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Discussion in 'The Family Room' started by Mactayl, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. Mactayl

    Mactayl New Elf

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    Hi Folks,

    Some of you probably know me and some don't, my screen name is Mactayl, If you don't mind I would like to make this Forum kinda my new watering hole,,, I have been banned from DIYC for reasons that I am not responsible for. Hopefully I can help the AUS Christmas Lighting Community.

    Thanks
    Mac
     
  2. fathead45

    fathead45 Fiedler Christmas

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    wow brian banned you? thats crazy. i never seen anything bad about you there.

    glad you can call this home though:)
     
  3. barbotte

    barbotte Apprentice Elf

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    ymust have done something very wrong because it is not in brian policy to ban people for no reason ..not like other site anyway ... welcome aboard
     
  4. fasteddy

    fasteddy I have C.L.A.P Global Moderator Generous Elf

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    My past experience with DIYC wasnt a good one with the management there, I was being abused with many post i was doing by an ex member here and when i complained about the trolling and abuse i was then given a warning and then a subsequent final warning. So i was put into a position where if i posted anything i was unable to defend myself or have any moderation support. I now do not participate over at DIYC because of the unreasonable management to bad behaviour and trolling. The policy seems to be that Brian doesnt want to deal with anything and takes the ill ban you all approach without any investigation which isnt the best way to manage any conflicts.

    So you are more than welcome to join in and its unfortunate that you have been banned from there but I do also know how unfair Brian can be with his jugements and know that even if you are not at fault you can still be banned.
     
  5. jcmarksafb

    jcmarksafb Hello from Christopher Creek Arizona

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    Welcome to ACL. I am new to chat rooms and forums and find it hard to believe the politics and power plays that happen on some of them. So far in ACL I haven't seen any of this .. a lot of strong feelings as far as software and hardware, but no personal attacks. I hope you have better results here. After all, we just want to share our knowledge and enjoy the hobby. Have fun and good luck.
     
  6. Bird

    Bird Proud LOR user

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    Hey Mac, sorry to hear about your situation.
    You have been a member here for 2.5 years already, now it sounds like you'll be a bit more active. :)
    I have been checking these forums most every day for 1.5 years now and never seen anything negative towards any member with the exception when I told Eddy that LOR was better than LSP. :D (never happened)
     
  7. fasteddy

    fasteddy I have C.L.A.P Global Moderator Generous Elf

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    We all have different opinions and software is definetly one of them, but in the end we can joke about these differences without getting nasty because in the end we all do this for the same reasons
     
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    Mactayl New Elf

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    Well I am quite shocked myself,, hopefully I can offer some help to this community
     
  9. Bill Ellick

    Bill Ellick Full Time Elf

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    Welcome Mac
    From some of your posts over on DIY, this is a loss for them.
    But on the bright side a gain for this forum!!
     
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    Mactayl

    Mactayl New Elf

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    Well I hope I can call this home for me now...
    Thanks
     
  11. logandc99

    logandc99 Dedicated Elf

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    Welcome Mactayl,
    I started out on another forum to learn about christmas lights before I found ACL.
    I was stunned by the rudeness that went on in that forum and how nasty some of the comments were to new people by some of the more longstanding members. It got to the point where I didn't feel comfortable asking a question on the forum as there was a high chance of being made fun or just plain insulted.

    Then I discovered ACL and it has been a totally different experience. Lots of help here, lots of encouragement and I have never seen anyone flamed for asking a question, no mater how basic a concept may be to the more experienced.
    ACL is a great forum with a huge amount of information available.
     
  12. Valentinorx

    Valentinorx Apprentice Elf

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    I LOVE THIS FORUM!!!!

    WELCOME!!!!
     
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    Mactayl New Elf

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    Well I hope I can help folks out here as I carry a wealth of knowledge with me.
     
  14. dougd

    dougd Full Time Elf

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    Welcome to the forums. A lot of the fun here happens in the chat room. Press the chat button and join in on the fun.
     
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    kel Dedicated Elf

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