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Ian Sutton
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Another classic from Squire Squires and his school of moderation:

http://dat.erobertparker.com/bboard/showthread.php?t=149846

Tom,
You're obviously missing a potential revenue stream on this site - what with Goran Edouarz et al [Big Grin] [Wink]
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Gareth Welch
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I browse eBob quite a bit, but this has left me very confused. [Confused]

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Say blah blah blah to chavs.

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Thomas Mann
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I know there was a guy called Serge banned for being generally disruptive and a bit of a tw*t, but not sure where Squires gets off with the whole fraud thing, $6,000, etc.. Strange fellow.

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Ray Quelly
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The guy has patently lost it and is the most unsuitable individual
to be given the 'power' to moderate. I have sadly not been 'banned'
but have not returned to that place since my posts were removed.
Can't say my life is any less complete !
Though some lovely people on there. Pity about that wally.

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Otto Nieminen
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There are a few people who write there whom I like to converse with, so I would like the place to be less agressive so I might enjoy it more. As it is, it tends to bring out the worst in me, so I rarely go there except for Musary stuff.

Having followed Serge's stuff here and there on the internet, I can fully understand why Mark is more than a little angry. I may not agree with the policies that followed, but I do understand. FWIW, here's TORB's little piece on Serge.

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Stuart Peskett
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Would love to know how they hope to enforce that.

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Tom Cannavan
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From henceforth forward all mentions of the word "pinotage" will incur a penalty fee of $6,000 US.

Unless they invoke the Sanity Clause.

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Gareth Welch
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quote:
Originally posted by Tom Cannavan:
From henceforth forward all mentions of the word "pinotage" will incur a penalty fee of $6,000 US.

Unless they invoke the Sanity Clause.

Standard price for any post by, or mentioning K***h P******o, I would propose.

Though no doubt, he'll be on soon to say he can afford it. [Big Grin]

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Ray Quelly
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quote:
Originally posted by Tom Cannavan:

Unless they invoke the Sanity Clause.

Now where is the Groucho Marx graemlin !
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Mark Carrington
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quote:
Originally posted by Tom Cannavan:
From henceforth forward all mentions of the word "pinotage" will incur a penalty fee of $6,000 US.

Unless they invoke the Sanity Clause.

Surely sparkling Shiraz should fall within the same criteria? [Smile]

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Leon Stolarski
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quote:
Originally posted by Tom Cannavan:
Unless they invoke the Sanity Clause.

Dere ain'ta no sanna'di'clause! [Big Grin]

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Alan Smeaton
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My favourite Grouchoism:

Emily, will you marry me? Did he leave you all his money? Answer the second question first.

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Leon Stolarski
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quote:
Originally posted by Ray Quelly:
quote:
Originally posted by Tom Cannavan:

Unless they invoke the Sanity Clause.

Now where is the Groucho Marx graemlin !
IIRC, it was Chico, actually. [Razz]

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malcolmwilliamson
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Top Marx for that one Leon.

My two favourite quotes about Chico in real life are:

When an interviewer asked him how much money he'd lost from gambling, Chico's reply was "Find out how much money Groucho's got. That's how much I've lost."

After Chico's death brother Gummo said "Chico's favourite people were actors who gambled, producers who gambled, and women who screwed."

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billnanson
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Seems like a comedy sketch - actually not unlike some of Mark's moderation - for instance his banning of Alice Feiring. That said, who'd want that job on that site!
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Neil Holland
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Unreal. I have heard that Squires is tetchy... He certainly is "a character"...

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Colin Bradley
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Oh Lydia, oh Lydia , the encyclopedia
Lydia the tattoo-ed lady....

Why oh why don't they show the Marx Brothers on New Year's Eve any more?

Perhaps the Scot Nats will bring back the White Heather Club?

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malcolmwilliamson
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Other fondly remembered Grouchoisms are:

I remember the first time I had sex - I kept the receipt.

A man's only as old as the woman he feels.

I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it.

I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.

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Bob Parsons
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quote:
Originally posted by Gareth Welch:
I browse eBob quite a bit, but this has left me very confused. [Confused]

Me too. I go to the rodeo and miss all the fun as well!!
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Hugh Millar
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I rarely look at eBob, only when people here post links to it. This is a classic, but it got me thinking. I've always reckoned that one of the reasons that wine-pages forum is so generally civilised is the use of real names, but it doesn't seem to work on eBob!
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Keith Prothero
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Agreed Hugh,and I think the trend by some on here to change their names is setting a unwelcome precedent.
And it is about time our moderator got his act together and banned them
[Razz]

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Steve Slatcher
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quote:
Originally posted by Tom Cannavan:
From henceforth forward all mentions of the word "pinotage" will incur a penalty fee of $6,000 US.

Unless they invoke the Sanity Clause.

From now on it shall be referred to as <sc>Pinotage</sc>
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Mark Pearce
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Squires is a most extraordinary man, with a most extraordinary site.
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Mark Carrington
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'Extraordinary' being a euphemism for.....?

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Peter May
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quote:
Originally posted by Ian Sutton:
Another classic from Squire Squires and his school of moderation:

Serge being banned from a forum has about the same news rareity as dog bites man.....

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