 30°30'N is fucking Austin, Texas.

    Fixed? Fuck kay-noes.

    Genius.

    Toast on
  • AccualtAccualt Registered User regular
    edited November 2004
    This is just a quagmire of miss handled situations. We are all to blame.
    For shame. For shame.

    Accualt on
  • JAEFJAEF Unstoppably Bald Registered User regular
    edited November 2004
    Accualt wrote:
    This is just a quagmire of miss handled situations. We are all to blame.
    For shame. For shame.
    I just blame you.

    JAEF on
  • AccualtAccualt Registered User regular
    edited November 2004
    JAEF wrote:
    Accualt wrote:
    This is just a quagmire of miss handled situations. We are all to blame.
    For shame. For shame.
    I just blame you.

    Typical JAEF. Ready for that kick to the face? I'm willing to give you the gift of my divine foot anytime you like.

    Accualt on
  • sidewayssideways Registered User
    edited November 2004
    If you didn't want to be punished, you shouldn't have broken the rules. Grow the fuck up.

    You, sir... are a credit to your station! Your maturity and intellect shine like a beacon, cutting through the fog of internet message-board moderation, all the world-over. Statues should be erected in your visage!

    sideways on
  • AccualtAccualt Registered User regular
    edited November 2004
    sideways don't stir the quagmire. It is better that way.

    P.S. I've used quagmire twice today. That makes me feel all sexy inside.

    Accualt on
  • DogDog Registered User, Administrator, Vanilla Staff admin
    edited November 2004
    sideways wrote:
    If you didn't want to be punished, you shouldn't have broken the rules. Grow the fuck up.

    You, sir... are a credit to your station! Your maturity and intellect shine like a beacon, cutting through the fog of internet message-board moderation, all the world-over. Statues should be erected in your visage!

    Heh.

    And, Tube, you might want to pass your sentiments to the mod who thought being a cocky jerk was the right thing to do.

    Unknown User on
  • TubeTube Registered User admin
    edited November 2004
    Heh.

    And, Tube, you might want to pass your sentiments to the mod who thought being a cocky jerk was the right thing to do.

    It was. If either of you don't like it, you're more than welcome to go elsewhere.

    Tube on
    Hobnail wrote: »
    This forum has taken everything from me
    This hurts but I deserve it

  • DogDog Registered User, Administrator, Vanilla Staff admin
    edited November 2004
    Heh.

    And, Tube, you might want to pass your sentiments to the mod who thought being a cocky jerk was the right thing to do.

    It was. If either of you don't like it, you're more than welcome to go elsewhere.

    Would I be correct in assuming you were the mod who did it? That can be the only reason why you think it was the correct thing to do.

    Unknown User on
  • TubeTube Registered User admin
    edited November 2004
    Heh.

    And, Tube, you might want to pass your sentiments to the mod who thought being a cocky jerk was the right thing to do.

    It was. If either of you don't like it, you're more than welcome to go elsewhere.

    Would I be correct in assuming you were the mod who did it? That can be the only reason why you think it was the correct thing to do.

    You would not.

    Tube on
    Hobnail wrote: »
    This forum has taken everything from me
    This hurts but I deserve it

  • sidewayssideways Registered User
    edited November 2004
    Accualt wrote:
    sideways don't stir the quagmire. It is better that way.

    P.S. I've used quagmire twice today. That makes me feel all sexy inside.

    You may feel sexy, but I merely think you need a thesaurus. :P

    Morass
    Trap
    Waste
    Bog

    sideways on
  • bone daddybone daddy Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited November 2004
    Heh.

    And, Tube, you might want to pass your sentiments to the mod who thought being a cocky jerk was the right thing to do.

    It was. If either of you don't like it, you're more than welcome to go elsewhere.

    Would I be correct in assuming you were the mod who did it? That can be the only reason why you think it was the correct thing to do.

    You've been doing a lot of assuming. You should probably not do that quite so much.

    bone daddy on
    Rogue helicopter?
    Ecoterrorism is actually the single largest terrorist threat at the moment. They don't usually kill people, but they blow up or set on fire very expensive things.
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